Podcast Welcome: A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is Season 6 Episode 6 “Be a Student of Your Industry”.
Q: Can you be an expert without knowing the basics?
Revealing fake experts
What should an expert be able to do
My very first blogging experience
From hobby to paid blogger
The blogging industry
Making my first dollar as a blogger
Ways I learn as a student of the blogging industry
Why I focus on studying on learning the business of blogging
Practice your craft
The forming of Houston African American Bloggers Association
Why free Facebook blog groups don’t provide what you need
The voids HAAB fills
Launching a radio show, “You Think It, We Say It” on Synergy Radio Network
Being a student of radio
What makes you an expert?
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I’m a novice student of radio
Understand the financial structure of radio
Being a student of journaling
How professional development in public school teaching helped me as an entrepreneur
Difference between foundational and extension journaling products and services
Being okay with people who copy you
Basic things you should know if you teach journaling
Be a student when you are going into unchartered territory
Learning to do sales better
Why aren’t people students of customer service?
Being both the student and the teacher
What makes me a journaling expert
What makes me an expert building a blog association
Need to know the terms and what’s going on in your industry
If you want to be an expert, then you need to be able to answer the basic questions related to your business and your industry. You need to know the terms that are related to your business and industry. Never stop being a student.
This has been A toast to truths with me, Vernetta R Freeney. This is season 6 episode 6 ‘Be a student of your industry and the consequences I’ve encountered.