May 10

May 10, 2016

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What I Learnt Spending a Year Getting Beaten Up

For the last year, I have been putting myself through a lot of pain. I have had countless black eyes, a broken rib, a broken finger and spent most of the time covered in bruises. I have been suffering from the sort of violence people spend their entire lives trying to avoid. Except the weird thing is, I’m loving it.... Read more

Posted in Ramblings

Apr 25

April 25, 2016

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How To Find The Best Products To Sell On Amazon

After reading my in-depth guide on how to start an Amazon FBA business, the most common question I get is: how do you go about choosing what to sell? What are the best products to sell on Amazon? Well, it takes quite a lot of research but here are the basic criteria of what you should look for: Items that can... Read more

Posted in Businesses

Apr 21

April 21, 2016

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My Interview on the Life, Love and Entrepreneurship Podcast

I was recently interviewed by Deepak Shukla on his podcast: Life, Love & Entrepreneurship. In it we discuss thinking outside the box, being an optimist, professional gambling, breweries, Amazon FBA and much more. Check it out! Listen on iTunes // Listen on Soundcloud  ... Read more

Posted in Interviews

Apr 8

April 8, 2016

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How To Start An Amazon FBA Business

I have been selling online through an Amazon FBA business since 2013, but I haven’t really spoken about it much on this blog. I hesitate because to a reader I think it sounds too easy. There are a lot of the articles written about Amazon FBA and they too often just like a scammy get-rich-quick scheme. The logic is simple... Read more

Posted in Businesses

Apr 3

April 3, 2016

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The Great Marketing Experiment – PPC Update

You may have read my post a few weeks ago about the post about experimenting with PPC adverts. During that post, I spent just under £300 on different forms of pay-per-click advertising. I didn’t get much out of that £300, but I did learn a lot. I ended the post by saying that we were going to try and use... Read more

Posted in Businesses

Mar 17

March 17, 2016

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6 Ways I Stay Productive While Being Self-Employed

I started writing this post while on a long-haul flight, heading off on my digital nomad adventure. I was two glasses of wine in and thinking “what a great time to talk about being productive! I will write this post using time that would otherwise be wasted on the in-flight entertainment”. Well, that was almost two weeks ago. I cracked... Read more

Posted in Ramblings

Mar 5

March 5, 2016

cpc marketing

The Great Marketing Experiment Ep 1 – PPC Adverts

This post is the start of a new and very unscientific series where I am going to try to learn as much as possible about online marketing through trial and error. Hopefully, we will all learn something from my mistakes, starting with PPC advertising. I am setting myself a challenge. Each month: I will pick one type of marketing and spend... Read more

Posted in Businesses

Feb 26

February 26, 2016

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Start A Blog In Under An Hour – A Step-By-Step Guide

So you want to start a blog? Great! I started blogging about 14 months, primarily as a sort of online résumé. Since then it has grown to the point where I should really treat it as a proper business. The site is now making over $1,000 a month. A great result for a part-time hobby! But even if you never... Read more

Posted in Businesses

Feb 10

February 10, 2016

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Location Independent – My Digital Nomad Journey Pt 2

Following on from my article a few weeks ago when I declared that I’m giving up my flat and living the life of world travelling nomad, I have now finished most of my research into how actually to become location independent and am finally ready to go. Even if you’re not jumping on the digital nomad bandwagon, I hope this... Read more

Posted in Money Saving

Jan 27

January 27, 2016

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Riding The Storm Of A Stock Market Crash

For the first time since I have been seriously investing in the stock market, I am faced with a crash. I first started buying stocks and shares back in 2011 and enjoyed a very comfortable ride for the first few years. Then, just after the end of the tax year, I greatly increased my portfolio. That was on April 17th... Read more

Posted in Money Saving