Lessons Learned

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March 2019 Goals

I am a little behind on publishing this post but don’t worry, I have my goals for March mapped out. We are continuing the theme of keeping them simple and attainable. I will start by listing them out below and then share a HUGE insight I gained this month.  Read 1 Peter Post on antiquityproject.com … Continued


February 2019 Goals & My Progress Updates

Another month and another set of goals. If you are following along you know that January’s goals were a success. Time to follow up with another month of similar goals. February 2019’s Goals Read the book of Acts and Romans Document my thoughts about the readings Track macros each week (2600 calories, 260g Carbs, 210g … Continued

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The Daily Habit Tracker Spreadsheet

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Ryun If you have done any amount of reading on my blog then you know I am very goal oriented. I make goals every year and now every month to keep me focused and to remind me of what I want to … Continued

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January 2019 Goals & My Progress Updates

Last year I tried to do a 30-day challenge each month. I gave up halfway through the year and only completed a handful of the challenges. I am incredibly goal oriented so I wanted to switch it up a bit and try something different this year. I set annual goals and then broke them down … Continued


Project Management Insights + A Few Pro-Tips

Below is a collection of project management insights I have gained from my time with Carrot. Project Management Is Hard A lot of work goes into completing a successful project. You have to negotiate priorities, align resources, and get buy-in from team members. Estimating Project Completion Dates Is Tricky No matter hard you try, something will come … Continued

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[Comprehensive] Carrot Website Review For 2019

InvestorCarrot websites industry-leading real estate investor websites. But InvestorCarrot (carrot.com) offers much more than just a website. In honor of full transparency, I work for InvestorCarrot. But I strongly believe in the product (hence why I work for Carrot) and have a first-hand look at how well the platform actually works. Here is a Carrot … Continued

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The Absolute Best Real Estate Investing Websites

Looking to launch a real estate investor website? If so, you are probably curious who makes the best real estate investing websites. It can be overwhelming with how many options you have when trying to get your real estate business online. When it’s all said and done you have two choices with building out your … Continued

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How To Optimize Images For Your WordPress Blog

If you run a WordPress blog then chances are you upload images to it. A well designed WordPress blog will give you multiple ways to layout your images. But there are some technical aspects to consider when uploading large files to your WordPress blog. The biggest consideration is performance. For every image you upload, your … Continued


SEO Keywords For Real Estate Investors

Keywords are the lifeblood of any real estate investors online marketing strategy. SEO keywords are the highest performing and highest ROI marketing strategy an investor can have. If you dominate your market’s SEO keywords for phrases like “We buy houses Vancouver” then you can bet that you are going to generate leads online with very … Continued

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What I Learned From My February Goal

Ouch, another failed month of trying to complete a 30-day challenge. February’s goal was a miss. It’s fair to say that I am a little disappointed. The whole point of these 30-day challenges was to create a pattern disrupt and break some bad habits by forming new ones. So far, not so good. But I … Continued

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4 Of My Favorite Carrot Features & Why You Should Use Them

Want the quick rundown of 4 of my favorite Carrot features? Auto Complete Address Field SMS text notifications Campaign tracking links Featured blog post images For those unaware, I work for InvestorCarrot. I help out with the marketing and day to day operations. I have the pleasure of interacting with a lot of members in … Continued

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What I Learned From My January Goal

If you look here you will see that my January goal was to try and read the Bible every day for 30 days. I failed. In this post I want to break down why I wasn’t able to follow through with, what I thought, was an easy 30-day challenge. Some of the things I have … Continued