Social Media

SPI 181: From Welfare to Nearly $1 Million with Kimra Luna

Today’s guest, Kimra Luna, has one of the most amazing transformation stories I’ve heard. Like a lot of us, life threw Kimra a few curveballs—just a few years ago, she and her husband found themselves on welfare with two young children, living in an unfamiliar town. Kimra turned to blogging, with a dream of making money online. Kimra’s here to share how she grew her thriving online business from scratch. She’ll offer up her tips for hosting awesome webinars, building your authority online, and harnessing the power of Facebook ads—all while staying true to your unique, authentic self.

SPI 177: Periscope—Another Fad or the Next Big Thing?

Chris Ducker is back, and he wants to tell you about all things Periscope. Periscope offers a whole new frontier for interacting with your community, personalizing your online presence, and exposing new fans to your business. As an early adopter of Periscope, Chris has gathered some excellent tips and insights about how to get the most out of this platform.

If you have a following of any kind, you’ll want to hear his hot take on what could be the next big thing in online media.

From Course Concept to $141,659 in Sales in 6 Months

Today's post is a guest post from my friend Grant Baldwin, a public speaker and host of "How Did You Get Into That?," a podcast focused on people who are doing incredibly inspiring work. In this post, Grant talks about his experience launching his first course and how it didn't meet his expectations. He then [...]

SPI 173: Tips for Staying Consistent with Your Editorial Calendar with Garrett Moon from CoSchedule.com

Today’s episode is hugely valuable no matter what kind of content you create for your followers. I have Garrett Moon here with me today to talk about a seriously amazing tool: It’s called CoSchedule, and it’s changing the way I write.

Garrett and his team created CoSchedule in response to a common frustration they saw among their busy clients: Writing is hard enough. How can we maximize the impact of our content, from the brainstorming process to long after the post is published?

SPI 169: How Nathan Chan Built a 6-Figure Digital Magazine and the Marketing Strategies We Can All Use

When Nathan first built Foundr Magazine, he knew he was headed into unique, unfamiliar territory. Without tried-and-true methods to fall back on, Nathan found himself learning through experience every step of the way.

Now, the magazine ranks with heavy hitters like Entrepreneur and Fast Company and sports an incredible Instagram following. He got there through smart strategy, amazing design, and total commitment to creating the best product possible.

SPI 165: Susan Petersen from Freshly Picked on Selling Moccasins and Her BOOMING Online Retail Business

Since starting out as an early Etsy entrepreneur, Susan’s had an amazing journey, including an appearance on Shark Tank, a partnership with Nordstrom, and now, a million-dollar online business selling baby moccasins.

My November 2014 Monthly Income Report

My monthly income report for November 2014. This includes a numbers breakdown (to the penny) about how much money I've earned, where it comes from, and the lessons I learned along the way.

SPI 137: A Product Launch Sequence That Works—How to Create a 3-Part Video Series with Amy Porterfield

A popular strategy to successfully launch a product or online course is to use a 3-part video series. There's a specific order of events that can skyrocket your launch results, and today we have Amy Porterfield to share exactly what we need to do to make this happen.

Podcast Teasers and Proof You Need to Publish Videos Directly to Facebook Too

Last weekend, I conducted two experiments. They involved Facebook, YouTube and my podcast, and as a result of what happened I'll be treating each of those platforms differently moving forward. Here's what podcast teasers and uploading videos directly to Facebook can do for you...

SPI 132: Social Media Strategies and Automation Tools with Laura Roeder

I'm excited to chat all things social media in this episode with Laura Roeder, founder of Edgar - a tool I've been using successfully over the past few months to automate and schedule my messages. Here's what to do, and what not to do on social media...