Ryan Levesque is the author of the best-selling book Ask, and creator of the Ask Formula, one of the most important paradigm shifts to influence online marketing in the last decade. That's impressive in and of itself, but Ryan is also a truly self-made man. He has found himself starting from nothing more than once in his life, and has ingeniously reimagined himself and his circumstances to rise to the top time and time again.
From paying his own way through Brown, to Scrabble tile jewelry, the great success of Ask, and everything in between, Ryan is truly an inspiration.
At 2:44 - Mitch talks through the life cycle of the market online, starting with the iconic 'publishing button,' and how it's become something very different these days.
At 5:47 - While everyone agrees that the cream rises to the top, Mitch goes into why he thinks that now is still a fantastic time for indie publishers to make their mark.
At 12:46 - Mitch talks about what he thinks would happen if he were to have just now started his blog, and contrasts that with the wild success of others who are newer to the online realm.
At 18:46 - Danny and Mitch discuss Seth Godin's book, 'The Dip,' and talk about how to know the difference between a dip, and a dead end.
At 25:18 - Exit strategies, what Billy Idol and Mitch Joel have in common, and how lunacy could easily factor in.
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