Shridhar Chillal, the Guinness World Record holder for world’s longest fingernails, cut them off this year. His thumbnail alone was over six feet long.
At 82, he had been growing the nails on his left hand for over 60 years. Now you can see them on display at Ripley’s Believe it or Not in Times Square (if you’re into that kind of thing).
It’s strange enough that he grew his fingernails to the size of a tall man, but get this…
According to NPR.com, “He married, had two children and worked professionally as a photographer.”
Yep, one of this guy’s hands was completely unusable because of his 6-foot-long fingernails and he still had a career as a photographer.
I tell you this strange story to nudge you a little today to try something that seems hard from the outside, but might be easier and more achievable than you think.
All you need to do is pick up your camera or smart phone, turn it to “video” mode, and take a short clip. Try it right now. Just grab your phone and take a quick video clip.
When you do that, you’re creating today’s most in-demand media.
Hotels, travel websites, online magazines, tour companies, and other businesses desperately need video content. Even short clips taken with smart phones!
If you can provide them, it translates into big checks… and a lot of our members are now making the switch.
It gets them outside. It adds adventure to their days. And, most importantly, it’s got the potential to be a full-time income from fun, part-time gigs.
The key, however, is that fake, perfectly polished, professional videos are OUT! Imperfect, authentic vides—like something you might see on Facebook—are IN!
Which means that you can basically take your phone, hit the record button, and create a video in minutes that you can either sell or trade for free travel.
The creator of our video course, Tom Reissmann, makes $80,000 to $90,000 a year creating videos, and he takes a three month “summer vacation” every year.
Stay tuned tomorrow as Tom shares some tips on how he does this.
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