Strap on Your Boots and Create

Jason Sherman is a successful entrepreneur, award winning filmmaker, published author, tech startup expert, and journalist. He has been featured by several media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Verge, and ABC News. Jason is fluent in Spanish, is a classically trained violinist, and was a featured speaker on FOX’s Futurist TV Show: Xploration Earth 2050.

Jason runs a web and mobile dev shop and film studio from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He gives guest lectures at area universities, and regularly supports hackathons or tech events as a mentor and judge. His methodologies on entrepreneurship and data driven decisions are his main source of education to those he helps all around the world.  His startup book Strap on your Boots is the culmination of his life’s work to help other entrepreneurs succeed and is the focus of a class he created called Startup Essentials. He originally taught the course as a guest lecturer at area universities, including the Wharton School of Business and now the course is available online for students on Udemy.

Jason Sherman
Strap on Your Boots and Create

Jason’s Website, Podcast, and Social Media

  Website, books, Udemy class, and more

  Podcast: Strap on Your Boots, Apple link

  Facebook

  LinkedIn

  Twitter

  YouTube

His documentaries on Tubi, Plex, IMDb: Most recent Cutting Corners, Older, King’s Highway, The Bucks County Massacre

Miami, Surfside Champlain apartment building collapse 

The Grand Theatre in Douglas, AZ

Copper Mining, Bisbee, AZ

SV Community Theatre, Sierra Vista, AZ

Story-Power, Lucinda’s podcast, Apple, Google, Spotify

PodMatch, A dating service for podcasters

Dan Brown, Author

J.K. Rowling, Author

Jason’s Tips for selling books:

 1. Give away free copies to reviewers

 2. Make a book trailer for all your social media outlets

 3. Use free resources, Libraries, Websites, Social Media, Podcast guest spots, to promote your book

 4. Daily exposure on social media

 5. Arrange your own book signings and ask your friends and social media circle to attend

Terry Green, Strata Productions, IMDb

Marie Forleo, Host of Marie TV, business coach

“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist

This episode is brought to you by PodMatch, the dating service for podcasters. They introduced me to Jason Sherman, and I’m so glad they did. I hope you’ve enjoyed our conversation and remember that if you have a podcast or something to share with the world, check out PodMatch and tell them Lucinda sent you.

I’m so passionate about stories that I created the Story-Power podcast and Patreon communities so I’d have an excuse to talk story with other story lovers. If you’re passionate about stories too, and want to talk about what you’ve learned from your favorites, come join me at patreon.com/StoryPower.

Published by lucindasagemidgorden

I grew up in the West, the descendant of people traveling by wagon train to a new life. Some of their determination and wanderlust became a part of me. I imagine them sitting around the campfire telling stories, which is why I became first a theatre artist, then a teacher and now a writer. They are all ways of telling stories.

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