November 17, 2017

Fastest way to create a community, with Gina Bianchini

Episode 624:

Gina Bianchini is the Founder & CEO of Mighty Networks…a rapidly growing SaaS platform for creating your own network effects brands and businesses –– replacing a blog or website with a niche social network. Gina and Mighty Networks have been featured in Fast Company, Wired, Vanity Fair, Bloomberg, and The New York Times. Before Mighty Networks, Gina and Netscape co-founder Marc Andreessen launched Ning, a pioneering global platform for creating niche social networks. She also co-founded LeanIn.Org with Sheryl Sandberg, an organization dedicated to women leaning into their ambitions, where she launched Lean In Circles worldwide.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How creating a community around a niche topic can lead to a successful business
  • Why the demand for niche businesses is increasing
  • Why digital entrepreneurs need to put a community at the core of the business they are building
  • The value of connecting your customers and having them to talk to each other
  • The need to learn quickly so you can make better and more informed decisions
  • The importance of setting goals and intentions
  • Why having a sponsor is important and how it is different than having a mentor
  • Why being on more than one social media platform is important
  • The importance of asking yourself “what do I want to learn next”
  • How eliminating self doubt and negative thoughts leads to success

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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.