Good pitches vs. bad pitches — Ramit’s analysis

Like a parent who sees his child’s first (horrible) drawing, I have to pretend to still love you while lying to your face. On Monday, I told you how one of my first big breaks came from pitching online companies to improve their websites. That single pitch showed me it was possible to do more than make pizzas for $...

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Restaurant secrets from a waiter

Years ago, I started reading an anonymous blog written by an NYC waiter. He wrote about what really happened behind the scenes. The most ridiculous things customers demanded...how to get VIP service...secrets of tipping...and tips that only restaurant insiders know. I was hooked. And I think this is a perfect addition to continuing along the year of ...

“I think I’m trying to do too much”

About 3 years ago, I stopped and looked around and realized I was trying to do way too much. I know a lot of online people build moats around themselves so they never have to hear from their readers (“noreply” email addresses, assistants to screen messages, etc). But I always preferred to read my own emails and respond to them, ...

I got schooled

If I were to ask you, “What’s one thing you wish you could make automatic in your life?” I’d be willing to bet that most people would say: “I wish I could exercise regularly” “I wish I could eat healthier” “I wish I could ___” What would yours be? I want to help you pick one area of your ...

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My Free Insider's Kit will show you how to earn more money

Your toughest questions about starting an online biz?

Next month, I'm heading into my studio to record a whole new series of videos for you. My goal -- to top this: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXRhIvycEIE[/embed] ZTL blooper. I hate you, tree  I'm going to be recording new interviews for my Brain Trust program, new success stories for my Zero to Launch course (...

How to travel the world, create a life that doesn’t suck, and explore the happiness of pursuit — with Chris Guillebeau

Last month, I was travelling in Asia and had some time to kill at the Hong Kong airport. I knew exactly who to text.   From one picture, this dude knew exactly where I was sitting, and then recommended other lounges for me to visit based on my gate number. It takes a real weirdo to know that level of detail ...

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