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I decided to sell my suite of niche websites. To kick start the process, I sold the first one. Here’s the whys and hows of how I did it.
Recently (like this month recently) I was struggling with which direction to take in my online adventures. I felt on the verge of giving up my niche sites. This week I’ve done a complete 180 and I’m hanging onto them. I can’t toss them without giving it a really red-hot…
I’m wondering if I should ditch my slow performing niche websites or ramp them up?
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I used to hoard ideas. But now I set them free. If they haunt me, if they irritate me, only then will I pay them attention. Here’s why I think we should all ditch our ideas notebooks.
I chose ‘Fluid’ as my word for 2019 because I don’t want to be constricted by the goals I set at the start of the year. I want to be responsive as my year unfolds.
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