John feels failure is a part of business, he tries to create multi layers of income to cover growth and a changing on line market. He missed his goal of getting out his regular job, but was able to succeed in the plan. If he had to do anything different he would have started building his on line presence sooner, building websites and traffic and doing his own research earlier.
John’s book “kick ass social commerce for E-preneurs” just went number one on Amazon. He has a virtual staff, has a partner to pack and ship, so he can work from anywhere in the world with his laptop and his phone.
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Life Before Current Business
John worked in a corporate job. He got good advice from a colleague to create a side hustle to bridge his income from corporate America. He started a business making mouse pads and diversified by selling those on eBay as well.
Virtual Assistants can be extremely useful, but make sure you lay out tasks in bullet points and explain exactly what they should do to avoid confusion.