How to Build Your Audience the Easy Way

A simple strategy you can use right now to skyrocket your influence

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It can seem like the impossible dream, especially when you’re first getting started. But it doesn’t have to be. There is an easy way to grow your audience. And it’s not expensive, manipulative, or unethical.

You’re trying to go it alone.

Courage and boldness are good qualities in themselves. But the thought of being self-made is a lie. You can’t gain influence in the world without influencing people. You can’t build a business, an organization, or an empire without support. So if you’re a lousy influencer, or a dictator, or a loner, you’ll limit yourself forever.

You don’t know what to do.

Learn enough to get started. Then commit to learn as you go. Grow by doing, making mistakes, and taking risks.

You don’t have a network.

Your Action Plan

Join a group.

Maybe you’re a coach or a teacher. Or a service professional. It doesn’t matter. If what you do appeals to enough people, I guarantee there is a group online where people are talking about it.

Join in the discussion.

Honestly, you need to know what people are talking about. Then you’ll be able to write to those needs with passion, experience, and insight nobody else has.

Go deeper with a few people.

What you’ll find is when you share ideas, you sharpen each other. And when you develop trust, you’ll be able to help each other rise faster and better than you could going it alone.

Start blogging about what you learn.

Showing others that the life they want is possible is the most rewarding feeling ever. You can do it through blog posts, videos, and even webinars. You can also go deeper in your products, your coaching, and your online courses.

You can get everything in life you want if you’ll just help enough other people get what they want.

Share other people’s work.

Who can you collaborate with instead of compete against?

Start your own group.

All you need to start a group is a platform and a compelling reason. That’s what will keep you moving after the initial euphoria of the idea has died and faded into the distant past. When you have a strong purpose to guide you, it feeds itself with enthusiasm.

Now It’s Your Turn

If you’re new to this idea, find a group today and get involved. Make a few friends you can go offline with and lift up. Share your ideas with each other and brainstorm great solutions. Give each other permission to go for it, mess up, and start over. The journey to the top is hard, and we all need a few trusted friends to help us see it through.

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