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TV, Radio & Print Still Work Really Well...If You Tie Them Back to Your Website

Dave Wieser the founder of DW Creative Marketing, a Kansas City-based marketing agency that helps local businesses increase leads and sales through effective marketing strategies and systems. Dave is one of Kansas City's top advertising experts. He has a decade of previous working experience as an account executive for Kansas City area TV stations. DW Creative Marketing, LLC is one of the best Kansas City advertising agencies, and has a strong reputation of providing marketing and...


From Highschool Dropout to Multi-million Dollar SaaS Founder

Ruben is the founder of Bidsketch, a bootstrapped SaaS app that’s used by thousands of freelancers, agencies and sales teams to create professional looking client proposals. He launched this top-rated proposal software on the side nine years ago, working nights and weekends, and grew it into a profitable product shortly after it launched. He’s also now starting a new SaaS called Docsketch, which is an electronic signature product that gets sales documents signed 40% faster.


Video Only Works with Strategy & Storytelling

Brad Burrow has a full range of experience and a wide range of production disciples from broadcast, film and TV commercials. Real Media has been rated the #1 best among all Kansas City video production companies by Blogger Local. Learn more about Real Media Kansas City at: https://realmediakc.com


How to Use Podcasting as Your Ultimate Sales Trojan Horse

Stephen Woessner is the founder and CEO of the Digital Marketing agency Predictive ROI and host of Onward Nation, a top rated daily podcast for business owners. He’s also the author of several books, one on search engine optimization, another one on viral social media and viral social networking. And his most recent one, which we’ll talk a little bit about today is Profitable Podcasting, a podcast marketing book that I just recently read and loved and we’re going to talk some more about in...


How To Get Influencers to Say Yes to Your Outreach Pitch

Interested in influencer marketing? This is a great tip to get just about any influencer to accept your outreach pitch. Be sure to check out the show notes page where I explain how and why an initial outreach pitch to Brian Dean failed. And how I took that experience and figured out a way to create an outreach approach that worked (with an almost immediate response) from Larry Kim, founder of WordStream and Facebook Messenger marketing company Mobile Monkey. Also, listen to Larry...


Public Relations, Social Media & Local Influencers with Jenny Kincaid

Jenny Kincaid. Jenny is the owner of Socialworx Public Relations, a Midwest media relations agency with strong local and national media context, and community connections. Jenny is mostly known for her expertise in Kansas City public relations, and for her unique approach on community engagement, or what she calls social relations. Her agency takes relationship one step further by seeking people out who their clients should meet, such as Kansas City influencers, to help them further the...


HARO, Alex Flash Briefings & Cutting Edge Website Leadgen Technology

Mike Kawula is the founder of Entrepreneurs GSD, and co-founder of Dinner Table MBA. Michael is an entrepreneur whose last three businesses each hit seven figures in under three years, with this past being ranked the number 144th fastest growing company by Ink magazine in 2012. He's an author. He's been featured on CNN, interviewed by Anthony Robbins, and featured in over 100 publications in over the last few years. Michael has been an entrepreneur since September 10, 2001, has a strong...


How to Use Digital Knowledge Management for Your Business

There is a ton of information about your business on the Internet. By controlling the accuracy of your company information across the Internet, you get better visibility and more leads and sales. Digital Knowledge Management is the way that you can take control of your company’s digital footprint, and calibrate it across the Internet in the most accurate, cost-effective way possible. Yext’s DKM solution is so powerful that it’s become a mandatory solution for all of our new SEO and...


Using Print Media To Build Trust, Authority & Personal Branding

Want to learn more about content marketing? Katie Bean is President and Editor of Thinking Bigger Business Media, a resource for Kansas City small business owners. Her background is in the newspaper journalism industry, which she supplemented with an MBA from UMKC in 2017. She loves to learn about businesses, and help connect business owners with people and strategies that they the need to grow. Learn more about Katie Bean: Thinking Bigger Business Media Thinking Bigger on...


Building an Agency, Coaching & Crushing it on LinkedIn with Mod Girl

About Mandy McEwen Mandy is the Founder and CEO of Mod Girl Marketing, an inbound marketing consultancy based in California. Recognized as a Top 8 SEO Expert by Search Engine Journal and a content marketing influencer by BuzzSumo, she has helped thousands of marketing entrepreneurs and business owners exceed their goals by sharing the lessons she’s learned in over 10 years in the industry. In addition to successfully scaling her own 100% remote digital agency, Mandy has developed premium...


Growing a Digital Marketing Agency from $100K to $3 Million+

Kade Wilcox is the owner and CEO of Primitive Social, a digital marketing agency in Lubbock, Texas, focused on helping companies grow through software development, website design and development, inbound marketing, and sales enablement. In 2011, Kade and his wife Lacey started Primitive Social, providing social media support to small local businesses. In 2013, Kade and Lacey connected with Jerred Hurst (now co-owner of Primitive Social) and decided to focus on growing the company. Over...


Facebook Messenger Marketing with Chatbots

Larry Kim is the founder of WordStream, which is a suite of online marketing and advertising tools that helps businesses manage search engine marketing campaigns. More recently, Larry is the CEO of MobileMonkey. Mobile Monkey is the worlds best Facebook messenger marketing platform for marketers and companies of all sizes. It's free and easy, it's an online service that enables you to create powerful chat-bots without coding. Larry Kim is one of the best and brightest minds in digital...


From Local Store to $200 Million in Online Sales

Danny Govberg is a pioneering force of the contemporary watch industry. His vision and insatiable passion for watches and technology enabled the evolution of Govberg from a Philadelphia-based retail shop to one of the world's premier authorized dealers of both new and pre-owned timepieces. Danny recognized years ago that selling new watches was only one way to support the life of a watch collector and set in motion a tech forward, pre-owned strategy that inspired the evolution of the global...


How to Grow a Multi-Million Dollar Agency

Greg is CEO of Blue Chair, he has more than 30 years of entrepreneur experience in startups, acquisitions, business development, and takeovers. Starting with Gragg Advertising in 1992, one of the best Kansas City advertising agencies, Greg has started four additional technology companies, purchased one and helped develop over 20 proprietary products focused on good practices in performance marketing. Greg has been nominated Entrepreneur of the Year twice and has received numerous accolades...


How to Get Client Results & Grow Your Own Agency with Content Marketing

Brandee Johnson is an entrepreneur, a marketer and a speaker. Since 2015, Brandee has owned and operated Limelight Marketing, a Kansas City inbound marketing agency based in Pittsburgh, Kansas. Limelight helps companies to have brand stories to attract and convert customers. Prior to owning the agency, Brandee spent 15 years working for leading brands in national and global corporations including Lego. She has implemented and integrated a variety of marketing and IT systems including...


Physical Therapy Marketing Strategy, Tips & Ideas for Private Practices

On this business podcast, David Straight is a doctor of physical therapy, he’s an author, speaker, and a marketing expert. He’s also the co-owner of e-rehab.com. And a marketing director of a seven-location private practice. David and his business partner own and operate a digital marketing agency that serves the physical therapy private practice market. He and his company provide websites, email newsletters, search engine optimization, reputation management, video marketing, and social...


Marketing Tips for Non-Profits & Startups with Melissa Roberts of ECJC

Phil Singleton interview Melissa Roberts. Melissa Roberts helps entrepreneurs find the resources they need to grow their businesses–whether that’s space, education, mentoring or connections to capital. She serves as the VP of Strategy and Economic Development at the Enterprise Center in Johnson County, a Kansas City-based non-profit organization. There, she oversees the ECJC’s marketing and communications strategy, educational programs and public policy efforts. Melissa has been honored...


Sales Tips & Tactics That Are Working Right Now

As an inbound marketer, we practice what we preach. But when you dominate online, you have to be careful what you wish for… Sometimes we get so many calls and emails it’s hard to keep up. Sound like humble bragging? It’s not. When a large amount of your leads don’t have the budget or willingness to invest in a successful marketing campaign, it takes a lot of time and effort to process leads that are not your ideal clients. It takes time and money to qualify and process high ticket...


How To Market Like A Millennial

Marc Guberti is an entrepreneur, digital marketing expert, and author. Marc publishes multiple blog posts every day on his digital marketing blog and tweets every 15 minutes to over 400,000 Twitter followers. Marc has the fearlessness of his teen years and dedication of an entrepreneur mixed into one mindset which guide him through the process of creating products and writing content. Marc wants to show teens that they can start their businesses earlier. No one has to wait for working...


Starting a Successful Business by Solving a Problem

In this episode of the Local Business Leaders podcast we get to chat with Erica Brune, president of Lever1 in Kansas City. Erica explains what a PEO (professional employer organization) is, how Lever1 got started, and some of the key reasons how this venture became so successful so quickly. You can learn more about Lever1 and Erica Brune here: http://www.lever1.com Lever1 on Facebook Lever1 on Twitter Erica Brune on LinkedIn