Providing answers to your burning business questions
AP 1038: How Can I Create an Online Business When Time Management Is Difficult?
AP 1022: How Do I Sell but Still Help People for Free?
AP 1035: How Can I Create Something Online to Support My Offline Practice?
AP 1089: With No Extra Time, How Do I Increase Engagement and Grow My Business?
The Smart Bar
February 10, 2022
AP 1208: How Do I Increase Brand Awareness through Partnerships?
Today, we're talking with Trixi Symonds from SewASoftie.com. That's "sew" as in sewing, and "softie" as in a plush toy. Trixi is from Australia,…
February 3, 2022
AP 1207: How Do I Convince My Audience I Have What They Need?
Today we're speaking with Chris Tiley from Never Too Old to Lift. He's a physiotherapist (physical therapist, in US terms) who works mostly with…
January 27, 2022
AP 1206: How Do I Grow and Monetize My YouTube Channel?
Today we're talking with Kim, who runs Gently Being and the YouTube channel of the same name. She creates these really cool spiritual, meditative…
January 20, 2022
AP 1205: How Do I Turn Viewers and Listeners into Members?
Today we're talking to Jim from Spanish and Go, who joined us previously in episode 1151. Jim and his wife and business partner, May,…
January 13, 2022
AP 1204: Where Are They Now? Jake Lang
Today, we have another person who's been on the show before, back in episode 1116: Jake Lang from TheEntrepreneurRideAlong.com and author of StepOneBook.com. At…
January 6, 2022
AP 1203: How Do I Sell a High-Ticket Product Authentically?
Happy New Year, and welcome to episode 1203 of AskPat 2.0! At the end of last year, you might remember we shared a whole…
December 30, 2021
AP 1202: Where Are They Now? Steve Collins
Welcome to episode 1202 of AskPat 2.0 — it's the last episode of the year! With 2022 right around the corner, I'm so excited…
December 23, 2021
AP 1201: Where Are They Now? Tarun Agarwal
We're closing in on 2021 here with a couple more "Where are they now?" episodes. Today we're chatting with Tarun, a dentist who was…
About the Show
So where did this idea come from? Pat Flynn launched a podcast called AskPat over seven years ago — a show aimed at solving the nagging problems of real entrepreneurs worldwide. After 1,000 episodes (no, we didn’t type an extra zero) Pat took the show a step further to offer a real one-on-one coaching call to entrepreneurs with burning questions, a format he extended for another 200 episodes! Now, we’ve taken this concept a step further, inviting some of our most trusted experts to answer your questions directly.
Meet Our Guest Hosts
Glen has been living and breathing SEO for over 15 years, helping some of the biggest brands on the web get more traffic to their websites from search engines. He has written for and / or had his work mentioned in TechCrunch, Forbes, the BBC, The Guardian, The Times and more. One of his coolest moments personally was seeing a Vice President of Yext ($200m+ per year) use his data on 16 companies dominating Google on stage at an industry conference.
Alban Brooke is a former lawyer and the Head of Marketing at Buzzsprout. Since 2014, he has helped over 300,000 people launch their own podcasts through Buzzsprout. He co-hosts two podcasts “How to Start a Podcast” and "Buzzcast." He lives in Jacksonville Beach, Florida with his wife and daughter.
Jay Clouse is the creator of Freelancing School, host of the Creative Elements podcast, and writer of Creative Companion.
Chris Ducker is a serial entrepreneur and author of the bestselling books Virtual Freedom and Rise of the Youpreneur. Based in Cambridge, UK, he owns and operates several businesses that house over 350 full-time employees. He’s a trusted business mentor, keynote speaker, podcaster and the self-proclaimed “Proudest Brit” doing business online.
Derral is CEO of Creatus, a video marketing and strategy company. He has helped 27 YouTube channels go from zero to more than a million subscribers, and he has generated 67 billion views on YouTube. He is the Wall Street Journal best-selling author of The YouTube Formula: How Anyone Can Unlock the Algorithm to Drive Views, Build an Audience, and Grow Revenue. Derral is founder and executive producer of The Chosen, the highest grossing crowdfunded movie project of all time.
Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. Nir previously taught as a Lecturer in Marketing at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford.
He is the author of two bestselling books, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products and Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life.
In addition to blogging at NirAndFar.com, Nir’s writing has been featured in The New York Times, The Harvard Business Review, Time Magazine, and Psychology Today.
Rob runs HeySummit, the event marketing platform for creators and independent entrepreneurs. Before leading HeySummit, he founded Kindaba, a privacy-conscious social network for families, and Bus 52, a non-profit documentary video series profiling inspiring people making a difference across America (run from a School Bus). He also helped start CodeYourFuture Scotland, a coding school for Refugees and asylum seekers. He's passionate about entrepreneurship that delivers social impact. You can reach him on [email protected] to talk impact, summits, startups, school buses, or anything Star Trek related.
Jeff Goins is a writer, keynote speaker, and entrepreneur with a reputation for challenging the status quo. He is the best-selling author of five books including The Art of Work and Real Artists Don’t Starve, his award-winning blog Goinswriter.com is visited by millions of people every year, and his work has been featured in the Washington Post, USA Today, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Psychology Today, Business Insider, Time, and many others. A father of two and a guacamole aficionado, Jeff lives just outside of Nashville, Tennessee.
Josh is a web design coach, podcast host and web design agency founder who lives and works in Columbus, Ohio. Through his online courses, podcast, YouTube channel and blog, he teaches aspiring web designers how to create a web design business that gives them freedom to live the lifestyle they want to live.
Heather Osgood is the founder of True Native Media, a boutique podcast representation agency specializing in podcast advertising. With an extensive background in radio advertising and love for podcasting, Heather was in a unique position to start an agency that could help both advertisers get better results and assist podcasters in finding sponsors. She is an influential voice in the podcast advertising space and has sold over 50K ads in the last five years. Heather is also the Podcast Moneymaker's creator, a course designed for podcasters who want the formula, tools, and tactics to get advertisers in 6 weeks. Heather can be credited for contributing her expertise to major podcasting events like Podcast Movement, PodFest, and more. She is the host of The Podcast Advertising Playbook, a show dedicated to educating anyone interested in podcast advertising. When Heather is not playing matchmaker to brands and podcasts, you will find her hiking and spending time with her family at the beach.