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A friend of mine that runs the StackThatMoney training program called IStack Training asked me to do an interview with him for his podcast. I give some insights into how I look at vision, goals and modeling... So here you go.Continue readingPodcast – Building a Billion Dollar Company with Jason Akatiff – iStack & STM
In my previous post, How to hire your first employees and what to expect…, I talked about some of the steps you might need to put in place before you hire that person, who you should hire and what to expect from them. As I spoke at AWE I had a lot of questions about who this Operations person was. So I thought I'd expand on the subject a little more. Why hire a Director of Operations as you first hire You are an entrepreneur. This means you probably love Digging in and solving problemsContinue readingWhy a Director of Operations should be your first hire, Ideas for how to find a good one….
Wow what an amazing show. I wanted to thank all of you that came to see me speak. I've had tons of people contact me and give me many praises. I wanted to let you know I really do appreciate hearing from all of you. Slide decks from Affiliate World & Facebook Mastery Many of you have asked for the slide deck I used in my presentations. So I've setup a new Facebook messenger bot that when you...Continue readingWant my Affiliate World Europe 2017 Slides and Worksheets?
Most of us entrepreneurs start in the affiliate world as “lone wolfs”. That is us doing all tasks in order to make the whole thing go. Well at some point 1 of 3 things typically happens. 1. We get tired and don’t want to keep doing the same thing over and over 2. We see opportunity that we know we can’t get to on our own. 3. We want a lifestyle business that continues to run without us having to do everything every day. I’ve been in this business for 12+ years and talk with 1,000’s of people all the time. And believe me everyone gets to this point. But hiring people is scary…Continue readingHow to hire your first employees and what to expect…
As I don't have a lot of time to sit and write out long blog posts I thought I'd share some of my Skype group chat logs. I still spend hours talking in groups on Skype and there's some really good stuff. Skype is great in that it's real time and you can get engaged in a discussion but then that content is lost. I love being able to go back and read my old posts from years ago. So in an effort to catalog some of my ideas permanently I'll post them here. This was from the Skype chat: STM Ecom Mastermind So I apologize in advance for the formatting. I'm not a guru, I have nothing to sell you. :D [6/6/17, 3:15:20 PM] John Monarch: there is almost no way to brand drop shipped product - you're right. you control almost nothing about the user experience which is a huge killer [6/6/17, 3:15:55 PM] John Monarch: even things like the user guide/manual being in broken english make people question the qualityContinue readingSome of my chat logs discussing: Ecom, Hiring, Fulfillment, Shipping, Manufacturing and Modeling
( 2 ) Upcoming speaking Engagements.. Come see me talk about Scaling online direct response businesses & how to scale campaigns on Facebook.
Hope everyone is doing amazing. Haven't had a lot of time to post here as I've bene hard at work having fun building cool stuff and solving hard problems. As I haven't had much time to talk about what we're doing cause I've been too busy. I've to talk at 2 events to share some of the things I've learned over the last 2-3 years. I'm excited & honored that the Stack That Money team has invited me to speak at both of their events. Here's where I'll be speaking....Continue reading( 2 ) Upcoming speaking Engagements.. Come see me talk about Scaling online direct response businesses & how to scale campaigns on Facebook.
Hope everyone is doing amazing. I obviously haven't had a lot of time to post lately. But, someone I know asked me to do a quick off the cuff interview and I took him up on it. Continue readingAn Interview I did with Jos about scaling my businesses
Curious what I'm going to talk about? I've been building an ecommerce funnel in the Golf space using Clickfunnels, Shopify, Stripe, Shipstation, Golden Egg & and a few other tools. We've done $400k in sales in the last 30 days. And were at $0, 30 days ago. Going to share that Journey and how I did it. Look forward to seeing you there.Continue readingA4D & Product Squad – Performance Marketing Summit
As a lot of you know I've been spending a lot of my personal time focusing on building ecommerce and lead generation offer/products. You can follow all that at ProductSquad.com.And in doing so I've played with most of the platform out there Lead Pages, Unbounce, Click Funnels, Shopify and others. And out of all of them I've fallen in love with Click Funnels. I think for ease of use, testing a prototyping new offers and lead flows it's amazing...Continue readingFunnel Hacking Live 2016 – Russell Brunson – Review
Anytime I start doing something new I usually do 2 email marketing for dummies email marketing for dummies Start searching and recoding what some else is doing. thingsRead a for dummies book. Why for Dummies books. (Maybe I'm a dummy?) Everyone learns differently. I am a top down learner. Basically I need to understand from a top level outline of what I'm trying to learn as the first step. Then when I journey down the learning path I have sections to stick things in to make sense of them. Not everyone learns the same way. Some people are bottom up. Honestly this boggles my mind. But it's a useful thing to know how you learn so you can use effective strategies to learn faster. I choose for Dummies books because they quickly give me the...Continue readingHow to Hunt Auto-Responder Series That Produce Big Profits
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