Jim founded Microblogger, where he teaches aspiring bloggers how to grow their businesses and earn a sustainable income. He got his start with Bargaineering, a personal finance blog that was acquired for $3 million.
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- “Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson click to tweet!
- Jim and his friend were adamant about starting the second “flight comparison” site to Expedia in 2003. With no one in charge, they lost focus and quit. Kayak, Hipmunk and others have proven there was a need in the marketplace, and Jim’s lack of leadership cost them big time.
Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment
- Jim’s AH-HA moment came when MSNMoney called him about his then small-time blog for syndication opportunities. Listen to how he almost threw away the best opportunity of his life!
- Jim’s current blog and podcast are driving his passion, as he is once again small in numbers, but big in engagement and impact. Fun!
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