Seth Godin is a thought leader in the marketing and business world. In this rare live recording, hear Seth as he guides thirty entrepreneurs through a workshop exploring how they can build and run their dream business.
Seth Godin is a thought leader in the marketing and business world. In this rare live recording, hear Seth as he guides thirty entrepreneurs through a workshop exploring how they can build and run their dream business.
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Science Vs: Artificial Sweeteners - not so sweet?. Low calorie, no calorie and so sweet. Artificial sweeteners just seem too good to be true. Is there a catch? We dig into two big questions: Do artificial sweeteners cause cancer, and are they making us fat? We talk to Prof. John Glendinning, Prof. Susie Swithers, Dr. Kieron Rooney, and PhD student Jotham Suez about the latest research. Plus we do a fun experiment with PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman from Reply All! Also, please sign up for our brand spanking new newsletter! We’ll share science that’s been blowing our minds, plus great content like the most amazing calculation from an academic of how much bigger 323 African Elephants are than nuclear waste. Head to: https://gimletmedia.com/newsletter/ Our Sponsors:Postmates - New customers get a $100 credit by downloading the app and entering the promo code SCIENCEWordpress - go to wordpress.com/science to get 15% off a new websiteHello Fresh - For $30 off your first week of meals go to hellofresh.com and enter the promo code SCIENCEVS30 Credits: This episode has been produced by Ben Kuebrich, Heather Rogers, Shruti Ravindran and Wendy Zukerman.Kaitlyn Sawrey is our senior producer. We’re edited by Annie-Rose Strasser. Production assistance by Stevie Lane. Fact checking by Michelle Harris. Original music and mixing by Bobby Lord. Extra thanks to Dr. Mary Pat Gallagher, Peter Bresnan, Euromonitor International and ubiome. Selected References:Prof. Susie Swithers’s study on artificial sweeteners and feeding behavior in ratsA 2015 systematic review of the relationship between artificial sweetener consumption and cancer in humansJotham Suez’s study on artificial sweeteners and the gut microbiome
Stuff You Should Know: SYSK Selects: How Willpower Works. You use it every day to overcome your lower self (which wants you to eat cake until your vision blurs) in pursuit of the goals of your higher self (which wants you to not develop Type-II diabetes). Yet it was only in the 1990s that researchers began to understand what makes our willpower and how it behaves.
The Kevin Rose Show: #23 - Matthew Walker Ph.D - Author of "Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams". A lack of sleep is associated with all types of diseases, including Alzheimer's and cancer. Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab—reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to fight disease and change our lives for the better.
Exponential Wisdom: Episode 26: Living Long Enough to Live Forever. In this episode, Peter talks about Ray Kurzweil’s belief that children born today will have the ability to have an indefinite lifespan. Dan describes his thoughts on attitude and why the future is something you must work toward. Peter puts into perspective the amazing times we are living in, citing how the human lifespan has doubled over the last century.
Rank #1: How to get into a famous college. (and how to build a body of work)
Rank #2: I see you. Isn’t this what we truly want? To be seen, to be heard, to be understood…
Rank #1: #1770 How Amy Porterfield does marketing without communicating like a marketer. Developing a marketing strategy that is successful can be a painful and intimidating process. What’s the secret of successful marketing? Amy Porterfield teaches business owners, educators and entrepreneurs the profitable action steps for building a highly-engaged email list, creating online training courses, and using online marketing strategies to sell with ease. Amy is making $5M a year in revenue with her Digital Course Academy. Amy Porterfield teaches business owners, educators and entrepreneurs the profitable action steps for building a highly-engaged email list, creating online training courses, and using online marketing strategies to sell with ease. Sponsored byToptal – If you’re having trouble finding developers, Toptal is a network of elite pre-vetted software developers. You tell Toptal what you’re looking for, they search their network for the best people, they test the candidates, and then they present you with only the candidates who meet your individual needs. Once you pick someone you can start work with them the next day. They offer a no-risk trial period. Go to Toptal.com. Get the best of the best right now. HostGator – Ready to take your website to the next level? Whether you’re a first-time blogger or an experienced web pro, HostGator has all the tools you need to create a great-looking website or online store. A wide range of options includes cloud-based web hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated servers. Founded in 2002, HostGator is the perfect web partner for business owners and individuals seeking hands-on support. Visit www.hostgator.com/mixergy to see what HostGator can do for your website. More interviews -> https://mixergy.com/moreint Rate this interview -> https://mixergy.com/rateint
Rank #2: #1771 How Legion Beats doubled revenue by selling beats to “middle class” musicians. What if your dream of “making it big” doesn’t pan out? Do you fold your cards and call it quits? Gabe Schillinger is the CEO, Producer and Engineer behind Legion Beats which offers quality beats and hooks, mixing and mastering and promo. Out of desperation when his musical aspirations seemed to hit the skids, Gabe started selling beats online and discovered a whole new breed of “middle class musicians”. Gabe Schillinger is the CEO, Producer and Engineer behind Legion Beats which offers quality beats and hooks, mixing and mastering and promo. Sponsored byHostGator – Ready to take your website to the next level? Whether you’re a first-time blogger or an experienced web pro, HostGator has all the tools you need to create a great-looking website or online store. A wide range of options includes cloud-based web hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated servers. Founded in 2002, HostGator is the perfect web partner for business owners and individuals seeking hands-on support. Visit www.hostgator.com/mixergy to see what HostGator can do for your website. Pilot – You didn’t start a business to track financial statements or make cash flow spreadsheets. Using Pilot for bookkeeping gives you back the freedom to focus on your business. Pilot does accrual basis bookkeeping in QuickBooks Online, so you’re never locked into a proprietary platform. Plus, you’ll work with the same person each month, so you can rely on them to become an expert in your business. Mixergy listeners get 20% off Pilot Core for 6 months at pilot.com/producthunt. More interviews -> https://mixergy.com/moreint Rate this interview -> https://mixergy.com/rateint
Rank #1: How to Generate Traffic From Instagram When You Have No Followers | Ep. #600. In episode #600, Eric and Neil explain how you can generate traffic on Instagram. Tune in to hear how you can leverage social media in order to grow your business. TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES: [00:27] Today’s Topic: How to Generate Traffic From Instagram When You Have No Followers [00:40] Make sure you’re using the right tags. [00:43] There are tools like RiteTags to help you with this. [01:04] Promote your Instagram on your other social accounts. [01:10] Get the most engaged people to follow you. [01:18] The more engaged your followers, the more viral your post will end up being. [01:28] Eric finds the most engaged users in his industry and engages them on social media. [01:52] Start doing stories and when people watch, get them to go to your website. [02:13] Instagram Pods are a way of getting people together and like each other’s posts. [02:57] Eric likes Unity Influence, which is a platform where you can find influencers (NOTE: Eric has invested in this company). [03:22] When someone likes 20 pictures all at once, it doesn’t have as great an effect. If someone likes your photo and nothing else, your post will get a bigger bump. [03:54] Eric hired a company that kept reposting other people’s motivational quotes and doing power likes. [04:05] This doesn’t actually add value, so if you’re going to do something like that, you may as well use Canva. [04:25] You also need to have the right content that caters to your target audience. [04:32] Also, consider buying another Instagram account. [04:45] The account that you buy doesn’t have to be active before you buy it, but it should be in your field. [05:20] That’s it for today! [05:23] Go to Singlegrain.com/Giveway for a special marketing tool giveaway! Leave some feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below. Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: NeilPatel.com Quick Sprout Growth Everywhere Single Grain Twitter @neilpatel Twitter @ericosiu
Rank #2: How You Can Leverage Content Marketing When You Suck at Writing | Ep. #579. In episode #579, Eric and Neil explain how you can create great content when you suck at writing. Tune in to hear great tips on creating killer content with less-than-stellar writing skills. TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES: [00:27] Today’s Topic: How You Can Leverage Content Marketing When You Suck at Writing [00:45] Just because you’re not good at writing, it’s ok! Everyone starts somewhere. [01:04] Think about your strong suit (what Eric calls your “content foundation”) and build out from there. [01:15] If Eric and Neil didn’t like writing, they could have just started with this podcast. [01:25] They have the podcast transcribed by Rev and they also get shownotes written by Podcast Motor; this means that things are being written without them having to write a single word. [01:46] Go to Jobs.problogger.net and hire a writer. [02:12] Use short and to the point paragraphs; this makes it easier to skim. [02:27] Use subheadings in your posts. [02:32] You need to have an intro with a hook. [02:55] A strong headline is key to getting readers. [03:22] Copyblogger will give you some examples of great headline formulas. [03:41] When you hire a writer, always give them an outline and make sure to get on the phone with them, so you’re on the same page. [04:06] You don’t have to be a good writer, you just have to be able to communicate well with a good writer. [04:25] Gary Vee doesn’t even write his own blogs; he gives ideas and outlines, but the content is written by someone else. [05:01] If you’re producing content, use the content re-usage workflow as a framework. [05:28] Content marketing is a 12-18 month journey from inception to results. [05:35] If you’re not the best writer and you can’t afford to hire someone, use Eric and Neil’s framework and just go out and write. The more you write, the better at it you will get. [05:55] You may notice that Neil has awful grammar and cannot spell; it’s ok, because he is providing valuable information. [06:35] That’s it for today! [06:38] Go to Singlegrain.com/Giveway for a special marketing tool giveaway! Leave some feedback: What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below. Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: NeilPatel.com Quick Sprout Growth Everywhere Single Grain Twitter @neilpatel Twitter @ericosiu
Rank #1: Getting to “Yes And”: The Art of Business Improv with Bob Kulhan. Bob is Founder and CEO of Business Improv®. Based in NYC, Chicago and LA, Business Improv is a world-class leader in training programs for corporations and serves an incredible roster of blue-chip firms. Sponsors: StitchFix: Get your own personal stylist AND clothes delivered straight to your front door. Visit Stitchfix.com/eof and you'll get 25% off when you keep all 5 items in your box! Videoblocks: Go to VideoBlocks.com/fire to get all the stock video you can imagine for $149 a year!
Rank #2: 1997: 3 Ways to Avoid Being an Unhealthy Entrepreneur with Eric Martinez. Eric, also known as the “Dynamic Duo” with his twin brother Chris operate a world class online Training, Nutrition, and Lifestyle Consulting Business by the name of “Dynamic Duo Training.” He is also a Business coach that help fitness enthusiasts grow their online businesses, and author, and speaker. Top 3 Value Bombs: 1. Find something in exercise and nutrition that you can do for the long-run. 2. Always weigh the pros and cons with every idea you’d want to push. 3. Your fitness journey is a marathon, not a sprint. Check out Eric’s Top Business Book - The Magic of Thinking Big Sponsors: Right Networks: Helps entrepreneurs securely transition applications like QuickBooks Desktop or Microsoft Office to the cloud. To learn more give Right Networks a call at 888-469-5905. And for a special 10% discount mention “Entrepreneurs On Fire” before May 1, 2018! LegalZoom: With LegalZoom’s Business Legal Plan you’ll get legal advice for your business from vetted independent attorneys and tax professionals who are available in every state. Check out LegalZoom’s Business Legal Plan today at LegalZoom.com and get special savings when you enter EOF at checkout! LegalZoom: where life meets legal.
Rank #1: 457 - Sam Harris: Why You’re Failing to Make Sense of Your Life . Sam Harris is a neuroscientist, philosopher, meditation advocate, he's the host of the "Making Sense" podcast and the New York Times bestselling author of "The End of Faith" "Waking Up," "The Moral Landscape" and more. This episode is long. But you can listen to it in piece if thats easier. Here are some of the subjects we talk about: irrational vs. rational thinking, expectations, anxiety, “the effort of an examined life,” how cults think, how to win an argument, why no one likes to talk about climate change, human imagination, and more. I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “The James Altucher Show” and rate and review wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher iHeart Radio Spotify Follow me on Social Media: YouTube Twitter Facebook Linkedin Instagram
Rank #2: Ep. 281 - Tim Ferriss: Using a New Lens To Make Life Easier. Tim’s doing a new experiment. (I’m not surprised.) He’s looking at people and asking himself one question... “What happened to this person?" He said, “Normal people are just folks you don’t know well enough yet, right? Nobody's normal. We’re so full of stuff and trauma and nonsense and silly beliefs. Everyone’s a work in progress and since you’re a work in progress, it’s very hard to know yourself.” He gave me an example. But didn’t name names. “There was this woman who had some very peculiar emotions. It turned out that she had watched her father beat her mother into unconsciousness on multiple occasions… knocked out, unconscious, on the floor. And that was just the tip of the iceberg.” She’s acting in response to her past. Not her present. I think that’s what Tim means when he said, “we're cause and effect collection machines.” And that’s really where advice comes from… the intersection between cause, effect, and hindsight. I feel Tim’s really mastered this new intersection. He’s embracing being “a work in progress.” That’s what makes his new book so relatable. It’s called “Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World.” He reached out to Matt Ridley, Stephen Pressfield, Dustin Moskovitz, Naval Ravikant, Patton Oswalt, Susan Cain, Ben Stiller, Annie Duke… the list goes on and on. (But don’t worry! I’m in the next book, “Tribe of ALMOST Mentors”). Each person in the book dissects their success. They slice it open, dig through the guts and give you the heart. They show you HOW they became a peak performer. And the best part is it’s all through Tim’s lens. Make sure to read the full show notes here: https://jamesaltucher.com/2017/11/tim-ferriss-3/ And don't forget to subscribe to "The James Altucher Show" on Apple Podcast or wherever you get your podcasts!
Rank #1: Startup School Radio Ep. 3: Pete Koomen & Jeremy Yamaguchi. Episode 3 of Startup School Radio: Host Aaron Harris interviews Pete Koomen, founder and CTO of Optimizely and Jeremy Yamaguchi, founder and CEO of Lawn Love
Rank #2: Startup School Episode 35: Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham. Aaron Harris interviews Paul Graham, author and co-founder of Y Combinator
Rank #1: #3: Dave Ramsey—How to Be the Guide and Attract More Customers. Donald Miller talks with personal finance legend Dave Ramsey about how to position your business as a guide and focus on your customers' successes. Dave intuitively understands this marketing strategy, and it's a huge reason why his products and content have impacted millions of people. In this episode, you'll discover exactly how to make this powerful shift in your communications and tap into your customers' most powerful motivations. Visit http://buildingastorybrand.com/3 to get an unedited version of the interview with Dave Ramsey, along with a video of Don's website critique.
Rank #2: #55: Seth Godin—5 Huge Paradigm Shifts that Will Change the Way You Do Marketing. This week, we’re honored to welcome Seth Godin to the Building a StoryBrand podcast. Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last fifteen years, you recognize Seth Godin as a preeminent influencer in the marketing world. And in an industry that can be so noisy, cheesy, and in-your-face, Seth’s thinking stands out. It’s deep and it’s well-reasoned. And it’s humanistic, affirming at its core that marketing is ultimately about people and the relationships we build with them. In this conversation, Donald Miller and Seth Godin cover a lot of ground, including: *How to ship your projects quickly without sacrificing quality *Why the old models of marketing are failing and what it takes to succeed today *The psychology behind why people buy (most of us miss it) *The perils of not understanding the world we’re marketing in *Why now is an ideal time to be a creative person At every point in the conversation, Seth challenges us to think differently about marketing. And when we do, we’ll find a massive opportunity to set our businesses apart and make more meaningful connections with our customers. Listen now! http://buildingastorybrand.com/55
Rank #1: #144: How to Prepare, Plan & Execute a Profitable 5-Day Challenge. Have you been seeing the ultra-successful challenges that many smart marketers have been implementing in their business? Are you curious about how it all works? Then this powerhouse mini-training is for you. Online challenges are a fantastic tool for building your email list. However, there’s actually an incredible benefit that most marketers hosting challenges don’t take advantage of. My guest today is revealing his action-packed plan that shows you how you can actually make money from your first challenge — in addition to growing your email list. Zach Spuckler is no ordinary business guy. He’s 22 years old and already an online business expert with a long list of tried and true success stories to show for it, including a $22K+ 5-Day Challenge strategy he is sharing on my podcast today. Click to learn Zach’s flawless plan that you can leverage to execute your own 5-day Challenge. Like anything, when it comes to Challenges, you need a system. A plan that will get you started. That is what I’m giving you today. A detailed, exact plan for conquering your first challenge. You can use this plan again and again. Zach is also giving you a free resource guide where you will find all the specifics of his well-executed challenge so that you can take action immediately. Listen now. Add depth to your 2017 online business plan by not only hosting a challenge, but conquering it! Get started here.
Rank #2: #149: Your 90-Day Pre-Launch Blueprint. Here’s the truth: Planning your pre-launch is JUST as important as preparing your actual launch strategy. And the right pre-launch ramp-up will help you set the stage for a successful launch. While there are many ways to execute a pre-launch strategy, sometimes it’s nice when you can cut through all of the noise and follow a single, no-nonsense, proven blueprint that’ll get you where you want to go. That’s what I have for you today: A 90-day pre-launch roadmap that you can follow to create the momentum you need for an effective launch. Today’s plan is broken up into three months of specific strategies that build on each other. There are three key concepts: CREATE and post original content weekly CONNECT with your audience with a Facebook community COMMIT with a 21-day Challenge I also have a comprehensive guide to the 3 Cs to help you execute your plan. You can get that here. EPISODE FREEBIE Get Amy's 90-Day Pre-Launch Blueprint FREE DOWNLOAD Over the next 90 days of this plan you will learn: How to get into the habit of creating consistent content every week (and how to get the most leads out of that content!) The best place to set up your opt-in How to segment your audience How to run a Facebook group that truly engages and conditions your audience to hear from you Check out that step-by-step blueprint now!
Rank #1: E942: #StartupTuneup @ Founder.University: 9 founders pitch to Jason & Dave Samuel of Freestyle Capital on AI transport platform, content creation, keto cookies, adventure subscription, restaurant delivery, on-demand consulting, video & event marketing. The post E942: #StartupTuneup @ Founder.University: 9 founders pitch to Jason & Dave Samuel of Freestyle Capital on AI transport platform, content creation, keto cookies, adventure subscription, restaurant delivery, on-demand consulting, video & event marketing appeared first on This Week In Startups.
Rank #2: E828: WSJ investigative reporter John Carreyrou shares how he broke Theranos story & reveals its staggering scope of fraud & deception in his new book, “BAD BLOOD: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup”. The post E828: WSJ investigative reporter John Carreyrou shares how he broke Theranos story & reveals its staggering scope of fraud & deception in his new book, “BAD BLOOD: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup” appeared first on This Week In Startups.
Rank #1: 192: Best of Foundr: Gary Vee, Tony Robbins, and More Talk Hustle, Mindset, and GSD (Foundr 5th Birthday Special Episode). Welcome back to our “Best of Foundr” podcast series! To celebrate Foundr’s 5th birthday, we put together a series of special edition podcast episodes that feature the best snippets from our most popular episodes. We pulled out the gems from each of your favorite interviews and compiled them into a three-week series of pure content gold. This week we are focusing on hustle, motivation, mindset, and getting things done! In this episode, we have one of my heroes and the king of hustle, Gary Vee. We also have memory and productivity wizard Jim Kwik, morning routine master Hal Elrod, and the mindset king himself, Tony Robbins! While I have loved the releases in this special birthday series so far, I have to say, we saved some of the best for last. In this episode, you will be challenged and motivated to seriously move to the next level!
Rank #2: 60: How to Become Financially Free with Tony Robbins. Tony Robbins talks fast. Conversing with him is like riding Space Mountain: You get in, you hang on, and before you know it, it’s over and you’re left feeling bewildered, slightly euphoric, and wanting to smooth your hair. Robbins has become a household name as the man who popularized life coaching. Imagine your client list including Oprah, Princess Diana, and Bill Clinton—all before you hit your mid- 30s. He’s spoken to more than 50 million people in 100 countries. To call Tony Robbins just a self-help guru would be like calling Muhammad Ali just a boxer. It doesn’t quite cut it. He is a force of nature, an industry, and a global brand. His advice is still sought by the likes of professional athletes, CEOs, movie stars, rappers and world leaders. When Foundr interrupted Robbins’ schedule for an interview, he was 40 miles from the Arctic Circle, racing Lamborghinis across a frozen ice lake. As you do. “I was eaten up by my crazy schedule, going to 15 countries a year, so I decided, ‘I’m going to find a little time to play,’ and this was on my list. So it’s nice to be able to experience it.” It’s a fitting vacation. Robbins is best known for his high-intensity seminars. To say he’s bursting with enthusiasm is an understatement. It seems as though he’s sitting atop an erupting volcano of energy and optimism. His voice is booming, with its trademark rasp. He makes each point with the force of an artillery bombardment. In this interview you will learn: How to deduce your market to the metrics that matter The steps you need to take in order to be financially free Turning past pain into pure motivation and a hunger for success Tony's ethos in living for impact, and how the money will follow How to serve your client in the best possible way & more more!
Rank #1: SPI 099: Buying Stuff and Selling It on Amazon (For 6 Figures a Year!) with Jessica and Cliff Larrew. I’m extremely happy to introduce Jessica and Cliff Larrew, a married couple (and team!) who have decided to walk away from the 9 to 5 lifestyle and instead build a business which allows them to live very comfortably and have freedom and flexibility with their time. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session99
Rank #2: SPI 089: Gary Vaynerchuk and How to Fight and WIN with Social Media (+My 50 Book Giveaway!) #JJJRH. In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I’m extremely happy to welcome Gary Vaynerchuk to the show! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session89
Rank #1: Seth Godin. Seth Godin is an entrepreneur, a marketer, an author and a speaker. People have called him the godfather of modern marketing and the best marketing brain on the planet. He joins HubSpot CMO Mike Volpe on this episode of The Growth Show to talk about building a business that will last, the importance of trust in hiring, and why you should think about being better vs. being bigger. Seth also shares the process behind his writing, including how he makes time to blog every day and why he doesn’t believe the excuse that you don’t have the time.
Rank #2: Gimlet Media Co-Founders Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber. Last year, former This American Life producer and Planet Money co-host Alex Blumberg launched a business of his own: Gimlet Media. In true journalistic fashion, Alex decided to document the entire process of starting Gimlet — from botching a pitch to legendary VC Chris Sacca all the way through finding his business partner Matt Lieber — and released it as a podcast of it’s own called StartUp. Fast forward to today, and Gimlet has 20 full-time employees, $2M in revenue, and three shows (including StartUp) that are routinely in the top 30 on iTunes, attracting an audience of over four million people each month.
Rank #1: Church Planting 1: The Movement. Every year, there’s a movement of thousands of pastors starting new churches — they call them church plants. It’s a world remarkably parallel to the tech industry, with incubators, growth metrics and, well, angel investors. One of these pastors, Watson Jones III, has dreams of starting a bustling new church in North Philly. But first, he has to figure out how to get people to show up. Watson might have the most difficult task of any founder in America: Convincing people who don’t know -- or even believe -- in God to change their minds and join his church. Reporter Eric Mennel tells the story of this young church plant in a new multi-part series from StartUp. Listen now to the first episode. To find a list of our sponsors and show-related promo codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers
Rank #2: Success Academy 1: The Problem. The Story: Eva Moskowitz wants to fix a really big problem. There are over a million kids in New York City’s public schools. Most can’t read or do math at grade level. Many won’t graduate on time. And it’s largely poor, black and brown kids who are stuck in the lowest performing schools. Eva’s the founder and CEO of Success Academy, the subject of this season of StartUp. And she’s actually making progress. Her school network is growing at lightning speed, and her students get among the highest standardized-test scores in the city, beating out schools in some of the wealthiest districts. And the education world is watching. But not everyone likes what they see. In this season, we ask how exactly Success is doing what it’s doing, and why does it have so many critics?Today, on the first of our six-part series about Success, we meet a mother, Sherisse, who desperately wants her son to get into Success, so that he can have opportunities she never had herself. And we go inside a Success classroom on the first day of school, to see what parents like Sherisse are clamoring for.The Facts:Peter Leonard mixed the episode. Our theme song is by Mark Philips, remixed by Bobby Lord. Build Buildings wrote and performed our special ad music. Additional music by Peter Leonard, Bobby Lord, Hot Moms Dot Gov, Jupyter, Mothica,Golden Gram and BlueDot.For a list of our sponsors and show related offer codes, go to gimlet.media/OurAdvertisers
Rank #1: Facebook Organic Growth: How to Defy the Odds and Grow a Huge Facebook Community - 103. Do you want to grow a massive Facebook following? Are you wondering how an organic Facebook strategy can be successful? In this episode, I interview Holly Homer of KidsActivitiesBlog.com to find out how her Facebook page fan base grew from 7,000 fans to more than 530,000 fans in only 8 months without using Facebook advertising or crazy gimmicks. Show notes: https://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/103
Rank #2: Instagram Success: How a Marketer Grew a Loyal Following With Instagram - 105. Do you want to grow your business using Instagram? Are you wondering how to build a loyal following? In this episode, I interview Chalene Johnson. Chalene is author of the fitness book Push, a motivational speaker and her infomercials on fitness have sold millions of DVDs. Show notes: https://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/105
Rank #1: This Pitch is Damn Near Perfect (#39, Bluffworks). Stefan Loble wows the room with his near perfect pitch for Bluffworks, a company that makes travel-business attire. But is his compelling story enough to get investors to sign on? Today's investors are Nicole Verkindt, Michael Hyatt, Jillian Manus, and Charles Hudson.
Rank #2: Is Immigration the Next Venture-Scale Business? (#32, Boundless). The U.S. immigration system is a bureaucratic nightmare. And it’s only getting worse. Founder Xiao Wang has a plan to solve that with his startup, Boundless. Today's investors are Jillian Manus, Daniel Gulati, Phil Nadel, and Michael Hyatt.