Not too long ago, I wrote a post called “Are We Fools For Saving Our Money?” The inspiration for it came from several themes I read in the book “Unfair Advantage: The Power of Financial Education” by Robert Kiyosaki. Although we explored both sides of Kiyosaki’s opinions, I felt as though there was still quite a bit of the book to review and I wanted to do it justice. So here is my book review. In case you’ve never read anything by Robert Kiyosaki, here’s a brief overview: Take on massive amounts of debt, don’t save your money, and the future of our economy is in deep trouble! Now why in the world would I recommend reading a book like that? Because it reminds me that there is more than one way to become independently wealthy! Robert … [Read more...] about Book Review: “Unfair Advantage” by Robert Kiyosaki
Rework is a collection of advice from the blog “Signal vs. Noise” by the authors’ company “37signals”. In it, the authors trash almost every common corporate practice such as meetings, business plans, projections, marketing, hiring practices, etc. to the credit of their own success. Although 37signals is a small, Internet based company, their products are widely used and the blog has thousands of readers. … [Read more...] about Book Review: “Rework” by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
CA$HVERTISING: How to Use More than 100 Secrets of Ad-Agency Psychology to Make Big Money Selling Anything to Anyone”, author Drew Eric Whitman explores all of these questions and dozens of other advertising tricks and techniques to show you how you can do a better job of marketing. One of the central themes of CA$HVERTISING is that anyone could use the strategies presented in this book and they would be more affective than most ad agencies out there. The unfortunate fact, Whitman states, is that most advertising is garbage because it fails to appeal to our basic needs and interests. … [Read more...] about Book Review: “CA$HVERTISING” by Drew Eric Whitman
ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income”. The book is a collection of tips and advice on the art and business of building a blog. It not only provides several introductory step-by-step processes for getting started and keeping your blog running, but it also provokes many questions about what type of subject you’d like to write about, how to keep things interesting, etc. … [Read more...] about Book Review: “ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income” by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett
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“How to Win Friends and Influence People” is a book about exactly what the title suggests: Using psychological techniques and strategies to effectively connect with other people. The advice is not only intended to help you get along with people, but also how to persuade them in a non-confrontational way. Although this book was written in 1936, it is still just as effective as ever. The book was written by the now famous Dale Carnegie. Born into poverty, Carnegie became a well known author and public speaker on the subject of self-improvement. Today the Carnegie name is used to promote several public speaking courses that are taught according to his teachings. … [Read more...] about Book Review: “How to Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie
With a name like “Get Rich Click! The Ultimate Guide to Making Money on the Internet” by Marc Ostrofsky is a giant collection of tips and advice on just about everything you could do to start making money online. It covers dozens of topics including: • E-Commerce • Understanding Search Engines • Online Advertising • Improving you Search Engine Optimization (SEO) • Using affiliate marketing • Owning marketable domain names • Creating valuable content • Taking advantage of social networks • Setting up payment processing • Marketing for mobile phones • Using Internet videos • Partnering with non-profits … [Read more...] about Book Review: “Get Rich Click!” by Marc Ostrofsky
Think all rich people drink fancy wine and drive luxury cars? How about the inverse – that everyone who lives in an expensive home or wears a Swiss watch is a millionaire? You’d be very surprised to learn that most “true millionaires” are nothing like this. In his latest book “The Millionaire Next Door” and … [Read more...] about Book Reivew: “Stop Acting Rich: …And Start Living Like a Real Millionaire” by Dr. Thomas J. Stanley