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How to turn your creative passions into a digital business. Listen for tools and advice on how to start, scale, and generate income at every level of your journey. Become financially independent by doing what you love. Learn more at www.tgitools.com.

Traction Growth & Income Thom Hart

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How to turn your creative passions into a digital business. Listen for tools and advice on how to start, scale, and generate income at every level of your journey. Become financially independent by doing what you love. Learn more at www.tgitools.com.

    TGI 1: TGI Introduction!

    TGI 1: TGI Introduction!

    The very first episode of TGI is here! Look forward to great episodes in the future on how to scale your creativity. Learn about what to expect in upcoming episodes, the types of guests we will have, and why I think perceiving your creative pursuit as entrepreneurial will be beneficial to you in the future. Episodes come out weekly on Thursdays.
     
    If you liked this episode, please let me (https://twitter.com/TheThomHart) know on Twitter.
     
    Thank you for listening to the Traction Growth & Income podcast. If you haven’t done so already, I would sincerely appreciate a quick rating and review on the iTunes! It really helps grow awareness for the show.
     
    If you’re a creative wanting to make money from your craft, be sure to check out Stagepass (https://yourstagepass.com/) today in order to let your audience support you by creating experiences for auction.

    TGI 2: Scaling From 1 to 22 Podcasts with Ralph Sutton

    TGI 2: Scaling From 1 to 22 Podcasts with Ralph Sutton

    Ralph Sutton is the co-host of the Sex Drugs & Rock and Roll Podcast (SDR), which had over 1 Million listeners since its start. After starting SDR in 2014, Ralph then started his own podcast network, the GaS Digital Network, where they host 22 shows as of 2019. Ralph has amazing insights on how to scale a podcast, a podcast network, and in general how to be creative when it comes to growing.
    To learn more about what Ralph is up to, check him out at the following places:
    Twitter (https://twitter.com/iamralphsutton?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor)
    GaS Digital (https://gasdigitalnetwork.com)
    SDR Show (https://gasdigitalnetwork.com/gdn-show-channels/the-sdr-show/)
     
    If you liked this episode, please let me (https://twitter.com/TheThomHart) know on Twitter.
     
    Thank you for listening to the Traction Growth & Income podcast. If you haven’t done so already, I would sincerely appreciate a quick rating and review on the iTunes! It really helps grow awareness for the show.
     
    If you’re a creative wanting to make money from your craft, be sure to check out Stagepass (https://yourstagepass.com/) today in order to let your audience support you by creating experiences for auction.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    TGI 3: Experimenting to 129k YouTube Subscribers with Kandyrew

    TGI 3: Experimenting to 129k YouTube Subscribers with Kandyrew

    Kandyrew is a professional gamer, YouTuber, and Twitch streamer. In real life, he goes by Andrew. To his subscribers, however, it's all Kandyrew. He started YouTube in 2014 with 0 subscribers, and tested and struggled his way to 129k. Learn the strategies that he employed to get his audience count up, in fits and starts, to where he now sits.
    For more about Kandyrew, find him at the links below:
    YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/KandyREW)
    Twitter (https://twitter.com/kandyrew?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor)
    Twitch (https://m.twitch.tv/kandyrew)
     
    If you liked this episode, please let me (https://twitter.com/TheThomHart) know on Twitter.
     
    Thank you for listening to the Traction Growth & Income podcast. If you haven’t done so already, I would sincerely appreciate a quick rating and review on the iTunes! It really helps grow awareness for the show.
     
    If you’re a creative wanting to make money from your craft, be sure to check out Stagepass (https://yourstagepass.com/) today in order to let your audience support you by creating experiences for auction.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    TGI 4: The Road to Acquisition with Ian Folau

    TGI 4: The Road to Acquisition with Ian Folau

    Ian Folau is currently a Venture Capitalist for LMI Ventures. Prior to that, he ran and sold his company GitLinks, before it was acquired by Infor. Ian was also an officer in the Army for 10 years, and both graduated and taught at West Point. Ian recounts his story of how he got his company off the ground while in grad school, how he achieved the traction necessary to grow it and eventually sell. His skills can be cross applied to multiple creative pursuits.
    To learn more about what Ian is up to now, check him out on:
    Twitter (https://twitter.com/ianfolau?lang=en)
    LMI Ventures (https://www.lmi.org/ventures)
     
    Tools recommended by Ian:Gusto (https://gusto.com/r/OD969)
     
    If you liked this episode, please let me (https://twitter.com/TheThomHart) know on Twitter.
     
    Thank you for listening to the Traction Growth & Income podcast. If you haven’t done so already, I would sincerely appreciate a quick rating and review on the iTunes! It really helps grow awareness for the show.
     
    If you’re a creative wanting to make money from your craft, be sure to check out Stagepass (https://yourstagepass.com/) today in order to let your audience support you by creating experiences for auction.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    TGI 5: Prioritizing Fan Experience with Austin FC's (MLS) President Andy Loughnane

    TGI 5: Prioritizing Fan Experience with Austin FC's (MLS) President Andy Loughnane

    Andy Loughnane is the current President of the country's newest MLS team, Austin FC. Andy has a wealth of experience in professional sports, to include stints with the NHL's Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets, the NBA's Detroit Pistons, and MLS Crew SC. Austin FC is building their new stadium in the Domain area of Austin, Texas, and will host their inaugural game in 2021.
    For more information on Andy and Austin FC, check out Austin FC's website (https://www.austinfc.com) and their Twitter (https://twitter.com/AustinFC?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor). Andy's personal Twitter account is here (https://twitter.com/andyloughnane?lang=en).
    At the beginning of the show, I mentioned Bunker Labs, the non-profit established to help veteran entrepreneurs, of which I am a city lead. For more information on Bunker Labs, check out their website (https://bunkerlabs.org) and twitter (https://twitter.com/TheBunkerLabs?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor).
    Lastly, if you're in Orlando at Podcast Movement (https://podcastmovement.com), connect with me on my personal twitter (https://twitter.com/TheThomHart). For more on TGI, follow us on twitter (https://twitter.com/TGITools) or subscribe to our newsletter at www.tgitools.com.
    Enjoy the show!

    • 29 min
    TGI 7: Scaling As a Creative by Branding Yourself with Cauvee

    TGI 7: Scaling As a Creative by Branding Yourself with Cauvee

    Cauvee has done it all, from being a musician, influencer, personal brand, coach, entrepreneur, and advisor. He’s taken his personal brand to over six figures by thinking about himself as a business, and shares the tools and mental exercises that you need to take as a creative to transform your passions into a business. He has been featured in Thrive Global, TED X, HuffPost, and Toastmasters. Cauvee endured through heartbreak and struggle but risen to new heights as he is coming out with new content each day. He’s in the process of writing a new book (Push Thru Pain), building a new company, and coaching. 

    Connect with Cauvee on the following socials:

    Website: Cauvee (https://cauvee.com/)

    Twitter: @cauvee (https://twitter.com/cauvee?lang=en)

    Linkedin

    Facebook

    Instagram: @cauvee (https://instagram.com/cauvee)

    Thrive Global


    A few of his recommendations and tools:

    Public speaking – learning how to communicate more effectively, because it is the most important thing that you can learn in life

    Asana (https://asana.com/)– for project management and organization  

    Google 

    • 1 hr 7 min

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