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This podcast is about entrepreneurs and authors who leverage books to build their businesses. We'll explore how they do it and how you can do it, too. Real stories from the people themselves.

Wealthy Author Podcast D Arlando Fortune

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This podcast is about entrepreneurs and authors who leverage books to build their businesses. We'll explore how they do it and how you can do it, too. Real stories from the people themselves.

    WAP ep 057: Insights for Game Changers and Love, Hope, & Lyme with Fred Diamond

    WAP ep 057: Insights for Game Changers and Love, Hope, & Lyme with Fred Diamond

    BARS from this episode:

    - why Fred created a sales institute while working as a fractional exec for Microsoft

    - how a podcast filled the seat at his sales training events

    - how to convert hundreds of podcast episodes into a book

    - the actual difference between marketing and sales

    - how to convert book buyers into partners that help him sell more books

    - three unique things Fred does to make his book stand out using direct response marketing

    - why Fred chose to write about Lyme disease from the perspective of family members and friends

    - how to collect candid pictures for social media that market your book

    - how his book on Lyme disease book creates sales opportunities for his business



    Books mentioned:

    Insights for Sales Game Changers by Fred Diamond

    Love, Hope, Lyme: What Family Members, Partners, and Friends Who Love a Chronic Lyme Survivor Need to Know by Fred Diamond

    Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

    The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks



    Fav quotes:

    "Only a life lived in serviced to others is worth living." - Albert Einstein

    "If you're going through hell, keep going." - Winston Churchill

    "If you believe you can or believe you can't, you're right." - Henry Ford



    Links

    www.freddiamond.com

    www.salesgamechangerspodcast.com

    www.lymedisease.org

    www.linkedin.com/in/freddiamond

    www.facebook.com/freddiamond

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Wealthy Author Podcast episode 056 - Bias, Racism, and the Brain with Jason Greer

    Wealthy Author Podcast episode 056 - Bias, Racism, and the Brain with Jason Greer

    BARS from this episode:

    Why his goal is to work himself out of a job

    Why he feels the problem in America is more about the brain than race

    How a caveman mentality keeps people separated

    A four-word question every connector must use

    The one thing that bridges the "gap" between groups

    The real definition of minority

    His experience watching a crossburning

    The real disconnection outside of virtual connections

    How to organize your social media friends and family to successfully launch your book

    What Dwayne Johnson and Will Smith taught him about selling

    The business philosophy that helped him go from $100 to top 5% in his industry

    IT'S SO EASY TO HATE. BUT IT'S SO NEXT LEVEL TO LOVE.



    Books mentioned:

    Bias, Racism, and the Brain by Jason Greer https://www.amazon.com/Bias-Racism-Brain-needs-happen/dp/1733830766

    The Chaos Machine

    God Loves, Man Kills

    The Alchemist

    The Snowy Day



    Fav quote:

    "People who work for money, but they'll die for respect and they'll die for recognition, but how you wanna be respected might be different than how I wanna be recognized." Dr. Jerom



    Links

    Website: www.hiregci.com



    Social media handles:

    IG:@jason.greer

    FB:@JasonGreer.GCI

    Twitter: @labordiversity

    LinkedIn: Jason Greer

    • 40 min
    Wealthy Author Podcast episode 055 - One Hour A Day to Six-Figures by Steve Napolitan

    Wealthy Author Podcast episode 055 - One Hour A Day to Six-Figures by Steve Napolitan

    BARS from this episode:

    3:58 How to never forget another travel item

    6:33 Why no pain, no gain is not true

    MORE BUSINESS, MORE LIFE, WITHOUT SACRIFICE.

    9:00 The consequences of the "sleep is for dead people" lifestyle

    13:07 Why you must get a mentor

    IF YOU'RE RUNNING ALL OF THE TIME, HOW CAN YOU SEE ANYTHING?

    16:10 The $4 million lesson

    20:44 The ultimate book launch strategy for speakers that generated $1 million in revenue in 24 months

    25:00 How to write your book and still have time for your family

    28:09 Why paying clients get better results than non-paying clients

    MAKING SALES CALLS SHOULD NOT BE MAKING SALES CALLS.

    30:20 How a phone call farming with his mom turned into a six-figure client

    36:06 The 10-minute call strategy for lead gen

    38:33 How to use book snippets for maximum returns

    41:40 How a book helped him travel the world

    42:36 How your book fits into your Client Value Journey

    44:04 Breaking the workaholic mentality

    PLAN YOUR FUN FIRST

    50:52 If you don't want to get slapped by life...



    Books mentioned:

    Metaphors

    The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande https://www.amazon.com/The-Checklist-Manifesto-audiobook/dp/B0031Q9ZWY

    Capture Clients by Steve Napolitan https://www.amazon.com/Capture-Clients-Close-Deals-convincing-ebook/dp/B01ATZ8YW6

    One Hour a Day to 6-Figures by Steve Napolitan https://www.amazon.com/One-Hour-Day-Figures-Went-Multiple-ebook/dp/B01MQYQ9ZU

    Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill https://www.amazon.com/Think-and-Grow-Rich-Napoleon-Hill-audiobook/dp/B07Q44TKTD



    Fav quote:

    "If you want to go somewhere quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." - African Proverb



    Links mentioned:

    SteveNapolitan.com

    Clear path to the customer https://stevenapolitan.com/a-clear-path-to-customers/

    https://www.facebook.com/napolitan.steve https://www.instagram.com/steve_nap/



    Do you have questions, comments, or suggestions for authors you want me to interview? Email them to fortune@thoughtfortunepress.com

    Don't forget to grab a copy of my new book, The 4-Hour Book. In it, you'll learn how to write, publish, and profit from a Signature Book™️ for your business. Purchase your copy at FourHourBook.com/letter

    And, if you like the show, do us a favor. Share, like, and join. Take a screenshot and share the episode with the hashtag #wealthyauthorpodcast. Show us how much you like us by giving us a review on iTunes and subscribing to the show. Finally, join the conversation in the free Facebook group: Wealthy Author Community. Until next time!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Wealthy Author Podcast ep 054 - Solo - 3 Lessons From Writing My First Book

    Wealthy Author Podcast ep 054 - Solo - 3 Lessons From Writing My First Book

    BARS from this episode:

    Tactics are free and plentiful. Strategy is expensive.

    The most important part of a nonfiction cover is the title.

    Print on demand creates a 'sell one, get two free' ROI.

    Books create opportunities for authors to profit.

    You'll never forget holding your first one.



    Books mentioned:

    Unlimited Potential by D Arlando Fortune http://unlimitedpotentialbook.com

    Publish and Grow Rich by Gerry Robert https://www.amazon.com/Publish-Book-Grow-Rich-Accelerator-ebook/dp/B07TFDLNSV



    Do you have questions, comments, or suggestions for authors you want me to interview? Email them to fortune@thoughtfortunepress.com

    Don't forget to grab a copy of my new book, The 4-Hour Book. In it, you'll learn how to write, publish, and profit from a Signature Book™️ for your business. Purchase your copy at FourHourBook.com/letter

    And, if you like the show, do us a favor. Share, like, and join. Take a screenshot and share the episode with the hashtag #wealthyauthorpodcast. Show us how much you like us by giving us a review on iTunes and subscribing to the show. Finally, join the conversation in the free Facebook group: Wealthy Author Community. Until next time!

    • 52 min
    Wealthy Author Podcast episode 053 How to Sell Yourself & Become Rich with Tim "Motorvator" Williams

    Wealthy Author Podcast episode 053 How to Sell Yourself & Become Rich with Tim "Motorvator" Williams

    BARS from this episode:

    4:02 Tim's transition from top car salesman to sales trainer

    10:59 I'm gonna train you, and I'm gonna beat you!

    12:29 How sell cars on your day off

    17:46 What to put on the back of your biz cards

    21:24 A car in exchange for college

    27:28 How to use mirror work to get started doing the hard stuff

    30:12 The real reason you wake up at 3 A.M.

    34:00 How to tap into your purpose

    37:58 What are you doing with your 8 hours?

    PURPOSE IS WHAT YOU'RE MADE FOR. PASSION IS WHAT YOU'RE PAID FOR.

    47:30 Why you need swag for your websites

    51:30 How to create time

    57:22 The credibility factor of being a speaker WITH a book

    1:07:53 How his first book led to a speaking engagement within a week

    1:13:30 How to know when it's time to stop learning and start doing

    1:21:35 The reverse speech method for speaking to smaller audiences

    1:26:51 What selling really is and how to do it effectively

    1:33:59 How to truly listen to your prospects

    FREE IS THE WAY TO PAID.

    EVERYTHING IS SALES.

    1:46:12 How to find a team of intern for free

    YOUR MIND IS LIKE A GARDEN. YOUR THOUGHTS ARE LIKE SEEDS. YOU CAN EITHER GROW GARDENS. OR YOU CAN GROW WEEDS.

    1:58:12 These are the only three things people want



    Books mentioned:

    How to Sell Yourself & Become Rich by Tim "Motorvator" Williams https://www.amazon.com/HOW-SELL-YOURSELF-BECOME-RICH-ebook/dp/B088TXKVXK

    Contagious by Jonah Berger https://www.amazon.com/Contagious-Jonah-Berger-audiobook/dp/B00B91I8IK

    Awaken the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins https://www.amazon.com/Awaken-Giant-Within-audiobook/dp/B000NHG8CO



    Favorite quote:

    "The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek." - Joseph Campbell



    Do you have questions, comments, or suggestions for authors you want me to interview? Email them to fortune@thoughtfortunepress.com

    Don't forget to grab a copy of my new book, The 4-Hour Book. In it, you'll learn how to write, publish, and profit from a Signature Book™️ for your business. Purchase your copy at FourHourBook.com/letter

    And, if you like the show, do us a favor. Share, like, and join. Take a screenshot and share the episode with the hashtag #wealthyauthorpodcast. Show us how much you like us by giving us a review on iTunes and subscribing to the show. Finally, join the conversation in the free Facebook group: Wealthy Author Community. Until next time!

    • 2 hr 23 min
    Wealthy Author Podcast episode 052 Stop Bullsh!#%ng & Publish Your Book by AJ Joiner

    Wealthy Author Podcast episode 052 Stop Bullsh!#%ng & Publish Your Book by AJ Joiner

    BARS from this episode:

    2:45 How he finds business ideas for his clients

    4:55 The big adjustments come out from messes

    7:08 The difference between an MBA and a go-getter

    9:38 Two questions your market wants you to answer for them

    10:09 INTENTIONAL... YOU CAN CREATE THE WORLD YOU WANT TO LIVE IN, YOU DON'T HAVE TO FOLLOW A PATH.

    12:22 The hidden danger of structure they don't teach you in college

    16:06 How an entrepreneur thinks through a problem

    25:41 One thing you should always do when you spend money on marketing

    32:58 The key business principle for creating loyal clients that he learned it from his grandma

    37:18 Are you a servant leader? Ask yourself these two questions to self-check any time

    38:53 IT'S NOT ABOUT MONEY. IT'S ABOUT FREEDOM... AND THE FREEDOM TO SERVE IN THE WAY THAT YOU WANT TO.

    40:52 Why a book is actually a 5-year conversation compressed into a few hours

    45:54 If you tell your story the right way, this is what could happen

    48:26 The first step in designing a business that makes money

    51:14 The value of using a specific "ladder" in your sales messages (No, it's not a product ladder.)

    53:34 Organic vs paid marketing... this is how to choose your marketing method

    58:01 The value of hiring a professional copywriter

    1:02:23 How writing a book helps "deconstruct thoughts" so that you can better communicate with your audience

    1:03:24 A step-by-step launch strategy using the contacts in your phone

    1:10:27 How to write the perfect prompts to ask in your customer testimonials

    1:11:44 PEOPLE DO WHAT PEOPLE LIKE THEM DO

    1:12:48 The two types of t-shirt business owners and their pros and cons

    1:19:59 Focus on who and how you can serve



    Books mentioned

    Messy by Tim Harford

    Exactly What to Say by Phil M Jones

    Ultimate Sales Machine by Chet Holmes

    Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill 



    Favorite quote:

    “When you're creating your own shit, man, even the sky ain't the limit.” - Miles Davis



    Links mentioned:

    Free book giveaway ajsfreebook.com

    @ajjoiner

    Anthonyjoiner.com

    Blooksy writing software https://www.blooksy.com/



    Do you have questions, comments, or suggestions for authors you want me to interview? Email them to fortune@thoughtfortunepress.com

    Don't forget to grab a copy of my new book, The 4-Hour Book. In it, you'll learn how to write, publish, and profit from a Signature Book™️ for your business. Purchase your copy at FourHourBook.com/letter

    And, if you like the show, do us a favor. Share, like, and join. Take a screenshot and share the episode with the hashtag #wealthyauthorpodcast. Show us how much you like us by giving us a review on iTunes and subscribing to the show. Finally, join the conversation in the free Facebook group: Wealthy Author Community. Until next time!

    • 1 hr 32 min

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