Welcome to the new Retireat21 Site!

by Michael Dunlop

Hello Everyone,

Today I would like to welcome you to the new Retireat21.com! It’s been around a year since I have really worked hard on the site, to cut a long story short, HUGE programming errors and so we finally moved the whole site over to WordPress. For those of you who want to make sure they start their blog the right way, check out this FREE guide.

For those of you who are asking which Wootheme we are using, it’s Headlines Theme.

It’s quite funny looking back at the old site and the old posts, my spelling has come a long way (if I do have errors in this post, feel free not to point them out), my writing style and just my maturity in business. The reason we are giving this site a new look and a lot more work is because so often I hear from now successful entrepreneurs and they tell me that they in fact started with this site. This is where they got inspired and this where they come back to when they have a hard day. For most of us, this “make money online” thing doesn’t come easy, take a look at this post just to see how long it took me. The great thing about this site is it shortens the time to success, you get to learn from other people’s mistakes and you get the best information up front and for free!

Retireat21 has gone through a lot of face lifts over the 3 years, 4 months, 23 days the site has been live, here are some of them:

December 2006

May 2007

September 2007

December 2007

I hope you enjoy the new site, let me know what you think and if you have any suggestions for updates and new features.

To Your Success,

Michael Dunlop

PS. The site is still very much new, we know there are a few errors, we are fixing them.

PPS. Where have I been all this time? Launched a new site called IncomeDiary.com over a year ago and it really was just easier to use because it was run on WordPress. LEARN FROM THAT MISTAKE!

About Michael Dunlop

I'm Michael, I created this site back in 2009 and since then it's received over a million visitors from all around the world. We offer tutorials and inspiration for online entrepreneurs wanting to achieve more. I created Popup Domination, which has over 23,000 customers. I also created IncomeDiary. In total, over 10,000,000 people have read my blogs.

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42 comments so far… Leave a reply

  1. K. Arda KOS

    excellent new version. I'm keeping you from Turkey. Unfortunately, like you, successful young people in this country are very rare. I'd like to help in this regard.

  2. Sterling

    I will always love your site. You got me started on thinking about being financially independent and making money online. BTW I really want that shirt you were showcasing on your front page of the old site. I have always wanted one. I forgot to ask how to get one. SO now I am, is it possible to get one?

  3. peter mcgrath

    hi Michael well congruations on your new site i love the your confident style and action taking sure hope some of it rubs off on me i liked your old site it was packed for of useful info on blogging and making money on line i look forward to reading your new blog thanks peter mcgrath

  4. Blogging Tips

    Finally, you've made the transition to a full-fledged WP platform. Good job, Michael. Be well. Yan

    • admin

      Knew that would make you happy, also just added nested comments :P

      • Blog Tips

        LOL.... Anyway, check this out. Someone is following your lead... Yan

      • jhonemical

        Yes it will make you happy

  5. TheInfoPreneur

    Good show brother, Excellent to see the transition over time, is this your main focus then or will your time be split over this and Income Diary?

    • admin

      Hey James, Will split my time between the two sites, but plan to work more hours so will see more work on both sites in fact :) Speak soon, Michael

  6. Tom

    I like it Michael! Now we have to wait for IncomeDiary redesign.

  7. Paul Sabaj

    Great look for the site. Looking forward to the new posts. It was great to see the way this has transformed over the years and that you always are looking to re-invent your look. By the way any future posts coming on your seminars that you went to at Yaniks and Ryanns. What do you think of them and would you go back. What other seminars would you advise to hit? Best of luck and cheers

  8. ColdSoreRemedy

    Love it. I am thinking of getting a wootheme myself. Which theme is this?

  9. John Paul Aguiar

    Man.. Site looks great..HUGE difference to the past..lol Congrats, and can we all say TY WP..lol

  10. Beau

    Looks great Michael, I was wondering when you were going to update this site!

  11. Chase Brumfield

    Looks great Michael. Have you checked out all the new Plugins facebook just released? Not sure if you'd be interested but it allows some really interesting social interaction of your users while staying on your site. Super easy integration too, just copy and paste code. People can even "like" your articles straight from your site. Here's a link, just thought you might be interested http://developers.facebook.com/plugins

  12. Zac Johnson

    Great looking site. I love this theme from WooThemes, it has so much potential and customizable,

  13. Fazreen

    Cool design..much more better than before.

  14. Steve

    Its a very nice look Michael.Similiar to your incomediary but its great.

  15. Loren Mickelson

    Great looking site. The only thing, if you retire at 21, how will you help the rest of us bungle along.

  16. Lee

    Hey Michael, it's a really striking design - I like it. Very simple navigation too, I think you've nailed it with this version.

  17. Asif

    Hi, I liked the new layout of this site. Would like to wish you luck. thanks.

  18. qimi @ konsultasi kesehatan

    great job Michael. I will wait others information from you

  19. SalStabler

    I like the new site Michael it looks great!

  20. Alex | Blogussion.com

    Love it man, glad to see some life in this place again. :D

  21. stephanie

    awesome site! looks great. im just curious. are you retiring now that you're 21? lol

  22. Syed Balkhi

    The new design looks great Mike. Keep up the good work.

  23. webmaster

    Thank you Syed, Thank you everyone for the kind comments. We are still working on some things on the site - things are not quite as neat and perfect as we would like. Converting the parts of the site using the old custom CMS to Wordpress has been an interesting experience and a lot has been learned ;-)

  24. mavenman982

    I like the new design. I will have to check out WooThemes as I am creating a few new blogs. Thanks for the great suggestions.

  25. Akademi

    Great looking site. Cool design Michael.

  26. Rhys

    Cool design bud, who designed it for you?

  27. peaceofmind

    I like the design. i come from another site like yours. want to become a full time blogger. are you retired yet...

  28. Lesley "Wes" Klatt

    Just getting started with blogging myself and I'm very impressed with your success. Signed up for the email course and I'm very much looking forward to learning from it. Thanks! Lesley

  29. Alex

    I'm so envious lol I'm 21 too and want to start making money online. I'm working on it!

  30. Sue

    Hi Michael. Great information on your sites. Love how you share with us all. (¯`’★♫♪•♥ WISHING YOU A HAPPY NEW YEAR !! ♥ •♫♪★’´¯)

  31. Trumbull County Auditor

    I liked the article (post), thank you for this information. The site of the best information (posts). For which to thank all

  32. Angelina

    This is my first visit to retireat21....it has very useful content

  33. Giochi

    Thats great man.. You're my new inspiration ... I see your success and i want to be just like you in two years !! thanks alot ! Great post...

  34. DJ Para Festa

    very good, congratulations on text! already in my favorites!

  35. Replicas Cartier

    thanks alot ! Great post…

  36. sudha

    Good show brother, Excellent to see the transition over time, is this your main focus then or will your time be split over this and Income Diary?

  37. Business Ideas and Tips

    I love your site it's Very user friendly

  38. SiRu

    Nice information. well said, thanks :)

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