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I’m Pat Flynn, a regular guy who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. You may know me from my other podcast, Smart Passive Income, which is consistently ranked as a #1 business podcast. I love hearing from my fans, and the opportunity to answer their questions was why I started the original AskPat podcast. After 1,000 very successful episodes, I’m making AskPat even better! AskPat 2.0 takes the AskPat template and goes deeper with a weekly coaching call between me and an entrepreneur just like you! I won't be able to coach everyone, but I'll do my best to feature entrepreneurs with questions other online business owners can relate to and learn from. If you’re stuck with your online business, just ask pat! Now, plug in those headphones because it’s time to learn together about online business, entrepreneurship, internet marketing, audience building, passive income, blogging, list building, virtual assistants, startups, search engine optimization, email marketing, and so much more. #askpat

I’m Pat Flynn, a regular guy who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. You may know me from my other podcast, Smart Passive Income, which is consistently ranked as a #1 business podcast. I love hearing from my fans, and the opportunity to answer their questions was why I started the original AskPat podcast. After 1,000 very successful episodes, I’m making AskPat even better! AskPat 2.0 takes the AskPat template and goes deeper with a weekly coaching call between me and an entrepreneur just like you! I won't be able to coach everyone, but I'll do my best to feature entrepreneurs with questions other online business owners can relate to and learn from. If you’re stuck with your online business, just ask pat! Now, plug in those headphones because it’s time to learn together about online business, entrepreneurship, internet marketing, audience building, passive income, blogging, list building, virtual assistants, startups, search engine optimization, email marketing, and so much more. #askpat
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I’m Pat Flynn, a regular guy who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. You may know me from my other podcast, Smart Passive Income, which is consistently ranked as a #1 business podcast. I love hearing from my fans, and the opportunity to answer their questions was why I started the original AskPat podcast. After 1,000 very successful episodes, I’m making AskPat even better! AskPat 2.0 takes the AskPat template and goes deeper with a weekly coaching call between me and an entrepreneur just like you! I won't be able to coach everyone, but I'll do my best to feature entrepreneurs with questions other online business owners can relate to and learn from. If you’re stuck with your online business, just ask pat! Now, plug in those headphones because it’s time to learn together about online business, entrepreneurship, internet marketing, audience building, passive income, blogging, list building, virtual assistants, startups, search engine optimization, email marketing, and so much more. #askpat

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Episodes

AP 1042: Where Are They Now? Gianna Kordatzky (From AP 1001)

11/15/2018
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This week I have something really special: I'm bringing back Gianna Kordatzky, who was on the very first coaching session for AskPat 2.0! When I coached Gianna (way back in Episode 1001) she was dealing with a lot of overwhelm related to systems, who does what in her business, that sort of thing. She's back this week for a follow-up: Let's find out what happened since our last call! You can learn more about Gianna's business at FamilyFunTwinCities.com. If you want to be considered for a...

Duration:00:23:03

AP 1041: Where Are They Now? Meg Brunson (From AP 1009)

11/8/2018
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We're back this week with another Where Are They Now? episode, this time featuring Meg Brunson from Episode 1009! That was recorded seven or eight months ago when Meg was having some issues related to decisions around her branding—whether to put her projects under one brand or many. This week she'll tell us what's happened since then, what she's learned, and what her plans are for the future. You can find out more about Meg at MegBrunson.com. Let me know how you feel about the new Where Are...

Duration:00:23:07

AP 1040: Where Are They Now? Lisa Bunnage (From AP 1019)

11/1/2018
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This is going to be the first of many Where Are They Now? episodes, where I actually bring back a guest I've coached in a past episode. It's been about six months since I talked with Lisa in Episode 1019, who had some issues with taking her coaching practice online. She helps parents deal with troubled teens, and her site's called BratBusters.com. Today we're going to see what Lisa's been up to, what pains or problems I might be able to help her with next, and what's on the horizon. Let's...

Duration:00:27:42

AP 1039: As My Business Grows, How Do I Stay Connected to My Audience?

10/25/2018
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This week I'm sitting down with Aleisha Maddock, who has a thriving business over at TheBrideChilla.com. Her concern now is that she doesn't want to lose touch with her audience as she grows. We always want to make sure we're there for our people, and I share a lot of my own personal experience with the challenges of growing. Side note: Aleisha is one of the funniest people I've ever had on this show, so don't miss it! If you want to be considered for a coaching session, apply via the form...

Duration:00:30:08

AP 1038: How Can I Create an Online Business When Time Management Is Difficult?

10/18/2018
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Roger is a seasoned woodworker. Now that he's an empty-nester, he's getting a bit tired of the physical labor and wants to translate his expertise into an online, passive income-driven business. He's got a lot of ideas—a book and online course, for example—but business is good and his time is limited. How does he make the most of his time? If you want to be considered for a coaching session, apply via the form at AskPat.com. In this episode I recommend Rev. Rev is an amazing tool for fast,...

Duration:00:18:25

AP 1037: So Many Ideas! How Do I Know If I'm Going in the Right Direction?

10/11/2018
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This week's coaching call is with Michelle, who owns a counseling practice (online and offline). She has a lot of ideas, and she's not sure if she's heading in the right direction. I coach her to some amazing breakthroughs and a game plan for the future. You can find out more about Michelle at StrideWellness.org. If you want to be considered for a coaching session, apply via the form at AskPat.com. In this episode I mention my book, Will It Fly? It's full of great thought experiments and...

Duration:00:28:57

AP 1036: How Do I Manage Two Businesses, and How Can They Connect Together?

10/4/2018
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Today I'm talking one on one with Jane Hamill, who has a couple brands going at once. Today we're going to figure out how they all relate and how Jane can manage and organize them. You can find Jane online at JaneHamill.com, FashionBrainAcademy.com, and her membership site, Imperfect Action. If you want to be considered for a coaching session, apply via the form at AskPat.com. If you enjoyed today's episode and you love the format of this show and helping other entrepreneurs, can you help...

Duration:00:28:22

AP 1035: How Can I Create Something Online to Support My Offline Practice?

9/27/2018
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I'm talking to Tarun today, who has a passion for dentistry. He's done a lot of work educating dentists around the country and wants to do more of it. He wants to turn that passion into a thriving online side-business without quitting his chair-side practice altogether. I'm going to help him find the simplest way to do that—stick around! In this episode I mention my book, Will It Fly? It's full of great thought experiments and tactics for validating your business. Find out more by clicking...

Duration:00:21:22

AP 1034: How Do I Create an Offer That Serves a Majority of My Audience?

9/20/2018
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You're about to hear a coaching call with Melody from MelodyWilding.com. You can also visit MelodyWilding.com/mediasecrets for free training on how to get mainstream publicity. Melody's a coach and she wants to serve more of her audience by creating a wider-reaching offer. She's not quite sure how to do that, so we walk through the process and uncover exactly what she wants to do next. Let's get started! If you want to be considered for a coaching session, apply via the form at...

Duration:00:27:55

AP 1033: My Profits Are Being Eaten! How Do I Scale but Stay Profitable?

9/13/2018
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This week I'm coaching Luis Diaz, who has a podcast agency in the fitness entrepreneurship space. You can find Luis on his Instagram. Like with any new business, Luis's agency is having some growing pains. As he's gained clients, it's become harder and harder to scale his revenue without scaling the cost of providing the service. He's feeling stuck. How can he scale, both in terms of growth and revenue? And as he scales, how can he better manage his team and systems so he can focus where he...

Duration:00:29:06

AP 1032: How Can I Segment My Audience Without Getting Overwhelmed?

9/6/2018
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On the show with me today is Jacques Hopkins, who owns a very successful business called Pianoin21Days.com. He also has a successful YouTube channel. Jacques is at a point where he wants to create better sales funnels for his business, specifically through audience segmentation. This is a great idea but—as I know from experience—it can be completely overwhelming. Today we're going to talk about how to tackle segmentation step by step. If you want to be considered for a coaching session,...

Duration:00:26:40

AP 1031: How Do I Serve Another Market in the Same Niche?

8/30/2018
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Today I'm coaching Shira Karpel, who has a business helping ABA therapists (Applied Behavior Analysis), specifically ABA therapists who help children. You can find her online at HowtoABA.com and The Behavior Resource. She's thinking of branching out to start a resource for parents of children with learning disabilities as well. How does her new direction fit into her current business? How can she serve both groups? If you want to be considered for a coaching session, apply via the form at...

Duration:00:19:34

AP 1030: How Do I Expand outside My Local Area and Go Online?

8/23/2018
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I've got Debbie Tringale on the show today, a dog training expert with a very special superpower, or "unfair advantage" as I like to call it. But her business is very location-based, and she mainly caters to local people. How can she transition her services online, gather a following, and create revenue streams for her new online business? Find out more about Debbie at MeandMyDogs.biz. In this episode I talk about idea validation, which I cover extensively in my book, Will It Fly? I also...

Duration:00:27:32

AP 1029: What Should I Offer to Better Monetize My Business?

8/16/2018
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Today's coaching session is with June Bolneo, Founder of The Digital Workforce, a company that teaches people how to shift from the traditional nine to five to remote, online careers. She wants to better monetize, get some more time back, and go full-time with her business. Today I'm going to help her create some positive momentum! If you want to be considered for a coaching session, apply via the form at AskPat.com. If you enjoyed today's episode and you love the format of this show, and...

Duration:00:30:05

AP 1028: As a Side-Wantrepreneur, Where and How Should I Start?

8/9/2018
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Today's guest is Jake Nelson. He works a full-time job as a project manager, but he wants to start something new. He has a lot of passions, he just doesn't know where to start or what to do. This is an awesome episode, especially if you're just starting out in online business. Through the call, we identify key strategies for validating your business ideas and creating blueprints for getting them off the ground. If you want to be considered for a coaching session, apply via the form at...

Duration:00:27:01

AP 1027: I'm at My "Client Limit" - How Do I Go Solo to Agency?

8/2/2018
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The issue with a service-based business is that you can only scale so big before you either burn out or stop delivering quality work, and that's what's happening with today's guest, Julienne DesJardins. She's reaching her client limit but knows she can help a lot more people, so she's expanded her business to include a team. The problem that she's running into is that people don't want the team—they want her. How can she keep her brand running under her name but with a team behind it? And...

Duration:00:29:31

AP 1026: How Can I Monetize My Hobby Website? Can It Make Money?

7/26/2018
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Emory is my guest on the show today. He has a hobby website called ByLand.co. He's a backpacker who once hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, and so his website is in the backpacking niche. He also runs a podcast called The By Land Podcast. I'm going to coach Emory so he can monetize that site, go full-time with his business, and help more people backpack better. Stick around! If you want to be considered for a coaching session, apply via the form at AskPat.com. In this episode I mention how...

Duration:00:29:04

AP 1025: Should I Hire a Coach or Get into a Mastermind Group?

7/19/2018
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This week's coaching call is with Melanie Bledsoe. She's a CPA and the owner of Bledsoe Consulting Services, providing bookkeeping and tax services for small business owners. She wants to move to full-time work with her business, but she wants to make sure she doesn't miss anything along the way. Should she hire a coach or join a mastermind group, and are either choices the best use of her money and time? You can find Melanie online at BledsoeConsultingServices.com or on Instagram...

Duration:00:24:48

AP 1024: Where Do I Focus the Growth of My Business?

7/12/2018
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Today I'm coaching Adam, one of two Founders of SEO Brothers (you guessed it, they're brothers). Adam wants to grow his company, but needs some guidance so he can put his energy in the right direction and not be kicking himself later (I've been there). We'll work through a few exercises to help him brainstorm his next steps—you can play along too, so stick around! You can find Adam's business online at SEOBrothers.co. If you like the thought experiments we go through in this episode, the...

Duration:00:30:08

AP 1023: What Lead Magnet Should I Create for My New Business?

7/5/2018
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Today's guest is Amanda Brown, a UK entrepreneur who's in the midst of writing a book with her two daughters about working from home. She wants to grow her email list, but she's not sure what lead magnet she should use. We'll talk her through it so she doesn't overextend herself, so that she can create the most effective, robust lead magnet possible. You can find Amanda on the web at Homepreneur.co. If you want to be considered for a coaching session, apply via the form at AskPat.com. In...

Duration:00:19:27