Start Ups

#59 New Website (DreamyDad.com) And A New Approach To Making Money

So today I created a new website to approach making money in my business in a new way and I want to talk through exactly how I did that, what my plan is and how you guys can replicate that if you want to go down a similar path. So while I was musing about [...]

#58 Drinking A Beer And Celebrating

Today I am drinking a beer and celebrating with you guys just like I promised? Long time listeners will remember this promise and why I am drinking this beer. Hey guys, Ryan here from Instructions Not Included. I am drinking a beer and celebrating because I made a promise to you guys that when I [...]

#55 Why I Created A Parody Sales Video

Today I was working on the suburb research course sales video. I decided to create a parody video as a way to connect with my audience. Here is why. Hey guys! Ryan here from Instructions Not Included. Basically this is my audio journal where I document my process trying to create a successful online business. [...]

#54 I Am 3 Weeks Away From Running Out Of Money

I am trying to create financial freedom and security through my online business. But at the moment I am cash strapped. Can I pull myself out of this hole? I’m about 3 weeks away to running out of money in my business. But don’t freak out, everything is going to be okay. Hey, I’m Ryan [...]

#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. [...]

Stuck

I am now on my 3rd iteration of my product for CashFlow Investor and I am stuck. Not because the product won’t work (I think it will) but because it isn’t scalable and I am not passionate about it. Each new user will create more work and I don’t think the return on investment will [...]

Minimizing Batch Time For Web Based Start Ups

Recently I tested a new service on one of my websites. I released a paid BETA version to my email subscribers and had a low but acceptable conversion rate (1% conversion from free subscriber into paying customer). I then put an adjusted service offering on my website and just let it sit there. In 20 [...]