Our property journey (update) | How we started our portfolio

House 1 – 2 bed terraced Our property journey really started when we decided to move to Durham in 2014. I had been living in my house for 18 years and then rented it out to enable me to move. I was an ‘accidental landlord’. The details are as follows and the values are current…

Marketing for Property People – Why it’s Important for You

For the past couple of years since leaving my long term employer, i’ve been looking for a combination of ways to put a solid passive income in place around property, or real estate as it’s known in the USA, and affiliate marketing. YouTube and Facebook are currently awash with trainers and mentors who will teach…

Wealthy Affiliate Review – 20 Irresistible Reasons to Give it a Shot (Updated)

Wealthy Affiliate Review : 20 Irresistible Reasons to Give it a Shot I bet you arrived here after googling ‘Wealthy Affiliate Review’, trying to find out if Wealthy Affiliate is too good to be true. Is it a scam? This Wealthy Affiliate review was originally posted in 2018, but I’ve now rewritten it with the…

The two best types of products to promote to make money online

Although all kinds of affiliate marketing will make you money, some products are better than others to promote. Most people start by selling physical Amazon products and earn a commission from them, but although Amazon hosts the biggest affiliate system on the planet, the level of commission Amazon pays isn’t that impressive. In fact things…

Why you should sell your own digital products on Clickbank

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Clickbank : Affiliates and Vendors Clickbank University 2.0 The affiliate world is filled with suggestions on how to earn commission from products being sold on Clickbank, but have you ever thought of turning the tables and becoming the vendor? As an affiliate, you may have had great success with selling other people’s products, but someone…

New House To Add To Our Portfolio : Keeping Multiple Income Streams Open

Always keep your eye on the ball I haven’t posted on the subject of property for a while, but it’s still been ticking away in the background whilst i’ve been building on the affiliate/ attraction marketing side and we’ve been very active, educating ourselves further in 2018. We’ve been on 3 courses during the year (2…

Attraction Marketing : The 7 Steps to have people begging to connect with YOU

What is the Attraction Marketing Formula? – Attraction Marketing is a marketing strategy that attracts customers and clients to you who already want to buy what you have to offer. Step 1 : Brand YOU The only one thing that is unique about you …. is YOU. It’s your USP. It’s one of the first things…

The Only Way to Change Your Way of Life is to Take Action!

Here we are in the last days of 2018 (how quickly the year has passed, it’s zoomed by). Here in the UK it’s been quite a year. We’ve been on holiday twice, both times to Lanzarote. We’ve been on two property courses with Samuel Leeds and have continued to look to invest in more property….

Wealthy Affiliate – The Perfect Accompaniment to a Property Business

This is a great side hustle to sit alongside a Property business The perfect accompaniment to a property business is a website I discovered called Wealthy Affiliate. It is a community which comprehensively teaches about Marketing from scratch, including how to build a website, host it, get it indexed by Google, promote it, do keyword…

Target Niches for your Online Business – How to Pick One

A Worldwide Audience to Address. When you sit down and think about all the people in the world that would like to make more money, you could pretty much include just about everyone. Every person from every little corner of the population could use extra cash and that is really the target audience. So in…

Time is your biggest asset, you need to maximize it.

Tempus Fugit! as the saying goes. Time truly does fly, and frustratingly seems to speed up the older you get. I think there’s a name for that effect, but i’m not sure we need to really know it here. However, time is a finite resource for everybody and is thus the most precious in The…

Lease Option Agreements – How to Recognise if there’s money in the deal

When you have put out lots of yellow letters to your target houses, you’ll soon start to get phone calls (well, hopefully you will if you’ve written a good letter). Quick tip – get yourself a dedicated phone to allow people to ring you. Don’t use your normal phone number. If the phone rings, don’t…

Review : Samuel Leeds Deal Finding Extravaganza

picture of Hilton Hall near Walsall

After waiting for what seemed like an age since we first went on the Samuel Leeds Property Investors Crash Course in Manchester in February, we rocked up to Hilton Hall just outside of Walsall for the next stage on our property journey, the Deal Finding Extravaganza and Never Use Your Own Money Again Courses. What…

5 Must Read Books To Start Earning Passive Income

Getting yourself out of the rat race and earning passive income through various investment channels is a dream of many. It is also a good side income to look forward to every month. This article will suggest good books to equip you the reader with relevant knowledge to get started on your passive income journey….

Active versus Passive Income | Why Passive Income is better

  I’m a Scientist! I started work in 1979 as a lab technician with BIP (British Industrial Plastics, a monicker that is long gone). They kitted me out in a white lab coat and I got to call myself a scientist. That was pretty cool in those days. Being a lab technician was a bit…

Samuel Leeds Property Crash Course Review

If you’ve been following me since I jacked in the day job you’ll know that one thing I’ve been hanging my hat on is property investing as a sure-fire way of trumping the banks for making an income. One thing you can never do too much of is research. The interweb is a dream for…