The $100 Recession-Proof Startup Business

Not only can you start a business that actually prospers during recession, but you can do so for less than a $100 investment.

In this week's episode, I'll explain what that business is, why recession actually increases demand for it, plus a few pitfalls to avoid and some shortcuts to take.

  • [00:00] Show open – What is it?
  • [01:49] Here's 3 reasons why a copywritng business is perfect for a recession
    • [02:18] Businesses are your customers (They NEED you!)
    • [03:46] Operating cost is virtually nothing
    • [04:33] “Geo-arbitrage”
  • [06:49] Linguistic Alchemy
  • [07:50] How I started in this biz
  • [08:09] I can write, but…now what?
  • [10:02] Getting steady work
  • [11:12] The “foolproof plan”…that doesn't work.
  • [12:25] Seminars, and why you need them
  • [13:34] Certified by yours truly
  • [15:23] The first brick wall most new copywriters hit
  • [16:00] Why new copywriters feel they have no credibility in the marketplace


Become a Ray Edwards Certified Direct Response Copywriter – Click to apply and schedule a one-on-one meeting. This meeting is not a sales call! This is an opportunity to evaluate each other and see if this is a good fit. I do not sell my credibility, you must earn it – And that starts with us discussing your goals, expectations, and level of commitment.

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Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at