Author: Octavio Urzúa

CEO at GrupoAdm, Regalos Publicitarios en Santiago, Chile.

1-Day Tour Guide in Santiago, Chile

  The best trip I´ve ever had was a 4-hour stop in Buenos Aires. How could I humanly squeeze that time to use it wisely, go for a steak at lunch, and without losing my next flight? It took me…

Best Tours in Santiago, Chile

  Hi, my name is Octavio. I was born in Santiago and travel experiences is a great part of my work. I´ve visited over 30 countries so far and my favorite is still my own city of Santiago. I have…

Best Tours in Lima, Peru

  Hi, I am Octavio Urzua and my hobbie is to travel around the world to awesome places. I have fall in love twice in my life, the first with my wife, the second with Macchu Picchu and Peru. Here…

Amazon Book Reviews

The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die by Joh Izzo (recommended by ETR) 1. Why do some people find meaning & die happy 2. Why I talked to the town barber (and 200 other people over 60) about…

3 Latin America Markets You Can’t Afford to Ignore

The stock exchanges of Colombia, Peru and Chile agreed last November to merge their trading, giving international investors access to roughly 600 stocks – more than any single country in Latin America. Earlier this month, the trio demonstrated just how…

Truth Contest

TRUTH CONTEST giving is receiving share wealth truth about drugs clean energy green technolog learning education love sex marriage the present universal truth money or life Insanity is doing what does not make you happy, over and over again. Intellectuals…

How does the US export inflation?

Most countries hold their reserves in dollars, which is a safe – haven of sorts, and that is why the dollar is known as the – reserve currency – of the world. To counter deflation’s bad effects, and to stimulate…

Why Facebook points to the next Wall Street bubble

Facebook has raised $500 million from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) and Russian investment firm Digital Sky Technologies, which implies that the social media darling is valued at a staggering $50 billion. This reminds me of the valuations being…

The Rare Earths Boom

Rare earths are a group of exotic elements of the Periodic Table (Lanthanides, mostly), with unique electrical, magnetic, optical and other properties. Without them there’s basically no clean tech, green tech, advanced electronics, electric cars, and much more. It’s not…

Why Healthcare Reform is Here to Stay

In her keynote speech on Monday, Nancy-Ann DeParle, Counselor to the President and Director of the White House Office of Health Reform, faced a hostile audience as she laid out the case for reform. The audience snickered when she pointed…

The Shale Gas Revolution

Just a few years ago, the energy investment idea du jour was to build liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals to handle future imports to the voracious US hydrocarbon market. Remember Cheniere Energy, once the darling of newsletter writers? Now there’s…

Jon Benson 3x VSL

3xVSL 4 elements in top performing VSL: usp, stories, tips, comparisons 5 steps in vsl process: snap suggestion, vital connection, big problem, bigger solution, grand offer Pattern Interrupt | Attention Watch This Now Benefit Formula Create Scarcity Something Completely Different…

Frank Chester

Current science concentrates on power generation through explosion and exertion. To drive your car the engine has to burn fuel…leads to depletion of that fuel and smoke through the exhaust pipe. As a martial art most popularity is focused on…

Mixergy

What’s your biggest challenge? Click the one one that feels most important to you: “I don’t know how to stay productive” “I need help launching a business” “I don’t know how to get traffic” “I don’t know how to sell”…

Tabs will dominate Chinese computer market in 2011

We call this technology the “Chi–Tab”… but in the U.S. it goes by a bunch of different names… Dell calls it the “Streak.” HP has their own version – the “Touchsmart.” Samsung has the Galaxy Tab. Apple of course has…

Shaqir Hussyin

14 tips for entrepreneurs 1. Always Be Building Your List (#1 Asset). 2. Start, Grow & Cultivate An Audience – Not just a list. 3. Start outsourcing early on. Delegate. 4. Spend 20% of your time learning. 80% of your…

Paul Graham: money and wealth

How to Make Wealth If you wanted to get rich, how would you do it? I think your best bet would be to start or join a startup. A startup is a small company that takes on a hard technical…

Paul Graham

Money and Wealth in Startups If you wanted to get rich, how would you do it? Startups are not magic. Wealth is not the same thing as money. Money is a side effect of specialization. Wealth is stuff we want:…

The New Gold Rush of 2011

The gold price soared nearly 30% last year – punctuating a spectacular decade-long run that has seen the gold price quintuple! So has gold finally reach a “bubble phase?” Is the great gold bull market on its last legs? In…

Interviewing Successful People

Stansberryradio.com/james-altucher: Blog and Guests What I Learned About Life After Interviewing 80 Highly Successful People: Podcasting, to be honest, was just an excuse for me to call up whoever I wanted to call and ask them all sorts of personal…

Ramit Sethi

2015 the year of more/ I realized that most people want you to stay exactly where you are in life — and if you explicitly talk about how you want more, they get really uncomfortable. But I also realized, ONCE…

Kickstarter Projects

Disadvantage of Kickstarter: – retail sale with high intensive presale work of hustling – get initial credibility with prototype product – efficiency of low cost production – easily to be imitated with different patented technology of big corporations Advantage: –…

Sivers

1. I miss the mob In the mob times everything was one entry cost. Now we need to pay for everything all the time. Capitalism can be worse that the mob. The most important metric how much in and out,…

Corbett Barr

There’s Nothing More Powerful than a Deadline Action is what matters, and deadlines are how action gets done. Entrepreneurship as an Essential Life Skill This isn’t about building the next billion-dollar company. It’s about the deep sense of fulfillment you…

Platform VS Pipeline

PLATFORM BUSINESS The platform thinking series The best platform thinking in 2014 How to grow like Whatsapp and instagram with network effect marketing Welcome to the age of the zero-dollar marketing. Airbnb, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat. Each of these networks…

Best Bloggers and Blogs 2015

Sebastian Marshall: clever thinking Taylor Pearson: strategy thinking, reading list. Mars Dorian: mindset, autheticity, copywriting. Corbett Barr: different ideas. Neville´s Financial: crash a party, homeless, selling water, backflip. NevKopy: uber email, nevbox, yelp b2b Matias Godoy: economia para todos explicado…

Taylor Pearson

Case Study: Growing a B2B eCommerce Business 527% in 18 Months The portable bar company Strategy: Understand Customers Focus on Building Trust and Creating Transparency Get Ruthless about Processes Tactics: Drive Traffic and Awareness by Generating Expert Content and Ruthlessly…

Sebastian Marshall

The Million Dollar Question If someone gives you an awesome blueprint to upgrade your game, would you make it happen, no matter what? Why don’t people take the large opportunities in front of them? Why don’t they allow their dreams…

Mars Dorian

How to master your craft? The key is dissection in 3 steps: 1) You break your craft into it’s single pieces. (practical) 2) You learn the principles of building with pieces(theoretical) 3) You rearrange the pieces in new, interesting ways…

Analisis de Oportunidades para Crecimiento Acelerado

Este cuestionario esta diseñado para que entiendas mejor tus actuales fortalezas y debilidades en el plan de marketing de tu empresa. Si postergas lo importante para despues, para hacer lo urgente del momento, estas postergando tambien los resultados de crecimiento…

Plan de Marketing en 5 Pasos

Las estadisticas dicen que 3 de cada 10 emprendedores quiebran antes de los 2 años. Las razones se atribuyen a errores personales como mala administracion por falta de conocimiento y sobre endeudamiento. Si estas empezando o llevas algunos años y…

The Power of Words

There is a language of success and a language of distress. There is a language of progress and a language of regress. * Words sell and words repel * Words lead and words impede * Words heal and words kill…

Best Investment in South America

The efficient, well-managed rescue of the 33 Chilean miners was an affecting spectacle for the world. It also should remind us that Chile is a well-run country, and that in an era when commodities are ever more important to the…

Outrageous Advertising

There are ads that win awards and there are ads that make money. In this book, Bill Glazer delivers more than 100 case studies with OUTRAGEOUSLY Successful Advertising through traditional offline and online media for 47 industries, plus over 100…

The Next Great Bull Market Begins Today…

The key to making a fortune in stocks (and avoiding getting obliterated) is having a basic idea of when stocks might have a long stretch of gains… and when they might do nothing. This isn’t easy to do. But when…

Simple is Better

You get an e-mail saying “Thank you for using our website, since our deaf phone number is not for clients, signed by some Customer Service”. So, how do you really Win and Keep customers? Simply by delivering what matters most…

Generation Z

Generation Z is one of the names used for the First World or Western generation of people born between the early-1990s to late 2000s. As this generation is still being born, and is still very young, it is hard to…

Apple vs. Google Debate

The Internet search giant was trading at 14 times 2011 earnings. While that’s a higher multiple than the average S&P 500 company, it’s not all that expensive for a tech company. The thing is, sales grew at a mere 7%…

The Coming Latin American Boom

Explosive growth in Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina is fueling gains of 125%, 136%, 361% or more… and here’s how to play it… According to the World Bank, the economy of Latin America grew twice as fast as the United States…

The Power of Time

“Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.” – Harvey Mackay As I describe…

Entrepreneurs have the Advantage

For many years, major corporations and ‘big business’ had a huge advantage over the small business owner and entrepreneur.  This was because they could use their big budgets to manufacture brands and positioning in the marketplace, and essentially ‘buy’ the…

Why There Are No Jobs in America

I’d like to make you a business offer. Seriously. This is a real offer. In fact, you really can’t turn me down, as you’ll come to understand in a moment… Here’s the deal. You’re going to start a business or…

Powerful Silly Ideas

“Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be…

Succeed in the marathon of life

Start off on the right foot — preparation is the difference between dropping out of the race and finishing it. I ran my first marathon after my fiftieth birthday. I’ve run nine more since then, including the New York and…

Merger Mania is Heating Up in This Sector

In the cellphone world, it’s all about “apps.” In the oil and natural gas industries, it’s all about supplies. And in the healthcare sector, it’s all about pills. Lots and lots of pills: sleeping pills, anti-depressants, anti-oxidant pills. They’re everywhere.…

The Junkie’s Secret: MMM

As a teenager, I had the impulses of a junkyard dog. If someone looked at me the “wrong” way, I started barking. This resulted in many scraps — most of them with bigger and more skillful fighters. I managed to…

Social Media Revolution Best Ads

Bailout with UPS Is Social Media a Fad? You can either promote your Business or Cause using? Social Media, so people will follow you or keep traditional advertising with big pocket budgets. Video Part 2… Did you know these Human…

Liquid Millions

Forget about Oil… Forget about Gold… Water is the Most Valuable Resource of the 21st Century. The world population is rising by about 80 million people every year. We are expected to reach eight billion people in the next 15…

The World’s Most Promising Uranium Play

A tiny $8 million company that has discovered $5 billion of uranium where no one else was looking. This is not only a fascinating story, it’s one of the most promising investments I can think of. It’s a small mining…

The Billion-Dollar Fungus

Now I want to tell you a story about a fungus of all things. A fungus that produces enzymes that unlock the sugar found in the cell wall of all plant life. It has already made my readers a ton…

Never stop learning life lessons

Gordon Dean was an American lawyer and prosecutor whose distinguished career was fairly typical for Washington types. He went to work for the Justice Department under President Franklin Roosevelt, taught in the law schools at Duke University and the University…

Which Company has a 246,000% Growth

The $1.7 5 Medical Technology Stock that Could Break Through $20 Next Year This medical breakthrough stock play is one I feel really good about. Because it’s giving 50,000 people every year a fighting chance against a killer disease. It…

Rebirth of the New BRIC

Expect some of the CIVETS economies (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa) to be among the world’s hottest markets in the decade to come. They have the potential to generate the same kind of windfall wealth as the…

What drives creativity?

“To get what you’ve never had, you must do what you’ve never done.” – Harvey Mackay Many good ideas have been discovered because someone poked around in an outside industry or discipline, and applied what he found to his own…

Energy Finance Trends until 2020

Five Trends for the next 10 years in energy savings: 1. Cost-competitive clean energy Coal and oil have had well over a century to get costs as low as possible… Renewables are only now reaching scale, so they will soon…

New battle online: Google VS Facebook

Facebook went after Google Adwords with Facebook Ads, and now they’re going after Google Search with their new Open Graph Search Engine. Most people are excited about this because they love to see someone challenge Google’s empire. But me, I’m…

The Great Energy Revolution of 2010

Take Everything You THINK YOU KNOW About Energy Investing – and throw it out the window. The global energy sector is entering its most-promising stretch in decades – with more new technologies and more investment opportunities than ever before. The…

Finding Your Best Mental State for Trading

One of the most important skills a professional trader needs to develop is being able to manage his or her psychological state. Effective psychological maintenance can make all the difference between trading success and failure. The Zero-State In my own…

A Rebound Pioneer

Chile has been a pioneer for the last 30 years of great improvements. Mainly, due to four structural reforms: the creation of a retirement system based on private personal accounts (the AFP system), the opening of the private health insurance…

The Coming Backflow Boom

The Investment Opportunity of the Millennium The savvy investor John Templeton seized opportunities wherever he found them. And he built his small investment shop into the renowned money management firm Templeton Investments, now part of the $27 billion investment giant…

Pure Energy and Endurance with Stu Mittleman

Slow Burn: How Stu Trained Himself to Run 50-Plus Miles Every Day Endurance master Stu Mittleman holds the world record for running 1,000 miles in 11 days. Then, at nearly 50-years-old, he ran 3,000 miles over two months—more than two…

Who Invented Credit Cards

“The almost magical convenience of plastic money is critical to our famously compulsive consumer economy. With more than 641 million credit cards in circulation and accounting for an estimated $1.5 trillion of consumer spending, the U.S. economy has clearly gone…

Swallow your pride occasionally

History has not been particularly kind to all manner of experts and their definitive pronouncements: Anglican Archbishop James Ussher (1581-1656) researched the dates of Biblical events and painstakingly subtracted all the Old Testament generations. When he finished his calculations, he…

Are You An Extreme Entrepreneur?

Does just creating a product make you entrepreneurial if you never do anything with it? What if you take someone’s product and make it a success? That is not entrepreneurial? At what point then are you no longer an entrepreneur?…

The Lost Art of Conversation

Life Changing Discussions. Think back to a time you had a life-changing discussion. Who was it with? Where was it? How did it make you feel? That’s the power of great conversation. Conversation offers infinite possibilities. It is great for…

Breaking the Comfort Zone

You have to do the 19 hard things. You have to make the call you’re afraid to make. You have to get up earlier than you want to get up. You have to give more than you get in return…