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The Local Business Leaders podcast is a marketing interview show. We interview successful entrepreneurs and marketing experts and ask about their stories, struggles and successes. We also ask very pointed questions about what marketing strategies and tactics are working today to help their businesses - or their clients' businesses - thrive and grow. Listen to best-selling authors, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and digital marketing experts in the fields of social media, AdWords and PPC, Facebook, search engine optimization / SEO, content marketing, reputation management, WordPress web design and more.

The Local Business Leaders podcast is a marketing interview show. We interview successful entrepreneurs and marketing experts and ask about their stories, struggles and successes. We also ask very pointed questions about what marketing strategies and tactics are working today to help their businesses - or their clients' businesses - thrive and grow. Listen to best-selling authors, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and digital marketing experts in the fields of social media, AdWords and PPC, Facebook, search engine optimization / SEO, content marketing, reputation management, WordPress web design and more.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Local Business Leaders podcast is a marketing interview show. We interview successful entrepreneurs and marketing experts and ask about their stories, struggles and successes. We also ask very pointed questions about what marketing strategies and tactics are working today to help their businesses - or their clients' businesses - thrive and grow. Listen to best-selling authors, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and digital marketing experts in the fields of social media, AdWords and PPC, Facebook, search engine optimization / SEO, content marketing, reputation management, WordPress web design and more.

Twitter:

@kcwebsites

Language:

English

Contact:

913-674-0322


Episodes

How to Provide Your Business with the Content it Needs to Grow

12/14/2020
Justin is the founder and CEO of Guild Content. I love that name by the way, we’ll talk about that. Probably the first or second question. A Kansas City digital marketing agency focused on creating content that connects and builds brands that can be trusted. His love of writing and connecting to the emotions of audiences led him to leave his front-office role in the Kansas City Chiefs in 2017 to start his agency. You can learn more of their story at GuildContent.com. Justin, welcome to the...

Duration:00:40:50

How to Become an Amazon Best Selling Book Author

12/8/2020
Jon Schram is an Kansas City managed services IT support expert and the founder & CEO of The Purple Guys, a tech company that has grown since 2001 to become the Midwest’s premier provider of IT support services. The Purple Guys is a fast-growing, 7-digit business that has helped hundreds of companies grow by solving their IT problems and providing them with stress-free, bullet-proof tech support. Jon Schram and his wife, Jill, have three children and have founded two businesses together.

Duration:00:34:30

Growth Marketing & Scaling Contractors with Scott Neidow of James Hardie

12/4/2020
Scott Niedow was born and raised just outside of Chicago. He is a proud Purdue Boilermaker! Scott’s been at James Hardie Siding just shy of 15 years. He’s had many different sales and management roles at Hardie over the past 15 years but the bulk of his time and passion lies with helping James Hardie siding contractors run successful businesses. Scott Neidow says his mission is to be able to help contractors transform their businesses to meet and exceed their financial and personal...

Duration:00:40:16

Best Business Broker Selling Your Company

9/25/2019
Chad Peterson is an entrepreneur, author, and award-winning business broker. His Kansas City based mergers and acquisitions firm, Peterson Acquisitions, was recently acknowledged as one of the best business brokers in the nation. Chad Peterson successfully handles business transactions across the United States, and occasionally around the globe. His M&A firm works on deals from $1 million to $25 million, and in some cases exceeding $25 million. He handles the transactions from start to...

Duration:00:36:44

ActionCOACH Business Coaching Franchise Founder Brad Sugars

9/21/2019
Brad Sugars started the ActionCOACH brand when he was in his early twenties! Today the company is internationally recognized as one of the best business coaching franchises and one of the leading and most awarded franchises in the world today. So how did a twenty-something Australian create this global powerhouse? He did it through hard work, determination and a well-organized, systemized approach that leads businesses to profits. Brad Sugars has always been entrepreneurial. Even from a...

Duration:00:22:00

Why Online Courses Are So Much Better Than College & Debt

7/11/2019
Ex-Paypal & AirBnB SEO Manager Tommy Griffith Discusses Online Courses adn why they are better than grad school. Tommy Griffith has been doing search engine optimization for more than 10 years. He previously managed SEO at PayPal and Airbnb, and now runs ClickMinded, a digital marketing training platform for marketers and entrepreneurs. Tommy started ClickMinded as a side project while working full-time at Airbnb. He grew it until it started generating more revenue than his annual...

Duration:00:42:09

How Hiring a VA from the Philippines Will Change Your Business & Your Life

7/3/2019
John Jonas has been making a 6-7 figure income online since 2004. He has helped thousands of entrepreneurs succeed by teaching them how to replace themselves through outsourcing. He created OnlineJobs.ph, the largest marketplace to find Filipino workers. He also teaches his system for how to find great Filipino workers for free. While making a full-time living he rarely works full time. His team of 27 full-time Filipino virtual assistants do the work in his businesses, while he manages...

Duration:00:47:44

KC Sports TV Host Joel Goldberg on His Story, Keynote Speaking & More

3/25/2019
Joel Goldberg has one of the most recognizable faces and voices in Kansas City. While Joel has had a first-row seat to one of the most inspirational stories in recent sports history, Phil Singleton found his personal story to be fascinating. It’s no wonder that he has become on of the most sought-after Kansas City motivational speakers in the metro area and has spoken at: Joel shares an amazing story of how he started out in his early 20’s, fresh out of college, and created an...

Duration:00:40:50

How to Use SEO & Processes to Build, Scale & Sell Your Agency or Business

3/10/2019
Ryan Stewart, is a marketing entrepreneur with over a decade of experience building and selling online businesses. He worked as a consultant for Deloitte and SapientNitro helping large brands like Target and Best Buy improve online acquisition. He built and scaled an eCommerce site called Laces Out with a 1.2 million organic business per month and sold the business in 2017. He built and scaled an online SEO agency called WEBRIS to 1.1 million in annual recurring revenue in 16 months, and...

Duration:00:31:24

Redefining Success: The Million-Dollar One-Person Business

3/2/2019
Elaine Pofeldt is a freelance writer, editor, and ghost writer who has recently worked with publications including The Economist, Fortune, Money, Inc., CNBC, Crain's New York Business, Forbes, and many others. Entrepreneurship, small business, and careers are her specialties. She is also the author of a new book, which we're going to talk about today, The Million-Dollar One-Person Business. She helps corporate, non-profit, and private clients write and edit proposals, newsletters, blogs,...

Duration:00:51:26

Lead Generation Tactics for SEO & Internet Marketing Agencies

1/3/2019
Tom is an SEO strategist and the host of The Sure Oak Podcast. He is the founder of Sure Oak an SEO agency in New York City that grows companies with search engine optimization to get businesses more traffic and drive their revenue growth. Tom has been published in many well-known publications, such as The Huffington Post, Search Engine Watch and SEMrush. Sure Oak is a full-service SEO firm - they are experts at getting you more targeted organic traffic to help grow your company. They...

Duration:00:35:01

How to Get Content From Your Clients

12/28/2018
James Rose is a reformed Australian digital agency owner and the co-founder of Content Snare. Content Snare is an online software service designed to cut down the time and headache wasted on chasing up clients for website content. Content Snare is one of the best content marketing tools helps digital agencies and web designers get content from their clients. One of the biggest bottlenecks in the web design process is waiting on clients to send their content through. After countless...

Duration:00:37:08

Living the Dream: 6M Monthly Website Visitors. 7 Digit Income. No Employees.

12/21/2018
Chris Parker is the founder & CEO of WhatIsMyIPaddress.com, the number one website in the world for finding your IP address. According to the Alexa ranking, Chris’s website is one of the top 3000 websites in the United States with over 6 million visitors a month. Chris started the website on January 4th, 2000 and for the first five years, his revenue didn’t even cover his internet bill. In 2005, Chris made $30 from display ads and he knew he couldn’t give up! In 2014, Chris was laid off...

Duration:00:42:39

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

11/29/2018
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...

Duration:00:33:26

From Highschool Dropout to Multi-million Dollar SaaS Founder

11/27/2018
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.

Duration:00:37:35

Video Only Works with Strategy & Storytelling

11/20/2018
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

Duration:00:19:47

How to Use Podcasting as Your Ultimate Sales Trojan Horse

9/17/2018
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...

Duration:00:37:03

How To Get Influencers to Say Yes to Your Outreach Pitch

9/13/2018
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...

Duration:00:09:33

Public Relations, Social Media & Local Influencers with Jenny Kincaid

9/12/2018
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...

Duration:00:26:07

HARO, Alex Flash Briefings & Cutting Edge Website Leadgen Technology

7/30/2018
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...

Duration:00:36:15