Episode 95 “Smoking, Crocheting, and Bigfoot”

Episode 95 “Smoking, Crocheting, and Bigfoot”

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Episode 95 “Smoking, Crocheting, and Bigfoot”

1:35 

We’re Live!

2:30

Derick shares his sick story and running his new smoke house business. Josh suggests using a Darth Vader mask when smoking meats!

5:00

Derick has picked up crocheting again. Put your orders in for your favorite pot holders or scarfs at Watch Me Code. Just Kidding.

8:00

Josh talks about making pot holders as well, and getting into leather craft as a child.

9:55

Derick’s total sales on his Black Friday sales was over seven thousand dollars. Derick mentions that this one sales pushes him over his annual income goal. Derick is pretty excited about the actual take home income, and is still very happy about his entrepreneurial journey.

14:20

Josh suggests that Derick should bundle in Watch Me Code with the rest of the bundle sales.

17:00

Derick mentions that his subscriber numbers keep fluctuating. Derick talks about the emails, and unsubscribes. Josh asks about the traffic to the sites. Derick mentions disabling the some emails, to focus on the launch sequence.

24:00

Derick talks about things in the works for 2016, as far as virtual conference and working on a few projects with Chuck.  Chuck asks what Derick is trying to accomplish overall in the next year?  Derick explains the details of what he would like to do in the new year.

30:00

Josh suggest SumoMe Pro  to Derick!

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35:00

Josh suggests tools for Derick to implement for new marketing strategies.

37:15

Josh talks about an email marketing guide for e-commerce, and some of the strategies use to market this guide.

41:00

Chuck suggests borrowing audiences and guest posting to gain subscribers and a bigger following. Josh mentions doing a guest podcasting and posting as well.  Derick mentions needing to be pushed and held accountable to create a plan.

45:00

Chuck gives suggestions on creating a plan.  Chuck talks about the types of plans and ways to foresee the needs of your business and life style.

57:00

Josh talks how his goals changed since planning to work with John.

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1:00:00

Josh plans to get his mail list to 10,000 in 2016. Chuck is pushing everyone today. Chuck talks about growing his list as well.

1:04:00

Josh talks about getting his first 2 coaching students. Josh is trying to limit the email access that he has open to coaching. Josh talks about the coaching features he is offering.

1:14:00

Chuck mentions the numbers of Keen.io and topics of React. Josh talks about packaging a book up to create extra income.

1:19:00

Josh shares a little information on the partnership with John and Simple Programmer. Josh mentions that income growth over the last few years, and he is excited about where he is at.

1:20:00

Chuck mentions he is sitting on over 40k of invoices. Chuck is thinking about dropping the Silver Sponsorship, because it has the least conversions.

1:25:00

Chuck mention that he wants to get a Dev Chat.TV app. Chuck mentions this would be for feedback to the hosts, and a communication tool for die hard fans. Also, Chuck would like to do video versions of the podcast.

1:29:00

Chuck says building the email list first is the main focus for now. Chuck talks about the conferences tickets details and the package deals.

1:31:00

Chuck share the moving around of the conferences. Josh questions the sizes of the packages of the conferences. Chuck mentions the packages will drop off as the conferences happen.

1:37:00

Chuck asks if Josh has his emails ready to going in Drip. Josh suggests how Chuck should do his email strategy.

1:40:00

Derick mentions he would signup for the round up new letter from Dev Chat TV, but this is a particular kind of listener’s requests. This gives Chuck a better idea about how to email subscribers.

 1:45:00

Chuck is thinking about doing a podcast about mythological creatures with his 10 year old son. Derick shows off is lay down desk. Chuck talks about parents kicking each other out of bed, and snoring situations.

Thoughts of the Day

Josh – It is really easy to sell yourself short…

Derick  – The Automatic Customer http://www.amazon.com/The-Automatic-Customer-Creating-Subscription/dp/159184746X

Chuck –  Take a minute to recognize what you have!