Secret Academy Episode - Michael O’Neal
About:

Michael did not want to trade a dollar for an hour. He found network marketing and internet marketing which made a huge transformation in his life. He was able to meet incredible people in the network marketing, internet marketing, life coaching, and entrepreneurship world. In August 2013, he started a Podcast called The Solopreneur Hour - Job Security for the Unemployable. Its aim is to show the other unemployable people of the world the correct path to business success on their own terms. The Solopreneur Hour is now a podcast that produces a 6-figure income for him and has grown to over 1.5M downloads in its first year.

Lesson's in Today's Interview:
  • How Michael got into podcasting
  • The evolution of podcasting business in the last 4 years
  • Utilizing podcasting in the business world
  • Steps to make a podcast: audio quality, content, entertainment, value
  • The best way to start a show
  • Content vs. marketing in podcasting
  • The first minute of your show is crucial
  • Making your show entertaining
  • Michael’s course, “The Art of the Interview”
  • How to make people share your content
  • How to be a good host by promoting your guests
  • Artoftheinterview.co – What people can expect to learn
  • How to introduce your guests
  • Is twitter the best social media for podcasting?
  • How to prepare for an interview
  • What makes you excited about the conversation you are about to have?
  • Be more interested than interesting
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