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Eric W. Uphouse replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion New small business to help authors self publish in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"Benjamin,      One aspect of your site I found very appealing is the ease of navigation. The only thing I would like to see is a little more about you (life experiences, testimony, some personal info). I really enjoy seeing the…"
Jun 4, 2012

Group Leader
Connie Foster left a comment for Benjamin Bierce
"Benjamin, Welcome to our Fiction Writer's Connect group. We look forward to hearing from you! Connie"
Jun 2, 2012
Camden Ross replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion New small business to help authors self publish in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"Hi Benjamin, My opinion of the website is that it is too cluttered, and the formatting/spacing seems to be off. I use the latest version of Firefox when viewing your site. It looks like you are trying to do too much with your homepage and I am…"
May 27, 2012
Karlene Cameron replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion New small business to help authors self publish in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"Hi, Benjamin, I like the concept and the fact that you got it up and running! Speaking as a designer myself, you might want to increase the font size. It's too small. There is no space between the footer and the bottom of the page, as well (in…"
May 27, 2012
Roy Simmons replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion New small business to help authors self publish in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"My 2 cents- I would ask the web designer for access to correct spelling, etc. Great looking site,  BTW I wonder if you have any ideas for me and my 'tribe' of Artists? Getting books with a high graphic content onto the ipad…"
May 24, 2012
Benjamin Bierce replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion New small business to help authors self publish in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"Thank you all for the feedback. It's kind of funny. I have decent technological skill, but I am completely lost when it comes to the web site. I'm at the mercy of the web designer to get things changed. I appreciate the feedback because I…"
May 23, 2012
Benjamin Bierce joined Connie Foster's group
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Fiction Writers Connect

Is what we do all about craft, or can we apply Dan’s principles to the work WE love? If you believe the answer is YES, join us. Let’s prove that fiction writers can write to the bank, too!See More
May 23, 2012
Benjamin Bierce replied to John Farrar's discussion Finding Good Book Editors
"John, Just this morning I submitted the following post: http://www.48days.net/group/writeforprofit/forum/topics/new-small-business-to-help-authors-self-publish?xg_source=activity My wife and I just started a small business to help authors.…"
May 23, 2012
Tim Bishop replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion New small business to help authors self publish in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"Hi Benjamin, and congratulations on this rollout.  You've put a lot of hard work into this and it shows. Here are some thoughts for your consideration: 1. shorten the "about me" section; when clicking through I thought it was too…"
May 23, 2012
Henry Matlock replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion New small business to help authors self publish in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"Looks like Diane submitted this while I was typing my reply.  So I will just point out the following here: In the Cover Design section: "custom designed" In the Copyrights section: "electronically" In the ISBN section:…"
May 23, 2012
Henry Matlock replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion New small business to help authors self publish in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"Hi Ben, I only looked at the home page, but I think it is laid out in a format that the visitors can easily see what it is that you do.  And that's a good thing.  I noticed some typos that you will want to address.  I…"
May 23, 2012

Group Leader
Diane Krause replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion New small business to help authors self publish in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"Hi Benjamin,  I took a look at your site, and it looks like you've got a great service. Clearly you've invested a lot of time in setting up your new business -- what an accomplishment.  I noticed two things you might want to jump…"
May 23, 2012
Benjamin Bierce added a discussion to the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
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New small business to help authors self publish

About a year ago I posted an idea on this group about a web site to help authors self-publish their books in e-format while maintaining complete ownership of their work. Well....IT'S HERE! Please take a look at www.palimineediting.com. I'm really excited about this project. This is an amazing time in publishing. Things are changing and the old guard doesn't like it. Opportunities for authors is tremendous. No longer do we need to purchase a bunch of…See More
May 23, 2012
Tom Irmeger replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion Requesting feedback from sales professionals on a business idea in the group Relationship Sales 101
"Teri makes a great point. No doubt you're content is valuable to us in the profession, but like anything, it has to be sold. Stick with it as you try different ideas; you'll succeed!"
Mar 31, 2012
Greg Lawrence replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion Requesting feedback from sales professionals on a business idea in the group Relationship Sales 101
"I love the idea.  I've been in outside sales for 14 years and those that want to be successful salespeople are always looking for ideas and training to make them better.  I would stress to your customers the opportunity to improve…"
Mar 25, 2012
Benjamin Bierce replied to Benjamin Bierce's discussion Requesting feedback from sales professionals on a business idea in the group Relationship Sales 101
"Thank you. I have reasonable price in mind. I would also try to track some attendees for a year or so to see what kind of increased success rate they would have."
Mar 19, 2012

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How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
Podcast
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
Police Detective
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
To generate a small business to support missions and ministries in retirement.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
Financial independence and being completely debt free. We are down to the mortgage and student loans. My wife and I would like to have income from real estate and consulting by the time I retire from the police department so we can focus on ministries and missions. On another note, I have about four books bouncing around in my head. I would like to write them, but time is the issue at this stage in my life.
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
Organization, leadership, motivation, and investigations.

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At 5:48am on June 2, 2012,
Group Leader
Connie Foster
said…

Benjamin,

Welcome to our Fiction Writer's Connect group. We look forward to hearing from you!

Connie

At 3:56pm on August 6, 2010,
Group Leader
Kent Julian
said…
Hey Benjamin,

Thanks so much for joining Write It Forward. Be sure to jump in on all the great discussions taking place. We value your input and insight.

Live It Forward,
Kent Julian
www.liveitforward.com

PS Also, if you didn't check out the free e-resource I offer entitled Goal-Setting That Actually Works! ($47 Value) to those who join the REAL Success E-Zine community (also free) at www.liveitforward.com, be sure to do so. I think you'll get a ton out of both resources.
At 8:28am on August 6, 2010,
Group Leader
Rob Clinton
said…
Benjamin, just wanted to drop in and welcome you to this great community! As you’ll come to find, this is a place of inspiration, encouragement and tons of knowledge. I hope you find that and more as you pursue your endeavors.

All some excellent groups mentioned below! Hope to see you in those discussions as well.

And as part of my welcome to you, feel free to add your e-mail address to some more weekly inspiration by clicking below:
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To your new and continued success!

~Rob Clinton

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At 8:36pm on August 5, 2010,
Group Leader
Joel Boggess
said…
Hi Benjamin -- Welcome to the 48 Days community. We're glad you joined.

This is the idea and social networking site for people that want to create their own opportunity.

What are some of your ideas for moving into the work and life you've always wanted?

Depending on what your interests are, there is a wide selection of discussion groups to get involved with.

One group that is worth looking into is 180 Service Station.
Good stuff going on in there.

Another group you'll want to stop by is the 4 points coaching compass.That's my group.
You are invited to get involved in the discussion. One of our members is looking for feedback on some of the names he is considering. We would love to get your insight.

-Joel
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