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Old August 8, 2017, 01:31 PM
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Default EXCELLENT question...here is one (MY) answer.

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I've read all the posts and my oh my are there great ideas. Donsonic certainly presented one. But, and this is a big but...

HOW DO YOU GET SOMEONE OFF THEIR DEAD ASS TO TAKE ACTION?

Isn't that really the first step in ANY program. I know it is for me. I'm in the insurance business and if I don't talk to people about insurance I don't sell any. Now I can buy a list of prospects, talk to other gym rats, engage the couple sitting at the next table at our fave restaurant or whatever in order to talk with people. It doesn't matter how I take action.

BUT (see I said it was big) I have to take action. No action NO WRITTEN POLICIES. No policies no checks.

I know I've interrupted this idea sling fest with my question. Truth be told, nobody has yet addressed the most important, at least to me, question raised above.

I would bet everyone on this forum has spent 7, 10 or more buckaroos on ebooks, videos, books and other forms of information transfer on the latest greatest idea, venture, program and read it cover to cover. After they read it, they put it in a file with the intent to get back to it in a few days. Howemsoever, that never happened.

So again, how do we as individuals get off our dead ass and take action?

My belief is simple: fast action must bring quick results, albeit, small sums.

Let me use my "apprentices" as examples: I give them 4 months of time, and they need to have a product for sale and a fully fleshed out view from the rooftop, one year from when they start.

BUT, life gets in the way, some start getting busy with other money makers, or family or health, or whatever...so there is that.

But...I want to see SOMETHING for sale in 30 days, 10 days preferably. A HOTSHEET or short report. Something they can sell.

Which means they need a product, (hotsheet/report)
a place to put their sales page (promotion)
a way to take money (most start with paypal)
a way to keep track and contact with customers.

So far, all this can be done for free. Just a little time, and altogether, except for the writing of the hotsheet, but even then, we're looking at 4 hours of time. But take 10.

Then, bring traffic to the sales page (I usually provide initial eyes from here or one of our lists). Make a sale or two and test your "funnel" or system.

Fast and quick. Because, if you can sell one or two, and get some feedback, then you can begin to scale, and from what I've heard over the years, the THRILL of getting that first few bux from something you created, will oft provide the motivation to do more, to get off one's azz and see bigger results.

People just won't work for months without expecting a payout, and in most cases, it doesn't come. But quick, easy, fast RESULTS, with an eye toward a bigger plan, more of, a family of, a funnel or ESCALATOR to bigger profits IS often the motivation to get started. And to keep going.

Chattel for example, start today with a 10 to 25 dollar buy on craigslist and flip it on ebay for a profit, even a few bux, shows you PROOF OF CONCEPT.

Our friend in FL, the fleamarketflipper, worked up to a 6k buy and turned it into a 20k sale, for a sweet 14k profit because HE got off his azz on the little tiny profit deals and EXPERIENCED SOME SUCCESS.

That's my answer, maybe others have a better or different one.

EXPERIENCE QUICK SUCCESS and your lack of starting will fade away.

Gordon (Mr quick, or so she said!)
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