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Hey. I am Alex Monaco. Author and entrepreneur. Some people call me a happy bastard because I am extremely successful, even though I came from the bottom.

Look at the guy on the left:

Alex Monaco changes

Yes, that was me.

In 2001, I worked in Torquay (England). My wage was £3 an hour. The apartment I rented and the food were expensive, so I couldn’t save a penny.

“Alex, you need extra work,” I decided. (I had the mindset of an employee).

I got a job as a housekeeper. My duties were: 1) Clean toilets. 2) Collect spermed linens. 3) Put linens into green bags. 4) Carry bags to the laundry room.

Bags had to be dragged on the back. It was difficult, so I pulled my back. I couldn’t work, so I got fired… I barely survived by borrowing money… After recovering, I tried to find a job again. Welcome back to the rat race!

When I got a job at the “TLH Victoria Hotel,” I managed to save more. Because they allowed me to eat in their restaurant. After two years, I saved over £3,000. I know, it’s not much. But with it, I was able to register a company, buy computers and rent an office.

The establishment of the first business  

The first year in business was shitty. I didn’t know where to find clients. Fear and helplessness overwhelmed me. I went to the city center and visited all the shops. I just walked around and asked, “Do you need a website? I can create one and promote your services on Google!”

They laughed at me. And they were right to do so. Because I didn’t know how to promote myself. That’s why I didn’t have any clients. And even though I found an employee, at first he worked on credit. And when the money started coming in, all of the money went to the employee. Nothing was left for me. This meant that I needed more clients.

People should find me on Google,” I said to myself. I began learning the secrets of SEO. After a year of mastering search engine optimization (SEO), I found myself on the first pages of Google search results. My marketing agency burst into bloom and began to yield a profit. Orders started pouring in from Monaco, US, and England. I worked with Travel Visa Pro, Pivot Capital Fund, Monaco Fine Arts, Physitrack, and many other famous companies. After many years, I rebranded my old company to ADFACE and sold it.

But business didn’t solve my problems. Despite being successful, there was an overturn in 2013… Curious?

The trap into which successful entrepreneurs fall and into which you can fall too if you repeat my mistakes

In 2013, even though I had everything that the modern youth wants (a successful business, a luxurious work desk, a favorite hobby, and a significant other), my world fell apart.

First, 90% of employees placed their resignations letters on the table. (I was very demanding and often shouted at my team members.)

Additionally, things went wrong with my woman. At that time, my happiness depended on whether I had a woman and material success, so losing both of these things left me in an emotional hole. I had to reformat the reasons that made me feel happy. Believe me; there was plenty of work. I remember looking in the mirror and saying to myself, “Hey Alex, your goals were naive and superficial! You were striving for POP goals. But you needed to strive for wise goals.” Of course, business and relationships are not bad things, but there are other things not written about on the internet. To understand all of this, I had to do a lot of research. And I found the answer. I understood society’s mistakes. I understood what wise goals are and which ones should be considered POP goals. I wrote about it here: Discover your life goals.

Realizing how many people strive for false goals, I began a revolution of consciousness. I created this website and social media accounts. Now I have a huge army that believes in me. I write articles in 6 languages.

My accounts currently have over 35,000 followers and are quickly approaching 100,000.

My website is visited by 77,000 readers every month. website traffic

This is the website traffic for January 2023. Who knows how many people read me today? 

It’s certainly clear that Americans are the ones who read me the most.

I’m not even talking about social channels. Thousands of people follow me on different Instagram and TikTok accounts.

Below are some of my social media accounts:
– Instagram:
– Official website:
– Facebook: 

Why do I write, create and share my thoughts? I have a mission.

My goals (mission)

I am here to save Your ASS From Mediocre Life!

Oh yes, I know who you are, how you breathe, and at what pace + frequency you live, reader. Our hearts beat in unison! 126 BPM! Place your hand on your chest—feel us both!

You are me, and I am you.

You desire more love, just like I used to. But today, my life is adorned with fulfillment. I know what’s worth striving for, I trust in myself, and I feel a treeeeeeeemendous sense of peace, which God can only dream of, and now it’s your turn. I promise you; you will achieve more than you expect! And yes, wonderful things await you. All you have to do is use the tools I created for you:

Gifts and tools which will save your ass!

1. Download the free book “How to Kill The Inner Critic.” Download the free ebook here.

2. Get a free 12-day training by email! Subscribe to 12 life-changing missions here.

3. Download a free excerpt of my new book, „Happy Bastards.Download it here

I’m writing not only about self-development. I share my honest opinion about fulfillment, success, society, life goals, and digital marketing.  My topics:

Topics I write about

Happiness & joy

Why is it so fu#king hard to feel happiness for a long time?
Success or happiness, or why do cats purr
How to reach joy?
How to save yourself from quicksand, and anxiety swamp
How to escape from your daily routine

Success and money$

Things holding you back from happiness and success!
What to do if you are afraid to start a business
What is the best way to success
Why successful people feel lonely
3 things holding you back
House for one dollar


Media titanic: The truth about news
Why THE MINIMALISTS are wrong (despite that I was a minimalist)
How organizations society tries to change you
Is Gary V. wrong? College or business?
The most important message of all times
How Hollywood promotes racism

Advertising. SEO. Marketing agency

3 things you have to know before establishing a company
Why you should delete your Facebook page
Which is best for my marketing: Google Ads or SEO
How to write an effective blog post

Love, relationships, friends

Why you shouldn’t start a new relationship
How to get rid of people who are pulling down
The paradox of avoiding problems

Self-help books reviews 

An honest review of the book “The 4-Hour Workweek”
Books like the 4 hour work week
9 books about your life that will make your life better

Time management + goals

(Learn the secrets of my time management, and you will conquer the world!)
How to change your life in 30 days
Time management tool for startuppers
Stop trying to be productive
How to choose wisest goal in life?

Bullying: How to deal with haters online or… 

How to respond to online criticism
How to get over public humiliation
How to deal with haters

Some facts about Alex Monaco

– He loves croissants, the French Riviera, and apple pies.

– Alex Monaco’s blog is written in over five languages: China, Spanish, Polish, Arabian, Russian, and…

– Alex Monaco has over 20,000 newsletter subscribers.

– He has over 100,000 subscribers in various languages. (One of the accounts)

– Listens to “Frisky Radio” while working.

– Alex Monaco’s book “Happy Bastards” will be published on Amazon soon.

– In 2003 he created a web marketing agency and went international—Monaco, USA; working with companies such as Travelvisapro, Pivot Capital Fund, Monaco Fine Arts, Physitrack. In 2021 the company was sold. (Now it has another name, Adface.)

– After selling his company, Alex Monaco founded a new marketing agency, where he and his team provide SEO consulting and social networking services.

– Together with a business partner, he developed the Onbo system, which received investment and an award from MIT (The Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

– He created his own masterpiece: “Alex Monaco – Cabrio.”

– Favorite music tracks:

Foals – Late Night [Solomun Remix]
Crew Love – Drake Ft The Weeknd (Lyrics)
Shy Girls – When I Say I Love U (Saux Remix)
Tom Misch & Carmody – Atmosphere
Jamie Woon – Night Air
Rouge Rouge – L’Amour
ZAZ – Je veux
Miyagi – All The Time
Sofi Tukker – Orginal Sin
Moonlight sonata
Niccolò Paganini’s “Caprice #5” and “Caprice #24”

– Performers: Freddie Mercury, Metallica, Prodigy, Miyagi “All The Time.” 

– Favorite movies: The Lone Warrior, Life Is Beautiful, 7 Pounds, Blood Machines, Gravity, Dr. Strange, Back to the Future.

– Favorite books: Atlas Shrugged, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable.

– Philosophers: Immanuel Kant.