How To Build An Automated Business - Selling Your Own Knowledge and Information

  • May 28, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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This month we are excited to hear from an 'inspirational' person about how to start an automated business. David Messent started out with nothing but his own knowledge and a £200 advertising investment, at 21 he began creating and selling eBooks on the internet.

Fast-forward to today, at age 25 he now runs an automated information product business with a 3 person team (all based virtually in the Philippines) to manage it while he’s away..

• Driving a rickshaw 3,500km across India
• Sipping cocktails on the secluded Gili Islands of Lombok, Indonesia
• Sailling around picturesque rocks of Ha Long Bay in Vietnam
• Shopping in the designer streets of New York city
• Chewing on lamb tagine from the street stalls of Marrakesh
• Acting out Tomb Raider in the tree covered temples of Angkor Wat, Cambodia
• And much, much more…

…he done all of this while cash was being deposited directly into his bank account.

In his 4 Hour Work Week Presentation David will reveal the methods he uses to package information and advice into products that all around the world and 24/7 people happily pay anywhere from £30 to £200+ for.

He’ll also share exactly how he markets these products and the techniques he uses to build promotional websites that regularly generate traffic of up to 30,000 or more unique visits per month.

Plus, as a bonus he’ll also walk through how he built his virtual team that help him grow his business while he sleeps.

After David's talk, there will be plenty of time for networking, meeting new people, introducing yourself and maybe find someone who can help with your lifestyle goals!



The Green Pub in Farringdon. It's 5 minutes walk from Farringdon underground station. We shall be in the room upstairs.

There is limited seating at venue. So make you sure arrive early.


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  • Patrick L.

    If anyone is interested, I can email you my notes which I've typed up.

    Just contact me via PM on my meetup profile and send me your email address and I'll send them across as a PDF


    May 31, 2013

    • Liz

      Hi Kate, the podcast of David's talk can be found at http://www.4hourworkw...­ The podcast is also inter cut with David's presentation slides

      1 · August 31, 2013

    • Kate

      Have watched it thanks :)

      September 1, 2013

  • Robert

    Here's the link to David's Podcast from the night:­

    1 · June 23, 2013

  • Sam

    Cant wait to see notes

    May 30, 2013

  • SSK

    Excellent! Will there be an e-mail of slides?

    May 29, 2013

    • Veronika

      I am wondering about the same thing, since it was promised on the Meetup.

      May 30, 2013

    • Robert

      The slides will accompany the Podcast, I'll let everyone know when it's online.

      May 30, 2013

  • Paul

    Very clear presentation - gave plenty of food for thought

    May 29, 2013

  • Liz

    A great evening and a great speaker. David was very knowledgeable and gave some great insights and tips.

    May 29, 2013

  • Mike

    Great talk, very comprehensive and to the point.

    May 29, 2013

  • Patrick L.

    Very relaxed evening, loads of good tips, pointers and insights from Dave whose delivery I found light hearted and very attentive considering the amount of questions he fielded after his talk.

    The 4HWW meetups are always very friendly and this Meetup stayed true to form with Rob our host being of good cheer and welcoming.

    My favourite 4HWW Meetup so far. Thanks to everyone who made the evening a pleasure to attend. I hope to see you all next time. :)


    May 29, 2013

  • Ross M.

    Another great evening thanks very much Rob, Liz, David and anyone else who helped out! Get well soon Deepak!

    May 29, 2013

  • tanya

    very informative and inspiring, thanks

    May 28, 2013

  • Nicola

    Fantastic evening really informative and very useful.

    May 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry- cant make it now. Would love the slides though

    May 28, 2013

  • Nicola

    I'm very much looking forward to this

    May 28, 2013

  • Dino

    Sorry, I had to back out last second. I was looking forward to meeting everyone.

    May 28, 2013

  • paul

    Hi everyone. Can any attendees who can't make it or are busy this evening please RSVP as 'NOT ATTENDING' button

    May 28, 2013

  • Omar M.

    Last minute problem and can't make it. Was really looking forward to coming.

    May 28, 2013

  • Deepak T.

    Hi everyone. Can the attendees who can't make it or are busy on Tuesday evening please RSVP as 'NOT ATTENDING' button. We have a large waiting list and would hate for anyone to miss out. The venue has limited seating so arrive early. See you all tomorrow :)

    2 · May 27, 2013

  • Sandy A.

    I won't be in London but it would be great to get the pdf and all the things you will do...

    May 27, 2013

  • Sam

    Anyone got a spare ticket?
    Would really appreciate it Thanks Sam

    May 27, 2013

  • Gary L

    That's great, thanks David. Obviously with accompanying extra notes would be superb. Am of course hoping to attend, but no one seems to have dropped out at this point...

    May 27, 2013

  • Gary L

    Somehow I seem to have missed putting down my attendance early for this interesting meeting. If I don't manage to get to come along, because way down the waitlist, will David be putting his notes on the website for non attendees later please?

    May 26, 2013

  • Deepak T.

    Hi everyone. David doesn't typically do public speaking so doesn't have a personal website, but he will be explaining his network of website and products and how they work in his presentation.

    See you all Tuesday! :)

    May 24, 2013

  • Heidi T.

    Does David have a site I can check out?

    May 23, 2013

  • Gloria F

    I'm really looking forward to this!

    1 · May 17, 2013

  • Heidi T.

    Do you have a site where I can learn more about David? Also, I believe Revolution Bars, Tiger Tiger bars and Piccadilly Institute may be able to rent out a space and just rely on bar sales.

    May 11, 2013

    • Deepak T.

      Hi Heidi, I'll have a word with David and get back to you. We have found a new venue now. See you then :)

      May 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to it :)

    1 · May 9, 2013

  • Atif

    Looking forward to it!

    1 · May 8, 2013

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