PageBreak Podcast | A book review podcast for designers, freelancers, and other nerds

Pagebreak is an audio podcast hosted by Liz Andrade and Niki Brown. Join us every Tuesday for a discussion on books (in our monthly 20 - 50 minute Book Shows) or blog posts (in our weekly 5 - 20 minute Snippets) that pertain to Freelance, Design, Development, Marketing and other such things.

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Episode 8: The Thank You Economy

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It’s Episode 8 and our book is The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuk. Shout out to Nikki Jeske (@designcoyote) who received a copy of Thank You Economy signed by Gary Vaynerchuk - you’ll have to let us know what you thought of the book, Nikki!!!

We want to hear from all of you, so we’re introducing a new feature of Pagebreak Podcast, a Question of the Week that will pertain to whatever we talked about on the latest show or snippet — so here we go…

The Question of the Week

For those of you who read TYE, Is there anything in the book that is going to change the way you do business?

Leave a comment, or send us a message on twitter to @pagebreakpdcast.

Refereces/ Suggested Reading

Crush It! Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion, @comcastcares, Square Card Readers, Cheers, Dial A Human25 Signs That You Might Be An Apple Fanboy, All the Best Petcare, Seattle WA, Leash Training A CatNiki’s day job at Metropolis Creative, ZAGG, ZAGG on Twitter, Vaynermedia, Old SpiceDr. Irena Vaksman, and The Kegerator.

Read it yourself

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Also on Kindle.

What are we reading for April? If you want to know, you’ll have to listen to this episode! If you have suggestions for future books to be read for the show, questions for us or just something you need to say — contact us on FacebookTwitter, join our GoodReads Pagebreak Podcast group or  send us an email.

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  • Andrew says:

    Hey, solid review/conversation on the book!

    I think Gary’s focus on “Quality over Quantity” really stood out the most to me. It does seem like the business folk are obsessed with numbers and this can be a good/required thing in some circumstances. But not when it comes to the amount “Followers” or “Fans”. It truly is all about the relationship with those friends/fans/followers.

    After reading the book, I too have a renewed focus on the relationship with our fans. No question, comment, shout-out, or complaint goes without reply. Also, I’ve realized the value in having the opportunity to address complaints publicly. Pure gold, there.

  • Nikki says:

    I’m not completely done with it yet, but I LOVE it! It’s not only a really easy read (it’s got a good flow), but it’s got some really awesome advice for beginning entrepreneurs. I even recommended it to the CEO of the company I work for because I think he’d get a lot out of it as well.

    I think the biggest change right now that I’m going through because of this book, is just my mindset on how I deal with customer service. When I’m done with the book I’ll write my own short review of it on my blog with hopefully a better answer to this question. :)

    Thank you so much for the signed copy! You guys rock!

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