#071: Help! I Married An Entrepreneur, Part 3 [Podcast]

My wife, Gail, often travels with me when I speak at various events. Inevitably, she is asked, “How do you live with a entrepreneur?”

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In fact, two literary agents have encouraged her to write a book on this topic. So I sat down and interviewed her about this very topic. It was lot of fun. So much so, that we made this a three-part series.

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Please Take My 2013 Reader Survey

I want to make my blog better and more relevant to your needs and interests. To do that, I need to know more about YOU. As a result, I have created my 2013 Reader Survey.

2013 Reader Survey for MichaelHyatt.com

Would you please take a few minutes to fill out the survey? By doing so, you will ultimately be helping yourself. Why? Because you will be helping me make my content even more interesting and relevant to you.

This is the single best conference I have ever attended. I use what I learned every single day. Now I co-own the conference with my friend, Ken Davis. If you are a communicator, this conference will help you prepare with focus, deliver with confidence, and speak with power.

Date: May 5, 2014—May 8, 2014
Event: SCORRE Conference
Topic: Set Up on the Stage with Confidence
Sponsor: Dynamic Communicators International
Venue: Rosen Plaza Hotel
(407) 996-9700
Location: 9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
USA
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.

Click here to check out my speaking page.

#070: Help! I Married An Entrepreneur, Part 2 [Podcast]

My wife, Gail, often travels with me when I speak at various events. Inevitably, she is asked, “How do you live with a entrepreneur?”

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In fact, two literary agents have encouraged her to write a book on this topic. So I sat down and interviewed her about this very topic. It was lot of fun. So much so, that we have decided to make this a three-part series.

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Last week, I made the mistake of upgrading to the new Mavericks operating system on my MacBook Air. I immediately began to experience problems with Apple Mail and my Gmail accounts. (The problems have been documented in numerous places, including this article on TUAW.) I am now testing alternative email clients. Which email program do you use? Why do you love it—or hate it? Tell me in the comments below.

Are You Making These 8 Twitter Mistakes?

Twitter is a great tool for extending your influence. You can engage your “tribe” in real time, offering leadership and assistance in a way that would have been impossible just a few years ago.

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However, Twitter is not without its challenges. I have made just about every mistake you can make. But assuming you want to grow your influence and increase your follower count (and I realize not everyone does), here are eight mistakes to avoid:

I am looking forward to speaking at NMX 2014 (formerly BlogWorld) and networking with other new media professionals.

Date: January 4, 2014—January 6, 2014
Event: NMX 2014 (Formerly BlogWorld)
Topic: TBD
Sponsor: New Media Expo
Venue: Rio All Suite Hotel
(866) 746-7671
Location: 3700 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103
USA
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.

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I am looking forward to speaking at Social Media Marketing World and networking with other social media professionals.

Date: March 26, 2014—March 29, 2014
Event: Social Media Marketing World
Topic: TBD
Sponsor: Social Media Examiner
Venue: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
888-421-1442
Location: 1 Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101
USA
Registration: Click here to register.
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4 Reasons You Should Consider Crowdsourced Design for Your Next Big Project

My first experience with crowd-sourced design was four years ago. I sponsored a contest to design a new logo for my blog. I paid $200 and received 280 entries in seven days. I am still using that design to this day, albeit tweaked a bit since the original.

Since then, I have sponsored three design contests:

#069: Help! I Married An Entrepreneur, Part 1 [Podcast]

My wife, Gail, often travels with me when I speak at various events. Inevitably, she is asked, “How do you live with a entrepreneur?”

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Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Tsuji

In fact, two literary agents have encouraged her to write a book on this topic. So I sat down and interviewed her about this very topic. It was lot of fun. So much so, that we decided to make this a three-part series.

Click to Listen

Play