OCI BC Stack Bonus Podcast with Rachel Martin and Dan Morris

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Today its my great pleasure to welcome Rachel Martin and Dan Morris to the Online Courses Insider Podcast. Rachel and Dan are the founders of BC Stack, a project where they bundle an amazing array of courses and products into a digital “Stack” and then market this stack globally to a wide audience. I was very honnoured to be invited to participate and had to get them on to the show to share it with you.

 

If you are a Digital Entrepreneur, is this something you can do?

 

This Week’s Guests: Rachel Martin and Dan Morris

 

In this Episode you will discover:

 

  • A little more about Rachel and Dan
  • How they came up with the idea for BC Stack – and yes, it involves Rachel’s van
  • What BC Stack is
  • Some of the people and products in BC Stack this time round
  • How BC Stack Works
  • How you can make the concept of BC Stack work for you

 

Link to BC Stack

BC Stack runs from 27th June to 1st July 2016

You Can Find BC Stack here: http://bloggingconcentrated.com/members/aff/go/johncolley/?i=34

Full Disclosure: This is my affiliate link and if you click on it and purchase the stack you will not pay any more but I will benefit – thank you for keeping Henry, my Border Collie, in dog biscuits!

You can find out more about Rachel and Dan:

Blogging Concentrated.com – http://bloggingconcentrated.com

Finding Joy.net – http://findingjoy.net

OCI134 Amazon Video Direct Unwrapped with Rob Cubbon

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Today I am delighted to Welcome Rob Cubbon to the Online Courses Insider Podcast. Rob has been a digital entrepreneur for 10 years and as he freely admits has tried many strategies in his business over this time. Today we discuss the newly unveiled Amazon Video Direct platform and its potential for helping us to grow our businesses.

 

This Week’s Guest: Rob Cubbon

In this Episode you will discover:

  • What has changed in Rob’s business over the past six months
  • The impact that Udemy’s price change has had from Rob’s perspective
  • The platform’s that Rob currently recommends for his online courses
  • Why its important to have multiple streams of income for your business
  • Why Rob is so keen on Amazon Kindle Books and publishing on the KDP platform
  • How to set up your account on Amazon Video Direct
  • Why Amazon Video Direct is a similar model to the Amazon KDP Platform
  • The difference between standalone, episodic and subscription videos
  • How to get the most out of your video titles
  • The importance of getting keywords into your Video Synopsis
  • The biggest sticking point for most publishers and how to overcome it
  • How to price your video on Amazon Video Direct
  • What sort of videos will work on Amazon Video Direct – and why its counter intuitive
  • Why promoting your video is important
  • Rob’s current three (well actually six) prioritites for his business
  • What Rob thinks about Facebook Live and Periscope
  • How to get the balance right between Content Creation, Marketing and Sales in a Digital Business
  • What Rob has done with Active Campaign to improve his email autoresponders

Find Out More About Rob at:

http://robcubbon.com

http://learn.robcubbon.com/free-courses/

 

Mentioned in this Episode:

360 Training: http://www.360training.com

Skillshare: https://www.skillshare.com/home

Amazon Video Direct: https://videodirect.amazon.com

Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP): https://kdp.amazon.com

Stackskills: https://stackskills.com

Deal Fuel: http://dealfuel.com

Periscope: https://www.periscope.tv

 

Josh Kaufman The Personal MBA…a World Class Business Education in a Single Volume – find it here on Amazon.com:

 

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OCI 135 Livestreaming Facebook and Course Creation with OBS Studio with Ian Anderson Gray

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Today I am delighted to welcome Ian Anderson Gray to the Online Courses Insider Show. Ian is a technical wizard and when I heard that he had found a way to Livestream on Facebook from his Desktop and that the software was free, I had to get him on to the show to discuss his breakthrough. It also quickly became apparent that the OBS Studio software was also potentially a way to create Online Courses without having to invest in Screenflow or Camtasia.

Check out our Free Introductory Tutorial to OBS Studio below

This week’s Guest: Ian Anderson Gray

 

In this Episode you will discover:

  • Why Facebook Live is so important – a real game changer
  • Limits of Facebook Live on Mobile Phones
  • Can you justify the $500 cost of Wirecast?
  • Why OBS Studio is such a good answer
  • How to hook up your screen, video and mic to record
  • How to download OBS Studio
  • How to create “scenes” with multiple input sources
  • How to add text, multiple layers and switch between them
  • How to add images
  • How to share Skype conversations and video
  • How to share Smart Phone video with Reflector 2 or AirPlay
  • How to use OBS Studio for a Periscope broadcast
  • How to create an video course with OBS Studio
  • Discover some advanced settings
  • How to use a 2 monitor set up
  • How to stream to Facebook and record the video at the same time
  • Ian’s OBS Studio Course
  • Why you need a “stream key” to stream to your Profile or Group
  • How to get the most out of OBS Studio
  • Ian’s view of Facebook’s vision for the future
  • How does OBS Studio compare to Wirecast

 

Find out more about Ian on his website: Seriously Social at http://iag.me/

Free Video Tutorial

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Introduction to OBS Studio with Ian Anderson Gray and John Colley

https://jbdcolley.com/OBSFreeTraining

 Just follow this link to access this free video training – approximately 12 minutes.

 

How to Broadcast from your Computer with Facebook Live

Discover Ian’s Online Course by clicking on this Link

https://jbdcolley.com/IAG

Use Coupon Code

The code is OLP20 and gives $20 off making it $39

OBS Studio

You can download OBS Studio by clicking on this link

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OCI132 Growth Hacking Youtube with Gabby Wallace

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Discover Growth Hacking Youtube with Gabby Wallace!

My Guest today is Gabby Wallace who I am delighted to interview on this the first episode of the new branding for the show.

Gabby has had amazing success with her Youtube channel and it has been one of the major contributing factors to her success.  Today she shares some great ideas about how you can be successful too!  If you find this helpful, then grab the Cheatsheet I created from the content in the show which you can get below!

Guest: Gabby Wallace

 

Gabby Wallace earned her Masters Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages in 2010 and that same year started making ESL video classes with the goal of helping more students learn ESL in a convenient, awesome way.

Gabby has been teaching English as a Second Language since 2004. She loves to travel, learn other languages and explore culture and food.

In this Episode you will discover:

  • Growth Hacking Youtube Strategies you should be focusing on
  • Why you need a clear goal for Growth Hacking Youtube
  • Some important facts about Youtube audiences you may not know
  • Why you need to be using Youtube Annotations
  • Why Tags are important and how to create the most relevant ones
  • The importance of Thumbnails and how to create an effective one
  • Why Youtube should be seen as an interacitve platform
  • How to use Facebook in conjunction with Growth Hacking Youtube
  • How to create effective Titles for your Video
  • Why sharing your videos is important
  • How to tie your Youtube Video into other content
  • What you need to know about selling on Youtube
  • How to demarcate your free and paid content
  • What you need to do next!

Where to Find Gabby

Youtube:

Go Natural English https://www.youtube.com/user/GoNaturalEnglish

Laptop Teacher https://www.youtube.com/user/OnlineTeachingLife

Check out Gabby’s Channels and take a look and see what she is doing there and how she is doing it!

Are You Looking to Growth Hack Your Youtube Channel following Gabby’s advice?

 Just Click on the Image or this Link!

 

OLP131 Crazy Eye Marketing with Nathan Williams

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In this week’s episode I am delighted to welcome Nathan Williams from Crazy Eye Marketing who shares with us the step by step explanation of his lead funnel.  Nathan is an expert marketer and his lead funnel expertise is going to completely blow you away as he shares exactly how and why he constructs his lead funnel the way he does.

This Week’s Guest: Nathan Williams

 

In this Episode Discover:

  • How Nathan transitioned from the Military to becoming an online entrepreneur
  • We discovered a mutual background in the military
  • Interest driven Sales Funnel
  • Understand why Nathan recommends Active Campaign as his email service provider of choice
  • Discover what a Lead Magnet is and how to design a good one which will appeal to your audience
  • Explains how to design an effective Landing page
  • Nathan explains why he has a welcome series and what it involves
  • How you check in Active Campaign if the subscriber is a new subscriber and how Nathan uses Tags
  • Explains what his Action Series is and what it contains
  • Problem, Agitate, Solve Copywriting Formula
  • Why I use Zapier to connect my Course Platforms to Active Campaign
  • Understand how Nathan uses upsells and downsells
  • Conversion rates that indicate success

Nathan’s Interest Driven Sales Funnel – Download the image from here

The Vault

This contains all Nathan’s Courses and everything that Nathan will create in the future too.

Click on this Link to go to the Special Page Nathan has set up for the Online Learning Podcast Community

https://CrazyeyeMarketing.com/OLP (Affiliate Link)

Find Out more about Nathan at: 

Crazyeye Marketing Blog – https://crazyeyemarketing.com/blog/

Active Campaign

Discover the amazing power of Active Campaign – Just click on this link (Affiliate Link)

I am building all my funnels with Active Campaign now and I know you are going to love it!

Can I help you with your Lead Magnets?

Down load my 24 Tips Lead Magnet Cheatsheet by clicking on this link!

 

 

 

 

 

 

OLP130 Finding Your Prosperity Place with Joan Sotkin

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This Week’s Guest: Joan Sotkin

It is my pleasure to welcome Joan Sotkin to the Online Learning Podcast.  Joan is an experienced Online Entrepreneur and is now turning her attention to creating online courses.  She is truly inspirational and I hope you enjoy our wide ranging discussion.

You can find out more about Joan at her website – http://prosperityplace.com

John’s New Youtube Video Optimisation Course

You can enroll in John’s new Youtube Video Optimisation Course by following this link.  At the time of publishing this episode of the podcast, the course is free to enroll in at the Six Minute Strategist School.  This may change in the future.

https://jbdcolley.com/youtubevideo

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OLP129 Courses, Tools and Tactics with Paula Guilfoyle

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This week’s Guest: Paula Guilfoyle

Its my great pleasure to welcome Paula Guilfoyle to the Online
Learning Podcast.  Paula is a profile course creator and
educator.  She shares her story with us as well as a whole
load of great tactics and tools which you can use to develop your
online courses and digital entrepreneur business.

Meet Paula

Paula is a Qualified CPA with over 15 years’ experience in the
fields of Accountancy, Business Management,Process improvement,
Internal Audit, Group accountant, Operations management and
Training. All across a broad range of industries and sectors. Paula
has been Key Speaker at many Accounting Events where her talks on
Excel are received very positively. Taken from her experiences in
Accounting and business fields, Paula also has Udemy courses for
those wishing to up skill, especially in the area of Spreadsheets,
Bookkeeping and Accounting.

Now an E-learning Educator 5+ years, Paula also has a focus on
E-learning and online teaching. Drawn from her online teaching
experience,Paula has a number of courses available to online
teachers to help bridge the skills gap for those that teach or wish
to teach online.

You can find Paula’s Courses on Udemy at https://www.udemy.com/user/paulaguilfoyle/

Mentioned in this Episode

Goanimate – https://goanimate.com – Create
Animated Videos for your course or business

Guru.com – http://www.guru.com – Find and hire
talented Freelancers

Cram.com – http://www.cram.com – Find
Flashcards to Study or create your own

eLearningEducators.com – http://elearningeducators.com/ –
free access to courses

Curious.com – https://curious.com – eLearning
platform with a difference

John’s New Webinar Courses

You can discover more about Webinars with my Two Udemy Courses on Webinars

Webinar Success – 55 Ways to Make Even Better Webinars –  currently this is a free course

Webinar Success – How to Write and Design a Webinar – Get 50% Off the Launch Price with Coupon Code OLP50Off or just follow the link

Course Promotion: Since Udemy’s Price
change on 4th April 2016, most of the coupons offered through the
Online Learning Podcast are no longer valid.

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OLP125 Money and Metaphysics with Cha-zay Sandhriel

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In today’s Episode of the Online Learning Podcast, I am delighted to welcome Cha-zay Sandhriel who brings an amazing array of left brain and right brain experience to her Udemy courses.  We discuss how she came to be such an amazing Udemy instructor and she explains why she wants to share her Money and Metaphysics course with you for just $1!

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OLP124 NMEU 2015 with Jelle Derckx, Jonathan Tilley, Katrina Buderuus and Cliff Ravenscraft

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In today’s Episode of the Online Learning Podcast, I am delighted to welcome four guests from the New Media Europe Conference 2015; Jelle Derckx, Jonathan Tilley, Katrina Buderuus and Cliff Ravenscraft.  After these great people gave scintillating speeches I was lucky enough to grab them for a few minutes each for an exclusive interview for the Online Learning Podcast

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An Aviators Wife on the Home Front in WWII with Vickie Maris

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In today’s Episode of the Online Learning Podcast, I am delighted to welcome Vickie Maris who has created on of the most unique courses on Udemy – a real living history course.  She has interviewed her mother about life as the wife of a US Airforce Aviator during World War II.  We also have an interesting discussion about Periscope – the new live streaming App from Twitter.

In this Week’s Episode: Vickie Maris

In this Episode Vickie and I discuss:

  • How Vickie came to put her course together
  • How she first created a DVD set and the complexities of that set up
  • How Vickie came to pull all this information together
  • How Vickie came to learn about Udemy and create her own course
  • Vickie’s use of the great new live streaming App Periscope
  • How to save your periscopes to your iphone
  • How to reuse your Periscope broadcasts in your courses
  • How Margueritte Beaty creates a template to backdrop your Periscopes to create a 16:9 presentation
  • Why Vickie thinks Chris Ducker’s Periscopes are inspirational
  • Some of the stories shared by Vickie’s mother in her course

Find out More About Kristen’s Courses

Check out Kristen on Udemy at https://www.udemy.com/u/kristenpalana/

Get Vickie’s courses for just $15 with Coupon Code OLP15 – or just click on the link below.

Aviator’s Wife Tells of Home Front Life During World War 2 – Get his course for just $15 by clicking on this link.

Find out More about Vickie

You can find out all about Vickie on her website at http://www.vickiemaris.com

Mentioned in this Episode

Check out Periscope TV here – https://www.periscope.tv

Chris Ducker can be found at http://www.chrisducker.com

Margueritte Beaty’s Periscope Template video can be found here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsM2YR74wUo

New Media Europe – Manchester, England – 12-13 September 2015

Follow this Link to find out all about how you can get your Tickets to New Media Europe 2015

Ready To Be Heard!

This unique conference is aimed at podcasters, bloggers, social media visionaries, content creators, entrepreneurs, marketing professionals and new media enthusiasts who are looking to up their game through the effective use of new media tools ‒ such as podcasting, blogging and social media ‒ in their endeavours.

During this two-day event, you will have the choice to attend over 24 sessions prepared by some of the best speakers in the world. From general ‘know-how’ sessions and technical workshops to inspiring keynote speeches ‒ you are going to be equipped with the new media knowledge, ideas and inspiration that will make you stand out from others in your niche!

Networking events throughout the whole weekend will enable you to connect with other like-minded individuals.

Top 3 Reasons to Attend:

1. Education. Only the best speakers have been selected to help you stay abreast of the top trends in new media.

2. Networking. You will have the chance to connect with others in your field during scheduled breaks, parties and meet-ups.

3. Inspiration. By collecting ideas and meeting individuals from your area(s) of specialisation, you will be inspired to take action and follow the steps to success.

Who Is Going To Be There?

Rub shoulders with like-minded individuals and experts.

During the New Media Europe Conference in September 2015, you are going to meet other podcasters, bloggers, social media visionaries, content creators, entrepreneurs and new media enthusiasts!

This is the most outstanding new media conference to hit Europe in 2015.

Why Should You Attend?

We have seen how new media can help entrepreneurs and businesses to thrive. This event is your chance to connect with the latest trends, practical tools and most of all, successful individuals from around the globe.

By attending New Media Europe, you will find out why paying attention to new media is the single most important thing you can do this year!

How to Apply for Tickets

Follow this Link to find out all about how you can get your Tickets to New Media Europe 2015 – Don’t forget to use Coupon Code “Podcast” to get 20% of the price of your ticket! (Affiliate Link)

Other Places Mentioned in this Podcast

Discover New Media Creative and all their amazing Audio Talents at http://www.musicradiocreative.com

Subscribe to the New Media Europe Show Podcast on iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/new-media-europe-show/id998535275

Subscribe to Nick Loper’s Side Hustle Show Podcast on iTunes here

Subscribe to Pat Flynn’s Smart Passive Income Podcast on iTunes here

Subscribe to Jaime Tardy’s Eventual Millionaire Podcast on iTunes here

Subscribe to Amy Porterfield’s Online Marketing Made Easy Podcast on iTunes here

Check out my New Audio Book

From Passion to Profits with Online Courses – Liberate Your Inner Expert, Teach the World and Get Paid for It!

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