Self Made Entrepreneurs & Creatives Who Turned Online Business Ideas into Dollars. UNLIKE Entrepreneur on Fire, Lewis Howes School of Greatness, James Altucher, Tia Lopez, Gary Vaynerchuck, Smart Passive Income (interview)
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Ruben Gomez, Bootstrapped his online business, Bidsketch, a software as a service company (Saas) that helps people create proposals in minutes, win millions of dollars in new business and save thousands of hours in the proposal writing process while he was a full-time employee.


After learning about the psychology behind closing large deals and helping friends with their client meetings, he decided to make it his mission to take away the pain from the proposal process.

- Why a developer decided to outsource his software development 
- Why he killed free trials and what happened to his growth 
- The powerful question he asked that helped him scale his business faster
- And 3 secrets he learned for closing big money deals 

Bidsketch.com

 

Direct download: BidSketch-RubinGamez.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 7:24pm EDT

Cody McLain went from losing his $600,000 company when he was just 18 to bouncing back (like a badass), building 3 niche technology companies and selling them for top dollar before he was 25. Now he's doing it again with Ninja Partners.

Stick around for the 2nd half of the interview where Cody shares his epic mindset, tools and systems he setup to manage his virtual staff for 5 different companies! (A must for anyone who wants to build a business without losing their sanity)

NinjaPartners.com

 

Learn the ONE THING that seperates people who struggle from people who succeed with in businesses here.

HINT: It's not about a business idea or new marketing tactic.

 

Direct download: CodyMcLain-SupportNinja2.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 4:03pm EDT

Jules Watkins went from being a reality TV director and producer with no freedom, a hectic schedule and yo-yo income to turning his passion for video into an educational product, Video Hero, that teaches entrepreneurs how to shoot and edit video for their business with the equipment they already have. 

You'll also learn:

- The surprising reason he wanted out of TV

- The biggest mindset shift that led him from freelance contractor to his own business...that he controls

- How escaping his money struggle started with chaning one sentence in his mind.

Direct download: VideoHero-Jules.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 6:40pm EDT

After selling his digital agency, Dan Norris, worked his butt off for a year and investing $60,000 in developing software  that was losing $1500 per month. One month away from having to get a JOB he brainstormed new business ideas, came up with an idea for 24/7 wordpress website support for small fixes for $69, launced a site in 2-days with $40 template. His business idea, WP Curve, now earns $80K per month.

WPcurve.com

 

Direct download: WPCurve-DanNorris.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 6:12pm EDT

Stu McLaren, co-founded the software company Whishlist Member growing it into a multi-million dollar business then had a moment of clarity (after reading 2 books) and walked away after selling his share to his partners with zero idea about what he'd do next.

Find out why, the 2 books he read and what he got clear about.

You'll also learned the 1 mind shift that transformed his relationship with money from guilt to empowerment.

Stu.me

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Direct download: Stu-Mclaren.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 8:53pm EDT

Scott Johnston, went from a job selling enterprise software to entrepreneurship starting a (saas) software company. During his 10 years as CEO he released several applications and grew their enterprise client base to nearly 1000 health and fitness clubs.

He sold his shares in that business to focus on ThinkingSaas, a consulting business that helps Saas software companies convert more trial users to paid users, lower customer drop-off and maximize customer values.

 

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Direct download: ThinkingSaas-ScottJohnston.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 9:35pm EDT

Brecht Palombo went from being a real estate professional to starting DistressedPro a niche software app (with zero technical skills) for real estate investors, quiting his job, selling all his worldly possessions and traveling around the country in a trailer with his family of 5. 

 

Direct download: DistressedPro-BrechtPalombo.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 2:55pm EDT

Michelle Dale is a high school dropout who went from working odd jobs, got into buying and renovating properties with very little money then decided she wanted to travel. So she sold everything she owned, paid offer her debts and started traveling the world until she ran out of money in Egypt and didn't have enough money to leave.

This is the story of how a high-school dropout went from broke and stuck in Egypt to building a $30,000 per month business providing a virtual assistant service and selling online training programs.

VirtualMissFriday

Training + "Roadmaps" to become a highly paid virtual assistant

In this episode you'll learn:

- That you level of education has no relation to your earnings

- Mindset or skills, what's her key to success?

- Why in a crowded market she still maintains the mindset that there is NO competition.

- Her approach to hiring kickass virtual assistants. (Skills or attitude? What to look for?)

- But that's not all...

Direct download: VirtualMissFriday-MichelleDale.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 7:42pm EDT

Eric Barstow, was a starving student who needed money, fast. So he took what he learned as a manager of a national student painting company and went into business for himself...knocking on 250 doors in 6 hours, which resulted into 11 leads, 6 estimates and 5 painting jobs for $8000, then hired a painter for $4000, in his first week.

Since that day he's applied the 80/20 rule, inspired by the 4 Hour Work Week, to grow his business into Millions in sales, starting an online training company and investing in a leads generation business for painters.

Painter Choice

Painting Business Pro

Foothills Painting

In this episode you'll learn:

- Lessons in hiring from someone who has interviewed 3000 condidates

- What to avoid when hiring.

- The mindset shift you need to make if you want to be succesful in sales

 

Direct download: PaintingProfits-EricBarstow.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT

Deland Jessop went from being a rookie police officer to starting an online training company that became the fastest growing company in Canada in 2006. Then, having another "light bulb moment" he started another business selling coffee that puts you to sleep, Counting Sheep Coffee.

After turning down an investment on the Dragon's Den he and his partners went on to turn their business idea into $200,000 in sales in it's first year and grow it to $250,000 in one month within 2-years.

CountingSheepCoffee.com

If you want to know what it (really) takes to turn an idea into a retail success, listen to this interview. 

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What you'll learn in this episode:

- How to handle rejection
- How to manage emotional roller-coaster 
- The challenge of explosive growth in retail
- The danger of trying to hold "too much of the pie." Why holding too much of the pie
- Common misconception about entrepreneurship
- Launched before facebook and profitable before him. 
- Why you need to accept the fact there is risk...don't expect it's going to be an easy ride
- Own boss - motivate yourself, set your own goals, hold yourself accountable, 

Direct download: CountingSheepCoffee-DelandJessop.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT