1 Modern Solution has officially been closed. The domain 1modernsolution.com is for sale.
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While I subconsciously made the decision to close 1MS many months ago, I am only now officially decided to do so. While many factors have come into play, some just recently, I guess it boils down to desire. I am not the same man than I was two years ago. Quite honestly I am not sure who I have become. I do know, I no longer have the passion to operate 1MS. I have realized I no longer want to invest the time necessary to operate it correctly. It would only hurt you the members to continue its being online. No prize or bonus commissions will be paid. Only commissions earned via a purchase. This will be done by the end of the year.
We appreciate your patronage over the last 8 years. We paid out over $16k in commissions, helping folks earn a little bit online all over the world! We helped thousands of advertisers promote their products and services. We spent thousands of dollars with other online entrepreneurs. Things however are changing. John and I feel now is the time. We will still remain online. We just feel my lack of enthusiasm and the changing online environment dictates 1MS’s closing.
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So, I have done quite a bit of traveling since we last talked. Just a few photos to share the time…
That encompasses about 2600 miles in the last couple weeks. I am glad I got the opportunity to do some visiting. I plan to do more of it. Most don’t have the opportunity to just up and go… which brings me to…
Uber. It is what I am going to start doing on a regular basis to supplement my quitting my J.O.B. I can work as much or little as I like… well little enough to pay my bills. It also affords me the time to do some work online, which I have sadly neglected.
I’m sure you have heard of Uber. They are in most metropolitan cities across the country. It doesn’t cost anything to sign up. It’s a great way to make some spare cash. It’s a spectacular way to meet new people. It’s an awesome way to learn things about your city that you never knew. It’s the perfect way to get away from the everyday grind. While there isn’t a cost involved, there are requirements.
You must enjoy driving. This really is a must. You can’t create a comfortable environment for your passenger if your cussing at the driver that just cut you off at the intersection. You must have patience. Not just in your driving, but with your passengers. You must have a smartphone. There is a very good app that is used by all drivers. It integrates with either Google Maps or Waze. You obviously must be able to follow your map application. Not always the easiest thing… There is a 5 star rating system. Drivers are required to leave a rating, passengers are prompted to do so on their phone app, but is not required.
You must have a four door vehicle, 2006 or newer. It obviously must be clean. Think about yourself as a passenger in your vehicle for the first time. Sit in the back seat. Let someone else drive. Are you comfortable? Anything unsightly in your view? Unpleasant smells? Sounds? Your vehicle will need to be inspected within 30 days of your first trip by an authorized repair facility.
If you don’t have a qualifying vehicle, they have partnered for special lease terms on a vehicle from Enterprise and Hertz. Yes, it can be that profitable in certain markets!
You upload your drivers license, registration and proof of insurance. They will do a background check.
Within a couple days your taking your first fare.
If you think you might like to try, they have a referral program. Yes, marketing at its best.
When you sign up, you will see a promo code box. Put my referral code davidr26104ue I will make a commission after you have completed your 25th trip. You will also have a referral code and will earn a commission when someone signs under you. It is how they have grown so quickly in popularity.
Uber. It’s a win win for everyone.
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Max and I are admiring Hermine moving across the lake. While it has died down some, still an impressive amount of rain and wind. I think the size of the lake has grown in the last 10 hours…
I kinda left you hanging with the last post… a lot has happened in the last couple weeks. I ended up deciding not to take the other position… felt I didn’t want to drive a delivery truck. While the money was much better than I was making, other factors convinced me it wasn’t what I wanted to do and after the weekend left me quite frustrated. That Monday morning I gave my resignation. I just found it very difficult to remain positive in the work place. It became increasingly difficult to enjoy my job.
Less than a week later I was informed that the position I moved to Charleston for to begin with was posted online. It was “recommended” to me to apply. It was a two step pay increase from where I currently was, so I applied. … …
Wait a minute… three months ago I packed up my house and moved it 130 miles to the north to fill this position. Was told there wasn’t a pay increase, just a title and more responsibility. Was I being played? Taken advantage of? I actually took a pay cut as I started working less hours to try and get more done when I moved. They really started frowning on over 40 hours… I never really even had the title, just did the work as best I could in a 40 hour week.
I rescinded my application and quit.
check back for the rest of the story. In the mean time, enjoy the #lakelife view after Hermine…
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