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What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • 1:43 – Two things people do that cause trouble (and the question I get all the time).
  • 4:44 – My first major tip when it comes to looking at data.
  • 5:12 – Data you should pay attention to (including the number one thing I focus on).
  • 10:17 – What I don’t pay attention to (and the number one thing that can hold people up).
  • 13:54 – Numbers that I pay a little bit of attention to (don’t ignore these, but don’t obsess about them either).
  • 16:22 – How a very lenient refund policy can result in more customers overall (and why I don’t really worry about refund percentage).

Ideas Worth Sharing:

[bctt tweet=”The only thing that matters is comparing {your data} to yourself. … Comparing to other people is futile. – @TheRiseToTheTop ” username=”TheRiseToTheTop”]

[bctt tweet=”The lifeblood of your business is that subscriber base and your audience. – @TheRiseToTheTop ” username=”TheRiseToTheTop”]

[bctt tweet =”Instead of obsessing over every little tiny thing, you have to be thinking of the big picture. – @TheRiseToTheTop ” username=”TheRiseToTheTop”]

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    About The Rise To The Top Podcast

    The Rise To The Top with David Siteman Garland podcast is a look behind-the-scenes (the good, bad, ugly and hilarious insanity) from David’s (aka DSG’s) multiple 7-figure online business (#938 on the Inc. 5000 list in 2017). DSG’s education and software company teaches awesome people how to create and sell online courses through his #1 program Create Awesome Online Courses and Course Cats software. Tune in for stories, tips, advice, behind-the-scenes craziness and uncensored, uncut interviews with friends, industry leaders, successful entrepreneurs and much more. Topics range from fun things like online courses to online marketing, building an audience, content creation, copywriting working remotely (and from home), advertising, and learning from successful entrepreneurs. Get ready to learn, be inspired, and laugh as shenanigans are sure to ensue.