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206: The Top 3 Female Fitness Bloggers in Studio, with Amy Clover, Krista Stryker and Jenny Sansouci

206: The Top 3 Female Fitness Bloggers in Studio, with Amy Clover, Krista Stryker and Jenny Sansouci

Whether we solopreneurs realize it or not health is our greatest asset. Our guests for today understand this idea, so much so that they've made healthy living and fitness their life's work. Joining us live in studio for this edition of The Solopreneur Hour are the...

204: Christmas Wishlist, Censorship, Serial, and Your Questions Answered

204: Christmas Wishlist, Censorship, Serial, and Your Questions Answered

Here we are again!  Solopreneurs welcome to another Friday and another Q&A show!  After a week off, I decided to bring my great friend (and awesome photographer) Jenna Bienenfeld in studio for our weekly question and answer session. Because we always have a blast...

202: A Branding Case Study with David Roth and Rick Bacher of GetStirredUp.com and Ryan Pence of BrewVenTix

202: A Branding Case Study with David Roth and Rick Bacher of GetStirredUp.com and Ryan Pence of BrewVenTix

So often solopreneurs think of branding as simply a logo and a company name. But if you're a regular listener you know branding goes much deeper than that and you know how important it is to nail your brand, and how much easier it makes everything when you do. To...

199: How Setting CRAZY goals can be a GAME CHANGER, w/ John Richardson

199: How Setting CRAZY goals can be a GAME CHANGER, w/ John Richardson

As solopreneurs we're accustomed to setting ourselves apart from the crowd; we dream, do and create things with our lives others only contemplate doing. But have you ever set such a lofty goal that nearly everyone - including professionals in the field you've set your...

198: Podcasting in 2015, Network Marketing Tactics, and Your FB Questions

198: Podcasting in 2015, Network Marketing Tactics, and Your FB Questions

Welcome to episode 198 of The Solopreneur Hour, glad to have you here! It's our usual Friday Q&A roundup. 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...

197:  Hacking The Entrepreneur, with Jon (Superstar) Nastor

197: Hacking The Entrepreneur, with Jon (Superstar) Nastor

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...

196: Sustaining Success As A Solopreneur with Anna Vocino

196: Sustaining Success As A Solopreneur with Anna Vocino

As solopreneurs we all dream about that day when we "make it" in our business and our definition of "making it" is varied as our business ideas. But do you think you'll simply stop dreaming, stop creating and stop evolving on that day? Probably not, not if you're...

190: Repurposing Your Evergreen Content, with Derek Halpern (BEST OF SOLOHOUR)

190: Repurposing Your Evergreen Content, with Derek Halpern (BEST OF SOLOHOUR)

See what I did there?! This show is the next iteration of my "BEST OF" series for The Solopreneur Hour. Every once in a while, there's an episode that really sticks out for me.  I like to earmark that for a future "Best Of" episode and today fits that description....

189: Customer Service Fails, and a Plethora of Your Questions

189: Customer Service Fails, and a Plethora of Your Questions

Why, hello Solopreneurs! Today, we've got another Q&A show, and it's jam packed full of questions. You guys didn't disappoint with your questions this week! If you're new to the show here's the scoop: every Friday we answer your questions on the show.  They are...

186: Finishing 2014 Strong, How To Start Racing, And Your Questions

186: Finishing 2014 Strong, How To Start Racing, And Your Questions

Welcome to the 186th edition of The Solopreneur Hour! Here we are again at another Friday Q&A session. These are super fun shows where you send your questions to me on our Facebook group and I answer them on the show. Today we're talking about finishing strong in...

183: Targa Baja California, Dogs Named O’Neill, and Your Questions Answered

183: Targa Baja California, Dogs Named O’Neill, and Your Questions Answered

Here we are again with another installment of The Solopreneur Hour! For episode 183 I'm reporting live from the launch of the Targa Baja California. On the show today I take my recent car project and turn it into a solopreneurial lesson.  Then I jump right into your...

181: How To Become a Solopreneur, Step-by-Step, with Jessica Shaanan

181: How To Become a Solopreneur, Step-by-Step, with Jessica Shaanan

On episode 10 of The Solopreneur Hour, we talked about the 8 Steps to Becoming a Solopreneur.  I thought it would be good for you guys to see what it was like for someone to be going through the process, live, and see what we can learn. The subject at hand is Jessica...

177: Dealing with Haters, Creative Live Unveiled, New Podcasting Kits, and Your Questions

177: Dealing with Haters, Creative Live Unveiled, New Podcasting Kits, and Your Questions

Hi all! Welcome to the 177th episode of The Solopreneur Hour. Today we're chatting about my last day in the Bay area, which was fantastic.  I also caught up with an old friend, watched a VERY exciting baseball game which sent the San Francisco Giants to the World...

176: Behind The Scenes At Creative Live with John Lee Dumas, Nick Unsworth and Greg Hickman

176: Behind The Scenes At Creative Live with John Lee Dumas, Nick Unsworth and Greg Hickman

Today is an extra special edition of The Solopreneur Hour. Not only am I joined by three friends and veterans of the show but all four of us are coming to you via Creative Live. John, Greg, Nick and myself are talking podcasting and giving our individual input on how...

174: The Future of Solopreneur Hour, My Favorite Birthday Present Ever, and Your Questions Answered.

174: The Future of Solopreneur Hour, My Favorite Birthday Present Ever, and Your Questions Answered.

Once again, we're at the Friday Q&A weekly episode of The Solopreneur Hour!  Every Wednesday or Thursday, I request your questions on the Proudly Unemployable group, then read 'em on today's show! On this show, I recap the Denver trip, including #planecast with...

171: Blowing Off Your Boss, Planecast, Magical Refrigerators, and More of Your Questions Answered

171: Blowing Off Your Boss, Planecast, Magical Refrigerators, and More of Your Questions Answered

Welcome to our usual Q&A on Friday on The Solopreneur Hour, we're glad to have you here! On today's show I give you a quick update on The Outlier Conference, Creative Live with John Lee Dumas, Planecast, iTunes reviews, and of course, we answer a bunch of your...

169: Making BIG Moves To Fulfill Your Dreams, with Vasavi Kumar

169: Making BIG Moves To Fulfill Your Dreams, with Vasavi Kumar

One of the most exciting parts of being a solopreneur is the freedom it gives us. We have the freedom to do with our time as we choose and we have the freedom to create the income we desire, we have no boss who caps how much we can make. And we also have the freedom...

171: Blowing Off Your Boss, Planecast, Magical Refrigerators, and More of Your Questions Answered

168: Selling Out, Facebook Groups FTW, and A Bevy of Other Listener Questions Answered

Today's Friday Q & A on The Solopreneur Hour is brought to you by Godaddy, and by my buddy Nick Unsworth.  I'm grateful they sponsored the show and I'm grateful to all of you for sending in your questions. There'd be no A's without your Q's so thanks for chiming...

167: Learn How To Get “In The Flow” & Be Super Productive with Andy Murphy

167: Learn How To Get “In The Flow” & Be Super Productive with Andy Murphy

What is the flow state and can anyone get into it? How does being in it help solopreneurs like us? Over the last year or so, I've heard the phrase "in the flow" over and over again...but always wondered how to GET in the flow. With this show, we dig into exactly how...

166: A True Millionaire Mindset At The Age of 24, with Heyo.com Founder and CEO, Nathan Latka

166: A True Millionaire Mindset At The Age of 24, with Heyo.com Founder and CEO, Nathan Latka

Today’s co-host is an architecture major turned “sudden entrepreneur”.  From his time teaching tennis, to running a t-shirt company, to working his way through the Facebook marketing ranks with various companies, he has always felt the entrepreneurial bug.  Building a...

165: How To Work Out While Podcasting, Join Me for A Killer Conference in Zion, and Your Questions Answered

165: How To Work Out While Podcasting, Join Me for A Killer Conference in Zion, and Your Questions Answered

Welcome to our weekly Q&A on The Solopreneur Hour! This is our traditional Friday show where I answer the questions you send in via our Facebook groups. You submit your question on Wednesday or Thursday and I answer it for the Friday show; ask about business,...

163: Oddball Comedy Fest, Isalab, Beach Yoga, and YOUR Questions

163: Oddball Comedy Fest, Isalab, Beach Yoga, and YOUR Questions

On this episode of The Solopreneur Hour, we talk about the great weekend I had in Orange County at the Oddball Comedy Festival, with Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Bill Burr, Marc Maron, and two VERY special guests. We also chat about the latest in Isalab, and then get to...

162: The Anatomy of a Product Launch with Natalie Sisson

162: The Anatomy of a Product Launch with Natalie Sisson

Today Natalie Sisson and I walk step by step through her latest product launch.  This episode is brought to you by Godaddy and my pal Nick Unsworth. There's a reason she's been featured in countless publications, and why her book is a bestseller on Amazon, Natalie...

159: What Did Your Childhood Smell Like?

159: What Did Your Childhood Smell Like?

It's that time of the week again! It's time for The Solopreneur Hour Friday Q&A session. This is quickly becoming one of my favorite shows to record. If this is your first listen to a Friday Q&A, we spend the hour answering the questions you submitted in our...

156: Isagenix Celebration Download, and Your Questions Answered

156: Isagenix Celebration Download, and Your Questions Answered

One of the most important parts of growing your business as a solopreneur is going to events. And that’s what I’ve been up to the last two weeks! I’m super excited to share it with you in this episode of The Solopreneur Hour. We’ll chat about Isagenix, my network...

152: Capture Leads Like a PRO with Leadpages’ Tim Paige

152: Capture Leads Like a PRO with Leadpages’ Tim Paige

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...

151: Live From Podcast Movement w/ Natalie Sisson, Jaime Tardy, Greg Hickman, Molly Richardson, Chris Cerrone, Kirsty Bartholomew,  John Lee Dumas and Kate Erickson

151: Live From Podcast Movement w/ Natalie Sisson, Jaime Tardy, Greg Hickman, Molly Richardson, Chris Cerrone, Kirsty Bartholomew, John Lee Dumas and Kate Erickson

The Solopreneur Hour brings you a special edition for show 151. We're coming to you live from the first annual Podcast Movement! Joining us today is  a Who's Who of podcasting. This elite guest panel features eight fabulous co-hosts: Natalie Sisson and Jaime Tardy,...

150: Life’s Greatest Questions Answered Here…

150: Life’s Greatest Questions Answered Here…

...Or Something. It's the 150th edition of The Solopreneur Hour! For this episode it's another round of yours, mine and everyone's favorite: the Q&A show. I spend this hour answering your questions. Whatever topic you want to ask about, I weigh in and give you my...

148: How To Turn Your Favorite Recipe Into A Business, with Bridget Throneberry

148: How To Turn Your Favorite Recipe Into A Business, with Bridget Throneberry

What's the first thing you think of when I say Badunkachunk? Is it cookies? If not, it soon will be! Meet our guest for show number 148, Mrs. Bridget Throneberry. Bridget is the lovely and talented Chief Cookie Officer at Badunkachunk, a cookie company about to take...

145: A $135,000 Business Education for just $100, with Omar Zenhom

145: A $135,000 Business Education for just $100, with Omar Zenhom

In studio today is former teacher and basketball player turned internet business instructor and solopreneur, Omar Zenhom. We talk hoops, how messed up iTunes is for Podcasters, how get got a bunch of haters by giving away a free webinar on Podcasting, why the teaching...

143: Creating A Kickass Online Training Course, with Chandler Bolt

143: Creating A Kickass Online Training Course, with Chandler Bolt

There's a belief that as solopreneurs, if we just hustle and keep looking for it, opportunity and success will find their way to us. Our guest for episode 143 is a great example of that. Chandler Bolt is a best-selling author and marketer who trains others how to...

141: Building a Brand Within a Brand? With Bryon Jaymes

What if the concept behind Tom's Shoes (you buy one pair of shoes, one pair is donated to a child in need) was applied to a healthy food network marketing company? Would that concept intrigue you? It captured my attention, enough to bring my friend Bryon Jaymes on to...

138: Michael Stelzner | Launch Successfully by Leveraging Relationships

138: Michael Stelzner | Launch Successfully by Leveraging Relationships

Did you know that before Social Media Examiner was launched, Michael Stelzner was known as THE white paper guy? What's a white paper you ask? In the 138th edition of The Solopreneur Hour, Michael joins us to explain what a white paper is and what it does, and he...

136: Vlogging the Savvy, Sexy, Social Way with Amy Schmittauer

136: Vlogging the Savvy, Sexy, Social Way with Amy Schmittauer

Did you know YouTube is the second largest search engine on the Internet today? That is reason enough to pay attention to our guest for show 136, Amy Schmittauer, the lovely and vivacious woman behind the vlog Savvy, Sexy Social. On this show, Amy shares her thoughts...

134: Find Your Swing with DawnMarrs.com

134: Find Your Swing with DawnMarrs.com

Welcome back to our most frequent and beloved co-hosts, DawnMarrs.com! Dawn joins us live in the studio to answer listeners' questions in this episode of Find Your Swing. This is the tenth edition of Find Your Swing and we're excited to share insights, suggestions and...

132: Making a Memorable Brand & Putting Profit First with Mike Michalowicz

132: Making a Memorable Brand & Putting Profit First with Mike Michalowicz

One of the biggest hurdles solopreneurs face is how much to pay themselves, how much to keep in profits and how much to spend to keep our businesses running. Far too many people are foregoing paying themselves in the hopes of a payout someday in the future. And Mike...

130: How To Steal Time Back by Outsourcing, Featuring Chris Ducker

130: How To Steal Time Back by Outsourcing, Featuring Chris Ducker

As solopreneurs we tend to be the type of person who does it all on their own. Why would we take the time to hire and show someone else how to do it when we can get it done faster ourselves? Here to answer that question and a host of others on the topic of outsourcing...

128: Awesome Listener Questions from Facebook

128: Awesome Listener Questions from Facebook

Please Visit Our Sponsors For Today's Episode: Godaddy - $1.99 Domain Names Godaddy - 28% Off Your Entire Order! Swiftly - Just $19 For Super Quick Design Work! [hr] One of my favorite shows to bring to you is today’s format: you and me and your questions. You’re the...

127: How Customer Service Details Translate Into Millions, with Dr. Mark Costes

127: How Customer Service Details Translate Into Millions, with Dr. Mark Costes

One of the most common hurdles we solopreneurs face, especially those of us in the service industry, is making the shift from being self-employed in our businesses to becoming business owners. Joining us for episode 127 is a dentalpreneur who has this locked down....

125: Fixing Depression With Fitness, with Amy Clover

125: Fixing Depression With Fitness, with Amy Clover

Taking any part of your life to the next level can be an invigorating yet equally scary proposition. Amy Clover, our return co-host for episode 125, knows this firsthand. The woman at the helm of her brand, Strong Inside Out, Amy is the driving force behind its...

124: The Art and Science of Charm, with Jordan Harbinger

124: The Art and Science of Charm, with Jordan Harbinger

The odds of creating a relationship with someone, whether it’s business or personal, often comes down to first impression. Humans are hard-wired to have first impressions of each other; often, we’re not even conscious of doing so. But we can consciously shift our...

122: Facebook Advertising for Successful Launches, with Valerie Shoopman

122: Facebook Advertising for Successful Launches, with Valerie Shoopman

One of the MUST learn techniques right now is Facebook advertising. And who better to learn from than the woman engineering ads for people like John Lee Dumas and Nick Unsworth? Valerie Shoopman is the go-to woman for Facebook advertising campaigns and she joins the...

116: Franco Gonzalez – Successfully Creating and Serving Your Tribe

116: Franco Gonzalez – Successfully Creating and Serving Your Tribe

Who actually makes it in network marketing? Are they simply lucky, did they have good timing, prior sales experience - what is it? And could it be at all relevant to your business? Returning for his second appearance to talk about success in direct sales, and a whole...

113: Reprogramming Your Brain for Happiness & Success w/ Andy Murphy

113: Reprogramming Your Brain for Happiness & Success w/ Andy Murphy

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?...

111: The Internal Drive to Succeed, with Danielle Rae

111: The Internal Drive to Succeed, with Danielle Rae

One of the largest groups of solopreneurs out there is those who are working in the beauty industry: hairdressers, massage therapists, aestheticians, etc. These people know what it’s like to hustle, how to build a client base and grow their business from the ground...

108: Find Your Swing™ #9 with DawnMarrs.com

108: Find Your Swing™ #9 with DawnMarrs.com

It’s been far too long since the one and only DawnMarrs.com has joined the show for a Find Your Swing episode. We were only too happy to have her back to answer your questions on the air, chat about what she's been up to and provide you with business ideas about how...

105: Is This The TRUE Secret To Business? with Glen Ledwell

105: Is This The TRUE Secret To Business? with Glen Ledwell

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 105, Mr. Glen Ledwell, falls into that category. Glen is a serial entrepreneur...

102: How to Launch a Business with Simon Knapp of Cherishedideas.com

102: How to Launch a Business with Simon Knapp of Cherishedideas.com

Launching a new business. It's one of the most exhilarating, scary and out-of-your-comfort-zone rollercoaster rides any solopreneur will take on. It's a process we all must navigate to achieve any level of success in our work. And yet there are ways to mitigate the...

101: What Every Healthy Solopreneur Should Have in The Fridge, With Vinnie Tortorich

101: What Every Healthy Solopreneur Should Have in The Fridge, With Vinnie Tortorich

Returning for his second visit with The Solopreneur Hour, is Vinnie Tortorich. Dubbed The World’s Angriest Trainer, Vinnie has come back to share his battle and triumph over leukemia, as well as why the world is getting fatter despite our overabundance of healthy...

100: A Mystery Guest Roundtable & A Look Back

100: A Mystery Guest Roundtable & A Look Back

Episode 100. It's a big deal, a true milestone for this show. And I wanted to do something special to commemorate it and properly mark the occasion. So I gathered a panel of remarkable guests for a roundtable chat. You'll have to listen to find out who. More About...

98: Recognizing and Seizing Opportunities with Toby Salgado

98: Recognizing and Seizing Opportunities with Toby Salgado

As a solopreneur, we all know the necessity of seeing an opportunity and taking action on it. That there are always opportunities can be said of any industry and certainly can be said of real estate. And in seeing and seizing those opportunities, there are lessons for...

96: Nick Unsworth – Leveling Up Your Business

96: Nick Unsworth – Leveling Up Your Business

Leveling up: it's a phrase you've probably heard by now. But do you know what it actually means or why it's even important? After this show you will. Joining us to talk about that very tactic is our guest for episode 96, Mr. Nick Unsworth. Nick is our friend as well...

95: The Power of Surrounding Yourself with Success

95: The Power of Surrounding Yourself with Success

SoloLab - Masterminds and the Power of Groups 0 One of the greatest pleasures I get from this podcast is the people I get to connect with and the friendships we create. I recently attended an event in Arizona hosted by our friend Nick Unsworth, and a few of the people...

94: Joel Comm –  From Gamer to Online Business Pioneer

94: Joel Comm – From Gamer to Online Business Pioneer

For episode 94, I have the privilege of welcoming the hilarious Joel Comm,  a true pioneer of the early days of Internet marketing, as well as a New York Times best-selling author, mobile app inventor, solopreneur and podcaster. I very recently met Joel at a post-SMMW...

91: Creating Your Own Niche with Ailis Garcia

91: Creating Your Own Niche with Ailis Garcia

Ailis (pronounced Eye-lease) Garcia was brought up to understand the importance of hard work and fierce dedication. As the daughter of Cuban parents, drive was instilled in her as well as the discipline to go after what you want the most, and keep going until you get...

90: How Transparency Boosts Business with Wes Chapman

90: How Transparency Boosts Business with Wes Chapman

Remember when you could walk into your local supermarket and the cashier made polite conversation with you, maybe even remembered you if you were a regular customer? Remember what it was like to actually connect with a human being when you called a business?...

88: How To Think Like A Millionaire with Jaime Tardy

88: How To Think Like A Millionaire with Jaime Tardy

Imagine making your living by interviewing people like Michael Hyatt, Clay Collins, Dane Maxwell and other successful millionaires. What would be different about your life? In episode 88, Jaime Tardy tells us exactly what it’s like and how it’s impacted her life. More...

87: Jennifer Paige – Behind The Scenes Of A Mega Pop Star

87: Jennifer Paige – Behind The Scenes Of A Mega Pop Star

When you were a kid, did you ever sing-along to the radio and dream of being a pop star? I'm betting more than a few of us did! My guest, Jennifer Paige, was blessed enough to live out that fantasy. She talks about her pop star experiences and shares the wisdom she’s...

86: Rick Mulready On The #1 Social Media Strategy of 2014

86: Rick Mulready On The #1 Social Media Strategy of 2014

What’s the one thing all the big brands are doing right now that you can, and should, do too? Facebook ads guru and our friend, Rick Mulready came on the show to give you the low-down on what's going on with Facebook advertising right now. More About This Show If...

85: Allison Gryphon – Turning Devastating News Into Opportunity

85: Allison Gryphon – Turning Devastating News Into Opportunity

Did you know the American Cancer Society estimates there will be over 1.6 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2014? How would you cope if you were one of those cases - or someone you loved was? Could you find opportunity in the diagnosis? Our guest for episode 85...

84: Jolene Manuel – Making A Living From Dating

84: Jolene Manuel – Making A Living From Dating

Have you ever watched the show “The Millionaire Matchmaker”? Ever wondered what it’s really like to be a matchmaker today? In a world full of Tinder, The Bachelor and eHarmony, Jolene Manuel joined the show to give us the inside scoop on connecting people in the...

83: Vinnie Tortorich – Hollywood’s Angriest Trainer

83: Vinnie Tortorich – Hollywood’s Angriest Trainer

From the swamps of Louisiana to the red carpets of Hollywood, our guest for episode 83 has seen it all. Vinnie Tortorich is best known for his success as a celebrity trainer, but he’s also a podcaster and author. In this episode, we talk about what it’s like when your...

79: Product (or Service) Launch 101

79: Product (or Service) Launch 101

In this solo Solopreneur Hour (See what I did there?) I wanted to help de-mystify the launching process...whether it was a product, a service, or an affiliate business.  I used a guide created by the Suitcase Entrepreneur herself, Natalie Sisson. You can find the...

78: Content Is…Queen: With Entrepreneur on Fire’s Kate Erickson

78: Content Is…Queen: With Entrepreneur on Fire’s Kate Erickson

You’ve heard the expression: behind every great man is a great woman. And that’s equally true, if not more so, in the world of podcasting. A prime example is Kate Erickson. Don’t recognize her name? She’s the content genius behind the  Entrepeneur on Fire podcast....

77: The Art and Science of Public Speaking with Bryan Kelly

77: The Art and Science of Public Speaking with Bryan Kelly

Have you heard the joke from Seinfeld about public speaking? It goes something like this: people’s top fear is public speaking followed by death. That means we’d rather be IN the casket than giving the eulogy! Our guest today is working to change that. Joining us for...

75: Trombone Lullabies & Laugh ’til You Cry – Find Your Swing™ 8

75: Trombone Lullabies & Laugh ’til You Cry – Find Your Swing™ 8

Episode 75 is another installment of the popular Find Your Swing™ show where Dawn Marrs (dot com) and I answer your questions about how to take what you know and what you love and turn them into a thriving solopreneurial business. Before we dove into your questions,...

74: Launch Strategy, Podcast Growth, Productivity Hacks: Mega Facebook Q & A

74: Launch Strategy, Podcast Growth, Productivity Hacks: Mega Facebook Q & A

Just a few of the topics you asked about and I answered are: A step by step breakdown of how Amy Porterfield would use $1,000 to turn it into $10,000 in a month. (Something anyone can do) Podcast growth: my conscious strategy for growing and expanding my podcast...

73: Amy Porterfield & The Perfect Product Launch Formula

73: Amy Porterfield & The Perfect Product Launch Formula

In episode 73, we welcome back to the show the one and only, Amy Porterfield. Amy originally co-hosted episode 31 of the Solopreneur Hour, in which she talks about working on Tony Robbin’s staff and Harley-Davidson tattoos. In this show, we chat about everything from...

72: How To Identify Your Business, Find Your Perfect Audience, and Nail Your Brand

72: How To Identify Your Business, Find Your Perfect Audience, and Nail Your Brand

Today's episode is a culmination of questions and case studies from various coaching calls I've done over the last few weeks.  Some of the most common questions or problems have to do with identifying your perfect business, defining your audience, and...

71: Productivity and Life Hacks with Hugh Culver

71: Productivity and Life Hacks with Hugh Culver

Ever notice how the most successful people also DO the most with their days? Hugh Culver is no exception. He spent 18 years growing a successful coaching, speaking and consulting business, Hugh is also a seminar leader and author. While he was racking up those...

69: What Star Wars Can Teach You About Succeeding In Business, with Chris Ducker

69: What Star Wars Can Teach You About Succeeding In Business, with Chris Ducker

Rejoining the Solopreneur Hour is our friend, ultra-successful multi-preneur and fellow podcaster, Chris Ducker. If you’re new to the show, check out Episode 18 with Chris in which he does an amazing Yoda impersonation! When he wasn’t speaking like Yoda, he shared his...

68: Finding Your Genius with Melanie Benson Strick

68: Finding Your Genius with Melanie Benson Strick

As solopreneurs we pride ourselves on taking action, creating change and making waves in the world. But have you ever felt like you were “stuck” in some way? Or have you wondered what your genius is and how you can make a (great!) living doing it? Then this episode is...

67: How to Impact The World…And Your Wallet with Stu McLaren

67: How to Impact The World…And Your Wallet with Stu McLaren

What's your definition of a solopreneur? If you've listened to the show before, you’ve heard it before: solopreneurs and entrepreneurs are people who find solutions to problems and make money in the process. Our guest for episode 67 has built multiple thriving...

66: How to Spot Trends for Solopreneurial Success, with Jay Samit

66: How to Spot Trends for Solopreneurial Success, with Jay Samit

He’s been called a digital pioneer and an innovator. Throughout a circuitous career,  Jay has been at the helm of some of the most profound shifts in the music, video and digital worlds. Jay is a clear trendspotter who follows his instincts to create innovation. Jay...

65: The State of Social Media in 2014 with Rick Mulready

65: The State of Social Media in 2014 with Rick Mulready

There are big businesses nailing it in the social media world: companies like Red Bull and Coca-Cola to name a few. But if you don't have their budget or their resources, can you still make a name for yourself using social media platforms? Rick Mulready says you can...

108: Find Your Swing™ #9 with DawnMarrs.com

64: FREE Career Advice. Find Your Swing™ 7 With Dawn Marrs (dot com)

Welcome to Find Your Swing™ Episode Number 7!!! This show and the six before it,  are devoted to giving you, the listener, free career advice. If you haven’t listened to one of our other FYS shows, here’s how it works: listeners write to myself and the effervescent...

63: The Wisdom of Successful Solopreneurs, From Me to You

63: The Wisdom of Successful Solopreneurs, From Me to You

Episode 63 is just you Soloists and me; I dedicated the hour to talking about everything from NAMM to the E-Myth Revisited to creating online training programs, and answer a whole bunch of your questions from Facebook. One of the most important lessons I convey in...

108: Find Your Swing™ #9 with DawnMarrs.com

54: Find Your Swing™ Episode 5, with Dawn Marrs (dot com)

Happy 2014 Soloists! We ushered in the new year with the fifth episode of Find Your Swing™ co-hosted by the talented and vivacious Dawn Marrs. In case you are new to the FYS shows, these episodes are entirely devoted to answering listeners' questions on...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Hey everyone!  Happy New Year to you! It's been an amazing 5 months with you, and I can't wait to see what's in store for us in 2014!! This show is just a quickie, but here are some action steps: Please take 2 minutes and visit http://voteforsolohour.com to vote for...

51:The Importance of Loving What You Do – with Dan Norris

51:The Importance of Loving What You Do – with Dan Norris

For episode 51, I chatted with the ever-evolving and driven Dan Norris, fellow podcaster and solopreneur. We talk Gary Vaynerchuk, Howard Stern, and Neil Patel…among many other great topics. Dan’s solopreneur background includes currently being the co-partner of...

50 : Shift Your Business, Shift Your Life In the Next 48 Days w/ Dan Miller

50 : Shift Your Business, Shift Your Life In the Next 48 Days w/ Dan Miller

The milestone of episode 50 is here Soloists and I'm thrilled to share it with you. I brought on my new friend Dan Miller, owner and operator of the insightful and successful 48 Days online community and podcast.  Dan is a former radio jock turned podcaster, author...

49: Ryan Skelly:  Facebook Ads for THOUSANDS of Likes on your Page

49: Ryan Skelly: Facebook Ads for THOUSANDS of Likes on your Page

What an episode this is! Soloists… get your Evernote ready for this one. My friend Ryan Skelly and I talk about what it takes to make it in business. He is in full agreement with Gary Vaynerchuk's philosophy "You can't scale caring." He also reiterates something Adam...

48: Abel James – Business, Music, Nutrition, & Being A Renaissance Man

48: Abel James – Business, Music, Nutrition, & Being A Renaissance Man

Food is obviously a vital part of our day. But have you considered that your eating choices could be slowing you down in your business? Abel James joins me to talk about all that and more in episode 48. He’s got a great podcast where he’s interviewed Tim Ferriss,...

108: Find Your Swing™ #9 with DawnMarrs.com

47: Find Your Swing™ Episode 4, with Dawn Marrs (dot com)

It's that time again! Another month has passed (I know, I know...sorry about that.) and we're back with an episode of "Find Your Swing". In these shows, you, our fearless soloists, send us your questions about how to put your talents, skills and passions to  use....

46: Turning Your Website Into a Sales Machine, With Alex Harris

46: Turning Your Website Into a Sales Machine, With Alex Harris

Today a website is as necessary as a company phone number; you really don't have a business until you have a website. Despite being so common, websites are one of the most fundamental, yet most-often underutilized tools in a solopreneur's toolbox. Having a website...

44: Leslie Samuel – Cash in On Your Passion

44: Leslie Samuel – Cash in On Your Passion

You've heard it time and time again on The Solopreneur Hour (and probably other places as well): find and follow your passion, whatever it is. In episode 44 Leslie Samuel, anatomy professor and internet marketer, shares his passion and unbridled enthusiasm for...

43: Don’t Let Your Past Dictate Your Future, with Vasavi Kumar

43: Don’t Let Your Past Dictate Your Future, with Vasavi Kumar

As a solopreneur, adversity is something nearly all of us are familiar with - but what do we do with it? Do we play the blame game or do we channel it into a greater cause, a greater purpose and gift in our lives? In episode 43, Vasavi Kumar shares how she has done...

38: You’re Probably in Sales, But Don’t Realize It

38: You’re Probably in Sales, But Don’t Realize It

Sales. Yea, you read that right. The dreaded “S Word”. We are indoctrinated to think that, by default, being in sales is “cheesy”. It’s that kind of thinking that keeps us from achieving the goals we really want to achieve with our finances, and our overall...

35: Marketing on the Internet Made EASY with Brian G. Johnson

35: Marketing on the Internet Made EASY with Brian G. Johnson

Brian G. Johnson (http://marketingeasystreet.com) is the perfect example of a modern Solopreneur.  A French-trained chef, schooled in some of the most prestigious culinary schools in the world, walked away from a 20 year career to try his hand at Search Engine...

34: Find Your Swing™ Episode 3, with Dawn Marrs (dot com)

34: Find Your Swing™ Episode 3, with Dawn Marrs (dot com)

Hey everyone! Dawn and I are back with “Find Your Swing™”, episode 3. Dawn and I read your questions, offer advice and direction on how you might start your own online (or offline) business with your existing skill sets. As always, have a look at http://solohourbook...

27: Find Your Swing™ Episode 2, with Dawn Marrs (dot com)

27: Find Your Swing™ Episode 2, with Dawn Marrs (dot com)

Hey everyone!  Dawn and I are back with “Find Your Swing™”, episode 2.  Dawn and I read your questions, offer advice and direction on how you might start your own online (or offline) business with your existing skill sets.  To submit your question, hop on over...

19: How YOU Can Build a Business With Your Existing Skillset (Find Your Swing™ Episode 1)

19: How YOU Can Build a Business With Your Existing Skillset (Find Your Swing™ Episode 1)

In this inaugural episode of "FIND YOUR SWING™", Dawnmarrs.com and I review 6 listener submissions, and try to help them figure out how they can build a business, scale themselves, or break out of the 9-5.  In this show, we touch on the arts and crafts world, the...