Episode 464 – Why A Marketing Mind Is Better Than A Sales Script?

Over the weekend I listened to two audio books. One was “Choose” by Ryan Levesque about a marketing strategy and another was by a LinkedIn Expert focused on sales. They BOTH lived up to expectations. The marketing book gave away great ideas and concepts while the Linkedin book sounded more like a sales pitch for his LinkedIn Leads business.What’s the difference between sales and marketing? Marketing informs and attracts leads and prospects to your company and product or service. Sales, on the other hand, works directly with prospects to reinforce the value of the company’s solution to convert prospects into customers.

Episode 387 – How to eSCAPE from Employee to Entrepreneur with Anik Singal

Anik Singal is the Founder and CEO of Lurn, Inc. Having trained over 300,000 Entrepreneurs all over the World – Anik Singal is recognized as one of the World’s Top Entrepreneurship coaches. Anik Singal is on a mission to empower more than 1,000,000 Entrepreneurs through his new #LurnNation platform at www.Lurn.com.

BusinessWeek recognized him in the Top 3 of the Best U.S. Entrepreneurs Under 25. He’s an Inc500 CEO, listed 2-times among the Fastest Growing Companies in America. While in college at the University of Maryland, he was awarded Company of the Year from MTech and named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hinman CEOs.

His digital publishing businesses generate over $20 Million/year in sales; and he has helped contribute to over $100 Million in online publishing sales (between his own products and his clients’ businesses).

Anik is also incredibly passionate about giving back. For nearly two decades, he has devoted his life to building schools around the world. He dreams of providing education to those who are not currently receiving that birth-right! As of today, Anik has been a key driver in helping build four schools in India. He plans to scale his mission globally, all through his non-profit organization, For All Our Good

Episode 339 – Influencer Marketing with Chris Brogan

Chris Brogan is CEO of Owner Media Group , providing skills for the modern entrepreneur. He is also a highly sought after professional speaker and the New York Times bestselling author of nine books and counting. His latest is called Find Your Writing Voice.

Chris has spoken for or consulted with the biggest brands you know, including Disney, Coke, Google, GM, Microsoft, Coldwell Banker, Titleist, Scotts, Humana Health, Cisco, Sony USA, and many more. He’s appeared on the Dr. Phil Show, interviewed Richard Branson for a cover story for Success magazine, and once even presented to a Princess. People like Paulo Coelho, Harvey Mackay, and Steven Pressfield enjoy sharing their projects and best ideas with Chris, because they know he’ll share them with you. Tony Robbins had Chris on his Internet Money Masters series. 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.

Most importantly, Chris provides education and tools to help you make your life and your business thrive, by teaching you which actions will get you what you want. Through books, speeches, courses, and workshops, Chris is dedicated to helping you grow your capabilities and connections and to getting you to that next level of success, no matter where you are in the process right now. Chris also offers limited personal coaching, and offers limited consulting to businesses.

Chris lives in northern Massachusetts. His better half is Jacqueline Carly. Between the two of them, they have three kids, and love to explore many challenging and exciting hobbies and pastimes.

Episode 304 – Are You Growing Your Business From What You Are Learning?

Do you have books on a shelf that you have purchased and not read? Do you have any training programs on your hard drive, that you have never completed or never even opened? If so you are not alone. People buy a lot of things with good intentions, but from my experience, only 20% of…

Episode 289 – An Interview With Myself – Brian Basilico

Brian Basilico is an internationally recognized author of the award winning and best selling book “It’s Not About You, It’s About Bacon! Relationship Marketing In A Social Media World!” He is a speaker, trainer, adjunct professor and brings over 35 years of marketing experience to his award-winning internet marketing company, B2b Interactive Marketing, Inc. Brian is a…

Episode 287 – The Power Of Writing & Marketing Books For Your Business with Kathleen Gage

What started in 1994 as a corporate training business, working with government agencies including city, state and federal agencies has transformed into a consulting firm working with entrepreneurs who are ready to impact their clients in a powerful way. Ask Kathleen Gage if she planned it this way and she will be the first to…

Episode 286 – What Is The Power Of A little “c” and Big “C” And A little “b” and Big “B” For Your Business?

Over the course of the years of growing my business, I have learned the concept of the little “c” and Big “C” And A little “b” and Big “B” in business. These concepts are simple but real. The little “c” stands for Cash and the Big “C” stands for Credit or Checks. Cash has a…

Episode 274 – 7 Motivation & Inspiration Books That Will Make You More Money

Reading (or audiobook listening) are fundamental to growing your business. I listen to and read a lot of books, especially over the last 4 years! In years past I was addicted to Nightengale-Conant Audio programs and would spend hundreds of dollars and dozens of hours listening to them over and over! Today I want to share…