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Stop the Premature Pivot – IMP#29

Starting a business is tough and one of the most frustrating experiences you’ll have as an entrepreneur is getting stuck and staying stuck.

It can be heart-breaking to be in a situation where you’re working as hard as you can, but it feels like you’re just spinning your wheels and not making any progress at all. I recently wrote about how to escape from “Pivot Limbo” and because this topic is so important, I have a follow-up podcast episode for you today.

Listen in to learn about the 3 most common mistakes early-stage businesses make (that get them stuck) and how to avoid them:

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How to Get More Blog Comments – IMP#28

In this podcast episode, you’ll learn my 3 best strategies for getting more comments on you blog posts and we’ll analyze why one of my recent posts got so many more comments than any of the others…

…but perhaps more importantly, we’ll also answer the question: should you actually care about blog comments or are they just another useless vanity metric that will have you chasing your tail?

Listen in to the episode below to find out:

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Lessons from Our Most Successful Launch – Part 2

After last week’s unveiling of the “dark side” of a highly successful product launch (see here), this week we are presenting the second part of the lessons learnt from the Thrive Themes launch.

Listen in to learn everything about our launch funnel, the strategy we set up for the launch and our “secret” to getting affiliates on board. Plus, we answer more of the listener questions sent in by you.

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Lessons from Our Most Successful Launch – Part 1

In February, after half a year of development, we finally launched our latest and most ambitious project: Thrive Themes.

The launch lasted for 10 days only and was the most successful one I’ve ever been involved in. In this and the next podcast episode, we discuss exactly what happened behind the scenes, what we put in place to make the launch as successful as it was and give you a look at the “dark side” of things, that no one ever talks about…

Read on to watch or listen to part 1…

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Selling Physical Products the Digital Way – Podcast with Matt Carter

In today’s podcast episode, we catch up with Matt Carter, a marketing multi-talent from New Zealand.

Not unlike myself, he used to specialize in SEO, but started changing strategies and business models, when sweeping changes by Google started to change the SEO game. Interestingly, he went in a very different direction from myself and in his typical fashion, managed to uncover some new trends and opportunities and capitalize on them very quickly.

Check out this episode to learn about the systems Matt has created for himself and see how you can sell physical products (even your very own physical products), without having to get your hands dirty…

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Building a Software Product Empire with Mark Thompson – Podcast Episode 24

In today’s podcast episode, Mark Thompson shares the story of how he went from tentative first steps in product creation to owning something of a software product empire today.

How did he reach a large audience with his very first product, before anyone knew him and before he had an audience and reputation of his own? How did he manage to pull off a long series of new product releases, each one selling in the thousands of copies? How can he produce high quality software products in such quick succession?

Listen in to discover the answers to these questions and more…

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Follow this Formula to Increase the Value of Everything You Do – IMP#23

After years of experience with building online businesses and many partnerships with other entrepreneurs, I’ve started seeing patterns emerge. One of these patterns I rely on so often, that I’ve turned it into a formula:

S + S + WE = V

In today’s podcast episode, we take a look at what this formula is about and how you can make use of it to massively increase the value you provide in your business.

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Dan Andrews on Location Independent Business and Lifestyle – IMP#013

Many entrepreneurs dream of living the location independent life: travel the world, live wherever you want and run a thriving business – ideally from you laptop, while sitting on an exotic beach, somewhere.

Dan Andrews, our guest in this episode, doesn’t just live this dream; he’s become a leading expert in location independent businesses and has helped dozens (if not hundreds) achieve the same.

In this podcast episode, Dan shares some truly refreshing insights on growing and managing location independent businesses.

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The Missing Puzzle Piece – IMP#012

In all of the online marketing/blogging/work from home niche, there seems to be a crucial topic that everyone’s silent about: basic financial sense.

It seems that we’re all so preoccupied with the idea of getting rich over night that managing finances is deemed unnecessary. Hey, by next week, I’ll be so rich it won’t matter anymore, right? I’ll just go ahead and put this $4,000 course on my credit card…

Here’s a dose of reality, for anyone who dares take it:

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Blogging is Hard, Selling is Easy? – IMP#010

In this podcast episode, Paul and I address a really important issue, facing anyone who starts an online business.

If you’ve ever felt like getting enough traffic, enough attention and enough customers is an insurmountable task, then you need to listen to this. And if you are ever afraid to pursue a business idea because you think it’s too difficult for you, or if you are looking for easier options because you’re overwhelmed, you need to listen to this.

We all face these problems and fears. And as is often the case, the truth happens to be very counter-intuitive.

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How Not to Price Your Products – IMP#002

In today’s episode, Paul McCarthy and Shane Melaugh take a dive into the world of Internet Marketing products. We explore the contrast between the “guru launches” of yesteryear and the new trend of doing price-dumping with WSOs.

Get our thoughts on both, discover why we didn’t join either of those bandwagons and how the wrong pricing strategy can be deadly for your business.

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