Hi all. I don't feel too well. Which is a drag, because I had to cancel the show I was supposed to play drums in tonight. What's worse than not feeling well? Not having your questions answered. :) So, here you are, for a healthy dose of coaching on this Friday. Enjoy!
First things first, find David at http://www.thekickasslife.com Recording from The Kickass Life podcast studio in beautiful Kelowna, BC Canada, I get to spend (a little more than) an hour with my “Friendtor”, David Wood. David has led an amazingly fascinating life, and we dig not only into his history, but how he’s really transformed his life into something most people would consider Kickass! Learn how traveling makes you “grow ... Read more
Today's holiday of Free Coaching Friday is in your earballs! We talk landing page strategy, great books of 2016, the most profitable work of 2016,
You guys came strong to the hoop this Friday, with tons of great, great questions. These are fun shows for me because I get to actually help a number of you live on the show. Today is no exception. We talk how to value yourself, growing a travel agency biz, what to do in accounting, growing your brand with networking, and tons more. This is a phat show this Friday! This ep. brought to you by Organifi! Get 20% off your order b... Read more
Spreading your message on other people's podcasts is the quickest way to achieve notoriety. Aaron Walker has done it close to 200 times in the last couple of years. Today he gives us the formula on how he's been able to build his brand so well on other podcasts. Aaron was so successful with his process that he started a company called Interview Valet (http://interviewvalet.com) and helps others get interviewed on many different ... Read more
Today we chat with Dave Jackson of Libsyn and School of Podcasting. He started podcasting in 2005(!) and now works for the largest hosting company of podcasts, Libsyn. We have a nerdy talk about podcasting in the early days, hustling, and sticking with something until it works. Dave Jackson has been teaching people technology since 1995 (yes I once designed a class to teach people how to surf the Internet because they didn’t kno... Read more
Every Friday (with few exceptions) we do a free coaching call. To get your question answered, you must be on the mailing list for the weekly email. (You can get Conferencetopia if you'd like to be on the list). Here are this week's questions: Scott M I am curious on your thoughts of turning a blue collar trade like welding into a online business? I have done it for over 5 years in the Aerospace Industry. I also have strong pass... Read more
Dana Malstaff (http://boss-mom.com) is a resource for moms that want to create side-gigs or full entrepreneurial careers in addition to raising their kids. She has experienced hyper-fast growth in the last year, and has completely systematized her business. On this ep we talk about how to show up in the world, carrying yourself with style and grace. We talk about team building, creating a live event, trello, putting yourself fir... Read more
Our friend Dawn Marrs (http://marrsmarketing.com) is back in Studio 86 with another jam-packed show full of apps, tips, and solopreneur strategies! ------------------------------------------- This episode brought to you by Organifi: Get 20% off your Organifi Order here ------------------------------------------- Today we talked about using Meet Edgar for engagement posts for your groups, and how that's helping Dawn's group. She a... Read more
Howdy! Gobble Gobble to you. A couple of very cool announcements for this ep: * Speaking about The Art of The Interview at Social Media Marketing World 2017. Stay tuned for Ticket Deals. * Speaking at Nick Unsworth's Life on Fire event in San Diego in early December. Tickets are FREE to this event at http://lifeonfireevent.com Remember, if you get the holiday blues, to Compare down. It's too easy for us to look at our mo... Read more
John Spencer Ellis (http://johnspencerellis.com) joins us for part II of our conversation (Listen to Episode 498 for part I) here on The Solopreneur Hour. We start with a bit about music, and how music can really influence the "sticktuitiveness" of solopreneurs. Basically, musicians are forced to "be a beginner" almost every single day, so it's not surprising that most of us have the "entrepreneurial gene" and are not afraid to t... Read more
This episode from Jayson Gaignard of Mastermind Talks was one of the first episodes instantly slated for "Best Of" status. The premise? Your network plays a pivotal role in your net worth, your business and your life. One of the key pillars of solopreneurship is relationships and building networks. You can see it in any successful solopreneur’s business. To show you exactly how this is done the right way, I brought Jayson Gaignard... Read more
Today's guest is John Spencer Ellis, who I saw speak at Thrive Connect in early 2016, and he absolutely blew my mind. We finally were able to connect for a show, but I realized that one show wouldn't be enough for this guy. So, we'll bring him on again next week for part 2 of the conversation. We dug into his background a bit, before we talked about SEO, keyword research (keywordshitter.com is real!), getting in the right mindse... Read more
Happy Veterans Day everyone! Free coaching Friday is in effect! Here's a list of today's questions: Kevin Dahlberg Do you think that social media has made it possible for us to know too much about the flaws of people running for office? Would we have had similar problems with previous presidents if there had been a magnifying glass on everything they said and did? Thanks for the great show. Jill Miller I’m sure you have sev... Read more
Today, I brought on my new friend Dan Miller, owner and operator of the insightful and successful 48 Days online community and podcast. Dan is a former radio jock turned podcaster, author and coach. He gave up hosting a very high profile radio show when he saw the way the world was responding to online media. He left the show behind to start his own venture: 48 Days.net, a place devoted to helping people create work they love. P... Read more
Aaaah, PR. One of the most neglected forms of promotion for a solopreneur. today we get to chat with Heather DeSantis, of http://bossbabepr.com, who's promise is to get us on local TV within *7* Days if you follow the steps correctly. On this show, we go over the steps (of course), talk about why PR is so important, how to time it correctly for maximum value, and what it can do for your business. Also, here's a list of "Awarene... Read more
FREE COACHING FRIDAY! Today we've got questions about what programming language to choose, how to test marketing ideas, when to create products for your audience, how to make sure you implement what you learn at a conference, business book recommendations, my show with James Altucher, how to afford stuff, what payment processor to use, and much more! To subscribe to Proudly Unemployable - The Solopreneur Hour, visit http://sol... Read more
It's one thing to commit to a healthy mind and body. It's another thing entirely to commit your entire life and business into making sure others do the same. Drew Canole, the founder of Organifi (http://organifi.com and use "solohour" for 20% off) has an incredible story of overcoming child abuse and neglect and is now well on his way to create an empire with his team.
Another episode of free coaching friday is in your earballs. We talk podcast post production, launching an online music course, speaker fees, and much more!
Today we get to host Nicholas and Amanda Bayerle, founders of The Billion Dollar Body. (http://thebilliondollarbody.com) This young millennial couple is a great example of what focused hustle and commitment can do in a short period of time. They've recently pivoted into The Billion Dollar body, which aims to help male entrepreneurs find their health and fitness again. Today's episode is all about hustle, being open, accepting fee... Read more