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SPI 180: Two Woodworkers and How They Make a Full-Time Income from Their Craft with David Picciuto and Bob Clagett

David Picciuto and Bob Clagett run different businesses, but they share a mutual passion: woodworking. Both left their office jobs in hopes of turning their hobby into a full-time business. Since then, David’s DrunkenWoodworker.com and Bob’s ILikeToMakeStuff.com have gained huge followings and become full-time jobs, all while allowing them to do what they love most.

In this episode, they share how they monetized their hobby, built their followings, and grew their businesses across multiple income streams. They’ll offer their tips for getting started with sponsorships and running an online store, too.

SPI 179: New & Underused Methods for Building Your Email List (on Your Podcast & Other Content Platforms) with Tim Paige

My guest today is none other than Tim Paige, an email list-building expert and host of the awesome podcast, ConversionCast. There’s a lot of information out there about how to grow your audience of email subscribers. With so many tools and technologies available, how do you choose the best strategy for you? Tim’s here to answer those questions. You’ll hear a ton of actionable tips you can apply to any channel of your business, from your blog to your podcast, as well as a few list-building success stories to get you inspired.

SPI 164: Michael O’Neal from Solopreneur Hour Talk Shop—His Success Journey and Actionable Tips for Interviews

Michael is the host of Solopreneur Hour, a podcast with a totally unique style—a style I’m borrowing from today. Michael has mastered the art of interviewing. His approach as an interviewer allows his guests to reveal surprising sides of themselves they might not usually get to share on industry podcasts. He’s an expert at establishing a rapport, asking questions, entertaining his audience, and simply allowing his guests to have a great time.

10 “Content Upgrade” Ideas to Get More Subscribers, Leads, and Sales

Content upgrades are the hot new item when it comes to building your email list. They've been around for a while, but they are catching on now and in order to grow your email list the fastest with highly targeted leads, you need to take advantage of content upgrades. In this post, I share 10 ideas to help you generate your next content upgrade, and I have a special bonus for everyone here as well...

SPI 156: The Story Behind Abel James and the Success of Fat Burning Man

There are a lot of scammy fitness and nutrition businesses out there. That's what makes today's featured guest, Abel James so amazing—he's used transparency, honesty, and personality to earn the trust of his fans. Abel has monetized his business with integrity, and he's built an amazing community in the process. Here's how it all happened...

My March 2015 Monthly Income Report

My monthly income report for March 2015, which includes a line-by-line earnings breakdown, expenses, and all of the lessons learned and important events that happened last month. And this month...several records were broken!

SPI 153: Systematizing—Pat and Mindy Talk AskPat and Our Productive Workflow

Back in Episode 138, I had a blast introducing you to the amazing people of Team Flynn. I got a ton of responses about one team member in particular: Mindy Holahan. Mindy does so much amazing work around here, including the AskPat podcast. So many of you reached out to ask more about Mindy, what she does, and how on earth she produces a podcast that publishes five shows a week. That's why I've brought her on today.

My January 2015 Monthly Income Report

We're off to a great start! Check out how much I earned last month, where it came from, how much I spent, and the important lessons learned too!

My 2014 Annual Income Report and Review: $946,256.23

2014 was a record-setting year, but looking back, not everything went as I had hoped. Check out my 2014 annual income report, complete with my line-by-line income breakdown, what worked, what didn't, and what my plans are for this year! Check it out...

My New Podcast…with Chris Ducker? Yes! 5 Years In the Making

My best bud Chris Ducker and I just went live with a project that's been exciting us for months! There's a 5 year history here, but we're happy to finally unveil our 1-Day Business Breakthrough podcast! Each show features a "hotseat" where one entrepreneur shares their biggest struggle, and Chris and I go back and forth for 15 minutes to help that person out. You're not gonna want to miss this one. Check it out!