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Simple Smart Business System

Learn How Easy It Is To Start A Business - Solving Local Problems With A Globally Outsourced Workforce
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Freelancers, Outsourcers and Outside Contractors, these workers go by many names. But, savvy business men and women simply call them their GO-TO workforce - whenever they want projects completed on-time and under-budget.

You can get in the business!

If you are looking for a viable, easy to enter business, one that you can start on a shoestring budget you'll want to understand how profitable and simple it is to solve expensive problems for other local businesses, with globally outsourced workers!

Watch over my shoulder as I step-by-step march you to success.

You'll learn the ropes from how to get started, to client and worker retention tactics that make it easy for your business to grow!

NOTE: This is one of the few business plans that you can still start on a shoestring budget, with little time to invest, and yet scale to meet your needs and dreams over time!

"The amount that local business are willing to pay for work, vs the amount of money people in some countries will be delighted to do the work - makes a career helping both sides profitable and satisfying! "

These systems that I've set up for success are so easy that many I call it "The Simple Smart System"!

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Who is the target audience?
  • Entrepreneurial spirits seeking a viable business plan that is scalable, requires little or no start-up funds and can be managed initially in their spare time.
  • Americans, UK residents or those with strong ties to these communities and possess good communication skills.
  • This course would also be valuable to anyone wishing to save time or money by outsourcing projects to highly qualified workers in the global community.
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What Will I Learn?
Have an idea for a business? We'll help you determine if it's viable in your market.
Have a passion? We'll help you find a niche that you'll love!
You'll also learn how to use almost any previous life or work experience in your new life as an entrepreneur.
We'll show you how to find your first customer and your first 100 customers!
You'll discover where to find and how to retain the most talented workers in the global marketplace, often for pennies on the dollar.
You'll be able to follow step-by-step over my shoulder as I find the perfect outsourcer, draw-up an actual work order, and receive my perfectly created project on-time and under-budget using the exact same systems I've been showing you throughout the course!
I'll also show you how I deliver projects, that my outsourcers have completed, to my customers in a way that virtually guarantees that we exceed their expectations and delight them.
You'll also understand how to build on the success of one initial project , through intelligent up-selling to gain additional revenue for yourself and your outsourcing teams talents!
Plus, you'll pick up on tons more practical tidbits as you watch and listen to this up-close and personal 2.5 hour video series
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 16 Lectures Collapse All 16 Lectures 02:45:01
Intro and Overview
1 Lecture 12:16

Discover the proven methods we use to build and grow service based online businesses for your local markets and the world wide web - utilizing outsourcers from around the world to stay competitive, delight your customers and earn great profits!

We have shown many people how to discover and develop their own sales and management skills to be successful!

We can show you too!

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Preview 12:16
Getting Started
2 Lectures 42:14

So many businesses that you could start today... But which one would be BEST for you!

Say good-bye to analysis paralysis - Discover our drop dead simple smart system that will help you make a great decision. Plus, you'll learn one simple proven tactic that will help you determine instantly - what people need - so you can predetermine your businesses profitability!

Don't skip this video!

Here is where you learn how to get started off on the right foot!

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Preview 20:10

You'll learn everything you might expect about finding customers in this video but...
The best part is, you'll learn what you didn't expect!

Shhhhhh, there are some customers you just don't want.

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How To Find Your First Customer And How To Find Your First 100 Customers
The Art Of Outsourcing!
7 Lectures 01:12:20

Master The Art Of Outsourcing

Two People Can Hire The Same Person To Do The Same Job and Get WILDLY Different Results - Enough Said!

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The Art Of Outsourcing

The tips you'll learn in this video will make it easy to determine quickly the kind of worker someone is BEFORE you hire them!

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The Art Of Headhunting

When you enter the world of outsourcers, you'll find three kinds of people. When you ask for bids on projects your profitability will depend upon avoiding lazy and bad outsourcers and finding and keeping the BEST!

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The Good, The Bad, And The Just Plain Lazy (More On Management)

Overcoming Culture and Language Barriers

This is about learning to work with all kinds of people, from all sorts of places, in all walks of life!

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What To Do - When People Don't Think Like You - Global Cultures 101

Every businesses' niche has it's own sub-culture and its own personality, once you understand, and recognize the prevailing personality types driving your niche you will be better able to communicate with more key players, get more done and become more profitable.

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Understanding Your Niche's Unique Personality

This video will give you some solid insight into how to identify, hire, and work well with creative people.

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Example Creatives

This video will give you some solid insight into how to identify, hire, and work well with logical people.


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Example Logic
Putting It All Together - Start to Finish
4 Lectures 31:11

Understand the various popular marketplaces online, understand how they work so you can find the best workers for your business for the least amount of money!

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Finding A Reputable Outsourcing Marketplace

Watch me create a project, using my own tactics to pick an outsourcer and see the results over my shoulder!

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Creating Your First Project - Writing Your First Job Order

Checking over work delivered to you and giving your outsourcer feedback is an important part of continued success. You'll learn how to get the most out of your people in this video!

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Best Practices While In Development

Learn how by following your customer's initial specifications as you go over the project that you have delivered to them, you will be able to show how you met or exceeded their expectations and insure that any changes they want, will earn you additional income.

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Delivering The Goods
Once You Get Your Foot In The Door
1 Lecture 04:25

Follow this example of upselling, by using one successfully completed project as the spring-board for additional projects.

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The Art Of Upselling
1 Lecture 02:35

A few final words and thanks for taking our course!

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About the Instructor
4.4 Average rating
23 Reviews
5,642 Students
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Simon Hodgkinson

Simon Hodgkinson is a best-selling, globally published, author and business consultant. Simon owns UK based publishing company Hodgkinson Publishing Ltd a leading exponent of digital publishing that in the last 15 years has released over 500 books, software applications and audio/video products.

At the forefront of the digital publishing revolution, Hodgkinson Publishing now operates over 100 websites across multiple market sectors and welcome over 1 million visitors per year with clients that include government and education organisations, individual/home-based business owners all the way through the spectrum to CEO's of Multinational & 'Blue Chip' companies…

Simon is also a founding partner and director in two US based technology companies, Power House Technology LLC and MemberSpeed Inc.

4.4 Average rating
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5,642 Students
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Jeremy launched his flagship site in Jan. 2005. He then incorporated SureFireWealth Inc and has been expanding rapidly ever since.  His network of membership sites are now home to hundreds of thousands of members and students -

Jeremy's upbringing in an entrepreneurial family, his experience in creating wealth for others – (from the earliest days of the Internet), combined with over 17 years spent abroad in Japan and elsewhere, have given this Midwestern, All-American boy, a global, and unique award winning perspective.

It is -”Okyakusama wa kami sama desu“, and literally means, “Customers are gods” in Japanese. This mantra for ethical business, focusing on total customer satisfaction is what Jeremy subscribes to and above all, he insures that this is the driving force, behind every product and service that MemberSpeed Inc. puts their name on.


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