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Real Building Blocks

Real Building Blocks

By Carbon Digital
Hosted by Jared Ledbetter, a USMC Veteran, who talks about business, life and the path to success. The raw deal, to include failures and lessons learned, all happening live. The "Real Building Blocks" are part of a foundational concept that any business could embrace to level up their company. All you need to do is act.
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E55. Delivering Happiness - Our Team Discusses the Book
Our team sat down on a video call for our book club meeting and streamed the discussion live. We discussed the book, things that we learned from it and many other fun topics related to it. 
26:47
March 6, 2021
E54. Simple CDN Setup for WordPress with Bunny CDN on a Branded Domain
Quick tutorial on how to setup a CDN on our WordPress website using Bunny.Net (Bunny CDN)! Then we'll add a branded domain to the mix so you are 100% branded!
23:42
February 21, 2021
E53. Breaking Down the StoryBrand Framework
Before we dive into the elements of branding, we first need to understand our framework. And that framework is called StoryBrand.  Tune in to hear about StoryBrand and how we will leverage the framework to stabilize our brand and grow.  #fixyourfuture  #realbuildingblocks #digitalfoundations #digital #remote #marketing #business #growth #learn #educate #reading #storybrand #buildingastorybrand Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/realbuildingblocks Buy the Book Here (affiliate): https://amzn.to/3dnk0tD
20:37
February 18, 2021
E52. Find Your Purpose To Realign Your Business
The first step to solving any problem is to first identify that you have one. We do that within ourselves by focusing first on what our purpose in life is. Not to be confused with out passion. Tune in to hear my story! #fixyourfuture #findyourpurpose #realbuildingblocks #digitalfoundations #digital #remote #marketing #business #growth #learn #educate #reading #thirdcircletheory Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/realbuildingblocks Buy the book here: https://amzn.to/36BEevP
17:50
February 2, 2021
E51. There Are No Shortcuts. You Have To Want It.
Before you begin down this path, you MUST know this. There are no shortcuts. #fixyourfuture with #realbuildingblocks #business #businessfoundation #digitalfoundations If you're ready to get started, you can join the conversation in our Facebook group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/realbuildingblocks
06:39
February 2, 2021
E50. The Business Foundation Elements
Overview video number 2! Breaking down what the #realbuildingblocks elements are. It's never too late to #fixyourfuture. This is covering all 6 components and the two bonus components at a high level. From here the only way is up.    Join the Real Building Blocks group to join the discussion, fix your business foundation, and take over the competition.    https://www.facebook.com/groups/realbuildingblocks
42:22
February 2, 2021
E49. Welcome to the Real Building Blocks
We've rebranded from the "Digital Battlefield" to the "Real Building Blocks". Our primary focus is the business foundation, in which we'll discuss, but also look to bring in other experts to help you as well. It's going to be a great ride. #fixyourfuture with #realbuildingblocks
04:04
February 2, 2021
E48. Listener Question - How do you overcome the devastation of losing everything and figuring out how to start over?
Briefly discussing being homeless, losing everything and what it takes to get it all back. 
08:14
January 29, 2021
E47. Listener Question - What is the best way to develop yourself from a small company and survive the first 5 years?
Answering a listener question. There are many options out there, but these tips will never fail you! 
11:29
January 29, 2021
E46. Listener Question - What is the best CRM for a small business with limited funds?
What is the best CRM for a small business with limited funds? Listen in to find out more about what a CRM is, and the few CRMs that are covered; Capsule CRM, Pipedrive and Hubspot!
17:43
January 12, 2021
E45. Digital Foundations Lesson What are Conversions?
This Digital Foundations segment is part of the Digital Battlefield Podcast and a growing Facebook Group! The Digital Foundations segment is based on the idea that your business foundation should be part of your building blocks of your business. Without a proper foundation, your business can easily collapse and not perform at the levels it should be. Today we discuss the concept of "What are Conversions?" This takes into account the ideologies of the below items. We discuss what they are, and simple reasons why they matter.   -User Interface (UI) -User Experience (UX) -Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO)   Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingblocksofbusiness   Career Foundry: https://careerfoundry.com/en/blog/ui-design/ui-element-glossary/   Usability GOV: https://www.usability.gov/how-to-and-tools/methods/user-interface-elements.html
39:54
October 12, 2020
E44. Digital Foundations Lesson Follow Up What is Traffic 20201005
Digital Battlefield Podcast has a segment called Digital Foundations. This is where we go live in the Digital Foundations Facebook Group and talk about the foundation of our business and how to make it better.   Today we are discussing last week's lesson called "What is Traffic?".   Join Our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingblocksofbusiness Website: https://carbondigital.us
41:55
October 6, 2020
E43. Digital Foundations Lesson What is Traffic? 20201001
Digital Battlefield Podcast has a segment called Digital Foundations. This is where we go live in the Digital Foundations Facebook Group and talk about the foundation of our business and how to make it better. Today we are going over this week's lesson called "What is Traffic?" Join Our Facebook Group Learn More
42:53
October 6, 2020
E42. Digital Foundations What is Branding Lesson Follow Up 20200928
Digital Battlefield Podcast has a segment called Digital Foundations. This is where we go live in the Digital Foundations Facebook Group and talk about the foundation of our business and how to make it better.    Learn More Join Our Facebook Group
48:43
October 6, 2020
E41. Digital Foundations Lesson What is Branding 20200924
Digital Battlefield Podcast has a segment called Digital Foundations. This is where we discuss the digital foundation (building blocks of your business). Today we are covering the lesson on "What is Branding?"   Learn More Facebook Group
45:06
October 6, 2020
E40. Digital Foundations Expert Interview Cory Myres 20200923
Cory Myres is a graphic artist and business consultant. On the consulting side, he specializes in process improvement. He also hosts the Inspire Thrive Lead Podcast.  Mr. Myres will tell us his story from nearly 20 years in business, and provide some great insight into the process, and how we can use it to establish proven models that is needed to grow in business!   Company Name: Traction Graphics Website: https://tractiongraphics.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TractionGraphics/   Company Name: Lubbock Consulting Website: https://lubbockconsulting.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LubbockConsulting/   Company Name: Inspire Thrive Lead Podcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InspireThriveLead/
01:03:12
October 6, 2020
E39. Digital Battlefield Interview with Tommy Walker 20200922
Tommy Walker is an entrepreneur mindset coach from Argentina. Mr. Walker will tell us his story from 20 years in business, and provide some great insight into mindset, and how we can use it to create that mental shift needed to grow in business!   Company Name: Unleashing Your Mindset For Success Website: https://www.unleashingyourmindset.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/tommymindengineer
58:34
October 6, 2020
E38. Digital Foundations Lesson Review Finding Your Purpose 20200921
Digital Battlefield Podcast episode in our Digital Foundations FB Group. Last week we covered the lesson on Finding Your Purpose. Today this is our follow up discussion, where anyone in our circle can hop on the call and ask questions about the previous lesson.    #carbondigital #digitalbattlefield #digitalagency #digitalmarketing #digitalfoundation #buildingblocksofbusiness FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingblocksofbusiness Website: https://carbondigital.us
27:46
September 24, 2020
E37. Digital Foundations Lesson Finding Your Purpose
Lesson for the Digital Foundations group that is also posted in the Digital Battlefield Podcast. Today we are talking about finding your purpose, and how it can impact your business to be on the same page.
32:24
September 22, 2020
E36. Welcome Brief to the Digital Foundations Facebook Group
Just covering what the group is for, how it's going to be run, how the content is delivered, and hopefully how we will grow it!
26:23
September 1, 2020
E35. Digital Diagnosis with Travis Arnold
The Digital Battlefield podcast, segment called Digital Diagnosis. In this segment, we talk about the guest's business, the challenges they face, and find real solutions on the spot. Typically, we spend a few weeks on this process, but we're pushing as much value as possible in 2 hours. Today we're with @Travis Arnold from Caisson Shaving! Website: https://caisson-shaving.com/
01:19:18
August 27, 2020
E34. Digital Diagnosis with Judy Skilling
The Digital Battlefield podcast, segment called Digital Diagnosis. In this segment, we talk about the guest's business, the challenges they face, and find real solutions on the spot.   Typically, we spend a few weeks on this process, but we're pushing as much value as possible in 2 hours.    Today we're with @Judy Skilling, a certified high performance coach!    Website: https://www.judyskilling.com/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/judyskillingHPCVet LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/judyskillinghpcvet/
01:48:01
August 26, 2020
E33. Digital Battlefield Interview with Hans Skillrud
The Digital Battlefield podcast is interviewing Hans Skillrud, a developer and co-founder of Termageddon; the auto-updating privacy policy solution.   Website: https://termageddon.com/
29:19
August 26, 2020
E32. Finding Balance
Many times we think that working more is better for us. In most cases, we are overworking ourselves and it has the adverse effect. Find your balance and free yourself.
22:58
August 20, 2020
E31. Digital Diagnosis with Jay and Devra Brusso
The Digital Battlefield podcast, segment called Digital Diagnosis. In this segment, we talk about the guest's business, the challenges they face, and find real solutions on the spot. Typically, we spend a few weeks on this process, but we're pushing as much value as possible in 2 hours. Today we're with @Jay Brusso and Devra Brusso from Parlay 8. Website: https://www.parlay8.com/ Facebook: Parlay 8 Twitter: Parlayeight Instagram: Parlay_8
01:59:21
August 19, 2020
E30. Digital Diagnosis with Wade Saxton 20200811
The Digital Battlefield podcast, segment called Digital Diagnosis. In this segment, we talk about the guest's business, the challenges they face, and find real solutions on the spot.   Typically, we spend a few weeks on this process, but we're pushing as much value as possible in 2 hours.   Today we're with @Wade Saxton from Smoke & Bacon.   Website: www.smokeandbacon.com App: https://urlgeni.us/Smokeandbaconapp
01:49:10
August 12, 2020
E29. Interview - Justin Szerletich
Justin Szerletich recently underwent a merger with Knucklehead Media. We’re discussing how that merger came about, and Justin will give some tips in other areas of the digital spectrum.
51:51
August 7, 2020
E28. Modernly Browse the Net
Discussing internet browsers, and the importance of using a modern browser.
14:26
August 6, 2020
E27. Understanding Short and Long Term Goals
Covering the concept of goals and objectives. Also reviewed a couple of examples of what this looks like. And explaining my foundation first approach.
16:11
August 6, 2020
E26. Digital Diagnosis - Travis Johnson
Our newest segment called Digital Diagnosis. Today we're with @Travis Johnson from The Nonprofit Architect Podcast. Discussing his business, some of the challenges he faces, and overcoming them. *Note* Some parts are done via screen share. For full context, please check the video here. Website: http://nonprofitarchitect.org/
01:54:26
July 31, 2020
E25. Interview - Dr. Rob Garcia
Dr. Rob Garcia is "The Warrior Strategist". Today we are discussing the call to action freebies and ebooks. Using them to build your email list and some good jokes. 
36:50
July 31, 2020
E24. Work Like A Doctor, Bill Like A Lawyer
Covering the concepts of diagnose/prescribe in the digital space and how billing should work.
25:13
July 27, 2020
E23. Work Hours. Why do they matter?
We need to establish what our work hours are and our prices for those hours. Then we can identify what is after hours emergencies and expedited fees.
34:32
July 18, 2020
E22. A Look Into the WAAS Model
The Website As A Service model can be very lucrative, but it has to be cultivated properly and you have to provide value. Listen in to learn more
19:34
July 13, 2020
E21. Disagreements will Happen. Learn to Address them Properly
Covering a recent discussion with a client about a disagreement.
25:07
July 10, 2020
E20. Knowing When to Turn Down Clients
Cutting through the madness to cover why you need to turn down clients, and our recent experience with it.
38:29
July 9, 2020
E19. Change is Necessary for Growth
Covering some of the ways that I've made changes in my own life and my business.
49:22
July 8, 2020
E18. Why you need a domain.
Many companies in the early stages take their time buying a domain. Listen to find out how that can hurt you in business situations.
14:05
June 25, 2020
E17. Read for success
Knowledge is power. Reading helps you gain knowledge. It's all connected.
32:45
June 24, 2020
E16. Day One Branding
Listen to the options of branding yourself or as an agency. The benefits and downsides are presented here.
10:08
June 22, 2020
E15. Power of Case Studies
What is a case study? How can it help my digital agency? We answer all of this and more.
31:09
June 22, 2020
E14. Should I niche?
Discussing the benefits of niching down and experiences in a niche.
16:56
June 22, 2020
E13. Politics in Business
There is a difference in supporting a cause and being political. Know the difference and decide for yourself.
16:07
June 22, 2020
E12. Purpose of Contracting
There are many reasons why you need to have contracts in your business. Listen in to find out why you should protect yourself.
25:46
June 21, 2020
E11. How pricing works
There are several options for pricing your projects. Knowing your system, value and worth are great factors that can be applied.
44:07
June 20, 2020
E10. Invest in your success
Investing in your success takes on many forms. Whether its personally or professionally, there are always ways to improve.
57:35
June 20, 2020
E9. Don't Blow Your Earnings
Managing your money is important.
18:02
June 20, 2020
E8. The Process. And why it matters
Businesses that scale effectively always have procedures and processes in place. Its no different in the digital space
17:42
June 20, 2020
E7. Are you a designer or developer?
Many people don't know the difference between a designer and a developer. Listen to find out, and why it matters.
15:12
June 19, 2020
E6. Mentorship and Contracting
Covering some of my experiences as a subcontractor under my mentor. Finding the right person to guide you is the key to your growth.
21:29
June 19, 2020
E5. Failing in business
Short piece about some of the companies that I've ran. Most of then went badly. Check it out.
23:46
June 19, 2020
E4. Post Enlisting History
Just a little history about me after signing my enlistment contract.
28:51
June 18, 2020
E3. Early Years
Quick history of me up until I enlisted
27:33
June 18, 2020
E2. Format
Going over the topics, and PSAs for the podcast.
10:26
June 18, 2020
E1. Intro
Trailer to get up and running.
02:49
June 18, 2020