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Any idiot can do what I do to make $ online. It's not rocket surgery, it's cake. Also, I like pie.

Today’s a pretty special day. Let me tell you why…

As you probably know, Jon Olson and I go back a pretty long way now. Even back before TE Live ever existed.

Before I stumbled across TE Live on its inaugural day in 2009, a while before that I was stumbling, like the silly starry-eyed newbie I was, into places like the old SWAT and Affiliate Funnel conferences nearly eight long years ago now. Soaking up all the information I could like a sponge from folks like Jon, Tony Tezak, Paul Kinder, Mike Paetzold, Tim Linden, John Guanzon, Jerry Iannucci, the late great (and always funny & loud) Jerry Reeder, and so many others.

I’ve probably heard every single Jon Olson “nugget” there is umpteen hundred bazillion times by now, over all those years. Still, I go listen to what he has to share most every day, even sometimes still learn something new. Most definitely I often get reminded of things I forgot about – or things I do know and did learn long ago, but should be paying more attention to.

Jon’s been working on a secret project for a little while now, but it’s something he’s been wanting to do for a decade or more, and something he’s super passionate about and always has been. When he told me what it was all about – and especially some of the extras you can get access to in addition to the basic product – I was just like, “Wow, that is just SO you!”

If you know anything about Jon Olson, you probably won’t be surprised to hear that what Jon and TimTech are launching today is called +1 Success.

+1 Success is based around a concept Jon talks about and encourages others to do all the time regarding improving daily, doing something better the next day than you did the day before – and rinse and repeat. He not only believes in “+1 daily” and walks the walk, but he talks the talk about it ALL the time and tries to motivate others to improve daily too.

The base product of Plus 1 Success will give you a 30-day action plan of really simple, tried and tested things you can do daily to improve your business and get better results day by day. It’s literally stuff that anyone can do – and most of it’s not only easy to do if you just decide to do it (some super easy!), but most don’t even cost a thing.

And if you really want to get serious about improving and learning, there are some extras you can grab that will totally blow you away – including an exclusive private networking and learning experience with other like-minded people in the community that is truly unlike anything there’s ever been before, in this community anyway.

Depending on just how serious you want to get about your business, there are several opportunities available – some very low or no cost, some higher, but there’s several varied opportunities within. (Oh, and there’s the potential of up to 100% commissions too.)

But the 30-day action plan inside +1 Success costs nothing – zip, nada, zilch. So hey, that part’s a total no-brainer to check out.

(Word of warning: If you’re interested in any of the first offers you see once you log in, you’re NOT going to want to skip them. I know we all sometimes skip past them sometimes thinking we can probably get the same price later – yeah, I’ve done it too – but that won’t be the case this time. If you pass the first time on something you’re interested in, it’ll be significantly higher later.)

Anyway, I’ve held you here long enough.

Go check out +1 Success right now, it’s really cool! And my challenge to you is to find something in the action plan inside to do today that you can do to make your business better – and just do it!



Just something I was thinking about this week… file this under “things that make no sense to me”.

I’ve told parts of this story before. Almost eight years ago, I lost my full-time offline job, like many did at the time when the economy was tanking. Around the same time my best part-time freelance gig dried up, and not long after that I discovered the traffic exchange community.

After a few false starts and hits and misses, things started going really well. Exceptionally well, even. 2009 and most of 2010 were pretty good years for me and my affiliate and TE stuff.

Then in late 2010, I found myself dealing with a catastrophe of rather epic proportions – i.e., the human tornado that was my ex, and what was in the beginning his dormant (and later his rampant and rampaging) drug addiction – and spent the better part of another year picking up the pieces left after that disaster.

A good bit of that disaster was financial – in 11 years, my ex had blown through not only my entire life savings (and the only pension I ever had), but had outright stolen a pretty large amount of money from me too. I absolutely had nothing left, and barely a penny to my name.

I ended up relocating back among family and friends, and basically had no choice but to live 100% on family charity in the beginning of the next chapter of my life. As a little time went on, I picked up another freelance gig that didn’t pay that great but at least it paid some, and kept trying to put my life back together.

The last time I had any health insurance was in 2007, when I was still working in an at home, but still traditional “non-online”, job. Though there have been a few times it would have been really good to have had insurance, fortunately there have been no epic urgent situations demanding it.

So I relocated and things settled down a bit, but I still had no real income to speak of and, again, no health insurance. Around four years ago, and after about the fourth or fifth time a well-meaning relative made yet another intentionally pointed remark about being sure that I qualified for our state-run health services, I finally made a point of looking into it, just to hush that relative up.

I already pretty much suspected I knew the answer, but even I was a little surprised at part of it. I qualified for our state healthcare (and oodles of other government assistance) only under these conditions:

  • If I was under 21 years of age (I am, and was then, in my forties);
  • If I had minor children (I have no children);
  • And if I stopped working altogether and was bringing in NO income whatsoever.

Yep. If I ceased doing any work to bring any income in at all, then I qualified for ALL KINDS of government assistance. Even though I didn’t get paid all that much (and certainly not a full-time living) with the freelance work I was doing at the time, I would have had to stop doing that too.

Hence the filing under “things that make no sense to me”. The first two qualifying points I kind of expected, but the part about not working at ALL threw me for a loop. It was more or less “we won’t give you anything if you make any money at all, but hey, if you just quit working completely or trying to work at all, we’ll give you all KINDS of benefits!”.

I wasn’t planning to ask or apply for any help anyway, but that, among some other incidents around the same time four years ago, was probably a real turning point in me deciding I was just going to have to work towards making sure I didn’t ever need anyone’s help and could do whatever I needed myself.

And about a year after that when my freelance gig disappeared because the company chose to let all their American workers go and give all those jobs to folks in the Philippines, then it was REALLY time to put that plan into action, though I wasn’t sure how or what exactly.

A month or two after that I wandered back into TE Live one day, joined CTP years after most of my old colleagues had, looked around and found out I still had bits and pieces of the business I’d worked so hard on from 2007-2010 left. I started putting those pieces back together little by little, with a new improved business plan, and y’all know the rest of the story (at least the rest to date).

You CAN come up with something out of literally nothing. The potential is there. Any success all depends, quite literally, on how bad you want it, and how important it is to you to see it be successful, and the “why” behind why it’s important to you. And how much work and effort and time you put into it. Or, semi-mathematically:

X amount of Work + X amount of Effort + X amount of Time = ANY Success.

It’s pretty much that simple… but there is that one thing. You have to put in the amount needed to get what you need, to get what you need and want out. If you don’t do something, you’ll likely see nothing – or at least nothing much.

Do something today. ANYTHING. Just do SOMETHING.

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In closing, it was no surprise to me at all that I immediately blew what I guess was my New Year’s resolution a couple of weeks ago of blogging at least once a week, seeing as how I missed last week completely. Seems like every week, before I know it, it’s Friday, and I’m like, “Whoa, where did this week go??”

At least I finally got to it this week before the week was through. Have a super weekend!

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Seems I let nearly the whole month of January go by without a new post – oops – didn’t want to let the month end without something. I’ve sorta set a new goal for the rest of 2015 to try to write something new at least once a week, knowing full well that I’ll probably slip up a time or two or three (or more) before year’s end, but hey – that’s human nature, I suppose.

I’ve kinda had sort of a writer’s block lately, but it’s not exactly that, either. More like I’ve had a couple of posts bouncing around in my head for a month or two that have been simmering in the pot on the back burner, but are just not quite ready to be plated yet.

One in particular is about people who make money online vs. people who don’t make any, and it seems really important to me to scratch that one out soon. Mainly because I pretty much see the same mistakes that generally lead to NO money making, over and over again, every time I surf.

So, maybe that post will finally be fully “cooked” come Monday or Tuesday. It’s been baking in my head so long I feel like it’s about time to get it out of the oven!

For now, though, I did want to help spread the word that my pal Russell Stockley’s excellent and super valuable daily show, Fresh, has moved to a new time slot at 5pm Eastern, just after TE Live usually ends. It’s currently on Vokle every weekday except for Thursdays (when Russell holds his Cuppa Time game show at 8pm Eastern).

Fresh usually lasts around 15-20 minutes, sometimes a little more, and is centered around learning in the industry, especially about four of the more important aspects of online business in the traffic exchange industry. Mondays are devoted to marketing in general; Tuesday is about branding; design talk happens on Wednesdays; and Friday is all about list building.

It’s a huge opportunity to learn new things or better ways of doing them as well as just hanging out with others from the TE community, and often there are opportunities to win something (login spotlight ads, startpages, squeeze page design & more). Whether you’re a veteran or a newbie, I highly encourage you to take a few minutes out of your day to check it out.

I’ll be back here in the new week and new month of February next week with new thoughts, new posts, and a renewed motivation to do so, fingers crossed. January just kinda flew by without me really realizing it.

’til then, have a great weekend, and hey… feel free to go Click Your Face Off while you’re at it!

(Sunny Suggs did not pay me to say that – however, a happy Sunny is a happy Lucky 13 team room, so please feel free to help me keep Sunny happy, and Always Vote Sunny. Otherwise unicorns cry and that would be bad.)


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