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The Fizzle Show

A Business and Entrepreneur podcast featuring Corbett Barr and Chase Reeves
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Weekly insights for online business builders and small business owners earning a living doing something they care about. We focus on modern business essentials, self employment, motivation, productivity, audience growth, blogging, podcasting, content marketing, work-life balance among other things!

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Episode 341: Expert SEO and Podcast Growth Q&A with Brendan Hufford
Shownotes: http://fizzleshow.com/341 Welcome to Part 2 of our Fizzle Friday show with Brendan Hufford. In this episode, we have several questions for Brendan to follow up from last Friday when we discussed SEO, so if you haven't listened to that episode yet, make sure you do! Brendan fields a bunch of our questions, from the team and the Fizzle audience, about link-building, Google algorithm changes, and keyword funnels. Trust us you are not going to want to miss this essential exploration of SEO from a true expert! Today on the show we are also joined by Fizzle regulars, Jen Rao and Joe Kerns to take part in the Q&A, so it promises to be a jam-packed show, full of learning. The conversation also covers building real and beneficial business relationships, growing a podcast audience and much more! Tune in to get it all! Key Points From This Episode: Explaining link-building and why it is still important today. [0:02:30.5] How Brendan thinks about linking between websites. [0:06:03.7] Using real relationship and friends to build up a network of links. [0:10:20.1] Updates on Google's recent algorithm changes and the effects to average sites. [0:14:23.3] General strategies for staying on the right side of Google! [0:20:15.7] Bottom of funnel keywords and how valuable they can be to your ranking. [0:24:01.4] Brendan's advice for growing a podcast audience through SEO and engagement. [0:27:09.2] And much more! Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode: Fizzle — https://fizzle.co/ Brendan Hufford — https://brendanhufford.com Ahrefs — https://ahrefs.com Neil Patel — https://neilpatel.com Brian Dean — https://backlinko.com Ultimate Sales Machine — https://www.amazon.com/Ultimate-Sales-Machine-Turbocharge-Relentless/dp/1591842158 Pat Flynn — https://www.smartpassiveincome.com Chris Ducker — https://www.chrisducker.com World Domination Summit — https://worlddominationsummit.com ConvertKit Conference — https://conference.convertkit.com/ Fiverr — https://www.fiverr.com/ 100 Days of SEO — https://100daysofseo.com Article Marketing Robot — http://www.articlemarketingrobot.com The Best Spinner — https://thebestspinner.com/v4/ Ruebn Gamez — https://www.linkedin.com/in/rugamez Docsketch — https://www.docsketch.com/ HelloSign — https://www.hellosign.com DocuSign — https://www.docusign.com Drift — https://www.intercom.com/ Intercom — https://www.intercom.com/ Vegetarian Zen — https://www.vegetarianzen.com Breakthrough Advertising — https://www.breakthroughadvertisingbook.com Side Hustle School — https://sidehustleschool.com Fizzle Goals Course — https://fizzle.co/courses/goals Fizzle on Twitter — https://twitter.com/fizzle Fizzle Just Ship It Challenge — https://app.fizzle.co/just-ship-it-challenge Fizzle Sparkline — https://fizzle.co/sparkline Fizzle Journaling Course — https://fizzle.co/courses/journal Fizzle Essentials of Web Design Course — https://fizzle.co/library/essentials-of-website-design-for-business-builders Fizzle Website Tune Up Curse — https://fizzle.co/courses/tuneup Fizzle 80/20 Copywriting Guide — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/writing-copy-for-web Fizzle Toolkit — https://fizzle.co/toolkit Fizzle Craft + Commerce — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/craft-commerce Fizzle Project Management for Entrepreneurs — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/project-management-for-entrepreneurs Fizzle Hosting — https://fizzle.co/hosting Fly Wheel — https://getflywheel.com Matt Giovansci — https://www.moneylab.co/ Joe Kerns — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/author/joekerns Jen Rao — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/author/jenrao Corbett Barr — https://corbettbarr.com
Episode 340: Ultralearning: Learn and Master Skills Faster with Scott H Young
Show Notes: http://fizzleshow.com/340 How can we, as entrepreneurs, continue to stay abreast of all the new information and skills in circulation? Is there a way to fast track learning and at the same time make it meaningful and effective? What really happens in our brains when we try and adopt something new? Today on the show we are joined by Scott H Young, author of the Wall Street Journal Bestseller, Ultralearning. The book aims to arm readers with actionable strategies and techniques for faster, more accurate learning and skill acquisition. Scott is a writer, programmer, traveler and avid reader, who has spent the last 15 years as a successful blogger and entrepreneur. This episode will give you a taste of the book and its contents, which promises to help you master hard skills, outsmart the competition and accelerate your career. We discuss the process of learning new skills, staying relevant and reinventing yourself, all things that Scott believes are vital to success as an entrepreneur in today's world. For all this inspiring information, from an author with so much to offer, be sure to join us on the Fizzle Show! Today’s episode is brought to you by Podia. Podia is a Swiss Army Knife for selling anything you need online. It's an all-in-one digital storefront where you can sell courses, memberships, and digital downloads all in one place. The cool thing about Podia is that they eliminate all the technical headaches. You don’t have to install anything, you can host your sales pages there, your files, your checkout process. You can even do your email marketing and your newsletters from Podia! Fizzle Show listeners can get 15% off of Podia FOR LIFE by signing up for a free trial over at http://podia.com/fizzle. Key Points From This Episode: Developing the ability to learn and its centrality to entrepreneurship. [0:02:31.6] How Scott managed to turn his blogging efforts into a career. [0:06:21.2] Scott's own learning journey and endeavors in productivity and improvement. [0:07:00.8] The MIT Challenge and the impetus behind the project. [0:10:37.2] Finding a way to keep learning on your clock for your own good. [0:17:21.6] Applying this learning model to small amounts of information. [0:19:16.1] The example of Tristan De Montebello and his public speaking goals. [0:21:20.6] A few secrets to successful learning of a new skill from Scott! [0:24:30.3] The benefits of generating as much feedback opportunities as possible. [0:28:40.5] Different types of learning and which are most effective. [0:32:39.2] The example of chess grandmasters and what entrepreneurs can learn from it. [0:34:56.6] Scott's three-step process for becoming a better writer. [0:37:54.9] The process of writing Ultralearning and what Scott learned! [0:39:30.3] Strategic and marketing choices that go into the creation of a book. [0:41:51.9] The benefits of blogging and the gifts it has given Scott. [0:47:55.2] The effects of writing on the mind and cognition; expanding working memory. [0:51:40.6] And much more! Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode: Fizzle — https://fizzle.co Podia — https://www.podia.com/fizzle Scott H Young — https://www.scotthyoung.com/ Ultralearning — https://www.amazon.com/Ultralearning-Master-Outsmart-Competition-Accelerate/dp/006285268X Wall Street Journal — https://www.wsj.com Getting Things Done — https://www.amazon.com/Getting-Things-Done-Stress-Free-Productivity/dp/0142000280 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People — https://www.amazon.com/Habits-Highly-Effective-People-Powerful/dp/0743269519 MIT Challenge — https://www.scotthyoung.com/blog/myprojects/mit-challenge-2/ Tristan de Montebello — https://medium.com/@montebello Toastmasters — https://www.toastmasters.org Zen Habits — https://zenhabits.net Leo Babauta — https://leobabauta.com/ Alan Baddeley — https://www.york.ac.uk/psychology/staff/academicstaff/ab50/ Corbett Barr — https://corbettbarr.com Fizzle Goals Course — https://fizzle.co/courses/goals Fizzle on Twitter — https://twitter.com/fizzle Fizzle Just Ship It Challenge — https://app.fizzle.co/just-ship-it-challenge Fizzle Sparkline — https://fizzle.co/sparkline Fizzle Journaling Course — https://fizzle.co/courses/journal Fizzle Essentials of Web Design Course — https://fizzle.co/library/essentials-of-website-design-for-business-builders Fizzle Website Tune Up Curse — https://fizzle.co/courses/tuneup Fizzle 80/20 Copywriting Guide — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/writing-copy-for-web Fizzle Toolkit — https://fizzle.co/toolkit Fizzle Craft + Commerce — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/craft-commerce Fizzle Project Management for Entrepreneurs — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/project-management-for-entrepreneurs Fizzle Hosting — https://fizzle.co/hosting
Episode 339: SEO Wizardry, Extroversion, and Overlapping Passions with Brendan Hufford
Shownotes: http://fizzleshow.com/339 On this edition of Fizzle Friday, we welcome Brendan Hufford, longtime Fizzle member and SEO wizard! He details his evolving entrepreneurial journey, doing SEO his way, and illustrates what his success has looked like over the years. We discuss Brendan's numerous business ventures and how he has pivoted several times and describes life at the agency where he spends most of his time. He has found a sweet spot between his talents and passions representing **another example of someone who has created a sustainable lifestyle doing something he cares about. Today on the show we are also joined by Fizzle regulars, Jen Rao and Joe Kerns to take part in the discussion! This Friday episode is the first part of two and in next week's episode, we will be doing a Q & A with Brendan and our panel, so make sure to catch that one as well! Join us for this Fizzle Friday and hear it all! Key Points From This Episode: A little introduction to Brendan and his business! [0:02:50.6] Brendan's pivot from his jiu-jitsu based businesses around 2015. [0:06:12.3] The agency where Brendan currently works. [0:12:30.2] Hopes for the future and working for a better tomorrow. [0:15:40.1] Combining two or more interests and finding success in where they overlap. [0:17:00.8] Comparing an aligned hustle with a lifestyle full of context-switching and different work. [0:22:35.5] The financial independence that allowed Brendan to buy a brand new van! [0:25:20.3] Brendan's 100 Days of SEO project and other things he is busy with. [0:27:10.8] Advice from Brendan to entrepreneurs who feel unsure of their future. [0:29:35.5] And much more! Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode: Fizzle — https://fizzle.co Fly Wheel — https://getflywheel.com Matt Giovansci — https://www.moneylab.co/ Brendan Hufford — https://brendanhufford.com Photo MBA — https://photomba.net Gretchen Rubin — https://gretchenrubin.com Fizzle Roadmap — https://app.fizzle.co/courses/small-business-roadmap Overlap — https://www.amazon.com/Overlap-Start-Business-Working-Full-Time/dp/B074PZY9SW Scott Adams — https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/30/business/media/scott-adams-dilbert-gilroy.html Dilbert — https://dilbert.com/ Casey Neistat — https://www.caseyneistat.com/ Steve Jobs — https://www.biography.com/business-figure/steve-jobs Quora — https://www.quora.com Swim University — https://www.swimuniversity.com Lasso — https://getlasso.co Brew Cabin — https://www.brewcabin.com/ Roasty Coffee — https://www.roastycoffee.com Tai Lopez — https://www.tailopez.com 100 Days of SEO — https://100daysofseo.com Joe Kerns — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/author/joekerns Jen Rao — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/author/jenrao Corbett Barr — https://corbettbarr.com Fizzle Goals Course — https://fizzle.co/courses/goals Fizzle on Twitter — https://twitter.com/fizzle Fizzle Just Ship It Challenge — https://app.fizzle.co/just-ship-it-challenge Fizzle Sparkline — https://fizzle.co/sparkline Fizzle Journaling Course — https://fizzle.co/courses/journal Fizzle Essentials of Web Design Course — https://fizzle.co/library/essentials-of-website-design-for-business-builders Fizzle Website Tune Up Curse — https://fizzle.co/courses/tuneup Fizzle 80/20 Copywriting Guide — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/writing-copy-for-web Fizzle Toolkit — https://fizzle.co/toolkit Fizzle Craft + Commerce — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/craft-commerce Fizzle Project Management for Entrepreneurs — https://fizzle.co/sparkline/project-management-for-entrepreneurs Fizzle Hosting — https://fizzle.co/hosting
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Started
Apr 9th, 2014
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Sep 20th, 2019
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343
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