On this episode, Patrick Givens from Vayner Smart joins the show to discuss an overview of the Voice space & specifically discusses how B2B companies can build infrastructure to leverage voice, figure out their buyer’s use case, and explains the difference in value between private and public voice ecosystems.
Kicking off season 2 with a brand new show we’re calling #b2bbreakfasts. Each episode, we’ll share some thoughts we’re having as we build our own b2b company & growing the b2b businesses of our customers.
Today’s topic: the difference between being market or marketing driven. It’s a big one.
Santosh Sankar is a former guest of the pod and current podcast client of Strafire. He heads up Dynamo VC and is currently in mid-production of their brand new podcast. As such, we decided to capture a few snippets over time of how the process of creating a podcast is going, and what he likes/dislikes about it. If you’re in the throes of creating or are considering starting a pod… this one’s for you.
We’re going back into the archives for today’s conversation with entrepreneur Jason Zook.
This week in social media bummed us out, so we needed a shot in the arm and reminder about the pitfalls of social, the importance of real life, and how to build a business in between the two.
On this episode, we interview the Founder and CEO of a white hot startup out of Chattanooga, TN called “Freight Waves.”
Craig Fuller founded the company after several tough failures and discusses his mindset in surviving the low times, building a successful media company, and how blockchain can be applied to the transportation industry.
Today there are new creative and (more importantly) effective B2B campaigns popping up regularly throughout industry.
On this episode, we explore 4 examples of our favorite B2B campaigns that utilized content + tech to target relationships with prospective buyers.
Carlos Whittaker is a man of many talents.
From starting a dot com, to earning a career as a renown musician, winning a People’s Choice Award, and now writing two best-selling books; Carlos has a diverse career background.
On this episode, we talk about what got him to where he is today, how he has explored his various interests, and how he important mental health is in a day of tech and information overload.
On this episode, we talk with Dennis Brown.
Dennis is an entrepreneur, author, and podcast host of the show “Growth Experts.”
After failing for nearly 10 years as a young entrepreneur, Dennis turned his career around and founded and sold two successful companies.
He walks us through how we went from his company’s worst sales person to generating over $20 million dollars in annual sales, and shares his advice for growing and selling your network on LinkedIn.
(^^get his book for free!)
On this episode, we talk with Entrepreneur and Copywriter Ana Gotter.
Ana shares her personal story of how she went from working as a sales clerk at a jewelry store to building a 6 figure copywriting business. She shares some advice and the lessons she’s learned in doing so.
Check out her work on her website.
On this episode, we sit down with Erik Jacobson. Erik is the Founder and CEO of Be My Guest; a podcast PR agency that books publicity tours for authors, entertainers, celebrities, and CEOS.
Erik shares how he leveraged working for Tim Ferris to start his own business, and how any starter can use other people’s podcasts to their benefit.
On this episode, we talk to Gene Ho of Gene Ho Photography.
Although he has many celebrity clients like Dale Earnhardt Jr., Darius, Rucker, Kevin Costner, and Matt Schaub, Gene is best known for his role as the photographer to Candidate Donald Trump during the 2016 election.
We discuss how he built his career, and Gene tells the story of how he got the gig with the President by sneaking into an event (completely uninvited) to photograph Mr. Trump.
Check out his new book Trump-ography.
On this episode, we dive into how you can effectively engage with others’ content on LinkedIn in order to grow your network, develop your audience, and drive conversions.
To receive your free 5 day guide on how to use a podcast to drive sales, check out tss.media
On this episode, we sit down with Andrew Scarbrough from PriceWaiter to discuss eCommerce in 2018, pitching GaryVee, and building a startup over a decade.
On this episode we discuss this past week’s news highlights, including:
Podcast helps overthrow a government
Amazon Facial Recognition Tech
“Voce” bringing interactive notes to podcasts
Airbnb Travel Stories
Also, check out our co-host Nathan Kittrell’s brand new show! “The Growth Mode Podcast”
On this episode we discuss one CEO’s 4 step process to creating content and becoming an influencer.
Josh Steimle is the CEO of Influencer, Inc. and he shares how he built his company, has created content, and how becoming an industry influencer directly led to $5 million worth of sales.
Josh’s website: https://www.joshsteimle.com/
Josh’s company: https://www.influencerinc.co/
On this episode we talk with my friend Chacho Valadez who went from selling phones to earning a job at Backstage Capital by using twitter.
Check out the incredible work Chacho and the team at Backstage are doing in the VC space.
Inc.com article on Chacho
Chacho Valadez was at home relaxing after his miserable job in phone sales when he picked up his phone and started engaging with his heroes on Twitter.
Chacho was determined to become a part of the Venture Capital world, and had the goal of providing more VC funding to LatinX entrepreneurs.
This is the unlikely story of how he connected with the founder of Backstage, Arlan Hamilton. Over time, Chacho and Arlan formed a relationship that led to him being hired in a part time (and eventually full time) capacity with Backstage.
Chacho discusses how it went down, what he’s learned, and his advice to folks aspiring to break into a tough field.
On this episode we talk through the top marketing and tech stories & how you can leverage them to grow your business. PLUS DMONEY IS ON THE SHOW!! THIS IS NOT A DRILL.
On this episode, we interview Matt Alling and Hudson Brock from the Marius Group.
We discuss building a talent agency for Startup/Tech stars, winning through serving, and how they’ve grown without a dime spent on marketing.
On this episode, Adam shares a quick story about how learning the craft of shutting up, listening to his team members & focusing on their needs changed his life and drastically improved his career.
On this episode we talk through the top marketing and tech stories & how you can leverage them to grow your business. PLUS an intro to our resident Gen Z expert…little brother, Brandon.
On this episode, we talk through the 4 steps to crafting a cold email that earns the results you need to grow your business, podcast, etc.
On this episode we talk through the top marketing and tech stories & how you can leverage them to grow your business.
S/O to the homie Nathan Kittrell for joining as a cohost. See you next week!