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Breathe

It’s easy to get obsessed about finishing today’s to-do list, hunting down the solution to some problem, or figuring out how to use your time more productively and make more money. This may seem like the only way to improving your life or changing your circumstances. It isn’t. Most days pass me by with my eyes glued to the computer …

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7 Reasons to Sign Up for Free Updates and Exclusive Content

1. Get inspired. You’re trying to compete with millions of other hard working and talented artists, authors and entrepreneurs. Sometimes it’s hard to stay positive. That’s why, besides the insanely useful, practical and exclusive tips on how to build a small business around your own creativity, I’ll keep inviting you to stay motivated and optimistic, and encourage you to keep …

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About (Manifesto)

As a writer and artist, for the past 10 years I’ve been wrestling with various forms of this question: I’ve spent thousands of dollars on books, courses and coaches, and feel I’m beginning to get a grip on what it really takes to turn your passion into profit. I have some pretty complex ideas on what it means to be …

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The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau (A Review)

I’m thrilled to see a new book out by Chris Guillebeau called “The $100 Dollar Startup.” I’ve followed Chris with a lot of interest, being a fellow globe-trotting Portlander, and have enjoyed many of his books and products. This one in particular looks like it will focus on precisely the topics that I’m developing Creativindie around: supporting yourself entirely through …

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Free online ISBN barcode generator for your book cover design

If you’re a book cover designer or indie author designing your own book cover, you may need to make a barcode from your ISBN. Here’s a free and simple online tool you can use to generate high-resolution, print ready barcodes for your book cover.   I’ve moved the tool to my main cover design website, you can use it here: …

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How I went from PR0 to PR3 in one month, on a new site with no content: get a high pagerank quickly

Update! After posting this, I got distracted and added a “maintenance mode” plugin in for several months, which resulted in PR going back down to zero. Lesson learned. Sometime today or yesterday Google updated its PR database. “Pagerank” is a somewhat nebulous term that seems to refer to how “popular” your site is – how many people are linking to …

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