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Ask David! Best Time Of The Year To Launch A Product? Powerpoint vs. Live Video and Getting Started With Buying Ads

 

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Brand spankin’ new episode of The Rise To The Top for you and I’m A-ing the heck out of your Q’s. About a zillion questions came in this week and after sleepless nights, I decided to hop on three of ’em to dive into including….

1. Is there a ‘best time’ to launch a new product & program (meaning on the calendar to avoid big holidays)?
2. Spending money on advertising for mediapreneurs. Where is the best place?
3. Is it better to record a live workshop and sell it online OR turn that workshop into a powerpoint presentation?

Plus much more and a reminder about the big a$$ Apple gift card giveaway contest (thanks to our buddies at Citrix).

All in today’s episode.

Listen below and see you in the comments!

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Annndddddd it is almost webinar time! Tomorrow (or today if you are a slow-email-opener), Friday, October 25th at 2 PM EST is the big, big new webinar I’m hosting: “How to Create an Awesome Online Course to Monetize Your Blog (or Podcast)”

A few fun facts:

-Registration for this webinar has been the MOST ever. If you haven’t already, register up.
-If you have registered, golf clap. Well done. Make sure to get there early as GoToWebinar can handle up to 1,000 people and much more than that are expected.
-I can promise two big things at this webinar (besides great content):

1. I have a free giveaway for everyone that attends.
2. I will organically work in a “That’s what she said” at least one time during the webinar. Unplanned. But it will happen. I promise on the legacy of Michael Scott- it will happen.

If you haven’t registered for the free webinar, register right here.

 

The coolest thing about Citrix is they are always looking out for RISE Nation.

I’ve got a special contest for ya and the prize is awesomesauce.

Here is the deal:

As you know, GoToMeeting with HD Faces lets you meet face to face no matter where in the world everyone is located.

Well, we want to know– where in the world would you host your ideal GoToMeeting.

Tweet us a picture of your answer using “#WinRISE” and “@GoToMeeting” for a chance to win an Apple® Gift Card (valued at $300) towards any Apple hardware or accessory purchase in Apple Retail Store or the Apple Online Store – courtesy of Citrix.

Remember, to be eligible to win you need to tell us where in the world would you host your ideal GoToMeeting using “#WinRISE” and “@GoToMeeting”.

Contest ends on Monday, Oct 28th at midnight and you can enter as many times as you want so tweet your little heart out.

Get to tweetin’! Tweet us a picture of where in the world you would host your ideal GoToMeeting. Win an Apple® Gift Card. #WinRISE @GoToMeeting. Boom.

Click here to tweet your photo & answer.

Have fun!

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  • David! Thanks for answering my question on this episode! Great advice, I like the idea of giving away a freebie. Have you tried sending traffic into a Facebook Fan page > into a “tab” for people for sign up on a lead form there as opposed to an external site/landing page? I’ve heard that advertising with Facebook to build a fan page and generate leads can be very inexpensive. Thanks again!

    • We have not personally tested that yet but yes that absolutely works as I have lots of friends who do it. The key is not to focus on likes, but leads.

  • Great stuff as always man. Lovin the Q&A series. Thanks for keeping it real and easy to understand!

  • Another great episode, D. Looking forward to tomorrow’s rockin’ webinar.

 

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