I am getting ready to set up a home business, since I am not quite ready to retire and I am already collecting a pension from the state of North Carolina. I started working for the Department of Transportation when I was fresh out of college, after having spent a couple of summers working on road crews. I need a few things that I do not already have, my wife thinks that I need a pay stub maker. However I am not really sure if that is something that is going to really be that big of a deal, the first thing is going to be making money. After you figure that out you are going to want to worry about the stuff like that. (more…)
I was downtown the other afternoon and I ran in into this guy I used to work with. We were both in the pharmacy and I looked up and saw him looking at this youtube link, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-xrmutu0uq. Of course I did not recognize him until he started talk. This guy has this really unique voice, it is really awesome when where you talk to the girls. He sounds like one of those guys that you hear on the radio voice over thing. Of course he never says the stuff that he needs to say, but it always comes out side ways or something. It is really strange. He has these perfect pipes and the guy can not figure out how to use it. (more…)
I remember my aunt always wearing bland clothing and not being really talkative at family get-togethers. I did not know it until I was older that she had a very rocky relationship with her husband. He was a rough man that would have been labeled an abuser if he was alive today. He was loud and obnoxious and ruined his liver. A couple of years after he was gone my aunt met a nice man. His personality helped bring her out of her shell to the point she is now fit, has nice hair, wears designer sunglasses and looks like a fashion model every day.
I can hardly believe the transformation. She is now more than willing to join in the conversations at family events, and I found out that she has some strong and quite valid political and other opinions. She is extremely intelligent, and full of life and energy. It just goes to show you that the influence of significant people in your life can make a huge difference in how you express yourself as a person. Her first husband suppressed every good thing about her. (more…)
Did you know that you can turn just about any smartphone into a WiFi hot spot? I didn’t really know about this until one day before Hurricane Sandy hit us – I was on Facebook and saw someone mention something about it for their iPhone. I don’t have an iPhone, just a simple smartphone that allows me to do what I need to do, so I didn’t think much of it.
So, after the Hurricane struck, my Internet went out and it was out for 4 1/2 days – which seemed like forever to me and I was getting quite annoyed at the length of time it took to come back on, considering my neighbors had it and I didn’t. After getting no where with my Internet provider, I decided to do a search on my phone to see if there was anything for my Nokia. Found something and it had rave reviews, so I downloaded it. Not expecting much, I fired up my laptop and turned on this WiFi app and sure enough – I was online! WOOHOO!! (more…)
My apologies to all my followers – I thought I had set this to go out a few weeks ago, but apparently it never made it – so here is my long over due post.
A few weeks ago I was on a webinar by my good buddy Chris Farrell. He had a guest speaker who is a “Pinterest Specialist” and was giving us tips and tricks on how to get sales and traffic to our websites.
Considering that I didn’t know a whole lot about Pinterest and really thought you couldn’t sell or market your business on there, I never even looked into it further than recipes, diy stuff, etc…kinda seemed like a waste to me. But, let me tell ya, I am really glad I attended that webinar. (more…)
Sorry for the delay in writing my first post of the year. As many of you know, I have a new blog, which I recently gave a makeover to and been posting there twice a week to try to gain some sales. I must admit that it gets hard trying to figure out what to write about.
I discovered something while blog hopping with that blog and realized that many people don’t really know how to blog. So, I am going to write a short eBook that will be published on Amazon. (more…)
That was quite the long time, huh? I know I promised I would get it done by the end of February, but only a month and a half later is not too bad, right? So it’s called “Blogging Etiquette – How to Properly Write and Respond to Blog Posts“.
It’s short, but hopefully to the point. It is not about how to start a blog as this is not what I wanted to put out in this particular book, it’s all about blogging etiquette and what you should and should not do. (more…)
Over the past few weeks I have had a tremendous amount of people trying to hack into this blog and my FreebiesnDeals blog. It’s really ridiculous as to what I have found and the question that really boggles my mind is WHY?? (more…)
Can’t believe it’s been over 3 months since I last made a post. I took time off from all my blogs, not just this one, as I was trying to figure out what I really should be doing.
Well a few weeks ago, I was on a webinar with Dean Holland and filled out an application to partner with him to learn how to get traffic. That is something I have always struggled with. Even with all the other programs I have joined, I just felt I was missing something or maybe it was the way they were training me, not sure. (more…)
Hope you all had a nice weekend!
My guaranteed click solo ad ended over the weekend and I was a little disappointed with the results. Maybe it was because of my lack of knowledge and how they work. I paid for 75 clicks and I actually ended up with 143 – that was impressive! I didn’t get any sales, but 57 Opt-ins. In the beginning it was converting 50%, but as you can see that rate diminished by quite a bit. Now those opt-ins could down the road turn into sales and I am really hoping for that because there is nothing like spending money you don’t have to get nothing in return. (more…)