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How to Make Lasting Connections

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Our show is a tribute to a woman who was called a connector. You’ll see why and learn some of her secrets to making lasting connections.

We met Liz Strauss through Chris Brogan many years ago, who recommended we reach out to her. Liz had a successful blog with tens of thousands of comments. She would start conversations there, and in the comment section, a community grew. Not too long after meeting Liz, she became our first business coach.

In addition to being a relationship builder, Liz was well-regarded as a business strategist, a coach, a keynote speaker, author, and the CEO and founder of one of the most intimate conferences ever! SOBCon, a conference for successful and outstanding bloggers was a popular event held in Chicago, described as where the virtual meets the concrete.

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Julien Smith on The Impact Equation

The IMPACT Equation book We were thrilled to chat with Julien Smith on The BIGG Success Show today. Julien is a speaker and New York Times best-selling author. He’s one of the biggest thinkers we know.

We talked with him about his latest book – The Impact Equation – which he co-wrote with Chris Brogan.

Click a player to hear Julien talk with George & Mary-Lynn on The BIGG Success Show podcast (Duration 6:36).


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Listen to the show to learn:

  • why now is such a great time to strike out on your own
  • why “the very nature of attention is changing”
  • what you need to do to achieve a high level of trust
  • the best way to communicate today online and offline
  • the relationship between sacrifice and impact
  • how a postcard helped Julien and Chris make an impactt

How are you making impact?

Direct link to The Bigg Success Show audio file | podcast:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/biggsuccess/00835-110812.mp3

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Chris Brogan on The Impact Equation

The Impact Equation Book Cover | BIGG SuccessWe were thrilled to chat with Chris Brogan on The BIGG Success Show today. Chris is a New York Times best-selling author and the President of Human Business Works, a media and education company.

We talked about his latest book, The Impact Equation. As with his first book Trust Agents, Julien Smith is Chris’ co-author.

 

Listen to the interview to discover:

  • what Chris is dreading most about his new podcast
  • how this book takes Trust Agents to the next level
  • the recipe for the perfect mix to have impact and be heard
  • the business you don’t know you’re in but is necessary for your core business
  • why “me-too-ism” prevents growth
  • how Contrast helps you make an impact
  • how a lawyer and Apple use Contrast

The Impact Equation is the 2nd book co-authored by Chris and Julien.  We also talked with Julien about this book. Click here to listen to that interview.

Also, during this interview, Chris  had some nice things to say about you, the members of our community. So check out the show, get the book and start making a BIGG impact!

Direct link to The Bigg Success Show audio file | podcast:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/biggsuccess/00833-102312.mp3

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Chris Brogan on Google+ for Business – Part 3

Google+ for Business Book Cover | Interview with Chris BroganWe wrapped up our discussion with
Chris Brogan today on The BIGG Success Show. Chris is the President of
Human Business Works, a media and
education company.

He is the New York Times best-selling author of Trust Agents, Social Media 101, and his latest Google+ for Business.

In Part 1, Chris shared why small businesses & entrepreneurs should get on board with Google+. Last time, he talked about the primary difference between Google+ and Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Listen to this show to discover:

  • what a “warm” sell is
  • why it converts.
  • how social media helps you build relationships for your “warm” sell
  • why social media is such a great way for your customers to share their good buying experiences with you

Click a player to hear Chris talk with George & Mary-Lynn on The BIGG Success Show Podcast. (Show length 4:25)


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We’ve followed Chris’ work since before we started BIGG success. He influences our thinking almost daily.

He’s done it again with Google+ for Business. We know you’ll benefit greatly from reading this book.

We thank Chris for sharing his wisdom with us. And we thank you for the gift or your time. Until tomorrow, here’s to your BIGG success!

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Chris Brogan on Google+ for Business – Part 2

Google+ for Business Book Cover | Interview with Chris BroganOn The BIGG Success Show today, we continued our conversation with Chris Brogan. He is the President of Human Business Works, a media and education company.

He is the New York Times best-selling author of Trust Agents, Social Media 101, and his latest Google+ for Business.

Last time, we discussed why small businesses & entrepreneurs should get on board with Google+. In this session, you’ll hear:

  • why Google+ is “more open than Facebook, more deep than Twitter, more rounded than LinkedIn”
  • what Circles are and how they work
  • why segmenting your Circles is such a valuable tool
  • a unique way to distribute “how-to” information to your customers using Google+
  • content marketing strategies that keep people engaged with your business
  • how to combine your personal & professional lives on any social media channel

Click a player to hear Chris talk with George & Mary-Lynn on The BIGG Success Show Podcast. (Show length 10:00)


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Google+ for Business is a fantastic book which we highly recommend to you.

Please check back tomorrow when Chris tells us what a “warm” sell is.

Direct link to The Bigg Success Show audio file | podcast:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/biggsuccess/00800-041112.mp3