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
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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. 

Sponsor = Blog Profits Blueprint (free guide)

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

Tom Menditto went from broke, living in his car with only $300 in his bank account to earning 6-figures in 2-years blogging and coaching people with ADHD...without a single, fancy, shiny, advanced marketing tactic taught by marketing "gurus." What strategy did he use to grow his online business and achieve financial success? He worked on building himself first...then money followed...fast. PLUS you'll also learn...

http://www.pittsburghadhdcoach.com

http://overcomeadhd.org

http://masterpreneurcoaching.com

In this interview you're also going to learn:

16:00 What he did differently than other coaches to build his high-priced coaching business

19:00 Why business cards leads to negative psychology and poor sales.

22: His LOWEST point - How he went from losing all his clients, crying in his bathtub, too broke to attend his step-mother's funeral to turning it all around.

36:00 What's helped his success more than any marketing tactics.

"You have to build you up. The tactics come and go." When build yourself and then you build your business.  

37:00 His most powerful, one word tactic that he used to turn his life and business around.

 38:42 The (surprising) lesson you can learn about entrepreneurship from Bruce Lee

Direct download: TomMenditto-AdhdCoach.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 1:48pm EDT

Jason Hartman went from poor to multi-millionaire after watching a TV infomercial. He shares his secret to success to becoming #59 top producing agent in the World for Re/Max at 24 years old. How he bought, built and sold a real estate company, grew an real estate investment portfolio and has attracted 5 million listeners with podcasting to his investor network, education and seminars.

JasonHartman.com and HartmanMedia.com

JasonHartman.com and HartmanMedia.com for more

You'll also learn:

- Why he was so successful in real-estate sales in his early 20's.

- What he did differently than broke, unsuccessful real estate agents.

- His first "I"ve made it moment" earning $43k in one month after only ever having made minimum wage.

- OPPORTUNITY: Find out who Hartman is looking to add to his team to grow his business (even though he "doesn't need the money").

 

 

 

Direct download: JasonHartmanMedia.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT

Tim Bourquin, went from being a LAPD police officer of 20 years to building and selling 3 businesses (including a podcast for $600,000) to co-founding an lead generation advertising platform that has grown to $4 Million in 3 years.

AfterOffers.com

Want the full 1.5 hour interview, request it here (include "AfterOffers" in subject)

Direct download: AfterOffers-TimBourquin-Short2.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 7:01pm EDT

Jon Loomer shares how being a "horrible employee" lead to the best job in sports running the NBA's fantasy league and how he started and grew a multi 6-figure Facebook training lifestyle business from his home.

JonLoomer.com

In this episode you'll learn:

:: Why the $1 trial offer marketers use to get new customers sucks, why he changed his prices and what happened to his business and lifestyle

:: The (surprising) reason why he pays for facebook ads without driving visitors to a product or service

:: How saying NO to clients makes him more money

:: Why Loomer moved away from selling training courses and what he sells now. HINT: It's not consulting

PLUS (Available for a limited time. Part 2 will be moving to a private members area. )

Jon Loomer shares his 3 advanced Facebook traffic strategies. These are totally unique strategies that I haven't heard anywhere.

 

Direct download: JonLoomer-Facebook2.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 2:47pm EDT

Brian Kelly, went from just below broke as a Wall Street recruiter to stumbling into a "blogging goldmine," growing his blog about travel points into 2-million visitors a month, a virtual team of 20 and millions in online sales, with zero online marketing experience. 

ThePointsGuy.com

YOU'LL LEARN:

- How he "stumbled into a blogging goldmine" and turned a blog into a 7-figure, multi-million dollar media businesses. 

- How a former Wall Street recruiter finds top talent and what he looks for in a new hire (Is it skill or attitude?)

- The first product he sold online (to validate the idea) and how his business has evolved. 

- How a cash poor guy living in New York can travel like a millionaire (even sitting behind Madonna in first class)

 

Direct download: PointsGuy-BrianKelly-Full.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 5:41pm EDT

Rory Vaden, went from door-to-door salesman to starting a successful seminar sales training company, but he shut it down...Why? It was good but would never be great. So he pivoted and started another company with a different business model selling a new system of time management and self-disciple. Using a unique marketing strategy Vaden grew it into multi-million dollar global consulting practice and founded The Center for the Study of Self-Discipline. He's also the author of the New York Times bestseller books Take the Stairs and Procrastinate on Purpose.

http://roryvaden.com

http://www.procrastinateonpurpose.com = free 1 hour video 

In this episode you'll learn:

- Why the the key to success is to procrastinate on purpose

- How the World's ultra performers think differently about their time

- How to get more margin in your life without working more hours

- A system to multiply your time

- The myth about balance

- What he does that does NOT scale

- The truth about manufacturing motivation

Direct download: Rory-Vaden-SalesTrainer.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 11:54am EDT

Phil Dumas, raised $40k for a prototype for his business idea for to replace your keychain with your mobile phone and parlayed it into a $500,000 investment offer on entrepreneur reality TV show Shark Tank, before he had any revenue. Find out why he turned down the offer, plus...


- How Unikey sold 100,000 sold in 3 months and now owns 90% of smartlock space.


12:25 An important strategic lesson for beginning entrepreneurs

Quote: "Entrepreneurship is just about solving problems. Embrace mistakes as fast as you can. If you've had problems, you haven't done anything.""In every crisis there are dangers and opporuntity." 

16:00 Why every entrepreneur needs to be in constant sell mode.

18:00 The truth about what angel investors and venture capitalists really invest in...

23: why stealth mode is a bad idea

Plus more....

UniKey.com

Direct download: UniKey-PhilDumas.mp3
Category:Interview -- posted at: 12:00am EDT