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Ep 226 - Vilnius Lithuania, The Baltics and Reselling Digital Products and Video Games!
Aidas Rasimas is a native to Lithuania, a traveler, and digital entrepreneur. During this episode, Aidas will share how he transitioned into a location independent lifestyle and built up a great living by selling video games online. Learn his selling strategy and method including a where he finds his games. You’ll also hear about unique travel experiences in Lithuania, Ukraine and other Baltic states. With plenty of fun stories and many traveling tips, you’ll enjoy this episode.
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Nikita Kuimov and Anastasia Klimova-Kuimova are the founders of Smena Station, a company that offers a new standard of living and productivity for those who work remotely. They have several network hubs located in countries like Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Montenegro, Portugal, Russia, USA, Malta, and Thailand.
During this episode, Nikita and Anastasia will share how they created a global community with digital nomads. Find out the ways this platform can benefit you to better live, work and relax with others. Learn behind the scenes insight like how they promote a new project, structure the framework, manage multiple locations, and find work during the low season.
Listen to episode 219 on iTunes, or your favorite podcast app on your phone.
Eric Lafleche talks about why he left a six figure a year dream job working for Anheuser-Busch in NYC for a location independent lifestyle in Chiang Mai Thailand.
In this episode, we talk about the perks of being a corporate employee, commuting and travel expenses, and the overall cost of living in New York vs Chiang Mai. Eric also shares how he replaced his previous income through online sources like e-commerce, Amazon FBA and software development. After comparing our experiences with doing business in the Indian market Eric gives tips on becoming a digital nomad and how to deal with people you don’t like. Listen to the end to hear why I will not be buying the new MacBook pro.
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Drop Shipping in Australia has been a bit elusive as it's still the wild west down under. I've always assumed that it's a big enough, westernized country for it to work, and the fact that Amazon is still only selling books there reminds me of what ecommerce was like 15 years ago in the U.S. However, since I'm not Australian all I had to go by was was people on random forums on the internet had to say, and they all said it didn't work. Common reasons why dropshipping didn't work in Australia included not being able to find enough suppliers, the suppliers they found not dropshipping, and shipping being too expensive to make it work.
When I bumped into Jose & Sherica here at the coworking space in Chiang Mai and found out they were running a successful dropshipping store based in Australia, I had to have them on the show and pick their brain with all of the hard questions. They talked about why Jose's first store failed when they tried to do it on their own, and how Anton's course (AntonMethod.com) finally helped them make their second store a success. I asked them what challenges they had as an Australian vs. if it would have been easier as an American starting a U.S. based store, about their competitors, how they found suppliers, and how they deal with shipping costs. You can listen to episode 89 on iTunes here or click read more for more options.
Ep 50 - Eat, Move, Work, Improve
Owner of a fitness gym in Holland, Daniel Stegehuis talks about being inspired to run a location independent business, making the move to Chiang Mai to join the Army of Entrepreneurs, what he learned from doing a 10 day silent meditation retreat and eating Paleo in Thailand.
We talk about how Daniel booked his flight on 9/11, the crabs in a barrel syndrome, how we deal with negative people, how I dealt with competitors in my niche. Listen to Episode 50 on iTunes here.
Ep 46 - Freedom Fast Lane with Ryan Daniel Moran, Zen Active Sports, Creating Products on Amazon, eCommerce
Ryan Daniel Moran, owner of Freedom Fast Lane and Zen Active Sports talks about how he picked the Yoga Niche, and became the #1 best seller on Amazon for Yoga Mats. We discuss the pros and cons of manufacturing your own products versus drop shipping as well as if you should outsource everything and focus on what you're already good at, or if you should learn the ropes and put in the work.
In this episode Johnny and Daniel show both sides of eCommerce and give you the listener a great perspective of both sides of the coin. Whether you want to bootstrap your business and create a location independent lifestyle business, or if you want to build a product brand and launch an empire, this episode shows you both sides. From digital nomads to entrepreneurs at the end of the day, if you want success, it all starts with you. Listen to Episode 46 on iTunes here.
Ep 43 - Creating a Profitable Store in 3 Weeks the Latest Addition to the Dropshipping Entrepreneur Army
Derek is the latest addition to the Entrepreneur army and created his first dropshipping store and got his first sale in just 3 short weeks. He has a background in info products and decided to sign up for AntonMethod.com after meeting Johnny at PunSpace in Chiang Mai and combined with his work ethic and drive he managed to make $9,700 in sales within his first 2 weeks of opening his online store.
In this episode we talk about how Derek managed to get his store up and running as quickly as he did, his thoughts on niche selection and even tips on what you should name your store.
Listen to: Episode 43 here on iTunes for free.
Ben Finnigan had to rebook his plane ticket three times, broke his leg, had to overcome lyme disease, and dug his way out of debt to just to make it out to Thailand. Listen to his inspiring story on how an average guy went from a normal 155lbs down to a sickly 105lbs, in debt, and struggling but kept fighting through, overcame obstacles, and took back his health and freedom. Ben is currently a muscular 170lbs, making over $1,000 a month in profit through his dropshipping stores while bootstrapping and growing his business here in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
In this episode Ben and Johnny talk about how they first met four years ago at Tiger Muay Thai and how they lived and trained at Phuket Top Team. Johnny was living in a bamboo hut for $100 a month at time and slanging Chia Seeds for $5 profit, ben was an early adopter of the Paleo style diet and was outkast as a hippy. Just a few years later Ben is in the best shape of his life, wins the US Open in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and takes 2nd place in the World Championships. This episode really has it all, make sure you listen to the end for the entire story.
Listen to episode 39 here on iTunes.
Creating a facebook fan page, getting over 124,000 likes, and branding your own product to be sold through Amazon.com. This is the future. In this episode we discuss how Mark grew his fb fan page, tested the market selling products he bought off of eBay, and eventually created a better version of that product under his own brand name.
He has recently launched into the Amazon.com warehouses which means he's able to live in Chaing Mai, travel the world, and have his products fulfilled by Amazon. This is a meaty episode, so get your pen and paper ready.
Listen to Episode 37 here on iTunes.
A former volleyball coach from Hawaii figures out how to make enough money online writing hotel descriptions while building his drop shipping business. His goal is to make enough money online to support his new family wherever the world may take them. This is a fantastic story of how Michael Coghlan became a location independent entrepreneur and how you can follow his foot steps to do the same.
Michael off to a great start and openly shares his three step plan on how anyone can quit their job, start earning online income right away while having the free time and flexibility to work on a dropshipping business that will eventually be profitable enough to employ your friends and family.
Listen to Episode 36 on iTunes here.
Marcus Lucas started his entrepreneurial journey in Japan, creating a guide to help others get a paid scholarship to study just as he did. Now Marcus is traveling the world showing others how even a poor kid from Brazil can make start an international business and become both successful and location independent.
This episode gets into Brazil vs. Thailand as a destination, starting successful online businesses, and not to overcome fears and hardships that come with the journey as a digital nomad.
Listen to episode 33 on itunes here.
Just eight short months ago I got a random email from a reader of my book, his name was Dvir and he was 18 years old at the time, straight out of high school. Today, he's sitting next to me in Chiang Mai, after 2.5 months of traveling and living off of passive income that he built with his online businesses. His inspirational story demonstrates how anyone with the determination can achieve the success you dream of, no matter your age, situation, or citizenship.
Listen to episode 32 here on iTunes.
Elaine started her eCommerce store as a newbie entrepreneur part time. With an average of 10 sales per week, she is setting goals to quit her corporate job and have the freedom of working from home.
A start up entrepreneur with a full time job, a mortgage, and bills to pay, Elaine's story is a great example of how anyone can start an online business on the side and make secondary income and hopefully work towards financial freedom.
Listen to episode 31 here on iTunes.
Ep 28 - Vacation Like a Boss, Underwater Passive Income, Diving with Giant Manta Rays with Anton Kraly
Spending two weeks scuba diving with giant Manta Rays, Sharks while making passive income underwater. The best part about setting up a location independent business is being able to make money literally anywhere, even 25 meters underwater. In this episode we talk about how easy and cheap it is in SE Asia to randomly book a flight down to an incredible tropical island and spend a week on a whim.
We talk about the best islands and beaches in the world, the best scuba diving in Thailand and where you can dive with sharks and giant Manta Ray while working as an underwater entrepreneur.
Listen to the full episode on iTunes here.
Ep 27 - Chiefs for Men Traveling CEO, How Will Evans Built a Brand while on the Road.
We have Chiefs for Men's CEO Will Evans who built his eCommerce brand in Men's grooming products while traveling like a boss abroad. We first met in Chiang Mai Thailand in November of last year and hung out again in Saigon Vietnam. In this episode we talk about escaping Chiang Mai for the burning season and going down to Krabi and Koh Lanta, plus how to build a successful brand and get into eCommerce.
Johnny is currently on vacation with his girlfriend in Krabi and Koh Lanta, in the south of Thailand. This show was pre-recorded in November 2013 and dug up to fill in the gap. Will's company, Chiefs for Men has gotten media attention and into stores nationwide and is a fantastic episode that never got published. Enjoy it!
Listen to episode 27 here.
Ep 26 - Saigon vs. Chiang Mai, Best Location Independent Digital Nomad City for Entrepreneurs. Optimizing eCommerce and Dropshipping business.
Which is better, Saigon or Chiang Mai for location independent digital nomads living the Entrepreneurial lifestyle? Anton and I sit down and talk about the pros and cons of living in Saigon, Vietnam verses Chiang Mai thailand for entrepreneurs with an online business. Anton shares his experiences living in Argentina, Costa Rica and South America and why he loves life in Asia so much. We also get into how we created Optimize Like a Boss, and how much my life has changed since i started the AntonMethod.com dropshipping course and my journey into eCommerce.
Listen to episode 26 here.
Ep 24 - Slanging Smart Drugs, Gold Watch Challenge, Living in Saigon with Ben Hebert
Ben is an entrepreneur who stared working with GiftCardRescue.com and recently launched a Nootropic Smart Drug Company Natural Stacks that has done over $100k in sales the first three months and is sold and endorsed by Dave Asprey, the bulletproof executive. You may have heard Tim Ferris talk about CILTEP Smart Drugs in the 4-hour body.
We talk about the Thai Millionaire Gold Watch Challenge, life in Saigon Vietnam and getting a job as an entrepreneur. We also talk about how Tung Tran, a 20 year old vietnamese kid just sold a $10k Amazon affiliate website.
Listen to episode 24 on iTunes here.
Ep 21 - Bitcoin Goldrush, How to make money off of the Bitcoin Craze - Entrepreneur scene in China, Selling Bitcoin Mining Machines
The Bitcoin rush is the new Gold rush and there is a ton of money to be made. This week's interview is with entrepreneur Aaron Tschirhart who worked in the mines in Canada, now living in Chengdu China. He sells bitcoin mining machines and runs a local startup meetup in China.
We talk about how to make money off of the bitcoin craze with service based businesses and how the bitcoin craze is similar to the San Francisco Gold Rush.
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Selling Bicycle Wheels online while training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Phuket Top Team. Designing your ideal morning, and having time for hobbies and passions. This week I sit down with James Ferrer who is currently living and training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Phuket Top Team in Thailand. He has been training for four years and is a high level blue belt.
We talk about how much Phuket has changed, the MMA gym scene, our time at PTT and how he uses eCommerce to make enough money to support his hobbies while traveling around with his wife and two kids.
Check out Episode 17 here.
This week's guest is the president of Greenback Expat Tax Services. I asked him all about how to write off travel expenses, the loophole of not needing to pay taxes on the first $95,000 of income if you're out of the country for over 330 days, and the tax benefits of starting up an LLC.
This episode is geared towards entrepreneurs who have an existing business or are are starting a business in the U.S.
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For those who don't know, just earlier this year I had less than $200 in all of my bank accounts combined and was making around $150 a month total. Then I met Anton from AntonMethod.com - I followed his course on Dropshipping and eCommerce and two short months later, built a successful online business that was generating over $18K a month in sales and growing each and every month. I went from having $200 in my bank account to over $15,000 in spendable profits just a few short months later. I have this man to thank for introducing me to the world of building legitimate businesses online and starting my path to true entrepreneurial freedom. Anton is truly one of the hardest working, generous, and genuine guys I have ever met. I am extremely happy to be able to share his knowledge and his story with everyone listening. Click here to listen.
Ep 02 - Cost of Living in Chiang Mai Thailand and Making his first sale with eCommerce with Stephen Yeh
Our guest this week is new to eCommerce and just made his first sale. Stephen Yeh is originally from Foster City, California and was living in China when he read 12 Weeks in Thailand: The Good Life on the Cheap and decided to start his own eCommerce store.
In this episode we talk about the cost of living in Chiang Mai Thailand, Thai food, setting up an eCommerce store and making your first sale.
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Welcome to episode 1 of the travel like a boss podcast. This week's guest is Adam from Los Angeles, California. In this episode Adam discusses his current 9-5 job and how he is desperately trying to build his online ecommerce store so he can quit as soon as possible.
Adam grew up in a small town in Missouri and is married to a Norwegian idol singer.
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