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  1. E

    Has anyone purchased aged FB Business Manager with unlimited daily ad spend from a reputable seller or rented an agency FB ad account?

    MARKETING 
    Hello everyone, I hope you are all doing well! So far I have lost the times I have tried to make it work with my own Business Manager, I couldn’t even begin to warm up the account before I get restricted and have no idea how some people manage to scale their businesses in the millions so I am...
  2. iivalky

    What is The Best Way to Scale My Game Dev Business?

    MARKETING QUESTION 
    Hi Fastlaners, You might know me from my introduction and/or article about lead developing multiple income producing video games. Rounded, I make $100/day (give or take) My question, to anyone familiar with marketing, scaling businesses, or even game developing is: How could I turn that $100/day...
  3. D

    The most important metric for any entrepreneur / scaling a business quickly

    IDEA 
    Real talk. I keep it simple and straight. The most fundamentally important metric for any business growth is this one. Other things matter too but if you dont get this right, you just cant make a real business out of it. LTV:CAC ratio LTV= lifetime gross profit you make with a customer CAC=...
  4. Silk Cuba

    23 Year Old w/19 Employees: Just Did $5m in 2021, *OFFICIALLY A MILLIONAIRE* - AMA

    GOLD! HOT! EXECUTION 
    £3m (online) + £1m (offline) ~ approx $5.3m so far in 2021. Profit $1.5m+ First of all, THIS FORUM IS AMAZING. I only wish I had come across it sooner! Hoping to become an active participant adding value to this forum. Yesterday evening a random thought popped into my ahead, how amazing it...
  5. K

    Building a Beauty Empire. From 0 to 180k profit in 8 month and beyond

    EXECUTION 
    Hi all. So this year has been a ride and Im thinking about writing a progress blogg to get input but also to organise my days. Maybe I will get some good advice and maybe others can get some ideas. This all started in june last year with my first business which was a beauty clinic where we...
  6. oogway888

    Challenge: Getting an initial audience before official launch; How to overcome it?

    EXECUTION 
    Say you made Instagram. Your first competitor is Facebook. How do you get the initial audience? If I were a new user and saw Instagram - I would not engage on the site unless it has a large of audience already (eg; private networking where you have a beta test and somehow gathered thousands of...
  7. M

    A VC hit me up the other day to invest. What next?

    I need a decision making tree on when’s a good time (if ever) to scale business with the help of a VC or investor. I’m kind of against injecting external $$ at this phase (~3 years in), primarily so I don’t owe a lender long term. However, there is some legitimate opportunity at the present...
  8. BlackMagician

    (Help) Stuck in middle step of social media leads gen funnel

    SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING 
    One of my client is Dental equipment manufacturer like dental chairs etc. I have been doing social media management for them like managing and posting. 2 months back we discussed to start doing fb ads and email marketing. I created buyers persona, created lead magnet(free checklist for dentist)...
  9. mill0x

    Game Development Studio, growing slowly for a few years, looking for the Fastlane

    INTRO 
    Hello Fastlane forum! I just joined the forum and recently finished reading UNSCRIPTED and wanted to introduce myself and share my story! Maybe you guys can give me some honest feedback. I found the book in a moment in my life where I am questioning everything, so a lot of things made me think...
  10. tonyf7

    Scaling a Service Business & Hiring a Coach

    With so much focus on internet companies these days I'm finding it less common to find good information out there on how to systemize and scale a local business. I own an appliance repair company and if I don't work tomorrow, I will not make money. I need to get past this stage. I posted...
  11. Walter Hay

    Starting a business with the intention of selling franchises.

    The outright sale of a business doesn’t often take place until it has been trading for a long period of time. This thread is intended to produce some ideas for those who see an opportunity to develop a business that could be saleable after a year or two of profitable operation. My point is...
  12. Walter Hay

    Walter Hay's Business Books

    MARKETPLACE 
    Well, I have become a serial business book writer. Three down, with at least one more residing in my brain. The 3 books so far are based on: A lifetime of success in sales and marketing, while designing, copywriting, and structuring all of my own advertising in both major businesses I...
  13. Sean Jackson

    Challenges Scaling Up

    As entrepreneurs we face a lot of issues when it comes to scaling our businesses. Currently I'm in the midst of organizing a consultancy after a failed partnership scaling a real estate firm. It was a titanic struggle in terms of vision between my partner and I. I learned a ton in regards to the...
  14. Dawn27

    Routes with scaling an Etsy business

    SOCIAL MEDIA 
    Hi everyone, nice to meet you all! I'm Dawn, and I literally finished reading TMF *this morning* but oh my god it completely cracked open my perspective on my business, and made me realise how seriously I need to get in the fastlane :) A little background (I'm not sure how much is appropriate...
  15. JokerCrazyBeatz

    Making Progress But Still Confused

    Wassup you guys ?! So if you've been following my story (which i don't expect you have) I got fired from a job I was eager to quit and decided that it was a sign to take my music/ entrepreneurship career serious *FORREAL THIS TIME* And I've been doing pretty well , I've traveled out of state...
  16. GPM

    Adding More Zero’s – Journey to Market Disruption and Building Generational Change

    EXECUTION 
    I have been humming and hawing about making this post for a while. In the end I decided that it would be more of a benefit to me to go ahead with it. This is a way for me to compile what I am doing in a way that should keep my a$$ in gear, and moving forward. I promise that future updates will...
  17. KopyKidd

    Scaling a Fitness Copywriting Biz

    EXECUTION 
    This first post in this thread is more of an update than anything, but I'm taking this idea off of the shelf I stuck it on back in 2013. I've been MIA from the forum (and entrepreneurship in general) for a few years, so here's a quick-ish catching up... Skip to the bottom if you don't feel like...
  18. Growth & Learn

    Fastest path? Build a new business, RE investing, or buy an existing business?

    EXECUTION 
    Hey all, Would love to get some thoughts and feedback on this. My core business is doing well. It's in the information marketing space. I'm trying to figure out where we should reinvest our profits so we can make some big jumps financially. Not looking to get a 6% return. Trying to really...
  19. Tony I

    How to manage employees/freelancers to scale

    PEOPLE 
    Would love to hear everyone's thoughts on interviewing, hiring, and managing a virtual team to scale. The solopreneur style works great, but there comes to a point where you need to hire additional help to scale the company. For those of you with a team of hourly freelancers/virtual employees...

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