Zach Spuckler teaches online business owners how to get seen, be heard, and become profitable leveraging Periscope. At 22 he left his job and Master’s program to build a six-figure business in his first 6 months on Periscope.
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Time Stamped Show Notes
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- [01:52] – Zach made his first dollar online at age 12
- [05:02] – Revenue comes from sales in Facebook ads and live streaming
- [06:31] – Worst Entrepreneurial Moment: Selling a course that he hadn’t put together and breaking down in Starbucks
- [10:55] – Imposter syndrome – “Who are you to do this?” – is part of being human
- [10:35] – Take action. Whatever it takes – do something
- [11:17] – Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment: Realizing that he needed to find a good person to help him
- [13:35] – Focus on your strengths – go from good to great
- [14:40] – “Hire people before you’re ready”
- [14:56] – Biggest weakness? – “I’ll commit to something before I know what it takes”
- [16:08] – Biggest strength? – “I’ll act fast and figure things out as I go along”
- [17:47] – What has Zach most fired up today? “Live streaming”
- [19:27] – Move fast. Pivot fast.
- [25:00] – The Lightning Round
- What was holding you back from becoming an entrepreneur? – “The burn-the-boat mentality”
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – “What got you here won’t get you there”
- What’s a personal habit that contributes to your success? – “Hustle and grind”
- Share an internet resource, like Evernote, with Fire Nation – Deadline Funnel
- If you could recommend one book to our listeners, what would it be and why? – You Are A Badass
- [30:53] – Parting piece of guidance: “Do it the way you want to do it”
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