Dan and Ian

TMBA394: What Happened to Technorati?

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One of the things that Dan and Ian are most passionate about is finding great blogs and podcasts.

These days, the internet seems to be getting smaller and smaller. You really need to dig deep to find unique content, and a lot of it is being made in the most remote corners of the internet.

Once upon a time, though, there was a search engine that highlighted blogs themselves.

Richard Jalichandra is the former CEO of Technorati.com, which at one time was considered by many to be the gateway into the blogosphere. During their quest for great blogs, Dan and Ian became curious as to why this company disappeared.

On this week's episode, Richard shares the story of Technorati, as well as the details of his long and storied career in the early days of the world wide web.

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TMBA393: How to Pitch

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It's safe to say that Dan and Ian get a lot of pitches in their inbox.

These pitches come in a variety of forms, but the people that send these pitches often follow a lot of the same archetypes. In general, there is a whole lot of asking going on.

On today's episode, Dan and Ian will be following up on their recent sales episode, and providing some useful, actionable information on how you can pitch people successfully through cold emails.

First, they will be sharing some successful pitches they have received, as well as the types of pitches they dread seeing in their inbox.

They will also be sharing a three-step formula to creating winning pitches that won't end up being archived or deleted.

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TMBA392: Should You Move to Chiang Mai?

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This week's episode is another chapter in a long-running series on this podcast, where Dan and Ian have been exploring the locations around the globe that entrepreneurs are moving to.

Today, you will hear from two entrepreneurs who have made Thailand, and more specifically the northern capital of Chiang Mai, their home bases for the portion of a year.

Philippe Bordeau is the founder of HammockUniverse.com. He shares his story, including the details of a Visa that he has acquired that allows him to be a resident of Thailand for up to 6 years at a time.

Leanne Woodmass, along with her husband, runs an Amazon Fulfillment Brokerage. She has been living in Thailand for the past few years.

You'll hear how a community of expats and entrepreneurs enticed them both to stay in Chiang Mai.

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TMBA391: Breaking Up is Hard to Do

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Podcast 43:29 | Download | Stitcher | iTunes | Comment Just over a year ago, Dan and Ian profiled a productized bookkeeping business called the Bean Ninjas. A lot has happened since that episode aired. In particular, the founders of that company, Ben McAdam and Meryl Johnson, have decided to part ways. This episode is an...

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