Online and Effective: 9 Ways To Get More Done Online
by J.R. Adams
Do you have too much time on your hands? Or perhaps you know people who say they have too much time? Personally, I don’t know any. It is possible that there are some people out there who claim to have too much time and nothing to do with it, but I’m betting that you’re not one of them.
Time is our most precious commodity, so before you read this book, which I invite you to do, let me tell you what it isn’t about.
It’s not about making a six-figure income by clicking on banners, or setting up online stores that sell suspicious-looking pills from East Asia, or working five-hour weeks while outsourcing all your daily tasks to some gentleman living in Mumbai.
What this book is about, then? It’s about becoming more effective at what you do and making your online activity work for your benefit.
ONLINE AND EFFECTIVE: 9 WAYS TO GET MORE DONE ONLINE
By J.R. Adams
With nine simple techniques, this book will tell you how:
Otto von Bismarck’s famous remark about laws and sausages (‟It's better not to see them being made”) will allow you to make better use of your online activity.
The bizarre popularity of convertible cars in Brussels, the rainy capital of Europe, proves the Pareto principle wrong, and confirms Thomas Edison’s intuition (‟Success is about 1 percent of inspiration, and 99 percent of perspiration”).
Changing two words in your online resume can double your income and make you a Ninja Assassin. No, seriously.
Observing poor French buying expensive designer purses in Paris can teach us more about time management than any self-help guru.
You can freeride the Internet and save time like some people freeride the Tokyo subway.
Working for a subscription website that charges its users $4,700 per year shows how you can turn your knowledge and experience into profit.
A freely available Department of Defense report allowed a crafty engineer to build his multi-million dollar business.
You can see for yourself that singletasking is the new multitasking, just like white is the new black, and beer is the new wine.
An 84-year-old World War II veteran used a social network to find his long-lost wartime buddy, and what does it tell us about the power of the Internet.
- Friendly Fire Publishing, September 2012
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