“I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing.” — Thomas Edison
I saw that Chris Guillebeau is releasing another book shortly all about the $100 startup. I haven’t read the book so I can’t comment on it, but the title alone got me thinking.
I’m a huge fan of writing about what to do after college and I love to help you guys figure out what to do next. I wanted to look at what one could do with a $100 these days. Since most of us believe that you need money to make money, let’s see what can happen with a small sum of money.
What can you do with $100 right now to impact the rest of your life?
Start a blog/online business.
Some call it a personal blog, others call it an online business. Call it what you want, but I recommend that you start a blog right now. If you need any help at all, you can follow my 6 easy steps to starting an online business article. If you sign up for hosting with Bluehost and are still confused, then just contact me and I’ll help you launch your blog.
How can this small investment in a blog change your life forever?
- A new source of income.
- Meet new and interesting folks.
- A fun hobby.
- A reason to stay focused.
- Learn more about your favorite topic.
You can mock blogging or you can give it a try.
Take someone out for lunch.
One of the best ways to spend your money in your 20s is to network and go out with interesting people. There’s just so much that you can do on your own. You never know when just one person can change your life forever.
What are the benefits of taking some out out for lunch?
- Land a new job.
- Career tips.
- You help them.
- You guys connect each other to someone else.
- Have a good time.
Could this really change your life forever? You never know what the outcome of a simple lunch can be. The worst case scenario is that you have a full stomach and a few laughs over lunch. The best case scenario is that you get valuable carer advice that helps you land a new job or convinces you to switch gears.
Have you taken someone out for lunch recently?
Buy an eBook.
An eBook is a fascinating piece of information. Someone experiences something, writes about it, and then shares it with the world. You can then purchase this eBook from the person and change your life forever by applying the content to your own life. You learn a world of information on a brand new topic without having to make any of the same mistakes on your own. How can you go wrong?.
That’s what you can do with $100 right now to change your life forever.