#149: A Conversation With Michael Stelzner, Founder of Social Media Examiner [Podcast]

How do you start a company with just an idea, a few volunteers, and no budget… and in less than 5 years have a web media property with 15 million readers? That’s what Michael Stelzner did with Social Media Examiner, and in today’s episode we’ll share a conversation with Michael about how he did it. And how you could, too!

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In this conversation, we’ll discover together:

  • Why the smartest promotional strategy might be not promoting.
  • The best way to differentiate yourself from your competitors.
  • Michael’s method for launching new projects and products.
  • And his personal Social Media Marketing strategy.

Announcements:

On Friday, we’ll release the first in a series of free video trainings on how to sell more of whatever you sell… without being a salesperson. I’ve got some powerful frameworks to share that will more of your emails opened, more of your content read and shared, and more of your products and services sold.

We’re moving podcast publication day to Tuesdays.

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Spiritual Foundations: What I Learned From My Wife About Joy

If you’ve lost your joy, there’s an easy way to retrace your steps and find it again.

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”
Matthew 6:33

“For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Romans 14:17

The Kingdom of God is peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

[tweet “”If you’re living a Kingdom life, the signs are peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” @RayEdwards”]

Feature Presentation: A Conversation With Michael Stelzner, Founder of Social Media Examiner

In this conversation, we’ll discover together:

  • Why the smartest promotional strategy might be not promoting.
  • The best way to differentiate yourself from your competitors.
  • Michael’s method for launching new projects and products.
  • And his personal Social Media Marketing strategy.

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  1. just joined your group yesterday and I am wondering where the 3 video trainings on selling our stuff can be found. Terrific site and videos, really enjoy your style of presentation and the content is great!