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David Goggins: Motivation For A Business Owner (What If?)

Are you looking for just a little bit of extra motivation to start the business that you have been dreaming of? Are you looking for just a little extra motivation to keep trying to get your business to become profitable at the level you budgeted when you first started the business? Are you feeling the …

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Affiliate Marketers: Take the Time to Develop A Winner’s Mindset

If you want to start or grow your own business, even an online business, it is important to develop a winner’s mindset. Starting a business of any sort is challenging. At times, you are excited that you are making your dream come true. Other times, you are going to question whether you should quit. You …

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Financial & Tax Matters

Affiliate Marketing Business Expense Tax Question

Question: What percentage of the cost of products to review are tax-deductible? This morning I came across this question on Wealthy Affiliate, an online community that provides affiliate marketing training and website hosting.  Since I have spent over 20 years as Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Texas, that has worked with a variety of small businesses, …

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Financial & Tax Matters Recommended Books

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Summary of T. Harv Ecker’s Book

One of my favorite motivational business books is Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth by T. Harv Eker. In fact, I still have and read my signed, first edition copy that was published back in 2006. I believe that the advise in Secrets of the Millionaire Mind is just as …

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Just Thinking

5 Common Excuses to NOT Start A Business (Are They Good Reasons?)

I was just thinking…..  There are a lot of people out there that would like to start a business.  Business owners have the ability to pursue their passions and earn money at the same time. Business owners have more control over their schedules, at least theoretically. A business owner gets to call the shots. They …

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Social Media

Social Media Etiquette for Bloggers & Small Business Owners

Done properly, social media is a great way for bloggers and small business owners to grow their business.  However, if you are new to using social media for business or if you are a beginner; I recommend that you take the time to understand social media etiquette. That is the generally accepted “rules” that will …

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Photography Tips

4 Easy Things Bloggers & Beginners Can Do to Improve Their Photographs

This post is for bloggers that want to share their pictures on their website or social media.  This is for bloggers that realize their pictures are not very good. Honestly, they know their pictures  suck.  Realistically, this person’s pictures may be horrible. Dark. Blurry.  Or, maybe this person’s pictures are just blah…boring. Nothing special.  This …