#65: Whitney Johnson — bestselling author, executive coach, innovative thinker — gives tips on writing and launching a book

Brainstorming, researching, and writing are all parts of producing a successful book. But there are other things you could and should be doing — right now! — if you’re considering authoring a book. Get Whitney’s book-writing tips and learn about her most recent book in today’s episode.

#64: Chris Ducker, author of Virtual Freedom and founder of Youpreneur, on future-proofing your career

“Ultimately, your customers will shape the way your business grows in the future.” Chris’ new book, The Rise of the Youpreneur, is a perfect example of this. Get the full story in today’s episode. Also, learn Chris’ strategy for how to launch a book and get Amazon reviews right out of the gate.

#63: Josh Steimle, founder of MWI and Influencer Inc., gives three questions each beginning influencer should answer

Josh produced content for years before getting any significant notice. His writing for Forbes and other notable publications put him and MWI on the map. In today’s episode, get the full back story on Josh Steimle, your Influencer Summit host.

#62: Wendy Maynard, marketing strategist and consultant, gives tips on building a strong foundation

As co-founder of Kinesis, Portland’s award-winning marketing agency, Wendy has years of success under her belt, and she understands the importance of staying focused and not getting overwhelmed with all the tools and possibilities. In today’s episode, Wendy reveals the marks of a business and a pet peeve she has with certain online marketers.

#61: Chirag Kulkarni, founder of Taco and contributing writer for ReadWrite, Fortune Magazine, and many others, gives a blueprint for building your influence

Chirag became a Huffington Post contributor around the age of 18 and had firmly established his expertise as a marketer within a couple of years. But this is no overnight success story. Chirag began his career at the age of 13, and in today’s episode, he spells out the best way to get started.

#60: Chris Snook — author, keynote speaker, and managing partner of Launch Haus — reveals how he transitioned from business failure to success

Chris is a “venture catalyst and a brand humanizer.” His own journey has followed a pattern of building businesses after writing a book. Learn more about Chris’ influencer journey and his unusual favorite books list in today’s episode.

#59: Jenn Herman, Instagram marketing expert, gives foundational tips for building your influence on Instagram

Jenn holds down a regular brick-and-mortar job while being a mom and also building her influencer career. She writes, blogs, and speaks on Instagram. In today’s episode, get Jenn’s tips on what to do — and what not to do — with Instagram marketing.

#58: Ben Settle, leader in email-based copywriting, gives tips on finding your market

Ben has engineered his life and business so that the main part of his day is writing a single, daily email for his list. Listen in to get Ben’s tips on how to find your market and listen to your audience so that you can deliver what they’re looking for.

#57: Bryan Kramer, keynote speaker, author, and CEO of Purematter, on bringing the human factor into marketing

Whether you’re promoting a business, an idea, or a personal brand, don’t overlook the importance of the keeping it human. After all, in the long run, it’s about relationships. In today’s episode, Bryan lays out the influencer path he would take if he had to start over today.

#56: Geoff Smart, CEO of ghSMART and author of Who, lists essential focus areas for aspiring influencers

Geoff’s business is largely about building and leading teams and the importance of the people you hire. Having a global team of 85 people himself, learn how Geoff harnesses his team to grow his business and his influence.