Read this and apply what this article has to say. There are lots of ways to make things work, but just keep it simple. Thats what this article aims to do.
A lot of what you read in the rags, is only intended to sell a magazine. Find the tools that are comfortable for you, and use those. You don't need everything new under the Sun to succeed.
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Don't overthink the process. Remember, when you break it down to it's simplest format all your really doing is picking something up, and putting it back down, and repeat.
We can discuss this indepth if you need, but I'm at work right now, and have limited time.