Wow...I got to sit down with Ryan Deiss! Ryan is one of my personal influences and one of the foremost digital marketing experts in the world.
We talk about how to build your brand as a comic book or movie character, and how that builds the foundation for everything you communicate to your customers.
Then we go into specific tactics to increase your conversion from prospect to new customer.
We recorded at the Wizard Academy in the Texas Hill Country outside of Austin. Don't miss this episode with one of the top minds in digital marketing.
Our first follow-up episode in almost 100 podcasts!
We re-visit Seth Lee Jones in Tulsa to talk about his new record Live at The Colony, his guitar building and repair business, and how he is planning on building recurring revenue streams for his business.
Today I sat down with Jeff Bean of Helix Metalworks in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
We talked about what it means to be a job shop in the 21st Century, the history of metal fabrication, and what the future holds, including the prospects for 3D printing and American Manufacturing.
Today I sat down with Austin Peterson of Black Dog Traders.
We dug into the refurbishment and custom fabrication of vintage-styled Toyota FJs.
We also talked quite a bit about marketing, as Austin has a lot of experience using Adwords for his business.
Today we are joined by Laurel Barickman of Recspec, a design studio and art gallery in Austin, Texas.
Today we are joined by Leslie Crow of Leslie Crow Leather, a custom handcrafted leather goods shop in Austin, Texas.
Today we are joined by Amelia Raley of Sweet Ritual Ice Cream, a dairy free ice cream shop in Austin, Texas.
Today on Small Business War Stories we are joined by Caren Kelleher, owner of Gold Rush Vinyl in Austin, Texas.
Today on Small Business War Stories we are joined by Trey Ramirez, co-founder of Spokesman Coffee, a cafe by day and a bar by night, in Austin Texas.
Today on Small Business War Stories we are joined by Allyson Garro of Coco Coquette, a wig and makeup shop in Austin, Texas.
Today, on the last episode of the Soul of America Tour, we are joined by Jake Hurwitz. He shares his story of starting a student led creative agency, discovering his passion and picking himself back up after failure.
On today’s episode we are joined by Rob Nance of Rob Nance & the Lost Souls, a traveling band from North Carolina.
Rob, Jordan, and Dylan have all been playing music since they were children. Inspired by the Southeast region, they began playing separately in bluegrass bands and ended up meeting each other through the community.
Now, they make up Rob Nance & the Lost Souls, recording together and traveling the country on tours.
On today’s episode we are joined by Bryan Deats of Fightforce, an amateur, semi-pro and professional mixed martial arts promotion company.
On today’s episode we are joined by Barb Heinze of Merlin’s Hide Out, a shop that specializes in customized, handmade, real buffalo hide products.
On today’s episode we are joined by Will Nowack and Ted Hansen, co-owners of The Bird, a fun bar and restaurant where you can enjoy the laid-back ambiance while having some great food.
On today’s episode we are joined by Daven Lee, CEO & founder of Love and Leche, a company who hand-crafts lotion bars and soaps from local farm-fresh ingredients.
On today’s episode we are joined by Joshua Gebreyes of Tibeb Leatherworks. Joshua is an architecture student interning from Ethiopia, who is crafting beautiful leather-bound journals and wallets using Ethiopian fabrics and prints.
On today’s episode we are joined by Robert Keith of Beartooth Group, an investment group that connects people to the American West by running ranch investment funds, representing ranch buyers, and managing habitat restoration.
On today’s episode we are joined by Derrick Montoya of 3D Kutz Barber Shop, Albuquerque's original and most exclusive MMA style barber shop.
On today’s episode we are joined by Chas Marsh and Travis Goodman, founders of Jackson Hole Still Works, a distillery creating high quality grain-to-glass craft spirits.
Today we are joined by Z Yang of Serenity Forge, a company that seeks to create meaningful video games that challenge the way you think.
Z Yang built his first computer when he was six years old and designed his first video game when he was 10. He was always interested in video game design, and when Z was 18 he was diagnosed with a rare disease that put him in the hospital for two years. Z says himself that video games saved his life, allowing him to feel successful and giving him a community filled with support.
Recognizing that video games helped him, he wondered what could be done if games were specifically designed to help the people playing them. This led to what is now Serenity Forge, a company creating video games for good.
On this episode of Small Business War Stories, we are joined by Peter Sveen, founder of DIY Pete. His company creates content that helps others get inspired and learn to build projects.
On this episode of Small Business War Stories, we are joined by Ashley Arabian, founder of Wanderer, a boutique and apothecary originally based out of in Taos, New Mexico. Ashley describes Wanderer as a boutique for the free-spirited woman, carrying jewelry, handbags, candles, trendy bohemian clothing, and more.
On this episode of Small Business War Stories, we are joined by Dan Grissom of Biscuit Press, a company he started to become a full-time freelance illustrator and screen printer.