Tue, 29 April 2014
Chris Brogan is the CEO of Owner Media Group, and he’s the publisher of Owner Magazine. Chris is the NY Times best-selling co-author of Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust. He wrote Google+ for Business: How Google's Social Network Changes Everything, The Impact Equation: Are You Making Things Happen or Just Making Noise? (also with Julien Smith), Social Media 101: Tactics and Tips to Develop Your Business Online, Superheroes in the Basement, It's Not About the Tights: An Owners Manual on Bravery, and the all new book, The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth: Entrepreneurship for Weirdos, Misfits, and World Dominators - available now.
Talking about trust, relationships, events, podcasting, freaks, and more.
NBN9 Show Notes
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Once you get to meet somebody in person, you skip a lot of the oddity and weird feelings.
Chris has been blogging at chrisbrogan.com since 2004. He had a Tripod site back in 1998 for “journaling”.
It took Chris eight years before he had his first 100 readers.
He used to write for himself. If you write in the service of others, then people might care about what you are writing.
Anyone who says blogging is dead is looking for permission not to have to do something.
Chris shares his thoughts on how blogging and content has changed over the years.
We talk about Chris’ Great Unfollow, when he unfollowed all of his Twitter followers. He wrote a blog post about it here.
About earning trust online through transparency and being real.
Integrity means, I’m exactly who I say I am.
Chris talks about how he measures his success online.
The technology of Google+ is top shelf. Chris shares his opinion on where it is headed. You can learn more in his book, Google+ for Business.
We discuss the importance of email newsletters and email marketing. Subscribe to Chris Brogan’s awesome email at ownermag.com.
Your main website and your email is your real estate.
PodCamp Nashville is May 17th - registration is free (shameless plug). You should join us there!
Podcasting is back with a vengeance. It’s the wild west part 2.
Check out The Owner’s Mind, Chris’ latest podcast.
How Chris balances his time. He eliminates the stupid things.
Favorite app: Google Keep (Android).
The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth is a book about entrepreneurship for weirdos and much more.
Email Chris at Chris at ChrisBrogan dot com and subscribe to his newsletter at OwnerMag.com.
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