Doug Sandler is an entrepreneur and podcast industry leader. His book, Nice Guys Finish First is a #1 ranked Amazon Best Seller.  As a podcast host of The Nice Guys on Business, Doug has interviewed Gary V, Arianna Huffington, John C. Maxwell, and dozens of celebs. Doug is a nationally recognized speaker, writer, and founder of TurnKey Podcast Productions, providing podcast production, editing, and launch services. His Nice Guys podcast, with over 1,000 episodes has been downloaded 3.5 million times, in more than 175 countries.


JJ Flizanes is an Empowerment Strategist and the host of several podcasts including People’s Choice Awards nominee Spirit, Purpose & Energy. She is the Director of Invisible Fitness, a best-selling author of Fit 2 Love: How to Get Physically, Emotionally, and Spiritually Fit to Attract the Love of Your Life and The Invisible Fitness Formula: 5 Secrets to Release Weight and End Body Shame. Named Best Personal Trainer in Los Angeles for 2007 by Elite Traveler Magazine, JJ has been featured in many national magazines, including Shape, Fitness, and Women’s Health as well as appeared on NBC, CBS, Fox, the CW, and KTLA.


In this episode Doug, JJ, Jack Hartzman and Monica Vidal discuss:

  • Why you should get started as a podcaster.
  • The easy and the hard parts of creating a podcast
  • Building a community through a level of trust with your podcast. 
  • The important step of monetizing your podcast.  

Key Takeaways: 

  • Get to know your MOM. Your Market, your Offer, and your Message.
  • “Don’t let perfect be the enemy of done.”
  • Listen to your community and don’t quit, pivot. 
  • Pick subject matter that you are passionate about to engage your audience.  


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Book: Invisible Fitness Formula


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Twitter: djdoug 

Facebook: dj.doug.sandler 




Phone: (410) 340-6861

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LinkedIn: doug-sandler-1a346649/


Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You’re the expert. Your podcast will prove it.