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[00:59] – Anthony is happily married
[01:21] – He loves Internet Marketing and building businesses
[01:55] – His area of expertise is in email marketing
[02:45] – Share something we don’t know about your area of expertise that as Entrepreneurs, we probably should: It is important to test your emails and have a process to follow before sending it
[03:19] – Anthony tests every single email to accounts like yahoo, gmail, and aol
[03:51] – They’ve increased their revenue from email marketing by 60%
[04:57] – Worst Entrepreneurial Moment: Anthony’s worst moment was when he first started his business. His father was a real estate investor who retired to enjoy the fruits of his labor. He invested his money and life savings in WorldCom on a Friday and, by Monday, he lost everything. It was terrible for Anthony to watch his dad go through this, so he started a business instead of pursuing his dream to become a doctor
[07:16] – His dad started to work with Anthony on his business
[08:36] – The most important thing Anthony learned is to not be afraid of what could happen and just focus on what he can do
[09:14] – “Being a little naive is good”
[10:00] – Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment: When Anthony started his first business, he realized he wanted to fulfill a need for people. He began to market credit cards online and he worked with several banks. When he got his first million, he started teaching his college roommate how he did it. When he went to college, Anthony decided he wanted to share what he knew with others
[12:12] – This experience started Anthony’s information marketing business
[13:19] – Success will not happen on your first try
[13:30] – “Be willing to never give up”
[14:48] – What is the one thing you are most FIRED up about today? “The opportunity that lies ahead”
[18:05] – The Lightning Round
- What was holding you back from becoming an entrepreneur? – “Time”
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – “To have friends and partners that are smarter than me”
- What’s a personal habit that contributes to your success? – “My notepad”
- Share an internet resource, like Evernote, with Fire Nation – ClickFunnels
- If you could recommend one book to our listeners, what would it be and why? – You Call the Shots – “it’s a great mindset book”
[22:34] – If you want to be an entrepreneur, stay focused on the foundation of your business
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