Kindle Buyer Booster

by derek on February 9, 2012 · 55 comments

Not too long ago I mentioned a new info product that I was preparing to launch and I would like to let you all know that it has launched this afternoon! As you surely know, the Kindle is one of the hottest markets right now for entrepreneurs looking to make their mark and build an […]


Number One Bestseller On Amazon

by derek on January 5, 2012 · 135 comments

Take a stroll down memory lane and you will recall that I published my first Kindle book titled Dad, can we… 45 Ways to be the Dad Your Kids Need last summer. After the initial announcement about the book, I didn’t do a whole lot with it outside of tell some family and friends about […]


Earlier this year, I published my first book for the Kindle and have learned a great deal about the publishing process along the way. For those that are familiar with Internet Marketing, you understand the concept of continuously testing. Whether it be testing different titles, ad copy, images, colors, or any combination of items, testing […]


Securing A Book Deal From Your Blog

by derek on November 3, 2011 · 26 comments

Blogs can be multi-functional and no matter the reason for starting the blog, you can always find ways to make your blog more resourceful for you. Of all the aspirations that beginning bloggers have, the cliché and yet contrarily, most valued of these aspirations is to secure a book deal based on your blog. It […]


Late last week I officially joined the ranks of published authors…well, kind of. While some may dispute whether or not I have officially become a published author, I can say that I have a book, or maybe more appropriately a report, that is published on the Kindle store for anyone (that means you, *wink, […]


Now that we have cleared the air regarding my bout with analysis paralysis and have agreed (in the loosest sense of the word) to proceed with random ramblings, I thought it would be appropriate to revisit a topic we discussed once before. You might remember that freelance writer Michael Kwan, who interesting enough makes an […]


You Are What You Read :: So What Am I?

by derek on November 20, 2008 · 31 comments

Last week, freelance writing extraordinaire Michael Kwan discussed the belief that much like the saying that you are what you eat, you are what you read. Focused on advancing your career? You’re likely reading business books. Raising a family? You’re likely reading parenting books. Concerned about the state of the economy? You’re likely reading financial […]


One Blogging Tip For A Beginner

by derek on November 18, 2008 · 23 comments

After sharing the announcement of my inclusion in the book Blog Blazers, I received an email asking me to answer a question in one simple sentence. Yan from thou shall blog asked me the following: I’d appreciate if you’d take the time to share your wisdom with us on “What’s one blogging tip you’d give […]


Last week a new book on blogging hit the shelves – the digital shelves – and it features interviews with 40 top bloggers as they share their secrets to creating a high-profile, high-traffic, and high-profit blog. Blog Blazers by Stephane Grenier provides insights from some of the most successful bloggers on how to avoid common […]