This page includes every article I’ve written on the site around running an online business. They include my annual reviews, manifestos, and more. You’ll find some good stuff here like my article on running a financially lean lifestyle business, how I sold my coffee niche website, and my guide to podcast marketing.
I made some big leaps in my business this year and they paid off. It's also the first year I got my Shiny Object Syndrome under control.
How do you build an untouchable online business so far ahead of the game the only way to beat it is to buy it? I broke it down into three core values.
I built a time machine to give my past-self a plan and offer advice on what to focus on to improve my online business in the present.
I'm taking email marketing seriously (again) by switching from ConvertKit to ActiveCampaign and leveraging their focus on automation goals to create a looping seasonal email sequence.
Despite the worst year ever, I managed to psych myself up enough to write another annual year-in-review post and kept it mostly positive.
A culmination of everything that happened to me this past year and what led me to create a lifestyle business with a hard emphasis on LIFE.
In the midst of a pandemic, Amazon rips the proverbial rug out from underneath me and millions of online business owners. Here's my plan to fight back.
Will completely redesigning and restructuring our SaaS app from scratch attract more paying customers and provide a better overall user experience?
Four years later and still putting myself through the mental anguish of reliving my annual fuck-ups. However, don't let my words fool you. It's cathartic.
The following is an interactive timeline of my "journey" as an "entrepreneur" and how I "built" a "six-figure business" from "scratch."
How did we crack the top 100 podcasts on iTunes? Here are 42 tricks we learned to build an effective podcast marketing strategy.
I put my business on a diet. A long-term, lifestyle-changing, low-expense diet. Here's my new lean, mean online business framework.
I've been leveling up my podcasting gear and audio quality since 2006. But I've finally reached the pinnacle of podcast perfection.
The annual online entrepreneur tradition that lets me see all my failures and successes on one page. I can cry and pat myself on the back at the same time.
I noticed my YouTube videos weren't monetized. I turned the ads on and 15 days later I was shocked by how much I earned. This is how I'm capitalizing on videos again to make money.
I walk you though how and why I sold a profitable niche website for $55,000 after only two years of building it from the ground up.
For years I've debated doing another podcast. I ran a successful one in 2014 that's still going and extremely popular. Can I do it again? Who knows?
Last year, I wrote a year-in-review. And I'm doing it again because it was popular. So here's my annual review of all my successes and failures in 2017.
This is what it took to build a software startup. The failures, the fights, the wins, and most importantly, the FUCKING STRESS! This is our story.
I'm a bottleneck. The business doesn't grow if I'm in control. I'm not the right person for the job. So I hired more talented people and fired myself.
Thanks to Amazon, I completely revamped and optimized the Swim University brand in 25 days with new code, new products, and a brand new business model.
I want to build a media company with high-quality brands in different verticals. This is my plan to do just that.
I made an online video course for Roasty Coffee during a snowboarding vacation in Breckenridge, Colorado. This article is a behind-the-scenes recap.