Tag Archives: Niall Doherty

Cool People, Cool Projects

One of the primary reasons for starting this blog was to help me connect with cool people doing cool things. Over the last 5 years, I’ve had an opportunity to interview or meet hundreds of very interesting people around the world. Here are some of the latest projects from a few people I know and respect.

Niall Doherty

Cargo Ship Diaries Niall Doherty

Want a glimpse into what it’s like to travel around the world without flying? Check out Niall Doherty’s The Cargo Ship Diaries for tales of his global experiences. On his blog, Niall shares detailed income and expense reports along with great articles on personal development, travel and all the challenges he sets for himself. Great reading, all around. Here is Niall Doherty’s interview on this site.

Jenny Leonard

Never North

 

Jenny Leonard has just launched a community for freelance designers. Check out her Start a Movement post and sign up to the newsletter to get her beautiful manifesto. Jenny is one of those rock stars that never stops doing cool and interesting projects. Expect big things from the Never North community.

Virtual Freedom Chris Ducker

Philippines based, veteran entrepreneur Chris Ducker covers everything you need to know about utilizing outsourced staff to get more accomplished. Along …

Why This Blog Sucks (and So Do Most Blogs)

Blogging in Thailand

I have been blogging on JetSetCitizen for more than 4 years now. After hundreds of blog posts, my readership and subscribers are still growing at a snail’s pace. I’ve seen many of my peers explode online in recent years, so what am I doing wrong?

My recent interview with Steve Kamb of Nerdfitness.com really helped highlight what is lacking with this site. Steve told me about his own realization that his blog sucked and what he did to change it. Nerdfitness.com now often gets 250 new subscribers per day and Steve Kamb is at the reigns of a rapidly growing fitness empire.

Why Do I Want Lots of Traffic?

Before getting into the details of how to get more traffic and subscribers to JetSetCitizen.com, I think it’s important to step back and ask why? I don’t want my life to be about competitively striving for more. A quality life is not about maximizing material possessions, experiences or online popularity. I don’t need a top blog to enjoy my life or find meaning and purpose. My life is pretty damn good now, so I want to be clear to myself that I’m not chasing superficial goals.

Do I need an A-list …