Archive for October 2010

Preach It, George Bernard

I object to publishers: the one service they have done me is to teach me to do without them. They combine commercial rascality with artistic touchiness and pettiness, without being either good businessmen or fine judges of literature. All that is necessary in the production of a book is an author and a bookseller, without [...]

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Join Our Free Infoproduct Show & Tell

Infoproducts! Are! Awesome! You know I already think so, which is why I’ve written about what infoproducts are, how to sell them, the reason they’re awesome for the future of, well, everyone, and of course, the math behind slowly freeing yourself from freelancing… all through the transformative beauty of the infoproduct. But you know what [...]

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I’ve Made $216,688 From Products This Year

Hey, would you look at the time? It’s getting late. Just two months until the deeply introspective blog posts start comin’ hot & heavy. It’s still only mid-October, I know. Halloween decorations: in. Pensive rumination: out. But hey, I caught myself thinking last night, I’ve finally caught up with the bookkeeping (thanks, Jess!), and I’m, [...]

Is it Hard? Or Do You Just Don’ Wanna

Is building a product hard? Maybe. Which part of it? Committing to a schedule, doing the research, and serving a need that actually exists? Is that hard? Is reading books and forums hard? Is tabulating common themes in a spreadsheet hard? Is revisiting it twice a week hard? No, that’s not hard. That’s don’t wanna. [...]

When Selling Turns You Evil

Does selling make you evil? Am I evil? Wicked? Slightly naughty? Well, am I? Some certainly would have you think so. There’s a lot of people out there who think commerce is evil. The exchange of money for goods and services? Yep, evil. And inherently manipulative. That’s what they believe. It doesn’t matter whether there’s [...]

Tickets are now on sale!

Yep, that’s right: it’s 6:30pm in my neck of the woods and the 75 tickets for the 30×500 Launch Class are now on sale. You’ve read the details page, right? That lists exactly what the class is, how it works, what you get, how much it costs, and my extremely generous refund policy? Good. As [...]

Test page!

Here’s a test page I am publishing on a time thingy

The deal: 30×500 Launch Class, Splained

So, ladies and gentlemen, deal with the 30×500 Launch Class: Is the class right for me? Are you a developer or a designer with developer-y skills? Or are you excited to make a non-software product, like ebooks, templates, or screencasts? The class is for you. When is it? 30×500 Launch Class is 4-month online class [...]

True Wealth

Do you have True Wealth? Have you thought about what it means, and what it takes to have it? Leave aside questions of love, friends, family, health and passion — let’s talk about the popular use of the word. Wealth as in wherewithal, money, capital, freedom. True wealth isn’t what you have, but what you [...]

Running the Numbers: Your First Infoproduct

If you’re a freelancer, doing creative-y things, then it won’t take but a small push to get you from No Products zomg! to Hey I Gots a Product. Let’s look at the numbers for Your First Infoproduct. First up: Your Freelance Income Say you typically charge $75/hr. Your rate may be higher or lower; adjust [...]

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