Jaime Jay is a serial entrepreneur, and started out with 12 years in corporate America, after finishing his service as a paratrooper in the US Army. Hen first founded slapshotstudio.com, a digital marketing agency, and later on done4youwp.com, a WordPress maintenance service and support site, recently founded Bottleneck Virtual Assistants.
He loves hockey, hanging out with his family, playing guitar, boating and traveling.
Today we are going to talk about how Jaime created his entrepreneurial path, the blueprint, and ethos that he has pickup on the way.
What you will learn
- How Jaime Jay’s businesses are a result of solving his own business problems and selling them to customers.
- Web agency, WordPress service, service for podcasters, provider of virtual assistants and 3 Day MBA.
- Jamie’s latest conference “3 Day MBA”. A three day intensive MBA teaching you how to start and grow your own business
- Starting out with lack of confidence and limiting belief not trusting that he would be able to build his own business.
- How Jamie is using conferences and Mastermind groups to get the inspiration, accountability and help to bring him where he wants to go and shape his own mindset.
- How Jaime spotted his opportunity to start his own web development agency and managed to get lots of referral customers.
- How Jaime learned the hard lessons of being too nice when pricing his service and talking himself into providing discounts.
- How to price and negotiate pricing to make sure you generate a profit.
- Emphasize value: How Jaime adds extra value when prospect clients hesitate to buy, rather than cutting the price.
- $11.000 profit was Jaime’s result after 12 months but loved what he was doing. It took 30 months to pass 6 figure profit.
- Hiring the first VA was the reason Jaime’s business really took off.
- Using VA’s has been the way Jaime build his businesses.
- Take the plunge: How Jaime did not have a business plan and goals but just got started and learned on the way
- Don’t overthink but do have a general idea of where you want to go and the results you want to achieve.
- Be aware of what you like and don’t like to do and recommend clients to others who are great at doing what you don’t like doing. It has to be fun and you have to pivot when you don’t get what you want.
- Jaime posted 300 articles last year but wrote none of them by himself, he outsourced it.
- What you need to eliminate
- What you need to automate
- What you love to do
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