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How to Make an Instructional Ebook (Or not! Lets see)!

I have decided I will blog on here about the process I go through to make my first ever commercial ebook. I have made one in the past on portrait drawing that is for promotional purposes now, but this is going to be different in that my intention is to make this as a book tat will eventually be available on the whole range of devices available now (and soon to be available) ie: ipad, tablets, phones, pc's


I hope that as I describe here what I am doing and document my…


Added by Roy Simmons on February 18, 2011 at 4:33am — 2 Comments

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How to Select the Right Niche for Your Blog - Part 1


So, what exactly is a niche? In its simpliest form a niche is a group of people that have a high interest in a topic. They have such a high interest that they are willing to pay money to solve problems, learn more, or have more about this topic. There are so many niches out there that you can blog about. It would honestly be a futile attempt to try to list them all. The other interesting fact is that new niches are coming onto the scene everyday. Some of this is related to…


Added by Jonathan Milligan on February 18, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments

Fishing for Motivation

There are a lot of people writing about motivation on the Web. But I rarely find anything new or really useful. Most people are saying the same things in the same ways. It's not that these methods don't work, it's that they really don't get to the heart of what motivation is and the true mechanics of how it really works.

If someone tells you the steps that are needed to set a goal and keep yourself motivated, that's great. But rarely does that really work for people. That's because…


Added by Scott Milford on February 17, 2011 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Quitting at Good

Quitting at good


A good friend of mine has a quote he uses that says “If better is possible, then good is not enough.”  So that got the wheels turning in my head and it leads me to the question, why do we quit at good?  Some quit at good because good is enough, or they don’t think that they deserve better or they feel greedy if the want something better. Whatever the reason is we quit sometimes when it is good. This mentality makes me think of “average” and we…


Added by Tim West-Go West Coaching on February 17, 2011 at 3:34pm — 2 Comments

The End of Tax Free Commerce

E-Commerce Surge May Hit Tax Revenue


After reading the above article on the WSJ, I can't help but think that this is the beginning of the end of tax free e-commerce.  This is something that was in a gray area of the law for a long time.  As online retail continues to grow faster than state deficits,…


Added by David Catlin on February 17, 2011 at 2:54pm — No Comments

The Only Thing Stopping Me

The only thing keeping me from moving forward is me.  I have ideas, ability, motivation, and understanding. 


The only thing stopping me is me.


I don't have time...nobody has time...ok, I have time.  I worked 20 hours of OT in each of the last two weeks.  I found time for that, I can find time for this.


The only thing in my way is me.


Nothing I fear could or would happen is worse than the regret I will feel if I do nothing.  I…


Added by Mark Flory on February 17, 2011 at 10:22am — 2 Comments

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My Wife is an Amazing Woman!

Blog Source: http://www.180coach.com/my-wife-is-an-amazing-woman/


Now as a lot of you may know, I’m a transparent kind of guy, so I’ll be completely honest with you. My wife is an amazing woman! And being in the business of changing lives, yes, I am in absolute love with the work I do. But I love my wife too!


Business is great, and it has been a steady climb for the…


Added by Rob Clinton on February 17, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

"Make Flowers Last"~GREEN Inspirations~February 17, 2011

If you want to make those Valentine flowers last a little longer, here are several suggestions...Crush an aspirin and add to fresh vase water before adding the flowers...Add a copper penny and a cube of sugar...Combine 3 tablespoons of sugar and 2 tablespoons of vinegar to a quart of warm water and make sure that the stems are covered at least 3-4 inches with this water mixture...Or mix 2 tablespoons of apple… Continue

Added by Janet Visloski Strang on February 17, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments


He was circling the indoor track. He was moving slow, but steady. I’m not sure how old he was…I would estimate about 80 years old.

One time when he went by the weight rack where I was, I spoke to him. I can’t remember what I said…probably one of my silly standard sayings like ‘You better slow down…


Added by Brent Green on February 17, 2011 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

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How to Choose the Right Blogging Model - Part 3

So far we have discussed two blogging models that you can use. By models I am referring to strategy. Regardless of which strategy you choose there is no easy road. Any program or software that tells you that you can create a $10,000 month income in your first 90 days of blogging is a flat out lie. There are many people online who are professional sellers of information but all they sell is a dream. I have been there and bought into some of the dreams. Things did not start working for me…


Added by Jonathan Milligan on February 17, 2011 at 4:00am — No Comments

Money Fights!!

I've been doing a lot of research on couples and money for my upcoming webinar, "For Love or Money."  After six years of doing financial coaching, I have discovered some key ingredients for "Financial Harmony" in a marriage.…


Added by Lou Beaird on February 16, 2011 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Remarkable Résumé Designs

Check out this link, I thought it would be cool to share it here:

Remarkable Résumé Designs



Added by Mali Hirsch on February 16, 2011 at 9:43am — No Comments

"Spring Thaw?"~GREEN Inspirations~February 16, 2011

Here in Western Pennsylvania, we are having a little bit of a "spring thaw"...Temperatures will be in the low 50's for the next few days...Maybe the Groundhog was right, spring is just around the corner (at least a taste of it for now!)...If the weather is like this in your area, get out there and take a walk or at least check out your yard/home for any winter weather damage that you can repair/plan to repair… Continue

Added by Janet Visloski Strang on February 16, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

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How to Choose the Right Blogging Model - Part 2

Yesterday we talked about one way to operate and start a blogging business. As a quick recap, basically, you choose 10 or more things that you have a passion for. Remember, they don't necessarily have to be things that you can right a 1,000 blog post about. I gave you the example of mind mapping. Mind mapping is proabably something that I caould blog about for a while but eventually I would run out of things to say. That does not mean that it is a bad thing. If I wrote 10 good articles on the… Continue

Added by Jonathan Milligan on February 16, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Start Up CPA



I was just blessed with passing my CPA and I want to start consulting/side business.  I am looking to help other firms with anything accounting based.  I have reached out to local firms to see if I can fill some heavy season gaps, but I am not getting any responses.  If any other CPA's are on here, I would love to chat via this forum on ideas to expand myself into my passion "Accounting". 


Best regards,



Added by Keith James on February 15, 2011 at 7:23pm — 1 Comment

Selling Yourself When You're Not a "Salesperson"

Does the advice, "you have to sell yourself",  make your stomach flip a little? Or perhaps you think of an old salesman stereotype that is the opposite of who you are and the word "sales" doesn't approach anything you've done in your work experience-to-date.


Relax.  I'm going to help you out.


I've spent my entire career on the sales side of the house, working in medium to large businesses.  I was once hired by a large manufacturing company that had a small…


Added by Jeff Beaudin on February 15, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments

What Makes A Good Story - Let's Blog Off

We all love a good story. The good guy, the bad guy, the damsel in distress. Will they fall in love, or not. Is he reunited with his family?

Can we all agree on what makes a good ending? My wife and I sure can't. I like stories that don't really end. We saw "Inception" last year and I loved the…


Added by James Dibben on February 15, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

"Ski Scraper?"~GREEN Inspirations~February 15, 2011

If you love to ski, you should know that old wax builds up on your skis slowing you down...The solution is to scrape off the old wax but what tool to use to do this?...Just use the ice scraper from your vehicle...Yes, the ice scraper for your vehicle windows will do the job neatly and quickly...Now you can put a new coat of wax on those skis.

Added by Janet Visloski Strang on February 15, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

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How to Choose the Right Blogging Model - Part 1

Okay, so by now you should be convinced that blogging is one of the best home business models available today. If not, go back and do a quick read of the last few articles (Why Blogging is the Perfect Home Business). Today, I want to share with you three effective business blogging models that you can use for success. Neither one is better then the other and truthfully you can do all three, but it is better to master one at a time in order to be successfull. Always be careful about spreading… Continue

Added by Jonathan Milligan on February 15, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Episode 10 of Fighting Back Financially: How to sell your house in this market

Episode 010- How to sell your house in this market

It’s a crazy time in the real estate market these days. Should I sell? Should I buy? How do I sell my house? What is my house worth?

These are some of the  questions I tackle in this episode along with how to separate yourself in the employment field.

How do you make…


Added by GREGG PECHMANN on February 15, 2011 at 3:29am — No Comments

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