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How Trello Saved My Marriage

By Zachary Sexton

Overwhelmed with all the tasks on your to-do list? Completely forget to do something you said you would do? Get distracted from your work by remembering other things you have to do? I used to be that way too. This podcast talks about how I took control of my distracted brain and how you can do the same…

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Able Business Break

Able Business Break

By Zachary Sexton

I’ll be taking a break with the show. In this quick ‘goodbye for now’ episode, I explain why the break is needed, what I’ll be focused and how you can stay connected (I hope you will). Thank you for tuning in. I hope you were able to make a whole heap of 1% improvements form the ideas…

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Automate Email Follow Up with boomerang

Get More Clients With Automatic Follow Up – ABR059

By Zachary Sexton

Relying on your memory or willpower to follow up with your current prospects takes too much time and mental bandwidth. This podcast shows you how to use email ‘boomerangs’ to follow up automatically. Enjoy! Links and resources mention: Boomerang for Gmail App Boomerang Respondable Feature Related podcasts: How To Write Great Emails ABR #56 Getting To Inbox…

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Automate your information gathering with booking forms and surveys

Get More Clients With Automatic Information Gathering – ABR058

By Zachary Sexton

Can you think of a bad prospect call that could have been avoided with a bit of information on the front end? Maybe they didn’t have the budget. Maybe you don’t solve their particular problem. Maybe the call could have been done in half the time. Maybe you could have come better prepared and made…

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Get More Clients With Automatic Scheduling

Get More Clients With Automatic Scheduling – ABR057

By Zachary Sexton

Finding meeting times over email is a pain. This podcast walks you through effective use of scheduling software you can use automate your client bookings. Enjoy! Quotables: “There are few things that offer more leverage than a well-designed scheduler.” Links and resources mention: Zack’s Virtual Coffee Scheduler AutomateYourBooking.com Connect with Zack and Ryan: Ryan’sTwitter: @dgtlminimalism Ryan’s…

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How to write great emails. – ABR056

By Zachary Sexton

Ever write an email and not get the response you want? Me too. This episode breaks down an old email from Steve Jobs so we can learn how to write more powerful emails that get results. Enjoy! Steve Jobs Email To Robert Murdock: James, Our proposal does set the upper limit for ebook retail pricing…

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What to consider when starting a podcast Zachary Sexton

How to get started podcasting – ABR055

By Zachary Sexton

So you want to a start a podcast? This episode will guide you through the what and the how of getting your voice recorded, edited and submitted to iTunes.   In this episode we cover: What hosting is and why you need it. How to get your podcast in iTunes The most important factor in choosing a microphone. (Hint:…

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What to consider when starting a podcast Zachary Sexton

What to consider when starting a podcast – ABR054

By Zachary Sexton

Thinking about starting a podcast? Listen to this episode before hitting record. Buy the end of this episode, you’ll know the costs, benefits and most common mistakes to avoid when using audio to support your business.  In this episode we cover: The #1 reason to start a podcast. Techniques and questions that lead to a great…

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The Future of Work w/ Stephen Warley

By Zachary Sexton

Stephen Warley is a self-employment expert. He came on to discuss the 4 major trends that are causing work to change and what you can do to prepare for them. This is a must listen to episode for all the new or soon to be solo-professionals out there. Enjoy! In this episode we cover: How…

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Getting Started With Email Marketing w/ Nathan Barry

By Zachary Sexton

In previous careers, Nathan has been a designer, author, and blogger. After learning the power of email marketing he gave up a successful blogging career to build ConvertKit. He’s come on the show to let us know how you can start using email for your service based business. In this episode we cover: Why starting an…

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Generate Breakthrough Opportunities With Your Network w/ Patrick Ewers – ABR051

By Zachary Sexton

Does a majority of your new business come from referrals? Do you often wish you had a bit more control over when and where your next client will come from? Then today’s show is for you. My guest, Patrick Ewers, is Silicon Valley’s top relationship management expert. Patrick and his team at Mind Maven train…

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Follow Up Power Hour Meredith M Bell

Follow Up Power Hour w/ Meredith M Bell – ABR050

By Zachary Sexton

Follow-up is important for sales, marketing and the growth of your business. You need to follow up with your: leads clients potential joint venture partners and more. Even if you are a solo professional, business is a team effort. But it is easy to let your follow up activity slip down the to-do list. Unless you…

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automate your client management jennifer bourn

Automate Your Client Management w/ Jennifer Bourn – ABR049

By Zachary Sexton

Jennifer Bourn is an award-winning website designer. She also runs her own small business. At the beginning of 2011, her web design business ate up all of her time. 100+ hour work weeks were the norm. Travel (her passion) was impossible. Stress was high. Important tasks were falling through the cracks. Then, during her annual business…

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The Likable Expert Advantage w/ Michael Katz – ABR048

By Zachary Sexton

Michael Katz is a likable marketing expert for solo professionals. He came on the podcast to show you how you can get more and better clients by positioning yourself as a likable [fill-in-your-service] expert. No marketing budget? No problem! After listening to this episode, you’ll know how to attract all the clients you need with…

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How to Manage Your Network with John Corcoran

How to Manage Your Network w/ John Corcoran – ABR047

By Zachary Sexton

John Corcoran is an expert at strategically managing the relationships that make a difference in your business. He believes sharing: your connections free, helpful content (podcasts, blog posts, videos) are the two best way to grow a network of people who want to support you and your venture. Service-based entrepreneurs listen up, this might be the best…

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