Who is “The Info Wiz” James Shutt

Hello, my name is James Shutt, I would personally like to welcome you to my website. I hope you find great value from my interviews with successful entrepreneurs and product creators.  Please sign up for updates if you would like to keep up to date with my interviews, product reviews and tips.

I started this site as a way for you to follow me on my journey to become a full time online entrepreneur myself… but before we get into that let me give you a bit of history on who I am and what I have done…

I started in grade school back in the 80's using computers like the TRS80 and Commodore 64. Do you remember these dinosaurs?old computers

Anyway, I discovered I have an interest with computer code and web design that I still have to this day.

I grew up in a family business my grandfather started in 1944, working on antique furniture restoration with my father and brother, but I am just an average guy who works 8-5 during the day, and several hours at night and on weekends trying to build my online business. Below is an image of some furniture we refinished a few years ago.

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(Some of my refinishing work)

In 1992 I purchased a house that needed to be remodeled and I have been working on it ever since. Every project I do myself (and a few close friends help too) and before I get started I research online to find out the right way to do the projects. I'm not talking about small projects either… A few years ago I ripped off a whole section from my house and built an addition with a basement under it. I finally got part of the metal roof on this year!

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(My home addition work)

When I’m not busy working my day job or doing renovations to my home, I have a family too… I have raised two daughters and a son with my wife while trying to work nights on my internet marketing business.

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(My Family)

I'm telling you all of this because, I want you to know I am a real person just like you. One of the biggest lessons  I have learned about Internet Marketing is – You have to network with like minded people and grow your circle of influence – it's okay to ask for help! Everyone starts their Internet Marketing business the same… alone and looking for guidance.

This truly is the information age! EVERYTHING can be found online. I have researched Internet Marketing, Web Design, PHP code, HTML, graphic design, video production, product creation… and the list goes on and on. Finding the information is one thing, learning what to do with that knowledge is another… Information WITHOUT Action will get you nowhere fast in the IM world.

I have had successes and failures just like the majority of people trying to “make it online”. I just refuse to give up on the dream that a successful online business can bring, and have decided to take massive action, step out of my comfort zone and see what is on the other side!

I have made a nice supplemental income at times but then something always seems to come along and wipe it out. So I change my game plan and move on…

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I have purchased many products over the years to improve my online business. Some of the tools and products have been great while others didn’t work out at all. The majority of products seemed to be very short sighted and would only work for a short amount of time if at all. So I knew the product creators were leaving something out or just giving old information that was outdated by the time everyone got done reading the PDF.

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By the end of 2013 I had burned myself out on internet marketing and decided to take some time away from it for a while, I applied my internet marketing and design skills to local businesses that needed web design and marketing done. I was able to make really good money helping these clients bring in more customers and help them grow their businesses. I was using video marketing and making some of the promotional videos with software called VideoMakerFX which has paid for itself many times over, my clients love the videos! I really enjoy helping out local businesses but I decided this is not where I want to take my business in the long run.

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(One of my happy local clients)

I finally decided after years of fighting the old saying “the money is in the list” maybe I should really look into list building and as I dug into the topic I found it to be very interesting, much more than I thought it ever would be. It's definitely true… the money is in the list if your list is full of buyers, and that is what your goal should be as an Internet Marketer. Build a list of people that have purchased from you, give them value and recommend quality products that will help them build their business.

So I decided I was going to make video reviews of the internet marketing products that I use and decided to do a little research to find out who else might be doing this and find the leaders. One name kept popping up “Mike From Maine” so I checked out what he was doing and purchased his products which were about making review videos to build value for my subscribers. Mike Thomas is a great teacher and mentor and is helping to guide me in my journey.

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Check out Mike's Training Video's Here

That brings us to today. I truly believe anyone can make a good online income if they do just a few things.

1. Take action
2. Focus – see the project through
3. Bring value to your customers

That’s it… Sounds simple but it's not!

So my goal is to help you on your journey. Bring quality information and products to you that will help build your business and get you to where you want to be.

I have years of experience running a brick and mortar business with my family, which puts me in a unique position as a product creator, coach and interview/review host… with years of training and experience in the internet marketing niche, along with my design skills and technical knowledge of how to setup WordPress sites in my sleep, I want to help you build your business!

I will be interviewing successful product creators and entrepreneurs. I will bring you valuable information to help you in your business. I am bringing this to you as an online show… If you are a product creator and would like to be on my show contact me.

Now I proudly introduce – The Info Wiz Show.

I am your host – James Shutt

James Shutt