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Roosh is featured in my free eBook - The Lifestyle Artist
Greetings from Uberlândia, Brazil. I'm excited to announce the launch of my free eBook called "The Lifestyle Artist."

Click hereto learn more about the eBook.

Over the last few years, there has been an emerging group of men who have fused the philosophies of both the pickup and lifestyle design communities. This includes many guys on this forum who have the freedom to travel to distant countries and social skills to bed women along the way.

My goal with this eBook is to bring awareness of this trend and give guys a a solid start in the right direction who also want to have this lifestyle. In this book I talk about...
  • the lifestyle artist movement over the last few years
  • setting up passive income streams online
  • balancing pickup with working on your online business
  • how to attain pickup competency at home in less than 12 months
  • travel + pickup

Roosh V, Tynan and a handful of others have unintentionally been pioneers in this movement and they have agreed to be case studies in this book. For those of you who simply want to read Roosh' section, jump to page 81.

I have ZERO commercial intent with this book - I'm not selling a thing. This is more so a passion project for me. I've had direct experience with all of this stuff over the last few years (from pickup, to internet entrepreneurship, to travel) and I'm passing the knowledge I've learned in this book.

Hope you guys enjoy it and if you could, please leave a comment on my blog letting me know what you thought (both good or bad) and share it with friends.

Cheers

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12-13-2010 06:00 AM
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I read it, seems pretty okay for those who aren't initiated... and the dream seems appealing...


But look at this:

http://www.myeggnoodles.com/attention-al...nabes.html


This guy says, in order to make a lifestyle work, "your whole life needs to revolve around your work". That doesn't sound like a lot of fun to me.
01-05-2011 12:27 AM
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Not to bash the original poster, but all lifestyle blogs are written by guys who are trying to make money from lifestyle blogs (i.e. trying to be a mini-Tim Feriss).

Their pitch goes something like this: "You too can live the dream of independent living... just buy my products so I can live independently myself." As long as the tips are helpful, power to those guys, but there does seem to be an awful lot of duplicate material. The niche reminds me of the "make money online" blogs.

Samseau: That guy is doing something wrong. If you're working more than 40 hours a work to barely eke it out in third world countries, you may want to consider a new business.

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01-05-2011 03:04 AM
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I read the OP's book (well the first 20 pages anyway) and it turned out to be total garbage.

It went like roosh described: you can live the dream, leave the rat race, join the 'new rich' etc etc. But there was no content. I'm talking none. Before any sales pitch could be made I just had to delete this off my nook. It was like a 6th grader who read tim ferris's book wrote this thing.

I don't feel bad offending the OP when so much of my time was wasted on such a steaming pile of excrement. tard
01-06-2011 05:16 AM
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As it turns out, Tony Ryan is the barry horowitz of lifestyle artists. His content is complete garbage and filler, and his only aim is to get stupid kids to buy his crap. Fuck off tony you fraud. Share some REAL info on LIVING and making money and then you'll have street cred. I hate guys like you that prey on these guys who have dreams of freedom and chicks and YOU TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THAT to exploit them and take their money. On behalf of men everywhere, i'd like to cordially invite you to the third annual eat-a-dick ball, where you'll be the guest of honor! P.S. POST PROOF YOU ARE IN BRAZIL....I highly doubt you are. I'm calling you out. I'm sick of guys like you and your stupid bullshit.
01-07-2011 02:19 AM
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(01-05-2011 03:04 AM)Roosh Wrote:  Not to bash the original poster, but all lifestyle blogs are written by guys who are trying to make money from lifestyle blogs (i.e. trying to be a mini-Tim Feriss).

Their pitch goes something like this: "You too can live the dream of independent living... just buy my products so I can live independently myself." As long as the tips are helpful, power to those guys, but there does seem to be an awful lot of duplicate material. The niche reminds me of the "make money online" blogs.

Samseau: That guy is doing something wrong. If you're working more than 40 hours a work to barely eke it out in third world countries, you may want to consider a new business.

Hey wat up sorry to get off topic, wanted to just say I think Roosh and this site in general is pretty cool, I went out last night and am trying to talk to threee girls a day for 2011, so far so good, but so far I just have a bunch of numbers and I'm not the best texter but a good talker...any advice on step2 trying to bang them now that I have their number, kind of a dumb question, but different perspectives would be cool, thanks
01-07-2011 12:59 PM
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It's really bad if you piss someone off an ebook they didn't have to pay for.

I haven't read Tony's book but generally if someone is offering a "free ebook" it's advertising for a paid product. Nothing wrong with that but the "free ebook" will contain mostly marketing instead of solid information.

To "lifestyle artists": there is no shortcut to creating a quality book and building a loyal readership that values and respects your work. If you're not willing to work hard, stick with your day job. Trying to make a quick buck makes you look like an ass and makes other people unhappy.

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(12-13-2010 06:00 AM)Tony Ryan Wrote:  I have ZERO commercial intent with this book

Personally I stopped reading right there. Why would then you went through the hassle of not only writing a book, but also posting on different forums about it?
I bet $100 - without reading it - that this book is full of advertising, and direct or indirect attempt to sell something affiliated with the book author.

Followup: I went through, and indeed it is. Now I have a question: Tony, why did you blatantly lie about having zero commercial intent with this book? It is very obvious that you DO have commercial intent. Even more, when you say you're releasing a free book people generally EXPECT you to have some commercial intent. You lost a lot of credibility after lying about not having such intent and then showing one. Worse, you did it in a forum where everyone can comment your post and tell you about it.

To other young writers: as a new writer you will have some credibility. Not a lot, but definitely more than Microsoft. Do not lose it, be honest with your readers. We have long memories, and we're not shy to share our impressions, whether they're good or bad. For example, I gonna buy the next Roosh's book as soon as it is released, without waiting until someone reads it and shares their thoughts. I would never do that if he released "Bang" in a kind of "you know, fucking is simple, look on Tiger Woods" free book.
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(01-07-2011 09:34 PM)oldnemesis Wrote:  For example, I gonna buy the next Roosh's book as soon as it is released, without waiting until someone reads it and shares their thoughts. I would never do that if he released "Bang" in a kind of "you know, fucking is simple, look on Tiger Woods" free book.

Those are pretty strong endorsements for Bang ..I was considering buying it but now looks like I'm gonna have to
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(01-09-2011 04:11 AM)machiavelli Wrote:  
(01-07-2011 09:34 PM)oldnemesis Wrote:  For example, I gonna buy the next Roosh's book as soon as it is released, without waiting until someone reads it and shares their thoughts. I would never do that if he released "Bang" in a kind of "you know, fucking is simple, look on Tiger Woods" free book.

Those are pretty strong endorsements for Bang ..I was considering buying it but now looks like I'm gonna have to

Yeah I just ordered the hard copy on amazon. I'm looking forward to a good read.
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Bang is amazing for handling logistics, it definitely gave me some innovative ideas
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(01-09-2011 04:11 AM)machiavelli Wrote:  Those are pretty strong endorsements for Bang ..I was considering buying it but now looks like I'm gonna have to

AFAIR the ebook used to come with a money-back guarantee, so the risk was kinda low. Maybe it still is.
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Tony Ryan has been completely outted as a fraud and a liar on this thread. POST PROOF YOU ARE IN BRAZIL M'FER!!!! Lying sack of trash I should come and slap the yellow off your teeth for lying to these kids. SHOW THEM the dream, don't lie to them. You should be helping your fellow brother not trying to fleece him. For that, a big fuck off from me to you.
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I took a look at it... yeah, it is pretty thin on the content. I did identify with the part about starting an online business totally destroying your sex/social life and hygiene standards though.

Your graphic design and execution is all top-notch. But I think that's the problem with the whole 4HWW mindset: Tim Ferriss can give you a flowchart for how to set up an automated (or at least remotely operable) business, but that just means that the important thing then is being able to do the stuff that's *not* in the flowchart (original content, solving an unsolved problem, etc.).
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Hey guys, thanks for the feedback.

@ Roosh…

Quote:Truth be told, I do actually have a internet based business that is NOT in the make money online niche or lifestyle design niche. I don’t want to give away the niche (seeing as though I don’t want more competition than I already have) but it’s an eBook in the relationship niche (not pickup). I launched the eBook in December of 2008 and receive 95% of the traffic from Google Adwords sent to its sales page. If anyone of you have had profitable PPC campaign, you’ll know that if the numbers and conversion run correctly, you ARE making passive income with little to no work required after that. It’s difficult to pull something like that off, but when you do it’s a beautiful thing…

The main reason I don’t mention this in the book is because I don’t advice others to run the same business model. Google Adwords is becoming increasingly stringent with their policies towards direct response marketers selling information products (i.e. eBooks). IMHO, I believe networks like Facebook, Bing and the like are going to follow Google’s lead in the next few years. Therefore, I didn’t want to give guys advice on a business model that may be extinct in the next 5 - 10 years, which is why I didn’t mention the exact way I make money online in the book.

@oldnemesis and @bigbootyluvr

I honestly am passionate about this topic which is why I wrote the book. I tried my best to make it as best as I could giving knowledge I learned from personal experience (not from stuff I read on The Four Hour Work Week). If you didn’t like it or thought it was “streaming pile of excrement” that’s cool, thanks for taking the time to even read a page or two of it.

But secondly, I wrote it to attract a potential readership onto my blog - NOT to directly sell anything. I felt it was a fair exchange - I give away a free 80+ page book that I worked 100+ hours to guys who might be complete newbies to passive income, making money online, etc. and in exchange, the reader gives my blog a shot. Not a mastermind course, not a paid membership site, not anything commercial - but give my free blog that I work very hard on a shot. I didn’t directly sell a thing in the book. One day in the future I do plan on monetizing my blog. I wouldn’t work as hard as I do on Next Level Lifestyles if I wouldn’t be eventually compensated for my efforts one day. But that’s only after I’ve proven myself and gained trust to my readers through free content I work my tail on. But monetizing or not, I’m going to give as much value as I possibly can onto my blog for free. If you have the time to check out my site (nextlevellifestyles.com) you’ll see that I’m not selling A THING right now. It’s all pure content.

But make no mistake about it: Attaining this lifestyle is hard as fuck. I tried my best to make that clear in the book. My intentions were not to come off as a cheesy lifestyle design blogger saying you can make a full time income online in a few months. I tried my best to show the realities of what this pursuit entails (page 63 if you are interested) which include long nights, early mornings, a steep learning curve, times where you want to throw your laptop at the wall and generally dealing with an insane amount of frustration. You have to work many 60+ hour work weeks to eventually enjoy the 4 hour work week. However (and I still stand by this), if you bust your ass like I did for about 18 months, it’s possible.

@bigbootyluvr…

Here’s a pic when I was in Brasilia a few weeks ago…

I totally can understand why you guys are skeptical about this stuff. You should be. There’s a lot of fakers out there, especially in the lifestyle design and internet marketing niches. (BTW - I’m not saying all of this to gain your trust or credibility) But I can understand where you’re come from. Unless I fork over my income statement report to you, how can you fully believe me? There’s nothing I can really do about that. I'll just let the writing on my blog do the talking...


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(01-19-2011 06:05 PM)Tony Ryan Wrote:  Hey guys, thanks for the feedback.

@ Roosh…

Quote:Truth be told, I do actually have a internet based business that is NOT in the make money online niche or lifestyle design niche. I don’t want to give away the niche (seeing as though I don’t want more competition than I already have) but it’s an eBook in the relationship niche (not pickup). I launched the eBook in December of 2008 and receive 95% of the traffic from Google Adwords sent to its sales page. If anyone of you have had profitable PPC campaign, you’ll know that if the numbers and conversion run correctly, you ARE making passive income with little to no work required after that. It’s difficult to pull something like that off, but when you do it’s a beautiful thing…

The main reason I don’t mention this in the book is because I don’t advice others to run the same business model. Google Adwords is becoming increasingly stringent with their policies towards direct response marketers selling information products (i.e. eBooks). IMHO, I believe networks like Facebook, Bing and the like are going to follow Google’s lead in the next few years. Therefore, I didn’t want to give guys advice on a business model that may be extinct in the next 5 - 10 years, which is why I didn’t mention the exact way I make money online in the book.

@oldnemesis and @bigbootyluvr

I honestly am passionate about this topic which is why I wrote the book. I tried my best to make it as best as I could giving knowledge I learned from personal experience (not from stuff I read on The Four Hour Work Week). If you didn’t like it or thought it was “streaming pile of excrement” that’s cool, thanks for taking the time to even read a page or two of it.

But secondly, I wrote it to attract a potential readership onto my blog - NOT to directly sell anything. I felt it was a fair exchange - I give away a free 80+ page book that I worked 100+ hours to guys who might be complete newbies to passive income, making money online, etc. and in exchange, the reader gives my blog a shot. Not a mastermind course, not a paid membership site, not anything commercial - but give my free blog that I work very hard on a shot. I didn’t directly sell a thing in the book. One day in the future I do plan on monetizing my blog. I wouldn’t work as hard as I do on Next Level Lifestyles if I wouldn’t be eventually compensated for my efforts one day. But that’s only after I’ve proven myself and gained trust to my readers through free content I work my tail on. But monetizing or not, I’m going to give as much value as I possibly can onto my blog for free. If you have the time to check out my site (nextlevellifestyles.com) you’ll see that I’m not selling A THING right now. It’s all pure content.

But make no mistake about it: Attaining this lifestyle is hard as fuck. I tried my best to make that clear in the book. My intentions were not to come off as a cheesy lifestyle design blogger saying you can make a full time income online in a few months. I tried my best to show the realities of what this pursuit entails (page 63 if you are interested) which include long nights, early mornings, a steep learning curve, times where you want to throw your laptop at the wall and generally dealing with an insane amount of frustration. You have to work many 60+ hour work weeks to eventually enjoy the 4 hour work week. However (and I still stand by this), if you bust your ass like I did for about 18 months, it’s possible.

@bigbootyluvr…

Here’s a pic when I was in Brasilia a few weeks ago…

I totally can understand why you guys are skeptical about this stuff. You should be. There’s a lot of fakers out there, especially in the lifestyle design and internet marketing niches. (BTW - I’m not saying all of this to gain your trust or credibility) But I can understand where you’re come from. Unless I fork over my income statement report to you, how can you fully believe me? There’s nothing I can really do about that. I'll just let the writing on my blog do the talking...

Is it just me or do those pics look shopped or altered?
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Tony,
I for one appreciate what you're doing. It's rare to see someone give honest and free content nowadays on the internet without the free ebook to be a pre sell for an ebook or some other crappy course. Having gone through the steps you've gone through and going through, I can relate to your struggles, your long nights and early mornings filled with wanting to throw your laptop out of the window. Been there, done that and it ain't fun but that's I guess the price to pay to get to the sweet spot of living the internet lifestyle. And that's also the reason that a majority of people won't make it as they don't have the perseverance to keep going even and specially when things are not going smoothly. We can see that clearly everywhere and even here as some of the posts made by those eternally "sceptical wishers" who constantly criticize things they haven't given a fair test themselves. It's sad and unfortunate as some of these guys and girls are smart and sharp people but because they don't have an open mind to give these technics and notinos a fair shot, they don't and won't probably make it and in turn become bitter haters. We can see a couple of such people in this particular thread (no neeed to name them, you and I and they can recognize themselves easily). Here's an advice to you guys: be more open minded and things will be different and exciting things will happen. Just give it a try once! I would'nt sweat nor be worried about the haters as they are as we say in French, part of the scenery or furnitures. And it wouldn't be as fun without them anyways! LOL Let them criticize as it shows that you are actually doing something right. So welcome heavy critics with open arms man.

All in all, all the best man and remember, don't give up. The internet world is a tough cookie to crack. I've had days when I didn't make a penny for a full month and then $3K in one single day, even in my current bizz. So keep going and don't give up. I for one will be reading your ebook and blog as I can relate to what your'e doing and I'm just like you, a very big and passionate about travelling and Brasil, a place that will hold a truly special place in my heart for ever.

Are you still in Brasil now and if yes where? BSB is one of my favorite places in Brasil!Make sure to chill around the lagoa as its filled with very cool bars, restaurants and clubs and loads of very smart, hot, sexy and intelligent girls who have their own money. Which is such a breath of fresh air compared to the majority of girls in Brasil.
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(01-25-2011 07:14 AM)Vacancier Permanent Wrote:  All in all, all the best man and remember, don't give up. The internet world is a tough cookie to crack. I've had days when I didn't make a penny for a full month and then $3K in one single day, even in my current bizz. So keep going and don't give up. I for one will be reading your ebook and blog as I can relate to what your'e doing and I'm just like you, a very big and passionate about travelling and Brasil, a place that will hold a truly special place in my heart for ever.

Are you still in Brasil now and if yes where? BSB is one of my favorite places in Brasil!Make sure to chill around the lagoa as its filled with very cool bars, restaurants and clubs and loads of very smart, hot, sexy and intelligent girls who have their own money. Which is such a breath of fresh air compared to the majority of girls in Brasil.

Thanks for the refreshing words VP. Always great to connect with a fellow entrepreneur on the same path and going through similar ups and downs.

Definitely agree with you. I'd say THE biggest reasons most don't hack it in this game is they quit too early. Most of the time everything they're doing is right, they just need a few more months/years of work until the rubber truly hits the road and they start making money. Like most long term pursuits, it's like a J-Curve to success, but most can't handle not seeing any results for a painstakingly long stretch of time. BS in their head (self-doubt, frustration, negativity) usually is the reason they don't make it to where the curve finally swings upward. From the majority of internet entrepreneurs I've talked to, read about, most agree about this.

I did an interview with Entropy last month about all this and he has a really cool perspective on all this.

I'm in Uberlandia, which is where I've been staying for the last 5 months. I've been living with my girlfriend (she's Brazilian and the girl in the picture) who I met in Chicago (where I lived last year). I'm REALLY liking Brazil - particularly the people - the warmest, most passionate, family and friends-oriented, down-to-earth people I've ever come across. They really strike a healthy work-play balance, which after living in downtown Chicago for the last year, is like a breath of fresh air.

BSB is SICK. The architecture is crazy. I didn't get a chance to really explore the nightlife out there (I was only there for a few days) but I've heard the same thing about the women. I was supposed to chill around the logoa but got lost driving haha.

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Personally I do believe TR is in Brazil, and I appreciate his calm response after some heated criticism.

Quote:But secondly, I wrote it to attract a potential readership onto my blog - NOT to directly sell anything. I felt it was a fair exchange - I give away a free 80+ page book that I worked 100+ hours to guys who might be complete newbies to passive income, making money online, etc. and in exchange, the reader gives my blog a shot.

So why do you have a squeeze page to get emails? You're ebook promotion shows more concern with email addresses than blog hits. Usually seeing this is a sign of an upcoming product, or you want to blast the list with affiliate products.

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(01-25-2011 09:16 PM)Roosh Wrote:  So why do you have a squeeze page to get emails? You're ebook promotion shows more concern with email addresses than blog hits. Usually seeing this is a sign of an upcoming product, or you want to blast the list with affiliate products.

Hey Roosh. Great question. My first angle with the eBook was for it to go viral, getting more exposure to my blog. I modeled the strategy after many bloggers in The Lifestyle Design community. For example, Chris Guillebeau launched a free ebook called "A Brief Guide To World Domination." That free eBook pretty much catapulted his blog and put him on the map. Many other bloggers had success doing it too. Here's the catch, your free eBook has to be SICK for people to be talking about it.

So I spent probably 100 hours on my eBook making sure it was top top top notch (IMHO) for those new to lifestyle design fused with pickup. I released it and initially gave it away without the user needing to give away their email address.

However Roosh, we're in a different niche where things are MUCH harder for things to go viral. Roosh you put out solid content but you know as much as I do, your posts hardly gets tweets/facebooks likes/etc. My guess is many people in the pickup community are in it secretly, not wanting their friends and family to know about it. Therefore content is hard to go viral. So big lesson I learned through this eBook.

Anywho, after being out 1.5 months, it didn't get the type of viral response I was hoping for. I wasn't about to let a book I spent so much time on go to waste so I decided to use it as an incentive for people to join my newsletter. The newsletter is just another avenue (like my blog) to give away content, stay in contact & strengthen my relationship with my readers.

Again (alongside my blog) I will try to eventually monetize my newsletter by either a product (that my readers want/ need) or by recommending an affiliate product (that I've actually tried and benefited from and would recommend to a friend, not some bogus product I've never even tried and just promoting to make quick cash).

I guess it was a misunderstanding... I have zero commercial intent with THIS book. It was used to give my blog (and now newsletter) a shot. But yes, later down the line I will monetize it. But only monetize after I have proven myself to my readers through the value I give. Again, either way the free content on the blog/newsletter will still stand.

For those of you that want the book but don't want to join my newsletter, no worries, I'll put it as an attachment to this post.


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Free eBook: The Lifestyle Artist - Roosh V is case featured in my free eBook called The Lifestyle Artist.
01-25-2011 10:12 PM
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RE: Roosh is featured in my free eBook - The Lifestyle Artist
I have no problem if you did have a commercial interest, and never felt like you were spamming. This is a skeptical forum, though, so commercial-seeming guys usually don't get a warm welcome.

Quote:However Roosh, we're in a different niche where things are MUCH harder for things to go viral. Roosh you put out solid content but you know as much as I do, your posts hardly gets tweets/facebooks likes/etc.

I don't agree with you here. If you look at my most recent posts then I can see how it appears that way, but my back catalogue gets decent play in social sites:

35 likes - http://www.rooshv.com/united-states-of-broken-women
146 likes - http://www.rooshv.com/42-things-wrong-wi...ican-women
25 likes - http://www.rooshv.com/whats-wrong-with-america

Even my 30 types of pussy post (http://www.rooshv.com/30-types-of-pussy), something you'd think no one would admit to liking, has gotten 29 likes. Those mainstream posts definitely bring more attention to the straight-up game advice posts.

Plus I didn't rise to the top of google on a bunch of travel/pickup terms by luck... tons of other sites have linked to me in the course of 5+ years blogging.

These aren't blockbuster numbers by any means, but it does contradict your "hardly" statement, which in my book is defined as "almost zero." This just shows that no matter how difficult the niche seems to be, if you put out the best content, people will read it and recommend it to their friends. There is no shortcut to success, and even if your free ebook is the best out there, it takes a sustained release of good content to build a readership, not a one-shot deal like you may have been going for.

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01-25-2011 10:55 PM
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RE: Roosh is featured in my free eBook - The Lifestyle Artist
(01-25-2011 07:14 AM)Vacancier Permanent Wrote:  Tony,
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And that's also the reason that a majority of people won't make it as they don't have the perseverance to keep going even and specially when things are not going smoothly. We can see that clearly everywhere and even here as some of the posts made by those eternally "sceptical wishers" who constantly criticize things they haven't given a fair test themselves. It's sad and unfortunate as some of these guys and girls are smart and sharp people but because they don't have an open mind to give these technics and notinos a fair shot, they don't and won't probably make it and in turn become bitter haters.

Great post VP, haters gonna hate. The eternally skeptical are never satisfied even when the evidence is staring them in the face. To the hater these things just can't be true because if they were true then the hater would have to ask themselves some really hard questions. Most people just can't handle that level of cognitive dissonance. Best to just ignore the haters as they will never be convinced no matter what.

Tony I think you gave a thoughtful and solid response to the legitimate questions raised in this thread.

Tony I enjoyed reading your blog, especially your post about determination. That really hit home for me now that I am encountering one of those "throw your laptop out the window" moments.

My business model has basically been destroyed overnight and now I have to start over from scratch. But I have tasted success and I know I can achieve it again, going back to the mediocre 9-5 life is no longer an option for me.

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01-26-2011 12:03 AM
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RE: Roosh is featured in my free eBook - The Lifestyle Artist
@ Roosh

That's awesome that you've gotten those responses with those posts.

But you've posted A LOT of posts over the years, and it seems the posts that go viral aren't as common as the ones that don't. I didn't mean the "hardly" statement to knock your content, I think it's great. But I just think you haven't received as much viral results as you could have because of the nature of our community.

Whereas if you look in other communities like IM, Lifestyle Design, Graphic Design where community members are typically more tech-savvy, are sharing less controversial topics for the masses, have blogs of their own - posts that one writes tend to get more social media love on a more frequent basis.

@ phoenix abroad

Thanks for the kinds words man. Glad your likin' blog. Yeah the internet world is definitely rocky. I've really learned that this year especially. All my business ventures from now into the future are all based around stability & slower but, longer-term growth.

However, I do agree that if you put good shit out there, it's hard for people NOT to tell their friends, no matter what you are talking about.

Either way, I agree that a one-shot free eBook or a few months of blog content won't cut it if you want to build something special. I didn't mean to come across like the book would be my magic key to success, but more so a nice little boost to start my site off on the right direction.

Next Level Lifestyles - Where the pickup and lifestyle design communities converge.
Free eBook: The Lifestyle Artist - Roosh V is case featured in my free eBook called The Lifestyle Artist.
(This post was last modified: 01-26-2011 05:43 PM by Tony Ryan.)
01-26-2011 12:23 AM
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RE: Roosh is featured in my free eBook - The Lifestyle Artist
(01-25-2011 09:16 PM)Roosh Wrote:  So why do you have a squeeze page to get emails? You're ebook promotion shows more concern with email addresses than blog hits. Usually seeing this is a sign of an upcoming product, or you want to blast the list with affiliate products.

But since most people nowadays are smart and use thrash email accounts for that kind of stuff (like I did), I wonder whether this list carries any value at all.

Another thing is that Tony does not ask for consent to send any unsolicited commercial emails, and therefore if he does send one, he might be liable for that (in California as much as $1,000 per email). Read this story.
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01-27-2011 07:09 PM
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RE: Roosh is featured in my free eBook - The Lifestyle Artist
thanks for sharing ur content.

pretty good looking blog. i think ur legit.

best of luck bro!
01-31-2011 02:42 PM
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