Follow My Experiments
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.
Serendipity is a concept I think about a lot and massively impacts how I do business and how I live my life. Wikipedia describes it as “the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way". Or in other words: being in the right place at the...read more
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...read more
Today we’re going to be talking about how to manage your international logistics as a one-person business. Or in other words, how to make sure your products successfully flow around the world when all you have is an internet connection. It’s easy to get intimidated by...read more
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...read more
The odds you get at a bookmaker represent the chance of your bet winning. And sometimes, just sometimes, the bookies get it wrong allowing smart punters to get great value. This is the essence of value betting. Value betting was the final and most profitable step of...read more
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....read more
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...read more
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...read more
Another year has shot by and I've been spending my Christmas doing what I do best - sitting around thinking. Thinking back on how the year has gone. The mistakes I've made, the opportunities I've grabbed. And thinking about the future. I left 2017 very excited. The...read more
Normally I write about successful businesses we have created. Well, today is slightly different. Today I’m writing about a business we failed to even start. This following post is from November 2015 and I am reposting it as it is still very relevant and was the...read more
Most people who try to start an online business fail. Why? They'll tell you the market is too saturated, or no one liked their content. But that's not the real reason Most people fail at online business because it is too easy I have started quite a few different...read more
This article is aimed at people who have at least a basic understanding of sportsbook arbitrage. If you’re new to advantage play gambling be sure to check out this introductory article on matched betting before diving into the more complex world of arbing software. I...read more