App Empire: Make Money, Have a Life, and Let Technology Work for You

The world’s insatiable appetite for apps is growing at an astounding pace. App Empire will show you how to cash in on the app gold rush, without a background in technology or large amounts of start-up capital.

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About Helen »

Author Nisa Burns Discusses Finding Success and Working with Helen
[13 Apr 2013]

This post was originally published by Nisa Burns on
Even though I never dreamed in a million years that I would become a professional chef—or a cookbook author—my love of food goes way back, to a very young age.
When I was …

About Helen »

Helen Attends Book Launch in China
[17 Feb 2013]

In November 2012, I had an opportunity to travel with my Dad and sister Iris to China. A university in Shanghai had published one of my grandfather’s books, translated into English. We went for the book launch. Since my Chinese …

Books »

Nurses, Jobs and Money — A Guide to Advancing Your Nursing Career and Salary
[3 Jul 2012]

Whether you are a student nurse or a seasoned healthcare professional, you can use these tips, detailed scenarios and step-by-step guides on how to catapult your career to lucrative opportunities in the nursing profession. This quick read takes you outside the traditional realms of nursing and opens your mind to employment paths not taught in schools.

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Kitchenability 101: The College Student’s Guide to Easy, Healthy and Delicious Cooking
[23 Jun 2012]

Let me be your guide to discovering what Kitchenability means for you and your lifestyle. In short, you are about to expand your Kitchenability.

Books, Lifestyle, Personal Finance »

First Steps to Wealth
[10 Jun 2012]

A Step-by-step Guide To Getting Everything You Want Out Of Life And More

Books »

The E-Myth Optometrist
[8 Jun 2012]

Combining the wisdom of renowned business expert Michael E. Gerber and the optometry expertise of Dr. Riley F. Uglum, The E-Myth Optometrist equips you to: stop trading time for dollars, manage the processes for getting things done and create the story that becomes the heart of your practice.

Books »

The E-Myth Landscape Contractor
[8 Jun 2012]

Leading a landscape contracting business can seem like a daunting task, with too few hours in the day, too many petty management issues, and problems that landscape contractors at large firms do not seem to face.

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The E-Myth Financial Advisor
[8 Jun 2012]

The E-Myth Financial Advisor offers you a road map for a financial advisory business that’s self-sufficient, growing, and highly profitable.

Books »

The E-Myth Chiropractor
[8 Jun 2012]

The E-Myth Chiropractor fills this knowledge gap, giving you a complete toolkit for either starting a successful practice from scratch or maximizing an existing practice’s performance.

Books »

The Red Skirt
[2 Jun 2011]

A nine-year-old girl, impressionistic and dreamy, feels God has called to her through the voice of a missionary who speaks to her Catholic school class.

Books, Business Trends, Headline, Internet Business »

App Empire: Make Money, Have a Life, and Let Technology Work for You
[1 Jun 2011]

The world’s insatiable appetite for apps is growing at an astounding pace. App Empire will show you how to cash in on the app gold rush, without a background in technology or large amounts of start-up capital.

Books, General Business, Real estate »

The Apartment Building Manifesto
[1 Jun 2011]

This digital book walks you through the Apartment Investing process in a step-by-step manner that you can follow. Scott Scheel believes that the fastest way to achieve results is to get educated and have a simple execution process to follow. …

Books, General Business, Personal Finance »

Flip and Grow Rich 2011
[1 Jun 2011]

Armando Montelongo, star of the #1-hit real estate reality TV show shares his secrets to making massive real estate wealth.

Books, General Business, Personal Finance »

Cash Flow for Life
[4 May 2011]

The Successful Landlord system is probably the most intuitive and easy-to-follow real estate tool ever created.

Headline, Journalism, Real estate »

Asia’s Real Estate Markets Leap Ahead
[21 Apr 2011]

Real estate prices climb in three of Asia’s hottest cities, but experts caution investors to understand what they are buying.

Speaking »

2011 SPJ Spring Conference
[30 Jan 2011]

Network with professionals at the 2011 SPJ Spring Conference

Business Trends, General Business, Green Energy, Green Investing »

The Environmental Capitalist
[25 Jan 2011]

Robert Wilder founded several green stock indexes that not only reflect his passion for the environment, but are making him rich, as well

About Writing, Blogging »

Buon giorno! Welcome clients to your writing business
[22 Dec 2010]

A warm welcome to clients can go a long way.

About Writing, Blogging »

12 Places to Get Cheap or Free Books
[16 Dec 2010]

Although reading is a relaxing activity, it can become stressful when spending a fortune on books. Luckily, there are resources for adding to your personal library on the cheap.

About Writing, Blogging »

New Design for a Writer
[5 Dec 2010]

These days choosing a business card is about more than color schemes.

About Writing, Blogging »

The Anatomy of a Story
[16 Nov 2010]

What’s the structure of a story?

Business Trends, Journalism, Personal Finance »

Personal finance: 2012 and economic trends
[18 Jul 2010]

We are entering a period of enormous transition — financially, politically, spiritually.

General News, Journalism, Video »

Northrop Grumman: a stealth path to growth
[13 Jul 2010]

The defense contractor’s 500 job openings in San Diego are as much about the company’s business acumen as about the region’s economic strength.

Books, Business Trends »

Get Paid For Who You Are
[2 Jul 2010]

David Wood is fast becoming one of the foremost voices in online marketing and lifestyle design, having built a rewarding hobby into a million-dollar online empire that allows him to work and play from anywhere in the world. You’ll learn how thousands of people are every day turning their passion, skill, life experience or hobby into a fun and productive business, to either quit their day jobs, or create an additional revenue stream on the side.

Books, Real estate »

Zero to Millions
[29 Jun 2010]

This book was written for A.D. and J.D. Kessler.  A.D. was considered the “grandfather” of creative real estate investing, and J.D. is his son.
The book comprised a collection of students’ success stories.  The work entailed face-to-face and phone interviews with …

Business Trends, Internet Business, Journalism »

Internet marketing tools turn Web sites into valuable assets
[21 Nov 2009]

Web sites can be valuable assets, because of the customers they attract through domain names, keywords, branding and interactivity.

Business Trends, Internet Business, Journalism »

Millionaire Internet marketing entrepreneurs thrive in San Diego
[20 Nov 2009]

Top Internet entrepreneurs surf, work short hours, and make mega-millions, as espoused in “The 4-Hour Workweek.”

About Helen »

Congrats to Sandra Millers Younger on Her New Book
[26 Nov 2013]

I wanted to take the time to congratulate an acquaintance of mine, Sandra Millers Younger on the publishing of her book, The Fire Outside My Window: A Survivor Tells the True Story of California’s Epic Cedar Fire. I first heard …

Journalism, Lifestyle, Personal Finance »

Long-Term Plan
[11 Jun 2012]

When USAA member Lynn Whitener thinks about getting older, she imagines relying on in-home care. She doesn’t want to live in a nursing home. And she doesn’t want to ask her son to take care of her.