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Paulo Perdu made his first dollar online in 2010. His Udemy courses help over 18,000 students in 162 countries to make their first dollar online, or even replace their jobs. He has received over 930 reviews and an overall 4.5 instructor rating. He continually shares what's working today at LibertyBlueprint.com

Fiverr As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA You can post a service on Fiverr (i.e. logo creation, video editing, article writing, etc.) and leverage the millions of visitors Fiverr has to earn a side hustle income. PROS It costs you nothing to offer your service. So it’s a great way for beginners to start making money online without any risk. […]

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How To Be Self Confident

When I first started out years ago… I’d heard the phrase “fake it until you make it.” When it comes to confidence, I believe this is terrible advice. I believe confidence develops from 3 factors: 1. What You Focus On 2. The Core Beliefs I Mentioned Regarding “Fear of Failure” (see previous post) 3. Competence […]

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Affiliate Marketing As A Side Hustle

THE IDEA Earn a commission for every new customer you bring to a business. For example, imagine you’ve discovered a group of people that are looking to lose weight. Then you discovered a business that creates a fat loss pill that’s the perfect match for these people. The pill costs $40. And the business can […]

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How To Speed Up Your Results

Have you ever wanted to speed up your results? If so, I believe you can, but the answer is something that most rookies don’t want to hear. First, let me tell you what the answer isn’t. The big mistake that I see rookies make is that they’re looking to speed up or shortcut their way […]

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Google AdSense As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA You can monetize traffic by placing Google AdSense banners on your website. These banner ads are from advertisers that are paying to run their ads on the Google Display Network. Think of it as selling ad space to other businesses. PROS Joining the Google AdSense program is completely free. Setup is easy. You […]

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Freelance As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA You can spend your spare time freelancing on sites like Upwork (previously oDesk and Elance), Freelancer, and Guru to earn a side hustle income. PROS You can work anywhere as long as you have a Wi-Fi connection. Online, remote work is the standard on these platforms so your location isn’t usually a restriction. […]

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Mechanical Turk As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA Mechanical Turk (MTurk) is where people go to recruit workers to do things computers can’t do.   For example, a developer may need work to identify objects in photos or video. And if you do this, your work can help them improve their artificial intelligence.   And by helping these developers (or whoever […]

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This is HUGE! How you can literally make $50,000 per month!

Someone posted this In the Liberty Dojo Facebook group: My Response If you’ve been carefully reading the “Create Your Dream Life” guides then you probably already know my response to this. I find this saddening. This guy literally just posted an image of a THEORETICAL CALCULATOR of what seems to be an MLM business. First […]

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How To Stay Positive

A student sent me a question about how to stay positive. Here’s a copy of his full question, along with my response. Maybe it can help you as well. Student’s Question I’ve a question regarding mindset.. How can we keep our mindset positive? Positive in the sense we feel happy and focus on work.. Since […]

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How To Be A Wealth Creator

I think rookies overlook one crucial factor in becoming a wealth creator. And that is: not becoming a wealth consumer! What do I mean? Imagine you’ve created value that amounts to your first $10,000 per month. Now, what good is that if you also consumed $9,000 of that wealth in non-business expenses? In other words, […]

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Why I Choose To Be Anonymous

A couple of students have noticed I don’t use my real name or photo in my online profiles. I do this for a few reasons: Search Engine Optimization Purposes I prefer my substance and message stands out more than image Separate businesses from personal life Search Engine Optimization My name is fairly common. So if […]

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Success God

I’ve been told that change comes either inspiration or desperation.   I’ve found that to be partly true in my journey. I definitely started out from desperation. I think for most people this is likely the case.   The problem, I believe, is that by the time you reach the desperation stage you’re probably not […]

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Why You Should Not Care About Profits At First

I know that sounds like a crazy statement. But let me explain this in detail. I’ve noticed that most beginner affiliate marketers or entrepreneurs, in general, typically ask something along the lines of this: How much money can we make, after ad spend, in one week? In other words, they want to know the future. […]

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Coupon For Affiliate Marketing Course

Hey, Here’s a coupon to my new affiliate marketing course: 95% OFF Affiliate Marketing Course This coupon is only good for the first 1,000 students. I have 13,000 students. So join now because I probably won’t offer it this low ever again. Now, affiliate marketing is very similar to digital flipping… But there are some […]

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Why You Can’t Succeed If You Hate The Success Of Others

In my rookie years, I was insecure and had a scarcity mindset. So, if I saw other entrepreneurs succeed I’d secretly kind of hate them. If they were younger, if they had similar backgrounds, and if they made more than me… it’d pretty much trigger me to subconsciously hate them. I believe that “hatred” stems […]

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Amazon Associates As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA You can promote Amazon products via their affiliate program, Amazon Associates, and earn a commission. To promote your affiliate offers, you’ll typically write some sort of “review” content that analyzes specific products to help people make a better buying decision. And it’s likely you’ll be relying on SEO for traffic generation. PROS It’s […]

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Facebook Marketing As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA Organic reach on Facebook is declining. If you have a Facebook page, you may have noticed your posts are limited by Facebook’s algorithm to only reach a maximum of 8% of your audience (and maybe even lower than 2%). To reach Facebook’s 1.2 billion users effectively, you’re now pressured into paying for Facebook […]

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The Best Money Making Opportunity

A student posted this in the Q&A section of Digital Flipping. I’ve never made a bucks online. Been wandering here and there but no luck. Hope this course would help I’m sorry, but this student probably won’t be successful. Can you figure out why? Well let’s start by looking at his choice of words: “wandering”, […]

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How To Enjoy The Journey

I used to always be in a rush towards riches. I would have this overwhelming feeling of racing towards the riches I seek, and at a pace that wasn’t fast enough. But, in the past, I’d receive advice from mentors along the lines of, “Enjoy the journey.” “Enjoy the journey?”, I’d think to myself. “How […]

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CPA Marketing: Good Business For Beginners Or Not?

In this article, we’ll discuss whether CPA marketing is an ideal business to start for beginners or not. We’ll cover the pros and cons of CPA marketing. And we’ll discuss alternative businesses that may be easier and less costly. What is CPA Marketing? CPA marketing is an acronym for Cost Per Action marketing. It’s really […]

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The Success Paradox

I believe a lot of newcomers struggle in their entrepreneurial journey because they fail to understand that life is one big paradox. In other words, things that seem completely opposite actually must coexist for balance. For example, there is no life without death. There is no hot without cold. Here’s how this applies to entrepreneurship… […]

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Google AdWords: A Good Way To Make Money Online Or Not?

In this article, we’ll take a deep look into the Google AdWords platform and find out whether it’s a good or bad way to make money online. Google AdWords Background Information Google AdWords is a pay-per-click (PPC) advertising network. This means you can setup a Google Ads campaign by targeting a specific keyword for which […]

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How To Succeed If All Past Attempts Failed

I ask one question for new members joining the free Facebook Group: “What’s your biggest challenge currently?” One response I received was: “All my past attempts to make money online have failed” If that’s the case for you as well, I’d like to share some insights that may help change that. The Past Doesn’t Equal […]

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Airbnb As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA If you have any property (or even a spare room) you can rent it out to other people using a site like AirBnb. If you’re renting you can sublease any unit you’re currently renting (depending on your contract). PROS Turning your property into a more affordable short-term rental (compared to local hotels) can […]

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Becoming A Financial Black Belt

I used to think it was bullshit. When I took personal development courses, the instructors would say something along the lines of… “90% of people who invest in this course won’t complete or worse–won’t even start it. And of the 10% that do complete it, only 1% will even take action on it. And even […]

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How To Know If You’ll Succeed

I have thousands of students. And I can tell, with shocking accuracy, who is going to succeed and who isn’t. Can you guess how? It’s very simple. The successful students identify themselves as victors and warriors. While, the unsuccessful students identify themselves as victims and whiners. Let me explain. Unsuccessful people think of themselves as victims. […]

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Can You Realistically Make $5,000 Per Month With Digital Flipping

I actually receive these sort of questions more often than I’d like. And I want to explain why these are the type of rookie questions you want to avoid, and what the questions veteran entrepreneurs ask instead. Student Question Realistically could i make $5,000 per month doing digital flipping? if so, how much investment in […]

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My Answer: Amazon Vs. Shopify Business

Student asked whether he should have an Amazon business or Shopify business. What do you think my answer was? — Paulo Perdu (@PerduPaulo) May 14, 2018 A student asked whether he should start an Amazon or Shopify business. So I setup a Twitter Poll asking followers what they think my answer is. Well, the results […]

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Q&A: The Fear Of Failure

So a student posted this in the Facebook group… Fear of failure.. Hey guys, I am a software engineer by profession, working remotely to a software company in US(small team). Currently I am in Canada (originally from Nepal). From past 6 month i have been thinking of starting my own software development agency and I […]

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Does Digital Flipping Still Work? Yes, Here’s Proof

STUDENT QUESTION Most recent earning? Can you upload or tell us your most recent earnings? I just need some motivation. I mean does it work in 2018 Posted in Q&A Section Dec 3, 2018 MY RESPONSE Sure, here’s a current project. Not yet complete, but gross earnings of $800 with the first milestone already paid. I have 3 other […]

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How To Handle Challenges Successfully

I wrote previously about how to get rid of your fear of failure. In that post, I mentioned having unrealistic time frames, unrealistic journey expectations, and negatively identifying with setbacks and challenges. So today, let me share some more info on how to actually handle challenges successfully. I believe how you well you handle challenges […]

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What I’d Do If Started Over With $500

A digital flipping 2.0 student asked me what I’d do if I started over with $500. Here’s his full question, along with my response. Student Question I’m trying to get a couple side hustles going. I’m still exploring options at the moment but there are a whole lot of them. It’s hard to know which […]

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How To Stay Motivated

One of the biggest things that’ll slow down your progress towards financial self reliance is your DAILY EMOTIONS. For example, 6 years ago I used to still live with my parents. Each day they’d tell me how stupid I was for pursuing entrepreneurship. They’d tell me daily to get a real job. Imagine how drained […]

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Biggest Money Breakthrough

Hey, I’ve got a success tip​ ​that led to my single biggest breakthrough to earning online. ​​But first let me give you a backstory for context. In 2012, I got accepted to be mentored by some of the biggest internet marketers online. These guys are 8 figure earners. Chances are, you know them. Anyways, who […]

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How To Get Started And Keep Going In Entrepreneurship

I ask every member this before joining the Facebook Group: “What’s your biggest challenge currently?” By far, one of the most common response I get is: “How to get started” and “How to keep going?”. This is such a broad response, but I’m going to do my best to give a general, foundational approach that might […]

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Are You Brainwashed To Be Poor?

It’s likely you’re being brainwashed to be poor. Here’s a recent example. I watched the Disney Pixar movie “Coco” (2017). If you enjoyed it (like I did) that’s fine. BUT, there’s one part in the story that is absolutely dangerous for financial freedom seekers. Did you spot it? SPOILER ALERT It’s when Miguel’s hero, Ernesto de […]

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How To Have The Energy To Achieve Your Goals

I’ve been sharing how to change your thoughts and mindset which should help with maximizing your emotional state to serve you during your entrepreneurial journey. But, there’s another component to this which is the PHYSICAL aspect. After all, if you physically feel weak, ill, not energized, tired, etc… then, chances are, you’re not going to […]

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The 1 Success Mantra You’d Only Need?

I have one success mantra that I follow. In fact, I believe if you only followed this one mantra then it’ll probably be all you ever need. Tell me if you agree at the end of this post. Here’s my mantra: You Get What You Give Now, let me explain it… First let me state […]

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Are You Worth The Riches You Seek?

I see rookies desire, wish, and affirm the amount of finances they seek. They call out, “I want to make $10,000 per month!” (or more). Yet, how many rookies yell out, “I want to be WORTH $10,000 per month.” ??? My observation is that it’s nearly zero. Yet, in order to make $10,000 per month […]

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Uber As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA Drive for ride sharing companies like Uber, Lyft, etc. and earn an additional income. PROS Your schedule is as flexible as you choose. You’ll be able to interact with new people and see new places every day. No boss (except customers) and you’ll get a direct feel providing a wanted service. CONS Your […]

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SEO As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA Search Engine Optimization (SEO) revolves around the idea that you can provide valuable content, leverage the billions of searches made on Google each day, and monetize offers–without an ad budget. PROS It’s possible to receive a continuous flow of targeted visitors without an ad budget. It does not require an ad budget if you are performing […]

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The Success Paradox (Part 2)

I think there’s also another success paradox that rookie entrepreneurs fail to understand. And that is the paradox of give and take. Meaning, if you want to receive you must also give. If you want to receive money, you must give something of value. I believe this (along with the paradox I shared yesterday) is […]

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How To Deal With Information Overload

A member posted this question in the free Facebook group: Hi Guys, I would like to know how do you deal with Information Overload. About business opportunities, there are a lot of it, bitcoin etc then how do I take action Here’s my response… First, if you’re unsure which business to pursue it’s likely due […]

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Blogging For Money: Good Business Idea Or Not?

Blogging for money has been an attractive business model for those that love to write. It has even been an attractive outlet for those that even hate writing (details later in article). In this article, we’ll discuss how people get paid to blog, how to monetize a blog, and the pros and cons of blogging […]

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eBay As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA Buy items at a discount from places like Craigslist or SlickDeals and sell them for higher on eBay. PROS This can be relatively quick money for a beginner No past experience, education, certification, or additional skills needed. CONS Your income will be reliant on finding the best deals in order to flip deals […]

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How To Live In The Realm Of Wealth

Yesterday, I talked about the 5 factors I think stop people from financial success. Today, I want go into more detail regarding “Conflicting Beliefs” because… I think it’s perhaps one of the most important aspects of financial independence that nearly every newcomer ignores. Now, one of the biggest conflicting beliefs I’ve noticed within myself during […]

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Article Writing As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA Businesses are in need of articles. Articles help educate, build trust, and can lead to more customers. Plus, articles can provide search engine optimized (SEO) content. This helps websites rank higher in Google search results. This means more traffic and more customers. By writing articles for other businesses you can get paid per […]

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The Ignored Secret To Making Money

The process of making money is actually very simple. And by simple, I mean, anyone can understand it. Unfortunately, most people tend to ignore the secret to making money because it’s not sexy. It’s not something most people want to hear. But, if you can accept that the process of making money isn’t sexy… then […]

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A Question You Must Ask Before You Get Rich

I believe there’s one question you must ask yourself BEFORE you experience your biggest financial breakthrough. What is it? Here’s a hint: I launched my Digital Flipping course over a year ago. Maybe that hint is too cryptic. But, were you able to find out what question you should be asking yourself? No? Here it […]

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Success Irony

I’ve noticed a general problem with rookie entrepreneurs. I call it: “Success Irony”. And I believe that if you’re able to overcome this problem then you’ll be able to speed your way up to success. Let me explain… I’m seeing the “Success Irony” problem usually manifests in rookie questions that lead to being spoonfed answers. […]

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How To Be Happy Long-Term

I believe long-lasting happiness boils down to 4 things: Freedom Relationships Growth Contribution Let’s dive in… FREEDOM I believe how often you perceive yourself as free as compared to perceiving yourself as not free, then the happier you will be. For example, do you perceive you have unlimited potential on most days? Do you perceive […]

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Amazon FBA Review: Good Business Idea Or Not?

What Is An Amazon FBA Business? Running an Amazon FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) business allows you to list, market, and ship your own product line through Amazon.com. Responsibilities may include product research, sourcing suppliers (such as through Alibaba), creating product listings, and marketing your products. Amazon will act as your warehouse. And they’ll handle the […]

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5 Reasons That Stop You From Financial Independence

Today, I want to share an insight on what separates successful students (and those that reach their financial goals) versus those that do not. I believe there are 5 major reasons that prevent most people from reaching financial independence. They are: Not Knowing How Money Moves Conflicting BELIEFS About Earning Money Conflicting VALUES About Earning […]

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Social Media Marketing: Good Business To Start Or Not?

In this article, we’ll discuss whether social media marketing is a good business for beginners or not. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of doing social media marketing or being a social media marketing manager. And we’ll discuss other business alternatives that may even be better. The Social Media Marketing Business Idea There are a couple […]

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Amazon Kindle Publishing: Good Business Idea Or Not?

The Amazon Kindle self-publishing business has seen an increase of popularity of the past years. But is it a business worth going into? In this article, we’ll discuss how to make money as a kindle self-publisher, the costs and cons, and the earning potential of Kindle self-publishing. The Business of Amazon Kindle Self-Publishing The beauty […]

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How To Conquer Your Fear Of Failure

I believe the fear of failure can be boiled down into these core factors: 1. Unrealistic Time Frames 2. Unrealistic Journey 3. Identifying With Setbacks Let me explain… UNREALISTIC TIME FRAMES Newcomers tend to declare goals like… “I’m going to be a millionaire in one year.” This will set you up for failure. Why? Well, […]

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How To Turn Goals Into Reality

If you want REAL results then you’ve got to get real. And by that I mean you need to turn your thoughts and goals into REALITY. And the way to do that is to ask the REAL hard questions and do the REAL work. Here’s an example: 1. How much of the books and wisdom […]

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Clickbank As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA Clickbank is an affiliate network that specializes in digital products (think eBooks, software, video courses). And one way to earn a side income is to monetize your traffic by promoting digital products, as an affiliate, from the Clickbank Marketplace. PROS It’s free to join. Plus, you won’t have to go through an approval […]

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How To Stop Worrying

If you are like me then chances are you’ve had the feeling of worry stress you out during your entrepreneurial career. I’ve had it so bad that there would be times where I would let worry consume me to the point where I would just get nothing done. Over the years, I’ve found some ways […]

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Creating A Course As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA You can create a digital course (i.e. eBook, video course, or voice recording) and sell it online to earn an income. PROS Course creation software. New technology is now making it easier than ever for you to create your own digital products. Creating an eBook is simple–open up a Word document and save […]

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The Truth About Being Your Own Boss

I get to talk with a lot of newcomers in the entrepreneurial world. Most of them are employees that want to “become their own boss”. And I have some tingling suspicion that most of the rookies believe this may mean “less responsibility”. But, that’s not the case and becoming your own boss is really a […]

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YouTube As A Side Hustle?

THE IDEA Start a YouTube channel, build an audience, and monetize it via ads, sponsored content, affiliate offers, merchandise, and more. PROS It’s a favorable medium for online, remote work that can be done anywhere Your content will live on and past content will continue earning for you Your content can scale and reach the […]

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