Bruce Hoover

10 Reasons Why You Need A Business Plan For Your Online Business

business planWhen it comes to starting your own business I am sure you have seen the statistics that state that over 50% of all new businesses will not make it past their first couple of years. The two major reasons given for this is a lack of planning and a shortage of capital.

So let me ask you this, “Do you think people would start a business knowingly with out enough money to survive?”

Of course they wouldn’t. But isn’t it obvious that if they had planned ahead this is a scenario they could have dealt with on paper? Read More→

Amazing Selling Machine Update – July

amazing-selling-machine-iconI thought I would make a quick update since my last one was a little while ago. The second product was a smashing success. There were a number of reasons for this. First and foremost, after the process of launching my first product I had gained a lot of knowledge about things that needed to happen in order to make the subsequent product launches more successful.

In my humble opinion one of the most important strategies is identifying and building a group of people whose lives will be enhanced as a result of using your product. While waiting for your product to be delivered from the manufacturer you should engage them with complimentary content that builds up to the launch of your product. The result was utilizing a pre-defined replicable launch process. Read More→

Amazing Selling Machine Update

amazing-selling-machine-iconI joined the Amazing Selling Machine back in October of 2013 as part of the ASM-2 class. My goal was to fail fast but safely. I gave myself 21 days to research, source, and get my first product page listing on Amazon using their FBA program as directed by the Amazong Selling Machine program. I chose the health/supplements category and earned my $1K and $2K earning badges. The main intent of my initial product was to learn how to properly use the Amazon FBA system. It was not my intent to stay in that category long-term. Read More→

Increase Your Online Business Success Using These Three Strategies

increase your successThere are a number of reasons why developing a successful way of thinking is important. By developing this type of thinking you will gain greater control over your immediate and future business success. It will also allow you to avoid losing control of your business endeavors because of faulty thinking and execution. Finally, it will allow you to gain a greater sense of satisfaction in your business outcomes especially if your looking to start an internet company. Read More→

60 Second Decision Making – Increase Your Business Productivity By Making Quicker Decisions

improve your decision makingThere are a number of reasons why you would want to increase your current level of productivity. One of the more obvious reasons that comes to mind is that it will allow you more choices in your life and business.

These choices can mean spending more time with family and friends. It can also mean getting around to starting that business you’ve always wanted or getting that promotion you have been after. It can also mean being able to finally attain a greater sense of accomplishment. (see five focusing strategies) Read More→

5 Focusing Strategies You Can Implement Today To Increase Your Business

improve your focusWhen you are first starting out there are a lot of details that you will need to make sure are handled. Having the ability to focus on these details can mean a lot more control over the success or failure of your business. It can also mean avoiding that feeling of failure that not taking care of the details will lead to.

This is true even if you have the best business or product idea ever. Whether you’re a new start-up or an experienced entrepreneur, chances are the excitement of the idea is going to wane in a few weeks or months, leaving you with a problem of focus. When the going gets tedious, follow these five strategies to increase your entrepreneurial focus and push on toward success. Read More→

Bruce’s Review Of The “10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success And Failure”

10x rule by grant cardoneLast night I started reading a book that was mentioned by Connie Green as part of her 30 day challenge program. This is my review of Grant Cardone’s book, “10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success And Failure”. In this review I will take a look at what I believe are the major points surrounding the Grant’s 10x rule.

Of course, it is not my intention nor desire to give away everything that is contained in this book. But, I will elaborate on the few points in the book that I got a lot out of.

Before we get started I want to state that before I read any book I ask myself two questions which help me focus the information and put it into context. The first question, “What is the single best outcome I am looking to get from reading this book?” and the second question, “How and when will I apply what I have learned?” If you get into the habit of doing this before you read a book or take a course you will find that your level of satisfaction grows exponentially, that is if the information you seek is actually delivered. Read More→

Self-Motivation For Entrepreneurs

Self Motivation

Why Is Self Motivation Important?

Having the ability to turn on self-motivation as an entrepreneur means that you give yourself greater control of the outcomes you are striving for. This ability also means putting yourself into situations where you minimize the loss of control. It means giving yourself an opportunity to be a bigger influence in the lives of your family and friends. Finally, it becomes a means of gaining greater satisfaction in the activities that you have chosen to complete.

So before we get started I want you to be crystal clear about what you’re hoping to gain and what should be the outcome of your reading. Use this answer to focus on the things I will share that will assist you in getting the outcomes you want. Let’s get started . . . Read More→

Looking To Start Your Own Online Business?

Start Your Own Online BusinessHave you been thinking about how to start your own online business? If you take a look at the working world today it can be a smart choice to make. Of course like any other choice of this type you will need to be aware of some of the obstacles you may face when getting started. By being prepared beforehand you raise the probability of being successful at this venture. The rest of this article will take a look at five ideas you should be aware of when looking to start your own online business. Read More→

Participating In Dean Holland’s Quick Start Challenge

Dean Holland's Quick Start Challenge

This is Bruce Hoover taking a look at “Dean Holland’s Quick Start Challenge” program. It came with some pretty high expectation and fanfare so I immediately joined to see what all the fuss was about. Read More→