Jumping on the Amazon FBA Train

Amazon FBA

It’s been about six-weeks since I first got interested in Amazon FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) as a possible way to make some money online… and it’s been both interesting and at times a little frustrating! The first thing to understand about dealing with suppliers in China is that everything takes longer than you think it will! I guess it’s to be expected,… Read more »

Pivoting towards Importing Products from China and Amazon FBA

Amazon FBA

Starting a Drone business vs Private Labels and Amazon FBA Ok, so last month I pointed out the big opportunities coming up for people entering the Drone business… and after plenty of research, I still think there are some great opportunities there, but to do anything truly epic is going to take a considerable amount of time and money. Let… Read more »

Building an Epic Drone Business

There’s something new on the horizon at Epic14Days – something big. Over the next five months we are going to use the Epic14Days structure and progress towards launching a Drone Photography business. Why five months? Why Drones? Where did this come from all of a sudden? As you may already know if you’ve been following Epic14Days.com, one of my aims… Read more »

Holidays, New Projects and Forward Momentum

Playing around in Devonport

Ok… things have definitely slowed down from the initial burst of activity that we put into Epic14Days, but it hasn’t stopped and it’s still great to chunk stuff up into 14 day blocks. We’ve had some pretty epic adventures lately… two weeks travelling around some amazing parts of the country (we covered nearly half of Tasmania) and are slowly starting… Read more »

Using Social Media to Test and Validate Markets, Ideas and Messages

Social Media to Test Ideas

Ok, so it’s time Izak and I got started on a couple of side-projects. Epic14Days.com is our main base of operations that tracks our journey and hopefully helps to inspire you and at the same time keeps us accountable to make sure we continue to put one foot in front of the other… but it’s not where we’re planning to… Read more »

EPIC Resources: What I’ve been reading and listening to lately

Epic Resources

I thought it might be useful to write something on the blog posts and podcasts that I’ve found useful lately… if it turns out ok, I might make this a regular thing – I’m always reading articles, books etc. and listening to podcasts, so there’s plenty of great stuff to pick and choose from. Podcasts I’ve gone through a few different… Read more »

Status Report #002 – Epic14Days.com First Dollar

E14D Status Report

A couple of really exciting things happened in the last 14 days! Epic14Days made its first dollar online ($66 actually) Izak was on a major national TV show (just for a few seconds, and nothing to do with our website, but way cool!) Making our First Dollar It’s a pretty exciting time when you make your first bit of money… Read more »

6 Business Models You Can Use to Make Money Online Without Having to Reinvent Commerce

6 Business Models

One of the first questions I asked Izak when we started out on this project was ‘How do you think we can make some extra money on the Internet?’ ‘Build a website?’, ‘Post some videos on Youtube?’ Ok, that’s kind of a start… a little general, but it’s important to note that they are just delivery mechanisms… by themselves they… Read more »