Archive | February, 2005

Recommended Books

28 February 2005

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Art of the Start, The : The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything This book by Guy Kawasaki is a great book for anyone starting a business. It is written more for people with ideas for starting something new rather than someone setting out to start their own laundary-mat business. The Millionaire Next Door […]

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Real Estate Agents

28 February 2005

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I didn’t hear back from a real estate agent all weekend after I submitted my offer to a property then I get an email this morning saying, “sorry we were having email troubles”. I remember calling an agent the other week after waiting forever for a reply, and while I was on the phone she […]

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Internet circles

26 February 2005

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This blog thing is really interesting. I am starting to get more email from readers. One reader has suggested I use Trackback which I have now added to the site. Thanks for the suggestion I will give it a try! Another reader has asked how I am investing in New Zealand and Australia from Japan, […]

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26 February 2005

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Haloscan commenting and trackback have been added to this blog.

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Internet Money

26 February 2005

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Some people have emailed me asking how they can make money on the Internet. I am still learning myself and still a long way from giving up my day job. However, I still make a little bit of money which I can use to pay for accounting and legal expenses for my property investments. I […]

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Podcasting

26 February 2005

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Just found this site www.podcastalley.com which looks pretty interesting. It is supposed to be the next big internet revolution. Since I just go an i-pod it looks worth taking a look at.

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I got the domain

26 February 2005

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It took a while for me to think of a name for my blog. I started it in November last year and only did one post for the year. It wasn’t until I came back from Australia last year that I was full of motivation to start new projects and have been trying to update […]

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Problogger

24 February 2005

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Found this interesting site, Problogger: www.problogger.net if anyone is interested in trying to make money or trying to promote their blog.

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Motivation

24 February 2005

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The hardest thing about keeping up a blog sometimes is motivation. Sometimes you feel like you are writing for nothing, but occasionally you get an email from someone asking you a question or looking for advice. It’s great to know someone out there is reading this. I happily respond to all queries even if I […]

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Loan Contract

22 February 2005

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I have now paid my deposit for my property in New Zealand, so the contract is now un-conditional. There’s no going back! Not that I am worried, but making out a new loan is always a worry. My portfolio should still be cash flow positive but there is always a bit of extra risk, especially […]

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