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The Challenge: Mindset and Making Choices

Mindset and Making Choices..

Bloggers and Marketers make choices every day that affect whether they succeed or fail.  Mindset and making correct choices is an integral component of real life and not limited to what you do on the internet.

Sergio Celebrating

Ever watched a friend struggling to change their mindset and habits or make a decision to go in a different direction to meet the challenges facing them?

Cheered them on and hoped they would make it when they issued a very public notice that they intended to do something as as “Experiment” just to see if that particular solution would make the difference that could change their life.? 

After watching the very, very public struggle of my friend Sergio Felix to put a new wrapper on his private life and change a behavior that for many people takes over their life to the complete detriment of success in business, personal relationships and attaining goals in either, I couldn’t resist issuing a challenge.

Hmm…was hoping you could outdo John Thornhill and make it 60 days. Well, you can always start over and see if you have the moxie to make it for 60 days.


Challenge!


I Want a written (not video) assessment of last 30 days compared to the 30 days prior. Then make your video.
Not asking for much…you can write in your sleep, like falling off a log, it just flows. Have been missing your written words of wisdom.
“Hey, how are you doing?
I have both good and bad news for you…
Basically, the bad news are that I haven’t posted anything here for a really long time.
The good news are that I’m going to make it up to you!”
What I like about the written is the above.
Read the Rest here

 

FaceBook Post.

I am not revealing private information about Sergio.  If you check out his Facebook postings they are filled with videos regarding a challenge he made for himself and invited the world to watch him win or lose!

The challenge wasn’t just about whether to exclude alcohol from his life, but to also do some positive house cleaning regarding his clothes, knick knacks and The Big Clutter in what he was doing with his off time when not working at his job.

Along the way Sergio shared some updates from his 9 to 5 job that he decided to take to add a more stable income into the mix.  Sometimes laments, sometimes pride.

Sergio Certified a Goal Met

Sergio Certified a Goal Met

 

Life is a puzzle, an interactive slate, ever changing, always reflecting what we have written on the chalkboard.  We can take an eraser and remove what we have written, but the shadow of what was there remains.

Our mindset, our decisions and what we do with both have a great influence on what happens or doesn’t happen in our lives.

Sergio has an advantage over most Bloggers and “Wanna be” Internet Marketers.
He is blessed with an encyclopedic mind filled with all that technical IT information that is necessary to design and maintain a website using WordPress, Html or even create a server.

All acquired through study and hard work.

Sergio also has an enviable writing talent that seems to magically explode his innermost thoughts into words that people line up to read.

But, like most of us, Sergio is still struggling.

Why?

Because even with all his talents, he is also blessed with some roadblocks!

Believe it or not…Ethics, Trust and Honesty seem to have overwhelmed his ability to Sell or even Market if you want to call it that.

I always went to his blog to read when he was still actively posting, because the information in one article was often worth more than what was included in a paid offer from someone else!

Wondered how he ever made any money!

He didn’t have his own product that he was selling, no banner ads…(they were all hidden on a page called “Resources”) and even though he laid it out very clearly in an article titled
How To Achieve The “Know, Like & Trust” Factor Almost Instantly With Video
back in May, 2013 he didn’t do it!

A learner not a doer?

I can recall one December when his advice to me was, “You’ve learned enough, now start doing.”

Seems that it took a long time for Sergio to begin changing his mindset and begin using some of that wealth of information rattling around in his head along with his good advice to me.

I think that his Experiment has been a big Boost for Sergio even though he is still not admitting that the item in question was detrimental for him, other than it was a financial drain that he could not afford because he was determined to get out of debt.

Sergio's Detox

Sergio’s Detox

He was very persnickety with me one time (well one time of many..I’m opinionated and have little restraint in voicing what I think) when I mentioned Seth Larrabee and his success since eliminating Alcohol from his life and using the time and money to do something more with his life.

 

Seth Larrabee Living From the Outside In Inside Out

Seth Larrabee Living From the Outside In Inside Out

Here is an excerpt from a post Seth did on Facebook February 26, 2015.
“How do you create massive success in your business and your life?
You start by designing what you want to be, do, or have – ONE MINUTE AT A TIME!
Creating new empowering habits is never easy because we all start off comfortable with the habits we have, whether they are good for us or not.
So the key is to just start doing SOMETHING that will begin moving you toward the outcome you desire a little each day.”
Post is here

Seth goes on to say that small actions done with regularity will produce measurable results.

Seth’s picture is a picture of what you can do if you create new habits, new ways of thinking and start using what God has given you in your personal life as well as your business.

Mindset and Making Choices can Become A Habit

 

Mindset and really working to accomplishing a goal have to become a new habit in your life…replacing the old. Or else you will look up and a few years down the road, you will be sitting in the same seat you are glued to now. Dreaming and wishing and not accomplishing.

Applies to personal as well as financial goals, but the Personal and mindset come first.

Question? Do you think Sergio is going to accomplish what he wants to this time?  Or does he still have that unacknowledged “Experiment” hovering around waiting to re-establish its self and a habit?

This article definitely wouldn’t be a part of “How to Win Friends and Influence People” but perhaps could be classified like one of my Facebook groups…Sharing is Caring and Caring is Sharing.

What is your advice to Sergio?  Other than find another friend!
Cararta

 

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Review: Dave Nicholson Says What are the Simplest and Best Ways to Make Money Online

Well, What are Some of the Ways to Make Money Online, According to Dave Nicholson?

I can tell you upfront, from reading what Dave Nicholson has to say, a way to make money online isn’t spending your day reading blogs and flitting around Facebook and Twitter making comments…

Don’t know about you, but I put some thought into the comments I leave on others blogs and their posts that I read, Facebook and other Bloggers  Website included. For months now I’ve “played” the game of blogger.

As a result I used up all that creative energy that I formerly put into posting on my “sites” as I call them. Looking back I can see the error of my ways. No updates and a steady decline in what little traffic and authority I had built up.

Picture of World WordPress

WordPress is used all over the World

Just so you can take a look and decide for yourself, here is a small sample of some of my sites:

  • http://SkipperWorks.biz
  • http://SkipperWorks.com
  • http://ArthritisReview.net
  • http://SkippersBestBuy.com
  • http://SkippersBestBuy.biz
  • http://InternetMoneyStore.biz
  • http://sugarcontroldiet.info
  • http://SugarControlDiet.com

How to get Started All Wrong!

I didn’t set out to comment here and there and thereby gain back links to my own blog (actually just glossed over any mention of “back links” didn’t know what they were, didn’t care).

What I discovered was a treasure trove of information, offered freely and with good intentions by some blogger Super Stars (in my opinion).

I never commented except occasionally to say Thank You for some helpful information I found in someone’s post or page.

And since I was looking for some information and help in correcting some problems that started showing up on some of my “sites” started paying attention to people who knew a lot more than I did about what to do to fix things.

How I got to Where I am Today With My Help and of Course Google’s Birds

As I have noted before in another post, I started taking a John Thornhill course and acquired my very first Human comment.

This was on the “site” I was working on and the comment by none other than Sergio Felix  from http://marketingwithsergio.com/video-branding-101/ not his old Place of Business, but where he is now.

Note that Sergio has a background and education as an IT so his advice should be taken seriously!

Then followed.

After this  I  became acquainted with Barry Wells http://barry-wells.com/  who seemed to always have experience and a ready solution for many of my oops with WordPress that I was trying to solve!

Host Gator is very helpful, but as they are quick to tell you, they don’t support WordPress..talk to your website designer…(which is me, so talking to me wasn’t helpful).

How to end up without a working Blog!

  • So I continued on my merry way,
  • reading and commenting.
  • .Facebook,
  • Twitter and on a
  • growing list of favorite blogs,

but I started leaving something out:  Writing and posting on my own sites. 

This new direction, along with the continuing problems with my sites and spending hours doing repairs and endless chats with HG support,

left me without the motivation, creativity and Time needed to do what I should be doing to maintain my sites.

Where Did I Spend my Valuable Time?

http://adriennesmith.net/

http://www.dansumnerblog.com/

http://www.johnthornhill.com/blog/

I could acquire a list each day of ten or more other bloggers who had commented on these blogs with shared information that was useful to me.

But if all I’m doing is reading, learning and then commenting to show my appreciation for what I have learned….

there is no time left to implement what I have learned.

Of course Sergio and Barry were on this Must Do list (never made a list, just went where I wanted to).

For example, clicking on the above links to verify they work, I spent some of my valuable writing time reading and commenting on Dan’s post about

Here are the Top 10 Prioritizing Tips you don’t want to Miss!

http://marketingfromscratch.com/top-10-prioritising-tips-dont-want-miss/

And Adrienne’s Blog is loaded with her Thankful Thursday post which consists of  links to exciting things you need to know and put on or fix or update on  your blog….ooooh.

John Thornhill is a little behind..he was still on a rant about JVs that you promote for, but when you do a launch they somehow seem to be missing.

Well, JVs are  something to keep in mind for someone getting ready to do a launch, but I need something to launch… so it is filed in that dungeon of things I might need to know...

However John does have a pre launch check list that you can download that is Roast with the Gravy so if you are in that mode..check it out.

So since none of the above made any contribution to Making Money Online, but actually shows how to not make money or add value to your sites, lets get back to my review of Dave Nicholson’s 2008 offering.

So, How Do You Make Money Working on the Internet?

 

Dave has an h2 way down the page and this is how it reads:

What are the Simplest and Best Ways to Make Money Online

Dave Says:

I often get asked the question “how can I make money online”, the answer in short is to do a little work each day, creating, adding to and increasing your streams of income.

Great Tip, but it sounds like you already need a “stream” of income flowing!

OK, so where can you get started creating these ‘streams of income’?

Dave continued with his advice.

I have listed a few of what I consider the simplest and best ways for you to get started, don’t try to bite off more than you can chew, simply start with one method at a time and gradually increase after you feel you have completed one method to the best of your abilities.

Remember, these methods will possibly create you an income for many years to come, so keep that in mind when you are creating.

– See more at: http://www.dave-nicholson.com/blog/what-are-the-simplest-and-best-ways-to-make-money-online/#sthash.F9cHgteY.dpuf

Dave lists several methods along with a description that fills out and amplifies the information.
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Provide a Service
  • Social Networking
  • Advertising
  • Create Your Own Product

Then Dave goes on to give the Advice you need to pay attention to.

All of these methods will create a stream of income. 

He also believes it is smarter to have more than one stream of income.

But.  In order to make this work…pick one..Just ONE and try to implement it and get it going.

In other words, we are back to Focus and Prioritizing your goals, your work, your time management, your mindset…..

Straight from Dave Nicholson’s Mouth:

“Now take one of these methods at a time and try to implement it as best you can, try to do as much as you can yourself, that way you will learn more and it will save you money.”

So, what should you take away from this?

Number 1.  Don’t do what I did.
Number 2.  Do what Dave and just about any good Marketer will tell you to do.  (if you can’t remember, see above!)
What he is telling you to do, still works in 2014, 2015 just as well as it did in 2008, just update the methods a little here and there and
Most Important…Do It, because you can make money on the Internet.
From a Webinar I watched last night…45 minutes of continual talk.
The Gold?
Here it is:
to make money on the internet
all you need
1. product
2 converting page
3. targeted traffic: you need (according to the statistics) 100 real people
to look at your product
to get just 1 (one)
to buy.
So one more time
1. product
2. converting page
3. Targeted Traffic

Can you do this? 

Have you done this?
I’d like to know.   
Did any the above suggestions work for you?  Were any of them on the table when you were learning how to create an income for yourself by taking advantage of using a computer and the internet?

Share!

Now take one of these methods at a time and try to implement it as best you can, try to do as much as you can yourself, that way you will learn more and it will save you money. – See more at: http://www.dave-nicholson.com/blog/what-are-the-simplest-and-best-ways-to-make-money-online/#sthash.F9cHgteY.zG2gl7p8.dpuf

I often get asked the question “how can I make money online”, the answer in short is to do a little work each day, creating, adding to and increasing your streams of income.

OK, so where can you get started creating these ‘streams of income’?

I have listed a few of what I consider the simplest and best ways for you to get started, don’t try to bite off more than you can chew, simply start with one method at a time and gradually increase after you feel you have completed one method to the best of your abilities.

Remember, these methods will possibly create you an income for many years to come, so keep that in mind when you are creating.

– See more at: http://www.dave-nicholson.com/blog/what-are-the-simplest-and-best-ways-to-make-money-online/#sthash.F9cHgteY.dpuf

What are The Simplest and Best Ways to Make Money Online? – See more at: http://www.dave-nicholson.com/blog/what-are-the-simplest-and-best-ways-to-make-money-online/#sthash.F9cHgteY.dpuf
What are The Simplest and Best Ways to Make Money Online? – See more at: http://www.dave-nicholson.com/blog/what-are-the-simplest-and-best-ways-to-make-money-online/#sthash.F9cHgteY.dpuf

 

 

 

 

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