The COMPLETE Business Ideas Blueprint for Startups!
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The COMPLETE Business Ideas Blueprint for Startups!

Entrepreneurship & Innovation: Find Business Ideas For Your Startup or Small Business
3.9 (62 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,617 students enrolled
Last updated 10/2016
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 14 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Effortlessly turn a vague business idea into a real million dollar business.
  • Earn a certificate on how to build a million dollar business
  • Effortlessly find a niche market
  • Effortlessly find a profitable business idea
  • Effortlessly find $1,000,000 worth of customers
  • Effortlessly calculate a customer’s value
  • Effortlessly pick the winner idea
  • Effortlessly find if there will be enough traffic for a product or service
  • Effortlessly validate if people will be willing to pay for a product or service
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Requirements
  • No prior business experience is needed
  • You don't need a product...you'll figure out how to find one here
  • You don't need a service...you'll figure out how to find one here
Description

NOTE:  The original name of this course was "[NEW] BUSINESS IDEAS: Create Your $1,000,000 Business This Week!"  Due to Udemy's new rules, the titled was changed to "New Business Ideas to Start a Company of Your Own"

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+++The intent of this course is to help you create your million dollar business from scratch, even if you never started a business before.+++

Everything you will learn in this course "BUSINESS IDEAS: Create Your $1,000,000 Business This Week" is real data. They are real actions I took for my own business and the entire course is based on a real Case Study.

NEW COURSE: Created January 2016 ***Take the course for 30 full days, risk free - there's a full, no questions asked ever refund policy!

In synthesis, it is a million-dollar business I am building for the entire world to see. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to effortlessly turn a vague business idea into a real million dollar business.


Come with me on a journey to business creation fast-track wealth ... in only 2 hours!

This course is part of the Millionaire’s Roadmap series. It will teach you how to hack your business initial cash-flow, growth, and customer acquisition by the truckloads, empowering you to build a business faster, more effectively and with a much higher chance of selling it at a high price (if you desire to do so)


Whether you're an entrepreneur, a professional, an existing business owner or simply thinking on starting a new business, you are forced to grapple with an every-increasing amount of competition and technology transformation. In fact, according to the SBA 2/3 of US businesses quietly cease to exist before they reach 10 years of existence. This means that most small businesses generate cash-flow for an owner and his or her family for some period of years and then quietly close.


Anyone can build and grow a successful business

This course is about improving your chances of building and growing a profitable and successful business faster and effectively. We go far beyond the kinds of "business ideas" (or “how to” gurus) you may have been exposed to, by diving into an actual real live case study that shows in real time the progress of going from absolutely $0 to $1M.

This specific course of the Millionaire Roadmap series, gives you step-by-step instructions on how to find an idea and validate it to build a million dollar business without having to guess. It takes the wishful thinking out of the process. It also answers once central question, and that is ..."would there be at least a million dollars’ worth of customers if I start my business today?"

In the Millionaire’s Roadmap series, you'll learn how to bring your initial cash-flow; massively grow your customer acquisition; run ads as close to zero cost to you as possible; upsell, down-sells, cross-sells and increase customer value in a whole new way - a faster, better way.

The core of this Business Ideas course teaches you how to:

  • Effortlessly turn a vague business idea into a real million dollar business.
  • Effortlessly find a niche market
  • Effortlessly find a profitable business idea
  • Effortlessly find $1,000,000 worth of customers
  • Effortlessly calculate a customer’s value
  • Effortlessly pick the winner idea
  • Effortlessly find if there will be enough traffic for a product or service
  • Effortlessly validate if people will be willing to pay for a product or service


How I'll teach you to growth hack your business from $0 to $1M

The sad irony is that in order to build a successful business in the past, you had to have lots of money, borrow heavily or have access to investors. Or, you had to invest hundreds of dollars and hours attending an MBA program to understand all the moving parts of running a business, or wing it trying to figure out how to make your business successful. I spent 18 years of my life doing exactly that.

Fortunately, I already made all the mistakes. I have two master’s degrees, one in Business and one in Finance. I have built a business from scratch. That is correct, I started my first business from my bedroom. My kitchen table was my "telemarketing department” and my closet was my “support department.” I grew this business to be the top 10 in the country in my industry. I used it as my guinea pig to see what worked and what didn’t ... and boy, do I have the scars to show you what didn’t work!

I've designed a course based heavily on a real business I am building as we speak. One thing I noticed about “gurus” is that they all show you the “how” but none of them show you a live case study. Anyone can teach you the how, all you have to do is read a couple of books and regurgitate the information. Showing you the “howLIVE is an entirely different story. You see the good, the bad and the ugly. You learn how to iterate or pivot. You have something to emulate without taking massive risks or trying to figure out the next steps on your own.

This 7-section course does not contain any flashy graphics or fancy videos. It shows simple screenshots or screencasts of the case study as we progress; presented in video-lectures and a great deal of worksheets and exercises. The course will require that you implement and follow through with each course in the Millionaire’s Series if you want to build a million dollar business. It won't be easy - but if you put in the work, you will massively increase your chances of success.

In addition to the lectures, there is an additional 4-set sales funnel, worth over $1,000 each. You can access them from the bonus section. These are ready to be implemented for complete holiday sales campaigns. All you have to do is tweak the text, links and images/videos and you are good to go. In future courses, I will teach you how to run these sales campaigns.

"Millionaire’s Roadmap" is a trademark of Jackie Burgoa.

Every minute you delay is actually COSTING your business money....

Enroll now!

Who is the target audience?
  • Any business owner, young or old, from anywhere in the world, who wants to increase business profits
  • Anyone who wants to start a business
  • Anyone who wants to very quickly improve an existing business
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Curriculum For This Course
49 Lectures
01:41:57
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Introduction
9 Lectures 18:26

A quick video to introduce myself and the course material. Enjoy it and thank you for joining my course!

Preview 03:02

In this lesson, I show proof that I actually do this for a living.
Preview 01:50

A quick clarififcation about Udemy's new review system.

Udemy's New Review System
00:27

This lecture gives you an overview on what each section covers and what you can expect to learn from this course.

Preview 03:04

Disruption is all around us. The well informed and well prepared, don't view innovation as a threat; they see it as an opportunity. In this lesson, you will learn why the time to act is now!

Preview 05:06

Build To Sell (Even If You Don't Intend To Ever Sell)
03:01

Do This First
01:33

Digital Marketing Terminology A-Z
00:01

A quick disclaimer

Disclaimer
00:21
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Find Your Niche
6 Lectures 10:07

This lecture gives you an overview on what this section covers and what you can expect to learn from this module.

Overview
02:05

Probably the MOST important part of building a business. Get this
wrong and no matter how much money you spend later, it won’t necessarily
make your business successful.

One Thing Most Entrepreneurs Fail To Do First
02:25

This image was taken on 1/7/16. Reminds me of Netflix and Blockbuster all over again

Case In Point
00:20

In case you are stuck, this is a good place to get started

Just In Case You Are Stuck Getting Started...
02:33

This lecture shows you how to find a niche that you can potentially grow into a million dollar business.

The Secret To Finding Your Niche
02:19

A brief overview about what niches are and how to find them

Finding Your Niche Review
6 questions

[Activity] Finding Your Customer's Pain
00:25
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Find Your (Profitable) Idea
5 Lectures 08:41
This lecture gives you an overview on what this section covers and what you can expect to learn from this module.
Overview - The Optimal Place to Find Ideas
01:46

A full tour of the best place to find profitable ideas. These techniques are used by Silicon Valley mega blockbuster companies.

Why You Want To Get Started Here First
03:22

Another great source for getting your million dollar business ideas

Another Unique Way To Find Profitable Business Ideas
02:03

Amazingly, very few people view this source as an business idea generator...yet, this is where one of the greatest Silicon Valley companies was born.

This Is The Best Kept Secret For Business Idea Generation
01:15

Brilliant Use of This Method
00:15

A quick review on how to finding your profitable business idea.

Finding Your Profitable Business Idea Review
7 questions
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Find $1,000,000 Worth of Customers
6 Lectures 18:13

An in-depth description of the case study we will be using for this course. Everything you will learn in this course is real data. They are real actions I took for my own business and the entire course is based on a real Case Study.

Case Study Introduction
05:48

This is probably the least used, yet best starting point to get your business started. If more entrepreneurs took the few minutes it takes to learn this, most likely less of them would make fatal startup mistakes.

Something Very Few Entrepreneurs Do & Why You Should
02:39

This lecture expands on the previous one and digs deeper looking for golden nuggets

A Free Way To Understand Your Market
03:05

This lecture covers another source of potential customers and puts a twist to it.

Another Cool Source To Find Tons Of Potential Customers
03:15

Not only is this a great way to growth hack the heck out of a business, but this is exactly what we do with our case study.

The Secret Behind PayPal, AirBnB, Snapchat & Whatsup
03:23

In this section, we assess whether there’s a big enough pool of prospective buyers.

Finding $1,000,000 Worth of Customers Review
7 questions

This is the worksheet I used to calculate Udemy's Profit Potential. Make the necessary changes according to your market.

[Exercise] Download Your Worksheets
00:03
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Assess Your Customer’s Value
5 Lectures 07:05
This lecture gives you an overview on what this section covers and what you can expect to learn from this module.
Overview
01:02

Ok, so now you have the idea, but what is the value of those potential customers? This lesson shows you how to do the math and see if the idea is worth pursuing.

Easiest Way to Calculate The Value of Those Customers
02:36

Ok, so now you have run the numbers. You have a potential business idea. You found the million dollars worth of customers, but what is that benchmark that makes it a "winner"...this lesson shows you how.

Here's How You Pick The Potential Winners
02:15

Having an absolute clear image of who your customer is; will save you headaches, heartaches, time and lots of money over the long run

Who Exactly Is Your Customer?
01:10

Once you’ve found your idea and a big pool of potential customers, you’ll need to calculate the value of those customers.

Assess Your Customer's Value Review
9 questions

[Exercise] Download Your Worksheet
00:02
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Traffic Potential
5 Lectures 20:01
This lecture gives you an overview on what this section covers and what you can expect to learn from this module.
Overview
03:03

This lecture shows you how to understand your target customer's behavior. Their likes, dislikes, etc.

How To Gather The Data You Need - Method 1
08:13

This lecture shows you how to find out how much traffic you can expect to get for your potential business idea

How To Gather The Data You Need - Method 2
04:26

This lecture shows you another source to find out how much traffic you can expect to get for your potential business idea
How To Gather The Data You Need - Method 3
04:17

In this module we cover 3 major sources of traffic to see if we will have enough traffic to drive to our website

Traffic Potential Review
6 questions

[Exercise] Download Your Worksheet
00:02
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Validate Your Idea
9 Lectures 14:51
This lecture gives you an overview on what this section covers and what you can expect to learn from this module.
Overview
01:46

This lecture shows you a quick way to see if your idea is commercially viable

Quick Validation Method
01:52

Brilliant example of a site using Amazon Affiliates

Brilliant Example of a Site Using This Method
00:20

This lecture shows you a way to see if your idea is commercially viable while building your brand and social proof

Best Method For Validation & Social Proof
03:52

This lecture shows you a way to see if your idea is commercially viable while testing potential winner products to add to your existing portfolio of products
Best Method For Product Expansion Validation & Market Research
01:35

This lecture shows you a way to see if your idea is commercially viable and using products and services manufactured by others so you can grow your business without manufacturing headaches.
Best Method For Validation & Hustle Free Production
02:59

Brilliant Example of a Site Using This Method
00:16

This lecture shows you a way to see if your idea is commercially viable while using other people's products until you build enough cash-flow and clients to take on the manufacturing risk
Best Method For Pre-Manufacturing Validation & Market Research
01:32

Scaling Up Your Validated Products and/or Services
00:39

The sooner we can accept or reject the idea, the less expense and impact it has.

Idea Validation Review
10 questions
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 02:06

A summary of what you have accomplished with this course

Conclusion
02:06
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Bonus Section & Next Steps
3 Lectures 02:44
FREE Sales Funnel Access
02:13

A discount coupon for my other course as a way to say "thank you" for taking my course.

Discount Coupons
00:15

All the digital marketing goodies we provide :-)

Our Services
00:15
About the Instructor
Jackie Burgoa, MBA, MSF
4.3 Average rating
161 Reviews
4,009 Students
3 Courses
Growth Hacker, Digital Marketer - Fintech & Crowdfunding OCD

Hi! I'm Jackie Burgoa. I have a degree in Architecture from U.C. Berkeley. An MBA from Nova University, a Master of Science in Finance from FIU and you might say I eat, breathe and sleep business growth!

I am a full-time Digital Marketer. My company Marques [dot] so specializes in Sales Funnels.  iPIvot [dot] co, is a Self-Serve Turn-Key advertising platform for marketing campaigns & remarketing.  AnimatedVideoEffects [dot] com specializes in Intros, Outros and other Video Effects for Video Marketing.  Last, but not least, iGrowHack [dot] com (soon to go live) will specialize in piggybacking on other successful companies’ web traffic.

Accolades

I earned the “National Leadership Award," “2,000 Notable American Women," “National Dean's List Award of Merit" and “The National Leadership Honorary Co-Chairman Award." In addition, I was nominated “Forbes 30 Women to Follow on Twitter" and "100 Most Powerful Women on Twitter” I am also a Member of "Forbes' Insights Advisory Panel".

Education

I am the product of U.C. Berkeley School of Architecture, Nova University Masters in Business Administration and FIU's Masters of Science in Finance.

Business and Travel

I have lived and worked in Singapore, Bolivia and the U.S. For the past 18 years I have managed and operated my own eBusiness. The first ten as a brick-and-mortar and the last eight, as a fully cloud-based online business. Before selling it, this eBusiness was my real-working lab where I tested and applied all my strategic business theories. All my knowledge and experience now gets applied to Digital Marketing and Growth Hacking.

As a digital marketer and business owner, I spend most of my time learning and applying strategies on how to grow a business so I can sell it at a profit.  I share everything I learned over the past 18+ years in my online courses.

Since my target market are B2B middle market companies, I am not able to share my results on any of my courses due to non-disclosure constraints.  To overcome this challenge, I built SovereignWomen [dot] net as a real-live Case Study for all my online courses. Everything I teach is first applied in real life, and then I build a course using the real outcome and data:

My first course "The COMPLETE Business Ideas Blueprint for Startups!"  is the actual research and validation I did for SovereignWomen [dot] net PRIOR to starting that business, buying the domain or even coming up with the name.  This course goes in depth on how to see if you have a potential winner before you spend time or money building a business.  So if you want to know the REAL numbers behind SovereignWomen [dot] net all you have to do is take this course and apply the same techniques to any potential business idea you may have in order to mitigate risk of failure.

My second course "The COMPLETE Digital Marketing and Sales Funnel Blueprint!" is the actual digital marketing blueprint I use for my clients.  It is also the exact blueprint I used to develop SovereignWomen [dot] net.  If you want to learn how to build an online business, your best bet is to take this course first.  You will understand how to strategically structure your marketing campaigns before spending a penny on wasted ads or promotions.  I built this course to validate my idea in the first course Business Ideas.  In other words, the first course (Business Ideas) gave me the numbers I needed to find out if my idea was viable and the second course (Digital Marketing) confirmed that people were willing to buy what I had to sell. 

My third course "The COMPLETE Business Development For Startups & Small Biz" is the exact methodology I use to build alliances and partnerships.  When you go to SovereignWomen [dot] net, you see a coherent site where you can find everything you need to learn, plan, launch and manage your marketing campaigns.  What you do not see, are the numerous ventures, partnerships and alliances silently performing on the back-end.  This third course shows you how to approach potential partners and alliances to grow your business fast and is based on the exact same methods I use when building partnerships.

So as you can see, I actually do what I teach.  The reason sometimes it takes me a long time to launch a course, is because I am waiting for data and results before I share them with you.  I have made huge mistakes in my business life that have cost me dearly.  I know that if I approach my courses this way, I can have the peace of mind, that what I am showing you is real, that it works, that it can help you...while minimizing any potential business risk if applied properly. 

To your success!

Jackie Burgoa