World Domination and the $100 Startup with Chris Guillebeau

SPI 038 : World Domination and the $100 Startup with Chris Guillebeau
Date: 2012-05-07
Link: Smart Passive Income
 
Being laid off can turn into a positive experience.
Think about the things people ask you about. They are probably something you’re an expert in.
Pay attention to the questions people ask you.
Catch a man a fish and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish and you’ve ruined a wonderful business opportunity.
All passions are not profitable.
You have to connect your passion with something that is valuable and desirable by the marketplace.
Passion + Usefulness = Success
A traditional publisher can open doors self publishing can’t.
There are still a lot of people that don’t read blogs or don’t listen to podcasts.
A book is an extension of your other work and bring you an audience you didn’t previously had.
Get your website out as soon as you can.
Put a Paypal button on your site.
Find a way to get paid.
Think about the offer, not just what the product is.
Set deadlines for yourself.