Your site is so great, it makes researching the business sooo much easier having all the info in one place! thankyou thankyou thankyou.
Amada, aspiring actress, Sydney, Australia
Just wanted to say that this site is FANTASTIC! It's helped me quite a bit and it's now my #1 bookmarked item, which means I'm going to be visiting here regularly :) Thanks again,
Rob, aspiring actor, Canada
I absolutely love your site - it's SOOOO helpful and very impressive!
I am a frequent visitor and have signed up for the newsletter, plus I think it's so good I have recommended it to all my acting friends! Thank you for creating such a wonderful website!
Wow Tony! I would just like to comment on how much you have affected my life.
First of all, any questions I have are answered extremely fast, and not only that, you give me a very helpful answer every time. Also, by reading your newsletters, I obtain just the right information that I need to succeed in the acting business. I am so happy I discovered your site, and I hope you know how much we actors appreciate you. Thanks again, and I can't wait to read your next newsletter!
Laura Doukas, Actress
I did what you said and I got two interviews with two agents! Thank you! Sorry but can I ask you how do I prepare to go meet the agent? What do I have to do?
Marsha P., New York, NY, USA
This site has taught me a lot that I needed to know without dragging me all over the place.
Lauren, actress, Atlanta, GA
What Would Give Me The Flexibility I Wanted?
A home based business. Pure and simple. Im an ex corporate guy turned actor, author and motivational speaker. I left a corporate job in a company that I loved to be able to live the next part of my life doing the things that I always dreamed of doing. The big question I had to ask myself was, If I stay here in this corporate environment, will I be able to act, write as much as I want and travel around the world giving speeches? The answer I gave myself was no. And yes there was another question I had to ask myself which was, Will you be able to find something that will give you the kind of income you need to be able, not only to have the flexibility you need, but also to take care of your responsibilities? The answer I gave myself was, I believe it is possible and I will make it happen. Could it be a home based business?, I asked myself. I love that idea, so let me look into it.
And the rest is history!
Now, Ive succeeded in creating the kind of set up that I wanted.
You see my business model in my new life calls for the following:
· Writing books.
· Each book has its own web site.
· Each time I build a web site it must be one that brings in passive income!
· Each web site will take up a small portion of my time (approximately 20%) and I set my income target that I want to achieve.
· Each web site earns money through the sale of my own informational products and through the complimentary products that I sell of the reputable companies and internet marketers that I have affiliated myself with and with whom I collaborate. Its a great mix.
The Things That Guide Me:
The base thought is and must be for me: To Offer High-Quality Products And Services With The Objective Of Helping People To Improve Their Quality Of Life.
My Values: Honesty Credibility Courage Determination Quality Perseverance Innovation
So I looked high and low for someone I could trust who could teach me how to build a home based business. I had two websites built by so called webmasters, who either took me to the bank and left me with a low-quality product, a web site that wasnt functional or they had only one thing in mind. Sell to me once and move on.
I Found It!
After a while I really got tired and told myself that I had to find someone I could trust and who knew how to help me build a real home based business, so I started studying the internet until I found a guy named Ken Envoy and his product SBI! Site Build It!
I looked around for two years and never saw anything like what they offer. Ill tell you a little about it, but then you go and have a look for yourself.
Im a step by step kind of guy. Im not a computer geek, dont know html, dont know java script or any of that stuff. I know how to sit down and type and do a few other things and thats it!
SBI! Site Build It! practically takes you by the hand and sits you down and explains to you everything you need to know to build just a web site if that's what you want, or a full blown home based business. They have documents, video explanations, daily (very, very detailed) statistics so that you can see how many visitors, where they come from, which countries, how many clicks, trends and just about anything you can imagine. There are forums for you to ask questions, an affiliate program. Its a real community! Each page is automatically submitted to the search engines and you get reports on how you are ranked. Its professional. Its legit. Its a product, that really guides you into building a home based business, that I would challenge anyone to find something better and that gives you more than SBI! Does. Anyone. Its exactly what I have been looking for. Oh! And there is no extra hosting fee! And, you dont need to know html. There is a block building tool that helps you to build each page step by step. My 11 year old son could do it. There! I think Ive covered the most important things.
Now I can say that I have a home based business, that I can do from anywhere in the world. I built ActingCareerStartUp.com at the end of January 2007. Now in July, I have five thousand visitors per month, that view over 15, 000 pages per month, visitors from fifty-four countries around the world and I have over the last month generated revenues of $50 per day, which equals $1,500 per month. And I did it working on it just an average of two hours per day since I got it set up. And Im just getting started! Ive learned what I have to do to get those numbers to grow. And growing they are, every single day.
All I did, was do exactly what they told me to do, step-by-step. Thats it.
Enough of me talking/writing.
Have a look at some of these links and let some other people talk about building a home based business:
Or how about:
So how is the time divided up with all my activities?
While in Italy (7 months/year):
· Consulting/key note speaking: 20%
· Web site: 2-3 hours per day: 30%
· Writing a new book (one is already published: Acting Career Start-Up: Four Key Factors For Success ), there will be two more by the end of 2008!
While in New York: (5 months/year)
· Acting (classes, acting jobs, auditions, etc.): 80%
· Website maintenance (adding pages, forums, strategizing, monitoring stats, etc.): 20%.
And, the money is coming in every single day.
Its the ideal situation!
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I want to say you changed my life. I want to be an actress so bad, but i began losing motivation when I couldn't figure out what to do. And then I found you! Thanks to you, I'm taking my first acting classes next month! Yippee!
Sara, Pasadena, CA
Just wanted to thank you for bringing me in to [audition for the video], meet you and chat this Saturday. I was really excited to hear about your working on actingcareerstartup.com and even took a look at it today - it's awesome! You are very well-spoken, knowledgeable and enthusiastic, and it shows through the work that you do! I hope our paths in the industry will cross again and really enjoyed meeting you. Thanks, again and best wishes with your very important work!
Gretchen, NY, NY