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How to Turn a Skill into a Full-Time Blogging Lifestyle Business with Dan Faggella

by Jonathan 09.23.2014
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Listen to the Episode Below (00:23:27) Download Audio iTunes Stitcher SoundCloud Dan Faggella once ran a physical martial arts gym, and when the roof collapsed from a big storm, he ended up quickly needing to build an online income stream. He used email and JV marketing to build a loyal audience of over 20,000 subscribers [...]

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24 Lessons Learned from the Podcast Movement Conference

by Jonathan 09.02.2014
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Last month I attended an amazing new conference called the Podcast Movement. A friend of mine Jared Easley (along with 3 other friends) was a part of launching this brand new conference for podcasters. I originally chose to attend because I wanted to support Jared’s dream, but I was blown away by the content and [...]

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5 Things Bloggers Should Stop Saying and What to Say Instead

by Jonathan 08.19.2014
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Have you ever said to yourself any of the following? I’m just too busy. I can’t find time to blog. I’m technically challenged so I’ll probably never be successful at any of this. Other bloggers in my niche are way better than I am anyhow. I call this the “inner game of blogging.” It is [...]

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5 Reasons I Switched to Get Response Email List Building Service

by Jonathan 08.12.2014
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How would you feel if you spent several years blogging and collecting thousands of email addresses only to have them all hijacked for a few days? To make things worse, you have no customer support phone number to call to sort things out. This is what happened to a good blogger friend of mine with [...]

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6 Ways to Build Trust and Community on Your Blog

by Jonathan 07.29.2014
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Listen to the Episode Below (00:14:07) Download Audio iTunes Stitcher SoundCloud As a blogger, how do you build trust with your audience? Is it even all that important to do so? In the great book 5 Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni talks about the need of the leader to demonstrate vulnerability first in order [...]

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The 9 Step Plan from Day Job to Dream Job with Kary Oberbrunner

by Jonathan 07.23.2014
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Listen to the Episode Below (0:32:11) Download Audio iTunes Stitcher SoundCloud Is it possible to make the leap from your day job to your dream job? Is there a clearly defined plan you can follow to do so? I wanted to seek out these answers in a recent interview with Kary Oberbrunner. Kary left his [...]

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How to Turn Your Blog into a Great Book Concept with Chad Allen [Podcast]

by Jonathan 07.17.2014
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Listen to the Episode Below (00:20:51) Download Audio iTunes Stitcher SoundCloud How do I take my blog and turn it into a great book concept? I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Chad Allen and ask that very question. Chad is the Editorial Director for Baker Books and has personally worked with hundreds [...]

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How Do You Narrow Down Your Many Passions to Just One?

by Jonathan 07.15.2014
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Many of us would classify ourselves as multi-passionate.  I know I have certainly struggled in the past with the following questions: Which of my many passions is the best choice for starting a blog? Out of all my passions which one resonates best with others? What if the passion I want to blog about has [...]

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The One Question You Have to Get Right to Build a Tribe

by Jonathan 07.08.2014
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There’s talk all over the web about building a tribe. What exactly is a tribe to begin with? As Jeff Goins defines it a tribe is “a unique group of fans, friends and followers who resonate with your worldview.” I believe that is the essence of what a tribe is all about. There are really 5 shared principles [...]

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