The Biz Chix Podcast: Women in Business | Entrepreneurs | Startup | Productivity | bizchix.com
About This Show
Host Natalie Eckdahl holds an MBA, is entrepreneur with two businesses and Mom to 3. She interviews amazing women entrepreneurs and a few cool dudes, two days a week. Each entrepreneur shares their startup journey and their expertise on topics like social media, technology, software, productivity, balance, wellness, coaching, online business, marketing and product development. Whether Natalie is interviewing a Shark Tank entrepreneur, successful Woman in Tech, or a social media strategist she uses her diverse business background to ask the questions you want answered.
The diverse guests include male and female Entrepreneurs, Business Women, Women in Business, Working Moms, Mompreneurs, Millenials, Gen X, Baby Boomers, WAHM and SAHM.
Social networks: @bizchixpodcast.
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172 : [AudioBlog] How to build a Million Dollar Network
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I Wanted a Million Dollars and Instead Got a Million Dollar Network
Recently I had the honor of interviewing Racheal Cook for The Biz Chix Podcast and we had a very real and at times raw conversation on what it is like to be a Work at Home Mom, run a business, a home and take care of our children. I felt immediately like I had connected with a kindred spirit across the country (a cool bi-product of this job and not the first time I have bonded quickly and deeply with a guest).
When Racheal asked if I would participate in her Biz That Loves You Back blog tour, I couldn’t raise my virtual hand quick enough. In fact, be sure you check out Claire Pelletreau (http://clairepells.com/biz-love-blog-tour/) who posted yesterday and Kimberly Riggins( kimberlyriggins.com) tomorrow.
Back when I “only” had one business and two kids in 2013, I got the idea to launch a podcast. There are many reasons I wanted to become a podcaster.
Podcasting fulfills a childhood dream I have of being a talk radio host. I also wanted to give voice to more women’s stories and create the kind of content I was yearning to hear. Of the male hosted podcasts I was listening to at the time, women were only being interviewed about 10% of the time. When they were interviewed, the young, single male host didn’t ask the types of questions I wanted to have answered.
But if I am honest, really honest with you, the truth is I thought I could do all the above and have another big bonus. I thought I could make piles of money too. There are a few podcasters out there right now that are killing it and making multi-six figure and 7 figure incomes from their podcast
So fast forward from my launch Januay 2014 to now April 2015. Am I rolling around in piles of cash simply from launching a podcast.
I am not a millionaire. I am not making a six figure income from my podcast. In fact, I am not even making a 5 figure income from my podcast and the BizChix brand. It took me a full year to even start monetizing in any way.
I could have monetized a lot sooner, but Baby Jett changed my focus. Towards the end of my pregnancy the time was right to test the monetiza