Why Leave The Corporate World?

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I get a lot of people asking me why I left the corporate world to become an entrepreneur. Especially since I had a cushy corporate job. The answer is almost always time. Even when I was working in corporate, I'd spend the mornings reading the Financial Times and the WSJ before doing my actual job during ...

Entrepreneurs and the Value of a Good Night’s Rest

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There's a certain pride that comes with pulling all nighters not only in Silicon Valley but also in most other industries too like investment banking, accounting, legal, publishing, consulting, etc. It seems to be even more the case now in today's fast paced, constantly digitally connected world where we're always on the go. Arianna Huffington ...

Leadpages 2017 Review After 4 Years

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I've been a user of Leadpages since 2013 so for about 4 years. After using it for a while, I wrote a review in 2014 and a comparison of Leadpages to OptimizePress (where both the founder of Leadpages and OptimizePress have left reviews). Leadpages has gone through a lot of changes since I first started using ...

Amazon and the Hidden Foreign Currency Exchange Rates

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Selling into multiple marketplaces is great because you can add new revenue streams with your existing line of products and you get to earn in different currencies. Earning different currencies is especially beneficial if your base currency of expenditure is weakening like the pound sterling and your earnings are currencies that are strengthening against your ...

The 80/20 of Business Owners

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Not many entrepreneurs make it to become owners of a business that can support them and their lifestyles. Only a small percentage of entrepreneurs that try and persist will succeed. That's the 80/20 rule at play among start ups (though it's probably be closer to like 95/5 in reality). Of the ones that do make it, ...

Improve Your Infusionsoft Deliverability

Have you been noticing your open rates drop? There could be an issue with your deliverability rate. Here are a few things that you can try. Configure Your SPF Records This is an authentication protocol which basically gives Infusionsoft permission to send emails from your domain. You can learn more about it here. The Infusionsoft guide (not very good) to ...

Oversubscribed By Daniel Priestley Summary

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I've started reading Oversubscribed by Daniel Priestly which I'm enjoying. I typically put all of my book notes and summaries into Evernote so that I can find it later easily but thought that I might start sharing these publicly instead. My Notes You only need to have some fanatical fans to make it work. You can do ...

Solo Design Sprint in Sydney

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The Design Sprint is a great way to figure out if an idea is worth trying out before doing a full scale launch. It's a really rapid way to test out the market without having to commit to anything. You just create a facade, make customers think it's the real thing, watch their reaction, get ...