The power to make things happen come from starting. Nothing happens until you start! Join Alan as he meets Alayna from the Rebel Business School event in Charleston and finds out about her journey into entrepreneurship, her business, and what she has learned along the way. For more you can find Alayna at AlaynaCreative.com
Do you take time out of your day to review your progress? To think about how it is going, what you have done, and if it were to continue like this are you happy with the destination? One of the most important practices you can implement on a monthly basis is a review of your business/life. Doing this one thing will change the direction of your life over the long term. Thinking about your progress, your current state, and what you want to do to improve on a regular basis (if implemented) can change your future! Listen to this short special episode from Alan on how to review your business!
The difference between a successful entrepreneur and someone who talks about entrepreneurship but never does anything, is the amount of things you try. In this episode, Alan and Andrew talk about energy, making things happen, and getting things in the diary. Andrew has made some progress on sponsors and is starting to earn money from his YouTube channel, but he feels stuck with where to go next! Discover what is stopping you from getting to the next level alongside Andrew and Alan.
How do you price your product or service? What do you charge? This can be one of the toughest decisions you will face as an entrepreneur, and one that entrepreneurs invariably get wrong and under price. Join Alan in the first half of the episode as he gives you tips and ideas on how to price, and then in the second half meet Tania who is in need of pricing advice and coaching. Let’s get you priced and selling!
The life of a content creator can be a tough one! Whether you have a YouTube channel, a podcast, a blog, or even a business that puts stuff out on social media, it can be challenging! You have to create no matter how you feel. If you are a professional, you don’t just get to hide. You have to show up and make it happen. In this episode, we explore the life of a content creator, Matt and Rob’s biggest mistake, and Alan’s new saying “Do stuff!”
There is an art to writing proposals that convert to sales. As you build your business and work to get more clients, you are going to be asked to write proposals. Whether it is through Fiverr, Upwork, People Per Hour, or in real life, you are going to have to develop the skills to create proposals that convert to sales, dollars, or pounds in your pocket. Patrick has just become self-employed and is trying to win business, and in this episode Alan goes through the major elements of a proposal and when to send them.
This is going to sound daft, silly, and strange. Focusing on happiness is the route to success. Not the other way round! People think that if they get promoted, earn more money, and build a business that it will lead to happiness. When I have done “X” I will be happy, but that just isn’t true. Working on your happiness, learning to be happy on the journey, and having fun are actually the long term sustainable routes to success. This episode is about happiness first and so much more!
After 95 episodes of the show, where do you even start with the Rebel Entrepreneur? In this episode, we are joined by two of our listeners that have listened to every episode of the show so far; Jessica Yox and Travis Howser. They share with us the episodes that have had the biggest impact on them and what they learned. This is going to be a very valuable episode with some of the biggest Rebel lessons funneled into it. Strap in for the top 10 Rebel Countdown!
Building a business is a journey. Sometimes it’s a long journey! But when you start to see the fruits of that labor roll in, there is no feeling like it! Andrew shares with us his first earnings on his YouTube channel, plus we discuss CPM payments, A/B testing, and creating powerful content. Your business doesn’t have to be perfect when you launch it, you just need to keep improving it each week!
When you first start your business and launch, you are going to be working towards making sales. You will be rejected, people will say no, and you will be tested. If it was easy, everyone would be doing it! In this episode, we meet Travis Howser from the “Raising Golfers” podcast and hear all about his journey from losing his job during the pandemic, to launching his own business on the other side!
Gary Vaynerchuk is all about the hustle. We are told by so many sources to push, push, push. Hustle, hustle, hustle. If you are already a type A personality, is this the advice to follow? Do you need balance between your business, job, and family? Does Balance exist and should it be sought after? In this episode Alan and Andrew start with A/B testing, wind there way through giving tough feedback, and eventually get to finding balance for your side-hustle. Even the term has hustle in it!
Are entrepreneurs born or created? If you believe they are created then how do you teach entrepreneurship? What’s the best way to learn business, entrepreneurship, and the startup mindset? In this episode Jessica Yox, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship from Cleveland State University, joins us to talk about running entrepreneurial classes, what the goal of those classes should be, and how we can all learn entrepreneurship. This episode is going to open your eyes to the best way to learn how to become an entrepreneur.