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How Did You Get Into That (or How'd You Get Into That?) is the podcast you've been looking for! Grant Baldwin (GrantBaldwin.com) interviews people from all walks of life that are doing something interesting to make a living. Whether you're looking for your first career, ready to make a career shift, interested in starting a business, becoming an entrepreneur or just need an inspirational and motivational kick in the pants, you'll find it here. Each episode will bring you the stories and journeys of people just like you who wanted something more out of their life and career and did the work to make that happen.

Grant interviews entrepreneurs, small business owners, artists, designers, musicians, speakers, writers, authors, bloggers, vloggers, filmmakers, videographers, photographers, athletes, venture capitalists, Etsy sellers, consultants, coach, teachers, comedians, trainers, nutritionists, and more. We talk with people from all kinds of industries including fitness, health, nonprofits, medical, creatives, technology, startups, music, marketing, online business, social media, web, food/restaurant, engineering, and sports!

How Did You Get Into That? // Careers // Entrepreneurship // Small Business Grant Baldwin

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How Did You Get Into That (or How'd You Get Into That?) is the podcast you've been looking for! Grant Baldwin (GrantBaldwin.com) interviews people from all walks of life that are doing something interesting to make a living. Whether you're looking for your first career, ready to make a career shift, interested in starting a business, becoming an entrepreneur or just need an inspirational and motivational kick in the pants, you'll find it here. Each episode will bring you the stories and journeys of people just like you who wanted something more out of their life and career and did the work to make that happen.

Grant interviews entrepreneurs, small business owners, artists, designers, musicians, speakers, writers, authors, bloggers, vloggers, filmmakers, videographers, photographers, athletes, venture capitalists, Etsy sellers, consultants, coach, teachers, comedians, trainers, nutritionists, and more. We talk with people from all kinds of industries including fitness, health, nonprofits, medical, creatives, technology, startups, music, marketing, online business, social media, web, food/restaurant, engineering, and sports!

    142 – How to Wrap Up a Podcast with Grant Baldwin

    142 – How to Wrap Up a Podcast with Grant Baldwin

    Have you enjoyed hearing the stories and journeys of over 100 different entrepreneurs? Have these interviews inspired you to take your business to the next level?

    I hope you’ve enjoyed our time together on How Did You Get Into That. It's been a pleasure being here with you and I'm so excited to announce our new podcast series coming soon!

    In this episode, I share with you my journey to creating HDYGIT, and what to expect from the new podcast The Speaker Lab.

    Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That? and make sure to tune in to our new show Speaker Lab, coming your way in the new year. Thanks for being here and we'll see you in 2016!

    THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

    How did I get into podcasting?
    How was this podcast, How Did You Get Into That, born?
    Why I decided to create Booked and Paid to Speak.
    Why is it time to move to a new podcast?
    The date to expect and where to find The Speaker Lab!
    How can you still listen to How Did You Get Into That?
    And much, much more!

     

    EPISODE RESOURCES

    The Speaker Lab
    Booked and Paid to Speak program
    Subscribe to the show on iTunes
    Subscribe to the show on Stitcher
    Email me with any questions, comments or guest suggestions at Grant@GrantBaldwin.com


     

    • 14 min
    141 – How to Be a “Fit Nerd” with Steve Kamb

    141 – How to Be a “Fit Nerd” with Steve Kamb

    Do you identify as being slightly nerdy? Are you interested in fitness or being fit? Then you will love hearing today's guest, Steve Kamb.

    Steve is the founder of NerdFitness.com, a site that provides fitness/wellness tips and articles to people who identify as being a bit nerdy.

    In this episode, Steve shares how and why he decided to launch NerdFitness.com, why his “average Joe and Jane” technique has been so successful, and his take on the best video game of all time. Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That?.

    THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

    How does Steve define nerdiness?
    What kind of content does NerdFitness provide?
    What it was like growing up in a town called Sandwich!
    Steve shares how to turn your fitness struggles into successes.
    How to corner a market in your niche.
    How living a “double life” led to NerdFitness’ success.
    Steve's suggestions for making money through your website.
    And much, much more!

     

    EPISODE RESOURCES

    Nerd Fitness website
    Level Up Your Life, by Steve Kamb
    Four Hour Work Week, by Tim Ferriss
    Taking Up The Cause Full-Time, Steve Kamb's article
    279 Days to Overnight Success, by Chris Guillebeau
    Nerd Fitness on Twitter
    Subscribe to the show on iTunes
    Subscribe to the show on Stitcher
    Email me with any questions, comments or guest suggestions at Grant@GrantBaldwin.com


     

    • 40 min
    140 - How to Start and Grow a Digital Magazine, with Nathan Chan

    140 - How to Start and Grow a Digital Magazine, with Nathan Chan

    You'd never know it by his success but Foundr's creator Nathan Chan had never started a business prior to starting the digital magazine!

    If The Impostor Syndrome has ever shown up in your life, or if you haven't yet taken the entrepreneurial plunge but really want to, this episode is for you.

    Nathan Chan was a support engineer in the IT field before creating Foundr magazine. On today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That? Nathan shares why he made Foundr, how he grew his subscribers and how he continues to leverage the success of Foundr into bigger and better things!

    THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

    Why did Nathan feel like an impostor in the early days of Foundr?
    What role has consistency played in his success?
    Why did he give the magazine a year?
    How did he get Sir Richard Branson to say yes to an interview?
    What does Nathan suggest if you want to start your own digital magazine?
    How has Nathan leveraged the interview with Sir Richard Branson?
    Why is there no e in the Foundr name?
    And much, much more!

     

    EPISODE RESOURCES

    Foundr website
    Foundr the magazine
    The Foundr podcast
    Foundr on Twitter
    Foundr on Instagram
    Subscribe to the show on iTunes
    Subscribe to the show on Stitcher
    Email me with any questions, comments or guest suggestions at Grant@GrantBaldwin.com


     

    • 30 min
    139 – How to Build a Business From Ikea Furniture, with Nick Ray

    139 – How to Build a Business From Ikea Furniture, with Nick Ray

    Do you love Ikea furniture, but not the long trips to the store? Nick Ray, founder of ModerNash in Nashville, Tennessee, is your answer!

    ModerNash specializes in the distribution of Ikea products to the greater Nashville area, and offers other services including delivery, installation, and home design.

    In this episode, Nick shares how he created ModerNash, the practical logistics of his business, and the story of ModerNash’s humble beginnings. Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That?.

    THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

    How ModerNash functions as a business.
    How do they get so much furniture from Atlanta to Nashville?
    What gave Nick the idea to buy and sell for profit?
    How you can turn a “crazy” idea into a business.
    What happened for ModerNash to become a multi-service business?
    How you can juggle more than one job and still be a success.
    How ModerNash became shifted from a shipping service to a showroom.
    And much, much more!

     

    EPISODE RESOURCES

    ModerNash website
    ModerNash on Yelp
    ModerNash on Twitter
    ModerNash on Instagram
    ModerNash on Facebook
    Email Nick at ModerNash
    Subscribe to the show on iTunes
    Subscribe to the show on Stitcher
    Email me with any questions, comments or guest suggestions at Grant@GrantBaldwin.com


     

    • 30 min
    138 - How to Be Successful Selling on Amazon, with Scott Voelker

    138 - How to Be Successful Selling on Amazon, with Scott Voelker

    Have you ever wondered how you could sell something on Amazon? There are various ways to do so and our guest for today shares about the model that has been so successful for him.

    Scott Voelker of The Amazing Seller is here to talk about what FBA selling is, how he generates a healthy profit with it and how he passes his lessons on to his audience.

    On this episode  of How’d You Get Into That? we also discus how he's transitioned from working in construction to photography to digital marketing!

    THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW:

    What is FBA and how does it work?
    How and why did he test his podcast concept before launching it?
    How did he transition from construction to photography to online marketing and sales?
    How did he start building his email list?
    What is retail arbitrage and why didn't he like that model?
    How did he bring in over $40k in his first 90 days of selling on Amazon?
    What's the downfall to FBA selling on Amazon?
    Why it's so important to help people first, then think about selling to them.
    And so much more!

     

    EPISODE RESOURCES

    The Amazing Seller website
    Scott Voelker's free workshop
    The Amazing Seller podcast
    Scott Voelker on Twitter
    Submit feedback on the show for a chance to win an Amazon gift card!
    Subscribe to the show on iTunes
    Subscribe to the show on Stitcher
    Email me with any questions, comments or guest suggestions at Grant@GrantBaldwin.com


     

    • 39 min
    137 - How to Create a Leather Company, with Dave Munson

    137 - How to Create a Leather Company, with Dave Munson

    Did you enjoy this episode? Click here to get the exclusive bonus material.

    Are you a leather aficionado? Do you enjoy and appreciate well-made leather goods? Then you'll enjoy hearing from Dave Munson, CEO and founder of Saddleback Leather. Dave is an expert in all things leather.

    Through his online retail site Dave sells all types of goods including bags, décor and even leather pine cones!

    In this episode, Dave shares how he became interested in working with leather, why he decided to pursue it as a career, and how he came to be so successful in such a specific niche.

    Listen in to hear all of that and so much more on today’s edition of How Did You Get Into That?

    THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW

    How your location can affect your creativity.
    Why does Dave like leather so much?
    When Dave decided to make leather his career.
    How Dave built his leather-making business from scratch.
    How “bouncing around” from job to job can help you.
    What can you do to discover your talents and passion?
    How can you create a business or job based on your interests?
    And much, much more!


    BONUS MATERIAL:

    How to create your very own leather bag.
    Why it’s important to get exactly what you want from leather.
    Can other people's opinions help you?

    If you enjoyed this episode and want to hear a few additional minutes of the interview, Click here to get the exclusive bonus material.

     

    EPISODE RESOURCES

    Saddleback Leather website
    Saddleback Leather on Twitter
    Saddleback Leather on Facebook
    Saddleback Leather on Instagram
    Tandy Leather website
    Get Started as a Speaker
    Submit feedback on the show for a chance to win an Amazon gift card!
    Subscribe to the show on iTunes
    Subscribe to the show on Stitcher
    Email me with any questions, comments or guest suggestions at Grant@GrantBaldwin.com


     

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Customer Reviews

Karen Cordaway ,

Interesting guests

There’s a nice variety of guests. Their stories are interesting too. Very unique.

Grant helps them unpack their stories nicely. - Karen Cordaway

Jamie sling ,

Love this podcast

Grant is a great host and i love this show

BrieGF ,

Thank you for providing insight!

Thanks so much Grant for providing great insight for people looking for more!

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