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I’m putting my wellness and feelings first over logic and numbers

Mark this day, and watch the outcome. I’m finally putting my feelings and wellness first. No more compromise for the status quo or negotiating between what my gut says and what I think the numbers reveal. If you know me well, you probably can’t imagine that I’ve every done anything but what I want to do. For the most part, that is largely true. Like most people, I’ve been very bad at calculating outcomes when Read more…

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Sell your house online

Selling your house has never been easier, but the tools can be confusing. If you don’t want to list your house with a real estate agent (Realtor™ is a trademark), there are resources designed specifically for the FSBO (For Sale By Owner) home owner. There are many reasons to include a real estate agent in your transaction. Hiring an agent can help reduce headaches and often results in a higher sale price. However, some people Read more…

How to stop emails from going to spam

My email keeps landing in spam! There are three primary reasons your email lands in spam. People marked your email spam (the infamous Gmail/Yahoo spam button strikes again) Your email looks like spam (content) Your domain or email server looks like a spammer (blacklists) Details on a good workaround method are below! Solve your spam filtering problem Sending messages to your well intentioned but perhaps busy recipients risks your audience marking your messages as spam Read more…

Everything you need to know about chatbots

Chatbots are all the craze for inbound automation, especially on Facebook. The big chatbot questions What do they do How can you use them Where do you find providers What do chatbots do? Chat bots basically automated text responses to questions or create a QnA funnel or data collection process that replaces tired old fashioned forms. There’s a vast array in sophistication and purpose for bots, from the most simple to very complex interactions. Imagine Read more…

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The ultimate mindset reading list

Mindset is the most important element in achieving anything important! If you don’t believe you can do a thing, you can’t do that thing. Yes, it’s a silly world of fluffy positive thinking gurus out there. But, there’s something substantial to getting your head right. This reading list is intended to help set a successful mindset for entrepreneurs, executives, young people, and anyone that wants a better life. Often referred to as motivational books, this Read more…

Direct to consumer lab services

Direct to consumer lab services provide the answers we want without the red tape we despise. Waiting on your doctor to order labs can be time consuming. Doctor ordered labs can be expensive, and sometimes your insurance company discourages labs for curiosity sake. It’s your blood and your money. Thanks to good old fashioned capitalism you can order your bloodwork direct from the same laboratories doctors and hospitals trust. Are you wondering about that PubMed Read more…

Promote your music to Spotify playlists and listeners

Spotify playlist submission services are a common method of exposing new music on a budget. There are also many paid distribution and promotion services. Promoting your music through blogs, podcasts, and review columns can improve your Spotify exposure. Many of the direct submission services, that are free, require you to follow the list you’re submitting to in order to unlock the submit form. They are collecting your email address from Spotify, and are likely going Read more…

Virtual mailboxes for digital nomads and portable small business

Many larger companies not only continue to use paper mail, but send money that way. Thus, digital nomads or address flexible small businesses may benefit from a paper mail to digital media conversion service known as a Digital Mailbox Service. Many companies offer services ranging from scan and email, to scan and store, scan and sync images to Dropbox or Google Cloud Storage, even forwarding services where they can forward the physical mail to your new Read more…

The ultimate entrepreneur reading list

Reading, for almost any entrepreneur in the world but perhaps Gary Vaynerchuk, is a big part virtually any success story. There are few places where a business owner can obtain a cheap, rapid education than reading books by successful entrepreneurs. And, it’s largely at someone else’s expense. Never make a mistake when you can study someone else that’s already made it. One of my favorite types of books are those that expose common missteps and Read more…