Why It’s Not Always About the Money


Today’s guest on Hack the Entrepreneur is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, professional blogger, podcaster, and an entrepreneur.

Shockingly, he’s also an engineering director for the firm that makes the microprocessors that go into your iPhone. Yes, he has a high-demand job and a side-business that gives him more income than most people’s full-time businesses.

He and his wife started their first business, Bumblebee Linens, after his wife became pregnant and wanted to quit her job. Their online store managed to replace her $100,000 salary in just a year.

He is the founder of MyWifeQuitHerJob.com where he offers advice on blogging and starting up small businesses. He is also the host of the My Wife Quit Her Job podcast, an interview show involving small business entrepreneurs who started their ventures to improve their lifestyles.

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7 Straightforward Steps to Superior Blog Posts and Podcasts


If you’re actively creating content, you’ve probably noticed that “waiting for inspiration” doesn’t tend to work all that well.

In this episode of Confessions of a Pink-Haired Marketer, host Sonia Simone goes through her workflow for content creation.

This works for blog posts, podcast or video scripts, infographics, SlideShares, or really any piece of strategic content you’ll want to create.

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3 Reasons Why Great Writers Always Work Alone

why writers embrace solitude

Collaboration is all the rage these days. It’s implied in many words and phrases we love to hate:

  • There’s no “I” in “team!”
  • Let’s brainstorm!
  • Crowdsourcing!

And it seems there is no stopping this train. There’s even furniture that encourages collaboration.

Malcolm Gladwell presents a reason for this growing way of thinking: “Innovation — the heart of the knowledge economy — is fundamentally social.”

It’s beyond question that innovation is important for most companies, and if innovation is fundamentally social as Gladwell argues, then the fallout of such a view includes a depreciation of rugged individualism.

In fact, some argue individualism could be dying.

Is the great creative individual a thing of the past?

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Demian Farnworth on Unbounce


This week on Rainmaker.FM Elsewhere, Demian Farnworth chats with Dan Levy over at Unbounce about content marketing, web writing, and creating great content.

Listen in.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Launching Your Own Membership Site


In this episode of Youpreneur.FM, host Chris Ducker shares some truths about why he put a membership site together, the lessons he’s learned along the way, and why entrepreneurs may want to consider launching a membership site.

What is the holy grail of online business? It is membership sites.

Over the last few years, Chris has been doing one mastermind event in cities where he’s been speaking, and there were two things he noticed during all of these events. The first is that everyone walks away with at least one nugget from another attendee, and the second is getting people together created a space for support and accountability.

Seeing the opportunity to do this on a bigger scale, Chris recently launched the Youpreneur membership site and community. He has learned many lessons during the launch and shares them on this episode of Youpreneur.FM!

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Talking Versus Doing: Which Business Stage Are You In?


You only have so much energy; where are you choosing to spend it?

Listen to Editor-in-Chief and take a fun self-assessment. Plus, you’ll learn why physical notebooks with lined paper are the best tools for keeping you grounded and productive.

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