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One Single Action that changed my life…forever

I once wrote a post on one lesson the holy spirit taught me about blogging, but I know many people might not really get a thing clearly until they are told several times.1 single action

This is not a personal development blog and it is not strictly about making money online or internet marketing, if that is only what you want, I give you the chance to stop reading this blog today because I don’t even care if I lose some number of visitors (just as I have been doing), because of this single lesson i learned.

The main goal of this blog is to impact lives, both that of young entrepreneurs and adults, anybody who wants a change in his or her life. This blog is not for everybody, I only want serious people, those that are ready for a change, those that are ready to go with the momentum and NOT just those that are reading because others are.

I hate failure, and I don’t want to be associated with failure which is why I can assure you that if you could do anything you read on this blog, you can never remain a failure.

Some months ago (I think 2), I was blogging and blogging and behold my traffic was increasing every day. It all started from about 100, to 200, to 300 and like a dream 400. I am not talking about ordinary visitors, I am talking about unique visitors and I am not using some stupid stats program that will give you false data. If I keep going like this, then in no time I will be a problogger.

I was so foolish to the extent of not realizing how favored I was. Not everything is natural, and there is a force between almost everything we do in life. You believe it is normal to reap the fruits of hardwork and I will bring to your notice that those who work harder get less pay while those who sit in the office just to sign some papers get more than they need. I believe my traffic was as a result of my hardwork (afterall, I am an avid guest poster), I was wrong. Blessings only come from God. Even if you don’t believe in God, you will still learn from this post.

I was always complaining and blaming myself for not getting more traffic (I want to go to a thousand overnight). I was talking to somebody about blogging one day, I have been looking at Darren Rowse’s stats program just to notice a decrease in the thousands, I am having an increase and someone is loosing thousands. I immediately realized my mistake and since that day, my then 400 a day visitors dropped to 120 – how happy I was. I learned my lesson the hard way… you thought I will cry? No. I didn’t, because I knew I had been making a big mistake all this while, I started thanking God and now I am back to over 200 uniques a day.

In anything you do, give thanks and if you don’t believe God (which I would never advice – It is disastrous), just be happy with whatever you do.

You will notice I said in the beginning, you will notice I said I don’t care if I lose some visitors because of this post, I really mean it. It has happened before, I have lost hundreds and I am still happy, I am looking more fresh, more healthier even when I am spending an average of 10 hours on the computer very single day. The secret is be happy with whatever you do, you will notice a change in your health, your productivity, your work and even your success. I am always more happy than I have ever been since I learned this lesson and I know you will too if you can implement it.

I know I preached personal development today, as long as it helps you, and you keep succeeding, then I am happy.

Know one thing for sure, I am not successful if you are not and that is why I have this blog – for you, not for me.

Wishing you success,

-Onibalusi

Category: blogging

20 Comments on "One Single Action that changed my life…forever"

  1. Samuel says:

    Great post bro! Love d courage in dis post! Ur words kip me moving thanks.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi Bro,

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment

      -Onibalusi

  2. Jonathan Beebe says:

    Wow that’s unfortunate that your visitor count dropped so much, but everything happens for a reason! Better you learn it from a 400 to 120 drop than a 10,000 to 2,000 drop 🙂

    Gratitude is definitely something everyone should have, great post Onibalusi… I tweeted it for you (I also read the other article you linked to about the Holy Spirit, a great follow-up to that post!)
    .-= Jonathan Beebe´s last blog ..You’ve Been Invited to Join My Tribe… =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi Jonathan,

      That is true, thanks a lot for the tweet.

      -Onibalusi

  3. Codrut Turcanu says:

    AS a God believer myself I know how important it really is to get the most out of everything you do and be as happy as you can, and sometimes even surpass your happiness.

    Surprise yourself!

    P.S. Quality of your life and work is more important than quantity.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi Cordut,

      You are absolutely right,

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  4. awesome post. i totally agree with you. 🙂
    .-= vector graphics´s last blog ..Winner: 3 Pixmac Stock Photo Accounts Giveaway =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi Annanta,

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  5. Nice post. 200 uniques a day is really a good amount!

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi Saksham,

      Yeah! 200 uniques a day is also good and I should appreciate God for what I get, no matter what.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  6. Deb Maubach says:

    You are wise beyond your years. God will bless your boldness. Thank you for speaking out. I’ll be doing a post on your site soon!
    .-= Deb Maubach´s last blog ..Young Entrepreneur, Millionaire at 12 Years Old =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi Deb,

      Thanks a lot for your nice words, I really appreciate it.

      I will be expecting your post soon.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  7. Holly says:

    This is one spirit filled post I love it God bless you heaps
    Thank you for your wisdom Onibalusi
    .-= Holly´s last blog ..Thank you =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi Holly,

      Thanks a lot for your prayers, I really appreciate it and I am saying a loud AMEN.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  8. Dino Vedo says:

    Wait, so your saying I should pray to God and hope I get more traffic that way?? hahaha hmmm ill take my chances then..
    .-= Dino Vedo´s last blog ..Link Love Week 05/22/10 =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi Dino,

      If you know me, you will know I have written over 120 guest posts this year so I can never tell you not to work (because I am working). All I am saying is, “In everything, Give thanks”.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  9. Chris says:

    I think that it’s brave that you are open about your beliefs, although many think that God is an outdated idea. I especially think that it’s brave, because this site isn’t about faith.

    I’m a believer too. You let us have a glimpse into your personal life, and inspired me to say something on your blog upon my first visit. I’d say you are doing it the right way.
    .-= Chris´s last blog ..Dominating Niches with Affiliate Niche Marketing Strategies =-.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Hi Chris,

      I believe my blog reflects my personality and it is unwise not to be able to share my beliefes.

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

  10. Tinh says:

    I do agree with you that traffic sometimes matter but it is not all we need on this world. The most important thing we need is happiness for what we have done and for what we have made others happy.

    MMO is sometimes nothing and happiness can not be bought by money. I feel more happy after reading your passionate post and learned a lot too even I have just had a serious accident and not fully recovered.

    • Onibalusi Bamidele says:

      Exactly Tinh!

      Yeah! Traffic and money is not all thing, happiness is very important in our lives as it helps us accomplish more.

      I am really glad my post has helped you and concerning the accident, I wish you quick recovery 🙂

      Thanks a lot for the nice comment,
      -Onibalusi

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