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It's not for everybody, but most that have been there never want to go back to a 9 to 5.
I suspect that most of us have, at one time or another, hit enough consecutive bumps that we begin to wonder if we made the right decision. I started freelancing decades ago, and I certainly second-guessed myself a few times.
I think if I'd made more of an effort to understand all the little details that could rear up and bite me, I'd have had a lot easier time of it. Or at least, I'd have been able to build a better plan. But at the end of the day, I wouldn't even consider going back to work for someone else, for twice what I make now.
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the small chunk thing definitely helps early on. wouldn't change my work situation for double the money, i have been able to stay at home while all my kids grew up and got to be there for their major milestones - it's very rewarding as a dad to get so much time with the kids before they get to school
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QOTD response: I only watch 3-4 hours of TV per week, on average, and of that, I ignore the commercials. (The exception is, of course, during the Super Bowl... can't miss those!)
Yeah, Gary, you were in a different mood today. Pensive? Feelin' a little philosophical?
Great show!
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I seem to remember "someone" once saying something about not complaining about "not enough time"... but to MAKE time. ;)
And in my opinion, NOBODY else could read it with as much effect as you, Gary!
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This was great, +Gary Vaynerchuk - exactly the message those kids need to hear.

Curious, what's the deal with the repetitive tags on your Medium link on YT? Are you just testing something?
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+Doc Sheldon Really cool, thanks. Hahaha - #TrepsAreCool . =) 
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For anyone that's paying someone to handle their PPC, this is a must-read! An excellent spreadsheet accompanies it. From +Steve Gerencser of +Steam Driven Media 
Or, Can I really Afford This? The last few years have s …
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QOTD response: I only had one sibling, my sister, Susan, who was 7-1/2 years older than me. She passed away last year, and I really miss her.
+Gary Vaynerchuk, you touched on something that I've been wondering about... you said you've got too many balls in the air right now, and that biting off more than you can chew is what's been behind the biggest failures in your business career... so why do you keep doing it?
You keep answering questions, and WE'LL keep asking them!
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I would love to hear the answer to this
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Are you respecting the time of your site visitors? If not, you may be missing out.
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Humor definitely can play a part in business, to give a business and its representatives a little humanity.
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QOTD response: Tough question! My knee jerk response is 50/50, just because I intend to generate a lot of content, while in my business, I have to be constantly consuming, too, to stay abreast of the constant changes. The more I think about it, the more difficult it is to give a solid answer. I guess I'll stick with 50/50.
 
Now if you had asked about jab vs. right hook, my answer would have been a pretty easy 95/5. I'm a soft marketer... I concentrate on building credibility and let clients come to me. Yeah, I know - I'd be a shit salesman - I found that out years ago. But luckily, I'm a kick-ass closer. So I let the sales come from credibility, referrals, return clients and the odd stroke of serendipity. Hell, even a blind squirrel can stumble across an occasional acorn, right?
 
I finally managed to get to your #meerkat broadcast of this episode before finding the door slammed in my face - another bit of serendipity. Watching it on a desktop kinda redefines suck, 'cause I get a lot more out of the video than I do from straight audio. Reminded me of watching one of the early panoramic movies on a small screen. But being a diehard dinosaur, I still don't plan to buy a smartphone, as the only use it would get would be connecting with you without pestering my daughter to loan me her phone.
 
You keep pushing us to up our game, +Gary Vaynerchuk,  and I love that. #hustle is where it's at!
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+Doc Sheldon I respect your business process. My grandfather had his own business for 50+ years and the majority of his clients where with him more than 20+ plus years. He continues to be my favorite HERO and business role model. He worked one week prior to his death at 91 years old. When he passed my aunts called his clients to break the news ... they cried as if they lost a family member.
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QOTD response: I don't do fantasy sports. But for tech, the most exciting thing I've seen is Skype Translate (http://www.skype.com/en/translator-preview/). I think this app is going to have tremendous impact, with its virtually real-time visual and voice translation,
+Gary Vaynerchuk, who did the JJJRH background audio for you at the end of your vids?
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Thank you for the Skype scoop Doc!! I will need to take a look at this. Have a great weekend! :)
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It's funny that you would publish this just now, David, because Friday, I was berating myself for having 7 new titles on my kindle that I haven't even started, and 3 others than I haven't finished.
I used to be a voracious reader, and rarely set a book aside until I had finished it. But I came to the same realization as you... this new medium makes it much more difficult to really enjoy anything without distractions and interruptions.
Unfortunately, many of us, since we work online, are now able to accomplish a great deal more with our time, so we quickly fill up that extra time with extra tasks. It seems to be a zero-sum game.
Reading across screens as opposed to on dead trees is introducing its own changes in our reading habits.
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Retired from the corporate world in 2005, after studying SEO since 2003; Always studying, trying to keep up with the changes, while practicing SEO and content strategy via Doc Sheldon's Clinic, Top Shelf Copy and Intrinsic Value SEO. Author of various ebooks, including Critical Thinking for the Discerning SEO. Co-founder of SEOCompanyDirectory, Top Shelf Copy and SearchQuirks. Editor of The Meld. Doc's ebooks are available on Amazon.
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English/Spanish bilingual, 35+ yrs. writing professionally. Member of Web Standards Group, Int'l. Webmasters Assoc., HTML Writers Guild, Internet Society & Nat'l. Assoc. of Publishers' Representatives.
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