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Archive for August, 2007

Use The Rule Of 72 To Your Advantage

The Rule of 72 is a quick way to approximate the amount of time an initial investment will take to double in value. In simple terms, how quickly can a recently graduated, first-time worker turn their life savings ($35 and a soccer ball) into $70 and a soccer ball at differing rates of interest? My [...]

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John Chow No Longer a Dot Com Mogul?

I read a posting by John Chow earlier this month called Requirements To Be a Dot Com Mogul. He details a list of 7 items that must be met in order to be a Dot Com Mogul (as you may have guessed from the title). On this list is a very interesting item: A Google [...]

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Breaking The Web Stat Addiction

I read a great post on bluejar.com called Top 7 Signs You Are an Obsessed Web Stats Whore. Since I am affected by three of the seven problem areas, I thought I would try to justify my behavior and mend my evil ways. 1. You check your stats at least once each hour. Even worse, [...]

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If Yahoo Doesn’t Do It, Why Should A Blogger?

My homepage for the past few years has been Yahoo Finance. I like to see the latest charts, business news stories and other such information that they provide. After you get to know the layout, your eyes will scan the few items you read, maybe find an article you like and generally use it as [...]

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A Video About Forums, Blogging and Comments

This video will make you laugh because it’s all true. Although most of the blogs I visit don’t have the rated humor, all the worthless comments and updates are covered very nicely. For those who haven’t seen it before, you can read my Top Ten Comments That Work In Any Situation. In the video, I [...]

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Hot Sites of the Week 2007-08-26

I’ve had a really great week and have once again, learned a lot about blogging. Here is a quick summary of the useful posts about internet marketing, networking and making money online, as well as some other interesting sites I had the chance to visit. Lavalinx.com I first read about this site on Courtney Tuttle’s [...]

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Learning Business Through A Lemonade Stand

I found this video while watching some great real estate guides online. I thought the concept and delivery was so funny, I had to post it here. If you have ever run a lemonade stand you know that almost all sales equal pure profit. Without the normal start-up costs (lemons, sugar, ice, crayons, paper, table, [...]

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The Procrastinator’s Guide To Blogging

I did it again. I sat down at my computer and had a few hours dedicated to writing. With pages of notes and some great topics in mind I was sure that this would be the night of 1000 posts. It happened almost right away. The itch began and I had to scratch. A quick [...]

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The 4 Natural Elements of a Successful Business

Being successful in a new business is about achieving your goals, not about meeting other people’s expectations of your results. The naturally successful business person is one who has created a plan for themselves and has continued to focus on their definition of success. To help make that focus easier, these four elements must be [...]

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A 4-Hour Dose of Realization

I just started to read the book, The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss and I am already impressed with how the ideas have affected me. While I haven’t made it to the nuts and bolts of the book, just reading the first 25 pages has started to change the way I think about my [...]

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