From college dropout to millions in revenue with Art of Charm’s AJ Harbinger (FTF 6.5)

The Art of Charm was a podcast started by two friends in college. And little did they know the number of men (and increasingly women) would be positively impacted by their podcast and their work.

600,000 podcasts is the number being estimated to exist going into 2019 and it’s increasing rapidly. But it wasn’t always this way. In today’s episode, it’s all about The Art of Charm, which has been around for nearly 12 years, when there were only a fraction of this number of podcasts.

And that made it possible to grab the industry by the throat, but you still had to do important things, to promote a podcast – and your business.

Today’s episode of ‘Freelance to Founder’, features one half of the duo behind The Art of Charm, one of the world’s most successful lifestyle and social skills podcast and business coaching program around.

We’re talking of AJ Harbinger, who grew from a young socially awkward student, to starting a podcast, and turning it into a multi-million dollar business – with satellite radio, coaching, teaching thousands of students from over 50+ countries to create, develop and maintain top business and personal relationships – and everything in between.

A.J. Harbinger shares his success story with us, how his passion for the interrelation between science and social skills led him to found The Art of Charm, how he turned the show into a top-rated podcast (with over 2.5 Million monthly listeners in more than 200 countries and 170,0000 downloads per episode) and highly sought after coaching business along with his personal tips for men and women on creating connection, overcoming social anxiety and developing confidence.

You don’t want to miss this!


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