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This is one of those MUST TUNE IN episodes. The Podcast Answer Man, Cliff Ravenscraft, is in the house to tell us EXACTLY how he created his expert empire from scratch. How did The Podcast Answer Man become The Podcast Answer Man? How did he gain his crediblity? How did he monetize his expertise? Oh, and so much more. You will NOT want to miss this – TRUST ME.

Why you should definitely tune in:

  • Learn how Cliff turned his hobby into a full-fledged business.
  • Hear the insights from Cliff on how he became known as THE guy in the podcasting space who teaches podcasting.
  • Understand how Cliff built his credibility and tips for doing the same in YOUR niche.
  • How Cliff monetized and how that monetization has evolved so Cliff is working less and earning more.
  • …and SO much more.


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  1. mikewilkerson says:

    Loved the details, but more importantly, so many things that mirror the path I’ve created. Now to arrive at the 6-figureness 😉 Thanks for a great interview and happy to help spread such a great sample that really does work.

    1. David Siteman Garland says:

       My pleasure, Mike!

  2. Fantastic episode, David! I bet it was Cliff who convinced you to upgrade to the Heil mic, huh? It’s what we use in our studios at the radio station, too. Great sound.

    My question- is it ever “too soon” to introduce a course/product once you launch your show/brand? In other words, do you have to already have an audience before you offer something other than consulting/coaching?

    1. David Siteman Garland says:

       Oh yah for sure, love the Heil 🙂

      Always a tough question about “when is the right time.” There is no perfect answer in my opinion. I’d rather start sooner than later to test the waters a little bit. I would say if more than 10 people ask you the same question, you are onto something.

  3. Greg: The Frozen Food Master says:

    Hustle. That IS the key. 
    A great interview with 2 guys I respect a lot!

    1. David Siteman Garland says:

       Totally right on! Respect back at ya.

  4. Peter Montgomery says:

    Totally relate to the whole not paying enough attention to the family thing when following your passion. Great to hear it’s not just me and a great reminder to why we want the lifestyle business in the first place… So we can hang out with our families:)  Gotta run and go hang out with my wife.

    Another kick arse episode Dave…

  5. Rosieteapot says:

    Loved how honest Cliff is about loving his job more than his family – I can totally relate! I find myself so distracted as a mum. I find myself playing with my two-year-old & dealing with my baby all the while wishing I could just jump on the computer to write a blog post or do some work! Right now they’re sleeping – yay 🙂 Thanks David & Cliff, enjoyed the interview heaps. Keep’in it real, as always.

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