Category Archives: Personal

  1. My $26,000 Mistake Of 2011

    My first full year of self employment in 2010 was great. I exceeded my goal to earn $150,000, I sold my first website in a six figure deal, I successfully launched my first info product (along with several others) and I generally had way more fun facing the challenges of…

  2. 7 Reasons Why Self Employment Sucks

    I’ve been self employed since October 2009 when I was fired from my day job. Long time readers will know that it was a massive blessing in disguise because in my first full year of self employment I nearly tripled my income. After working for myself for over 18 months…

  3. My Goals For 2011 – Have you set yours?

    I’m a big believer in goal setting and although I usually set my goals quickly after the new year begins I wanted to spend some more time really evaluating how I wanted to run my business as I moved into 2011. I’ve taken enough time to reflect and I’m ready…

  4. 2010 Goals Reviewed

    Note: I’m going to share several 2010 wrap up posts which will summarize some of the details of my business and give you some specific advice on what worked well for me this year and what flopped. Let’s start with covering my goals first. I started off 2010 after recently…

  5. How I Sold A Website For Six Figures

    Note: If you’re reading this article and currently have a website you’re looking to sell in the six or seven figure price range contact me and I can give you some advice. If you’re just looking to sell your website I also buy websites. Reach out here. I recently sold…

  6. How Does It Make Money?

      How Does It Make Money? Traditionally, this was one of the single most important questions you needed to answer when you started a business before the internet was around. It was generally something that you thought about for hours, days, weeks, months before deciding to launch your business. You…

  7. I Just Sold A Website For A Nice Sum Of Money

    I just had my first significant liquidity event by selling a website with help from the folks at Founders Investment Banking. The website I sold is Netbook Reviews and one of several authority style websites I own, (or in this case – used to own). I can’t share the exact…

  8. 1 Year Later – Celebrating my Fireversary

    1 year ago today I was fired from my day job and today is my fireversary. At the time I got fired, I was very upset like most people understandably are, but if I could have looked forward one year to today I couldn’t be more happy with how things…

  9. How Halo Helped Me Build A Six Figure Online Income

    Today is the release date of Halo: Reach – the latest installment in the Halo franchise for the Xbox 360 console and because of this fact I will be taking a few days off to play the game (I love setting my own hours :D). I’ve been playing Halo since…

  10. My 20 Year Goal – Buy The Guthrie Castle

    Update: March 12th, 2015 – Dan Peña doesn’t look like he’d sell his castle to anyone and certainly not me I had Guthrie Castle owner Dan Peña scheduled to come onto my podcast for an interview in February 2015 but it didn’t work out. I really believe it was a…