Nerdpreneur - Grow Your Business

Nerdpreneur - Grow Your Business

Conversations with people making money with their nerdy passion! Are you growing your business or want to get started? Then you'll enjoy hearing how others have succeeded and struggled along the way. We find the strategies and tactics that work. We've interviewed nerds with wild businesses! Such as a Tarantula Breeder, Multi-Platinum Producer, Professional Game Master, Board Game Designer, and dozens of other niches that will certainly have nuggets of wisdom for your own projects and business. Alongside these interviews, we have Talking Nerdy episodes where we discuss what's hot in the nerdy and business worlds. You're going to find conversations that'll surprise you, push you to consider your mindset and business differently, and you'll definitely laugh along the way. On this show, we're all about growing businesses and becoming business-savvy Nerdpreneurs.

Episodes

June 20, 2024 41 mins

Chris and Frank reflect on their interview with Emeka Ossai, his success in Kindle Direct Publishing, and his ability to think with the CEO Mindset. Emeka is known as the BlackNES guy in the world of Kindle Direct Publishing and My Self Publishing Blueprint on YouTube.  Listen to the original interview 

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In this episode of Nerdpreneur, hosts Chris Saunders and Frank sit down with JJ, the founder and CEO of Mythical City Games, an indie video game studio that's made half a dozen VR games. JJ shares his journey from working in the film industry to founding a video game development studio in Vancouver, Canada. The conversation dives into the intricacies of game development, particularly in the realm of virtual reality (V...

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In this Nerdpreneur episode, hosts Frank and Chris talk nerdy about the latest news from Critical Role, deconstructing their new membership service, Beacon TV. We break down the offer strategy behind Critical Role's announcement and how other Nerdpreneurs could do it for their own business. This episode is packed with lessons that aspiring Nerdpreneurs can take away from Critical Role's approach to monetizing their...

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In this episode of "Nerdpreneur," Frank and Chris dive deep into their experience at the Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle. They explore a range of topics, from the effectiveness of different sales tactics to the overall atmosphere of the convention and how awesome Dune 2 was. The episode offers insights into the business side of attending cons, including booth costs and strategies for e...

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In this episode, hosts Chris and Frank dive into a riveting conversation with the Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum record producer Wyshmaster, known as "Wysh." This episode explores Wysh's journey from the early days of online beat selling to achieving mainstream success and navigating the challenges of the music industry. You can find him on social media as @wyshmasterbeats or on his website www.wyshmasterbeats.com th...

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In this inspiring episode, Chris Saunders and Frank embark on a profound exploration of dreams and aspirations. They delve into the significance of not just dreaming, but actively pursuing those dreams with clarity and intention. Highlighting the transformative power of dreams, the conversation covers various categories, from personal to professional aspirations, emphasizing the importance of setting actionable goals and embracing ...

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In Part 2 hosts Chris and Frank continue their conversation with Satine Phoenix! They dive into her reinvention as a transformational life coach after her cancellation from the D&D community. This conversation explores the power of coaching and Satine shares her insights on personal transformation, leveraging gaming mechanics in real life, and her approach to overcoming adversity. We also get her answer to a bunch of ...

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In Part 1 of this 2-part interview, Satine Phoenix breaks her silence for the first time since her public cancellation from the D&D community. Hosts Chris and Frank guide us through an inspiring exploration of Satine’s story, from turning her nerdy D&D passions into a fulfilling career to the art of self-optimization, and explore the courage it takes to redefine oneself amidst the whirlwi...

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Shakespeare, Performance, and Mastering the Art of Focus"

In this captivating segment, Chris Saunders and Frank dive deep into their experiences with Shakespeare, reflecting on how these experiences shaped their understanding of theater and performance. They further explore the importance of focus, not just in the context of acting but as a crucial skill in navigating life's myriad distractions.

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February 28, 2024 46 mins

In this thought-provoking episode, hosts Chris Saunders and Frank dive deep into the philosophical and practical implications of Joseph Campbell's seminal work, *The Hero with a Thousand Faces*, and how its concept of the hero's journey applies not just to storytelling but to personal growth, business, and overcoming life's challenges. Campbell's exploration of myth and its role in human experience serves as a foundation for a rich...

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Meet Nerdpreneur Andres from Mudlab. in Vancouver BC. He started a pottery studio and built a community during the pandemic. His bold move turned into a success and is offering classes, workshops and memberships for pottery enthusiasts, experts and people who are brand new to the hobby. #getmuddy Check out Mudlab. HERE 

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Chris and Frank make predictions on the release of Dune Part 2, revisit what Tee Makes Fairy Wings is up to and reflect on a Snoop Dogg Marketing Stunt that Backfired. 

Tee's Fairywing business @Teepimentel

Snoop Dogg marketing stunt 

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Chris and Frank Talk Nerdy about the implications of Universal Music Group pulling all their artists from TikTok 

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January 29, 2024 33 mins

Chris and Frank share breakdown the ins and out of being productive and utilizing time in an effective way for Nerdpreneurs. We reference the following books/articles. 
For Time Management Part 1: Spotify Apple

8x8x8 Article 

Off Balance by Matthew Kelly 

Ultimate Sales Machine by Chet Holmes

The ONE Thing by Gary Keller & Jay Papasan 

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January 23, 2024 38 mins

Chris and Frank share breakdown the ins and out of being productive and utilizing time in an effective way for Nerdpreneurs. We reference the following books/articles. 

8x8x8 Article 

Off Balance by Matthew Kelly 

Ultimate Sales Machine by Chet Holmes

The ONE Thing by Gary Keller & Jay Papasan 

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January 8, 2024 93 mins

Who were the winners and losers in Nerdiness and Business in 2023? Listen to Chris and Frank break it down in the first ever Annual Nerdies! 

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Frank and Chris share their thoughts on recent Hasbro corporate layoffs and why it shouldn't bring you down.

Watch interviews with Nerdpreneurs on YouTube 

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Meet Cheryl the Outerwear nerd. In our interview we dig in on the story of MADE Outdoor Clothing and the rise of ethical capitalism. You can get your own custom outdoor wear from www.madeoutdoor.com. You can follow them on insta @madeoutdoor 

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Frank and Chris share reflections from their Interview with Monkey DM. 

To listen to the original interview with Monkey DM it is Interview #10 and can be listened to on Apple, Spotify, and YouTube 

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Chris went on the "26 mins with..." podcast with host David Cohen. You can hear more 26 mins with... and David's many engaging and awesome guests on YouTube @davidcohen3298

 

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