Remember back in the day (or recently, depending on what type of “adult” you are) when you’d wake up with the worst hangover and declare that you’d never, ever drink alcohol again? Well, I’ll never freelance WordPress theme designs again. Never again, I tell you!
Whatever your skill is, work on it every day. Think about it. Do it. Learn about it. Whatever. Do this for years. Make it a lifestyle.
The internet is awesome because of its reach. That means it doesn’t matter if you’re selling fuzzy socks or software, you can use the internet to get it done. Tap into your skills and use leverage provided by the internet to make a living. Your creativity and willingness to take risks will bridge the gap between real world talent and cyber world profits.
Here’s the thing… the internet is a pretty big part of my life. I’m on it every single day and constantly pushing content to it.
Blog posts, tweets, statuses, images, whatever… I’m always publishing something and much of it gets lost in history. That’s silly.
I was having lunch with friends a few months ago and a buddy of mine planted the idea in my head that I should be in control of it all. He was right and it’s been on my mind since.