My Journey to make 100k, Without a Job.

Learn from my MISTAKES. Celebrate our SUCCESSES.

I've never been happy working in the 9-5. Follow along as I make money outside the corporate structure and find out how I'm growing passive income streams.   


9-5 Escape Strategies I Use and Discuss


Uber, Lyft, and the other sharing economy companies are making the news left and right. I talk about the good, the bad, and how you can use these services to benefit you the most.


I'm currently working very hard on developing an Authority Site as a passive income source. Follow along to find out how I'm doing it, traffic and content strategies, and tips I'm learning along the way.


I use freelancing sites like UpWork and Fiverr, both as a customer and a seller. Find out how I choose which tasks to take on myself, which to outsource, and which ones just aren't that important.

Check out the latest posts below

My Journey to 100K: August Update
If you look back to my July update, my biggest goal for both Betterbythought and for my Authority site was[...]
Freelancing Work Statistics for 2016 That Will Surprise You
Possibly the most common question I answer as an Uber driver is some variation of:"​Is this all you do for[...]
10 Reasons I Start All my Websites with Bluehost Shared Hosting
Congratulations! You've decided to start an online business! You've got your niche planned out. You know what you want to sell,[...]
Journey to 100k: July Update
July was both good and bad here at betterbythought. I feel it's fairly safe to say that I won't be[...]

Who am I? 

I am an engineer by trade, a sports enthusiast, and someone who long ago realized he didn't want a "Job". This blog is focused on the projects I've taken on to earn a living outside the 9-5, and my quest to build passive income sources. 

Yes, the Caricature is me. No, I've never chopped a brick in half.