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Mark had some really great tips for productivity and development. Really enjoyed the show

Six Figure Success Formula...

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Brilliantly executed program, great guest, superb advice.

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157 Ratings
Average Ratings
154
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Great tips

By Erik@Newconstructionleader - Oct 20 2015
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Mark had some really great tips for productivity and development. Really enjoyed the show

Six Figure Success Formula...

By ArJay the Digital Professor - Oct 11 2015
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Brilliantly executed program, great guest, superb advice.
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Six Figure Side Gig w/ Dr. Mark Costes - Build a six figure part time business BEFORE you quit your day job

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Six Figure Sidegig with Dr. Mark Costes. Sign up for FREE video. Build a six figure part time business BEFORE you quit your day job. Entrepreneur business marketing tips for success.

Rank #1: 007: Joana Galvao – A Fresh Brand Of Success

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Welcome to another exciting episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast! On today’s show we are talking about how to successfully brand your business and what your brand says about you.

Joining us to share her wisdom in this area is Joana Galvao. Today Joana and Dr. Costes talk about how at age 23, Joana operates her own wildly successful graphic design agency and has attracted some of the biggest names in internet marketing. We will also discuss the importance of intentionally developing a brand and what it should do and say about you and your business.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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While Joana was attending Kingston University for her Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, she was offered positions from 5 large firms, confirming to Joana that she had the talent for the industry. Joana was quickly promoted at her first agency to overseeing projects. It was during this time she made some decisions about what she wanted from her career and for her personal life. Within ten months of starting her first job after finishing university, Joana made the move to start her own agency and create the life she wanted.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How Joana got into the internet marketing space
  • What a brand is, from design level to how it communicates your message
  • Why it is important to have a brand and a good visual identity
  • How the branding process starts and how to get the most out of the experience
  • How your brand ties the rest of your business together

Special thanks to Joana Galvao for sharing her strategies and story on today’s show, and thanks to you for joining us as well. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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Jun 30 2015

50mins

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Rank #2: 047: Brian Piercy – Case Study: The Real Estate Game

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast. On today’s show we are re-visiting with Brian Piercy as he continues to build his six figure side gig.

Today Mark catches up with Brian since his last interview on Six Figure Side Gig in episode 6. Then Brian was just starting his side gig based on his success in real estate. In this interview Brian shares his progress on the detailed action plan formulated in the last meeting. Speaking candidly and in depth Brian elaborates on his amazing success in growing a community on LinkedIn and his procrastination for the tasks he finds less interesting. Brian’s exceptional progress in his goal of a six figure side gig is evident in his achievements and accountabilities.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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Brian has had great success in the real estate business. Entering into the real estate market in 2004 he was able to quickly gain experience in a high market. Recognizing that he wanted more, he soon explored and began to consider starting a side business teaching other agents his techniques for great success. With an ultimate goal of developing a curriculum and starting a real estate school for helping agents get a good start in the market, Brian sought professional business coaching to achieve his dream of creating a Six Figure Side Gig.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • The challenges you may face when working full time and concurrently managing a start up
  • How to manage the tasks that bottleneck your process
  • What to expect when developing your website
  • Why having accountability is key to staying on task
  • How coaching can help you expect and deal with the unexpected

Special thanks to Brian Piercy for sharing his time and transition on today’s show, and thanks to you for joining us as well. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast.

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Nov 17 2015

39mins

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Rank #3: 016: Hal Elrod – Win The Morning, Win The Day

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Welcome to another exciting episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us to today to share his incredible story is bestselling author Hal Elrod. Hal’s journey of self improvement and success started very early in life. At the age of 20, Hal was hit head on by a drunk driver. He was dead on the scene for 6 minutes. Despite 11 broken bones, being in a coma for 6 days and being told he may never walk again, Hal believed he could change his prognosis, and he did. He authored his first book “Taking Life Head On” as a result of his extraordinary experience. Hal’s journey of self improvement continued and when he was again faced with a huge challenge – this time in the form of financial devastation. To pull himself through this tough time, Hal researched and created a ground breaking morning success ritual that he dubbed “The Miracle Morning”.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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Hal will share his story of personal growth and success. How his early days of sales gave him the tools to focus on what he wanted and accept what he could not control after his life changing accident. Hal will also talk about his personal crash as the economy failed, and how he not only lost financially but physically and emotionally. One day a friend gave some simple advice of getting up and starting his day with a run. That advice and additional research about what other successful people do in their mornings then turned into a way of life and prosperity for Hal. From that change, came personal growth, health and success. Hal’s morning success ritual, evolved and became the bestselling book, “The Miracle Morning”. Today there are tens of thousands of successful people that have incorporated a daily success ritual into their lives as a result of reading “The Miracle Morning”.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • What the 5 minute rule is and how to incorporate it
  • Where the inspiration came from for writing “The Miracle Morning”
  • How you start the day, affects your day
  • How getting up just a half hour earlier in your day, can make your life much more rewarding
  • How to create confidence for your day

Special thanks to Hal Elrod for sharing his amazing story of personal growth and success in the most challenging times of his life, and thanks to you for joining us as well. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

EPISODE RESOURCES

  • Check out Hal at www.halelrod.com
  • Hal’s books “Taking Life Head On!” and “Miracle Morning can both be found on Amazon
  • Also mentioned on today’s show, “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”, by Robert Kiyosaki
  • Text the word sidegig to the number 22828 to get the free video: How to Build a Six Figure Side Business
  • Subscribe to Six Figure Side Gig Podcast
  • Visit the website at sixfiguresidegig.com
  • Write a Review on iTunes

Jul 30 2015

40mins

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Rank #4: 044: The Anatomy of Greatness – Becoming A New York Times Best Seller

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Today we are doing a throwback to an interview I did with the Master of Greatness – Lewis Howes. When we taped this interview Lewis shared his journey of writing and publishing his yet to be released book The School of Greatness. Lewis’ book has since been released and as of this morning is on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Lewis is an ex-professional athlete, international keynote speaker and founder of a multi-million dollar media empire and now New York Times Bestselling author.

In our discussion, we follow Lewis’s evolution from a young child with a learning disability to an all star athlete. He goes on to describe how he struggled after his athletic career ended abruptly and the lessons that he learned during his journey to redemption and meteoric international success.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How to tap into the infinite resources available to anyone who has a true desire to succeed
  • The necessity for creating a clear definition of your path and your individual definition of success
  • Consistency and why it’s so important for success in business life
  • Why persistence and perseverance trumps all other skills in your war chest

Special thanks to my friend Lewis Howes for a great interview and taking the time to spread his incredible message, and thanks to each and everyone out there joining us today!

EPISODE RESOURCES

  • Check out Lewis at lewishowes.com
  • Check out Lewis’ podcast, “The School of Greatness”, also found at lewishowes.com
  • New York Bestselling book The School of Greatness, by Lewis Howes
    The first ten listeners to email me at Mark@sixfiguresidegig.com and provide their physical address will receive a copy of The School of Greatness
  • Also mentioned on today’s show, The 4 Hour Work Week, by Timothy Ferriss
  • Text the word sidegig to the number 22828 to get the free video: How to Build a Six Figure Side Business
  • Subscribe to Six Figure Side Gig Podcast
  • Visit the website at sixfiguresidegig.com
  • Write a Review on iTunes

Nov 05 2015

1hr 8mins

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Rank #5: 002: Brian Creager – How to Profit Big on Amazon

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast. On today’s show we are talking about the lucrative world of selling products on Amazon. Joining us to share his wisdom in this area is Brian Creager. Today Brian and Dr. Mark Costes talk about how Brian has used his skills in the corporate business world to help him start a successful beauty product line which he sells on Amazon.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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Brian has been in the corporate business world for over twenty years, and has helped set up two 7+ figure extensions for his company. Brian decided three years ago that he was going to take his shot at being an entrepreneur. Since then he has sold his beauty products on Amazon and plans to add to the profitable collection by the end of this year. In just eighteen months Brian produced enough income from his business that it has now fully replaced his income from the corporate business world.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • The basics to sell a physical product on Amazon
  • Why networking is so important to gain traction on Amazon
  • Why you do not need to come up with fresh new ideas (or even a product) to become wildly profitable

Special thanks to Brian Creager for sharing his strategies and story on today’s show, and thanks to you for joining for this week’s episode. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast.

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Jun 11 2015

43mins

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Rank #6: 074: Adam Hudson – Creating an Amazon Empire

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us today is Adam Hudson. Adam is a serial entrepreneur. Since starting his first business at the age of 20 he has built several six and seven figure businesses. Today he and I talk about his six figure side gig selling in eight marketplaces on Amazon and another business based on sharing how he succeeds on Amazon: Reliable Education. Adam explains how after starting and selling a number of successful businesses and spending time in the U.S. he was introduced to the idea of marketing on Amazon. We discuss how there is no current comparison to Amazon when it comes to a shopping audience. Adam shares how he realized much of what he learned other people want to know and that is how Reliable Education started. Reliable Education is a self-paced, on-line educational program, to help new comers to the Amazon market space make the most of their time and money. Finally, we explore  his next Amazon related business www.Ilovetoreview.com.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig

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After co-founding the first crowdfunding platform in the world that raised more than $100M for start ups Adam continued to pursue his passion of being an entrepreneur. He currently owns a cloud software business, an Amazon review company, a home-wares company that sells exclusively on Amazon (in 8 countries) and Reliable Education.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How one side gig can lead to other business opportunities
  • The key factors go into starting an Amazon business
  • How to stand out in the Amazon Marketplace
  • Why it only takes one product to really get started as an Amazon seller
  • How to avoid costly mistakes by educating yourself in the business of Amazon

Thank you to Adam Hudson for taking time from his busy day in Australia to speak with me and thanks to you for you for joining us today. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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Sep 15 2016

58mins

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Rank #7: 021: Bell Brothers – $30 Million Dollar Side Gig

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Welcome to another exciting episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast! On today’s show we are talking about the benefits of business strategy, growth and recognition.

Joining us are the Bell brothers, Jerry and Kenny. Dr. Mark Costes and the Bell brothers discuss how in a few short years they have become the largest plumbing, heating and air contractors in northern California. The brothers share how utilizing business coaching and their fearless dedication to strategy have made Bell Brothers Plumbing, Heating and Air leaders in their industry.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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Although both brothers attended Universal Technical Institute and started in the heating and air industry, their first venture into entrepreneurship was a successful chain of pizza restaurants. On their way to starting their fourth restaurant, the brothers made the critical decision to again return to the heating and air industry. Today Bell Brothers Plumbing, Heating and Air is a multimillion dollar business that has experienced rapid growth in just a few short years.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • The remarkable benefits of business coaching
  • How using already successful business models can benefit your business
  • The importance of accountability in your business growth
  • Why creating and maintaining a positive presence on the internet is important to a business

Special thanks to Kenny & Jerry Bell for speaking with me and sharing their great story of entrepreneurial success, and thanks to you for you for joining us as well. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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Aug 18 2015

44mins

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Rank #8: 040: Mark Costes – Amplifying Your Entrepreneurial DNA for Maximum Success

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Today I share how I utilize a busy travel schedule of 15 cities in two weeks to maximize my time away from home and business with the most value; pursuing knowledge. Join me as I discuss my thoughts on some great and highly recommended books, as well share with you a very insightful TEDx Talk that gives a whole new perspective on entrepreneurial success and failure in the last 50 years.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

More About This Show:

This is episode five of six, in a series of Six Figure Side Gig podcast episodes highlighting common traits and practices of the world’s elite entrepreneurs and leaders. In future shows I will address questions, from you, our listeners. Please email any questions you have directly to me at Mark@sixfiguresidegig.com.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How to maximize downtime, even with a hectic travel schedule
  • Why some entrepreneurs realize continued success
  • How to determine your entrepreneurial DNA
  • How to determine what you may need in your business to achieve greater success
  • Recognizing your entrepreneurial strengths and weaknesses

Very special thanks to you for joining me today. I look forward to your questions and comments. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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  • Books mentioned in this episode –
    The Checklist Manifesto, by Atul Gawande
    The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership, by Gary L. Convis & Jim Meskimen
    Scrum, The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time, by Jeff Sutherland
    The Virgin Way, by Richard Branson
    The Millionaire Fastlane, by M. J. DeMarco

Oct 22 2015

35mins

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Rank #9: 050: Randy Pausch – The Art Of Being Grateful

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

In today’s episode I share with you a powerful lecture given by Randy Pausch at Carnegie-Mellon University in 2007. For those of you that don’t know, at the time Randy had recently been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer and given 3 to 6 months of quality life left. The lecture series was called “Last Lecture”, with the premise that if the speaking professor had one lecture to give before dying this would be it. Instead of lecturing about what he would miss, Randy chose to focus and speak about really achieving your childhood dreams. His sincerity and gratitude for the achievements he had experienced is both amazing and humbling. In this week that we celebrate thanks, I sincerely hope you enjoy this episode of Six Figure Side Gig.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

Randy Pausch received his undergrad degree in Computer Science at Brown University in 1982. He went on to earn his PHD in Computer Science at Carnegie-Mellon University. After teaching at University of Virginia, he later joined the Carnegie-Mellon faculty in 1997. Randy authored/co-authored 5 books and contributed to more than 60 journal reviewed articles. The lecture shared here today became an internet viral phenomenon, resulting in a 10 minute version being shared on “Oprah” and also Randy authoring a book called The Last Lecture prior to his death.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How to be reminded of what to be grateful for by keeping a “grateful diary”
  • Why it is important to show your gratitude
  • How brick walls we may face are an opportunity to demonstrate our dedication by not giving up
  • Why starting your day with thanks can make you see the good in your day and life
  • How hard work, loyalty, finding the best in people and being prepared, foster opportunity and personal growth

Very special thanks to you for joining me today. I hope you and your family have a very Happy Thanksgiving. See you next time on the Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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Nov 25 2015

48mins

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Rank #10: 048: Autumn Witt-Boyd – Be Legally Prepared & Protected For Success

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us today is Autumn Witt-Boyd. Autumn is a business attorney specializing in working with entrepreneurs. Because copyright and trademark laws are in federal jurisdiction, she is able to represent on-line businesses across the nation. Autumn and I discuss the basic needs of a start up to the very complex questions of protecting entrepreneurial intellectual property. She also touches on “common law rights” that allow certain basic protections for small businesses in the first few months of operation.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

More About This Show:

After graduating in 2004 Autumn went to work for Senior United States District Judge Curtis Collier. Later she spent seven years working with a law firm that specialized in copyright infringement. Autumn started her own law practice in February of this year, focusing on the needs of both new entrepreneurs and established businesses. She now applies her expertise in helping them gain copyrights and trademarks.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Why an LLC may be the best entity choice your business
  • How to protect yourself and interests when entering into a partnership
  • The importance of researching your business name and logo before investing in using them
  • Why new entrepreneurs should also be aware of infringements they could be committing
  • How to be sure you are legally protected in a collaboration from the first conversation

Special thanks to Autumn Witt-Boyd for taking time from her busy day to speak with us and thanks to you for you for joining us today. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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Nov 19 2015

53mins

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Rank #11: 012: Rob Cubbon – Generate A Passive Six Figure Income

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast. On today’s show we are talking about how to transition from earning an active income to earning a passive six figure income.

Joining us to share his story is, best selling author, Rob Cubbon. Rob started his career as a graphic design artist. While working in the corporate world, Rob started freelancing in the evenings and on the weekends. Soon he had enough clients to leave his corporate obligations and work for himself. It wasn’t long after Rob left his day job that he discovered other outlets to generate leads for his newly designed website, while generating true passive income.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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After starting his website robcubbon.com, Rob started to blog and eventually monetize his site. From there, Rob started writing and publishing books for the Kindle platform and making instructional videos for placement on udemy.com. Soon after Rob published his first book on Kindle he became a bestselling author on Amazon. By utilizing the marketing options and tools available to him, Rob was able to combine is already existing audience with a whole new audience that found him on Amazon and Udemy.com. Rob discusses how he connected the dots from Amazon, Udemy and other platforms to bring him even more leads for future and additional products. Rob’s willingness to chare his experience with these platforms has opened up even more opportunity as an entrepreneur, as his business evolves into a vibrant training platform.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • The importance of generating leads and converting them into customers
  • The best place to get advice from for publishing an online book
  • The simple formula to writing and getting published
  • How to divide your content between online sources that market for you and your own website
  • Why continuing to publish is so important to a successful income generating strategy

Special thanks to Rob Cubbon for sharing his story of success, and thanks to you for joining us as well. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast.

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Jul 16 2015

45mins

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Rank #12: 020: Zach Swinehart – From Side Gig to Conventional Job and Back Again

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Welcome to another episode of the Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us today is Zach Swinehart, web designer for some of internet marketing’s best and brightest stars.

Zach has had a unique journey that differs from most guests who have been featured on this show. For Zach, he actually started out as a full time online entrepreneur, then joined the traditional corporate agency and then finally left his corporate job to strike it out on his own again in the entrepreneurial world.

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When Zach was 19 and attending college with a focus on business, he started his own web design business. He soon felt confident enough in his venture to drop out of college. Structuring his business model after a traditional growth model, Zach and his team began to “churn” out the work. Soon his business was about quantity and not quality. This led to burnout for Zach and the business stopped accepting new clients. Zach then went on to accept his first position in the industry working for an outside firm. Taking the experience he had previously and the opportunity to learn from his job, Zach again started his side gig. Making the most of his real world experience and with a new focus on quality, Zach has re-built his side gig with much greater success than ever before.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How a real job can become a useable education
  • Why a primary income can be so important while building your side gig
  • How quality work can become your primary marketing tool
  • Why “building around your passion” can be the recipe for your success

Special thanks to Zach Swinehart for sharing his journey & great successes on today’s show, and thanks to you for joining us as well. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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Aug 13 2015

43mins

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Rank #13: 070: Bedros Keuilian – Dumpster Diver To Eight Figure Empire

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us today is Bedros Keuilian. Bedros is the founder and CEO of FitPro Newsletter, FitPro Magazine and one of the fastest growing fitness business franchises known worldwide, Fit Body Boot Camp. Today Bedros and I speak about his journey from having a personal mentor/business coach to becoming the high performance entrepreneur he is now. I also share my journey as one of Bedros’ coaching clients and how that experience has made an enormous contribution to my growth and success. Bedros and I speak about the growing popularity and benefits of belonging to a mastermind group. He also shares how he maintains balance in his professional and home life by creating discipline, structure and delegating.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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Bedros came to the United States with his family at the age of six from Armenia. With very meager beginnings, Bedros became a certified personal trainer. While he was working for a big box gym, as a fry cook at a theme park and as a bouncer, a client took a special interest in Bedros and began to mentor him in business and marketing. From this first experience in being coached, Bedros has proven to be a success in not only learning but coaching others and utilizing the concept of mastermind groups to take many entrepreneurs to level after level of success.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Why it is important to find a business coach that is relatable to you
  • How delegating tasks can actually get them done quicker
  • Why discipline, structure and delegation are important to work/life balance
  • How to prepare for creating your sidegig while still working full-time
  • Why doing one thing and doing it well is a good business model

Special thanks to Bedros Keuilian for taking time from his busy day to speak with us and thanks to you for you for joining us today. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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Jul 21 2016

47mins

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Rank #14: 069: Get Paid And Travel The World

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us today is the C.O.O. of Dental Success Institute and the remainder of the companies that make up the Costes businesses, Ashlee Evans. Ashlee and I just returned from hosting live events in New Zealand and Australia. Today we discuss the challenges of leaving your main gig for an extended time while pursuing business for your side gig. How the combination of brick and mortar business, side gig and family mixed while traveling internationally. Ashlee and I also trace back how the Dental Success Institute started as just a side business to present overwhelming success and growth in just four years.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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Since coming to work for the Costes group of companies, Ashlee has proven to be invaluable. Among the many talents that have put Ashlee into a leadership position is her attention to detail and ability to continuously improve our products and image.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • What the “imposter syndrome” is and how to overcome it
  • How to integrate career/life balance with your side gig
  • Why delegation is key to career/life balance
  • How to determine what might be a good side gig for you
  • Where to start with your entrepreneurial idea

A special thanks to Ashlee Evans for taking time from her busy schedule to speak with us and thanks to you for you for joining us today. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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Jun 24 2016

33mins

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Rank #15: 004: Matthew Kimberley – The Single Most Important Skill in Business

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast. On today’s show we are talking about the most important skill in business: selling.  Joining us to share his expertise in this area is Matthew Kimberley. Today Matthew Kimberley and Dr. Mark Costes discuss how Matthew has used his extensive background in sales to help him become a sales trainer and marketing coach.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

More About This Show:

Matthew is an expert in sleaze free selling and the author of the self help book “How to Get a Grip”. Matthew has had many years working and training in the sales business and now uses that knowledge to help his clients. Matthew has done everything from corporate sales to dialing for dollars. Since Matthew’s background in the area is so extensive he is great at coaching his clients through any sales situation. In addition, he is a highly sought after speaker, and addresses audiences all around the world.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How to select the right sales and marketing coach
  • Why sleazy selling is effective, but will eventually erode your business
  • Why you want to build a relationship with your clients
  • The main reason ALL successful business owners need a coach

Special thanks to Matthew Kimberley for sharing his strategies and story on today’s show, and thanks to you for joining us as well. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast.

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Jun 11 2015

47mins

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Rank #16: 071: Carrie Wilkerson – The Barefoot Executive

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us today is Carrie Wilkerson. Carrie is known best as The Barefoot Executive, after her bestselling book of the same name. The primary focus of Carrie’s business is a combination of private coaching, keynote speaking, content generation and sales force training through motivation and education for large corporations. Today Carrie and I speak about her journey from never imagining she would be an entrepreneur to how a strong desire to stay home with her newly adopted children and still have an income led her to start her own business. She also shares how instead of constantly trying to pursue work/life balance, her family has developed a rhythm of functioning and supporting each other in both business success and personal happiness.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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In addition to being a busy wife and mother, Carrie is an international speaker, an award-winning podcaster, and a sought after radio guest. Featured on CNN and Fox Business News and named by Forbes as a top small business influencer, she has also consulted with the marketing and launch teams of Dr. John Maxwell, Zig Ziglar, Google Small Business and other influential business leaders on business strategies and current trends. Over the remainder of this year Carrie will be releasing a series of five books with a theme of practical leadership.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Why effective scheduling can create rhythm, structure, and accountability for your entire family
  • How a yearly business plan allows your business to grow organically
  • Why encouragement given and received is key to business success
  • How to create a life you want and keep your priorities intact

Special thanks to Carrie Wilkerson for taking time from her day to speak with us and thanks to you for you for joining us today. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

EPISODE RESOURCES

  • Reach Carrie at http://carriewilkerson.com/
  • Find Carrie on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BarefootExecutive/?fref=ts
  • Find Carrie on Instagram @carriewilkerson
  • The Barefoot Executive: The Ultimate Guide for Being Your Own Boss, by Carrie Wilkerson
  • Books mentioned in this episode:
    Deliver the Unexpected, by Bob Burg
    The Art of Persuasion, by Bob Burg
    Power of an Hour, by Bob Burg
    Rain: What a Paperboy Learned About Business, by Jeffrey L. Fox
    The Ultimate Sales Machine, by Chet Holmes
    The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone, by Frederik Ecklund with Bruce Littlefield
    Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, by Cal Newport
    UnMarketing: Stop Marketing. Start Engaging., by Scott Stratton & Alison Kramer
    Create Distinction: What To Do When “Great” isn’t good enough to grow your business, by Scott McKain
    Profit First: A Simple System To Transform Any Business From A Cash-Eating Monster To A Money-Making Machine, by Mike Michalowicz
    The Richest Man In Babylon, by George S. Clason
    The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks than Others Do in 12 Months, by Brian P. Moran & Michael Lennington

Aug 04 2016

54mins

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Rank #17: 006: Brian Piercy – Case Study: Building A Six Figure Side Gig

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Welcome to another episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast. On today’s show we are interviewing Brian Piercy as he begins his journey to build his six figure side gig.

Today Brian and Dr. Costes talk about how Brian will use his ten years of successful real estate experience to start coaching other real estate agents. Brian’s target client is an agent who is looking to break through the average income of the field and really take their career to the next level.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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Brian jumped into real estate in 2004 immediately after graduating college. At that time, with the market high, he was able to excel at his profession. However, it was only recently that he realized he is not as passionate about selling homes as he once was. What he is passionate about is teaching other agents how to sell more effectively, cultivate clients, and run a successful real estate business. Ideally, Brian also hopes to start a real estate school where he can not only teach the agents, but also mentor them as well. Brian will use his experience in his current field to help start his soon to be Six Figure Side Gig.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Why you might be more of an expert in your field than you may think
  • How to decide tasks can be delegated from your main gig
  • Why finding time to focus on your side gig is so important
  • How to truly monetize your niche

Special thanks to Brian Piercy for sharing his strategies and story on today’s show, and thanks to you for joining us as well. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast.

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Jun 26 2015

35mins

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Rank #18: 015: Karen Hardie – Bigger Isn’t Always Better

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Welcome to another exciting episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us on the show today is Karen Hardie. Karen has 15 years of branding and marketing experience. She has worked with some of the largest agencies in London. Her clients have included international brands such as; Nike, Visa and BMW to name a few. Realizing there was a gap in the marketplace, she decided to start her own agency in 2011. By truly exploring her clients visions and providing advice and guidance, Karen has been able to give her clients the tools needed for successful branding. By taking the time to explore the visions and desires of her clients, Karen has made a name for herself and her company has experienced rapid growth.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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By sticking to her mission Karen has been able to choose the clients she works with and guide those that do not fit within her business model to other marketing agencies or options.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • The value of belonging to a Mastermind Group
  • The big clients aren’t always the best clients to work with
  • How to know if your marketing company is right for you and your brand
  • The importance of knowing exactly who your audience is
  • The definition of brand strategy is and how can improve your marketing ROI

Special thanks to Karen Hardie for joining us and sharing her story of success and happiness. Thanks to you for joining us as well. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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Jul 28 2015

47mins

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Rank #19: 013: Merrymaker Sisters – Creating A Huge, Loyal Following

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Welcome to another exciting episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast! Today we are talking about building an engaged audience and monetizing your blog.

Joining us on the show today are real food, health and happiness experts, the Merrymaker Sisters – Emma & Carla Papas. After finishing college with degrees in Public Relations and Event Management, both Carla and Emma found themselves working in regimented government positions.

In 2012 Emma was diagnosed with gluten intolerance. As a result, both sisters started the paleo way of eating. Soon after they both became aware of the benefits a paleo diet was having on them, they began sharing their experiences. Starting with just posting pictures of food they created on Instagram, they soon added a blog. From the blog came the realization that they could one day earn a living from doing what they loved, cooking and sharing. Not long after, both sisters quit their government jobs and have not looked back. Today the Merrymaker Sisters have an audience of more than 97,000 readers to their blog each month, as well as published cook books and forged brand partnerships with a number of fortune 500 companies around the world.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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Emma and Carla share their journey and how their movement evolved in a few short years to a worldwide audience. It was just three short months of blogging and the sisters knew they could make a future from their passion and knowledge of healthy cooking. From producing and providing massive amounts of quality content from audience requests, to partnering with other brands to share and gain fan base, the sisters have made their blog and products known around the world. The Merrymaker Sisters have found their “recipe” for success and want to share it with you.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How responding to your audience requests quickly results in audience growth
  • Why collaboration is important to a blog
  • Why and how to partner with a brand
  • What partnering with another brand can bring to your brand
  • How to optimize your blog for greater visibility
  • The importance of thinking forward
  • Why you should find guidance from your competitors

Special thanks to Carla & Emma, the Merrymaker Sisters, for sharing their journey and strategies for success on today’s show, and thanks to you for joining us as well. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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Jul 21 2015

44mins

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Rank #20: 019: Theresa Vigarino – Trauma to Triumph

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Welcome to another exciting episode of The Six Figure Side Gig Podcast!

Joining us on the show today is Theresa Vigarino. Theresa specializes in helping women heal their hearts, souls and bodies through neuroscience and spirituality. She is also an avid rock climber, weight lifter, yogi and all around lover of life. Theresa’s story is one of victory over physical and emotional abuse, as well as physical challenges from an autoimmune disease. From a very young age, Theresa felt the desire and connection through her spirituality that she wanted to help and comfort people through their own difficult journeys. Although she herself has had great struggles of abuse and sickness, through her own self healing Theresa learned and embraced a path to emotional and physical health. By guiding her clients through the developed patterns that they were previously using and changing them, Theresa helps them to fully understand the power awareness has in their lives. Along with having a humanitarian goal, Theresa has built and monetized a business that allows her to have both the lifestyle that she always wanted and to be the giver she was destined to be. Today Theresa operates an inspiring, spiritually based transformational life coaching business. Through webinars, group classes, one on ones, videos, audios, a soon to be released podcast and retreats, Theresa is living her dream by helping others to achieve the peace and happiness that they deserve.

All of that and more on today’s episode of The Six Figure Side Gig.

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By continuing to spread her message and reach as far as she can to those that can benefit the most from her message, Theresa is not only achieving her bliss in career and life balance but also able to give back by providing guidance directly from her website and ebook, “Illuminate your journey from Trauma to Triumph”.

In this episode you’ll hear:

  • How to create your own “story” of success
  • How to use your journey and experiences to help others with similar struggles
  • Why your continued personal growth doesn’t stop when you become the teacher
  • You are not defined by your past, you are in control of who you want to be
  • How to rise above your past, no matter how traumatic, to become the person you want to be

Special thanks to Theresa Vigarino for joining us and sharing her story of healing, growth and happiness. Thanks to you for joining us as well. See you next time on The Six Figure Side Gig podcast!

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Aug 11 2015

42mins

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