Of all the opportunities to invest and make money, bond investing is likely one of the most neglected. Stocks are the get-rich investment, hyped by Wall Street and favored by investors. Commodities are widely used to hedge risk and to gamble on price changes. Even real estate is more widely held for its cash flow and other benefits.
"Good book but too short"
This book is the first in a series of four, outlining a step-by-step process for a simple investing strategy. This book will get you started in what investing is really about and how to build an investing plan that's right for your goals.
In this step-by-step guide, you will find the actual process you need from idea conception through pre-launch and fulfillment to make your fundraising or crowdfunding campaign a success. I skip all the history of crowdfunding and why it is a great tool for your business to go straight to the point; how to put your campaign on the path to beating its funding goal.
"This book is the master of the obvious!"
I spent years wanting to start a blog. I hated my job and knew I didn't want to spend a third of my day miserable...but looking through blogging books, all I found were generic strategies and false promises. They all promised huge income but none really told me how much bloggers make or how to make money online. I said screw it and started my blogs anyway in 2014. I quit my job and spent 60+ hours a week building my sites and learning how to make money blogging.
I determined to learn everything I could about Google SEO and getting on the first page of the world's largest search engine. I read all the SEO books and everything I could find about link building and website marketing. I put together an SEO process for every post I wrote and the results were astounding. I tripled my Google search traffic over the next year and doubled my monthly blogging income. Best yet, using it frequently means I've perfected the process and now it takes very little time to rank a post on Google.
This book is the second in a series of four, outlining a step-by-step process for a simple investing strategy. In this book about investing in stocks that regularly put money in your pocket, I start off by showing you the power of dividend investing.
There's a secret world of investing controlled by angel investors and venture capital. One investment has been the secret of the wealthy for more than 80 years. It accounts for nearly a fifth of the wealth for million-dollar investors and nearly four times the return compared to stocks. Investing in startups has led to an average 27 percent return for wealthy investors, nearly four times the average 7.4 percent annual return on stocks over the decade to 2013.
The Passive Income Myth is your opportunity to cut through the BS and scams to see how to make money in four passive income strategies. Over more than two decades as an investor and an investment analyst, I have made money in each of the four investing strategies. Knowing what I have picked up over the last 20 years will save you years of time and will keep you from making the biggest mistakes in passive income investments.
"Does a good job, worth the price"
A new model of business funding has been born, staged-funded through alternative finance. This book is about that new model of business funding and how to start a business strategically. You'll learn first how to create a business plan from the executive summary through marketing and the financial projections that will impress investors. You'll learn how to create a stellar business plan that will not only get you startup funding but will guide your business strategy.
Your world is changing. In 1992, developed countries like the United States accounted for two-thirds of the global economy. By 2015, the percentage of the world economy from these countries had shrunk to less than half while Asia and Latin America had almost doubled their shares of the global marketplace.