How Writing Online Made me a Millionaire

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  • Ali Abdaal
    Ali Abdaal  Year ago +407

    If you're inspired to start you're own website/blog, check out this video (thexvid.com/video/acBJsjCqgtM/video.html) for a full breakdown of what to do :)

    • Prithiviraj's Talks
      Prithiviraj's Talks 4 hours ago

      @Ali Abdaal you can make a video of how to make a good book summary

    • Christopher Doiron
      Christopher Doiron 28 days ago

      I never thought I had "perfectionism" but it turns out I do. I love learning and I'm going to document it. I've published 14 books but I'm going to try turning this into something real. Thanks Ali

    • Ghost in a Shell
      Ghost in a Shell 29 days ago

      Ali, A year later, do you still stand by the info here for starting that blog?

    • Mistakes To Mastery
      Mistakes To Mastery 2 months ago

      @Toby Smith If you have a lot of ideas? Try to formulate everything that you know but submit your work out there humbly as questions. You get to state your point, or area of confusion, with the openness of being answered. That's a niche in itself, that's what I am doing and trying to get better at.

    • Toby Smith
      Toby Smith 2 months ago

      The main thing holding me back is I want to write about a wide variety of stuff to enhance your life and happiness but all the advice seems to be to pick a narrow niche. I can't seem to think of anything narrow that I could continuously generate content on.

  • D
    D Year ago +1693

    This man is insane. Imagine forging a fully-fledged, million pound social media career as a side project while obtaining a MEDICAL DEGREE FROM CAMBRIDGE where you graduate top of the class. Absolutely amazing!!

    • Liza5888
      Liza5888 12 days ago

      @Karsten N he’s good looking and fit. Not obese!

    • Oscar Chino
      Oscar Chino 24 days ago

      World's away from me. I grow veggies, milk cows and ride horses.

    • flqrxia
      flqrxia 27 days ago

      @Karsten N hes def not ugly, pretty handsome imo and i don't like muscular bodies

    • Melinda Ortner
      Melinda Ortner 2 months ago +1

      It is amazing. I have to ask, was adderall or stimulants in general (besides coffee) involved? I've just got to know. That takes some kind of super human focus truly. I've got ADHD and it takes an army just to write a page, before another squirrel comes along.

    • Olga's British Fells
      Olga's British Fells 3 months ago

      @DJ you are right actually, he is talking sense, and I shouldn't let the unexplainable illogical feelings rule my head. But I am still not watching his videos anymore.

  • Kafi Kfishna
    Kafi Kfishna 4 months ago +252

    I have just discovered why I find the channel enjoyable: your style neither claims nor imposes, thereby offering the audience freedom to take away whatever nuggets they need for individual situations; moreover, I sense a nudge towards optimism in your presentations. Good work and thank you.

  • Life With Lucy
    Life With Lucy 9 months ago +37

    "Writing is a way of communicating with yourself" - wow there little gem of a sentence. That is like a free therapy session, love that!

  • Hadakea 肌ケア
    Hadakea 肌ケア Year ago +105

    Ever since i started to watch your vlogs specially 'the passive incomes' you motivated me to start taking action. Now i will think how i can start my blog site. Thank you!!! More blessings on your channel.
    Edit: Today June 15,2021 I really made up my mind i wanted to write my journey my wellness evolution. I'am embracing myself as a beginner.

    • A B
      A B Month ago +1

      How is it going? Do it!

    • Jane Hoe
      Jane Hoe Month ago

      I wanna know how it went

    • Battle Pants
      Battle Pants 2 months ago +2

      We would like to know how it all went?
      It's nice to take a bit of time sharing with us a especially for those that are curious about your journey.

    • Bethany McDermott
      Bethany McDermott 3 months ago +4

      How's it going?

    • Honey Jam
      Honey Jam 4 months ago +1

      Awesome! May your path to well-being lead you to freedom^^

  • The Artistic Biker
    The Artistic Biker Year ago +3079

    Somebody once told me, "You'll quit worrying about what others think about you when you realize how rarely they actually think about you."

    • Christian Arias
      Christian Arias Day ago

      can i pin this to my wall of post-itspiration?? thanks!

    • unclejuju12
      unclejuju12 5 days ago +1

      This is a David Foster Wallace Quote , amazing author

    • fart on the water
      fart on the water 27 days ago +1

      I saw this comment, with the about you removed lol

    • jmax10
      jmax10 27 days ago

      @taco I understand her point, as well as yours.
      Obviously you do care what others think of you, we live in a society and our behaviour is defined, in part, by the society we live in. But having said that, overthinking about what other people think about us can prevent us from doing things that we would like to, and that is not good. We should definetly care less about other people

    • Battle Pants
      Battle Pants 2 months ago

      Thank you for writing that. It helps to realize that, even though we do it from time to time...

  • Shera Linares
    Shera Linares 4 months ago +50

    "Document the stuff you are learning"! WOW! I asked the universe for an idea about a blog while I am on my journey to write a book and you just delivered it! This is unreal! Thank you x3!

  • ROBLOX OYUNLARI
    ROBLOX OYUNLARI 7 months ago +655

    When referencing corporate America, he said “They don’t really care about you as they make it seem” realest thing he said...I’ve seen experienced it first hand in the DMV. Black ppl aren’t really respected in corporate America. Glad that he was able to get out of there and become his own boss REALSOURCEINVESTMENT🎡ORG

    • Mon Ember
      Mon Ember Month ago +3

      please stop with the victim "black people aren't really respected..." If you are excellent and give your manager what they need you get respected. it isn't about your race. people of every race will plainly tell you that corporate America is not for them. It's about people of a certain disposition.

    • oceana lyric's
      oceana lyric's 2 months ago +2

      @Stormeyworld being respected and being successful are two different things please don't start

    • toebeans music
      toebeans music 7 months ago

      Okie dokie ROBLOX OYUNLARI lmao

    • Walton Strootman
      Walton Strootman 7 months ago

      Realsourceinvestment successful stories are everywhere

  • Daniel Ally
    Daniel Ally 10 months ago +1386

    Writing is the beginning of all wealth.

    • The Gentleman
      The Gentleman 3 months ago +1

      Nah, the creation of value is the beginning of all wealth.

    • Hans Mali
      Hans Mali 4 months ago

      Secret ✨

    • Cezar Buliga
      Cezar Buliga 4 months ago

      You don't explain how but you got almost 1000 likes for your comment. Great strategy, dude!

    • Like a Phoenix彡
      Like a Phoenix彡 5 months ago

      Why so?

    • darkonnis
      darkonnis 5 months ago +3

      Definitely is. If you can learn to write, you can learn to think. If you can learn to write, you can learn to problem solve. If you can learn to write, you can learn to communicate ideas. If you can learn to write, you can inspire others to invest in your ideas and make them happen. If you can learn to write, you have the foundations to do all you need to.

  • Prog47
    Prog47 10 months ago +69

    This gave me a great idea. I've always wanted to get into philosophy.
    What better way to do it than documenting my journey and writing about what I learned from these books, how they changed me and if you should read it.
    Thanks Ali!

    • Sanae Hassouni
      Sanae Hassouni 2 months ago

      Philosophy 😍 writing 💖

    • Alchemist Bear
      Alchemist Bear 3 months ago +1

      I would totally follow your work. I've often been tempted to dive into philosophy but there are too many famous writers to know where to start with. Go for it.

  • Antonio Moreno
    Antonio Moreno Year ago +18

    Its really great to see a video like this! Just started a blog like 2 weeks ago about long-distance relations and although it still feels weird to put out yourself online it feels nice to think that maybe your words can help another human being... If anyone wants to take a look, the name is "Living in two places at the same time"

  • Sarp Ünlü
    Sarp Ünlü 7 months ago +293

    When referencing corporate America, he said “They don’t really care about you as they make it seem” realest thing he said...I’ve seen experienced it first hand in the DMV. Black ppl aren’t really respected in corporate America. Glad that he was able to get out of there and become his own boss REALSOURCEINVESTMENT🎡ORG

    • Walton Strootman
      Walton Strootman 7 months ago

      Realsourceinvestment successful stories are everywhere

    • Kaelyn Caitlin
      Kaelyn Caitlin 7 months ago

      i earn only in 2 hours from ☝

    • Temitope Fiyinfunoluwa
      Temitope Fiyinfunoluwa 7 months ago

      NO REGRETS NO LOST EVER SINCE I STARTED TRADING WITH THIS GUYS I AM SO HAPPY WITH YOUR SINCERITY 🙏🙏

  • Cynthia Starr
    Cynthia Starr Year ago +17

    The fear discussion applies to every creative thing to show your work ( drawings, videos, photos, books) til someone told me just do it. There also the little voice that says your work is not as good as someone else’s work. Stop comparing your work to others Helped me tremendously. Everyone has a unique style and talent. Love your videos they are inspiring!

  • Dog♡♡Lovers
    Dog♡♡Lovers 6 months ago +191

    When referencing corporate America, he said “They don’t really care about you as they make it seem” realest thing he said...I’ve seen experienced it first hand in the DMV. Black ppl aren’t really respected in corporate America. Glad that he was able to get out of there and become his own boss *REAL SOURCE INVESTMENT* is my REDEMPTION

    • jude
      jude 6 months ago

      FROM ME TO ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- REALSOURCEINVESTMENT. ORG I WILL FOREVER BE GRATEFUL TO YOU BECAUSE YOU HAVE BROUGHT MY FAMILY OUT OF POVERTY, MAY YOU LIVE LONG

    • jude
      jude 6 months ago

      FROM ME TO ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- REALSOURCEINVESTMENT. ORG I WILL FOREVER BE GRATEFUL TO YOU BECAUSE YOU HAVE BROUGHT MY FAMILY OUT OF POVERTY, MAY YOU LIVE LONG

  • BOOK TOOK
    BOOK TOOK Year ago +1111

    “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” - Babe Ruth

  • Muhammad Junaid
    Muhammad Junaid 10 months ago +6

    Ali I don't know how much to appreciate the content you produce. I love how transparent and full of quality your advices are. True motivation and guidance for anyone confused to put themselves out there!

  • Jonathan Joba AINA
    Jonathan Joba AINA 8 months ago +3

    Thank you Ali, I related to everything you said cox these are things that I've been struggling with, seeing your TheXvid channel and knowing someone has had the same insecurities and had overcame, with this I can now start putting my work online.
    Thank you!

  • Susanne Kurz Coaching
    Susanne Kurz Coaching 5 months ago

    Wow, thanks for sharing this, I relate to it so many levels! 😄 Done that in 2014 with a very niche subject and there is a real danger when you're in Islamic Studies even if it's about history (continued into 2018 when I was changing my career completely which made it increasingly hard to think of interesting subject and the GDPR put us on a hold and the break led to me not returning to it). The thing about being original or an expert is SO academia, the hatred of self-promotion as well (also upbringing, thanks for the book tip, I'm stil, struggling with that) and I sometimes think academics invented imposter syndrome too. 😂 I'd be blogging again now if I hadn't associated non-fiction writing so much with work during my time in academia that I simply can't persuade myself to do it again as it feels like /effort/ right now. 😅 Hence started a TheXvid channel - yes, I know, editing video is /more/ effort than writing a blog article but it doesn't feel like it right now. Just about to level up and share more about myself on the channel or possibly create a personal one aside from this business channel once I have a few videos for that. Also, very true that the subjects kind of "grow" and expand when you're writing because you start to give constant attention to it. Have had that happen with several totally unrelated subjects throughout the years. My experience: As long as you're interested in something and put regular attention on it, you'll never run out of articles.

  • Sandra's Shelf
    Sandra's Shelf 10 months ago +1

    I have been writing since I was 10. I definitely can relate to this. To writing online and filming videos online. Truly inspirational. I am so glad to have come across this video! ✨

  • Haris King - Crypto Entertainment

    *Ali: How Writing Online Changed My Life*
    *Me: How Watching Ali Changed My Life* 😳

    • top dolphin
      top dolphin 10 months ago

      😳😳😳😳😳

    • Raantas
      Raantas 10 months ago

      holy shit your also HARIS?

    • Razor White
      Razor White Year ago +1

      Me: How reading ur comment changed my life.

    • Karim Davis Films
      Karim Davis Films Year ago

      😂 nice

    • here we are Y R D R
      here we are Y R D R Year ago +1

      I’m thinking same.
      Really?
      Millionaire?
      When does he get all the time to do all this whilst in medical school?
      wow I can’t process it😱

  • Miran Taşkıran
    Miran Taşkıran 7 months ago +738

    I believe that now is the time to start building up your future , one thing people don’t understand is it’s never too late to start somewhere , usually I got for top ROIs and that was how Re-al-so-ur-ce-in-ve-st-me-nt was discovereed

    • Walton Strootman
      Walton Strootman 7 months ago

      Realsourceinvestment successful stories are everywhere

    • Kaelyn Caitlin
      Kaelyn Caitlin 7 months ago

      i earn only in 2 hours from ☝

    • Kaelyn Caitlin
      Kaelyn Caitlin 7 months ago

      i earn only in 2 hours from ☝

    • Temitope Fiyinfunoluwa
      Temitope Fiyinfunoluwa 7 months ago

      NO REGRETS NO LOST EVER SINCE I STARTED TRADING WITH THIS GUYS I AM SO HAPPY WITH YOUR SINCERITY 🙏🙏

  • 3 7 audiovisuals
    3 7 audiovisuals Year ago +2

    Right now I'm starting to draw and I was pretty insecure about if my process was worth documenting or not. But now, I don't have any insecurities. Instead I actually feel ultra inspired to put different content and keep enjoying the process. Thanks for the video Ali, I really appreciate ;,)

  • Ogzhn Uchiha
    Ogzhn Uchiha 7 months ago +938

    Best smile an personality award forget turo! Nawh jk great info appreciate your energy! Put down momma we all need guidance! Great work giving it back an no higher level of learning but teaching! Keep it up God bless!! Realsourceinvestment🪐ORG

    • Walton Strootman
      Walton Strootman 7 months ago

      Realsourceinvestment successful stories are everywhere

    • Temitope Fiyinfunoluwa
      Temitope Fiyinfunoluwa 7 months ago

      NO REGRETS NO LOST EVER SINCE I STARTED TRADING WITH THIS GUYS I AM SO HAPPY WITH YOUR SINCERITY 🙏🙏

  • The Mental Health Toolbox
    The Mental Health Toolbox 6 months ago +6

    Love how you frame this! Reminds me why it is important to keep my blog going, even when I question my motivation and if it is proving value to others🙏👏

  • Martin Slechta
    Martin Slechta Year ago +3078

    I met my fiance 10 years ago because she read my blog at university, that had like 5 readers a month.

    • Phu Phu
      Phu Phu 4 days ago

      Nice…really nice. I smiled with your comment.

    • Sanonymous
      Sanonymous  12 days ago

      Awww. So cute. Good luck with your marraige life🥰🥰

    • Shelly T
      Shelly T Month ago

      Awww

    • Kathy Ng
      Kathy Ng 2 months ago

      Martin .. “fiancé” is for the man. So you’re not gay because you said “she”.. unless she was a “he” changed gender to “she” 😂
      So as you did not mean you’re engaged to a man, your female engaged person is “fiancée.”
      fiancé and fiancée are pronounced exactly the same but extra is French for ya… 🤦🏻‍♀️ 😂 fiancé refers to a man who is engaged to be married, and fiancée refers to a woman engaged to a man.

    • rochmad budiyono
      rochmad budiyono 3 months ago

      That’s cool man

  • soufiane yes
    soufiane yes 11 months ago +3

    learn , document , and Show Your Work . So clear , so inspiring ! I had this fear of the idea of starting a blog and writing about what I learnt in my interest subjects , like math and programming ,and explaining them in my way , because I was thinking there is so much content in the internet that covers these topics , and because I'm not professional in any of them ... But Now ! I am really thinking to start my own website ! Thanks Ali .

  • Alexa Madison
    Alexa Madison 10 months ago +16

    I love hearing all of these success stories! Thanks for sharing your honesty and transparency.

    • yos Budi
      yos Budi 9 months ago

      Holla amigo como estas Senorita

  • Tu nana
    Tu nana 11 months ago +10

    I've watched a ton of productivity videos recently, but I've found yours to be the most helpful. For the longest time I've felt like I have nothing to say, and now I understand that it's because I'm not paying attention to my thoughts and my process. I need to document these things, even if I don't end up using them on a blog post. So the takeaway for me is that I need to give myself the time to experience whatever I'm reading, and document the thoughts and reactions that come up.

  • cxa011500
    cxa011500 10 months ago +2

    Excellent video! This is exactly what I've been struggling with, figuring out what to put other there to create a new path for myself. I'm going to check out that book. Looks like exactly what I need. Thanks for making this video! 😀👍

  • Improve With Soo - Self Development

    Just wanted to share some awesome takeaways from this:
    -Document your journey. You don't have to be an expert.
    -Serendipity: opening up yourself to other connections and to the entire world.
    -Writing/blogging gives you more clarity on your thoughts.
    -Write about things whatever you're interested in. Don't worry about others.
    Great video as always! :)

  • Gustavo Silva
    Gustavo Silva Month ago +4

    1:21 Insane that it took you 4 or 5 years to start, and it turned out going well. That's actually really motivating for a lot us that anguish about the time that has passed or that feels too old, i certainly suffer from that.

  • Hằng Lê
    Hằng Lê 11 months ago +4

    Thank you! I started a blog last summer because I wanted to share my experiences with others.
    But in the last 3 months I stopped because I’ve ran out of ideas to write about. I feel like there’s nothing else I actually know enough about to write a whole post about it. But this video gave me more courage. Book reviews sound like a good tip! I’ll try to continue writing even though no one really reads it 😂 at least years later I’ll have something to look back on

  • 《CT》 Oyunbaz
    《CT》 Oyunbaz 7 months ago +653

    Best smile an personality award forget turo! Nawh jk great info appreciate your energy! Put down momma we all need guidance! Great work giving it back an no higher level of learning but teaching! Keep it up God bless!! Realsourceinvestment🪐ORG

    • Walton Strootman
      Walton Strootman 7 months ago

      Realsourceinvestment successful stories are everywhere

    • Kaelyn Caitlin
      Kaelyn Caitlin 7 months ago

      i earn only in 2 hours from ☝

    • Temitope Fiyinfunoluwa
      Temitope Fiyinfunoluwa 7 months ago

      NO REGRETS NO LOST EVER SINCE I STARTED TRADING WITH THIS GUYS I AM SO HAPPY WITH YOUR SINCERITY 🙏🙏

  • Abduljabbar- Her Beauty
    Abduljabbar- Her Beauty 3 months ago +6

    I started my first website and it failed, I never gave up I started the second one and fortunately it took off. Watching this in 2022 with a new project with a constant schedule of pushing content on a daily basis. I just feel so motivated and so happy that I made this decision after finishing my high school 🎊🎉🏫💯💜
    Thanks Ali for the content... My name sake 👌😂

    • Abduljabbar- Her Beauty
      Abduljabbar- Her Beauty 3 months ago

      @Robin A yeah... That's what everyone needs to have🎊
      Perseverance🎉💯

    • Robin A
      Robin A 3 months ago +2

      That is the whole point, "You never gave up."

  • Levi Allen
    Levi Allen Year ago +1146

    Man this message is so key. I love how succinctly you put it here. A great resource I can point people towards. I attempted to include this theme in my last two vids, but not near as clearly haha. Personally my story is very similar here. Similar insecurities. Similar start. Same massive life benefits after sharing what I’m working on.

    • M P
      M P Year ago +1

      Me too. I got great ideas, except my main worries are copyright infringement.

    • Polyglot's journey
      Polyglot's journey Year ago +11

      Same with me here! I never wanted to be popular and in the public eye, but I guess it changed spontaneously in my case 😁 I've just started reading "Show your work" 🤓

  • The Perfect Curry
    The Perfect Curry  7 months ago

    Thank you for making this vlog. It is absolutely I would say to anyone else who wants to do their own thing. Word to word. 16 minutes of my life well spent listening to you.

  • Maria Queiroz
    Maria Queiroz 7 months ago +2

    You literally adressed my insecurities and make me think clearer about them, thank you so much Ali

  • Babi Perini
    Babi Perini 7 months ago +9

    Oh, I've read this book and also found it amazing 😊
    It opened my mind to the possibilities. I enjoy writing and drawing and after reading this book I thought I should do something and show what I have to offer…
    Now, I have to overcome that fear just as Ali mentioned in the beginning and take action

  • Taylor Waddell
    Taylor Waddell Year ago +7

    "Thoughts disentangle themselves when they pass through the lips and fingertips." - Dawson Trotman
    Great video Ali! I appreciate your content!

  • Floyd Adlaon
    Floyd Adlaon Month ago +1

    Inspiring! Starting a blog, but keeping my expectations low. Learning along the way to get better!
    Also, learning about how psychology works in any type of content makes your life easier!

  • Tom Simak
    Tom Simak Year ago +2

    Absolutely love your story telling! Thanks for the free education!

  • Magically Musical
    Magically Musical 10 months ago +4

    It definitely is a challenge for me to come up with new ideas daily that I feel will interest other people. I used to do the free write activity where I would write everything that came to mind for 5 minutes straight without stopping. I think I ought to get back into that. 🤔 Thank you so much for this helpful video, I really appreciate it. 😊

  • Halo 〈3
    Halo 〈3 Year ago +1

    THANK you so much for reminding me about that book! I also read it 5 years ago but unlike you, I regressed and did nothing with the information because of my mental health. I really appreciate this video, it came to me at just the right time ! Namaste

  • Yuching Tsai
    Yuching Tsai 11 months ago +4

    Wow I’m so glad that I discovered your channel. Love how you explain things, the relatable topics and your genuinely useful tips! Each video is a treat!

    • yos Budi
      yos Budi 9 months ago

      Are you asian girl? Where you from tsai?

  • RANI GAMING
    RANI GAMING 6 months ago +239

    Getting a way to make income without having to leave home isn’t exactly as easy as you all think it is , talk is cheap and it’s sure easier said than done , I have my source , and I would rather stick to that, it pays well, even my stepdad quickly joined *Real source investment* before it’s too late

    • johnson
      johnson 6 months ago

      ReAlSoUrCeInVeStMeNtDoTORg successful stories are everywhere

    • johnson
      johnson 6 months ago

      if i can't express my gratitude to everyone here it means am a fool. thanks this web

  • Angela Phương Bùi
    Angela Phương Bùi 11 months ago

    Thank you Ali for sharing ur experiences, fear and how u overcome ur fear to achieve success 🥰🥰🥰

  • fatih burak cavli

    Dude I’ve been wanting to start a blog for the longest time and I’ve been been putting it off for so long. This almost feels like a sign that I should start. Thanks Ali.

  • Natmari
    Natmari Year ago +171

    I wrote a blog years ago about being a woman in the STEM field and I stopped blogging on it about two years ago. I'm really thinking about bringing it back. Thanks for the video and push!

    • Dark Moon
      Dark Moon 5 months ago +2

      Dear , please, do it, a lot of girls (including myself) would love to read your blog

    • Free Time Family
      Free Time Family 5 months ago +1

      Please do young women everywhere will be inspired.

    • Titus K. Kariuki
      Titus K. Kariuki 8 months ago +2

      I'd honestly love to read that.

  • Lara Davila
    Lara Davila 9 months ago +10

    I really needed this video today, Ali, thank you! It may be 6 months since this was uploaded but now is when I think I needed it most. I’ve been holding myself back from writing for years and it’s time I just take the plunge 🎉

  • Douglas Júnior
    Douglas Júnior Year ago +3

    "Alguém que é um iniciante é muito bom em ensinar alguém que também está no início"

  • Sergiu Adrian Rus
    Sergiu Adrian Rus 10 months ago +2

    Oh my god, Ali, you are amazing. Thank you for the effort you put into putting yourself online.
    The key takeaway I was hungry for was: Document the work I do! That's it.
    I can do that.
    Thank you

  • The Double Boiler
    The Double Boiler 10 months ago +1

    This was surprisingly helpful and even more surprising, exactly what I needed to hear. Thank you.☺️

  • Sumitra Mashette
    Sumitra Mashette Year ago +424

    “You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it.
    That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.”
    ― Octavia E. Butler

  • Sabzerro
    Sabzerro 4 months ago

    You basically addressed my concerns of showing my work online in this video and it feels very encouraging, thank you :)

  • jude
    jude 6 months ago +578

    Theres no such thing as live like theres no tomorrow anymore , you need to save and keep for tomorrow now , thats the time we live in , i have multiple assets everywhere , this is set to keep me and my grand kids stable for at least 100 more years , and by stable i mean wicked rich , ego aside

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  • Lareb Usman
    Lareb Usman 7 months ago +2

    I am 31 years old and taking inspiration from someone younger than me... I absolutely want my kids to be like Ali one day In sha Allah.... apart from being productive, successful and a good student, he seems to be such a sober person. Masha Allah

  • Mbarak Twahir
    Mbarak Twahir Year ago

    I love you, bro!!!!! Major gratitude for your meaningful insight into important topics that probably affect a majority of us around the world. Jazakallahu Khair. Wishing you the very best in all of your life's endeavours. Khair In ShaaAllah, Allahumma Ameen!

  • Neha in the Bay
    Neha in the Bay Year ago +61

    “Guide to self-promotion for people who hate self-promotion”
    Thank you for your encouraging words and for speaking out loud what lots of folks (like me!) think about before going out there.

  • ShaunPX1
    ShaunPX1 5 months ago

    Wow, that is exactly what I am going through rights now at this very moment thank you for this! I'm a grad student in computer science in Artificial Intelligence, I was homeless when I started school and been wanting to share many story but t you just described every fear im holding on to.

  • Uschi Muckelkutsch
    Uschi Muckelkutsch 4 months ago +1

    You are an angel! Thank you so much for encouraging us and sharing your struggles! This is just what I needed! You are so inspiring and what I love most is the fact that we can just feel that you're kindhearted. We appreciate you so much

  • TONI GAMING
    TONI GAMING 6 months ago +157

    When referencing corporate America, he said “They don’t really care about you as they make it seem” realest thing he said...I’ve seen experienced it first hand in the DMV. Black ppl aren’t really respected in corporate America. Glad that he was able to get out of there and become his own boss *REAL SOURCE INVESTMENT* is my REDEMPTION

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    sb yoga mix Year ago

    Wow, Ali I wish I'd found you earlier! I've always been told I'm a great writer and for some reason didn't know what to write. Time wasted on silly fears. So true!! I'm getting started this coming week. DONE. Thank you, thank you!!

  • Dylan Lau
    Dylan Lau Year ago +324

    I started a blog at the start of this year inspired by Ali’s Podcast and nobody reads it but even still it has changed my life. For those needing a kick, just do it.

    • Andrew Machungo
      Andrew Machungo 9 months ago

      @Dylan Lau i read your blog. That is awsome content

    • Quineth Unegbu
      Quineth Unegbu 10 months ago +1

      I just read your post on “why I started writing”.
      It’s such a beautiful piece

    • Md Ashrafuzzaman Sunny
      Md Ashrafuzzaman Sunny 11 months ago

      How about no?

    • Willy Spinney
      Willy Spinney 11 months ago +2

      Hi Dylan,
      I enjoyed your really great blog. Keep going. You a creating something from your mind which will gain momentum don't stop.

  • Tween Kids
    Tween Kids 6 months ago +3

    Love how you went from going on an online date to "if she and I get married...". This book must have magical powers, so I just got myself a copy (seriously, I did)

  • Hamid Gul Sherzai
    Hamid Gul Sherzai 8 months ago +1

    I used to write articles about what's going on in the society where I lived. My blog was doing good at the time and I also shared some of those articles to the local websites having thousands of readers. Then I stopped, now I am inspired again. Thank you :)

  • The Simple Life
    The Simple Life 8 months ago

    Ali, thank you for this video, My work has always been Live and in person and I have had a hard time transitioning to an online presence. This Video has giving me a boost in energy and belief to help me to take action and get my message and who I am out there. I will let you know how it goes. Plan to get my first video for the channel (which will most likely be terrible in filming but hopefully GREAT in content) by the end of this week. Thank you again for getting me on track (should have done this a year and a half ago when my contracts got canceled from COVID.

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  • Journaling with Nadia
    Journaling with Nadia Year ago +71

    This is exactly how I felt, I thought no one would care about my thoughts and I was scared I wasn't original enough. I shared my journal anyways on Instagram and it made me realize that people don't care if you're not sharing a brand new message they never heard about, people like that you're relatable. All of Austin Kleon's books was so powerful, they really opened my eye to being proud of being creative

    • Journaling with Nadia
      Journaling with Nadia 5 months ago

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    • Terry Minor Jr
      Terry Minor Jr 5 months ago +1

      @Journaling with Nadia just subbed to your channel!!!

    • Journaling with Nadia
      Journaling with Nadia 5 months ago +1

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    • Terry Minor Jr
      Terry Minor Jr 5 months ago

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    • Terry Minor Jr
      Terry Minor Jr 5 months ago +1

      @Journaling with Nadia you’re welcome! Great content!!!

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    Theres no such thing as live like theres no tomorrow anymore , you need to save and keep for tomorrow now , thats the time we live in , i have multiple assets everywhere , this is set to keep me and my grand kids stable for at least 100 more years , and by stable i mean wicked rich , ego aside

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      Ethan Libera 7 months ago +2

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  • Kyle
    Kyle 10 months ago +1

    Congrats man. Just caught on to your content. Really inspiring in a time of need.

  • Eddie Milla
    Eddie Milla Year ago +45

    In the book Austin Kleon says: "If there is only one thing to get from this book, buy a domain with your name and start showing your work".
    I read the book completely cause Ali mentioned it on the 3 books that have changed his life.
    However, I still haven't write my first blog post... This videos was what I needed to hear to finally do it. Thanks Ali!

    • TauRohNyT
      TauRohNyT Year ago

      START?!!!!!!!

    • Reminemi
      Reminemi Year ago +1

      Did u start ? It's been weeks since your comment !

  • Naomi P.
    Naomi P. 4 months ago +1

    Thank you. I just started this journey and you really inspire me to dig deeper in why I have always stopped it after a while or never really went for it.

  • Sonal Chauhan
    Sonal Chauhan 9 months ago +3

    Feeling inspired to start a blog on literature. Thank you Ali!

  • Sachin Majrekar
    Sachin Majrekar 10 months ago

    Kudos for your relationship brother & thanks for sharing these things 🥳❣️🙌

  • SEB Branding
    SEB Branding Year ago

    Hi Ali, I just discovered you about 2 days ago and I want to thank you for everything that you do... It is really cool and it helped me a lot... continue your good work... Cheers!

  • Constance Landsberg EN

    I can really relate to postponing ideas due to perfectionism. And that doesn’t stop when I started. I criticize my own videos and blog posts a lot. But I do them anyway because I hope that I will learn fast to express myself better.

    • Magically Musical
      Magically Musical 10 months ago +1

      I've made entire videos and edited them, then got too fixated on the details, freaked out and didn't post then. 🙃

    • Lohith dhaksha
      Lohith dhaksha Year ago +1

      The perfect ME

  • wasim thoufiq
    wasim thoufiq 9 months ago

    Thank you for this video. I was exactly having these thoughts on my mind. I'm sure I'll start my first post tomorrow. I already have all the designs finished. I won't care how many days it will take to get exposure. I'll just do it

  • Sandy Lemieux
    Sandy Lemieux Year ago +1

    Thank you this is great information! I started a blog about the law of attraction and I'm finding it really hard to write. I think I need to realize that learning how to write is a skill and it's just going to take some time and effort.

  • Agnė Staupelytė
    Agnė Staupelytė 6 months ago

    I think this was one of the most valuable and inspiring videos I have seen in a while. Thank you so so much, you can't imagine how many people need to hear this!

  • Joanna Jedryczka
    Joanna Jedryczka 7 months ago

    Great video! Really made me think it's possible to move in the direction of starting a blog like I've been thinking about for a long time

  • Alicia Pilgrim
    Alicia Pilgrim 5 months ago

    This is by far one of the most helpful videos I've watched of late... I recently discovered some abilities I been living with all my life but never took note of em and just watching and listening today,you've so boosted my confidence it's the craziest thing ever. I also checked out the book from Austin Kleon and endeavor to purchase soon.. I don't really comment on this platform,but just had to say thanks for your content and being so real. Appreciated all the way from the Caribbean 🙂

  • Soul from Gizeh
    Soul from Gizeh Year ago +1

    Thank you so much for this Ali! I really like and appreciate this category of videos. ❤

  • Kristene
    Kristene 8 months ago +1

    Thank you for this Ali! I've always wanted to create a blog... and soon my own book hopefully 😁💕

  • Salwa Faris
    Salwa Faris Year ago

    I ordered the book immediately . I hope this will help me to take the first step toward my dream. Thank you so much for sharing your wisdom

  • Maxwell Chan
    Maxwell Chan Year ago +24

    As a teenager, I'm starting to document my life and thoughts in notion so I can look back at it later. Amazing tips and advice! 😄

    • Reminemi
      Reminemi Year ago +1

      Wow , Where are u documenting ?

    • Martha Speaks
      Martha Speaks Year ago +1

      You’re very good :) I’m 17

  • Seva LLC
    Seva LLC 4 months ago

    Thank you so much for the information and encouragement! I just got my 1st outside opportunity to write my 1st legal blog! I'm so excited to begin!

  • Huizhong ChangChang
    Huizhong ChangChang 11 months ago +141

    Being your own boss just hits different, It isn't a regular day to day thing.
    Literally the 9 -5 can never provide for you a level of comfort you've always wished,
    and that's why fully depending on a full time job isn't lucratively advisable.
    Rather own multiple streams of incomes they can unlock a whole new level of lucrativeness.

  • Jawad John
    Jawad John 7 months ago +1

    Thank you man, it was a session of great learning and motivation. I loved your idea of putting video segments of David Perrell and Austin Kleon. Blessings

  • anais january
    anais january Year ago +1

    Omg I looooove this video!!!! Thank you so so so so much for this! The fears you described are exactly my fears and the book recommendation is top! Got it! :) thank you imensly

  • More Michelle
    More Michelle Year ago +15

    I started a blog a few months ago and I can already feel so many benefits from it!
    It has 1) made me more confident in my writing skills and made my childhood dream of becoming a published fiction author more plausible, 2) made the idea of starting a YT channel less scary, 3) improved my typing speed, 4) clarified my thought process and 5) made me aware of how many things I have to share with the world - and by extension it has showed me how wonderful of a life I'm actually living that I get to do these things.
    And all of this is just on top of the skills I've learned about webdesign, coding, etc. Which I'm sure will come in handy regardless of what I might end up doing in the long-term future.

  • Jake Bailey
    Jake Bailey 9 months ago

    Started my first blog today at 29. Always my dream to write. Going for it now . Great video

  • Jerica David
    Jerica David 10 months ago +3

    Thank you for this!! This renewed my excitement in showing my work! ❤️

  • Greg
    Greg Year ago +1

    Dude, You've identified every fear of mine about writing online in the first 6 mins, I have to read that book

  • RewardsWebsites
    RewardsWebsites 7 months ago

    Thank you for this valuable information. It's quite inspiring and I'm excited for what the next year will bring.

  • Joshua Muniz
    Joshua Muniz Year ago +19

    You know you have been moved by a video when you pause the video and immediately begin taking action. I had all of those fears you mentioned. Thank you for sharing your story, and now you have "given me permission" to go do it! I truly appreciate all of your work, Ali. I have been a fanboy for a little over a year, and will be a subscriber for many more to come (as long as you continue to create. No pressure, though). Have a great day, bud.

  • Game And Watch Sonny
    Game And Watch Sonny 10 months ago

    FINALLY. Someone who understands my irrational fears😂😂. The "What if an employer sees this in the future one day and thinks I'm a terrible person" one is me all day long

  • Audrey Pascual
    Audrey Pascual Year ago

    Hi Ali, this is the first video of you that I watched and I feel so inspired! Thank you ☺️

  • Planet X TK
    Planet X TK 15 days ago

    Man I’m so grateful for your channel and this video, specifically. There are many points that I relate to and you mentioning them make me feel better about myself.
    I keep thinking I’m a failure and lazy and that my life will turn out badly because of the doubts I have. Of course, doubt leads to inaction which can lead to a bad life, but I thought just having those doubts was instant death for my dreams of having a good life.
    You saying that there was a four or five year period that you didn’t have the confidence to write and that after that you finally found that confidence gives me the strength to try writing professionally again.
    You’re like a therapist who doesn’t know it all, but is just an older version of me. Thank you so much.
    Also, you’ve helped me understand that social media isn’t an evil people use to gain fame and distract themselves from real life. It is a part of real life and is a tool that allows us to express who we are, whether that be someone trying to help others, advertise their craft, or just nourish vanity.