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#646: It’s Time To Quit: 4 Steps To Quit Your Job & Be Your Own Boss [Video]

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#646: It’s Time To Quit: 4 Steps To Quit Your Job & Be Your Own Boss

To listen to the full episode and to get the show notes, head here: https://www.amyporterfield.com/2024/01/646/

A step-by-step guide for leaving your 9-5 and starting your thriving online business.

Have you been dreaming of ditching the 9-5 grind and turning your side hustle into a full-time gig? Or maybe you’re finally ready to go all-in with entrepreneurship? If that sounds like you, you’re in the right place!

I totally get it, my friend – taking that first step can be super intimidating, but don’t worry, I’m here to help. Today, I’m sharing my tips and strategies to give you the courage and the strength to make your transition.

These are the exact steps I took when I left my job to start my online business, and trust me, there’s nothing more rewarding than being your own boss and living life on your terms.

This step-by-step guide is pulled straight from my book, Two Weeks Notice, and is all about putting in your notice, preparing the launch of your business, and ‘unbossing’ yourself. The best part? You don’t need any experience or resources to get started!

Tune in for:

5:01: Why you need to schedule your exit/start date
8:27: A checklist of actions to take during the “runway” phase of starting your online business
11:52: Tips for putting yourself out there online through social media, a podcast, a blog, etc.
16:53: The best way to hold yourself accountable when getting started
20:10: How to give your notice without burning bridges

Listen in and start the first day of the rest of your life as a successful and thriving entrepreneur. You deserve it, my friend!

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#670: Excel At 1-on-1 Coaching, Public Speaking, & High Converting Lead Magnets with Mike Pacchione [Video]

https://www.amyporterfield.com/2024/04/670/Mastering the art of public speaking, crafting irresistible lead magnets, and building a six-figure business with Mike Pacchione.My friend, my guest today has built an amazing six-figure business working just four days a week with no ads or staff outside of a virtual assistant. I know, it sounds too good to be true! But lucky for you he's here to share all the secrets of how you can do the same. I’m thrilled to welcome my long-time friend, brilliant speaker, and speech coach extraordinaire, Mike Pacchione! Mike helps executives, athletes, and entrepreneurs just like you deliver top-notch presentations that leave audiences wanting more. Trust me – this guy knows his stuff! Mike is so good that I hired him two years in a row for some of my biggest presentations. Not only were they extremely successful, but he helped me so feel confident in front of all of those people! In this episode, Mike shares his expert wisdom on public speaking that will translate perfectly into your online webinars, courses, masterclasses, and even on stage! Plus, he opens up about his transition from a 9-5 employee to a successful entrepreneur. If you've been questioning taking the leap into full-time entrepreneurship, Mike's story will have you ready to jump! Today, we discuss: 5:48 Mike’s fascinating transition from his corporate job into entrepreneurship 16:33 How Mike overcame his entrepreneurial imposter syndrome and overwhelm23:33 Brilliant strategies for avoiding burnout or overwork while still meeting client expectations 30:31 Tips for crafting irresistible lead magnets and freebies to grow (and keep!) your email list36:15 Expert advice for speaking on stage Listen in, get ready to take some notes, and learn from the best of the best. Believe me, this episode is jam-packed with entrepreneurial gold! If you’re thinking… "I love Amy and Online Marketing Made Easy,” then please Rate, Review, & Follow on Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/online-marketing-made-easy-with-amy-porterfield/id594703545

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#657: Pinterest for Email Growth: Tried & True Strategies with Jenna Kutcher [Video]

To listen to the full episode and to get the show notes, head here: https://www.amyporterfield.com/2024/02/657/ Why Pinterest is the most low-risk way to direct tons of traffic, leads, and sales to your business.Imagine spending just one hour a week, or even less, to unlock unbelievable amounts of traffic, leads, and sales. My friend, it's all possible when you start to step up your Pinterest game! Pinterest is not your average social media platform, actually, it's not even social media at all (more on that later!) – it's a pure ROI goldmine that's just waiting to be explored. To help guide us through everything Pinterest has to offer, I'm joined by the amazing Jenna Kutcher. Jenna is a multimillion-dollar business owner, New York Times best-selling author, and truly fabulous Pinterest expert. Today, she shares her proven strategies to help you effortlessly generate engagement toward your website, blog, sales page, or wherever your heart desires. And the best part? No constant posting, no social media fatigue, and no more fighting a difficult algorithm. If you're just getting started in entrepreneurship, feel nervous about showing your face on social media to grow your email list, or you're still in the side hustle phase of your business, this episode is for you! With Pinterest, you can organically direct a ton of traffic to your company in the most low-risk way possible. You’ll hear all about: 4:18: How Pinterest completely shifted Jenna’s business strategy 6:15: The ways Pinterest is different than social media 10:44: Why you should focus on monthly views on Pinterest, not followers13:00: The anatomy of a perfect pin and the science behind the algorithm 20:41: Tips for reviving an old Pinterest account 23:09: The importance of the captions on your pins30:20: Understanding the trends on Pinterest 34:18: Everything to know about optimizing your pins for traffic and engagement Listen in and see for yourself how easy, doable, and economical it is to grow your email list and your business on Pinterest. Trust me, you'll love it!If you’re thinking… "I love Amy and Online Marketing Made Easy,” then please Rate, Review, & Follow on Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/online-marketing-made-easy-with-amy-porterfield/id594703545

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BONUS: Reel Success: How 3 Short Videos and A Quiz Attracted 30K Subscribers with Harley Jordan

To listen to the full episode and to get the show notes, head here: https://www.amyporterfield.com/2024/04/harley-jordon/ Here’s how Harley Jordan gained over 30,000 new email list subscribers with just three Instagram reels. My friend, buckle up because today's episode is completely impromptu and a bit out of the box! When I heard there was a woman who managed to gain over 30,000 email list subscribers with just THREE Instagram reels (seriously…can you believe it?!) – I couldn't wait one more minute to pick her brain! In this episode, I chat with my new friend and incredible social media strategist, Harley Jordan, as she shares all the juicy details about how she came up with this genius idea and the steps she took to make it happen. But that's not all! Harley also highlights her top social media strategies for growing your business online, how she deals with negative comments, and the secrets of staying motivated and resilient towards your goals. Harley is a true inspiration and a refreshing rule-breaker, so trust me – you won't want to miss our unbelievably valuable conversation! Today, you’ll hear about: 6:33: Harley’s background as a social media strategist 8:15: Why Harley decided to make her quiz and how she launched it15:24: Exactly how Harley’s Instagram reels went insanely viral 21:30: Advice for managing negative comments and misunderstandings24:46: How to leverage a quiz to sell your offer and build your email list33:04: Tips for optimizing and embracing your social media presence 35:16: Simple strategies for crafting the perfect Instagram reel and staying ahead of trends39:49: Why quizzes are so effective for scaling your business Listen in and head over to Harley’s quiz now! If you’re thinking… "I love Amy and Online Marketing Made Easy,” then please Rate, Review, & Follow on Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/online-marketing-made-easy-with-amy-porterfield/id594703545

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#669: The Genius Business Idea I Wish I Had Thought of Sooner [Video]

To listen to the full episode and to get the show notes, head here: https://www.amyporterfield.com/2024/04/669/ Why focusing on the structure of your teams (and my genius idea for how to do it) is the smartest thing you can do for your business.I have some super exciting news to share with you today (drum roll please)! I'm thrilled to announce that I've created a brand new department at my company! I genuinely believe this department will be a total game-changer for my students, the collaboration within my teams, and streamlining content creation. Now, you may be wondering why YOU should care about the inner workings of MY business. Here's the thing – I always find so much value in learning how other people have built and structured their businesses, especially as online business owners with remote teams. That's why, in this episode, I pull back the curtain on the structure of my teams and departments so that you can apply what I've learned to your own business. My friend, I want you to have teams that not only help you scale but are also an incredibly valuable asset to your students! Even if you're just starting your entrepreneurship journey or running a one-person show, I still want you to tune into this episode! It's always a brilliant idea to look ahead and visualize what's possible for you. Trust me – building out your teams is not as far away as it may seem! And if you're looking to restructure your teams, this will be just what you need to hear. Today, I share: 4:00 A behind the scenes of my teams and departments 6:12 Why I decided to combine my content and community departments 11:53 Advice for building a team that will best support your students 13:58 How to be more intentional and mindful with your team structuresListen in and start to apply these tips and tricks to your company and community. I’ll be cheering you on as your business takes to greater heights! If you’re thinking… "I love Amy and Online Marketing Made Easy,” then please Rate, Review, & Follow on Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/online-marketing-made-easy-with-amy-porterfield/id594703545