Frequently Asked Questions

What Is TOBIE?

TOBIE (The Online Business Information Exchange) is a free-to-use, self-service, business advisory platform that helps passionate people make the transition from employee to self-employed to employer and beyond.

TOBIE is the DIY version of what would other be DFY (Done For You) or DWY (Done With You) services.

How Does TOBIE Make Money?

The TOBIE platform makes money indirectly as an affiliate partner, broker and advertiser for selected business products and services. We also offer our own paid courses, namely Fast Start and Autom8.

What Do I Get If I Join?

When you join you get access to TOBIE's Members Lounge, which includes, a Knowledge Base, an Experts Academy, a Solution Matrix and a DIY Marketplace*

The DIY Marketplace is currently being updated and migrated to a new domain and will re-open soon.


Is TOBIE For Me?

If you're thinking about starting a business or you want to scale an existing one then yes, we'd like to think so.. TOBIE covers every stage of planning, creating and growing an online business - from the very start where you just have an idea to when you're fully up and running.and generating revenues.

Is TOBIE A Platform?

Yes and no, TOBIE is an education based membership portal that provides access to training and resources to help you create, launch and grow your own lifestyle-business. You still need to choose an external platform such as Wordpress to create your online presence.


Will I Get Bombarded With Emails?

No, we don't like emails for emails sake so instead you get instant access to everything inside TOBIE as soon as you become a member! No waiting for content to be released. Simply create a new account and jump straight in.


What Is Autom8

Autom8 is a high-intensity six week coaching program designed to turn any disjointed, outdated or underperforming website into a 24x7 automated sales machine. Break free from proprietary software and high monthly subscription costs by leveraging open source software and integrating best of breed systems. Regain full control of your digital assets, reduce your operational expenditure and EXPLODE your websites earning potential!

What Happens If I Cancel?

Obviously we'd love it if all of our members stuck around forever but we've been doing this for long enough to know that that's never going to happen. So, if you do decide to cancel obviously we'll be sad to see you go but if you're intent on leaving then all you need to do is opt out and you won't hear from us again.

What Is Fast Start?

Fast Start is a comprehensive online coaching program to help you get started in business, taking you from employee to employer in just eight weeks. On demand coaching complete with clear, actionable tasks, a collaborative workspace, video tutorials, downloadable resources and live weekly coaching calls.

Why Should I Join Right Now?

Because if you're reading this then it's time for you to take action. If you really want to have a successful, profitable online business then you need somewhere to get answers to your questions. You need advice and support you can trust and most of all you need to accept accountability, and because membership is FREE maybe the better question is why wouldn't you?

What Inside The Members Lounge?

Inside the Members lounge you'll find regular premium content, affiliate course reviews, business products and services, software, upcoming events and more.


I Have A Great Business Already Can TOBIE Still Help?

Assuming you want to keep growing your business then yes, TOBIE can help. We can help you with fine tuning your customer acquisition, on-boarding, engagement and retention strategies; as well as supporting you with working towards your future business goals.