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How I Made $2,100 from an Online Course before Creating It (Part 3: Survey & Freebie)

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A few months ago, I made $2,100 by selling my online course before spending a single dime or minute creating it. This is part 3 of a series of posts that show you how I did it. Check out Part 1: What you Need and Part 2: Pick an Idea. The next step after picking […]

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It’s my birthday, and I made a few people happy

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It’s my birthday today, and to celebrate, I thought it would be a cool idea to make a few people happy through random acts of kindness. I got the idea from a site called Random Acts of Kindness that I stumbled on a couple of days ago, and it turns out that many people have […]

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How I Made $2,100 from an Online Course before Creating It (Part 2: Pick an Idea)

How to Pick a Winning Idea For Your Course

A few months ago, I made $2,100 by selling my online course before spending a single dime or minute creating it. This is part 2 of a series of posts that show you how I did it. Check out Part 1: What you Need if you haven’t read the first post. The next step in […]

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How I Made $2,100 from an Online Course before Creating It (Part 1: What you Need)

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A few months ago, I sold an online course to 22 individuals. The price each person paid for it was $97, so I made a little over $2,100. There was a little catch though – I sold the course before spending a single dime or minute on creating the course content. In this series of […]

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How to Use LinkedIn to find a Job: 6 Best Practices

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If you want to find a new job or get some new business leads, then you need to be on LinkedIn. The site is now the largest professional network in the world, and it’s still growing. As a matter of fact, when I was considering writing this post, the latest issue of Fortune Magazine arrived […]

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From Laid Off to $50,000 per month: How Pat Flynn “Let Go” and became a Highly Successful Webpreneur

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Pat Flynn makes around $50,000 per month from multiple online side businesses. I know that for a fact because he’s super-transparent about every single dollar he makes online. Each month, he publishes a detailed income report on his blog, SmartPassiveIncome, which includes how much money he makes, as well as what his total expenses are. […]

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3 Powerful Lessons from Oprah’s Harvard Speech

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I was privileged to be part of the Harvard Class of 2013 graduation ceremony yesterday where Oprah was the featured keynote speaker. She stole the show during the morning commencement exercises. Nearly every single faculty Dean wanted to hug her after presenting their candidates for degrees. It was hilarious. Her keynote speech was phenomenal. She […]

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Have a (Virtual) Cup of Coffee with Me

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Update: The 100% free session will be streaming LIVE on YouTube (details to follow after you sign up below) ********* I love meeting new people (and connecting with old friends) over a nice cup of hot coffee. I also love sharing stuff that I learned about entrepreneurship that will help you make more money on the side. […]

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How IKEA Makes you Buy: The Gruen Transfer

How IKEA makes you buy

I learned a new term a few days ago: The Gruen Transfer. It’s the effect that happens as soon as you arrive at a shopping mall, and you get bombarded by so many confusing layouts, colors and products that you forget what you were originally there for. The result is that you slow down and […]

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I Met the World’s Smallest Woman (4 Lessons in Marketing)

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A few months ago, I met the world’s smallest woman at a carnival in Florida. I also learned some very powerful marketing lessons. Here’s what happened. During this past Christmas vacation, my wife and I took our daughter to Santa’s Enchanted Forest, a dazzling Christmas theme park in Miami. It was a lot of fun […]

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