Friday Roundup – September 29, 2017
Each and Every Friday – I outline a few of the articles and /or books that I have read over the last week or two that are worth taking a look at.
- Peter Thiel is an interesting dude for a number of reasons. He is a contrarian on many things, no-more so than in his views on education. He created the Thiel Foundation that pays gives students $100,000 to fund a business if they skip college/university.But the most interesting thing about Peter, by far, is that he happens to know the secret question that could make you the next Mark Zuckerberg or Jeff Bezos.
He was one of the original founders of Paypal, which was sold to Ebay for a then staggering sum of $1.5 billion dollars. The senior members of their team went on to start a number of other billion dollar companies, earning for themselves the nickname of the “Paypal Mafia.”
- As we come up to the last quarter of 2017, it’s time to start thinking about what new marketing trends will make an impact in your business in 2018. Here are 10 big trends to keep an eye on.
- Black Friday Cyber Monday (BFCM) is a tremendous opportunity for your ecommerce business to make money. In fact, according to Techradar, U.S. consumers spent a record-breaking $3.34 billion on Black Friday last year, online alone. It’s no wonder more and more store owners participate every year. Running a successful Black Friday Cyber Monday sale can cause a lot of stress for many store owners as they prepare their business for a massive influx of traffic and sales. This post will help make it easier for you and ensure this year’s holiday is a profitable one for your business.
- YouTube is the world’s #3 search engine. If you want to grow your business, it’s important to dominate YouTube. In this podcast episode you’ll learn how Noah grew his subscriber list quicker than ever (20k in 3 months) while getting people to spend more time watching his videos and increasing views & comments!