How I Wrote And Published 4 Books on Amazon in One Month

I don’t really believe in advertising as a valid, long-term monetizing strategy for a blog. There are more cons than pros, if you take the time to really look at it. Yet, many bloggers are rushing towards advertising and fill up their blog real estate with tons of banners and then dumbly wait for money … Read more How I Wrote And Published 4 Books on Amazon in One Month

Don’t Hit It Big! Unless You’re Ready For It…

So, you want to hit it big with your blog? Go on, do it! Just don’t fantasize too much about how it’s going to be when you’ll do it. And you know why? Because it’s going to be completely different from what you think it would. Let me tell you a story about how success … Read more Don’t Hit It Big! Unless You’re Ready For It…

Mariner Promo Code – February Edition

I wish I could make this post the shorter post on DragosRoua.com, but I’m afraid this honor will go to my last one, about how to be a great blogger, with only 17 words. Nevertheless, I’ll keep it as short as I can. So, the Mariner Promo Code for this February 2010, a promo code … Read more Mariner Promo Code – February Edition

How To Defrag Your Mind In 5 Easy Steps

defrag your mind

This is a follow up to my post: “Are You The Best Version Of Yourself?“. Specifically, that article used a geeky metaphor, comparing our own being with a computer. In order to be sure you run the best version of yourself, a certain number of maintenance tasks have to be performed, such as “updating your … Read more How To Defrag Your Mind In 5 Easy Steps

How To Write List Posts – 100 Tips

how to write list posts

Like it or not, the internet loves lists. I suspect it’s because that’s a more formalized way to organize content. Easy to skim, easy to remember. But among those lists, the big ones, those after 50, or 77, or 100 items, are the most popular. So far I wrote 4 “100 ways to” kind of … Read more How To Write List Posts – 100 Tips

Pulltabs, MacGyver and the Road to Self-Improvement

This is a guest post from Colin Wright from ExileLifestyle.com (you can find him on Twitter under @colinismyname). Hungry I’m eyeballing the corkscrew at the other end of the counter. It could work. It HAS to work. Otherwise I’ll never be able to eat this damn pasta. I’m standing in the kitchen, exhausted after 15 … Read more Pulltabs, MacGyver and the Road to Self-Improvement