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How The Youngest Airbnb Guru Was Able To Net $100,000 USD In A Week

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How The Youngest Airbnb Guru Was Able To Net $100,000 USD In A Week

I was able to sit down and talk with Braydon Ross who is the CEO and Founder of multiple start-ups in the tech and real estate space, where he works to benefit the trend of a sharing economy by partnering, leveraging and innovating on the ever-growing space of SAAS based services and Airbnb real estate.

We talked about success and here is what he had to say:

When was the first time you tasted success Braydon? 

It all began with my TV streaming business called “Rossbox”, which would solve a massive problem by allowing users to reduce their cable bill by using this “one time fee” device that would revolutionize the way people streamed their favourite TV series and movies from  anywhere at any time.

Starting in June 2016 I spent the summer months where I walked away from a temporary bar managing job that was supposed to suffice my income needs until I was ready to go back into my last year of business school that following fall. I decided on July 1st, 2016 that this “Rossbox” idea was something I was going to take on full speed ahead. 

Fast forward into my first three months in business, and business was booming. I was leveraging the local community Facebook group to spread the word about this revolutionary product as I knew Langdon was full of couples raising a family which was perfect for the product I was trying to sell. Families are always trying to cut down on expenses and this allowed them to watch any on demand show or movie without paying hundreds of dollars a month.

IT WAS PERFECT! 

That September my first car died on me, which was a 2006 Blue Kia Rio (I still miss that car). I used the savings I had made to purchase a brand new 2016 Scion FR-S all on my income I had earned through Rossbox. I knew with the winter months coming and me wanting to expand out of Langdon a good car was definitely necessary. 

BUT WAIT… I should have mentioned that my first month in business I only made $850 because I would leverage the comments people made on my Facebook groups and reach out to them personally to offer a FREE demo. I would literally drive around and even bike around with a backpack full of these “Rossbox’s” and spend Monday – Sunday doing free demo’s in the community to people interested in the product. 

I leveraged the buyers I had by building a referral-based system for every 5 people who bought they got a free box and an upgraded keypad remote. Before I knew it, Rossbox had taken over half of Langdon, Chestermere and parts of Calgary! 

Now Rossbox has transformed into a fully subscription-based business where users receive a much more higher performing box with 4K capabilities and remote access from the support team for instant solutions to any problems that may arise.

Now to take business to the next level as Tai Lopez puts it “Stop being the foot soldier and become the general”.

So, I did just that!

I built a fully functioning affiliate system as of April 2018 where affiliates would use their own network of people and earn a commission based off of the sale, they made for Rossbox.

PHEW! I am sure that was a lot to read but it is how I was led into my next business! 

I made my second biggest purchase 6 months after starting Rossbox in January of 2017 where I bought a 1 bedroom 1 bath condo in a nice community in downtown Calgary. The lightbulb went off once again! I had been hearing a lot about this Airbnb thing people were using and did my research. The idea of listing my unit on Airbnb during summer months was genius as it would pay for the mortgage payments and afford me to travel so most of my travel expenses would be free. 

Well that was quite a smart plan to rent out your unit! So, why do you want to be successful?

Success gives me a choice to live my greatest life by having a powerful voice of reason that people listen to when you have proven success. My ultimate vision of myself is being able to impact the current education system into a more current, instant and practical experience for those wanting to expand their education.

What’s your end goal with all of this? 

If you are going into entrepreneurship and looking for an end goal you are in the wrong industry and should like reform back to the 9-5 as your end goal could be drawn out. On a whiteboard.

I don’t have an end goal I truly cherish the dash in-between my birth year and my final day. I live to innovate, problem solve and enhance people’s lives. As an entrepreneur it never ends, and that’s what keeps me motivated.

Thank you Braydon for taking the time to chat with me! Do you have any last words of wisdom for readers at home?

Treat entrepreneurship like health. There is no final form.

Jourdain graduated from Colby-Sawyer College, where he studied Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and Finance. After graduation, Jourdain joined one of the most active Venture Capital Firms in the world, Alumni Venture Group. Before joining AVG, Jourdain Co-founded Beast Media Agency, a digital marketing, and PR company focused on helping founders get their stories featured in online publications. During his sophomore year of college, Jourdain worked for iComeUp Marketing, a start-up based out of Miami, Florida. Within 8 months he helped grow the business revenue from $20,000.00 a month to $130,000.00. In his free time, Jourdain covers success stories of founders and companies who are making an impact on the world for publications like The Hustlers Digest, Kivo Daily, Future Sharks, Thrive Global and Disrupt.

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5 Key To Success in Online Marketing With Mohit Churiwal

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The competition among people is growing over time. Nowadays, almost every person has access to the internet, which means getting opportunities isn’t as difficult as it used to be. But we all know that surviving in this growing competition isn’t as easy as getting opportunities. A person who has skills and who works hard can survive, and nobody knows this better than Mohit Churiwal, who is one of the youngest entrepreneurs we have.

Mohit Churiwal is a sixteen years old boy from Surat, Gujarat, who is known for his skills in content creation. When other boys of his age were worried about their results, he started working for a website called Instamax. Today he has his own News website called the Maharashtra Republic, and he also his own company called MaxternMedia. His journey to success has been a long one. Not only did he managed to survive, but today he is loved by people because of his work. He is still working hard to achieve his goals, and we all can see that he is not ready to stop.

So here are a few tips from Mohit Churiwal on success:

Know your audience: As a content creator, it is crucial to know and observe your audience’s mindset. Be as interactive as possible. You should always remember that today’s audience prefers quality over quantity, so make your content according to that. Quality content will not only engage audiences, but it will also be shared across various platforms, which will benefit you.

Keep learning: It is essential to know how social media works. You must keep learning about how social media works for your business, and you need to plan accordingly. Even your experiences will help you learn.

Use pictures, videos, and graphics: Using photos, videos, and graphics will increase the engagement of your audience. But you need to make sure that the visuals apply to your content of both the post and your audience.

Be open to constructive criticism: It is nearly impossible to get away from criticism in your career. Sometimes the truth hurts, but if you want to be successful, valuable feedback is something you want to embrace. Constructive criticism will help you to improve your working skills, and it will also help you to come up with innovative ideas.

Keep a proper track of your career: If you want to keep growing in terms of career, then keeping an adequate track is a must. Analyze your results. Try to know what is working for you and what is not. Keep putting efforts and learn from your mistakes. This is one of the best ways to grow in terms of career.

Also, make it a point that in the end, it is your dedication and your determination, which will lead you to your goals.

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Milad Ghasemikhah Bares It All In A Recent Interview

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Milad Ghasemi is known for his spontaneous, creative, and captivating performances and posts on Instagram. Like many other online entrepreneurs, Milad had to overcome several challenges in a bid to make a name for himself in the industry and become one of the most sought-after internet sensations to come out from the Middle East. The standup comedian recently spoke about his career growth and he was able to grow to become a force in the industry with more 4 million followers on Instagram.

Prior to becoming a content creator on Instagram, Milad used to join autocross when he was 19 years old. However, he gave up the sport when he turned 23 and broke into limelight in 2016 after he started doing dub smash. Consequently, he became famous especially with young Iranians and eventually took his creativity to the world, posting humorous videos on Instagram.

According to the Instagram star, his success secret is the desire to push limits with the belief that nothing is impossible. His zeal to keep trying even beyond his comfort zone is evident in his videos on Instagram and other platforms. His unique approach to making videos has also reiterated his creativity and versatility, especially in the area of gender equality advocacy.

The free spirited and spontaneous comedian is also famous for creating content that everyone can easily relate with and easily help the audience to forget about their worries. Milad highlights the feeling of impacting people’s lives positively as a motivation to keep doing more, especially in these trying times in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With a net worth of more than $10 million and increasing popularity and acceptance as not just a comedian but a feminism advocate, the 29-year-old Milad has written his name in books of life as a social media influencer.

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An Innovative Take On Crypto-Currency and Blockchain With Jenny Q. Ta

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Crypto currency and blockchain have been some of the most hotly debated subjects in the past five years. Ever since the introduction of Bitcoin on the market by the highly elusive Satoshi Nakamoto, traders, businessmen and regular folk across the world have been getting more and more into this brand new, exciting field.

One person who recognized the potential attributes and benefits of a decentralized society and network was serial entrepreneur and Wall Street veteran Jenny Q. Ta. Now, in 2020, she has recently launched her blockchain-operated social network and crypto marketplace: Coinlinked.com.

Although it has not been on the market for more than a few weeks, Coinlinked is already making waves along the people in the crypto community and is bringing an array of innovations in this particular sector.

One thing that immediately stands out about this crypto-run global market is that it is easy to use and understand, which allows a lot more ‘normies’ (as they are affectionately referred to in the crypto universe) to get into this whole crypto currency thing.

Because the reason a lot of people tend to stick to Fiat money (aka “real money”) is that they do not understand the market and going-ons of a crypto currency such as Bitcoin.

But with her brand new Coinlinked.com, a much-upgraded version of one of Jenny Q. Ta’s previous networks, Jenny makes crypto accessible to the common Internet user.

Coinlinked allows each and every one of its users to buy any product from any website in the world and pay for those products with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, and other big names in the crypto markets (to be implanted in the future).

Coinlinked can definitely be seen as a big step forward for the crypto universe, and this blockchain-backed network is what is needed to bring crypto more into the spotlight and make it more mainstream, which obviously would have great effects on the market and encourage the rise of various coins.

“We’ve designed this platform to vastly simplify the spending of digital assets, making the buying process smoother, faster, more intuitive, and more convenient for today’s crypto-holder. By combining a simple and efficient drop-shipping solution with a robust rewards system, the evolution of Social Networthing® takes on a whole new meaning. Especially in light of this new world we’re entering due to COVID-19, we’re streamlining the entire e-commerce process for people who want to move away from the dangers of spending or holding physical currency and want to purchase essential or other goods with crypto-payments.”

In this quote, taken from a recent interview that Jenny Q. Ta gave, she highlights a very interesting aspect of Coinlinked and what it may mean for the post-COVID-19 society that we are just entering.

With the recent pandemic and heavy lockdown all over the world, we are definitely seeing a gear-shift in the way people interact with coins and transactions, and we can definitely see the potential benefits of a crypto-currency operated marketplace in view of a future outbreak of this magnitude.

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