Why You Should Work Like a Dog

Recently, I was strolling Brooklyn with my rescue pup, enjoying the warm weather and the (relatively) fresh air. Mocha, my pitbull-mix, heads directly to whatever smells best. She’s very single-minded. 

That’s when it hit me. I want to be like her.

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Remote WorkTom Basgil
What the Hell is a Funnel, and Why do Marketing and Sales Professionals Need to Master Them?

Funnel hacking is a big buzzword in digital marketing and sales circles. It’s frankly been the next big thing for a few years now. Promoted by Russell Brunson and ClickFunnels, more and more jobs are looking to hire funnel hackers. A quick search on Indeed.com brought up 42 jobs in Manhattan alone, with 6 offering salaries of $120k+. A similar search for just “funnel” alone brings in 184 jobs.

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Why I Read 40+ Books in 2018

In 2018, I read 44 books – a healthy mix of science fiction and fantasy, mindset and entrepreneurship. I enjoyed each and every one, but that’s typical for me. I love to read.

I work full-time, and I’m also in two online courses. Plus, I read a ton of news articles each day – from politics to tech to the latest social media features. How do I do it? And how can you upgrade your reading habits?

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5 Steps to Get Started as a Freelancer

So you want to be a freelancer? Step right up! Consulting isn’t for everyone, but by doing your research can you figure out if you’d like to test the waters. These tips will help you get started, whether you want a part-time side-gig or want to start your own agency.

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Rise and Grind: Finding Your Efficiency Sweet Spot

I find it’s always helpful to have two creative projects going. That way, you can procrastinate from one with the other. 

Utility of action and efficiency are key in understanding Tim Ferriss’ approach to reducing the time spent on trivial work and maximizing your profits. As I read through, I found his approach wanting in a few aspects.

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Remote Work, BrandingTom Basgil
My Most Valuable Asset is Time

I’m about 30 pages into "The 4-Hour Workweek" (Tim Ferriss), and I’m frankly feeling very inspired. I just had a rough weekend, where I worked about ten hours and felt exhausted for the other 38. This isn’t too strange for me. I have a chronic illness that means I’m next to useless most of the time, which is why I quit my job and started freelancing full time.

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5 Tips to Boost ROI on Google AdWords

As Apple is obsessed with design, Google is obsessed with its search engine results. And, who wouldn't be? Google controls a clear majority of search engine volume in the U.S.

But how does that affect your business? Whether B2B or B2C, your customers are using Google to find products, services and the latest news. Your business can rise to the top of the queue with properly executed Google AdWords search ads.

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