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Reality Shows & Adult Products: The Entrepreneurial Adventure Of “Sex Toy Dave”

 

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Sex toys, the Internet and entrepreneurship go together like…ummmm (fill in the blank). But seriously, the adult product business is over 100 BILLION dollars a year (yes, that was a B).

There are savvy entrepreneurs everywhere from the junk business (see interview with ) to the pleasure business. Dave Levine, known as is the king of the latter and my guest in this episode of RISE.

Dave is perhaps best known for his two appearances on “The Millionaire Matchmaker” with Patti Stanger (who has also been on the show…you can check out my interview with her here). He is an interesting guy and entrepreneur who REALLY understands the business of doing business online (mouthful) and I was lucky enough to be able to pick his brain for all of us.

In this interview, you will learn about (and hopefully takeaway some juicy nuggets for your business):

-Dave’s background and how he jumped into the online retailing business before it even really existed.

-Why he decided to focus on the niche of .

-His secrets to marketing including signing up a bunch of affiliates (people to have their own sex toy stores).

-Dave’s thoughts on creating a working environment that works for you (he runs his business out of his home with a team of executives who also work out of their homes)

-The reality show phenomenon and why going on “The Millionaire Matchmaker” was a great business and personal decision.

-How he crafted a personal brand to set him up for future success as “”

Hey,  just because we are talking the business of sex toys doesn’t mean we don’t have sponsors 🙂

1. You can check out my interview with Johnny right here talking customer service, business tips and more (more with Johnny coming soon)

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  • sex toys were inventing starting around 300 A.D. Next the Ben Wa ball, originally used solely for men, over time were used by females as well. Instead of using one, they would use two.

  • Gotta Love Dave Levine 🙂 Kudos

 

GET MY FREE CHEAT SHEET

These are the EXACT same steps I used to go from $0 to over $1,000,000 in online course sales in less than 24 months (and used by over 2,500+ of my students)

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100% privacy guaranteed, no messin' around!