Chris Guillebeau has written the book after extensive research and lots of personal experience as well. The cover page says it all. Fire your boss, do what you love and work better to live more. If you are one of the happy 9 to 5 workers, this book is not for you. This is only for people who want to start a venture. This will be specifically helpful because Chris talks here of lots of businesses and their average starting cost is about $100. This article has few of the lessons I learnt from “The $100 Startup”
You are not getting any younger. Nor do you possess time machine to pause or rewind time. If that's the case, you can afford to procrastinate and postpone your ideal day efforts. But you neither possess a time machine nor are getting any younger. It would be foolish to postpone your efforts.
Lesson 1: Believe that it is possible to have 4-hour work week , Lesson 2: Behave like “New Rich” category of people , Lesson 3: Have a sense of direction as to where you are going , Lesson 4: Pareto’s 80/20 Rule , Lesson 5: Parkinson’s Law , Lesson 6: Outsourcing , Lesson 7: Act of disappearance , Lesson 8: Mini Retirements , Lesson 9: References and case studies.
Step 1: Do your homework prior launching the blog Step 2: Buy a domain name Step 3: Buying hosting services Step 4: Launch wordpress
First Thing: Niche must be an intersection of your passion and what others might find interesting. Second Thing: Select a niche within a niche (Micro niche). Third Thing: Research, Research and more research for Niche selection.
5 Reasons why you should start blogging right away: Reason 1: Blogging for journal keeping Reason 2: Blogging for existing business especially for SMSE Reason 3: To earn part time income especially for students Reason 4: Blogging for reviewers/ critics Reason 5: Blogging for fame and influencing people positively Conclusion: Blogging can be treated as a profession.