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Build Your Business Around Your Passion and Purpose | Alan Fawcett | Episode 59

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  • How do you find your true passion and purpose and build your business around it?
  • How do you discover your voice and share your story to attract your perfect customers?
  • And how do you connect with people and build quality lasting relationships?

We talk about all this and a lot more in today’s show with trainer, coach, consultant and podcaster Alan Fawcett.

Alan Fawcett

Alan FawcettAlan Fawcett is a trainer, coach, consultant and podcaster who helps entrepreneurs to think bigger and to take action to create the life they want to live.

He does this by helping them get clarity on what it is they truly want and then helping them engage, connect with and influence their customers and prospects so they can take their business and profits to the next level.

Key to this is helping them find their voice and share their story so that the people they engage, connect with and influence are their ideal customers – the ones who are the most fun and the most profitable to work with.

An online business resource Alan loves is…

Alan’s recommended book:

Alan’s favourite quote:

“To know and not to do is not to know.” — Stephen Covey

How to connect with Alan

  • You can check out Alan’s blog and podcast by visiting InfinitePie.co.uk
  • Find Alan on Twitter at @al_fawcett
  • Or email: alan [at] infinitepie.co.uk

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Get Free Media Publicity to Grow Your Business | Jill Lublin | Episode 57

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  • How do you get free publicity for your business?
  • How to you get interviewed by newspapers, magazine, TV and radio?
  • And once you’ve got it, how to you leverage that publicity to get more customers and grow your business and your profits?

That’s what we’ll be talking about today with top media and publicity expert Jill Lublin.

Jill Lublin

Jill LublinJill Lublin is an expert on how to get publicity for your business.

And we’re talking here about the good kind of publicity – the kind that leads to more sales!

I first heard her speak at the inaugural Tony Robbins and Chet Holmes ‘Business Mastery Summit’ and so it’s a great honour to have her on the show today.

She is an international speaker, a publicity strategist and consultant, and a multiple bestselling author.

And what’s great is that she helps her clients get publicity and grow their businesses and profits without them having to spend a fortune.

Of course, Jill has a ton of media appearances of her own that include being featured on ABC, NBC and CBS and appearing in The New York Times, Fortune Small Business, Entrepreneur and Inc. magazines.

An online business resource Jill loves is…

Jill’s recommended book:

Jill’s favourite quote:

“A terrible thing happens without publicity… nothing!” — P.T. Barnum

How to connect with Jill

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How to Work a Room Like a Pro to Build Your Business | Susan RoAne | Episode 54

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  • You’re at a business event – how do you work the room like a pro?
  • And how do follow that up with effective networking?
  • (BTW, working a room and networking are not the same thing, as we’ll discover.)
  • In short, how do you build powerful business and personal relationships with the people you meet?

That’s what we’ll be talking about today with bestselling author of ‘How to Work a Room’ Susan RoAne.

Susan RoAne

Susan RoAneSusan RoAne is a professional speaker, author and expert on a subject that a lot of people struggle with, but which is vital for business success, and that is: networking and building relationships. She’s given over 1,000 keynote speeches on the subject and is the bestselling author of multiple books including the world famous ‘How to Work a Room’, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

In total she’s sold an amazing over 1 million books and counting!

Susan is regularly quoted in the media and has appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, CNN.com, Forbes and many others.

And today she’s going to talk to us about ‘meeting, mixing and mingling’ to build our businesses, networks and client relationships.

An online business resource Susan loves is…

  • Susan loves Twitter as a great way to connect and build relationships with people.

Susan‘s recommended book:

Susan‘s favourite quote:

“What’s let go of leaves room for what’s to come.” — Anon

How to connect with Susan

  • If you’d like Susan to speak at your event, company or conference she answers her own phone – who knew?! You can call her on (415) 461 3915 (and +1 to the start if you’re outside the US)
  • You can find out more about Susan and check out her blog and resources by visiting SusanRoAne.com
  • Connect with Susan on Twitter @susanroane

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How to Publish and Profit from a Kindle Bestseller | Derek Doepker | Episode 49

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  • How do you publish a Kindle book that hits #1 bestseller status, makes you thousands of dollars in royalties and instantly positions you as an expert in your field?

That’s what we’ll be talking about today with multiple bestselling author Derek Doepker.

Derek Doepker

Derek DoepkerDerek Doepker is a multiple #1 bestselling author with books in the fitness, self-help, and publishing niches.

Through his courses – which include ‘Kindle Bestseller Secrets’ and ‘Hooks for Books’ – he has trained thousands of authors on how to write, publish and market their books successfully. He’s also got a #1 bestselling book called ‘Why Authors Fail’ that reveals the 17 mistakes that stop self-published authors from achieving success and shows how you can fix them.

And today we’re going to be learning from Derek how you can get your message out successfully through self-publishing and use it to build your business.

An online business resource Derek loves is…

  • Derek uses FocusAtWill.com – a site that allows you to play music to boost your concentration and focus.

Derek’s recommended book:

Derek’s favourite quote:

“We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.” — Jim Rohn

How to connect with Derek

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Grow Your Business with LinkedIn | Melonie Dodaro | Episode 38

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  • How do you use LinkedIn the right way to grow your business and increase profits?
  • How do you connect with key decision makers?
  • And once you’ve done that how do you successfully take those relationships to the next level?

These are important questions because most people are still getting them wrong.

And that means they’re leaving a lot of money on the table.

LinkedIn may well have more potential for growing your business than any other social network. Yet even today it remains under-utilized and misunderstood.

And that’s great news, because it means it’s still a wide open business opportunity for you if you become one of the few people who know how to take advantage of it properly!

And on this show you’ll discover exactly what you need to be doing to leverage LinkedIn as we speak to top LinkedIn expert and author of the #1 bestselling book ‘The LinkedIn Code’ – Melonie Dodaro.

Melonie Dodaro

Melonie DodaroMelonie Dodaro is someone who can help you grow your business with LinkedIn and help you sell more through social media.

She is the #1 bestselling author of the book ‘The LinkedIn Code’ and has been described by the media as Canada’s #1 LinkedIn expert and social media strategist.

She also runs the social media agency Top Dog Social Media and has an award winning social media blog.

She describes herself as a “social selling evangelist” and is passionate about using LinkedIn and social media as powerful lead generation tools to rapidly grow your business.

An online business resource Melonie loves is…

  • Melonie loves her productivity planner, which she describes at 41′ 01″

Melonie‘s recommended book:

  • ‘The E-Myth Revisited’ by Michael Gerber – this book kills the myths about starting and growing a business and shows you how to do it the right way.

Melonie‘s favourite quote:

“You become what you think about.” — Earl Nightingale

How to connect with Melonie

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Network Your Way to the Top | John Corcoran | Episode 36

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  • How do you network your way to the top?
  • How do you make the connections that will take your business to the next level?
  • What’s the best way to increase your profits and get more and better clients through networking?
  • And how do you network in a way that builds long-term relationships with the players in your industry so that you get to hang out with people who are at the top of their game and making big things happen… and become one of those people yourself?

Whichever way you cut it, networking is an essential skill for entrepreneurs.

On this show networking expert John Corcoran explains how you can do all of these things – and throws in a little free legal advice along the way! 🙂

John CorcoranJohn Corcoran is a man of many talents. He has worked in Hollywood and the heart of Silicon Valley. He has written speeches for President Bill Clinton and for the Governor of California… before losing his job when Arnold Schwarzenegger became the Governator.

He now owns a boutique law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area catering to business owners and entrepreneurs and is the founder of Smart Business Revolution and host of the Smart Business Revolution podcast through which he shows entrepreneurs and business owners how to turn relationships into more clients and increased profits.

And, on top of all this, he is also a writer whose work has appeared in Forbes, Huffington Post, Lifehacker, Business Insider and numerous other publications.

An online business resource John loves is…

  • Lastpass.com to take care of all your passwords for you – securely
  • Contractually.com a CRM system that will really help you with your networking and relationship building

John’s recommended book:

John’s favourite quote:

Succeeding in business is all about making connections. It’s all about personal contact. You need to get out and about, meeting people and developing relationships.” — Sir Richard Branson

How to connect with John

Networkding Book

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23: Maria Whalen: Lifestyle design, incredible health and building a 6 figure business

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Maria WhalenMaria Whalen is a personal friend and an outstanding business woman who has overcome incredible odds to be where she is today. Her story of how she healed herself is both inspirational and very moving. And it was this journey of learning and recovery that made it possible for Maria to do what she does today: inspiring and healing thousands of others with her “Invincible Wellness System”.

Maria’s business generates multiple six figures with very low overheads and yet it allows her tremendous freedom – after a lot of hard work she is truly able to live life and do business on her own terms. Way to go Maria!

In this show Maria shares how she did this and talks about some of the key strategies she uses such as high-level networking, working with high value clients and building powerful JV (joint venture) relationships.

How to connect with Maria

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