How I Started My Online Business + 4 Tips to Build a Great Service-Based Biz

Are you wondering how to start an online business?

I run a large service-based online business, a writing agency called Express Writers. We’re headed into year 10, and I have 90+ creators on staff. We’ve completed more than 30,000 projects.

I’ve done a lot of interviews, but today, I wanted to pull the curtains back and tell you here on my channel personally how I started my online business, with some takeaway tips that I think would really help you if you’re at a place of wanting to start your own online business, too.

Back in 2011, the idea for this team and agency was just a seed in my head, and it was really born from a passion I had for writing. I had nothing more than $75 in the bank when I started my business.

So let’s talk about the starting journey, and I’m going to give you my best tips on how you can start an online business that lasts, too.

Ready? Let’s get into todays topic all about how I started my online business.


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How to Start an Online Business: Go from Zero Ideas to Running a Successful Online Business in Your PJs (Even if You Have No Capital)


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I’m the founder of The Content Hacker™ and Express Writers.

👩🏼‍🏫 I teach talented marketers how to GROW through trust-based content marketing methods, in The Content Hacker™ Academy

🏢 I manage Express Writers, a team of 90 content writers I started in 2011. We’ve completed over 30,000 projects for our clients.

I write at:

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I’m a published author of several best-selling books:

📚 Practical Content Strategy & Marketing
📚 So You Think You Can Write? The Definitive Guide to Successful Online Writing
📚 Woman Rising: A True Story

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