In this episode, I give you a quick whistlestop tour of what worked and what didn’t for me in 2023, and lay out my plans for the business in 2024.
I discuss the journey of this podcast, The Recognized Authority, which has shown steady growth across 152 episodes. I also touch on my shift to live streaming many of the episodes. I’ve found that live streaming offsets my tendency towards perfectionism and encourages proactive content creation. However, I plan to improve the promotion of these live streams well in advance in the coming year.
On the social media front, I talk about missing my 2023 goal of reaching 6,000 LinkedIn followers. Falling short of this target has prompted me to refine my content strategy for LinkedIn in 2024. I aim to engage more effectively with the platform’s algorithm while scaling back my efforts on other social media platforms.
Regarding my email list, I recently increased the frequency of my emails, a move that initially led to a spike in unsubscribes but eventually resulted in greater engagement. I intend to continue this experiment for another 2-3 months to better gauge its long-term effectiveness.
I also reflect on my experiments in 2022 with group masterminds and 2023 in my Authority Accelerator program and one-on-one coaching. These experiences have led me to retool my Authority Accelerator program as I’ve discovered that interviewing not only makes content creation more manageable but also allows me to use the first interview as a foundation for a content roadmap. This interview format is conducive to podcasting, which is an effective tool for lead generation.
I’m also considering adding a community offering at some point in 2024, depending on finding the ideal pricing and value for the target audience.
Tune in for a behind-the-scenes perspective on my journey.
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