How to Gather 100,000 Emails in One Week (Includes Successful Templates, Code, Everything You Need)

How to Gather 100,000 Emails in One Week (Includes Successful Templates, Code, Everything You Need)

This story is about the launch of Harry’s, a new men’s grooming brand. Specifically, it will explain how they gathered nearly 100,000 email addresses in one week (!).  This post includes all the email templates, open-source code, and insider tricks that you can use to replicate their success.  It’s similar in depth to my previous how-to post, …

How to Write a Bestselling Book This Year — The Definitive Resource List and How-To Guide

How to Write a Bestselling Book This Year — The Definitive Resource List and How-To Guide

If you want to write a bestselling book, don’t reinvent the wheel. I get at least a dozen email a week from friends who want to write books. After three #1 bestsellers from 2007 to 2012, and publishing in 35+ countries, I’ve tried a lot. Having experimented with everything from “traditional” (Random House) to Amazon …

How to Dominate Any Tradeshow, and Why Even Solo Entrepreneurs Should Try

How to Dominate Any Tradeshow, and Why Even Solo Entrepreneurs Should Try

Lance Kalish and Ido Leffler of Yes To Carrots Intro by Tim How do you build a multi-million dollar global business? Well, you might start by visiting Israel and negotiating the rights to an unknown brand (Yes To Carrots)…found in 16 stores. Then, you might use cold calling artistry and Jedi mind tricks to get …

How to Get National Press With No Budget (Plus: One Year of Mentorship from Alexis Ohanian)

How to Get National Press With No Budget (Plus: One Year of Mentorship from Alexis Ohanian)

Preface from Tim This is the second post by Alexis Ohanian for Entrepreneurship Week on this blog. Here is the first post, which covers his founding of reddit, which he later sold for millions of dollars. This post covers a critical topic: how to get massive attention for your company from national media. How do …

Case Studies: How to Build Online Businesses That Gross $250,000+ Per Month

Case Studies: How to Build Online Businesses That Gross $250,000+ Per Month

Debbie Sterling’s GoldieBlox is now grossing $300,000+ per month. My specialty is modeling success. I analyze what works and ask: what recipe can I find that others can use? In this post, we’ll dissect five successful online businesses. Some of them (e.g. GoldieBlox) are now grossing $300,000+ per month…and it’s the founder’s first company! One …

How to Create a Viral Book Trailer (or Get 1,000,000 Views for Almost Anything)

How to Create a Viral Book Trailer (or Get 1,000,000 Views for Almost Anything)

How do you create a viral video? I am asked this quite a lot. I’ve been asked by authors, TV producers, and first-time Kickstarter entrepreneurs. In my experience, the answers are the same for all of them. In this post, I’ll deconstruct one example: The 4-Hour Chef (4HC) book trailer, which is now the most-viewed …