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Flying solo in business is both exhilarating and terrifying. If you’re thinking about becoming a solopreneur, this is the podcast for you. Hosts Joe Rando and Carly Ries bring you two episodes every week that will take you through guest interviews and topical series by the hosts to help you get on the right path to success and achieve your goals, whatever those goals may be. Whether you need help getting clients, staying motivated, figuring out those darn taxes, and everything in between, we’ve got you covered. Want to learn from and grow with other solopreneurs? Join our community at community.lifestarr.com!

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United States

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Flying solo in business is both exhilarating and terrifying. If you’re thinking about becoming a solopreneur, this is the podcast for you. Hosts Joe Rando and Carly Ries bring you two episodes every week that will take you through guest interviews and topical series by the hosts to help you get on the right path to success and achieve your goals, whatever those goals may be. Whether you need help getting clients, staying motivated, figuring out those darn taxes, and everything in between, we’ve got you covered. Want to learn from and grow with other solopreneurs? Join our community at community.lifestarr.com!

Language:

English


Episodes

62. Survival Guide to Inflation and Recession for Solopreneurs

6/27/2022
No one is happy about inflation and the prospect of recession isn't causing much celebration either. But these don't have to be all bad news. Opportunities can be created as prices rise and the economy slows. This podcast will give you perspectives that will help your one-person business navigate a challenging economy.

Duration:00:16:16

61. Why Affiliate Marketing Needs to Be Top of Mind for Solopreneurs with Matt McWilliams

6/23/2022
Matt McWilliams is a four-time affiliate manager of the year. Entrepreneurs and companies such as Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington, Stu McLaren, Adidas, Ray Edwards, Brian Tracy, Lewis Howes, Shutterfly, and Michael Hyatt have trusted him to run their affiliate launches. He helps online business owners make money as an affiliate and leverage the power of affiliate partners to grow their business.

Duration:00:31:01

60. Want to Be A Successful Mompreneur? This Episode Is For You with Martha Krejci

6/20/2022
Martha Krejci was an exhausted mom working a 9 to 5 corporate job when she decided enough-was-enough. So she turned herself into a multi-million dollar brand and worked from home so she could be there for her family. She's been featured in Fox, ABC News CBS News, Fast Company, Cosmopolitan, Shape, and Huffington Post. Martha's story is surprising, inspirational, and informative and definitely worth a listen.

Duration:00:26:51

59. How to Create Engaging Content With Limited Time and Resources With Andrew Ryder

6/13/2022
For solopreneurs, time is limited and you're pulled in a million different directions. So when somebody tells you that content is important, how are you supposed to find time to not only work it into your schedule but make it resonate with your audience? Our guest, Andrew Ryder, sheds light on this plus other tips on content marketing you may not have heard of before. Be sure to tune in!

Duration:00:42:02

58. How To Know If It's Time to Quit or Keep Going As A Solopreneur

6/9/2022
Today we are taking on a tough question. When things aren't going the way you want in your business, do you keep trying or quit? When people start a business, they usually have a picture of how it's going to go. It almost never goes that way. It's often helpful to hear stories about other solopreneurs who have been in this situation, so in this episode, Joe shares his success and failures and what kept him going (or didn't). We hope you can learn something from them. Be sure to tune in!

Duration:00:26:30

57. How to Prepare For The Unexpected And Master Your Finances With Gabe Nelson

6/6/2022
With 25 years in the financial services industry and more than a decade as a business owner, Gabe Nelson understands the importance of independent, objective, trusted advice, especially when it comes to running a company of one. We discuss so many important aspects of this, from taking the leap from employee to solopreneur with confidence, to how to create a profitable business as a solopreneur, and everything in between. Be sure to tune in! Looking for a way to be more productive in your business? The LifeStarr App is launching July '22 and is designed for solopreneurs like you. Be the first to know when it gets released by visiting https://www.lifestarr.com/lifestarr-app.

Duration:00:23:16

56. Outsourcing Isn't Cheating - Here's Why Solopreneurs Should Consider It

6/2/2022
Just because you're a company of one doesn't mean you can't outsource. In fact, in many situations, you probably should. Tune in to this short episode to understand many of the benefits as well as things to consider before working with a contractor.

Duration:00:10:51

55. How to Develop The Right Mindset to Become A Successful Solopreneur With Michael Woodward

5/31/2022
Michael Woodward is the voice behind the jumbleThink podcast, a show that focuses on telling the story of entrepreneurs who turned their dreams and ideas into reality! Listen to this episode to learn: - How solopreneurs can tell the dream they’ve chosen to chase after is the one they’re meant to be doing - How solopreneurs can overcome fear of the unknown - Why simplicity is key to innovative thinking and how solopreneurs can start eliminating the chaos - What micro experiments are and why they are important for solopreneurs who are chasing after their dreams - The benefits of making a bucket list And so much more!

Duration:00:30:57

54. What Solopreneurs Need to Include on Their Website's Homepage

5/26/2022
In this episode, we dive into the six key elements solopreneurs need to include on their homepage, as well as key pointers to create a positive user experience.

Duration:00:11:44

53. A Six-Step Marketing Framework for Solopreneurs To Implement Now With Ryan Sawrie

5/23/2022
In this episode, we speak with Ryan Sawrie, an author, agency owner, and marketing expert with over a decade's worth of experience working with brands on their digital and social media strategies. We discuss: What makes his framework uniqueThe various phases of his six-step frameworkCommon mistakes he sees people make when it comes to digital marketingTips for taking on the marketing workload for solopreneurs And more!

Duration:00:17:51

52. 5 Simple Steps to Help Solopreneurs Get Things Done

5/19/2022
As a solopreneur, you're going to be wearing a lot more hats than someone who starts a company with employees. You need to be ready. You need a system that won't let you down. We've discovered one that allows anyone to function efficiently and effectively. In fact, if you set it up and follow it, nothing will fall through the cracks, you'll work faster and you will literally sleep better at night. Tune in to see what it is!

Duration:00:24:34

51. How To Make Health A Priority When You're A Busy Solopreneur With Garrett Serd

5/16/2022
With the amount of responsibility that comes with being a solopreneur, often comes neglect of mental and physical health. In reality, prioritizing those things can actually help you reach greater success in your business. Here's how to fit them into your busy schedule.

Duration:00:17:07

50. How to Organize Your Content Marketing Efforts For Maximum Efficiency

5/12/2022
In this episode, we walk through content mapping, content and promotion calendars, helpful tools to stay organized, and all that jazz. As a solopreneur, your schedule can get pretty overwhelming, and even though this planning part of your content takes a little bit of time upfront, it saves you tons of time in the long run and provides a lot of additional benefits.

Duration:00:13:20

49. Sales for Solopreneurs - Overcome Your Fear of Selling and Thrive With Greg Rutan

5/9/2022
Not everybody is a born salesperson, but selling often comes with the territory of being a solopreneur. Sales expert, Greg Rutan, gives you helpful tips to help make selling seem less daunting and more approachable so that you can take your business to greater heights.

Duration:00:33:14

48. Business Models 101: Deciding Which to Choose for Your Company of One

5/5/2022
We thought we had a clear idea of the various business models out there, but after further investigation, we found that isn't necessarily the case. In this episode, we cut through misconceptions, and clearly define categories and models to explore as you begin your journey as a solopreneur.

Duration:00:19:08

47. How Solopreneurs Can Master Personal Accountability for Greater Success With Anne Bachrach

5/2/2022
From understanding what solopreneurs do to unknowingly sabotage their careers, to the most important thing solopreneurs can do to achieve greater success, this episode with Anne Bachrach walks you through why personal accountability can make or break solopreneurs and how to start mastering it today.

Duration:00:25:35

46. A List of Things to Keep In Mind While Planning Your Company Of One

4/28/2022
From defining your customers and competition, to market positioning and messaging, here is a list of things to consider as you begin brainstorming your new career as a solopreneur.

Duration:00:15:30

45. How Solopreneurs Can Overcome Limiting Beliefs For Greater Success with Sarah Boxx

4/25/2022
As a solopreneur, you have a plethora of things that can be stressing you out at any given moment. In this episode, find out how to shift your mindset to overcome these stressors, unlock your purpose, and reignite your passions to help you achieve greater success in your personal and professional lives. You'll learn:

Duration:00:39:42

44. HubSpot for Solopreneurs - Is It Worth It?

4/21/2022
When it comes to hosting websites for one-person businesses, cost is usually a factor. But so is what you get for your money. The question we are asking today is "can HubSpot compete with WordPress for solopreneurs from a cost and functionality standpoint." We'll let you decide.

Duration:00:21:20

43. Intellectual Property 101 For Solopreneurs

4/18/2022
Patents, trademarks, and copyrights, oh my! The legal side of a one-person business can be extremely intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. In this episode, Dr. Keegan Caldwell breaks it all down for us. Be sure to tune in!

Duration:00:44:01