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I am the master of my fate

The last two lines of the poem Invictus concludes with “I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul.” After returning from holiday I decided to step up and take control of my destiny. If there is a certain destiny you want for your life then create it. And that is what I did.

Right brain vs left brain

You have heard that people are either right brain or left brain. Right brain people are the creative types. The left brain people are the analytical types. I am a strong left brain person but work in an environment with some of the most talented right brain people I have ever met.

In the past year I have learned how to do video editing with Adobe Premier and After Effects. I have started to create graphics with Adobe Photoshop. I have learned to write scripts for a video shoot, control the teleprompter and man the camera filming the action.

In taking action I decided to take what I have learned and create something graphical that I could sell. You always see people selling graphic packages. So I decided to create my own graphics packages.

Facebook Timeline Covers

For the past week I have been working hard at creating custom Facebook timeline covers. These are fully layered Photoshop PSD files. All you have to do is replace the text and be able to sell them to businesses for a nice profit. You could even send the modified timeline with a potential clients name and details to them when soliciting their business.

All total there are 7 different Facebook timeline covers that I have created. I am selling them for $7.

In reality you can use them for any type of business not for the ones that I use for the demo. For example you can take the restaurant demo and just change the text and make it from a Chiropractor office. Just change the pictures to reflect the line of business.

Here is a link to what my WSO sales page looks like.

Facebook Timeline Covers OTO

Yes, I am including an OTO with my WSO. Many people have different emotions about whether they link OTOs or not.

For my OTO I am also selling 8 more Facebook timeline covers. You can get all 8 of the Facebook timeline covers in the OTO for only $5.

Thank You for my Readers

I want to thank all of you for being a loyal reader of my blog. If you received an email from me alerting you that I had created this new post on my website then you got a very special thank you from me.

Everyone that is on my list got the OTO for FREE! I included a link for the OTO in the email that I sent to my list.

Now if you are reading this post and you did not get an email from me then that means that you are not on my email list. It pays to be on my list. To get added just put your email address in the Subscribe to the Blog form below.

If you think you are on my list but do not remember getting an email, check your spam folder or the promotions tab if you are using the new tabs in Gmail. Move my email out of spam or promotion tab into your inbox. That way you will never fail to get my emails that I send occasionally with special offers for my email list.

Can You Help Me Out?

For those of you that received a free copy of my OTO, would you mind posting an honest review in my WSO thread? If a thread gets lots of feedback (positive or negative) then it provides more credibility and encourages people to buy.

If you could help me out, please post your honest feedback in my WSO here.

If you want to purchase the 7 Facebook Timeline Covers, you can!

Master of My Fate

 What did it take for me to start producing my own products? I took the sage advice that is only 3 words long – Decide. Commit. Achieve. I decided that I wanted to create my own products. I then spent the past week plus working on my design.

As I mentioned above I am not a right brain person. Yet I work with 2 guys that are just incredible in creating the most amazing graphics. Sitting next to them, I have chosen to soak up what they have created and then started to learn how to do it myself.

In total I created 15 Facebook Timeline Covers. It took me 7 days and about 45 hours to create them. This sounds crazy but for the first couple of hours I looked at every graphic WSO in the past 3 months on the Warrior Forum. I wrote down what I liked and what people were doing that was successful.

Once I had a framework then I started working on mastering Photoshop. I use Photoshop at work but I am not the sharpest crayon when it comes to using it. Though by the time I created the 15th Facebook timeline cover, I was getting a heck of a lot faster.

I also spent way too much time trying to strive for perfection. I could have finished this several days ago if I did not try to perfect everything. I recommend that you get something completed quickly and not wait until it fits your definition of perfect.

What is Next

I have written down that I am going to create custom videos that people can use for Amazon review websites. Everyone knows how valuable video is in increasing your website ranking and bringing traffic to your website.

I have sketched out several different possibilities for the videos. The options include:

  • creating videos for 2-3 different product categories so that you can reach a wide range of audience
  • create multiple versions of the videos since some people complain that others that purchase have the video on YouTube. With multiple versions, you can post one of the other versions.
  • Offer custom intros (and possibly outros) as an OTO. I will create a short 10-15 intro to the video that includes your website url and tagline. That will differentiate your video from anybody else video.

Another option is to continue to create graphics products. As I learn more about Photoshop then I can get faster and faster at creating graphics products.

Well that is it for this blog post. Thank you to everyone that is on my list because your got my OTO for FREE! If you did not get an email from me then just sign up for my email list in the Subscribe to the Blog section below.


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by Jennifer Bland

I am an Entrepreneur. Mountain Climber. Neil Diamond fanatic. World traveler. MBA grad. Soon to be permanently retired from the ratrace. My website is a diary of strategies that I have used to make money online. I share what I have learned to help others.

6 comments… add one
  1. Can I ask why you do not use an affiliate platform for your Wso or at least the one I clicked on.
    Are you not using affiliates or do I just not see the code in the link.

    Thank you.

  2. Nick,

    Yes I do support affiliates. You can sign up through warriorplus and promote my Amazon Affiliate Bible. I would love to have you on board as an affiliate.


  3. Yes! We must create our own destiny ! I heard about you on a facebook group and I’m so glad I stopped by. Congratulations on taking action. Thank you for sharing your wonderful work and chronicling your impressive journey.

    1. Kim,

      That is outstanding that you heard about my website! I am glad that you made your way here. I hope you come back often and enjoy the ride with me.


  4. I’m really enjoying your Blog, still have more to read, very inspirational.
    I was wondering if you know of a course or sales materials for selling
    FB Timeline Covers to merchants.

    1. Eric,

      I am glad that you are enjoying my blog. I am not familiar with a course on that topic. Sorry.



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