Category Archives: Tropical Talk Radio

Should You Base Yourself in Eastern Europe?

TMBA376: Should You Base Yourself in Eastern Europe?
Date: 2017-02-16
Link: Tropical MBA
 
You have to continue to evolve.
(In Georgia) the people are friendly in an Eastern European way. You need to get to know them a bit before they become extremely hospitable and very friendly.
For a lot of Western countries, including America, you can stay for 90 days out of 180.
In Budapest it is relatively easy to get a residency permit. It is a visa that allows you to stay for an extended period of time.
Lawyers aren’t all bad. They can offer you strategic guidance.

How 100s Of Young Entrepreneurs are Making Generational Wealth in Less Than 5 Years

TMBA375: How 100s Of Young Entrepreneurs are Making Generational Wealth in Less Than 5 Years
Date: 2017-02-09
Link: Tropical MBA
 
The Amazon ecosystem is creating many, many wealth entrepreneurs.
These site rely on being first in Google.
If you are going to manipulate your links you want it to look as natural as possible to Google.
A lot of discussion happens in a handful of Facebook groups around the Amazon affiliate model.
Finding the smaller, low-competition keywords is becoming more difficult.
Deconstruct who is in the top ten (of Google results) and look at the authority of those websites. See what links those sites have got to work out if you can actually compete with that.

Are You An Entrepreneurial Person?

TMBA374: Are You An Entrepreneurial Person?
Date: 2017-02-02
Link: Tropical MBA
 
Tropical MBAYou need to find your own path forward.
Understand what your vision is and go out and achieve it.
It is so much harder to start when you are older.
(Your passion) has to be something that you have a real energy for without an outside influence.
You have to figure out a way to follow your passion while solving problems for other people.
An important part of your passion is figuring out how you can fit into the world.
Hang out with people (doing what you want to do). The dream might not be what you think it is.

Should You Base Yourself in Southern Europe?

TMBA373: Should You Base Yourself in Southern Europe?
Date: 2017-01-26
Link: Tropical MBA
 
Tropical MBAYou just have a feeling when you love a place.
Barcelona is the third densest city in Europe. It has a lot of the energy of SE Asia.
If you come from a former colony of Spain you can get citizenship in Spain in two years.
Timezones is a really big factor.
(When being a digital nomad) you spend 25% of your waking hours thinking about how you are going to get to the next country and how you are going to stay there.
If you plan to stay in Portugal you should apply for “non-habitual tax residency”.
(If you want to move to Spain) meet with a minimum of three lawyers. Ideally they would have different backgrounds and styles.
Legal services are surprisingly affordable in Spain.

A Conversation with Wait But Why’s Tim Urban

TMBA372: A Conversation with Wait But Why’s Tim Urban
Date: 2017-01-19
Link: Tropical MBA
 
You don’t want to publish really late on Friday afternoon or on the weekend.
Some posts need a lot longer than others.
Over time it becomes a game of learing to hire, culture, and strategy.
A media platform can generate lots and lots of money if it is big enough and in many ways.
What you can cling onto in tough times is trust.
Not many people spend 60 hours writing an article. Those kind of articles are passed around. That model makes you stand out a little bit.

Should Your Next Employee Be a Mom?

TMBA371: Should Your Next Employee Be a Mom?
Date: 2017-01-12
Link: Tropical MBA
 
Hiremymom.com
Moms are generally very organized and know how to prioritize things.
Moms represent two-thirds of household purchasing decisions.
Most moms are very good at multitasking.
You have to be proactive if you want to hire the right staff.

The Saturday Morning Side Hustle

TMBA370: The Saturday Morning Side Hustle
Date: 2017-01-05
Link: Tropical MBA
 
Tropical MBAIt is so hard to give a shit about someone else’s business.
It is a lot easier to do a productized service than be an agency model.
Grad school is the worst thing society has done to our generation.
A lot of formal education can be replaced now.
The fastest hack of becoming an expert who is able to teach is to just start teaching.
People learn online marketing either for themselves or they fall into it.
Nobody looks for digital marketing degrees.

The Business Idea Bonanza with Dan Norris

TMBA367: The Business Idea Bonanza with Dan Norris
Date: 2016-12-15
Link: Tropical MBA
 
Tropical MBAService businesses are the easiest to launch and to start getting customer feedback.
Every business owner is on Facebook and they see ads for their competitors due to retargeting.
People are going to start hiring videographers to follow them around to do a weekly video.
You can go into BuzzSumo and find out what the most popular blog posts are on sites.
So many books are written by ghostwriters.
With a podcast you miss out on a massive amount of online traction that you get with written content.
You don’t want to create a dedicated lead magnet for every post. You only want to do it for posts that are going to get good traction.
Just because you know (it) is a great opportunity does not mean you have the time or resources to implement the strategy.
Right now there is more money than there are businesses.
Anything that externally validates what you are doing is a good thing.
People don’t naturally have the amount of empathy to know what it is like to be you.