101: Does Fear Stop You From Pursuing your Dreams?

Pressing Through When You Want to Give Up!

Have you felt the desire to quit, throw in the towel, and give up on your dream? The fear of failure is a powerful emotion that keeps us from pressing forward into tomorrow. What’s worse, we don’t see the light at the end of the tunnel.

In today’s episode, I want to take you on a journey of my own fear of failure. I hope my story will help you take that fear and turn it into your personal superpower. Faith and fear are two sides of the same coin, and how we leverage them both can determine success or failure.

100: What I’ve learned in 100 episodes of The J. B. Sisam Show!

Celebrating 100 episodes!

I’m so excited to celebrate 100 episodes of The J. B. Sisam Show! The last two years have been fun, difficult, and full of change.

In today’s episode, I share the story of how this show began, what I’m planning for the future, and the top 10 most listened to episodes to date. Get ready because we’re about to celebrate 100 episodes of this podcast.

099: The Writers Healthy Balanced Life You Want!

Bringing our lives back in sync!

Originally published on 04/16/2009 as a special article on this blog. I have significantly changed this article for today’s podcast episode. If you’d like to read the original, click here.

People have been on a health kick for some time.  We see on TV all kinds of ways one can lose weight fast.  Take this pill, drink this potion and if you don’t see a significant notice in your weight loss in two weeks get a total refund and keep the steak knives as our free gift for ordering.

Getting in Sync with your Writing

In today’s episode, I’m talking about living a healthy, balanced life. It doesn’t matter what we’re writing or doing in our lives if anything is out of sync inside us, we will not be effective as communicators of the message God’s given us.

Listen to episode: (0:37:54)

098: How to start your blog the right way.

4 Questions to answer before you begin.

Blogging is a fun way to communicate with the world what God has placed on your heart. But I’ve talked to so many people who look at this world of blogging and give up before they even begin.

how to blog

In today’s episode, I’m going to walk you through how to determine what your blog should be about and who you should be writing for. I”m also going to give you my secret sauce to creating a purpose statement for your blog so you can market the right way.

Listen to episode: (0:48:20)

097: 5 Questions Most New Bloggers Struggle With.

Making your life stupid easy!

You’ve just started your blog, but what’s next? Running a blog seems daunting and frustrating when everyone says you need to focus on SEO or have that media kit. What are these things and are the necessary? And what about setting up a theme without spending a lot of money?

blogger questions answered

In today’s episode, we’re answering 5 of the most common questions new bloggers struggle with. I plan to tackle these common questions and break down their answers into bite sized chunks you can understand.

Listen to episode: (0:41:43)

096: 5 ways to narrow your focus and find your voice.

Commit to creation valuable, life-changing content.

The vast majority of bloggers out there write whatever comes to mind. It doesn’t matter the topic. The successful bloggers are focused, have products, and know their audience.

focus, voice, convertkit, products

In today’s episode, were talking about defining our niche and discovering our purpose for our blog. We’ll also dive into tasking and begin to focus on crafting our first product for sale.

Listen to episode: (0:41:08)

095: Discover How You Can Create a Product In 30 Days Or Less!

Why it's important and how to make it happen!

If you’ve been in the blogging industry any length of time, you’ll know everyone talks about creating a viable product to sell. It’s more than slapping something together but meeting a specific pain point your customer has.

Product Creation

In today’s episode, we’re talking about product creating, why you should have one, and how you can begin today in creating your very own in the next 30 days.

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094: How to Increase Blog Traffic Overnight.

Using social media to its fullest potential

One question I see more often than not, how do I increase my blog traffic? This one question can either cause great amounts of stress represent a challenge worthy of acceptance

In today’s episode, we’re going to be talking about the power of using social media to build our blog traffic. Whether you’re running a personal blog, church, or local business there’s something we can all do to take our blog to the next level and gain some more traffic, and in today’s episode, I’m going to show you how.

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093: MacGyver your To-Do Lists!

Accomplishing your dreams one day at a time.

Life is taxing. The more we do, the more we can easily forget what’s important. When it comes to writing, blogging and work, if you don’t have a solid to-do list you will start failing at everything you do.

In today’s episode, I want to dive into the much-needed to-do lists that we all hate putting together. But without this one vital piece of our professional life, we’ll never get anything accomplished.

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092: 3 Events Every Writer Must Attend to Succeed.

Taking your writing to the next level.

When I sit down to write, it’s as if the world disappears and a new world emerges. Writers often feel they can write alone and don’t need any help. Oh, how wrong we are.

Episode 92 Events Writers Attend

In this week’s episode, I want to talk about writers groups, seminars, and online writer’s courses. These three events are a must for the budding writer. What’s the purpose, why should you attend and what it can do for your writing?

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