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Jul 12, 2021

Our Kickass Boomer of the Day is Ellen Violette, a many-time number one bestselling author, an award-winning book and business coach, a Grammy-nominated songwriter, and the voice behind the Books, Business & Abundance Podcast.

Since 2004, she has been supporting entrepreneurs to transform themselves into credible experts and, like her, bestselling authors. She is on a mission to make the world a better place one author and one book at a time.  

Join me in this episode and learn why Ellen is a Kickass Boomer! 

[00:01 - 06:15] Opening Segment

  • I introduce and welcome Ellen Violette
    • How she became a songwriter
  • What Ellen did when she lost everything

[06:16 - 16:40] Marketer First, Author Second 

  • Ellen shares her experience going through Environmental Illness
  • What people should understand about marketing copy 
  • How she learned internet marketing without social media

[16:41 - 26:36] No Such Thing as Failures, Only Lessons 

  • Working hard does not mean success will come automatically 
  • Why you should be a lifetime learner according to Ellen 
  • Ellen breaks down the concept of funnels in the business context 

[26:37 - 36:59] Looking for Benefits and Grants 

  • How to be a top-10% podcast? 
    • Ellen shares her experience 
  • She looks back at the time they suddenly became homeless 
  • A life-saving benefit that turned into a huge blessing 

[37:00 - 46:06] Entrepreneurship 101 

  • Ellen talks about growing her business 
  • What would make your entrepreneurial journey easier?
    • Listen to Ellen’s advice 
  • Ellen’s practical tips for boomers to take care of their health 

[46:07 - 56:05] Great Teachers Do These Things 

  • The qualities of a great teacher as described by Ellen 
  • You will have a bestselling book when you do this 
  • Take your book from idea to outline for bigger impacts and more money!
    • Details below

[56:06 - 57:42] Closing Segment 

  • How can the Boomer Nation connect with you? 
    • Links below
  • Final announcements 


Tweetable Quotes:

“You have to put on your marketing hat first if you wanna be a successful author.” - Ellen Violette

“You can have all the mentors in the world but ultimately you gotta listen to your gut too.” - Ellen Violette


Resources mentioned


Email to connect with Ellen or follow her on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Check out Books Open Doors to learn more about her work. 

  • Listen to her podcast, Books, Business & Abundance, to grow your high-income business effortlessly!
  • Join the FREE 5-day Bestseller Breakthrough Challenge on 26-30 July 2021! Start here.




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