Mark Bayer | Lessons for Business from the World of Politics

Harry Duran Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redMark Bayer is the former Chief of Staff for a US Senator who turned political/business consultant. Today, we’re talking about what he learned while working in the halls of power in DC and how those lessons can help you with business strategy and communications.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • What Mark Learned About Building Relationships While Working in DC
  • How Political Relationships are Nurtured
  • The Importance of Doing Your Research Before Connecting with Someone in Politics or Business
  • Strategies for Getting Your Message Across in Today’s Media Saturated Environment
  • Why You Should “Play Away from the Ball”
  • How to Persuade Other People to Deliver Your Message for You
  • Never Waste a Good Crisis
  • Understanding the Difference Between the Immediate and the Important
  • Who Mark Thanks for His Success

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25, the training company founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself with the mission of helping business owners from professional services get away from “trading hours for dollars” and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many” programs and offers.

We are building a community of entrepreneurs who realize the world and economy is changing and who want to work smarter than trading time for money so they can scale up their business and spend time doing what they love.

Check out Rise25 to learn more about our retreats and training programs.

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Harry Duran | How to Turn Your Podcast Into Clients & Revenues

Harry Duran Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redHarry Duran is the Founder of FullCast, a done-for-you podcast production and marketing company, and the creator and host of the Podcast Junkies podcast. Today, Harry provides us with some advice, tips, and tactics for using a podcast to generate more revenue for your business.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • Why Harry Started a Podcast
  • Harry Tactics for Using a Podcast to Increase Leads and Sales
  • Harry’s Advice for People Who Feel Intimidated by the Idea of Starting a Podcast
  • Why You Shouldn’t Chase Downloads … Even If You Want Sponsors
  • Harry’s Tips for Landing Sponsors
  • Should You Delegate Certain Podcasting Tasks?
  • How Many Episodes Should You Publish Per Week?
  • Is It Okay to Not Do an Interview Podcast?
  • Why the Majority of Podcasts Podfade and How You Can Avoid It
  • How to Get Listeners When You First Launch Your Podcast
  • Why Podcasting is Perfect for Networking
  • Who Harry Thanks for His Success
  • Harry’s Free Gift to You: Podcast Quick Start Checklist

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25, the training company founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself with the mission of helping business owners from professional services get away from “trading hours for dollars” and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many” programs and offers.

We are building a community of entrepreneurs who realize the world and economy is changing and who want to work smarter than trading time for money so they can scale up their business and spend time doing what they love.

Check out Rise25 to learn more about our retreats and training programs.

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Adrienne Richardson | How to Get More Clients & Revenues with Facebook Ads

 Adrienne Richardson Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redAdrienne Richardson is the owner of a boutique marketing agency that specializes in Facebook Ads and, today, we’re talking about the events that led her to this particular business and her favorite Facebook features and tactics for gaining new clients and revenue.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • How Adrienne Started Her Entrepreneurial Career by Creating a Magazine for Moms
  • The Skills Adrienne Learned While Running Her Magazine That Now Help with Facebook Ads
  • What Eventually Led Adrienne to Specialize in Facebook Ads?
  • How Not Having a Narrow Business Focus Hurt Adrienne’s Bottom Line
  • The Program Adrienne Used to Obtain Leads for Her New Facebook Ads Business
  • The Bold Move That Allowed Adrienne to Partner with One of Her Mentors
  • Why John and Adrienne Love Facebook Live
  • Adrienne’s Strategy of Doing Facebook Lives Inside a Facebook Group
  • Facebook’s New Ad Feature That Has Adrienne Very Excited
  • Who Adrienne Thanks for Her Success

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25, the training company founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself with the mission of helping business owners from professional services get away from “trading hours for dollars” and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many” programs and offers.

We are building a community of entrepreneurs who realize the world and economy is changing and who want to work smarter than trading time for money so they can scale up their business and spend time doing what they love.

Check out Rise25 to learn more about our retreats and training programs.

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Philip “PT Money” Taylor | How to Start and Grow Your Own Thriving Conference

PT Money Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redPhilip “PT Money” Taylor is a successful personal finance blogger and the Founder of the popular finance conference, FinCon. Today, we’re talking about the events that led him to create FinCon and how he’s turned it into such a successful event that grows year after year.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • What Led PT to Become a Personal Finance Blogger
  • Why PT Believes His Blog Became Successful Enough to Leave His Job
  • When, Why, and How PT Hosted the First FinCon Event
  • How PT Curates a Sense of Community for FinCon Attendees
  • The Mentors Who Helped PT Create FinCon
  • Why PT Doesn’t Want a Hierarchy Between Speakers and Attendees at FinCon
  • The Two Types of Companies PT Won’t Allow to Sponsor FinCon
  • PT’s Twitter Fight with Suze Orman
  • PT’s Thoughts on the Future of Conferences
  • Who PT Thanks for His Success

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25, the training company founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself with the mission of helping business owners from professional services get away from “trading hours for dollars” and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many” programs and offers.

We are building a community of entrepreneurs who realize the world and economy is changing and who want to work smarter than trading time for money so they can scale up their business and spend time doing what they love.

Check out Rise25 to learn more about our retreats and training programs.

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Rich Jacobs | How Bitcoin Will Rule the World

Rich Jacobs Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redRich Jacobs is a serial entrepreneur who became so fascinated with certain types of technology that he started the Future Tech Podcast and has now become an expert in all things Bitcoin, blockchains, and cryptocurrencies. He’s even putting on his own Bitcoin Superconference in 2018!

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • The Selfish Reason Rich Started the Future Tech Podcast
  • The Mysterious Origins of Bitcoin
  • The Basics of How Bitcoin Works
  • How Blockchains Prevent Double-Spending of Bitcoins
  • What are “Smart Contracts”?
  • How Blockchains Could Make Elections More Transparent
  • Are Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains as Secure as they Appear?
  • The Positives and Negatives of Bitcoin Being Open Source
  • How Bitcoin Helps People in Third World Countries
  • What About Using Bitcoin in Countries That Don’t Allow Multiple Currencies?
  • The Greatest Danger Facing Cryptocurrency
  • Who are Bitcoin Miners and What Do They Do?
  • The Other Main Cryptocurrencies Besides Bitcoin
  • What is an I.C.O. (Initial Coin Offering)?
  • Diving Deeper into Blockchains
  • How Blockchains Can Help Prevent Identity Theft, Streamline Medical Records Transfers, and Track the Spread of Diseases
  • Rich’s Upcoming Bitcoin Superconference
  • Who Rich Thanks for His Success

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25, the training company founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself with the mission of helping business owners from professional services get away from “trading hours for dollars” and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many” programs and offers.

We are building a community of entrepreneurs who realize the world and economy is changing and who want to work smarter than trading time for money so they can scale up their business and spend time doing what they love.

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Chad Rubin | How to Build 2 8-Figure Companies

Chad Rubin Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

rsz_smart_business_revolution_podcast_artwork_redChad Rubin went from being laid off from his Wall Street job during the economic meltdown in 2008 to founding two 8-figure businesses in the e-commerce field.

In the special episode, you’ll hear an excerpt from an interview conducted in person at a Rise25 retreat about Chad’s entrepreneurial journey and the software he created that became his first 8-figure business.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • The Beginning of Chad’s Entrepreneurial journey
  • The Ultimatum from His Wife that Changed His Career Path
  • How Chad Created the Software His Business Needed
  • When Chad Realized He Could Turn His Software into a Business
  • The Evolution of the Pricing for Chad’s Software and How It Effected All Areas of the Business
  • Why Chad Removed the Price of the Software from Their Website
  • The Purpose of Chad’s Book, Cheaper Easier Direct
  • Why Chad Chooses to Disclose His Business Tactics Even Though Others Copy Him

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25, the training company founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself with the mission of helping business owners from professional services get away from “trading hours for dollars” and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many” programs and offers.

We are building a community of entrepreneurs who realize the world and economy is changing and who want to work smarter than trading time for money so they can scale up their business and spend time doing what they love.

Check out Rise25 to learn more about our retreats and training programs.

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