- Podcasters’ Paradise: THE community for Podcasters. This is the one resource you will ever need to Create ~ Grow ~ & Monetize your podcast. Over 300 members are consuming the 100+ video tutorials, engaging with other Podcasters in the thriving forum, & loving the monthly webinars with todays top Podcasters! Check out 20 Sneak Peek videos!
My favorite Entrepreneur products
- Fizzle: Training from experts you trust + vital community. Create an online business you’re proud of. Welcome to Fizzle.
- OptinMonster: Want more email subscribers? This is our favorite email pop up by FAR, and we’ve tried them all!
- LeadPages: The easiest way to create landing pages, launch pages, sales pages, and other conversion pages for your website. Incredible tutorials & support makes LeadPages the total package.
- 99 Designs: In need of a logo, website banner, or Podcast image? Submit your description, designers compete, & you choose your favorite! If you are not satisfied, walk away with a full refund…you can’t lose! Get a $99 Power-Pack for FREE using this link!
- Libsyn.com: This is where I host all of my podcasts. Use the coupon code “Fire” while signing up & receive up to 2 months free!
- ScreenFlow: (for Mac users) – the screen capture software I know and love. Makes it very easy to create high-quality software demos, tutorials, app previews, training, presentations and more.
- Blue Host: FREE Domain & access to my 20 wordpress tutorial videos with use of my affiliate link.
In my opinion, Blue Host provides the best value in the hosting world. If you set up a hosting account through this link I will send you a killer 7-minute video that walks you through the setup process, step by step AND 20 wordpress videos that are ALL YOU NEED to get started :-).
- WPCurve: Access your own WordPress ninja all day every day for $69 per month. WOW Fire Nation, this is worth the cost 20 times over!
- Josh Bauerle is the recommended CPA for Fire Nation. His firm, JDB Business Solutions, specializes in working with small businesses to meet all their tax and accounting needs. Taxes are the largest expense for most businesses, let Josh make sure you are minimizing yours.
Entrepreneur Legal Services
- Walker Corporate Law: A boutique corporate law firm specializing in the representation of entrepreneurs and startups. Contact the founder, Scott Edward Walker, at [email protected].
- Mark Moran: Tropical Creative doesn’t just create stunning visual designs, but also works with business owners to make sure they understand their design options, have a clear and cohesive brand identity, and market their message in a way that truly resonates with their audience.
Custom Audio Specialists
- Music Radio Creative is your one stop shop for all your audio needs. Podcast audio branding, audio for video, commercial productions and custom music themes. Whatever your choice – your listeners will be left speechless! Email Mike and ask for the Fire Nation special :-)
- Caleb Daniel Productions: Caleb is an entrepreneurial filmmaker specializing in marketing, short films, and web content. He is the creator of the EOF videos & believes a creative visual story is the best way to share an idea.
Upcoming conferences I am speaking at and HIGHLY recommend!
- NMX: New Media Expo by Blogworld: EOF20 for 20% off! Las Vegas, January 4th – 6th 2014. Not only is this conference going to kick but, (I have 1 solo and 2 panel presentations) but we are having a FIRE NATION meet-up at our suite in the RIO!
- SMMW: Social Media Marketing World, San Diego, March 26th – 28th 2014. When the opening night party is upon the USS Midway, a 4-acre aircraft carrier parked in the gorgeous San Diego Bay…you know it’s going to be an awesome event!
Products that ROCK!
- iContact: Email Marketing Services with iContact allows your company to create, send, and track your messages with ease and efficiency. They have every tool you need to create an auto-responder sequence, do broadcast emails, and create opt-in forms. Simply put, a must have.
- PRWeb: Press release distribution helps you create buzz, increase online visibility, and drive website traffic. Learn how to send your first release today.
- How to start a Business: Jeet Banerjee takes us through the critical beginning steps of Starting an online business!
- Dan Miller of 48-Days: If you are willing to spend 6-month’s in Dan’s program, you will come out a different person. This is the ONLY coaching program I am putting the EntrepreneurOnFire stamp of approval upon, so that is saying a lot about what I think of Dan. Listen to his podcast on EOF here: Episode 63
- ReplaceMyself.com: I had John Jonas of ReplaceMyself on EntrepreneurOnFire (click here for episode). He was simply inspiring on every level, and his program is one definitely worth checking out. We already have multiple Fire Nation listeners taking advantage of the great services he offers. Check out ReplaceMyself.com today!
- Carbonite: Use offer code Fire for 2 free months! For a few dollars a month, you will have Carbonite automatically back up everything you do, real time, and in the cloud. Computer crash? Want to migrate computers? Simply press one button and everything is seamlessly downloaded on your new cpu.
- FreshBooks: The fastest way to invoice clients, track time & run your small business in the cloud. They have the best interface I seen, great customer support, and an awesome explainer video.
Website and Blogging
- WordPress: This is simply the best Blog Publishing Platform available. It is free, extremely customizable and has an incredible support system. Make sure you click the link or the image and go to the .org site, not the .com site. Very different animals.
- The THESIS Theme: Thesis Theme gives you a huge variety of tools to customize your site exactly to your liking. You will get faster page load times, maximized optimization, and point-and-click design, and font controls.
- Optimize Press: If you are building a membership site, this is hands down the best Theme to pair with Wishlist member, the best membership site platform. The how to videos at Optimize Press are more than worth the price of admission.
- Podcasting A to Z:**Use discount code “DUMAS” for $150 off!** If you have ANY desire to start a podcast, this course is your bible as Cliff Ravenscraft the Podcast Answerman will take you to the promise land and have you producing high quality podcasts in the time you can say A to Z. I am personally in Cliff’s Podcast Mastermind and have received so much valuable insight and information it is incredible.
Product Distribution & Shopping Carts
- E-Junkie: If you are looking for a shopping cart and/or buy now buttons in order to sell downloads and tangible goods on your website, look no further. E-Junkie has a simple interface, integrates well with PayPal, and has a great support staff.
- ClickBank: The Internet’s leading retailer of digital products. Whether you’re looking to sell, promote, or shop for digital goods, ClickBank will allow you to do so quickly and effectively.
- Paypal: Paypal is a must to accept payments through the above shopping carts.
For Capturing Video and Screencasts
- Camtasia for Mac - Another option for screen captures. Camtasia is a good option because of the great tutorials you can acquire (below).
- Camtasia for PC (Camtasia Studio) – Same as above…for PC.
- Learn Camtasia - This is a great place to learn all you need to know about Camtasia. Real professionals, very educationalvideos.
- Virtual Staff Finder: So my problem was, I needed a legit virtual assistant. I know Filipinos are renown for their loyalty and hard work. However, I wanted to know for sure my VA was a good person and had a stable work environment. Enter Virtual Staff Finder. Chris Ducker runs an incredible shop where you tell them what you want, and 14 days later they come back with 3 fully vetted VA’s awaiting for your interview and approval.
- E-Lance: Hire expert programmers, designers, writers, translators, marketers, researchers, and admin contractors with tested skills.
- PieHole.TV: Do you like Jimmy and my explainer video on EntrepreneurOnFire.com? If so, contact Priscilla at Piehole and she will take you to the promise land!
- Google Analytics: Google’s free website tracking and analytical tool. A must have for anyone with any type of website.
- Clicky: Clicky is just like Google Analytics, except it’s easier to use, and you can view how many people are on your site (and what they are doing) in real time! Your first site is free.
- Google Adsense: Make money by placing relevant ads on your website that are generated from advertisers using Google Adwords. This is free to use, but you have to register for an account.
- Google Adwords: If you want to begin advertising on Google, you can select keywords and locations and you pay each time someone clicks on your advertisement.
- Legalzoom: Easy online incorporation or LLC creation. Use code “Fire” for a great bonus gift!
- Influence by Robert B. Cialdini: You’ll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader—and how to defend yourself against them. Perfect for people in all walks of life, the principles of Influence will move you toward profound personal change and act as a driving force for your success.
- 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss: Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, The 4-Hour Workweek is the blueprint.
- Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv. Eker: Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get rich easily, while others are destined for a life of financial struggle? Is the difference found in their education, intelligence, skills, timing, work habits, contacts, luck, or their choice of jobs, businesses, or investments? The shocking answer is: None of the above!
- The $100 Start Up by Chris Guillebeau: Chris identified 1,500 individuals who have built businesses earning $50,000 or more from a modest investment (in many cases, $100 or less), and from that group he’s chosen to focus on the 50 most intriguing case studies. In nearly all cases, people with no special skills discovered aspects of their personal passions that could be monetized, and were able to restructure their lives in ways that gave them greater freedom and fulfillment.
I don’t want to give you too many, considering EVERY episode of EntrepreneurOnFire.com offers our spotlighted Entrepreneurs’ favorite book :-)
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