SPI 306: Rise of the Youpreneur with Chris Ducker

Today I have a very special guest: Chris Ducker of ChrisDucker.com and Youpreneur, and author of the new book Rise of the Youpreneur! Chris and I have been friends for eight years now. He’s been on the show before but we’ve never gotten this deep. A lot of people may not be familiar with the side of Chris we’re going to be talking about today. We’ll be discussing a time in Chris’s life when he was actually hospitalized due to burnout. That event, and everything that happened after, ultimately led Chris to a successful, enjoyable, and fulfilling business. Chris understands how to be the best version of you, how to portray that so that you can hire people, coach people, and get your audience to trust you. This translates into every facet of his business: branding, content, and how he interacts with his audience. He’s going to be sharing some […]

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SPI 241: My Top 10 Most-Used Apps in 2016

Every successful online entrepreneur needs the right toolkit. That’s why I’ve asked my good friend Chris Ducker on the show today to talk through a few of our favorite tools—namely, our most-used business and productivity apps of the past year! Working alone or with a small team often means wearing several hats: social media manager, podcast producer, webmaster, and more. Having the right software in your arsenal can make the difference between spinning your wheels and growing your business. In today’s episode, Chris and I will give you our totally honest take on the apps we use, why we love them, and how they might be able to help you run your business. Curious about any of the software mentioned in the show? Just scroll down for links to all our recommended apps and resources. Thanks for Listening! Thanks so much for joining me again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment […]

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Periscope — Another Fad or the Next Big Thing?

Note: You can also hear Chris Ducker on Episode 20, Episode 74, and Episode 103. Click those links or visit the Related Podcasts section at the bottom of this post to listen. This week’s guest should be a familiar face: Chris Ducker is back, and he wants to tell you about all things Periscope. I’ve known Chris for quite a while. I know that he’s very, very strict with how he spends his time. So when I saw Chris spending time on the platform, I knew I had to investigate. What I found was a fun, intuitive, and addicting platform for connecting with your audience in an ultra-personal way. Having learned from the pitfalls of earlier livestreaming applications, Periscope offers a whole new frontier for interacting with your community, personalizing your online presence, and exposing new fans to your business. As an early adopter of Periscope, Chris has gathered some excellent tips and insights about […]

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