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Aspiring Entrepreneurs is Sophie Howard's podcast where she shows how you can get started in online business. Sophie and her guests discuss the winning business models that are working today and how different personalities and profiles affect which business is best for you. Sophie and her guests will inspire, educate and encourage you on your best path to financial freedom. Head to www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com to take the Entrepreneur Profile test to see what type of entrepreneur you are and start your journey to online success now.

Sophie is a successful online entrepreneur, with a series of six and seven-figure Amazon brands, online education programmes and bestselling books. Sophie's recent move into ebook publishing has hit six-figures profit in the first year. 

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Aspiring Entrepreneurs is Sophie Howard's podcast where she shows how you can get started in online business. Sophie and her guests discuss the winning business models that are working today and how different personalities and profiles affect which business is best for you. Sophie and her guests will inspire, educate and encourage you on your best path to financial freedom. Head to www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com to take the Entrepreneur Profile test to see what type of entrepreneur you are and start your journey to online success now.

Sophie is a successful online entrepreneur, with a series of six and seven-figure Amazon brands, online education programmes and bestselling books. Sophie's recent move into ebook publishing has hit six-figures profit in the first year. 

    Ep 5: Software as a Service - Is It the Ultimate Business Model?

    Ep 5: Software as a Service - Is It the Ultimate Business Model?

    If we’re talking about business models that can give us huge profits in an instant, Software as a Service (SaaS) is surely among those at the top of the list.

    So what makes SaaS such a supreme business model?

    E-commerce Expert Aidan Booth joins me once again to discuss how SaaS can bring you financial freedom. Aidan and I chat about the pros and cons of doing SaaS, how SaaS generates recurring revenue, and ways that you can get better in the industry.

    If you want to find out whether SaaS is the perfect business model for you, tune in to this episode!

    Episode Highlights:
    Introduction [00:00]
    Aidan’s experience in doing SaaS [01:51]
    How Aidan’s team builds software solutions [4:45]
    Aidan’s preference between web software and mobile app [5:46]
    Risks and rewards of starting a SAS business [7:27]
    Aidan’s tip to go big in SaaS [11:22]
    Why SaaS isn’t as complicated as it seems to be [14:57]
    How SaaS is a self-sustaining business model [18:32]

     

    Resource Links:
    Take the Strengths Finder Quiz and discover what kind of entrepreneur you are: https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Get a copy of my book ‘Aspiring Entrepreneurs: A Guide to Finding Your Best Path to Financial Freedom’ https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Join the Freedom Navigator Waitlist and my 1:1 Coaching Waitlist https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/

     

    About Our Guest:

    Aidan Booth is an internet marketer whose team offers online marketing training & consulting services, niche website & e-commerce store setup, support to small businesses, their own physical product brands, software as a service, and hosting & domain registration.

    Connect with Aidan Booth:
    Website: https://www.aidanbooth.com/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aidanboothonline
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aidanboothonline/
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aidanbooth09

     

    Connect with Aspiring Entrepreneurs:
    Aspiring Entrepreneurs Website: https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Sophie Howard Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV7xz4RSPa8_pxDcXDJ83uQ
    Sophie Howard Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sophiehoward_amazon_seller/
    Sophie Howard LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophiehowardnz/

     

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    • 21 min
    Ep 4: Business Model Breakdown - Selling Physical Products Online

    Ep 4: Business Model Breakdown - Selling Physical Products Online

    When we think of how online shops have become a major need today, it really won’t come as a surprise how Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, became the wealthiest man in the world.

    Anyone who tries online selling and does it the right way has a big chance of making a fortune for themselves. But what is the right way?

    E-commerce Expert Aidan Booth joins me in this episode to give you insights on how you can set yourself up for success in the business of online selling.

    Aidan and I touch on subjects such as the process of selecting a product to sell, the pros and cons of using the online selling platforms Amazon, Shopify, and Facebook Marketplace, and a lot more.

    Tune in now and attain financial freedom from selling physical products online!

    Episode Highlights:
    Introduction [00:00]
    How Aidan got into selling physical products online [01:16]
    Dropshipping as explained by Aidan [4:37]
    Choosing the right products to sell [7:06]
    Knowing when to and when not to outsource [8:42]
    Being analytical and creative in e-commerce [10:18]
    Aidan’s thoughts on Amazon, Shopify, and Facebook Marketplace [12:05]
    The platform with the least risks according to Aidan [16:23]
    How Aidan builds his list of customers [22:26]
    Aidan’s recommended product categories [24:39]

     

    Resource Links:
    Take the Strengths Finder Quiz and discover what kind of entrepreneur you are: https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Get a copy of my book ‘Aspiring Entrepreneurs: A Guide to Finding Your Best Path to Financial Freedom’ https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Join the Freedom Navigator Waitlist and my 1:1 Coaching Waitlist https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/

     

    About Our Guest:

    Aidan Booth is an internet marketer whose team offers online marketing training & consulting services, niche website & e-commerce store setup, support to small businesses, their own physical product brands, software as a service, and hosting & domain registration.

    Connect with Aidan Booth:
    Website: https://www.aidanbooth.com/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aidanboothonline
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aidanboothonline/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aidanbooth09

     

    Connect with Aspiring Entrepreneurs:
    Aspiring Entrepreneurs Website: https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Sophie Howard YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV7xz4RSPa8_pxDcXDJ83uQ
    Sophie Howard Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sophiehoward_amazon_seller/
    Sophie Howard LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophiehowardnz/

     

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    • 28 min
    Ep 3: Business Model Breakdown - Coaching Your Way to Financial Freedom

    Ep 3: Business Model Breakdown - Coaching Your Way to Financial Freedom

    Are you looking for a business model that will lead you to financial freedom? Coaching, one of the fastest-growing sectors today, is a terrific fit for you. Do you want to know why?

    Coaching Specialist Christine Berry joins us to break down coaching as a business model to help you gain insight on whether it matches your strengths and goals as an aspiring entrepreneur. 

    Christine and I look into the different types of coaching and the various fields that you can be a coach in. Most importantly, we weigh in on how profitable and fulfilling a coaching business is.

    Tune in now and let’s ascend into financial freedom!

    Episode Highlights:
    Introduction [00:00]
    Are coaching skills taught or innate? [03:14]
    The relevance of mindset coaching today [4:49]
    How Christine’s coaching skills help in her own business [5:55]
    The ins and outs of coaching as a business model [7:05]
    Types of coaching: 1-to-1, Group, and Mastermind [11:17]
    The kind of people that will make the best coaches [17:45]
    Is coaching a profitable and fulfilling business model? [19:10]
    Advantages of doing group coaching [22:13]
    Subjects that you can be a coach on [24:25]
    What to love about being a coach [28:06]
    Christine’s advice to aspiring coaches [30:22]

     

    Resource Links:
    Take the Strengths Finder Quiz and discover what kind of entrepreneur you are: https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Get a copy of my book ‘Aspiring Entrepreneurs: A Guide to Finding Your Best Path to Financial Freedom’ https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Join the Freedom Navigator Waitlist and my 1:1 Coaching Waitlist https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/

     

    About Our Guest:

    Christine Berry, founder and owner of Christine Berry Coaching, uses her online business experience to help clients develop a success mindset, grow and develop as a conscious business leader, get clear on their values (both personally and professionally), develop plans, set clear and transparent goals, discover their online options, and implement their new business.

    Connect with Christine Berry:
    Website: http://www.christineberry.com.au/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CBerryCoaching/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/christineberrycoaching/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6L7nMkn590UsxEegYL_5zw
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christine-berry-6552584b/

     

    Connect with Aspiring Entrepreneurs:
    Aspiring Entrepreneurs Website: https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Sophie Howard YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV7xz4RSPa8_pxDcXDJ83uQ
    Sophie Howard Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sophiehoward_amazon_seller/
    Sophie Howard LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophiehowardnz/


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    • 32 min
    Ep 2: Getting to Know the 5 Business Models

    Ep 2: Getting to Know the 5 Business Models

    In our pioneer episode, we talked about the four entrepreneur archetypes to help you better understand how you can maximize your abilities and form a team that is sure to reach heights in whatever industry you’re in.

    Today, we move on to the five business models that you should consider setting your entrepreneurial journey on. These models, when matched with a team of right entrepreneur archetypes, are sure to help straighten up your path to financial freedom.

    I will be featuring guests in the upcoming episodes from each of these models but before that, I want to provide you with ample knowledge on these models.

    So tune in now and be one step closer to financial freedom!

    Episode Highlights:
    Introduction [00:00]
    Selling physical products [2:42]
    Running services [5:15]
    Affiliate marketing [9:45]
    Software as a service [13:41]
    Search engine marketing [17:38]

     

    Resource Links:
    Take the Strengths Finder Quiz and discover what kind of entrepreneur you are: https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Get a copy of my book ‘Aspiring Entrepreneurs: A Guide to Finding Your Best Path to Financial Freedom’ https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Join the Freedom Navigator Waitlist and my 1:1 Coaching Waitlist https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/

     

    About Our Host:

    Sophie Howard is the founder of Aspiring Entrepreneurs, a community designed to help people develop the skills and confidence to build a business and a life that serves them. Sophie began online in 2013 with an Amazon firm, which she sold for more than $1 million in 2015.

    Sophie has lectured on stages all around the world, encouraging and teaching other ambitious entrepreneurs. She has established instructional programs educating thousands of students how to sell online, in addition to releasing over 1000 products.

    Sophie has also written a book titled “Aspiring Entrepreneurs: A Guide to Finding Your Best Path to Financial Freedom.”

     

    Connect with Aspiring Entrepreneurs:
    Aspiring Entrepreneurs Website: https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Sophie Howard YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV7xz4RSPa8_pxDcXDJ83uQ
    Sophie Howard Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sophiehoward_amazon_seller/
    Sophie Howard LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophiehowardnz/

     

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    • 22 min
    Ep 1: The 4 Entrepreneur Archetypes - Finding Your Best Path to Financial Freedom

    Ep 1: The 4 Entrepreneur Archetypes - Finding Your Best Path to Financial Freedom

    Welcome to the pilot episode of the podcast Aspiring Entrepreneurs with Sophie Howard!

    This episode marks the start of a new adventure for me and my home Aspiring Entrepreneurs, a community dedicated to assisting entrepreneur hopefuls in the development of a business and a life that is beneficial to them.

    And as I always say in my community: There's no fluff, jet planes, or Lamborghinis - just powerful advice and inspiration on all things related to starting and growing a successful online business.

    So join me as I lay the foundation for our future conversations by running through the four different entrepreneur archetypes to give you a glimpse of what you should expect from this podcast here in the first episode.

    Let’s get started!

    Episode Highlights:

    1. Topics I’ll cover and what I hope you’ll gain from this podcast  [00:00]

    2. Find what your entrepreneur archetype is [02:21]

        a. The Creator [03:37]

        b. The Connector [8:56]

        c. The Operator [12:53]

        d. The Automator [19:43]

    3. How I’ll help you achieve financial freedom in the next episodes [24:41]

    Resource Links:
    Take the Strengths Finder Quiz and discover what kind of entrepreneur you are: https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Get a copy of my book ‘Aspiring Entrepreneurs: A Guide to Finding Your Best Path to Financial Freedom’ https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Join the Freedom Navigator Waitlist and my 1:1 Coaching Waitlist https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/

    About our Host:

    Sophie Howard is the founder of Aspiring Entrepreneurs, a community designed to help people develop the skills and confidence to build a business and a life that serves them. Sophie began online in 2013 with an Amazon firm, which she sold for more than $1 million in 2015.

    Sophie has lectured on stages all around the world, encouraging and teaching other ambitious entrepreneurs. She has established instructional programs educating thousands of students how to sell online, in addition to releasing over 1000 products.

    Sophie has also written a book titled “Aspiring Entrepreneurs: A Guide to Finding Your Best Path to Financial Freedom.”

    Connect with Aspiring Entrepreneurs:
    Aspiring Entrepreneurs Website: https://www.aspiringentrepreneurs.com/
    Sophie Howard YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsEWvObGC01Gpq1MbAM8HyQ
    Sophie Howard Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sophiehoward_amazon_seller/0

    Thank you for tuning in! If you found this episode valuable, please be sure to subscribe so you can stay updated whenever I post new episodes.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 28 min

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