The other night I was out for drinks with a friend of mine who is getting ready to quit his job to travel. He’s always been into video, so I started going through some of the old Location 180 travel vlogs to give him some ideas for his trip. As I was going through them, I couldn’t help but think “Man, some of these are actually pretty good! I should get back into this!” Hopefully soon I can get back into the vlog game, but in the meantime I have a short film that we’ve just finished up that may very well be my favorite thing I’ve ever created for Location Rebel. I’ll be releasing it in the next week

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How to Triple Your Online Business Profits (In 90 Days or Less)

Note from Sean Today’s post comes from Tom McCann – a Location Rebel member who has been making money online for almost two years while traveling to over 15 different countries. Tom shares daily videos on his YouTube Channel where he shares strategies to help others achieve their goals in as little time as possible, and also writes at his blog, Unstoppable Gainer. For me personally, I love using games as a way to make progress on your business – or any other goal for that matter. That’s why I really liked Tom’s approach to increasing business profits. It’s practical and fun, so that’s why I wanted to share it with you today. Here’s Tom… —- As an online business owner,

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10 Lessons Every Aspiring Location Rebel Should Know

As I sit here writing this, the 2015 World Domination Summit (which I help produce) has officially been over for about 12 hours. I’m exhausted. My head hurts. I’m slightly overwhelmed with the work I’ve put off. But most importantly, I couldn’t have been happier with the way this year’s conference went. In my opinion, our 5th year was our best ever. We broke 5 world records. We created art for kids with life threatening illnesses. We created a microcosm of Portland. We fostered a welcoming community for people all over the world. And I hosted my first ever Location Rebel live event. It was 3 hours of me on the stage in front of 250 people: “How were people going to

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The Return of Apprenticeships (And How to Land One)

This is a guest post from Taylor Pearson. I really believe in the apprenticeship model, and I owe a big part of my success today to work I did with Dan and Ian of the Tropical MBA a few years back. If you’re thinking of bringing someone new on board, or you’re looking for a slightly less traditional work relationship – read on. Also Taylor’s new book “The End of Jobs” is available for free for one more day, so go check it out! — After his release from jail, James wasn’t terribly grateful to his brother Ben for running his business while he’d been doing time. Upon release, he not only harassed, but beat his younger brother. Not a good start to

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Crossing #50 Off the Bucket List: Playing Pebble Beach

In 2009 the All You Can Jet deal came out from Jet Blue. Essentially, for $499 you could buy an unlimited plane ticket for a month – that would allow you to go anywhere Jet Blue flies. I’d never seen anything like it, and it sounded like the perfect opportunity to knock a few things off my bucket list, like go to NYC and work from a tropical island. Alas, I was out of vacation days, and my boss refused to give me anymore, despite more than a couple attempts. This was about 6 months after my Brazil trip that inspired this blog, and just two months before I’d end up leaving my job. But at that moment, I was so disappointed

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How to Create a Webinar (that Converts) in 48 Hours

Over the past couple years the latest and greatest strategy in online marketing circles has appeared to be live webinars. I’ve seen many notable marketers claiming that 80%+ of their online sales came specifically from these live calls – which is extraordinarily impressive in my book. The experience I’ve had with webinars, while relatively limited, has also been pretty eye opening. I’ve marketed a live webinar, put on by someone else, to my mailing list probably half a dozen times. 1 flopped, and we only made one sale. 4 netted me in the low 4 figure range. 1 of them made me over $10k. So even though I’ve only done a handful of webinars (and part of the reason I was

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I’m Giving Away My Newest Product…for Free

For the last few months I’ve been sitting on a product that’s one of the most useful things I’ve ever created. It’s called Rebel Launches. Essentially it’s my course where I detail exactly how I go about launching new products. Launching a new or existing product is a really difficult thing. Even if you’re a total expert at your subject matter, knowing exactly how to go about building demand for your product, and then marketing it successfully is stressful and few newbies really get it right. I’ve been honing my strategy for these types of launches for the past four years. I’ve had a lot of success applying it to my semi-annual Location Rebel sales, as well as launching completely new products. For instance when we launched a

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10 Things That Totally Suck About Being a Solopreneur

If these 10 reasons don’t totally scare you off, check out this year’s Paradise Pack and get access to the Location Rebel Affiliate Marketing Blueprint! I don’t promote many sales like this, but I’ve found this to be the best one out there and there are some awesome products in it this year. Working for yourself is always like a combination of unicorns, glitter, and mint chocolate chip ice cream – don’t believe anyone that tells you otherwise. Ok. That’s a lie. I’ll be totally honest, sometimes being a solopreneur totally sucks.  I mean, usually it doesn’t, but nothing is ever all glitter and rainbows. With that in mind, today I want to highlight some of the aspects of this lifestyle that often get

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The Risky Business of Not Taking Risks

It was my senior year of college, and my whole life I’d been playing it safe. I chose where to go to school, not because it was necessarily the perfect fit for what I wanted to do – but because it was the safe play. I lived with my best friend. I was an hour drive from my parents. It was in a small college down where everything was well, easy. Just a few months from graduation, I was teetering on the edge. No really, I was standing atop a 200 foot bridge attached to a giant rubberband seconds away from plummeting to my near-certain death. Looking back this was kind of a pivotal moment for me.  In many ways,

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How to Get Better at Sales in 48 Hours (Even if You Hate Selling)

“The total is $2,700… will you pay with Visa or Mastercard?” I will never forget my first ‘one-call close’ over the phone.

After only 15 minutes, I was able to sway a prospect, who I’ve never spoken to in my entire life, to trust me and close a contract. The feeling was a RUSH.

Now you might be thinking, “I could NEVER do that!!!”

Hit the breaks for a second!

This post will walk you through everything you need to know to become a sales and prospecting machine.

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