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Aug 23, 2021

Today Danielle Desir built up a sizeable Facebook group and after trying multiple strategies to have the group pay for itself, SHE MOVED AWAY FROM FACEBOOK. 

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Danielle is the host of the Thought Card podcast and one of the founders of the Women of Color Podcasters. In addition to being a podcaster, she's also is an Author, Podcast Coach, Freelance Writer and more. 

Today We Find Out

The happy accident that was the start of the WOC Podcasters group.

The multiple ways she attempted to monetize.

Her thoughts about the "hot leads" from Facebook.

Why she moved to Circle, and her favorite features.

How she stayed sane running a group of 4000+ people.

How she has expanded the group since moving off of Facebook.

We get insight into her 17 different streams of income.

Because of her podcast she is QUITTING HER DAY JOB!

Glenn The Geek Road Report

Glenn has recorded a few episodes on the road this week, and at one point was in the parking lot of a liquor store to get good wi-fi. He is getting great feedback from his audience, and seeing the products that people have purchased after hearing it on his show. 

Glenn then has the customer record a testimonial about the product and sends it to the sponsor (this should make it easy to renew their contract as Glenn has audible proof that advertising on his show works). 

Check out Gleen at www.horseradionetwork.com

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Leading the Bleeding ( A Journey Podcast)

I start a new strictly hobby podcast that will help me understand more about earning Bitcoin with your podcast. See www.value4value.io for more information. So far I've earned 65.74 (131,866 sats) and will be joined by my friend Harry Durran from Podcast Junkies and (hopefully) many more people as we create a "Study group." In the words of the great band King's X, "Everybody knows a little bit of Something" and we hope to get a group of people into a zoom meeting and share ideas, insights, and education. 

To check out the first episode, "You've Got to Start Somewhere" and add our first meeting by visiting leadingthebleeding.com/meeting

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Mentioned On This Episode

Danielle Desir Website

Thought Card podcast

Women of Color Podcasters

Circle.so Community Platform

Profit From Your Podcast Book

The Dip By Seth Godin

Fountain App (stream bitcoin to podcasters)

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