This weekend I asked the readers on the TMBA mailing list if I could help them out with any business questions. To those of you… Read More »33 Reader Questions About Location Independent Business
People often ask me for advice on how to build an effective social media brand, which is funny given how all this started. Some folks,… Read More »Teaching Beginners is Good Business and Other Internet Marketing Dogmas
Kevin Kelly, who wrote one of the best books I have ever read, also wrote an influential article for bloggers and artists called “1000 True… Read More »“100 True Customers” – A 1000 True Fans Approach For Entrepreneurs and Freelancers
I read this post the other day. What a great blog! A few weeks ago, when I wrote about the blogs that I read, everyone… Read More »The 100 Rules of Building a Business That You Can Run From Anywhere
I was looking at this site’s RSS stats today. It says that 1575 souls have decided to receive the feed. Thanks! That’s how I read… Read More »If You Could Only Read One More Blog Post… (Read This Post, Then Unsubscribe Kind of Thing)
In my last post, I said that if making a living from your work is your top priority, you are in a better position to do… Read More »6 Relatively Easy Questions to Answer (That Have Big Implications)
A few days ago, our business clicked past the $1,000,000 mark in annual revenue. That was a huge mental milestone for us. We’re thrilled. Despite… Read More »Why We’ve Decided to Start Sharing How We Make Money Selling Cat Furniture
Join those who’ve subscribed to or reviewed Tropical Talk Radio by clicking this link. DISCLAIMER: We do not have appropriate qualifications to be handing out… Read More »TMBA 093 (TTR10) – How to Use Smart Drugs and Supplement Stacks to Get More Work Done
An old friend visited Bali a few weeks back and we had a great time catching up on life. A few days ago I received… Read More »“I Want to Make Money From Anywhere in the World – Where Should I Start?”
If you are interested in ranking #1 in Google, be sure to tune in to the Lifestyle Business Podcast (iTunes link) today. We’ve got a… Read More »History is Written by the Victors. Well, Not Really.
If you are interested in ranking #1 in Google, be sure to tune in to the Lifestyle Business Podcast (iTunes link) this thursday. We’ll be… Read More »9 Things You Didn’t Know About Ranking In Google after Panda (That Experts Can’t Tell You)
The chops index is a metric I use to judge all business bloggers. “Chops” describes how talented of a business person I perceive somebody to… Read More »The Chops Index and the Power of the Silent Majority for Bloggers
Shout to Lewis from the DC for inspiring this post. Forbes’ recent feature of Dropbox told the story of how Y Combinator’s Paul Graham insisted… Read More »Should You Get a Business Partner for Your Lifestyle Business?
Get paid to join me in Bali. Applications will be accepted until October 9th. Tomorrow I’m recording a podcast with Ian and Brendan about a business… Read More »Critical Non-Essentials : Easy Business Tweaks with Huge Results
This post is a job ad. If it were posted on a job website it would be titled something like: “Location Independent Entrepreneur Seeks Full… Read More »Get Paid to Join Us in Bali – Tropical MBA Internship #9
A few weeks back I started a membership site. It generates enough income that I could live off of it. My plan, however, is to… Read More »How to Launch a Membership Site in Less Than an Hour (And Make a Living from It)
Ian and I have been interested in offshore corporations for just over a year now. Before that time, our discussions on business structure revolved around LLC vs C-corp and California vs. Delaware. We heard about offshore corporations, but we thought they were the domain of the rich and powerful-- the jetset and ballin'.
Gary Vaynerchuck famously said that anyone can 'cash in on their passion' creating online communities that revolve around engaging content. The truth, though, is that you are never cashing in on your passion. You are cashing in on somebody else's.
I'm a big fan of the Foolish Adventure Podcast. I've listened to most of the episodes. I learn a lot from Tim and Izzy. A few months back I started emailing Tim. Then we started talking on the phone. That turned in to weekly phone calls that are invaluable to me. Sure... call it a bromance...
The other day I was on the phone with my mastermind group. These super smart and successful guys were totally cracking up making fun of lifestyle design bloggers. RIGHT IN FRONT OF MY FACE!!!
Subscribe to this blog’s RSS feed here. I also like to tweet a lot. If you don’t know already, you can live in the Philippines for free if you apply… Read More »Choosing the Right Moment to Make the Jump
Subscribe to this blog’s RSS feed here. I also like to tweet a lot. If you are a TMBA reader you have the opportunity to live… Read More »2 Reasons You Can’t Come Up With a Business Idea
Today I was talking to an entrepreneur who said to me: “I used to be HUGE in to blogging and twitter and all that after… Read More »100 Online Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Personal Development Blog Posts Later…
by Anonymous [Dan: confirmed in person as the real deal! I really love this reader’s attitude and approach to business and life, I wish he… Read More »For Those Frustrated with Making a Living Online – 28 Business Lessons Learned in the Trenches