Michelle Jackson and the Plutus Awards team invite financial content creators to talk about success with blogging, podcasting, writing, speaking, and more.

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The Deadly Sins of Content Creation

Series 6 of the Plutus Awards Podcast

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Michelle Jackson

The Seven Deadly Sins of Content Creation

In this first episode of Series 6, Michelle Jackson introduces this season’s topic: the deadly sins that content creators make. She also shares some of her own mistakes as a creator and entrepreneur.

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Natasha Scott

The Sin of Omission: How to & Why Share About Your Reality

Michelle Jackson speaks with Natasha Scott about how content creators influence their audiences to take action without sharing the truth about what happens behind the scenes.

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LaTisha Styles

The Sin of Pride: No Shame in Backtracking

LaTisha Styles joins Michelle Jackson to discuss how returning to her nine-to-five job allowed her to rethink her approach to entrepreneurship.
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Rahkim Sabree

The Sin of Hubris: How to Use Insight From Your Audience

Rahkim Sabree speaks with host Michelle Jackson about hubris. Just because we built something doesn’t mean that our audience wants it. Learn the lessons learned from the mistake of building out a product without talking to your audience.
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Amanda Page

The Sin of Perfectionism: How Bold Moves Pay Off When You Think You're Not Ready

Fear and perfectionism are the constant enemies of a creator. Michelle Jackson speaks with Amanda Page about how creators can overcome these obstacles and take risks in developing projects that may feel out of reach for them.
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Marcia Armstrong

The Sin of Inconsistency: Commit to Your Process to Achieve Results

Host Michelle Jackson talks with Marcia Armstrong about the sin of inconsistency. Marcia shares how too many zero-revenue months forced her to look at her business and the steps she took to turn things around in about 30 days.
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Terri Huggins Hart

The Sin of Vagueness: Clarify Your Ownership As a Freelancer

When you are unclear and confused about the direction of your business, others will be too. Terri Huggins Hart and Michelle Jackson discuss clarity and intentions in business and how ownership develops in a freelance career.
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Felicia Gopaul

The Sin of Misalignment: Why Your Brand's Consistency Is So Important

It is hard to know what areas to focus on when building your brand. One thing is clear, you cannot do everything! Felicia Gopaul shares with Michelle Jackson how trying to do everything hurt her brand and what focuses allowed her business began to thrive.
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Adrienne Taylor

The Sin of Purposelessness: Tailor Your Products to Your Audience's Needs

We can build courses and do webinars, but these don’t guarantee success. Adrienne Taylor speaks with host Michelle Jackson about the need to be authentic and vulnerable with our audiences and the importance of seeing people and not just sales.
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Dr. Derricka Harwell

The Sin of Haste: How Early Success Can Damage Long-Term Growth

Dr. Derricka Harwell shares how early success without the right systems and people in place can be costly. She shares what she learned, how she figured out what didn’t work, and the successful decisions she made the second time around.

Previous Episodes From Prior Seasons

Harlan Landes joins host Sarah Li Cain to discuss when to know when to quit a business or side gig even when things are going great.

Sarah Li Cain and guests Piggy and Kitty from Bitches Get Riches discuss how they grew their blog with being true to who they are.

Vicki Cook & Amy Blacklock talk to our host, Sarah Li Cain, about their book deal and how they worked together.

Sarah Li Cain chats with writer, side hustler, and blogger Kevin Ha about how he uses the gig economy as a stable income source and the challenges he faces.

Sarah Li Cain chats with writer, side hustler, and blogger Kevin Ha about how he uses the gig economy as a stable income source and the challenges he faces.

Danielle Desir joins Sarah Li Cain to discuss how she monetized her free Facebook group, the pricing models for her membership community, and how her members' success stories fueled her passion.

Danielle Desir joins Sarah Li Cain to discuss how she monetized her free Facebook group, the pricing models for her membership community, and how her members' success stories fueled her passion.

In this episode, Sarah Li Cain had a heartfelt conversation with Cameron Huddleston about the pivotal moment in her personal life that resulted in publishing a book and other business opportunities.

Sarah Li Cain speaks with Jason Butler about flipping thrift store items, starting his blog, and what inspired him to take it more seriously.

Sarah Li Cain speaks with Natalie Torres-Haddad about her identity as a Latina and its relationship to her marketing as well as her goals with her portable podcast studio.

Sarah Li Cain speaks with Pete McPherson about how he had to manage three years without a steady income source after quitting his job, moving to another city, and losing a part-time job.

Sarah Li Cain speaks with Tarra Jackson about Tarra’s creative methods of leveraging and positioning her books, the skills that unexpectedly saved Tarra from a financial bind, and the evolution of Side Gig Con.

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Michelle Jackson, host
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Steve Stewart, audio producer

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This podcast is for the independent financial media. Bloggers, writers, podcasters, and more will hear from the best of the best.

The Plutus Awards Podcast is hosted by Michelle Jackson (Michelle Is Money Hungry) with assistance from Plutus Awards founder Harlan Landes and long-time Plutus Awards volunteer Miranda Marquit.

In each episode, Michelle speaks to content creators, entrepreneurs, Plutus Award winners, and your idols in the financial media. For more about the Plutus Awards, visit plutusawards.com.

About Michelle Jackson, host of the Plutus Awards Podcast.

Michelle Jackson is the award winning host of “Michelle is Money Hungry.” Thoughtfully holding financial conversations leading with change and equity in mind. You can find her roaming around Colorado during her down time.

About Steve Stewart, audio producer of the Plutus Awards Podcast.

Steve helps podcasters free up their time from editing so they can focus on growing their business.

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