Now those are fans

Can 1,000 fans really sustain you?

So, yesterday, I wrote about Kevin Kelly's theory of being able to earn a living from a base of 1,000 fans.  But, can it really happen?  I mean, building a base of 1,000 true fans does not seem that hard.  Especially if you are already relatively well established.  I have been writing online for more than 2 decades.  I have become relatively well … [Read More...]

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True Fans

Hmm… a thousand?

Yesterday, I came upon an old blog post.  While I can find no date on the post, I see some comments as old as 3 years old, so it has to be at least 3 years old, but I suspect it is older than that.  Anyway, the post is from a fellow named Kevin Kelly.  As I dug in a bit and … [Read More...]

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Pricing yourself for Success

How to Price your Gigs

Gettin' the Gig OK, so you have decided that you want to be part of the Gig Economy?  You want to do gigs instead of working a regular job?  Great!  Welcome aboard.  I've been doing gigs for the past 25 years or so.  Toward the beginning of that 25 years, I was doing it "on … [Read More...]

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Don't promise to do something that is impossible!

Get out of my way!

Yesterday was the big first Republican Primary debate, in Cleveland, Ohio.  This website is not about politics, but this politics does tie in this time, and you will see how as you read this article. Today, I saw an interview with a young lady of the "Millennial" … [Read More...]

The Gig Economy is coming fast!

Gig Mania

Do you know what the "Gig Economy" is?  Ever heard of it? I had a bit of a strange experience the other day.  I saw an article in the news about the Gig Economy.  I had never heard of the term before.  But, when I read the article I realized that I know all about the Gig … [Read More...]


How many ways are there to earn a living?

Well, I am sure that there are at least 49 Ways to Make a Living! No, seriously, I know that there are literally thousands of ways to make an income!  I was just teasing a bit, because the other day, I released my new book, 49 Ways to Make a Living Without a Job.  This book … [Read More...]

I found it easy to go from Employee to entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur

I have been entrepreneurial all of my life.  When I was around 9 years old I started having businesses, doing jobs to earn money and such.  I have always thought in an entrepreneurial way.  Now, this next sentence might surprise some readers, though. I have not always … [Read More...]

No Junk Newsletters

Mailing list thoughts

I use MailChimp for mailing out my various Newsletters.  A company like MailChimp sends out the emails for my Newsletters.  They are of great service, because they get the emails delivered.  If you sent out mass email like that using your own email account, the majority of … [Read More...]

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