Episode #5 – How to Start an Online Business with Joel Brown of Addicted2Success

Have you ever wanted to know what it *actually* takes to start an online business?

OK, let’s cut the crap.

I know what you’re probably thinking. “Is starting a wildly profitable online business even possible for normal people??”

The answer: Absolutely.

But you’ll never get there reading blog post after blog post, hoping to eventually “figure it out.”

Today, I have something that will very likely inspire you to get up and start moving on your dreams! It’s all about locating the intersection of your passion and talents.

Welcome to Episode #5 of the Rich20Something podcast!

Learn how Joel went from 3 articles a day to building
a 7-figure business empire before the age of 30


I’d like to introduce you to my friend Joel Brown, one of the more inspirational guys you’ll find in the online entrepreneur space.

Joel is the founder of Addicted2Success, a life design coach, and an all around expert human being. In just a little over four years, A2S has reached over 57 Million worldwide views. 57 MILLION!!

And that’s the thing. A2S started as a tiny little blog that no one besides Joel cared about…because HE cared about inspiring people. He wanted to spread knowledge of self development and deliver life changing stories to the world. That was his passion.

His passion is now projected to bring in $2 million in 2015.

What’s your passion?

When you see other people who are doing EXACTLY what you want to do…and you realize that they had to overcome all the same barriers as you…everything becomes a lot clearer.

Honestly…it’s just really damn motivating. Enjoy today’s episode.


  •  1:45 — Who is Joel Brown and what is Addicted2Success? Joel’s humble beginnings and how his life was turned around by Jordan Belfort (Yes, that Jordan Belfort.)
  •  4:15 — Joel’s equation for success and how he got to the top of the online motivation space
  •  9:45 — What Joel would do if he were starting over today (Hint: YouTube is the doorway to growth and engagement!!)
  •  18:11 — Joel’s strategy for success from the second he wakes and why YOU need to adopt this mindset to get what you want out of life – Learn all about the 20-20-20 Rule
  •  25:47 — Curious how to turn your vision into reality? Learn how to get GOOD at RELATIONSHIPS
  •  39:42 — The vision for Addicted2Success in the next year – Over $2 mil in revenue and giving half of it away?? – Giving as a form of receiving
Daniel DiPiazza

Daniel is the founder and CEO of Rich20Something. A millennial business mastermind, he has successfully started three consecutive freelance businesses and scaled them to over $100K in revenue with zero startup capital. His work is regularly featured in Time Magazine, Fortune, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, Fox News, and Yahoo! Business. His debut book, Rich20Something, publishes on May 2, 2017.

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