Dropshipping Success Story Interview: Journey to a 6-Figure Store

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Dropshipping isn’t just an impossible pipe dream that people entertain. People can and do actually become very successful through it.

In this article, I’m doing to give you an example of a true dropshipping success story. This isn’t just something I heard indirectly, either – I saw this success unfold before my very eyes.

How? Well, it happened to one of my students, Daniel. He purchased one of our courses, applied our knowledge and expertise, and improved his own dropshipping store.

Before we dive into his inspiring story, though, let’s take a look at his background:

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The transcription for this interview will be BELOW the blog post.

Daniel’s Background

Daniel got into the concept of dropshipping in mid-2019, then launched his first store in November or December of that year. However, he had started building the store a few months previously, taking time to put everything together first.

On top of that, he created an Amazon affiliate site on the side that’s doing all right, as well. He does all of this in addition to working full-time as a building materials salesperson.

In the beginning, he started by digging into free content and courses online. Eventually, he ended up buying a course from someone else and going through that, only to find that there were some gaps the knowledge provided.

Although he was able to set up quick, and his store was making a profit, he knew he had to make some changes. One big weakness in his knowledge was advertising through Google and SEO. When he listened to some of our podcast episodes, he realized we had the knowledge he was missing, so he invested in our Instant eCommerce Assets course.

What Makes a Student Successful (Or Not)

Dropshipping Success Story Takeaway: A student that’s going to be successful takes the course, studies it, and starts following the advice. I don’t hear from these students for months after buying the course. Then, once they’ve completed it and set up their own store, they come back to me with questions about how to do specific things.

In the time since we launched our course, I’ve realized how to recognize when a student is going to be successful or fail fairly early on. You might be surprised to learn that it has less to do with external circumstances and more to do with internal ones. Specifically, it’s all about things like your own mindset and willingness to put in the work.

A student that’s going to be successful takes the course, studies it, and starts following the recommendations. I don’t hear from these students for months after buying the course. Then, once they’ve completed it and set up their own store, they come back to me with questions about how to do specific things.

It’s at this point where my expertise is most helpful. They’ve worked out many of the roadblocks themselves, and they’re able to show me all the specific things they’ve already tried. With the framework of what they built, I can provide them an outsider’s perspective on what needs to be fixed.

Now, a student who’s not going to be successful does the opposite. Rather than take the time to practice the steps themselves, they get caught up in asking us questions constantly. They rely too heavily on us to succeed, and because of it, they don’t build up the knowledge to work on their own.

Think about it this way: imagine you’ve hired a dance instructor. You can watch them do a move all you want, but you’re not going to learn it unless you try it yourself.

Daniel, as you might have guessed, is an example of the first kind of student, the one who applies what he’s learned in real life.

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Before and After Our Advice

Once he’d put together his own dropshipping store and completed our course, Daniel came to us looking for specific advice. Since he’d already done much of the work, it was easier to look at what he’d built. I could see quickly what had gone wrong, instead of having to spend all this time putting together a strategy from scratch.

I told Daniel to make an adjustment to his store’s theme. He was able to correct the problem with some simple tweaks.

What was the result of working with us? His conversion rate went from .25% to .40% after he took our advice.

I may not always be the best mathematician, but even I can see that’s almost doubling his conversion rate. You can safely call that a success.

Investing in a Course

Dropshipping Success Story Takeaway: Like with many other things in life, it’s all about your mentality and your attitude. Many people invest in mentors, coaches, and courses, hoping for an easy, pre-packaged miracle. That’s the wrong way to go about it.

In this post about hiring a dropshipping mentor, I talk more about why having some kind of mentor or coach is not absolutely critical for your success.

Like with many other things in life, it’s all about your mentality and your attitude. Many people invest in mentors, coaches, and courses, hoping for an easy, pre-packaged miracle. That’s the wrong way to go about it.

Even our courses aren’t going to magically turn you into an e-Commerce legend. So if that’s the case, what should you use a course for, then?

I’ve described it before as a springboard. You use a course to give you the framework and knowledge to build off of, but it’s not going to be your miracle. It’s just going to give you the tools to build your online assets.

That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t take courses, though. In fact, investing in a course forces you to work harder on your goals. Buying a course means you’ve put actual money into your business, and you’ll want to make sure you put that money to good use, right?

I actually heard about a study done once relating to this topic. This study found that the more money a company pays to a consultant, the more likely they are to implement that consultant’s advice. That same concept can apply to courses.

What’s Next for Daniel?

Our course and our advice are only the beginning of a lot of the time. So after taking our advice, what’s on the horizon for Daniel?

In a nutshell, he’s planning on diversifying his online portfolio. One day, once his businesses are more fleshed out, he hopes to devote his time to that entirely instead of having a full-time job. He wants to focus on having more dropshipping stores and a Kindle Publishing company to function as his passive income. (He’s learning using our Kindle Passive Publishing Profits course here.)

We also have a free course called Online Assets Playbook, where we talk about getting a dropshipping store set up quickly. Once it’s set up, you can start using the profits from that to fund other business ventures, just like Daniel is doing.

Plus, once you get a team on your store, it becomes automated, freeing up your time to do other online businesses. In fact, your team might even do it better than you.

For instance, consider a sales team or an employee doing sales with commissions for you. Since they’re focusing on that all day rather than splitting their attention up, they’ll probably do better at it than you did. We also have a guide about the effectiveness of outsourcing work and how to do it here.

Following strategies like these, I’m excited to see where Daniel ends up.

Read Also: Is the 4-Hour Work Week Still Relevant or Possible?

Wrap Up

Dropshipping Success Story: Those working a full-time job might look at what we’re doing and think it’s beyond their reach, but Daniel is living proof that that’s not true.Yes, it will take some research and work. But with all the resources that are at your fingertips (and a little practice), you can make it happen.

When you first look into it, dropshipping can be surprisingly intimidating. It seems like there’s so much to do, that you might be tempted to give up.

That’s why, more than anything else, I wanted you to hear about Daniel’s success story. Those working a full-time job might look at what we’re doing and think it’s beyond their reach, but Daniel is living proof that that’s not true.

Yes, it will take some research and work. But with all the resources that are at your fingertips (and a little practice), you can make it happen. Keep at it, and one day, you might even have a fully automated business that you don’t have to work on very much at all.

You can start by taking a look at some of the resources we have to offer you. Our free Online Assets Playbook is an excellent starting point, but we’ve got more detailed courses like Instant eCommerce Assets and Passive Publishing Profits.

Success Story Interview Transcription

Joe Brusca:

Hey everyone, we’re back with another episode. You’ll notice that next to me, I have someone that’s not Mike. We’re doing another drop shipping success story interview today with one of our students, Daniel Apke. And we’re really excited to share his story. And I think there’s a lot that if you’re just starting out building an online business, doing drop shipping, whatever you’re doing, I think you’re going to find it inspiring. So let’s start, I’ll let Daniel introduce himself. So where you’re from when did you start doing online business? Give us a little bit of background, Daniel.

Daniel Apke:

Yeah! Well, thanks for having me on as well. So I started drop shipping late last year, so late 2019. I got the idea of middle of 2019 and then kind of hopped into it September, October. Then I actually launched my store, my online high ticket drop shipping store in December, late November, December. And now here we are in April and the store’s up and profitable. So it’s been a great journey so far. I also built an affiliate site, Amazon affiliate site that’s starting to do our ads as well but that’s kind of on the side.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah, yeah. Yeah. How is that site doing with the new, today was the first day of the new income cuts? Have you noticed?

Daniel Apke:

I am hoping it still does all right. But we’ll see a couple more days ahead of us.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. Luckily my dashboard didn’t look too horrible today. I think maybe I just got lucky, but we’ll see what happens in the next couple of days. So you said you started building your store around December, right? 2019?

Daniel Apke:

Well, I launched it live December with ads going and everything. I started building it late August, early September.

Joe Brusca:

Oh, okay. Okay. So it was a couple months of building it and then launching it.

Daniel Apke:

And then fully launching.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. And you became one of our students quite recently actually. Has it been a month yet? I don’t even remember.

Daniel Apke:

A little less than a month actually.

Joe Brusca:

Okay. So I’ll let you tell the story. But Daniel, he was in another drop shipping course. He was looking for some extra help. Maybe his store wasn’t performing as he wanted it to. And yeah, I’ll let you get into that. So tell us about kind of the other course you were doing. You don’t have to name it, but you can kind of say like what some of the gaps were and then why you kind of sought out our help and got our course and then joined our membership coaching group.

Daniel Apke:

Okay. Yeah. So it’s been a little less than a month now and I can say I’ve definitely gotten my investments worth just working with you two. And the other course, it was great at getting me up and running. I did that fairly fast. I had a profitable store very fast, but I needed to take the store to the next level and my goal is to have a seven figure store here pretty soon. And I know I need to invest in another store and another coach to do that. One of the biggest things, I listened to you guys podcast, and one of the biggest things I really wanted help with was a Google advertisement and then SEO, which the other program lacked, I’d say. So that’s what we’ve really been focused on since I’ve joined your course.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. And I think I’m going to tie this into one of the core topics I want to talk about today is what makes some students successful and other students not successful. And I’ll tell you from experience, and you don’t really learn this until like a year into when you have a course. The students that are successful, like honestly, like they don’t talk to you too much until like it’s time to where you can make an impact on their business. So to tie that into drop shipping, it’s like there are so many little minute details that we show you how to do in terms of like building the store, like just, just the whole setup. But when it comes to that stuff, I think a lot of people get bogged down. And I notice a lot of people that just ask us questions like every step along the way. They haven’t ended up as successful as the ones that just do all the work and then they say, hey, this is what I did. What do you guys think? Cause then at that point it’s like we have something to work with there we can make. And that’s kind of what happened with you, right?

Daniel Apke:

Absolutely.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Cause then it’s like, it’s like if you’re going to go practice golf or something and Tiger Wood’s coach, he shows you how to swing the, you know how to do the golf swing. You got to get out there and practice for a couple months and then when you go back and you speak with the coach and then they reevaluate, they’re going to be like, Oh and I don’t know anything about golf. I’m just using this as an example. So they might say, Oh you’re swinging your hips too far out or this hand is much higher than the other. Even though they showed you it that first time, you’ll probably get a bunch of other things right but it just takes that few months of practice and like actually doing the work for you to get that high level help. But before you need to get high level help, like you need to just put your head down and do the work. And that’s what I think. That’s one thing I wanted to point out because that’s what I notice with a lot of other of our other students that are successful. They’ll buy the course, we’ll never hear from them. Then they’ll email a few months later saying like, hey, got up and running profitable, getting some sales. But can you take a look at my site, take a look at my ads? And then when we do that, like okay, you made these few mistakes and then boom, they’re happy. They’re increasing their profit margin and stuff like that. So.

Daniel Apke:

Yeah. And I can relate that back to you guys. After I had my store built, you guys analyze my store a little bit and then you came back to me and told me to make a theme adjustment actually. So I then changed the theme and then when I was completely finished with that, we went back to you and then we kind of did some minor tweaks and details after that was complete. But I’m all about doing the full course as much as I can and then going back to you guys when I, when I needed the help.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. And it’s, yeah. I don’t know. Something I wanted to point out for, for all the people that are out there that are in the initial phases, just, you know, put your head down, even though it might seem complicated and overwhelming. It’s just, I don’t know, the first time you swing a tennis racket, it’s going to feel weird, but then it’s just going to. The only way to know how to get better at it is to do it. Especially when it comes to thinking minutia of like setting up like inside the site or like getting your ad words or your Google ads set up for the first time. Just getting that first thing set up. Once you run through it and then we say, okay, make these changes, you’re going to know what we’re talking about because you did it. So not to ramble on too much about this, but so what made you want to do a drop shipping store like in the first place? Like how did you hear about it and why did you pick that over another business model and then what made you get into Amazon affiliate later?

Daniel Apke:

So I actually heard you guys on, I think it was entrepreneurs on fire.

Joe Brusca:

Okay.

Daniel Apke:

Is that right? You guys were on it.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah, yeah. We did go on that.

Daniel Apke:

So ever since then I got the idea in my head and I started browsing around and it seemed like a fairly quick way to, you know, build a profitable online business. And I wanted something fairly quick. I’m still employed right now. But the goal is to eventually not be and just run my own online stores. Yeah. So I thought it was a quick way to get up and profitable and get on my own. And then after that I started getting into it and learning the drop shipping. And once I got a profitable store, I started hearing you guys talk about Amazon affiliates and some other ventures. So I had some extra capital from the drop shipping store. So I wanted to invest that in some other areas and diversify. And most recently the Kindle publishing as well. We just started that within the last week or so.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. The Kindle publishing, I think it’s going to be this course just came out. Buildassetsonline.com/publishing or buildassetsonline.com/kindlepassivepublishingprofits. I think a lot of our students are going to have a lot of success with it because of how straightforward it is. I mean you went through the course, right at this point?

Daniel Apke:

Yeah. Well, I’m waiting on my book to get written, so I’m at that point right now.

Joe Brusca:

Would you say, how would you compare the process to drop shipping? Like in terms of complexity?

Daniel Apke:

It’s, it’s simple. I think it’s way easier. But I haven’t seen any profits yet, obviously because I don’t have a book published, but getting like start to finish seem to be much, much easier.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah, no, but like you said, it took you a month to build out your store cause it was your first time probably in Shopify. But when it comes to this, it’s like you’re getting a book written. So all you have to do is get the book written and you know, you’re not spending, you know, learning a whole new thing and Trying to build a website. Like it’s not that complicated. So let’s go talk a little bit about your Amazon affiliate site, because did you start it in the same niche as you’re dropping?

Daniel Apke:

I didn’t actually I just recently, that’s about two months old. It’s completely separate and nothing along the lines of my drop shipping site. So I just wanted to do that just to learn more about Amazon affiliates and just online world in general.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Knowing your niche, I think that would have been like a really good move. Yeah, I think so.

Daniel Apke:

Well, it’s not too late I’d say.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. So I don’t know if you could do this and may have to pause the video if you want to give. Is it possible, I know it’s kind of during the COVID 19 situation, it might be difficult but is it possible, do you have any like hard numbers about like how you made these changes and then you saw these improvements either on the Google ad side or like with the theme stuff? I know it can be hard to measure, especially in terms of the theme because you don’t have those.

Daniel Apke:

Right. Are you talking about in terms of the advice you guys gave me before and after?

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah, exactly.

Daniel Apke:

Yeah. My conversion rate went from about 0.25 to about 0.40 in the last week with having that. And I implemented new Google ads as well through you guys and that’s been a huge hit. I think my search terms are much more narrowed down to what I want them to be at this point. And in general conversions are just way up even with COVID 19. So I’m expecting even better results once things get back to normal.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. So around 0.25 to 0.4, that’s almost, I’m really not good at bathroom. I mean that’s almost double, probably like a third or something like that. So I mean, doubling your conversion rate is no joke, really.

Daniel Apke:

No, it’s not. I’m getting sales. I mean sales are coming through out here with the ring on my phone much more often than it was before. So anytime my phone rings now I get excited.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. So let’s talk a little bit about the Google ads and the search terms being narrower. Have you watched the SEO modules inside the course yet?

Daniel Apke:

Yes.

Joe Brusca:

Okay. Have you, I guess, I mean there wouldn’t be enough time for that stuff to work yet because it can take a few months for Google to rank your stuff. But have you thought about implementing that yet?

Daniel Apke:

Yeah, we have on certain, not all of our pages obviously, but we’ve started to, and then we’ve written some blogs following your guys as long term keyword advice.

Joe Brusca:

When you say we, do you have like a business partner?

Daniel Apke:

Oh no, I’m saying we as just I have a couple virtual assistants that work with us and yeah. So no.

Joe Brusca:

Nice. Cool. Yeah, so one of the things that made me curious is you seem like a pretty, I mean, I know you are, you seem like a pretty capable guy. What do you do for a living? If you could kind of, you don’t have to say the full thing, but like what kind of field are you in?

Daniel Apke:

I’m an outside sales, so I work remote as it is. So this COVID 19 hasn’t really adjusted my schedule too too much. But yeah, I’m an outside sales position calling on businesses selling building materials like Lowe’s, home depots, companies like that.

Joe Brusca:

Really? So can you go into a little bit more like how that works? The way I would think of it is, I guess I don’t really understand that side of the supply chain. Is it like, I would figure Lowe’s and Home Depot, I guess I would think that kind of just order what they need based on what they’re seeing is selling. But I guess you’re trying to get new products inserted into those stores.

Daniel Apke:

A little bit of both. They have a ton of special order business that they don’t work with brands that we carry, and I don’t want to get too deep into it, but it’s a lot of special order businesses where their contractors or customers are coming in asking for products that they don’t stock or have on the shelves cause you can’t stock all the products in the world but then all the products in the world. So we’re kind of filling that gap.

Joe Brusca:

Do you think that your like regular job, your regular career kind of has helped you along the way?

Daniel Apke:

Yeah, I mean I feel great getting on the phone with suppliers and when customers call and just handling sales solutions in general. It’s just the same with my real world job and my online job. It just comes down to a lot of problems I’m solving honestly.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. I think it goes back again to the whole, like the thing about like execution, it’s like back to the golf swing. It’s like you can know all the principles of how to swing a golf club. You could watch the video on how to do it, but it’s only through your execution that it’s actually going to work, that you’re actually going to be able to hit the ball far.

Daniel Apke:

Yeah. And I think I was listening to so many podcasts on you guys and YouTube and just learning as much free content as I can before and it would have been better for me just to jump in it right away and just learn as I go. Because it’s really, until you get in there, it’s hard to really know what you’re doing.

Joe Brusca:

Now when you got started, did you just start like based on free content or did you buy the other course that you mentioned or was it just like you just started on free content?

Daniel Apke:

I started on free at first and then I’ve realized I can’t just start on free. I had to invest in something to speed the process up.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. The way I think about it, and Mike and I are pretty open about the fact that like it’s almost an addiction how we invest in courses. In our private discord channel, the elite fleet buildassetsonline.com/membership. One of our students, you know, we were just chatting about, you know, Amazon and different monetization methods for websites and he linked me a course by like, I don’t want to say, I guess it was kind of like a mom blogger type style person. Like you can tell, I think they were heavily focused on Pinterest and stuff like that. But the course was like being able to do sponsored posts on your blog and we have blogs, get lots of traffic. And I was just, you know, knowing that these Amazon changes were coming down the line, like we just bought the course just immediately, and I haven’t even looked at it yet, but we have sort of an addiction to buying courses. And we’ve been working on a real estate course since this year and we’ve recently done a few transactions, but it was months of work, like between the two of us, it was probably the hardest thing we’ve ever worked on. Way harder than like purely online stuff. But yeah. Yeah. And I really think, and let me know if you agree, when you invest in a course, it kind of forces you to commit to it at least for a little while.

Daniel Apke:

Yeah. You’re putting some skin in the game financially, I mean.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. And I think that’s one of the reasons why we stress the importance of it so much is because we do it ourselves and all that. Have you bought any course before this or was this kind of like your first go around?

Daniel Apke:

I have, well, I have three total courses or you mean with online?

Joe Brusca:

Online business in general. Like in general, like besides for the drop shipping stuff, our course and then the other one you bought, have you anything else before that? Like have you tried any other online businesses before that?

Daniel Apke:

I do. I do some online or real estate as well. So I have an online course that I did through there.

Joe Brusca:

Okay. Is that going well?

Daniel Apke:

Yeah, I did that a couple of years ago before I got into it. So that’s just another course that I had previously.

Joe Brusca:

Oh, okay. Cool. Yeah, I’ve heard about this thing. I don’t know how true it is, but this is just a study that I heard someone talk about. I’ve never actually seen this study. But apparently it was by the Harvard business school and they were looking at like consulting advice and it’s like the more money that a company paid for consulting advice, the more likely they were to like implement it and improve from it. But if the advice was like free, they didn’t like take it seriously.

Daniel Apke:

Yeah, it makes sense.

Joe Brusca:

So, yeah. So what are you kind of planning for the next like year or so? Like I know you’re doing the drop shipping, you’re doing the Kindle publishing, you’re doing the Amazon affiliate business. Do you have it mapped out on your strategy to get all those things done? Because it is, I mean, it’s not a lot of work if you can plan it out properly and outsource it properly, but it is a lot of tasks that need to get done. So do you have any plans for that?

Daniel Apke:

Well, I want to get my drop shipping store up and running to where I’m happy with it and, you know, definitely seven figures. And I want to focus on drop shipping and come up with a few new stores, whether I buy those stores or just start again from scratch or what. I want to have two or three within a year. And then I’m hoping to Kindle publishing to kind of be my passive income and just diversify more like you said.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Did you take our free course free?

Daniel Apke:

No.

Joe Brusca:

The online asset playbook? Buildassestsonline.com/playbook?

Daniel Apke:

No, I just jumped straight into the purchased one.

Joe Brusca:

Oh okay. Because in our free course we talk about how exactly what you said, how what we suggest to people is how you can use our strategy if we were going to start our portfolio from scratch would be to get drop shipping store up and running as fast as possible and use that to fund the Kindle publishing operation. So, and then we go a little bit beyond that, but it seems like that’s what you’re doing without even taking the free course.

Daniel Apke:

Well, yeah, it’s nice to have capital in the bank where, like I said, I have a real job still full time, so I haven’t needed to take any funds out of my drop shipping business. So I’m just trying to reinvest that as much as possible these next 12 months into things like Kindle publishing.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah, yeah. that’s when things really start picking up, I think, because the more you can reinvest into something, the more you can try things, fail, see what’s really working, see what’s really not working, make things more automated. Like nowadays, once you get really deep into the drop shipping stuff, like we have like a sales person on one of our stores. And it’s amazing. Like Mike would probably argue that, you know, well, I don’t know what he would argue, but he might, I don’t know where he’s at right now, but I would say that once you get a team on, they might be able to do this stuff better than you because they’re focusing on it all day. Like you have someone that’s doing sales on commission, literally that’s all they’re doing, that’s all they’re driven to do. They’re not focused. They’re not thinking about like, Oh I got to worry about the Google ads or I got to worry about doing the SEO or all that stuff. So it’s amazing how much your focus clears up when you start to outsource. So can you talk a little bit about as far as, you mentioned you have a few VA’s, what do you have people doing right now?

Daniel Apke:

The first VA hired was just a general you know, product uploads, keep an eye on stock, just basic uploading images, things like that that need to be done because that was what was taking the most time for me and that’s what I hated to do the most. Once I got her up and running I started giving her more tasks. So now she orders all the products as well or the takes care of all the orders as well. And then recently we brought on a full time, just kind of like a, I call her a writer. So she writes her descriptions and product pages and everything but she also does a lot of design workforce too.

Joe Brusca:

Nice. Nice. How much are you paying the writer? Is it like in the United States or overseas? In the Philippines?

Daniel Apke:

It’s all overseas.

Joe Brusca:

Okay, nice. Nice. So yeah, that’s amazing. So she speaks good English enough to write?

Daniel Apke:

Enough to write. Yeah. Yeah. I mean, obviously it’s hard to find over there. Sometimes the English isn’t as good because it’s their second language, but I did find a good one.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Where did you hire from? Did you do Craigslist or?

Daniel Apke:

One of the online jobs.

Joe Brusca:

Oh, okay. Yeah, that could be pretty good. We always kind of go back and forth. Like, do we want to pay for online jobs or do we not? And then we’ve had a lot of luck with Manila Craigslist for finding good people. I feel like it reaches the same people. You do have to sift through a little bit more but.

Daniel Apke:

And it’s free. Right?

Joe Brusca:

And it’s free. Yeah. Yeah. So that’s always good. So if you don’t mind sharing or if you do, you don’t have to. What are the sales looking like this month? Like what do you plan on hitting on your store?

Daniel Apke:

Will most likely be, like I said, the first 10 days were rough and then I implemented the new themes and the Google ads. We’ll hit over $50,000 in sales, which I’m happy with everything going on. It’s a profitable store. So I thought things were going to tank with all this honestly.

Joe Brusca:

Nice, nice.

Daniel Apke:

And profit margins, we’re looking at 15% to 20% net usually.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. Actually now that we’re talking, I actually have a few more tips for you that we’ll talk about after the call that I think especially once you get a team going, cause you know, I have a method where it brings a lot of leads in, not like just the regular email leads, but other leads who are really interested. But it does help if you have someone that’s able to like manage the leads and follow up with them so we’ll definitely talk about that after the call. So yeah, I think I’m honestly out of questions. Do you have any last words, anything you want to say out to the world? It doesn’t have to be like an endorsement of us or anything, but maybe some encouragement to the people out there.

Daniel Apke:

Yeah, I mean all the advice I have is if you’re thinking about executing and want to get, you know, your feet wet in online business, this is the best spot to start, I think personally. And you just learn Google ads. You learn such a diverse area of the business. So I think if you’re going to execute, you might as well hop in sooner than later.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. So then you agree with the assessment is like if you understand how to make a website, get people to the website that are interested in what you’re selling on the website, so get the right kind of traffic and get them to buy, it really opens up a whole new set of doors. That’s what I always say. I think you would agree based on what you just said.

Daniel Apke:

Right. I didn’t know I was going to get into Kindle publishing and affiliate sites, you know, six, seven months ago, but this kind of led me down that path.

Joe Brusca:

Yeah. Yeah. All right everyone, thanks again for the interview Daniel. And yeah, buildassetsnline.com/playbook is our free course buildassetsonline.com/membership is our elite fleet coaching group, which Daniel is a part of. And yeah, it’s becoming a really fun community. I’m really excited about it. The general chat is starting to pop off a little bit besides for the private coaching channel that you get and buildassetsonline.com/asset is our drop shipping course. And our new course, buildassetsonline.com/kindlepassivepublishingprofits, it’s going to be a hit. I’m very excited about it. So that’s about it for this one guys, and we’ll see you in the next episode.

Daniel Apke:

Thanks, Joe.

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