#46 – Steve Tan – Determined not to fail
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Born and raised in Singapore, Steve Tan is a serial entrepreneur, renowned dropshipper and full-stack digital marketer. Steve has founded several startups since first entering the eCommerce world, and with over 14 years of experience in the ecommerce industry, his path to becoming a successful entrepreneur has had its share of ups and downs. Today, he shares his knowledge to help other entrepreneurs find success in their ecommerce journey through public speaking events, his eCommerce Elites Masterminds Facebook group, and Masterminds retreats.

Bullet points

  • 00:40 – Intro
  • 01:25 – Getting into entrepreneurship
  • 06:15 – Learning how to sell on eBay / Getting started with ecommerce
  • 10:40 – Using external sites
  • 11:10 – Finding Facebook ads
  • 13:35 – Starting a coupon site
  • 15:30 – Losing deals
  • 16:20 – Going back to ecommerce
  • 16:47 – Helping with the family business
  • 17:40 – The rise and fall of Kreyos smartwatch
  • 19:17 – My partner is a scam
  • 20:50 – Planning a successful campaign
  • 25:28 – Getting hit with PR
  • 26:50 – Dealing emotionally with hate
  • 29:10 – Starting another company
  • 30:35 – Moving back to Singapour
  • 31:25 – Trying Forex
  • 32:40 – Going back to China and ecommerce
  • 37:20 – Dealing with more hate
  • 42:02 – What’s working now in ecommerce
  • 44:25 – What’s working now in marketing
  • 46:30 – Staying ahead in dropshipping
  • 50:00 – Rapid fire question round
  • 50:26- Any unusual drinking or eating habits?
  • 51:57 – How do you get into a state of flow?
  • 53:05 – What habit or opinion do you have that people tend to disagree with?
  • 56:57 – What non-traditional lesson would you teach at school?
  • 58:34 – What books had the biggest impact on your life?
  • 59:47 – What does the first 30 minutes of your day look like and when does it start?
  • 01:02:10 – Any advice for your previous boss or bosses?
  • 01:05:44 – What do you do or where do you go to get inspired?
  • 01:07:13 – How would you double USD 5K in 24h?
  • 01:08:23 – What’s the best advice ever given to you?
  • 01:08:50 – What silly thing should people do more of?
  • 01:09:43 – Would you rather fight one horse-sized duck or one hundred-duck sized horses?
  • 01:10:18 – How would you convince someone to do something that is good for them, but that they don’t want to do?
  • 01:11:37- What makes you happiest

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