Do you think you’re too inexperienced to start a business? Do you think you don’t have the required education to be an entrepreneur? Do you think you don’t have the marketing chops to create a successful venture? Do you think you don’t have enough money to launch a million-dollar idea?If so, this is the episode for you…Sean Pour—founder of SellMax.com, a national used-car buying service—tells us about how he started his business at 14 years old, in attempt to help his parents keep their business afloat. What started out as an effort to help his family has, over the past 10 years, turned into a big business. Sean buys and sells thousands of cars per month all across the United States.In this episode, Sean talks about getting started even before he had a high school education, how he taught himself the coding and marketing skills necessary to get the business off the ground, and how he was able to bootstrap the company without any capital. He also discusses how to build your network and find a great mentor without spending any money... and even potentially MAKING money in the process!Listen for Sean’s amazing explanation about why too much education can actually hamper your likelihood for massive success and why those without a formal education often achieve much more.Check him out, and subscribe to the BiggerPockets Business Podcast so you won’t miss our next show!In This Episode We Cover:How Sean started a business in uncertain timesHow he learned a lot more from running a business than from schoolSean's focus on affordability and starting on a budgetHow he started this business at 14 years oldHis #1 pieces of advice for those starting a business at a young ageHow their business model achieves a 10-20% profit marginWhy he thinks marketing is the most important thing to a businessAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBiggerPocketsWordpressCarvanaShiftCarMaxUpworkLink to the full show notes here: http://biggerpockets.com/bizshow65
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