Mark Hendricks made the most difference in my online business!

It's tax time. So, like most people, I'm heads down with my accountant and my bookkeeper getting all my numbers together. For the first time in a long time, our corporate income jumped unpredictably through the roof. I may have to cough up some extra tax money this year. And I blame Mark Hendricks. More about that in a minute... My relationship with Mark has become much more than just a business coaching relationship. He's a trusted adviser …

How To Choose A Profitable Niche

How To Choose A Profitable Niche Last August, I met a woman at NAMS2 who quietly sat in the back of the room and absorbed everything. I knew she was a sharp cookie just by the questions she asked and the people she hung out with. Last week, Nicole Dean sent me a note to tell me that I should take a look at Susanne's Affiliate Niche Packs - they fit right in with my Niche-Mall storefront. (I'm always on the lookout for high-quality products to …

Am I a lone nut?

NAMS was a hair-brained scheme, and frankly I'm a little puzzled how the workshop came to be so popular. But after watching this video I stumbled across on the web the other day, I finally realize what's happening. This is a pretty silly video with a really profound message. It's only 3 minutes long. Watch it a couple of times and pay attention to the end with the people talking in the background. The key elements …

Marketing lessons from the tractor – part 2

When we last heard from farmer David - that was me last weekend - I talked about how important it is to find people who already know the tips and tricks that help you move through problems quickly. What is that great quote? I think it's something like this: The smart man learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from other peoples' mistakes. I don't know about you, but I've made plenty. And finally, I'm ready to make fewer. The …