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Tim FerrissThis is one of those interviews that makes me giddy like a little school boy. Why? For one thing, Tim Ferriss is a personal hero of mine. I read his first book (and sensation) The 4-Hour Workweek right when it came out in 2007 and was immediately hooked on how Tim thinks (hint: differently). Second, Tim is an incredible marketer who taps into creativity and does things smarter, faster, cheaper, and there are zillions of takeaways from it that might change your thinking. Finally, he is freaking hard to get for an interview as he doesn’t do a ton of media. What does this all add up to? A firestorm of awesome in this interview (or something like that).

Plus, spoiler alert, there is an EXCLUSIVE (literal) look at Tim’s new book (just announced!): The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman (awesome title!) (Amazon link).

In this interview, I pick Tim’s brain on:

  • The shift from the 4-Hour Workweek to the 4-Hour Body. Why did he decide to go this route from a business, marketing, and personal perspective?
  • The business behind his books.
  • How has his perspective on marketing and promoting changed since the first book became an international phenomenon?
  • How he spent less than $10,000 and successfully took the 4-Hour Workweek to the New York Times Best Seller List.
  • The best approach for forming genuine relationships with bloggers.
  • The difference between hard selling and soft selling (and what it means for your brand).
  • How Tim Ferriss makes money.
  • An alternative to the typical “author model” of write a book and then speak/consult.
  • His advice for creative entrepreneurs like all of us.
  • Plus, much, much, much more.

Grab a cup of coffee or some tea and enjoy! Have a thought or two or a question? Leave it below!

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Book Update: Less than two months away from the launch of Smarter, Faster, Cheaper: Non-Boring, Fluff-free Strategies for Marketing and Promoting Your Business. Check out the book website and I hope you will pre-order your copy (and 10 more for your closest friends *wink*).

  1. Anonymous says:

    Evergreen content.  Have not heard that phrase before but I LOVE that notion. That’s certainly crush the box kind of thinking.

    Senor Garland I would say that this video would be considered evergreen content.  Still very relevant almost a year later.

    1. David Siteman Garland says:

      Dean – One of my favorite interviews. It was an honor to have Tim on the show. 🙂

  2. Yann says:

    Hi, was really interested in seeing this video or listening to the audio, but both link seem dead. I got here through Tim’s Blog, which also has the video embedded, also dead.


  3. Matthew Paessler says:

    Is this post still available? I have a client who is looking to hear this episode. Let me know! Thanks!

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