It’s time to dive into the ol’ listener mailbag and answer a few questions in this week’s edition of The Side Hustle Show.
It’s been 3 months since the last Q&A show I did and I’ve had quite a few interesting questions come in since then.
A common piece of advice you’ll hear is to take audience questions and turn them into content, so here’s a meta example of that in action.
For the past couple years, I’ve been doing these quarterly progress reports.
Why go through this exercise?
It’s time to evaluate what happened over the last 3 months, to see if you achieved your goals, and to ask if you’re happier or otherwise better off than you were when you started.
So am I?
This week’s episode was something a little different as I was joined by three of my favorite productivity podcasters, Erik Fisher, Mike Vardy, and Paul Minors.
Combined they have more than 300 productivity-themed podcasts under their belts and represent 3 different countries!
Since getting the most out of our limited time is a ongoing struggle for side hustlers, I invited them on the show for a unique roundtable format to see what’s working today and what wisdom we can glean from their archives.
“The conversion rate ended up being about 10 times better than it was before,” Steve Cunningham told me.
While attending meetings for the family business Steve would spot some of the business books he had read sitting on the shelves in clients’ offices and saw this a good conversation starter. However, he would find out that more often than not that they had not read the books.
This presented Steve with an opportunity.
Last month I compiled a killer round-up post with book launch and marketing tips from 25 authors, entrepreneurs, and leaders in the self-publishing space.
When I sent my weekly newsletter out about it, one subscriber replied and said something to the effect of, “That’s cute, but let me show you how it really works.”
As you might have guessed, that subscriber was this week’s guest, Adam Houge.