Alternatives to gainful employment for generating income in order to create your own life.

Passive Income Report :: July 2007

By | August 22nd, 2007|Categories: Income Reports|

I made $1795.25 from passive income sources in July, up $262.45 (15%) over June. The increase this month was due to gains in both blog income and network marketing. Some of my sources are more passive than others (as explained in How Passive is Your Income), but each source has a strong residual component. Here [...]

Blog Income Report :: July 2007

By | August 14th, 2007|Categories: Income Reports|

This income report has been revised because of an account adjustment by LinkWorth. In an email dated September 11, 2007, LinkWorth notified all affiliates that a programming error had overstated affiliate earnings on new referrals. As a result of this mistake, they debited $300 from my account ($90 of which they had already deposited into [...]

Passive Income Report :: June 2007

By | July 19th, 2007|Categories: Income Reports|

I made $1532.80 from passive income sources in June, up $90.13 (6%) over May. The thing I like most about passive income is the cumulative effect. The work I put in each month goes towards increasing my cashflow, not re-creating it. In other words, once I set up an income stream, it keeps coming in. [...]

What I Know About LinkWorth

By | July 18th, 2007|Categories: Affiliate Programs|

LinkWorth is a Text-Ad broker in the tradition of Text-Link Ads, with a special emphasis on Search Engine Optimization. I'd never even heard of it until Matt (from the company) read my article on Text-Link Ads and left a comment to let me know that there was another option with quite a few features. Last [...]

Blog Income Report :: June 2007

By | July 11th, 2007|Categories: Blogging, Entrepreneurship, Income Reports, Internet Marketing|

Income produced on Genius Types jumped by another 58% in June, the third consecutive month of 50%+ increases! Total earnings were $396.29. The compound monthly growth rate (three-month rolling average) is at a very healthy 60%. Let's pretend for a moment that I can keep up this insane rate of income growth for the next [...]

The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

By | July 6th, 2007|Categories: Books, Entrepreneurship|

Books have a funny way of showing up at the right time. The 4-hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss was no exception. This book was recommended to me by two regular Genius Types readers, HalOtis and Joe. Thanks, guys; this book knocked me out. You readers really know what you're talking about. If you have any [...]

Traffic Report :: June 2007

By | July 3rd, 2007|Categories: Blogging, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship, Internet Marketing, Traffic Reports|

Genius Types received 48,952 page views in June. Unique visitors to Genius Types increased from 10,463 in May to 16,938 in June, a 38% increase. Genius Types added 227 feedburner subscribers over the month (a 34% increase), averaging about 7.5 per day and ending the month with 671 subscribers. The compound monthly growth rate (rolling [...]

Build Posture To Close Deals

By | June 27th, 2007|Categories: Career, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship|

Why is it that two people can offer the same terms, product, or service; and one can walk away with the deal while the other is left empty handed? The answer is what negotiators call "posture." The way you present yourself can have powerful effects on your perceived credibility, trustworthiness, and authority. Remember back to [...]

What I Know About Text-Link Ads

By | June 22nd, 2007|Categories: Affiliate Programs, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship, Internet Marketing|

Text Link Ads have consistently been a top income earner for Genius Types, regularly competing for the top spot with Google AdSense. They are the logical next step for monetizing your website after you have built up a bit of traffic and page rank. Advantages Text-Link Ads have several advantages over Google AdSense and other [...]