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791: How to Make Your Hobby Into a Successful Business

791: How to Make Your Hobby Into a Successful Business

On today's episode, I take you through the process of how I am taking one of my favorite hobbies, and making a solopreneur business out of it. It's a really fun process that I've done over and over again, but this one I'm having an absolute blast with! Relevant Links:...

789: Pat Flynn Behind the Scenes at FlynnCon1

789: Pat Flynn Behind the Scenes at FlynnCon1

Today's episode was recorded in Pat Flynn's new studio at WeWork in La Jolla California. We used a road pro caster which is a phenomenal bit of Kit. I thought it would be cool to find out what he was thinking and how he prepared for his first real conference, so we...

787: If You Haven’t Started Yet… Just begin, with AJ Roberts

787: If You Haven’t Started Yet… Just begin, with AJ Roberts

AJ Roberts from Genesis digital (otherwise known as Kartra), was in studio today, and we covered a bunch of awesome topics including how simple online business could be, how to create an easy infrastructure, and why not knowing everything should not stop you from...

786: Why SEO Still Matters, with Tommy Griffith

786: Why SEO Still Matters, with Tommy Griffith

Tommy Griffith has been doing search engine optimization for more than 10 years. He previously managed SEO at PayPal and Airbnb, and now runs ClickMinded, a digital marketing training platform for marketers and entrepreneurs. Tommy started ClickMinded as a side...

782: — 38 Life Tips to Improve The World Around Us —

782: — 38 Life Tips to Improve The World Around Us —

This is a random list of how I go through life. Some are lessons from my mom, some are just common sense and common courtesy, both of which seem to be lost in 2019. I think if we irritated each other a bit less, and were a bit more thoughtful, we could create a...

780: Reprogramming Your Brain for Happiness & Success w/ Andy Murphy (BEST OF)

780: Reprogramming Your Brain for Happiness & Success w/ Andy Murphy (BEST OF)

Neuro-linguistic programming or NLP as it’s commonly called: what is it and why the heck does it matter for your business and your life? You may have heard of it or perhaps you've even tried it, but do you know how impactful it can be on your solopreneurial journey?...

778: A Long Overdue Catch Up

778: A Long Overdue Catch Up

On today's episode I catch you up with an epic car show, meeting a couple of legends, and being at the right placOn today's episode I catch you up with an epic car show, meeting a couple of legends, and being at the right place at the right time, as well as the...

775: The Art of Making Things Happen with Ken Kragen

775: The Art of Making Things Happen with Ken Kragen

Ken Kragen may not be a household name to you, but if you mention his name in Hollywood, people will respond with "legend". Ken is responsible for "We Are The World", "Hands Across America", and innumerable other huge projects in Hollywood and worldwide. Featured ads...

734: Free Coaching Friday. Or Saturday. :-)

734: Free Coaching Friday. Or Saturday. 🙂

On today's episode of free coaching Friday we talk podcast hosting, how to make money as a singer/songwriter, bespoke blazers for men, and awesome customer service. Featured ads on this episode: This episode is brought to you by private coaching with Michael O'Neal!...

773: Mastering Linkedin for Leads and Sales with Viveka von Rosen

773: Mastering Linkedin for Leads and Sales with Viveka von Rosen

Today we're breaking new ground on The Solopreneur Hour...Linkedin.  I don't know a thing about Linkedin, so I brought on one of the world's foremost experts in Linkedin sales and marketing, Viveka von Rosen.  She has a brand new course on how to create more sales...

771:  How To Think About Your Business Like An Investor

771: How To Think About Your Business Like An Investor

On this show, which I recorded at 85 miles an hour while driving to Las Vegas, I go through the process of how I'm going to use my new car for my business, not only writing the entire thing off but how to make it a win-win for everybody involved. Relevant Links:...

770: A Road Trip Adventure Part I and Your Questions!

770: A Road Trip Adventure Part I and Your Questions!

On this exciting free coaching Friday episode, I relay my adventure of buying a car in Chicago and the challenges that I faced. Then I got into some great questions from you, fellow listeners! Go to Conferencetopia.com for my free course on how to conference better...

769: Instagram Growth in 2019 with Sue B. Zimmerman

769: Instagram Growth in 2019 with Sue B. Zimmerman

Sue B Zimmerman and I sat down at social media marketing world San Diego for a killer chat on what's working on Instagram in 2019. Not only is it about your brand, but your strategy and execution play a paramount role in how your account grows. Relevant Links:...

767: Free Coaching Friday! Answering Your Solopreneur Questions!

767: Free Coaching Friday! Answering Your Solopreneur Questions!

Today I cover some of the jokes I told at the John Lee Dumas roast at Podfest in Orlando, and answer a bunch of your questions, including which app to use to run your business, whether or not you should rent your motorcycle out, and some of my favorite applications to...

766: Andi Lew on 21st-Century Relationships and How to Build Them.

766: Andi Lew on 21st-Century Relationships and How to Build Them.

Australian relationship expert Andi Lew and I sit down at the Grafton hotel in Los Angeles to talk about how to cultivate romantic relationships in the 21st-century. Social media has done good in the world, but it has also made relationships more complicated. Andi's...

764: Solopreneur Q&A, Greatest Hits with Michael O’Neal

764: Solopreneur Q&A, Greatest Hits with Michael O’Neal

On today's show I grab a few questions from the archives which are still quite relevant today.  We talk about staying on brand, keeping your mindset straight, how to save more time, when to automate and outsource, and a lot more! Have a listen on your fave podcast...

763: 10 Ways to Stay Healthy While Working HARD, with Melissa Ramos

763: 10 Ways to Stay Healthy While Working HARD, with Melissa Ramos

As solopeneurs one of the keys to our success is our health. We've talked about this subject a few times because without health and vitality solopreneurship is an even more difficult path. Joining us to share her expertise is Melissa Ramos of Sexy Food Therapy. She's...

762: Pat Flynn on How To Become an Inventor

762: Pat Flynn on How To Become an Inventor

Mr. Pat Flynn of Smart Passive Income (http://smartpassiveincome.com) stopped by to talk about his new invention, The Switchpod. (Available on Kickstarter right now at http://switchpod.co)  We talked about the entire process of how to get something manufactured, how...

761: Business Automation 101

761: Business Automation 101

Well, it's time for a brain dump.  I've been immersing myself in automating my business, and I thought I'd give you a breakdown of how I think about automation, what apps and services I use, my philosophy on automation, and how it can open up doors you haven't even...

760: Solopreneur Q&A – Free Coaching Monday!

760: Solopreneur Q&A – Free Coaching Monday!

Welcome to our weekly Q&A edition of The Solopreneur Hour. If you haven't been here before on Fridays we publish an episode devoted to answering YOUR questions dear listeners! To submit a question join the mailing list, contact me via the Contact page on the site...

757: Systematize Your Biz with Jaime Masters

757: Systematize Your Biz with Jaime Masters

Systems, Systems, Systems. We know we need 'em.  We don't know how to do 'em. Fortunately for us, there's Jaime Masters to help us out with such things.  Her new brand, OwnerBox (http://ownerbox.com), helps solopreneurs and business owners systematize their biz by...

756: Answers to Your Questions!

756: Answers to Your Questions!

On today's show, I run down some questions featured on the Proudly Unemployable Facebook Group and answer them on the show.  Note:  This episode is straight FIRE...so don't burn your ears!  

755:  Another Year In Your Earballs

755: Another Year In Your Earballs

Howdy.  On today's rambling episode, I chat about coaching, investing in one's self, fat-shaming, and goal setting. email me at michael@solopreneurhour.com for coaching special info. Here's the 9 minute HIIT workout I'm...

754: Margaritas, Weight Loss, and Pivoting, with Cassie Bjork

754: Margaritas, Weight Loss, and Pivoting, with Cassie Bjork

Today's in Studio Guest is (former) Dietitian Cassie Bjork.  (Cassie.net) We thought "Hey, it's noon during holiday season, we might as well have a margarita or two and record a podcast".  So, here's that.  🙂 Get Cassie's Rulebreakers Weight Loss Coaching Program -...

753: Solopreneur Q&A – Free Coaching Friday!

753: Solopreneur Q&A – Free Coaching Friday!

Welcome to our weekly Q&A edition of The Solopreneur Hour. If you haven't been here before on Fridays we publish an episode devoted to answering YOUR questions dear listeners! To submit a question join the mailing list, contact me via the Contact page on the site...

749: (Hot Air) BalloonCast with Glen Ledwell (best of…kinda)

749: (Hot Air) BalloonCast with Glen Ledwell (best of…kinda)

Sometimes a solopreneur is a solopreneur from birth. They hustle themselves right out of the crib and into the thick of the next opportunity that crosses their path. Our guest for episode 749, Mr. Glen Ledwell, falls into that category. Glen is a serial entrepreneur...

746: Choosing Your Own Freedom with Natalie Sisson

746: Choosing Your Own Freedom with Natalie Sisson

Returning back onto the show is Natalie Sisson, with her new book, The Freedom Plan. (https://thefreedomplan.co) - how to reclaim your time, streamline your business, and be more profitable while living your ideal lifestyle and feeling on purpose!  Natalie spent many...

745: You Asked. I Answered | Solopreneur Q&A

745: You Asked. I Answered | Solopreneur Q&A

If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook group here or grab my free course called CONFERENCETOPIA....

729: The Nuts & Bolts of Successful Public Speaking, with Kenyon Salo

729: The Nuts & Bolts of Successful Public Speaking, with Kenyon Salo

Kenyon Salo (http://kenyonsalo.com) joins us today to talk about how we began our public speaking career, and what it's like to pay attention to the technical side of speaking.  Public speaking is a learned behavior as much as an art form, and we dig deep into some of...

726: How To FOCUS

726: How To FOCUS

Today we're talking about Focus.  What are some of the supplements and methodologies YOU use to focus.  Find out on today's show!

725: Answering Your Most Pressing Solopreneur Questions!

725: Answering Your Most Pressing Solopreneur Questions!

Free Coaching Monday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

723: Q&A, Solopreneur Style!

723: Q&A, Solopreneur Style!

On today's Solopreneur Q&A we talk about sound quality, niching (pronounced "neeshing") down, and a follow up to the Sophie Howard Amazon show.

722: How To Build A Successful Amazon Business with Sophie Howard

722: How To Build A Successful Amazon Business with Sophie Howard

On today's ep I've got Sophie Howard, who is an absolute Amazon-selling beast! (http://aspiringentrepreneurs.com) She's an excellent product "sourcer" and loves the launch process.  We have a fabulous chat about what makes an Amazon product work, and how to become a...

720: The Number One Way To Grow Your Brand And Business

720: The Number One Way To Grow Your Brand And Business

You're a podcaster...you just don't know it yet.  Statistically, podcasting is on a hockey stick rise of adoption.  It also remains the most "bang for the buck" in terms of building brand authority.  Today I share my podcasting origin story...see if your life sounds...

716: The Art of Facebook Ads and Paid Traffic with Rick Mulready

716: The Art of Facebook Ads and Paid Traffic with Rick Mulready

He's "your Facebook ads guy's favorite Facebook ads guy".  And the one that the pros turn to.  On today's episode, we chat with Rick Mulready (http://rickmulready.com) about Facembook ads, YouTube ads, Instagram ads...you name it. We answer the question...is Facebook...

715: Your Biggest Challenges As A Solopreneur…

715: Your Biggest Challenges As A Solopreneur…

...and how to fix them. On today's show, I run down some questions featured on the Proudly Unemployable Facebook Group and answer them on the show.  Note:  This episode is straight FIRE...so don't burn your ears!  

712: Why Time Freedom Is Your MOST Important Asset

712: Why Time Freedom Is Your MOST Important Asset

We focus so much energy around making more money, when it's really the time freedom that we seek.  Tune into this (abridged) episode to learn how important time freedom can be in your life, and how it should be your primary focus.

711: Social Media Day with Erin Cell from Socially Powered!

711: Social Media Day with Erin Cell from Socially Powered!

Today Erin Cell and I chat about what's working in 2018 for Social Media, chatbots, and Social Media Day Denver! Follow Erin @sociallypowered everywhere. http://socialmediadaydenver.com.  Use promo code "solohour50" for 50 bucks off your ticket!!  

710: YouTube Masterclass [Part 3] with Sunny Lenarduzzi

710: YouTube Masterclass [Part 3] with Sunny Lenarduzzi

The imitable Sunny Lenarduzzi (youtube for bosses http://sunnylenarduzzi.com/youtube4bosses) joins us for part III of the YouTube Masterclass series.  Today we talk some serious STRATEGY, channel optimization, apps, and tons more about how to get your first 100,000...

709: YouTube Channel Masterclass [Part 2] with Brian G Johnson

709: YouTube Channel Masterclass [Part 2] with Brian G Johnson

On this Topic-based miniseries, this is part 2 of how to create grow and monetize a YouTube channel.  This episode features the first half of my conversation with Brian G. Johnson, and we dig deep into how to initially set up your youtube channel, your brand and your...

709: YouTube Channel Masterclass [Part 2] with Brian G Johnson

708: YouTube Channel Masterclass [Part 1] with Brian G Johnson

On this Topic-based miniseries, this is part 1 of how to create grow and monetize a YouTube channel.  This episode features the first half of my conversation with Brian G. Johnson, and we dig deep into how to initially set up your youtube channel, your brand and your...

707: 9 Million Downloads Celebration Show!

707: 9 Million Downloads Celebration Show!

On today's episode (which is a DOOZY!) we celebrate 9 Million Downloads together.  (Warning:  This episode is FULL of actionable advice that you will probably end up taking to move your life forward...sorry about that.)

706: From Teacher and Librarian to Digital Entrepreneurs, with Shane and Jocelyn Sams (best of)

706: From Teacher and Librarian to Digital Entrepreneurs, with Shane and Jocelyn Sams (best of)

Welcome to episode 706 of The Solopreneur Hour! I love episodes like today's when I get to speak to not just one guest, but two. And today's duo is even better: they are a married couple who now run a super successful online business helping other couples do the same....

704: FREE COACHING FRIDAY! Solopreneur Q&A

704: FREE COACHING FRIDAY! Solopreneur Q&A

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

701: The Solopreneur Gig You Can Start TODAY, with Abbey Ashley

701: The Solopreneur Gig You Can Start TODAY, with Abbey Ashley

Abbey Ashley has created an amazing Virtual Assistant business.  Can you write?  Can you talk on the phone?  Can you send an email?  Then you can become a virtual assistant too! Get her Virtual Assistant Launch Checklist and Starter Kit - This checklist contains the...

700: How To Spend $1000, Staying Motivated, and Your Questions

700: How To Spend $1000, Staying Motivated, and Your Questions

Welcome to an epic Free Coaching Friday episode 700 from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A...

699: 10 Ways to Stay Healthy While Working HARD, with Melissa Ramos (best of)

699: 10 Ways to Stay Healthy While Working HARD, with Melissa Ramos (best of)

As solopreneurs one of the keys to our success is our health. We've talked about this subject a few times because without health and vitality solopreneurship is an even more difficult path. Joining us to share her expertise is Melissa Ramos of Sexy Food Therapy. She's...

696: Stephen Warley On How To Begin Your Solopreneur Journey

696: Stephen Warley On How To Begin Your Solopreneur Journey

Stephen Warley is the former co-founder of Unstuckable.  His new business is https://lifeskillsthatmatter.com/  where he’s helping 9-5’ers become Solopreneurs.  On this chat, we talk about the pivot from Unstuckable, and how he had to come to grips with his true...

695: The Best Solopreneur Business, and More Q&A

695: The Best Solopreneur Business, and More Q&A

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

693: The ART of Scaling Yourself with Sean Dietrich

693: The ART of Scaling Yourself with Sean Dietrich

You're a Solopreneur. Talented, creative, inspired. You work your butt off, and work well one-on-one. But how do you scale that into a larger business? How do you remove yourself from the equation? It's especially hard if you're in a creative field, like being an...

692: A Special New Program, and Your Questions Answered!

692: A Special New Program, and Your Questions Answered!

On today's show we bang out your free coaching Friday questions, and I announce a new Pilot program:  A group podcast launch. 8 weeks until your first world class episode.  To become one of the limited (and discounted first time members, click here!) Program starts...

691: Affiliate Marketing MasterClass with Matt McWilliams

691: Affiliate Marketing MasterClass with Matt McWilliams

Affiliate Marketing.  What is it?  Should you do it? How do you make any money?  Do you need to have money to make money in affiliate marketing?  How long does it take?  How large should my list be?  We answer all these questions and more on today's episode of the...

690: What Solopreneurs Are Struggling With | Solopreneur Q&A

690: What Solopreneurs Are Struggling With | Solopreneur Q&A

Free Coaching Saturday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

688: The Dynamic Duo of Fitness, Chris & Eric Martinez

688: The Dynamic Duo of Fitness, Chris & Eric Martinez

Check Chris and Eric out at dynamicduotraining.com. Get the book, The New Era of Fitness here: theneweraoffitness.com Identical twins, Chris and Eric Martinez have a different, modern take on health, fitness, and eating well.  On this episode we talk about some of the...

682: 10 Awesome Books, 10 Awesome Lessons, with AJ Roberts

682: 10 Awesome Books, 10 Awesome Lessons, with AJ Roberts

AJ Roberts reads a book every 2 or 3 days.  He was asked about his top 10 books on his Facebook page, and had this answer: Top 10 Books Of The Year Got the following message in my inbox “AJ, what are the Top 10 books you’d recommend?” Sounds like a simple question...

679: Maneesh Sethi | Create New Good Habits, Break Old Bad Ones

679: Maneesh Sethi | Create New Good Habits, Break Old Bad Ones

Maneesh Sethi, serial entrepreneur, digital nomad, and fellow procrastinator, was in studio to talk about Pavlok, his "accountibility" company.  Maneesh is famous for hiring a Craigslist girl to smack him across the face if he got off task.  You see...he has the same...

677: Dana Malstaff Live From Social Media Marketing World 2018

677: Dana Malstaff Live From Social Media Marketing World 2018

Every time I sit with Dana Malstaff I learn something...and so will you. Dana Malstaff is the CEO and Founder of Boss Mom. She is a mother, author, speaker, business strategist, podcaster, blind spot reducer, and movement maker. She launched the Boss Mom brand with...

669: 7 Tips for Success with Legendary Drummer Kenny Aronoff

669: 7 Tips for Success with Legendary Drummer Kenny Aronoff

John Cougar Mellencamp, Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, Avril Levigne, Alanis Morrissette, Elton John, Bon Jovi, Meatloaf, Melissa Etheridge, Joe Cocker, Randy Newman, Brian Setzer, Iggy Pop, Belinda Carlisle...the list goes on and on. What do they have in common? Kenny...

665: Patrick Norton – Making a Career in Tech by Saying “Yes”

665: Patrick Norton – Making a Career in Tech by Saying “Yes”

Patrick Norton (@patricknorton) has been a technology writer and television presenter for close to 25 years.  On this episode, we chat about his journey from writing tech reviews for magazines to starring in a technology television show with over 45 million viewers,...

664: Should You Charge For Your Time? | Solopreneur Coaching

Welcome to our weekly Q&A edition of The Solopreneur Hour. If you haven't been here before on Fridays we publish an episode devoted to answering YOUR questions dear listeners! To submit a question join the mailing list, contact me via the Contact page on the site...

662: How To Tell When Your Business Has Momentum

I'm just back from CES Las Vegas after a busy conference week.  Some remarkable things happened regarding my Beginner Audiophile (http://beginneraudiophile.com) brand, and I'd like to share them with you. In this episode, we talk about how to recognize when your...

657: Let’s Answer Your Questions! It’s FREE COACHING FRIDAY!

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

652: How To Turn Your Million Dollar Idea Into…A Million Dollars

Do you think inventors are born or can any solopreneur come up with a new idea? Our guest on today's show says anyone can do it. And he would know, his name is Stephen Key and he's been the force behind such smash hits as Teddy Ruxpin and Laser-tag, among many other...

650: James Schramko Will 10x Your Business

650: James Schramko Will 10x Your Business

Another really inspirational chat with James Schramko of http://superfastbusiness.com (and JamesSchramko.com) at his house in Sydney. James has undergone a "simplified" makeover over the last few years, and relishes in the elimination of things, distraction, and bad...

649: Free Coaching Fri-(Sunday)-Day!

649: Free Coaching Fri-(Sunday)-Day!

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

648: Upping Your Audio Game with Anna Vocino (Best of)

648: Upping Your Audio Game with Anna Vocino (Best of)

Ever wonder how those people speaking on movie trailers, audio books and commercials get their work? Here to tell us the secrets of the voiceover world is the lovely and talented, Anna Vocino. Anna’s making her second appearance on the show, you can listen to her...

647: Productivity and Life Hacks with Hugh Culver (Best Of)

647: Productivity and Life Hacks with Hugh Culver (Best Of)

Ever notice how the most successful people also DO the most with their days? Hugh Culver is no exception. (2017 Note: Be sure to check out Hugh's new brand which is "Business of Speaking" on http://hughculver.com) He spent 18 years growing a successful coaching,...

643: Ready for a Quickie? Free Coaching Friday in 15 minutes.

643: Ready for a Quickie? Free Coaching Friday in 15 minutes.

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

642: How To Transition to Your Dream Job, with Natalie Sisson

Best of Episode: Natalie Sisson was the co-Founder of the successful startup Fundrazr when she packed it in, and packed up and decided to travel the world. That was over 3.5 years ago, and she's still traveling!  She's built a mega-successful online brand and has now...

641: James Schramko Will Help Your Business Grow…Super Fast

641: James Schramko Will Help Your Business Grow…Super Fast

I met James Schramko when we both spoke at Tropical Think Tank (Chris Ducker's Event) in May of 2015.  James is a quiet dude, but has an almost childlike optimism about him.  He loves to surf, he loves his family, and he loves his time freedom.  Today we get to...

639: Do What You’re GREAT at, with BMX Legend Eddie Fiola

639: Do What You’re GREAT at, with BMX Legend Eddie Fiola

Today I had a chance to sit down in Temecula CA with "The King of The Skateparks" himself, Eddie Fiola.  BMX champion turned Hollywood Stuntman, Eddie took his talent for riding (and falling) to the big screen on such movies as The Hangover, Independence Day, The...

638: How To Badass Your Brand with Pia Silva

638: How To Badass Your Brand with Pia Silva

Brooklyn native Pia Silva (https://worstofalldesign.com/) stops by the show today to talk about your brand...and how she loves it.  Her new book, Badass Your Brand: The Impatient Entrepreneur's Guide to Turning Expertise into Profit helps us create a unique brand out...

636: How to MAKE THINGS HAPPEN with Steve Sims

636: How to MAKE THINGS HAPPEN with Steve Sims

When it comes to “making things happen“, Steve Sims is THE man! I met Steve a couple of years ago, and was fascinated by his story from a modest East London upbringing, to working his way up as a door guy in various Hong Kong clubs. That evolved into a high-end a...

634: Free Coaching…Sunday!

634: Free Coaching…Sunday!

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour!  Or at least...that's what it was supposed to be.  Due to a little snafu, I posted it on Sunday.  It's ok...now you can binge! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your...

632: Identifying and Taking Advantage of Trends, with Joel Comm

632: Identifying and Taking Advantage of Trends, with Joel Comm

It's one thing to put out content that you love that coordinates with an industry you want to be in...it's another thing to correctly identify a trend, and apply your skillsets to it, and turn it into a smash hit.  But that's exactly what Joel Comm has done over and...

631: Your Wins, and Your Questions!!

631: Your Wins, and Your Questions!!

Today on Free coaching Saturday, I wanted to not only help you with your questions, but because of the awfulness of what happened in Vegas, I wanted to celebrate some wins as well.  It can't be only questions...let's celebrate you! If you're new and don't know how...

622: How I Focus with A.D.D., and Your Questions!

622: How I Focus with A.D.D., and Your Questions!

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

621: Hacking The Entrepreneur, with Jonny Nastor (Best of)

621: Hacking The Entrepreneur, with Jonny Nastor (Best of)

As a solopreneur you're probably a fan of podcasts. If that's the case you're aware of the avalanche of entrepreneurial-based inspirational shows that have launched in the last 6 months of 2014. One of the most notable is Hack the Entrepreneur with John "call me...

BONUS EPISODE! 2017 Internet Marketing Fantasy Draft!

BONUS EPISODE! 2017 Internet Marketing Fantasy Draft!

It’s Fantasy Football season for those afflicted, nerdy souls, where we yell at the TV to cheer on players that aren’t even on the team we root for. But…we wouldn’t have it any other way! There is, however, a twist to this ultimate fantasy draft. In this case, we are...

619: Cloning One’s Self, FB Group to Email List Tips, and More!

619: Cloning One’s Self, FB Group to Email List Tips, and More!

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

618: Talking Social Media with Brian Fanzo

618: Talking Social Media with Brian Fanzo

On this epic episode (Almost 2 hours!) of The Solopreneur Hour, online influencer, fellow Steelers fan, and all around good egg Brian Fanzo and I catch up and talk all things social media, then get into the meat and potatoes of the show: It’s Fantasy Football season...

617: Solopreneur Q&A – Free Coaching Friday!

617: Solopreneur Q&A – Free Coaching Friday!

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

615: Tipsy Business Episode 1, with Matthew Kimberley

615: Tipsy Business Episode 1, with Matthew Kimberley

Today's is a special show.  It's a preview, if you will, of the Tipsy Business podcast with myself and master salesman Matthew Kimberley.  He's a sales ninja, and has the best voice in podcasting.  Join us for episode 1 of a possible podcast about the world of...

614: Answering YOUR Questions on Free Coaching Friday!

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

611: Fighting a “Lack” Mentality, The Sexy Seven, and More…

Free Coaching Saturday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

606: A KILLER Advertising Deal, How I set It Up, and Your Questions

606: A KILLER Advertising Deal, How I set It Up, and Your Questions

Free Coaching Saturday from The Solopreneur Hour! EXPERIMENT: it dawned on me today that most people that really want to get their name out there and advertise their business probably can't afford to do it on a big podcast. Advertising on my show costs over $2500 per...

604: Why RIGHT NOW is The Best Time, with Brett Campbell (Encore)

604: Why RIGHT NOW is The Best Time, with Brett Campbell (Encore)

Sometimes it takes a traumatic experience or a poignant life lesson to get us to pivot and shift gears in our life.  Such was the case for returning guest Brett Campbell, who tells a sad story about losing a friend that really shifted his perspective on life and...

602: Joel Comm on What To Do When Everything Goes Right!

602: Joel Comm on What To Do When Everything Goes Right!

There are a lot of shows and blogs dedicated to teaching you how to get over the mindset when everything goes wrong and your launch fails. But, what do you do when everything goes right? From idea to implementation, Joel Comm's new podcast has taken only two weeks....

601: Mike Sherbakov Inspires Greatness From All Of Us.

601: Mike Sherbakov Inspires Greatness From All Of Us.

Today on Patio 86 I got a chance to chat with a good buddy of mine who's focused his life's work on making a huge impact in the world. The Greatness Foundation (http://greatness.ngo) is a platform for altruistic game-changers worldwide.  Whether it's building homes in...

598: Solving Your Money Problems with Jordan Goodman (Part 2!)

598: Solving Your Money Problems with Jordan Goodman (Part 2!)

Today we chat with Jordan Goodman once again, by popular demand (See episode 590) and talk about how to solve all of your money problems.  This episode is once again packed with resources, so get your Evernote ready to rock for this one! Some of the stuff we talked...

595: Setbacks and Success with Chris Farrell, LIVE from a Car in LA!

595: Setbacks and Success with Chris Farrell, LIVE from a Car in LA!

Chris Farrell is a former radio/TV presenter turned Lifestyle Entrepreneur. Chris is also one of the most respected and successful internet marketers in the industry today. Chris’s training products and websites have already helped tens of thousands of people create...

588: Talking Hollywood and Hustle with Anna Vocino

588: Talking Hollywood and Hustle with Anna Vocino

The lovely and talented Anna Vocino (Eat Happy, available on Amazon) stops by to chat Hollywood Hustle, her new project with her hubby, her awesome cookbook, comedy, and a lot more. Anna's Bio: I make my living as an actor. I like hiking, books, vodka, and going to...

582: 3 Steps to a GREAT Online Business with Chris Farrell

582: 3 Steps to a GREAT Online Business with Chris Farrell

As a solopreneur we all start somewhere. Sometimes we start with a topic we know a lot about, sometimes we see an opening and we go for it, learning along the way. Our guest for today saw an opening to serve his audience in a simpler, more effective way than email: a...

576: Stage Speaking Tips, Creating Your Brand, and More…

576: Stage Speaking Tips, Creating Your Brand, and More…

Free Coaching MONDAY from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

575: Meeting A Legend, Smashing it on Social Media, and More…

575: Meeting A Legend, Smashing it on Social Media, and More…

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

573: Twitter Automation Hacks with Tim Fargo

573: Twitter Automation Hacks with Tim Fargo

Are you ascared of Twitter? You shant be anymore. Private investigator turned Twitter automation guru Tim Fargo joins us on the show today. We chat about his history as a private investigator, and managing a team of a few hundred people, exiting that company with...

571: Talking Clients from Hell with Bryce Bladon

571: Talking Clients from Hell with Bryce Bladon

Today Bryce Bladon from Clients from Hell stops by to talk about...clients from hell.  Also, how to protect yourself as a freelancer, how to be a good client, what to do if you decide to stop working with a client, and much more. Get 50% off your entire web hosting...

568: Steve Sims Will Make Your Dreams Come True

568: Steve Sims Will Make Your Dreams Come True

Back on the show once again is America's angriest teddy bear, Steve Sims, The Bluefish Group.  After we catch up a bit, we talk about being the Willy Wonka for rich people, staying grounded, how comfortable we are in “networking” circles, his new membership site, and...

567: Shortcuts to Success, with Daniel DiPiazza

567: Shortcuts to Success, with Daniel DiPiazza

Daniel DiPiazza from Rich 20 Something (http://rich20something.com) stops by to talk about his new book, "Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want", available now.  We first chatted with Daniel  2 years ago about how...

563: Getting Tipsy, Working for no $$, & British English

563: Getting Tipsy, Working for no $$, & British English

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

562: How to Fix Your Finances with Mike Michalowicz (best of)

562: How to Fix Your Finances with Mike Michalowicz (best of)

Financial discipline is essential as a Solopreneur, knowing where every dollar goes in your life can help you grow your business and will allow you first and foremost to profit from your business. A lot of Solopreneurs suffer from a distinct lack of financial...

561: Killer Solopreneur Marketing Hacks With Clay Hebert

561: Killer Solopreneur Marketing Hacks With Clay Hebert

My buddy Clay Hebert was in studio today. (http://clayhebert.com)  Clay is a crowdfunding and marketing genius.  I was way overdue having him on the show! It was one of those shows that could have gone for hours! and we talked how to introduce yourself at a...

560: Your Sob Story & A Quarter Will Get You A Gumball

560: Your Sob Story & A Quarter Will Get You A Gumball

Free Coaching Friday from The Solopreneur Hour! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I answer them on Friday. If you want to be part of the fun for next week's Q&A show join us in the Facebook...

558: DATA. The SECRET Sauce of Success, with Andy Crestodina

Andy Crestodina is a cofounder and the strategic director of Orbit Media Studios, an award-winning web design company, which has completed more than 1,000 successful website projects. He is a top-rated speaker at national conferences who is dedicated to the teaching...

549: Derek Halpern Returns, and Talks The Art of Storytelling

549: Derek Halpern Returns, and Talks The Art of Storytelling

Anyone who's followed Derek Halpern's Facebook page over the last couple of years has read numerous amusing anecdotes from his coffee shop escapades.  It's not the fact that interesting things happen to him...it's that he's great at telling the story.  A master...

548: Happy St. Patty’s Day Free Coaching Friday!

548: Happy St. Patty’s Day Free Coaching Friday!

Welcome to episode 548 of The Solopreneur Hour, glad to have you here! It's our usual Friday Q&A roundup, but today it's much greener on St. Patty's day! If you're new and don't know how this works here goes: once a week I ask you to send me your questions and I...

546: Conquering Huge Fears in Life and Business with Keith Yackey

546: Conquering Huge Fears in Life and Business with Keith Yackey

Keith Yackey runs a great event called Amplify Live (http://theampledlife.com) , which is a microcosm of how he's spent the last few years of his life.  He had never run an event before, and didn't have a huge list of marketers...but he figured it out and did it...

545: An Epic Free Coaching Friday!

545: An Epic Free Coaching Friday!

Welcome to our weekly Q&A edition of The Solopreneur Hour. If you haven't been here before on Fridays we publish an episode devoted to answering YOUR questions dear listeners! To submit a question join the mailing list, contact me via the Contact page on the site...

542: FREEEE Coaching Friday

542: FREEEE Coaching Friday

Welcome to our weekly Q&A edition of The Solopreneur Hour. If you haven't been here before on Fridays we publish an episode devoted to answering YOUR questions dear listeners! To submit a question join the mailing list, contact me via the Contact page on the site...

541: How To Launch Just About Anything in a Few Easy Steps

541: How To Launch Just About Anything in a Few Easy Steps

On today's show, I deconstruct my most recent launch of the Beginner Audiophile podcast, and walk you through some steps that should be included in every single launch, no matter what platform you choose. While these are not hard and fast rules, it is a good outline...

539: Free Coaching Friday LIVE from Orlando!

539: Free Coaching Friday LIVE from Orlando!

Welcome to our weekly Q&A edition of The Solopreneur Hour. If you haven't been here before on Fridays we publish an episode devoted to answering YOUR questions dear listeners! To submit a question join the mailing list, contact me via the Contact page on the site...

536: My Latest Obsession, and Free Coaching Friday.

536: My Latest Obsession, and Free Coaching Friday.

Welcome to our weekly Q&A edition of The Solopreneur Hour. If you haven't been here before on Fridays we publish an episode devoted to answering YOUR questions dear listeners! To submit a question join the mailing list, contact me via the Contact page on the site...

535: Anna Vocino – Forging Multiple Solopreneur Gigs in Hollywood

535: Anna Vocino – Forging Multiple Solopreneur Gigs in Hollywood

Anna Vocino needs no introduction.  She's been on the show multiple times. This conversation we talk about the various ways she keeps her solopreneur career going in Hollywood, what kind of mindset it takes for success, her new stand up career, and what's coming up...

534:  Mastering The Art of Sales, with John Livesay

534: Mastering The Art of Sales, with John Livesay

Arguably the most important skill a solopreneur can have, sales, is also one of the most commonly misunderstood.  A lot of people might think "Hey, I'm not in sales, so I don't really need that skillset".  And oh, gentle listener...you'd be wrong.  You need sales all...

533: A Drill Through The Thumb…Free Coaching Saturday!

533: A Drill Through The Thumb…Free Coaching Saturday!

Hi all! Welcome to our weekly Q&A edition of The Solopreneur Hour. If you haven't been here before on Fridays we publish an episode devoted to answering YOUR questions dear listeners! To submit a question join the mailing list, contact me via the Contact page on...

530: Free Coaching Friday, Your Solopreneur Q&A

530: Free Coaching Friday, Your Solopreneur Q&A

Welcome to our weekly Q&A edition of The Solopreneur Hour. If you haven't been here before on Fridays we publish an episode devoted to answering YOUR questions dear listeners! To submit a question join the mailing list, contact me via the Contact page on the site...

529: Nick Unsworth on Transformation and Patience as a Solopreneur

529: Nick Unsworth on Transformation and Patience as a Solopreneur

We've all heard that patience is a virtue.  That's especially true in the Solopreneur game.  We see people parading across the stage, or across our social media networks, and it's hard to tell how long they've been working at it.  (HINT: It's longer than you think)...

528: Scott Page – From Pink Floyd To Entrepreneur

528: Scott Page – From Pink Floyd To Entrepreneur

Well, this is a treat.  We get to hear from a rock legend on today's show. In this one-on-one conversation with sax player Scott Page (Pink Floyd, Supertramp, Toto) who has not only played music for millions...but is arguably more successful as a solopreneur after his...

527: It’s Free! It’s Coaching! It’s Friday!

527: It’s Free! It’s Coaching! It’s Friday!

Welcome to our weekly Q&A edition of The Solopreneur Hour. If you haven't been here before on Fridays we publish an episode devoted to answering YOUR questions dear listeners! To submit a question join the mailing list, contact me via the Contact page on the site...

523: The Sexyfit Struggle with Zlata Sushchik

523: The Sexyfit Struggle with Zlata Sushchik

Zlata Sushchik of Sexyfit.com stops by Studio 86 to talk about her new book, The Sexyfit Method.  Zlata, a Russian native who only spoke two words when she immigrated to the United States at 16, has competed in 26 fitness competitions, and now built a multiple...

518: CES Vegas Preview, Goal Setting, Conferencetopia in Action

518: CES Vegas Preview, Goal Setting, Conferencetopia in Action

Today I've got a quickie episode about my first day at CES (Consumer Electronic Show) Las Vegas, before I gather a bunch of great interviews in the next couple of days.  I chat about "conferencetopia" in action (http://conferencetopia.com) and how I've been connecting...

517: Grow Your Email List Like A Pro with Tim Paige of Leadpages

517: Grow Your Email List Like A Pro with Tim Paige of Leadpages

One of the most challenging obstacles for solopreneurs, entrepreneurs and anyone working in the online space used to be creating sales funnels or squeeze pages. But with the advent of LeadPages, that problem was solved. One of those happily satisfied online marketer...

516: Free Coaching Friday, the “I’ve Got A Cold” Edition

516: Free Coaching Friday, the “I’ve Got A Cold” Edition

Hi all. I don't feel too well.  Which is a drag, because I had to cancel the show I was supposed to play drums in tonight. What's worse than not feeling well?  Not having your questions answered.  🙂 So, here you are, for a healthy dose of coaching on this Friday....

515: How To Live a KICKASS Life, with David Wood! (Best of)

515: How To Live a KICKASS Life, with David Wood! (Best of)

First things first, find David at http://www.thekickasslife.com Recording from The Kickass Life podcast studio in beautiful Kelowna, BC Canada, I get to spend (a little more than) an hour with my “Friendtor”, David Wood.  David has led an amazingly fascinating life,...

512: David Lizerbram on How To Set Up Your Solopreneur Business

512: David Lizerbram on How To Set Up Your Solopreneur Business

One of the most challenging and confusing things about setting up your business can be the legal aspects. Should I form an LLC? Should I be an S Corp.? What about trademark and copyright? All of these things and more are answered on today's episode with my buddy David...

510: Aaron Walker on How To Get On How To Get Interviewed

510: Aaron Walker on How To Get On How To Get Interviewed

Spreading your message on other people's podcasts is the quickest way to achieve notoriety.  Aaron Walker has done it close to 200 times in the last couple of years.  Today he gives us the formula on how he's been able to build his brand so well on other podcasts....

509a: Free Coaching Friday!

509a: Free Coaching Friday!

Every Friday (with few exceptions) we do a free coaching call.  To get your question answered, you must be on the mailing list for the weekly email.  (You can get Conferencetopia if you'd like to be on the list).  Here are this week's questions: Scott M I am curious...

506: How To Optimize Your Customer Experience (Free Coaching Friday)

506: How To Optimize Your Customer Experience (Free Coaching Friday)

Today on Free Coaching Friday, we are talking about *ecosystem*, and how a listener/reader/viewer experiences your products and services.  I rant on that for a few minutes before diving into your questions on this episode of The Solopreneur Hour - Proudly Unemployable...

501: Running JVZoo to Running for Congress, with E. Brian Rose

501: Running JVZoo to Running for Congress, with E. Brian Rose

Today, we speak to E. Brian Rose, who founded JV Zoo (One of the biggest Joint Venture marketplaces on the web. See episode 381 for his backstory) and just announced that he's running for Congress in Southern Mississippi for 2018. Now, I've never spoken to a potential...