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The Don't Be a BS Marketer Podcast is all about living in a world free of bs marketing, and full of bold solutions. Tune in each week as Dave tells you how to cut the bs and invites a guest to discuss their Big Idea about messaging success. A fun, final segment of the podcast includes the Sights & Sounds of Marketing, reviewing the significant messages and music of a particular year.




188: No B******t Mentors

In Episode 188 of the No B******t Marketing Show Dave takes us on a trip back in time to showcase previous guests who tell us about their mentors and peers who influenced them during their career journeys. Episode 188 features: Priscilla McKinney - LiTTLE Bird Marketing Scott Morgan - Brunner Brian Bronaugh - 340 Design Tricia Warick - Vitstage International The No BS Marketing Show is brought to you by Larrimors Men’s and Women’s Designer Clothing. Free shipping. Free returns. Shop men’s...

Duration: 00:18:59

187: Are You A BS Marketer?

Dave’s Robert Graham shirt courtesy of Larrimors. Are you a BS Marketer? Do you find yourself copying and mimicking your competitors? In episode 187 of the No B******t Marketing Show, listen as Dave Mastovich takes us back to marketing school and talks about copycat marketing, and how to avoid it. We’ll hear tips on creating creative and innovative marketing, clearly defining your target markets, and creatively reaching your audience through multiple channels. Remember that positioning comes...

Duration: 00:11:16

186: Chris Brodman Part 2

In Episode 186 of The No B******t Marketing Show, CEO and President of Metz Lewis Brodman Must O’Keefe, Chris Brodman, is back in the studio. In this episode, Brodman goes into detail about his career journey with Metz Lewis Brodman Must O’Keefe, and the organizational changes that have occurred during his time with the firm. Chris will further explain the leadership changes his firm is working towards and gives some down to earth advice about how to be better in your business. We’ll also...

Duration: 00:34:29

185: Chris Brodman

In Episode 185, listen as Chris Brodman, President and CEO of Metz Lewis Brodman Must O’Keefe, joins the No B******t Marketing Show. Chris Brodman tells us of his youthful journey through Allegheny College where he was recruited to play football. Brodman worked as a Loan Originator for a mortgage company fresh out of college. Chris had an important wake up call during a retirement celebration for a co-worker at the mortgage company. He realized he wanted more out of life and decided to make...

Duration: 00:34:46

184: Aradhna Oliphant Part 2

Listen as Aradhna Oliphant returns for Part 2 on the No B******t Marketing Show! Oliphant is President and CEO of Leadership Pittsburgh, a premier resource for community leadership identification, connection and development in Southwestern Pennsylvania. In Episode 183, Aradhna shares a couple of her mentors, yet most importantly her amazing journey to the United States. Oliphant earned a Bachelor's and Master's in Psychology in India, as well as a Master's in Business Administration from...

Duration: 00:34:16

183: Aradhna Oliphant

In Episode 183, listen as Aradhna Oliphant, the President and CEO of Leadership Pittsburgh joins the No B******t Marketing Show! Oliphant starts with sharing her career journey before arriving from India! Aradhna earned a Bachelor's, plus a Master's degree in Psychology overseas prior to moving to the United States. Continuing her education, Aradhna earned a second Master's from Rutgers University in Business Administration. Oliphant then gained experience, and left her position at a...

Duration: 00:27:32

182: 13th Anniversary Celebration Recap and Interviews

Listen to Episode 182 as the MASSolutions Team highlights our 13th Anniversary of creating bold solutions out of Pittsburgh! The Hollywood themed event celebrated our clients and podcast guests at the Wyndham Grand and courtyard next to our downtown Pittsburgh headquarters. Tune in as Dave recaps the party and the story around it, joined by Dena Koklanaris, Content Mastermind at our firm. She makes for a great guest host to interview the attendees from our red carpet! Live Guests Include:...

Duration: 00:14:29

181: 13 Years of No BS Marketing

Tune in as Dave highlights 13 years of No BS Marketing this week on the No BS Show. On Episode 181, the podcast reached two years of streaming at the same time MASSolutions celebrates 13 years of doing business! Dave explains the significance behind the number 13, which has been a lucky and important number to the Mastovich family with 4 generations wearing it while playing sports. That led MASSolutions to celebrate its lucky 13th anniversary. The celebration includes a Hollywood themed...

Duration: 00:10:14

180: Understanding the Different Mindsets of Marketers vs. Salespeople

Listen as Episode 180 shares insight behind the MASSolutions No BS Keynote & Workshop! Dave has recently been traveling more across the country for VISTAGE, the World's leading advisory and executive coaching organization. This summer, our message has traveled from coast-to-coast: from California to Florida! This episode highlights what Dave has noticed from attendees, particularly the different mindsets and philosophies between those engaged in Marketing or Sales. Regardless of the...

Duration: 00:09:29

179: No BS Summer Rants

Listen to Episode 179, as we highlight a few timeless Rants from earlier shows! On the No B******t Marketing Podcast, our host Dave Mastovich generally begins the episode with a Rant in studio, centered around a particular topic. This compilation begins with "Flight Attendant Messaging" which was featured on Episode 20 with Lisa Allen. Next, Dave then transitions into his "The Issue, not The Instance" Rant from Episode 44 with Kieran O'Dea. Lastly, we conclude the mashup of this episode...

Duration: 00:08:36

178: Priscilla McKinney Part 2

Listen as Priscilla McKinney returns for Part 2 on the No B******t Marketing Show! McKinney is president of LiTTLE Bird Marketing, a boutique marketing firm based in Joplin, Missouri specializing in delivering premier graphics and creative ideas to clients. In Episode 178, McKinney shares a few of her mentors, but most importantly Brett Baker, the owner of TrustPoint Management Group. Brett taught her the Sandler system which Priscilla tells to be a life changer and C.T.O.B.T. (Couldn't...

Duration: 00:32:28

177: Priscilla McKinney

In Episode 177, listen as Priscilla McKinney, an experienced branding and digital expert and keynote speaker joins the No B******t Marketing Show! McKinney is the president of LiTTLE Bird Marketing, a boutique marketing firm based in Joplin, Missouri. Her company serves the Mid-West, specializing in delivering premier graphics and creative ideas to clients. Priscilla jokes that her claim to fame is that she worked as a bank teller at a Wells Fargo branch alongside Will Ferrell earlier in...

Duration: 00:29:24

176: Tricia Warrick Part 2

Listen as Tricia Warrick, an accomplished C-suite exec and current Vistage International Chair returns for Part 2 of the Podcast! In Part 1, Dave and Tricia converse about her career journey in the finance sector and beyond. Warrick has served as Chief Operating Officer, strategic consultant, M&A advisor, and banker to CEO’s and shareholders of more than 500 mid-market companies. The show continues in Episode 176 as Tricia explains her background while working at various firms. From...

Duration: 00:36:11

175: Tricia Warrick

Listen to Episode 175 as Dave interviews Tricia Warrick, an accomplished C-suite exec and current Vistage International Chair. Warrick has served as Chief Operating Officer, strategic consultant, M&A advisor, and banker to CEO's and shareholders of more than 500 mid-market companies. Tricia was raised among 7 children, and explains how influence within her family started her educational background. Upon graduating from Churchill High School, now part of Woodland Hills School District, she...

Duration: 00:29:54

174: Ken Staut Part 2

In Episode 174, Ken Staut, returns for Part 2 of the No B******t Marketing Show! In Part 1, Dave and Ken converse about the road to creating GrowthFountain, an SEC registered funding portal based in New York City. The show continues today with Ken talking about how adversity pushed him to pursue an MBA at Columbia University, which he leveraged to become more competitive. Upon returning to the financial sector, Staut shares his experiences during the Financial Crisis of 2008. As a Senior...

Duration: 00:33:45

173: Ken Staut

Listen as guest Ken Staut, the CEO of GrowthFountain, an SEC registered funding portal based in New York City joins the No BS Show! Staut talks about growing up in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, and moving on to Dickinson College where he earned a Bachelor's in Economics. After graduation, he knew his passion for Wall Street would take him to New York, where he found a job at a start-up hedge fund. From gaining experience at the fund, Staut then returned back to business school to earn an...

Duration: 00:24:59

172: Cut the BS!

Listen as this episode features a compilation of original episodes from Dave interviewing his colleagues on the No B******t Marketing Show. Dave highlights his "Cut the BS" segment of the interviews in this episode, where different guests share examples of when they have experienced occurrences of BS in the workplace throughout their careers. Episode 172 features: Mark Marmo CEO, Deep Well Services Ed Wietholder President, Strength Fitness & Speed David Sweet President, MECCO Marking &...

Duration: 00:16:23

171: Hot Dogs on the 4th of July: Ketchup, Mustard, Marketing

On this special 4th of July No BS Marketing podcast, let's talk ketchup, mustard and marketing. Americans will eat more than 7 billion hot dogs from Memorial Day through Labor Day, 150 million on the 4th of July holiday alone. We average about 70 hot dogs per person eaten each year. If you have one, do you top it with ketchup or mustard? According to a YouGov survey, the most popular condiment for hot dogs is mustard (72%) followed by ketchup (59%), onions (51%) and relish (47%). Age has a...

Duration: 00:07:06

170: Customer Service Expert Shep Hyken Part 2

Listen as Dave continues with Part 2 of his interview featuring guest Shep Hyken, an expert in the world of customer service. In Episode 169, Shep walks Dave through his amazing career path, and they discuss examples of great and not so great customer service experiences. Hyken has authored multiple books, while The Amazement Revolution was a USAToday and Wall Street Journal bestseller. In Part 2, Dave converses with Shep about the road to achieving his dream as becoming a Hall of Fame...

Duration: 00:23:24

169: Customer Service Expert Shep Hyken

In Episode 169, Dave talks with Shep Hyken, a pioneer in the art of customer service. Shep is a customer service expert, author, and speaker. One of his books, The Amazement Revolution, was a bestseller. But that’s only part of his amazing story. He’s the author of several other books that offer advice about retaining customers like Moments of Magic which leverages his more than twenty years' of experience in customer service. He’s also achieved CPAE status, The National Speakers Assoc.'s...

Duration: 00:23:27

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