229 posts Posts by Q. Wertz

Life Path Number

Figures life path Life Path is the sum of the birth date. This number represents who you are at birth and the native traits that you will carry with you throughout life. The most important number that will be discussed here’s your Life Path Number. Life Path describes the nature of this journey through life. Life Path number is established from the date of birth. First, add the day, month and year together to arrive …

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Name Change Through Numerology?

Yes, I have came across this possibility recently. If you don’t like your name and you feel it never really suit you you can change your name so it suits who you are as a person and so it fits your birth date and characteristics. Neat ha?

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Email Marketing is still the holy grail of online sales

Yes you heard it right. With all that fancy schmancy “social media” good old fashioned email marketing beats the pants out of any of the other channels for stickiness and making online sales. Nothing comes close to the technology that is 30 years old.

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Where there’s a way, there’s a will

If the possibility of success exists and you have explored, crunched the numbers and proven to yourself that it does, then having the will to follow through on a difficult project becomes an order of magnitude easier. You won’t be constantly interrupting your work by asking yourself “Can this really work?”.

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Should I seek a technical co-founder?

A lot of startup entrepreneurs think that by partnering with a designer or coder is the way to go. Some of the time it is IF you are a coder yourself and you know this guy for at least a year or so (compatible personalities, skillset, work ethic, mutual respect…). But, if you are a sales oriented person then having technicians as partners will clash. My route if I didn’t know how to code: 1) …

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Selling leads

In my experience in software as a service it is better to just charge from the beginning. Now, I do have a free offer, but only LATER when the concept is proven, the marketing is refined AND I want to prevent anyone from undercutting me – how can you undercut FREE 🙂 ? You could of course combine the two concepts and just start accumulating leads for them. Then contact them however you want (beware …

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What shit jobs did you have?

My personal list of shit jobs: Before started college: Trainee Accountant (two weeks) – I was just sitting around and listening to grown women gossip all day. It was pure torture as they wanted me to participate as I was the only man there. I left screaming out the door almost. Computer assembler (2 months) – It was fun at the start, but became too repetitive and quantity was the name of the game, not …

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Do people know what they want?

I made this mistake many times early in my ventures – Asked people’s opinion, but not for the order when testing. Bad mistake. People don’t know what they want, they know once they see it and you know what they really want once they spend money on it in sufficient quantity.

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How to have a breakthrough in sales?

No one wants to be the first. It’s the usual human pack behaviour and social proof hurdle. As some famous banker once said: “Assume the appearance of power and you shall be given that power.”.

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