My Blog Post Award; Don’t Put All Your Eggs In The Same Basket!



First a quick reminder of what the ‘Blog Post Award’ is all about:

The idea is simple: Every time I find a blog post (new or old) that I think will add value for my readers, I will bookmark it and put it on my list to win the: Blog Post Award.

I will then write a post similar to this one explaining why I have decided on that particular post.

I will also link to the post from my blog post Award icon situated near the top of my side bar

For a full list of previous winners visit my ‘Blog Post Award ’ Page.

Now on to the main event; The winner of my  ‘Blog post Award’ :  



In The Beginning...

from the excellent ‘The Portfolio Investor’ blog.


My reasons for choosing the above post started a while ago when I stumbled upon Rowans blog.  I have always toyed with the idea of running a portfolio of betting tipsters and when I read Rowans blog I just seemed to connect with his style of writing and his open and honest answers to tricky questions.


An example of which was a short while ago when I asked a question about whether he would advise me to join The Secret Betting Club(SBC), rather than getting a short answer to my question a full blown debate ensued on his blog which resulted in this: 

comprehensive answer


(For anyone wondering; Yes after reading what was said on Rowans blog I have now decided to join the SBC.)

Well I then thought that I would push my luck and ask for a ‘idiots guide’ to starting a portfolio of tipsters to follow. The reply that I got from Rowan blew me away. I only asked last week (Cheltenham week) and he has still produced a post that will act as a permanent point of reference for me as I start building my portfolio.  He has agreed to answer any questions and add further content if required. So I can see this post becoming the foundation to a comprehensive ‘HOW TO’ guide for setting up and running your own betting portfolio.


Some readers may be wondering why I am so keen on starting up my own portfolio, which is a valid point and one that rather than give a short answer here I will write a separate post tomorrow so as to give a comprehensive reply.


I hope you have enjoyed this post

Stay Patient

Mark.

2 comments:

  1. Kind words, Mark. Thankyou.

    Very best of luck getting the portfolio up and running. It's hard work, challenging, and can test the patience of a saint at times, but like anything in life, you tend to get out what you put in.

    Reading your blog regularly, I think you're all set to make a success of this. Any questions at all though, just let me know and I'll help if I can. I've made plenty of mistakes in the past, and still make the odd one now. Great if I can help you and anyone else avoid falling into the same traps.

    Cheers now,

    Rowan

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  2. Hi TPI

    You said

    "Any questions at all though, just let me know and I'll help if I can"

    You may live to regret that statement ;-)

    Seriously though I really do appreciate all of the time you have taken to help with my questions so far.

    Keep up the good work.

    Mark

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