Today’s Amped Local, fellow THRIVE 2017 Attendee, Billion Dollar Body member, and Navy Man Co-Host:
Your guest co-host today is the power of networking at the 2017 THRIVE: Make Money Matter event in Las Vegas. We got connected thanks to the Billion Dollar Body team and through the power of like-minded thinkers.
His online company Amped Local is located in San Diego, CA. He has built his facebook ads agency business model around the for-purpose model that we learn about every year at the THRIVE event. Douglas has created a business around SEO, Web Design, Marketing and Facebook Advertising Worldwide. Your business’s success needs an upgrade as much as a car needs wheels to get far. 52% of small businesses don’t have a Website. 5.9+ Billion Google searches a day. 68% of searchers click on the top 5. #1 SEO San Diego.
On This Episode You Will Hear:
- [00:20] Introductions thanks to THRIVE: Make Money Matter in Las Vegas.
- [00:35] Same network as our past co-host Scot Chrisman, the pro skier from Colorado.
- [05:45] Hollywood actors trained to be stone-cold killers.
- [09:30] Scott was afraid of the sales profession and still having the balls to do it.
- [15:50] The cost of college and university education vs the career-growth path.
- [22:40] Fiji water is actually made there.
- [25:00] MRE’s, meals ready to eat. Douglas saw crazy medical conditions in these poor countries he traveled to in the Navy.
- [26:00] Launching his facebook ads agency while building a for-purpose business by dedicating 10% of their income to nonprofits and his church.
- [32:00] Amped Local is a full-service marketing agency
- [41:00] The digital marketing coaching space gets really small.
- [44:00] Douglas launched his Experts Academy to focus on the Local Business and helping them grow.
- [51:30] Final Words
Links and Resources:
- Douglas James on Facebook
- Douglas James Marketing
- The Douglas James YouTube
- @AmpedLocal on Twitter
Douglas looks at the reason behind everything that he’s doing. His days could be 4 hour days or 14 hour days. Know Your Why!
Know why you do what you do. It’s completely psychotic to get up at 4 am, every day unless you’ve got a clear why… His biggest WHY is to his family.
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