Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by sakfjgadsyukgf, Feb 11, 2018.
I'm barely literate (no joke), thanks for posting.
Thanks Tim, and welcome to sherdog.
Yup, this seems like the most likely story. Most or all of the examples of Ferriss gives in his book for online businesses are now gone..... I've considered putting time in to learning stuff like selling via Amazon Affiliate, but with my luck, the business would probably work for a year before it dries up.
I'm a 100% commission sales guy in an industry likely to see massive changes/get wiped out in the next 10 years. Have no idea what I'll do then lol
I'd be interested to learn more about what exactly you do, I'm sort of in the tech industry and well read enough to at least understand the outlines. Feel free to PM me if you want. I hear you on the '6 figures but I live in an expensive city' thing, that's me now. You could conceivably work remotely too I'd imagine, though the time zone thing I mentioned originally with clients could be a pain.
You ever think about what you'd do if your industry changes and you lose your income? I only ask because I think about it constantly.....
If you are single, it is possible. As soon as you get married....haha....good luck.
Yes, I am from SF. Just a coincidence about my user name being the same term used for the south of market area though. Hah. Are you from SF too?
My user name "Soma" comes from the Brave New World book, as Toxic mentioned. I always liked the sound of the word, hah.
The people I know who travel all time in their late 20s early 30s are either the following
- self employed
- dont have large expenses (mortgage, rent aka still live at home)
- real estate (rental property, house flipping, buy n sell ect)
Seriously considering investing into real estate and cutting my work hours to 20ish.
Someone said it tho, still gotta work your ass off so that in time when you invest smart, you can eventually cut your hours.
Sounds like we should talk. Lets schedule a time to talk.
I agree. Without a huge safety net to support us, it takes alot of time to get to the point where they can do this, as life is usually a struggle young.
#3 is the most wildly successful person I know, and I'm sorta proud of him. He's actually responsible for a sizable amount of that states education funds. He's like a nonviolent Scarface. He has Sugar gliders.
Not currently but I lived at Jackson and Battery a few years ago.
sales is one of the best backgrounds you can have for working online.
I know quite a few married people or couples working online. it definitely is true that it is easier to get started when you have less liabilities (mortgage, kids, bills etc) though, but plenty of people still do it and succeed.
I've been doing this for many years and met a lot of very wealthy people who made their money online, along with a lot of struggling dreamers or digital fakeys as I like to call them.
Hey man if you can figure out a way to travel abroad and make money while you do it, go for it 100%. That's my fucking dream. I just can't conceive of a way to do that in the short term although I'm working on the means to possibly be able to do that down the road.
Some great advice on this thread. Im just marking it to come back to read it later
I know a Pick Up guru who lives the vagabond life in Asia. Once he quit teaching ESL in Japan and started teaching pickup full time, his visa expired and he was forced to travel constantly. He mostly holds his seminars on the weekends, and let's potential clients know where he'll be and when for seminars.
Sales is the best skillset for a lot of areas.
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