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What’s More Important? Getting Rich? Or Your Vision For Your Brand?

Note: This post was written for a friend of mine who wishes to remain nameless. It’s my pick me up to that person. You can do it! These thoughts accurately represent how I have felt in the past. I hope you find it helpful and inspirational on your journey to success.

What if you could make a ton of money being somebody who you’re not? Would you still do it?

Tough question, yet a question that we all must answer. If you’re like me, you struggle with these types of issues. An example perhaps.

I know that if I wanted to make a ton of money, I could become someone I am not. I could build products and services that I don’t want to build.

But I don’t, and here’s why. It’s more important to me to sell things I believe in. It’s more important for me to have the brand I want to have… that I’ve envisioned for myself long term.

Do I lose out on TONS of money because I have this attitude. Yes. Do I sometimes consider “selling out” and just doing what I know will make me a ton of bank? Yes.

Your decisions may be different. You may not have the same, perhaps stupid, limitations on your brand/business.

I’ll be honest. Sometimes I wish I didn’t have those feelings. I’d be richer for sure. But would I be happier? I don’t think so.

The point is. Do what you need to do and don’t apologize for it. If you have to “sell out” to pay your bills. Do it. If you can get by by not compromising your vision then do that too. Make a decision, but don’t feel bad about it, and don’t let your friends or peers make you feel bad about it either.

In the end… this is business. But you’re going to have to live with what you’ve done. Decide now. If you don’t, you’ll be stuck in the middle, which isn’t a good place to be if you want to meet your goals. Live Launch Video

I was on Ustream doing the launch live. I talked for two hours! The first hour is me talking about various things and giving away a few books. The second hour is me talking about the new business. Here’s the full video if you want to watch how I launched this.

I’ll be doing a follow up post at a later date with the steps on how I launched the entire thing from start to finish. Here’s a link to my social media release I posted up this morning.

Introducing The Biz Web Coach, My New Brand

Over 12 years ago, I took a job on faith at a “new media company” in Cleveland, Ohio. Was this Internet stuff going to be big? I wasn’t sure. The first day on the job, they sat me down, handed me a html book and said, “learn this”. So I did. I had no Web experience (who did at that point really?).

Fast forward to 2008 (almost 2009, wow) and here I am… an experienced Web professional who’s pretty much done it all online, and been exposed to all the possibilities. Call me a “guru” if you wish, I dislike that word, but in reality, I’m a teacher.

For years I’ve written blog posts and consulted with small and large businesses about how to be successful online. And I’ve enjoyed every single minute of it. There is simply nothing more satisfying than watching someone who you’ve guided experience success, then the gratification of that person or company contacting you to tell you about how you helped them.

So today I’m proud to announce that I’ve decided to take my “Web teaching degree” and focus it into a new business called

What Is
It’s a membership site built for small businesses and brands who need a teacher or Web expert in their back pocket. Someone who can help them when needed with specific advice and guidance. Someone who they can count on to help them ensure they don’t make all the mistakes everyone makes.

You know, not every business can afford to hire a consultant like me. I get tons of calls every week from people who just want a few answers, and some minor advice… not a 10-page Web strategy. Of course, I would always just help those people free of charge, and I will continue to do so.

The point of is to give a low-cost, yet high-quality, coaching or consulting option to thousands of businesses and brands who need something a bit more than free help, but not as much as a full-time consultant.

Here’s an even better way to explain it… here’s what it’s not. It’s not info products. It’s not dvd’s to order. It’s not a guidebook or step-by-step system to follow.

Instead… it’s access. Access to me. The last thing that anyone wants nowadays/anymore, in my opinion, is yet another guidebook, or dvd set, or ebook that if full of information about how to get it done. Don’t get me wrong, all of things are good, and they will help you, but in all honestly, wouldn’t you rather have access to the person who wrote them instead?

I think you do, and that’s what is. So go explore and tell me what you think. Hey, you may even want to sign up! I look forward to having you.

The next post will focus on the full rebranding of Jim Kukral. Remember, this blog isn’t going away! More to come.