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Alexander J.A Cortes @AJA_Cortes
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July 2016
-had $40-$100 dollars in bank account
-Working 5am to 7pm
-stressed, underslept, lowlight point in life

July 2018
-6 figure income
-oceanside apartment
-Flying to NYC next week b/c I can
-Work from anywhere

A lot can change in 2 years
What Changed in 2 years

-Decided to take all my knowledge and storysell it

-Set out to build a a personal brand

-Fully accepted and embraced it would be slow and patient process

-learned abundance mindset

-Fixed my financial habits
Started building an email list after learning @BenSettle model

-Wrote emails every day for a year

-Grew an audience through constant generosity and value engagement

-Never slowed down, always maintained momentum
Skills I stacked up

-Presuasion and persuasion messaging and marketing
-Relationship networking
-Building a tribe
-learning the real metrics that matter for online business
-0 to 1 principles
What was the core internal strategy?

1. Build a massive email list

2. Sell products/services to email list
External strategy

-Build online presence that persuades people to sign up for email list
-Provide infinite value for people so that you never have to "sell"

--Ironically, the external stuff was far more work than the internal
"Have customers, Sell to them"

-What do you sell?

Started out with fitness, have since moved into mindset, marketing, online business

All the things I did to build my brand, I work with others on

I am my own Proof of Work
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