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It's Not What You Know, It's What You Do

Posted on November 4, 2009

I offer a lot of different products. Some of those products I create myself. Others have been created by people I know. All of them, I firmly believe, can bring... Continue Reading

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Are You A Dreamer Or An Achiever?

Posted on October 26, 2009

Since I've been online, I've seen some amazing changes take place on the Web. Perhaps the biggest though is how easy it's all become. Building a website used to be... Continue Reading

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Dealing With Criticism

Posted on July 30, 2009

There are about seven billion people on the planet. Every one of us is different. Every one of us has opinions, tastes, inclinations and preferences. And every one of us... Continue Reading

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Dude, Wash Your Hands!

Posted on July 25, 2009

I have to warn you now. This entry is not going to be pretty. But someone has got to say something. Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Fine... sigh... I'll do it. Continue Reading

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Building Success One Step at a Time

Posted on July 13, 2009

I love meeting new Internet entrepreneurs. I love seeing the sparkle in their eyes, the passion for their new businesses and their drive to succeed. I think it's great that... Continue Reading

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Time To Get To Work

Posted on July 2, 2009

You've heard of the "paralysis of analysis." It happens when you think too much. That's not something that many people have accused me of doing very often (the opposite does... Continue Reading

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The Power Of Your Blog Comments

Posted on June 27, 2009

In Twitter Power, I described blogs as one aspect of the social media revolution. I think that might have surprised some people. Blogs, after all, pre-date the kind of interaction... Continue Reading

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Amazon.com closed my associate account and kept the change

Posted on April 23, 2009

I've been an Amazon.com Associate since the beginning. I'm not sure when they started their program, but it's been over ten years that I've promoted Amazon's products and services. Imagine... Continue Reading

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Gmail TRASHED my Inbox!

Posted on March 30, 2009

I do not use my Gmail.com account for business. It is my personal account that I use to correspond with friends, family and close business associates. But I DO use... Continue Reading

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Dealing With Customer Complaints

Posted on March 14, 2009

You've heard the saying about not being able to fool all the people all the time. You probably also know then that you can't please all the people all the... Continue Reading

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Readers' Mistakes Are Always Right

Posted on February 27, 2009

I can't tell you how many times I've done it. I reach a website, enjoy the content, then head for the search box to look for more. I type in... Continue Reading

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Is Your Website An Evil-Doer?

Posted on December 13, 2008

Google doesn't just have the best search engine on the Web. It doesn't just have the best contextual advertising system on the Web. Heck, it doesn't just have the best... Continue Reading

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The One Thing More Valuable Than Your Business

Posted on November 3, 2008

There's a huge amount to learn when you set up an online business. You have to know how to build a website, how to bring in traffic, and how to... Continue Reading

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Do You Wince When You Read Your Posts?

Posted on October 6, 2008

I've written a lot of content since I became an online publisher. I'd like to think that I've got better and better as the years have gone by but sometimes... Continue Reading

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Amtrak - The Return

Posted on August 11, 2008

We had a great time in Glenwood Springs. From taking a Segway tour of the area and a day at the world's largest hot springs pool to downtime for rest... Continue Reading

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United Airlines - Flying the Not-So-Friendly Skies

Posted on February 24, 2008

I'm in Las Vegas for Affiliate Summit and am looking forward to the a few days of networking and learning. And while I have nothing to say about the conference... Continue Reading

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The Blog Strikes Again!

Posted on January 21, 2008

Yesterday, I blogged about my experiences with American Airlines Aadvantage desk in regards to a change I needed to make with a ticket. Thanks to everyone who empathized with my... Continue Reading

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American Airlines Customer Service Complaint

Posted on January 20, 2008

Does American Airlines have good customer service? Once again, I find myself on the "I can't believe this is happening" end of a telephone conversation with a customer service rep... Continue Reading

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World Series Tickets - Colorado Rockies versus Boston Red Sox

Posted on October 24, 2007

I'm not a big sports fan. I used to watch a lot of baseball when I was a kid. And I watched a good bit of football in college. But... Continue Reading

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Why I Don't Like Multi-Level Marketing

Posted on September 11, 2007

I know I am opening myself up to criticism for this post, but it's been on my mind and I really just want to put it out there. I dislike... Continue Reading

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Bookwise But Not Smart

Posted on June 27, 2007

A couple months ago, I shared the Bookwise opportunity with you. It appeared to be a solid MLM with potential. I've seen some people jump on board this, but the... Continue Reading

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The Power of the Blog

Posted on February 23, 2007

Five days ago, I wrote about my experience with American Furniture Warehouse in Fort Collins, Colorado. It was not a glowing moment for their customer service team. This morning, my... Continue Reading

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American Furniture Warehouse - An Open Letter to Jake Jabs

Posted on February 17, 2007

NOTE! - This issue has been resolved by American Furniture Warehouse customer service as of February 22nd. Please see this blog entry for the rest of the story. We now... Continue Reading

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The Apprentice Los Angeles - Thumbs Down

Posted on January 7, 2007

I just got up from the television set to come write this entry, abandoning the program I was watching. I've been a fan of The Apprentice since the first season... Continue Reading

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Joel Comm is an Internet entrepreneur who has been online for over 20 years. In 1995, Joel launched WorldVillage.com, a family-friendly portal to the web which enjoys thousands of visitors each day. Joel is the co-creator of ClassicGames.com, which was acquired by Yahoo! in 1997, and now goes by the name Yahoo! Games. Since then, Joel's company, InfoMedia, Inc., has launched dozens of web sites which offer online shopping, free stuff, website reviews and more. Joel is the author of many popular books, including the NY Times Best-Seller, The AdSense Code. He regularly makes appearances at Internet marketing conferences and seminars.
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