James Brackin IV - How to land your podcast in one of the top 1% popular shows in the world!

James Brackin IV - How to land your podcast in one of the top 1% popular shows in the world!

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ About the Guest:

James Brackin IV is in the top 1% of podcasters worldwide, hosting "The You Can Too Podcast" where he interviewed Seth Godin, Derek Sivers, Mark Sisson, Evan Carmichael, Bruce Lipton, Case Kenny, Gary Brecka, and so many more. He is also a coach, living by the belief that most people wait too long to demand the best from themselves and subconsciously hold themselves back from stepping into the next level of their lives. James' coaching was created to help you shorten the time period from idea to execution.

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ About the Host:

Sharath is a founder, creator, and community builder. He is also a serial maker who built and shipped 15+ projects using no-code tools. His SaaS product Shoutout generated $30k ARR, which was sold to a UK-based product studio. Prev, Sharath worked for world-changing startups like Product Hunt and On Deck, where he helped build and nurture communities. He also grew his audience on Twitter from 200 to 22,000 using give-first principles and creating high-value content. Currently, he is the Head of Community + Brand at Threado, building a SaaS product called GuestLab, and runs another podcast series called YC Founder Stories alongside hosting this one.

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Sponsor Corner:

Shoutout to Acquire.com for being the first sponsor of The Undefeated Underdogs podcast! They’re the best online marketplace to buy/sell startups and I know many founders who have sold their businesses there. If you're looking to wind down your business and cash in some of your founder chips, check them out - https://try.acquire.com/sharath/

πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Description:

Listen in as Sharath and James discuss resilience, rejection, mindset, and a life of abundance.
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Timestamps:
  • 00:00: Episode Highlight
  • 00:25: Shoutout to Acquire.com
  • 02:47: Introduction to James Brackin IV – top 1% of podcasters at the age of 20
  • 04:39: The story of starting "The You Can Too Podcast" at age 18
  • 07:44: What inspired James to start a podcast?
  • 9:42: James' favorite role models
  • 12:08: How to know if you are ready to be an entrepreneur
  • 14:24: James' coaching style for founders
  • 16:35: How to start asking yourself insightful questions
  • 19:03: How to develop the skill of speaking
  • 22:30: James' take on practicing your craft
  • 23:40: James' most interesting experience as a coach
  • 28:00: How we can experience abundance
  • 30:31: The journey to becoming a top 1% podcaster
  • 33:50: How to distribute your content to reach 1%
  • 39:17: James' dream podcast guest list
  • 39:54: How to handle rejection
  • 42:48: James' most ambitious goals
  • 43:40: Outro and closing thoughts
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Resources:
  • Steve Barrett: https://twitter.com/Steve_J_Barrett
  • Tim Ferriss: https://tim.blog/
  • Noah Kagan: https://undefeatedunderdogs.com/45
  • "Your First Million" author, Arlan Hamilton: https://undefeatedunderdogs.com/43
  • Have your product acquired: https://try.acquire.com/sharath/
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Where to find James:
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jamesbrackiniv
  • Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-brackin-iv-506069216/
  • Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYCEy_okaPrrihxdWF-94Gw
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamesbrackiniv/
  • Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jamesbrackiniv
  • Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-you-can-too-podcast/id1593897435
πŸ‘‰πŸΌ Where to find Sharath: