Contact

The easiest way to get my attention is to leave a comment on my site. All comments are emailed to me, even on old posts.

My contact info is located on my original website: Neville Medhora.
It would be easier to just give you my contact information here, but I want make you hunt for it.

I occasionally use Twitter primarily to mess with those screens that show your Tweet when you type in their handle:
http://twitter.com/#!/nevmed

Blog posted on: November 20, 2004

250 comments on “Contact

  1. Anonymous

    You want to make great $ in a short time. Buy a cheap truck ($1,500) and rent an areator. Hit the best neighborhoods in the city and go door to door saying that you’re in the neighborhood and if they’ll like their lawn areated. Charge $30 and also say you’ll fertilize it for another $20. Buy a Scotts spreader for about $30 to do the fertilizing. Buy the fertilizer at Costco or Home Depot. Easily do 2-3 yards in a few hours and up to 10 in a day for some serious $. In a few months buy an areator and you have a business. Also, make a page of important facts on why it’s important to areat and fertilize lawns that you can leave with the home owners, even if they don’t use your service. Keep address’ of customers in a binder and tell customers you’ll see them in 6 months. Repeat business is the name of the game.

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  2. Victor Vurpillat

    Hi Neville. Great blog. If you learn to trade futures you can have a job for the rest of your life. I can show you via my blog how to identify good risk to reward trade setups. I invite you to visit my blog and give me your feedback.
    Look forward to hearing from you.

    http://dynamicfutures.blogspot.com/

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  3. MD

    Neville, great site. Just wondering if you ever deal with how to get out of debt? Just read a great book that deals with the negative side of money; trying to get out of the red! Check it out. younganddebtfree.com.

    The author Nana is from Ghana, she’s a young entrepreneur, and her book has some great tips.

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  4. Jeff

    Hey man, nice blog. Started a simmilar site recently (www.roadtorich.com) and it looks like we’re in the same mindset. Keep up the great work. Added your site to my blogroll since I think people at my site would be pretty interested in yours.

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  5. Anonymous

    Hi Neville,

    I found your blog looking at which blogs were linking to Kirk Report (I was looking for other places similar to Kirk’s).

    I’m a stock investor & recently options investor, and your site is right on a topic I was looking to tackle recently, finding some other $$ sources.

    I have a full time job (as a web & software programmer). I have two goals in investing, one is to build enough wealth for when I retire (my RRSP), and the other is to have an additional source of income (my bonus money as I like to think of it). My long term goal would be to become completely financially independent. My dream is to build my own music studio, I was once a musician full-time before :p.

    So I have about 10000$ in that bonus account and every trade that I do that brings me over that ammount I transfer it to my spending account as a bonus :) If I’m under that ammount I’m in the penalty box and cannot withdraw any. Recently I was lucky and profited a lot from the OIL bull :) I’m not a day trader, more like a swing trader.

    Anyways, thanks for your blog, I’m also building my own along with a friend (in french tho, I’m from quebec canada, french speaking :p), I will definitely watch what kind of ideas you come up with! Btw, what kind of online business you have? I’m looking to build something myself very soon. Another guy who seems to have great ideas about how to make money online (he has a book on it), http://www.jasonkelly.com/index.html.

    See ya!

    Bruno D.

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  6. Peter Kim

    Dude

    Sincerely, best of luck on your achieving your goals. That is awesome that you have already set such a clear target for yourself – as long as you are flexible and innovative along the way, I’m sure you’ll get there.

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  7. Anonymous

    Nev! I am so excited to have found your blog b/c it is really inspiring to me! Thanks and keep up the good work!

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  8. David

    Hello, Neville. I like your drive towards self-improvement. I have been making some progress myself in saving money from my normal salary, investements and recently auctions. What I would love to know is how you created that register tool on the right side. I’m guessing it was hand-written. In any case, can you enlighten me? Thanks.

    David

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  9. nikao

    hi,

    Nice weblog!
    There is one thing I was wondering though.. you are all about making money and so on, but why don’t you have any advertisement on this site like AdSense? Im getting some steady monthly income from those sources which I then invest in the stock market (see my just launched blog: http://www.stock-diary.blogspot.com)

    was just wondering ;)

    keep up the good work.. kind regards,

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  10. James

    Hi Neville,
    Great to see someone actually doing something genuinely entrepreneurial and sharing what happens with everyone else. I am blogging about various kinds of entrepreneurial activity on the internet and will be posting about some of your ventures soon!

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  11. Monty Loree

    BREAKING NEWS: OFF TOPIC (sorry):

    This is Monty Loree from Financial Maturity Blog

    BREAKING NEWS RE: credit bureaus Experian, Equifax and TransUnion are working together with regards to the Hurricane Katrina Crisis

    SEE: Experian, Equifax and TransUnion working together.

    I thought that I would keep you updated so that you might inform your readers.

    POINTS:
    I spoke with Don Girard, the media manager for Experian just a few minutes ago.

    He mentioned that he’s going to have an official press release mid next week.

    He mentioned that the scope of the problem was actually four states, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

    The big three credit bureaus Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion have a huge task but are working together as a ‘single unit’ to help the Hurricane Katrina crisis victims. I’m not sure if this is unprecedented or not.

    Anyway, my post has more details of the conversation between myself and Don Girard of Experian.

    There hasn’t been an official press release yet, so this is before hand news.

    Monty Loree
    Financial Maturity Blog

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  12. Anonymous

    Hey Nev,

    Great blog! Your entrepreneurial skills and drive is amazing, man. If you need an associate in the DC area do feel free to drop me a line at meinhaj’at’cox.net

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  13. Anonymous

    Nev,

    Love your ambition and drive. It makes me want to get up and put pen to paper on some of my ideas.

    However, I was wondering, in all your projects (selling water, lotter tickets, etc) time is never accounted for. A profit of $2 made here and there is great but the investment of time is never accounted for.

    Even if working for minimum wage, all the endeavors will leave you in the red. Man hours is always considered an expediture.

    Thanks
    NY Lazy inventor

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  14. Sanjay

    hey neville,
    quick question… do you have a link for an rss feed of your blog? am wondering how i can add it to the new personalized google home page…
    thanks.

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  15. Anonymous

    Hi Nev

    I think it is a good idea to charge for advertising space (afterall you are a celebrity now). Is this just a one time charge?? Seems like a waste though when you could easily charge a small monthly fee…

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  16. Joshua Dorkin

    Hey Neville! Great Blog. I appreciate what you’re going through, as I also struggled to build my worth. I will follow your progress, and hope you find your fortune sooner, rather then later.

    I started investing in real estate a few years back, and it was a great way to build my net worth. My experiences with real estate inspired me to create a website to educate others, much like yourself in the ways of real estate. The site is all about helping people out without trying to sell them programs, courses, books, etc. I don’t want to hawk anything. I just want to educate. Stop by. I’m sure we can help to teach you a few things about real estate. The site is called BiggerPockets.com Real Estate Investing Community.

    I’ll be back to check in on you! Hope to see you around BP!

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  17. Shai Dardashti

    Neville:

    I’m a regular reader of your blog, and am impressed with your content.

    When you have a moment, please email me:

    ShaiDardashti@gmail.com

    ===

    I run “Shai Dardashti on Grahamian Value” – a site devoted to Value Investing, Warren Buffett, and – of course – Ben Graham.

    Since July the site has recorded 35,000 page views from 42 countries (including Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe, Australia, Thailand, etc.)

    Thank you,
    Shai Dardashti
    Washington, DC
    USA


    Editor, http://www.ShaiDardashti.com

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  18. Eder Holguin

    Hi Neville,

    I own a small ad agency in NY and would love to talk to you about a couple of ideas regarding online marketing for some of my clients

    Please feel free to contact me

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  19. Anonymous

    Nev,

    I read your cute blog several days ago. I enjoyed how you keep looking for ways to make money. I was looking for your blog today & searched for “Nev blog” and this link popped up http://www.mostexpensivepixel.com . Is that your site? I thought it was a great idea!

    Lisa

    P.S. You’re also very cute! ;)

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  20. Anonymous

    Hi Neville. You have a very insightful blog. I created a website geared towards personal finance. My site is designed to track prices at Amazon. Amazon has a policy that if the price drops within 30 day, they will refund you the difference – only if you ask!

    My website: Amazon Price Watch

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  21. Anonymous

    Just found your blog today. You’re inspirational and enjoyable to read! Keep up the good work and don’t become greedy. The sky is the limit!

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  22. Local_Blogger

    Neville,
    I’ve decided to create a blogger page after seeing what you have done. I’m sure you’ve inspired many other’s and myself into the world of financial freedom. Question: of the multiple saving accounts you have, did you open them through your local bank? Not talking about the Roth/Investment accounts, just general, saving, rainy day, spending accounts. Thanks

    higa27

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  23. Local_Blogger

    Neville,
    How does opening online accounts with EmigrantDirect and INGDirect sound? They offer great rates but I’ve heard their customer service can be weak sometimes?

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  24. lynn

    please confirm, is the ppcappraisal thing for real ? i’ve read its a scam, but others have said it is not a scam.

    have you actually been paid (earned) from the ppcappraisal project ?

    i’m like many others, i’m trying to find the good and honest sites and programs so to help other honest people earn from todays technologies.

    my major quest:

    wouldn’t it be great if everyone could be paid fair compensation for “valuable” ideas !? And rid spam at the same time.

    tia

    http://intellectualproperties.blogspot.com

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  25. Local_Blogger

    Nev,
    One of my friends is trying to get me into an e-commerce biz. It suppose to be affliated w/ Quixtar. What’s your take on e-commerce? Its a biz, where you depend on 5-20 loyal customers to buy through you for you to get a percentage from that company. I’m positive you’re familar with this already. Any comments will be helpful. Oh, and the catch, its $40 a month to service the site :0

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  26. Anonymous

    Hey Neville,
    I’m addicted to your blog.

    Just wondering why you have not written about your next personal business? I see you have marked it off your to do list and have already had a sale.

    Bob

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  27. Lizz

    Hi N,

    I found yr site a few months ago & have been very inspired by yr activities. I check-in regularly to pick up tips but am still a little stuck.

    I’m an up & coming entrepeneur..Iv been running my biz paragonproductions.net(not my full time job) for over 8 years but have nowhere near reached the potential or success I dream of.

    My biz has massive potential as I promote over 170 artists but Im having probs getting my site the way I want it & bringing in an income(elusive web designers!!) I canupdate a few of the pages myself & the rest is down to my designer.
    Iv been trying to set up my own store to sell my artists music following yr posts about free e-commerce sites but can’t get oscommerce working for me… Iv even thought about starting a new site from scratch..Im jus not sure where to start…theres soooo much info on the net!

    Id like some more guidance on how to set-up oscommerce & also any advice or ideas u can give me for my site… Iv even offered web designers a % of profits if they can help me get my site running the way Id like…no takers so far.

    Id just like to say keep doing what yr doing & hope I can learn more from yr activities, advice & learnings.

    All the best,

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  28. hankheath

    I found your blog a while ago. Been following it for a while. Decided to drop a note.

    It’s interesting to see your perspective on Michael Dell and other CEOs. Within the company, they’re pretty much invisible. So, it’s an interesting thing to see what the public (you) sees versus what the insiders see. This is not a criticism of the CEOs – they have a different job than those who operate the day-to-day goings-on.

    As a result, I think you need to pay attention more to the operations than the CEOs if you want to learn more about business. The people who are creating value for the company usually do not have time to give speeches.

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  29. No Life Girl

    Hi Neville.

    Your blog really inspires me and was hoping you could give me some advice.

    I want to start online business and was wondering if I should incoporate.

    And if so, which type of corporation should I file for (S-Corp, LLC…)?

    Thank you

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  30. Steven Biars

    Hello,

    You have many great (and viable) business ideas. Could you recommend a drop-shipper? (HoR).

    exponents (at) gmail (x) com

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  31. David Askaripour

    Hey Nev,

    Just found your blog and I think that it’s GREAT! You’re doing a fine job sharing your stories with the world and I thik that your blog would make an excellent addition to the Mind Petals Entrepreneur Blog Network! Our readers can definitely benefit from your content; you’ll also be able to expand your networking circle.

    Hope to hear back from you,

    David Askaripour
    Founder of Mind Petals
    david@cashcampus.com

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  32. Daniel Nerezov

    Hi Nev,

    I really like Mind Petals but when we were making http://yeblogger.com/ we decided that the public is probably a better judge of what is and what isn’t a quality entrepreneurship blog.

    So, yeblogger is a bit different from mind petals because we include all of the world’s young entrepreneur blogs to include everybody and give readers more choice.

    If you’d like to, subscribe to http://feeds.feedburner.com/YeCommunityFeed. It’s a community feed which broadcasts all blog posts written by all young entrepreneurs in the world, so don’t have to subscribe to hundreds of individual feeds and you’re always sure not to miss out on what everyone’s talking about.

    I’d love some feedback about what we’re doing.

    - Daniel

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  33. axios

    I like the idea of aeration this was one of the ideas suggested by stewart kime. I have done the curb painting and found it profitable. This is a great web site. I have seen just about every business idea, or bought every book. Check out this download http://sowpub.net/files/harveybrody.rtf by veteran marketer.

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  34. Reid Levy

    Nev-

    I like your blog a lot. Would you be willing to post my link on your site in exchange for me posting your link on my site?

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  35. Pedro

    I am in the process of creating a few businesses but i am having trouble with organization with physical “real” paper” documents.” Do you have an organizational system for paperwork for your business that you would like to share? Also, please add a search feature to your blog. Keep it up!

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  36. Anonymous

    Hi Neville,
    I’m going to start an online business, currently trying to find
    best ideas. it’s already up
    take a look at it : googlition.com
    it may inspire you or maybe we’ll
    exchange some ideas and….
    any cooperation,hint, help ,
    anything at all, IS appreciated
    i’ll be back to you soon to check out each and every post.

    you may reach me by moein.khanlari
    AT GMAIL DOT COM

    Moein from Iran

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  37. Gunslinger

    Sir,

    I am working on starting my own clothing label, and am looking at selling through my E-Commerce site. I am new at E-sales, and am looking for any advice you can send my way. Specifically, how to get more traffic to my site.

    Any little bit helps. Thanks.

    Gunslinger Patriot Wear

    http://www.gunslingerwear.com

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  38. Abhishek

    Hi Neville,

    I have posted an entry on my blog about ‘the easiest job in the world’ and came across your entry on Google Search. I liked it and included a link on my blog (link below). Hope you don’t mind. If you do, please drop me a line and I’ll remove it.
    Cheers,
    Abhishek
    http://www.abhishekmitra.co.uk

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  39. Anonymous

    Saw your article about Live Chat Software and I really think you should try Live Chat solution from LIVECHAT! It’s better than soft you mentioned, it’s still being developed and new functionalities and ideas are being added all the time. Try it!

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  40. Peter Glyman

    Hi Neville,

    My colleagues and I just launched a website, debtfolio.com and we’re trying to get the word out to the financial blogger community. Our site is in alpha and offers credit card analysis, and pay down simulations utilizing a very web2.0ish interface that’s fun and easy to use. We would love for you to check it out and tell us what you think.

    Thanks,

    Peter

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  41. kris

    hi Nev

    I’ve been so rushed off my feet lately that I forgot whether I asked you personally or not. Apologies if I didn’t! Thanks for dropping by. I’ve been a big fan for a long time!

    Cheers from London
    Kris

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  42. Brad Bowman

    Yo Neville,

    Your exchange server for email is not crossed off your to do list. Have you completed this yet? I work at an Industry leader of “Internet Stuff” that I do not want to name on here. Send me an email at this throwaway email I created and I’ll help you out if needed. nev@moonhomes.com <-will get to me!

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  43. Anonymous

    Hi Neville,

    Nice blog & a fun read. I am in Eastern Europe now on vacation – I am a financial advisor from Arizona. Just wanted to tell you your doing a nice job on your site. Thanks!

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  44. Anonymous

    Hi Neville, happened to log on ur blog, while looking for some finance content.
    I am truly amazed by ur systamatic approach in life, to make impact.I admire yr clarity.

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  45. Akshay

    Hey Neville, I started reading your blog not too long ago. I am pretty curious about your HouseOfRave business. Is it like a dropship business? Since you don’t manage your inventory. I am quite entrepreneurial myself and would like to give a e-com business like that a shot.

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  46. Anonymous

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  47. Дмитрий Пучков

    What do you think of http://www.destroythispage.com
    This internet project has just started on February, 09, 2007 and have already made about 15000 steps to its death! All it’s visitors are simply offered to destroy the page http://www.destroythispage.com. Moreover, any visit means that the next step to the project’s end have been done.
    You can also try to bring in the contribution to the projects destruction (or, may be, on the contrary, to its promotion). Though, want you or not, this project will be destroyed anyway. Because its self-destruction is its basic purpose. It depends only on visit’s amount how long it exists. The more visits – the less time left for the project.
    But to the other hand, the more visits – the more advertising. Probably, the next Alex Tew followers (with his http://www.milliondollarhomepage.com) assume to earn 100 billion dollars. In fact, as they say, if you find a way to make 100 thousand people look at an empty sheet of paper every day, then you have a good business.
    Project’s authors promise to save the page if one of us really convince them that they should do it.
    I think by now this is the craziest business idea in the world?
    Make some fun, in fact, to break is not to build! And sometimes to destroy something created by another man is so pleasantly and even can take off the stress!

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  48. JoelBolt

    I love the blog Neville. Long time reader. I’m in Austin for SXSW on the 9-13th any suggestion on what I should see or do? Congrats on the new house. I look forward to your post on how you pay for it. :) – joelprice.com/blog

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  49. Josh

    Took me about 5 days to get reindexed at JoshGreene.com.
    and I have a PR4 website.
    This was a glitch that hit a lot of people, I have a blog post on it.

    No way to comment on individual posts? Is that from the conversion as well?

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  50. Anonymous

    hey budd,
    i think when you say “profit” you really mean sales (and or revenue)

    is that correct?

    i was reading some of your 2005 posts and you said you were making about $1,000 bottom line, but now you’re making $5,000????

    to make a 5,000 profit you’d have to sell about $10,000 a month… are you?

    regards,

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  51. Bob Lovinger

    Hello Neville,

    I am the CEO of On Track M*Power. We have just launched a free online personal budget software program that has been in development for nearly 3-years and I am seeking feedback. There are no gimmicks. This is totally free. I think it is different than anything else out there in that it allows the user to create an action plan that shows him or her how to manage money in a way that achieves his or her goals and the plan is integrated into the Budget Software to make it automatic. The user can then manage bills, transactions, calendar, etc. We also make coaches available to help if needed.

    I think the product is easy to use but I really need users to verify this for me and give me opinions as to how I can make it better.
    I welcome you to use it yourself and you can tell me the next step if you find it valuable.

    Although I call this a budget product, in reality, I use a money management approach that I developed called the Financial Life System. This system helps people manage their money in a way that does not involve traditional micro managing and spending logs. My “Financial Life System” book is being printed and will be released in April.

    Once again, I am trying to get as much feedback as possible. Please go to http://www.OnTrackMPower.com if you are interested.

    Thank you

    Bob Lovinger, CEO
    OnTrackMPower.com

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  52. Anonymous

    Hi Nev, saw your site. Really admire you. Very few Americans have thinking like you. Most of them live from paycheck to paycheck. By the way, I am 20 this year & live in Singapore

    Like you, I am also learning how to achieve financial independence. Can we exchange website links?

    Bill Chen
    Lionsault Finance

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  53. Anonymous

    Nev, I am thinking of setting up a website of my own (out of high school too). How did you get in touch with suppliers? cubanpotato (at) yahoodotcom

    Ps Do you have any tips or stories for anyone starting a website, general things that need to be done, learning to partake of.

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  54. Michael Plater II

    Hey, great blog and your e commerce sites seem great. I too am interested in e commerce and am wondering what platform you’re using to build the sites like Oscommerce or if you just build them from scratch.

    Also I am wondering if you are basically dropshiping the products on your site and how you came to that agreement with the wholesalers.

    My emails michaelplaterII@gmail.com and my site is michaelplaterII.com

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  55. Sajeit Raswad

    hey Neville sounds like devil – I was curious to see what you did in a regular day. Do you have a regular job? Or what is a normal weekday/workday like for you?

    Thanks for sharing.

    Sajeit
    sujr21 at yahoo.com

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  56. kel

    hello i am a chinese student and actually i do like your blog.
    after reading your trip to china,i do hope you enjoy yourself here.
    firstly, maybe i could answer your question:”I’m not sure why they had fire extinguishers in the middle of a giant concrete square”
    because months ago someone try to fire the picture of chairman Mao. so it is understandable that they put fire extinguishers in the square.
    secondly, you said rare chinese speak english. i agree. education system of china is out but no one try to “update” it. most students here just know how to handle the test in english but do not know how to communicate in english. i am now studying in macau, a city which government by portugal and was returned to china in 1999. after being here, i find that eduction system is totally different between china and foreign country. maybe it will be fine.i hope so. chinese are not stupid, but sometines they(we) use knowledge in wrong places.such as the fake stuff.
    anyway,i would like to know how you can go back to US with the fake stuff because i heard a news before, an american bought some fake watches from china and then, was seized by police of american when he go back to US.
    Great Wall, it is part of chinese culture. we chinese sometimes consider things that “the older, the better”.
    i am glad to know what you foreigner thinking about china.
    after reading your trip, i do learn something in it.
    my english is not so good, hope you can understand my words.^^
    and i am also starting my business experiment after reading your post.it is great.
    and my e-mail, if you are interest in:
    lingluoshaneshane@msn.com

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  57. Chris

    Hey Neville,
    I was just curious as to what resources you have found to be reliable and good for finding the wholesalers and dropshippers that you use for your ecommerce sites.
    Hit me back with an email when you can!
    Thanks,
    Chris
    http://www.dorm-room-biz.com

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  58. Todd

    I think we were seperated at birth. Do you read Business 2.0 magazine? I have tickets to ACL in Sept and would enjoy meeting for coffee or a beer..

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  59. Steve

    So your site is geared towards making money, but I would like to point out the importance of the other side of the equation – your costs. By lowering your utilities costs, you are saving money and at the same time helping the current global warming problem. I wrote an article on how to save money here: http://www.missionenvironment.com/savemoney.html

    By the way, great blog with great ideas. You motivated me to start my own blog, and it will be up soon. Keep up the good work!

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  60. Adrian

    hey,

    This is adrian dawson you told me to send you an e-mail i mean i really want to talk about where you started and where you are at now with the site. your business ideals things like that i mean i am very intersted.

    Call back number is 571-241-0678

    Thanks agian,
    A.dawson

    P.s. sorry for calling you on sunday

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  61. Adrian

    hey,

    This is adrian dawson you told me to send you an e-mail i mean i really want to talk about where you started and where you are at now with the site. your business ideals things like that i mean i am very intersted.

    Call back number is 571-241-0678

    Thanks agian,
    A.dawson

    P.s. sorry for calling you on sunday

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  62. Josh Jones

    I just happened upon your blog and want to see if you’d be interested in a freelance blogging opportunity. This is for a new website on finance for young adults.

    Let me know if you’re interested and I will forward you the details of the site, our compensation schedule, and our style/submission guidelines.

    Our site launches on July 31 so let me know in the next few days so we can continue to fill out our blogroll.

    Thanks,
    Josh

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  63. imelda

    Hi Neville

    I was reading your Toys Toys Toys post and was wondering what kind of Tripod you bought. I am looking for one for my Canon 30D DSLR and $80 is about what I want to spend. Thanks!

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  64. LSF League

    Hey Neville,

    Just wanted to tell you that I wish I knew more people like you. There is such a shortage of good mentors especially when it comes to entrepreneurship. I am a 22-year old Russian female currently residing in sunny San Diego. In my culture, entrepreneurship is the norm and is highly respected (provided you are successful). All my life I thought I would need to go to either law school or medical school to make real money. Only recently did I realize that working for yourself is actually the most rewarding alternative. I work in a biopharmaceutical company full-time and would love to be able to run multiple side businesses. You are a busy man and clearly know how to use your time wisely, but I was wondering if I could ask you a few questions. First of all, how do you get exposure for your blog and company websites? Also, do you design your own websites or pay someone to do it? How do you find reliable wholesalers and drop-shippers? Keep up the good work!

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  65. Josh

    Hi Neville, great blog. I found it searching Goolge for finance blog and your’s came up high in the search results. I am 22 now with a similar mindset to yours. How come you don’t have an ‘RSS’ link on your home page? It would be easy for me to see your site everyday and you might even attract some more readers.

    joshmullineaux.com

    Reply
  66. Josh

    Hi Neville, great blog. I found it searching Google for finance blog and your’s came up high in the search results. I am 22 now with a similar mindset to yours. How come you don’t have an ‘RSS’ link on your home page? It would be easy for me to see your site everyday and you might even attract some more readers.

    joshmullineaux.com

    Reply
  67. Charls King

    Hi,

    Today I have visited your blog and found very informative. I would like to review your blog in our PR – 5 website.

    I would like to know if you have permission of it.

    Waiting for your reply.

    Thanks,

    Reply
  68. Neil Smith

    Very fun and informative site, Neville! I have recently started my own financial blog and it would be great to get some feedback on it. If you (or anyone reading this) get a moment, please check out http://www.letsgetahead.com and let me know what I can do to improve. I’m having a terrible time figuring out how to make plugins work and Google doesn’t even know I exist yet! HELP!

    Thanks,
    Neil Smith
    LET’S GET AHEAD – Make Money, Save Money, Live Better!
    http://www.letsgetahead.com

    Reply
  69. Ryan

    Great Blog, I stumbled across it looking for pictures of Dubai. I also have similar goals and track them daily, but not online. Just in excel. Good luck with the housing market. Even if the market is in a lull, if you are buying to be owner occupied for at least two years I think you will still be finacially ahead. Take Care,

    Reply
  70. Elizabeth

    Hi, Nev. I have been reading your blog so much until i feel like i know you. I’m not looking for a get rich quick scheme at all but i do need a way to make some money and i was wondering if you could e-mail me and give me some information on how to get started on a store like your HouseofRave.com store. My e-mail address is Gelizzy88@yahoo.com. I look forward to your advice. Thank you

    Reply
  71. Brian Reese

    Neville,

    As a young person myself, I am enthralled when I find the blog or listing of another young entrepreneurial individual with a constant eye out for the next big thing.

    I have a couple ideas in the works (at least on paper) as I am also constantly brainstorming.

    Investing and personal finance are my current areas of focus, and I guess I’m just sick and tired of hearing about get rich quick schemes. If a current method of picking the next great stock is time tested, why would someone want to share it with the rest of the world? Ahh….exactly my point, it’s a self-defeating revelation.

    I am a firm believer that education is the road to success for many of our high school and college students today when dealing with personal finance. As a business major myself, why are personal finance classes offered as electives only? Why do we learn about science and math, with little application to real world decisions?

    I feel there are three huge decisions people make in their lives that they really have no idea how to approach:

    (1) getting married
    (2) buying a home
    (3) investing for the long term

    Anyway, enough rambling from me, keep up the great work. Later!

    Reply
  72. Anonymous

    Hi Neville,

    Good Job. I am a working professional and I spend my spare time trying to figure out best way to make intellegent investment decisions. I have developed a website that incorporates all important investing principles followed by two of the greatest investors of our times: Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch.

    Check it out at http://www.stock-tock.com.

    It also has a free investment calculator to help you determine if an investment is good or not. Hope you find the site useful for your purposes.

    Looking forward to your comments on the website.

    AD

    Reply
  73. million23

    Great blog, I stumbled upon it right after I created my blog (which was maybe 3 days ago). Anyways I’m tracking my own financial/personal progress with a sort of experiment an old professor of mine proposed for me, milliondollartwentysomething.com. I invite you to take a look and let me know what you think, you certainly seem like you have your stuff together. (by the way its pretty bare bones, but the premise is there. any tips for improvements are always welcome!)

    Reply
  74. Anonymous

    I’m preparing to setup a site reseller goods using a drop shipper but I’m having problems locating a drop shipper.

    Any suggestions? There are many people offering wholesaller lists, but I’m afraid many are scams.

    Thanks,

    Reply
  75. PneumaticMuffin

    Hi Nev!

    On the fan side, I have been following your blog since the first months of you actually publishing. I also have taken a look at all your sites thru the times and I can tell you, you got the mojo going.

    On the , why I am writing this, side.

    I am the president of a massive collaboration initiative for the Organics market located at http://www.BigOrganicNetwork.com

    On the business side, we are building the biggest Organic store ever built in the universe. We have a collection of over 100 organic merchants, and so we will build our own Organic superstore. We will also have a multi level affiliate program built out of that. I know that you know what I am talking about. The biggest Organic mall on the planet, with an affiliate program.

    On the e-learning side, we will add thousands upon thousands of RSS feeds thruout our forum in FEEDS board.

    All those feeds are going to be creating content and advertising for us in all the major search engines.

    We are building a university.

    We are designing also a Communities project where we go in communities and install organic services all over the place.

    On top of publishing a massive amount of information, surrounded by Organic ads, and having the biggest electronic OR physical mall of Organics, the largest list of Organic products on earth.

    We have extreme potential to do good. To dominate the Organics niche.

    I know that you know what Organics are.

    We are the Organics Wikipedia, or Google.

    We have had a few discussions me and my fellow team mates.

    We want YOU to be part of our team.

    Not an employee, a team member.

    I want to get ahold of you. Please let me know how we can meet and chat about all of this.

    My MSN is pneumaticmuffin@hotmail.com

    My Skype is
    jean.yves.l

    and my company is

    http://www.BigOrganicNetwork.com

    And we send out an invitation to you to become part of our team!

    PS: The Water Bottle Experiment was cool.

    Reply
  76. JT

    Hello Neville!
    Your blog definitely inspired me to create one myself. I’m an engineer pursing an MBA so I always find anything tech or business related interesting! Basically, if I find myself thinking about whatever it is for more than a moment, it’s interesting!! Anyway, I would like to add a link from my blog to yours if that’s OK.

    By the way, we have similiar tastes in layout, I selected a template only to see it was the same as yours. Great minds…you know the rest.

    Let me know what you think. You can see my blog at forecastfortoday.blogspot.com

    Reply
  77. SeekerBug

    hey, i just started my own financial website i will be documenting my goal for my investments and money experiments to make a dollar per day

    please check out the site and please let me know what you think

    thomas jowers

    ABuckADayBlog.com

    just started it today

    Reply
  78. David

    Subject: Offer to buy text link
    Dear Sir/Madam,

    I would like to buy a link in the text on your site http://www.nevblog.com/2004/11
    Please let me know how much it is to have a link in the text in all pages of your site (please note: we are not interested in Google ads and banners). The link should be in static html. Payment will be by PayPal.
    If you are not interested then please indicate this in a reply and we will not disturb you anymore.

    Yours faithfully,

    Reply
  79. SeekerBug

    Hey neville,
    I have a question posted on my blog about how to invest some left over money, would really love your input, I am looking for ideas from readers to give their ideas, if you will email your idea i will post it from you and include a link to your site!

    thanks again,

    p.s. I may be in austin may 29 and 30 if you would like to meet up for some coffee or something

    Thomas
    http://www.ABuckADayBlog.com

    Reply
  80. Anonymous

    Cool blog! I just started one myself. I plan to chronicle my and my musician husband’s financial journey!

    Reply
  81. Chloe Addo

    Hi,

    I write for the finance website http://www.financedaily.co.uk and I just wanted to let you know that your page has been picked as one of the Best Finance Blogs online.

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    Reply
  82. med

    Hi,

    I am also a 4th year at UT!
    I currently work for a PR firm looking for specialists in this blog field.

    If you would send me your contact information I would love to speak with you further about contributing.

    thanks

    Reply
  83. Anonymous

    I really love all the great material that you have on your site.It seems like we have the same ideas on what we want to accomplish with our sites. I would love to speak with you about possibly working together to help us both be more successful.
    If you are interested in speaking please give me a call so that we can get this show on the road. Do you work with any strategic partnership? If you have a chance you could send me over your ad rates as well as some traffic statistics. I know you are busy but if you have a chance take a look at our site http://www.ino.com and let me know what you think.

    I look forward to hearing from you,
    Michelle Boswell
    Partner Relations
    http://www.ino.com
    1800-538-7424 ext-128

    Reply
  84. Andrew

    Hi Neville,

    I'm contacting you in regards to an email I sent to you about a partnership, have you had a chance to think about it?

    If you would more information about the proposal, please let me know.

    I look forward to hearing from you.

    Kind Regards,
    Andrew Knight.
    Website Manager
    Banking & Finance Division
    Asia-Pacific Region

    Boomerang.com.au (Australia) Pty Ltd
    E: andrew.knight@boomerang.com.au

    Reply
  85. Anonymous

    Hey Nev, I am about to do the same idea of water selling in Ireland. I have plans to get good lucking women to sell bottled water on our roads. I have also checked with the Police, there are no problems there either. The weather is not that hot over here but muggy at times so i hope it works. Any advice.
    Thanks
    John
    jpwhelan20@hotmail.com

    Reply
  86. Frank

    Hey Nev, I really envy your Financial awareness at such a young age. Happy birthday by the way. I’m 21 and I just recently started a blog. I like the way you write, and I was wondering if you could maybe mentor, or tutor me if you will. I look forward to hearing from you!

    Frank

    Reply
  87. SQUEAKS

    My step dad taught me that there are hundread of ways to make money. So I try to make money on the side as much as I can. I have my own small resale side business that I do at swap meets and yard sales.

    I met people who go dumpster diving in the rich homes in Hollywood Hills and resell the stuff at swap meets and yard sales. You’d be surprized at how much you can make off of junk.

    I got my kids into making money too. They made about $40 bucks putting up a lemonade stand in front of our house and I got them to make about $150 bucks at Christmas selling Mistletoe for their video game system because I dont like video games. I cant afford it and I prefer them to make money on their own for what they want.

    People love kids and when they see them trying to make money and earn things on their own.

    Reply
  88. Vesna

    Hello!
    You have a great blog and interesting articles about your experiments, also I like that you have opened to others I can see you have lots of fans and a lot of people reads you.
    I also start doing my own blog and web site to make some money. I’m training myself through the TDC (Thirty Day Challenge) and it’s been great and they teach you a lot of stuff especially if you are a beginner like me.
    So I wanted to ask you about your web site, you do any researches for your sites (like for monkey site) when you get the Idea or someone else do it for you? How do you know that this is a good niche? Through which company do you sell your products, are this company like ebay, amazon and you have just affiliate program or something else?

    I know I have a lot of qestions but I don’t know a lot about this stuff and any information is more than welcome.

    Reply
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    Reply
  90. Jude

    Hi Neville, fascinating work on the homeless experiment. I just did a quick write up and linked to your site.

    Thanks,

    Jude Galligan
    Downtown Austin Blog

    Reply
  91. v

    HI, I just came across your site and enjoy reading about your ideas and entreprenurship. Could you supply more info on how your corp. is set up. Did you use a lawyer or a website/doit yourself? How do you have your accounting set up? How your various entities tie together. Thanks!

    Reply
  92. alex

    Have you thought about how different your experience with homelessness would be if it actually was your situation and not just a 1 week adventure? Where would you store your sleeping bag while looking for work and after you have obtained work? How would you maintain a presentable appearance and work uniform while living under a bridge? How would you get to and from work?

    Can you atleast empathize with the fact that working while homeless in order to save up enough money to secure permanent housing is a very challenging proposition?

    "Get a job you bum" is a whole lot easier said than done.

    Reply
  93. Oil Price

    Hi Neville,

    I have just visited your site and am writing to try and arrange a quick discussion on the information you currently show as I recognize synergies between our respective websites and an opportunity we can both benefit from.

    My name is James Stafford and I run the website OilPrice.com, where we focus on finance within the commodity sectors and after having researched your various pages I wanted to make you aware that we welcome blogs such as yours to publish (at no cost) our Energy & Commodity Price Charts, Quotes and Data Panels, which cover: Crude Oil, Gold, Silver, Natural Gas, etc…
    Please take a look at http://www.oilprice.com/charts.php to see what is available.

    I realise your site may not be directly related to the commodity markets, but because of the topics you cover and the readership you have I thought you may find the financial markets & commodity prices useful.
    We have only recently launched which is why you may not have heard of us, but I would like to clarify that the information is very well presented and doesn’t carry adverts or anything else that would impair the quality for your visitors.
    Our development team have also looked over your site and believe all the price formats we offer would be a great fit.

    Hopefully you’ll get a chance to take a look at what we do and agree that our free data greatly complements your site and would also be of use to your visitors.

    Should you have any questions or would like to discuss what we’re offering please do get in touch.

    Yours Sincerely,

    James Stafford
    Managing Director
    OilPrice.com

    Reply
  94. Ryan B.

    Nev,

    I have been a dedicated follower for sometime, via Google Reader. I am sure that you have already been told this, but I did not know you made the move to WP. It looked like you hadn’t updated since affiliate # 7. I just happened to actually go to your site for some research for my own blog, theblaug.com, and realized you had moved. I hope you don’t lose any followers because of that.

    – Ryan

    Reply
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  96. Steve Miller

    Neville,

    Hey. Fun blog! I’m over 50, but also working on the 6-pack abs. Have taken off 30 pounds – about 20 pounds to go. Here’s something that might be of interest to you and your readers.

    With graduation season upon us, many of your readers will be looking for advice for grads and books to recommend and give as gifts to grads.

    Would you be interested in reviewing an award-winning personal finance book that’s getting great reviews? It’s geared to young people, ages 16-30, is well researched and documented, but in story form. A film producer called it “the money book for people who hate money books.”

    It’s called Enjoy Your Money! How to Make It, Save It, Invest It and Give It. You can see info about it on Amazon or here:

    http://wisdomcreekpress.com/press_kits.html

    To save you time, I could send a suggested review, geared to the readers of your site, which you could edit and make your own. Just send me an address if you want a free copy. If you do giveaways, I could send an extra copy.

    Thanks again for your blog!

    Reply
  97. Josh

    Neville,

    I found your blog last night around 8 pm. I have to admit, I read until 1:30 am and here I am at work reading some more.

    Amazing stuff! I love it all. From your diet secrets to the way you brokedown the system of dropshipping, I really appreciate the info and I love the way you make everything sound so doable. I woke up today so enthused to be alive! I think it had to do with reading your blog.

    I am looking forward to what you are going to post in the future.

    Highest regards,
    Josh

    Reply
  98. James H

    Neville,

    Way to freak out Pittsburgh! From what I saw on youtube you were a lead story. Brad sent me a link today and I spent half my work day reading about your most recent exploits. I didn’t think you would surprise me again after the homeless experiment, but you might have outdone yourself. Great job, and by the way…I loved the quote “we underestimated the severity of the situation” – or something like that.

    Reply
  99. Jason

    Hey Nev,

    Love your blog…I was wandering if you had any thoughts on my situation? I have a line of T shirts that I sell to waiters and waitresses all over the country (mostly Dallas area). I have sold thousands of them in person. I walk right into the restaurant at the end of the night. I do have a site (86BadTips) but it seems like people prefer to try them on first. I would love to get sales people like me in other cities and let them move them. I am having trouble finding the motivated people who would be willing to do the uncomfortable. Any advice would help.

    Jason

    Reply
  100. Brandon Penner

    Hi Neville! I’ve been following your blog for a while and have really enjoyed it!! Do you have a list of your favorite finance blogs to read?? My favorites are the ones on finance.yahoo.com, yours, and stockmarketviewpoint.blogspot.com

    Brandon

    Reply
  101. Andrew

    How’s it going?

    I like your blog, and was wondering if you’d be open to a guest post? I am offering it free. You can make editorial changes and pick the title. It will be unique, high quality, and save you time. The article would contain links to my site: http://www.MoneyAlps.com

    Sincerely,
    Andrew Wang

    P.S. I am looking for writers as well. So maybe you’d interested to contribute to my blog. :)

    Reply
  102. Eric

    Hey Neville,
    I’ve got a question about finding a dropshipper for a particular niche. Was hoping you could help :)

    -Eric

    Reply
  103. james

    hey sir, i came across your blog when i’m trying to find solutions about a bad habit of mine which is procrastinating. i’m in deep shit right now because of it, hopefully i get inspired by your crazy ideas on how to get things done. i hope i could talk to you soon.

    Reply
  104. Christina

    Hey Neville, I just came across your blog. You have some good ideas and are quite funny. Thanks for making me laugh.

    Reply
  105. Esteban

    Hi there,

    My name is Esteban from EmpireMoney.com

    We have our own financial products and i would like you to promote our brands.

    Please let me know how you work.

    Best Regards,
    Esteban.

    Reply
  106. Andrew

    “Hello, I was wondering if you’d be open to a guest post on your blog? It’d be unique, high quality, and best of all, free. You can make editorial changes and save a lot of time. The article would contain a link to my blog on a similiar topic.

    Sincerely,
    Andrew Wang”

    Reply
  107. Brigham Yen

    Hi Neville, just wanted to let you know I shared one of your photos in Shanghai on my blog! We here in LA are planning on building a new high-rise (one of the tallest in the country) and it will have LED lighting on the exterior, so I found a photo of Shanghai from your blog to illustrate that lights are not always bad on buildings (a lot of people here in LA are absolutely terrified of anything that resembles “advertising”, which this would not be). Anyway, just FYI! Great blog btw!!! :)

    Reply
  108. Ryan

    Hey Nev,

    For your HouseofRave website did you have to do any SEO to rank for keywords such as disco ball? or did Google just put you there naturally?

    Reply
  109. Paul Evans

    Hi Nev,

    I would love a link to my website if possible, we provide a different type of financial insight into banks and mis-selling techniques.

    We will also be linking to your site.

    I look forward to hearing from you.

    Kind Regards,

    Paul Evans.

    Reply
  110. Michael Monaco

    Hey Neville,
    Unfortunately I lost the link (‘[m a bone head) to the video course “behind the scenes house of rave”. I have the password and receipt if you need me to e-mail it to you. Could you forward me the link again?–thanks,
    Michael

    Reply
  111. Renee Patton

    Hello Neville,

    I have a client who is interested in purchasing a link advertisement on an internal page of your website for which we are willing to pay an annual fee. If you are interested or have further questions, please let me know.
    Thank-you in advance for your time and consideration!

    Sincerely,
    Renee Patton
    Mission Clear Network

    Reply
  112. Jason

    I was wondering if you know of any info (interview, ebook, etc) about your friend who runs Appsumo? I have an idea that is similar (but a very different niche) and would love to learn more about how he started his business and runs it today. maybe it would make a good addition to your blog :-)
    Thanks

    Reply
  113. Nathan McDonald

    hahaha Just signed up to receive updates on your upcoming kopywriting kourse… when I saw the bit about the keyboard from a wallet I was amazed!! Then I thought it was a joke, then I went on the link and it was real! >< hahaha

    Great blog as usual Nev, always surprising me! Can't wait for the copy writing info and I'll be back again soon :-)

    Reply
  114. gesco

    Neville,

    Enjoyed the video with you and Noah. Question: Is the Kopywriting Kourse close to or the same course as you did with Andrew Warner?
    thanks,
    @gesco

    Reply
  115. Johnny

    Hey Neville… I’m from San Antonio! Which is kool – in case you happen to have a seminar or maybe a krash kourse on something – I can be there in an hour.

    Dude, I keep seeing everyone got the Kourse for like $59. But I don’t see that deal anywhere. What gives? Can I still get the kourse for that kind of koin?

    Reply
    1. Neville

      Hey Johnny, the $59 deal was for one day only at AppSumo. Now you can buy it through AppSumo exclusively….and it’s only $69 for now.

      I will however be raising the price much higher soon.

      People are COMPLETELY changing their business lives with it….so I’d say it doesn’t matter how much it costs!

      Reply
  116. Allain

    Financial Tracking?

    Hi. I just recently bought your program in appsumo about muse creation (dropshipping) and you mentioned Ramit Sethi, which prompted me to bought his book as well. I Just finished reading his book and found it very amusing. He mentioned about “selling services” or “freelancing” on his book and I was thinking about you. Don’t get me wrong, I’m straight. lol. Anyway, I’m a frequent visitor of your site and saw your October 2011 Goals which includes “Start Tracking Finances” again. What does it mean? Are you somehow “lost” with your financial tracking? If your answer is Yes, then I can probably help you. Let me give you a little background about myself. I’m a CPA, Financial Planner (both Business and Personal) and and microsoft excel trainer. Well,I would like to propose in terms of barter. Either I can work for you for FREE and recommend me to someone who would like to keep their financials on track.. or you can teach me more about dropshipping or other business… I just read 4HWW and I want to get out of my cubicle. What do you think? Appreciate your reply. Thanks.

    Reply
    1. Neville Post author

      I make enough to spend pretty much whatever I want….and unrestrained it gets high.

      For JUST MYSELF last month I spent $4,500!

      I don’t mind that….I just want to make sure I know WHERE I’m spending that :-)

      Reply
      1. Allain

        Wow. That’s really cool for a 28 y/o. I’m 29 already and haven’t tried spending that much. Hehe. Anyway, just let me know if you need help in monitoring your expenses. :-)

        Reply
  117. Francisco

    Hi, I would like to know if you are offering the text transcript of the videos in the Kopywriting Kourse… Thanks

    Reply
  118. B. Bosnic

    Yo Neville,

    What’s good yo? I just read your interview on Mixergy with Andrew. I loved it loved it loved it loved it. Good stuff on there especially since there was real actionable stuff on there not just some theoretical bullshit (I’ve been using AIDA in my communication for the past week, well see how that works out). Either way get in touch with me if you need a disciple. I can be a shaman monk for you helping you with anything you need if you trade me some actionable business advice. My specialties include financial analysis/modeling and overall accounting. You will not be disappoint

    Reply
  119. Nathan

    Nev, please for the love of God sort out an email address so your spam goes to!!

    I get nothing but SEO companies telling me how shit I’m running nev-blog! (I actually work in SEO myself and I can’t see anything wrong with this website)

    But please sort out an email address for the spam mate – I’m already having to create a new email address to end the rein of spam but I’m hesitant about commenting on here in the future!

    Thanks mate

    Reply
  120. Alon Porat

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    Waiting to hear from you.
    Thanks.

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  121. Dustin Daniels

    Nev, thank you so much for you HoR drop shipping course. I found you through AppSumo at the end of September. I have been out of work for over 2 years from the tech sector. It took me a couple of weeks to nail down an industry to sell from, but by November. I built my store though BigCommerce.

    It was a little tough to get a company to agree with drop shipping, so I did my business in reverse I guess you could say. I contacted several companies that I wanted to do drop shipping for me, none would agree, as their margins were pretty thin already, and they didn’t see how they would benefit.

    So I went ahead and used one of these stores online anyway. I started taking orders with my prices marked up a little, and had the items delivered to my address at first. I contacted the company again, after I had made a few sales, and they came back and agreed that I was providing them additional sales they weren’t getting. I talked to the president, and he is now allowing me to use a discount code, and placing my business cards with the products that ship out from my sales.

    The one thing that you said about doing SEO sounded too simple – using specific file names, adding content, ‘BUILDING A MOAT”- but its amazing! I can search for the product and model names that I carry, and my store ranks right up on top of most searches. Even well above my drop shipper, if they even show up. And I haven’t paid for any adwords or any marketing. I just followed you advice about SEO, it really is that simple and works very well! This was a big reason my drop shipper agreed, was that my products could be found easier than theirs.

    Thanks again man! I’m already thinking about my next online store :)

    Reply
    1. Dustin Daniels

      Oh, and by the way- having a successful online business like this, helped me land a job back in the tech sector again. My website provides nice supplement to my income now, eventually I know it will grow enough to become my freedom!

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  122. Justin Ehling

    Signed up for Kopywriting Kourse a while back and have username and password but need URL of course. Would you be so kind?

    Much thanks!

    Reply
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    Hi Neville, FYI when browsing your blog on an iphone the monkey popup covers the entire screen and can’t be closed, the X button is outside of the screen.

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  125. John

    Hey Neville,

    looking for some new motivation to start a business I somehow stumbled upon your blog. Being a Texas Graduate 08 I was proud to see that a fellow alum was successful. Currently, I run a food truck down in Houston. I would definitely like to meet you in person. I am having a hard time finding people that are as motivated as me.

    Thanks Neville

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  127. Joe Crescenzi

    Great stuff. I’ve been getting AppSumo emails for a while and I have always loved the copy… and I have purchased on more than one occasion, so I know the copy itself is effective.

    I often wondered if I could learn to write copy like that, then I found your AppSumo tutorial and was pleasantly surprised to learn that the video not only revealed some great techniques, but it led me to find out that YOU were the guy who wrote all the AppSumo copy I’ve admired for all that time.

    There is no better testament to the effectiveness of the copy writing you are teaching than the fact that I found your lessons because I responded to an email you wrote.

    Can I hire you?

    Reply
  128. Liz Becker

    Hi,

    I really like your blog. Please let me know if you would accept paid guest posts on nevblog.com. If so, what are your guidelines?

    Thanks,
    Liz

    Reply
  129. Jason

    Hey Nev,

    Long time watcher. I really admire what you are doing here and I was very inspired by the drop-ship sumo for the Rave site. I’m a full time commercial music writer and I’m looking to supplement my income.

    How much do I need to pay you for a consult? I need help.

    Jason

    Reply
    1. Neville Post author

      I don’t really do “consults” for people who need too much help (it’ll be WAY too expensive)!

      I offer some consults in the KopywrtingKourse and the COurse about a Course, but not personal one-on-one help at the time :-/

      Reply
  130. Talia

    Nev, your blog and Kopywriting Course are fabulous! You’ve become a hot topic of conversation in our little magazine-publishing office here in Melbourne, Australia.
    You do, however, make it bloody hard to find your contact details! I would like to make a small proposition to you but don’t think this public forum is the place. Please email me on the address on this form. It’s a quick question with potential benefits for you.
    All the best

    Reply
  131. Chris

    Would you be interested in free guest blog posts centering around the legal side of finances? Subjects that could be approached include, but are not limited to, fraud, personal injury, accidents, dui, etc. Of course, finances will be tied into all of these. I have tons of ideas that I could get written if you’re interested. If you’ll email me back and the email I provided, we can discuss details and I can get you some stuff very soon.

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  133. Carol Tice

    Hi Neville — I’m a business writer finishing up a book about starting your business on a shoestring.

    It was recommended to me that you might be willing to talk about your startup — I’m looking for a case study for my ecommerce business chapter.

    Manuscript is due 6/30 — would love to talk if you’re willing. Looks like a fab blog you have here! I teach freelance writers how to earn more over on mine.

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  134. Harold Anches

    Hello Good Day,

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    Your site is one of the best Finance Blog site to search in Google, by the way congratulations.
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  135. Paul Groberts

    Hi, Nev.

    I’m struggling in the search for financial success myself.
    Just wondering, do you accept guest posts? I have something that would be of great use to your readers.

    So drop me a line via email.
    Thanks.

    Paul G.

    Reply
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    I was just going through few sites and blogs yesterday and came across your site http://www.nevblog.com/ too. I really liked the way you have presented your site. I was reading some of your content and really found them interesting and informative. So I was just wondering if I can also do something for your site.

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    Best Regards,
    Rossi Lemon.

    Reply
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  138. Dylan Watkins

    Hey Fatty,

    First off. . . I have to say.

    Just found your blog recently, Love you work, Love the boron letters, and thanks for the never ending stream of useful, practical and interesting shit. . . (SERIOUSLY, A BIG HELP!)
    I have done several of your courses including Kopy I & II, Blueprint I & II, and How to start a drop ship comp. . . oh and the course about a course. (All highly recommended)

    So I am trying to put your methods to practice and I have a RANDOM QUESTION. . . I was hoping you could do me a solid. If not, no worries. . . I love still you. . . (NO, not like that)

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    He was the one that commented on your blog about the SMOG Eating Paint.

    I wanted to reach out to him and find out more about his process.
    Anything you can do will be SUPER appreciated.

    Thanks BIG FAT SUMO Brother

    Reply
  139. Matt Baker

    Hi Nev

    Just searched for your blog on Google and Google are saying that your site is compromised (in the search results)

    I’ve taken a screen shot and can mail it to you if you would like ? I live in the UK and I am an avid fan so thought you should know.

    Thanks

    Matt

    Reply
  140. Jason

    Hey Neville,

    What sites would you recommend reading often that are about starting/running businesses? What do you read?

    I’m looking for as much content about starting a business as I can find (great content). I haven’t started anything myself, but I’ve found that I stay enthused and interested if I’m consuming good content often (like yours). I’ve already bought two AppSumo courses.

    Thanks!

    Reply
  141. Eugene Kantarovich

    Hi,

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    Best Regards,
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    Reply
  142. Mike Tunney

    I’m a fan of your blog and the work you’ve done with AppSummo. I recently moved to Austin from Chicago, and I’d love to pick your brain for 10-15 mins about your path and markerting over coffee this week.

    I’m a recovering attorney and I’m looking to break into the marketing world, specifically copywriting.

    I know you’re super busy but my schedule is pretty flexible.

    Sincerely,

    Mike Tunney

    Reply
  143. Matt Carmean

    Hi Neville,
    Just reiterating what Chris said in his earlier post. – Google lists your site as possibly compromised. Also the link to Enwon at the bottom of Neville1.com redirects to a site chock full of trojans and nasties (I’m assuming that’s why Google is showing the warning).

    I was on there searching for your contact info… I built something for the Sumo Business Blueprint fanatics (myself included). I wanted to see if you’re interested in taking a look or trying it out. It’s basically a productivity tool to go along with the validation process you outline.

    Hope to hear from you (and good luck with the enwon site)!

    Matt Carmean
    mcarmean09@gmail.com

    Reply
  144. Dalia

    I am sorry , I am not buying that you are following all these comments ! anyways I had to give it a shot ! I am an Egyptian girl a bit older than you are , experienced and I am trying to start my own business or blog , of course I want to make money out of it but I really really really want to enjoy my life away from office space , so I need your help , how you can help > 2 ways :

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  145. Joel

    Nev, do you do paid skype/telephone consultations. I am a student of the Sumo Business Blueprint Course. I tested my idea six months ago and everything went pretty well. I just launched my site last week and things are not going too well. Could really use a fresh set of eyes from someone with your experience and am happy to pay for your time. Please let me know.

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  146. Steve

    Do you have any package deals for your courses. That way I can save enough to vacation in Cuba. (You greedy capitalist bastard).

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    -steve

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  148. Kevin

    Hi Neville,
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    Kevin

    Reply
  149. Natasa Lekic

    Hi Neville,

    Thanks for the recommendation. “This is Earl Nightingale” was well worth the effort it took to find a copy.

    Since by now, I feel in some weird way like I know my pal Neville, I thought I’d ask you a quick question about printing. Do you know of a cheap, decent quality printer? It seems like the printers really get you on shipping costs. Thought I’d ask in case you’ve had this issue.

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    Natasa

    Reply
  150. Simon

    Right then Mr Medhora,

    Let me put this bluntly, I love reading your blog!!! I find it interesting, inspiring, and most of all encouraging. You and your words of wisdom have shown me (and possibly many others) that there is a way out of the daily grind and that it is possible to create a lifestyle that suits me and my circumstances.

    So I went for it!!!

    I designed & created a product that solved peoples problems, set up a blog, social mediarized (yes a new word) the product, produced it and then Blam!!! Everybody wanted it…………..ah well the last part is not strictly true.

    Here is a brief background to the project;
    I love photography, I studied it in college. At college we used to print off “cheat sheets” that offered us tips on exposure, shutter speed etc. etc. but they were awkward to carry around so I designed a deck of cards that incorporated the fundamental principles of photography and showed them to everybody who has half an idea about photography e.g. Tutors, students and the like and guess what……. They loved them.
    O.K. I thought, market research…… more and more people are buying “pro-sumer” camera models (because people upgrade from smartphones I presume), so these people need to learn the basics. “Photography tips” is searched a billion times a month worldwide so I presumed I had a huge potential market to offer my fantastic product to.

    So I paid to have 500 decks printed, set up my website, Paypal organised and WOW!!! The silence is deafening.

    Where did it go wrong I hear you say, well the answer is marketing. I know nothing about marketing and I BLAME YOU!!! The belief and the ideas you encourage are fantastic and I am proud and thankful you inspired me. I naively believed you had all the answers, but you don’t, and I wish you did. I have a good product that helps people but who is going to help me, Neville Medhora, WHO!!!

    In case you’re interested my website is;

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    (The product is pretty cool, I would have wanted it when studying)

    Sorry to rant,

    Simon Waddington

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      I hope this helps you get past whatever is blocking you.

      GOOD LUCK!!!!

      Reply
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