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Hello and welcome! My name is Sam Priestley and I spend my time trying to build businesses in areas I find interesting while making enough money to live the life I want.

I write about them all here, so follow along and try not to make the same mistakes.

Recent Posts:

My Monthly Report – May 2019

Hello and welcome back to another monthly report. It is going to be a short one this month because I honestly have been so busy with other things that work took a backseat in May. One of the nice things about being self-employed is that taking a chilled out month...

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How to Get A License Distil Gin From Your Home

This is a quick post telling you how I managed to get a license to distil my own gin from my house. It's actually easier than you think: In order to get a license to distil gin from your home you need to: Fill out form L5 and apply for a rectifier's license Explain...

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My Monthly Report – April 2019

Another month, another report. And a late report at that. That's because I've had the last 3 weeks off work. I go through phases and have been doing some questioning about why I do any of this. I realised that I don't think I have ever taken any extended time off work...

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My Monthly Report – March 2019

What a month! What can I say! We launched our new flavoured gin. The podcast took off and started ranking in the charts. And I turned 30. March has been my favourite month in a long time. It all came together and a lot of the stuff I've been complaining about recently...

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My Monthly Report – February 2019

Hello and welcome back to another monthly report. Last month I complained that I spent too much times playing video games and not enough working. Well I ended up doing almost exactly the same number of hours of work this month - 44% of my target of my target of 165....

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How To Start A Supper Club In Your Home

Every couple of weeks for the last year, we have welcomed paying guests into our home. Emma, my wife, cooks us a delicious three-course meal. And we all sit around a table together, eating, drinking and chatting.  What I have just described is a business known as a...

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My Monthly Report – January 2019

Hello and welcome back to another monthly report. I hope you have had a good January! Fully refreshed and motivated after Christmas. Here at Priestley Towers it started well. I hit the ground running with my New Year Resolutions. Excited and determined to be a...

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Highlights:

Gin

I started a brand of gin. Follow along from when I first had the idea to now.

Amazon FBA

My most profitable business. Leverage Amazon’s fulfilment network to make huge profits.

Matched Betting

What started it all. Extract the value from free bets to earn a locked in profit.

Lazy Entrepreneur Podcast

I dive into how you build a business the lazy. Way what is working and what isn’t.

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