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A very small podcast about reckless, unfettered business domination.

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A very small podcast about reckless, unfettered business domination.

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38 Ratings
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Good advice

By Nihon Go - Aug 08 2017
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Interesting and useful advice and perspectives. Easy to listen to. Keep them coming.

Great For Freelancers

By Ecommerce_Andy - Oct 19 2016
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Some great info here on how to make it as a freelancer.

iTunes Ratings

38 Ratings
Average Ratings
35
1
2
0
0

Good advice

By Nihon Go - Aug 08 2017
Read more
Interesting and useful advice and perspectives. Easy to listen to. Keep them coming.

Great For Freelancers

By Ecommerce_Andy - Oct 19 2016
Read more
Some great info here on how to make it as a freelancer.
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Make Money Online

Latest release on Apr 02, 2018

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A very small podcast about reckless, unfettered business domination.

Rank #1: [60] Copy Everything Kai Does

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Feb 27 2017

14mins

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Rank #2: [3] How We Got Started

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How did we begin our businesses? Where did we come from? And because scale is the only thing that matters, how do we do so?

Love this episode? Hate this episode? Good. Now it's time to leave a review.

Jan 28 2016

31mins

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Rank #3: [36] How You Signify To People What You Do

Sep 12 2016

21mins

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Rank #4: [65] How to Fill Your Client Pipeline (and What to Focus on This Month)

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In this episode, we answer a listener question: If you woke up and had 0 clients and wanted to start filling your pipeline, what do you do?

Apr 03 2017

23mins

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Rank #5: [99] The Actual Doing of the Thing

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How do you transition from being an "overthinker" to a "doer"?

Nov 27 2017

15mins

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Rank #6: [37] The A/B Testing Manual

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Note: Nick said there would be a money-back guarantee at one point in the episode. Then he thought better. Now there is no such thing. In fact, if you buy a copy of The A/B Testing Manual, there are no refunds of any kind. We apologize for the error.

Sep 19 2016

26mins

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Rank #7: [4] Kai Buys a Pen

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Feb 01 2016

30mins

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Rank #8: [103] How to Have a Good Phone Call

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How do you have a good phone call with a prospect? How do you prepare enough?

  • How long should the call be?
  • Should you leave a buffer after the call?
  • Should you prepare an agenda?
  • How do you determine who is leading the call?
  • How do you end the call?

Dec 25 2017

18mins

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Rank #9: [102] Reading, Writing, Doing

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What's a good balance between educational content consumption and doing the work?

  • Time management
  • Reading may just happen. Optionally: intentionally schedule time
    around it Implementation: when you finish a book, how do you decide
    what to read next?
  • -- Tape flag ("This is a thing I want to remember")
  • -- Highlighting
  • -- "This is an interesting thing to know about" and then apply later
  • Rereading to extract notes / directives

Dec 18 2017

25mins

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Rank #10: [97] Positioning: How Specialized Should You Be?

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"Obviously there's a diminishing return if you hit specialization of 'There's one business in my region I can market to' -- how do you know when you've specialized enough"

  • Know your target market, like Ecommerce
  • Know niches within your target market, like Women's Fashion and Beauty or Every Day Carry
  • Identify if there are 20-50 companies in your niche in your target market
  • Identify if of those 20-50 there are 15-20 companies that are paying for consultants, have paid for consultants, or are looking for
    help solving a problem

Iterate. Too many companies come out? Become a
little more specialized, based on your research. Too few? Become a
little less specialized ("SEO optimization for women's fashion and
beauty stores selling $1,000,000/yr and based in New York" →
potentially too specialized)

Nov 13 2017

15mins

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Rank #11: [106] "Writing Time is Sacred Time"

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Jan 15 2018

22mins

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Rank #12: [105] How to Take a Sabbatical

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Jan 08 2018

10mins

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Rank #13: [108] The Importance of Sleep

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Jan 29 2018

15mins

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Rank #15: [107] Project Scheduling, a How To

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  • How should you effectively schedule projects? (ex: no deadlines on a Monday)
  • How do you best estimate a project length?
  • How do you schedule work around a break (sabbatical, etc.)
  • How do you ensure that client's respect deadlines?
  • How do you 'reset' expectations if there has been a bit of drift?

Jan 22 2018

11mins

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Rank #16: [38] Pricing Your Services

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How do you price yourself as a consultant? What's the difference between pricing as a consultant and a contractor? What's the difference between pricing on time versus on outcome?

Sep 26 2016

26mins

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Rank #17: [104] How to Say "No" to Clients

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  • When should you say no to clients?
  • What's the best way to give a no?
  • How should you politely turn down small projects?
  • How do you avoid making compromises in scope?
  • How do you fire bad clients?

Jan 01 2018

13mins

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Rank #18: [64] How Do You Work with Large Internal Teams?

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Mar 27 2017

15mins

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Rank #20: [100] Finally, a Legitimate Podcast

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Dec 04 2017

43mins

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[116] Business Puberty

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Apr 02 2018

16mins

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[115] Market Research: How do you identify a company's expensive problem(s)?

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Mar 26 2018

13mins

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[114] General Counseling

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Mar 19 2018

16mins

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[113] I Will Solve Your Problem, and You Will Pay Me

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What separates a consultants proposal from a contractor's proposal.

Mar 12 2018

23mins

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[112] How to Optimize Products

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Mar 05 2018

18mins

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[110] Why You Shouldn't Be On Call 24/7

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  • Why Alan Weiss says you should put yourself on call 24/7 (and why we
    disagree with that).
  • Being on call 24/7 disrupts your work/life balance and exceeds
    boundaries.
  • Unless you're working in a situation like DevOps, Backups, or it's a
    situation where Something Is On Fire And Costing The Business
    Millions, it isn't necessary.

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Feb 19 2018

14mins

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[109] Productized Consulting for Drinking in Meatspace

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  • What constitutes a Minimum Viable Meetup?
  • Once it starts to go well, how do you expand it out? How do you add
    things to it?
  • How do you delegate out responsibilities?
  • What happens if you want to stop doing the meetup (and pass it off to
    someone else)?

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Feb 12 2018

22mins

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[108] The Importance of Sleep

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Jan 29 2018

15mins

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[107] Project Scheduling, a How To

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Read more
  • How should you effectively schedule projects? (ex: no deadlines on a Monday)
  • How do you best estimate a project length?
  • How do you schedule work around a break (sabbatical, etc.)
  • How do you ensure that client's respect deadlines?
  • How do you 'reset' expectations if there has been a bit of drift?

Jan 22 2018

11mins

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[106] "Writing Time is Sacred Time"

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Jan 15 2018

22mins

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[105] How to Take a Sabbatical

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Jan 08 2018

10mins

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[104] How to Say "No" to Clients

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  • When should you say no to clients?
  • What's the best way to give a no?
  • How should you politely turn down small projects?
  • How do you avoid making compromises in scope?
  • How do you fire bad clients?

Jan 01 2018

13mins

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[103] How to Have a Good Phone Call

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How do you have a good phone call with a prospect? How do you prepare enough?

  • How long should the call be?
  • Should you leave a buffer after the call?
  • Should you prepare an agenda?
  • How do you determine who is leading the call?
  • How do you end the call?

Dec 25 2017

18mins

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[102] Reading, Writing, Doing

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What's a good balance between educational content consumption and doing the work?

  • Time management
  • Reading may just happen. Optionally: intentionally schedule time
    around it Implementation: when you finish a book, how do you decide
    what to read next?
  • -- Tape flag ("This is a thing I want to remember")
  • -- Highlighting
  • -- "This is an interesting thing to know about" and then apply later
  • Rereading to extract notes / directives

Dec 18 2017

25mins

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[101] Speaking at Local Meetups

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  • Subject of meetup
  • People at the meetup
  • Go to one before speaking
  • If you don't have a good meetup, start one, but don't be the first to
    speak
  • Good places to host a meetup
  • Good places to announce a meetup
  • Scaling/growing your meetup (as you grow, make sure there isn't an
    in-group and an out-group)
  • Avoiding Groupthink in Meetups (Creative Mornings: Someone manages it
    for a fixed term and then passes it off)

Dec 11 2017

19mins

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[100] Finally, a Legitimate Podcast

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Dec 04 2017

43mins

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[99] The Actual Doing of the Thing

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How do you transition from being an "overthinker" to a "doer"?

Nov 27 2017

15mins

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[97] Positioning: How Specialized Should You Be?

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"Obviously there's a diminishing return if you hit specialization of 'There's one business in my region I can market to' -- how do you know when you've specialized enough"

  • Know your target market, like Ecommerce
  • Know niches within your target market, like Women's Fashion and Beauty or Every Day Carry
  • Identify if there are 20-50 companies in your niche in your target market
  • Identify if of those 20-50 there are 15-20 companies that are paying for consultants, have paid for consultants, or are looking for
    help solving a problem

Iterate. Too many companies come out? Become a
little more specialized, based on your research. Too few? Become a
little less specialized ("SEO optimization for women's fashion and
beauty stores selling $1,000,000/yr and based in New York" →
potentially too specialized)

Nov 13 2017

15mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

38 Ratings
Average Ratings
35
1
2
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0

Good advice

By Nihon Go - Aug 08 2017
Read more
Interesting and useful advice and perspectives. Easy to listen to. Keep them coming.

Great For Freelancers

By Ecommerce_Andy - Oct 19 2016
Read more
Some great info here on how to make it as a freelancer.