Why I’m Retiring “The Art of Paid Traffic”

This past year has been full of new chapters for me. I became a new father in December of 2018 when my daughter was born, and that really became a sort of domino effect of changes in not only my personal life, but in my business too. I suddenly got super-clear on what I really want to do in my business, including who I want to help and the kind of impact that I’m here to make.

As you’ve heard me say many times on the podcast, Facebook and Instagram ads are just one part of growing and running an online business, but I’ve been actively learning, implementing, testing and mastering many other elements to it. By not sharing what has helped me, in addition to just paid advertising, would be a major disservice to you.

I’m here to show you the complete picture for growing a profitable and impactful online business, and to do this, I’ve decided to change the name of this podcast. Yes, you read that right! The Art of Paid Traffic is officially going into retirement, in order to make way for something a little more all-encompassing. You have nothing to worry about though, as I’ll be running through what this all means for you (and me!) in this episode.

Before we start the show, I’ve got something to ask. At this time we have over 500 5-Star ratings and reviews on Apple Podcasts, which is great, but I’ve set a goal to get 750 of them now by the end of this year, December 31st, 2019. If you’ve gotten value from this podcast, I’d really appreciate you subscribing and leaving an honest rating and review. Take a screenshot, share it on your Instagram Stories and tag me, @rickmulready. When we hit the 750 ratings and reviews, I’ll be raffling off a book bundle of my top 10 business and mindset books for one lucky winner. If you’ve already left a rating and review, just take a screenshot and tag me on Instagram, and you’ll be eligible to win as well!

Want to win a 30-minute strategy session with me? I’ll be drawing one winner at random each month, and all you have to do is give me your feedback on this podcast over at https://theartofonlinebusiness.com/messenger, telling me what you’d like to hear more of – including topics you’d like to see covered, guests, style and frequency of the show!

On the Show Today You’ll Learn:

  • The role that paid traffic played in building my online business, and why I still feel Facebook and Instagram ads are very relevant today 
  • The other essential pieces of the puzzle that are needed to build and grow a business with impact
  • What this change is and isn’t, and what you can still expect to get each week from the podcast
  • Why now is the ideal time to do this, and the reasons that I’m ok with the potential risks in making this pivot
  • How I feel about this transition and the lessons you can take from my decision to make it
  • The importance of never losing sight of your “Why”, and what feeling fear really means for you on your journey

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