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142 – How to Wrap Up a Podcast with Grant Baldwin


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Have you enjoyed hearing the stories and journeys of over 100 different entrepreneurs? Have these interviews inspired you to take your business to the next level?

I hope you’ve enjoyed our time together on How Did You Get Into That. It’s been a pleasure being here with you and I’m so excited to announce our new podcast series coming soon!

In this episode, I share with you my journey to creating HDYGIT, and what to expect from the new podcast The Speaker Lab.

Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That? and make sure to tune in to our new show Speaker Lab, coming your way in the new year. Thanks for being here and we’ll see you in 2016!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • How did I get into podcasting?
  • How was this podcast, How Did You Get Into That, born?
  • Why I decided to create Booked and Paid to Speak.
  • Why is it time to move to a new podcast?
  • The date to expect and where to find The Speaker Lab!
  • How can you still listen to How Did You Get Into That?
  • And much, much more!

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Steve Kamb of NerdFitness.com joins How Did You Get Into That? with Grant Baldwin to talk about his fitness site, and more!

141 – How to Be a “Fit Nerd” with Steve Kamb

Steve Kamb of NerdFitness.com joins How Did You Get Into That? with Grant Baldwin to talk about his fitness site, and more!Do you identify as being slightly nerdy? Are you interested in fitness or being fit? Then you will love hearing today’s guest, Steve Kamb.

Steve is the founder of NerdFitness.com, a site that provides fitness/wellness tips and articles to people who identify as being a bit nerdy.

In this episode, Steve shares how and why he decided to launch NerdFitness.com, why his “average Joe and Jane” technique has been so successful, and his take on the best video game of all time.

Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That?.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • How does Steve define nerdiness?
  • What kind of content does NerdFitness provide?
  • What it was like growing up in a town called Sandwich!
  • Steve shares how to turn your fitness struggles into successes.
  • How to corner a market in your niche.
  • How living a “double life” led to NerdFitness’ success.
  • Steve’s suggestions for making money through your website.
  • And much, much more!

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140 – How to Start and Grow a Digital Magazine, with Nathan Chan

Nathan Chan of Foundr magazine joins How Did You Get Into That's Grant Baldwin for a chat about Foundr, entrepreneurship and running a digital magazine empire.

You’d never know it by his success but Foundr’s creator Nathan Chan had never started a business prior to starting the digital magazine!

If The Impostor Syndrome has ever shown up in your life, or if you haven’t yet taken the entrepreneurial plunge but really want to, this episode is for you.

Nathan Chan was a support engineer in the IT field before creating Foundr magazine. On today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That? Nathan shares why he made Foundr, how he grew his subscribers and how he continues to leverage the success of Foundr into bigger and better things!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • Why did Nathan feel like an impostor in the early days of Foundr?
  • What role has consistency played in his success?
  • Why did he give the magazine a year?
  • How did he get Sir Richard Branson to say yes to an interview?
  • What does Nathan suggest if you want to start your own digital magazine?
  • How has Nathan leveraged the interview with Sir Richard Branson?
  • Why is there no e in the Foundr name?
  • And much, much more!

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Nick Ray of ModerNash joins Grant Baldwin of How Did You Get Into That? to talk about building a business from Ikea furniture.

139 – How to Build a Business From Ikea Furniture, with Nick Ray

Nick Ray of ModerNash joins Grant Baldwin of How Did You Get Into That? to talk about building a business from Ikea furniture.

Do you love Ikea furniture, but not the long trips to the store? Nick Ray, founder of ModerNash in Nashville, Tennessee, is your answer!

ModerNash specializes in the distribution of Ikea products to the greater Nashville area, and offers other services including delivery, installation, and home design.

In this episode, Nick shares how he created ModerNash, the practical logistics of his business, and the story of ModerNash’s humble beginnings. Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That?.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • How ModerNash functions as a business.
  • How do they get so much furniture from Atlanta to Nashville?
  • What gave Nick the idea to buy and sell for profit?
  • How you can turn a “crazy” idea into a business.
  • What happened for ModerNash to become a multi-service business?
  • How you can juggle more than one job and still be a success.
  • How ModerNash became shifted from a shipping service to a showroom.
  • And much, much more!

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Scott Voelker of The Amazing Seller joins Grant Baldwin on How Did You Get Into That? to talk about selling on Amazon and how he's been successful in construction, photography and digital marketing!

138 – How to Be Successful Selling on Amazon, with Scott Voelker

Scott Voelker of The Amazing Seller joins Grant Baldwin on How Did You Get Into That? to talk about selling on Amazon and how he's been successful in construction, photography and digital marketing!Have you ever wondered how you could sell something on Amazon? There are various ways to do so and our guest for today shares about the model that has been so successful for him.

Scott Voelker of The Amazing Seller is here to talk about what FBA selling is, how he generates a healthy profit with it and how he passes his lessons on to his audience.

On this episode  of How’d You Get Into That? we also discus how he’s transitioned from working in construction to photography to digital marketing!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • What is FBA and how does it work?
  • How and why did he test his podcast concept before launching it?
  • How did he transition from construction to photography to online marketing and sales?
  • How did he start building his email list?
  • What is retail arbitrage and why didn’t he like that model?
  • How did he bring in over $40k in his first 90 days of selling on Amazon?
  • What’s the downfall to FBA selling on Amazon?
  • Why it’s so important to help people first, then think about selling to them.
  • And so much more!

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Dave Munson from Saddleback Leather joins Grant Baldwin on this episode of How Did You Get Into That? to talk about the successful creation of a leather goods company.

137 – How to Create a Leather Company, with Dave Munson

Dave Munson from Saddleback Leather joins Grant Baldwin on this episode of How Did You Get Into That? to talk about the successful creation of a leather goods company.Are you a leather aficionado? Do you enjoy and appreciate well-made leather goods? Then you’ll enjoy hearing from Dave Munson, CEO and founder of Saddleback Leather.

Dave is an expert in all things leather. Through his online retail site Dave sells all types of goods including bags, décor and even leather pine cones!

In this episode, Dave shares how he became interested in working with leather, why he decided to pursue it as a career, and how he came to be so successful in such a specific niche.

Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That?

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

  • How your location can affect your creativity.
  • Why does Dave like leather so much?
  • When Dave decided to make leather his career.
  • How Dave built his leather-making business from scratch.
  • How “bouncing around” from job to job can help you.
  • What can you do to discover your talents and passion?
  • How can you create a business or job based on your interests?
  • And much, much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • How to create your very own leather bag.
  • Why it’s important to get exactly what you want from leather.
  • Can other people’s opinions help you?

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Lisa Woodruff, professional organizer, joins How Did You Get Into That with Grant Baldwin to talk about professional organizing your business and your life.

136 – How to Be a Professional Organizer with Lisa Woodruff


Lisa Woodruff, professional organizer, joins How Did You Get Into That with Grant Baldwin to talk about professional organizing your business and your life. Do you think you could be a little less messy? Do you struggle to get through your daily life because you aren’t organized enough? Then Lisa Woodruff has the answers to help you! As a professional organizer, Lisa helps people organize and straighten their spaces, minds, and lives. In this episode, Lisa shares how she teaches people to be organized, the true “tricks” to getting your space straightened out, and how she came to be a professional organizer. Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That?!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

    • What it’s really like to be a professional organizer.

 

  • How and why becoming unorganized can sneak up on you.

 

 

  • Why doesn’t The Container Store help you?

 

 

  • How to follow your own career path.

 

 

  • Why is a service-based business more profitable?

 

 

  • How could you become a professional organizer?

 

 

  • How can you get noticed in a non-referral business?

 

 

  • And much, much more!

 

 

 

BONUS MATERIAL:

    • What is the 40-week challenge?

 

  • How and why to apply the “Sunday basket” technique.

 

 

  • What is repetitive touching and how can it help you make a decision?

 

 

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On this episode of How Did You Get Into That, Barron Cuadro of Effortless Gent stops by the show to chat fashion, creating content and finding your voice in any market.

135 – How to Create a Brand in the Fashion Industry, with Barron Cuadro

On this episode of How Did You Get Into That, Barron Cuadro of Effortless Gent stops by the show to chat fashion, creating content and finding your voice in any market. Have you ever noticed how a certain outfit will make you feel more confident? Our guest today knows how to help you create that feeling every time you get dressed. In fact he’s created an entire business model around it. Barron Cuadro of Effortless Gent has built his brand to help guys build great wardrobes they love and feel confident wearing. On today’s episode Barron shares how his background building and designing websites provided a started point for Effortless Gent, and how he spent nearly 2 years writing consistent content for his audience before he found his voice and made a living with his site. He also gives some fashion tips to tune up your wardrobe! Check it out on today’s episode of How Did You Get Into That?.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

      • What’s the #1 rule to success?

 

 

    • Why do clothes have such an impact on how we feel?

 

 

    • Did he always want to be an entrepreneur?

 

 

    • How did he find new readers for his site?

 

 

    • Why being helpful will always grow your audience.

 

 

    • The one thing he would do differently if he was starting over today.

 

 

    • What gave him the confidence to make the leap to running his business?

 

 

    • What are Barron’s top 3 revenue sources at Effortless Gent?

 

 

    • Who you should focus on when creating content.

 

 

    • And much, much more!

 

 

BONUS MATERIAL:

      • Why you shouldn’t dress like someone you’re not.

 

 

    • SIS: What is it and how does it relate to your wardrobe?

 

 

    • What’s the most important piece of the fashion equation?

 

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134 – How to Be a Puzzle Editor For a Living, with Emily Peck Prokop

143e493Have you ever wondered who edits your favorite crossword puzzle? Did you ever think that was even a real job? Today’s guest is Emily Peck Prokop, a puzzle editor from Penny Press, a company that produces different crossword, Sudoku and other game books.

In this episode, she shares what exactly her job requires, what goes in to creating one puzzle book and how her journey through life led her to a love of crossword puzzles, and an eventual career.

Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That?.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

  • What exactly does a puzzle editor do?
  • How many people work on one particular book of puzzles?
  • The special “skills” Emily had that qualified her for this job.
  • How can you also work on puzzles?
  • Why working today isn’t supposed to be fun, but it can be!
  • How does a love for puzzles turn into a career?
  • How much special knowledge is needed for this job?
  • How to find “your thing” and do it every day.
  • And much, much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • What does she recommend as a best practice for doing a word search?
  • A “pro tip” for completing the New York Times Crossword!
  • A key strategy Emily recommends to complete a crossword puzzle.

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Josh Altman of Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles joins How Did You Get Into That to talk real estate, his latest book It's Your Move and how to be successful in ANY industry.

133 – How to Be Successful in Real Estate, with Josh Altman


Josh Altman of Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles joins How Did You Get Into That to talk real estate, his latest book It's Your Move and how to be successful in ANY industry.

Has real estate ever caught your eye as a potential career path? Or perhaps you’re a fan of the Million Dollar Listings show on cable. If so you’re in for a special treat: Josh Altman, star of Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles and high end realtor is here!

In this episode, Josh shares with us how much he’s learned from some serious hard knocks along his journey, how those experiences helped him grow and become the successful businessman he is today and why he wrote his first book, It’s Your Move.

Josh is a high-powered and savvy entrepreneur with hustle to boot, you’ll want to hear every word he has to say on today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That?!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

  • What’s the #1 rule to success?
  • What does Josh suggest as next steps if you’re unhappy with your job?
  • How did he make $200k on a $5k investment?
  • How did he bounce back from losing everything in 2008?
  • What is calculated confidence and how did he get it?
  • What is the Ready Fire Aim mentality?
  • What are the three keys to success, according to Josh?
  • And much, much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • What are Josh’s recommended steps to get started selling real estate?
  • How can you find the right mentor and connect with them?
  • How did their top agent “stalk” his way into working with Josh and his brother?

If you enjoyed this episode and want to hear a few additional minutes of the interview, Click here to get the exclusive bonus material.

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