Youpreneur FM Podcast

Youpreneur FM Podcast
Youpreneur FM Podcast with Chris Ducker

Taking Content Marketing to the Next Level
Nov 18 • 14 min
In this episode, I share a few tips on creating your own content marketing strategy such as thinking in groups of 12 when it comes to creating content, content repurposing and setting up workflows with your team to lighten the load.
Building Your Community Offline with Live Events
Nov 11 • 14 min
Different communities mean different approaches. You always have to make sure you anticipate what kind of event your audience needs before putting on your event-organizer hat. What works for one group - like a large-scale conference - might not work for a…
How to Monetize Your Customer Community
Nov 3 • 11 min
In this episode, I dive into four different ways you can monetize your online community: blogging, podcasting, webinars and affiliate marketing plus a few of my favorite online tools that I like to use to make it happen.
Building an Email List to Fuel Your Business Growth
Oct 27 • 13 min
Tune in as I dive into a few list building rules you need to keep in mind when growing your email list and how you can go from zero to a hundred subscribers in this episode of Youpreneur FM.
Building Brand Loyalty with Your Audience
Oct 20 • 10 min
In this episode, I share my tips on how you can build brand loyalty with your audience and what you can do to grow an authentic personal brand that your audience can relate to. Make sure you have your notebook and pen ready for this one, you’re going to…
Build Your Brand by Spreading Your Message
Oct 13 • 12 min
In this episode, I deep-dive into the finer details of spreading your message: being seen as an expert, keeping an online media company mentality, using the P2P philosophy - all of these things are steps you can take to be heard and rise above the noise.
5 Key Elements to Building a Personal Brand
Oct 6 • 13 min
So where do you start when it comes to building your own personal brand? In this episode, I deep-dive into the five key elements that will help you build a successful, future-proof personal brand.
Top 12 Tips for Entrepreneurial Success
Sep 25 • 15 min
And we’re back! It’s been a month since my sabbatical when I took some time out to rest, recharge and finally take a breather after a very hectic two-years and I can’t tell you how excited I am to finally be back behind the microphone again.
Hitting the Pause Button and Planning for Growth
Jul 3 • 21 min
As entrepreneurs, we’re always on the go. Finding the sweet spot in work-life balance is tough, especially if you’ve got a lot on your plate. Sometimes, the best thing you can do for your business and personal life is to simply take a break. Spending a…
How to Build Your Personal Brand Business Faster Than Ever!
Jun 25 • 11 min
Did you know that eight out of 10 entrepreneurs do everything they can to stay in their comfort zones? That means that only 20% of entrepreneurs willingly step out of their comfort zones. Those that stay in enjoy the familiarity of their comfort zone.…
How to Sell More Copies of Your Business Book!
Jun 18 • 14 min
One of the best expert positioning strategies is to publish your own book. As an entrepreneur, you want to get your name out there and position yourself as an expert within your industry. Writing the book is the just the beginning and many bestselling…
3 Ways to Build a Personal Brand Business for the Future!
Jun 11 • 13 min
It’s never been easier to build a personal brand business and there’s really nothing to stop you from becoming a successful entrepreneur. However, thousands of “entrepreneurs” who set off to build their empires from the ground up quit before it gains any…
How to Focus on Your High Priority Actions, with Dr. John Demartini
Jun 4 • 34 min
The number of hours we can dedicate to work each day isn’t infinite. Eventually, we run out of time, brain power and energy. It’s impossible to work on our businesses 24/7 without rest and that’s okay. It just means that we need to focus on putting the…
The Science Behind Choosing the Right Business Model, with Ryan Levesque
May 30 • 34 min
Choosing the right business model is the topic of this episode of Youpreneur FM, where I talk to the CEO of The ASK Method Company and national best-selling author, Ryan Levesque. The ASK Method is a system built to help internet marketers and online…
How to Dream Up the Perfect Opt-in Offer for Your Audience
May 26 • 15 min
We’ve reached the final episode of the mini ‘back to basics’ series on Youpreneur FM. In previous episodes, I’ve covered everything from figuring out whether you need to be building your business with a personal domain name or a brand-based domain name…
How to Create & Market Content to Attract Your Perfect Customer!
May 21 • 15 min
Creating content that your audience will love takes more than a lucky hunch. You’ve got to listen to your audience to identify the type of content they’re hungry for. Whether you write a new blog post or record a video or podcast episode, you need to…
How to Figure Out What Your Customers Need From You!
May 14 • 14 min
How can you find out what your audience actually wants from you? When you’re not sure what your audience wants or needs from you, it can cause a lot of confusion and potentially waste a lot of time, money and effort.
How to Choose What Domain to Use for Your Personal Brand Business
May 8 • 13 min
You’ve got to make sure that your domain name fits your personal brand and conveys the message you want to deliver to the people you want to serve. However, there are a few common misconceptions that can lead to confusion about selecting the right domain…
How to Choose What Domain to Use for Your Personal Brand Business
May 7 • 13 min
You’ve got to make sure that your domain name fits your personal brand and conveys the message you want to deliver to the people you want to serve. However, there are a few common misconceptions that can lead to confusion about selecting the right domain…
The Science Behind Choosing the Right Business Model, with Ryan Levesque
May 2 • 34 min
When you first decided to launch your business, did you obsess over what you should build or sell? Or, did you consider who you should serve? For your sake, I hope you chose the latter! Choosing the right business model is the topic of this episode of…
Learning How to Become Free to Focus, with Michael Hyatt
Apr 25 • 32 min
As youpreneurs, we can become so immersed in our businesses that we lose focus on other important aspects of our lives. Our health, personal relationships and time to rejuvenate are usually the first things to take a back seat. But, with so many things…
Learning How to Become Free to Focus, with Michael Hyatt
Apr 23 • 32 min
Discover the answer on this incredible episode of Youpreneur FM, where I’m joined by New York Times best-selling author, Michael Hyatt. After experiencing a 330% growth in just three years, Michael’s business made it onto the Inc. 5000 list of America’s…
How to Build a 7-Figure Personal Brand, with JJ Virgin
Apr 18 • 44 min
Building a 7-figure personal brand business from the ground up is no easy feat. But, it is possible. It takes a lot of hard work, dedication and an invincible passion for your business that drives you to keep going no matter how tough it gets.
How to Build a 7-Figure Personal Brand, with JJ Virgin
Apr 16 • 44 min
Building a 7-figure personal brand business from the ground up is no easy feat. But, it is possible. It takes a lot of hard work, dedication and an invincible passion for your business that drives you to keep going no matter how tough it gets.
How to Know Exactly What to Say, with Phil Jones
Apr 10 • 43 min
As entrepreneurs, something that we all need to be inherently good at (to some degree) is communicating with our customers and potential prospects. Entrepreneurs are innovative leaders bursting with ideas, creativity and passion. Yet, the one thing I…
Why Great Leaders Have No Rules, with Kevin Kruse
Apr 4 • 34 min
Is it time for leaders to ditch the rulebook in favor of a fresh take on conventional leadership approaches? My guest and good friend, Kevin Kruse, certainly thinks so. In fact, his latest book, “Great Leaders Have No Rules,” teaches you how to become the…
Why You Need to Focus More on Being Original
Mar 28 • 11 min
On this solo episode of Youpreneur FM, I talk about the power of being an original. We do business in an extremely crowded space. Almost every business idea under the sun has been thought about already, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring something new,…
How a Personal Brand Survived a Business Break-Up, with Jordan Harbinger
Mar 28 • 35 min
Break-ups are tough. Most of us know what the sting of a break-up feels like, but what about a business break-up? What does it entail? And, is there any way to come out on the other side unscathed? Let’s find out!
How to Build a Really Simple Email Marketing Funnel
Mar 21 • 17 min
Whenever we mention ‘email marketing funnels’ on the podcast, we’re swamped with questions and queries about them. What is an email marketing funnel? And, what should or shouldn’t go into one? An effective email marketing funnel turns prospects into…
Building a Business from the Front Row, with Jon Vroman
Mar 13 • 30 min
In this episode of the podcast, Jon Vroman and I talk about his charities and business, exploring how he has managed to mix profit and purpose to create a well-rounded life and business that empowers others to give back to people that deserve it the most.
Understanding the Power of Choosing to Win, with Tom Ziglar
Mar 6 • 38 min
I appreciate every single guest that I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing on the show. But, I’ve got to say, having Tom Ziglar sit down for a chat with me on Youpreneur FM is just a dream come true. You may not know this, but Tom’s father was my virtual…
How to Unleash Your Alter Ego Effect, with Todd Herman
Feb 21 • 35 min
On this episode of Youpreneur FM, I speak to Todd Herman, who has helped thousands of people achieve their most ambitious goals. He helps them to discover their alter ego and teaches them how to be more resilient, more creative and more courageous.
Designing Your Business to Run Like Clockwork, with Mike Michalowicz
Feb 14 • 36 min
Wouldn’t it be great if you could design a business that runs and grows without you having to be present every single day? That’s the dream that most Youpreneurs share. But, for many, it never quite makes the transition from an idea into a profitable…
Knowing When it’s Time to Make BIG Changes, with Mike Stelzner
Feb 7 • 37 min
In this episode of Youpreneur FM, I’m joined by my good friend and founder of Social Media Examiner, Mike Stelzner. One thing you need to know about Mike is that he’s probably one of the most transparent entrepreneurs doing business in the online world.…
YOU328 - The Power of the ‘One Framework’, with Kelly Baader
Feb 1 • 33 min
This is a proud moment for me as I welcome a key member of my inner circle, Kelly Baader, onto the podcast. Kelly is a member of my Mastermind group, The Round Table, which is made up of ten entrepreneurs that I work with to help shape and develop their…
Developing a Strong Pricing Strategy (AudioBook Sneak Peek Part 4)
Jan 24 • 18 min
This episode of Youpreneur FM marks the end of our month-long celebration of the official launch of the audiobook version of my bestseller, Rise of the Youpreneur.
Figuring Out What to Sell (AudioBook Sneak Peek Part 3)
Jan 17 • 14 min
In this episode of Youpreneur FM, I share another exclusive clip taken directly from my personal read of my book. This time, we’re talking all about how you can figure out exactly what (and how) to sell to your audience.
How to Spread Your Youpreneur Message (AudioBook Sneak Peek Part 2)
Jan 10 • 14 min
The exclusive audiobook clip you’ll hear in this podcast episode encourages you to think deeper about who you are and what you want to be known for. Find out the real power of showing your tribe behind the scenes of your business and what it means for the…
Building Your Online Home (AudioBook Sneak Peek Part 1)
Jan 3 • 16 min
In episode 324, I reveal an insight into Chapter Three of my book, where I talk about how setting up your website properly is essential to building your online presence and captivating your ideal audience.
Looking Back on 2018, and Planning for 2019
Dec 27, 2018 • 13 min
It’s official, 2018 is coming to an end and what an incredible year it’s been for both me personally and the Youpreneur brand. Lots of amazing things have happened this past year, and I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you and show my appreciation…
How to Pivot to a Personal Brand Business, with Mark Schaefer
Dec 20, 2018 • 35 min
With the new year fast approaching, it’s time to think about how you can pivot your personal brand business in 2019 and beyond. In this ever-changing digital age, you’ve got to do more than just roll with the punches. You’ve got to learn how to adapt and…
Building a Personal Brand in the 21st Century, with Gary Vaynerchuk
Dec 13, 2018 • 39 min
Gary Vaynerchuk joins me on this episode of Youpreneur FM to talk about why the time is now to start thinking about building a personal brand business that’s going to take you into the 21st century.
From Overworked Entrepreneur to Agency Influencer, with Lee Jackson
Dec 6, 2018 • 30 min
In this podcast episode, I speak to someone who is going to help inspire you to break through that negative mindset, and that’s none other than Lee Jackson. Lee is a serial entrepreneur, podcaster, YouTuber and speaker. He’s also the leading force behind…
4 Simple Steps to Planning Your 2019 Content, with Janet Murray
Nov 29, 2018 • 37 min
Thinking about planning your content marketing strategy for 2019? If you want to build your personal brand and business, you’ve got to set yourself up for success by learning the value of planning, marketing and publishing content on a consistent basis.
My Biggest Takeaways from the 2018 Youpreneur Summit
Nov 22, 2018 • 10 min
In light of all this, I wanted to do something a little different for this episode of the podcast. So, I decided to repurpose one piece of content to serve another piece of content! Listen, and you’ll get to hear the audio version of episode eight of my…
Why Work Life Balance is a Myth and What it Should be Called, with Dan Schawbel
Nov 15, 2018 • 34 min
On this mind-blowing episode, I had the pleasure of chatting to a good friend of mine and NY Time’s bestselling author, Dan Schawbel. We talk all about his new book, Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation, and he…
How to Start, Grow, Market and Catapult Your Vlog to Success, with Amy Landino
Nov 8, 2018 • 30 min
As you may know, I recently took up vlogging. I’ll admit, I was a little skeptical at first. But since I started this vlogging journey, I’ve realized that not only do I love it. You guys love it too! I couldn’t be more grateful for all the incredible…
How to Condition Yourself for Success, with Carrie Green
Nov 1, 2018 • 37 min
As the second annual Youpreneur Summit draws closer, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on last year’s event that attracted hundreds of entrepreneurs from around the globe.
How I’m Taking my P2P Philosophy to the Next Level
Oct 25, 2018 • 15 min
By the end of 2019 online video will command over 80% of all internet traffic. Putting myself in front of the camera (vlogger style) is something that I’ve avoided for many years, but it’s hard to just ignore hearing statistics like that that. However, a…
Why You Need to Build a Personal Brand to Build a Profitable Business, with Pete Matthew
Oct 18, 2018 • 36 min
I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again…every youpreneur should have their personal brand running side-by-side their main business structure. Why, you might ask? Well, when you shift your focus and concentrate on putting more fuel into your personal…
Talk Triggers: How to Do Things Differently and Get Customers for Free, with Jay Baer
Oct 11, 2018 • 42 min
How powerful is word of mouth in business? As it turns out, word of mouth influences 90% of all purchases. The only real issue with this is the fact that most business owners don’t have a tangible strategy in motion to leverage customer conversations in a…
Creative Personal Brand Content Marketing, with Andrew and Pete
Oct 4, 2018 • 41 min
Bill Gates once declared “Content is King!” and we’ve been saying it ever since. Why? Because it’s true! Content rules the digital kingdom, and if you want to maximize your business growth online, you’ve got to have the right content marketing systems and…
How to Use YouTube to Grow Your Personal Brand, with Sunny Lenarduzzi
Sep 27, 2018 • 44 min
In this podcast episode, I invite YouTube sensation, Sunny Lenarduzzi, onto the show. Sunny is an entrepreneur and an award-winning video, social media and brand strategist. She’s blowing up on YouTube, so who better to talk to about how you can utilize…
Website Design and Branding Secrets That ROCK, with Greg Merrilees
Sep 20, 2018 • 36 min
My personal graphic designer, Greg Merrilees from Studio 1 Design, joins me on this podcast episode to talk about top strategies for designing a custom, branded, high-performing website. We also get into why graphic design is more important today than…
Why Your Personal Brand Website is Never Finished, with Matt Eldridge
Sep 13, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode, I talk with website strategist and founder of Melt Design, Matt Eldridge. We discuss reasons why your website will never be a done deal and why it’s something you need to work on continually. He also lets you in on a few secrets of the…
Why Personal Brand Influencers Should Never Stop Learning
Sep 6, 2018 • 18 min
In this solo podcast episode, I talk about the power of continuous learning in our craft as business owners and personal brand influencers. But I also break down the pitfalls of not doing so and reveal the best strategies you can adapt to ensure you’re…
Why the World Needs You, with Pat Flynn
Aug 30, 2018 • 47 min
With over 7.4 billion people in the world, it’s easy to feel a little irrelevant or insignificant in the grand scheme of things. But I’m here to remind you of your indisputable importance in this ever-changing universe of ours. Your entrepreneurial dreams…
How to Make More Sales Than Ever, with Jessica Lorimer
Aug 23, 2018 • 49 min
In this podcast episode, I welcome sales coach and business strategist, Jessica Lorimer, onto the show. Jessica helps coaches and entrepreneurs create simple sales funnels that convert potential customers into paying clients.
How Personal Assistance has Evolved, with Emma Mills
Aug 16, 2018 • 42 min
In this podcast episode, I speak with Emma Mills from Mi PA, one of the most successful virtual PA companies in the UK. Emma is an award-winning business owner who has had an incredible journey growing her own ‘youpreneurial’ world.
How to Validate Your Ideas as a Personal Brand Entrepreneur, with Yaro Starak
Aug 9, 2018 • 39 min
If you’re a personal brand entrepreneur, I’m willing to bet you’ve had at least one “ah-ha” moment in your career. As entrepreneurs, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and adrenaline rush of a new idea. But before you take a major gamble and put…
Creating a Marketing Funnel that Works, with John Lee Dumas
Aug 2, 2018 • 49 min
Having the right marketing funnels in place can have an astronomical effect on the success of your business. But, developing a marketing funnel that moves people through the journey to conversion takes time and strategy. So, who better to discuss…
The Simplicity of Business Growth Systems, with Greg Hickman
Jul 26, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode, I interview a good friend of mine and fellow entrepreneur, Greg Hickman. Greg is the founder and CEO of, where he helps entrepreneurs come up with systemized business growth plans using proven marketing systems and automated…
How to Build a Successful Personal Brand Business, with 14 Experts!
Jul 19, 2018 • 21 min
To mark this special occasion, I’ve invited a bunch of my business buddies (14 to be exact) onto the show to share their number one tip to becoming a successful personal brand entrepreneur. I hope their expert tips and advice will motivate and inspire you…
Why Attention Pays and How to Get More of It, with Neen James
Jul 12, 2018 • 36 min
On this podcast episode, I talk with Neen James about why attention is vital for businesses and how to get more of it. Neen is a good friend of mine and honestly, one of my most favorite people on the planet. She is a member of the League of Heroic Public…
The Online Business Owner’s Guide to GDPR, with Suzanne Dibble
Jul 5, 2018 • 50 min
I am sure that you’ve heard about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which it came into effect on May 25th, 2018. It’s basically a stronger set of rules on EU data protection, which changes how businesses handle their customers’ personal…
How to Make Your Presentations Funnier, with David Nihill
Jun 28, 2018 • 40 min
On this podcast episode, I speak with David Nihill about how to be funnier in your public speaking, presentations, live broadcasts, YouTube videos and even on your podcast! David is an author, producer, entrepreneur and funny man from Dublin, Ireland. He…
How to Get the Most Out of The Events You Attend
Jun 21, 2018 • 18 min
There’s nothing quite like the thrill and excitement of attending a live event or conference. As an entrepreneur, you can benefit massively from attending a live event, especially if you want to network and build relationships with like-minded people who…
Blazing Her Own Personal Branding Trail, with Lauren Tickner
Jun 14, 2018 • 34 min
Building your personal brand takes a lot of hard work and dedication. It’s about you, your personality and passions but more importantly, it’s about what you can do and how you can serve others.
How Breaking Down Your Big Goals Will Help You Achieve More
Jun 7, 2018 • 12 min
This podcast episode is all about how to break down your big goals, because if you do…trust me…you’ll achieve so much more!
YOU293 - How Virtual Assistants Are Making a Difference, with Jess Ostroff
Jun 1, 2018 • 36 min
Nowadays, business owners face a relentless workload of pressing tasks and impossible deadlines. More often than not, it can feel like a cascading avalanche is about to come crashing down on you. A lot of people in a situation like this one, find…
How I Wrote, Designed and Launched My Book in Less Than 9-Months!
May 30, 2018 • 15 min
In this episode, I share the origin story of my latest book Rise of the Youpreneur, how the initial idea wasn’t meant for a book and what was the catalyst to turn it into the book it is today.
The Power of Niching Down in Business, with Christopher Lochhead
May 24, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode I speak with Christopher Lochhead all about differentiation and niching down your business. Chris is a smart guy and he is one of the most hard-working individuals I’ve ever had the pleasure to meet. He hosts the podcast, Legends and…
How to Design Your Own Youpreneur Ecosystem
May 17, 2018 • 31 min
In this podcast episode I share with you my coaching session on designing your own ‘Youpreneur Ecosystem’. It’s this same ecosystem that fundamentally becomes your business. You need to serve your audience the things that they want, need and very…
From Apprentice Winner to Personal Brand Builder, with Joseph Valente
May 10, 2018 • 33 min
Join me as I speak with Joseph Valente, 2015 winner of the BBC television program The Apprentice. Joseph has a very interesting story to share – from becoming Lord Sugar’s business partner to later buying him out, to his current personal branding mission.
Want to Grow Your Business Faster? Test Everything!
May 7, 2018 • 15 min
In this episode, I share my ideas and examples of what growth has meant to me based on my years in business. I also go into why I’m hitting the pause button on Two Minute Tuesdays for the meantime and what you can expect from YoupreneurFM!
How to Start, Build and Grow a Profitable Blog, with Ramsay Taplin
May 3, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode, the Blog Tyrant Ramsay Taplin joins the show to share his thoughts on where a blog has its place in the online landscape and how powerful a blog can be from both a marketing and earning perspective.
How to Manage Your Social Media More Productively
Apr 26, 2018 • 9 min
In this episode, I share my own personal tips and strategies on how to become super productive with social media management such as why we need to put processes in place, staying on top of the latest industry news and so much more.
A Simple Way to Make Someone’s Day
Apr 23, 2018 • 5 min
By now everyone probably knows that I’m a big believer in the P2P “people-to-people” philosophy when it comes to engaging with my audience. This is why I wanted to talk about one of my favorite ways to reach out to them and make someone’s day.
Finally Getting to Grips with Your SEO, with Phil Singleton
Apr 19, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode, I talk about how teachers are a crucial ingredient when it comes to what we can accomplish, how we as Youpreneurs are also teachers ourselves and whether we are stepping into the role of teaching our communities every day. Let me know how…
Why You Need to Fall in Love with Teaching
Apr 16, 2018 • 6 min
In this episode, I talk about how teachers are a crucial ingredient when it comes to what we can accomplish, how we as Youpreneurs are also teachers ourselves and whether we are stepping into the role of teaching our communities every day. Let me know how…
How to Journal for Business Growth, with Richard Tubb
Apr 12, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode, entrepreneur and IT specialist Richard Tubb joins the show to talk about the power of journaling, how it’s helped him recognize how far he’s come in business and what it can do for your productivity and business growth.
How to Know When You ve Made It!
Apr 9, 2018 • 5 min
When you’ve put in the effort and hours of growing your business, how do you know when you’ve made it? In this episode of Two Minute Tuesday, I talk about reaching the summit of success as a Youpreneur.
How to Work Less and Make More, with James Schramko
Apr 5, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode, entrepreneur James Schramko returns to the show to talk about his latest book Work Less, Make More, what the catalyst was for him wanting to finally put a book out there and the challenges he’s had to overcome along the way.
Have You Failed Yet Today?
Apr 2, 2018 • 4 min
In this episode, I dive into the dreaded f-word.. failure. Tune in as I talk about why so many personal brand entrepreneurs are so afraid to fail, what failure can teach us and why it’s become a goal of mine to almost fail at least once with every new…
The Power of Understanding Your Customers Lingo, with Jeffrey Shaw
Mar 29, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode, photographer, podcast host and author Jeffrey Shaw joins the show to talk about determining your ideal customer, what lingo means and how to discover your customer’s ideal language.
Nothing Good Ever Happens Inside Your Comfort Zone
Mar 26, 2018 • 5 min
In this episode, I talk about the importance of stepping out of your comfort zone sometimes. Whether it’s an actual space or certain routines that you stick to, sticking to the same pattern for too long can result in stagnation which is something every…
How to Become the Podcast Guest Everyone Wants
Mar 22, 2018 • 10 min
In this episode, I share my six tips on becoming an amazing podcast guest and how to make a great first impression on someone’s show. I talk about why you need to be a fan of the show before you pitch them, how to use your time wisely during the interview…
Why You Need to Add Another Goal to This Year
Mar 19, 2018 • 5 min
In this episode, I bring up some questions to help you determine how you’ve handled the first quarter of this year so far and why you should consider adding another goal to your list this year. Let me know how you’ve been chasing down your goals in the…
YOU274 – How Bad Design Can Kill Your Business, with Joana Galvao
Mar 16, 2018 • 37 min
Nowadays, your website has 10 seconds to convince a passing visitor that your brand, message and business are the real deal. Good design matters, whether it comes from your site or branding, it can do so much more than play the part of eye-candy, it can…
YOU273 – The 2-Minute Guide to Influencing Others
Mar 13, 2018 • 5 min
With the rise of so many platforms where you can be heard, more and more people find themselves wanting to take that next step from entrepreneur to influencer. In this episode of Two Minute Tuesdays, I share my quick guide on how you can become a trusted…
YOU272 – Setting Up a Facebook Live Book Launch Plan, with Luria Petrucci
Mar 9, 2018 • 52 min
This week’s episode is a little different from the show’s usual format but it does give you a sneak peek into how I was getting ready to gear up for the Rise of the Youpreneur launch. This episode actually started out as a casual and candid conversation…
YOU271 – Who s Influencing You? The Power of Your Inner Circle!
Mar 6, 2018 • 4 min
Online entrepreneurship can seem like a lonely business but as the old saying goes “no man is an island” and that can certainly be applied when it comes to building your brand and business. We all need a group of dedicated people to give us feedback,…
YOU270 – How the Act of Delivering on Promises Meant Everything, with Clay Collins
Mar 2, 2018 • 40 min
It’s been a while since we’ve had a good old-fashioned origin story on the podcast for a while, which is why today’s episode features the perfect guest to share the different businesses he’s built. Clay Collins joins the show to talk about his own…
YOU269 – Work Just as Hard on YOU, as You Do Your Business!
Feb 27, 2018 • 4 min
I still can’t believe it’s been two months since the inaugural Youpreneur Summit in London kicked off! Now if you did manage to attend, you would know that one of the biggest secrets to success is that we are constantly investing in our own personal and…
YOU268 – How to Spread Your Message More Successfully Than Ever Before!
Feb 23, 2018 • 19 min
Once you have laid the foundation for your business, how do you start spreading your message to a wider audience and really market your message to the people you want to serve? It’s another special episode for you this week as I dive into a new section of…
YOU267 – You ve GOT the Time. Invest it Wisely!
Feb 20, 2018 • 5 min
Everyone has gone through periods where there just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything done, I’ve found myself guilty of thinking this way as well. This is when I need to remind myself of the power of words and that the things we…
YOU266 – An Introduction to Building a Future-Proof Business
Feb 16, 2018 • 13 min
Lately, I’ve been in head-down mode with a brand new project that some of you might have heard about lately.. my latest book. In this special episode, I share a quick peek of my upcoming book, Rise of the Youpreneur to give you an idea about what a…
YOU265 – Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Coach!
Feb 13, 2018 • 5 min
In this episode, I share a success story of one of our Youpreneur members Anissa Holmes and how her business has flourished and talk about the importance of having a coach or a mentor to help give you brand new perspective. This episode is all about…
YOU264 – 8 Ways to Finally Start Monetizing Your Personal Brand!
Feb 9, 2018 • 13 min
This episode is all about that primary profit mentality as I share one of our exclusive workshops from the Youpreneur community library that is all about monetization and setting up several streams of income around your personal brand. In this session, I…
YOU263 – Why You Need to Be In It for the Long Haul
Feb 6, 2018 • 5 min
Nowadays, everyone seems to be searching to discover the next big thing but so few entrepreneurs are willing to put in the real work and play the long game in making sure they build the best business possible. In this episode, I talk about the concept of…
YOU262 – How to Build a Winning Online Video Strategy, with Ben Amos
Feb 2, 2018 • 32 min
Almost everywhere we look, online video has become a staple in content creation but it takes more than just hitting record to create proper online video content. This episode is all about how you can tell your story better through online video as creative…
YOU261 – This is What Youpreneurship REALLY Means!
Jan 30, 2018 • 4 min
It can be easy to get sunk into the details of our day-to-day business routines that we forget why we jumped into the world of Youpreneurship in the first place! In this episode, I want us to zoom out a little to remember why we all became Youpreneurs in…
YOU260 – How to Get Out of Your Own Way, with Clare Josa
Jan 26, 2018 • 34 min
Often one of the biggest obstacles I see entrepreneurs having to deal with is themselves. So many of us fall into the trap of dreaming big but playing small without even realizing it. In this episode, author Clare Josa joins the show to share different…
YOU259 – The Relationship Between Self Awareness & Productivity
Jan 23, 2018 • 4 min
This episode is all about getting things done at the right time. One of the best parts of being your own boss is taking note of the relationship between self-awareness and productivity, and making it work for you. So it’s important to find that sweet spot…
YOU258 – From ProBlogger, to Finally ProPodcaster, with Darren Rowse
Jan 19, 2018 • 37 min
Two hundred episodes into his own podcast, ProBlogger Darren Rowse joins the show again to talk about his experiences with hosting his own show and how he’s leveled up to ProPodcaster. We also talk about how he has been converting his podcast listeners…
YOU257 – Your Brand is Your Reputation. Start Taking it Seriously!
Jan 16, 2018 • 4 min
I’ve made it my mission in recent years to really spread the word about personal branding, but your brand needs one more thing to make sure that it stands steady. In this episode, I talk about why we need to focus on building our reputation and our brand…
YOU256 – Continuing the Build Out of Her Own Body of Work, with Pamela Slim
Jan 12, 2018 • 35 min
Navigating the world of online business has a lot of unexpected twists and turns, opportunities where you grow and where you learn. My guest today makes it her mission to get to the bottom of what keeps small businesses from becoming even more successful.…
YOU255 – Take Care of Yourself, to Take Care of Business!
Jan 9, 2018 • 3 min
In this first episode of my Two Minute Tuesdays segment, it’s all about taking care of yourself so that you have the right mindset to take care of your business. So many entrepreneurs end up running themselves ragged from their day-to-day work routines…
YOU254 – Reshaping, Rebuilding and Rebranding Your Business, with Mike Vardy
Jan 5, 2018 • 36 min
Our businesses thrive on change, whether it’s tweaking your pricing or marketing strategy or a full-blown revamp. It’s always important to keep things fresh and see what works better for your business. Speaking of changes, in this episode I have Mike…
YOU253 – Announcing Two Minute Tuesday on Youpreneur.FM
Jan 2, 2018 • 2 min
I’ve got a quick surprise episode for you today as I announce the start of a brand new segment on the podcast, ‘Two Minute Tuesday’ where I get to deliver shorter, high-level and thought-provoking content that I hope will inspire you. I have lots of…
YOU252 – How Two Sisters are Mixin It Up for BIG Profits and Beyond!
Dec 29, 2017 • 47 min
One of the best parts about live events is meeting new people and establishing connections with them, even after the event has wrapped up! I had the pleasure of meeting the founders behind Sistermixin at my Tropical Think Tank event held earlier this year…
YOU251 – Boosting Trust & Credibility on Your Website, with Martin Huntbach
Dec 22, 2017 • 31 min
When you meet someone for the first time or walk into a store for the first time, your instinct kicks in and lets you know if you want to trust this person or business. Online, it can be trickier. So how do you make your website seem authentic and…
YOU250 – The Story Behind Youpreneur of the Year for 2017, with Ramona Rice
Dec 15, 2017 • 47 min
Something that many business owners find along the way is that sometimes your goals in entrepreneurship is longer than we expect it to be, but as today’s guest shows us, you just need to keep going. In this episode, we have special guest Ramona Rice joins…
YOU249 – How One Youpreneur Made $100K in 30-Days, with AJ Jomah
Dec 8, 2017 • 47 min
I’ve always been a fan of stories where an entrepreneur digs deep after overcoming a big challenge and puts in the hard work to make their business dreams a reality. In this episode, business owner and Youpreneur member AJ Jomah comes on the show to share…
YOU248 – The Inaugural Youpreneur Summit Official Recap
Dec 1, 2017 • 26 min
It’s been a dream of mine for a long time to put on a large-scale business education event in my hometown of London and finally, all the elements fell into place to make it happen. In this very special episode of YoupreneurFM, I share a recap of our…
YOU247 – The Power of Personal Brand Pivoting, with Mark Schaefer
Nov 24, 2017 • 34 min
Growing as an entrepreneur and staying relevant in today’s digital age takes more than just perseverance, it also means making a lot of big decisions on if you should stay the course or adapt to your surroundings. In this episode of YoupreneurFM, author…
YOU246 – How Building a Personal Brand Changed Everything, with Jeff Rose
Nov 17, 2017 • 34 min
Sometimes adjusting focus can change the whole game for a person or a business. In this episode of YoupreneurFM, Jeff Rose joins me to talk about building his business around his personal brand and how it changed everything. We also go into his blogging…
YOU245 – Getting to Grips with the Business of Speaking, with Andrew Davis
Nov 10, 2017 • 39 min
As many established speakers will tell you, it takes more than an attractive slide deck and showmanship to really make your mark in the speaking industry. There’s a lot of hard work that goes on off-stage, and that doesn’t even include working on the…
YOU244 – How to Create Your First Online Course in 6 Easy Steps
Nov 3, 2017 • 14 min
One of the most common pain points that entrepreneurs face is scalability. How do you increase your volume and grow your business when there are only so many hours in a day? This is where the power of online courses comes in and how it proves that ‘one to…
YOU243 – How to Maximise Output with the Potential Principle, with Mark Sanborn
Oct 27, 2017 • 30 min
As we start and continually grow our businesses, have you found yourself wondering if you are pushing yourself enough and performing to your best potential? If not, how do we close the gap between how good we are and how good we can possibly be? In this…
YOU242 – How to Sell More Books & Make More Money as an Author
Oct 20, 2017 • 21 min
Many authors can tell you that writing your book is the easy part. It’s when you get to the marketing phase that you will really need to roll up your sleeves and get to work. In this episode, I go into the details of selling your first thousand copies how…
YOU241 – Life, Launches, Podcasts and Showing Up, with Jeff Walker
Oct 13, 2017 • 51 min
In this episode, I have a great fireside chat with Jeff Walker of Product Launch Formula fame as we discuss the entrepreneurial mindset, how to do launches the right way, family and so much more. We get right into the details of list-building, getting…
YOU240 – How to Use Instagram Stories to Build Your Brand & Business
Oct 6, 2017 • 14 min
Though the principle of Instagram stories has been around for a while, entrepreneurs can still find themselves a little lost on where to start. Do they treat it like Snapchat? Facebook with a rigorous schedule? All we know is that it’s hard to ignore –…
YOU239 – How One Entrepreneur Constructed His Perfect Business Model, with Jeff McMahon
Sep 29, 2017 • 43 min
As entrepreneurs, it can be easy for us to let our health sit on the backburner while we focus on building our businesses. We’ve all caught ourselves thinking at one point or another “I don’t have time today to work out”. In this episode, virtual trainer…
YOU238 – Unleashing the Power of Hitting the Finish Line, with Jon Acuff
Sep 22, 2017 • 32 min
We’ve all been there before – we start a new project idea with the best of intentions and full of energy but somewhere near the finish line, we find ourselves getting distracted by a brand new idea or just feeling discouraged. There are so many ways to…
YOU237 – How to Know When to Reboot Your Content Marketing, with Mitch Joel
Sep 15, 2017 • 44 min
With all that’s changed in the business landscape lately, traditional businesses are being challenged to adapt and reboot their brands and messages. In this episode, we have author, entrepreneur and all-around genius content creator Mitch Joel join the…
YOU236 – Why I m Officially DONE with Launches for My Business!
Sep 8, 2017 • 15 min
Trying out new formats and models is par for the course when it comes to running a business. In fact, it’s one of the many aspects that makes it so exciting, but when do you make the call to stop testing and stick to what is working? In this episode, I…
YOU235 – How to Monetize Your Online Content the Smart Way, with Mike Morrison
Sep 1, 2017 • 39 min
Content marketing is everywhere, though as we continue to put in the effort to produce solid blog posts, podcasts, video – when do we start actually monetizing it? In this episode, Mike Morrison of The Membership Guys joins the show once again to share…
YOU234 – How to Write Your First / Next Book Without Fuss!
Aug 25, 2017 • 10 min
I’m a believer that anybody who wants to become a leader in their industry has probably heard the saying that a book is truly the best business card that you can give out. However, as any published author will tell you.. it takes more than opening a word…
YOU233 – How to Build a Successful Business with Real Style, with Antonio Centeno
Aug 18, 2017 • 44 min
One of my favorite parts of podcasting is catching up with previous guests and seeing how they’ve grown their businesses and themselves since then. In this episode, entrepreneur and founder of Real Men, Real Style Antonio Centeno makes his comeback on the…
YOU232 – 5 Easy Ways to Pivot Into a Personal Brand Business
Aug 11, 2017 • 13 min
Imagine this: you have a successful brick-and-mortar business that’s been running smoothly but you feel like you need a change. Perhaps you are thinking of creating more online products or creating more time for yourself by working from home. You might…
YOU231 – How to Master Your Message, Vernon Ross
Aug 4, 2017 • 42 min
As entrepreneurs, we all aim to ‘share our message’ with our audiences. However a message is more than just explaining what your business can do and that’s what many entrepreneurs seem to get stuck with, defining what that message is all about and who…
YOU230 – 5 Simple Steps to Instantly Become More Productive!
Jul 28, 2017 • 13 min
I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again: time is our most valuable commodity, which is something I believe that has become a constant point of stress for many people who are looking to manage their time more efficiently. So for this episode of YoupreneurFM,…
YOU229 – Exploding Your Influence and The Coaching Habit, with Michael Bungay Stanier
Jul 21, 2017 • 54 min
Coaching can be a tricky business sometimes. Everyone is so focused on seeing results quickly that sometimes it becomes a rush to try a new strategy or pivot without really taking the time to understand everything. In this episode, our guest is…
YOU228 – How to Act More Like the Freedom Seeker that You Are, with Beth Kempton
Jul 14, 2017 • 41 min
It’s been a while since we’ve gone into a good and solid personal success story and boy does this episode deliver! After finding herself trapped in a business that offered others freedom, entrepreneur Beth Kempton decided she needed to make a change. In…
YOU227 – Why Brexit Shouldn t Worry British Online Entrepreneurs
Jul 7, 2017 • 12 min
One of the hottest topics that has been making the rounds both in the United Kingdom and everywhere else is the impact of Brexit and what it can mean for entrepreneurs and their businesses. In this episode, I discuss my thoughts on Brexit, how it can…
YOU226 – How to Create a Bigger Personal Brand Business Model, with Jay Baer
Jun 30, 2017 • 40 min
Branding plays such a big factor in a business, from being able to recognize Coca Cola’s logo no matter where you are in the world to Nike’s unforgettable slogan “Just do it”. This same principle can be applied to entrepreneurs and their personal brands.…
YOU225 – How to Get Massive Amounts of Free Publicity, with Dale Beaumont
Jun 23, 2017 • 41 min
With so much competition out there in our respective industries, business owners are always on the hunt for new ways to get free publicity for their products or services. In this episode, serial entrepreneur and founder of Business Blueprint Dale Beaumont…
YOU224 – How One Femtrepreneur Beat the Heck Outta Burnout, with Mariah Coz
Jun 16, 2017 • 34 min
On top of the day-to-day business challenges that entrepreneurs face, so many of us find ourselves battling sleep deprivation, spending way too much time on our laptops and burnout. As we concentrate on building our businesses, our health often takes a…
YOU223 – How Delivering Wow is Just the Beginning, with Anissa Holmes
Jun 9, 2017 • 36 min
Once the day-to-day rhythm of a profitable business has become established, many entrepreneurs start looking for more. They look to leave a legacy that can create a lasting impression and value for their community. Dr. Anissa Holmes of Delivering Wow…
YOU222 – The Power of Attending & Running Live Events (1DayBB S2 Preview)
Jun 2, 2017 • 38 min
In this extra special episode of YoupreneurFM, I pull back the curtain to give you a preview of the latest season of 1 Day Business Breakthrough (1DayBB) with my good buddy Pat Flynn as we picked up where we left off (two years ago!) and dive right into…
YOU221 – The Power of Building Your Own Online Tribe, with Dana Garrison
May 26, 2017 • 37 min
So many entrepreneurs are on the quest to ‘find their tribe’ – a community of like-minded people that help inspire, support and share your passions. Dana Garrison grew up knowing she wanted to affect change and that she’d need an army to help her do it.…
YOU220 – How to Create Your First Online Course, with Amy Porterfield
May 19, 2017 • 35 min
Creating a successful online course can seem a little challenging with all its moving parts, but it doesn’t have to be. You just need to be willing to put in the time, effort and strategy to make it happen. In this episode, I pull back the curtain to show…
YOU219 – How to Finally Figure Out & Master Content Marketing, with Pamela Wilson
May 12, 2017 • 47 min
Content marketing has become a staple in many online entrepreneur’s gameplans but it takes a lot to actually master it to help your own business. In this episode, the founder of Big Brand System Pamela Wilson joins the show to talk all about the specific…
YOU218 – The Power of Owning an Answer in Your Niche, with Roberto Blake
May 5, 2017 • 51 min
When it comes to making a mark in your niche, it takes more than just owning a keyword or a topic. On today’s show, Roberto Blake goes into owning an answer in your niche, his favorite YouTube marketing strategies, and creativity. In this episode, Roberto…
YOU217 – How to Accelerate Your Entrepreneurial Vision
Apr 28, 2017 • 10 min
In almost every entrepreneur’s experience, we find ourselves at one point or another, thinking that our businesses aren’t progressing as well or as fast as we’d hoped. I’ve always seen it as a way to keep on top of my game, and how I can improve myself…
YOU216 – No Agenda Coffees & Nice Networking, with Dave Delaney
Apr 21, 2017 • 35 min
Networking is a must for entrepreneurs to help build those connections and relationships within our industries, but the thought of networking can also bring up images of cheesy networking breakfasts and collecting business card papercuts. In this episode,…
YOU215 – Understanding the Power of Digital Storytelling, with Daniel Knowlton
Apr 14, 2017 • 40 min
There is a saying that goes “facts tell, stories sell” and I couldn’t agree more. All great entrepreneurs can agree that story-telling is an effective tool when it comes to building your brand. Which is why in this episode, we have Daniel Knowlton join us…
YOU214 – How to Sell More Copies of Your Book, with Joanna Penn
Apr 7, 2017 • 39 min
We’ve taken up different aspects of book marketing from getting on the best-seller lists to a book marketing process, however it’s been quite a while since we’ve talked about actually selling copies of your book. This is where Joanna Penn of the Creative…
YOU213 – How to Become an Instagram Stories Ninja, with Sue B. Zimmerman
Mar 31, 2017 • 42 min
Instagram has changed the game once again since it rolled out Instagram Stories. It has left a lot of online entrepreneurs working “is this worth the time and effort to invest in another social media platform?”. In this episode, we have the Instagram…
YOU212 – Why Every Entrepreneur Needs to Be Held Accountable
Mar 24, 2017 • 12 min
When it comes to entrepreneurship, what’s the first thing that pops in your head? Is it freedom? Flexibility? Being your own boss? While these are all great ways to describe entrepreneurship, there is one particular word that seems to be avoided but is…
YOU211 – How She Means Business is More Than Just a Book, with Carrie Green
Mar 17, 2017 • 34 min
Founder of the Female Entrepreneur Association, Carrie Green joins this episode as we talk about her latest book ‘She Means Business’ and the journey of how she’s put it together. Carrie and I talk about the writing process, why it’s taken her so long to…
YOU210 – How to Communicate Like a Pro, with Marcus Sheridan
Mar 10, 2017 • 28 min
There is one skill that all entrepreneurs strive to master to help push their businesses forward: communication. Whether it’s communicating with customers, an audience or even with your own team, it matters. In this episode, I’m joined by author,…
YOU209 – Personal or a Brand Domain Name to Build Your Business?
Mar 3, 2017 • 11 min
My Youpreneur Community forums usually buzz with different topics all the time, but there is definitely one question that gets brought up frequently. Should I buy a personal or a brand domain name? In this episode I go into the best strategy to follow…
YOU208 – How to Gain the Intimate Attention of Your Community, with Kevin Kruse
Feb 24, 2017 • 31 min
As we continue to grow our personal brands online, we are always looking for ways to connect and engage with our audience in a more genuine way. But where do you start and how do you elevate the relationship you have with a regular follower into ‘super…
YOU207 – 10 Reasons Why Being an Entrepreneur Beats Everything Else!
Feb 17, 2017 • 14 min
Whenever I talk to entrepreneurs about how they got started, I’m alway amazed at their individual stories and how they’ve gotten to where they are right now. Stepping out of a stable corporate environment into uncharted territory takes guts and vision,…
YOU206 – From Corporate Career to Booming Personal Brand, with Roger Edwards
Feb 10, 2017 • 40 min
Taking that leap from the corporate world into entrepreneurship can be daunting, which is why it’s so encouraging to hear about the hardworking and passionate entrepreneurs who do make it. In this episode, I sit down and chat with marketing strategist,…
YOU205 – How to Master Your Long Term Goals, with John Lee Dumas
Feb 3, 2017 • 42 min
Discipline, focus and productivity are three invaluable skills that entrepreneurs are constantly aiming to improve. Many business owners can agree that getting down just one skill is challenge enough, so what if you were given the opportunity to master…
YOU204 – How to Vlog Like a Boss, with Amy Schmittauer
Jan 27, 2017 • 63 min
We’ve covered live video before on the show, so in this episode we take a deeper look at a different side of video: vlogging and how it’s created a whole new landscape for entrepreneurs to reach their audiences and deliver their message. Joining the show…
YOU203 – If It Doesn’t Get Scheduled, It Doesn’t Get Done!
Jan 20, 2017 • 11 min
I’ve always lived by the words “if it doesn’t get scheduled, it doesn’t get done” which I’ve shared over and over throughout the podcast. I’ve considered it one of my most powerful productivity tactics when it comes to moving my business forward. There…
YOU202 – Getting Started with Facebook Live Video, with Ian Anderson Gray
Jan 13, 2017 • 34 min
Since social media giant Facebook has thrown their hat into the ring with Facebook Live, it’s proven that it’s more than just another live video platform. With its added edge of notifying your followers and friends whenever you go live, and keeping you at…
YOU201 – Why We Should All Think Like a Fan, with Brian Fanzo
Jan 6, 2017 • 42 min
Even though social media has become a vital part of every business’ marketing strategy, many big brands still struggle with really using it to connect with their fans. What most brands end up doing is using it as a communication platform instead of a…
YOU200 – How to Make Next Year The One That Changes EVERYTHING!
Dec 30, 2016 • 25 min
The new year always looks so promising with blank calendars and empty planners full of possibility, which is why goal-setting has become almost a natural exercise for entrepreneurs once we start the new year. To make sure that we don’t waste those…
YOU199 – How to Become the Best Coach of Coaches You Can Be, with Dan Miller
Dec 27, 2016 • 34 min
Coaching has become a thriving industry, and is showing no signs of stopping as more and more entrepreneurs look to coaches to help guide them towards their goals. A good coach can act as a sounding board, an accountability partner, someone to help you…
YOU198 – The Difference Between Validating Your Idea and Not, with Mark Asquith
Dec 23, 2016 • 40 min
As entrepreneurs, we will always have those inspiring “eureka” moments that make us want to dive in and take action immediately. However, before getting started with your business plan and setting up that landing page, there is one crucial step you need…
YOU197 – Inspiring More Action as an Entrepreneur, with Erin Elizabeth Wells
Dec 20, 2016 • 41 min
It can be really easy to get swept away in the entrepreneurial lifestyle and get caught up on the day-to-day details, that you might forget to take a step back and appreciate the bigger picture. Erin Elizabeth Wells, author of Inspired Action, joins the…
YOU196 – How to Become a Ridiculously Organised Entrepreneur, with Lisa Woodruff
Dec 16, 2016 • 44 min
When running a business, chaos always seems to find a way to creep into things. Some entrepreneurs can work with the chaos, while others can get bogged down by it. However, all successful entrepreneurs can agree that there needs to come a time to cut…
YOU195 – The Art of the Interview on the Mic and Off, with Michael O Neal
Dec 13, 2016 • 46 min
The key to a good podcast is great storytelling. However, interviewing guests for your podcast can be tricky especially if you haven’t met them before. Where do you start? How do you create a deeper impact with your guest over the microphone? In this…
YOU194 – 5 Entrepreneurial Alternatives to the Word FEAR!
Dec 8, 2016 • 13 min
My annual audience survey has given me lots of insights over the years, as they share their pain points, struggles and expectations with me. This year though, I’ve noticed one word that has cropped up over and over again, and that’s fear. It’s not a new…
YOU193 – The Power & Influence of Being Yourself, with Vincenzo Landino
Dec 2, 2016 • 47 min
It’s become a fact that as we scroll through social media, or just consume content online, we’re more likely to watch a quick three minute video than jump into a wordy post. We’ve heard the news before, but it’s become pretty obvious that online video and…
YOU192 – Stripping Back a Personal Brand Success Story, with McKel Hill
Nov 25, 2016 • 45 min
When we step into the world of entrepreneurship, we all expect it to be a crazy, hectic ride. What most of us don’t expect is that our health is usually the first thing that takes a backseat. In this episode, dietician-nutritionist and entrepreneur McKel…
YOU191 – Crazy Simple Email Marketing Tactics to Implement Today, with Bryan Harris
Nov 18, 2016 • 48 min
As we grow our email lists, we may tend to get caught up in creating complicated ‘ninja’ strategies and forget that sometimes, keeping it simple may actually be the most effective! In this episode, Bryan Harris, founder of Videofruit joins me as we dive…
YOU190 – Why Entrepreneurs Should Never Get Tired of Pivoting, with Jenny Blake
Nov 11, 2016 • 48 min
The art of pivoting is one that many entrepreneurs have had to learn in order to adapt and innovate within their niches. Jenny Blake joins the show to talk about her entrepreneurial journey, her latest book Pivot, and why we need to embrace pivoting in…
YOU189 – Secrets of a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign, with Khierstyn Ross
Nov 4, 2016 • 38 min
Crowdfunding has been steadily gaining popularity among entrepreneurs over the years as a way to help raise funding for their products or services. However, statistics show that not every campaign leads to success with less than a third of campaigns able…
YOU188 – Why Focusing On Being Everywhere is STILL Important with Pat Flynn
Oct 28, 2016 • 59 min
In the world of online business there aren’t too many people that truly stand out for all the RIGHT reasons. My guest on this episode, however, is one of those rare occurrences! In the past few years, Pat Flynn has carved out a very loyal, committed…
YOU187 – Why Brand Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Profits More, with Mike Michalowicz
Oct 21, 2016 • 36 min
The fact is most entrepreneurs live check to check. Our guest for this episode, Mike Michalowicz wants to change all of that with his book: Profit First. As you can guess from the title, he s come up with a mind shifting concept of putting your profits…
YOU186 – The Power of Brand, Tribe and Business Know-How, with Chalene Johnson
Oct 14, 2016 • 41 min
Entrepreneur. Direct marketing superstar. Guinness Book of World Records holder and celebrity trainer. These are just a few of the ways to describe today’s guest, Chalene Johnson. Chalene is the powerhouse behind 30 Day Push, Smart Success seminar, The…
YOU185 – How to Finally Launch Your Online Business RIGHT, with Ramit Sethi
Oct 7, 2016 • 65 min
Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last 5+ years, you know our guest for today’s show, Ramit Sethi. Ramit is a New York Times best-selling author, online marketing genius and blogger extraordinaire at his site, I Will Teach You to Be Rich. At his…
YOU184 – The Inner Makings of a Membership Site Launch, with Stu McLaren
Sep 30, 2016 • 52 min
Once you’ve decided to take that next big step and create your own membership site, where do you start? What kind of membership should you go for and how do you envision running it on a day-to-day basis? Stu McLaren, founder of WishList Member and an…
YOU183 – Marketing Your Book All the Way to the Bestseller Lists, with Jay Baer
Sep 23, 2016 • 48 min
Book marketing is a topic that has come up a lot for me lately. As many of you know, I’ve written a book that has been traditionally published a while back. Previously, I had the pleasure of interviewing Farnoosh Brock about her book on juicing, and her…
YOU182 – The Heart & Soul of Membership Sites, with Mike Morrison
Sep 16, 2016 • 61 min
Membership sites have become something of an entrepreneurial pinnacle when it comes to online business. The idea of a regular and recurring income has sparked interest in so many business owners, but what does it really take to come up with and maintain a…
YOU181 – How to Create Courses to Monetize Your Brand, with David Siteman Garland
Sep 9, 2016 • 58 min
With the rise of content marketing in the last few years, the amount of information you can find online has been growing exponentially. You no longer have to pay for most information – it’s available for free, and is only a few clicks away. So does this…
YOU180 – Quantifying the YouEconomy, with Shelby and Josh from Success Magazine
Sep 2, 2016 • 22 min
The signs are there that the business landscape has shifted once again as more and more people seem to be leaving their 9-to-5 day jobs and building their own businesses based on their passions. On today’s show, Josh and Shelby of Success Magazine join me…
YOU179 – How to Breathe New Life into Your Online Content Archive
Aug 26, 2016 • 18 min
We’ve all been there before . You work hard on creating a solid blog post, you feel a rush of pride as you hit ‘publish’ and share it with your audience.. then it disappears into your archive. There is always such a steady stream of new content for our…
YOU178 – From Podcast Host to Full-Blown Personal Brand Entrepreneur, with Colin Gray
Aug 19, 2016 • 48 min
On this episode of Youpreneur FM, we shine the spotlight once again on the topic of podcasting, specifically on how to build, monetize and grow your personal brand around one. Here to shed some light on this as well as share his own experiences is The…
YOU177 – The Power of Being an Unmistakably Creative Entrepreneur, with Srinivas Rao
Aug 12, 2016 • 37 min
Even with such a vast digital landscape to work with, sometimes entrepreneurs tend to go with the familiar and leave creativity and innovation by the wayside when they are stuck in the grind of building a business. In this episode, Srinivas Rao of the…
YOU176 – The Live Video State of the Nation Discussion, with Alex Pettitt
Aug 5, 2016 • 39 min
With the increase of entrepreneurs and brands getting on their phones and giving us real-time access to what’s going on in their businesses, live-streaming has proven without a doubt, that it isn’t a fad and that it’s here to stay. Our guest for today,…
Understanding the Importance of Building Brand Visuals, with Philip VanDusen
Jul 28, 2016 • 40 min
On episode 175 of Youpreneur FM, Philip Vandusen explains why personal branding is more than just a logo, why Fiverr logos don’t cut it and why strategy is so vital when you’re launching or refreshing your personal brand. He also explains what the brand…
Top Tips & Tactics to Boost Your Entrepreneurial Health, with Shawn Stevenson
Jul 21, 2016 • 65 min
On episode 174 of Youpreneur FM, Shawn Stevenson and I dive deep into the scientific side of health while also providing you with practical and applicable health habits. You’ll hear why you must start your day with water, and how to eat healthy when…
How to Kick The You-Know-What Out of Entrepreneurial Self-Doubt
Jul 14, 2016 • 14 min
Today is a solo show dedicated to kicking doubts to the curb when they pop up. This is something I’ve never talked about before but it’s an issue all entrepreneurs grapple with. When you listen to episode 173 you will hear the email from someone in my…
The Personal Brand Building Journey According to Peter Shankman
Jul 8, 2016 • 38 min
Personal branding is the cornerstone of successful business today. Whether you’re running a brick and mortar shop or providing services online, you need a personal brand. Here again to talk about his own journey of personal branding is the marvelously…
Catapulting Your Personal Brand by Launching a Book, with Tucker Max
Jul 1, 2016 • 45 min
We’ve talked about the power of a book in establishing yourself as an expert in your field, but today’s guest brings an extra special dash of knowledge and humor to the topic. His name is Tucker Max, and he’s a three-time New York Times best-selling…
From Infoproducts to Software Rockstar, with ConvertKits Nathan Barry
Jun 24, 2016 • 47 min
Do you struggle with the features of your email service provider? Are there too many or not enough? Our guest for today, Nathan Barry couldn’t find a provider who could give him exactly what he needed so he decided created his own. On today’s show Nathan…
Building a Successful Freelancing Business, with Jason Resnick
Jun 17, 2016 • 32 min
Welcome to another edition of Youpreneur FM! Today’s episode is our monthly interview spotlighting a member of my Youpreneur community. Our guest is Jason Resnick, a business owner who has skyrocketed his freelance business after joining our group. On…
How Batching Your Tasks Will Put Your Productivity on Steroids!
Jun 10, 2016 • 12 min
If you are like other entrepreneurs, chances are you are always on the hunt for ways to become more productive, well you are in luck! This week’s episode is all about one of the most potent productivity tools in my tool belt: batching your tasks.
How to Discover if You Were Born For This , with Chris Guillebeau
Jun 3, 2016 • 40 min
Is your business or your idea for a business based on your dream work? Is it the work you are meant to do? Our guest for today’s show, Chris Guillebeau, has written a brilliant book called Born For This: Find The Work You Are Meant For.
Earning 6-Figures in Less Than a Year, with the Merrymaker Sisters
May 27, 2016 • 35 min
Welcome back to another edition of Youpreneur FM! This is our special monthly chat with a member of the Youpreneur community, and today’s episode is made extra special because you get to hear two members for the price of one: Carla and Emma Merrymaker!
How Being Original Will Boost Your Business Faster Than Anything!
May 20, 2016 • 10 min
Thank you for being here on this special episode of Youpreneur FM. Today it’s just you and me, and that’s what makes it extra special! This short solo episode is all about originality, specifically why it’s such a good foundation for your business.
Growing a Community with Hugs and Handshakes, with Lou Mongello
May 13, 2016 • 42 min
If your youpreneur dream meant uprooting your entire life and moving to a new part of the country, would you do it? Our guest for today’s show did and he explains why it was so important for him to do so.
The Importance of Creating Ourselves a Life Plan, with Michael Hyatt
May 6, 2016 • 48 min
Have you given any thought to your legacy and how to create a life plan to fulfill it? If you’re like most people, you have not. To help you do so I brought back my good friend Michael Hyatt. Michael is an extraordinarily successful serial entrepreneur as…
Getting to Grips with Live Video and Beyond, with Kim Garst
Apr 29, 2016 • 40 min
In case you haven’t noticed live video streaming is all the rage right now in social media, and for good reason! Live video is a fast way to connect with your audience and build a relationship quickly.
3 Quick Tips to Boosting Productivity While Working at Home
Apr 22, 2016 • 10 min
On today’s episode of Youpreneur FM Chris shares three specific tips he has for working from home: setting regular working hours, doing your creative work first thing in the morning and giving yourself regular breaks throughout your day. Join him as he…
How One Entrepreneur Become a Brand Building Machine, with John Cordray
Apr 15, 2016 • 44 min
Today’s episode is the start of a new addition to the Youpreneur FM show: once a month I’ll be chatting with a member of my mastermind community about their journey, and how becoming a part of the Youpreneur mastermind has changed their business, their…
Changing Lives, Making Money and Inspiring Others, with Steve Chou
Apr 8, 2016 • 42 min
Steve Chou of My Wife Quit Her Job joins me for episode 159 of Youpreneur FM to talk about the business he and his wife created that allowed her to leave her job, the blog he created after that first successful business and how he turned the blog into a…
Why Live Events are a Great Business Building Model, with Chris Marr
Apr 1, 2016 • 46 min
Creating and hosting a live event is an incredible opportunity for you and the people you’re serving. If you’ve ever considered hosting your own, or just wondered why in the world anyone would ever take on such a momentous task listen in to today’s…
How Influence Drives Change and Innovation, with Gary Vaynerchuk
Mar 25, 2016 • 31 min
Today Gary Vaynerchuk joins us to answer your questions about his latest book (#AskGaryVee), entrepreneurship, marketing and even his personal life. Listen in for a glimpse into what Gary really thinks about his naysayers, how he divvies up his time and…
Launching a Challenge to Grow a Community, with Dan Norris
Mar 18, 2016 • 53 min
On this episode of Youpreneur FM, Dan Norris and I talk about his one week challenge: how he brought 3,000 people into it in a short amount of time, how and what kind of quality free content he provided as well as what the challenge has meant for his…
Why Every Entrepreneur Should Become an Author, with Jim Kukral
Mar 11, 2016 • 34 min
On this episode of Youpreneur FM Jim Kukral and I cover his advice for first-time authors, a few of his suggestions to get started in self-publishing, and the keys to effectively selling your book both with a launch and in the long-term.
The Business Benefits of Hugging Your Haters, with Jay Baer
Mar 4, 2016 • 43 min
On this episode of Youpreneur FM, Jay Baer’s sharing what he discovered on the science of complaints and customer service, why a lack of a response IS a response and how to shift from thinking you’re great at customer service to actually being great at it.
The Secrets to Getting Paid as a Public Speaker, with Grant Baldwin
Feb 26, 2016 • 42 min
On episode 153 of Youpreneur FM, Grant Baldwin spills the beans on how to get more invites, more bookings and more money for speaking! Specifically we talk about why you must narrow down your target audience, how to build relationships that will lead to…
The NEW Future of the Digital Entrepreneur, with Brian Clark
Feb 19, 2016 • 42 min
You may know Brian as the CEO and founder of Copyblogger Media, better known today as Rainmaker Digital. He is a thought leader in the world of content creation and digital commerce who has built multiple successful companies; in fact, he generated eight…
The One Not-So-Secret Activity that can Cure Entrepreneurial Loneliness
Feb 12, 2016 • 10 min
On today’s episode I share why I believe in mastermind events and communities so strongly, what you can expect to get out of attending an event or joining a group and much more! Listen in, soak it up and then create your own or join a mastermind.
Conquering Self-Publishing & Asking Ourselves ‘Will It Fly?’, with Pat Flynn
Feb 5, 2016 • 41 min
The book publishing game has changed and today self-publishing isn’t a last resort reserved only for people who couldn’t get a book deal. Joining us to explain why he went the self-publishing route is my best friend and your buddy, Pat Flynn.
How to Profit From Your Expertise by Blogging, with Yaro Starak
Jan 28, 2016 • 46 min
With social media being as powerful as it is are blogs still relevant? And if they are what’s the best way to utilize them? Joining us to answer those questions and more is Yaro Starak.
Leveling-Up Your Copywriting Skills, with Ray Edwards
Jan 22, 2016 • 41 min
The man who is by far and away the most successful copywriter I know is the one and only Ray Edwards. He’s been in the business for decades and has created millions of dollars in revenue for his clients and himself. On this edition of Youpreneur.FM Ray…
How to Craft the ‘Perfect About Page’ for Your Blog
Jan 15, 2016 • 15 min
Did you know the most visited page of any website (blog, podcast or otherwise) is the About page? It is! And because most people’s are poorly made today’s episode is all about how to craft the perfect About page on your site. Specifically I’ll break down…
Entrepreneurial Self Publishing & Goal Setting, with John Lee Dumas
Jan 8, 2016 • 44 min
Goals are a popular topic at the start of any year and joining us to discuss why they’re so important is my good friend John Lee Dumas. We discuss his latest endeavor, The Freedom Journal and why it’s the missing piece in the goal setting process. And we…
The Power of the Logged-In User Experience, with Jerod Morris
Jan 1, 2016 • 39 min
On this episode of Youpreneur FM Jerod and I talk about the importance of crafting your own email copy, how to set up a membership site so and create raving fans in the membership community, and whether this logged in user experience is just a fad or is…
How to Achieve Everything You Want in Business & Life in 2016!
Dec 25, 2015 • 16 min
Merry Christmas Youpreneurs! For the first time in six years I am publishing an episode on Christmas Day. To celebrate the end of 2015 today’s show is dedicated to the topic of making 2016 your best year yet. On today’s show I’ll walk you through my 11…
How to Get Started Using Webinars to Build Your Brand, with Omar Zenhom
Dec 18, 2015 • 44 min
Here to explain is the founder of Webinar Ninja, Omar Zenhom. Omar is the successful co-creator of the $100 MBA brand who wanted to use webinars to reach his community. To get what he wanted in a webinar he had to cobble together multiple different…
Converting Your Podcast Listeners Into Email Subscribers, with Tim Paige
Dec 11, 2015 • 39 min
The money is in the list. How many times have you heard that before? Countless I’m sure. But how do you move your listeners of your podcast over to your list? Are there effective ways of doing so? Our guest for this episode of Youpreneur FM answers those…
YOU141 – How to Navigate the Traditional PR World, with Janet Murray
Dec 4, 2015 • 46 min
On this edition of Youpreneur FM Janet shares how to formulate a successful story idea for your ideal publication, whether or not you need a PR firm and her top tips for your email pitches. It’s another goldmine of knowledge so get your pen and paper…
How to Create, Market and Manage a New Membership Site, with Ryan Lee
Nov 27, 2015 • 48 min
Have you considered building a membership site? If not you should! After today’s episode you’ll hear from the master himself on the dos and the don’ts of creating, marketing and managing your own membership site. Mr. Ryan Lee returns to talk about…
How to Maximize Your Social Media Marketing Efforts with Virtual Staff
Nov 24, 2015 • 18 min
As entrepreneurs our most valuable commodity is time: it’s the one thing we can never create more of. So outsourcing our social media should be a top priority right? Yes, when done correctly. On today’s episode I’ll share what social media tasks to give…
The Ultimate Guide to Content Marketing for Entrepreneurs, with Joe Pulizzi
Nov 20, 2015 • 42 min
Is content still king? There may be many opinions about the answer to that question but the definitive source is here to weigh in: Mr. Joe Pulizzi of Content Marketing Institute. Aptly nicknamed the godfather of content, Joe joins us to discuss how to…
How to Prepare for Your Next (Maybe First!) Speaking Engagement
Nov 17, 2015 • 15 min
On this episode of Youpreneur FM, I’m giving you the only quick start guide to public speaking you need. Whether you want to be a better speaker or you’re just getting started it’s all here on today’s show. We’ll be talking about how and when to use…
Getting Ahead of the Game on Paid List Building, with Amy Porterfield
Nov 13, 2015 • 42 min
Your email list is where your true gold resides. Joining us to talk about how to grow that list through paid advertising like Facebook is the queen of social media herself, Ms. Amy Porterfield. Amy is my good friend and a true expert on the subject of…