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4 Hour Workweek for Hackers

4 Hour Workweek for Hackers

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Marc-André Cournoyer

July 28, 2012
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  1. for hackers

  2. SHAMELESS SELF PROMO TION! http://createyourproglang.com

  3. http://owningrails.com « I thought it was thoughtful and well presented

    [...], helpful and very interesting! » - Frederick Townes, CTO at Mashable
  4. http://proglangmasterclass.com « Phenomenal. » - Bryan Weber « It was

    an amazing experience. [...] Enjoyed every moment of it. » - Rajesh Pillai
  5. http://dresssed.com/

  6. 4h /week ~

  7. workstuff you have to do to make a living &

    pay the bills.
  8. 4tips

  9. 1 #

  10. Start with ... - The End -

  11. 1$ 40 000+ copies - Expenses = 35 000$ /

    year
  12. 80 000$ / 12 months / 30 customers = 222$

    product 30$/month X 222
  13. Less customers Less selling Less support Less costs More time

    for you
  14. 2 #

  15. Sell information

  16. CODE

  17. More features More bugs

  18. Subject: URGENT!!! There’s a bug in your app, you need

    to fix it NOW! - An angry customer
  19. Subject: Typo There’s a typo on page 62. - A

    happy customer
  20. 3 #

  21. Focus on a niche

  22. Coffee mug for programmers who love to talk like a

    pirate and wear a cape.
  23. Less competition Less selling Less support Less costs More time

    for you
  24. Coffee mug buyers Programmers Like to talk like a pirate

    wear a cape
  25. 4 #

  26. validate, validate & validate

  27. Find customers before you do anything

  28. Squeeze page Gimme your email and I’ll let you know

    when my super awesome product is available. Spam me
  29. Dry test My pretty pet puppet poopidoo store BUY -

    200$ P.S. Product doesn’t exist yet
  30. Pre sell Order now and get in 30 days BUY

    - 200$
  31. 5 # BONUS

  32. Learn to sell

  33. None
  34. None
  35. http://j.mp/4hww4h-links

  36. http://j.mp/4hww4h-links

  37. http://j.mp/4hww4h-links

  38. The woman & the best-selling author

  39. - The End -

  40. 1. Start with the end (your salary) 2. Sell information

    3. Focus on a niche 4. Validate your idea 5. Learn to sell SUMMARY http://j.mp/4hww4h-links