I think it’s a very special window of time we’re in when it comes to performance marketing. There’s some amazing opportunities and market conditions that are going to make some people extremely wealthy and you can be one of them. I dare to say it’s going to create some billionaires.
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In my previous post, How to hire your first employees and what to expect…, I talked about some of the steps you might need to put in place before you hire that person, who you should hire and what to expect from them.
As I spoke at AWE I had a lot of questions about who this Operations person was. So I thought I’d expand on the subject a little more.
Why hire a Director of Operations as you first hire
You are an entrepreneur.
This means you probably love
Digging in and solving problems
Wow what an amazing show. I wanted to thank all of you that came to see me speak. I’ve had tons of people contact me and give me many praises. I wanted to let you know I really do appreciate hearing from all of you.
Slide decks from Affiliate World & Facebook Mastery
Many of you have asked for the slide deck I used in my presentations.
So I’ve setup a new Facebook messenger bot that when you…
Most of us entrepreneurs start in the affiliate world as “lone wolfs”. That is us doing all tasks in order to make the whole thing go.
Well at some point 1 of 3 things typically happens.
1. We get tired and don’t want to keep doing the same thing over and over
2. We see opportunity that we know we can’t get to on our own.
3. We want a lifestyle business that continues to run without us having to do everything every day.
I’ve been in this business for 12+ years and talk with 1,000’s of people all the time. And believe me everyone gets to this point.
But hiring people is scary…
As I don’t have a lot of time to sit and write out long blog posts I thought I’d share some of my Skype group chat logs. I still spend hours talking in groups on Skype and there’s some really good stuff.
Skype is great in that it’s real time and you can get engaged in a discussion but then that content is lost. I love being able to go back and read my old posts from years ago. So in an effort to catalog some of my ideas permanently I’ll post them here.
This was from the Skype chat: STM Ecom Mastermind
So I apologize in advance for the formatting. I’m not a guru, I have nothing to sell you. 😀
[6/6/17, 3:15:20 PM] John Monarch: there is almost no way to brand drop shipped product – you’re right. you control almost nothing about the user experience which is a huge killer
[6/6/17, 3:15:55 PM] John Monarch: even things like the user guide/manual being in broken english make people question the quality
Hope everyone is doing amazing.
I obviously haven’t had a lot of time to post lately. But, someone I know asked me to do a quick off the cuff interview and I took him up on it.