Newsletter 17th April 2022: E ☹️ and F 😀 days & free email training

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I can’t remember who introduced me to this idea, but right now when I’m feeling rough and not getting much done, I’m really grateful for it.

It’s the concept of ebb and flow days.

Of course, it would be nice to be super productive every day, working on your most important tasks that move your business forward.

And you’ve probably heard a million tips to help you with that.

But there are still those days when it’s just not going to happen, even if you designated it a work day and you have the whole day free to get stuff done.

Those are what I call ebb days.

Try as you might, on those days you can’t get into a flow state where you power through the work feeling like a boss, so unless you have a deadline to meet, just give yourself some grace.

Enjoy your ebb day.

It doesn’t mean you get absolutely nothing done.

In fact, ebb days are useful for getting low level tasks done, the kind that are a waste of a flow day.

Today, I’m going through the inbox that I usually ignore (that’s not the one with customer messages but the one with 400 promos a day)

I’m taking a quick glance to see what I should have taken notice of and archiving the rest. I haven’t done that for a couple of weeks so there were over 5000 emails in there. (And I have 1300 to go)

Waste of time?

Yes on a flow day. But for an ebb day, it’s as productive as I’m going to get.

And those email subject lines have given me quite a few valuable ideas.

I also found the login details to a few courses I forgot I bought and some downloads I’d asked for and then not downloaded.

So not such a waste after all.

I guess, if you celebrate Easter (or even enjoy weekends off), it’s not a work day at all for you anyway today – ebb or flow.

But keep this idea in mind for the next day that you don’t feel productive.

Do your best and then if it’s just not happening, do some ebb tasks instead. (It works even better if you have a list of low energy tasks you can turn to on ebb days.)

We will be having roast lamb later because that’s a tradition at Easter time for us and chocolate eggs.  I’ll miss one of my sons who usually comes around on Sunday though because of my positive test.  ☹️

Here’s wishing you a healthy and happy weekend and lots of flow days in the coming week. 💖


This was the subject line of one of the emails I just archived.

I guess we will all say yes to that.

The subject line is one of Tony’s. I always read his emails because the subject lines get my attention and the emails are short and full of stories.

It’s like a free masterclass in email marketing.

If you’re not on his list, grab his free report and watch very closely what he does. No hard sales tactics at all.

He only works mornings, doesn’t employ anyone, and makes a very good living indeed with his own simple products.

I want to be him when I grow up.  🤣


coach glue packages

This is an amazing deal on all these Coach Glue training packages  available only until April 21st.

These packages include full-blown video scripts that you can easily record to create your multi-media training course, but if you don’t do video, don’t worry, because you get the scripts as text files and you can turn those video scripts into any kind of content. In fact, you can use the text like that whether you make videos with them or not.

And you get a whole lot in the training packages besides video scripts.

This is a rare opportunity to save as much as this on a Coach Glue package and have your own course ready to sell in days rather than toiling for weeks or months to start from a blank slate.

Use coupon code: 70 to get 70% OFF

Take a look at all the packages available with this deal and see how many ideas there are there for using this content.

I’m sure you’ll be blown away by the possibilities of the training courses and info products you could create for such a low fee.

My bonus: Buy one or more of these Coach Glue packages through my link, and choose any one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter for each full video package you purchase.  💖💖💖


coach glue packages

It’s a dream of so many people to travel the world, earning an income wherever they go, and you can help them with that dream, by sharing this done-for-you course with them.

Get all the details here

Just $77 instead of $297 today only with promo code 77.

I picked this one up for myself as I love to travel and the world is opening up again.  I might be better organized for my next trip at the end of the month. 😊

My bonus: Buy this package through my link, and choose any one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter. 💖💖💖


Book Advertising Mastery

You may have heard me talk about my experience on KDP over the past 10 years mainly as an author of fiction and non-fiction books.

But I’ve always avoided doing ads. They scared the heck out of me, and they seemed so complicated.

Also, I did fine without them, making almost $200k over the ten years I’ve been publishing.

Selling low content books on Amazon is a different kettle of fish though and ads really help kickstart sales in that niche, so now that I’m following my own $3k a month plan (one of my bonus reports see below) I thought I had better get unscared.  🤣

So I picked up Michelle Brubaker’s Book Advertising Mastery Course Series last week as that is totally focused on advertising for low content and I attended the first session of her Amazon Ads training on Thursday.

It was a revelation how simple Michelle made a complicated system.

In less than an hour, I had a set of very easy action steps.

I’ll be doing those steps before the next session as it won’t take me more than a few minutes to follow what Michelle does for every book.

And I can’t wait for the next session.

I also love Michelle’s quality over quantity approach meaning you only create books that are worth advertising.

So much less effort in the long run for much more gain.

If you missed Thursday’s training, you can easily catch up with the replay at this stage and create your own Amazon self publishing success.

You’ll find Michelle’s training here if you want to follow along.

My bonus: If you buy Michelle’s training though my link, choose any two of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter including my Amazon $3k a month plan if you don’t have it. (More reports coming soon if you have them all 😊 ) 💖💖💖


Not quite everything but you know what I mean.  🤣

Last month it was the Organize Your Digital Life planner; this month the Declutter My Home 30 Day Challenge Planner 

Declutter My Home Planner

The Declutter my Home planner has 40 unique pages, plus two covers and six backgrounds and it’s fully editable in Canva or Powerpoint so you can create something that is uniquely you.

The whole product (no upsells!) is 50% off until Tuesday 19th April midnight Pacific.

Use coupon code DECLUTTER50 to get the discount which makes it just $18.50 (regularly $37)

Take a look at all the details here.


A few people have asked for one of my bonus reports when they bought one of my own products but I haven’t been offering these as I don’t want to compete with my affiliates who like to offer their own bonuses or who maybe don’t have time to make extra bonuses.

So here’s what I’ll do for any sales going forward from today. For my products only, whether you buy through my link or through an affiliate, whenever you spend $17 or more in one transaction, you can also choose a bonus report from the end of this newsletter.  💖💖💖

By the way, there are a few new bonuses in the works. I just have to get them done and out of the works!


secret email system

The Secret Email System is one on the best deals on the internet – a real gem and ridiculously good value for $5.60.

Why would Matt Bacak sell it so low?

He hasn’t had a blow to the head that’s for sure.  What he is doing is providing astonishing value for a teeny tiny price by getting people into his system who are interested in his types of products. There’s a huge lesson there for us all. And you can learn a lot by observing what he does not just from the training.

Take a look here and learn!


secret email system

I was going through Publisher Rocket with a couple of people yesterday showing how to find superb niches in five minutes and toddler coloring books was one of the good topics that came up, though of course the riches are in the sub-niches as usual in a crowded market and not every book will make thousands of dollars a month. Just as well we have tools to find those sub-niches!

If you want to know more about making and selling Toddler Coloring books, get the best manual on that for just $17 right now.

More information on Toddler Coloring Cash

What I like about this niche is that the designs for toddlers are very simple, making these some of the easiest books to make. And they are fun too.

Bonus: Buy Toddler Coloring Cash through my link and choose any one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter. 💖💖💖


ballet journal and

Michelle’s latest product with commercial rights is this pretty journal & planner, perfect for budding prima ballerinas.

The Ballerina’s Journal and Planner has 36 unique pages (including special pages just for ballet lovers) and 5 different backgrounds all made by Michelle. The template is in two sizes, 8.5 x 11 & 8 x 10, editable PowerPoint files.

Use coupon code BALLET to save 45% until April 20th at Midnight making this product just $19.25 instead of the regular $35.

Get all the details and see the video of the pages here

My bonus: If you buy Michelle’s printable set through my link, you can choose any one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter. 💖💖💖


Christinas birthday

Christina is having a sale to mark her 50th birthday.

Use coupon code BD50 to take 50% off until April 18th. Multiple uses allowed.

Visit Christina’s store

My bonus: Spend $20 or more after discount on Christina’s site using my store link above and choose any one of my bonus reports from the end of this newsletter. 💖💖💖


As I had a lot of requests for various different bonuses, it’s now official that you can choose any one of the recent bonuses when you buy through any of my links marked with a 💖💖💖 in my newsletter on top of any other bonuses mentioned.

This works better for those who already own one or more of these or who want to buy a couple of items.

To claim just send your receipt(s) to me ([email protected]) and let me know which bonus(es) you would like. I’ll verify with the vendor and send them right back to you, usually within a day or so.

latest bonus reports

Here are the currently available bonuses.

▶️ My plan for making $3K a month from Amazon KDP in 2022
▶️ Aargh! exactly what to do when you feel like quitting
▶️ My millionaire plan (February 2022 update) for how I plan to retire with a lot of fun money
▶️ Simplify! 15 things I do to avoid getting overwhelmed
▶️ Graphics – my process for making PLR unique using graphics
▶️ 339 best selling printable ideas
▶️ 25 ways to get more mileage from the PLR on your hard drive
▶️ 27 best converting lead magnet ideas
▶️ Boost your business by reviving old blog posts
▶️10 Steps to Creating a  Winning Strategy for Your Next Project
▶️ NEW! 5 minute miracle start to make every day a success
▶️ NEW! 10 Ways to Make an Extra $1000+ this year 

Enjoy the rest of your weekend and I’ll be back soon with more tips, freebies, and some offers but only the ones I personally think are great value and know the quality to be good.



This email may contain affiliate links for products I personally recommend, however the opinions expressed are my own.

I will receive a small commission if you buy through my affiliate links, which helps me keep the lights on, but the product will not cost you more.


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