The Buzzworthy Marketing Show

Rising from the Ashes: Donnie Boivin's Entrepreneurial Journey

June 13, 2023 Michael Buzinski Season 3 Episode 12
The Buzzworthy Marketing Show
Rising from the Ashes: Donnie Boivin's Entrepreneurial Journey
Show Notes

In a world where he was once someone else's retirement plan, Donnie Boivin's journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur takes a surprising turn when a non-compete agreement leads him to discover the power of podcasting and the importance of personal branding.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Harness the power of personal branding to set yourself apart from the competition.
  • Master a single social media platform to optimize your online presence.
  • Utilize podcasting for backlink building and SEO to increase your visibility.
  • Embrace accountability to boost both your personal and professional growth.
  • Leverage the art of storytelling to captivate your audience and grow your following. Version 2:

My special guest is Donnie Boivin

Donnie Boivin, a dynamic entrepreneur with a roller coaster story of his own, has spent over 20 years in straight commission sales, ranging from door knocking and HVACs to selling multimillion-dollar projects. After deciding to take charge of his life and leave his sales training organization, Donnie faced his fair share of challenges, learning the ropes of running a business, and even hitting rock bottom. But like a true Phoenix, he rose from the ashes and discovered the power of podcasting, which ultimately saved his business. With a strong focus on accountability for personal and professional growth, Donnie now shares his captivating story and valuable insights with entrepreneurs seeking guidance and inspiration on their journey.

The key moments in this episode are:
00:00:00 - Introduction, 

00:01:19 - Non-compete Papers, 

00:03:20 - Launching a Business, 

00:06:14 - Solopreneurship vs. Building a Company, 

00:07:59 - Podcasting to Save a Business, 

00:09:27 - Benefits of Podcast Guesting, 

00:12:33 - Focusing on a Single Social Media Platform, 

00:14:08 - Building a Personal Brand, 

00:16:48 - Simplifying the Process, 

00:21:23 - Holding Yourself Accountable, 

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