An app for 99 cents, a soda for 1.46, lunch from the dollar menu, and finding the cheapest gas in town. Yes, we live in a ‘I want it cheapest’ world.
I look up to Pat Flynn. He’s such a solid guy, great family man, and honest businessman.
Today I checked iTunes to listen to his “Ask Pat” series, and was excited to see that my recent question was featured!
Thanks, Pat. I really enjoyed your answer and got some extra tools and tips to help me out.
[leap_p]You know it’s happened before. You’re laying there in bed, staring at the ceiling, all of these incredible thoughts pouring into your mind. So many great ideas, with many sub-great ideas attached, with several immediate action items you can take.[/lead_p]
All things that will help you create a stronger business, earn more money, and create a better life.
[leap_p]Competition is tough. The ‘other guys’ have great products, great customer service. It’s ALMOST as good as yours. Some prospective customers can’t tell the difference.[/lead_p]
You’ve worked hard to get where you are. Really hard. But it seems like you’re just another commodity in your niche.
If there was one thing you could do to set yourself apart from your competition, in any niche, in any business, would you do it?
Ahhhhh, what a beautiful morning! It was nice to get a few extra hours of sleep.
Last night was great too. You had a fantastic time with your lover, out on the town. It’s always nice to relax after a good work day. And boy, that cheesecake last night was spectacular! Can’t wait to go back.
Then, snuggling next to the fire, and reading a great book together.
The best part, I was making money the entire time!
It’s been 44 minutes. I don’t know it, but if someone was watching me browse Facebook and NFL.com over my shoulder, they’d know it.
DAGNABIT! I was supposed to be writing. I was supposed to be doing something productive, and moving forward. Now that part of my day is gone. And I can’t get it back.
In the day-to-day grind of building, maintaining, revamping, and marketing our online businesses, we start to degrade a part of us over time that is absolutely essential.
The vision and purpose that got us here in the first place.
Your email inbox is chucked full of articles from websites that will teach you how to make 6 figures in 6 months using their ‘proven system’.
You’ve seen it all, or you’re just starting to see, that there is a lot of information out there regarding ‘information businesses’.
Some of these guys do absolutely awesome. They do have 6 figure launches, and seem to be all over twitter, the news, and part of everyone’s conversation when it comes to internet business.
I have an unfortunate yet fortunate truth.
You Will Not Be One of These Stories.
They are the exception, not the rule.
Two lines of people. Both equally hungry and needing some nourishment. Both with basic human needs, similar life stories. All with common challenges, heartache and hopes.
Two lines of the same thing: regular, everyday, great people.
Yesterday, the Seattle Seahawks absolutely destroyed the Denver Broncos to win Super Bowl. XLVIII. Were you as surprised as I was? Wow, what a rout! (Sorry Broncos fans)
I’m always asking myself, “How does this particular situation related to business?” Especially, “How can this help me build a better membership site?”
There are some takeaways from this game I think are worth considering that can help you build a membership site.