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47 – Secrets of commercial real estate: Tom interviews Dr. Howard Haller

Dr. Howard Haller, I call him Big Dog Ph.D., believes that with the right tools and training, anyone can build a full time income with part time effort because when you know how to find the right cash flowing commercial property, that's his expertise, it becomes easier to buy commercial real estate than it is to buy a house.

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46 – Other people will spread your name everywhere: Tom talks Viral Marketing

I’m not talking about your crazy cat video that gets 3 million views overnight. I’m talking about specific tools and techniques now available to anyone. You don’t have to get 3 million views overnight to make millions of dollars in your business using low to no cost viral techniques. You now have enormous power at your fingertips and tons of examples in front of you every day. Any small business can afford to bring in thousands of leads and what we’re all looking for: Large increases in sales.

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45 – She’s not a stripper: Tom interviews Silver Rose

Silver Rose, and despite the name, she swears she is not a country western singer or a stripper. I don't know if that's the same order, but she is an expert in getting employees to bring their best to work each day. She's known for making audiences laugh wherever she speaks. She honed this ability doing hundreds of stand up comedy shows at clubs and conferences across the country.

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44 – She’s the Businesswoman of the Year: Tom interviews Patricia Drain

Patricia Noel Drain is the founder of the Case Academy. In the academy, she works with Coaches Authors Speakers and Entrepreneurs at the Case Academy to make the money they deserve with what they already know. Her newest event is The Year of the Woman is Now. Her book, with the same title, will be released soon and we'll have the exact date in the show notes for you.

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43 – Ten cool ways to be great any time you speak

This episode is going to give you TEN of the things I always do to get the kind of results you want and need. A successful presentation is memorable and the people attending should leave motivated and inspired. You need to do everything you can to become a strong, likable, sympathetic, and trusted voice whenever you stand in front of a group.

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42 – Former Waiter turned Media Mogul: Tom interviews Mitch Davis

Mitch Davis runs expertclick.com. The expert referral site and his news release wire is where his clients get success from those two entities. He pushes their news releases out 10 ways to news media and creates a great search engine optimization footprint for them.

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41 – New Science of Swimming: Tom interviews Dr. Pete Andersen

Dr. Pete Andersen is regarded as one of the best swimming instructors in the world. His brand Teach Yourself To Swim is a system of easy to master, one minute steps regarded as the New Science of Swimming. His illustrated book and pro demonstrations DVD video packages have been sold over seven countries and all over the United States. And he didn't put this in his introduction but he's got enough gold medals and Senior Olympics if you melted them down, you could finance a small country.

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40 – Save a ton of money making business purchases

One of my overriding principles of becoming wealthy through your business is by keeping your costs extremely low. There are many firms servicing the business community that charge small fortunes for things that should cost sometimes literally 100 times less. You have to get the mindset, that without appearing cheap or actually being cheap, that you are going to pay the least possible amount of money for things you need in your business.

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39 – Community Building: Tom interviews Warren Carlyle

Warren Carlyle is a community building strategist and the CEO founder of, wait till you hear this, OctoNation. This is the largest octopus fan club with 250,000 plus members across various social platforms. This community was featured by Ellen DeGeneres, the Cousteau family and multiple national and international nonprofit organizations. Warren helps brands and entrepreneurs leverage the connection they have with their existing clients to maximize profits by building a highly engaged following online.

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38 – She’s a Mompreneur: Tom interviews Caroline de Posada

Caroline de Posada is an attorney, speaker, writer, wife, and mom to three boys. Caroline practiced law at the public defender's office. Until her first son was born. She's then created several businesses giving her the flexibility to raise her children. Caroline inspires parents to be there even when they're not there.

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37 – Geeks are your friends

I’m going to cover recruiting young, tech savvy people to work for you either as independent contractors or employees. I suggest every business embrace young people we lovingly call geeks and propeller heads. These are tech savvy people that are in love with computers and figure things out in 2 seconds that most of us wouldn't figure out in 2 years. I'll will tell you how to find them, recruit them and pay them. When you find the right one (or many), your business will accelerate tremendously.

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36 – Editor of “American Entrepreneur”: Tom interviews A.J. Martinson

A. J. Martinson is a film director, editor, and cinematographer who skipped college in order to pursue a self-taught career in filmmaking. Six years later, he's worked on hundreds of projects through his own production company, Section Three Films, including countless national and international commercials to feature length documentaries. The American Entrepreneur is included in that and a narrative feature film entitled Blackmark, which he wrote, produced, and directed at the age of 21.

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35 – Green Acres is the place to be: Tom interviews Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson, along with his family, own and operate Full Quiver Farm in Suffolk, Virginia. They have pasture raised chicken, eggs, pork, and beef. They sell direct to customers and at local farmers markets and other delivery points around the area. They have been helping me feed my dogs raw, which I have done since I got them, for four or five years since I found them and I'm so glad I did.

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34 – Make a fortune with Email Marketing

You can make a lot of money with quality email marketing. To this day, with all the fancy social media and text and messenger marketing, people at my level still make virtually all our money through email. In this episode, I’m going to cover the mechanics and theories of email marketing. In a future episode, I’ll cover list building. The reason I’m doing it in this order is to save you from yourself. I don’t want you emailing a bunch of people and getting no results or getting negative results.

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33 – Write your own ticket: Tom interviews Christina Hills

Christina Hills is the founder of the Website Creation Workshop. She teaches non techie people how to easily create a website in WordPress in a fun and creative way. She used to work in the film and television industry, but when her baby was born, she quit to become an online entrepreneur.

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32 – Vacation Any Time: Tom interviews John Drebinger

John Drebinger is a certified speaking professional who has spoken to over 400 major clients on safety over 28 years. His best selling books have sold 80,000 copies which is forty five thousand more copies than any other book in the field of safety. His new online course helps people eliminate their fear of speaking in public.

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31 – Joint Ventures: Get Other People to “Put you on the Map”

Joint venturing is perfect if you're just starting out and you don't have a big mailing list. If you’ve been around Internet marketing at all, you always hear about the value of the list. If you’re established and have a big or moderate sized list, you still want to grow, so joint venturing is great for you too. The same rules apply. Instead of starting with a small or nonexistent list, you are taking your existing list to a new level so everyone who wants to grow their business should listen to this.

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30 – “Self Help” is his middle name “Self Growth” is his website: Tom interviews David Riklan

David Riklan is the founder of selfgrowth.com, one of the top self-improvement websites. Now I'm going to have to dispute that a little bit. I probably would say it's THE top self-improvement website on the Internet. Selfgrowth.com has received over 100 million, that's with a million, unique visitors since he launched the website. In addition, David has published over 10 books on self-improvement, natural health, sales and marketing.

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29 – She’s a collaboration and sponsorship expert out of Canada: Tom interviews Charmaine Hammond

Charmaine Hammond is a serial entrepreneur and business owner. She's a professional speaker who teaches the principles of collaboration, partnership and sponsorship. As a result of Charmaine's teachings and program, she has presented to more than 300,000 people around the globe, has appeared on media more than 250 times, has published five books, and is on a mission to help entrepreneurs raise their dreams through collaboration and sponsorship.

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28 – How to Advertise Your Business Online

This is a brief primer to show you lots of things you could be doing with regard to advertising and promoting your business. Some of them would take a week-long training session to even get halfway competent. What I want to do is let you know what you could be doing. That way, you’ll be able to dig in deeper and we can either train you or you can find some credible training on the things you actually like and want to implement.

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27 – “The Mango Man” strikes again: Tom interviews Wayne Pickering

Dr. Wayne “Mango Man” Pickering is an MD, a PhD and an SCM. He's the author of 25 books, over a hundred CDs, 70 plus DVDs, and 10 health systems. He's a naturopathic physician, Doctor of Theology, a nutritional performance coach, a lifestyle management consultant, and a disease prevention specialist. He's a regular guest on TV and radio shows who teaches people how to get older and better, not old and bitter.

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26 – Lights, camera and action from this Hollywood producer: Tom interviews Terri Marie

Terri Marie has worked with Olympic athletes, like the U.S. Ski Team and top public figures like James Roosevelt. That's Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's son. She's an award winning producer who has produced over 38 documentaries. Her ski movies have aired on network television, PBS, cable and giant screens at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City. She's featured in Success Magazine and wrote a column for The Orange County Register.

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25 – Automate Your Business

Around 2002, I got to $1.2 million a year with one part time person who came in one day a week. I had anywhere from 100K to 150K subscribers and many thousands of customers. How can a person possibly handle that many people? The answer is automation. There are so many cheap and free tools to help you do things. Some didn’t exist back then, but developers are thinking up new tools all the time, as they slave over programming for months to create stuff that can make us Screw The Commuters rich!

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24 – This guy has an art restoration company: Tom interviews Scott Haskins

Scott M. Haskins is an art conservator with Fine Art Conservation Laboratories, an internationally renowned painting restoration firm that provides a variety of professional services, including disaster response for art and murals. He is also the author of the Save Your Stuff series, of which over 10,000 copies have been distributed to help people save their stuff at home.

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23 – She’s a top business strategist: Tom interviews Vickie Sullivan

Vickie is internationally recognized as one of the top market and brand strategist for experts and thought leaders since 1989. She specializes in standing out in crazy, crowded markets. Her clients range from world renowned astronauts, New York Times best selling authors, to executives in the B2B space.

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22 – Learn the Details: Upselling and Advertorials

These are two different topics, but both will help you sell more. We typically call upselling, “Do you want fries with that?” Someone has already made a purchase decision and we are offering them something additional to go with what they just decided to buy, or what they have already purchased. In the show notes for this episode at screwthecommute.com, we’ll have some screen captures so you see how upselling and advertorials might look in action.

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21 – He started a gold standard webinar replay service: Tom interviews Geoff Ronning

Geoff Ronning is a longtime entrepreneur. He currently is focused on StealthSeminar.com and WebinarProsperityBlueprint.com. He has a front row seat and advisory role to webinars that are running around the world, including mine. Geoff has observed his clients run over a billion dollars in business through webinars on Stealth Seminar.

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20 – She Teaches People How to Write a Book: Tom interviews Carol Amato

Carol J. Amato is an award winning author of 26 books and 200 articles in national magazines. Four more books are due out in 2018. Two nonfiction, a science fiction novel for adults, and a middle grade mystery. Carol also coaches entrepreneurs on writing nonfiction books based on their expertise and she's the owner of Stargazer Publishing Company.

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19 – Get Information Product Ideas FAST: Quality Products

There is no reason you can’t or shouldn’t create information products, no matter what kind of business you are in or thinking about starting. They are cheap, easy and low risk to create, yet they have a super high profit margin. 90% for physical products like books, CDs and DVDs, and 97% for digital products like videos, audios, and various formats of e-books and e-courses. Besides being high profit, they lead to other sales of your products and services or affiliate products and services.

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18 – Anti Bullying: Tom interviews Al Johnson

Al Johnson created the Bullies be Gone project. It's a national award winning program for children and adults for the past 32 years. Al has taught thousands anti-bullying, safety awareness, self-confidence and racial harmony. His program's objective is self empowerment training for children, and teens, that prevents and protects against bullying.

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