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What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • 6:48 – Josh and Jill’s biggest marketing weapon (it really surprised me).
  • 7:18 – An overview of Screw the Nine to Five (the cliff notes version).
  • 13:28 – The humiliating experience Josh and Jill had with their first product (and the valuable lesson it taught them).
  • 20:30 – What makes free Facebook groups such an amazing marketing tool.
  • 27:42 – The major reason to consider offering a free Facebook group (even though you could be doing paid groups).
  • 31:50 – Why Jill shut down the first Screw the Nine to Five Facebook group (it seems counterintuitive, but it isn’t).
  • 36:19 – The sales funnel process Josh and Jill use to drive people from their free Facebook group to their products (how they sell without making their audience feel like they’re being sold to).
  • 40:14 – Our super exciting announcement (trust me, you don’t want to miss this).

Ideas Worth Sharing:

[bctt tweet=”{Facebook groups} are one of the most ruthlessly, dangerously effective things you could use in your business if you are willing to put in the time and effort in the beginning. – @screwthe9tofive ” username=”TheRiseToTheTop”]

[bctt tweet=”You’ve gotta be thinking about focusing on the content that is going to attract the people that are going to help build your business. – @TheRiseToTheTop ” username=”TheRiseToTheTop”]

[bctt tweet =”If your people are on Facebook, {free Facebook groups are} a fantastic way to build rapport with them, build relationships, and build that know, like, and trust. – @screwthe9tofive ” username=”TheRiseToTheTop”]

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    About The Rise To The Top Podcast

    The Rise To The Top with David Siteman Garland podcast is a look behind-the-scenes (the good, bad, ugly and hilarious insanity) from David’s (aka DSG’s) multiple 7-figure online business (#938 on the Inc. 5000 list in 2017). DSG’s education and software company teaches awesome people how to create and sell online courses through his #1 program Create Awesome Online Courses and Course Cats software. Tune in for stories, tips, advice, behind-the-scenes craziness and uncensored, uncut interviews with friends, industry leaders, successful entrepreneurs and much more. Topics range from fun things like online courses to online marketing, building an audience, content creation, copywriting working remotely (and from home), advertising, and learning from successful entrepreneurs. Get ready to learn, be inspired, and laugh as shenanigans are sure to ensue.