A three-step process to starting an online business:
1) Build an audience.
2) Build a product for your audience.
3) Scale the business with plug-and-play software instead of hiring people.
The audience comes first. The product, second.
I've seen hundreds of people do this.
Some day, I'd like to start a school that takes people through all three steps.
Every student would have two years to build a profitable online business.
First, they'd build an audience. Then a product.
They'd graduate once they were ready to scale their online business.
Best quote I’ve heard in a while.
“Building, owning (and possibly someday selling) a profitable remote software business is the new American Dream.” — @tylertringas
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