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I've bought several deals through this website before, but this one is a lifetime subscription so it might be helpful for your blogging future...…Continue

When satire convicts you

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lee Smith, Dr.DIY Mar 2, 2016. 3 Replies

Here's a piece from The Onion that reads (sadly) very much like some of the letters to Dan.  Don't twist and contort your dreams to make them fit into an assembly line model of your future...please…Continue

I've Done This Before...and I'm Thankful

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan Miller Dec 3, 2015. 5 Replies

I want to tell you a quick story...queue the Freddy Mercury music:  I received the pre-order first edition of 48 Days to the Work You Love on a cold Tennessee afternoon, and I was warmly encouraged…Continue

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Taking Moderation ‘With a Grain of Salt’

I think we have to break past moderation to feel an improvement. With a holistic approach to improve our health, we find that it becomes harder to improve and detox, because the body tends to acclimate to any conditions where it finds itself.  I’ve been saying this for over a decade, because I realized what […]

Everything is Backwards

It’s crazy, but it costs more to buy food without pesticides. Food originally came without strings attached.  There was no team of lobbyists behind the humble carrot; just an unofficial spokesperson knowns as “Buggs,” who seemed to spend all his screen time chewing on a carrot.  Today we have to spend money to un-do some […]

Is There An Easy Fasting Option?

Here’s a very simple fasting alternative…eat real food. Limit yourself for a short period of time to consuming only organic, real food – the kind that has no barcodes, labels, or ingredients lists. That’s it.  Easy.  Healthy. This is the simplest and gentlest way to cleanse the body – and even then, there can be […]

Why Are Bad Habits So Hard to Break

For the most part, we know what we need to clean up to improve our health. For most of us, there’s little mystery concerning what our bad habits are.  Unfortunately  they often prove extremely difficult to change.  Smokers often continue when they’re hospitalized and using supplemental oxygen just to survive.  Over-eaters have famously done reality […]

Is Juicing Natural?

Juicing doesn’t occur in nature, or does it? There are several voices in the natural health community that are “juicing averse,” and they do make some good points.  Personally, I’ve seen good and bad results from different aspects of juice fasting, so I’ll share just a few thoughts about those experiences. Fiber and Sugars: Juicing […]

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Lee Smith, Dr.DIY replied to Camden Ross's discussion So...Is 48days.net dying?
"I hope you're right!"
Feb 15
Lee Smith, Dr.DIY liked Ann Musico's discussion Adding books to an Amazon Associate page
Jan 18
Lee Smith, Dr.DIY replied to Ann Musico's discussion Adding books to an Amazon Associate page
"Try this: https://affiliate-program.amazon.com ; There's a tab "Product Linking" which will drop down to "aStore" at the bottom. This takes you to the link, and a button on the left to edit."
Jan 18
Lee Smith, Dr.DIY replied to Myhriah Young's discussion Pregnant teenager to today
"If you were interviewing for a job, you'd want to consider your transferrable skills in order to connect them to the employer.  Here, I think you may want to shift the target audience from just the teens in trouble to a wider one that will…"
Nov 7, 2016
Lee Smith, Dr.DIY replied to Mark Johnston's discussion Need help with legal aspect of retail re-selling
"I can't imagine there being many limitations on writing a book like this.   1.If the book readers want to start a business:  You might want to include details on how the start a small retail business that includes acquiring a tad ID#…"
Jun 20, 2016
Lee Smith, Dr.DIY replied to Harvey Ramer's discussion Is there a way I could build a business around this blog?
"I really have to agree with Allan about the monetization strategy.  You can easily insert Amazon affiliate links that enable your readers to buy content from the folks you've interviewed.  Like what this guy has to say...click…"
Jun 2, 2016
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Apr 12, 2016
Lee Smith, Dr.DIY replied to Lee Smith, Dr.DIY's discussion When satire convicts you
"This was a geographical and lateral transition in the same Fortune 500 company that I've worked in for nearly 20 years.  I worked in a different business unit/silo when I first heard you on 99.7 WTN Sunday nights, and bought the book on…"
Mar 2, 2016
Allan Dubon replied to Lee Smith, Dr.DIY's discussion When satire convicts you
"Congrats Lee! Love seeing people succeed. "
Feb 29, 2016

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Dan Miller replied to Lee Smith, Dr.DIY's discussion When satire convicts you
"Lee - ah so true.  Loved the article. So you're moving up again?  Keep us posted on the inspiring details."
Feb 29, 2016
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When satire convicts you

Here's a piece from The Onion that reads (sadly) very much like some of the letters to Dan.  Don't twist and contort your dreams to make them fit into an assembly line model of your future...please reach a little higher and find something you love!http://www.theonion.com/article/woman-struggling-contort-dreams-ambitions-shape-de-52417 Next time I post, I'll be in the second-stage of 48 Days…See More
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How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
Long term Dan Miller protege, since the early WWTN Sunday night radio program with Joanne.
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
Dual income: employee and business owner
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
Helping people find the way to stay healthy in a busy and chaotic society.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
I would love to be completely self employed, even I were still consulting as an industry expert (linchpin) with my current employer.
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
Relationship building, nutritional educator, motivator, and friend.

I love plant-based raw foods and I'm a traditional naturopath and a food safety expert.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
Are you interested in finding a better job, starting a business, growing your current business, writing a book, blogging, podcasting, coaching, speaking, sales & marketing, or something else?

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Start A Business for 48 Cents?

Posted on September 1, 2014 at 9:00am 1 Comment

I was cleaning up for Labor Day weekend and found something that took me back to a lesson I learned in Nashville a decade ago...

Here's the story in 350 words:


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At 5:00pm on August 17, 2014, Francisco "Cico" Rodriguez said…
Hi Dr. Smith!
Thanks for reaching out! Let's talk when you have time. My hope is to create an opportunity for Private label for practitioners with as few as 24 units per order. I have some manufacturing relationships that may allow for that size volume for private label.

Feel free to call me some time: 772.202.8216

Be well!

At 8:01am on October 4, 2013, David Dutton said…

Thanks for joining the 48 Days Affiliate Training Group Lee!


At 6:03pm on June 5, 2013, Regina M. Papa said…

Thanks, Lee.  We have already agreed on a price for turning the ePub into a kindle file format, so that will be done for us.  Thanks for the info on getting hardcopies printed!!


At 6:13am on November 13, 2012, Randell Mark Olson said…


Congratulations of being the featured member this week, you always have such wonderful insight, and a real serving spirit in your responses...Way To Go!

Thanks for all you do, Please keep it up!



At 8:26am on August 21, 2012, Justin Lukasavige said…

Thanks, Lee. I appreciate your insight. The group approval process is lead up by Rob Clinton. Among other things, they look at the activity of the groups and had deleted a bunch about 6-8 months ago. We want an active site, and if things are sitting dormant without activity, it's hard for new members to figure out where to plug in.

At 7:46am on August 21, 2012, Justin Lukasavige said…

Thanks for replying, Lee. And you're absolutely right. You've been great on this site, in fact one of our top people. If we only let our top people promote their stuff however, we become hypocrites. People begin to wonder why some people can promote their stuff and not others.

It might be worth exploring a new group where people can post links to their free stuff. When I think through that however, I don't think I'd join, just to get notified of free eBooks. That's my opinion and not that of the community, which is why we should perhaps explore it.

Would you join a group like that? And I'd like you to think of it in terms of a person NOT posting something. Because we'll have no shortage of people posting their resources. But will we have people honestly interested in being a member in order to download the next free eBook?

At the end of the day, we want the forums to be an active place where discussions are happening. We don't get that if people are only posting links to their downloads.

I'd love your feedback here, Lee. And thanks for understanding.

At 7:01am on August 21, 2012, Justin Lukasavige said…

Hey, Lee, thanks for posting on 48days.net. 
The forums are specifically a place to ask questions and get advice from folks and we ask that you stick to getting feedback and avoid promoting your stuff. Your book looks great, but if we encouraged everyone to do the same, the forums would be filled with links instead of great discussions.

A better way to promote your book would be to reach out directly to the friends you've already connected with here and let them know about your book.

To avoid being deleted in the future, please remember the forums are a place to ask honest questions and get guidance from your peers. If you have questions, let me know.

Justin Lukasavige
48 Days Advisory Board

At 6:32pm on August 17, 2011, Vickie Smith said…
Now that I've friended you I"ll probably get the message :)   I can't really talk tonight- dinner, kids stuff but soon would be good.
At 9:11pm on May 27, 2011, Brent Green said…
Congratulations on being a featured member this week :)
At 6:53am on May 25, 2011, Deb Ingino said…

Lee Congrats on being featured and I have to tell you I love the name of your website!

Keep sharing your passion!



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