The job hunting process has taught me that nobody cares about mediocre people; applicants who don’t stand out don’t get considered. Exceptional people get jobs. Exceptional people get paid well, get paid to do what they love. Companies don’t wait for exceptional people to apply, companies actively seek them. I simply have to look to…Read More Becoming Exceptional
Last night as I got into bed, I had a great idea for a blog topic. I set a visually anchored mental reminder for myself, that when I got back to my laptop in the morning, I would write down the blog topic so I wouldn’t forget. That’s something I found works pretty well for…Read More I forgot what I was going to write about
Monetizing your blog is not easy. You need solid content, an audience, and a business model. There is no one way to monetization, but here are some tips on monetization methods that I employ. Affiliate Marketing Every reader viewing your site is an opportunity for a chunk of change. If enough eyes are looking at…Read More How to Monetize Your Blog
I am a net junkie. I have been for my entire adult life. I have been late to work on countless occasions because I couldn’t bring myself to disconnect at night when I should be sleeping. This started in my teens when I would play Battlefield 1942 until 2AM. I was dropped out of high…Read More I’m an Addict.
I got my first Fiverr order of 2019 today. A client was having difficulty using the audio/video tool ffmpeg, and contacted me with their problem. Their issue fit my ffmpeg Fiverr gig to the T, and I was excited to work for them. Fitting the original theme of the website, I submitted an offer to…Read More Another Scammer on Fiverr
The idea of making some extra cash from simple economic growth is very appealing to me. Thanks to Robinhood, I can pursue this idea and invest without brokerage fees. My strategy is simple. Speculate on industries or corporations which I think will grow in the next 6-12 months. Buy a stock or two in said…Read More Robinhood Stock App Enhancements
When it comes to money, I’ve been a stereotypical millennial for the past decade. I handled my expenses backwards. After I got paid, the first thing I would spend money on is whatever fun gizmo I had been wanting. Bills always came last. My finances were a mess. I lived by a mantra I came…Read More Why I started a budget
I re-activated my Fiverr profile recently, excited to get back into the flow of freelancing. If I recall correctly, my last gigs took place in 2015, and Fiverr has undergone some significant changes since then. One thing that caught my eye was the new Fiverr messaging system. I usually don’t appreciate my browser beeping at…Read More I’m getting a lot of spam messages on Fiverr. This is how I deal with it.