The Fizzle Show

    • Tips On Using Medium as a Blogging Channel to Grow An Audience (FS217)

      Jonas Ellison spent the last year growing an audience on Medium.com, and it worked… accidentally. On the show today you’re going to hear tangible tips about Medium.com, which will help you decide if you should use this growing platform to grow an audience. There are some new features on Medium that make both Corbett and Chase do a bit of a double take on using this platform.

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

      If you work with clients directly there’s a very good chance you’re going to have to deal with some shitty situations. Clients asking for late refunds Clients delaying payment for waaaaaaay too long Customers leaving bad reviews on Yelp, Etsy or something like it Clients changing requirements in the middle of a project Client taking forever to get back to you, stoppi ...

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    • How to Create a Fail-proof Mastermind Group

      We know you’ve heard it before (um, even from us) — you should join a mastermind group, also known as a group of 4-6 people who meet about every two weeks to give each other advice and hold one another accountable to big goals. It’s kind of a no brainer, isn’t it? We all know that trying to do it all alone as an entrepreneur is a recipe for eventually giving up when the going gets tough.

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  • How Indie Entrepreneurs Should Plan Vacations (FS216)

    … of vacation. the staycation or “digital detox” the shorter "do no work" vacation the longer "do some work" vacation sabbatical living abroad paternity/maternity/family leave Many entrepreneurs have a hard time ALLOWING themselves to let go. Here’s a message from Fizzler Penny Hawes in the Member Community about this: What…

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  • The Energizer Planning Method to Get Your Year Back on Track (FS215)

    … you through each of these in detail in the podcast, but here’s a simplified list of the steps necessary. 1. DEFINE BIG PICTURE STATE OF THE BUSINESS: We always start with the big picture view because you need to be clear on where you are before you figure out where you need to go. For us at Fizzle, we score ourselves on the following categories…

    Chase Reeves/ Fizzle- 15 readers -
  • No Progress After a Full Year? This Might be Why (FS214)

    … Is the work you’re doing towards your goal working at all? What if you’ve been working for several months and don’t have much to show for it? Is this normal? Is this how it works at first? Speaking of normal, what is normal!? What kind of results should you be expecting? Today on the show we talk about several places you can look to diagnose…

    Chase Reeves/ Fizzle- 16 readers -
  • How do You Balance Life & Business? (FS213)

    … supposed to eat healthy. I’m supposed to be present. I’m supposed to make enough time for my family. Oh yea, I’m supposed sleep well too. It feels like A LOT, like too much, if I’m honest. So, it was amazing to see this topic brought up on the Fizzle forums by Xenia Ferraro who asked: How do you balance your life? She adds: “how in the world…

    Chase Reeves/ Fizzlein How To's- 16 readers -
  • CEO-ing Your Business: The 3 Metrics that Matter (FS212)

    … them on a regular basis. In today’s episode of The Fizzle Show we explain how to play CEO in your business, and the metrics you should follow to keep tabs on everything. It’s better to listen on the go! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe (how to) iTunes Overcast Pocket Casts Stitcher Soundcloud RSS But first, we should also mention…

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  • The Inception of a Wildly Successful Lifestyle Business (FS210)

    …. It’s that last one we want to dive into today. How does success in lifestyle business actually happen? What are the steps and stages? What are the red flags to watch for? What are the common mistakes and the truly important things? So, on the show today we have two very special guests — John and Dana Shultz from Minimalist Baker. They’re…

    Chase Reeves/ Fizzle- 21 readers -
  • 10 Excellent Niche Business Examples to Learn From (FS209)

    … roadmap of training alongside community and group coaching. To find out more about Fizzle Membership click here. Please note, this is not for douchebags and assholes — this is for folks who want to earn an independent living doing something they care about.) So, let’s talk about some examples When you’re ready, listen to this podcast episode…

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  • 5 Business Boosters Guaranteed to Give You a Competitive Advantage

    … booster is something that gives you an advantage over the competition. On today’s episode of The Fizzle Show podcast we discuss five categories of business boosters guaranteed to give you a meaningful competitive advantage. Any business idea you choose should have at least one of these, preferably more than one. It’s better to listen on the go…

    Corbett Barr/ Fizzle- 24 readers -
  • Current Ideas in Small Business, Q1 2017 (FS206)

    …! It’s better to listen on the go! Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe (how to) iTunes Overcast Pocket Casts Stitcher Soundcloud RSS “Current Events in Small Business, Q1 2017” Tweet This Steph’s Stuff: 1. I completed Season One of Courage + Clarity! Lots of people listening know we decided to start another podcast under the Fizzle umbrella called…

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  • How to Target Your Facebook Audience (Even if You’re a Rookie)

    … Claire Pelletreau who’s a Fizzle member and a total WIZ when it comes to Facebook Ad stuff. She’s been doing this for years. AND she even joined us on the podcast. Facebook Ad Rookie Errors These errors can cost you hundreds (if not thousands) of wasted dollars in your campaigns and they are very common. If you’re not already making these errors…

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  • How To Quit Your Startup (Or Anything Else You Need To Quit) – FS203

    … three different stories of quitting, how each person knew, what they learned, etc. Their different perspectives will inspire you. But even MORE important, we interview a Fizzle member who JUST resigned from a startup he started three years ago. It is powerful. So, please, be our guest, pour yourself a cup of something warm and listen to this fine…

    Chase Reeves/ Fizzlein How To's- 13 readers -
  • Should You Partner With Competitors (or Fight Them Tooth & Nail)? FS202

    … In every significant marketplace there is competition. In many ways, competition is a great thing — it drives innovation, it pushes businesses to be better and it gives customers choices. When we’re vying for the same customers, it’s tempting to hide away with our ideas and keep our precious audiences to ourselves. But is this really the best…

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  • Give What Grows — How to Overcome Burnout (FS200)

    “Though usually regarded as the result of trying to give too much, burnout in my experience results from trying to give what I do not possess.” That is a quote from Parker Palmer. Parker Palmer is awesome. I’ll prove it. And you are awesome too. But you’re in danger of burnout. If you want to create something interesting… you’re up against burnout.

    Chase Reeves/ Fizzle- 31 readers -
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