How to Find the Perfect Product Idea and Make $10,000 from Your Blog

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How do you make money from a blog?

People ask that question ALL the time.

Last month I launched my first product on this blog. It followed a three-step process to go from idea to validation to launch.

The results: Over $10,000 in sales in the first 24 hours.

Can blogging be a giant waste of time? Sure.

But if you do the right things in the right order, it can change your life.

Meet the Sidestep Formula.

The Sidestep Formula is the summation of what I’ve learned in my first year of running a blog-based business.

Today you will learn the exact three-step process I followed to turn this blog into a sustainable business that Continue Reading…

List Goal Update: New and Improved Version

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12 days ago you gave some great feedback on the user interface of List Goal.

This morning I got the latest revisions back from the developer and wanted you to see what you helped create.

Check it out… Continue Reading…

The Ultimate Guide to List Building with LeadPages

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Christmas is fun.

The one thing better than Christmas?

When my brother and I managed to convince our parents to let us unwrap presents a day early.

Today, I have an early Christmas present for you. Continue Reading…

Update to the List Goal User Interface

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Holiday festivities don’t kickoff around here until 5 p.m. so my morning has consisted of:

  • Finishing up a book I’ve been reading
  • Compiling your feedback from yesterday and updating the List Goal interface

First, lets review your feedback and then I’ll show you the updated version of List Goal.

I compiled all of your comments and then noodled over them for a few hours trying to identify the points of consensus. Then I compared them against my original objective for the app.

There were three takeaways:

1. Two Number Rule: The interface MUST be kept extremely clean. I set a new rule that the primary user interface must never have more than two numbers displayed on it at one time.

This forces minimalism which encourages focus.

2. The BIG Number: The primary purpose of List Goal is to help you grow your email list by setting a growth goal and then constantly reminding you of that goal.  Continue Reading…

How a Blogger Can Build a Web App in Four Weeks

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It’s been two weeks.

That’s when you last got an update on the status of List Goal, the new email list-building app that we’re creating together live on this blog.

The app is coming along really well. It looks sexier than the last time we talked and it actually works now. (Woot!)

Today you will get…

1) Full rundown of the entire development process

2) Sneak peak at the app (!!)

3) Chance to give your feedback on one really important feature.

Let’s get going.

How a writer can build a web app from scratch

Several of you have asked how you can build an application like List Goal for your business.

Teaching software development isn’t the focus of this blog. However, using lightweight apps as a lead generation mechanism is an incredibly effective marketing strategy. So we are going to approach the subject from that angle.

To build an application like List Goal there is a seven step process that you need to follow. Continue Reading…