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  1. H

    Just wondering: Affiliate marketing and copywriting to get started?

    MARKETING 
    Hey I have been tossing ideas around my head. I have tried (and currently trying) affiliate marketing to make money to fund other ventures. I am struggling with it and was wondering what all you good people think of this. I am a novice wood carver and have been thinking this might be a better...
  2. Sarge737

    Getting Started... Again!

    INTRO 
    I have been up and down this journey so many times and really never made it to the pinnacle of success that I desired. Get a little, then spend a lot. Although serving in the Army for 27 years you would think I would-be disciple. Well, discipline in taking the actions necessary to move the...
  3. Y

    How does one go about doing market research

    MARKETING 
    I am someone that has never sold anything online and dont know where to start. But lets say that I wanted to see if my idea could sell. Lets say that I wanted to sell stump grinder teeth online and wanted to see if my idea would be successful, how could I go about doing market research? Is...
  4. C

    Im Winning At Slowlane... My Plan To Go Fastlane

    SLOWLANE INTRO 
    Hey everyone, very excited to join the community! I'll tell you a little about myself and my journey so far and then we'll get into my plan for Fastlane. A little about me I'm Colin, 24 y/o living in Canada. I grew up with a Financial Advisor for a mom, so the Slowlane has been ingrained in me...
  5. T

    Greetings!

    INTRO 
    Hey all, Recently finished The Millionaire FASTLANE and I have to say that the book was one of the most captivating and enlightening that I have ever read on the subject of entrepreneurship and obtaining financial freedom. In all honesty, because of MJ's lessons and examples throughout the...
  6. Anandb

    Rejoined the forum after months...began my process

    EXECUTION FTE 
    In the past - god I don't even know how long I've been absent - several months, a lot has changed. I was observing several entrepreneurial journeys on the forum, but for some reason or another, I pretended my own hands were tied. Received a research internship this summer (unpaid) right...
  7. Connor_Motivasis

    How's it Going Forum People :D

    INTRO 
    Hey there, the name's Connor, A little about me, I'm 21 years old, I'm a front end web developer by trade but I'm going to school to get my doctorate in motivational psychology. I really enjoy learning and teaching about anything to do with motivation or the creation of small businesses. I'm...
  8. M

    Interactive Website Fastlane Business - Question!

    EXECUTION 
    Hey Fastlaners, I have couple big questions, primarily for those who have experience with creating an interactive-website as their Fastlane Business (@MJ DeMarco response would be extremely appreciated as well!). I’m fighting with making a decision with the following being my options: 1...
  9. Andy Black

    Andy's Inbound/Sales Braindump

    GOLD! HOT! MARKETING 
    I was asked this a while ago: If you were to start your business from scratch, how would you approach prospecting? Given that you don't cold call. And you don't know many people in the business world to "spend your money on diesel and coffee" with. And you've already reached out to your friends...
  10. rebel dude

    17 young, dumb and broke.

    INTRO 
    hello fastlaners, (pardon on my English its not my first language) first things first MJ thank you for writing the 2 wonderful books the Millionaire Fastlane and unscripted.it helped me to look to the world in a new direction. it was given to me by my cousin brother. reading the first few...
  11. J

    Doubt, Ambition, and Desperation

    INTRO 
    Hey Fastlaneners, I’m a 22 year old photographer and recent college grad. I’ve always been enamored with the idea of being an entrepreneur, even before I ever heard the word. I made a decent amount of money as a kid selling stuff while throughout grade school (candy, lunches). I even...
  12. David 2.0

    Living the "perfect" slowlane life in Germany.

    SLOWLANE INTRO 
    Hi all, First of all, I'm really excited to have the opportunity to join this forum. Thanks for having me and please excuse my English. I'm David from Germany, 37 years old, married and living the "perfect" slowlane life as a manager in an international automotive company. My slowlane journey...
  13. Chx

    15 Year Old Aspiring to Become a Fastlaner

    INTRO 
    'ello there! Hey, I'm Chx (No reason behind the name, but if I stick around here long enough, I'll definitely find some meaning for it), and this is my introduction post (!) me This place and TMF You guys Normal Intro Stuff...
  14. 4symmetry

    Scientist - How do I get out of the slowlane while still doing what I love?

    SIDE HUSTLE SLOWLANE 
    Hi all, so I read TMF and almost finished Unscripted (Audiobook), but I need a bit of advice on how to get started. First of all, a short intro: I'm a 28-year old trained PhD-level scientist in biomedical research, currently on a Postdoc contract, in Germany. While I love what I do and hope...
  15. Andy Black

    Help one person at a time

    There's been a few threads recently where people want to build directories or build platforms. And a few other threads asking how to find ideas, niches, or needs. There are countless threads in this forum that address this. I'll link to some of them below this post. Want to know my...
  16. WJK

    my ahha moment yesterday

    The appointment was no big deal -- just a routine matter... I met with an attorney, who owns a local escrow/title company office, to start a foreclosure on a trust deed I own. Although this was our first face-to-face meeting, I knew from past dealings with his company, this attorney could...
  17. RayAndré

    To the Slowlaners from a Slowlaner...we CAN do this.

    MINDSET SLOWLANE 
    If there's anything I learned over the past two years its that you can do anything you put your mind to. For those of us that still haven't merged into the Fastlane yet, all we have to do is get started and trust the words of those who have done it before. Getting in shape, and I mean really...
  18. Andy Black

    AndyTalks with @Almantas about Making Plans and Making Progress

    MINDSET 
    AndyTalks with @Almantas about Making Plans and Making Progress We've been meaning to chat for months and finally got round to it. I had no idea he was nervous before our call. He talks about that in his thread here. I had no idea he was nervous during the call either, so it just goes to...
  19. Andy Black

    AndyTalks with Forum Members (Master Thread)

    NOTABLE! 
    Here's a master thread linking to all the longer interviews and chats I've done, mostly with fellow forum members. The progress thread that's resulted in these calls is HERE. Hope it helps. Andy EDIT: (15-Dec-16) Ha. It's kinda turning into an accidental podcast!

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