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0:00 If you've ever thought about starting your own podcast, but weren't sure if it would actually help your business, you'll want to pay particular attention to today's interview. Erin Cooney is joining us today to share insights into her podcast, and how her podcast got her featured in an international magazine.
1:05 About today’s guest, Erin Cooney
2:00 How Yong and Erin first connected. Yong’s Podcast in a Weekend™ Class and how it helped Erin launch her own podcast which has now been featured in an international magazine.
2:32 From dance, gymnastics, and movement to music and Irish Dance
2:56 Erin’s path to learning Irish Dance from her small farm-town and how the popularity of River Dance led to teaching.
5:16 How Erin’s dream of being a mom and Irish Dancing led to opening up her own school, Rinca Nua.
8:22 The effects and aftermath of COVID on Erin’s Brick and Mortar Irish Dance School
10:39 Will there ever be a point when Erin will run her business exclusively online?
“I realized that I do want the online piece, but I don't want it to be a dance studio.”
13:12 How seeing herself on video led Erin to focus on her own health and weight loss journey and the declaration she made to her husband that put things into motion.
14:38 Focusing on simplicity and frameworks versus step-by-step actions helped Erin shape her new weight loss program.
16:11 How people’s perceptions changed once Erin lost 50+ pounds.
18:21 Will there be a second podcast in Erin’s future?
20:48 Why Erin started her podcast, Irish Dance Business Owners, and how it led to Erin being featured in an international magazine
21:32 Erin’s Podcast in a Weekend Experience and the advice she ignored
22:10 How a Virtual Assistant helped Erin with podcasting consistency and the bigger purpose for her podcast
22:52 How Erin’s podcast is shifting the focus in Irish Dance from competition to conversations with business owners, building a legacy for future generations.
24:19 Elevating Irish Dance to a New level through her podcast
24:48 The REAL power of podcasting according to Yong
25:30 How podcast has changed the way people perceive Erin and her business
26:52 Reaching new audiences with her podcast
27:48 Connect with Erin at www.yongpratt.com/345
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