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Entreprogrammers is the podcast for developers that are striking out on their own! Join John Sonmez, Josh Earl and Derick Bailey and be a fly on the wall as they talk about everything that they are going through - the ups and downs, the highlights and depressing lows. Nothing is spared in this no-holds-barred look at what it really takes for 3 developers to engage in entrepreneurial activities!
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Aug 18, 2015

EntreProgrammers Episode 78  

Sideways Periscope…

 

3:05 

We’re Live!

 

EntreProgrammers have a discussion about Periscope. Chuck seems to a have a pretty understand of Periscope features, considering he attended a session about it, during the Podcast Movement. Chuck is planning to use Periscope as a 

strategy to market Angular Remote Conf. 

 

7:30

Derick says he would use Periscope if there is a desktop version. John thinks it is like a live sex show, Kinda.  John complaint is that it only shoots vertical video. Maybe to avoid sharing with youtube?

 

13:00

Josh does not like the 24 hour life of the video content.

 

13:50

Derick thinks this is a great way to get feedback using this feature. Derick sys he is going to literally broadcast Watch Me Code. 

 

17:44 

Chuck says to 24 hour life of the video, urges people to go and watch your video right away.  John says he is going to create an Inappropriate Periscope channel. The EntreProgrammers talk about how people prefer the anonymity when using these types of tools. 

 

23:55

Chuck mentions of Periscope has it own following beside the Twitter crowd. 

 

26:60

Derick mentions that there may be some possible uses for him when he is coding live. John says we do not know the norm of this product yet. 

 

28:55

Chuck talks about using unfollwers.com 

 

31:00

Derick does a live Periscope of the EntreProgrammers recording.

 

32:00

Josh mentions his furnace started smoking.  Josh is trying to figure out what to do with this Explainer video client. Josh is looking at all aspects of marketing to help his client. But seems like there are somethings this client it choosing not to try. 

 

 50:00

Derick talks about the bidding and contract jobs. The difference between the cheap penny pinchers and those who see the value in the product or service with high end prices. John talks about how people sometimes gravitate to the high end perceived value. 

 

1:00:00

Josh is officially speaking at the USP coaching program. Josh mention he is little uncomfortable speaking and being in the spotlight. This is a course for those who have a business and don’t really have a good idea of what they are about. 

 

1:04:25

John talks about how Josh is possibly the top 1 percent in his niche, and has all the knowledge to teach this class.  

 

 

1:10:00 

Josh turn in his copy for a  client, who said “I thought I would be longer.” Johns gives a Michelangelo reference to Josh’s trying times.  Chuck says to vent on Periscope.

 

1:17:50

Chuck send an 18 point marketing plan. Josh thinks it maybe a little to long. Josh talks about his email contest signups. The EntreProgrammers talk about their giveaways, and the types of thing they used in their giveaways. 

 

 1:27:05

Johns was approached by Udacity  to headup the Java  courses.  John is interested with cool stuff that are doing. 

 

 

 1:29:55

Josh ask Chuck to do a run down of his list, and go through the points that have the highest value.  Chuck shares the promotional tactics and strategies he is thinking about using. John talks about interviewing Chuck to put on Simple Programmer and give information about Angular Conf. 

 

1:36:35

EntreProgrammers are pulling the plug on the Retreat, due to no signups. The EntreProgrammers talk about their own meet up plans.  John talks about the idea of possibly moving to San Diego…? The EntreProgrammers talk about possible doing something for their followers in the future. 

 

1:48:30 

John talks about doing the Day of Challenges, to spend a day to focus to one member challenges. John talks about the hate email he got on Simple Programmers after the wide amount of guess post. 

 

1:52:00

John mentions the traffic he is getting is from google. John is is still working on getting a million page views in a month. John is working on freeing himself from the controls of his projects, except checking emails. John is interested in the amount of time each member does with email and work. 

 

2:02:00

Josh talks about answering an email in 3 sentences. 

 

Thoughts of the Day

 

Chuck -  Control your destiny or someone else will… 

 

John -  There are always more people coming in

 

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

Periscope

https://www.periscope.tv

 

Unfollowers

https://unfollowers.com

 

Udacity 

 

https://www.udacity.com/?gclid=CILPzefMsMcCFQ-IaQodD2oHaQ

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