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Fight, flight, freeze or flow – how our brains keep us from focusing

Fight, flight, freeze or flow – how our brains keep us from focusing

I’ve always been a night owl. Hands down, my favorite part of the day is the quiet hours between 10pm and 2am. It’s not that I don’t enjoy work or love spending time with my family, I do. But when the world quiets down, dishes are washed, lunches are packed and the family is down […]

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5 Zenful Tips For Working From Home

By Emily Belcher While most people have far more positive’s than negative’s when comparing their work at home life versus their previous traditional jobs, there are still those moments when life seemed so much easier on the outside. Many people face new obstacles that they are challenged with that could be helped with creating a […]

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Side Hustle 101: How to Make Bank Online

By Anum Yoon The Web is ripe with opportunities to turn your talents or hobbies into profit. For many online work opportunities, all one needs is spare time and a willingness to work. Although the positions below may not rival full-time positions in terms of immediate salary, they can serve as excellent side jobs that […]

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Earn More Money From Your Direct Sales Business

By Deb Bixler Have you heard the phrase “Consistent Activity = Consistent Income”? It’s fairly simple yet has far reaching implications … Let’s ask the question, consistent at what? Does consistently making customer service calls equal consistent income? Does consistently working your business equal consistent income? Yes, we all understand that this phrase means we have […]

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How to Make Money as a Retiree – Interview with Carolyn Wainscott

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your entrepreneurial journey. I am a 75 year old widow of 3 years after 55 years of marriage whose main focus in life has been my family and homemaking. I love designing, creating, and repurposing. I was very involved with my children and their activities, then my […]

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Boost your writing efficiency by stepping back from the keyboard

Boost your writing efficiency by stepping back from the keyboard

Living a quantified life is all about numbers. Regardless of our passions, hobbies or professions, we can generally find some metric by which to measure our performance. For a writer, (luckily?) the metric is crushingly obvious and never nearly as high as we’d like. For writers, word count is king. While it’s nice to have […]

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How to Become a Successful Party Plan Consultant

By Angie Nelson You’ve just signed up as a party plan independent consultant and you’re excited and eager to get going on what you hope will be a lucrative career in direct selling. You’re impressed by the business plan and believe in the income potential that could be yours in exchange for hard work and […]

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Social Pressure vs. Commitment Devices – which helps more for making changes?

Social Pressure vs

It’s good to have goals, and finding things that we want to do or accomplish is easy. Actually succeeding at our goals is the tricky part. Should we make our ambitions public? What tools, tips or tricks can help us to follow through on commitments when we make them? And which ones work the best? These […]

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Come Join us at the Quantified Self 2015 Conference!

Come Join us at the Quantified Self 2015 Conference!

We’re excited to be sponsoring the Quantified Self 2015 Conference & Expo, June 18-20 in San Francisco. If you haven’t been to a QS Conference before, they’re awesome (more on that below). This year, we’re doing a collaborative data tracking project that should be a lot of fun. Basically, we’re exploring the combined digital activities for people who […]

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The data is in, I’m a distracted driver.

The data is in, I’m a distracted driver.

I have a confession to make, and it’s not easy. I’ve been driving like a jerk. I just found out and I feel horrible about it. I don’t speed. I don’t tailgate. I don’t run red lights. At least, not that I’m aware of. The problem is I’m distracted by my phone… a lot…  and […]

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Now That You Quit, Here Is how To Make Money From Home

37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #27 – The Author

37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #27 – The Author

We are at Part 27 and I want to talk to you about the importance of your credibility and authorship. One of the best ways to build user engagement is through your name and what you have accomplished in the past. For example, think about how many times you have visited a blog because someone mentioned the name. I know […]

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How to Test Your Website in Different Browsers, Resolutions and Mobile Devices

How to Test Your Website in Different Browsers, Resolutions and Mobile Devices

When you get yourself in a groove and get really comfortable working with your Internet business, you can sometimes forget that not everyone is the same as you and not everyone is going to have the same experience. You publish what you think is a fantastic blog post and then a friend sends you a message to say that your […]

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37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #26 – Continually Updating

37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #26 – Continually Updating

Welcome to Part 26 of my series and we are almost toward the end. We have covered enormous ground and by now, you should be able to increase user engagement by implementing some of the strategies mentioned in this series. However, there are a few things you have to keep in mind when implementing what I’ve discussed through several weeks. […]

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Content Marketing Stats (and the Actionable Steps You Can Take)

Content Marketing Stats (and the Actionable Steps You Can Take)

In the world of making money online (or even offline, for that matter), it’s important to have a strong grasp of your numbers. When partaking in affiliate marketing, you’ll want to engage in A/B split testing to see which campaigns are more successful, for example. And that’s why you want to make sure you have Google Analytics set up on […]

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The Problem With Being Well-Rounded

The Problem With Being Well-Rounded

Years ago, I was in a lecture. Personal success. That was the topic. One of the things the speaker said was that you need to pinpoint your weaknesses and then work on fixing them. So that you can become “well-rounded.” I started to wonder, “Should that really be my approach to personal growth?” Now, there’s something to the whole “work […]

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Lunch at Ask for Luigi – Vancouver Restaurant of the Year

Lunch at Ask for Luigi – Vancouver Restaurant of the Year

Ask for Luigi is a casual and intimate Italian-inspired restaurant, specializing in fresh hand made pasta. It is also the winner of the Best New Restaurant, Best Casual Restaurant, and Restaurant of the Year by Vancouver magazine. Giving its size and location, you would not expect a multi-award winning restaurant to be located smack in the middle of the Downtown […]

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Why You Don’t Have to Be an Expert To Start A Blog

Why You Don’t Have to Be an Expert To Start A Blog

Many aspiring bloggers think they need to have complete mastery over a subject before attempting to blog about it. That is simply not true. Here's how passion for a topic will help you prevail as a blogger and find success regardless of your expertise.

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Why You Don’t Have to Be an Expert To Start A Blog was first posted on August 23, 2015 at 7:15 am.

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37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #25 – Portfolio

37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #25 – Portfolio

I’m surprised by the number of bloggers who don’t utilize their portfolio to build user engagement. Over the past several weeks, I’ve been going for strategies that have helped build user engagement for successful bloggers and how these same ones can help those getting started. The problem these days is people look at a strategy then get scared away because […]

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9 ‘Set and Forget’ Ways To Make More Money From Your Website

9 ‘Set and Forget’ Ways To Make More Money From Your Website

The easiest way for most people to start making more money from their website is to improve what’s already working for them. Consider this: You are making $1000/month from selling an eBook on your blog. To make $3000/month, you could release two new eBooks. But is that the best way to spend your time? Will ...

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Applying the Pareto Principle to Web Traffic and Social Media

Applying the Pareto Principle to Web Traffic and Social Media

In trying to build up the page views and conversions on your website, you may be tempted to take the shotgun approach to traffic building. This is only natural and, in the beginning, it’s actually not that terrible of an idea. You may work on improving the SEO of your website, for example, to help drive more traffic from the […]

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