Dropshipping – Thought

What is this “dropshipping”, and how does it work? Can it make you money? Well, devoted reader, the answer is below. Dropshipping is a way of selling products where a “store” does not have to keep the items in stock. Essentially “dropshippers” partner with product manufacturers to only make a product when it is ordered,Continue reading “Dropshipping – Thought”

Retail Arbitrage…How Does It Work? – Thought

Back in my day (way back in 2012) the rapper Macklemore taught us all about “popping tags” in his hit song “Thrift Shop”. Retail Arbitrage is a form of that same bargain shopping that Macklemore was talking about, and it is almost as much fun to say as “popping tags”. All jokes aside devoted reader,Continue reading “Retail Arbitrage…How Does It Work? – Thought”

WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE! Amazon Affiliate Program – General

I wanted to write a post explaining how this works, because when you Google “passive income” you are going to find “affiliate programs” at the top of the list. You can click here to read my thoughts on affiliate programs in general. I’ve disclosed in past posts that I have applied for Amazon Affiliate status.Continue reading “WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE! Amazon Affiliate Program – General”

General – Affiliate Programs

A quick Google of “passive income” will bring you to various lists of “1,000,000+ Ways to Generate Passive Income”, and inevitably one of the top ways will always be “Affiliate Programs”. And they are fascinating. Essentially, different companies offer affiliate programs to influencers (definition: hipster term for people who post things to the internet likeContinue reading “General – Affiliate Programs”

Thought – “Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?”

A former VP in my work organization had an expression that really stuck with me. She used to ask the question “Is the juice worth the squeeze?” when talking about potentially pursuing different initiatives. The meaning behind the expression is simply “Is the goal you are trying to reach worth the price you have toContinue reading “Thought – “Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?””

The Game Plan

Like all things in life, in order to succeed you need a plan. I am putting my plan here in order to document it for myself to hold myself accountable, but also for my devoted readers to know what I am trying so you can, at the very least, gain comedic value from my suffering.Continue reading “The Game Plan”


Yes, I watched Hamilton on Disney +. I would not call myself a “big risk taker.” I would also not consider myself an expert in the wizardy of spelling and grammar either…and that will become very evident in future postings. I tend to play things safe. I have a “traditional” college degree, and I haveContinue reading “I AM NOT THROWING AWAY MY SHOT”

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