Why You Will Never Be Rich

Many years ago, I had a beautiful Ford Mustang. It was my dream car at the time… a GT model, stocked with a 4.6L V8. Of course, being your typical car nut, I gutted it, rebuilding everything I could to give the car more horsepower, torque, and a more menacing growl. My buddies and I worked on this car in the evenings. It allowed us to drink some beers, shoot the shit, and stare at the car more than anything. We would periodically change a part, or get caught up…

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Skills You Should Learn to Stay in Competition

Are you a digital marketer or in field of digital marketing? You know things keep changing every day in the digital marketing arena. Do you fear that your skills will become outdated in upcoming years? Well, you have the chance to change that and upgrade your knowledge and skill base. Here are seven digital marketing skills you should master. Otherwise, you could get left behind by the competition. Media Buying Media buying is not just about Facebook, Google, or Bing ads these days. It’s about the purchase of ad placement…

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STICKING TO THE PLAN

Proper prior planning prevents poor performance (6Ps). When starting a business, it is quite apparent that there is a plan, but how often do you get distractions prompting you to change the policy? Some disturbances go further, prompting you to abandon the business or switch to another. You might be tempted to give in to the distractions if the company is not as profitable as you thought it would be. Other challenges may make tides in your business rage higher, and this is when you need to be bolder and…

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Can I really make money with MistPlay?

Sure… it pays, but let me tell you a little about how ads work, so you understand how time you lose to make money from these platforms. When I pay for an ad, I am paying for someone to click or engage with my ad. Well, it can take dozens of people scrolling by before anyone ever clicks an ad. When they do, an impression or engagement is tripped. Depending on your ad spend and settings, you could end up paying, let’s say, .30 cents for someone to watch the…

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Entrepreneurship Is Hard And Young People Know That

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Young people are starting to realize that being a successful entrepreneur isn’t something they can do overnight. According to research from New York University, the percentage of high school students discouraged from starting their own business has risen significantly. Let’s get one thing straight—being a successful entrepreneur is hard, and running your own company is even more. A lot of young people don’t want to become Warren Buffets or Elon Musks, and that’s not bad at all as most folks are starting to think. According to a Citi Foundation funded…

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How to Avoid Investing Like a Rookie

When it comes to investing money, everyone seems to have advice, however, the vast majority of investors today have very little experience picking good investments. The advice given often is just recycled stock tips overheard at the office, or at best, from a pundit with a stock market recap show. Far too often, the end result is a loss, and even worse, a misunderstanding of why it happened. Investing successfully is a complex skill that can take years to master, however, here are 5 timeless principles that new investors can…

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Is affiliate or multi-level marketing better?

I think multi-level affiliate marketing is best, which is the whole reason I created Smartr Marketing, but since it is a new concept to some, a lot of people may not know the difference… or that there is a better to option to begin with. So, getting back to basics, is affiliate marketing better? Or is multi-level marketing still king? Well, the first thing we need to do is a little contrast and comparison between the two, knowing both can be effective… but effectiveness will depend on what is being…

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Investing: Software vs. Everything Else

Did you know that if you had invested $100 dollars in Bitcoin in 2011, by 2015 you would have made a 137,000% return on your money? I cannot remember exact figures, but I am pretty sure Peter Thiel made something like a 2,000 times return on his initial investment in Facebook. Just about every software platform I have seen in my many years of being in this industry, once built and launched, was able to net anywhere between 10 and 45 times return on every dollar spent on customer acquisition. The same…

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How can I become rich without money to invest?

Sales. Sales is the highest paid profession on the planet. You just need to sell something you believe in, sell something that gives solid monthly recurring payments, and sell something most people need. The power of modern-day affilate programs are unbelievable, and everyone has the potential of using them to make money. And if you are selling things you love with higher margins, then you have the ability to build substantial wealth. It is easy to say: Save money Cut expenses Invest in stocks Invest in real estate But without…

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