My Journey to 100K: August Update

August Update

If you look back to my July update, my biggest goal for both Betterbythought and for my Authority site was grow my traffic.  Success.  More on that later. My negative from last month was that I still wasn’t seeing any monetary gain from efforts. August saw my first measurable success in that department too! I’m pretty … Read moreMy Journey to 100K: August Update

Freelancing Work Statistics for 2016 That Will Surprise You

Freelance Work

Possibly the most common question I answer as an Uber driver is some variation of:”​Is this all you do for work?”I’ll often reply by saying it’s one of a handful of things I do. I normally say that along with Uber I do a lot of freelancing in the writing/editing and marketing areas. About half the … Read moreFreelancing Work Statistics for 2016 That Will Surprise You

25 Famous Inspirational Speeches to Jumpstart your Motivation

Famous Inspirational Speeches

Being an Entrepreneur is tough. Working on a Side Hustle to escape a 9-5 is tough. Doing anything that doesn’t conform to the corporate 9-5 structure is tough. We all have days we don’t want to get out of bed. Days when we stupidly do 2 hours of work without saving before losing it all to … Read more25 Famous Inspirational Speeches to Jumpstart your Motivation

My Blogging Experiment: Why it Failed and The Lessons to Learn

Blogging Experiment

In my March update for “Journey to 100k, without a Job” I announced I was changing things here on Betterbythought. I was going to opt for more short update posts rather than longer, more detailed pieces.At the time I made this move I  was frustrated. I had just decided to step away from Kindle Publishing, I … Read moreMy Blogging Experiment: Why it Failed and The Lessons to Learn

Increasing Conversion Rates with Scarcity

To give credit where credit is due, this post was inspired by Dave D. over at Thrive Themes. I found his recent post over on the Thrive blog really interesting, especially since much of my site’s redesign was aimed at increasing conversion rates. In fact, the entire “above the fold” section of my new homepage … Read moreIncreasing Conversion Rates with Scarcity