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I Know One Thing – Part 2

IMAG0845Left_croppedI know one thing: I need to do more…

I set the stage in Part 1 of this post which is an effort to document my current state of mind regarding where I am about my goals in this adventure..    I realize now that:

Income comes from conversions from traffic you attract.

It is funny… Many of the podcasts and videocasts show only the successful approaches, but just a single handful (that I have been able to find) refer to the you how much time they actually spent to get to that point. Just like  home remodel shows on TV!

There are many different skills that come together when approaching this business. Some thoughts on the each of the different areas follow…Read More »I Know One Thing – Part 2

I Know One Thing – Part 1

I know one thing: I need to do  more…

IMAG0845croppedYes it is a bit of a spin on the ancient Greek phrase know as the Socratic Socratic paradox,:

“I know that I know nothing”
or
“I know one thing: that I know nothing”

 

Early on I said that I wanted make an effort to record my experience as I move along in this adventure…  This entry is not a particularly “good news” one, as I am currently struggling a bit…  Good or bad here it goes…

After creating  a couple of  sites I thought would get SOME traffic…     Surprisingly (maybe not after you read below) very little has come in…

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Online Income: Useful Pointers

Directions1This is part of a series (online business journey)

With your comments plus other findings I come acress, I plan to  continue to update list in the future…This is different than the resources page on the site, as it does not contain any affiliate links.  This is for pure reference for everyone to see.

Side note: I plan to update this post with new information form time to time.

Below are the  4 podcasts that got me started.  I ran into the first one by total change (search result I think) and the were on the trail that follow ..   Read More »Online Income: Useful Pointers

Online Income: My Goals

Waterton_National_Park_2009This is part of a series (online business journey)

Now that I have listed  a few of the items I have learned through the research,   I need to write down my goals and objectives so I can

Long Term Goal:  

  1. Disconnect my income stream from the hours I actually work.
  2. Being able to live and work from anywhere

Short Term Goals:

  1. To receive 3 consecutive months of passive income  (No specific amount is intentional)
  2. To actively learn (aka doing) as much as I can about this medium and its potential avenues

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September 2012 and beyond.

This will be the first post of what I hope to be an informative and useful series ahead.  They will be under the category:  Online Business

I have been in the technology business for over 25 years, and for the vast part of them, they have been bear_smallgood years.        My work has consisted of helping corporations (large and small) develop, deploy and maintain technology-based solutions.  I have written and created hundreds, if not thousands, of emails, reports, PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, and such.    Spent tremendous amounts of hours in conference rooms, planes, trains and automobiles, not to mention the large list of hotels I’ve stayed at.        I really have no complaints to talk about.  Overall, it has been a good time, done some great projects and developed long-lasting friendship.   Although things have not come “easy”, I’ve accomplished most of the goals I’ve set out to do (in retrospect they were probably not high-enough) with a combination of hard work, teamwork, good luck and good wine along the way.

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