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72 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Joel Comm. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Joel Comm, often where they are interviewed.

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72 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Joel Comm. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Joel Comm, often where they are interviewed.

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Joel Comm: The “Sunk Cost” fallacy and what it has to do with your business

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For this episode, Daniel Harmon sits down with New York Times best selling Author, Joel Comm. Joel shares how his popular app, iFart, landed Joel a spot on the Daily Show and helped people all around the world learn how to laugh with an app. He also tells us why he feels investing in blockchain and cryptocurrency is one of the smartest things to do.
1:37 Why Joel calls himself “The Eternal 12 year old”
4:48 The story of iFart
10:06 How Joel learned to stop paying for a failure
12:30 The “Sunk-Cost fallacy”
14:21 Why Joel got into block chain
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Jul 08 2020 · 25mins
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Ep.459 ~ Getting to The Future First from the Creator of iFart ~ Joel Comm

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Joel Comm ~ Creator of iFart

~ Current Series ~100 Interviews with 100 Major Influencers

Our guest today, has been building online businesses since 1995. His first website was amongst the first 18,000 sites in the world, and his efforts have brought experience in creating and selling websites, licensing content, affiliate marketing, Internet marketing, blogging, podcasting, online video creation, social media marketing, joint ventures, mobile app creation and marketing, authoring books, public speaking, conducting live training events and more. 

He hosted and produced the world’s first competitive Internet reality show, The Next Internet Millionaire. He also created a #1 best-selling iPhone application which became one of the most talked about novelty iPhone apps of all time. He is always exploring new methods of leveraging his expertise and technology to educate, inspire and entertain others. His name is Joel Comm.

In July 2017, Joel and Travis Wright went down the rabbit hole of blockchain technology. They took their excitement and channeled it into the creation of The Bad Crypto Podcast. The show, heard in 180 countries around the world, is one of the top crypto-related shows in the world. With over 400,000 downloads / month, the show provides an informative and entertaining take on the Blockchain revolution that is changing the world. 

     02:54: Who Is Joel Comm?

     10:32: 40 Years In The Online Game

     19:57: Easiest Money Made Online

     24:53: Biggest Takeaway From Creating iFart

     33:43: Positioning Yourself For The Future - Cryptocurrency

     39:27: Google vs Brave/Duck Duck Go

     45:26: Wikipedia vs Everipedia

     51:19: Joel's Tech Predictions

01:02:52: Where To Find Joel Comm

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Jun 24 2020 · 1hr 4mins
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Joel Comm: Authors in Quarantine Getting Cocktails

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Author Joel Comm returns to The Marketing Book Podcast for a special episode of "Authors in Quarantine Getting Cocktails."

Previously on The Marketing Book Podcast to discuss his book, The Fun Formula: How Curiosity, Risk-Taking, and Serendipity Can Revolutionize How You Work, Joel Comm joins the (hopefully) limited time series, Authors in Quarantine Getting Cocktails to talk about being quarantined in Denver, Colorado, his wins and losses as an internet pioneer, life as a game show host, why being skeptical a superpower, the sickness of intolerance, and much more! 


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Jun 24 2020 · 44mins
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Branding an Empire? Bad Crypto's Joel Comm and Travis Wright on Podcasting, Networking, and Virtual Events

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Bad Crypto Podcast's Joel Comm and Travis Wright join Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.

Charlie, Joel, and Travis discuss how the Bad Crypto Podcast show idea came together, how Joel and Travis got into broadcasting and Bitcoin, branding, creating a media empire, learning through podcasting, networking and making a virtual conference event, being authentic, and how we're all on a spectrum of some kind.


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Jun 23 2020 · 58mins
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Joel Comm has a Formula for Fun | Episode 123

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Joel Comm is an entrepreneur, NY Times bestselling author, and new media innovator. An expert on harnessing the power of social media and mobile applications to expand your brand’s reach and engage in active relationship marketing, Joel is a sought-after public speaker who leaves his audience inspired, entertained, and armed with strategic tools to create a new media campaign that will explode their business.

Mar 02 2020 · 29mins
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My discussion with Joel Comm, Futurist, Speaker, Author, Influencer, Podcaster, and all around a huge breath of fresh air!

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Joel Comm ... what can I say? I don't know where to start ... 

I've been following his work for more than a decade, read all his books, event went on private workshops with him and his team (in Colorado at the time) to learn a thing or two (or three) about this online world, and how to harness all its awesome power (for good, that is). So who is he?

A generational buddy, Joel Comm is an entrepreneur, NY Times bestselling author, and new media innovator. He's an expert on harnessing the power of social media and mobile applications to expand your brand’s reach and engage in active relationship marketing, He is a sought-after public speaker who leaves his audience inspired, entertained, and armed with strategic tools to create a new media campaign that will explode your business.

As co-host of the popular blockchain show, The Bad Crypto Podcast, Joel is uniquely qualified to make the topic of blockchain relevant and easy-to-understand for any audience. Whether you require a basic introduction to the topic or a more in-depth dive into the world of blockchain, Joel is the ideal keynote speaker or workshop trainer for your event. 

As a pioneer of live video online, Joel has been streaming original content to the web since 2008. With the introduction of easy-to-use live streaming applications such as Facebook Live and Periscope, it is more important than ever for businesses and brands of all sizes to embrace live video. In this important keynote, Joel shares the latest technology and tips for how anyone can leverage the power of live video to expand their reach, engage with their customers and build their brand.

Joel has been involved in social media since the early days of MySpace. In this keynote, he demonstrates why a social media campaign can be an integral part of any business. From Facebook and YouTube to LinkedIn and Twitter, Joel cuts through how businesses CAN use social media and shows how businesses SHOULD use social media. His lively delivery, real-life case studies, and insights gained from experience will give the audience a deep understanding of the benefits of social media and practical strategies for developing a winning social media campaign. 

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Feb 03 2020 · 40mins
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eps.064 - LIVE - The McAfee Ruse w/Joel Comm

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It's a new year with some new Bitcoin drama is brewing, and your main man Joe Blackburn is here to spill the tea. Joe is joined by Joel Comm of The Bad Crypto Podcast to discuss John McAfee's declaration that his Bitcoin prediction was "a ruse", the instability in the world and how it is effecting the Bitcoin price and the public bet between Ronnie Moas and Vinny Lingham involving

Jan 06 2020 · 50mins
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Joel Comm and Travis Wright – Crypto Curious Futurists Become Free by Letting Go

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Joel Comm is a New York Times bestselling author, blockchain enthusiast, professional keynote speaker, social media marketing strategist, live video expert, technologist, brand influencer, futurist, and eternal 12-year-old.

With over two decades of experience harnessing the power of the web, publishing, social media and mobile applications to expand reach and engage in active relationship marketing, Joel is a sought-after public speaker who leaves his audiences inspired, entertained, and armed with strategic tools to create highly effective new media campaigns.

Travis Wright is a top marketing technologist, author, keynote speaker, blockchain advisor, tech journalist, and podcast host. He is the former global digital and social strategist at Symantec (Sa man tic) for the Norton brand.

Wright is the co-founder & CMO of CCP Digital, a Kansas City & SF-based digital ad & content agency. Wright is the author of Wiley & Sons, Digital Sense, The Common Sense Approach to Social Business Strategy, Marketing Technologies, Customer Experience and Emerging Technologies, which was published in January 2017.

These two gentlemen are the hosts of the podcast Crypto Curious and Crypto Serious.

“The current paper currency model is going to go away. A big shift is going to happen. The paper money system is going to crumble.”

 Travis Wright

Worst investment ever – Joel’s story of loss

The big idea

2009 was a good year for Joel. He had a staff of about 38 people running several successful projects. The money was flowing, the business was good. So together with his team, Joel came up with one of the first pieces of technology that would bring email marketing type of delivery to mobile.

Think of Constant Contact and AWeber, where you can send bulk emails to people that have subscribed to your list. They came up with technology that would allow you to do that to mobile phones.

Blood, sweat, and money

Joel put a lot into this project spending somewhere in the low six figures of his money. They did everything they could to promote the system. They showed up at trade shows and demonstrated it, but people didn't respond. He tried to raise venture capital to grow it but didn't get the response that he wanted. He even tried looking for partnerships, but no one was interested.

Meanwhile, every month, he was pouring more money into it because once you set up shortcodes with the mobile services, you have to pay monthly to maintain them. Otherwise, you lose them.

Hitting a wall

Joel realized soon enough that what seemed like an opportunity and a cool idea had hit a wall. He then tried to sell the software that he had invested a lot of money into to somebody who could pick it up and run with it. But that too didn’t happen. So now he was left with a failed project, emotionally bruised, and six figures less. But he still held onto the system.

Letting go

The failure to successfully launch his system was hanging on him and crushing him. One day in 2013, he saw the bill for what it cost him to keep this thing running and was faced with the challenge of what to do. Does he keep paying for this, hoping he could salvage it and get something out of it and turn it around? Or does he pull the plug and flush the whole thing down the drain?

Joel pulled the plug and thought that he would feel these waves of crushing defeat because he had made the worst investment of his life, and that loss had cost him a lot. But he experienced something different. When he pulled the plug, he felt this release like the burden was just instantly lifted. Now he could focus his attention and energy on things that he was far more passionate about. Letting go allowed him to put this failure in the past.

Lessons learned

Don’t do it just for the money

If you're not passionate about something and planning to go all-in, then don’t do it. Money should not be your only motivator. Life is just so much more than how much money we make. It’s also about the people in our lives and the experiences we have and share.

Andrew’s takeaways

Don’t fall for the sunk cost fallacy

Don’t let the sunk cost fallacy make you stay in a bad investment. Once we've invested a lot of money in something, we can be emotionally invested in it. But just because we invested money in it doesn't mean that it was the right thing and that we should hold on to it forever.

Let it go

You can instantly stop failing by letting go of that investment that is not bringing you any more value.

Actionable advice

Don’t focus on just the one investment that you have. Look around for other opportunities that might be there. In other words, don’t be laser-focused on your investment just because you need it to work. Be open to other opportunities and possibilities.

No. 1 goal for the next 12 months

Joel wants to stay open in 2020, live every day, and let the year surprise him.

Worst investment ever – Travis’ story of loss

Wetting his feet into digital currency

In July of 2010, Travis read an article on Slashdot, a big tech publication that talked about this new Bitcoin 0.3 version that had just come into the digital currency space. What fascinated him was that he could find the new Bitcoin on his computer. So he decided to check it out.

He mined a block of 50 Bitcoin. Then he went to a website where they were giving away Bitcoin every day and got five Bitcoins, so now he had 55 Bitcoins.

Too much for his computer

Mining the Bitcoins was causing too much stress on his computer. Eventually, his computer got fried. Fortunately, he was able to log in and get all his important files except his Bitcoin. So he ended up throwing the computer. So now there's a computer somewhere in a dumpster with 55 Bitcoin on it.

Lack of knowledge is what cost him

At the time, Travis didn’t know anything about cryptocurrency trading. He didn't have anybody who he could talk to about this new fad. Someone who had blockchain and understood Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.

He’d jump right into the new fad without doing any research. Had he done his homework first, he’d have known about buying Satoshis and putting them in a crypto wallet instead of on his computer.

$1.1 million in the trash

In January of 2018, the 55 Bitcoins, that were now in a dumpster somewhere, were worth a whopping $1.1 million! Yep, Travis had literally thrown $1.1 million into the trash bin. His ignorance had cost him $1.1 million.

Lessons learned

Keep your private keys to yourself

When investing in crypto, make sure to store your crypto, not on your computer, but a hard crypto wallet without an internet connection. Keep all that stuff secure and private. That way, nobody can steal your stuff, and you have easy access to them.

The market will get crazy

When the markets are high, and the crypto prices are really good, sell some of your Bitcoins, take a little bit of the profits off the top and spend it on other investments because the market will sometimes dip. So don't just watch all your investments plummet down to near zero when the markets dip, make money during high markets.

Andrew’s takeaways

You’ve got to take it to the end

Great investments have to work to the end. It's a little bit like playing basketball and you're good at dribbling and you're in the back of the court. But if you can't take it to the hoop to get the point, then all that work is useless.

Actionable advice

Don't be afraid to use your crypto once in a while. Don't just hold it as an investment. Remember to do your research and your due diligence into it and start to understand the best cryptocurrency, what is blockchain, and why blockchain works.

No. 1 goal for the next 12 months

Travis is working on a fun platform right now to help podcasters launch, manage, schedule, and organize their podcasts more effectively.

Parting words

“We're all human, flawed and fallible.”

Joel Comm

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Dec 25 2019 · 46mins
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Joel Comm on the Formula for Making Work Fun

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Joel Comm is an entrepreneur, NY Times bestselling author, and new media innovator. Joel is a sought-after public speaker who leaves his audience inspired, entertained, and armed with strategic tools to create a new media campaign that will explode their business. Joel's latest book is 'The Fun Formula: How Curiosity, Risk-Taking, and Serendipity Can Revolutionize How You Work'.

In this conversation Joel and Erik talk about The Fun Formula and how to Change your perspective on work.

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Dec 10 2019 · 51mins
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eps.041 - Joel Comm - Crypto Headlines, Bad Crypto Podcast

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Bitcoin Radio welcomes Bad Crypto's Joel Comm back to the show! Joel sits in with Joe to go over some of the recent headlines hitting the crypto space as of late, including the recent Stellar burn of 55 billion XLM coins, the recent reports that the 2017 Bitcoin price surge was caused by one person and of course dealing with clickbait headlines as the space matures. 

Nov 08 2019 · 57mins