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The Single Biggest Challenge For Solopreneurs, Solved

Written By: Mike Allton in How Solopreneurs Build Their Business | March 15, 2016

“If you want to walk fast, walk alone; if you want to walk far, walk together!” – African Proverb

One of the true joys of being an SBIer is the freedom you achieve through owning your own business. It’s up to you when and how much you work, what you work on, and who you work with.

Working with other business owners can be a great way to multiply your income. Yet while it’s great to be able to decide whether or not a particular business relationship is in your best interests, the time and effort it takes trying to find those potential collaborators can be challenging.

You’ll spend a lot of time working on your site, building up content and traffic, and establishing a real audience for yourself in your niche.

Since you’re following the Action Guide, you know that monetizing your site doesn’t come until after you’ve established that audience and a steady flow of traffic. That’s when you begin to look for the kinds of business relationships that can provide ongoing revenue. Yet we know exactly how hard it is to actually connect those dots.

In fact, this is usually the biggest problem faced by solopreneurs.

Generally, the easiest relationships to find and build (like Google AdSense or Amazon Affiliates) are the least profitable. It’s those highly-targeted products and services, the ones that your audience will simply go crazy over, that you need to find.

And to make matters worse, while depending on those low-earning platforms, solopreneurs become dependent… even at the mercy of, those billion-dollar faceless platforms.

That’s where this solution comes into play. It will allow you to take your revenue to new heights without spending a ton of time developing your own product or finding fellow business owners with products you can promote.

But we can’t do it without you…

Today, we celebrate our independence!

Being part of the SBI! community has always been something special. Beyond the tools and processes and support, it’s the knowledge that you’re not in it alone. That you have the support of a company that gets you, alongside thousands of your fellow solopreneurs.

That African proverb says, “If you want to walk fast, walk alone; if you want to walk far, walk together!” and that’s absolutely right…

SBIers like you know that we’re able to achieve so much, not because we’re all using the same tool, but because we’re all part of the same community working to help each other achieve our goals.

And it’s with that in mind that you’re invited to take that next step, together with us, and see just how far we’re able to walk. Arm-in-arm, we’re stronger together!

Find out how you’re going to leverage your solopreneurial success and connect with other businesses that have products and services which are perfect for your audience.

Refer to the official forum post or check your SBIX to get started.

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Mike Allton
Mike is an award-winning blogger, speaker, and author at The Social Media Hat, and Brand Evangelist at Agorapulse where he strengthens relationships with social media educators, influencers and agencies.

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