Episode 440: Shaan Puri (https://twitter.com/ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (https://twitter.com/theSamParr) are joined by the Acquired podcast (https://twitter.com/AcquiredFM) hosts, Ben Gilbert (https://twitter.com/gilbert) David Rosenthal (https://twitter.com/djrosent) to talk about scaling to a large podcast, the company they would like to own, the CEO’s you don’t want to compete against, and the 100+ year history of Nintendo. Plus, a YouTube Premium subscription giveaway!
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A podcast where we brainstorm new business ideas based on trends & opportunities we see in the market. Sometimes we have famous guests, and they do it with us.
(00:00) – Intro
(01:07) – Intro to Acquired
(02:25) – What to do when your schtick runs out
(07:05) – How to scale to a big podcast
(14:07) – How big do you have to be to be at the top of the business category?
(22:46) – What commonalities are there between weird companies?
(27:12) – How to tell a real from a fake contrarian
(34:40) – Nintendo
(38:15) – Which company would you most want to own?
(42:12) – Who would you least want to compete against?
(52:42) – Business ideas
(58:17) – Will you ever sell Acquired?
(01:07:24) – Best ways to make money as a podcast
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Blogging is quickly becoming one of the biggest trends on the Internet. A lot of people are creating and establishing blogs for many reasons, and some people even get paid to write blogs. If you wish to learn more about blogging and all that it has to offer, then keep reading.
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Everyone makes mistakes, it is only natural. It is helpful to use Google Webmaster Tools when checking your work to point out any mistakes that you might have made. All you will need to do then is go and fix them, and nobody will ever see anything that you have messed up on.
Allowing guest blog posts can be beneficial to you. This is a good networking move because it helps you develop relationships with other bloggers. You never know how these types of relationships will help your success. Cultivating quality relationships may allow you to reap unexpected rewards. If you ever have a problem, the guest blogger may be able to help you.
The content of your blog should consist of high quality work. Before you post it, proofread your blog entry, to ensure that it is free from grammatical and typographical errors. You may also wish to have someone else read it, as a secondary proofreader and to ensure that the content is interesting to read.
You can have an excellent blog that would target an audience and bring in many readers, but without a great domain name you have nothing. Keep the domain name for your blog simple yet direct and effective. Think about your target niche, and choose the appropriate domain name for your blog as if you were thinking hard about a great title.
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Make a publishing filter. Be controlled and consistent with your blog posts. Try to make a publishing filter for use each time you write. It could be as simple as writing down some questions that your post can answer by the time it’s finished. It can help keep you focused.
Repost your blog articles everywhere you can. That way, you will attract the most readers you can. Try to maximize the number of possibilities for success. You can make yourself available to scores of readers with just one important maneuver. Make use of every possible outlet for attention.
One way to engage your blog readers is to add a poll to your blog. This feature is commonly available on most blogging platforms and allows you to ask for input from your readers. You could ask what they want to see more of or less of and use the poll results to fine-tune your blog. So, add a poll and get to know your audience better.
Research who your readers are before you ever start writing. People that share an interest in a particular subject usually have a number of other characteristics in common as well. You can use that fact to your advantage to accomplish your goals. Your goal may be to inform, it may be to sell a product. To do either, you need to know your readers.
Make money from your blog! Most of the top bloggers aren’t just pecking away at their keyboards because they enjoy the tapping sounds. They are carefully manipulating an income stream. There is a potential to make real money with blogging. You just have to learn to pull the right people to your page!
Design is vitally important for a blog. It is important that your blog is easily readable. You need to have the right colors for your background and text to ensure that your readers can see all of the text in a clear and candid manner. This will ensure that you keep your readers happy.
Try to put a bit of attention into the aesthetic design of your site. This should be done so that you can grab the attention of your visitors, not to grab the attention of search engines. Remember that in the long run, you are in business to please your readership.
You should make it easy for your readers to contact you when they need to. Place your email in a contact us section on your site to make sure that your readers can easy talk to you when they need to. This is very important for making the most of your blogging venture.
Install a plug-in that ranks posts based on popularity, such as Popularity Content. This is very important, regardless of whether you show this information on your blog or you don’t. Understanding which posts are the most popular ones, lets you know which posts are effective and which ones are not. By knowing this information, you can repeat the subject of the popular posts and refrain from posting the unpopular ones.
Running a successful blog can sometimes mean you have to work at it even when you are out of town or on vacation. Two weeks vacation doesn’t necessarily mean two weeks of no blog posts! First, make sure your hotel or condominium has free wireless internet, wait until the family is sleeping or napping, and whip out your laptop and get to work! You can also get some great content from your vacation activities!
Your knowledge of blogging should now be good enough to the point where you can start up a blog for yourself, or improve what you are already doing. You want to create a blog that genuinely interests you though, the last thing you want to do is create a blog and talk about a subject that you have no interest in. Do what you like and people will listen because you’ll have true passion in your words.