When you’re bootstrapped and on your own, spending money on anything is harrowing. Is it going to be worth it? Do I need this to “turn pro?” Don’t I need to spend money to make money?
In this episode we share stories and lessons learned about spending smartly in five categories of small business (plus 2 bonuses):
- Payment Processors
- Training & Coaching
- bonus: Negotiating with vendors
- bonus: dopplebangers
Gumroad Quick Start — get started selling online — How to get started with this simple, powerful tool. Stop scheming. Start Shipping.
Gumroad — Get your thing up, release it, see what happens, get more ideas, get better.
The Tools We Use at Fizzle — (post coming in a few days. Get on the list and we’ll send it to you).
Squarespace — “A better web starts with your website.” I like these guys… a lot.
MailChimp — “Send better email.” I also like these guys… a lot.
NMX Keynote 2014 — Scott Stratten — Alienate Customers, Dishearten Employees, and Drive Your Business Into the Ground – — QR codes kill kittens… swear to doge.
Doge | Know Your Meme — An explanation of the “doge” meme I can’t get enough of. It’s dumb. Don’t waste your time.
Tips To Make The Most of Conferences (FS032) — “Big things happen at conferences — business partners find each other, ideas get born and developed, people find encouragement and insights and sometimes good, ol’ fashioned friendships begin.”