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

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  1. macdonjo3

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    Another week has gone by. What have you accomplished?

    I got an intro to a DA90+ website as a contributor. I taught myself C# this morning, wrote my first useful C# application, and then gave it out on the forum to receive some half-decent feedback on it. Well, I learned C# ages ago, so I was mostly just refreshing myself on everything. I usually build scripts in Python to run in a linux environment, so I mainly learned C# for it's desktop uses.

    Developed a new strategy to sorting through expired domains. I also continued to receive great feedback, and a couple more customers for SerpClix.

    My weeks get so productive, that I actually forget what I did Monday-Wednesday, and by 2 AM Friday, only end up remembering what I did Thursday. I promise, I was more productive.

    What have you been up to?
     
  2. macdonjo3

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    I need to make these threads during 9-5 EST so everyone can see the thread
     
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    nice, I actually committed this week to learning the PyQt library. It's really been fun.

    Other than that my week has been fucked up by a hemorrhoid :-( (I Fucking hate this shit)
    So I'm not trying to sit as much and be active. Hopefully by tomorrow I will have no pain haha.
     
  4. macdonjo3

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    Ah right on. I've used wxPython in the past.
    Hemorrhoid? OUCH!
     
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    1. i found a low-competition keyword that gets over 800 searches a month. one of my non-tech savvy associates works in this area and he agreed to pay me for any clients i send him.

    so, i made an opt-in web page and if everything goes well i could be making over $5K a month on autopilot. i may even be able to expand this idea into other areas.

    2. i have a prospect seeking a small business loan and if my investor funds it, i should make a few thousand dollars for the lead.
     
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    I've been researching on how to build a custom PC. I'm gonna wait till black friday to save a shit ton of $$$, but its best to learn before I do anything stupid when I get everything
     
  7. macdonjo3

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    That'll be good if you can pull it off! Either one, but I like the first one better. For as long as you can stay ranked!


    Neat. Are you building anything particular?
     
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    A little late to the party. But I'd love to chime in now -

    1. Got 2 more Kindle books online. I remember posting in one of your previous threads as well.
    2. Processed 4 Bulk Orders for my content service.
    3. Got 1 site online - it was an impulse decision - found a niche on Wednesday, the site was up with basic content and the blueprint I originally intended for it by Saturday morning.

    Overall, pretty satisfied.
     
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    Super late to the party.

    Spent all of last week on a vacation (finally). For the longest time, "vacation" to me meant relaxing on the beach. This time, my wife and I flew to the West Coast and explored San Francisco, Yosemite, and Seattle. It was incredible. Definitely a real eye opener to city life.

    Now we are looking into a "four corners" type of concept with US rental properties in the future. We want a condo in downtown Seattle, a beachfront place in Key West, a cabin in Vermont, and a condo in one of the oceanside LA suburbs.
     
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    Yeah just a cheap one which can run games at 60 FPS. I'll add a GTX 950 for GPU and a i3 6100 CPU. 8GB RAM. I know it may bottleneck but its ok for now as I'll upgrade the CPU in the future.
     
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    Did you write the books yourself? Any reviews yet?


    Wow that's awesome. Key West is awesome!


    Oh right on. I'm not into gaming, too addicting.
     
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    No. I have put together a small but efficient team. Have certain guys who specialise in fiction.

    Trying to build a small Kindle empire with about 50 books by the end of 2016. Currently at 22.

    However, unlike what others are doing - I rarely ever put Novellas up. (~20k words or less.)

    My books are usually 60k upwards - so they end up forming a proper book with ~180-200 pages and may be printed later on using Createspace or a third party.
     
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    Has it turned profitable for you?
     
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    I am yet to break even on cost-of-production basis. But I am getting close.

    Been only 6 months since I started doing it. But there have been some amazing days.
     
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    Smart choice man, once you start gaming you're sucked into a world you can't get out of!
     
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    Balance my brother balance. If she is meant for you then find days you can go out as she will not want you on the computer but like with any profession you need to find a way to fit everything in.
     
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    So I really just wanted to get my house cleaned... funny actually I'm selling my house because my IM venture hasn't exactly turned the profit I expected quickly enough so I'm cleaning it up to get the realtor over to take pictures and get it up for sale. Fortunately the house has went up a lot since I bought it a little over a year ago and I will most likely be making money or breaking even. Instead of give up on IM ventures I am going to keep pushing 100% at them. Luckily and to my surprise I have a great family member willing to let me stay with him for a cost of utilities so I can fund my IM business MUCH better then I currently can.


    but yeah...

    I've spent most my time on IM despite I have been telling myself I'd clean the house for pics .. since monday lol

    annnd... here I am on BHW o_O
     
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    I was collecting some useful informations about a VA service that I may start here.
    The only parts missing are tax system (in Tunisia), which is really unclear, and the type of VAs' contracts (due to client non-engagement to long periods).
    Anybody want to add something ? How these companies/agencies work?

    Thank you,
     
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    Well, this week i acomplished a lot.

    4X excercise for 3 hours at least (1/2 at morning, 1/2 at evening)
    4X eating at least 90gr of protein (it feels really powerfull)
    4X meditation.

    Also i did a lot of sales this week, about 12 and i'm going to use the money to fuel my SEO :)

    However i really feel the need to go out and talk to people at a bar or something, to spread the love.

    Hope you guys are doing beast too!
     
  20. neu009

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    Key West is overrated in my opinion (and other I have spoken with) , and also no real beach to speak of. Guess it also depends where you come from, here there is nicer beaches, palm trees and more of a vacationy feel than in Key West. If you want tropical feel , this is not the place for it you can get more value for your $ somewhere else.
     
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