Persuasion case study: 2 ads using psychological “mind reading” techniques

November 29th, 2011

One of the things I almost never do is post the material from my Insider’s List here on the blog. In fact, for the last two years, I’ve written far more material for the people on my list -- including a 4,355-word email that had the internet buzzing -- than for this blog. Today, I want to ...

8 Fascinating Insights about Credit Cards

November 28th, 2011

I combed the internet to find the most interesting stories about credit cards for you. Here are 7 of my favorites. 1. The Tactics of Discover Card Reps How did the telemarketers supposedly trick customers into signing up for the products? The Minnesota attorney general’s office gave us audio files of some of the calls, 2. I am a ...

Twitter posts: How I feel when I read yet another “savings” tip

November 25th, 2011

Each day, I post short insights on http://twitter.com/ramit about psychology, testing, personal finance, investing, the best links I’ve found, and stupid people. You won’t find these on my blog. Here are a few of my favorite recent tweets: How I feel when I read yet another "savings" tip. http://t.co/pCAISKA5Wed Nov 16 20:...

Now available: The 7 Biggest Mistakes of Finding Your Dream Job

November 20th, 2011

Last week, thousands of people registered for my free, live webinar on the top 7 career mistakes. They learned not only which mistakes were holding them back, but how to overcome those mistakes. Here’s what some of the attendees said: I am following @ramit 's material on how to identify and get your dream job. Great stuff no matter ...

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Case Study: How Brian turned a hobby into a business — and almost doubled his rates

November 17th, 2011

The most dependable way to earn more money is to provide more value to your customers. That’s obvious. And the most dependable way to provide more value to your customers is to listen to them and take the time to really understand what they want and need...then give it to them. That’s also obvious. So why do ...

Avoid the top 7 career mistakes

November 14th, 2011

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been trying to figure out how to write this post. I talked to staff members for advice, I talked to friends who run similar businesses, and I just couldn’t figure out how to get the words out right. A few weeks ago, I announced a small group that I’d be ...