Episode 79: The story behind growing to 260,000 fans with Jo Whitton

This weeks episode is a little different. Over the next few weeks you will be hearing real life stories from people who have used a range of online marketing strategies to grow their audience and turn their passion into a business.
I’m excited to welcome Jo Whitton to the podcast today. Jo is the woman behind the Quirky Cooking blog which has really formed the basis of a range of cook books, a popular podcast, online program focused on Gut Health and more. I’m looking forward to hearing about how you have grown your Facebook page to over 264,000 fans PLUS highly engaged Facebook groups.
In todays episode Jo shares her story about why she started blogging and how it has grown into a massive brand impacting thousands around the world!
At the end of each episode you will hear their top 3 tips which you can use to start implementing into your business. I have put a summary of the tips for you below but I urge you to listen to the episode to really hear her story about how she grew her Facebook page to over 260,000 fans.


#1: Be authentic

Be you which allows your audience to really connect with you. Jo likes to show her everyday life in the platforms she uses so that people can see who the real ‘Quirky Jo’ is.

#2: Connecting

Be open to connecting with people. Allow yourself to be able to connect deeply with your audience.

#3: Collaboration

Reach out to other bloggers and colleagues which allows you to grow your platform whilst helping each other to build.

Where to find Jo:

Facebook: @quirkycooking
Instagram: @jowhitton
So, don’t give up and today’s actionable task is to find 3 people in your industry that you can collaborate with. 
Every Wednesday I run a full tutorial on my Facebook page through a live video. This is based on the content shared here in the podcast. Be sure to check out my Facebook Page for past Facebook Live tutorials where I go deeper and share useful demonstrations on how to implement this into your business.
Actionable: Find 3 people in your industry that you can collaborate with. Share it in our Facebook group.

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