Mariah Coz

122 – How to Build and Launch Online Products with Mariah Coz


Mariah Coz

Many people today call themselves online entrepreneurs or online marketers. But what are they really doing, what are they really about?

Our guest for today calls herself an online entrepreneur and she’s got the chops to back it up!

In this episode of How Did You Get Into That, Mariah Coz shares how she went from a surf-punk band to selling vintage clothing on Etsy to helping people create and launch online products today – and the valuable lessons she’s gathered along the way.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • Why it’s important to create packages for your services.
  • How long does it take to build a business before you can automate it?
  • How writing 10,000 words a day has helped her.
  • How her education has helped her craft her businesses.
  • Building your own products vs being an affiliate: the pros and cons of each.
  • Do you need to build your audience to 100k uniques before monetizing?
  • How to find what your audience wants.
  • And so much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • How to begin creating your product.
  • How big should your first product be?
  • What’s the best way to pre-sell and why should you do it?

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121 – How to Thrive with Cole Hatter


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Sometimes we experience events so profound they alter the fabric of our existence. And when they do we have two choices: allow those events to pull us under into despair, or use them as a wake-up call to make our lives matter.

Our guest for today’s show, Cole Hatter, experienced not one but two life-altering accidents that claimed the lives of his best friends.

In this episode of How Did You Get Into That, Cole talks about those accidents, what they meant to him personally and how they served as his personal wake-up call to make his life meaningful and impactful in the world.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • What was his first “ah-ha wake up” moment?
  • What’s been the biggest contributor to his success?
  • How can you give to others when your own cup is empty? Cole shares.
  • Why you don’t have to start the next Red Cross to contribute to the world.
  • Do you have to be passionate about what you do to be successful?
  • How to balance profit and passion.
  • If you’re great at something do you have to start a company?
  • And so much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • Why you don’t have to use your own money to invest in real estate.
  • Is there a difference between good and bad debt?
  • The first step to take when investing in real estate – what is it?

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120 – How to Create A Food Blog, with Erin Chase


5 Dollar Dinners Erin Chase

Have you ever had a flash of insight – and then taken action on it? Our guest for today’s show has and it paid off handsomely!

Erin Chase is the founder of 5 Dollar Dinners, a blog that has evolved into a sustainable business.

In this episode of How Did You Get Into That, Erin shares where the idea for 5 Dollar Dinners came from, how she has successfully married numerous interests and passions to monetize her blog. and how 5 Dollar Dinners has evolved into a brand of its own.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • Where did she come up with the name for her brand?
  • Does she have any formal culinary training?
  • How did she build her following?
  • Did she have a monetization strategy when she started this?
  • What advice does she have for those just starting out in business?
  • Why she’d rather have lower quality traffic than Buzzfeed-like traffic.
  • And so much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • How do you keep readers loyal and connected to you?
  • Who is your tribe?
  • Why your email list is important and what content you should provide for them.

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119 – How to Create a Miracle Morning, with Hal Elrod


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How the most successful people start their days is something that has been studied and talked about. But have you ever considered what would happen if you combined the six most common practices of the most successful? our guest for today’s show did and he’s created a sensation!

In this episode, Hal Elrod of The Miracle Morning talks about his near-death experience, what it was like to hit rock bottom (twice!), and how those experiences helped him create his New York Times best-seller The Miracle Morning.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • His first entrepreneurial venture at 15 was doing what?
  • Was he a high achiever in high school?
  • How long was he clinically dead?
  • How he willed himself to walk again, when the doctors said he wouldn’t.
  • What is the 5 minute rule?
  • What are the SAVERS and why do they matter?
  • And so much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • Can you do The Miracle Morning if you aren’t a morning person?
  • How to beat your snooze button: Hal shares his top tips.

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118 – How to Write Show Notes For a Living, with Lara Loest


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Podcasting is a hot business model right now, and one of the important aspects of any podcast is its show notes. What are they and how did our guest turn them into a thriving business? All of those questions are answered on today’s show by Lara Loest.

In this episode, Lara tells her story of becoming the go-to show notes writer for some influential podcasters (including this show!), and how she’s scaling her service-based business.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • How many podcast episodes does she listen to every week?
  • What’s the book that completely opened her eyes to entrepreneurship?
  • The key role community played in her success, and what it means for you.
  • Why a “safe, steady paycheck” is just a myth.
  • Why it will never be the perfect time to leave your job.
  • How can you scale your service-based business, or should you at all?
  • And so much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • The two ways you can offer value to your role models.
  • How to build rapport, and how it can lead to a new client.
  • Why is learning from your mistakes so important?

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117 – How to be an NBA Mascot with Jeff Goodin


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Have you ever wondered who is the person in the costume of your favorite team’s mascot? Jeff Goodin can tell you!

He began his career by performing in dunking shows with the Daredevils, and eventually became the mascot for the Boston Celtics and the Dallas Mavericks.

In this episode, Jeff shares how he became an NBA mascot, the story of how he started dunking with the Daredevils, and how to build connections to get to where you want to go.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • The importance of taking a chance on your dream.
  • How can you “fake it until you make it”?
  • The importance of getting your foot in the door.
  • How can you continue moving up to bigger things?
  • Why it’s okay to make a fool of yourself sometimes!
  • Is there a way to disregard negativity, and keep on?
  • And so much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • What is Jeff’s advice for beginning a career in professional sports?
  • Jeff’s first star-struck moment before the game.
  • Why Jeff was memorable and a must-watch!

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116 – How to be a Social Entrepreneur with Travis Gravette


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Have you ever wondered what it takes to sell artisan products? Travis Gravette is a social entrepreneur, meaning he uses his entrepreneurship to make a social impact.

He began in the non-profit sector but today he buys artisan products from Africa and sells them in the US with his company Red Earth.

In this episode, Travis shares what a social entrepreneur does and how he does it, how to begin a nonprofit, and how to move into creating a for-profit business.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • The local leaders making a difference in Africa.
  • Why is it important to be charitable?
  • How can I start a successful and meaningful non-profit?
  • The importance of studying and learning before jumping in.
  • How to merge a nonprofit and a budding for-profit business.
  • Why did Travis choose to sell jewelry?
  • How to be passionate about the company, not necessarily the product.
  • And so much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • What is Travis’ advice for beginning a non-profit?.
  • The importance of having a clear vision and conveying it.
  • How to make sure you’re working within your limits.

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115 – How to Turn a Blog Into a Business, with Cynthia Sanchez


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Is Pinterest just a place to pin outfit ideas, find a meal for dinner, or find DIY projects for the kids? Or Is it possible for businesses to utilize this platform?

Today’s guest, Cynthia Sanchez, is here to answer these questions! She’s an entrepreneur obsessed with Pinterest. She dared follow this interest and turned it into the blog and podcast Oh So Pinteresting.

In this episode, Cynthia reflects on her journey to becoming a Pinterest expert and social media manager, while encouraging others to follow their passions.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • Why is it important to take risks?
  • What is the process to turn a blog into a business?
  • Why is networking important?
  • What are the risks involved with starting a business?
  • How do you weigh these risks against your current situation?
  • And so much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • What steps should you take to incorporate Pinterest into your business strategy?
  • How does Pinterest differ from other social networking sites?
  • How do you create optimized pins on Pinterest? 

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Stu McLaren

114 – How to Have More Success And Less Stress, with Stu McLaren


Stu McLaren

Have you ever wanted to be more successful, but less stressed? Stu McLaren has built a successful company by developing software and programs that help overworked entrepreneurs become happier and less stressed.

In this episode, Stu shares his journey to creating his business, the influences that pushed him forward, and his three criterions for determining what opportunities are worthwhile, and which are not.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • How to make more while working less.
  • Why it’s important to keep an open mind.
  • How can you go after what you want without being overbearing?
  • Why it’s so critical to continuing to take a step forward.
  • What is a membership website and why are they profitable?
  • Stu’s three criteria to a healthy and happy business.
  • How to move on and pursue greater opportunities.
  • And so much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • Why “just good enough” really isn’t.
  • How to step towards what interests you.
  • Why opportunities open up when you find and share your interest.

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Jessica Larrew

113 – How to Profit Reselling On Amazon, with Jessica Larrew


Jessica Larrew

Have you ever wanted to purchase an item that has been discontinued or no longer available? Jessica Larrew can help you! She has created a successful business buying discontinued or rare products and reselling them for a profit.

When Jessica was let go from her job it proved to be a blessing in disguise! She discovered how to profit buying and reselling products.

In this episode, Jessica explains how her unique business blossomed, why it’s important to search for the best fit for your business, and how to replace a traditional job with a buying and reselling business.

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

  • The process of buying and reselling products.
  • When is the best time to start a business like this?
  • The importance of following your instincts.
  • How does someone begin selling on eBay?
  • Why certain products can sell better than others.
  • How to not only work and make a profit, but enjoy working as well!
  • And so much more!

BONUS MATERIAL:

  • The amazing app that can help you begin a reselling business.
  • What item categories are best sellers and are easiest to sell?
  • Why it’s important to start with what you know.

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