Category Archives: New Business Podcast

Becoming a Freak & Truly ‘Owning’ a Business, with Chris Brogan

NBP046 – Becoming a Freak & Truly ‘Owning’ a Business, with Chris Brogan

Date: 2014-03-17

Link: New Business Podcast

 

We have to own our lives as well as our business.

We have to own our relationships.

WordPress runs on one in five sites on the planet.

There is a vast difference between sponsors and advertisers.

Start acting like a real business owner.

There is a big difference between a soloprenereur and an entrepreneur.

Growing an Audience & Running Large Business Events, with Mike Stelzner

NBP044 – Growing an Audience & Running Large Business Events, with Mike Stelzner

Date: 2014-02-28

Link: New Business Podcast

 

Strive for excellence in everything you do.

Invest your time in the ways that are the most scalable.

Our time is our most important commodity.

We’re just getting started (with podcasting).

We’re starting to see a lot of content curation going on the social media.

Unleashing Your Best Work and How to Die Empty, with Todd Henry

NBP045 – Unleashing Your Best Work and How to Die Empty, with Todd Henry

Date: 2014-03-03

Link: New Business Podcast

 

Legacy is what you want to leave behind.

What kind of imprint do you want to leave on the world?

Get your best work out of you every day.

Writing a book has to be a labor of love.

You have to be committed to the outcome you’re trying to achieve.

Decide what battles you want to fight today.

You’ll be remembered for the battles you choose to fight.

At some point you have to choose between comfort and doing the right thing if you want to do brilliant work.

Be fiercely curious.

The people that ask the best questions ultimately win.

We sometimes confuse awareness with understanding.

Use social media to test out ideas.

It is easy for us to forget about the finiteness of life.

Your body of work is any place you add value.

Growing a Business with Style & Virtual Staff, with Antonio Centeno

NBP043 – Growing a Business with Style & Virtual Staff, with Antonio Centeno

Date: 2014-02-20

Link: New Business Podcast

 

People are hungry for good information.

Video sells like crazy.

The more specific you get the more content you can create. You also answer people’s questions better.

The right customer wants to take action.

Checklists are important.

Book: The Checklist Manifesto

Have checklists for everything your V.A.s do.

The Business of YOU: Why Building Your Brand is Paramount to Success!

NBP042 – The Business of YOU: Why Building Your Brand is Paramount to Success!

Date: 2014-02-13

Link: New Business Podcast

 

When you build the business of you nobody can copy it. It is 100% original.

We now want a people-to-people connection.

We need to become prolific content creator and marketer.

Have inspirational content.

Listen to your audience. They will determine what the business of you will become.

You must monetize your brand.

A monetized brand shows authority.

If you want to be seen as an influencer within your niche you must be seen to sell.

Starting Up, with Foundation Co-Founders Andy Drish & Dane Maxwell

NBP041 – Starting Up, with Foundation Co-Founders Andy Drish & Dane Maxwell

Date: 2014-02-11

Link: New Business Podcast

 

Surround yourself with people you can trust and lean on.

Building a business is lonely.

Idea extraction is when you call businesses and ask them what their largest problem is and the pain points associated with it.

Most people want financial security and end up getting 9 to 5 security.

Presell your products.

You can do anything you want to do.

There are no set rules.

Outsourcing is about getting the right people onboard with you.

Your greatest gift is often one that gets you in trouble.

At the beginning you need to focus on your mindset more than anything.

Customer Service, Killing Kittens and Unmarketing, with Scott Stratten

NBP040: Customer Service, Killing Kittens and Unmarketing, with Scott Stratten

Date: 2014-01-23

Link: New Business Podcast

 

Most businesses did not want the conversations that social media generates. They want the compliments but they don’t want the negative.

Social media is about two way conversations.

You need to be consistent across all channels when it comes to customer service.

There is no separation between customer service and marketing.

Customer service can be our strongest marketing.

Being awesome has an ROI.

The most important thing is immediacy (when it comes to social media responses).

The Ultimate Content Marketing Fireside Chit-Chat, with Joe Pulizzi

NBP039 – The Ultimate Content Marketing Fireside Chit-Chat, with Joe Pulizzi

Date: 2014-01-14

Link: New Business Podcast

 

If you’re not involved in content marketing then you’re going to be left behind.

Be consistent.

You need to create things that are useful and entertaining.

You have to fill a need.

You have to go really, really niche.

You have to be the Must See TV of your industry.

Talk like a human being.

You cannot be vanilla.

You have to take a stance.

The more you try to sell the less it will be shared.

You need to be the best of breed in your industry.

You’ve got to build a great team.

Everything, other than strategy, is open to being outsourced.

Building Systems to Super-Charge Your Business, with James Schramko

NBP038 – Building Systems to Super-Charge Your Business, with James Schramko

Date: 2014-01-06

Link: New Business Podcast

 

The confidence level to start a business is different than the confidence level to be an employee.

If something is taking you off track you stop doing it.

Genuniely solve a problem.

Make sure you stuff is shareable.

How Virtual Staff Saved My Business and My Life, with Leslie Samuel

NBP037 – How Virtual Staff Saved My Business and My Life, with Leslie Samuel

Date: 2013-12-27

Link: New Business Podcast

 

Know the message that you’re trying to deliver people.

Know who you’re trying to deliver it to.

Be consistent with your message. That is branding.

When you’re self-employed every single mistake you make is a learning session.

Make sure your stuff is shareable.