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In today’s episode you will learn how to turn a stuck business into gold with the Alchemist Entrepreneur, Dov Gordon

Marketing Alchemy – Episode Highlights:

  • The 3 simple questions that your marketing should be answering
  • How to use “Marketing Helium” to start making more sales than ever
  • How to simplify your marketing process and see beyond “the hottest tactics and trends”

You really need to give this episode a listen – if not 5 listens! Since I recorded this interview, I have shared it with tens of people in my close network. The 3 questions Dov shares on this episode, and his step by step process for answering them, has been making significant impact to all the people I shared this with.

Quite simply… this works.

And as soon as you listen to it – you’ll see why. It just makes absolute sense.

I hope you enjoy this episode. Here are the resources we mentioned:

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  • Dov Gordon’s website
  • How to Elegantly Control Your Next Sales Conversation (free sales training from Dov)
  • Dov’s email: [email protected]

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In this episode you will learn the 7 steps to turn Instagram into your best list-building machine

Sue B Zimmerman - How to build your list and business success on Instagram

Sue B Zimmerman, the Instagram expert, is joining us today. Sue, a master at Instagram for businesses, teaches entrepreneurs and business owners how to use Instagram right. She’s the founder of Instaresults, and in today’s episode she shares with us her 7 step formula to InstaSuccess.

When Zimmerman started promoting her own business on Instagram, she experienced first handed what happens when a community falls in love with a brand. By using nothing but Instagram, her sales grew by a wapping 40% – a huge number for any business owner!!!

Seeing how many business owners out there are struggling with finding growth through social media, Sue decided to start teaching her Instagram success system.

Episode Highlights

  • Why you should be paying attention to Instagram
  • How to turn Instagram into a massive list-building tool
  • The apps you should have in order to create truly engaging content for Instagram using nothing but your phone
  • How to find the right hashtags and get noticed
  • How to engage and connect with fans on Instagram
  • How to network using Instagram
  • Sue B’s 7 steps for Instagram success!

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Jordan Harbinger - The Art Of Charm

In this episode Jordan Harbinger shares how the art of charm can help you break free from the rat race, gain the ultimate leverage at work, and become more successful

Harbinger is the voice behind one of the top podcasts in iTunes overall – the excellent “Art of Charm” podcast. He’s an expert in social dynamics, body language, and relationships.

Over the last few years, Jordan and his business partner AJ have built a 7-figure business – where they help ordinary guys become extraordinary men.

Check this episode out and you will learn:

  • What unexpected role charm plays in your everyday life and career
  • Why social engineering is the x-factor to your success and financial security
  • How to find your perfect pricing point (and deal with haters)
  • The one thing you can start doing this very instant to become a first-impression master (don’t miss out on this one!)

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Blogging. Is it dead, or is it still a viable business strategy?

For the mighty goal of answering the question above, I’m joined by Yaro Starak. Yaro is one of the most famous bloggers out there, and has branded the term “live the laptop lifestyle”. Over the years, he has helped thousands of people launch successful businesses. All of which, had a blog as their core.

Yaro consistently makes $10-40K a month from his blog, which is now set on auto-pilot. Starak still puts in a few hours a week into it, but even when he doesn’t – business continues as usual.

Yaro Starak

In today’s episode we discussed how to choose a market with buyers, find your unique selling proposition, and offer your first product. Click play now:

How To Start A Successful Blog – Episode Highlights:

  • Is blogging still a relevant business building strategy in 2015? (01:10)
  • How to validate that there’s money in the market you’re considering? (03:25)
  • Figuring out the language your target audience will resonate with (04:25)
  • Creating your first product when you have no customers, no list, and no money (05:40)
  • Should you be using paid traffic? (08:50)
  • What you need to do to get noticed (10:05)
  • How Yaro learned to be less negative, and why it’s crucial for your success to do the same (14:06)
  • Skills every blogger needs to develop (19:15)
  • How to get unstuck (20:10)
  • Ask yourself this question, and you will stop quitting, and start winning! (21:36)
  • What should your content product include? (23:29)
  • Get Yaro’s book – Blog Profit Blueprint – in PDF and audio format… for free! (25:33)

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How To Build A $1M Business By FORGETTING EVERYTHING You've Been Told!

Forget everything you’ve learned about making passive income online. Forget about guest posting, link building, and social media. Let’s go back to the basics. To the core of what being an entrepreneur means: becoming a successful business owner.

Click play now:

In today’s episode you will learn:

  • How to stop delaying the “money getting” process
  • Why building your first online business around “a personal brand” might not be the best option for you
  • How to streamline your marketing & sales by tapping into existing channels where money is already being made
  • How to do effective market research and uncover trending markets with little competition
  • How to learn your competition, and outdo them
  • How our guest built in 18 months a business generating over $250,000/month (including the exact steps he took!)

“Personal branding” is the biggest hype right now. Many are obsessed with turning themselves into “the product” that people buy. This is no little due to many gurus giving advice like:

“There is no one like you in the world. That’s why your unique selling proposition should be YOU! Then, no one can copy it!”

This advice is hard to follow and extremely time-consuming. But more than that, by definition – it’s not scalable!

Think about it. Say you go ahead, and build a successful personal brand. Well done! Your coaching, your books, your courses, your DVDs, and your membership sites are selling well. That’s amazing!

But… hold on one second…

The entire sales and marking process is based on people buying “you”! Congratulations, you’ve just cemented yourself into your own business. Is that a bad thing? Only if you ever want to enjoy the money you’re making – without the business crashing while you’re away!

This is why in today’s episode, my guest and I go back to “business 101″:

  1. Choose a rising market
  2. Find an existing channel where money is already being made
  3. Learn what products are doing well in the market and what problems they solve (or what desires they meet)
  4. Find the shortcomings of those products, and to make something that solves it better
  5. Put your product in the market
  6. Promote it using the existing channel where the customers already are and are accustomed to spending money

This is exactly, to the dot, how Chad Mureta built his app empire. And it’s also how today’s guest, Ryan Moran, built in 18 months a business that’s making over $250,000 a month.

I also seen Ryan mentor a good friend of mine recently. That friend went on to building his business from zero to 5-figure monthly income – in just a couple of months!

No matter where you are in your entrepreneurial journey, you’ll want to scroll to the top of this post, and click play right now! Don’t miss the information on today’s episode!

BTW, if you enjoyed this episode, please leave Ryan a comment below, or Tweet him (@RyanMoran) to let him know :)

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Are you ready to finally build the relationships that will make your success a reality?

I used to hate getting into rooms full of people I didn’t know.

I used to think I’m pretty good with people… but when you’d put me in a room full of strangers… all that confidence evaporated.

Have you ever felt the same?

Every entrepreneur worth his salt attributes a large portion of their success to the people around them. In fact, they met most of those people first at a party, or some conference or meetup.

When I think about it, I met 95% of the core of my professional network in 3 events!

Everyone I interviewed on the show, I reached through this core network. Every person on my masterminds, I met through this core network. Every joint-venture I was involved in, came from this core network.

3 events. That’s all it took.

Well, 3 events, and working the room to actually make those events count!

Two months ago John Corcoran shared with us the 10 Steps To Becoming A Business Networking Superhero. After than interview, John introduced me to Susan Roane.

John referred to Susan’s book, ‘How To Work A Room’, as “the bible of networking”. And today, she will show you how you can put your best foot forward next time you enter any room.

Click play now, and learn how to build the relationships that will make your success a reality:

How To Work A Room – Episode Highlights

  • The 3 most important traits of savvy networkers
  • How to introduce yourself to new people in an engaging way… in 9 seconds or less!
  • The 4 magic words that help conversations flow with ease
  • How to segue from the small talk… to the big talk!
  • Three ways to get out of a conversation… graciously!
  • How to remember the people you met at events and meetups
  • The main don’ts of networking that you should avoid

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I hope you enjoy the episode!

Have an amazing weekend, my friend!

Meron

P.S. Next week we’re switching gears as we’ll talk about a business model never before covered on the show… don’t miss out. It’s HUGE!

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In this episode you will discover how to plan, set up, and present a money-making webinar… with ease!

On our previous episode, Amy Porterfield and I discussed the power of webinars. We talked about using Facebook ads combined with webinars to turn any business into a money-making machine.

Even in 2015, webinars are still among the best ways to drive online sales and create a sustainable income. This is true whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, or even a brick and mortar business owner.

But how do you create a webinar that sells, without being overly salesey? How much of your content should you be sharing? How should you structure the webinar? What tools and systems should you use to set it up? All great questions!

That’s why I asked the world-leading webinars expert, Steven Essa, to join us today!

Steven Essa

In the last 7 years Steven has helped hundreds of people make tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars through webinars.

If you’re interested in driving more customers and sales to your business, whether it’s an online or not – this episode is for you.

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How To Create A Webinar – Episode Highlights

  • What systems are available and which one should you use?
  • How to structure your webinar?
  • How to make you webinar engaging?
  • Are automated webinars right for you?
  • How long should your webinar be?
  • How to structure an effective pitch?
  • What to do if a webinar isn’t selling well?
  • Why is the webinar’s title important, and what should it focus on?
  • What makes the audience decide they want to buy from you?
  • The #1 biggest mistake people make on a webinar

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In this episode, Amy Porterfield and I examine how to turn a business that has no list, into a money-making machine.

Due to audience demand, the brilliant Amy Porterfield is back on the show! Find out how by spending less than $10 a day, any entrepreneur can use Facebook to turn his business into a money-making machine!

… And did I mention already that’s you only need to spend $10 a day?!

Listen now:

Episode Highlights

  • Why the livelihood of your business is in your list, and not in your social media strategies
  • What to expect from social media this year… and what not to!
  • How $10 a day can turn your business into a money-printing machine (and why spend even that!)
  • Amy’s tried-and-tested 4 step system to supercharge the sales of any business. Whether it’s online, or offline!

Little things to remember

For the ad:

  • The image of an unpublished page post ad should be 1200×627 px. It’s also better that you use PNG and not JPG
  • Officially, only 20% of your image can consist text. In practice, you can usually get along with up to 25%
  • Targeting is what will make or break the campaign.Experiment with it and see what works.
  • Make sure that your ad makes it clear that the resource is free!
  • Include the benefits of the lead magnet in your ad’s text

For the webinar:

  • If you’re running a webinar, you should know that EVERYONE starts with a small list of attendees and build themselves up!
  • Ditch the chat room option until you have at least 100 attendees. Chat room only helps when it’s functioning as social proof. Your audience will be none the wiser, and you will sell better without it!

Generally:

  • Your lead magnet MUST target your own product, otherwise you’re building an irrelevant list!
  • A good initial conversion rate from Facebook ad to your list is 10%. (optimal performance is around 50-60%)
  • Ideally, you should be paying $1 or less per lead. If you’re paying more, play around with your targetting.
  • Remember that the most powerful part of the strategy is not the webinar, but the email marketing that comes after it!
  • By building a healthy mailing list, you are building a solid lifetime foundation for your business. This is much better than relying on Facebook or Twitter for leads!

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