There are periods when you tell your family and friends that you work more than you really do. If they knew how little time you spent working (while keeping up the standard of living that you do) they'd think you're doing something illegal.
you think watching a DVD in your living room while you reading webmaster forums on your laptop constitutes work. you think going to the post office to pick up your checks or going to the bank to deposit them is a major outing.
Oh God it is soooooo hard trying to explain to my family and friends and strangers I meet what I do for a living. After so much trial and error (and getting a bunch of really confused looks -- or worst, blank stares for computer novices) I just say, "I do stuff on the Internet, and people pay me." That seems to work!
When you think of calling someone, the first thing that comes to mind is "www" instead of the area code
Brain activity is the most exercise you get
Your most important index is your search engine rank
PR is synonymous to your net worth
You find getting checks from Linkshare to be a nuisance.
...although that should change. They claim to be going to a 1-check system in early 2005
- "PR" doesn't have anything to do with "Public Relations"
- You can't find your alarm clock but you don't care.
- You don't know what day it is but you don't care.
- You cringe when someone suggets a meeting time with the letters AM after it.
- You actually watch daytime TV.
- Netflix hates you because you mail movies back too fast for them to turn a profit.
You get mysterious checks in the mail and have no idea where they came from or why the company is sending them to you.........until you remember you put up a link for them a few years ago.
I commute 10 feet away from my bed every day. I dont drive, dont socialize, don't leave the house because i am so busy with my online business that i forgot i haven't taken a shower. I dont even bother remembering that i have a son to feed because i forgot i have one.
Whats your experience?
- You care more about GOOG SERPS than the GOOG listing on NASDAQ.
- The 20th is your favorite day of the month
- You have more domains than you can keep track of
- Norton's Ad Blocker is your nemesis
- You won't stay at a hotel without Wi-Fi
- Natural light from the sun hurts your eyes
- Your on a first name basis with your postman
=> when you shop for your "working clothes" you end up in the undergarment dept
=> the first thing you do in the morning is to check your email (for sales)
=> the last thing you do before you go to bed is to check your email (for sales)
- You hope to never get an E-mail from Google.
- You panic when you get an E-mail from Google.
- The first thing you do each day is check all your stats.
- The last thing you do each day is check your stats.
- You take just one shower a week, if any!
- You got more domains than your age!
- 99% of your E-mail is spam.
Is there such a thing as a "full time" affiliate?
You wish merchants would stop sending checks and did direct deposit so that would be one less reason to leave the house.
|rfung: You wish merchants would stop sending checks and did direct deposit so that would be one less reason to leave the house. |
I disagree, thinking of getting a PO Box to get out more.
What good can these checks do to a caveman?
* you have time to travel more than 4 times a year for pleasure
For you people who don't shower then note that you don't have a social life.... could be a correlation, just maybe =)
Nice : )
A little more showering may be good though!
A vampire cult offers to make you their poster child...
... you set the alarm clock just to get a good laugh
During rush hour you drive in the opposite direction of all the cars.
|During rush hour you drive in the opposite direction of all the cars. |
Yeah!.. love this one.
|You get mysterious checks in the mail and have no idea where they came from or why the company is sending them to you.........until you remember you put up a link for them a few years ago. |
when you get a $US check in the UK and the effort and converting it means you just add it to the collection on your office pin board!
You can write and edit your own title and get paid as much as a broadsheet columnist, if not more.
You think nothing of working a full day shift followed by a full night shift.
When you're out with friends you catch yourself missing work.
You never have to chase clients, because they're already chasing you.
You don't feel guilty about stopping work for 30 minutes to go for a coffee because you'll have made twice the cost of the coffee in sales before you return.
Unlike most people, you absolutely love the holiday shopping craze.
The price of beer is an average of 0.23 sales.
The only people out on the streets at the same time as you are unemployed.
When your internet connection goes down the outside world no longer exists.
when you get a parking ticket you say to yourself: nevermind, its only 1.5 sales to recover the money.
you wish you had a normal "job" - not for the money, but for human company...
you dont understand how people whinge and live so unefficiently with their dayjobs...commute...mortgage...when you know all that is really needed is just $500 of daily profits :-)
You dont understand why everyone else doesn't do this.
You dont understand why your friends who see you make 5 figures a month whine and complain about thier $7 an hour job - instead of trying to get into the gold mine.
You start getting up an hour or two later every day, until eventually you have to pull an all nighter to see daylight again. This usualy happens at least once a month.
Your ferrari runs out of gas on the freeway and instead of pushing it to the gas station, you leave it on the side of the road because it isn't worth the time and sweat.
|You dont understand why everyone else doesn't do this. |
This one really puzzles me. Amateur psychologists care to venture an hypothesis?:)
>You dont understand why everyone else doesn't do this.
There is work and learning involved. (contrary to the idea one may get by reading some threads here of late ;))
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