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415 FBF: Engage & Convert Podcast Listeners Into Income with Ben Krueger

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 202, originally published in May 2015. Ben Krueger is the owner of Authority Engine and is an avid podcaster. His company specializes in helping people start podcasts and other podcast related trainings. He talks to Jason on some very helpful podcast marketing tips to better utilize your audience and how you can build stronger relationships with your listeners. Key Takeaways: [2:30] Podcasting allows you to create content in a very easy way and...


414: Amazon's Shady Business Practices

After a tour of an Amazon fulfillment center, Jason Hartman has an "investigative report" from the inside of a ride-sharing trip talking with a former employee of Amazon on how we have been misled a little by the company. Key Takeaways: [2:23] Amazon pickers are walking at least 10 miles a day to get orders together [4:08] The pay raise that Amazon gave their warehouse employees was offset by a slash in benefits Website: www.JasonHartman.com/Properties


413 FBF: Using Social Work to Revitalize Communities with Donald Katz

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 128, originally published in December 2013. Donald Katz is the founder & CEO of Audible. He successfully built the world's largest seller and publisher of audiobooks. He joins the show to discuss how he built his company. Audible isn't just a successful company. It also impacts local communities. Katz believes companies should do more social work to revitalize its surroundings. He thinks "do-good" helps businesses and their goodwill...


412: Becoming a Category of One & Be the Best at What Matters Most by Joe Calloway

Jason Hartman talks with Joe Calloway, author of Becoming a Category of One, as well as Be the Best at What Matters Most, about how you can avoid becoming commoditized as a business (and why you absolutely don't want that to happen to you). There are things you can learn from commoditized businesses, and one thing in particular you absolutely need to copy from Amazon, Google and Apple. Key Takeaways: [2:07] Why you don't want to become a commodity as a business [6:10] Your customers are...


411 FBF: How to Get Noticed & Motivate Millions with Ken McArthur

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 66, originally published in January 2013. Jason Hartman and Ken McArthur get together to talk about making an impact in people’s lives. People have the ability to make either a positive or negative difference in the lives of millions of people. Creating products and services or providing valuable solutions to problems can make a positive impact and Ken explains some of the techniques that aid in delivering that impact, such as color, sound, and...


410: Life-Changing Lessons from My Barber by Tal Ben-Shahar, Happiness Studies Academy

In this 10th episode, Jason Hartman talks with Tal Ben-Shahar, co-founder of The Happiness Studies Academy and best-selling author of Happier and the new book, Short Cuts to Happiness: Life-Changing Lessons from My Barber, about how you measure happiness, predictors of happiness and what sorts of things Tal was able to learn from his barber. They also discuss whether Millennials and Generation Z to see if they've been coddled too much or if we've just learned how to better communicate with...


409 FBF: Optimizing Mobile Marketing with Greg Hickman

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 104, originally published in October 2013. Greg Hickman is the Creator/Host of Mobile Mixed, a Mobile Marketing Consultant focused on retail. Hickman is also the co-founder of Thumbfound, a boutique, independent mobile marketing agency. Greg started off as a self-professed "agency guy," and had the opportunity to work on brands like Pepsi, Lipton, and Walmart. In this line of work, he created and managed digital, in-store and grassroots marketing...


408: LinkedIn Success with Joe Apfelbaum, Ajax Union

Jason Hartman talks with Joe Apfelbaum, founder and CEO of Ajax Union, about the recent changes to the LinkedIn platform. LinkedIn is a platform that many people no longer understand the importance of. It has changed direction to a content management platform and is a good way to reach over 600 million people currently. The audience of LinkedIn is much more busienss oriented as opposed to platforms like Facebook, which makes it a potentially huge asset to your business. Key...


407 FBF: Chris Guillebeau & Alternative Sources of Income

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 179, originally published in December 2014. Today’s Speaking of Wealth Show features the ultimate in the world of travel, Chris Guillebeau, who has visited every one of the world’s countries. Together, he and Jason Hartman discuss many of the issues facing those looking at finding alternative sources of income, as well as providing general life tips to achieve the most success and satisfaction from what you do. He also describes some of the...


406: Think & Grow Rich, The Legacy by James Whittaker

Jason Hartman talks with James Whittaker, author of Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy and host of Win the Day with James Whittaker, about how Napoleon Hill's original Think and Grow Rich still applies in today's world. James and Jason look at how you can reprogram your brain and why his book still matters all these years later. Key Takeaways: [1:36] What's the big deal about Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich? [4:55] The mastermind principle [10:33] Is everything from the original Think...


405 FBF: Maximize the Power of Webinars with Steven Essa

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 199, originally published in May 2015. Steven Essa started out as a broke musician and now has done over $8 million in webinar sales. He shares some fantastic tips on how to make a great 60 minute webinar presentation, utilizing other people's marketing lists to generate sales, and much more on today's episode. Key Takeaways: [1:35] Steven talks a little bit about his story. [5:40] Doing your webinars live brings a more natural message to the...


404 FBF: "The Partially Examined Life" with Mark Linsenmayer

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 52, originally published in April 2012. Further exploring why and how people podcast, Jason Hartman interviews philosopher Mark Linsenmayer about the origins of The Partially Examined Life, a free philosophy podcast hosted by Mark and two of his philosophical counterparts. At first, Mark was doing all of the editing of the tracks and combining them together, but as the podcast grew, he reached out to the other hosts and to his listening audience...


403 FBF: Professional Copywriting with Everte Farnell

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 94, originally published in September 2013. Everte Farnell is President at 9 World's Publishing, Inc. and a freelance copywriter. He joins the show to share some secrets to copywriting and whether success within the publishing industry is dependent solely on copywriting. He also tells us about the hedge fund advertising regulations and whether hedge fund advertising makes it easier to defraud the public. Website: www.EverteFarnell.com


402 FBF: Making Money & Strengthening Your Brand on YouTube with Lane Fournerat

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 169, originally published in October 2014. Lane Fournerat is a YouTuber or who has had 3 million video views on one video and has 56,000 subscribers on his main channel YouTube.com/LaneVid. He joins Jason today to talk a little bit about YouTube and video editing. Key Takeaways: 3:10 – Doing a collaboration with another user on YouTube really strengths your YouTube brand. 7:00 – Youtubers make money off ad-sense advertising, product or brand...


401: PowerTribes & The Invisible Organization with Mitch Russo

Jason Hartman talks with Mitch Russo, CEO of Mindful Guidance and author of The Invisible Organization and the new book Power Tribes: How Certification Can Explode Your Business, about how to install corporate culture, how to create a tribe of people who will make you money, and how to avoid franchise laws with one simple maneuver. Key Takeaways: [2:26] What is a Power Tribe? [5:10] If you don't create, install, and define a culture it will grow on its own [9:30] Does Mitch's concept...


400 FBF: Rethink Common Problems by Thinking Sideways with Shane Snow

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 200, originally published in May 2015. Jason Hartman talks with Shane Snow, co-founder of Contently and the author of the book Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success. Shane's book talks on the patterns of people throughout history beating expectations and revolutionizing their industry. In today's episode, Shane talks on the different ways you can think about ideas, problem solve, and three important questions to ask...


SW 399: Company of One, Why Staying Small is the Next Big Thing by Paul Jarvis

Jason Hartman talks with Paul Jarvis, internet consultant and author of Company of One: Why Staying Small is the Next Big Thing for Business, about what scaling is like these days. You don't have to have a ton of employees to have a big company anymore, but your business does need a personality. Key Takeaways: [3:25] You can scale a business without actually growing these days [7:17] Everyone's playing the short game, how can we fix that? [10:49] Begin. Define. Maintain. [15:18] Your...


SW 398 FBF: Blogging Your Way to Wealth with Yaro Starak

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 114, originally published in November 2013. Yaro Starak is an acclaimed blogger and Internet entrepreneur from Australia, Brisbane. He joins the show to discuss how people can make more than $10,000 a month just by sitting in front of their laptops. He follows up by discussing Tim Ferris' book, "4-Hour Work Week". Yaro has been creating, buying and selling internet assets since 1998. He teaches people how to make a full-time income from blogging...


SW 397: Beerud Sheth - Founder of Elance (now Upwork) & Founder, Gupshup

Jason Hartman talks with Beerud Sheth, founder of Elance and his new project, Gupshup, about the changing nature of working with freelancers and how AI is going to change our work habits and customer interactions forever. Key Takeaways: [4:48] How many people utilize all of Beerud's platforms? [10:04] The profile of typical Elance/Upwork's freelancers [12:24] Beerud's newest venture, Gupshup [17:09] How AI customer service agents are changing the landscape [20:35] The perception of...


SW 396 FBF: Free Content Marketing with Eder Holguin

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 118, originally published in November 2013. Eder Holguin is the founder of Ideal Media, former Chief Revenue Officer at Virtual Fan Network, former Chief Revenue Officer at Integrate, former Chief Marketing Officer at Krush, and the founder of OnDemand Research and Iron Traffic. He's an accomplished marketing entrepreneur and speaker. Holguin tells us about Ideal Media's content discovery platform and how he's able to offer free content...