May 3, 2016

John Sparks

Episode 227:

John Sparks has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers of 2015…Ranked #66 on List. He’s also been recognized as one of the Top 50 Most Valuable Social Media Influencers. He is the founder and CEO of the social media coaching and consulting company, Online ImageWorks, as well as an adjunct professor teaching courses at The University of North Texas. He teaches how to make money and building relationships on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, and YouTube. In 2015, Sparks released his first book, “365 Ideas To Go From Good To Great On TWITTER!” The Kindle version became a #1 bestseller in its category the first weekend. Sparks earned the distinction of becoming known as the “Go-To Guy For Twitter” because he grew his account from less than 800 followers to almost 200,000 in just two years — and — he did not buy any of his followers.

Click to tweet: John Sparks shares his outstanding experience and insights on Onward Nation!


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Secret – timesaving technique

John only focuses on one thing at a time — stop trying to multitask and put firsts things first. ONWARD!

Daily habit that contributes to success

Be consistent — John has identified his routine that works and has stuck with it.

Could have ruined your business – but now – an invaluable learning experience

John finds his days filled with small setbacks — and John tells the whole story here.

Most critical skill you think business owners need to master to be successful

“Attitude and persistence are key.”

Most influential lesson learned from a mentor

“You can get anything in life that you want if you just help other people get what they want.”


Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”


What strategy would you recommend new business owners focus on to best ensure success?

  1. Focus on the people first and the product second
  2. Ask questions, engage, and listen
  3. How best to connect with John:


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.