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Appitalize On Your Idea will help you bring your ideas to fruition. We'll help you find ideas of things to build, and how to go about building them. We'll talk to people have have successfully Appitalized on their ideas, and show you how you can too!

Appitalize On Your Idea will help you bring your ideas to fruition. We'll help you find ideas of things to build, and how to go about building them. We'll talk to people have have successfully Appitalized on their ideas, and show you how you can too!
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Appitalize On Your Idea will help you bring your ideas to fruition. We'll help you find ideas of things to build, and how to go about building them. We'll talk to people have have successfully Appitalized on their ideas, and show you how you can too!

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Season 2 Episode 5 - Command Control Power - Find your Niche

6/22/2016
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Be an expert and find your niche Happy Thursday everyone. Today on the Appitalize On Your Idea podcast I have Jerry Zigmont and Sam Valencia, who are both Apple Consultants and 2 of the three members of the Command Control Power podcast. The CCP team was at ACEs Conference this year to both do a presentation on Managed services and also taped a live episode of their wildly famous podcast. Today we discuss why they started the podcast. In their mind there wasn't a niche filled for...

Duration:00:27:17

Season 2 Episode 4 - Amy McKnight - Empower your Customers

6/14/2016
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Empower your Customers Hey Hey everyone! It's time for another great episode of the Appitalize On Your Idea podcast. Today we have Mac Spa owner Amy McKnight on. Amy was an attendee of the 2015 ACEs Conference who then turned into a speaker for the 2016 conference. Amy has a great angle on empowering customers. Many of us would believe that teaching a customer how to do something would eliminate the need for us, but not with Amy. She believes (and rightfully so) that if you empower your...

Duration:00:24:57

Season 2 Episode 3 - Randy Krum

6/6/2016
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Visualize the Spoon Happy Tuesday everyone, and welcome to another episode of Appitalize On Your Idea: The Podcast. Today we have Randy Krum, author of Cool Infographics and owner of InfoNewt, a company dedicated to data visualization and infographics. Randy and I discuss the reason for using infographics. So many times an infographic is incorrectly listed, as many just thing if it has pictures it's an infographic. On Randy's blog Cool Infographics, he posts about different types of...

Duration:00:30:53

Season 2 Episode 2 - Peter Shankman

5/23/2016
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Know Thyself Happy Tuesday everyone, and welcome to another episode of Appitalize On Your Idea: The Podcast. Today we have Peter Shankman, most famously known for the founder of HARO (Help a Reporter Out), and now a public speaker. Peter has a great grasp on customer service, and even has written the book on it - Zombie Loyalists. Peter's golden rule is to "hire for people". Hire people who can deal with people first and then teach them the technical aspects of their job. Peter has a...

Duration:00:23:42

Season 2 Episode 1 - We are back!

5/17/2016
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Season 2! Ok so it's been a year or so since my last episode, but its are back! It could be worse. I could have followed the Sherlock seasons on BBC (for those who don't get it, there are 3 episodes a season and they are like 2 years apart!). So here goes again. Welcome to the Appitalize On Your Idea Podcast. This short re-introduction episode is to just explain what's been happening in the last year. Why I haven't produced the show, and what's been happening to me personally. Now...

Duration:00:06:53

Episode 37 - Victor Agreda Jr - Tell the Story

6/7/2015
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Tell The Story Happy Monday everyone, and welcome to another episode of Appitalize On Your Idea: The Podcast. Today we have on Victor Agreda Jr, of Angry Dad Gamer and SuperPixel studios. Victor has done a lot of things in his life that has brought him to where he is now. Having started as just a commenter on a blog, turned him into the Editor-in-chief (yes I'm skipping a lot of that story here) and when that blog shut down he continued on telling stories with his comedy, his magic and now...

Duration:00:34:55

Episode 36 - Tony Ubertaccio - Give Value Up Front.

5/31/2015
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Be a part of the process and give value up front. Welcome back Appitalizers. Now that the ACEs Conference is over, I'm back to bring you some great content and podcast episodes. We kick off the return with my good friend Tony Ubertaccio. Tony is a business strategist and consultant. He helps businesses by figuring out how to add value to the business. This could be anything from showing them how to capture emails, to social media strategy to brand positioning. Tony's goal is to help you as...

Duration:00:32:22

Episode 35 - Ryan Cash - Alto's Adventure

4/5/2015
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Alto's Adventure Today we have Ryan Cash from Snowman software on the podcast. Ryan and his team built an amazing game for iOS called Alto's Adventure. Ryan and I discuss how the game came to fruition, and the marketing strategy. I know a lot of you have been asking about how to go about building a game, so here's the episode for you! As in previous episodes, we discussed treating the app like a movie — releasing tidbits of the game in teasers and trailers, and then showing some behind the...

Duration:00:33:40

Episode 34 - Doug Fluckiger - Advance your idea

3/30/2015
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Help advance your idea With today's episode, I have brought on Doug Fluckiger from Silver Creek Studio. Doug happens to be my outsourced graphic designer, but I didn't have him on to talk about us. I brought Doug on today to talk about how to find a graphic designer. With some great tidbits, Doug talks about finding someone who will not just do the graphics and be done, but will help you advance your idea. When you are outsourcing anything, you want someone who will be a partner on the...

Duration:00:27:56

APC: Episode 34 - Doug Fluckiger - Advance your idea

3/30/2015
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Help advance your idea With today’s episode, I have brought on Doug Fluckiger from Silver Creek Studio. Doug happens to be my outsourced graphic designer, but I didn’t have him on to talk about us. I brought Doug on today to talk about how to find a graphic designer. With some great tidbits, Doug talks about finding someone who will not just do the graphics and be done, but will help you advance your idea. When you are outsourcing anything, you want someone who will be a partner on the...

Duration:00:27:56

Episode 33 - The Global Intellectual Properties Law Symposium

3/16/2015
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Lawyers across the world! Today is a special episode of Appitalize On Your Idea the Podcast. We have on first time returning guest David Postolski, and his partner Susanne Somersalo on to talk about The Global Intellectual Properties Law Symposium The GIPLS is the first of it's kind. A three day event taking place March 30th-April 1st. The Symposium, being put on by Gearhart Law will bring nine lawyers from around the world together to answer questions about IP protection from around the...

Duration:00:24:25

Episode 32 - Bruce Zutler - Be the Captain

3/8/2015
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Zen of Consulting Bruce Zutler of Venn Products Group joins us today on the Appitalize On Your Idea Podcast. Bruce is a mastermind when it comes to manufacturing, marketing, intellectual property and financing. Essentially if you want to start a business building a product, Bruce is the person to speak to. Bruce and I discuss the challenges of manufacturing. Using sites like Alibaba are great but there's so much more than just posting your idea and hoping someone across the world will make...

Duration:00:30:45

Episode 31 - Michelle Tripp - Have a Plan!

3/1/2015
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Ideas are not cheap On todays episode we have the wonderfully talented Michelle Tripp on to talk about how to market your product. Michelle's number one rule? Have a plan! A great line from the movie One Crazy Summer — "Without plan there is no attack, without attack there's no victory!" Michelle comes on today to talk about having a plan and the three tiers of them: • Objectives • Strategies • Tactics Michelle goes on to talk about how to tailor your message for the appropriate...

Duration:00:35:23

Episode 30 - Claudia Altucher - Ideas are the currency of the 21st century.

2/1/2015
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Ideas are not cheap It's episode 30! Today we have on special guest Claudia Azula Altucher. Claudia is a two time best seller, and her latest book Become An Idea Machine has just been published. Claudia talks to us today about how to come up with ideas. "The Idea muscle is like any other muscle, it must be worked out." Claudia, and her husband James Altucher, make it a point to say that you need to come up with 10 ideas a day. It seems like a lot of work but it's not really. Claudia says,...

Duration:00:28:20

Episode 29 - Jeet Banerjee - Serial Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

1/26/2015
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The 22 year old Serial Entrepreneur Today I bring on Jeet Banerjee. Jeet, at 22 years old, has started multiple successful business, wrote a book, and has even spoke at TEDx! It amazes me how Jeet even has time to sleep! Jeet and I discuss how he gets through his days. Jeet talks about prioritizing your tasks. Figure out your day. What important things MUST get done first? Then he delves into something I think a lot of struggle with - figuring out your strengths and weaknesses. It's ok to...

Duration:00:24:10

Episode 28 - Annie Scranton - The Jigsaw Puzzle of Marketing

1/17/2015
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The Jigsaw Puzzle of Marketing Happy Monday! Today I'm glad to have on Annie Scranton of Pace Public Relations in NYC. Annie, whose name you heard back in episode 26, has graced us by bringing her PR knowledge to the Appitalize On Your Idea Podcast. Annie and I discuss the need for a Public Relations firm. While Annie's firm only works with media relations (which in my opinion in the most important type), there are firms out there that do everything from corporate communications to crisis...

Duration:00:33:27

Episode 26 - Micah Baldwin - Light Your Money On Fire!

1/10/2015
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Light Your Money on Fire! I'm so excited to bring on my mentor, Micah Baldwin on today's episode of Appitalize On Your Idea podcast. I wanted to bring Micah on to discuss something I have been asked a lot about. "How do I raise money for my company?" As someone who has only bootstrapped my ideas, I have never been able to give the right advice about it. Micah, who is a multi-successful entrepreneur who has raised money on many occasions. Micah talks about the things investors look for. This...

Duration:00:42:06

Episode 25 - Michael Sorrentio - eyePatch case

1/5/2015
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A secret Appitalizer Happy New Year everyone, and welcome back to the Appitalize Podcast. Today I have on my friend Mike Sorrentino. Mike is a secret Appitalizer. By this I mean, he followed all the ways to Appitalize on his idea without even knowing it. Mike is the inventor of the eyePatch case, a physical case for your mobile device with a slider to cover the camera. Mike came up with the idea while listening to the radio one night. He got a patent, and then outsourced the design and...

Duration:00:35:47

Holiday Episode!

12/23/2014
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Happy Holidays Everyone! Just a quick note from me to all of you, happy holidays and have a safe new year. This weeks podcast is a special one because I was able to get some of the past guests on to wish everyone a merry christmas, happy hanukah, happy kwanza and happy new year. Thanks to: Jason Womack Elizabeth and Richard Gearhart Martin Waxman David Postolski Jason Frasca Allen Hancock Michael Sorrentino Eyal Amir Warren Whitlock Matthew Hintz For more information check out...

Duration:00:07:01

Episode 24 - Richard and Elizabeth Gearhart - power couple!

12/15/2014
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An entrepreneurial law firm for entrepreneurs Welcome back to another episode of Appitalize On Your Idea: The Podcast. Today I have on Richard and Elizabeth Gearhart of Gearhart law. I know we've had on a lot of lawyers lately, but the reason I wanted to bring these two on is to talk about how Gearhart law in and of itself an entrepreneurial venture. Gearhart law was born on the internet. After a move from Georgia, Richard (with the help of Elizabeth), opened the practice and took to the...

Duration:00:40:59