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DAVID SHANDS AND DONNI WIGGINGS

WHAT IS SOCIAL PROOF?

The Social Proof Podcast is hosted by David Shands Entrepreneur and Founder of Sleep is 4 Suckers. David has been an authority in the entrepreneurship arena helping individuals make the transition from their job to their dream for years, since he's done it himself in 2012. David has a very unique ability to see the holes in your business and show you step -by - step how to patch them with easy to apply strategies. The objective of this coaching program is to help you build, market, and monetize your ideas, not by motivation, but with a money map!

LATEST EPISODES

Bottle Girl vs Business Woman | Hot Seat w/ David Shands
01:05:01
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Bottle Girl vs Business Woman | Hot Seat w/ David Shands

In this Hot Seat episode, David Shands had an engaging conversation with Tee Lashae, the entrepreneur behind the mobile beauty bar, Hornee Skin. Tierra, who also goes by her business nickname Tee Lachae, shared her unique journey from working in corporate America to becoming a bottle girl to get clients, and eventually venturing into the beauty industry. Tierra's business, Hornee Skin, operates out of a pink school bus that she purchased for $3,000 at an auction. Initially, she started with a mobile boutique, but later transitioned to offering beauty services like facials and waxing. Currently, she is still in esthetician school at Georgia Career Institute to becoming licensed and provides these services for free to build her clientele. Tee Lashae on IG: https://www.instagram.com/horneeskin/ Subscribe to the Social Proof Podcast: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/social-proof-podcast/id1374373035 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6GT6VgjBy0zviALR8xkRe1?si=82LcP8siQXGVHb2ibg5axA&nd=1 *** Grab the Podcast EBOOK๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ *** http://www.podcastebook.com GO SUBSCRIBE to The Brain Picker Podcast on All Streaming Platforms!! David on IG : http://www.instagram.com/sleepis4suckers NOTE: I am a Brand Ambassador and affiliate for certain businesses, products and services that I believe in. I may have referenced these and included links in this video, description or someplace else at this site. I hope you find the resources helpful. Copyright, Liability Waiver and Disclaimers. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, except as permitted under the United States Copyright Act, and/or without the prior express written permission of David Shands, LLC, The Real Social Proof, LLC and/or David Shands. Limit of Liability/Disclaimer of Warranty: While all persons associated directly or indirectly with this site and video use their best efforts in preparing the content, there is no express or implied representations or warranty with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the content of the videos, including any content, links or resources shared, including those by third parties. Furthermore, all parties specifically disclaim any and all express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for your situation. No legal or investment advice is being given herein. You should consult with a professional where appropriate and before any action is taken on this video. No liability or damages shall take place because of this video and/or content. Furthermore, your use of this site and watching these videos confirms your agreement that Georgia or Delaware law applies to all disputes relating to this site and videos and, venue for all claims and disputes relating to this site and videos shall be in Atlanta, Ga. The information provided at this web site and all related platforms, services, newsletters, blogs, emails, messages, audios, videos, and all other traditional and digital communications, and social media platforms including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Pinterest, blockchain related including cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), other blockchain projects, synthetic media, and all others, IS NOT LEGAL, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT OR BUSINESS ADVICE. #entrepreneur #smallbusiness #podcast #socialproof
Why You Have No Financial Discipline - David & Donni #469
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Why You Have No Financial Discipline - David & Donni #469

GRAB YOUR ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ to Podcast Summit โ€˜24 ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ https://www.podcastsummit.com Use code 20SOCIALPROOF for 20% off ALREADY DISCOUNTED TICKETS! ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ Join the Morning Meetup - http://www.themorningmeetup.comโฃ ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ Actionable CEO: https://www.actionableceo.com/enroll David and Donnie emphasize that financial pitfalls often stem from seemingly minor expenses that accumulate over time. David mentions, "Poverty is found in the pennies," suggesting that it's not the major purchases that typically derail financial plans, but the small, frequent expenditures that add up. For instance, using services like Instacart and DoorDash can lead to significant upcharges and fees. Donnie admits to paying a 15% upcharge on groceries and a $10 tip for delivery, which can quickly escalate the overall cost. *** Grab the Podcast EBOOK๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ ** http://www.podcastebook.com GO SUBSCRIBE to The Social Proof Podcast on All Streaming Platforms!! Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/social-proof-podcast/id1374373035 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6GT6VgjBy0zviALR8xkRe1?si=82LcP8siQXGVHb2ibg5axA&nd=1 Six Figure EDU: https://www.sixfigureacceleratoredu.com/home Post To Paid: Text โ€œPost To Paidโ€ to 404-737-2767 Donni on IG : https://www.instagram.com/donniwiggins_/ David on IG : http://www.instagram.com/sleepis4suckers GO SUBSCRIBE to The Brain Picker Podcast on All Streaming Platforms!! NOTE: I am a Brand Ambassador and affiliate for certain businesses, products and services that I believe in. I may have referenced these and included links in this video, description or someplace else at this site. I hope you find the resources helpful. Copyright, Liability Waiver and Disclaimers. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, except as permitted under the United States Copyright Act, and/or without the prior express written permission of David Shands, LLC, The Real Social Proof, LLC and/or David Shands. Limit of Liability/Disclaimer of Warranty: While all persons associated directly or indirectly with this site and video use their best efforts in preparing the content, there is no express or implied representations or warranty with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the content of the videos, including any content, links or resources shared, including those by third parties. Furthermore, all parties specifically disclaim any and all express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for your situation. No legal or investment advice is being given herein. You should consult with a professional where appropriate and before any action is taken on this video. No liability or damages shall take place because of this video and/or content. Furthermore, your use of this site and watching these videos confirms your agreement that Georgia or Delaware law applies to all disputes relating to this site and videos and, venue for all claims and disputes relating to this site and videos shall be in Atlanta, Ga. The information provided at this website and all related platforms, services, newsletters, blogs, emails, messages, audios, videos, and all other traditional and digital communications, and social media platforms including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Pinterest, blockchain related including cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), other blockchain projects, synthetic media, and all others, IS NOT LEGAL, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT OR BUSINESS ADVICE. 00:00:00 - Introduction to the podcast episode 00:05:30 - Discussion about upcoming trip to L.A. for BET weekend 00:09:08 - Discussion on financial responsibility and estate planning 00:17:32 - Conversation about overspending and financial habits 00:24:10 - Importance of auditing personal spending habits 00:29:27 - Using credit cards responsibly for travel benefits 00:33:42 - Mentoring opportunities for entrepreneurs 00:36:27 - Father's Day gift exchange and discussion about consideration in relationships #entrepreneur #smallbusiness #podcast #socialproofpodcast #howto
How To Monetize Your Podcast And Understand Sponsorships - Gary Coichy #468
01:21:27
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How To Monetize Your Podcast And Understand Sponsorships - Gary Coichy #468

GRAB YOUR ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ to Podcast Summit โ€˜24 ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ https://www.podcastsummit.com Use code โ€œBIGDEALโ€ for 20% off ALREADY DISCOUNTED TICKETS! JOIN THE COMMUNITY TODAY: https://www.themorningmeetup.com Consistency is a fundamental aspect of podcasting that can significantly impact a podcaster's ability to attract advertisers and build a sustainable audience. As highlighted in the episode, Gary Coichy, the founder and CEO of Pod Digital Media, emphasizes the importance of consistent content creation for podcasters aiming to secure sponsorships and maintain listener engagement. Building Audience Trust and Engagement One of the primary reasons consistency is crucial is that it helps build trust and engagement with the audience. When podcasters release episodes on a regular schedule, listeners know when to expect new content, fostering a sense of reliability and loyalty. Gary mentions that if podcasters remain consistent, they can build an audience over time. This regularity is essential because it keeps the audience engaged and coming back for more, which is a key factor in growing a podcast's listener base. This can attract advertisement opportunities that can be extremely beneficial. Subscribe to the Social Proof Podcast: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/social-proof-podcast/id1374373035 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6GT6VgjBy0zviALR8xkRe1?si=82LcP8siQXGVHb2ibg5axA&nd=1 *** Grab the Podcast EBOOK๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ *** http://www.podcastebook.com GO SUBSCRIBE to The Brain Picker Podcast on All Streaming Platforms!! David on IG : http://www.instagram.com/sleepis4suckers NOTE: I am a Brand Ambassador and affiliate for certain businesses, products and services that I believe in. I may have referenced these and included links in this video, description or someplace else at this site. I hope you find the resources helpful. Copyright, Liability Waiver and Disclaimers. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, except as permitted under the United States Copyright Act, and/or without the prior express written permission of David Shands, LLC, The Real Social Proof, LLC and/or David Shands. Limit of Liability/Disclaimer of Warranty: While all persons associated directly or indirectly with this site and video use their best efforts in preparing the content, there is no express or implied representations or warranty with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the content of the videos, including any content, links or resources shared, including those by third parties. Furthermore, all parties specifically disclaim any and all express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for your situation. No legal or investment advice is being given herein. You should consult with a professional where appropriate and before any action is taken on this video. No liability or damages shall take place because of this video and/or content. Furthermore, your use of this site and watching these videos confirms your agreement that Georgia or Delaware law applies to all disputes relating to this site and videos and, venue for all claims and disputes relating to this site and videos shall be in Atlanta, Ga. The information provided at this web site and all related platforms, services, newsletters, blogs, emails, messages, audios, videos, and all other traditional and digital communications, and social media platforms including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Pinterest, blockchain related including cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), other blockchain projects, synthetic media, and all others, IS NOT LEGAL, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT OR BUSINESS ADVICE. 00:00:00 - Introduction to Podcasting and Advertising 00:05:30 - Importance of Consistency in Podcasting 00:11:00 - Details of a Multi-Year Advertising Deal with McDonald's 00:17:00 - Understanding CPM Rates and Sponsorship Structure 00:20:30 - Importance of Quality Content and Audience Understanding 00:25:30 - Unique Podcasting Examples and Sponsorship Opportunities 00:30:00 - Finding the Right Advertisers for Your Podcast 00:35:00 - Seeking Representation and Agency Support for Podcast Growth 00:39:30 - Addressing the Need for More Quality Podcasts and Advertising Opportunities 00:42:30 - Overview of the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival #entrepreneur #smallbusiness #podcast #socialproof
This Entrepreneur NEEDS A JOB!! | The Hot Seat For Entrepreneurs #49
01:08:25
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This Entrepreneur NEEDS A JOB!! | The Hot Seat For Entrepreneurs #49

Subscribe to the new HOT SEAT YouTub Page Here: https://www.youtube.com/@hotseatsp Welcome to another episode of "Hot Seat," where we dive deep into the challenges and triumphs of entrepreneurship. In this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Chef Chazzy, a passionate chef who is juggling multiple roles as a business owner, wife, and mother. David suggests that getting a job and building slowly is a practical and effective approach to entrepreneurship. He emphasizes the importance of having a steady income to support one's household while also investing in the growth of a business. By working a nine to five job, individuals can secure a stable source of income to cover their bills and expenses, reducing the financial pressure on their families. This allows them to allocate a portion of their earnings towards building their business gradually over time. Subscribe to the Social Proof Podcast: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/social-proof-podcast/id1374373035 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6GT6VgjBy0zviALR8xkRe1?si=82LcP8siQXGVHb2ibg5axA&nd=1 *** Grab the Podcast EBOOK๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ *** http://www.podcastebook.com GO SUBSCRIBE to The Brain Picker Podcast on All Streaming Platforms!! David on IG : http://www.instagram.com/sleepis4suckers NOTE: I am a Brand Ambassador and affiliate for certain businesses, products and services that I believe in. I may have referenced these and included links in this video, description or someplace else at this site. I hope you find the resources helpful. Copyright, Liability Waiver and Disclaimers. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, except as permitted under the United States Copyright Act, and/or without the prior express written permission of David Shands, LLC, The Real Social Proof, LLC and/or David Shands. Limit of Liability/Disclaimer of Warranty: While all persons associated directly or indirectly with this site and video use their best efforts in preparing the content, there is no express or implied representations or warranty with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the content of the videos, including any content, links or resources shared, including those by third parties. Furthermore, all parties specifically disclaim any and all express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for your situation. No legal or investment advice is being given herein. You should consult with a professional where appropriate and before any action is taken on this video. No liability or damages shall take place because of this video and/or content. Furthermore, your use of this site and watching these videos confirms your agreement that Georgia or Delaware law applies to all disputes relating to this site and videos and, venue for all claims and disputes relating to this site and videos shall be in Atlanta, Ga. The information provided at this web site and all related platforms, services, newsletters, blogs, emails, messages, audios, videos, and all other traditional and digital communications, and social media platforms including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Pinterest, blockchain related including cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), other blockchain projects, synthetic media, and all others, IS NOT LEGAL, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT OR BUSINESS ADVICE. #entrepreneur #smallbusiness #podcast #socialproof
Pivoting In Business: Strategies For Thriving In Changing Times - David & Donni #467
01:02:27
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Pivoting In Business: Strategies For Thriving In Changing Times - David & Donni #467

GRAB YOUR ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ to Podcast Summit โ€˜24 ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ https://www.podcastsummit.com Use code 20SOCIALPROOF for 20% off ALREADY DISCOUNTED TICKETS! ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ Join the Morning Meetup - http://www.themorningmeetup.comโฃ ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿพ Actionable CEO: https://www.actionableceo.com/enroll Businesses must adapt to survive. This statement holds true now more than ever, as the landscape of business has changed drastically in recent years. The way we do business, market products, and acquire customers has evolved significantly, and companies that fail to adapt to these changes are at risk of falling behind or even going out of business. *** Grab the Podcast EBOOK๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ ** http://www.podcastebook.com GO SUBSCRIBE to The Social Proof Podcast on All Streaming Platforms!! Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/social-proof-podcast/id1374373035 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6GT6VgjBy0zviALR8xkRe1?si=82LcP8siQXGVHb2ibg5axA&nd=1 Six Figure EDU: https://www.sixfigureacceleratoredu.com/home Post To Paid: Text โ€œPost To Paidโ€ to 404-737-2767 Donni on IG : https://www.instagram.com/donniwiggins_/ David on IG : http://www.instagram.com/sleepis4suckers GO SUBSCRIBE to The Brain Picker Podcast on All Streaming Platforms!! NOTE: I am a Brand Ambassador and affiliate for certain businesses, products and services that I believe in. I may have referenced these and included links in this video, description or someplace else at this site. I hope you find the resources helpful. Copyright, Liability Waiver and Disclaimers. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, except as permitted under the United States Copyright Act, and/or without the prior express written permission of David Shands, LLC, The Real Social Proof, LLC and/or David Shands. Limit of Liability/Disclaimer of Warranty: While all persons associated directly or indirectly with this site and video use their best efforts in preparing the content, there is no express or implied representations or warranty with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the content of the videos, including any content, links or resources shared, including those by third parties. Furthermore, all parties specifically disclaim any and all express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for your situation. No legal or investment advice is being given herein. You should consult with a professional where appropriate and before any action is taken on this video. No liability or damages shall take place because of this video and/or content. Furthermore, your use of this site and watching these videos confirms your agreement that Georgia or Delaware law applies to all disputes relating to this site and videos and, venue for all claims and disputes relating to this site and videos shall be in Atlanta, Ga. The information provided at this website and all related platforms, services, newsletters, blogs, emails, messages, audios, videos, and all other traditional and digital communications, and social media platforms including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Pinterest, blockchain related including cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), other blockchain projects, synthetic media, and all others, IS NOT LEGAL, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT OR BUSINESS ADVICE. #entrepreneur #smallbusiness #podcast #socialproofpodcast #howto
AUTOMATE Your Online Business By Doing THESE Steps!!! - David, Donni & Runway Billionaire #466
01:05:00
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AUTOMATE Your Online Business By Doing THESE Steps!!! - David, Donni & Runway Billionaire #466

Learn How To Automate Your Social Media Channel: https://thebillionairesystem.com/money-in-the-dm-order-form?am_id=david9721 (https://thebillionairesystem.com/money-in-the-dm-order-form?am_id=david9721) USE PROMO CODE โ€œSocial Proofโ€ for a HUGE discount for a limited time! JOIN THE COMMUNITY TODAY: https://www.themorningmeetup.com Runway Billionaire On IG: https://www.instagram.com/runway_billionaire/ Our guest today is none other than Runway Billionaire, a brilliant entrepreneur and a coach of mine when it comes to automation. This man has faced significant challenges, like having his Instagram account taken down multiple times, but he always bounces back. Heโ€™s an expert in building businesses and winning through automation. Subscribe to the Social Proof Podcast: Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/social-proof-podcast/id1374373035 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6GT6VgjBy0zviALR8xkRe1?si=82LcP8siQXGVHb2ibg5axA&nd=1 *** Grab the Podcast EBOOK๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ *** http://www.podcastebook.com GO SUBSCRIBE to The Brain Picker Podcast on All Streaming Platforms!! David on IG : http://www.instagram.com/sleepis4suckers NOTE: I am a Brand Ambassador and affiliate for certain businesses, products and services that I believe in. I may have referenced these and included links in this video, description or someplace else at this site. I hope you find the resources helpful. Copyright, Liability Waiver and Disclaimers. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, except as permitted under the United States Copyright Act, and/or without the prior express written permission of David Shands, LLC, The Real Social Proof, LLC and/or David Shands. Limit of Liability/Disclaimer of Warranty: While all persons associated directly or indirectly with this site and video use their best efforts in preparing the content, there is no express or implied representations or warranty with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the content of the videos, including any content, links or resources shared, including those by third parties. Furthermore, all parties specifically disclaim any and all express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The advice and strategies contained herein may not be suitable for your situation. No legal or investment advice is being given herein. You should consult with a professional where appropriate and before any action is taken on this video. No liability or damages shall take place because of this video and/or content. Furthermore, your use of this site and watching these videos confirms your agreement that Georgia or Delaware law applies to all disputes relating to this site and videos and, venue for all claims and disputes relating to this site and videos shall be in Atlanta, Ga. The information provided at this web site and all related platforms, services, newsletters, blogs, emails, messages, audios, videos, and all other traditional and digital communications, and social media platforms including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, Pinterest, blockchain related including cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), other blockchain projects, synthetic media, and all others, IS NOT LEGAL, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT OR BUSINESS ADVICE. 00:00:00 Intro 00:01:18 Building business through automation. 00:05:11 Sharing information to close gaps. 00:07:58 Reflecting on personal priorities. 00:11:37 Mass DM strategy. 00:16:27 The Morning Meetup community. 00:19:41 Money in the DMs 00:23:20 Enhancing ads for free. 00:27:23 AI learning your DMs. 00:31:58 Send an audio message. 00:37:07 Using tools to cheat. 00:38:43 AI as a strategy 00:43:31 Creating if-then statements 00:48:12 Creating a workflow. 00:51:06 Scarcity and urgency in messages. 00:54:11 Discount code until midnight. 01:00:06 Using ManyChat for Marketing 01:02:50 Test this automation out #entrepreneur #smallbusiness #podcast #socialproof