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#18: Revolutionizing The Women’s Apparel Industry w/ Amy Wister of The Stylist Online!

Amy Wister is changing the retail terrain with her new tech development, the style dial. Through this tool, women shopping across the country will be able to take their silhouette and find the right fit in the millions of articles clothing found in stores. Through her background in Intel and headstrong attitude, Wister is a…

#17: Maximizing Productivity w/ ClickUp’s Chris Cunningham & Zeb Evans

ClickUp.com isn’t your ordinary productivity space. The brainchild of two Virginia natives, Chris Cunningham and Zeb Evans, the two 28-year olds are taking organization to the next level. Unlike tools like Trello, ClickUp takes all your goals, notes, agenda, and even chat messages all in one space. Through their witty marketing and persistent attitudes, they’re…

#16: Re-Branding w/ John Lee Dumas from Entrepreneurs on Fire! (JLD on EOFire)

I am really pump up with today’s interview because today, we have the man on fire…no other than John Lee Dumas aka JLD the host and founder to one of the most successful podcast – the Entrepreneurs on Fire. Let’s listen and learn the secrets on what it takes to build a brand from the…

#15: Creating A Meaningful Social Media Campaign w/ Charity Gibson!

Green Banana Social CEO and founder, Charity Gibson, has always had a passion for social media. Through her own relationship with social media as a young adult, she was able to take her interests and turn them into her success. Now, Gibson consults and advises companies on content creation and strategy regarding social media platforms.…

#14: Transitioning From Retail To Promo w/ OrigAudio’s Jason Lucash!

Debuting the first OrigAudio product on Shark Tank, Jason Lucash and Mike Szymczak launched the “Fold N’ Play”, a speaker which folds based on the Japanese art of origami. Now a multimillion dollar company, OrigAudio is expanding into multiple products while keeping its niche boutique name. Starting out at Jansport, Lucash has his own love-hate…

#13: Social Media Examiner with Emily Crume

Check out Social Media Marketing World 2019 – I’ll be there! Here’s the highlights about our media platform/reach: Social Media Examiner started in 2009 and has led the way in producing high-quality, how-to use social media for your business editorial Our 7th annual conference Social Media Marketing World returns to San Diego, March 20-22, 2019 Visit http://www.socialmediaworld19.com to get the best…

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#12: The Power of Influencer Marketing w/ Strideline’s Jake Director!

Starting off with a pair of crew socks with the Seattle city skyline, Jake Director created a brand with his best friend to create a line of premium quality socks. Now with multiple licenses like the NFL and the MLB, Director is changing the sock game, one pair at a time. Strideline’s success was initially…

#11: Sports Marketing with Robert Alberino of the SF 49ers!

Chief Executive Producer for the San Francisco 49ers, Robert Alberino is nothing but fast-paced fun with classic values. With a spearheaded team in the midst of Silicon Valley, Alberino is keeping and creating an era of The Faithful. The San Francisco 49ers has had a few bumps in the road, but it is hard to…

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#10: Event Planning with commonsku’s Mark Graham

Co-founder of commonsku, Mark Graham, is a veteran in promotional marketing. Through their software, not only has Graham helped entrepreneurs with their business, but created a platform for marketing professionals to interact and share lessons and values through networking events. Graham is one of the leaders behind skucamp and skucon, two commonsku sponsored gatherings for…

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#9: The Secret to Successful Content Marketing with Policygenius’ Jennifer Fitzgerald!

Redefining the insurance landscape is Policygenius.com with its CEO, Jennifer Fitzgerald. Through high-quality editorials and creative content marketing, the small start up has managed to make its stand along its big brand competitors. Fitzgerald knows that life insurance isn’t exactly the most exciting product in the world, but through her run with some Fortune 500…

#8: Delivering Marketing Joy with Kirby Hasseman!

Family man Kirby Hasseman undoubtedly has his hands full- between his wife and two daughters, a brewery, Hasseman Marketing & Communications, and an award-winning podcast, it’s a mystery how he’s able to do it all. With his roots in Coshocton, Ohio, Hasseman is delivering marketing joy in all the projects that he pursues. Influenced by…

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#7: FreeeUp Your Time with Nathan Hirsch

Check out FreeeUp.com! DOWNLOAD my eBook on how to get started working w/ VA’s DOWNLOAD your Skills / Fun Matrix DOWNLOAD your Time Audit template Powered by freelancers all over the world, FreeeUp’s Nathan Hirsch turned virtual assistance into a $5 million dollar business. Hirsch, who started off selling textbooks out of his college dorm,…

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#6: Using T-Shirts to Inspire!

Born and raised in San Jose, Ron Filice was inspired by his own setbacks to become the CEO of his own company. Founding Filice Insurance after being rejected from Santa Clara University, Filice took his own losses and turned them into his biggest win yet. In addition to their health insurance, Filice Insurance also offers…

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#5: Meditate to Marketing with Handstands’ Charley Johnson

As Senior Vice President of Handstands Promo, Charley Johnson refuses to sink into the stereotypical role, when asked what his goals are for the company, he answered “enlightenment”. Johnson has been in the marketing scene for several years now, but to him, nothing has defined his success as well as his discovery of transcendental meditation.…

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#4: Bring Your Marketing Vision to Life w/ Patrick Llewellyn (CEO of 99Designs)

A platform which started from design contests among freelancers, 99Designs is now a global company working in 150 countries. CEO Patrick Llewellyn has expanded the start up from its beginnings in Melbourne, Australia, making 99Designs the largest marketplace for design. With clients such as DraftKings and Jagermeister, Llewllyn has created a multimillion dollar company and…

#3: Storytelling w/ SWAG legend Bobby Lehew

A legend in the promotional industry, Bobby Lehew, Chief Content Officer at commonsku, probes through the importance of storytelling in marketing. Taking inspiration from his literary obsession, Lehew creates highly acknowledged presentations which now pushes him beyond the swag business, and into marketing courses and workshops across the nation. From screen to swag, Lehew finds…

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Brand Hero #2: Bill Petrie: Content Marketing – Consistency is KING.

Bill Petrie is the President of PromoCorner; the leading digital marketing service provider for the SWAG industry. Lessons – Be Consistent with your content – Be Authentically you and what you do – Do something for 10 times then evaluate – Blogging: Have at least 5 posts ready before you start – Ask hard questions SWAG…

Brand Hero: Pilot

This is the podcast for those whom do not fast forward commercials, for the dreamer that takes pen to paper and maps out their vision, and for the people that wake up in the middle of the night with creative ambitions. Value Business Products: Family Owned OFFICE SUPPLY Company in Silicon Valley ValueBP Marketing Group:…

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