Earning

Did I Make A Big Mistake Doing Video?

I’m starting to think that maybe I made a big mistake trying to do so much video. Should I just have been doing audio instead? I’ve just driven home after listening to the StartUp Podcast on the way home as well as some Invisibilia which is a pretty cool podcast and it got me thinking [...]

#70 Welcome Back To 2016

The first episode of 2016 and my new site has already made over $50 in income. Hey, and welcome back to Instructions Not Included where you follow me as I try and generate a decent income online. And let me tell you, it’s not as easy as I would have hoped. I have been trying [...]

#64 I’ve Lost My Niche

After feeling like I had no idea how to move forward I have decided to refocus in on my niche of investing in positive cash flow properties. I think I have worked out the solution to my problem. I am not 100% sure that I have worked out the solution, but at least I’ve got [...]

#61 Never Be Afraid To Hit The Reset Button

When running your own business you often need to change strategies all the time. You need to never be afraid to hit the reset button. Sometimes in business and in life you just get an intuitive sense of things, and I have often found that if I acted on those intuitions, acted on that feeling, [...]

#57 Update On My Strategy To Market My Course

I’ve decided to make the month of November “suburb research month” as a way to market my suburb research course. Will this help me get out of my cash-strapped situation? Hey guys, Ryan here from Instructions Not Included. I just wanted to give you a bit of an update on my strategy to create content [...]

#52 What Is More Valuable Than Collecting Someone’s Email Address

The whole goal of marketing to date has been to build an email list. However I think social media has changed the landscape and it has changed my strategy moving forward. The money is in the list – or so they say. But will the money always be in the list? That’s something that I’ve [...]

#51 My Best Customer Ever

Of all the customers you have in your business what is the absolutely most a customer can make you. For me it was previously $400-$500, but that just got increased. What is your best customer worth? Of all the customers that you have in your business, what is the absolute most a customer can make [...]

#50 We Are Not Drinking Beer Today. Zero Sales :(

Sometimes you just get lucky first go…and sometimes you don’t. This is an example of me not getting lucky. Sometimes you just get lucky first go, and other times, you don’t. I remember, it would have been 3 or 4 years ago, I was still working as a pharmaceutical rep and I had a property [...]

#49 Hoping and Praying To Sell A Copy Of My Course

I finished my public speaking course but it took me 4 attempts to create a sales page for the product. I also added a sales email to my autoresponder. Hey guys! Ryan here from Instructions Not Included. I just want to give you an update on my week. I had Monday off which was great. [...]

#47 Creating Something From Nothing

If you have nothing and try to make it twice as good you will still end up with nothing. This is the problem I have been having with my public speaking site. What is a 20% improvement on nothing? It is nothing right? What is 100% improvement on nothing? it is nothing right? So if [...]