You Can Launch A Business with a Google Sheet
Google sheets are powerful for organizing and managing your business, but they can also be used to launch a business from scratch.
Jack Dorsey launched a $1B global relief fund via a google sheet.
You can start a business in a google sheet.
Wait, but he has money... how do I get money?
Dense Discovery created a payment portal in a google sheet.
Sell individual items with links to etsy, or ebay, in a cell.
Let BuyMeACoffee handle monthly subscriptions, or just take donations.
Put a google sheet behind a $3 paywall with BuyMeACoffee's Coffeelinks
But I don't have stripe.
Set a very unique number, like $34.20 for your price: and use Paypal.me. For example if you pay $3.02 here, I'll know you read this article and really liked it.
Watch Your payments. Anyone paid that amount? Send them an email.
Link to Gumroad or simplegoods
Heck... create an amazon wishlist, and when someone sends you an item. Mark them as paid.
...sure, okay... But what do I sell?
Freelance SEO marketers use google sheets for analysis. Get a domain, send a google sheet of tips, backlinks, etc.
Want to start a newsletter? But don't want to spin up a Mailchimp account...
Create a google form to capture email addresses.
GrowthList sells lead lists.
You can create a P.R. agency in a google sheet.
Social Media Marketing: Write 100 tweets for a business for $150. That's like 5 cents a word.
Content Marketing: Write 50 great Linkedin Posts for a business for $250. Send them in a google sheet.
Keep track of what you do in a google sheet. use formats over and over again. Track how your posts do, and then use the tracking to promote your services to more.
Make calculators in google sheets. Share on IndieHackers, on Twitter, on Reddit, on Appsumo, on Gumroad.
Are you selling a list of 250 sources, leads, tips? Give away 20, in a google sheet.
Get Better At Sheets
I help entrepreneurs, hackers, coders, build better Google Sheets at BetterSheets.co
Get more Help at SheetsHelp.com from another Google Sheets Guru: Adam Steinfurth who is also on YouTube.
Here's Who's Gotten Better
• Carlos tracks his crypto portfolio in a google sheet.
• Ben runs a English school in a google sheet.
• Colin tracks house prices in a google sheet.