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Black Friday 2019 - What Did You Buy Today That Will Pay You Back Tomorrow?

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Curious to see what deals ya'll got. Don't think I grabbed any Black Friday deals. But I got an education copy of iZotope RX7 Standard for $199 (50% off for being a college student) and a copy of Reaper DAW at full price for audiobook editing and production. That's something I plan to put more focus on in 2020 so I needed to upgrade my systems.

So what business stuff did you invest in this year? Equipment? Software? Courses? Something else?
 

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Curious to see what deals ya'll got. Don't think I grabbed any Black Friday deals. But I got an education copy of iZotope RX7 Standard for $199 (50% off for being a college student) and a copy of Reaper DAW at full price for audiobook editing and production. That's something I plan to put more focus on in 2020 so I needed to upgrade my systems.

So what business stuff did you invest in this year? Equipment? Software? Courses? Something else?
I might go get a new suit... :)
 

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I'm starting to move beyond sourcing materials to build with on demand. Up till recently I usually bought stock as individual orders, or very small batches, came in.

Presently sitting on $23,000 worth of cut parts (retail value), and I should be up to about $50,000 by end of year. Hopefully having it on hand will reduce my buyer's wait times so I can turn the whole thing over 2 or 3 times faster.

I'll probably buy a few gadgets for building too. My gear is trash held together by duct tape.
 

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I finally bought Airpods (not because of black friday though - the price was the same but my boss wanted to go to that particular store and we went together, and I was thinking about buying them anyway). They're excellent for me to listen podcasts and audiobooks at work. I love them so far. Working tomorrow and listening "The Obstacle Is The Way" while working! :thumbsup:
 

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I bought some agency-level software licenses that will make me an ROI of x50 in the next year, as a conservative estimate. I'm already in the black, actually, because I financed it with a deal before buying them. Not really about BF, but whatever, still counts.

Excited to start with that.

And I also bought a TV for my parents since theirs died yesterday.
Must have been the spirit of Capitalism Future. It will pay me back in not having to figure out Christmas presents.

Oh, and I grabbed the Steam Controller for $5.
I will never use it, but at that price? I just wanted to own it.
It will pay me back tomorrow by cluttering my house even more.
 

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I forgot about Black Friday and got a yearly masterclass membership on Thursday. Loving it so far!

Thanks @MJ DeMarco for pushing this and making me take action on it.
 

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I forgot about Black Friday and got a yearly masterclass membership on Thursday. Loving it so far!

Thanks @MJ DeMarco for pushing this and making me take action on it.
I guess I didn't answer the second part of this.

I have been finding more and more that to get to a higher level of selling I need extra skills that complement the main classic skills. With masterclass, I am hoping to learn/improve things like storytelling, acting, character building, writing skills and devices, and visual arts like camera work, sound, lighting etc.

I love that stuff and would study it all day long for no other reason than it is fascinating ha! But it has a ton of business usage as well. I'm excited!
 

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I bought a video editing PC. An investment of $4k. I will be producing videos and audio. I bought in March and I still haven't uploaded a video just practicing editing. My goal for 2020 is to use it as much as I can to grow my blog. I'll be editing Video, Audio, and Photos.

What's your Computer Set Up Like?
 

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I've been buying a shit-ton of wood-working tools. Hoping to add another creative passion to my life other than writing. Don't think it will help me make more money, but as @Vigilante says, because I can.
 

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(Not related to Black Friday.)

1) Signed up for the 28 day free trial of Kajabi this evening.

2) Bought an LED Video light on someone's recommendation (plus it's power pack). I want to see what it's like before I buy a second set.

3) I also bought a couple of laptop risers. They're good for the kids, but not high enough for me so I bought another couple to see what they're like.

4) I bought a YouTube for Dummies (Junior Edition) for our 11 year old, but it arrived at my mum's in the UK an hour after I left for the airport. So I bought a different one for him to be delivered here in Ireland.

Good call about the masterclass @Fox. I'll go check it out.


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I'd love to get Cubase to make music, but it's not in sale and it would distract me from doing work anyway. I'll get it when I get my first couple of sales :)

I was thinking about getting some Udemy course on sales, digital marketing, or something similar. But that'll lead to lots of action faking.

Maybe I'll get a cheap phone, mine is 4 years old and battery runs out quickly. That'll pay back, for sure.
 

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wood-working tools... creative passion...
Hey there!

You seem like a smart and sophisticated and handsome young man! How'd you like to turn your passion for wood-working into $10,000 (YOU READ THAT RIGHT TEN- THOUSAND SMACKAROOS!!!)?
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$10000 per year before expenses your results may vary buyer assumes all responsibility no refunds reading this ad obligates you to purchase no refunds internet connection required a Cayman Islands LLC hotel airfare and accommodations additional no refunds
 

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I've been buying a shit-ton of wood-working tools. Hoping to add another creative passion to my life other than writing. Don't think it will help me make more money, but as @Vigilante says, because I can.
Good choice. Wood working can enriche your home and I find it very creative.

I bought ten silver rings for a few euro per ring.
 

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I bought a blinkist membership. The service safes me time and @ black friday you get the biggest discount all year.
 

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Fluenz Spanish download.

I thought my Spanish was good until I had to let go the last good English speaker.

My Spanish is not good.

I live in Texas so I have to find a way my children have top notch Spanish too. Would be a waste to raise them here and not be fluent.
 

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I bought a new computer with all the bells and whistles when it went on sale. It will be dropped shipped next week. The best part is that the battery in it should last all day. I've been watching it all week to see if it would included in the sale.

I bought some audible books that were on sale.

I was given another mobile home today for my mobile home park. Yes, we must set it and rehab it. But, it will be another good rental when we get it finished. Does a free residential rental unit count for a Black Friday event?
 

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I bought a New Phone to ease my work as a Community Manager (easing the Pain on my PC´s processor and freeing myself from the Borrowed Phones), edit images on the fly (benefits of the Apps), improving my communication with the Academy for the content creation needs and have some distraction during the Power Cut hours... I should had waited a bit more for a better price though XDD
 
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I bought a computer monitor and mouse and keyboard for my laptop so I can sit at my desk and use it without hurting my neck
Hmm, this makes me want to look into standing desks this weekend. Sitting at a computer has triggered some weird muscle spasms for me in the past. Had to shift my whole setup to get rid of the pain.
 

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Hmm, this makes me want to look into standing desks this weekend. Sitting at a computer has triggered some weird muscle spasms for me in the past. Had to shift my whole setup to get rid of the pain.
Great minds thinks alike i guess, a couple of weeks ago i was looking for a better desk (one that can adapt to my height to avoid curving myself... I also had a look on a comfortable reclining chair (Those fancy Gaming Chairs) as i had some pain on my back.
 

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I bought a laptop because as of now I only have my desktop pc and it's hard to not get distracted while working when you have such a powerful gaming rig on your hands and love videogames.

I also bought a phone for my mom. :smile2:
 

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€199 for a full years membership in the best gym in my city.

50% off Protein powder purchases from MyProtein.
 

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For the first time in several years I didn't buy anything for myself, just business stuff. I'm shocked as I used to be very materialistic, but having lower income has made me rethink my spending habits totally. My Gucci bag hasn't been used in months as I just feel wrong using a bag that cost what is now taking me 2 months to earn
 

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Fluenz Spanish download.

I thought my Spanish was good until I had to let go the last good English speaker.

My Spanish is not good.

I live in Texas so I have to find a way my children have top notch Spanish too. Would be a waste to raise them here and not be fluent.
What ages are your kids? When I was an au pair my family asked me to only speak Spanish to the baby. He was a toddler by the time I left and understood everything 100%. Bilingual school? After school classes? I used to go to English class twice a week after school when I was in HS because schools in Bs As leave you at a very basic level so my mom started sending me when I was 13 or so. The younger they are the more cold turkey you can go, their brains do the rest.


Edit- also let me know if you need help, I IS SPANISH SPEAKUR
 

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