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 … [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 • … [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
This isn’t another book of “buy a bunch of stocks, hold them for 30 years, and hope for the best” type of investment advice. “Higher Returns from Safe Investments: Using Bonds, Stocks, and Options to Generate Lifetime Income” by Marvin Appel delivers an alternative perspective on the risks and returns from other types of investments; namely bonds. However, he doesn’t just stop there. The book also covers a broad range of other under-appreciated investments such as high-dividend stocks, preferred stocks, and covered call options. I’ll be the first to admit: There is nothing sexy about … [Read more...] about Book Review: “Higher Returns from Safe Investments” by Marvin Appel
No, this isn’t a mistake. I didn’t just publish the same post twice. This summer, I read two separate books titled “Aftershock”. Each one was about our economy and fortunately they were both outstanding! For my review of the other “Aftershock” book by Wiedemer, Wiedemer, and Spitzer, click here. “Aftershock” by Robert Reich was a liberal perspective towards understanding our economic mess, what it could turn into, and how we can solve it. The theme of this book is simple: • Without change, the middle class will not be able to sustain our economy. … [Read more...] about Book Review: “Aftershock: The Next Economy and America’s Future” by Robert B. Reich
Wow. That’s all I can say about this book. Wow. If everything they predict in this book is coming true, we are all in TROUBLE! Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global Financial Meltdown is a book about economic “bubbles”. In short, a bubble is when the price of something grows out of control beyond its true value. Eventually, the erratic price becomes unsustainable, and the bubble “pops” meaning that it rapidly drops in price. Bubbles are nothing new; they can be found all throughout history. Some examples of recent, prominent economic bubbles include the “dot.com” bubble … [Read more...] about Book Review: “Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global Financial Meltdown” by David Wiedemer, Robert A. Wiedemer and Cindy S. Spitzer
Right now, Amazon.com is selling a one year subscription of one of my personal favorite magazines, Smart Money, for $5! I’ve tried out a lot of financial planning magazines, but I always stick to Smart Money over the rest. Why do I like it the best? • It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or an experienced investor. They have something for everyone. • The articles cover a variety of topics: Picking the best stocks, retirement planning, health-care, advice on alternative investment products, travel, deals, current events, and so much more. … [Read more...] about Amazon.com Sells “Smart Money” Magazine for $5 – Plus a Lot of Others!