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  • Professional Podcasting Tips for Pristine Production (and Hosting Hacks)

    … What are Jonny’s “4 Ds of Pristine Production?” You’ll find out in this week’s episode of The Showrunner. We begin this episode by discussing the how and the what of podcasting — and more importantly, which one we place a greater emphasis on. (You probably won’t be surprised by our answers.) Then we dive into Jonny’s 4 Ds, which cover…

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  • Are You Losing Sales Because Your Purchase Page Sucks?

    … Of all the pages on your site, there is only one that actually makes you money: your purchase page. But too often this page is ignored; most people just use the default shopping cart that comes with their dCommerce system. If you are serious about selling digital goods online, then you will want to listen to this episode. We deep dive…

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  • Blogging is Back, with Darren Rowse

    … In the beginning, there was blogging. And for businesses looking to build an audience that helped grow the bottom line, it was good. In fact, many of the leaders in the digital marketing space started as blogs and evolved into multi-million dollar businesses. I personally have immense gratitude for what Rainmaker Digital has been able…

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  • How Journalist and Bestselling Author of ‘The Revenge of Analog’ David Sax Writes: Part Two

    The business and culture journalist and bestselling author of the recent book The Revenge of Analog, David Sax, dropped by the show to talk about the writing life, the importance of real things in a digital world, and the revenge of paper. David is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, The New Yorker online, and other publications.

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  • Laura Roeder on Building a Business that Supports the Lifestyle You Love

    … This week’s guest is a self-learner. She aspires to help people’s small businesses succeed beyond their wildest dreams by making social media marketing plain and simple to understand and implement. She is Laura Roeder, and she is a Digital Entrepreneur. In this episode, Laura walks you through her journey as a digital entrepreneur: How…

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  • Quick! What Can You Systematize Before 2017?

    … In this week’s episode, our goal is to send you and your shows sailing into 2017. This conversation is the first of a three-part series created with the sole purpose of enabling you to take your podcast to new heights in the new year. Yes, 2016 was a great year for Showrunners as a whole and podcasting as a medium (except for the one guy who…

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  • Why Starting a Membership Site Is a Terrible Idea … Until You Just Do It

    … Sonia Simone joins our show to walk you through the most important elements of setting up a membership site, today. As we approach the new year, you may be thinking about the changes you want to make to your life. And if you have been following the show, that may mean that you are looking to start — or at least expand — a membership site…

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  • Sonia Simone on the Productive Insights Podcast

    … On this episode of Elsewhere, Sonia Simone chats with Ash Roy on the Productive Insights Podcast about what it means to be a prolific content marketer. In Part One of the show, Sonia and Ash discuss: Understanding your audience and their needs Content marketing’s role in today’s sale cycle When and why to use guest posts Developing…

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  • Creating Online Courses to Level Up from Freelance, with Carrie Dils

    … Many freelancers dream of the day that they’ll have sources of income other than from client work. Some hope to stop taking clients for good in favor of selling online training instead. Carrie Dils did just that. A long time web developer, Carrie adopted the WordPress platform to do client work as a freelancer. But it was when she started…

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  • Lessons on Business and Life from the ‘Zen Master of Marketing’

    … This week’s guest is a visionary strategist for the digital age. She helps brands reach the next level by leveraging digital opportunities to drive meaningful results. She is Shama Hyder (aka the “Zen Master of Marketing”), and she is a Digital Entrepreneur. In this episode, Shama walks you through her journey as a digital entrepreneur…

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  • Is It Okay to Alternate Between Monologues and Interviews?

    … We’re back! In this week’s episode, we explain why we didn’t publish a new episode last week and what you can learn from our mistake. Then we discuss a listener question that leads to an important epiphany from Jonny. The question we tackle is whether or not it’s okay to alternate between monologues and interviews in the same podcast feed. We…

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  • Why Passion Matters More Than Skill When Launching a Membership Site

    … Charity Preston — a teacher turned teacherprenuer — shares her incredible journey to creating an online membership network for teachers. Imagine you have a sick child at home that demands 100 percent of your time and attention. And these demands require you to give up your professional career. What would you do? Today’s guest faced that exact…

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