Reach is a podcast built by bloggers, with bloggers, and for bloggers. Unlike most shows about building a blog and successful online business, Reach is focusing on the specific steps taken and hurdles overcome by thriving business owners making the most of their reach. Tune in weekly as Val Geisler, your fellow blogger and marketer at ConvertKit, dives in with each guest to learn how they achieved their reach… and how you can too.
20: How to Build a Profitable Blog FAST, with Caitlin Bacher
Turning your blog from passion to profit as quickly as possible is a goal many bloggers have. But most of us are stuck wondering how to make that happen and we spin our wheels with new ideas and directions trying to make it work. Caitlin Bacher took a more strategic approach and was able to monetize her blog (to the tune of multiple 6 figures) in under 18 months.
19: How to Attract Your Dream Customers to Your Blog, with Allison Marshall
Finding your dream customers and bringing them back to your blog and products regularly often feels like one of the biggest challenges we face as bloggers. We start to wonder how we can be everywhere all the time so we can reach more people and we question our tactics and abilities to actually find those paying customers. And Allison Marshall knows all about that.
18: Surviving the Rollercoaster of Blogging with Abby and Donnie Lawson
Running a blog, or any business, full time is a rollercoaster ride for sure. There are funnels to consider, families to support, and you often have to decide - do you really have to be everywhere, always? Abby and Donnie Lawson are no strangers to this rollercoaster. They’ve even developed some ways to hang on and enjoy the ride.
17: Using Jealousy to Help Your Blog Succeed, with Joshua Becker
Jealousy is a natural feeling for human beings, and bloggers are no exception to this rule. But your jealousy of the bloggers around you doesn’t have to paralyze you: you can use it to propel your blog forward more than you ever imagined. And Joshua Becker did just that for his blog.
16: Turn Your Education Into Your Dream Job With a Blog, with Laurence Bradford
Sometimes your blog isn’t meant to turn you into a professional blogger. For some of us, our blog is a way to document learning a new skill and to leverage that education to shift careers. Yes, your blog can help you go pro - even when that means working for someone else.
15: How a Side Project Becomes a Full Time Gig, with Mike Vardy
As bloggers, we’re passionate about so many things. But when one of those things takes over our brains, we want that side hustle to turn into a full time gig as quickly as possible. Often times, our dream becomes our reality… but it may not look like we planned. In this conversation, Mike talks about why a business owner needs both intention and attention to get to their dream, what it means to go deep instead of wide in your work, and what happens at the intersection of freedom, fortune, and fame.