Why Becoming An “Infopreneur” Is The Best Business Strategy For You

During my quest for self employment, I followed the traditional route of creating a business. I started up a website design company, tried to get a magazine published (the paper kind!), and I worked as a freelance cameraman. Each of these were expensive, difficult to get started and slow to grow. These businesses were basically self-created jobs with no chance… Read more »

How To Winter In The Caribbean Without Having To Retire Or Be Wealthy First

The summer warmth is fading fast, the days are getting shorter and the crisp, fall air signals what’s to come. Yes, it’s that time of the year again to shovel snow, scrape ice, skid down the sidewalk (on your bottom), and lose all feeling in our fingers, nose and face from the icy, bitter cold north winds. But it doesn’t… Read more »

Why You Will Never Make A Living Online With Affiliate Marketing

I’m calling bullshit on the whole “earn a six-figure income as an affiliate marketer” thing going around online. It is way, way, way, waaaaaaaayyyyyy over-hyped! “But wait,” you’re probably thinking. “Haven’t I been writing a bunch of articles about how to make a living with a blog?” Well, yes I have. But I’m more interested in helping you create an… Read more »

Part 4 – Escaping Your 9-5 Day Job: Freedom Through Reducing Your Living Expenses

This is part 4 of a 5-part series on quitting your day job and making a living doing what you love. If you haven’t yet, read part 1 here. Let’s tackle the financial aspects of quitting your day job and escaping the 9-5 rat race. It might appear that I downplay the importance of a steady paycheck, or the financial… Read more »

Part 3 – Escaping Your 9-5 Day Job: Creating Multiple Streams of Income

This is part 3 of a 5-part series on quitting your day job and making a living doing what you love. If you haven’t yet, read part 1 here. A critically important action for getting ready to leave your day job and escaping the 9-5 rat race is to create multiple streams of income. Preferably, these multiple streams of income… Read more »

Part 2 – Escaping Your 9-5 Day Job: Rethinking Your Income Strategy

This is part 2 of a 5-part series on quitting your day job and making a living doing what you love. If you haven’t yet, read part 1 here. It is not hard to generate an income that will allow you to quit your day job and escape the 9-5 rat race. You’ll start out small, with just a trickle… Read more »

Part 1 – Escaping Your 9-5 Day Stop Thinking Like An Employee

The biggest and (most likely) only thing preventing you from quitting your day job and making a living doing what you love is NOT a lack of financial resources or a dependency on a steady paycheck (even if you think you depend on that paycheck to pay bills). * Read the above paragraph again and pay attention to any resistance… Read more »