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The Business Fit Equation: Is It You, Your Audience or Something Else? (FS028)

There are businesses that would be a good fit for you. They’d fit right into the grooves of your personality, sense of humor, language and interests.

This business would be a dream for you to run. You’d wake up energized, ready to serve an audience you care with answers to questions that matter.

This is the business we dream of. But there are other scenarios. Some of us are in businesses that chafe. They rub and stick and bunch and burn and disappoint.

These businesses lead us eventually to a heavy decision: do I stick with it or move on to something else? Do I keep building on everything I’ve created thus far, or cut my losses and build something that fits me better?

How can you find out if your business is a good fit or not? And what could you do with that info?

These are the questions we tackle in this episode of The Fizzle Show. You won’t want to miss it, especially the part where Corbett shares his business-fit equation. Enjoy!

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Show Notes

Write Epic Shit – Think Traffic“A reader asked me on Twitter the other day if I would start writing more traffic-building tips here. The implication was that I haven’t been publishing content that will directly help you build a bigger online audience.”

5 Reasons Why I Unbranded My 30 Month Old Blog“I’m proud to announce something big I’ve been wanting to do for a while now. As of today, is now”

Put Your Baby In The Crib Without Waking It Up – How To – Father Apprentice“One of the most g’dam frustrating things in the f’n life of a new parent is when you can’t put your child down to sleep because they keep friggen waking up.”

Henry Rollins on The Iron“200 lbs is always 200 lbs…”

Know When to Quit, Pivot or Persevere (FS017) – The Fizzle Show“We all face what Eric Ries calls the hardest part of any startup: deciding whether to quit, pivot or persevere.”

Freakonomics: “The Economist’s Guide to Parenting”“What can economists possibly have to say about something as emotional, as nuanced, as humane, as parenting?”

Ira Glass on doing the work“Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me…”

That American Life by Ira Class“An in depth, documentary style show putting a magnifying glass to all of the little scratches and dents in life. Join Ira Class every month as he tells you stories from little towns in Kentucky, to huge places you couldn’t even measure how big they are.”

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