In the third session of the Cubicle Renegade Podcast I chat with Chris Guillebeau, author of the new book, The $100 Startup, and the blog The Art of Non-Conformity.
We discuss why becoming an entrepreneur doesn't need to cost a ton or have you looking for outside investors. Startups can be created by anyone at anytime.
(0:57) - How he came up with the idea for The $100 Startup
(2:10) - How he decided which "success stories" to include in the book
(4:15) - Unplanned vs. Planned entrepreneurship
(6:15) - Can you "learn" how to be an entrepreneur?
(7:19) - The $100 Startup Blueprint
(9:45) - How to get started as an entrepreneur / Building from free customers to paid
(11:13) - The different kinds of business models described in the book
(13:09) - Did Chris plan for the success of The Art of Non-Conformity from the beginning?
(14:47) - Does Chris survey his audience for the next project he does or does he follow the "build it and they will come" model
(16:33) - The reason Chris started