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In this episode, I sit down with Justin Gilchrist, who is an expert when it comes to buying and selling websites, along with owning Flipfilter.comexitplan.co, and Centurica.com, all of which focus around the topic of buying and selling websites.

If you're interested in buying and selling sites, I definitely recommend taking a look at Justin's sites.

Direct download: EB_024.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 12:21pm PDT

In this episode, I interview 3 separate entrepreneurs who are all doing thousands of dollars per month on Amazon. These guys are all members of our private Amazon selling community called AzonMasters. We interviewed them and combined their stories together into one podcast session answering some of the most common questions people have about getting started selling on Amazon.

In this interview, you’ll learn the techniques that have worked and what hasn’t for Jakub, Steven, and Brunno, along with their plans for growing their businesses in the future.

Direct download: EB_023.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:24am PDT

In this podcast episode I fly solo while answering common questions about a business I’ve been building on the side selling private label physical products on Amazon.com (my own brand). I've been selling on Amazon.com for less than 3 months and I’m already on track for a six figure+ business. I hit the $10k in the last 30 days mark recently and that’s from only one product.

I still have 9 and a half months to scale sales to an even greater level before the one year anniversary of my first sale on Amazon.com. I started this business because I was inspired by Podcast 17 guest Brian Leyde who in less than one year built a much much larger Amazon business. I’m completely confident that this will be a solid six figure revenue business with the potential to go even beyond that.

Direct download: EB_022.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 5:40pm PDT

In this podcast episode my new co-host, Casey Ames, and I interview Matt Stone. Matt is not only a Kindle book author, but also has an indie publishing company and a book promotion website.

In this episode we discuss Kindle marketing strategies, how Matt is using 99 cent books to make money on Amazon, and much more.

There is also an opportunity for you to make some money being an affiliate for Matt's website BuckBooks.net.

Direct download: EB_021.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 3:47pm PDT

In this podcast episode I interview Matthew Paulson, who is an expert in getting visitors to his website in ways that you probably aren't familiar with.

In this episode, we cover what websites Matthew is running, how he's getting traffic to these websites by being a news outlet, and how you can do the same thing.

Direct download: EPBoost-020.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

In this podcast episode I interview Spencer Haws about Vylo a project he started with his team member Perrin.

Vylo is a voice chat software, marketed specifically to gamers, but is also useful to anyone who needs to create a chat room.

We discuss how they got it up and running, their monetization strategies and what marketing techniques they are using the grow the software.

Direct download: EB_019.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 9:14pm PDT

In this podcast episode I interview Chris Ducker an entrepreneur and expert on using virtual assistants in your business. In my own professional and personal life, letting go and hiring on others to work on my business has given me more free time and helped me dramatically grow my business which is precisely why you’ve gotta hear what Chris has to say in this podcast episode.

Direct download: EB_018.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 7:15pm PDT

In this podcast episode I interview Brian Leyde who in less than one year is pulling in over $100,000 in profit per month selling physical products on Amazon.com.

March 2014 he's on track for $400,000 in sales and ~$250,000 in profit.

Brian's success story is amazing and as he shows in this interview, the business model of selling physical products on Amazon has huge potential to scale.

If you'd like to sell physical products on Amazon and avoid all of the hassles and headaches of shipping out product, dealing with refunds etc you'll love this episode.

Direct download: EB_017.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 12:25pm PDT

In this podcast episode I interview Jeremy Schoemaker aka ShoeMoney as he is more commonly known online.

In this episode I speak with Jeremy about how he used the platform of his blog to help launch and sell an ad network for millions of dollars. We also discuss his failures as well and how losing focus on some projects cost him millions of dollars. Overall Jeremy is one of the most open entrepreneurs that I know of and this shows through in this podcast episode.

Direct download: EB_016.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 12:15am PDT

Building a community based website can be incredibly rewarding and challenging. So in this podcast episode I interview Josh Dorkin founder of BiggerPockets.com – a real estate community website with over 110,000 members. His community also receives over 500,000 unique visitors per month.

But it’s not all about big membership numbers and traffic for Josh, instead it’s about the community. In this interview Josh shares the successes and failures he’s experienced from working on BiggerPockets.com for over 8 and a half years! There are great lessons to be had here so listen in.

Direct download: MMOTI_015.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 2:45am PDT

In this podcast episode I go over a survey I conducted to determine if my readers and customers were more interested in niche or authority websites and subsequently provide my own analysis between the two options and explain which direction I’m heading with my business model.

The results of the survey are in line with what I expected to see, but you’ll have to listen to the episode to find out what people are most interested in. This is a must listen to podcast if you're interested in building profitable websites in 2012 and beyond.

Direct download: MMOTI_014.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:38pm PDT

In this podcast episode I speak with Justin Cooke and Joe Magnotti from AdsenseFlippers.com. I've known Justin and Joe for about a year now and they have a very interesting business model around building niche websites with the help of their team of outsourcers and then reselling those websites on both Flippa and more recently on their blog.

There is a lot of great info on this podcast and Justin and Joe represent the first pair of business partners I've interviewed at the same time. I'm sure you'll pick up some great tips when you listen to this podcast.

Direct download: MMOTI_013.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 3:22pm PDT

I speak with Ty Cohen who I met at a conference in North Carolina earlier this year. We were at dinner in a large group and I got to talking with Ty and he told me his story about his success with Kindle and I had to get him onto the podcast.

Ty currently generates over $35,000 per month selling Kindle books! This is yet another great method to build additional income with and Ty provides a lot of actionable great content on this podcast. Check it out.

Direct download: MMOTI_012.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 2:00am PDT

In this podcast episode I speak with Spencer Haws from NichePursuits.com about how he built and manages a portfolio of over 200 websites.

Spencer makes thousands of dollars from Adsense with his niche websites and I'm sure you'll learn a lot of great advice from him during this podcast.

 

Direct download: MMOTI_011.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 10:56pm PDT

In this podcast episode I talk to you about my goals from 2011, where I failed and how I'm changing things in 2012.

I also cover the three pillars of my business I'll be working on in 2012. I'll be discussing the strategies I'll be employing to accomplish my goals in 2012 and how you can apply those strategies to your own business.

Hope you enjoy this podcast and have a great start to 2012. The next episode will be back with guests soon.

Direct download: MMOTI_010.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 1:13pm PDT

In the ninth podcast episode I speak with Rick Schwartz who began buying domain names back in 1995 and now has a portfolio of well over 5,000 domain names including great ones like candy.com portfolio.com and more. He has a very interesting story in how he built his domain name business and how he saw the rise of the internet and the need for a domain name just as he saw in the early 90's with phone numbers. He shares some practical advice for those of you looking to get into domain names and you'll love some of the one liners that Rick dishes out in this podcast as well.

Enjoy the show!

Direct download: MMOTI_009.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 10:28am PDT

In this podcast episode I speak with Michael Houtzager who has one of the most interesting online businesses selling millions of this mystery product. It's such a cool and unusual business that you'll just have to click the play button yourself to hear about how he sells this product all over the US.

Michael talks about how his emphasis on offline relationship building helped him to build a business selling millions of this mystery product to repeat buyers time and again. He teaches several very valuable lessons that apply to any online business and not just the ecommerce space that he operates in.

You'll love listening to this podcast where Michael discusses how he's built a great business in this unlikely niche.

Direct download: MMOTI_008.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

In this podcast episode I speak with Jason Yelowitz who has generated millions of dollars in commissions as an affiliate marketer and recently released the book Bathrobe Millionaire.

On this podcast Jason talks about how he first got started in this business back during the high valuations dot com era in the early 2000's. After running a few other internet businesses he transitioned into the life of an affiliate marketers and focused on building his business out of his home.

It's a very interesting story filled with some big successes and big failures. I love being able to speak with other internet entrepreneurs that have been involved for years in the market because the advice shared based on experience is well worth listening to. I hope you enjoy it!

Direct download: MMOTI_007.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 7:00am PDT

In this podcast episode I speak with Sujeet Patel who runs a massive network of sports related blogs. His blog network is comprised of over 50+ blogs.

On this podcast Sujeet talks about how he first got started in this business by browsing various internet marketing forums such as Digital Point and Sitepoint and quickly began building various websites. Since that early time of trial and error while building websites he has ultimately helped to build up a massive network of more than 50 blogs in the sports niche.

He offers some great advice for those of you looking to build an internet business with a focus on creating and managing dozens of web properties. I hope you enjoy it!

Direct download: MMOTI_006.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 9:55am PDT

In this podcast episode I chat with Brian Jones who I first interviewed earlier this year about his interesting internet business. He runs several niche movie memorabilia websites surrounding the popular Christmas movies "A Christmas Story" and "Christmas Vacation."

On this podcast Brian talks about how he first got started making money online by building and selling the infamous Leg Lamp from the "A Christmas Story" movie out of his condo. We also cover how he took a big risk and bought the actual house from the movie on eBay and ultimately grew his business to a point that he needed a huge 10,000 square foot warehouse just to house the movie merchandise. This is a truly awesome story of a passionate internet entrepreneur who was able to build a successful business from scratch.

I am a huge fan of both of these Christmas movies and it's been a family tradition that we watch them every year so this conversation in particular was very exciting for me to participate in. I hope you enjoy it.

Direct download: MMOTI_005.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 2:13pm PDT

In this podcast episode I speak to Wendy Piersall who just released Mom Blogging For Dummies about how she used what was happening in her everyday life and translated it into a huge and profitable blog network of kids activity websites.

We talk about how she first got started earning money online and what projects she’s working on right now. The conversation we had as a whole was great, because I often hear from people that complain about not knowing what niches to build websites in and what Wendy has done by translating the activities she first put together for her kids and migrated onto the web is a terrific example of turning passion into profits.

Direct download: MMOTI_004.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 10:48am PDT

In this podcast episode I speak to Justin Hartzman of WeSellYourSite.com about selling websites and he sheds some light on the process of what it takes to sell a website for a lot of money. Justin was the website broker on the seven figure website deal for DealofDay.com for our last guest on the podcast Joel Comm from episode 2.

I'm a huge fan of buying and selling websites as a way to make money online having sold one of my websites in a deal worth six figures in late 2010. I met Justin when I was in Colorado as the buyers consultant for Deal Of Day and thought he'd be a great person to come on the show.

Be sure to stop by my blog UpFuel.com so you can learn more about how to build your own online business.

Direct download: MMOTI_003.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 1:06pm PDT

Want to learn from the guy who literally wrote the book on Adsense? In podcast episode 2 I speak with Joel Comm about how he manages to run so many various income generating projects and how he has a lot of fun doing it as well. We discuss a few of his products such as the Socrates Theme, Kaching Book, Adsense Secrets, iFart iPhone application and his recent seven figure sale of Deal Of Day.

I first met Joel earlier this year when I traveled to Colorado as a consultant for the buyer of his website Deal Of Day and I had a lot of fun talking to him and his employees in his Infomedia Inc offices and I knew I had to get him onto the podcast to share some advice. I hope you enjoy this second podcast where you can learn from someone who manages to make a very solid income online while running various projects that pique his interests from the iFart iPhone application to various content websites.

Finally, as I always encourage my listeners and readers please contact me if you need some advice on problems you might be experiencing with your own online business via my blog: UpFuel.com

Direct download: MMOTI_002.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 9:26am PDT

Want to learn how I got started earning money online? In this very first podcast session I cover how I got started building an online business way back in the late 90's while selling Pokemon cards on eBay all the way up to discussing the ways I make money today by using Amazon's affiliate program, Google Adsense, creating and selling information products, buying and selling websites, and running a variety of different blogs and websites.


I wanted to share how I got started in this business first and in future episodes I'll be sharing the mic with great guests that are doing well in various areas of online business as well.

Finally, as I always encourage my listeners and readers please contact me if you need some advice on problems you might be experiencing with your own online business via my blog: UpFuel.com

Direct download: MMOTI_001.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 1:40pm PDT

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