Ramit Sethi Ripped Me Off

I mean, he flat out TOOK it. And his 100% money-back guarantee was a pain in the azz to get also. Let me explain… I’m a lifelong student of copywriting and marketing. I mean, it’s what I do, right? So I always try to stay up to date and learn from as many people as possible. So I forked over …

Do This One Thing to Get More Sales

It’s true… this one thing can get you more sales. But first, let’s talk about something… We all know sales are the lifeblood of your business. And in order to increase sales, you need to present a compelling reason to your prospect on how your service or product is going to solve their problem. Because remember… your prospect only cares …

How to Start Your Side Hustle Without Spending Any Money

This is going to be a bit of “stream of conscious” writing because I’m a little tired and don’t feel like proofreading and editing after my little fingers finish tickling the keyboard. So… starting a side-hustle for free… Is it really possible? Let me tell you a quick story. You might not know I’m in the National Guard and a …

There are 1,000,000 STOOPID Get Rich Quick Schemes Out There

“Hey Brooks, I’ve got this cousin who says he knows a guy who says if I invest $10,000 with him, I’ll get a 15% return in 90 days. Should I go for it?” Ugh. I hear stuff like this way too much. The short answer is… probably not. Unless you want to lose your money. Jeez man, doesn’t anyone watch …

12 Hours Can Be An Eternity

Most of you probably aren’t aware, but I’ve been in Kuwait for the last 8 months or so with my National Guard unit. We were supposed to be flying back to America today, but as fate would have it, our flight got delayed by 12 hours. 12 hours may not seem like a lot of time in the grand scheme …

This 1 Tip Will Make You More Money

But before I get to it, let me tell you a very quick story. You see… I’ve got this buddy, Ryan, who flips houses for a living. He finds dumpy, rundown houses, looks up the owner and sends them a letter or postcard asking if they’re interested in selling. Now, in order for him to make money, he needs to …

How to Create a Massively Fun Business

A business which makes money… Now that’s a fun business to run. And today, the internet has made starting a business so stupidly simple, you’re absolutely crazy if you don’t do SOMETHING. Pick literally ANYTHING to sell. Let’s say, pink flamingos. Believe it or not, there are plenty of people who are crazy about pink flamingos. Pink Flamingo connoisseurs, if you …

Don’t Be Afraid to Be Different

“We are the music makers… and we are the dreamers of dreams.” – Willy Wonka Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is one of my favorite movies. NOT Charlie and the Chocolate Factory… that goofy, weird Johnny Depp version that came out a few years ago. You know what I love most about it? Besides the fact that it’s every kid’s fantasy… visiting a factory …

To Make a Sale, You Have to Be…

Patient. You have to be patient when you want to make a sale. It doesn’t matter if you’re selling a 10 cent widget or a $10,000 software program. If your prospect isn’t ready to buy, or even worse, isn’t even thinking about buying, you can’t MAKE her buy. You see… you can’t CREATE demand for your product or service. Sorry …

How to Argue With Idiots

OK, so most of the time, it’s probably not the wisest thing to do. I mean, there is the old saying about wrestling with a pig and getting dirty. But sometimes, people are so far off the mark when they give other people advice. Particularly when they’re telling other business owners how to increase their sales… I have to step …