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    Hello Fastlaners!

    This is my first post here (even though I read the forum for a year or so). By the way, I talked with MJ and he gave me permission to post this here.

    I will try to keep the intro as short as possible while giving you some background info to understand what's going on.

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    My name is Damian Pros
    .

    I am a 20-year old entrepreneur from Greece. One year ago, I read MJ's book.

    Around that time I started my website, Dare and Conquer, and also run into other business ventures.

    At this time, I was living off $200 per month my parents were giving me and I was going to college just to be be "respected" among the society and don't argue with my parents about what I really wanted to do.

    I didn't have money for a house and lived in the awful dorm of my university (not even close to the university dorms of other countries - I had cockroaches in my room).

    I started freelancing.

    I tried Fiverr.com and accomplished pretty good results really fast. I made about $1600+ in my first month.

    I have never seen so much money in my life.

    At this time, Victor Pride, the proprietor of the popular manosphere website known as Bold & Determined published the story on his personal blog with the title "How This Kid in Greece Makes Full-Time Money on Fiverr Working Only Part-Time".

    Well, even if that wasn't good enough for me - my freelancing endeavor eventually took off and turned out into what I call a Fiverr Business.

    It certainly violates the 1st commandment, probably the 2nd too. It's fine with the other three though. But anyway, I have a lot more way to go. That's not so important at the moment.

    Note: What follows is an article I had originally written for my blog. It's 5000 words long. That's 100% what I did. That's how I see the world of business as a newbie 20-year old entrepreneur.

    Why Do I Post It Here?

    Because I believe there are so many young people out there who have the drive and abilities to excel, but are dragged down and remain mediocre due to various reasons. My hope is that this can inspire you to get started even if you are young. Age doesn't matter much.

    Also, this advice could help you overcome some obstacles I faced in the beginning as a new entrepreneur with almost no help (rather than a few tips and books I read).

    Again, this was written to be a website article. Keep that in mind when reading.

    With that said, let's dive into it. Let me know what you think in the end!
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    How can a 20-year old guy like me make $11032 in only 2 months with such a low amount of work?

    Unless you are some kind of a pro athlete, a genius, a high-end consultant or whatever – it’s unlikely you can make that money just by getting paid by an hourly rate.

    Even if you could, but it would take you more than 1.30 of daily work. Actually, it would probably take you even more than 8 or 10 hours.

    There is a way it could take you less, but only if you did this one thing.

    Before I tell you what it is, think about this:

    How many hours do you and I have in our day?

    Just twenty-four hours each. If you sleep 8 hours, you are left with another 16.

    That's not much. Even if you were working during all these 16 hours, there would be a limit to what you could make.

    But what if you had 32 hours in one day? Or 48? Or 64?

    You could make 2x, 3x, 4x and more, more, more. Right?

    But wait!

    You don't have 64 hours in one given day. You can't change the laws of physics.

    Hmm, ok. There is a way around it.

    If each human has 16 hours a day without sleeping, then two humans have 32 and three humans have 48.

    Do you see where I am going with this example?

    Your time is limited. Other people also have limited time. So, why don’t you take advantage of other people's time?

    Why don’t you grab the opportunity to grow your business - whatever this is - by letting others do a part of the work for you?

    Start delegating! (I know, easier said than done.)

    There are many factors you have to consider.

    First and foremost, you can't delegate everything. And you can't sit back without doing anything while others do the hard work for you.

    That won't happen.

    But you can save yourself a hell lot of time, make some people happy and make your wallet heavier by taking advantage of other people's time.

    After one point - you should hire others to invest their time for you.

    If you want to take your business to the next level and maximize your profits, there is no way around it.

    Basic example:

    You could work with 15 clients in 8 hours of work, but you couldn’t deal with 30 at the same time.

    But if you had two employees dealing with 15 customers each, you would still make money without putting in any time at all. (That’s just a theory.)

    As I said, you only have a limited amount of time. You can't do everything by yourself.

    With that said, let me tell you how I did it and how you could apply what I learned into your business, right now, to make more money.

    Here Is How I Made $11032 In 2 Months With Less Than 1.30 Hour Of Daily Work

    As some of you know, some months ago I started freelancing on Fiverr.

    The money I made there allowed me to start living on my own even during this terrible financial crisis.

    I used to live on $200 per month my parents gave me, which was a hell of a struggle.

    Anyway, this changed thanks to many factors. Like the people who influenced me to change - as well as the huge personal effort I put it.

    I was finally independent, not worrying about money and living comfortably.

    This small success made me thirsty for more.

    (There was a small "off-line period" that I almost ruined everything, I will tell you about it shortly)

    More freedom and more money. I am not the type of guy who compromises with just one small success.

    And there is a reason for that. Things change fast. As you will read later on- if you compromise, you could lose it all.

    You must be adaptable to changes in your environment and always go for more. You should always "evolve".

    So, that’s how I evolved: I started outsourcing the work I did on Fiverr.

    I found someone I knew that had a talent and helped him take advantage of it for the benefit of both of us.

    He went from not having work and being broke, to making pretty good money working from his laptop.

    On the other hand, I enjoyed much more personal freedom while money kept pouring in without much work from my side.

    Win-win.

    Here is an income/expense breakdown of the last two months:

    A.Money Made

    · December 2015

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    · January 2016

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    $6849 + $7221 = $14070 in just two months and I didn't even count the whole last day of January.

    There would probably be another $200-$400. Anyway, it doesn't matter much.

    B.Expenses Paid

    I had one employee handling all the orders (I have two now.)

    I paid my 1st guy twice a month for $749. This means I sent him 4 payments of $749 = $2996 in total for December and January.

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    Calculate The Difference:

    $14070 - $2996 = $11074

    I also had some other small expenses like:

    $25 for gigs I bought.

    $9 withdrawal fees.

    $8 money transfer fees.

    What's left?

    $11032.

    Not bad. Imagine if I had more guys working with me!

    Not bad at all, considering I only put about 1 hour of work a day on average.

    Disclaimer: That’s not an overnight success or easy work. I have been hustling for a year before that happened and it took me about 5 months without making a penny online.

    So, how exactly did I accomplish that? And how can you do that in your business?

    I created a small system.

    I didn’t want my employees to have access to my account. So I had to think of a system that would give them access to their daily work as easy as possible.

    It took about an hour to brainstorm it.

    The simplified version is:

    PHASE A

    1. I discovered I could just copy each Order’s Information from Fiverr and put it in a Word file.

    2. I marked the word files with a priority number and the customer’s name. (For example: “O1 johnsxk” and “O2 kaleb98s” where O1 means Order 1).

    3. I put them all in a zip file called “30.01.16 employee’s name here”

    4. In the morning, I used e-mail to send the zip file over to my employee’s e-mail.

    5. My employee had 24 hours to get all the orders done.

    I also set one requirement for PHASE A.

    Requirement: I would send all the orders that had an expected delivery time between one day and four hours and two days and four hours.

    This was super important.

    It meant that if I sent the orders at 10 am, then they would ALL be supposed to be ready until the next day, same hour.

    Even if something happened, I would still have a safety window of 4 hours to deliver the first one. The others had more.

    (You should take any measure to protect your reputation. Late deliveries would hurt mine.)

    Also, this allowed me to deliver many orders much FASTER than I could do on my own.

    When the customer saw that I delivered his order 20 hours earlier, he felt obligated to leave me a 5-star review or even a $20 tip. (This happened often!)

    PHASE B

    1. Twenty-four hours after I have sent the orders to my employee, he would send them back via email.

    2. I just had to download the file, go to Fiverr and mass-deliver. Numbering the orders with O1, O2, O3 etc saved me tons of time as I immediately knew which file was for each one of my customers.

    WOW, Damian this whole process should take you ages!

    Actually, no.

    I don’t know if it sounds complex, but it is super easy to execute.

    It only takes me 20 minutes in total.

    And I used the rest of my time (40’ to 60’) to answer any customer messages I have.

    Key Takeaway: To outsource effectively, you need a system that 1) makes things easy for you and your employees 2) saves you time 3) is efficient.

    How You Can Apply This To Your Own Business

    This is not something I invented, not something I was the first man to do.

    So many businessmen around the world use this strategy to make more money.

    Now, a logical question should be: "Why isn't everybody doing it?".

    First of all, you need an already established business that makes some money and satisfies a market demand.

    But let's say you have that. What's next?

    Is it really so easy as hiring others, sitting back and relaxing?

    You guessed it. It's not.

    And here is why.

    First of all, hiring others is a move that involves a certain risk.

    When you have a business with happy customers, these customers expect you to deliver consistent quality of services.

    Let's say I was a web developer. The best at my job. That I designed mind-blowing websites.

    Then, I start outsourcing it. I hire someone and pay him to do the hard work for me.

    If that someone doesn't deliver the same quality I delivered, then I will lose my customers. It will hurt my brand. And I will lose money.

    Simple as that.

    Secondly, hiring others requires solid management skills. You have to know how to effectively deal with people.

    Sometimes, you will have to be "bad".

    You should be smart enough to not get manipulated (Yes, your employees will take advantage of you if they see that they can).

    These were the two major issues I encountered as soon as I decided to take my business to the next level.

    So, to save you from the hassle I put myself into, let me give you some advice on how to deal with these issues.

    1. How To Manage Your Employees Effectively

    A. Don't Relinquish Control Over Your Business

    You shouldn't trust your employees for anything beyond getting their job done.

    Trust them for doing their job, nothing more.

    I wasn't a fool to give anybody access to my Fiverr profile. They did the work remotely, via e-mail.

    They had no direct communication with my clients. The only job my employees had was to get the work ready on time.

    B. Don't Bow Down To Their Demands (NOT EVEN ONCE!)

    This is something I learned the hard way.

    One day, a guy who started working with me asked me for a teeny tiny favor.

    I said YES! (Like a mouse over the mousetrap.)

    It was so tiny - I didn't consider it important. A couple of days later, he asked me for something else. I said yes again…

    A week later, he asked me to do less work because it was a special day and he had to do X and Z.

    I didn't like this, but we had fewer orders for the weekend so it was possible for him to relax a bit.

    Soon after that, he told me he will take a day off.

    He didn't even ask! He had a solid reason once again. He just announced it to me the day before.

    This would mean I would have to completely alter my schedule for the next day and do everything myself.

    This time, I went fucking nuts.

    I smashed my desk. The sound was so loud I thought I broke my desk (or my hand).

    I got some ice for my hand and went for a short walk to calm down.

    I got back, called him and calmly said:

    - "Who will do the orders tomorrow if you don't?"

    - "Oh, can't you do them Damian? It's just one day and I really have to do X and Z"

    - "No. If I do them myself tomorrow, I might as well do them myself for the whole next month".

    Silence...

    - "Okay, I will find a way to do them."

    The next day, he had finished them earlier than he was supposed to.

    As you can see, I clearly implied that if he didn't do the work, he would lose it completely.

    Magically, he found a way to do the work he was initially supposed to do. Weird…

    Key Takeaway: You pay the money, you make the rules. Don't bow down to their demands, because a small request will turn to a bigger one the next day and a much bigger one the next week.

    C. Use a "No-Excuses " Policy (Don't Accept Excuses - NOT EVEN ONCE)

    Another guy I hired end up getting fired after 3 days.

    Why?

    I spent 30 whole minutes explaining him what he had to do. He told me he was ok!

    The next day, he did a couple of important mistakes.

    Okay, fuck it - I said to myself. He just started. I explained him what he had to do one more time.

    I also made clear that I wanted to get the work done by a specific time.

    The next day, I woke up and checked my e-mail.

    Nothing…

    It was empty. I checked back an hour later. Still nothing. After 1 hour and 30 minutes, he had finally sent the work.

    I called him immediately and asked him why he was 1.30 hours late.

    He told me that he didn't listen to the alarm clock and overslept.

    Once again, I made the mistake to say "Ok Damian, it can happen. Give him another chance".

    The next day, he did a big, massive mistake.

    I called him and told him so.

    · He said: "No way, I am sure I did it the right way".

    · Me: "Okay then, open your computer and check it now".

    · He: "No, I won't do that. I am sure I did it the right way".

    · Me: "Please, check it once again…".

    · He: "No, I won't. There is no reason."

    · Me: "Okay, there is no reason to work with me then. Goodbye."

    And I hung up the phone on him.

    The mistake I did with him was that I gave him too many second chances.

    I should have fired him the time he told me he didn't hear the alarm clock.

    After all, I paid him to hear the alarm clock and deliver the work on time.

    I am sure he stayed late the night before to party and that's why he couldn't wake up.

    No matter what happened, there should be no excuse allowed to not send the work on time.

    I had clients waiting.

    (And I would be fucked up without my safety window!)

    Key Takeaway: If someone consistently makes mistakes and tells you excuses, kick him out of your business. He costs you valuable time and money. Don't be over-sensitive, or rude. Just tell him he has to go.

    Note: It's good to be clear from the beginning about what you expect from your employees to avoid situations like these.
     
     
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    It was longer than the forum's limit and I had to break it down into 2 parts. I hope that's not a problem.

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    THE Tragic Mistake I Made That Almost Ruined The Whole Thing (And How To Avoid It)

    As with any business you start, you will make mistakes.

    You can't avoid making mistakes. You aren't the God. You don't know everything and can't predict everything.

    However, what matters is 1) to get back on track as soon as possible and 2) to predict what could possibly happen before it does.

    Learn from my mistake, and don't do what I did.

    What was my mistake?

    I became incredibly complacent.

    As soon as I had my first guy working for me, I thought I had succeeded. The first 3-4 days, I didn’t work at all.

    After all, I had the freedom to do anything I wanted. Someone else would do the hard work and money would keep coming in, right?

    Well, after 20-25 days, that someone told me that he couldn't handle the volume of orders I was sending to him. He told me he could only do HALF of what he was doing before.

    I was left flabbergasted.

    I had to go back to work and help him with the orders for a couple of days. It only took me 2-3 hours of my time, which wasn't so much.

    But, it slowed me down. I had other things to take care of. My schedule was suddenly messed up.

    I lost myself in the freedom I have won, thinking that everything would work automatically from now on. That I would just watch the money coming in.

    And I couldn't be more wrong.

    I paid the price by missing a very important deal I was working on.

    These 2-3 hours for a couple of days cost me a lot of money I could have earned if everything has gone as I have planned.

    I forgot one of the most important laws of nature. That things change fast.

    Things were changing and I remained static.

    Never, ever remain static. You will have to pay for it sooner or later.

    Never become complacent with your success. You should always be hustling for more.

    So, what should I have done to avoid this disaster?

    I had no other choice than finishing the remaining orders for my Fiverr customers.

    If I cancelled them, I wouldn't only lose money, but this action would hurt my reputation.

    What should I have done?

    I should have found a back-up guy from the beginning.

    I should have thought that something might happen to my one and only worker.

    He could get terribly sick. He could have a car accident. Whatever, it doesn't matter.

    If for any reason he couldn't work, what would I be left with?

    Angry customers on Fiverr, asking for refunds, posting negative reviews and losing their trust on my service.

    But I was too busy enjoying the extra free time I have earned, that I forgot to think rationally.

    Key Takeaway: You should always be prepared for shit to happen. Things change fast. If you don't predict the changes, you will pay for it.

    And all this brings us to the next, super important lesson.

    The Only 1 Rule You Need To Follow To Eliminate 90% Of Your Trouble In Business

    It's funny.

    A couple of weeks before all this happened, Victor Pride recommended me to read a book called "Ruthless Management" by Dan. S. Kennedy.

    I picked the book immediately (I always act on the advice I am given from successful people) and started reading it.

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    One thing that really stuck in my mind was a rule Kennedy says you MUST follow in business and life.

    The rule was:

    One is the worst number. Never have just one. Always have two of something.

    Here is exactly what he says:

    The worst number in business is one. One of just about anything is a bad thing.

    In my little home office, where I work under deadline pressure as an advertising copywriter, I do not have one Mac. I have three.

    Why?

    So when Mac #1 freezes up, crashes, or requires an exorcism, I can move what I'm working on and urgently need to print out before the day's FedEx deadline to Mac #2.

    And in case Mac #2 has indigestion or PMS or leprosy that day, I have Mac keep them in different rooms to prevent contagion. My Mac is my employee.

    If Mac were a living, breathing human employee who, say, printed what I wrote in booklets on a printing press, I'd want at least two of those Macs and two printing presses. NEVER one.

    Do you see his point?

    The funny thing is I read that. I had that in my mind. Yet, I finally experienced what he said, first-hand.

    Now I can personally vouch with pride that his advice was more than correct!

    However, it would be 10x better if I couldn't vouch for it. It would be 10x better if I have simply followed it.

    Fortunately, I have learned from my mistake.

    Here is how I fixed it and started following "The rule of one":

    For each service I sell, I now have two guys working on it.

    Some of them work on multiple services. It doesn't matter. What matters to me is to have two people who can do the same job.

    However, I put in some extra effort and did more than that to ensure the prosperity of my business.

    I took just 10 minutes to write and post an ad on a site like Craigslist.

    Immediately after the add was published, I received dozens of messages from applicants interested in the positions I was offering.

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    (FYI, the word «ΒΙΟΓΡΑΦΙΚΟ» means “Biography” and is the Greek translation of CV.)

    I even had to shut down the ad in less than 24 hours because I was getting too many applications!

    Afterwards, I took 3 more minutes to thank everyone for applying. I told them that I will check out their CV and will contact them anytime in the future that the position is open.

    (I only picked one of them - I didn't need more)

    What happened now?

    I have two guys responsible for each of my services. If one of them leaves or can't work for a day, I will have another one to handle the whole work.

    Also, if one of them leaves permanently, I have 3 dozen of CV's in my inbox.

    I can contact some of these people and quickly find a replacement.

    One final safety measure that I have taken is that I ask my employees to sign an agreement. If they want to leave, they should notify me 2 weeks before the day they stop working.

    No complacency any more.

    Everything in your life changes. If you don't adjust yourself and try to foresee things before they happen - you are screwed.

    Key Takeaways: The worst number in business and life is one. Never remain static. Always be hustling for more.

    How To Deal With Your Employes Even If They Are Much Older Than You:

    One of my employees is 42.

    That man could be my father. He has a wife, a family and kids close to my age.

    In common terms, I am his "boss". I give him the work and pay him at the end of each month.

    I have to admit that when I started conducting interviews to find my employees, I felt intimidated talking to people older than me.

    It was like I was interviewing my father or something like that. It felt uncomfortable.

    Also, I felt intimidated when I started to deal with accountants and lawyers. (If you are a young entrepreneur, you will probably experience this.)

    What I found out is that it's all in your mind. It's just your perception of life. And if you want, you can change it.

    If you are in your 20’s and feel the same way I did, then what I will tell you is going to help you a lot.

    It's all about your self-image.

    We have been conditioned to believe that success is something that depends solely on your age or experience in life.

    For instance, let's take the job of the waiter. Mark could say that he has 10 years of experience and he should be paid more than John who has only 2.

    However, John gets more work done, hustles more and serves the customers better than Mark.

    Why should Mark be paid more for doing less?

    No logical reason.

    Anyway, John feels intimidated in front of Mark.

    He gets paid less even if he does more. When he is around Mark, he feels intimidated, angry or whatever because he is being treated “unfairly.”

    Here is what I want to say:

    Sometimes, young guys think they are of less value just because they are younger.

    That's not always true.

    In the same way - when I started meeting lawyers and accountants who were 10-20 years older than me - I felt like I was of less value.

    There are four things that helped me deal with that.

    1. Power Posing

    Your body language affects the way you feel about yourself.

    In essence, taking specific poses called "power poses" can affect your brain's state and push your body to produce testosterone while also lowering cortisol (the stress hormone).

    I could talk about this for hours, but to save you time I will only ask you to Amy Cuddy's Ted Talk.

    Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist, has worked many years on that and this 20 minute Ted Talk will get you through the basics.

    2. Building Your Physique

    In a world where most people neglect their physical appearance, taking care of your body is one of the best things you could do to improve your self-image.

    It instantly boosts your confidence, self-esteem and makes you feel more self-assured.


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    Believe me, the guy on the right has more confidence than the guy on the left ever had.

    3. Dressing Sharp

    I used to dress like shit in the past.

    I gradually started to improve it, but only fully understood the importance of dressing sharp when I heard about the Halo Effect.

    The way you dress hugely affects how people behave around you. This is called the Halo Effect. You can’t go to a high-end lawyer and be dressed in athletic pants and trainers.

    I like to do 3 things to improve my style.

    1. I go to Instagram and search for the tag #menstyle or #style or something like that. I get ideas on how men dress to impress.

    2. I try to dress simple. The casual style will never disappoint you, especially if you have a great physique.

    Take care of your appearance and dress as sharp as possible every day. It can make a huge difference in the way you feel.

    4. Self-Talk

    This tip is a little “cocky”. But it worked for me and it might as well work for you.

    Feeling intimidated when working with people who have 2x your age is a self-imposed struggle.

    You create it by the way you think. The 3 tips above can really help you change your self-image.

    But even if you have the most incredible body, the most outstanding style and trick your brain with power poses - you could still fill intimidated in front of many people.

    (Just imagine being in a room alone with someone like Donald Trump)

    Even with guys like him, he could still control your thoughts and say: "FU, I am better than you".

    I don't mean that you should disrespect the other party, tell him FU or start arguing about who is better.

    Obviously, that’s not the point.

    I mean that you should think yourself as “ Superior" - even if you are not yet or will never be.

    No matter who you have to deal with.

    If you are much younger, think about what you have done, that the other party hasn't done at your age.

    Think about it multiple times. Think of at least one thing that makes you superior.

    It doesn't matter if you are better at only this one thing and the other guy is better at 12 other things. You want to focus only on the one that you dwarf the other guy.

    (If you can't think of anything, then you must probably work more to accomplish more.)

    Again, don't tell them that you are better. Don't disrespect their power or authority. Don't argue.

    All you want to do, is to manipulate your thoughts and convince yourself that you are not inferior just because you are younger.

    In reality, you are not. Your brain is stupid though, and has been conditioned to think in another way.

    Manipulate your brain. You are free to believe whatever you want.

    Deal with others like you would deal with your little brother or best friend. You won’t feel intimidated by the age difference again.

    Final Words: “Could This System Work For My Business?”

    This question should be wandering in your mind from the moment you started reading, right?

    So, it's time to answer it, because nothing of these matters if you don't apply it to your unique situation.

    I believe that any of the above can be applied to almost any business.

    Of course, there are businesses in which you can't outsource all the work you have to do.

    You can't outsource everything, but there are things you can outsource.

    If you want to make more money and have more free time, outsourcing is a must-use strategy.

    As I said in the beginning, it's impossible to do everything on your own.

    As Robert Greene says in the 48 Laws Of Power: "Put others to do the work, but take the credit".

    You should think of ways to outsource as many tasks as possible in order to free yourself time. That's the point of having a business.

    Freedom.

    If you can't detach yourself from your business, then you don't have a business.

    You have a J-O-B.

    Your business should be able to operate and bring in money without putting your personal time into the financial equation.

    Also, you should be able to scale your business to increase your profits. Outsourcing helps with that too.

    If I worked on my own on Fiverr, I could only deal with X customers a day.

    If I have 10 employees, then I can deal with 10X customers = MORE MONEY!

    Note: To understand the concepts of Time and Scale I would recommend reading the classic business book The Millionaire Fastlane.

    Conclusion

    Stop being afraid of outsourcing. I see many businessmen not moving forward because they are driven by that fear. They get trapped in their work schedule.

    They end up working 14 hours a day and eventually lose their fire, give up or become miserable.

    Outsource. Start from the things you don’t like much, so you can spend more of your time on the things that matter.

    Lastly, remember to not have only one of something as one is the worst number.

    Don’t become complacent after your first small success. Keep hustling!!!

    And spend some time to design a system that will help you get the MOST value out of the time you invest.

    Talk Soon,

    Damian Pros
     
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    Permission was received prior to this posting, FYI to readers. (Although I haven't read it quite yet due to its length.)
     
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    Thanks for the post bro. Almost qouted you....

    How did your super employee manage to finish almost 30-40 gigs a day!?

    Bet he got employee of the month each month :)
     
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    Great post. Thanks for sharing.


    I loved the point about having two of everything. There are areas of my business that have immediate use for that.
     
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    Thanks for the post. I definitely will take your advice on two of everything. Good point.
     
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    Finally someone made that step by step guide on how to get rich. Now I don't need to work hard a day in my life ;)

    /sarcasm
     
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    Brilliant post.

    You could launch an ebook or webinar course with your knowledge to sell on How To Make X Amount of Dollars On Fiverr In Y Amount of Time.
     
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    Great post, I've been doing the two of everything for many years now...
     
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    Where did I say he finished 30-40 gigs a day?
     
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    You are more than welcome!
     
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    I suppose you know how much effective it is. It saves you from lots of trouble.
     
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    Was that irony?

    Why should I launch a course if I post it here for free?
     
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    Great post!
    If more people in Greece had the same mentality as you have, the country wouldn't have the issues they have today. The things you say about the guys who worked for you in the past, is the stereotype of what we have about you guys in Germany.

    What are your goals for the next months?



    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
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    Well, you already launched a course: http://dareandconquer.com/conquering-fiverr/

    (Not that there is anything wrong with that.)
     
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    Kick more ass.
     
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    Well, that's about making money on Fiverr. What I posted here is not about making money on Fiverr. It's about making money in general. Fiverr was just the medium for me.
     
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    I would love to hear your thoughts too.
     
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    Great post. Mind saying what niche you are in? Logo design, Photo editing etc.
     
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    It's called covering your ass, Murphy's law is a female dog and you have to anticipate and be prepared. I learned that in the boy's scouts.....
     
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    Can't share that.
     
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    True.

    As Sun Tzu said "Prepare for what's difficult, when it's easy".
     
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    I really enjoyed reading this post.

    Your advice on developing more confidence as a younger entrepreneur is good. I struggled with this a bit in the past too.

    I'm always speaking to new suppliers in my biz and have made a habit of calling people to talk about anything of importance instead of just emailing. Reaching out to other businesses can be daunting when you start out so it's really good to get in the habit of doing this (and you'll find shit gets done much faster this way).
     
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    about 1300 orders each month? 1300/30=43 gigs.

    If he slept about 8 hours and 16 hours left, 45/16= 2,8 gigs per hour.
     
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    Thanks for sharing you tips!

    May I ask where do you hire your employees from? Purely from websites like Craiglist? Or did you hire someone from Fiverr as well?
     

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