On the “quoting Seth Godin” episode of the podcast, Jordan Cooper, Josh Spector, and Josh Homer welcome Alex Barnett of Comedians At Law on the show to discuss connecting to your fans through personal experiences, experimenting and taking risks in your career efforts, the importance of shipping, work ethic in a group dynamic and the power of having a clearly defined audience.
In addition, we go through the perils of converting Facebook fans into show-goers, pricing & determining your fair value as a comedian and contemplate the single biggest thing preventing comics from having a successful career. How long can Jordan go without scolding someone this episode? Listen and find out!
Links from this episode:
Alex Barnett Facebook Page
Burn Your Boats [Venturebent]
King Nothing: Running a Comedy Business On Hobby Income [J-L Cauvin]
Godin to authors: You have no right to make money any more [GigaOm]
The $100 Startup [Chris Guillebeau]
How should you treat your best customers? [Seth Godin]