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  1. M

    How do I keep gaining income from this business model?

    QUESTION 
    Hey all, So cutting straight to the chase. I have this idea of creating a platform, that connects customer with specialist. The specialist is charging pr. session, so for every session, I'd like to take a cut, of course or somehow get profit out of every meeting they have. But how can I make...
  2. T

    Blue Ocean Strategies/ Biz Models in 2022

    QUESTION 
    Hey, Wanted to get everyone's thoughts on some examples of 2022 blue ocean strategies/ biz models. What I mean by this are: the business opportunities today that will create the next wave of millionaires. Put differently, they are the opportunities that in 2025/26, people will look back on and...
  3. M

    Platform business model: Percentage or Pay per Lead?

    IDEA 
    Hi so I am building a service based platform business similar to Uber Eats, Lyft, Upwork etc. From what i've seen there are 2 main models 1. Percentage e.g. Upwork charges a small percentage 5-10% of clients booked. This can mean that profit varies, it can be a large profit if it is a large...
  4. A

    How Do You Define Success, What Is Success Here On the Forum, And How Many Business Models Can Be Found Here?

    PEOPLE 
    I know, many questions here. I just joined the forum and am already excited and overwhelmed because there are so many threads and roads to travel. I'm used to my one website creation/blogging/niche site forum which is great, but this is so much more. First, how do you define success or even the...
  5. Mikkel

    Import/Export to India

    SOURCING 
    I came across an interesting opportunity for myself and was hoping for some input. I have been networking with people from India, as I have been working to import products for a brand that I am working on. I got to talk to a CEO of a biotechnology company who wants to export his products to...
  6. M

    Marketplaces: Uber, AirBnB, Snappr, Fiverr, Upwork and niching

    SAAS / APPS WEB/DIGITAL 
    Hi so I had a question about the marketplace business model that you see nowadays - essentially while there are still small businesses and even big corporations, many professions have been turned into freelancers. Essentially a service business is a marketplace - for example if I run a digital...
  7. schmidi

    App business model strategy: Charge premium users OR give the app away and charge partners?

    I quit my job a few weeks ago, thanks to the books. Since reading them I value my time more than money. Good job MJ! Currently I am building an app, and there are already paying users. Its not enough to make a living, but at least proves, that users value the concept. If possible at all, I...
  8. Michael Bavarian

    Incoming recession: Ideas for taking advantage? (Brainstorming)

    IDEA 
    Hello guys, I guess at this moment it is quite obvious that we will face a quite harsh global recession the following months and years due to the effects of the corona virus. Nevertheless, I do not want to follow all these "the-world-is-going-under" claims - it is just a recession, and we will...
  9. F

    Is this a viable idea to pursue?

    IDEA 
    For about a month I've been working on a new business. At the start, I was pretty convinced that this is an amazing concept and I am onto something big. I won't go into much detail about the product itself, however, what I can tell is, there already are a lot of big players in that industry and...
  10. Trevor Kuntz

    Chick-Fil-A: How to beat your competitors by using a completely different business model

    As most of us know, the fast food franchise industry is not where the Fastlane money is. High investment costs, low margins, high failure rates. This post is not going to convince you to open a fast food franchise, but it might help you see how one corporation is beating other corporations by...
  11. SheikhNaveed

    Fastlane Forum business model

    MINDSET 
    View: https://youtu.be/QL-A6tm6DPg While listening to the podcast above. I got to remember the fastlaneforum model is based on subscription. They offer you free advices and you pay for more quality one by paying to insiders. In the meanwhile, forum is not rendering customised services, it's...
  12. alord

    WeWork's $21.1 billion worth question

    WeWork has been all across the headlines recently. If you've never heard of it, it's a company offering co-working and office spaces present in 123 cities. Despite its rapid growth, boosted by a total of $21.1 billion in funding, it is losing money for each customer acquired, and the business...
  13. FastLaneSage

    Paralyzed by Decisions....

    Not sure about you all. This is my first post....Really excited about being involved here and love the stories from you all.... If you have really been in my spot ( being paralyzed by making a choice to move ahead) also in major bouts of anxiety and being sad....Is there anyone who finally...
  14. I

    Subscription vs Ads

    Hi everyone, I am running a smaller online bushiness and lately I have felt really stuck and would appreciate any help. I have been searching internet for forums like this and ran into The Fastlane Forum which is really amazing since The Millionaire Fastlane was a book that started everything...
  15. Dreamify

    Digital agency helping entrepreneurs and startups succeed

    Hi guys! We've just launched a rebrand of our digital agency with the aim of specifically helping entrepreneurs and startups realizing their digital business dreams. What we believe we do a little different than many other agencies, is that we start with the client's business vision, let it...
  16. Cheefoo

    Digital Transformation - Another hype?

    WEB/DIGITAL 
    What is digital transformation to you? If you ask any working adults, probably they may say it's about to streamline the whole business process or being paperless. Well, this big word is more than being paperless, cloud, AI or chatbot. It's also not about updating your technology or enhancing...
  17. ErikKriebel

    Building a Community as a fastlane?! (Feedback would be great!)

    Hey Fastlaners! Thanks for taking the time to check out this post. The motive to write: The reason why I create this thread is because me and my team have worked on our business for roughly 2 years now, but with the mindset of it being a hobby of ours. Now, because we can find more time in our...
  18. Saavik

    X# of Ways to Use your Blog

    Hi all! Being a newbie to this forum, I have searched high and low for an appropriate blogging thread for my question, but - even though I found some useful advice - there was none. One of the previous threads even died after crypto mining was mentioned, which strongly suggests a crypto analogon...
  19. 404mir

    How do I create an affiliate marketplace?

    Yesterday I was thinking of ways to really help creators in a certain niche, then the idea to create a NEW affiliate marketplace, similar to ClickBank, came to mind. Even though I don't know much about the business model (believe it falls under the advertising category), I know this would be a...
  20. AgainstAllOdds

    Unpopular Opinion: "Give Value for Free" is Bullshit More Often Than Not

    NOTABLE! MINDSET FTE 
    I know that this opinion on this forum will be unpopular, and that it goes against what all the gurus teach, but after years of reading stories of misled entrepreneurs, I needed to make a post. Time and time again I see people following this business model: Give value for free --> People will...

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