#TwitterSmarter Podcast: Pat Flynn on Making Valuable Twitter Connections [Episode 3]

In this episode I chat with Pat Flynn from SmartPassiveIncome.com. I’ve been following Pat’s blog and podcast for many years. He refers to himself as the “crash test dummy of online business,” always sharing what works and what doesn’t. Pat is completely transparent in his business. He was the first person that I know of to share his monthly income reports online, dating back to 2008. It was unheard of back then! Now it’s much more common.

In addition to Pat’s awesome blog, he has what I think is the best business podcast. Honestly, I can say The Smart Passive Income podcast is one of the reasons why I first started listening to podcasts. He started it in 2010, always sharing high quality information, resources and bringing on amazing guests.

And here’s some exciting news: Pat just hit 15 million downloads on his podcast! He has the #1 ranked business podcast in iTunes.

In this episode, here’s what Pat covers:

  • Mindset of what Twitter is and how it should be used.
  • Gary Vaynerchuk described to Pat that Twitter is a giant party.
  • Go in and join the conversations.
  • Add value and get to know people. Find your little space.
  • Pat shares his favorite apps
  • Your Call-To-Action: Try out the apps Pat talks about in this episode (IFTTT and Click to Tweet)

Links mentioned in this episode:

  • Gary Vaynerchuk on Twitter
  • IFTTT (If This Then That) – a cool app that let’s you create recipes that automate actions between internet connected services. This is one of my favorite apps! Pat uses this to pull pictures from his Instagram and automatically tweets them out. (free app)
  • Edgar – content curation and post rescheduling. (paid app)
  • Click to Tweet – create fast “tweet about this” links (free app)
  • Ask Pat Podcast – daily podcast where Pat takes listener questions

How To Reach Pat:
You can reach Pat on Twitter @PatFlynn or SmartPassiveIncome.com.

Your Call To Action:
Try out the apps Pat talked about. IFTTT and Click to Tweet are free. There is a fee to use Edgar. I want to hear from you! Tweet me @MadalynSklar and let me know what you think of these apps.

Here is “Click to Tweet” in action:

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