What It's About
How to filter online resources and pay for what's actually helpful.
Notes from Chris
Episode 1133There’s a lot of information out there, both free and paid. Today’s caller wants to know what’s useful, what’s worth paying for, and what you can safely ignore. In my commentary I’ll give you a list of a few tools and resources that I use, along with a cautionary note about not getting too sucked into the world of shiny objects. I really do believe that one of the challenges of the so-called information age is that there is so much information out there that it’s a real struggle to navigate.
"I am starting a side hustle related to web development and blogging for web development. I plan to develop web sites for local community businesses and organizations. My initial targeted clients will be related to education and training from a blog. I will highlight my web development, training experience and my transition from a job and education to a self-sustaining business with active and passive income. My question is this how do I figure out which information and resources online like courses, blogs and YouTube videos is valid and actually helpful? Also, how do I find the best resources and determine which resources are worth paying for?"Listen to today's episode to learn more...
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Learn more about Juan at his blog EEPhilosophy.com.
- Fashionista Blogs Her Way to Career Success: A thirty-four-year-old fashionista in New York City finds a way to turn the economic crisis into an opportunity promoting affordable fashion while bringing in a profit to keep her flush in designer looks.
- IT Developer Creates Tech Blogging Dynasty: An experienced IT developer becomes a blogging superstar and builds a sought after agency thanks to his narrow, specific focus.
- Target Store Manager Makes $45,000 Per Month Writing a Blog: A college student starts a blog, grows it for 7 years while he works full-time at Target, and now makes more than half a million dollars a year.
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