There are two primary ways of publishing these days. The first is to go through a book publishing company and the second is through self-publishing. Each has advantages and disadvantages. If you go the traditional route, typically how it works is they give you an agreed upon amount of money to write the book. Then […]Read more "Where is the Book Publishing Disruption?"
Profit First by Mike Michalowicz is one of the business books I read last year and I decided to start 2018 off by implementing some of the features of this book and I wanted to share they are working well so far. In fact, it’s working so well I got my wife on board and […]Read more "Profit First"
A common theme from blogs and content marketers on social media is to attempt to drive more visitors and engagement by sharing new posts multiple times the week its first published, and then by sharing old posts over and over. The problem with this style is there are primarily two types of social media users. […]Read more "Should you reshare old content to social media?"
The Berkshire Hathaway’s annual report recently published and as always it’s full of great wisdom by Warren Buffett. Here are a few of the quotes from this letter I loved. When talking about shareholders: While I’m on the subject of our owners’ gaining knowledge, let me remind you that Charlie and I believe all […]Read more "Berkshire Hathaway’s 2017 Annual Report"
Patio11 on HN: You do not owe anyone an apology for choosing to sell something. You do not owe yourself an apology for choosing to sell something. You do not need to mention the economy or your personal economic circumstances. It will not successfully motivate anyone to pay you a thousand dollars. No lawyer in […]Read more "Patio11 on charging for your work"
The folks over at toggl created a humorous email generator for freelancers that features two sliders for how much they want to pay you, (from nothing to way too much), and for how professional you want the tone of your response. The email for this option comes out as follows: Hi there, I don’t usually work for […]Read more "Humor: Freelance Email Generator"
Once you come up with an idea when do you start sharing it? I’ve seen two types of people. Those that hold everything in secrecy and make one big announcement when it’s complete and ready. Then the other that shares or leak out little pieces as they are working on it. The first style of doing […]Read more "Sharing Your Work"