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Learn how I built a million dollar business

Ramit Sethi · August 17th, 2012

Hey guys, quick favor to ask. I might give a talk at SXSW (a big nerd fest where basically everybody in tech goes to Austin to attend a huge sausage-fest conference and drink a lot).

This time, I’ve cooked up a new presentation: Building a Million-Dollar Business

I’ll be taking people deep behind-the-scenes at how I’ve built IWT from a blog I created in my dorm room to a business generating millions of dollars.

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I’ll be sharing real tests I’ve used, real data, and positioning strategies I’ve never shared before.

One thing I want to ask is for a quick vote. If you think this would be useful (and hopefully, if you’d like to attend), can you take 60 second to vote for my proposal here?
http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/4516

If I’m selected, I’ll share some of the material with you.

Thanks for the help. I’ve been making a special effort to get out and speak about all the things I’ve learned in the hopes that it can help you avoid the mistakes I made, and learn from the successes I’ve been fortunate to have — mostly thanks to the awesome community of IWT readers.

Voting will close on Friday, August 31, so please don’t save this for later.

Here’s the link to vote again: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/4516

Thanks so much.

-Ramit

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10 Comments

 
  1. David Hunter

    Ha! I loved the video! I know people who believe once you pay off your car you’re supposed to get a new one. They all need to be bitch slapped!

  2. Ornella @ Moneylicious

    I just voted for you. Good luck! I’m sure you will win and rock it out! 🙂

  3. Would you be willing or able to post the talk on the blog?

    • Ramit Sethi

      No, I won’t post the entire thing here. That’s reserved for people who come. But I may post a very short excerpt.

  4. I voted for you Ramit! Although my name didn’t display, so I am Mystery Lady 🙂

  5. Michael

    I would go just to see a glimpse of your face.

  6. Frank Taeger

    Being honest, this would be a product I would invest in, if you put it up for real.

    I am at the point where I am improving freelancing income, at the point where I am optimizing what I do with MY time. However, I know that I could scale my time and help more people by delving what I do into products. However, looking at the myriad of products and ideas of what is important, I feel way too lost to start up a real good launch that is as qualitatively successful as the product should be.

  7. Dude,

    Ramit I don’t believe your business has made a million dollars and I’ve been reading your stuff for years. I would like to see some posted proof.

    Thanks,

    James