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Wild Business Growth Podcast

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Wild ideas. Wild growth. Every Wednesday morning a new entrepreneur shares the wildly creative and unusual ways they grew their business - and teaches you how to do it, too. Hear the minds behind WordPress, Stacy's Pita Chips, Drybar, the voice of Bart Simpson, and more wild stories. Hosted by Max Branstetter, Founder and Podcast Producer at MaxPodcasting

Wild ideas. Wild growth. Every Wednesday morning a new entrepreneur shares the wildly creative and unusual ways they grew their business - and teaches you how to do it, too. Hear the minds behind WordPress, Stacy's Pita Chips, Drybar, the voice of Bart Simpson, and more wild stories. Hosted by Max Branstetter, Founder and Podcast Producer at MaxPodcasting

Location:

United States

Description:

Wild ideas. Wild growth. Every Wednesday morning a new entrepreneur shares the wildly creative and unusual ways they grew their business - and teaches you how to do it, too. Hear the minds behind WordPress, Stacy's Pita Chips, Drybar, the voice of Bart Simpson, and more wild stories. Hosted by Max Branstetter, Founder and Podcast Producer at MaxPodcasting

Twitter:

@hippodirect

Language:

English

Contact:

4406551134


Episodes

#213: Dana Branstetter – Wedding Recap

11/23/2022
Dana Branstetter, the most beautiful bride of all time, joins the show for a very special family edition during Thanksgiving week - exactly 1 week after the wedding - to be interviewed by her husband, Max Branstetter. Hear the scare during wedding week, the most emotional moment, what it was like walking down the aisle, the funniest moments from the speeches, and the songs that got people fired up. Connect with Dana on Instagram and Facebook

Duration:00:56:25

#212: Gogie Padilla – Scam Swatter, Founder of Answer Sure

11/10/2022
This episode is dedicated to Grandpa Fred. Gogie Padilla, the Founder and CEO of Answer Sure, joins the show to share her journey from her mother nearly being scammed to starting a company to prevent scams. Hear how to beat the learning curve, offer a variety of services, stay tenacious, give your customers peace of mind, and her dream place to go for a morning walk. Connect with Gogie at AnswerSure.com

Duration:00:42:00

#211: Mary Harcourt – Bright Inventor, Founder of CosmoGlo

10/21/2022
Mary Harcourt, the Founder and CEO of CosmoGlo, joins the show to share her journey from running a salon to inventing the shadowless arc light that's brightening several industries. Hear how she came up with the idea on a cocktail napkin, how to go from prototyping to shipping, adjust from a service business to a product business, stay profitable, and the craziest things she saw on safari. Connect with Mary at TheCosmoGlo.com and Instagram @TheCosmoGloLight and @MaryHarcourt_

Duration:00:51:41

#210: Nick Fogle – Audiogram Pioneer, Co-Founder of Wavve and Churnkey

10/13/2022
Nick Fogle, the Founder and CEO of Churnkey and Co-Founder of Wavve, joins the show to share his journey from teaching himself how to code as a shuttle driver to launching and selling creative startups. Hear how to find problems to solve, sell your business, reduce churn, overcome self-doubt, and whether Breaking Bad or Better Call Saul is better. Connect with Nick on Twitter @NickFogle

Duration:00:56:25

#209: David Selinger – Security Solver, Co-Founder of Deep Sentinel

9/21/2022
David Selinger, the Co-Founder of Deep Sentinel, Redfin, and RichRelevance, joins the show to share his journey from working directly with Jeff Bezos at Amazon to disrupting the home security industry. Hear how to stand out from competitors, handle adversity as CEO, combine humans and AI, sleep better, and the future of robotics. Connect with Deep Sentinel on YouTube and Selly on LinkedIn

Duration:00:55:20

#208: Roberto Blake – Creator Economist, Create Something Awesome

9/15/2022
Roberto Blake, the Creative Entrepreneur and Keynote Speaker, joins the show to share his journey from Sears Portrait Studio to creating over 1,500 YouTube videos to help over 500,000 subscribers. Hear how to succeed in the creator economy, build an audience, create multiple revenue streams, be prolific with your content, and lessons from Emperor Palpatine. Connect with Roberto on YouTube, Twitter @RobertoBlake, and check out his book Create Something Awesome

Duration:01:23:06

#207: Jason Feifer – Editor in Chief, Entrepreneur Magazine

9/7/2022
Jason Feifer, the Editor in Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine, joins the show to share his journey to thought leadership for the premier magazine for entrepreneurs. Hear how he approaches Entrepreneur, Opportunity Set A vs. Opportunity Set B, the funny thing about accomplishing your dream goals, the moment you realize you wouldn’t go back, and the best entrepreneurship advice he’s ever received. Connect with Jason at JasonFeifer.com and check out his book Build for Tomorrow

Duration:00:22:46

#206: Barry Lunn – Car Accident Preventer, Founder of Provizio

8/31/2022
Barry Lunn, the Founder and CEO of Provizio, joins the show to share his journey from dropping out of school in 5th grade to building advanced car accident prevention technology using AI. Hear how to test new technology, build towards the future, what 5D perception is, how to apply physics principles to your business, and the best pub in Limerick, Ireland. Connect with Barry on Twitter @Nouvation and Provizio.Ai

Duration:00:56:00

#205: Melinda Emerson – SmallBizLady, America’s #1 Small Business Expert

8/24/2022
Melinda Emerson, the SmallBizLady, joins the show to share her journey from leaving her "dream job" to becoming America's #1 Small Business Expert. Hear the top things to keep in mind when launching a new business, the most effective way to scale, how to set up processes and systems without slowing down efficiency, decide what type of exit is best, and the coolest college town Melinda’s spoken at. Connect with Melinda on social media @SmallBizLady, SmallBizLadyUniversity.com, and her book...

Duration:00:51:03

#204: Carlton Calvin – Toy Trendspotter, Co-Founder of Razor

8/17/2022
Carlton Calvin, the President and Co-Founder of Razor, joins the show to share his journey from being intrigued by hot crazes in the toy industry to bringing Razor Scooters and other iconic toys to the US. Hear how to keep your eye out for hot trends, generate explosive demand, continue to innovate, the most bizarre products to come out of Razor, and the most impressive trick performed on a Razor Scooter. Connect with Carlton at Razor.com

Duration:00:26:36

#203: Krystal Proffitt – Binge-Worthy Strategist, Confident Content Creation

8/10/2022
Krystal Proffitt, the Content Strategist, Coach, and Host of The Proffitt Podcast and The Poddy Report, joins the show to share her journey from stay-at-home mom to helping entrepreneurs start, launch, and market their content. Hear how to become a confident content creator, repurpose content, create a solo podcast, wild fun facts about Krystal, and her favorite moments from The Office and Office Ladies. Connect with Krystal at KrystalProffitt.com

Duration:01:03:40

#202: Todd Radom – Pro Sports Logo Designer, Branding All-Star

8/3/2022
Todd Radom, the Designer, Sports Branding Expert, and Writer, joins the show to share his journey from designing book covers to designing the logos for a Super Bowl, MLB and NBA All-Star Games, MLB teams, and Ice Cube's BIG3 basketball league. Hear how to design a lasting logo, what makes a logo jump off the page, Todd’s approach for the Super Bowl XXXVIII logo, his favorite pro sports uniforms of all time, and the hardest thing in the world to draw. Connect with Todd at ToddRadom.com and...

Duration:00:57:42

#201: Bobby Healy – Drone Delivery Man, Founder of Manna

7/27/2022
Bobby Healy, the Founder and CEO of Manna, joins the show to share his journey from creating video games to building the drone delivery company that can deliver goods to your home in minutes. Hear how to pioneer a new industry, improve customer adoption, find additional use cases, what makes a video game become a huge hit, and the funniest thing he’s ever seen a drone do. Connect with Bobby at Manna.Aero and Twitter @RealBobbyHealy

Duration:00:46:21

#200: Episode 200 Special

7/20/2022
It's getting Wilder and Wilder! Hear special reunion interviews with returning guests, classic moments from Episodes 101-199, and hilarious unreleased bloopers in this Episode 200 Special. Hear how your favorite Wild entrepreneurs are growing their businesses with creativity, marketing, problem-solving, risk-taking, customer service, grit, and more. Soak up their insights, startup stories, impressions, iconic cartoon voices, and dad jokes. Sign up for the Podcasting to the Max newsletter at...

Duration:02:10:22

#199: Kat Norton – Miss Excel, Chief Excel Officer and Influencer

7/13/2022
Kat Norton, Miss Excel, joins the show to share her journey from teaching Microsoft Excel in her consulting job to going full-time sharing Excel tips to millions on TikTok and Instagram. Hear how to come up with TikTok ideas, what viral TikToks have in common, how to turn social media viewers into paying customers, live the Airbnb digital nomad life, and some Excel-lent Rapid-Fire Q&A. Connect with Kat on Instagram and TikTok @Miss.Excel, LinkedIn, and Twitter

Duration:00:56:48

#198: Haroon Mokhtarzada – Co-Founder and CEO of Truebill

7/8/2022
Haroon Mokhtarzada, the Co-Founder of Truebill and Webs.com, joins the show to share his journey from Harvard Law School to creating and selling multiple companies with millions of users for millions and billions of dollars. Hear how to build momentum before spending advertising dollars, set up your business for acquisition, use customer feedback to make your offering better, unplug from your family business, and Haroon’s go-to magic trick. Connect with Haroon on Twitter @Haroon and try out...

Duration:00:47:03

#197: Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin – Pie Artist, Pies Are Awesome

6/29/2022
Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin, the World-Renowned Pie Artist, joins the show to share her journey from fencing and filmmaking to baking the most creative pies on Earth. Hear how to do what you love full-time, Jessica's creative pie process, the science of pies, restaurant menu she can recite in its entirety, and how many digits of Pi she knows. Connect with Jessica at PiesAreAwesome.com

Duration:00:48:29

#196: Kat Hantas – Tequila Tastemaker, Co-Founder of 21Seeds

6/22/2022
Kat Hantas, the Co-Founder and CEO of 21Seeds, joins the show to share her journey from turning her homemade concoctions into the fast-growing brand of flavor-infused tequila that got acquired by Diageo. Hear how to take positive and negative feedback into account, find a production partner, win your first big customer, the coolest tequila adventures in Mexico, and what Kat learned working with comedians. Connect with Kat on Instagram @21Seeds and 21Seeds.com

Duration:00:54:44

#195: Channing Frye – NBA Champion, Chosen Family Wines

6/15/2022
Channing Frye, the Founder of Chosen Family Wines, joins the show to share his journey from NBA Champion with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Road Trippin' Co-Host to wine entrepreneur. Hear how it feels to win an NBA Championship, what Channing did after winning, lessons from the NBA that parallel to the wine business, what he looks for in potential wines to offer, and the most intimidating player he ever played against. Connect with Channing at ChosenFamilyWines.com, Road Trippin', and social...

Duration:00:43:27

#194: George Carter III – Inventor of Laser Tag

6/1/2022
George Carter III, the Inventor of Laser Tag, joins the show to share his journey from being inspired by Star Wars to pioneering the multibillion-dollar laser tag industry. Hear how to think like an inventor, go from prototype to business, make tweaks to create immersive experiences, make things click in your head, and his times meeting Walt Disney and Kanye. Connect with George at CarterInventions.com

Duration:00:53:44