How to Become a Millionaire: 10 Lessons Distilled

I want to become a millionaire one day, and I believe I’m on the right track. I make a decent income and am net worth positive (assets minus liabilities). I have very few expenses, no mortgage, no dependents or pets. I’m financially savvy and manage my investments wisely. My goal is to reach the milestone … 

 

Dawn of the FinTechs: Say Goodbye to Your Costly Advisor

There was a time when investment advisors (IAs) offered reasonable value, but now 99% of them no longer do. In fact, investors who still use IAs are throwing away good money after bad. IAs belong to an age of limited financial information, lack of online services and tools, and few options to invest wisely as … 

 

The WP Affiliate Marketing Plugin You Should Be Using

I remember starting out as an affiliate marketer a few years back and thinking I was on the ball regarding link management. However, I was doing things backward. I would search and get links as I needed them, and I kept my frequently used links in an Excel file. The Excel file is still around … 

 

Here’s How You Boost Your Income and Career Prospects

There is a robust correlation between how much you know (education) and how much you earn (income). The more you can offer your employer or new skills you can bring to your business, the more you can potentially make in salary and revenue. Of all the ways to increase your income and career prospects, becoming more … 

 

25 Ways to Increase Traffic to Your Website

We all want visitors to come to our sites to read, subscribe, buy, etc. After all, traffic is the lifeblood of any online and offline business. When customers don’t appear in the amounts, we need, it has an adverse trickle-down effect on our conversion metrics. Moreover, traffic is the name of the game to grow … 

 

Udemy Exposed: Why I Stopped Creating Courses

Udemy is an e-learning marketplace with over 40,000 courses listed in various categories. They launched in 2010 and have since raised over $170M in venture funding. They command a sizable presence in the online course space compared to several of their main competitors. My high hopes for Udemy and online course domination started in October … 

 

8 Small Changes I’ve Made to Improve My Life

To live a fulfilling life is harder than achieving an excellent career which is why I spend so much time thinking about ways to improve my lifestyle. My life is good at the moment and without stress, but designing a wonderful life is an ongoing iterative approach to reaching new heights. I define lifestyle design … 

 

4 Ways to Automate Your Content Marketing

After you publish a blog or YouTube video what do you do with it? Do you promote it? How so? Whether producing content is a primary or secondary focus, many content producers fail to attract and keep audiences because they don’t market their content. It’s not enough to write posts and create videos that are … 

 

6 Ways to Create and Sell Online Courses

Ebooks are one way to package and sell information, but the accent of online video arguably yields an engaging approach, for example, the video medium has catapulted YouTube to the second most visited website in the world. The popularity of e-learning has led to a $100 billion industry and companies including CreativeLive, Code Academy, Coursera, Skillshare, Treehouse, …