Episode #003: Entrepreneur on Fire host John Lee Dumas on the Power of Podcasting

john-lee-dumasJohn hosts a 7-day-a-week podcast. I know, crazy right? Each day on his show, John welcomes a successful and inspiring entrepreneur to share their unique journey.

Entrepreneur on Fire currently enjoys over 200,000 unique downloads every month in 145 countries. And just think, it didn’t even exist a year ago.

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In this episode John shares, among other things:

  • Why you or your business should consider podcasting as part of your marketing strategy
  • How it’s possible to start with nothing and build a powerul platform through podcasting
  • The importance of finding and hiring a coach, someone already doing what you want to do
  • And lots more!

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Resources and Links

Podcast Launch – A Step by Step Podcasting Guide Including 15 Video Tutorials

Social Media Marketing World in San Diego

Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner

Chris Brogan

Jaime Tardy, host of the Eventual Millionaire podcast was John’s coach and mentor early on

New Media Expo (formerly Blog World) and some of the people John met there last year:

Fire Nation Elite MasterMind Group is John’s exclusive, members-only MasterMind group.

Entrepreneur on Fire is John’s site for all things EOFire!

Books Mentioned

The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin

Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time by Howard Schultz

The Slight Edge (Revised Edition): Turning Simple Disciplines Into Massive Success by Jeff Olson

The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy

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  • Jeff,

    Thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity, you are a great host!
    ~ John Lee Dumas

    • You are too kind, John. I really appreciated your time and insight.

  • Nice job..
    love your Website and the flow

    • Thank you so much Chuck. I really appreciate the feedback. I hope you have time to check out the podcast. If you enjoy it, I’d love it if you’d rate and review it in iTunes. I’ve made it easy too. Just go here: http://readtoleadpodcast.com/howtoreview. Thanks again!

  • Hey Jeff! What did you think of Kiev? Intrigued? I was walking around the city centre today listening to the episode with John Lee Dumas – just fascinating. I had brought John’s book on podcasting and listen regularly to his show. There was such a wealth of quotes, advice and information. Love the pace, tone and energy. Отличный и информативный, спасибо

    • Thanks so much Peter. So glad you liked it. I hope you’re able to find time for more listens. I’ve not been to Kiev. 🙁

      • Beautiful City! But it can get sooooo cold! The sign I had fitted over the door where the staff enter the office each may make you smile, it does them, everyday!

        • Very cool Peter! It’s things like that that help lower turnover rates.

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  • Aaron Ayala

    This is one of the first podcasts I’ve listened too and found it very informative. I can see how podcasts can become powerful marketing tools now. Thank you for the great information that will help me peruse my goals in the class room and outside of the classroom as well. I will continue to follow Jeff brown because his knowledge and interviews will provide me with additional information needed to be successful.

    • Thanks very much Aaron. So glad you found it helpful and informative.

  • Larissa Marquez

    Being in the business program in my college, I have been exposed to new and interesting ways to learn more about the business world. Jeff’s podcast is one that really opened my eyes, or should I say *ears*. The guest speakers and new topics discussed in the podcast can definitely help further my passion for business in a new and exciting way. Hearing from Jeff and all of his guests will help me on my path to success. Thank you Jeff, for this new and helpful tool!

    • Awesome to hear Larissa! Thanks so much for your kind words. It’s very much appreciated. I wish you nothing but success!

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