Hi everyone. At the start of the year I started a little side hobby business / project doing custom business explainer videos. I called it BoredAF.com. I marketed it only to my network and my Facebook group and landed a bunch of projects. I did some for free for my network so I could get …
Every year I go through my results from the previous year and goals for the upcoming year. Being February, with some clarity about what I’m up to this year, I’m ready for some 2017 goals so here they are. While I sold 1 business last year, I was reminded by my son today that I still have 5, so there’s plenty on.
Every year I write a post publicly committing to my goals for the year and reviewing the year that was. This is my 3rd post, here is the 2015 one and the 2016 one. Every year I fail almost all of my goals. In some cases I aim too high, in others I just have …
Throughout my business journey I’ve taken every opportunity to use storytelling as a way to build trust, loyalty and grow my brand. In this post I take you through the 7 step process I’ve followed to tell my story often and effectively.
People often ask me how I’ve built my audience, but what a lot of people don’t know, is while I’ve been online for a decade, I actually started almost entirely from scratch 4 years ago, giving up virtually everything I’d done in the 7 years prior. In this post I’ll take you through the unconventional approach I took to rebuild my audience in a few years.
I never considered myself to be a writer, so building a 6 figure side business by self-publishing books has been a pretty amazing experience! In this post I share my key strategies and lessons on making it as a successful self published author, based on a recent talk I gave at the Dynamite Circle event in Bangkok.
Bootstrapping a business to growth and profitability can be a viable alternative to the more commonly accepted wisdom of sourcing outside investors. So don’t let a lack of startup capital via outside investment discourage you from launching. For inspiration on becoming a self funded start-up, here are 9 examples of highly successful businesses that bootstrapped their way to 7 figures plus.
If you haven’t been watching Suits, you should have been. Here are some of Harvey’s best quotes, to make you a more epic entrepreneur and win at life.
If you’ve got the creative urge to put out a book, there’s a bunch of (mostly) free self publishing tools and resources to help you achieve it as a self-made author. In this post I talk about the support tools I used to help get my four self-published books out there.
In my upcoming book, Create Or Hate, I discuss ways to get more creative by managing the inner self-sabotage mechanism that I choose to call ‘Hate’. In this blog post I discuss one of these strategies, the concept of how being more grateful will make you less hateful and therefore more creative.