Today's guest, Greg Smith, is the Founder and CEO of Thinkific, a software platform that makes it easy to create, market and sell online courses.
Greg was working as a corporate lawyer for one of the largest law firms in the country when he launched an online course as a side project. He then left his law job to jump into online education and Thinkific full time. Since then, Greg and his team at Thinkific have helped thousands of coaches, authors, speakers, and companies create and sell their own online courses as a way to build their brands and their revenues.
If you want to try out Thinkific, or just check out some resources that will help you create and market an online course, head over to get.thinkific.com/goandgrow, where Greg is giving away $800 worth of premium training courses and a free month of the Thinkific Business Plan.
We're going to learn how Greg went from lawyer to entrepreneur, the process anyone can take to develop their nascent course idea into a well-structured curriculum, and steps even online marketing amateurs can take to grow your course (without spending any money).
You can also access this episode at http://goandgrowpodcast.com/047
Today's guest, Jon Haver, is Co-Owner of BrandBuilders.io, Owner of a few Amazon Private Labels, Founder of Listing Eagle Software, and Founder of AuthorityWebsiteIncome.com.
Jon is a 31-year-old husband, father, engineer, sports fan and huge geek. He has been pursuing an entrepreneurial lifestyle so that he can spend more time with his family, and for the last 8 years he has built up many businesses and a healthy passive income portfolio. Along the way, he has helped hundreds of others do the same!
We're going to learn how Jon turned his side hustle into his career over the past 8 years, how Fulfillment by Amazon businesses operate, and Jon's unique influencer marketing strategy.
You can also access this episode at http://goandgrowpodcast.com/046
Today's guest, Alejandro Cremades, is author of the best-selling book The Art of Startup Fundraising and currently leads the vision and execution for Onevest as its Co-Founder and Executive Chairman. The Onevest ecosystem supports founders and investors in building successful ventures from formation (via CoFoundersLab and now FounderDating) to financing (via 1000 Angels).
We're going to learn how Alejandro has grown one of the largest communities of entrepreneurs, early-stage startups and investors in the world; how to find the ideal co-founder; and strategies for growing your startup through every stage of funding.
You can also access this episode at http://goandgrowpodcast.com/045
Today's guest, Matt Miller, is Founder and President of School Spirit Vending, a business that helps schools and their clubs or organizations raise money more simply.
SSV does hassle-free, year-long fundraising and installs sticker machines at no cost to the schools. SSV now has machines in over 2,000 schools in more than 30 states, and they have raised over $4 million for education since its inception in 2007.
School Spirit Vending’s franchise model also provides a proven and profitable business system for professionals looking to develop secondary income streams.
Matt also has a special offer for anyone in the Go and Grow Gang looking to grow their passive income: his new ebook, Live Your Dreams: The Top 10 Reasons Why You Need to Own a Vending Business.
We're going to learn why Matt Miller started a vending business to make passive income, how franchising the business is facilitating impressive growth, and how Matt uses tools like podcasting to communicate with his franchise owners.
You can also access this episode at http://goandgrowpodcast.com/044
Today's guest is Kris Reid, CEO of Ardor Media Factory and Ardor SEO. Kris is also known as the Coolest Guy in SEO.
Back in the day, Kris was a Software Engineer who has worked across the world for variety of companies, from small tech startups to giant conglomerates like Visa. He took a hiatus from the corporate scene to backpack around the world, and during his tenure as a traveller, he learned the art of Search Engine Optimization (or SEO) and started developing tools to help people rank their websites, which became the genesis for Ardor Media Factory and Ardor SEO.
We're going to learn the basics of SEO, how to improve SEO for your websites, and tactics you can use for personal brand management.
Kris also has an offer for the Go and Grow audience! The first thing Ardor does for any customer is a comprehensive website audit. They look at every one of the 200 points that Google uses to rank websites – usually it comes out at 60-80 pages of analysis.
Follow this link, fill out the form and you will have a chance to win the free website audit.
You can also access this episode at http://goandgrowpodcast.com/043