Buzz :: Info Product Coming Soon

by derek on January 3, 2012 · 35 comments

About this time last year, I popped my info product cherry when I released my very first product targeted towards people trying to build affiliate websites. Maybe it has something to do with the adrenaline of starting a new year, but I am at it again and will be releasing my next info product in […]


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 […]


Over the last week or two, you have certainly heard me mention my involvement with the Internet Marketing forum known as Warrior Forum and there have been a few mentions of launching a product. In this edition of the Friday Four, I wanted to share a few of the lessons that I have learned from […]


20 Words That You Must Read Now

by derek on January 17, 2011 · 21 comments

By now you might be sick of listening to me talk about my evaluation of Market Samurai or all of the amazing tips that I am learning on the Warrior Forum – not to mention the number of great people I have met. But bear with me a little longer here… Anyone that has tried […]


Using Fiverr To Make Money And Save Time

by derek on January 13, 2011 · 19 comments

Have you heard of the website Fiverr? If you’re anything like me, you have heard of it but you never really paid much attention to it other than casually checking it out from time to time. However, as I have been investigating my WordPress ninja skills of late, I decided to take a closer look. […]


Notification Day

by derek on June 4, 2010 · 12 comments

Yesterday was “Notification Day” at work, and while I would like to tell you that this is the code name for a grandiose announcement or exciting revelation, it was anything but as this was the day that we all learned whether or not we still had jobs. From an IT perspective, there were cuts – […]


Thesis Unveiled :: Threaded Web Redesign

by derek on December 23, 2008 · 20 comments

It was a little more than one week ago that the decision was made to purchase the Thesis WordPress theme from the crew at DIYThemes. With the Developer’s License in hand, I had told you that the theme was amazing but did not yet have the first site ready to view. Well, after wrapping up […]


Rebranding A Business

by derek on October 14, 2008 · 19 comments

For quite some time now, my thoughts have been consumed with the idea of finding work that is better aligned with my passions. It isn’t that I don’t enjoy my current job (well, now that I am a project manager I don’t enjoy it as much) but it really isn’t something that I am passionate […]


Corporations Embracing Social Media

by derek on October 9, 2008 · 24 comments

Over the last few months, I have been managing my way through a company merger and now find myself completely removed from the technical aspects of my job that I loved so much. During the merger, we were asked to document the positions that we would prefer in the new corporate structure. With my passion […]


Blogging As A Business

by derek on September 24, 2008 · 41 comments

Over the last couple of days, I’ve shared a few of my experiences from BlogWorld and have been giving a good deal of thought to a particular topic that was covered at the conference – the idea of taking your blog from the stage of being a hobby and turning it into an actual business. […]