How baby boomers can work remotely from the Internet

baby boomer on laptop

If you are a baby boomer, then you face some unique issues when it comes to work. Those of you who have had a job for 20 or 30 years (or more) are usually ready to retire, but aren’t necessarily ready to not work either because you don’t want a lot of free time on your hands or you can’t … Read More

Growth Hacking is Overrated

“Growth hacking” is a technical term for customer development. Essentially, it involves figuring out what your customer wants without ever having to talk to or interact with them.  How? By using tools like Optimizely, Google Analytics,  and KISS Metrics, you’re able to learn more about your customer based on a specific set of metrics. These types of programs allow you to discover … Read More

Life Without a Cell Phone

Life Without A Cell Phone | Live Work Anywhere

From my home wifi, to airport seatac wifi, to SFO airport wifi, to Gogo InFlight, Boingo as backup, to rail Wifi on the BART… Convince me that I need AT&T. I’ve been without my phone for several weeks. Other than people asking me why I’m not using my other number, and me not being the best atreturning voicemails (same as … Read More

6 Tricks to Sell Out Your First Skillshare Class

Skillshare Infographic 6 Tricks to Sell Out Skillshare

1. Promoting If Skillshare already exists in your city….  great!  You can leverage their lists for distribution. If Skillshare is new to your city or doesn’t really exist yet, ask: What other business networks exist locally? What other networking platforms exist where you can post your content? For example: EventBrite Meetup groups LinkedIn Facebook Biznik Be careful of terms of … Read More

FreeConferenceCall.com to Launch StartMeeting

FreeConferenceCall.com launces StartMeeting

I’ve been using FreeConferenceCall.com and FreeConferencing.com to connect remotely with clients.  I have been happy with my service from FreeConferencing and had switched from Webex after testing it. But, I was wondering how FreeConferencing was planning to monetize with all calls and conferences being free and zero advertising… but today I found out how – with a sister company called … Read More

Guts Not Grades

Guts Not Grades | Live Work Anywhere

Having a startup is about conviction. The most appropriate synonym that comes to mind when I think of entrepreneurs and startups is resilience. I compete with Ivy League grads for business who, disturbingly, many people look at in awe. Book knowledge and street knowledge are very different things. But, beyond knowledge are instincts and guts. Two things that can’t be … Read More

Cell Phone Contracts Will Be a Thing of the Past

Ditch your cell phone! Your cell phone plan, that is. (Pay attention AT&T, the world is getting even more connected) One of the most challenging things about traveling is avoiding international roaming on your cell phone. Why can’t the phone companies all just get along? As soon as I cross the border from Seattle to Vancouver, I’m be forced onto … Read More

Digitize Everything! How To Simplify your Life by Going Digital

Digitize Everything! How To Simplify your Life by Going Digital Live Work Anywhere

This is a follow up post to my posts about 4boxes, Dropbox, and Google Apps. When making a change to simplify and become more mobile, it’s time to go through those old photos, CDs, DVDs, or any other types of media. That’s the easiest way to downsize— DIGITIZE! CDs became mp3s.  DVDs can now be streamed by using a Netflix … Read More

Google Apps and Why They Rock

Because everything I do has completely morphed to online.  I haven’t lost a file, thanks to Dropbox, and with Google Apps have been able to: Create and Share Company Documents Maintain and Share Spreadsheets Create a mini-CRM system Connect a Domain Name from GoDaddy and create company email account Use Google Sites to create company wiki pages to manage daily … Read More