This book contains some great gold nuggets and you need to know this if you want to create businesses and improve your life. You need to know some of the key things from really smart people that have existed before you. Learn from their mistakes so you don't have to make them yourself. A lot of humans make the mistake of going through life just kind of going through things and figuring out things. They know what they're doing is a mistake, but don’t change their methods. In the end, they figure out they wasted a lot of time. You don't need to do that. You can learn from their mistakes, you can improve your life. You can also learn from their successes as well.
Have you heard about the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey? Man, it’s an awesome book. The first three habits are about independence, and the next three are about interdependence. The final habit is about continuously improving your life. If you follow these habits, I can almost guarantee you will see a positive change in your life.
You're actually better off before you start up a business then after you do because usually you're coming up with a bunch of investment capital or maybe you're borrowing money from other people and other investors. You're going to be putting in lots of lots of effort into things and you're not going to see a payoff. In business, you don't make money immediately after you start it. A lot of people end up coming down this J curve and never really figure out how to start making money. You have to realize sales cure all. When sales start rolling in, you will see this pattern happen where you start to really accelerate your growth. You start to be able to harvest your growth variant...but let me go ahead and show you exactly what's involved in the “J” curve. There are six steps or phases you go through when you start an entrepreneurial journey.
The Golden Team experiment features Drew Swanson on his quest to conquer Amazon. Colton Shuell will be mentoring him through the many steps it takes to become successful on Amazon. This blog covers some of the challenges they had picking a product to sell on Amazon.
People always ask me, "when did you get started?" When I tell them that I have been working with eCommerce for 13 years they always shake their heads and say, "well, it's too late for me." Let me just tell you right now, it is NEVER too late to get started. Each day that ticks away is another lost opportunity. The world won't give you what you want, you have to work for it. You have to earn it. Check out this blog and let me explain. Let me inspire you.
So, Drew won our $50,000 challenge that we released on Facebook and through Snapchat. There were a lot of interesting ideas but Drew really came through with some of the most striking ones. He had the best strategies to make sure things work.
Let's start talking about what Shopify is and why it's so great. Shopify is the largest e-commerce business on the planet right now. You can make fabulous websites with Shopify and you don't need any skill at all whatsoever.
I read a book a while back that continues to have a SIGNIFICANT impact on how I run my businesses. It's an incredible book. I suggest everyone read it. The name of the book is "Influence" by Robert Cialdini. It can help you in every area of your life, whether it's your business, social, or love life. Cialdini identifies 6 principles that can help you get someone to say "yes" to what your asking of them. I want to focus on one of the terms today: reciprocity.
Hey guys what's up Colton here and we're looking at products to sell on Amazon I'm giving you guys a little demonstration on how we start looking at products and coming up with ideas how we can make money and this little sample right here is...
The 80/20 principle for sales and marketing is one of the most profound strategies in the world. It not only applies to business, but also to relationships, health, and so many more aspects of life. You need to read this blog or watch the Youtube video because this principle will change you how think.