Follow My Experiments
Hello and welcome! My name is Sam Priestley and I am a lifestyle entrepreneur.
I spend my time trying to build businesses that I find fun and interesting while making enough money to live the life I want.
Last week I announced I was giving away $12,000 to wannabe entrepreneurs. Rather than excitement, it was received with scepticism and hostility. I have called them entrepreneurship grants. 12 no-strings-attached easy-to-apply grants of $1,000 each. I expected the post...read more
To run for parliament all you need is a £500 deposit and 10 signatures from registered voters. If you don't like the current candidates and are unhappy with the way the country is being governed, this is your chance to do something about it. And if there ever was a...read more
Applications for all entrepreneurship grants have now closed. Congratulations to all the winners! Between March 2017 and March 2018 I awarded 12 entrepreneurship grants of $1,000 each to help budding business owners launch or grow their dream. This page is the...read more
I have been selling online through an Amazon FBA business since 2013, but I haven't really spoken about it much on this blog. I hesitate because to a reader I think it sounds too easy. There are a lot of the articles written about Amazon FBA and they too often just...read more
Well, the most obvious con of being a digital nomad is having to call yourself a digital nomad... can someone please come up with a less nerdy sounding name?! A digital nomad is someone who is officially homeless. They roam around the world staying in hostels, hotels,...read more
In this Oddsmonkey review, I will take a look at how useful Oddsmonkey is to a matched better. Ask if it's worth the money, and compare it to its competition. Oddsmonkey has always been a big name in the matched betting community. It is almost 10 years old I have been...read more
For years I have been obsessed with trying to make money trading on Betfair. And like any overly optimistic sucker, I have spent an enormous amount of time and money researching and looking into different systems. The closest I ever got to making it work was when I...read more
It has been over two years since I started this blog. And in that time it has gone from a small site only read by my friends and family, to a source of full-time income with thousands of readers. So I think it's time to write a detailed blog post looking at exactly...read more
In this post, I set up a business that sells t-shirts with my designs on them. My t-shirt dropshipping business requires almost no upfront cost and takes very little maintenance. The store I set up is here and you can also buy the items on Amazon here. I have been...read more
I was listening to an interview today where the interviewee was asked: "what book have you most gifted?". It got me thinking. I don't think I have ever gifted a book, but I have recommended plenty. And the book I have recommended the most is The 4-Hour Work Week by...read more
It is almost nine years since I took my first few nerve-racking steps and signed up to a bookie with the aim to make some 'easy' money from their sign-up up bonus. I was quickly hooked and after six months was earning a full-time income which meant that when I...read more
Ever since my post about my attempt to run a business without an accountant, I have received a lot of emails asking me to write a post that goes into much more detail on how I do my Amazon FBA accounting. So here it is. FBA stands for Fulfilment By Amazon, a service...read more