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

Candace Latham, Martin Dasko, and Katie R. join Sarah Potter for this week's podcast on how to leverage TikTok and Instagram.

Wendy Mays shares her real estate experience with us about the current housing climate. Is it a good time to buy? Or sell? For first-time homebuyers as well as seasoned investors, here's how to navigate the real estate market today.

Harlan is speaking with Kathleen Celmins on today's podcast, the master of webinars. She has helped many business owners start successful webinar series and she is walking us through how to do the same.

Harlan Landes sits with Sandy Smith and Lillian Karabaic to discuss all your burning unemployment questions. They unravel some of the confusion about what to apply for, who is eligible, and the additional benefits due to COVID-19.

Sarah Potter speaks with Kayla Sloan about the virtual assistant field and her advice to people seeking to make it a side hustle or full-time career. Kayla answers questions for those seeking to hire or become a virtual assistant.

Miranda Marquit speaks with Athena Lent of Money Smart Latina about the difficulties at-risk communities are enduring due to the pandemic.

Harlan Landes has a candid conversation with Steven Hughes and Alanna Anthony about some of the historical events that helped extend a culture of inequality that currently lies beneath the surface of this nation.

Sarah Potter spends some time with Kevin Matthews and Carmen Perez talking about the financial challenges of communities of color and steps we can all take to remove the barriers they face.

Harlan Landes speaks to Bethany McCamish from His and Her FI Post about ways to identify your strengths and how to use them to adapt to something new. She also talks about ways to sell yourself and how freelancers can find potential clients.

Joe Saul-Sehy, founder and co-host of Stacking Benjamins joins Plutus Awards Podcast host Chris Browning to talk about how Joe's shows have found the best formulas for podcast success.

Miranda Marquit speaks with J. Money about selling his blog and the challenges in letting go and moving on. J. also shares about different projects he walked away from and his resolve to frame the life he wants.

Harlan speaks to Angela Rozmyn from Tread Lightly, Retire Early about her passion for looking holistically at our world and how we fit into it. Angela shares the steps she has taken to save money, lower her consumption, and support her community more.

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Michelle Jackson, host
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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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