Case studies: Getting paid to hustle

I'm sure you’re tired of hearing me talk this month, so today I want to turn it over to 3 of my students. Watch how they hustled -- and got paid for it. 1) Ben D.: Marketing/business development “I approached the owner of a restaurant/pub that I frequent. I simply walked in and asked to speak to ...

Examples from the field: How to stand out

In the last 12 months, I’ve turned down around $200,000 of business from people I didn’t feel were right for my programs. I’ve also doubled the guarantee period of my Earn1k program for no good reason. I just thought it was the right thing to do. And I’ve made some decisions about the upcoming launch ...

My interview with a pickup artist

About 18 months ago, I was in a strategy meeting with my publisher. There were about 7 people around the table -- all women. (Most of publishing is women.) We were discussing which markets to promote my book to, and we’d discussed all the obvious ones: Men 24-35, women, moms, parents, etc. Then I spoke up. “I want to ...

The $22 Million-Dollar Man

In this week’s challenge of my 30-day hustling course, I asked you to negotiate one thing before Wednesday night.  We got some interesting results... ...because hardly anyone even tried it! Compare that to week 1, I asked you to identify one positive script and automate it into your life. I got over 300 terrific comments. Why? Because it’s ...

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How a random Twitter follower got $20,000 of my time — free

I recently met someone who, in short order, convinced me to give him $20,000 of my time -- for free. How? Let me share his story. A few months ago, somebody named @michaelfishman introduced himself to me via twitter. He said something interesting about copywriting (I don’t remember what), so I clicked through to his website. It looked ...

Why am I giving away all this information?

I run a really weird business. 99% of the time, I give away my product for free. Once in a while, I charge for something. Some people buy. Others howl in outrage, saying “How dare you charge? I could get it for free anywhere!” But I also have opportunities that others do not. I can write something and have it ...