Show Notes for Diary of a Shameless Self-Promoter #47:
Coming up on this week's show: a shameless success story, more on entrepreneurs, a technology mindshift and branding and differentiation.
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00:00-2:15 Introduction & GarageBand comments
Welcome to DSSP! Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the listener comment line at 206-309-SELF, and be sure to check the Talk It Up! blog during the week! Sounders are graciously provided by BuzzCutzAudio.com. Heidi muses over difficulties with GarageBand editing and recording.
2:15 Listener mail
Angie Pedersen wrote in to share a shameless success story--you heard it here; listen to Diary, and you'll get a trip to Vegas! Her scrapbooking podcast is WhollyScrap; Deb of BonBonOiseau comments on entrepreneurs and offers her interview/opinions on SheUnlimited; Heidi comments on whether one can develop instincts to become an entrepreneur; 8:10 Greg Balanko-Dickson mentions in his audio comment that his book is for newbie or curious business-buyers and that his prep work for author interviews made him much more at ease when speaking; 15:50 Tom calls in an audio comment with a Q&A technique for dealing with hostile questioners
19:20 Announcement: Creativity Seminar
The Creative Problem Solving Institute Conference, in Chicago at Loyola's Lakeshore Campus, June 25-30, 2006; for more info, visit CPSIConference.com.
20:15 Topic: Technology and mindset shifts
How do you deal with a client or service person who has made a technology shift but whose mindset (and fees) haven't been adjusted accordingly? Musings on companies missing out on opportunities because the mindset hasn't followed adaptation of technological advances.
23:50 Topic: Self-Promotion for beginners
- If you're not used to promoting yourself, what would be the best ways to make those first steps and build your confidence?
- Do you have any quick tips on the best way to differentiate yourself from the competition?
Check out Karen Post's Brain Tattoos: Creating Unique Brands that Stick in Your Customer's Minds for excellent branding advice.
Email Heidi at email@example.com, call the listener comment line at 206-309-SELF, and don't forget to visit the show blog, Talk It Up! during the week, for articles and updates. Thanks for listening!