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Episode 11: The 5 Elements of a Powerful, Personal Brand [Podcast]

Welcome to the new season of This Is Your Life. In this eleventh episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about the five elements that must be present in your brand for it to be truly powerful. For more than a year now, Megan Miller, the dean of Platform University and I record something […]

Episode 6: The Top 10 Mistakes Bloggers Make [Podcast]

Welcome to the new season of This Is Your Life. In this sixth episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about the most common mistakes bloggers make. I have learned the hard way, making each of these mistakes myself. I didn’t know it at the time, but these mistakes were holding me back and […]

Episode 4: Seven Strategies for Building Your Email List [Podcast]

Welcome to the new season of This Is Your Life. In this fourth episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about why you need to focus on building an email list and provide seven strategies for doing so. I wish I had paid more attention to building an email list when I started blogging. […]

Episode 2: The 6 Rules for More Effective Slide Presentations [Podcast]

Welcome to the new season of This Is Your Life. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about how to make your slide presentations more effective. As leaders, communication is essential to success. In this episode, Michele and I discuss how to use slides to enhance your presentations and make a […]

#100: The Next 100 Episodes and How I Plan to Change Things Up [Podcast]

Today marks a major milestone: 100 podcast episodes. I admit that, when I started this podcast back in February 2012, I never thought I would get here. So far, it’s been really successful (5.5 million downloads, consistently ranked in iTunes Top 10 for Business), and everything seems to be working really well. So, if it […]

#095: How to Make $150,000 This Year from Your Platform [Podcast]

In this episode I share a recent interview I did for Platform University with Dan Miller on the topic of monetizing your platform. Unlike so many others, Dan shows you exactly how to do it. If you don’t know Dan Miller, he’s the author of the New York Times bestseller, 48 Days to the Work […]

#076: An Interview with Gary Vaynerchuk [Podcast]

This is something I have never done on my podcast—an interview. However, this opportunity was too good to pass up. Recently, I had the chance to sit down with Gary Vaynerchuk, author of the new bestseller, Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook. This is one one of the best social media books I have read in […]

Replay of the Platform-Building Teleseminar with Jeff Goins

Last Thursday night, I hosted a teleseminar with Jeff Goins. If you don’t know, Jeff is a full-time author, blogger, and speaker. We had some technical challenges in the call when we were both suddenly dropped by Skype—twice!—but we kept forging ahead. Regardless, Jeff shared some powerful content for anyone who is serious about building [...]

Content marketing: The secret to getting discovered in search

Or: Why organizations need to tell their stories Target audience: Marketing professionals, brands, businesses, SEO specialists, social media strategists. Content marketing — a term that would have drawn blank stares just a few yearsShow More Summary

Don’t Beat Yourself Up. Wait, DO!

Where are you with your self-talk? How do you talk to yourself? I will bet that you wouldn’t say half of what you say to yourself to someone you love, and I bet you wouldn’t say the other half to a stranger with whom you would act polite. Show More Summary

RelayRides, AppHero, and a Library Inside a Walmart [Podcast]

On today’s Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), Galley Cat editor Jason Boog discussed ways to keep it simple with a site that lets you rent out your car to your neighbors, a new tool for sifting through the variety of apps on Facebook, and an old Walmart that’s been converted into a library. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Social Media and the Arts [Podcast]

On today’s Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), GalleyCat editor Jason Boog and I talked about some new ways that social media affects the world of art on sites like Kickstarter and Pinterest. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Big Changes for Pinterest, Google+ Hangouts, and eBooks [Podcast]

On today’s Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), GalleyCat editor Jason Boog and I talked about some major improvements in a few of our favorite things: Pinterest, Google+ Hangouts, and eBooks. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

TV, Newspapers, and Books 2.0 [Podcast]

What’s old is new again. On today’s Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), Jason Boog and I discussed how the latest innovations in social media are affecting older media forms like television, newspapers, and books. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Etsy, Clipboard, and Green Lantern Get a Reboot [Podcast]

On today’s Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), GalleyCat editor Jason Boog joined me to discuss the creative spheres of crafts, social bookmarking, and comic books as each gets a reboot for our more digitally connected, mobile, and modern age. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Facebook’s IPO, Pinterest’s Millions, and Google’s New Search Tool [Podcast]

It was a big week for social media. On today’s Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), GalleyCat editor Jason Boog shared his thoughts on Facebook’s long-awaited IPO, speculating on how today’s results will affect the larger social media ecosystem. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Spotify, Google+ Hangouts on Air, and other Free Tools [Podcast]

On today’s Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), I joined GalleyCat editor Jason Boog for a chat about our favorite new Spotify apps. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Evernote’s $1 Billion Valuation, Tumblr Ads, and a New Magazine App [Podcast]

On today’s Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), GalleyCat editor Jason Boog joined me for a look at Evernote’s $1 billion valuation and Tumblr’s decision to bite the bullet and start selling ads – at $25,000 apiece. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

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