Last Month’s Earnings

$167,553.31

The Smart Passive Income Podcast

SPI 117: Broke on a Friend’s Couch to Successful Entrepreneur with Dwight Peters of BackersHub

SPI 117: Broke on a Friend’s Couch to Successful Entrepreneur with Dwight Peters of BackersHub

By Pat Flynn on

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – failing is a part of the entrepreneurial process. We shouldn’t try to fail, but when we do, we should learn from our mistakes, get up, and keep going. Unfortunately, a lot of people aren’t okay with failing, so they either don’t try at all, or they fail once and go back to what they were comfortably doing before.

Today’s guest on the podcast, Dwight Peters, had started a number of different businesses that didn’t go according to plan, which eventually led him to going broke and having to stay on his friend’s couch while he figured out his next move.

His perseverance paid off, however, because Dwight is now the founder of BackersHub, a successful online business that helps out those who utilize the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform.

Dwight’s story is incredible. Looking back in my email archive, I actually discovered an email from him in 2012 about a Kickstarter campaign he created for a company/product that didn’t take off, and it’s crazy how he’s been able to learn from his mistakes and since create an extremely profitable business related to his previous failures.

Thanks for Listening! May I Ask You For a Favor?

Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it using the social media buttons you see on the page.

Additionally, reviews for the podcast on iTunes are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show and I read each and every one of them.

And lastly, if you have any questions (or would like answers to previously submitted voicemail questions!), head on over to AskPat.com – this bite-sized show has over 1.5 million downloads and counting!

Don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher to get it automatic updates, or even better, download the app we talked about in today’s episode!

Email the Smart Way

Email the Smart Way

Download Now!
Email address required
No thanks, I'll pass for now :)
  1. 1. Free Stuff

    You'll get instant access to free resources, including my most popular book, Ebooks the Smart Way! (Downloaded over 125,000 times!)

  2. 2. Content Tailored to You

    Over time, I'll get to learn more about you and deliver content that actually matters.

  3. 3. No Hype

    Just real content that's meant to make a difference.

Tweet
Share336
Pin2
Share
Share
338 Shares