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Paypal Chargeback Protection Is the Real Deal!

Posted on 13 January 2011 by Carlito

Over the years, I’ve seen many people complain about Paypal, whether it be on forums or on blogs. Allegations of accounts being closed, funds being frozen, all kinds of stuff etc. So, just to tip the scale the other way, here’s a story where a chargeback was actually covered by Paypal’s Seller Protection Policy.

I’ve been using Paypal since I started doing business online. I’ve never had a problem with them. I do find that the fees are quite high at times, but you can’t beat the convenience of the service. Continue Reading

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Recommend resources for affiliates, freelancers, any web entrepreneurs

Posted on 09 October 2010 by Carlito

Just a very quick note to point you to a new page I added to the blog, Recommend Web Resources.

On the page, I basically list products and services I use to run my business. All the products on that page will be ones I recommend, and I try to explain why for each.

Hope it will help some of you. Resources Page.

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Tax season

Posted on 15 March 2009 by Carlito

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Pay your taxes – if you don’t, trust me, they’ll get you.

Tax time is a pain for me. I made a decision some years ago to handle my own affairs. Every year, I fill and file my own tax returns. My personal income tax return isn’t too much trouble. I buy the same software every year, fill out my return in about 30 minutes, then spend another half an hour or an hour double checking that I didn’t miss any deductions and such. I review the government’s Revenue websites for instance, to see if there are any changes that may apply to me – they are always scarce. Continue Reading

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Online business, do you miss me too?

Posted on 25 February 2009 by Carlito

I’m working full time, so I haven’t been putting a lot of time running my online businesses.

While I’m enjoying my internship, I really miss the whole “running and relying on your own business all the time.” No matter how hard I work in that 9 to 5 gig, no matter how much effort or how many extra hours I put in, the pay slip is still the same. Continue Reading

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