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Wild Business Growth Podcast

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Wild ideas. Wild growth. Every Wednesday morning a new entrepreneur or innovator shares the crazy creative and unusual ways they grew their business, and provides tips for you to do it, too. Hear the woman who became the voice of Siri, the man who’s reinventing the sandcastle, how GaryVee’s partners are turning the wine world upside down, and more wild stories. Hosted by Max Branstetter, Founder and Podcast Producer at MaxPodcasting

Wild ideas. Wild growth. Every Wednesday morning a new entrepreneur or innovator shares the crazy creative and unusual ways they grew their business, and provides tips for you to do it, too. Hear the woman who became the voice of Siri, the man who’s reinventing the sandcastle, how GaryVee’s partners are turning the wine world upside down, 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 or innovator shares the crazy creative and unusual ways they grew their business, and provides tips for you to do it, too. Hear the woman who became the voice of Siri, the man who’s reinventing the sandcastle, how GaryVee’s partners are turning the wine world upside down, and more wild stories. Hosted by Max Branstetter, Founder and Podcast Producer at MaxPodcasting

Twitter:

@hippodirect

Language:

English

Contact:

4406551134


Episodes

#166: Paul Baron – The Wall Printer, Industry-Agnostic Entrepreneur

10/20/2021
Paul Baron, the Founder and CEO of The Wall Printer and Serial Entrepreneur, joins the show to share his journey from industry-agnostic entrepreneur to becoming the exclusive supplier of The Wall Printer in North, South, and Central America. Hear how to educate consumers on a product they’ve never thought of, Paul’s 3Ts for entrepreneurial success, licensing products and securing patents, how they caught the attention of Elon Musk on Twitter, and Paul’s shrewd advice for any level of math....

Duration:00:55:07

#165: Neal Schaffer – Influencer Marketing Influencer, The Age of Influence

10/13/2021
Neal Schaffer, the Influencer Marketing Expert and Bestselling Author of The Age of Influence, joins the show to share his journey from living in Japan to helping entrepreneurs partner with influencers to grow their businesses. Hear how to use influencer marketing in your business, find the right influencers, create momentum with podcast guesting and Amazon reviews, Neal’s favorite Japanese meal, and his fantasy baseball obsession. Connect with Neal at NealSchaffer.com, social media at...

Duration:00:40:31

#164: Marije Vogelzang – Eating Designer, The Dutch Institute of Food and Design

10/6/2021
Marije Vogelzang, the Founder of The Dutch Institute of Food and Design and Head of Studio Living Matter at Design Academy Eindhoven, joins the show to share her journey from wanting to play with food as a kid to playing with food for her career. Hear the most fascinating food design experiments Marije has produced, why our lips are so important to the eating experience, what it’s like eating hairy tofu, how to take notes in the shower, and the most difficult Dutch word to pronounce. Connect...

Duration:00:43:55

#163: Kenny Coleman – Bourbon Techie, Bourbon Pursuit and Pursuit Spirits

9/29/2021
Kenny Coleman, the Co-Host and Executive Producer of Bourbon Pursuit and Co-Founder of Pursuit Spirits, joins the show to share his journey from being a bourbon drinker to launching the top bourbon podcast in the world. Hear how to be efficient with your podcast thanks to automations, build a devoted community on Patreon, grow your podcast, Kenny’s top bourbon tips, and the Bourbon Trail of Rapid-Fire Q&A. Connect with Kenny at BourbonPursuit.com, PursuitSpirits.com, and on social media at...

Duration:00:56:58

#162: Jackie Hermes – Unknown Figure-Outer, Founder of Accelity

9/22/2021
Jackie Hermes, the Founder and CEO of Accelity, joins the show to share her journey from selling her cookie business for barely any profit to scaling her B2B SaaS marketing agency from $0 to multiple 7-figures without funding. Hear how to approach unknowns, capitalize on what makes your company different, ensure frequent communication, improve your content and influence on LinkedIn, and properly embarrass your kids. Connect with Jackie on LinkedIn, JackieHermes.com, and AccelityMarketing.com

Duration:00:39:40

#161: Jared Easley – Co-Founder of Podcast Movement

9/15/2021
Jared Easley, the Co-Founder of Podcast Movement and Host of Starve the Doubts, joins the show to share his journey from listening to podcasts to creating the world's largest community of podcasters. Hear how to start an event in an area you're passionate about, get people to actually participate and have fun, grow your community, what Jared’s ring name would be as a professional wrestler, and perhaps some beatboxing. Connect with Jared at PodcastMovement.com

Duration:01:11:18

#160: Dan Harden – Founder, CEO, and Principal Designer of Whipsaw

9/8/2021
Dan Harden, the Founder, CEO, and Principal Designer of Whipsaw, joins the show to share his journey from endlessly curious kid to starting the acclaimed product design company that's brought over 1,000 products to market for Google, Nike, Uber, and other top companies. Hear how to differentiate your company, create balanced tension, find the “It Factor” in products, what Dan learned from working with Steve Jobs, and what excites him about biomimicry. Connect with Dan at Whipsaw.com and on...

Duration:01:28:12

#159: Randall Thompson and Kris Dehnert – Dugout Mugs, Bat Men

9/1/2021
Randall Thompson and Kris Dehnert, the Founder and CEO of Dugout Mugs, join the show to share their journey from seeing the potential in cut-off baseball bats to creating MLB-licensed mugs and a company on the Inc. 5000. Hear how to gather customer feedback as you create your product, come up with new product ideas, become an officially licensed product, the SUV Model of creative marketing, and their favorite MLB players they’ve met through their business. Connect with Randall and Kris at...

Duration:00:26:41

#158: Elnaz Sarraf – Smart Toy Maker, Founder of ROYBI Robot

8/25/2021
Elnaz Sarraf, the Serial Entrepreneur and Founder of ROYBI Robot, joins the show to share her journey relocating from Iran to the US to pursue entrepreneurship and inventing the world's first Ai-powered robot to teach children language and STEM skills. Hear how to create traction before launching your product or service, pitch major media outlets, get into every Apple Store, how ROYBI Robot thrives on artificial intelligence and machine learning, and the iconic characters ROYBI reminds...

Duration:00:48:44

#157: Dawn Dickson-Akpoghene – Vending Machine Virtuoso, Flat Out and PopCom

8/19/2021
Dawn Dickson-Akpoghene, the Serial Entrepreneur and Founder of Flat Out of Heels and PopCom, joins the show to share her journey from having sore feet from wearing heels to building multimillion-dollar businesses around smart vending machines for flats. Hear how to build your community to fuel your business, raise money through crowdfunding, build out your team, keep solving problems, and Dawn’s experience on The Breakfast Club. Connect with Dawn on social media and Medium

Duration:00:34:59

#156: Brittany Berger – Minimalist Content Marketer, Founder of Work Brighter

8/11/2021
Brittany Berger, the Founder of Work Brighter, joins the show to share her journey from being an overworked workaholic to helping content marketers get business results while prioritizing rest, self-care, and fun. Hear how to remix your content without burning out, the best types of content to repurpose, the downsides of hustle culture, how to make time for activities that recharge you, and brighten your day with The Sims. Connect with Brittany at BrittanyBerger.com, WorkBrighter.co, and on...

Duration:00:43:08

#155: Jake Sommers – Drummer for Luke Combs

8/6/2021
Jake Sommers, the Drummer for Luke Combs, joins the show to share his journey from giving up video games and committing to drumming to touring the world as one of the most popular bands in music. Hear what's driven the success of Luke Combs, how performing on TV compares to stadiums and arenas, what goes on behind-the-scenes on SNL, his practice routine and drumming idols, and what he said to John Mayer. Connect with Jake at JakeSommersDrums.com and on Instagram at @JakeSommers7

Duration:00:29:50

#154: Jason Whitney – Dream Crusher, Executive Director of IU Angel Network

7/28/2021
Jason Whitney, the VP of Venture Development for IU Ventures and Executive Director of IU Angel Network, joins the show to share his journey from running several local businesses and a pizza shop to connecting Indiana University alumni entrepreneurs and angel investors. Hear how to attract angel investors, speed up your sales cycle, manage thousands of relationships, the imaginary skill Jason is exceptional at, and the surprising thing about Mark Cuban. Connect with Jason at IUVentures.com...

Duration:00:49:47

#153: Dan Bennett – The #Antipreneur, Founder of 1 Minute Media

7/21/2021
Dan Bennett, The #Antipreneur and Founder of 1 Minute Media, joins the show to share his journey from losing his business and declaring bankruptcy to helping small business owners tell their stories through video. Hear how to get started with video content, edit videos faster, win back clients, what Dan learned from his 10-day wilderness retreat, and his diligent nap routine. Connect with Dan at ImTheAntipreneur.com/LinkStack

Duration:00:42:28

#152: Deirdre Lester – Chief Revenue Officer of Barstool Sports

7/15/2021
Deirdre Lester, the Chief Revenue Officer of Barstool Sports, joins the show to share her journey from growing up in a sports family to leading Barstool's growth from the low double-digit millions to triple-digit millions in revenue. Hear what's driven the growth of Barstool, how much of the advertising revenue comes from podcasts, the story behind Pink Whitney, the Barstool personality who cracks Deirdre up the most, and what the office environment is like. Connect with Deirdre on LinkedIn,...

Duration:01:01:57

#151: John Warrillow - Built to Sell, The Art of Selling Your Business

7/7/2021
John Warrillow, the Bestselling Author of Built to Sell, The Automatic Customer, and The Art of Selling Your Business, joins the show to share his journey from being involved in every aspect of business to exiting four companies. Hear how to work on your business vs. in your business, develop recurring revenue, the difference between those who sell their business vs. those who don’t, how to add a personal touch on social media, and John’s favorite extreme sport. Connect with John at...

Duration:00:34:15

#150: Jim Markham – Legendary Celebrity Hair Stylist, Hair Care Pioneer

6/30/2021
Jim Markham, the Celebrity Hair Stylist, Serial Entrepreneur, and Bestselling Author of Big Lucky, joins the show to share his journey from getting married and having a child at age 15 to founding several hair care companies that have netted over $1.2 billion in sales. Hear how to find your point of difference when positioning, start a successful product line, the business lessons Jim learned from Jay Sebring, how pimps and Playboy changed his life, and stories from working with Paul Newman,...

Duration:00:51:53

#149: Laura Rike – Pinterest Powerhouse Strategist, Owner of Pintastic

6/23/2021
Laura Rike, the Pinterest Powerhouse Strategist, joins the show to share her journey from working as a virtual assistant to becoming an early adopter to Pinterest and top Pinterest marketing strategist. Hear how grow your business through Pinterest, know if Pinterest is right for you, how often to pin, the secret talent Laura has won awards for, and the most overused Pinterest pun. Connect with Laura at LauraRike.com and on social media at @LauraRike

Duration:00:54:12

#148: Tyler Gillespie – Thinking Time Chief, Founder of Productized.Services

6/16/2021
Tyler Gillespie, the Serial Entrepreneur and Thinking Time Chief of Productized.Services, joins the show to share his journey from his family's luxury vacation rental business to relocating to Medellín and helping entrepreneurs productize their service businesses. Hear how to stop being the doer, track your tasks and outsource what you need to, create appealing virtual packages, his favorite Colombian fruit, and go-to style of dance. Connect with Tyler at Productized.Services

Duration:00:44:23

#147: Kelsey Moreira – Cookie Dough Monster, Founder of Doughp

6/9/2021
Kelsey Moreira, the Founder and Fearless Leader of Doughp, joins the show to share her journey from confronting her issues with alcohol and getting sober to starting the mission-driven edible and bakeable cookie dough business. Hear how to give back with your business, pivot from brick-and-mortar to eCommerce, surprising behind-the-scenes stories from Shark Tank, how Kelsey came back from rock bottom, and the song she can rap and dance to in its entirety. Connect with Kelsey on LinkedIn and...

Duration:00:50:37