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Thirty Days - Your First Dollar - With Ed Dale

Our mission is to get your business up and running in thirty days and make your first dollar. This podcast - based on the book "Your First Dollar". Will help you choose a market, build a list and make your first dollar - We interview experts on how they made there first dollar and help listeners like you navigate through the first thirty days of your business.
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Mar 18, 2017
Episode 10 - Solutions Episode - Mike Kelly

What happens when you take somebody who has expertise in a number of fields but then you drill down and discover his true passion. Market selecting magic!

I love the journey Mike goes on in this episode. I also love the fact that he has no idea the word he's using has such a different meaning in Australia!

I apologize for the 12-year-old snickering. I couldn't help myself!

Enjoy this episode!

Would you like to be a guest like Mike? It's easy, send me an email to ed@yourfirstdollar.com

Mar 9, 2017

Episode 9 - Solutions Episode - Let's Pick A Market!

A lot of businesses never start because this first step of picking a market can be so hard for people.

Picking a Market can feel like Life or Death. In this episode you'll here people just like you work through with me how to pick a segment of a market to test.

Enjoy!

Links from this episode

I'm Coming To America to do the Your First Dollar Live Workshop. It will be in Orlando on the 22/23 April

Then I'll be in London on the 6th and 7th of May.

Interested in Coming! - Send me an email ed@yourfirstdollar.com and I'll get you the details

The Your First Dollar book is out!!!

You can download the book on the "Your First Dollar System" for free at this link

Want to work through a challenge in your business for the podcast? Send me an email to ed@yourfirstdollar.com

I love being a guest on PodCasts too! email me at ed@yourfirstdollar.com and let's work out a time!!

Mar 2, 2017

Episode 8 - Solutions Episode - A Challenger's $400,000 Dollar Journey

I can't tell you how much this episode tickles my fancy. Phil Woolgar was a small town paper editor in Canada and heard about the Challenge.

He grew his awesome idea into a $400,000 a year a business - His niche is beyond awesome.

He did it all through email to start and has only had a proper website for the last 5 months...

But not without it's challenges...

Facebook was a bust (Wait till you hear why it is!!)

The thing I LOVE about the episode is at the end we come up with a killer idea for his business.

BUT

What I think you'll find interesting is the way we worked up to coming with this idea.

Yet again it shows the power of having someone to bounce ideas off.

Links from this episode

My Essay Writer Where was this when I was at uni!!!

Want to join me in Auckland in April on the April 8 and 9 - shoot me an email for the details ed@yourfirstdollar.com

The Your First Dollar book is out!!!

You can download the book on the "Your First Dollar System" for free at this link

Want to work through a challenge in your business for the podcast? Send me an email to ed@yourfirstdollar.com

I love being a guest on PodCasts too! email me at ed@yourfirstdollar.com and let's work out a time!!

Feb 23, 2017
**Episode 7 - Expert Episode - GOOGLE V FACEBOOK SMACKDOWN!!! **

Mike Rhodes literally wrote the book on Google Advertising and Trevor Henselwood is a Facebook Master. They both work at one of the most respected traffic agencies in the world - Websavy

In this episode - I put up the Challenge, how would you use Facebook and Google to get emails for your market.

Two men enter the ring - only one emerges...

Links from this episode

WebSavvy Traffic Agency

Mike's Book on Google Pay Per Click Advertising

The Your First Dollar book is out!!!

You can download the book on the "Your First Dollar System" for free at this link

Want to be a guest? Send me an email to ed@yourfirstdollar.com

Feb 17, 2017
strong>Episode 6 - Solutions Episode - Glenn Mason - Using a Youtube Video as a Minimum Viable Product

Lots of good information in this edition

  • Using a YouTube Video as a minimum viable product
  • Why "Scratching an itch" is the key ingredient in 50% of successful start-ups
  • Why email is the "Raw Material" of our "Happy Customer" factory
  • Our first discussion of the "WinterHaven method" - My Nickname for Dean Jacksons revolutionary approach to email marketing
  • What is "User Story Mapping" and how mapping out the clients journey is an incredibly useful exercise

Links from this episode

Get Dean's book on his email marketing system for free

Glenn's web development company

The Video that kicked things off

The GreyZoned website

The Site Glenn built for me!

The Your First Dollar book is out!!!

You can download the book on the "Your First Dollar System" for free at this link

Feb 9, 2017
Episode 5 - Expert Episode - Luke Moulton Delivers - Unreal Lead Generation on Facebook

Oh boy this episode is a doozy. Luke Moulton who made his first dollar in the challenge over a decade ago. Drops a BOMB on me with a little known Facebook Lead Generation technique - you can hear when the lights switch on for me during the episode.

I tell you how important this episode is - I tore off a copy of it and emailed the episode to my private clients with a simple message - LISTEN TO THIS NOW!!

Another client implemented it and using the Your First Dollar email framework landed a $5000 customer in 24 hours.

  • If you want to test a market - this is a must listen
  • If you need emails for the raw material of your happy customer factory - this is a must listen

Enjoy

The Links we talked about in the show

Facebook tutorials on Lead Ads

Luke's service which helps you use your facebook leads with autoresponders

THE BOOK IS OUT(ISH) - THE NEW CHALLENGE IS LIVE(ISH)

At some point after this episode publishes the new Challenge and the new book which will guide you to your first dollar will be released. You can get a free copy here.

Clink this link to get a free copy of my book

This is the result of two years of testing and research and 12 years of lessons from the Challenge.

Everything is new - Everything has changed - There is still no charge for Awesomeness

Challenge - Your First Dollar Live Workshop

Do in two days what used to take thirty!

I'll be doing the first two challenge LIVE! workshops in Sydney and Auckland. For $197 US you can come and do the Challenge in two days.

Crazy right!!

More Details - email me ed@yourfirstdollar.com

Feb 3, 2017

Episode 4 - Solutions Episode - Josh Houston - "But I'm Not An Expert..."

When Josh wrote to me here is what he had to say.

Running Around in circles, Ed... Not sure what to pick... Not sure who to serve...It's enough to make you wan to throw your laptop into the Bathroom!

Well throwing electronics into the Bathroom is never a good idea! So we seen the episode helping Josh pick a market.

We also answer perhaps the biggest stopper in market choice...

"But I'm Not An Expert..."

Enjoy!

Challenge - Your First Dollar Live Workshop

Do in two days what used to take thirty!

I'll be doing the first two challenge LIVE! workshops in Sydney and Auckland. For $197 US you can come and do the Challenge in two days.

Crazy right!!

More Details - email me ed@thirtydaysonedollar.com

Links from the show today

Want to be a guest?

Shoot me an email to ed@thirtydaysonedollar.com and tell me what part of the process you would like me to help you with.

I also love being a podcast guest - shoot me an email and let's organise a time.

 

Jan 28, 2017

Episode 3 - Expert Episode - Dean Jackson

ON THE RESULTS ECONOMY, SCALE READY ALGORITHMS AND PIN CHASING

Dean Jackson is one of the greatest innovators in Marketing today. The fact you are listening to this Podcast is due to Deans influence.

You'll here Dean's origin story and how he made his first dollar. Lessons he learned in tennis and real estate.

Other concepts to watch out for;

  • How Dean influenced the relaunch of the Challenge
  • The Power of a Results based business
  • Scale Ready Algorithms
  • The importance of having conversations with your market

Of course, as with all my expert guests Dean explains what he would do if he was starting from scratch today.

Challenge - Your First Dollar Live Workshop

Do in two days what used to take thirty!

I'll be doing the first two challenge LIVE! workshops in Sydney and Auckland. For $197 US you can come and do the Challenge in two days.

Crazy right!!

More Details - email me ed@thirtydaysonedollar.com

Links from the show today

Want to be a guest?

Shoot me an email to ed@thirtydaysonedollar.com and tell me what part of the process you would like me to help you with.

I also love being a podcast guest - shoot me an email and let's organise a time.

 

Jan 20, 2017

Our first brainstorming/solution episode. Choosing a market can be a scary proposition for someone starting out. Choosing a small segment of that market is even harder (even for experienced entrepreneurs)

In this episode we cover

  • Why is choosing a market so important (and it's not what you think!)
  • How do Artists, Authors and Makers use Market selection to build a tribe
  • A super Cool Instagram technique that took an account from 0 to 2000 followers in December alone
  • Do you offer a solution? If you're interest is helping people (Personal development, Health, Diet, Wellness). We show you a cool technique about using the first step of your solution to identify your first single target market.
  • The two exercises (which take 35 minutes total) which will get you your first market to use for your thirty day challenge - Starting from Scratch - this is what you need to do.

Links Mentioned in the Episode

Jan 12, 2017

John Reese of Traffic Secrets fame was the first person to break a million dollars in a day online. He shares with Ed where he came from, how he did it, and how he would start all over again if he had to.

Jan 7, 2017

Ed Dale gives a quick overview of Thirty Days Your First Dollar and why it's some important to you.

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