Episode #1016
Should You Reveal Your Income? A Rebuttal from John Lee Dumas
May 13, 2019

In episode #1016, we hear John Lee Dumas’ rebuttal to our previous episode about why you shouldn’t reveal your income. Tune in to hear why he thinks income reports are vital!

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TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: John Lee Dumas’ Rebuttal on Why You Shouldn’t Reveal Your Income
  • [01:20] I’m here to rebut the idea of not sharing your income.
  • [02:00] I publish income reports because in 2011, I was trying to figure out my business plan.
  • [02:25] I pored over income reports to get a sense of how someone else made real money.
  • [02:45] In 2013, when I started making real revenue, I started publishing income reports to give people a guide map.
  • [04:05] We are a small, lean profit-generating machine and these reports help us stay that way, because they give us insight into our own business.
  • [04:30] Transparency is key.
  • [05:15] I know our reports help others improve their businesses.
  • [05:41] There are round-up posts were blogs and publishers point out the top income reports.
  • [07:15] Eric and Neil are worried about people copying business ideas. I am not.
  • [07:40] It can increase competition, but I welcome it.
  • [07:55] They said you can open yourself up to litigation, but I have a good legal team, so I’m not worried.
  • [09:15] That’s it for today!
  • [09:23] Go check out John’s Podcast Entrepreneur on Fire.
  • [09:31] Don’t forget to check out Single Grain for more info about our free live event in June.

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