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It's Friday! What did you accomplish this week?

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  1. macdonjo3

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    It's that time of week again! My list for this week is something like:

    - wrote a viral article on Wednesday and it got 55,000 views (B2B niche) that day alone and a bunch more thereafter. hopefully close out 100k views for the week. it also attracted some love letters from some lawyers at a big corporation.
    - created a Udemy course to further my personal brand (I'll post it later)
    - got one of most reputable business men on the forum to write a foreword for my upcoming book about going 0 to 6 figures with a software company. launch around august. I also had measurements made for my dress shirt and that should be ready in another 2 weeks which will be for the photo session I also have booked with the photographer for my picture on the back cover.
    - Worked on inching closer to a mid 4 figure SEO side-deal for next week, closed a few smaller deals on the side this week to fill up some spare time
    - Did some idea validation on a membership site where I'll be posting weekly SEO case studies on trending SEO topics, backed by personally investing 3-4 figure weekly budgets. Started looking into YT advertising.
    - Hit over 300 active clickers in my SERP CTR click exchange network which is launching shortly and is certainly going to shake the SEO industry. I have a small handful of friends and past clients at agencies ready to pour in 4 figure monthly budgets into that. Also have a few agencies lined up to join the beta testing and get some video testimonials up from their agency offices (NYC, Miami and maybe more). Fixed a bunch of bugs and really approaching the quality I want.
    - got my Adwords account suspended after calling in to ask questions, while running an ad about SERP CTR manipulation... lol
    - hired a $35/hr tutor to help me finish off one of the last prerequisites for my CS degree which will accelerate my school work and give me more time to work on the above.
    - oh, and rocked a midterm and an assignment for school on Monday

    Now it's Friday, time to head out of the city, see my pals, get some boating in, hit a few bars, maybe hit a few golf balls and shit some shit up. Cheers on another good week of progress.

    How about you? What have you been up to this week?
     
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  2. macdonjo3

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  3. jamesjk1

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    Cool shirt. Glad it didn't say 'I'm Josh McDonalds bitch'.
     
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    That's unfortunate they suspended your Adwords account.

    I honestly didn't do much this week other than fix the last of the leaks and other issues in my car. Oh, but the OVP relay failed yesterday, so now I can't drive until I replace it (hopefully tomorrow).

    Business-wise, I'm just getting ready for an upcoming business trip next month. I'm expecting to close a few deals while I'm out there.
     
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    And here I am stuck on choosing between niche or general category for my upcoming e-comm + Facebook experiment. You gave me some motivation. Let me know if you have any experience in the above.
     
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    My list for this week :

    Thinking about something.
    Learning black magic from pewep
    Trying to rank website with SEO gurus guidance.
     
  7. Netvertiser

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    I changed colors of BHW from dark to bright.
     
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  8. PrimeOne

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    Just accomplished set up new website and some link building this week.
     
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  10. Ste Fishkin

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    Josh, I like you... so please don't turn into a guru retard.

    Book deals, professional photo's, udemy courses.... you're treading a fine line.
     
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  11. Dayowl

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    Building a list
    get done some work for client
    get another client for future work
    ordered some stuff to sell them in EU (I'm part of JV)
    created and managed social profile for one seo project

    so far so good but it always can be better :)
     
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    I didn't get as much done as I would have liked to. Working on a buyer's guide for my new site, building social accounts, building backlinks by hand. The boring kind of work.

    I'm in a bit of a lull, I've been reading about shit more than I've been working and experimenting so I really need a kick in the nuts right about now to get back into full swing.

    Business aside, I had an awesome holiday weekend, did some camping, hiking, kayaking and site seeing. Spent a lot of quality time with the family.
     
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    Only got 5 fish in it at the moment
     
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  14. Ste Fishkin

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    @dkinderis you shouldn't have any fish until the nitrogen cycle takes place... you're going to poison them.
     
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    All that was taken care of, i didnt set up the whole thing in 1 week, it was up and running for more than a month now with everything put into it so the fish can survive. I've added most of the plants and the fish this week
     
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    Well, I have integrated promo codes and finally launched my real estate rental listing site that I have been developing for a few months.

    I've done a bit of social promotion yesterday, but so far no paid signups. I've also ordered 1k flyers that I'm gonna deliver to certain large dorms around the city (promo code included of course).

    Now, onto promotion!
     
  17. simo247

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    not enough :(

    Office is not set up for productivity however. Lets get to it ;)
     
  18. macdonjo3

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    Considering I've been in the game for 7 years, I'm honestly a rookie with respect to Facebook. I've been doing a lot of testing lately, but I have so much to learn until I am where I want to be. I run a bunch of campaigns, but I'm still working on optimizing. If you have any questions, I can probably help a bit.
     
  19. macdonjo3

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    With Adworrds, it doesn't seem difficult to have multiple Adwords accounts, at least from my early tests. Have fun on the trip!

    Hah, well it's mostly a selfbranding play. Not really going the guru route, but I want to position myself within some authority.

    Right on. How are you building the list?

    What kind of backlinks have you been doing by hand?

    Will you be delivering them yourself?
     
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  20. Nisog

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    I'll quote Elon Musk
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