77: The Business Behind the Blooms with Jessica Zimmerman

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So many entrepreneurs have difficulty sticking a dollar sign on their work. That’s why Jessica Zimmerman relocated her thriving wedding florist business to the back burner and built Zimmerman Education, a business dedicated to teaching creative entrepreneurs how to turn their passion into real money. If you’ve ever had difficulty pricing your service, systemizing your operations or managing your work-life balance in your creative business, this episode is talking to you. Tune in for incredible value and authentic business advice.

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76: Turn Your Knowledge Into an Online Course with Tom Libelt

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Impulsive is the name of the game for Tom Libelt. But, thankfully, those rash decisions, along with some grit and determination has turned Tom into an incredibly successful serial entrepreneur with a wealth of experience under his belt, ranging from coffee shop owner to expert in re-marketing ad campaigns.

In this episode, Tom and Estie dive deep into the marketing aspect of online courses, including what to include in your course, how to find the right target for it and how to build your remarketing ad campaign. We also discuss Tom’s real struggle with EBS, the incurable, yet manageable Entrepreneurial Boredom Syndrome and how to keep going when it seems like an endless treadmill of building your business, getting it systemized, getting bored and then starting again.

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75: Master the Email Sales Funnel with Shawn Finder (Part 1)

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You need superb sales strategies to close deals by email. But, combine that together with awesome automation and you can close deals with loads of people and make buckets of money. That’s exactly what Shawn Finder did when he created AutoKlose, a tool that not only automates your emails, but also incorporates top-of-the-line sales techniques and emails scripts to literally close deals automatically.

In this episode, Shawn shares the back-end secrets of how his tool actually works, plus some sales techniques and tricks that he personally uses on his own leads and clients. If you do, did or plan to use emails to close deals, this episode is a must-listen. And for those of you who don’t, listen anyway because when it’s this easy, you might want to start now!

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75: Master the Email Sales Funnel with Shawn Finder

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You need superb sales strategies to close deals by email. But, combine that together with awesome automation and you can close deals with loads of people and make buckets of money. That’s exactly what Shawn Finder did when he created AutoKlose, a tool that not only automates your emails, but also incorporates top-of-the-line sales techniques and emails scripts to literally close deals automatically.

In this episode, Shawn shares the back-end secrets of how his tool actually works, plus some sales techniques and tricks that he personally uses on his own leads and clients. If you do, did or plan to use emails to close deals, this episode is a must-listen. And for those of you who don’t, listen anyway because when it’s this easy, you might want to start now!

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74: Find your Inner Entrepreneur with Nathan Seaward

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Growing up, Nathan Seaward not only wanted to be a pilot, but he probably wanted to be an actual airplane! Nathan dedicated the first half of his life to his pilot career, but a deep inner sense that he had more to give to the world led him away from his stable job, and into a successful coaching career.

In this episode, Nathan and Estie go deep into the coaching and consulting industry, exploring everything from how to set up an online coaching course, to the lazy entrepreneur and the what-if-positive mindset. Tune in for a fun episode packed with jokes, quips and of course incredible value.

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73: Entrepreneurship While Dealing With A Mental Health Crisis with Alex M. White

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Sometimes the conscience is just too strong to ignore. For Alex M. White it was seeing little school children holding hands while wearing gas masks after the Paradise Campfires in November 2018. Alex left his job at Google Glass and, with zero business experience and no bank account holding a financial safety net, opened Roots & Resolve, a coaching and consulting organization.

In this episode, Alex uncovers how he had the courage to take the plunge into the business world and shares some tips for future business owners on how to face the entrepreneurship challenge. But the crux of this episode comes at the end when Alex describes his struggle with suicidal depression. Join us for a powerful episode that will leave you inspired by the hidden struggles and the power of courage.

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72: Generate a Consistent Flow of New Clients with Tom Poland

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There’s a science to lead gen, and Tom Poland is the number one scientist is the field. Tom, who named the science Leadsology, has cracked the code to bring a consistent flow of new client inquiries every week. In this episode, not only does Tom pull back the curtain on how to generate consistent leads, he also shares the method that he personally uses to sell his own service, and it’s no less genius than the product he’s selling.

We also dive deep into project management systems, detailing the pros and cons of some of the bigger models out there. Plus, there’s some talk of cats and dogs, Entrepreneurial Boredom Syndrome (EBS) and a little Castaway Beach in Queensland, Australia. Join us for an episode packed with gold, gold and more gold.

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70: Anyone Can Be A Successful Entrepreneur With Tony Whatley

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Ever thought becoming a millionaire is just childs’ play? For Tony Whatley, author of bestselling book, SideHustle Millionaire it was exactly that! Tony grew up playing with cars, but when he took his love for cars online in the form of an online community, it grew to become the largest in the industry with 160,000 registered members and over 100,000 unique visitors per day.

In this episode, Tony, who emits a 365 driven attitude and a strong passion for helping others succeed, uncovers some of the common mistakes that prevent people from actualizing their dreams and monetizing their passions. We also discuss his struggle of being too focused on quality, and an innovative solution to help get his dream of an online course off the ground, and on the road to perfection.

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71: Build Your Legacy with Carl Gould

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Carl Gould is the coach of coaches and the mentor of mentors. Having co-authored a book with Stephen R. Covey and Ken Blanchard and mentored CEOs of some of the biggest companies out there including helping out Walmart, IBM and the US army, Carl is definitely not just another pretty face.

In this episode, Carl, in his entertaining style, details the ups and downs of his incredible journey. He also shares with us some pearls of wisdom including how to learn from other industries, the benefits of being a generalist and the best way to craft a competitive niche for your business. Join us for a fun episode packed with stories, wisdom and business value.

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69: ABCs of Outsourcing Staff with Aaron Klein

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You can find an Indian or Phillipino assistant online for a fraction of the price of a local secretary. But, how do you know if they are reliable? Will the effort involved in training them be worth the financial saving?

In this episode, Aaron Klein, CEO of Work Assisted, an outsourcing company, explains the ABCs of outsourcing from how to find the right people and communicate expectations clearly, to managing your passwords and online security. Whether you are a solopreneur working from your bed, or a manager of a company with multiple employees, this episode will have something of value for you.

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68: Ghost Blogging: The Good, The Bad, and The Foolish with Dayne Shuda

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So you’ve got your website up and now it’s time to bring in the traffic. Is blogging the best way to go? Will all those keywords really help your site to rank on Google?

In this episode, Dayne Shuda, owner of Ghost Blog Writers, opens up the big black SEO box, explaining everything you need to know including what short-tail and long-tail keywords are, how to do organic SEO and when it’s worth it to invest in a blog for your website. He also shares his struggle of finding loyal writers for his business, as well as some of his successful business processes such as his intake form for filtering applicants.

Join us for an episode packed with value!

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67: Building a Consulting Firm with Carey Rome

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While still in high school, Carey Rome decided that he wanted to own his own business. Seeing that, his Dad told him to go and speak to his uncle who told him the following: It doesn’t matter if you’re doing really well or you’re doing really poorly. If you have to have someone tell you, your business is at risk.

From there, Carey ended up working at the largest CPA and advisory firm in the world at the time before opening up his own firm in 2005. In this episode, Carey shares the ups and downs of going out on his own, plus his struggle of developing an MVP which ended up being his biggest business success- and biggest headache.

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66: Master High Ticket Sales with Kayvon Kay

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If you feel like it’s harder to sell more expensive services, Kayvon tell us it’s exactly the opposite! Tune into this episode where Kayvon, master of high ticket sales, breaks down everything you need to know to land those deals at the high prices you deserve.

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65: Next Level Email Marketing with Rob & Kennedy

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Rob & Kennedy are a fun duo who will keep you laughing throughout this episode as they share with you their genius advice on email marketing, as well as their drastic hiring philosophy.

Listen as we hear about their struggles to keep their hair roots in check – as well as their serious business struggle that so many of us can relate to – time and money! And for a cool breakthrough, listen as we craft that perfect pitch for Rob & Kennedy.

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64: Direct Sales Strategies to Build an Empire with Harry Maziar

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If you love quotes, you’re going to love this episode! Harry Maziar, a seasoned sales expert, shares with us how he built up empires not only using sales strategies, but also an awful lot of straight forward common sense.

But this is not just another episode on how to sell. Tune in for an episode peppered with genius quotes, some humorous, some discerning and some that will stick with you as you go about your day.

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63: The Struggles Women Face in Business with Chanie Ehrentrau

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Why do men have no issue asking for a promotion while women will think it through a million times? Why are women so hard often so hard on themselves? What causes so many women to lack confidence?

In this episode, Chanie Ehrentrau throws out all the questions and issues that women face in business today. Tune in for some top tips on how to politely, yet confidently decline requests, build yourself up after taking a break in your career and find the opportunities that will really help you get to the place you want to be.

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62: Drop Shipping Unboxed with Vova Tess

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Find a cheap product on Ali Express, find some awesome looking images, stick the product up for sale on Amazon for 15X the price and you’ve got an awesome business running, or have you?

In this episode, Vova Tess and Estie Rand thrash out the business of drop shipping, the meaning of building a brand and the purpose of loyalty and providing high value to your clients. Is drop shipping a legit and moral way to make money in 2019 or is it not much more than a sophisticated scam? Tune in to find out!

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61: The Business of Following Your Gut with Tim Alison

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Almost every small business owner has their version of the story. The friend, colleague, relative or coach who was convinced that their business was a non-starter. Yet, time and again these naysayers are proven wrong by those who have the confidence and determination to build their business as they knew is right.

In this episode, Tim Alison, host of Screw the Naysayers Podcast, shares his powerful story of leaving his six-figure income to start his own company as well as some top tips on how to build up the confidence to keep going when everyone else thinks you are crazy.

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60: What Bitcoin to Invest In with George Goognin

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Thinking of investing in Bitcoin? In this episode, George, founder of his own cryptocurrency called Karma, spills all the beans about cryptocurrency, giving us an honest and practical approach into how and when to invest in cryptocurrency, plus the best uses for it today.
He also shares his struggle of promoting his business in a world where the media is so heavily under the influence of the big and powerful corporate companies.

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ANNIVERSARY GIFT! 5-DAY MARKETING SUCCESS CHALLENGE [FREE ACCESS]

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! I am beyond thrilled that our audience and our community is growing so much. Last week we brought back everyone’s five favorite guests in a punch-punch 5-day series (if you didn’t get your power-packed value yet, tune in at estierand.com/anniversary).

This week, I have an anniversary gift for you! How cool is that? What’s the gift? The gift is that I’ll make sure you stop selling snowcones instead of icebergs.

Check out this mini clip and grab your free gift at estierand.com/5daychallenge so that you can have the clarity and confidence to market your business successfully. Can’t wait to see you there.

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