How to Avoid Building Something No One Wants By Solving Known Problems

Entrepreneurs have been solving the same problems for ages…and making billions of dollars in doing so. Some of today’s most successful startups are solving age old problems but with 10x improved solutions. There are some needs that nearly everyone has. Needs that people have been finding ways to meet since the beginning of time. These [...]

How to Build a WordPress Blog From Scratch in One Day

My latest course, How to Build a WordPress Blog From Scratch in On Day is now live! I’m offering it at over 65% off! You can learn more about the course below. Check out the course and take advantage of this limited time offer here: https://stpcollege.com/course/how-to-build-a-wordpress-blog-from-scratch-in-1-day/?couponCode=mfishbein It can cost thousands of dollars to have a blog or website [...]

Recapping the First Half of 2014 and Looking Forward

The past 6 months have been the most productive 6 months of my life. Probably not the healthiest. But most certainly the most productive. I’ve fulfilled a lifelong dream of founding a company. I’ve built multiples streams of passive income. And I’ve learned a ton. I’ve also had some time to pursue a passion project, [...]

3 Career Advice Myths and The Truth That Will Crush Your Dreams

It’s easier to be conformist and wrong than contrarian and right. Most conformist though is optimistic, so you will sound like a good happy person by conforming. As a contrarian on optimistic conformist thought you sound like a crazy pessimistic asshole. Even if you’re contrarian and right there’s often more to be lost than gained [...]

How to Get Paid to Travel

I’m going on a 2 month travel excursion in a few weeks…and profiting in the process. NYC→ France→ Austin TX My first stop is France. I’ll be there for almost all of July. My second and last stop is Austin, Texas. I’ll be there for 30 days. I actually have a few pockets of days [...]

How I Started 3 Companies in 3 Months

2014 has been pretty “cray cray.” Before I dive into the juicy details of how I started 3 companies in 3 months, that are making money, without spending more than a couple thousand bucks, and without a technical co-founder, let me clarify something: “starting a company” doesn’t actually mean anything. Anyone can declare “I’m starting [...]

Applying Lean Startup to Content Marketing

People use products and services that provide value to them. Customer development and iterative product development are used to gain customer insights to build the most valuable product possible (“product/market fit”). Content is no different. Similar strategies can used to develop content for either marketing or paid products (i.e. “content/market fit”). Products that are most [...]

Software Developers Are The New Investment Bankers

Software engineers make as much or more than investment bankers, work half the hours and are…well…less “douchey.” The labor market for software developers is way more favorable for software developers than the labor market for investment bankers is for investment bankers. There is significant demand for software developers with comparatively small supply. There is a [...]