Is it possible to build a business based solely and only around your own passions? Yes and yes. Is it likely you’ll do this… No and no. Why? Because you’re lazy. Well… maybe not you, but the typical “you” (an average person) is. Don’t be that guy (or gal) instead say screw you to the man who has you paper pushing all day, tell your bitchy girlfriend or boyfriend to take a hike, delete the numbers of your negative friends and take a serious step towards escaping the 9 to 5. Whats the first step? Read this blog post…. then you’ll be fast and furious on your way to living the life you want and leaving the rat race far behind.
This interview was supposed to be a live video interview but alas my computer didn’t pick up Jason’s voice barely at all so it sounds like he is whispering and I am screaming. Needless to say I doubt you want to listen to that, instead the interview was transcribed for your reading convenience 🙂 This is an interview with a leader in internet business, online entrepreneurship and podcasting. Jason graciously gives us a lot of awesome tips and information in this interview that will be useful to everyone in the online world. Also Jason runs one of the top internet businesses around so take head!
Do you want to make more money but don’t have the time or drive to spend months and months starting a business, building a product and marketing? Do you want maximum return with minimal effort? Freelancing just may be for you then my friend… you lazy ass you. Here I’ve explained exactly how to take any knowledge and passion you have and turn it into profitable freelancing gigs. Grab a coke and a pen and paper because this will be a long one, but it is vastly worth it if you are interested in making more money and starting the foundation for entrepreneurial bliss.
Alright, first up, the title is kinda misleading… I say kind of because it would imply I hate Tim Ferriss’ book The Four Hour Workweek (which I do not). But it is spot on when I say that the idea of a 4 hour work week is B.S. if you think you’re going to achieve it without an INSANE amount of work in the beginning. Let me digress…
This is a easy to understand guide that can take someone with no sales experience & turn them into a sales wizard. (p.s. I got all my knowledge on this process from the amazing book The E-Myth.. I boiled down & added to his views on how to become an amazing sales person, check it out for more great entrepreneurial tips)
1. The Consultation Presentation
2. The Urgent Need Analysis Presentation
3. Solution Presentation
Graciously Craig of craigslist.org agreed to do an interview with me for Escapingthe9to5.com’s cewebrity interviews. Considering he is an online mogul who mainly stays behind the scenes I am incredibly excited about presenting this to all of you. Craig gives great insights, tips and advice for anyone involved in the online realm!
Today I have an amazing interview with Jason Falls of SocialMediaExplorer.com. Jason shares some of his secrets on social media strategies and how to use networking platforms to best build your own brand. This is a must for entrepreneurs and all those interested in using social media right!
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Today I have an amazing interview with the wall street whiz Timothy Sykes. Tim made over a million dollars before he graduated college in the stock market (if you don’t believe me look its on Wikipedia!). In this interview he explains how he did it and talks about his hugely successful membership site at www.timothysykes.com. If you like internet success stories grab a pen and paper and take notes on Tim’s uncanny insights and =humorous advice.
Check the videos out here…
Okay all you entrepreneurs and would-be’s. Here are the 3 E’s of entrepreneurship which should give you as good of an idea about how to become an entrepreneur as any MBA program I’ve heard of (no seriously!). If you can master these three E’s you can have the world when it comes to working for yourself & having life on your terms.
If my business model were a hamburger what do you think the secret sauce would be? If you really want to know, I’ll tell you. Its the big O (sorry for the shameless tag line steal Overstock.com). O is for outsourcing and outsourcing is the single biggest reason my business has been profitable from day one. To truly understand outsourcing, the pros and cons and the massive benefits of having freelancers handle much of your business matters lets look at a case study, my case study actually.