Joseph Segal
4 min readNov 4, 2023



Do this now.

Photo by James Lee on Unsplash

Okay, well it’s really not so much of a secret. Millions of wealthy people have used it and are using it to have their financial freedom and live a life they love every day.

I wrote this book, Loving My Side Hustle, and I’m writing you these emails because I care deeply about you, and every person trying to create a good life they can live on their terms but is struggling with financial setbacks and roadblocks.

I am about to share one of the key secrets I learned with you to help you succeed in building a life of personal and financial freedom that you truly love. Every day is an opportunity to create a life you love.

Life is short and we have no guarantees of how long each of us have so it’s vitally important that we make the best of all the time we have. I’m sure you understand this.

There was a time when some of us grew up in a country and economy that felt like if we just worked hard, put in long hours, and did well in school are lives would keep getting better and one day we’d be able to retire and enjoy life with our loved ones. Sure, that wasn’t exactly true even back in the 70s, 80s, and 90s either, but it was what we were lad to believe.

The truth is the rich always get richer and the poor, well, they live a hard life of struggle. One reason the rich get richer is because they don’t trade their hours for wages, they have their money making money for them in the form of investments and employees.

To do well today one has to become an owner, not a renter. One has to be a content creator, not a content consumer, and become an employer, not an employee. Perhaps this is a generality but it is generally very true.

I’ve enjoyed success in affiliate marketing for over nearly three decades. Yes, you read that right, 27 years of passive income, and I’m still cashing checks from work I did over twenty years ago! Affiliate marketing is a way of owning one’s own business by advertising the services and products of other businesses in exchange for various forms of commission payments.

I was in your shoes. I started out working physically tough jobs that broke my body and were so disconnected from who I am that they broke my spirit, and at the end of the month, they left me…



Joseph Segal

Advocate for a Fair Democracy. Building online tools for people working together for Fairness and intelligent Shared Prosperity.