What would I do if I was starting from scratch, no audience, no followers, no list, And I only had a hundred dollars to my name, and I wanted to turn things around in 30 days. That’s what I’m answering in today’s video. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button and smash that like button. So you don’t miss notifications for new videos.
Hey, everybody. In today’s video, we’re talking about what I would do if I just had a hundred bucks and I was starting from scratch. This question comes from mindsetmaestro, “What would you do for 30 days if you were starting from zero, no list, no product, with just one hundred dollars?” So I’ll answer this one really simple because it’s exactly what I did in my life. And I feel like this is, I know this is one of the best processes to building wealth very, very quickly.
So the first thing I would do is I would pick something that is a process that brings people something of value. For instance, for me, I chose advertising. I chose to learn how to do online advertising. This could also be anything from cutting the grass to painting a house to editing a book. I don’t know. I mean, anything that is a process that, when that process is done, brings someone value and is a process they generally don’t like to do themselves. So obviously not like washing your balls, that would probably be something people prefer to do themselves. And it definitely brings value for reasons I don’t need to explain.
So the idea here is that you take a process that doesn’t require decades of experience. Like, I’m sorry, but if you locked yourself in a room for seven days and you read 20 books on advertising, you would be better at advertising than most people on the planet. I know that because that’s what I did, and I was a pizza boy. I didn’t know jack. And so I just read a bunch of books. Anyway, and I also watch Mad Men, and there’s a lot of lessons in Mad Men, tons of lessons.
So the point here is that I would find a process that brought people value. I would learn that process as quickly as possible. And then I would do that process, even if I had to do it for free for a couple of people and show that I knew how to do it.
And I wouldn’t be risking my reputation because I’m doing it for free. And then I would be like, all right, I will do this for you. I’ll do it for free, but if it works and you get value out of it, then you got to give me some sort of testimonial or some sort of review. Once I got a couple of reviews, I would then go out, and I would do the same exact thing, only I would charge for it. And then I would keep repeating this process until I got really, really good at it. And not only did I get good at it, but I got good at troubleshooting it. I got good at different things that could happen. And I really began to find my stride in it until the point where I’m like, sort of almost like bored with it. Like it’s, it’s just so effortless for me to do it.
And then, I would move to the next level, where I would begin teaching other people how to do it when it no longer stimulates you to do it yourself when you become so proficient at it that it’s just like routine. Now you’re ready to begin consulting and showing others how to be proficient at it. And then I would start removing myself from the done for you work. And I’d start moving into more consulting or education models.
Once I did that, I would then continuously reinvent myself, learn things and processes that bring greater value, but in the same general subject matter, then I would raise my prices, and I would just continue on and continue on. I’d build a reputation. I’d build a brand. I build a precedent that if you work with me, you get results. I would raise my prices more. I would create higher-end experiences with me all the way up to one-on-one, and that’s how I would do it.
And I know that’s more than 30 days, but the reason I say that’s how I would do it is that that’s how I went from a broke pizza boy to making $25 million selling my advice online ’cause I did that. I used to start out where I charged 200 bucks for a one-hour one-on-one consulting call. And now I charge a hundred grand for one-on-one consulting. And I get that like people have paid that like that’s a thing. So it’s just crazy to go from one to the other. But you know, for me, that’s the path.
Find a process that brings people value that they don’t want to do, learn how to do that process, and start doing it for yourself or doing it for free to get good at it. Get good at it. Read every book you can on it, pay for knowledge or consulting on it, whatever. And then show that you can do it, get some reviews, get some testimonials, then charge for that service. Keep going, keep going, and then turn that service of done for you into education or consulting offer. And then do that, do that, and then just go deeper, get more proficient, and grow.
And that’s what I did. That’s all I did again. That’s if I had no list, no product, no nothing, no knowledge. If I did have knowledge in something, if I was proficient at something already, I would just skip to the part where, sorry, skip to the part where I sell my knowledge. Okay. But if I, if I don’t have that and then I start here, so that’s the plan. And I don’t really see where a hundred dollars fits in.
Oh, I know what I would do. I would take that a hundred dollars, and I would buy books on the process. I’d buy every book I could for a hundred dollars. Probably audiobooks since you get more audiobooks for a hundred bucks than you can physical books.
But that was literally everything that I did to turn my life around. And then I wrote a book on it, full circle. I wrote a book called Digital Millionaire Secrets. Actually, this book right here, Digital Millionaire Secrets. I wrote this book where basically everything I just told you is this book, but it’s like deep dives into how I did it. The step-by-step, even my first 30 days, like literally what I did every hour of every day, it’s all in this book. And I’m grateful because when I wrote this book, I didn’t know if it was going to be good, but it ended up becoming a Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller. So that’s cool. And it also helped grow my company as well because people read the book, and of course, then they sign up for our program.
But the point here is that that’s what I would do to me. That would be the biggest, fastest, easiest way to build wealth that I know of. If there’s another way out there, well, I haven’t come across it yet. I mean, I guess you could just like go back in time and buy Bitcoin when it was $5 a coin. If you can do that, do that instead. Otherwise, get my book.
Anyway. I hope you guys enjoyed today’s video. Thank you for the question. If you have a question, you’d like me to answer. Go ahead and put it in the comments, and I’ll see if I can make a video and answer it up. Don’t forget to subscribe. Smash the like button. See you in the next video.