Archives for Business Basics


This site is designed for those who want to leave their cubicles and build real, substantial, and profitable businesses from their skills and interests. This includes things like whether or not you should incorporate, how to manage your business finances, and how to outsource projects to subcontractors. When it comes to the details of running your business, check here first.

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Member Update: How Does This Serve You?

By Heather Robson | January 27, 2020

We all get stuck sometimes. We really want to move forward toward a goal, but we just can’t seem to make any progress. When that happens, there’s a question you can ask to help you get unstuck.

Announcing the Live Blog Challenge

By Heather Robson | January 26, 2020

AWAI’s Copywriting Bootcamp will be here before you know it… and this year we need a Wealthy Web Writer like you to do our Live Blog Coverage. Throw your hat in the ring!

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10 Success Secrets from Legendary Sales and Marketing Guru Brian Tracy

By John Torre | January 23, 2020

Success is determined by your habits. This is wisdom from success and marketing legend Brian Tracy. Inside, you’ll find ten success secrets from Brian Tracy that will help you become more successful in business and life.

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Member Update: Between Here and There

By Heather Robson | January 20, 2020

When you think about success, what do you visualize? Do you focus on the results? Do you visualize the path? Achieving success comes at a cost. That’s not a bad thing, but you do need to adapt your mindset.

Reality Blog: Steadily Building a Passive Income… and a Plan for 2020

By Andrew Murray | January 10, 2020

Andrew Murray breaks down how his progress during 2019 matches up with the goals he set at the beginning of the year and what he plans to do to further build his passive income in 2020.

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Reality Blog: The Right Way to Use Popups on Your Website

By Andrew Murray | January 3, 2020

Good popups are simple. Plenty of white space, a catchy image, persuasive headline and copy, then a call-to-action. They enhance the user experience rather than interrupting it. Discover the best practices for popups and get the results you want.

Member Update — You’re a Bundle of Ideas

By Heather Robson | December 30, 2019

We talk a lot in this business about how valuable it is to be an idea person. The good news is you are an idea person. If you don’t think so, find out why this is almost certainly true… and how you can use it to your advantage.

Reality Blog: How to Alienate Your Audience and Drive Them Away in Under 2 Seconds! But Wait, There’s More…

By Andrew Murray | December 27, 2019

Popups can be incredibly annoying to the user if not properly implemented. Discover the most common mistakes marketers make with popups so you can avoid them.

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