Latest Podcast Episodes
EP. 015 – Erik Huberman, Forbes 30under30, Inc. Magazine’s Top 25 Marketing Influencers and a 2016 Telly Award talks about building a $30 Million company in three and a half years
Erik Huberman is Founder & CEO of Hawke Media, a full-service Outsourced CMO based in Santa Monica, CA that has been valued at $30 million. As a serial entrepreneur and brand marketing expert, Erik is a sought-after thought leader. He is the recipient of numerous awards including Forbes 30under30, Inc. Magazine’s Top 25 Marketing Influencers, and a 2016 Telly Award.Keep Reading »
Ep. 014 – Daniel Gefen, host of “Can I Pick Your Brain” podcast, tells us why people hate to buy from us and how to turn it around
Started out on 6 figure salary at age 23
Went broke & got evicted onto the streets with family
Started business from scratch. Went broke again
Outsourced his business to a competitor
Run his company out of a hotel lobby for a year
Grew it and semi-retired on passive earnings at 31
Launched podcast show which was recently rated Top 26 podcasts to listen to in 2017
Launched new company called Get Featured which gets people featured on top rated podcast show
Ep. 013 – Jeremiah Gardner, author of bestselling book, “The Lean Brand” recommends the best tools for customer focus, marketing, and sales; the answer will surely surprise you.
Jeremiah Gardner helps organizations create value. He is an international keynote speaker, the author of the bestselling book, The Lean Brand, and Principal at Moves The Needle where he has advised companies like GE, ING, eBay, Intuit, and Cisco in building their Innovation Transformation practice. He has been featured in several media outlets including Forbes, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, Lifehacker, and The Guardian. Jeremiah tweets @JeremiahGardner and blogs.Keep Reading »
REACH OR MISS listeners. When we decided to launch a podcast that will be devoted to customer focus for entrepreneurs, I wasn’t sure what will come out of these interviews.
It seems like Marketing, and Messages and Customer Focus, everything connected to customer’s approach totally changed during this huge Technological Revolution we are all part of.
We are celebrating today the 12th episode of the show, and I must admit the message is very clear: When I ask for their best advice I’m getting over and over the same answer.
You must talk with your customers (and listen to them)!!
Andy Yang is the CEO of 500px and an advisor with MaRS’ Consumer & Commerce cluster. He has spent more than 15 years in technology as an investor (angel and institutional), banker, consultant and advisor. Currently, Andy is CEO of 500px, a premium photography community funded by Andreessen Horowitz, Harrison, Metal, and ffVC. Previously he was an investor at Extreme Startups and a venture capitalist at Relay Ventures.Keep Reading »
Ep. 010 – Winning the Chinese customer – Nevo Alva, CEO and co-founder of Visualead, shares their customer’s approach, working together with its strategic partner investor Alibaba
Nevo Alva is the CEO and co-founder of Visualead, pioneer of embedded visual QR code technology that seamlessly converts part of any image into a QR code, enhancing consumer engagement. Alva drew on his considerable entrepreneurship experience and education to successfully develop and launch Visualead in less than one year.
Visualead has a very strong awareness and presence in Asia, particularly in china. The company has a strategic partnership with its main investor the Alibaba Group, the owner of China’s largest e-commerce businesses.Keep Reading »
Ep. 009 – Joe Pulizzi who had a successful exit on June 2016, tells about his book Killing Marketing and explains why we are doing marketing wrong.
Joe Pulizzi is founder of Content Marketing Institute, a UBM company, the leading education and training organization for content marketing, which includes the largest in-person content marketing event in the world, Content Marketing World. Joe is the winner of the 2014 John Caldwell Lifetime Achievement Award from the Content Council. Joe’s the author of four books, including his latest Content Inc. His third book, Epic Content Marketing was named one of “Five Must Read Business Books of 2013” by Fortune Magazine. You can find Joe on Twitter @JoePulizzi. If you ever see Joe in person, he’ll be wearing orange.Keep Reading »
Ep. 008 – Chris Brogan, the New York Times bestselling author of nine books, shares the best advice for entrepreneurs about approaching your customers
Chris Brogan provides strategy and skills for the modern business. He is CEO of Owner Media Group, a sought after public speaker, and the New York Times bestselling author of nine books and working on his tenth.
Forbes listed Chris as one of the Must Follow Marketing Minds of 2014, plus listed his website as one of the 100 best websites for entrepreneurs. Statsocial rated Chris the #3 power influencer online.
Chris lives in northern Massachusetts. His better half is Jacqueline Carly. Between the two of them, they have three kids.Keep Reading »
Ep. 007 – John Lee Dumas shares his One Key success factor and gives best tips for entrepreneurs’ success
John Lee Dumas: John is the host of EOFire, an award winning podcast where he interviews today’s most successful entrepreneurs 7-days a week. JLD has grown EOFire into a multi-million dollar a year business with over 1500 interviews
and 1.5 million monthly listens. He’s the author of The Freedom Journal and The Mastery Journal, two of the most funded publishing campaigns of all time on Kickstarter. All the magic happens at EOFire.com!
Ep. 006 – Guy Kawasaki shares his fantastic journey with customers, from Apple-Macintosh to Canva and in between
Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. He is a brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz and an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley). He was the chief evangelist of Apple and a trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation. He is also the author of The Art of the Start 2.0, The Art of Social Media, Enchantment, and nine other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.Keep Reading »