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Mike Michalowicz is a true entrepreneur in every sense of the word. He’s built companies from the ground up and successfully sold them Fortune 500 companies. In this interview Mike walked me through his journey from boostrapper to successful entrepreneur:
  • A great Story of Accidental Entrepreneurship
  • Key Mistakes that Mike Made in his First Business
  • How his blog came after a book
  • Unconventional strategies for starting and growing your business
  • Making the Transition from Bootstrapper to Entrepreneur
  • Why The Secret to Growing Your Business is NOT Working Harder
  • A Very Simple Crowd-sourcing Technique that can skyrocket your traffic
  • How to Connect With Other Early Stage Entrepreneurs
  • The Changing face of mainstream media
  • The Importance of Involving Other People in Everything You Do
  • How to find an angle to Get a Journalist to Write a Story about you
  • Why You Should only Focus on One Idea Time
Mike Michalowicz (pronounced mi-CAL-o-witz) started his first business at the age of 24, moving his young family to the only safe place he could afford - a retirement village. With limited resources and no experience, he systematically bootstrapped a multi-million dollar technology business, sleeping in conference rooms to avoid hotel costs. You can learn more about Mike at his blog, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. You can follow him on twitter @tpentrepeneur

Originally aired almost 7 years ago.

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