3 years ago a deep depression developed into a psychosis because of unhealthy relationship to money and the need for making more. During the illness, Jan Winum would lay the foundation for changing his life: coming up with the phrase Giving Is The New Selling.
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- ‘Giving is the new selling.’ – Jan Winum
- Depression, psychosis, being admitted… all because Jan followed one fatal flaw. The flaw of focusing on the $$, and the $$ alone.
Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment
- When Jan realized the importance of focus, and that focus being on something he was authentically drawn to, everything changed!
- Listen to podcasts.
- Send thank you videos.
- Start helping people you meet, and through that figure out what they need.
- Decide on a solution you want to deliver, and figure out who you want to deliver it to.
- Interview people who have the solution and ask them good questions.
- Record the interviews on video.
- Buy the mediamouse membership plugin and optimizepress theme to put it all in a membership site.
- Give an amazing developer $100 and tell him about the fantastic thing you want to build; make a deal where you pay him/her handsomely the month after launch.
- Integrate to a payment gateway that does not ask for upfront payments.
- Get the landing pages, sales pages or content pages up and running – modelled after what someone else is doing.
- Give a Facebook ads guy $100 upfront, and your remaining budget, and ask him to spend it on Facebook (or ask for ads and pay a commission on the sale).
- Test until ad is successful.
- Then scale with affiliates.
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