In this episode, I chat with Chris Strub who aims to be our generation’s greatest storyteller. We casually cover what he's learned traveling the states, living out of his car and building a community via live-streaming on social media. He aims to do more with social, live-streaming and raising money. "I want to help an organization raise 6.2 Million dollars, or a billion dollars... why not?" said Strub. You can follow his storytelling journey on Twitter @ChrisStrub.

Get Chris' #50States100Days to show your support! Also mentioned in this episode is Chris' newest book Fight For Good Tour: The Book: 25 States, 38 Days

Why Podcasts Are Great

They say that content is king; but distribution is queen. It wasn't until I started a podcast in January that I released how powerful they can be. If your podcast is done with intention and planning then you're on the right track.

A peer of mine suggested that when you're trying to appeal to other business owners or you have a specific target customer in mind, you can get lost in trying to think of ways to get them to buy. It's true. There are so many ways to connect and reach people via digital marketing.

1. Pull back the curtains. You would normally add behind-the-scenes stuff to a playlist on a YouTube channel or create a montage of the inner workings of your business to post on Facebook. A podcast with this content plus valuable information about who you are and what you're about. According to Pew Research, 44% of the U.S. population has listened to podcasts.

2. Build authority. Once you've got your podcast, make sure you're posting new episode content on your website, this will give you more authority in the long term.

3. Sprinkle nuggets of info. This will give you a consistency when it comes to content and then you can sprinkle in additional nuggets of information on your social channels.

Are you unsure of what to talk about on a podcast? I can guarantee there's something you can talk about... it's all about just starting. 

Your story needs to be told, so start now!

Send me a message and we can talk about why podcasts are great and how it can benefit your business. 

EP17: Mary Jennings | Conquering A Blank Canvas

Have you ever struggled to start or go forward with an idea? Imagine your life is a blank canvas and you have the ability to paint your dreams into existence. In this episode, I talk with Mary Jennings of Mary Jennings Art about the parallels between art and business. She is the artist-in-residence at Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, VA. She is aiming to teach artists about how being a creative person doesn't mean you have to sacrifice the business side of your craft. 

You can connect with Mary on Instagram. Here's a picture from the Collaborative Serendipity event at #SMMW18.

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EP16: Melodie Mills | Making Mistakes and Learning From Them

How many times have you made a mistake and dwelled on it too long to get caught up what you did wrong vs. what can you learn from the mishap? I chatted with Melodie about this very thing along with everyday things, including business, working for yourself, the wins, the struggles and even vulnerability. Strong women can sometimes be weak, but, we need to give off a vibe that we're all in it together.

You can visit Melodie's website here, but, catch us both at #SMMW19 in March 2019!

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