Secret Academy Episode - John Lee Dumas
About:

After running out of podcasts to listen to, John Lee Dumas decided to start a 7 day a week business podcast. Some said he was crazy and that no one would want to listen 7 days a week. By moving forward and believing in his idea, John has produced over 500 podcasts in the last 2 years and has successfully turned podcasting into a lucrative business where he earns over $100,000 a month through multiple income streams. Although successful in his own right, John gives many credits to his success by having great mentorship, which is something he also provides to his own raving fans. If you think radio or online broadcasting is dead, here's one interview that'll teach you how to get your first few big name guests and how to monetize and grow a successful podcast.

Lesson's in Today's Interview:
  • Why going with your gut instinct can be more important that the opinions you hear
  • What was the 'aha' moment that triggered this business idea
  • How great mentorship was the key to his success
  • The best way to manage your time and responsibilities
  • How to get great first guests for your podcasts even when starting out
  • Why paying for mentorship, even when successful, can still be very beneficial
  • How to find a great mentor and not guru fluff
  • The turning point that made Entrepreneur on Fire a systematic business
  • The top 3 revenue streams for online broadcasting
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