A New Year, A New Direction

It’s been over 3 years since I started my first internet venture and launched my company Scepter Marketing. I’ve tried a bit of everything to make money online from selling on Amazon and eBay, to network marketing, to adsense sites, to blogging, to marketing for local businesses, to creating directories, to web development. Though it’s […]

Outsourcing Adventures

Late last year, I began hiring some independent contractors to do some work for me on one of my sites. I got to the point where I was working more “in” my business rather than “on” my business which is usually about the time businesses stop growing. I’ve unfortunately got to see this type of […]

What I Get for 8 Year of Verizon Loyalty

The short answer is, “nothing” but read on for the story. On my trip to NYC this past weekend my phone, not checking both ways before crossing the street, was run over by a car. Living up to its name (Incredible) it still turned on, received texts and phone calls, and can take and keep […]

Looking Back on the Last 2 Years of Business

I’ve been feeling a bit┬ánostalgic as we near the benchmark of 100 days left in 2012. The year is flying by, and in memory I look back to 2010 when I first attempted to start making a living by doing something online. I had initially started a website with which I was going to catalog […]

Looking for the Greatest Leverage

Give me the place to stand, and I shall move the earth – Archimedes Over the last few weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of leverage. Being blessed to live in a (mostly) free nation, there is a near-infinite amount of opportunities that I could build a business around. With the internet, […]