What does it take to raise $10 million and get 100,000 users? After starting multiple businesses with little success, Lucas Carlson started AppFog in 2010. Lucas raised almost $10 million dollars in venture capital, and was acquired in 2013 after signing up over 100,000 developers. Lucas is also an author. He wrote Ruby Cookbook which…
Can you succeed as an entrepreneur without having a basic understanding about SEO? Brian Dean shares his journey from feeling stupid to making $10,000 a month with one niche website. Brian shares his wisdom about SEO as it should be. The ability to drive traffic to a website is where most businesses fall short. In…
This is the story of a young entrepreneur, Jan Koch from Germany, who shares how to start a business. Jan successfully transitioned from burned out employee and graduate student to living his dream. The ability to take the first few steps is often what separates those that want to become entrepreneurs from those that actually…
What does it take to start a membership business? Bjork and Lindsay Ostrom are the creators of food blog Pinch of Yum and Food Blogger Pro. They have built a solid business around their passion for food and blogging. In the month of November, their income was over $90,000. You could also build your own…
What does it take to start a location independent business? Pauline Paquin is a serial blogger. She was born and raised in Paris. Pauline has traveled around the world and now lives in Guatemala. She is passionate about writing, travel and personal finance. I love her story because she is building her business to support her lifestyle as…
How to start a successful business as a freelance writer? It’s difficult to get decent freelance writing projects, and it’s even more difficult to build a successful business as a freelance writer. Miranda offers writing and professional blogging services. Her specialties are personal finance, small business, entrepreneurship, beginning investing, and other finance-related topics. Do you want to…
What does it take to get 1.7 million website visitors a month? In 2008, Mitch Wilson didn’t even know how to start a blog. Within three months of starting his blog, Sports Chat Place, it was getting 3,000 unique visitors per day. Within a year he was blogging full time with over 400,000 monthly visitors.…
How does a stay at home dad makes an income online while taking care of the kids at home? Tim Bonner is a 40-something online entrepreneur who is building online income while taking care of the kids at home. Tim has been making a supplementary income online for over 10 years. In the following interview,…
Are you struggling to start, finish, or publish your book? Tom Morkes is the CEO of Insurgent Publishing, a boutique publishing company. Tom’s mission is to help people start, finish, and ship creative projects. He wrote 3 books. Tom is a West Point graduate and an Iraq war veteran, and for a while he got…
Have you every felt like quitting your job and move to an exotic country? Tweet This Sean Ogle did exactly that. In 2009, Sean quit his job and moved to Thailand. Sounds like fun? He set out on a project called Location 180 where he started writing about building a business one can run from…