The Fizzle Show

    • How “Complete-able” is Your Online Course? Here’s 3 Things to Improve (FS235)

      We spoke to one of the most prolific and successful course makers we know, Vanessa Van Edwards, about how we can all improve our online courses. For any of you course makers out there these insights are going to help you make much more successful courses — both for you and your customers. Online courses are being created like crazy these days because the market for e-learnin ...

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    • You Have Permission Not to Turn Your Passion Into a Scalable, Online Business (FS234)

      “Lots of people tell you what you "should" want as a creative or as an entrepreneur. Shut out the noise for a hot second and decide what success looks and feels like for yourself.” Oh man, you guys, there’s this entrepreneur named Stephanie Halligan… I think you’re going to love her story. “I spent a long time trying to sell and monetize my list on Art to Self and it kept fe ...

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    • You Don’t Lack Discipline, You Lack Motivation. There’s a Difference

      As indie entrepreneurs we live and die by the execution of our ideas. Without the right focus and motivation, discipline alone won’t save you. I find it’s very common for creatives and business builders to feel they lack discipline. We think if we had more discipline then we’d be making more progress on our idea. I don’t agree. You don’t lack discipline, you lack motivation.

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  • Why “Just Power Through” is Terrible Advice (FS236)

    …… her grandpa passed away. If you don’t know Steph, she’s the director of member success here at Fizzle, the former head of sales training at Groupon, and she’s kind of a badass — detail oriented, very accomplished, a real go getter. Something that’s also true about her is she’s extremely relationship and family oriented. She knows what matters most…

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  • How to Build a Business You Can Run From Anywhere

    … fears come up when you think about travel? You’ve got to listen to his thoughts on this! Listen here or in your favorite podcast app. Just look for The Fizzle Show. Subscribe (how to) iTunes Overcast Pocket Casts Stitcher Google Play RSS Sean’s travel business advice We asked Sean: what advice do you have to help us all setup our businesses…

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  • The Hurdle Between Free & Paid for Entrepreneurs With Heart (FS232)

    …. There is a danger here. The danger is that you spend a ton of time building and executing on a paid product and DON’T make any sales. Some entrepreneurs don’t ever bounce back from that, they give up all together. Us indie entrepreneurs need all the help we can get — we do everything ourselves! So in this article we’ll show you how to overcome…

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  • A Stupidly Simple Guide to Taking Action, Finding Clarity & Getting Clients Right Away (FS231)

    One of the things we hear most often is that people want CLARITY in order to get started. They feel overwhelmed and murky, like they would totally get started if only they knew what to DO! Maybe you feel like you need answers before you begin, because you have to get this right. Today, we are flipping that. I know you think you need CLARITY in order to take ACTION.

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  • Could 1 Small Tweak Change Everything in Your Business?

    … just what entrepreneurs do. We’ve seen this hundreds of times with Fizzle members. Entrepreneurs come up with an idea, and then they tweak, twist, pivot and adjust over time to see what will work. We all want a business that’s growing. And we all — every one of us who’s doing the work — knows what it’s like to feel stagnant, motionless for too long…

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  • What Makes a Good, Un-Sleazy Lead Magnet? 9 Utterly Clear Examples

    … for your business We’ve been there before I have a confession to make. For a while, in the beginning of Fizzle, we didn’t use a lead magnet. We were just creating the brand and, to be honest, I didn’t want to come off as sleazy or too sales-y. I ended up letting us go for months without putting up a lead magnet. But when we did, the results…

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  • How to ENJOY Sales, Without Feeling Cheesy, Manipulative & Gross (FS227)

    … stressful? How are you going to shift from convincing to consulting in your own business? Go Deeper with this podcast episode: We recorded an episode of the Fizzle Show about this very topic where we get into more detail and share some tips that may not be in this article. Enjoy! Subscribe (how to) iTunes Overcast Pocket Casts Stitcher Google Play RSS “How to ENJOY sales, without feeling cheesy, manipulative and gross” Tweet This …

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  • Are Pursuing Your Business, Creativity or Project Enough? (FS225)

    … haven’t yet, you can subscribe to our podcast in your podcast app and get every new episode as it comes out. Here’s the podcast conversation where we go deep into the topic for this article: It’s better to listen on the go! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe (how to) iTunes Overcast Pocket Casts Stitcher Soundcloud RSS A Fizzler Shares his Story…

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  • Why You Don’t Feel Confident (& How to Fix it) FS224

    …, the optimism. We need to turn up the “this MIGHT work” and turn down the “this might NOT work.” Ok, so first of all, here’s what you need to do right now: You need to listen to this podcast episode. I don’t care if you “aren’t a podcast listener.” Get a podcast app on your phone, find The Fizzle Show and click to listen to this episode as you go…

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  • How to Become a Successful Maker Without Destroying Yourself (FS223)

    … No matter what kind of business you’re thinking of starting, you have got to solve a REAL problem with a REAL solution. We tear apart this idea in depth with Dan and Tom from Studio Neat, makers of fine, modern physical products. They’ve just launched a brand new (and very unique) notebook on Kickstarter, and it hit it’s goal in just a few hours…

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  • Here’s One Tip That Will Make Your Podcast Interviews Excellent (FS222)

    … into more of your content. You simply have to hear this tip in action… honestly, it makes it so easy to understand. In the podcast episode here Steph shows us three moments in her own show where she used this trick to find “the moment” for each of her guests. It’s better to listen on the go! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe (how to) iTunes Overcast…

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  • How to be a Lifetime Creative in a World Where Work Gets Stolen (FS221)

    …. A great episode for any of us who want to be lifetime creatives. Enjoy! It’s better to listen on the go! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe (how to) iTunes Overcast Pocket Casts Stitcher Soundcloud RSS “How to be a lifetime creative (in a world where work gets stolen)” Tweet This Show Notes: Watch — Everything is a Remix: Tim's Vermeer HD Trailer – YouTube Brain Pickings – An inventory of the meaningful life. …

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  • Client Relationships — What to Do When Things Go Wrong (FS220)

    … ourselves, but if it’s worth it to try to work this out, then goddamit let’s try hard to do so. Lots more on that one in the podcast conversation. Don’t miss it, FYI. These notes are just a few of the gems we land on. 2. Go above and beyond to truly empathize and show the customer you hear what they’re saying. start your sentiment with, “ugh, I…

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