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Making Your Own Way in the World with Chris Brogan

To say that Chris Brogan has been online for a long time is an understatement. He's been blogging before it was even called that. He last appeared here on BlogcastFM in a video episode (Chris Brogan Talks About Standing Out in the Blogosphere and The Importance of Google Plus). I have to say it's really awesome to kick off 2013 with Seth Godin and Chris Brogan. I guess you could say we're making our way and flying close to the sun. As expected, Chris was spectacular, I hope you enjoy it. Here are some highlights from our chat:
  • An Early Look  At Chris Brogan's Background Chris Brogan
  • The Importance of Connecting with People Based on Like-Mindedness
  • The Evolution of Chris's Blog from Fiction to What It Is Today
  • Why Writing in Service of Others Was a Major Turning Point
  • The Paradox of Social Media Popularity
  • Key Insights into Making Career Transitions
  • The Importance of a Balance Between Consumption and Creation
  • Why Chris Writes 4,000-6,000 Words a Day in Service of Bigger Projects
  • How Chris Collaborates with Other Creators
  • A Look into Creating Something with No Commercial Purpose
  • The Importance of Not Being the Next Anything
  • The Key to Being Vulnerable with Your Content
  • The Difference Between Journaling and Blogging
  • How Chris Takes Big Projects from Inception to Launch
  • The Importance of Not Waiting for Permission
  • The Power of Making Excess and Making Mistakes
  • Why Email Marketing is Still Incredibly Important
  • Developing a Promotional Strategy for Your Products and Services
  • How Chris Lands Paid Speaking Gig
Tweetable Insights Include: Chris Brogan is a business communications and emerging technology guy. He consults and speaks professionally with Fortune 100 and 500 companies on the future of business communications, and social software technologies. His blog is in the Top 5 of the Advertising Age Power150. You can follow him on twitter @chrisbrogan. If you liked this article, would you share it with your friends? Just click here to post it to Twitter. Oh, and we’d be really grateful if you write us a review in iTunes.

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