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The Bright Ideas podcast is for marketing professionals and entrepreneurs who want to discover how to use online marketing and sales automation tactics. In each episode of the podcast, I interview a proven expert and get them to share the story of how they became successful, the challenges they faced, and the lessons they've learned along the way; all with the goal of providing my listeners with actionable "golden nuggets" that they can immediately put to use in their own businesses. Online marketing, marketing, social media, social media marketing, sales automation, infusionsoft, startups, marketing automation, marketing agencies, marketing consultants.

The Bright Ideas podcast is for marketing professionals and entrepreneurs who want to discover how to use online marketing and sales automation tactics. In each episode of the podcast, I interview a proven expert and get them to share the story of how they became successful, the challenges they faced, and the lessons they've learned along the way; all with the goal of providing my listeners with actionable "golden nuggets" that they can immediately put to use in their own businesses. Online marketing, marketing, social media, social media marketing, sales automation, infusionsoft, startups, marketing automation, marketing agencies, marketing consultants.
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The Bright Ideas podcast is for marketing professionals and entrepreneurs who want to discover how to use online marketing and sales automation tactics. In each episode of the podcast, I interview a proven expert and get them to share the story of how they became successful, the challenges they faced, and the lessons they've learned along the way; all with the goal of providing my listeners with actionable "golden nuggets" that they can immediately put to use in their own businesses. Online marketing, marketing, social media, social media marketing, sales automation, infusionsoft, startups, marketing automation, marketing agencies, marketing consultants.

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English


Episodes

BI 219: How to Rapidly Develop & Deploy Critical Business Systems with Vinay Patankar

10/1/2017
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On the Bright Ideas podcast, host Trent Dyrsmid from BrightIdeas.co shares the story of how he's building his eCommerce business (on Amazon as well as his own site), interviews other successful eCommerce entrepreneurs, and answers questions from his audience. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to build a real business that can one day replace your job and give you the lifestyle of your dreams, eCommerce is an excellent choice and on this podcast, you will learn the exact formula...

Duration: 00:38:17


BI 218: Erik Greene On How He Launched His Wildly Successful Coffee Booster From Zero on Amazon

9/9/2017
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In today's episode, my guest is Erik Greene, founder of Coffee Booster - a company he started in 2014 with just $10,000 and today does over $50,000/mo on Amazon. Unlike many new entrepreneurs who shy away from competition, Erik didn't let the success of existing competitors scare him away from his chosen niche. Instead, he took an extremely methodical step-by-step approach to iteration and testing of his product, which resulted in such a low initial start up cost. Key to Erik's success was...

Duration: 00:47:06


BI 217: Alex Lewis on How to Launch and Scale a Nutritional Supplement Brand

8/8/2017
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How did you create the supplement? (networking, contract mfg, What if you don’t want to create your own proprietary formula? What kind of gross margins can you expect? How did you initially start to market your product? How did content play a role in your marketing? What types of blog posts did you create? How did you come up with your blog post titles? Where do you advertise your content? which social platforms do you use? What kinds of opt ins do you use? What kinds of content/offers are...

Duration: 00:52:02


BI 216: How We Are Starting to Implement the Great Game of Business In My eCommerce Company

8/1/2017
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On the Bright Ideas podcast, host Trent Dyrsmid from BrightIdeas.co shares the story of how he's building his eCommerce business (on Amazon as well as his own site), interviews other successful eCommerce entrepreneurs, and answers questions from his audience. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to build a real business that can one day replace your job and give you the lifestyle of your dreams, eCommerce is an excellent choice and on this podcast, you will learn the exact formula...

Duration: 00:09:45


BI 215: How Dan Meadors and Eric Lambert Built a 7 Figure Business Selling on Amazon

6/26/2017
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On the Bright Ideas podcast, host Trent Dyrsmid from BrightIdeas.co shares the story of how he's building his eCommerce business (on Amazon as well as his own site), interviews other successful eCommerce entrepreneurs, and answers questions from his audience. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to build a real business that can one day replace your job and give you the lifestyle of your dreams, eCommerce is an excellent choice and on this podcast, you will learn the exact formula...

Duration: 00:55:30


BI 214: 2016 Year in Review and My Plan for 2017

1/4/2017
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On the Bright Ideas podcast, host Trent Dyrsmid from BrightIdeas.co shares the story of how he's building his eCommerce business (on Amazon as well as his own site), interviews other successful eCommerce entrepreneurs, and answers questions from his audience. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to build a real business that can one day replace your job and give you the lifestyle of your dreams, eCommerce is an excellent choice and on this podcast, you will learn the exact formula...

Duration: 00:32:11


BI 213: How I Sourced 20 New Wholesale Products in My First 30 Days

10/5/2016
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On the Bright Ideas podcast, host Trent Dyrsmid from BrightIdeas.co shares the story of how he's building his eCommerce business (on Amazon as well as his own site), interviews other successful eCommerce entrepreneurs, and answers questions from his audience. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to build a real business that can one day replace your job and give you the lifestyle of your dreams, eCommerce is an excellent choice and on this podcast, you will learn the exact formula...

Duration: 00:35:28


BI 212: The Future of Retail Arbitrage and How to Get Started in Wholesale the Smart Way

9/10/2016
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On the Bright Ideas podcast, host Trent Dyrsmid from BrightIdeas.co shares the story of how he's building his eCommerce business (on Amazon as well as his own site), interviews other successful eCommerce entrepreneurs, and answers questions from his audience. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to build a real business that can one day replace your job and give you the lifestyle of your dreams, eCommerce is an excellent choice and on this podcast, you will learn the exact formula...

Duration: 00:52:30


BI 211: Ask Trent Session #1 - Your Amazon FBA Questions

9/5/2016
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On the Bright Ideas podcast, host Trent Dyrsmid from BrightIdeas.co shares the story of how he's building his eCommerce business (on Amazon as well as his own site), interviews other successful eCommerce entrepreneurs, and answers questions from his audience. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to build a real business that can one day replace your job and give you the lifestyle of your dreams, eCommerce is an excellent choice and on this podcast, you will learn the exact formula...

Duration: 00:10:01


BI 210: How Norman Crenshaw Failed His Way to a $40K per Month Amazon FBA Business

7/23/2016
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On the Bright Ideas podcast, host Trent Dyrsmid from BrightIdeas.co shares the story of how he's building his eCommerce business (on Amazon as well as his own site), interviews other successful eCommerce entrepreneurs, and answers questions from his audience. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to build a real business that can one day replace your job and give you the lifestyle of your dreams, eCommerce is an excellent choice and on this podcast, you will learn the exact formula...

Duration: 00:39:15


BI 209: How I Generated $18,763 In Sales In My First 90 Days On Amazon

7/11/2016
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On the Bright Ideas podcast, host Trent Dyrsmid from BrightIdeas.co shares the story of how he's building his eCommerce business (on Amazon as well as his own site), interviews other successful eCommerce entrepreneurs, and answers questions from his audience. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to build a real business that can one day replace your job and give you the lifestyle of your dreams, eCommerce is an excellent choice and on this podcast, you will learn the exact formula...

Duration: 00:50:47


BI 184: Life After Selling Your Company - How to Regain Your Significance

12/11/2015
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Show notes for this episode: http://brightideas.co/184 In this interview, Jason and I talk about life after selling a company. In Jason’s case, it was bitter sweet, but it also came along with some challenges. We talk about the unexpected challenges, how he dealt with them, and ultimately, how Jason went on to create the most successful (and enjoyable) company he’s ever run. Have a question about this episode? Record it at: http://brightideas.co/asktrent

Duration: 00:26:15


BI 185: David Fox on Life & Lessons Learned After a $20M Exit

12/11/2015
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Show notes for this episode: http://brightideas.co/185 In this episode, I’m joined by David Fox and we discuss life and lessons learned after selling a company for $20M. We talked about his experience in the due diligence phase, what to expect, and how best to prepare in advance. We also talked about how to preserve wealth post-sale, and how to come up with an idea for your next business. Have a question about this episode? Record it at: http://brightideas.co/asktrent

Duration: 00:22:47


BI 182: Butch Bellah talks about lessons learned after selling his company

11/19/2015
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Show notes for this episode: http://brightideas.co/182 Butch and I talked about some of the challenges he experienced after selling his company. Much to his surprise, it wasn’t all “beaches and margaritas” as many expect. Listen to this episode to discover how Butch has reinvented himself as a digi-preneur. Have a question about this episode? Record it at: http://brightideas.co/asktrent

Duration: 00:22:57


BI 010: How to Use Video Marketing to Drive Traffic to Your Business with Chris Savage

11/5/2015
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Show notes for this episode: http://brightideas.co/10 Are you taking advantage of the many benefits that internet video marketing has to offer? Wait…have you even produced a video yet? Would you like to get started, but you aren’t sure how? To discover the benefits of video marketing, as well as how to get started, I interview Chris Savage, CEO of Wistia in this episode of the Bright Ideas podcast. Have a question about this episode? Record it at: http://brightideas.co/asktrent

Duration: 00:46:20


BI 079: How to Create a Million Dollar Online Business with Jermaine Griggs

11/5/2015
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Show notes for this episode: http://brightideas.co/79 I’m not overstating things when I say that Jermaine Griggs is an absolute master at marketing automation. Each time I learn another of his ninja strategies, I’m completely blown away. Jermaine’s marketing automation strategies are the key to what led his initial $70 investment in his company to turn into a low-overhead 7 figure operation that doesn’t take much time to run. His truly impressive results have caused so many other marketers...

Duration: 01:20:10


BI 007: How to Create Content That Attracts Your Ideal Customers with Mike Stelzner

11/5/2015
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Show notes for this episode: http://brightideas.co/7 Are you looking for a way to drive more traffic to your website? Would you like to learn a content creation strategy that has been proven to work by one of the most popular business blogs on the planet? To discover how the Social Media Examiner became the #2 most popular business blog in the USA, I interview Mike Stelzner in this episode of the Bright Ideas podcast. Have a question about this episode? Record it at:...

Duration: 00:45:20


BI 027: How to Turn Your Blog into a $250,000 Business with Marcus Sheridan

11/5/2015
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Show notes for this episode: http://brightideas.co/27 Would you like to have an inbox that fills up daily with prospect who want to give you their money? Would you like to be seen as a thought leader in your niche? Would you like to be able to do this while working from home and enjoying very healthy relationships with your family? In this episode of the Bright Ideas podcast, I’m joined by Marcus Sheridan, founder of The Sales Lion – a leading blog in the business development niche that is...

Duration: 01:03:48


BI 143: How Walter Bergeron Sold His Company for $10 Million

11/5/2015
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Show notes for this episode: http://brightideas.co/143 Walter Bergeron started a small industrial electronics repair company back in 1996 in the deep South of Louisiana. For many years, his revenues were at about $1 million per year. In 2011 Walter had a pivotal moment when he realized his one and only method for generating new customers might disappear. What did he do? He went through a million dollar total business transformation over a 90 day period of time. During this time he doubled...

Duration: 00:48:02


BI 169: How Julian Stubbs Built a $3M Virtual Marketing Agency

11/5/2015
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Show notes for this episode: http://brightideas.co/169 Today we interview Julian Stubbs, the co-founder of a unique, cloud-based global marketing agency called Up There Everywhere. In this interview, we unpack the process of how Julian and his team have built their agency to just under $3 million in revenue in 3 years. Up There Everywhere is comprised of a globally distributed team of over 150 team members. Julian shares openly how he and his partner started the company, how they got their...

Duration: 00:44:11

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