TMBA 399: How Smart Drug Smarts Became a Podcast

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Today’s show is the product of a dream that Dan and Ian both had, which inspired them to follow up with an old friend.

The topic is a rather simple one. What if you could take your curiosity and energy about something and turn it into a serious business?

In pursuing the answer, they both decided it was a good time to check in with their former business partner Jesse Lawler, who hosts a fantastic podcast called Smart Drug Smarts.

Jesse didn’t start his podcast with a PhD in medicine, or anything relevant to the medicinal field except a genuine desire to explore these issues, and he has had a tremendous amount of success in doing it.

On this show, Jesse shares how was able to turn something that he was passionate about into a full-time business that generates real revenue. We hope this episode will inspire those of you who are passionate and curious to find a way to tell your own story.

Transcript

Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • Why Jesse decided to pursue podcasting. (10:11)
  • What kind of audience Smart Drug Smarts is reaching. (19:10)
  • Whether the show has been a good business for Jesse. (24:58)
  • Advice for people who would like to make a living through podcasting. (31:52)
  • The difficulties of balancing art with business. (36:16)

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This week’s sponsor:

A big thanks to Jungle Scout – this episode’s sponsor. Jungle Scout is an awesome analytical tool that has helped thousands to launch and grow profitable Amazon businesses. Many Amazon sellers confidently vote Jungle Scout as the most important tool they use in their business.

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Thanks for listening to our show! We’ll be back next Thursday morning 8AM EST. Cheers, Dan & Ian

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Published on 07.27.17

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