ROTE 085: Mark Thompson Makes Money Creating Awesome Software

There are many ways to make money online. Software creation has to be one of the most effective and legitimate business models out there. Not only is software something you can be proud of creative and selling, it’s also something that provides value and helps customers and businesses get more done.

From a business stand point, software is amazing because of the high margins it can yield one the product is created. To maximize earnings you can implement an affiliate program and pay upwards of 50-75% commission on all referred sales.

If you are looking to take your software or online course business to that next level, JV partnerships are an absolute must!

All of this and more in the latest episode of Rise of the Entrepreneur with special guest Mark Thompson.

Rise of the Entrepreneur – Episode 85 with Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson is an entrepreneur and JV marketing expert.

Like many other would-be entrepreneurs, Mark was introduced to the power and opportunities offered through the internet in a previous job where he had the responsibility of managing all online marketing through Google Adwords. After leaving the world of 9-5 and looking to make his own mark on the internet business world, Mark knew

After leaving the world of 9-5 and looking to make his own mark on the internet business world, Mark knew software was where he wanted to be. The only thing was, Mark had no idea how to code or create his own software. After teaming up with the right people, Mark eventually had a seamless formula in place for creating, selling and marketing software as a solution online.

To scale his business to the next level, Mark knew he had to reach massive audiences, but without the right funding in place this simply wasn’t possible. It was through JV partnerships that Mark was able to establish and grow his company into what it is today.

As the CEO of Digital Kickstart, Mark and his team have generated over $7 million dollars in just the last few years… and he’s only just getting started!

Talking Points Discussed in this Episode:

  • The decision to leave a steady job and go it on your own
  • Why Mark wanted to focus on software and online course
  • Building a software business without knowing how to code
  • JV partnerships and the power of rev-share with authority sites
  • How to use networks like ClickBank and JVZoo to grow reach
  • Three great Q&A questions for Mark in the Pit of Fire

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