Bryan found 10 customers (out of the first 12 he approached) who would switch their credit card processing to him. He figured he needed to make $2,100 a month to quit his job. With his first 10 customers he was making $6,200 a month, so he had margin of safety. He quit his job and suddenly he was in business.
When it comes to self-improvement, investing 10% of your income on yourself will yield a 100X or more return on that investment. For every dollar you spend on your education, skills, and relationships, you’ll get at least 100 dollars back in returns.
First, I would start by suggesting you open two checking accounts and two savings accounts. This didn’t use to be possible in the U.S. (with a single SSN) but now most banks allows it. I would have your paychecks deposited into your first savings account. Then, automatic transfers can put set amounts into your second savings account, which we will call your Opportunity Account (for your 20% savings), and your two checking accounts. One checking account is for periodic expenses such as your mortgage, debt payments, etc. (automatically paid). This is you Bill Account. The other checking account is for discretionary expenses (ones you can vary) such as gas, food, and entertainment. This is your Fun Account. Your goal each month is to spend every dollar from your Fun Account. You can freely do this knowing your bills and savings are taken care of. If an unexpected bill appears, take the money from your Opportunity Account. You’ll just unbalance your budget if you take it from anywhere else.
Apple is a great example. In all of their marketing, they don’t explain the technicalities of their products, they define and share their core values. They believe technology should be both easy to use and cool.
You can’t 10X your results by engaging in the same thinking and behaviors you’re currently performing. Consequently, while thinking about your goal, you’ll also get ideas about what you need to do, realistically, to achieve that goal.
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“If your focus is to add as much value as possible, the revenue takes care of itself,” Shannon says. “We deal in a very organic, transparent way. People who want to work with us know that they’re going to be dealt with fairly, and also that we’re going to be adding value. Because of that, we get a lot of referrals, which really helped grow the business to earn what we do now.”
“Basically, OpenTable called me and they wanted a software solution to handle storing credit cards, handing the data to restaurants, and being compliant from a regulatory standpoint. I signed a three year deal with them that allowed me to build a team of developers and we built them a solution. We now had more services to sell to customers.”
“You’re not supposed to market and get people to understand the value of what you have. You market so that people understand that you know how they feel. The best way to market is for people to feel you understand them, not trying to get them to understand your product and its value.” – Mark Lack
Hello Everyone! Just finished listening to Part 2 of Guerilla Wealth Tactics. Priceless! The teachings all seem so obvious now but I’ve never looked at things like that before. I was always trying to find ways to offer my product for less not more! Thank you Harv for exposing my poor mindset! I’m commited to changing my outlook and life…*
Having multiple streams of income protects you against the failure of any one business or investment. So, let’s say you have $250,000 tied up in real estate. Good for you! But what if there’s another “housing bubble”, and an ensuing bust?
Steve Gillman is the author of “101 Weird Ways to Make Money” and creator of EveryWayToMakeMoney.com. He’s been a repo man, walking stick carver, search engine evaluator, house flipper, tram driver, process server, mock juror and roulette croupier; but of more than 100 ways he has made money, writing is his favorite (so far).
Most millionaires know that it takes money to make money. Millionaires understand the power of compound interest. They study out how to make wise investments. Whether it’s taking good care of themselves so that they aren’t spending money on health care later, investing in a good education (not necessarily college, though), starting a business, or finding solid stocks to buy, millionaires study out what is likely to bring them a return. They make solid investments after considering the options.
I made him aware of what was happening, and he immediately shifted his emotional posture. He realized how dramatically his mood was impacting me. His motivation shifted from consuming an experience to creating something great.
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Want to become a millionaire? Making it happen in the next five years doesn’t have to be a fantasy. That’s the view of Steve Siebold, 50, author of How Rich People Think. Siebold, a self-made millionaire who consults for corporate sales teams and gives speeches across the country, says that in fact, people over 50 have the advantage when it comes to getting rich. That’s right: 50 is the new 40.
I love reading through all the posts. Currently I am working on how to become wealthy, I had 3 islands, a good piece of land which I can build more than 200 houses on it for rent. Now I am working on other means to higher my income so that I can start of with real estate.
Great episode, Lewis! Your guests are great, but the solo episodes work too. This was very valuable and I think it will help anyone who listens to it. Glad you mentioned building an audience – very important for being successful. After all, what good is your website if no one sees it! Hope you do end up doing an episode on building your audience as I think that would be really valuable as well. Keep them coming!
In 2011, after four years in business, Braintree took in its first dime of money – $34 million in a Series A round. And right now, according to CrunchBase, they process over $8 billion worth of credit card transactions annually.
Wayne Duggan is a freelance investment strategy reporter with a focus on energy and emerging market stocks. He has a degree in brain and cognitive sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and specializes in the psychological challenges of investing. He is a senior financial market reporter for Benzinga and has contributed financial market analysis to Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha and InvestorPlace. He is also the author of the book “Beating Wall Street With Common Sense,” which focuses on the practical strategies he has used to outperform the stock market. You can follow him on Twitter @DugganSense, check out his latest content at tradingcommonsense.com or email him at email@example.com.
The best thing about Million Dollar Business Secrets is the simplicity. As Harv himself says time and time again, complex doesn’t work. But what will bring you in super-profits are simple, effective strategies that work in every field of business out there.
The key to this course is that it shows you how to think in a way that most business owners fail to grasp. And it’s this difference that not only means that you’re business is likely to survive in the current (difficult) economic climate – but to truly thrive and bring you in the uber-high profits you deserve.
“I had a colleague who needed help sorting through her finances. She asked me to help her out, and she became my first client. Then I had another friend who started a law office and needed help, so I helped them out with all of their accounting. I’d meet with them to make sure that they were still compliant and help with their tax returns.
Specifically, if you can find a group of people who is starving for something and is willing to spend money to get what they want, it is easy to make money. Go to a college/professional football game and watch what what happens at halftime.
And believe me there’s no better feeling than to wake up in the morning, check your online stats, and see that you’ve made a few hundred bucks while you were asleep. Or better yet, you make that money while you’re at your day job.
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LewisHowes About passion- Sometimes you do not know what your passion is. Unless you don’t do stuff or you come across things you love by chance. How to discover it in such circumstances? Or would it be wise to just take the leap and see how it goes instead of doing nothing? By the way the coolest podcast ever! It makes you HUSTLE! Thanks a ton!
If you try to appeal to everyone, your message, marketing, and products will be terrible. You won’t be clear on your why, and neither will anyone else. Thus, you’ll be average like everyone else and your work won’t stand out.
Unless you are born into riches, inherit wealth, or strike it rich in the lottery, you need to earn money. And as this 78 year old man proves, you don’t need to earn a lot of money to become wealthy; it’s what you do with that money that matters. If you want to increase your odds of becoming a millionaire, then look at some of these methods of making extra money. Just adding a few of these ideas to your lifestyle can increase your wealth. Check out a quick way to make an extra $250 free money just by opening up a new account with Chase Checking, you have to start somewhere!
What about age-related diagnostics tests if you are not a scientist? No problem. Write a newsletter about the latest developments in that area. Make a blog about it. Or sell your subscription newsletter for a high price to every big pharmaceutical company. In other words, pick an area in “Step One” above and then brainstorm the various ways you can build a business around that area in “Step two”. You don’t have to make an airline to set up a travel-related company. There are many ways to come up with ideas that work.
Joshua: Real estate is definitely an avenue to becoming a millionaire. I only have a primary residence at the moment, but I think that may change later in life. The beauty of real estate is cash flow, whereas stocks and other equities don’t produce much cash flow outside of dividends (at most 3-5%). Good luck with your endeavors.
– You don’t have to be the best at marketing, you just need to know enough to get the job done. Once you do, sales will be your focus. I love using webinars to sell because it’s a great way to build your audience as well. Start with an online bootcamp because you can start selling without having a product (this is key!).
9. Provide content or writing services to a third-party publisher: If you’re interested in writing online, but don’t want the headaches associated with running a blog or website, consider working as a freelance writer, copy editor or proofreader for a third-party website. Two excellent resources to help you find freelance writing opportunities are Ratracerebellion.com and Mediabistro.com.
There are software developers who have been able to hit the one million US dollars mark in one year simply because they were able to develop software applications that are universally accepted and used in all counties of the world. So if you are looking for practical ways to legally make one million US dollars in one year from the scratch, then one of your options is to start developing software applications. You can be lucky to develop software applications that will gain sell globally. With that, you can comfortably make a million US dollars in one year from the scratch.