November 11, 2009 - Written by Gyutae Park
This is a guest post by Jason Tarasi, who released a new ebook called “Secret Lives of Internet Marketers”. In it he outlines the blueprints and money making ideas that seven successful marketers used to become financially independent.
What’s the difference between a professional Internet marketer and a wannabe? Besides hundreds of thousands of dollars in profits, the biggest difference is in the way they manage their time. Both types of marketers have the exact same 24 hours in a day, but those who excel have mastered the art of time budgeting.
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August 31, 2009 - Written by Gyutae Park
Every startup business, online or off, has challenges – that’s just the way it is. But it doesn’t always have to be a bad thing. Struggles and obstacles are essentially growing pains that help new companies build character and establish themselves over time. Without these challenges, a business would not have the motivation to grow and move forward and a business that isn’t moving forward might as well be dead – especially in the fast-moving online world.
So what are some of the most common challenges startup companies and entrepreneurs face? Here are a few that come to mind…
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May 6, 2009 - Written by Gyutae Park
A few days ago, I told you why I love the membership site business model and why I think it offers the biggest Internet marketing opportunity online . Check out the link if you missed it.
On a related note, today I want to discuss and review Yaro Starak’s new launch of Membership Site Mastermind . As you may know, Yaro is a very successful blogger over at Entrepreneur’s Journey and has done very well for himself by selling subscriptions to his first membership site, Blog Mastermind. In fact, he traveled the world for 8 months in 2008 and still managed to make over $150,000 by working just a few hours a day. Proof that this stuff really works…
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March 22, 2009 - Written by Gyutae Park
A few days ago, I described how to build wealth online amidst financial chaos. Even though the economy is falling apart around us, it doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of an emerging medium (the Internet) to build and grow your business. Opportunity abounds, but the real question is, what will you do with it?
In my previous article I went over the process of creating a successful business during the recession. I talked about what to do online and how you can capitalize on a “bad” situation. Today, I want to take a different angle and provide some tips on what not to do. What are some of the things you should avoid to make sure you’re progressing on the right track?
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March 18, 2009 - Written by Gyutae Park
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years, you know that the world is under a large-scale global recession. Countless companies are scaling back and hundreds of thousands of people have already been laid off from their jobs. It’s scary out there, with no end in sight.
So what are you to do? It seems like the widely followed career path of “going to a good school and getting a stable high-paying job” has come crashing down. No one is safe in this economy and no one can help you – not even the government. There’s only one thing you can rely on right now… and that’s yourself.
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February 22, 2009 - Written by Gyutae Park
You’ve heard the saying that money doesn’t grow on trees. But what if it did? What would you say if I told you that you could raise a tree that grew cash money instead of leaves? Of course I don’t mean this in the literal sense, but growing a tree is a lot like starting a successful Internet business that when done right can create a huge flow of cash. What do I mean?
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January 17, 2009 - Written by Gyutae Park
“Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” This is a common piece of business advice that I’m sure you’ve all heard before. Investors and entrepreneurs are frequently told to diversify pretty much everything – from income streams and products to business partners and markets. And it makes sense. Diversifying helps you to manage your risk and create a more stable business model regardless of whether you’re in the finance industry or in Internet marketing. If one thing goes down, you have a whole arsenal of other options to keep you alive. It’s never a good thing to rely on just one thing to be successful.
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January 11, 2009 - Written by Gyutae Park
What does it take to be successful? If you run an online business, you know how difficult it can be to reach your goals and make money online. My buddy Derek Halpern of Prevential is currently writing a blog series about success factors where he describes how people and companies achieve success. Do you have what it takes to be successful?
Derek is writing a post in the series everyday for the month of January. He’s already included articles about putting all of your eggs in one basket (going against common thought), learning from your competition, avoiding decision making mistakes, and prioritizing what’s important now. Basically it’s the closest thing to a success formula (if such a thing even exists) and will motivate you to develop the mindset of a successful businessperson.
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September 22, 2008 - Written by Gyutae Park
It’s 3 am in the morning. There’s still a ton of stuff I need to get done, and yet I’m tired and cranky, craving sleep. I could easily just throw in the towel and call it a night, but I know that there’s just too much at stake. I need to get my work done before it’s due, and do it well before time’s up. My body is screaming at me, threatening to shut itself down. I retaliate by consuming more and more coffee, stimulants to keep me alert and sharp.
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September 18, 2008 - Written by Gyutae Park
Let me ask you a few questions. How far would you go to promote your products? What would it take to take your business to the next level without sacrificing time for hobbies, friends, and family? What’s holding you back from success right now?
Below are a few constraints currently holding me back:
- Lack of a product to sell – I have a few ideas for informational products but they are very time intensive. It’ll be a while before I have something to market.
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