A Purely Green International Micro Business Opportunity

Green can equate to money… but green can mean much… much more when it includes positive social opportunity… even in hard times.


Ted Tidwell with…


his wife Ann Tidwell phD (center) attend many of our seminars and speak about Purely Green. See how this can create opportunity for you as you help the environment.

The upcoming economic turmoil will cause many to suffer.

A New York Times article “Fear of Inflation Rising” by David Leohardt confirms this when it says:   If history is a guide, the odds that the American economy is falling into a double-dip recession have risen sharply in recent weeks and may even have reached 50 percent.

Economies have a strong self-reinforcing nature. When people are optimistic, they spend, which begets hiring and then more spending. When people are anxious, they pull back, which leads to a cycle of hiring freezes and further anxiety that often lasts for months.

The United States appears to have entered some version of the vicious cycle. Most ominously, job growth has slowed to a pace that typically signals the start of a recession.

Over the last 50 years, every time that job growth has been as meager as it has been over the last four months, the economy has been headed toward recession, in a recession or in the immediate aftermath of one. From early 2010 through this spring, by contrast, employment was growing fast enough to make the economy look as if it were in a recovery, albeit a modest one.

One of the really bad parts about this is that this will push many people down the scale on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.

The first issue is the fundamental of all markets, is the needs and desires of society. These desires are fairly predictable having been classified many years ago in Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. This hierarchy of needs are:

#1: Physical

#2: Security

#3: Social

#4: Acknowledgement

#5: Self-realization

A starving, cold person does not care how fancy his clothes are, how much his car impresses friends, etc. He just wants food. He will ignore brand names, insignias on his clothes and not worry too much in the neighborhood he is in. Once these physical needs are met he then turns to security, to assure that he can keep his home, stay warm etc. Only when he feels safe and has spare time does he start to think more about family, friends and being social. Eventually he’ll want to impress these friends. He’ll want to be important. Once this is achieved he’ll have to prove to himself he is as good as his friends think he is.

Then he (or she) begins to think beyond these immediate needs to the longer term more global needs such as the environment and other vital social-economic issues as humanitarianism (fair trade) and natural health (organic nutrition for example).

In a global population of about seven billion people the richest 800 million portion of the global population account for more than half the wealth.  This is not good news for the other 6.2 billion people but there has been one shining light… this wealthy minority have become more interested in these huge, very important social issues.

Over the past 40 years we have seen our readership dramatically increase their green, social, organic concerns. However, during the downside of the economic cycle, we could lose a lot of that.  When someone loses their job and finds it hard to get another, they stop thinking about whether a potential employer is using fair trade products in the goods. When a family is at risk of losing their home to foreclosure, they stop worrying about a hungry child in emerging nations.  When a person is starving… even spam might look good.

We know that people are suffering because of the global economic shifts.  We see this from our readers every day.  We know that the global economy is likely to get worse before it gets better.  Economies ALWAYS have cycles.   We also know that those who are prepared do best during the downside of the cycle.

To help, we have expanded our focus on surviving the loss of jobs and currency purchasing power though micro businesses using multi dimensional concepts.

Yet we have tried to maintain a green… fair trade focus as well.

Purely Green and Bio Wash promotes all these social environmental values.   Purely Green is a bio degradable cleaner that Merri and I have used and written about for almost two decades.   This is an economical product that is good for the environment and healthy.  The use of this product eliminates poisons from the body, home and surroundings.

However over the years it has been discovered to do much more. Below you’ll see dozens of testimonies from happy users that have found that Purely Green and Bio Wash have an amazing capacity to enhance plant growth… clean oil off birds and even fight fungus in the toes!

The manufacturer Ted Tidwell, a friend for decades, cannot make claims in the US… but we and our multitude of readers who love the stuff can… and as you will see below do.


Our orange groves are like producers of green gold… that fight inflation.   We saw the yield of our grove double the first year we applied Bio Wash.

Somewhere around 15 years ago, I first wrote about Purely Green which I then called “Ted’s Stuff”.

Ted Tidwell had been a friend and reader for decades and he gave me a bottle of this organic, biodegradable degreaser he manufactured and called “1st enviro safety organic colloidal degreaser.” (This is why I called it Ted’s Stuff and am very happy he has changed the name!)

I had been trimming a large outdoor live tree with lights and my hands were covered with pitch.  I thought, “Let’s try Ted’s Stuff.”  The pitch melted away and I was hooked!

We started using it as our hand soap because of the Health scam that most soap makers use to trick the public.

We started using Ted’s Stuff on everything because though it is totally organic and readily biodegradable, it is a potent germ killer.

I have a copy of a lab report from Davis Analytical Laboratories in Sarasota, Florida which shows that two to three drops of Ted’s stuff has the same effect as one drop of clorox.  We began using it wash our dishes, floors, windows, to remove spots and all our cleaning chores.

Then we began to discover other uses for Ted’s stuff.  For example it degreases ants and they leave. Then when we discovered the Wooly Adelgid Blight on the hemlocks at our North Carolina farm… we brought out an arborist and tested it on these terrible aphids that are killing hemlocks up and down the US East Coast.

He was amazed, incorporated Ted’s Stuff into his business and has since treated thousands of hemlocks for this disease with Ted’s Stuff.  Ours and others are looking very good including one giant beautiful hemlock which was heavily infected when we bought the farm 12 years ago….now this old giant is green again!

Then Ted created opportunity in Ecuador and other emerging countries.

Over the years, Ted discovered that this degreaser and some derivative formulas make excellent bio washes, fertilizers and even pesticides (though they cannot be sold as such in some countries).

These solutions are certified free of all carcinogens.

One of the world’s largest retailers did an intensive study of all “green” and “environmental” cleaning products and discovered that these cleaners of Ted’s are the only truly green ones.

Many other “safe” cleaning products contain ethylene oxide and dioxane, both known to cause cancer.

Here is where the green micro business opportunity comes in.  The product can help farmers in many countries.  Mexico is one good example. Ted sent me this note about his experiences in Mexico.

The first small test sample of the cleaner was formulated for farming and sent to Mexico in June 2007.

A PhD Chemist from Poly Tech Institute tested it on five acres of sweet corn in Guanajuato. It was past the normal planting season but he planted anyway. The stalks grew to eight feet tall and the ears were much larger than normal. The stalks were so robust and healthy, that after the harvest, he sold the stalks for cow feed.  Here is the corn.


tall and with these long ears.


Corn is the biggest crop in Mexico.  The average Mexican corn farmer earns about $100 per acre. Dr. Rico’s five acres brought him approximate $2,000 or $400 per acre.

In Nuevo Italia,  another farmer treated approximately 1,000 mango trees. He advised that his increased averaged 300 additional mangos per tree and earned an extra $60,000 income.

Antonio Gutierrez, La Ruana, owned 70 acres of diseased limes. In 2007, his total income was only $18,000. He tested this BioWash on several rows and had positive results.

Here is Antonio in front of a tree that had been diseased but recovered after BioWashing.


In 2008, Antonio BioWashed his entire 70 acres.  By February, which was mid-season his income had already soared to over $100,000.


Ted Tidwell and Antonio.

His quality had increase so significantly that he received six pesos per kilo instead of the normal four pesos per kilo. His yield has increased dramatically. Instead of the usual 2 to four limes he had clusters of eleven limes.

Antonio was so pleased with his lime results, he BioWashed 25 acres of papayas. Instead of tall, spindly Florida style papaya trees with only a dozen small papayas, his trees produced 60 to 100 giant papayas.


In Antonio’s area, the papaya season normally runs from January to May or June. In November, 2008, Antonio’s friend, Pedro, visited our plant. Pedro advised that Antonio was still harvesting and selling papayas in November. He ships them to Los Angeles labeled “Pesticide Free.”  Antonio’s income from 25 BioWashed acres is estimated around $1,000,000.

Antonio hired 20 additional men to help harvest his produce, thus reducing the need for those men to look in the U.S. for employment.

In farmlands southwest of Guadalajara, tomato growers had unsuccessfully attempted to protect their crops from insects by growing them inside greenhouses. They achieved success with BioWash.


Farmers who BioWash perennials such as squash and tomatoes extend their productive season. Dr. Rico’s brother grows backyard tomatoes. His vines continued producing tomatoes for 12 weeks rather than the usual six weeks. He discovered that BioWashed tomatoes remain edible up to six weeks after harvesting.

A squash grower increases and extends his “Pesticide Free” squash harvest.

Here is a farmer BioWashing a squash vine and…


and a large, pesticide free squash.


I have sent an entire report with contacts and a slide show link to our Ecuador Living subscribers.  You can subscribe and receive this report here.

I tested the plant formula called Bio Wash on our citrus grove. Texas A & M University recently tested Ted’s Stuff  as a possible solution to the Citrus Greening problem which we have in our area.  Bio Wash proved more effective than the highly toxic Bayer chemicals as it kills the insect that transmits the blight.

Our per tree grove production doubled last year… the first year we sprayed with Bio Wash.


Our orange groves. I anxiously await our production figures this year.

Yet the uses of Purely Green are so much more than just for cleaning and growing.

Here is a letter that a Ph. D Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology sent to Ted Tidwell.

“I actually tried some of this for treatment of athlete’s foot (don’t laugh too hard.) But I figured if it killed all of the stuff that you said it did it would probably work on this fungus as well. Not to mention that my foot was driving me crazy and I had forgot to get some medicine for it. Anyway, I did a 1:15 dilution and sprayed it on. A couple of applications later, by the next day it was gone. I was amazed. Granted this is not a scientific study, but thought that you would want to know. If it works on that it should also work on jock itch (same fungus just different location). Not sure what the market is for athletes foot/jock itch medicine, but the stuff seems to work. Will keep you informed of any other strange uses.”

We currently cannot claim that Ted’s Stuff is a cure for Athlete’s foot or for many of the uses that readers tell us that work. This is where the business opportunity comes in…. the many ways this product seems to work.

Here is another use for Purely Green that amazed me.  Here is what one user wrote:  Ted, how’s this for a Purely Green commercial? I caught the most fish both days with spraying my bait with heavy duty mix we sure had alot of laughs about the bio wash fish lure. I told the Captain he could charge a buck a squirt on his charter.   All kidding aside I think it really worked and the captain says to me this goes against everything he ever learned about fishing.  I made a believer out of him he’s going to clean the haul tomorrow with the product.

Another uses it on horses and wrote: Gary,  Ted’s cleaner is also wonderful for injuries on our horses.  I think just a smooth swab with a q-tip of his cleaner is incredible.  I once had a horse that was in training for the Tevis 100 mile race.  Three weeks prior she got a serious cut on the bulb of her foot.  I cleaned it with Ted’s cleaner put on a sterile wrap to keep it clean and three days later she was ready to ride.  That would normally have taken weeks and she would have been out of contention for the Tevis.  I think that Ted’s Cleaner removes all the bad pathogens and that facilitates the fast healing.  Thanks again for “turning me on” to Ted he is a great guy!  I have shared his products with many people and the testimonials are terrific.

I think you get the idea.  This product seems to work in so many ways.  Below if you choose to read them, you’ll see another two dozen + endorsements from users.

This is why we look at ways to create business opportunities using Bio Wash.

For details about being a BioWash distributor contact Ted Tidwell at biowashted@yahoo.com


25 Excerpts of Purely Green and Bio Wash emails from Ecuador, Mexico, Canada, Uruguay, Panama, Kenya, South Africa, Indonesia, the Philippines and USA regarding:

Philippine Tomatoes:  Ted, I treated my vines once weekly with a dilution  of one (1) ounce of BioWash 25 per four (4) gallons
of water.   Most all the folks here in the Islands only see Cherry tomatoes, they don’t believe these……just about used up my jug of BioWash.


Gardening: Ted  My Brother Chris, in up-state New York, sprayed his black eyed susan’s starting about June 5th, 2011.  He mixed one ounce per gallon of BioWash 25 & sprayed 3 times at 10 day intervals.  He hasn’t sprayed since .  They look absolutely green and a perfect yellow.

He said he cannot nor pick his vegetables fast enough and everything keeps flowering.  He estimates increases of 50% more than his previous years. He also says his cucumbers are crunchy and have a great flavor. Everyone says they never tasted vegetables so good. Zucchini is still flowering right now which is usually done by Aug. He loves this stuff.  He’s also spraying deer plots of chickory and white tail clover.  In just 7 days after the first spray he noticed more leaves covering the ground and really thick with bright green leaves.  You have permission to forward this info to others. God Bless.

More Gardening:  Ted,  This is my Hibiscus bush over 5ft tall and still going and 5ft wide one stem has as many as 5 buds.
I stopped counting at over 200 buds.  AMAZING!


More Gardening:  Ted,  I just came in from working in my garden as a breather, and have more miracles to report.  As I reported before with my grapes, the bugs nearly ate all my grape crop before BioWash.   Before BioWash, the bugs also ate all my citrus crops.  But lo and behold, I have a new crop of Ponderosa lemons.

Bio-remediation:   Thanks Ted , PCb’s are a big problem in Idonesia as is toxic waste dumping especially in induystrial areas like Surabaya . Please keep me updated on this bio-remediation use of the product as it is very important to us here on Bali.  The distributor who stimulated the microbial tests in Seattle, suggested that new plants could possibly be designed in a way that the Oil Cleaner could be used?   The distributor was encouraged when the plant operator advised him that successful use of a bio-degradable, non-toxic solution could save the city of Seattle nearly $500 million per year!

Sewage: The City of Baton Rouge is now officially testing the sewage treatment benefit.  The Senior Operator advised our distributor that, in 35 years, no other solution has accomplished what our Oil Cleaner accomplished.  The New Orleans distributor tested  PurelyGreen Oil Cleaner
in the Baton Rouge sewer treatment plant at the rate of one (1) gallon per 5,000 gallons of sewage.  Within six hours, it reduced solid matter from 80% down to 20%!  It also increased the oxygen content enough that “blood worms”  returned.  (That’s good. Blood worms help consume and remove blood in the sewer system.)

Restaurants:   Ted, Can we use “Oil Clean” in the restaurant business instead of Purely Green as it cuts grease better?   YES. IT IS PROVING VERY POPULAR IN RESTAURANTS.   2. Does it have the same properties as Purely Greeen that it  kills everything but is safe around food?  IT IS STILL TOO NEW ON THE MARKET TO KNOW FOR SURE, BUT BECAUSE IT IS A MORE POWERFUL DEGREASER, LOGIC INDICATES THAT IT WILL DISSOLVE GERMS AND BACTERIA EVEN BETTER THAN PURELY GREEN. 3. Can we really dilute and use it 3 ways as #1: basic cleaner for food prep areas, #2: medium clean & #3: heavy duty?   The chef I have been working with loves it & wants to send it to Jordon Mackey at Noble House.   He is a very close friend of his and wants to go all biodegradable.  They have 17 locations, hotels, restaurants etc. This is huge.  They use 76 gallons a week plus. God bless you Sir. Kind Regards,

Electrical Savings:  I injected 1 ounce in a 3 ton A/C unit and reduced kwh usage 25%.  The reduction faded after 72 hours.
To be practical, an automatic injection would be needed.

Animal Care:  Ted, a Canadian distributor starting adding a few squirts of Purely Green into the water of old, sick dogs.
He advises that within a few days, sick and lazy old dogs are playing like puppies again.

Farming:   The corn shown here received 3 applications of Biowash at 2 week intervals and the results were amazing.  The attached picture shows one of the plants growing 4 ears of corn .  As you would expect I had a bumper crop with extra to give away and am convinced biowash was responsible for the much larger yield.

The 2011 pictures are of the bean plants after 2 applications of biowash.  They have grown even more after these pictures and almost all the plans have set between 15-20 or more beans per plant which is at least double what last years plants produced without biowash. Ted, if you have any other “magic” products, I am ready.

More Farming: Could the bread basket of the world soon become the bread casket of the world?  A strain of stem rust called Ug99 threatens 90% of the world’s supply of wheat.   Big Ag’s foolish practice of monoculture puts us at more risk than ever before.  Wheat’s (and barley’s) biggest vulnerability is a plant disease called “stem rust.” It’s actually a fungus. Since the 1990s, a new strain of stem rust–designated as Ug99 because it was first identified in Uganda–has been making its way around the globe. A whopping 90% of the world’s wheat, plus much of the world’s barley, is vulnerable to Ug99. Ug99 is so good at mutation that it has defeated most of the “resistance” genes in different varieties of wheat. Agricultural scientists are barely able to keep one step ahead of it. Some fear we are losing the battle. National Geographic recently reported that, according to Rick Ward of the Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat project at Cornell University: “A significant humanitarian crisis is inevitable.”

According to one Bio Wash distributor, Bio Wash eliminated the problem in a Kansas wheat field test.

One expert believes it will save the wheat crops in Indonesia.   It will be around August 15th or so before we know the exact tonnage post harvest.  Will let you know.

More Farming:  Dear All,  We are getting excellent results of Power-Gro on Roses, Green beans and wheat. It is amazing that after only seven days a difference can be seen on the crop. I will send you the pictures on crop sprayed soon.  Best regards,

More Farming:  A grower in New York state told Joyce that his corn is producing four (4) ears per stalk!  He is in town for a couple of days…then back to Iowa. He is really impressed with Biowash. He even saved one of his farm neighbors geranium plants.

Berry Farming South Africa:  Below find a brief summary of the trials we are planning to conduct on strawberries once our shipment of Biowash arrives in South Africa. As explained to you earlier; we are going to do the trials in conjunction with the University of Stellenbosch (Agriculture Faculty) and Zettler Berries, one of the most well known strawberry growers in South Africa.


Avacado FarmingTed,  I have followed the interaction of you bio wash and purely green as  it interacts with the plant tissues and soil microcosms.  There are several elements that seem to be common denominators. There are varied silicas and hydrogen per trioxides that lead to deuterium of various potentials.  This  explains why the high Ph levels but low conductance–a type of oxy-moron.

I am not trying to back enginer anything but I want to see why it works so well and that when blended with our product how to make sure we do not harm either of our attributes.  Last night I sprayed an area about a foot square with biowash and skipped a foot and sprayed another area with purely green.  Covered all areas under a clear sheet of clear ply vinyl.  The areas in between after 24 hours had 100 times the microbial populations that both the treated areas combined.  These results show that we can raise available nitrogen in the soils to the equivalent of 500lbs of available Nitrogen in 24 hours. Your product collects dust from the air and this dust is so fine that it is immediately taken in by the plant as bio available nutrition.  The silicas enhance the ionic transition charge. The high Ph is a counter ion to short wave ultra violet ray yielding a light range in the 380 to 530 wave length or the green wave length. Truly amazing.

Mad Scientist:  Ted I have been playing Mad Scientist and found that Purely Green is a fantastic tarnish remover. I sprayed a sterling spoon, with a solution of RTU and wiped it completely clean with a paper towel. If this is a new discovery, please let me know, and I will make note of dwell time, next time. It was less than a minute, though. Of that, I am certain.

Landscaping: Ted – Here are “before and after” pics of a diseased anise I treated with bio wash.




Mango Plantation: Hi Ted … You should see the fabulous crop of mangoes I have this  year!  It’s probably the biggest crop I”ve ever had since I bought this place, and the mangoes are the biggest I’ve ever seen on my trees.  I have sprayed my herbs also on a weekly basis, and they,
too, are growing like crazy.  If I had a vegetable garden, I’d be  spraying that, too.  My avocados – on the other hand – don’t like the weather or something,  and are not fruiting as well this year.  I guess you can’t win ’em all.

Forestry: It appears similar to the bug that was devastating the  hemlock trees in the Appalachian mountains. Once infested,
the tree usually dies within seven years.  Purely Green has saved over 10,000 ancient hemlock trees. It melts the protective web which will
allow the eggs to die.

General Use: We’ve been testing the hell out of your product since Oct 2010 – giving away samples and receiving feedback from all sort of business and personal users.  I’m happy to say that we actually have a 100% Positive Feedback rating from every single person AND business we provided samples of the 144 Qts of the RTU PurelyGreen formula here in the NY, NJ, PA, and CT areas.  The only complaint I received was “I ran out, can I get more!”.  So I’ll be sending a larger order shortly, just working on our brand, and some other marketing logistics (web site, print material, logo’s, labels, bar code, etc).  I’ve especially received lots of interest from the business community, particularly gas stations, mechanics, tool rental, cleaning services, and one very large heating oil company.  All requested concentrated versions so that they can try on some of their ‘really oily’ problems/messes.

Panama: Dear Dr. Tidwell,  When Dr. Davis introduced me to you in Panama last year, I had already read about Bio-Wash25 and decided it was worth a try to revive my 11 foot tall Burford Holly hedge.  I had been using a commercial lawn and shrub care service for several years and I was also trying various remedies from nurserymen as well as the state agricultural office in order to control a white fly infestation.

You can tell from the accompanying photos how close I came to losing my beautiful hedge.

After the first spraying of BioWash25, the white fly population was decimated.

With regular spraying , leaf loss stopped, not a single white fly or other injurious insect attacked my holly, and this spring incredible new growth sprouted on the sides as well as the top of the hedge.  The adjacent viburnum hedge received the same benefit. So did my camellias and Nellie Stevens Holly. Since seeing is believing I have included before and after photos.

By the way, you may wonder how can one spray the bottom of each leaf of such a tall hedge. Because Bio-Wash25 is from all natural sources, simply walk under the hedge without face mask or gloves or even glasses and spray up and around.

Even birds have returned to building nests in my hedge and I no longer have to hire a commercial service to fertilize and spray my plants.

Thanks again for giving me the information about Bio-Wash.

Golf Courses: For foreign consumers and distributors only.  A distributor is monitoring test results conducted by Texas A&M and Mississippi State University:   The tests are being conducted on various golf courses. In preliminary tests, the 400:1 dilutions are ranging between 85% and 87% effectiveness.  The people who know nemotodes are very impressed.  Additionally, where treated, the grass is noticeably more green and healthier.  The distributor believes every golf course on earth will want this solution.

MIXED @ 400:1  Oil Clean  Before application count  178 nematodes per 100cc sample
after application count 24 nematodes per 100cc sample.  (87%)

MIXED @ 400:1  Oil Clean  Before application count  194 nematodes per 100cc sample

After application count 29 nematodes per 100cc sample

Grazing. Grass Alfalfa Mix Hayfield:   Ted,  We are now applying 5oz to the acre for our second cutting.  When completed that will make 8 ounces total this cutting. We will run irrigation back over entire field one more time.    Current observations:

1). Plants look healthier, much new growth just Beginning.

2). Insects seem to be absent.

3). Crop looks fuller.

ForestryBoth these trees had failed to grow in five years. The owner BioWashed the one on the left around May 1, 2011.
The spectacular growth happened in 45 days. The home is in Naples, Florida.


Viticulture: I live in Central Florida just north of Orlando.  I don’t know what I did to get the second crop of grapes.  I nearly fell on the floor from shock when I discovered the second crop of grapes and appreciated the value of the discovery.  I am an engineer, I measure everything, I have a different philosophy of agriculture, and I run several experiments at once, and make educated guesses of what is happening and why (scientifically).

Before Biowash, I was tiring of gardening because I was just feeding the insects and deseases which are prolific in Florida because of the heat and humidity.  So the bugs ate through most of my first crop of grapes.   Then came BioWash.  I used it as a drench, but thought it was a mistake because I was worried about killing beneficial bacteria, which I go through extreme labor and expense to nurture.  This could have caused the second flush of grapes of the picture.  So I stopped using BioWash as a drench, and sprayed all the grape stems and leaves.

I have seen a lot of videos of grape vineyards, and the health of my grape leaves in the photos beat them hands down thanks to BioWash.  Now I am going back to BioWash sprays and drenches.  The 155 picture shows, for completeness of documentation,  the already ripening grapes.

Imagine what this says to have two crops of grapes on the vines for the grape business and wine industry.

I am observing some miracles with my tomatoes.  When I confirm them I will send some pictures.

Learn about how to live and earn on a multi dimensional property in Ecuador.

For details about being a BioWash distributor contact Ted Tidwell at biowashted@yahoo.com


Seven P Secrets of Self Publishing

When you write, you can work anywhere. 


Here I am working poolside in the winter, at our Florida farm.

gary scott

Here I am with our hound Ma, working during the summer at our North Carolina farm.

Learn how to earn everywhere, while living anywhere you choose.  I have been able to earn by writing in Hong Kong, England, the Isle of Man, Dominican Republic and Ecuador to name a few of the place I have lived.  Everywhere I have been… too numerous to share here, I have been able to work.

All I need is my laptop.

That’s all you need too… a laptop to be free!

Before computers, a pencil and pad did the job.

Freedom is just one benefit you can gain from writing.

Another benefit is income.   Writing has brought me both our farms, free and clear… plus a lot more.

Another good example of earning potential is my friend Hugh Howey.   He was working for $10 an hour in a book store when he self published his novel Wool, typing in a storage room during his lunch breaks.

Soon he was earning over $100,000 a month on Amazon.com.  This helped secure a six-figure book deal from Simon & Schuster, and an option for film by Ridley Scott, director of Blade Runner and Alien.

That’s what he’s doing now.

Hugh Howey

Sometimes Hugh and I get together at my  farm and play chess (he beats me badly).

Writers like High are great inspirations.

A couple of years ago Hugh  left Florida, and moved to South Africa.  He had a sailing catamaran built for him and now can sail the world while he continues to write.

Hugh explained it like this: And that’s the miracle of working as a writer: I can do it from anywhere and everywhere. The past few years, I’ve done a lot of writing from airplanes and airports while on business trips abroad.  SAND was entirely written overseas while traveling through seven different countries; I think it’s a better story because of those inspirations.  In upcoming years, I may be writing near your home port.

Hugh’s a super star writer and his success could not happen to a more deserving and talented person.  He pours enormous energy into being worthy of his readership.  But you do not have to be a million dollar a year earner or a traveler to benefit from writing.

The good news is… you do not need a huge success to have a rich and fulfilled lifestyle.  Self Publishing can bring you a life that most people only dream of, as a journeyman writer, instead of a super star.

May I hastily add that the path to stardom begins as a journeyman… so the journeyman’s path brings success without stardom… but can also lead to stardom.

What most success stories like Hugh’s rarely explain is the many hours of writing that was devoted before their self published book sales soared.   Hugh, like most writers were journeymen first.  Stardom came later.

Here are sevens secrets that can help you become a journeyman writer. 

The secrets are a writer’s armory of tools that allows almost anyone to create successful publications for income, freedom and fulfillment.

Take Merri’s and my publishing business as an example.  

Merri and I are not writing stars.  We are journeymen who have for more than 40 years, year in and year out, earned solid income writing and self publishing dozens of publications about multiple subjects.

Some years that income has been more than solid… over a million dollars.  Yet in terms of stardom, we are hardly known.

In a moment you’ll see why that’s fine for us and probably will be for you too.

First some history.

Merri became involved in self publishing over 40 years ago… first helping a veterinarian publish a book on a very specific market… animal acupuncture. Then she showed a needle point artist how to sell more books to an even more specific audience… “needle point enthusiasts”  about her needle point work to an audience larger than the population of the city she lived in.  This led Merri to eventually become Executive Editor of an award winning magazine in Florida.

My story allowed Merri and me to work and live from Hong Kong to London to Europe to Eastern Europe, then the Caribbean and then Ecuador… making millions in the process of following our adventures… having fun… while helping a large readership adapt to a rapidly changing world.

That’s what self publishing can bring, profit, adventure and fulfillment, a great feeling of worth and wonder.

Self Publishing has created exactly the lifestyle we desire allowing us to span the world and work with meaning and purpose.

Self Publishing has become a new business art form. 

The seven secrets can help you start your own self publishing business now.

Everything in publishing is new and exciting and changing.  Publishing is being recreated by the wonderful power of destructive technology.

Everything is new… except the seven secrets. 

Change in the publishing industry is disturbing many.   We love this evolution due to these seven secrets we call the 7Ps.  The 7 Ps are so fundamental to writing and publishing that new technology enhances rather than reduces their power.

The First P is Passion.

Whatever your passion, you can immerse yourself in it AND create income with self publishing.  This can be your direct ticket to the kind of fulfillment you’ve always wanted.

Whether you want to travel the world or live as a recluse, work 12 hours a day or not work much at all,  you can set your schedule to succeed, if you’re willing to learn these seven secrets.

You can start part-time with any dream, passion, and budget.  Once you’ve created a product, you’ll enjoy the “multiple effect” of producing profits over and over again.

So the question is… What do you love to do?

What’s Your Passion:  An example is that thirty years ago, a client of Merri’s had a passion to help people who were in pain?  He published a series of pamphlets explaining various chiropractic disorders in very simple terms.  For example: “What Is Whiplash?”

The pamphlets contained solid information, but were simple 5″ x 7″ brochures with drawings and explanations. He sold them with a rack to chiropractors, who put them in their offices for patients to read.  These little self-published items sold year in and year out for decades.

There are thousands of ideas of this sort that can lead to big business.  It’s just a matter of defining and then acting on your passion.

Although I can work when I please and go where I wish, for me the most important reason for being a publisher is the satisfaction it brings. 

I love the projects I take on, so work doesn’t feel like, well… work.

What do you love?  If you love golf, then you can write and sell publications about golf.  Love travel, fishing, dogs, dolls, or art?  Write and sell publications in these fields.

Are you concerned about crime, war, poverty or environmental issues?  You can publish information products that help reduce these concerns.

Would you like to help the world be a more spiritual place?  Publish a newsletter, write a book (or hire someone to write it for you), record a tape… publish something that enlightens people.

Whatever your passion, you can immerse yourself in it and earn income by publishing for ereaders, print on demand, CDs, lists, bound books, or any format you choose.

Be immersed in your passion and get paid well for it. 

This is why stardom is not the main goal for most writers and self publishers.  Extra income, more freedom and fulfillment are usually more than enough enough.

The seven Ps are:

#1: Passion

#2: Problem

#3: Person

#4: Profitably Priced Product

#5: Prospecting Pathway

#6: Promise

#7: Presentation

The first time I exposed others to the secrets in Self Publishing was in a weekend “Writer’s Camp” seminar.  We offered the camp for $1,500. 80 delegates enrolled.  People from all walks of life attended—chiropractors, businessmen, investors, doctors, realtors, inventors, airline pilots, engineers, and housewives.

Merri and I were so overwhelmed by the response, we decided to make it available to a larger audience.  We created a written course based on our current self publishing activity called “Self Fulfilled – How to be a Self Publisher.”  Then we recorded the weekend “Writer’s Camp” seminar.

Thousands have used the course as it has evolved over the decades.

You can receive both the written course and the recorded weekend seminar, in an MP3 file, in a special “Live Well and Free Anywhere” program I am making available to you.  The normal fee is $299 for the written course and $299 for the recorded workshop.   I’ll send you both the course and the recorded workshop and my course “International Business Made EZ (also $299) all for $299.  You save $598.

We are so confident that you’ll gain from this offer that if you are not fully satisfied, simply email us within 60 days for a full refund .

These courses are not theoretical.  They describe, step-by-step, how Merri and I built a million-dollar international business and how we are running this self publishing business right now.   We use the 7Ps today just as we did four decades ago to create a strong annual income.

This correspondence course is for those who would like their own international self publishing micro business for fun and profit. If you want fun, freedom, extra income and fulfillment with your own full or part time writing or want to build your existing business, by writing to sell you can profit from this course.  The course can help who want their own business or who want to have a business together or a family business.  This is the perfect course for those who can no longer find employment, who are looking for ways to earn abroad and who wish to retire and supplement their income.

Whether you are retired, an investor, chiropractor, doctor, dentist, professional or already own your own business, this offers another way to make money, to turn your passion into profit. We guarantee that we have shared all we know to help you start and run your own international business.  Enjoy and live a life of following your Passion to Profit… through writing.

Here is a special offer. 

We provide two emailed courses  “Self Fulfilled – How to Write to Sell and be a Self Publisher” and “International Business Made EZ”.

We include the “Self Fulfilled Writing and Self Publishing Course” because there are two reasons to write, when you have something to say or when you have something to sell.  In this day and age many of us want to do both, make a statement that makes the world a better place and earn something extra in the process. 

Whatever your passion, however you do business, chances are you’ll be writing either to create a product or to sell a product. 

You save more than $598 because you also receive a recorded webinar conducted by our webmaster David Cross (at no extra cost).

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David Cross

David has been our webmaster since our website began in the 1990s.  He is Merri’s and my business partner. We could not run our business as we do without him.

Learn the tactics we use in our web business that condenses 27 years of practical experience about search engine optimization, and writing for search engines.

For the last 27 years David has worked with companies large and small – IBM, Agora Publishing, AstraZeneca and many small business owners.  He has worked in 22 countries, and lived in six of them.

David’s clients span the globe and represent companies and charities both large and small.  From corporate giants to small, one-woman businesses and everything from finance, healthcare, publishing, technology, real estate, veterinarians, alternative health centers and everything in between.

David is an essential part of our web based business.

Myles Norin, CEO of Agora, Inc.  wrote:  “I have found David’s knowledge and experience unmatched in the industry.  Without David’s expertise and guidance for the past 7 years, we would not be nearly as successful as we are.”

As Senior Internet Consultant to Agora Inc. in Baltimore, MD, he worked closely with Agora’s publishers and marketers and – over a 7-year period – helped to propel Agora’s online revenues from around $20 million to well over $300 million.

David’s webinar will help you gain benefits in your micro business that large internet marketing companies use.  In this practical recorded workshop you will learn valuable skills to help your micro business.

There has never been a time when the opportunity for small businesses abroad has been so outstanding.  Expand your borders now!  Increase your economic security freedom, independence and success.

If you are not fully satisfied that this offers you enormous value simply email us for a full refund within 60 days.  You can keep all three courses as our thanks for giving our courses a try.

You also receive a report  “How to use Relaxed Concentration to Brainstorm Business Ideas” and a recorded workshop “How to Become and Remain Rich With Relaxed Concentration” at no additional cost.

Plus you get more in the program.

You receive regular writing and self publishing updates for a year.  Businesses usually need to evolve.  Merri and I continue to publish and have our independent businesses.  Some basics have remained for decades, but new strategies occur all the time throughout the year.  We’ll be sending along updates that share our most recent experiences as we learn and continue to grow our international micro business from Smalltown USA.

My special offer to you in this “Live Well and Free Anywhere Program”, is that you receive:

  • “International Business Made EZ” course
  • “Self Fulfilled – How to Write to Sell” course
  • Video Workshop by our webmaster David Cross,
  • The entire weekend “Writer’s Camp” in MP3,
  • MP3 Workshop “How to Gain Added Success With Relaxed Concentration”
  • Any updates to any of the courses, workshops, reports or recordings for a year.

We are so confident that you’ll gain from this offer that if you are not fully satisfied, simply email us within the first three months for a full refund . 

Order “Self Fulfilled – How to Publish to Sell” and a quarter of update lessons $79.   Click Here.

Order “Self Fulfilled – How to Publish to Sell” and a full year of update lessons $299.  Click Here.      

See success stories from Self Publishers and a few who have attended the “Writer’s Camp” that you will receive on MP3.