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473: Entrepreneur / Solopreneur Q&A

Free coaching Friday, y'all. To truly start your weekend off right I'm here with another edition of free coaching Friday: you ask the questions and I provide the answers. If you haven't listened to one of these episodes before this is YOUR chance to ask questions: ask...

471: Scaling What Doesn’t Scale, Building A Team Around You, and Finding Niche Biz Opportunities with Mark Asquith of Podcast Websites

    In the lobby of the Holiday Inn Philadelphia Swedesborough, where I was just speaking about The Art of The Interview, I sit down with Mark Asquith of Podcast Websites.  We talk about being a designer, scaling your business, business ops, and how Podcast Websites...

469: How to Reinvent Yourself with Vasavi Kumar

  One thing is for certain:  You deserve a great life.  Another thing for certain: You are 100% responsible for your own happiness.  Never has that been more apparent then to today's guest, Vasavi Kumar.  It was Vasavi's 3rd appearance on the show, and while we've...

467: FCF – How to be a guest on other’s podcasts, why do a BETA launch, my top interviewees, Podcast setup basics, my top influences, sending your kid to college, vanity URL’s, boosting Facebook posts, and more

If you haven't listened to one of these episodes before this is YOUR chance to ask questions: ask anything you want on whatever you want, any topic you want: bring it on! If you want to be part of the next show join us in the Proudly Unemployable Facebook group here....

464: TUNE IN FOR FREE COACHING FRIDAY!

TUNE IN FOR FREE COACHING FRIDAY!  Entrepreneurial Q&A - Today’s topics include how to start coaching, how to use a lead magnet, productivity tips, Guns and Roses, building online courses, “twitter bombing”, membership site basics, and more!    Learn to connect with...

462: Jack Canfield on 67 Ways To Ensure Success (Best of)

Chicken Soup for The Soul author Jack Canfield is our guest for today's show. Jack is the acclaimed author of numerous New York Times best-selling books including the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, a highly sought-after motivational speaker and multi-millionaire....

459: Planecast with John Lee Dumas (Best of)

This episode is a first for The Solopreneur Hour:  we're coming to you live from 30,000 feet in the air! And my co-host for today is another first, he's our first five-time guest, Mr. John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneur on Fire and Podcasters' Paradise.  John and I are...

453: Livestreaming Tips from Vincenzo Landino

  On a beautiful, sunny, late July day, Vincenzo Landino (http://vincenzolandino.com) and I sat down for a one-on-one chat in Balboa Park, San Diego.  We chatted about his journey to "influencer", how much impact *he* had over his career (vs. timing/luck) and he gives...

443: Bringing Community Together, and Grinding To Success

Free coaching Friday, y'all. To truly start your weekend off right I'm here with another edition of free coaching Friday: you ask the questions and I provide the answers. If you haven't listened to one of these episodes before this is YOUR chance to ask questions: ask...

438: Rules To Live By, and Your Questions

Today's show has me sharing some bits and pieces of advice I've picked up for how to be a bit more thoughtful in your day to day life, as well as all of your deep, dark, mysterious questions answered.   • If you stay at someone's house, make the bed • If you stay...

433: 24 Hour Zombiecast Q&A

  Live from my own house is free coaching Monday!  Back from multiple travel days, and happy to be home, safe and sound! Let's grab part 1 of the Q&A session today!   Mike Answers:   11:05  Pick the right guests 12:46  Pick one Influencer and Run with it 15:31  Just...

427: Free Coaching Fr…Errrr, Saturday

Howdy.  Today's a Free Coaching Saturday, because I didn't have 3 seconds on Friday to make it happen.  Today's short and sweet, and we talk about what to launch when you have entrepreneurial ADD, if there's any space in the Entrepreneurial Podcast space, and when to...

422: FCF Part Deux…Targa California Porsche Edition

  Free Coaching Friday, live from my hotel room in Paso Robles at the Targa California!  FCF: You ask the questions and I knock 'em down. If you haven't listened to one of these episodes before this is YOUR chance to ask questions: ask anything you want on whatever...

405: Living Your Life Alive, with Autumn Shields

On today’s Solopreneur Hour is one of the first people I met after moving to Denver and traveling around Europe, spreading my parent's ashes. I had $14 to my name, and I didn't know what I was going to do next. All I knew was I didn't want to work an hour for a dollar...

403: What Are You Struggling With?, Free Coaching Friday!

On Wednesday I sent the mailing list a couple of questions:  How would YOU improve the Solopreneur Hour? What are you struggling with right now? And what is your question of the week?  I took the last two and combined them into today's Free Coaching Friday! If you...

399: The Internal Struggle of Solopreneurs, with Amy Clover

Did you know that an estimated 350 million people in the world suffer from depression? That's according to the World Health Organization as of October 2012. What does depression have to do with solopreneurship and your journey? Plenty according to my guest for episode...

397: Solopreneur Family Man, Harsh Rides, and Your Questions

Free coaching Friday, y'all. To truly start your weekend off right I'm here with another edition of free coaching Friday: you ask the questions and I provide the answers. If you haven't listened to one of these episodes before this is YOUR chance to ask questions: ask...

393: Getting Over The Terror of Public Speaking, with David Nihill

On the show is a previous co-host, a guy who hates public speaking but is the creator of e-courses and author of the successful public speaking book, “Do you talk funny?”. David Nihill who resides in San Francisco and was born in Ireland, overcome his fears of public...

392: Why Your Brand is Your Most Important Asset, with Re Perez

When someone says branding, what do you think of? Do you immediately think logo, like the famous Nike swoosh? Or do you think of the way you feel when you're behind the wheel of your favorite car, or the way you feel when you step inside a Ralph Lauren store? Branding...

390: How Food Creates Community, with Pablo Fernandez

What do you get when you combine entrepreneurship, gourmet food, networking and community? Secret Table, the passion project brought to life by Pablo Fernandez. Pablo is our guest for this episode of The Solopreneur Hour; he joins me live in Studio 86 to talk food,...

389: Putting On Live Workshops, Massive Kickstarter Wins, and Podmastery II, with John Lee Dumas

Our returning champion is once again on the show. ! I'm talking about your friend and mine John Lee Dumas, the man on fire himself. John is back to fill us in on his Kickstarter campaign for The Freedom Journal, share what this Podmastery 2 business is all about, and...

384: Trust Your Intuition, with Vasavi Kumar

As a solopreneur you know full well the importance of creating and cementing important professional relationships for your business, but what about the personal ones? What do we do if we're in partnerships that aren't bringing out the best in us? And what should we do...

382: Unconferencing, Party Crashing, and Free Coaching Friday

Hi there. Reporting live from the lobby at the Grand Hyatt in San Diego, where it's been a week of awesome unconferencing! I've made incredible connections, and had a couple great interviews that you'll hear in the near future.  Today's questions cover book writing,...

381: E. Brian Rose of JVZoo on Mad Men Marketing vs. What Actually Works

Most of the marketing you see still relies on the Mad Men style of advertising: look at what's great about our product. But as a solopreneur you know that doesn't work. Gone are the days of touting your product's features to the masses, and expecting big sales as a...

380: Abel James is a Renaissance Man (Encore)

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? They might be and our guest today can help you. Abel James of the Fat Burning Man brand joins me to talk about all that and more in...

370: Free Coaching Friday, at Nick Unsworth’s Ignite 2016 LA!

Heyooooo.  I'm near LAX, playing drums at Nick Unsworth's IGNITE event.  It's been awesome, with Tai Lopez, Michael Bernoff, and a bunch of other awesome speakers.  This episode was fantastic, with special appearances from Sololab member Mateo Echabarne (Wait til you...

364: Happy New Year Q&A!

Hey y'all! Happy New Year to you!  Today's Q&A is full of juicy tidbits for you to start your 2016 in a perfect way. A whole bunch of timely questions this week, from how to get started as a solopreneur, to how to gain traction with your...

363: How to Put On Your First Live Event, with Nick Unsworth

My pal Nick Unsworth is back on the show again, chatting about his upcoming event "Ignite Your Movement" (January 13-15 in Los Angeles - use the promo code "solohour" for $100 off!). We dig into all of the changes he's had in the last year, then he spells out, in...

361: Fan Mail Friday Christmas Show!

Hey everyone!  Merry Christmas to you! On Monday I sent a question out to my mailing list and asked you to let me know if you had any solopreneur questions for me.  Boy, did you! Below is a partial list of the questions on the show.  As always, I love the feedback....

360: Powerlifting World Record Holder A.J. Roberts on Building A Business from His Passion

Our guest for today's episode of The Solopreneur Hour was once a world record-holder in powerlifting, and now is a successful serial entrepreneur with multiple business wins under his belt. A.J. Roberts is here to discuss how to be a professional at anything, how to...

356: Recording Artist Jennifer Paige on Kickstarter Campaigns and going Indy

Today's show, episode 356 of The Solopreneur Hour, is with pop music sensation Jennifer Paige.  You'll remember her from episode 87, and from her hit song "Crush" which you've sung-along to 560 times. Jennifer is running a Kickstarter campaign to finance her new album...

354: How to Connect Like A Pro At Your Holiday Party

Episode 354 of The Solopreneur Hour is based on the book How to Win Friends & Influence People, with a modern holiday spin, and a peppering of best practices for establishing rapport, NLP and how to connect like a pro. My hope is that you'll hear this show and be...

351: Joel Comm on Lifestyle Freedom, Being Yourself, and Guerrilla Marketing

Hi all.  Welcome to episode 351 of The Solopreneur Hour. Today I took a stroll around Washington Park in Denver with Joel Comm.  I like Joel a lot...we're peas in a pod.  He's a guy that "gets" it. We talked about a TON of cool stuff in this episode, like being a...

350: The Godfather of “Modern” Podcasting, Cliff Ravenscraft (Best of)

Hey hey!  I hope you guys dig this VERY VERY early episode of the Solopreneur Hour! Everything I learned about podcasting I learned from Cliff's podcasting tutorial and the rest is history! Cliff is a great-hearted dude, and recently, he's lost over 100 lbs! He's...

349: The Gratitude Show (Gobble! Gobble!)

Hey guys!  Happy Thanksgiving to all of you. Today's episode of The Solopreneur Hour, instead of a Q&A, is all about your (and my) gratitude. Thank you for being you. More About The Gratitude Show This show is all about what you're grateful for. I asked you on...

348: How To Get A New Car Every Week, with Matt Farah

Sometimes we know from a very early age what our true solopreneurial passions are. That was the case for today’s guest, Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire. On episode 348 of The Solopreneur Hour Matt talks with us about his very early love of cars, and how he parlayed...

347: 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...

346: Fan Mail Friday!

Hey y'all.  Here's another episode of fan mail Friday, for you lovely solopreneurs! I'm happy to be bringing these to you, and if you want to be a part of future shows like this join us in the Proudly Unemployable group on Facebook. After you do that have a listen to...

345: Rad New Apps + Resources from MarrsMarketing.Com

Solopreneurs! Our good friend Dawn Marrs (dot com) is back, and as per usual she doesn't disappoint with her new website Marrs Marketing, and a host of great new app and resource suggestions. Today's episode kicks off with a rousing discussion of the state of...

343: Fixing “Shiny Object Syndrome”, Lack of Follow Through, and More…

Hi Solopreneurs! Welcome back to another edition of our Q&A show. This is your time to ask any question you want - about life, love, being a solopreneur, anything! - and I answer them on today's show. If you want to get in on the action join us on Facebook here. Sit...

341: Taking A Leap of Faith with Magnus Walker (best of)

Our guest for the 341st episode of The Solopreneur Hour is the iconic Magnus Walker (find him on his blog here). Never heard of him? Don't worry you won't forget him after listening to this show. He's spent his entire career zagging when everyone else was zigging, and...

340: Your Solopreneur Q&A

Hi Solopreneurs! Welcome to today's weekly Q&A session of The Solopreneur Hour. For episode 340 I jumped on Periscope to field questions from you and answer them. These Q&A shows are for you: ask any question you want on any topic and I'll answer it. If you want to be...

339: Dream Business Academy, with Jim Palmer

As a solopreneur how do you know when it's time to get a coach or even to become a coach yourself? And how do you know which coach to trust? Our friend and repeat co-host Jim Palmer is here to give us the answers. For episode 339 of The Solopreneur Hour Jim dropped by...

337: 10 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 44 Years (Plus 1 bonus!)

Happy birthday to meeeeeee! Solopreneurs thanks for being here today on my 44th birthday. On last week's Q&A I had a question last week pop up from a listener who wanted to know the "three things I learned in 44 years". It was such a great question I decided to extend...

336: Why I Am So Naughty, and The Q&A Periscope Simulcast

Hi Unemployables! For episodde 336 of The Solopreneur Hour we've got yet another weekly Friday Q&A session. To spice it up this week I hopped on Periscope to get your questions, and then answered them on this episode. If you want to participate in any of our upcoming...

335: Back to The Future with Mike Michalowicz (Best of Episode 109)

Yea, I totally went there. Back to the Future style on October 21 2015. Profitability is the lifeline of your business as a solopreneur. Without profits, you really don’t have much of a business. And many of us have little financial education so we don’t know how to...

333: Turning In Your Man Card, Bad Domain Names, and Your Questions

Today, live from the Mandalay Bay pool in Las Vegas, we record another rad episode of the Friday Q&A Show.  We are at the Thrive Las Vegas Event with Cole Hatter, Gary Vaynerchuk, John Lee Dumas, and a bunch of other notables.  On this episode, the lovely and talented...

329: Mailing List Masterclass with Nathan Barry of ConvertKit

As solopreneurs building on rented land like Facebook or Twitter or Instagram is one of the worst things we can do, having an email list to market to is one of the best. Here to talk about how to connect with and grow your email list is Nathan Barry, one of the...

328: Pat Flynn – A Few Things You Wanted To Know About The Man Behind Smartpassiveincome.com (Best Of)

Founder of SmartPassiveIncome.com, super-dad, and all around good dude Pat Flynn is on episode 328 of The Solopreneur Hour Podcast. You’ve heard Pat on a million other shows, so if you want to learn more about his back story check it out here. Instead of covering that...

327: Becoming Richard Branson, Checking in with Jess, and your Questions

Howdy solopreneurs and welcome to episode 327 of The Solopreneur Hour. This is our weekly Friday Q&A. You send in a question, I answer it on the mic. It can be about anything from relationships to business to cars, and anything else you can think of! Want to join in...

326: What Comedy Can Teach You About Sales, with Butch Bellah

There are definite similarities between the world of a solopreneur and that of a comedian. Joining us today to draw those parallels is Butch Bellah, comedian, author and successful salesman. On episode 326 of The Solopreneur Hour Butch shares his journey from sales to...

324: You’re Probably in Sales, but Don’t Realize It (Best of)

Greetings Solopreneurs! As I type this from our VRBO (Vacation Rental By Owner) here in Monterey CA, it is a crisp Northern California morning. Today's show is a "Best Of" of...myself.  Whether you're in the boardroom, the living room, or even the bedroom, you...

323: Super Mega Q&A, Part II, at 80 mph in a Vintage Porsche

Hi all and welcome to episode 323 of The Solopreneur Hour. It's time for the much anticipated conclusion to the "Mega Q&A" show.  For part 1, click here. Today we cover a lot of bases in this one, including every question you see below. Plus I share about my latest...

322: The Science of Getting Rich, with Dave MacArthur

Our solopreneur hour buddy The Mechanic to Millionaire himself Dave MacArthur, is back on the show for episode 322!  In this episode, we break down the secret to ... The Secret. It's a book called The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace Wattles.  It, to some, is the...

320: The Super Mega Q&A, Part I

33 good questions sent in by ONE listener in a 2-part series, right into your earballs.  This dude sent in 33 good questions because he was "catching up" from previous Q&A shows he'd missed! So, I decided to answer all of them, spanning two episodes.  Here are the...

319: Wes Chapman on Eradicating Mental Health Issues

Yes, solopreneurs you read that right: 2025 is the year of eradication. Good friend of the show Wes Chapman joins us to share his new vision of completely eradicating mental health issues by 2025, using technology, awareness, and mindset re-mapping. It sounds like a...

318: Being a Porsche Nerd, Network Marketing Info, and YOUR Questions

Hi all you awesome Unemployables! Great to have you back here. Today's episode, replete with your questions from Instagram and Facebook, is hot off the presses and ready for your earballs. We talked Porsche, network marketing, eyelashes, and much more.  Every week I...

317: How To Launch an Online Product (Amy Porterfield Best Of)

Hey folks!  In order to celebrate a great Podmastery weekend, I wanted to refresh your memory on how to build a great funnel and launch a product.  This was such a great chat with Amy Porterfield that I wanted to bring it into the forefront again.  So, if you want to...

316: Nicole Arbour is Not Afraid to Offend You

"Offensive". People today are too easily offended, frankly.  Nicole Arbour thinks you shouldn't be so easily offended (I happen to agree) and is unabashedly herself. Solopreneurs face every kind of challenge and obstacle imaginable. From unsupportive family and...

315: A BIG announcement, and your Q&A

Welcome Solopreneurs! Today we've got an extra exciting show for you. I'm finally spilling the beans on the big announcement I've been hinting at. (Wish us luck!) And we also knock down your Q's one at a time! As you probably know most Fridays we do a Q&A show. I ask...

312: Making A Difference for Diabetes, Bomb Pops, and The A’s to Your Q’s

Hey Solopreneurs! We're back with another one of our weekly Q&A shows, one of my favorite episodes to bring you. If you're new here first of all welcome! And second most Fridays we do a Q&A show where I ask you for questions on Thursday and then I answer them on the...

309: 2 Years of Solohour, How to Cure Hiccups, and a lot of S-Bombs. Your Friday Q&A!

Hey Solopreneurs! We're back with another one of our weekly Q&A shows, one of my favorite episodes to bring you. If you're new here first of all welcome! And second most Fridays we do a Q&A show where I ask you for question on Thursday and then I answer them on the...

308: David Wood Returns, and talks Mindset, Investing, and Network Marketing

Solopreneurship can come in many forms: from online marketing to the creative arts to network marketing. To talk about the latter and how it relates to any solopreneur's journey in any industry our old pal David Wood rejoins the show. This episode was recorded live at...

304: The Next-Level Solopreneur, Jonathan Fields

Back this week on Solohour is my buddy Jonathan Fields.  We missed each other in Portland at the World Domination Summit, so we decided to catch up and record an episode.  Now, you may not consider a guy who's got a team of 50 to help with with events a "solopreneur",...

303: Friday Q&A – YOUR Solopreneur Questions Answered

Solopreneurs it's that time again - time for another Q&A ep! Thanks for submitting on Instagram and Facebook. If you'd like to have your question answered on our next Q&A show join us on the Proudly Unemployable group and look for my question-requesting post, then...

301: Working in Music, and a Live Coaching Sesh with Badass Drummer Tim “Figg” Newton

Musicians are inherently solopreneurs. They are hustling for their next gig, and always perfecting their craft. Joining us today to talk about that hustle is one of the best drummers you've never heard of, Tim "Figg" Newton. On today's show Tim and I talk about his...

299: How To Airbnb a Six-Figure Income with Kenyon Salo

One of the greatest advantages to being a solopreneur is our ability to earn money in any number of ways. If we can dream it up and build it, we can make money at it. A great example of this is none other than Kenyon Salo, Checklist Destroyer at The Bucket List Life....

297: A Fitness, Health, and Business Q&A with Drew Avery

Solopreneurs have we got a treat for you today! Fitness guru Drew Avery is in Studio 86, If you haven't been here before this is how it goes: you submit your questions on our Proudly Unemployable Facebook group or in SoloLab earlier in the week and I answer them on...

295: How To Set Up Your Solopreneur Business 101

Welcome to episode 295 of The Solopreneur Hour! Ladies and gentlemen in this very actionable episode, I walk you step by step with how I set up all of my solopreneur ventures. I cover every stage of the process from email to account setup to wordpress to branding,...

294: Solopreneur Coaching, Your Friday Q&A Show

Solopreneurs and Proudly Unemployables welcome to another edition of your weekly Q&A show! If you haven't been here before this is how it goes: every Friday I give you a big ole' dose of solopreneur coaching. You submit your questions on our Proudly Unemployable...

293: The Constant Struggle of Ideas, and You’re Probably In Sales But Don’t Realize It

For most of solopreneurs we have this one thing in common: ideas. We have ideas after ideas after ideas. Those ideas come and go ALL the time for each of us.  The bad news? I've Even if you're successful the ideas will continue to come. The good news? With a bit of...

292: The Art & Science of (Funny) Storytelling with David Nihill

How are storytelling and solopreneurship linked? Storytelling is the cornerstone of good, entertaining content from presentations to speeches to copy - all things solopreneurs need in their businesses. One man who knows how to tell a great story is David Nihill of 7...

291: Q&A from Portland with Special Guest Jessica Shaanan

Hey guys and gals! Welcome to episode 291 of The Solopreneur Hour. This was a great episode we recorded from our bed (Bedcast?) in our accommodations in Portland.  We are here for the World Domination Summit conference for the next few days. As always, you guys asked...

289: Everything is “Figureoutable”, with Amy Porterfield (Best Of)

Did you ever wonder what it was like to run a 6-figure online marketing business? Well, you’ll find that out today on this episode of The Solopreneur Hour, with Amy Porterfield. Amy is known as one of the very first and one of the top Facebook marketing experts in the...

288: Solopreneur Coaching (Find Your Swing™ part deux), with Dawn Marrs (dot com)

Here we are again Solopreneurs! Welcome to another edition of Find Your Swing™. We're bringing back the one, the only Dawn Marrs (dot com). It's been quite awhile since Dawn and I have done one of these shows together, and I've missed having her on! She's like our...

286: Find Your Swing (Solopreneur Coaching), with Special Guest Matthew Kimberley

Solopreneurs! Thanks for joining us on another installment of Find Your Swing (Solopreneur Coaching). It's been a minute! I've missed doing these with you all so I'm extra excited to bring these type of shows back. Today's episode brings us an extra special co-host,...

285: How To Give A Speech, A Redesigned Studio, and Surgery Woes – Your Q&A Show

Howdy all! Welcome to The Solopreneur Hour Friday Q&A. Glad to have you back for today's show. Today I cover how to give a speech, cover what I'm doing in my surgery, how I upgraded the studio, what has whacked my finances lately, and of course, answer your questions...

283: Solopreneur Journey Update with Jessica Shaanan, and a Special Announcement

Howdy all! Welcome to episode 283 of The Solopreneur Hour. In this episode, Jessica Shaanan lets us know how her solopreneur journey (you remember her from Episodes 181 and 211) is coming along.  She is living proof that intention combined with action equals results!...

282: Friday Q&A. You asked, I answered.

Hey y'all.  Great to see you here again.  Once again we've got a great show with a bunch of solopreneurs just like you asking very important questions.  Tune in to see if you can...

281: Why Your Net WORTH equals your NetWORK, with Jayson Gaignard (Best Of)

Your network plays a pivotal role in your net worth, your business and your life. One of the key pillars of solopreneurship is relationships and building networks. You can see it in any successful solopreneur’s business. To show you exactly how this is done the right...

279: YOUR Solopreneur Questions Answered

Welcome to episode 279 of The Solopreneur Hour! Today we've got one of my favorite types of shows: our weekly Q&A session. This is your chance to get some solopreneur coaching. Check out today's episode to hear the latest from other listeners, whether you're brand new...

278: Solopreneur Tips & Tricks with Dawn Marrs (Dot Com)

On today's edition of The Solopreneur Hour we're reunited with my dear friend and yours, Dawn Marrs (dotcom). Dawn has been hard at work cranking out a daily podcast called The Social Media Marketing Happy Hour and she joins us to share what that process has been...

274: Matthew Kimberley on Public Speaking, How to Book Yourself Solid, and having the best Voice in the World.

Matthew Kimberley, who has been Book Yourself Solid author Michael Port's right hand man for the last few years, has the best voice in podcasting.  And he doesn't have a podcast! An unbelievably engaging and funny public speaker, he brought the house down at Tropical...

273: Jeffrey Slayter – A.D.D is the new Focus

Today's guest on The Solopreneur Hour is a man after my own heart...one that embraces his ADD for good! Jeffrey Slayter is a world-renowned speaker and coach who has shared the stage with such notables as Richard Branson, John Gray and Les Brown. Jeffrey is a...

BONUS EPISODE: Traveling in Bangkok and Vietnam

 Hey everyone. Enjoy the special bonus episode where I take you through my trip to Bangkok and Vietnam. I talk about Bangkok, the incredible Halong Bay in Vietnam, and how much chaos is on the streets of...

270: Darren Rowse of Problogger LIVE at Social Media Marketing World 2015

Every solopreneurs' origins are different and usually play an important role in shaping who we become. Our guest for today, Darren Rowse of Problogger, is no exception and has a fascinating origin story. We cover everything from his childhood days as a preacher's son...

269: Dan Miller of 48 Days LIVE from Social Media Marketing World 2015!

Welcome to episode 269 of The Solopreneur Hour. This episode was going to be trouble and I knew it as soon as I chatted up Dan Miller in the hallway at Social Media Marketing World, and he told me he was a car guy.  It was all I could do to not talk cars the whole...

268: Pat Flynn of Smart Passive Income LIVE from Social Media Marketing World 2015

Returning to The Solopreneur Hour for episode 268 is our good friend Pat Flynn! He stopped by for a great, insightful chat at SMMW15 this year.  Sadly, the first part of this interview is cut off, but we saved the best for last!  As always, Pat is generous with his...

BONUS EPISODE: Poolcast II LIVE from Tropical Think Tank in Cebu Philippines

Hey Solopreneurs! This episode is another poolcast show coming at you live from the pool at The Crimson Resort in Cebu, Philippines. I'm here for Chris Ducker's Tropical Think Tank and we've got some amazing attendees and presenters - many of whom drop by for a chat...

267: Joel Comm on Twitter Power 3.0 LIVE from Social Media Marketing World 2015

Our friend the always delightful solopreneur Mr. Joel Comm stopped by for a great chat on today's show. We recorded this in front of a live audience at Social Media Marketing World 2015, our third in a series of six episodes. Joel was delightful and hilarious as...

BONUS EPISODE: Poolcast I Live from Tropical Think Tank in Cebu Philippines

Hey Solopreneurs! We are LIVE from Chris Ducker's Tropical Think Tank in Cebu, Philippines for this bonus episode of The Solopreneur Hour. As I am want to do, I thought I'd record a podcast from a weird spot.  In this case, I opted to record with Dr. Mark Costes in...

266: Brian Clark of CopyBlogger & Rainmaker.fm LIVE at Social Media Marketing World 2015

As solopreneurs we have several platforms to chose from, and blogging is one of them. On today's show we have one of the first people to ever merge copywriting and blogging: Mr. Brian Clark. For nearly two decades Brian has been in the online space and today he...

264: Mario Brown – Orphan to Inspiration

Mario Brown is a solopreneur with a heck of a story!  Born and raised in Germany, he has overcome enormous adversities in his life.  He came to the States in 2008 with just enough money to get to Miami, and has since built an amazing, inspiring business. On today's...

261: Your Weekly Solopreneur Coaching Q&A Show

Another Friday Q&A solopreneur coaching hour! I love doing these for you guys: reading your questions live on air and then answering them. Whether it's a question about business, friendships, relationships, travel I answer it. On today's episode we talk about...

259: How To Become a Rich 20 Something, with Daniel DiPiazza

For any solopreneur who has made the leap from a 9 to 5 to entrepreneurship there is often a turning point, or as we say here on the show their "unemployable moment". Our guest today experienced his moment in his early 20s and went on to launch several highly...

258: Dealing With Setbacks, Solopreneur Finances, and Your Questions

Another Friday Q&A show in the can! These Solopreneur Hour Q&A shows are amongst my favorite.  I love talking to other people, but whenever we do these Friday shows, I feel like I really connect with you guys. Today had a bunch of cool questions, and I talked about...

257: Why Arman Assadi Left Google

Google is considered one of the most innovative, fun and rewarding companies to work for. So why would someone leave? To pursue their solopreneur dream of freedom and personal satisfaction, at least that's why today's guest left. Arman Assadi of Why I Left Google is...

255: Your Weekly Solopreneur Coaching Session

Welcome to our Weekly Solopreneur Coaching Session! Hey everybody welcome to the 255th edition of The Solopreneur Hour. We're gathered here today for our weekly Solopreneur Coaching Q&A show. This show is special, because I recorded it LIVE with the Periscope App on...

254: People Over Profit, with Dale Partridge

People over profit may sound like a new concept for some solopreneurs but it really isn't. Familiar phrases like "the customer is always right" or "take care of your employees and they'll take care of your customers" are rooted in this same concept. However people...

253: How to Build Your YouTube Channel, with Amy Schmittauer

More About How To Build Your YouTube Channel Amy's graced us with her presence before, check out her backstory here and her CES visit here. If you don't know her you should! She's created an incredible brand with Savvy Sexy Social and has a major following on YouTube....

252: My 40th Birthday Porsche Story, and YOUR Solopreneur Coaching Questions, My Answers!

Welcome to our Weekly Solopreneur Coaching Session! Hey everybody welcome to the 252nd edition of The Solopreneur Hour. We're gathered here today for our weekly Solopreneur Coaching Q&A show. This show is special, because I recorded it LIVE with the Periscope App on...

251: Tim Paige of Leadpages on Email Marketing and The Power of The List

Solopreneurs know that online marketing and email lists have long been touted as the #1 way to build your empire. But we also know there are countless people telling us how to do it the "right way", and many of those people contradict each other. Here to tell us the...

249: The Michael O’Neal Life Story, Using Irregardlessly, and Your Questions.

Howdy solopreneurs!  Thanks for joining The Solopreneur Hour on this Friday Q&A episode. In this episode, we cover getting over the fear of getting started, how to charge and make money as a solopreneur, when to get great branding done, what weird words people make...

247: Chris Brogan on Success, Staying Humble, & of course, Batman

Episode 247 of The Solopreneur Hour is a very special show. I had the privilege of hosting 7 sessions called Speaker Spotlight during Social Media Marketing World and talking with 7 different speakers from the event. Chris Brogan was one of them and he was incredible!...

246: Flying A Military Helicopter Under a Bridge, and Your Questions

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 or...

244: Nick Unsworth on Balancing Work and Life

One of our returning champions and a great friend of the show is joining us today! Co-hosting The Solopreneur Hour is the one and only Nick Unsworth of Life on Fire. Nick is here to chat about how he's creating a better work-life balance, what his daily routine is and...

243: A Q&A From YOU, Gentle Mailing List Subscriber

Hello again! Welcome to episode 243 of The Solopreneur Hour. Good to have you back for a Friday Q&A show. Today's show takes a different tack...instead of just grabbing questions from our Facebook Group, I decided to (God forbid) actually WRITE all of you and ask you...

242: 6 Things I Did Wrong When I Launched The Solopreneur Hour

As a follow up to Episode 239, I wanted to share a few mistakes I've made along the way.  The good news is...none of them are mission critical.  I can fix them, and continue to improve the brand and the business. I'd also like you to reach out to me via the contact...

241: Adam Carolla Has Built His Own Pirate Ship (Best Of)

Welcome to a best of The Solopreneur Hour. Today we're revisiting an interview with Adam Carolla. Adam is one of the greatest solopreneur examples I can think of in today's acting and comedy world. Everything he's done he's done on his own, from his comedy shows to...

240: Why Pants Are Called Pants, and Your Questions

Hey ya Solopreneurs here is episode 240, coming at ya live from my living room! Our weekly Q&A show is being served up today. Want to send in your question for the next one? Join us on Facebook here. This week we had great questions about what to do with $1,000, what...

238: Pat Flynn, Revisited. (Best Of)

The way to go from doing just okay as a solopreneur to truly thriving is to find mentors and people you want to be like, and then follow them. Our guest on today's show is one of those people for me. Our co-host for today, Mr. Pat Flynn is the founder of...

228: My New Obsession, Tips for Singles and Your Questions

Welcome to episode 228 of The Solopreneur Hour. It's another one of our Q&A shows! If you're new here every Friday your questions get answered on this show. To participate in next week's show join us at the Proudly Unemployable Facebook group and look for my post next...

227: Financial Secrets for Solopreneurs, with Farnoosh Torabi

Finances are the great motivator for some solopreneurs. But even if money isn't what gets your blood pumping, it is still a necessity and still plays a significant role in your life. Here to talk with us about how best to manage your finances as a solopreneur and how...

218: Networking & Relationship Tips From The White House, with John Corcoran

Today’s co-host of The Solopreneur Hour is best known for his work as a White House aid during the Bill Clinton Administration, but has also dabbled in the entertainment industry working for DreamWorks (think Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen)....

216: How Naming My Dog Dexter Helped My Dating Life, and Your Questions

Greetings from Palm Springs! I'm here for a few days for an Isagenix convention...very happy to be here amongst my "fam". This show is our usual Friday Q&A session. You submit your questions, I give you the answers. Today's episode is a brief but good one! You'll dig...

215: (Best Of) Chris and Lori Harder: Making Millions as a Power Couple

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to truly live your dream life?  Chris and Lori Harder wondered the same thing...then went out and actually DID it. For this edition of The Solopreneur Hour I'm bringing this episode back because I wanted you to hear again the...

214: How to CRUSH Events, and The Solopreneur Gear Guide, Part 1

Welcome to our post-CES edition of The Solopreneur Hour! Fresh back from CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) in fabulous Las Vegas, I spend today’s show talking about how to prepare and crush events, what's going on in 2015, and share some killer gear every...

212: Protect Yourself! Jo-Na Williams on Solopreneur Legal Rights & Responsibilities

Today’s guest has worked for the likes of Marie Forleo and Derek Halpern, to name a few. She is THE go-to legal eagle for the internet marketing A-listers of the world. And she joins us to answer all of your solopreneur-related legal questions, and give you the...

211: Becoming an Entrepreneur, with Dr. Paul Anderson & Jessica Shaanan

To be PROUDLY unemployable: it's what you and everyone listening wants, it's why you're here. You are standing at the precipice of launching your side gig, the gig that you're supposed to be doing. How do make the leap? Today on episode 211 we're talking about how to...

210: Networking Tips, The Sexy 6, and Your Questions

Hey all,  happy new year to you! Episode 210 of The Solopreneur Hour is our first Facebook Q&A of 2015...hollah! As always you brought the thunder, and I loved answering for you. On today's show we get to your questions (of course, it's what we do most Fridays), we...

209: How to Crush 2015, with Joel Comm

Some people may tell you as a solopreneur you have to push forward and bang on doors until they open, but not our guest for episode 209. Returning to the show is our friend, the super successful solopreneur, tech pundit and online master craftsman, Joel Comm. On this...

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

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

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

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

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 the...

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

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)

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

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 fun,...