The other day my wife and I were in a local health food store. The woman asked us, “Why are you buying the whole box of chocolate covered coconut bars?”

“We eat them on the plane while we’re traveling.”

“Where are you off to?” she asked.

“Brazil,” we replied.

“Really?” she asked. “For how long?”

“Three months.”

“Three months?! Are you guys millionaires?”

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Countdown to 2015: U.S. Giving Up Control of Internet

by Matthew "Kaboomis" Loomis on March 27, 2014

Recently, the U.S. government announced plans to let go of global Internet control.

As a result, many experts are speculating about the Internet’s future. Some are optimistic while others raise concerns about potentially serious problems.

This news should make every online business owner ask: Will a decentralized global Internet take off and soar like a released dove? Or will it hit the ground and never be the same?

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Here’s a guest article from OfficeTime.net. I share it because I participated in their survey. Enjoy! -Ryan M. Healy

LONDON — In its third annual “Top Time Killers” survey, OfficeTime.net asked over 1,300 people — mostly freelancers, small business owners and other professionals — about how much time they spend on a variety of activities during the workday. For the third year straight, the “Top Time Killer” is email, but this year Meetings rose from 5th place to a very close 2nd place finish.

Results of the Top Ten list, released each February to coincide with Time Management Month, were ranked based on the percentage of people spending between one and four hours per day on each activity.

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Super Bowl XXXLVIII was filled with all the commercials you’d expect… the kind that make you laugh or tear up, but leave you struggling to remember the company that ran the ad or what they were trying to sell.

That’s why one ad in particular stood out like a Quaker walking down the Las Vegas Strip at midnight.

This ad was nothing more than words on a screen — as plain as an Internet marketer’s video sales letter.

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Will Your Prospects Read a 10-Page Sales Pitch?

by Ryan M. Healy on January 5, 2014

Recently a client expressed his concern that his prospects would not read a long sales pitch.

“I don’t know… I just don’t think they’d read a 10-page letter,” he said.

This isn’t a new concern. Clients the world over believe their customers are different. Their customers would never read a 10-page letter, much less a 20-page letter.

How do they know this?

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