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Reducing signup friction

When looking for ways to improve the number of visitors -> trial signups, the first and easiest thing to do is to reduce friction on the signup form. This is a quick easy win. I looked over all our signup forms on the site and did the following: Remove requirement for name Every textbox adds […]

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My top 4 most influential books on building a one man startup

Building a small one man startup is a challenge. Lots of traditional business books are full of fluff and hard to apply advice. There are a LOT of books on starting a business. The problem is this, they give you advice and at the time you read it, it seems like great advice. EG…. Business […]

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An excellent free online button generator

Sometimes you need a button, not a standard boring bootstrap button, but maybe a call to action or a download button? Lots of the download buttons online are in PSD vector files, or PNG files. The problem is that it means you may need to cut and resize the buttons and change the text of […]

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How to do forum market without being a spammer

Post a welcome message, introduce your self and the product you work on. Find a beta/feedback section and post product and ask for feedback or post in a for sale thread Choose a post you want to promote, find appropriate section and let people know its a resource that you just wrote and you want […]

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Hosting Known Host Managed VPS hosting. The are 2 important words there. Managed: Send a ticket and get a response within 2 minutes. No joke, they even publish the response times on the support portal. VPS. You get your own installed copy of cpanel. Not a shared environment so you can control how strict the […]

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How to share your own posts to Facebook & Twitter automatically

Do you use Facebook? How about Twitter? Or how about the gazillion other social media networks. I don’t either. However I like quick and easy wins. A FB page and Twitter account is easy enough to create and most times you will end up doing so as most other services on the web you will […]

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Affiliate World Asia 2016 – A non affiliate marketers review

Affiliate Word Asia was held in Bangkok this year 2016. It so happens that I live in Bangkok, so it was a no brainer to go. In fact its a simple 20 min train journey on the BTS. Tickets to the event cost me $525 (I missed out on super early bird) Day 1 I […]

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How to stop temporary email registrations in amembers

I use amembers as an important tool to capture signups and do the billing for my products. Most of all the products I have for sale, I offer a trial signup. The unfortunate thing is that many users will keep resigning trials by using temporary email accounts. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think its a […]

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How to network like a pro

I suck at networking, in fact I have almost no experience with it. I ran into the following course, Thomas McVey – 12 Weeks to Selling Your Ass Off. The most useful section was the one on networking. None of the following is anything I invented, but something I’ve distilled for my own notes that I […]

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PLF Module 5

Prelaunch content Finally something more specific hopefully about PLC. Problem -> solution (but opens a new problem) x 3 Problem solution path. Eventually it leads to your product. Thoughts After going through all the modules, I’m finding it hard to digest and figure out exactly what to do. There is so much info (and a […]

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