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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

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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

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@hippodirect

Language:

English

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Episodes

#128: Jordan West – eCommerce Launcher, Mindful Marketing Co and Little and Lively

1/19/2021
Jordan West, the Co-Founder of Mindful Marketing Co and Little and Lively, joins the show to share his journey from paramedic to generating over $250,000 in sales in 24 hours. Hear how to create successful eCommerce launches, build an engaging VIP group, what organic posts can teach you about paid ads, business lessons Jordan applies from being a paramedic, and his time owning a Taco Del Mar. Connect with Jordan on LinkedIn and at MindfulMarketing.Co

Duration:01:42:11

#127: Riana Lynn – Food Science Entrepreneur, Founder of Journey Foods

1/12/2021
Riana Lynn, the Founder and CEO of Journey Foods, joins the show to share her journey from Biologist to Serial Entrepreneur building the next generation food platform. Hear how Journey Foods unlocks insights and savings for innovative food companies, why we like food so much, how to avoid burnout, the history of fruit snacks, and her favorite candy from the ‘90s. Connect with Riana at JourneyFoods.io and on social media at @RianaLynn, @JourneyFoods, and @JourneyFoodsio

Duration:00:40:03

#126: Rob Fletcher – Dr. Trouble, Africa’s Finest Chilli Sauce

1/6/2021
Rob Fletcher, the Founder of Dr. Trouble Sauce, joins the show to share his journey discovering his great-grandfather's chilli sauce recipe from the 1890s and turning it into a global brand. Hear how to develop a product, perfect your recipe, expand your business into different countries, how Dr. Trouble Sauce gets made, and the spiciest prank you’ll hear about. Try Dr. Trouble at DrTrouble.com, DrTroubleSauce.co.uk, and on Amazon

Duration:00:35:41

#125: Ilana Ben-Ari – Creative Toy Designer, Founder of Twenty One Toys

12/29/2020
Ilana Ben-Ari, the Founder, CEO, and Lead Designer of Twenty One Toys, joins the show to share her journey from playing with abstract toys as a kid to bringing the transformative power of play into thousands of schools and offices around the world. Hear why we learn through play, how the Empathy Toy and Failure Toy work, what skills will be most important in the future workplace, the punny URLs Ilana has secured, and her impression that will quack you up. Connect with Ilana at...

Duration:00:19:21

#124: Jerry Miller – Founder of FarmersOnly.com, Advertising Sensation

12/22/2020
Jerry Miller, the Founder of FarmersOnly.com, joins the show to share his journey creating the famous sensation that has helped the lives of millions of members. Hear how he started FarmersOnly.com, the story behind the famous commercials and jingle, how to stay committed to an idea that has many doubters, break through the clutter, and his favorite FarmersOnly.com success stories. Connect with Jerry at FarmersOnly.com and on LinkedIn

Duration:00:36:10

#123: Katie Witkop – Founding Designer of Faire, Side Hustle Florist

12/16/2020
Katie Witkop, the Founding Designer of Faire, joins the show to share her journey from packaging design to leading the design of the online wholesale marketplace. Hear what's driven Faire's growth, how to build a team from the ground up, construct a creative work environment, adjust your brand and site design over time, and the type of flower she can’t get enough of. Connect with Katie at Faire.com, on Instagram at @KatieWitkop, and on LinkedIn

Duration:00:51:36

#122: A. Lee Judge – Big Content DJ, Founder of Content Monsta

12/8/2020
A. Lee Judge, the Founder of Content Monsta, joins the show to share his journey from being an international DJ to starting a marketing agency that creates Big Content for businesses and individuals. Hear how to create Big Content, make it unique, set up podcast interviews and videos for gems and snippets, business and music lessons from DJ Judge Mental, and the song that got the craziest crowd reaction. Connect with Lee at ALeeJudge.com and ContentMonsta.com

Duration:00:30:27

#121: Lauri Loewenberg – Dream Expert, Certified Dream Analyst

12/1/2020
Lauri Loewenberg, the Certified Dream Analyst, Author, and TV and Radio Personality, joins the show to share her journey analyzing over 75,000 dreams. Hear how to remember your dreams, experience lucid dreaming, understand what your dreams and nightmares mean, real-life dream interpretations submitted by Wild Listeners, and the dream that changed Lauri’s life. Connect with Lauri at LauriLoewenberg.com and YouAsAPinup.com

Duration:02:21:34

#120: Phil Marcus, David Haber, and Ben Haber – J. Marcus, Family Business

11/24/2020
Phil Marcus, David Haber, and Ben Haber of J. Marcus join the show for a very special family edition during Thanksgiving week to be interviewed by their cousin, Max Branstetter. Hear how they've grown and pivoted their 4th-generation family business, how to take your business from local to national to international, excel at eCommerce, the pros and cons of working with family, and their favorite parts about Pittsburgh

Duration:00:48:44

#119: Paul Thomson – Online Course Creators Hub, Digital Nomad

11/17/2020
Paul Thomson, the Founder of the Online Course Creators Hub, joins the show to share his journey from nearly becoming a school principal to coaching online course creators to bring in millions in sales. Hear how to create a successful online course, validate your online course idea, market your online course, stick to your calendar, and the longest flight he’s ever been on. Connect with Paul at @ThePaulThomson on Instagram and Facebook and at ThePaulThomson.com

Duration:00:53:49

#118: Sarah Groen – Luxury Travel Insider, Founder of Bell + Bly Travel

11/10/2020
Sarah Groen, the Founder of Bell + Bly Travel, joins the show to share her journey from rolling out Uber Eats in Houston and Phoenix to becoming a top luxury travel advisor. Hear how to dig deep into the minds of your customers, build a network of all-star partners, provide stellar customer service, create unforgettable experiences, and the craziest thing Sarah has ever seen while traveling. Connect with Sarah at BellAndBlyTravel.com, her Luxury Travel Insider podcast, and on Instagram at...

Duration:01:09:40

#117: Julia McCoy – Escaping a Cult, Founder of Express Writers

11/3/2020
Julia McCoy, the Founder of Express Writers and The Content Hacker, joins the show to share her journey from being born into a cult to escaping and building flourishing businesses. Hear how to go from freelancer to entrepreneur, evaluate talent, focus on what’s important for your business, go about creative writing, and how Julia made her escape and turned her life around. Connect with Julia on Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, ContentHacker.com, ExpressWriters.com, and Amazon

Duration:01:34:20

#116: Betty Brennan – Museum Experience Mogul, Founder of Taylor Studios

10/27/2020
Betty Brennan, the President and Founder of Taylor Studios, joins the show to share her journey from growing up on a farm to creating exhibits for the top museums in the world. Hear how to simplify complex projects, deliver unmatched customer service, the most memorable experiences Taylor Studios has created, how the team brings history to life, and her time eating chocolate-covered ants. Connect with Betty on LinkedIn and Taylor Studios at TaylorStudios.com and on social media

Duration:00:52:33

#115: Christina Garnett – Social Listening Butterfly, Space Nerd

10/21/2020
Christina Garnett, the Social Listening Analyst and Digital Marketing Strategist, joins the show to share her journey from teaching math to strengthening the digital strategies of Fortune 500 brands. Hear why you should use social listening, the best social listening tools, how to read your consumers’ minds, her NASA Social experience, and how to get better at meditating. Connect with Christina on Twitter and Instagram at @ThatChristinaG, and on LinkedIn and Medium

Duration:01:05:46

#114: Lars Silberbauer – Leading LEGO to Social Media Stardom

10/14/2020
This episode is dedicated to Grandma Barb. Lars Silberbauer, the Digital Marketing Leader, joins the show to share his journey leading LEGO from zero social media presence to the top brand on social media. Hear how he got LEGO to embrace social media, they got their first million fans, how to stay playful, discover new gadgets, and his favorite LEGO set. Connect with Lars on social media at @LarsSilberbauer, LarsSilberbauer.com, and WAVE7.org

Duration:00:48:57

#113: Nick Coleman – Punny Foodpreneur, Founder of Snaffling Pig

9/30/2020
Nick Coleman, the Founder and CEO of Snaffling Pig, joins the show to share his journey from loving pork crackling as a kid to disrupting the UK snack industry and becoming a Dragons' Den success story. Hear how to come up with new product ideas, grow distribution, handle impostor syndrome, Nick’s experience on Dragons’ Den, and why he faked his marriage. Connect with Nick on LinkedIn and at SnafflingPig.co.uk

Duration:00:44:22

#112: Dan Gingiss – The Experience Maker, Customer Experience Speaker

9/23/2020
Dan Gingiss, the Customer Experience Speaker and Coach, joins the show to share his journey from marketing collectible figurines to creating remarkable customer experiences at McDonald's, Discover, Humana, and more. Hear how to create extraordinary moments for your customers, make memorable moments while improving pain points, the difference between customer experience and customer service, Dan’s stories from being a licensed bartender, and his family’s secret chocolate chip cookie recipe....

Duration:00:54:54

#111: Rachel Inman – Google Maps and Google Earth UX Design Lead

9/16/2020
Rachel Inman, a Staff UX Design Lead for Google Maps, joins the show to share her journey from loving maps and exploration as a kid to enhancing Google Maps and Google Earth through UX design. Hear how to be user-friendly, how teachers helped redesign Google Earth, what Google Maps might look like in the future, how to create a culture of creativity, and how Street View gets made. Connect with Rachel on Twitter at @rachel_inman and on LinkedIn

Duration:01:03:34

#110: Paula Scher – Legendary Graphic Designer, Principal at Pentagram

9/8/2020
Paula Scher, the Principal at Pentagram, joins the show to share her journey from designing album covers to creating logos and graphics for Citibank, Shake Shack, The High Line, The Public Theater, and more. Hear the stories behind her most famous designs, why it helps to sketch on a napkin, how to foster business relationships that last decades, the problem with perfectionism, and her reaction to seeing her designs all around New York City. Connect with Paula at Pentagram.com

Duration:00:46:06

#109: Jay Acunzo – Original Storyteller, Founder of Marketing Showrunners

9/2/2020
Jay Acunzo, the Author, Keynote Speaker, and Founder of Marketing Showrunners, joins the show to share his journey from being unhappy at a highly-desired job to creating original narratives for brands and teaching creative people to find their voice. Hear how to make your show different, bring about tension, Jay’s creative process, why control and certainty are inversely proportional, and storytelling lessons from Anthony Bourdain. Connect with Jay at MarketingShowrunners.com

Duration:03:24:50