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afranco562 View Post
Hi Mike,
Just finished viewing the Blown up. Done with trading YouTube video. Great Stuff and love your comments! I do hope you will be doing videos like this one more often. Thank you!

Thanks, it's fun to see all these old YouTube videos again. I have 200 videos to upload, it's taking a while... and I'm also organizing everything by author this time. This is just for YouTube, the new site framework will also have a completely re-designed layout for webinars that is far superior.

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Devil Man View Post
@Big Mike Have you thought about an option on your new site to donate to your forum and also one to donate to your favorite charities?

Ask me again here:

https://futures.io/feedback-announcements/30432-futures-io-new-framework-previously-big-mike-trading-v5-0-a.html

I have some thoughts on that, but want to keep it in the new framework thread.

Mike

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Big Mike View Post
So I am a bit biased, which is why I need your input on this --- now that our name reflects professionalism and reflects your trading career and/or favorite hobby, would you guys like to see some branded items such as hats, polos, coffee mugs and the like with our name on it?

Would love to show off my love for trading futures, as long as the products look good. I prefer clean and simple designs, and your new logo and name fit that bill. Plus I love blue! Count me in for a baseball cap, polo, and coffee mug!

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Big Mike View Post
Ask me again here:

https://futures.io/feedback-announcements/30432-futures-io-new-framework-previously-big-mike-trading-v5-0-a.html

I have some thoughts on that, but want to keep it in the new framework thread.

Mike

oops, sorry Mike will do!

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Big Mike View Post
The new favicon is much better, yes?

Mike

Indeed yes.

Also well done on the project management for this name change exercise.

I agree it has needed changing for a long time now. The old one did not convey the professionalism of the site and contents.

In addition, and I am sure this was one part of your thinking, it was necessary to help develop an eventual exit strategy for you. I know you are young so it won't have been your primary driver, but you would certainly not maximise value on a sale of the business with the old name tied to you.

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Big Mike View Post
Thanks, it's fun to see all these old YouTube videos again. I have 200 videos to upload, it's taking a while... and I'm also organizing everything by author this time. This is just for YouTube, the new site framework will also have a completely re-designed layout for webinars that is far superior.

Remember to subscribe to our new channel!



Mike

Was trying to add a comment to the video and see that you have the comments disabled. Are you trying to have comments directed to the forum only and if so why not have a link on the YouTube page to a comment page that's related to that video at Futures.io?

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In addition, and I am sure this was one part of your thinking, it was necessary to help develop an eventual exit strategy for you. I know you are young so it won't have been your primary driver, but you would certainly not maximise value on a sale of the business with the old name tied to you.

Just to clarify, I have no intention of exiting. I've turned down multi-million dollar offers in the past. You can't predict the future, but there are zero plans for my exit.

You guys are stuck with me!



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Was trying to add a comment to the video and see that you have the comments disabled. Are you trying to have comments directed to the forum only and if so why not have a link on the YouTube page to a comment page that's related to that video at Futures.io?

All comments are disabled yes. But please give a "thumbs up" if you like the video, it does help us tremendously.

Some videos have links back to the site, some don't. Will try to do better on this on new videos.

Mike

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Need help?
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2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
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4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
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My email notifications don't have a banner.

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What email client?

Did the old ones used to work? I literally only changed to a new png file, nothing else. It sounds more like your client is blocking it.

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4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
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