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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 – April 2018

In April I busy with life, and didn't get much business done. I had big plans but didn't manage to do half of what I had hoped. The time I did spend working was mostly spent on Pipehouse Gin, which should be available to buy this month! Here are the scores for April:...

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What I Learnt Giving Away $12,000 In Grants

In April 2017 I announced the launch of a scheme I called my entrepreneurship grants. It was pretty simple. Every three months I would take applications from budding entrepreneurs and choose three to award a $1,000 grant to. Totalling $12,000 in grants over the year....

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My Monthly Report – March 2018

It's once again the end of the month and time to reflect on what I've been up to. March was a good month! I worked quite hard, celebrated my birthday, made more money than in February, and generally moved things along with my most exciting projects. Here are the...

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My Monthly Report – Feb 2018

The first day of the month is always my favourite. I open up my spreadsheets and go through how all my businesses have done. I look at what progress has been made, count my pennies and make plans for the future. I love it, and hopefully you will find it...

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Starting A Gin Brand Episode 3: Delays & Legal Schmeagols

This is the third instalment in my quest to start a gin brand on a shoe-string budget. If you're just joining us now you should probably read the first two posts: Episode 1: Doing The Research and Episode 2: Creating The Recipe & Branding. It has been almost three...

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My 2017 And What I’m Going To Do Differently In 2018

2016 was a fantastic year for me where everything seemed to go right. To quote my last review: I got engaged, left London, lived in 8 different countries, doubled the size of my biggest business, got this blog profitable and was promoted in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Well,...

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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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Amazon FBA

How To Start An Amazon FBA Business

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