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11 Things Moms Can Do Today to Start Earning a Side Income From Home

My wife is a stay-at-home mom who takes care of our two boys.  She works a couple hours each day and is able to earn a substantial amount of money for our family each month.  She’s amazing! Unfortunately, many moms feel powerless because they can’t find legitimate work-from-home opportunities and sometimes fall victim to Tupperware, handbag, cosmetics or other “parties” that usually …

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How to Create Value in Negotiations

We talked recently about how to get a bigger piece of the pie in a negotiation. But what if I told you that in many negotiations, the pie isn’t really fixed?  What if I told you that in lots of cases, there is actually more than one pie? The truth is, there’s usually an opportunity to negotiate over more than one pie …

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How to Get a Bigger Piece of the Pie

If you had a single pie to split with someone, how much of it do you think you could get? If you don’t like pie, then you probably don’t care.  But if you’re like me, and you do like pie, then you probably hope that you can get at least half of it, maybe more.  And if you could get …

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X Theme: An unbiased, in-depth review

Last year, I came across the X Theme by Themeco, which is the #1 selling WordPress theme on Themeforest.  I have had terrible luck in the past buying one-off themes because the designers often dump a theme to make some sales, but do little in the way of support.  Not surprisingly, I was gun shy.  Although the theme looked impressive, …

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How I Add 214 Email Subscribers a Day

  The marketer’s adage “The money is in the list” is (mostly) solid advice.  When I launch a product, a significant portion of sales comes from my email list every time.  I take good care of my email list, and they take care of me. On a recent launch, I found 53% of sales came from my email list, despite …

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Five Forces—Threats

What threats does your business face? Where do those threats come from? We’ve talked about three other forces that can have a huge impact on the success of our business.  Each of these forces is based on the current business environment.  But the last two forces are based on the threat of future competitors.  More specifically new entrants and new …