Archives: Business Ideas

How You Can Accidentally Start Your Own Company

6 commentsApril 15, 2014

About two months ago, one of my ideas was rejected. Not by customers, investors, or even strangers. This idea was rejected by some of my closest friends.

So here was my idea…

There’s a limited edition movie poster company called MondoTees. They get local artists to redesign movie posters in a really clean way and only produce a very limited amount of them.

MondoTees tweets when a poster goes on sale and within a few minutes it is sold out. (The aftermarket on [...]

How You Can Create Content That Generates 40,000 Targeted Visitors

141 commentsApril 2, 2014

A few weeks ago I bookmarked the article 21 things related to SEO and was blown away by how much I learned. So I tracked down “Backlinko” as he’s known online, aka Brian Dean, and read almost all of his amazing content. His stuff was pure gold so I traded him 50 bratwursts and some beers (he lives in Berlin) for him to share this post.

Buckle up. You’re in for a ride.

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I think you’ll agree with me when I [...]

How to get your first 100 email subscribers

128 commentsMarch 11, 2014

You ever have one of those friends or acquaintances who you just know will succeed? I’m sure you do. Bryan Harris is one of those people for me. This guy does not stop. He was an early member of Monthly1k and has gone on to be a complete beast creating content, successfully growing his business, and really making a name for himself.

I even asked him if he see’s his wife very much cause he always seems to be working and [...]

How to Grow a Blog to 100,000 Visitors in Less than a Year

167 commentsFebruary 9, 2014

This is the 3rd post of Marketing Month. Check out the Month Preview and How to Create a Marketing Plan.

Please meet my friend Peep Laja who I met years ago when he created his first failed startup. He subsequently went on to create one of the most popular marketing conversion blogs online. I was curious how he actually did it and wanted him to share the story with you. I’ll let Peep take if from here. -Noah

Enter Peep

I blog over [...]

How to Create a Marketing Plan

20 commentsFebruary 5, 2014

As part of my 2014 to-dos, I’m working (and writing this) from Thailand for the next couple of weeks!

It’s funny, I spent over $25,000+ to major at UC Berkeley in one of the top undergraduate business programs in the world and I don’t use any of the knowledge I learned there in my career.

That includes product management at Facebook, marketing for and marketing at Over the years, I’ve learned how to organize an effective marketing campaign.

For the month [...]

OkDork Update – Plus New Tool Twilighter

5 commentsJanuary 27, 2014

Wanted to give you some updates including a new design for Okdork, new articles you (probably) haven’t read yet, giveaway opportunities, and a better way to connect with other readers.

The new OkDork design makes it easier to read and navigate. I’ve also added a resource section that features videos/transcripts.

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In the past four weeks I’ve written more than 4,000 words about some of my favorite topics: health and wealth.

In fact, I’ve been so busy (and under the weather) I [...]