Is Dropshipping The Root Of All Evil?

By Dennis Last update October 17, 2017 No comments

Like many I got interested in online business after reading Tim Ferriss’ book The 4 Hour Workweek. The idea of setting up a business once, and then having it make money on autopilot sounded awesome. But it’s only after trying to do exactly that many different times that I discovered what it actually takes to […]

Sprout Update: September 2017

By Dennis Last update October 12, 2017 No comments

Last month I launched my new online store, Apes In Space. Quick recap if you haven’t been following along: I sell posters with cool space images. As you can read in the launch post, I didn’t do a big bang launch. My goal was to slowly get the word out while I worked out all […]

How I Started My Online Store – From Idea To First Sale

By Dennis Last update October 12, 2017 Comments: 6

Starting an online store from idea to first sale

The best way to learn is to do. The second best way is to see someone do in as much detail as possible. I try to go as much in detail as possible in my articles and videos but some stuff is off-limits to protect the businesses I work with. To be completely transparent I’ve […]

Win With Weird – 22 Unique Products That Will Help You Break Through The Clutter

By Dennis Last update August 17, 2017 Comments: 1

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There aren’t any secret marketing channels which your competitors know nothing about. Same for growth hacks. Most ecommerce businesses rely on the same channels to get trafficand heck, almost everybody is trying to make them work in the exact same way. This means that only those that excel at a specific channel will dominate. And that’s […]

Troubleshooting Facebook Business Manager

By Dennis Last update August 11, 2017 No comments

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This is a rant about the mess that is Facebook Business Manager. It’s a result from spending countless hours messing with Facebook ad accounts, pixels and  product catalogs. The end result is a collection of all the things that can go wrong with Facebook Business Manager. It’s valuable to you because if you ever get anyone else involved in […]

The Google Adwords Strategy That Will Finally Make You Money

By Dennis Last update August 11, 2017 Comments: 2

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In theory Google Adwords is great. You create ads that bring you boatloads of wallet-out buyers to your online store. But when you start, you discover how hard it actually is to generate profits with Adwords these days. If you get past the rookie mistakes, there are a ton of challenges: high cost per click, stiff competition […]