DIGITAL MARKETING MASTERS
Podcast Season 2, 2020
Hosts: Matt & Kari Rouse
Produced by: Matt Rouse and Scott Burson
Announcer and Editor: Daniel D. Craig
Sponsored by: Hook SEO LLC, your SEO and Web Design Company and Hook Digital Marketing.
Episode Guide & Show Notes
Episode 078 – Raise the Bar on Making Drinks at Home with RaiseTheBarPDX
Air Date: 5/21/2020
It’s time to Raise The Bar PDX with John Paul Ortega.
Can’t go out for a good cocktail and no luck making your own at home?
Raise the bar on your cocktail skills with RaiseTheBarPDX, where experienced bartender Johnny Ortega teaches you how to make a delicious cocktail from the ingredients you have on hand.
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Episode 077 – Video Marketing with Alex Minor
Air Date: 5/18/2020
Today we talk with award-winning filmmaker and real-life content superhero, Alex Minor about why business owners need to focus on video now more than ever. We also discuss how ensuring good live-video feed matters on your online meetings and Zoom calls.
Episode 076 – Dianna Palm from the Hillsboro Chamber Talks Small Business and COVID
Air Date: 5/14/2020
Deanna Palm, President of the Hillsboro Area Chamber of Commerce, has an honest and open conversation about what has happened to small businesses both in Oregon and abroad and what they can do about it. We also discuss World 2.0, business sectors that are hurting and ones that are growing, as well as the potential fallout as the dust settles from lockdown and quarantine.
Episode 075 – Is a Million Dollar Virtual Summit Possible?
Air Date: 5/12/2020
Anyone can have a zoom meeting. Fewer people can figure out a webinar funnel. But how many can pull off a virtual summit or replace an in-person event with an online conference? Our guest, Liam Austim, is the co-founder of Entrepreneurs HQ where they teach a masterclass in virtual summits and partner with entrepreneurs and thought leaders to build digital conferences. But can you really sell $1 Million from an online summit? Let’s find out.
Episode 074 – Keep Banging with Mark Whitney for President
Air Date: 5/7/2020
From door to door sales to suing the government to one of the top-rated political satire podcasts, and even running for President of the United States, Mark Whitney has the experience to help your company take your sales to the next level, and has an amazing story to tell. We also cover some of the difficult decisions facing businesses right now. Grab some popcorn and turn up the volume for Mark Whitney.
Episode 073 – Run Your Business From Anywhere with Jeff Mendelson
Air Date: 5/4/2020
Today’s guest is Jeff Mendelson, founder of Effectivo.Social, a full-service digital marketing agency and is the host of the One Big Tip Podcast. He is a world traveler and knows all the tricks to work from anywhere!
Episode 072- Phil Pelucha Talks World 2.0
Air Date: 4/30/2020
How to think about your business as an essential service and how will you serve World 2.0. It’s time to think about what’s going to happen after the shake-up of Coronavirus. Phil Pelucha from Billionaires in Boxers wants to help you do whatever you want from wherever you want. In every crisis, there are winners and losers, and we want to help you be one of the winners.
Episode 071 – Lessons Learned from America’s Top Leaders with Adam Mendler
Air Date: 4/24/2020
Leadership is more important now than ever. We talk with Adam Mendler, author of Lessons in Leadership, who has conducted over 300 one on one interviews with leading CEOs, founders, athletes, celebrities, influencers, generals, and admirals. He helps leaders and entrepreneurs manage what is going on, from the uncertainty due to crisis, to the major changes coming up in a post-pandemic economy.
Episode 070 – Leadership During COVID-19 with Scott Aaron
Air Date: 4/24/2020
Leadership and LinkedIn are the domain of best selling author and speaker, Scott Aaron. He is a Human Connection Expert and we are talking about leadership, connection, and network marketing in the COVID age.
Episode 069 – Business and Startup Growth with David Schneider
Air Date: 4/21/2020
We are here to talk about growing businesses and startups, through good times and tough times, with David Schneider who founded and exited two SaaS startups and now runs a marketing agency.
Episode 68 – Sean Sheppard Talks About Pivoting and Product Market Fit
Air Date: 4/19/2020
The world may never be the same after the global pandemic of 2020. We have Sean Sheppard from GrowthX on the show to talk about product-market fit, pivoting in the post-pandemic, and how entrepreneurs can protect and even grow in the new economy.
Episode 67 – Outbound Lead Generation and LinkedIn with Dana Lindahl
Air Date: 4/6/2020
Matt talks with Dana Lindahl about how lead gen for B2B companies has moved to LinkedIn and some ideas on how you can use LinkedIn to generate inbound business with outbound messaging and posts.
Episode 66 – Cost-Saving Business Measures with Jesse Peralta
Air Date: 4/4/2020
Jesse brings us a whole handful of cost-saving measures and Matt throws in a couple of his own to help you get through the COVID Pandemic with some business continuity. Save your business to fight another day!
Episode 65 – Get Your Business Streaming Live During the Epidemic
Air Date: 3/31/2020
Join Matt Rouse and Yifat Cohen as they discuss why and how to get your business streaming live now. Show your clients you are open and ready for business. Plus, a frank conversation about the non-business effects of the pandemic as well as the real story behind the lady who sued McDonald’s over hot coffee.
Episode 64 – Establishing Processes and Procedures That Grow and May Save Your Businesses
Air Date: 3/23/2020
Why during the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to document your processes and procedures. We all have processes in our businesses. But are yours locked away in the heads of your key employees?
Establishing processes and procedures that everyone in a company can understand and follow allows you to iterate and improve on them and they are great for continuity. We talk with Adi Klevit from Business Success Consulting Group about how to become a business process hero, and how it can help in uncertain times.
063 – Laura Kubisiak Talks Startups, COVID, and the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network
Air Date: 3/22/2020
At OEN they believe that a thriving network of entrepreneurs makes Oregon stronger. OEN helps entrepreneurs start-up and scale-up by connecting them to peers and mentors, startup funding opportunities, and hands-on training.
A nonprofit, membership-driven organization with a 28-year track record, OEN is Oregon’s only organization that supports scalable startups from every industry across the state.
Episode 62 – The Publicity Sales Funnel & Coronavirus Business Tips with Josh Elledge
Air Date: 3/21/2020
Tips to save your business during the coronavirus pandemic. How you can save money on your grocery bill. What does this have to do with Public Relations? It’s time to grow your business and get known for all the knowledge locked away in that business mind of yours! Josh Elledge turns digital entrepreneurs into media celebrities. Are you ready to Up Your Influence?
Episode 61 – COVID-19 and Immigration Law with Tahmina Watson
Air Date: 3/20/2020
How is the pandemic affecting immigration? What about work visas? Travel bans? Immigration in progress? Family immigration? Let’s find out with Immigration Lawyer Tahmina Watson.
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ScaryMommy Article on Tahmina
2020 H1B Changes (H1b changes in 2020).
H1B prep in covid-19 days
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Episode 60 – Growing Your Local Business with Jesse from Chimcare
Air Date: 3/17/2020
The story of a family chimney sweeping business that has expanded from being a couple of chimney sweeps to a national chimney repair company.
Problem Solvers 005 – Matt on Meetings
Air Date: 3/13/2020
Matt talks about meetings. What is classified as a meeting? What makes a productive meeting?
Most meeting are worthless. 🙂
Episode 59 – Ross Seligman from Sphere CRM
Air Date: 3/09/2020
This week we’re talking with Ross Seligman, who is a Portland Real Estate Agent and co-founder of Sphere, a new kind of CRM for Agents and Real Estate Teams. We talk about the start-up process, what Sphere is, and building a better business by design.
Episode 58 – Non-Profit Fund Raising with Beth Lewis
Air Date: 3/02/2020
Fundraising for a nonprofit in the arts is in itself an art. We speak with Beth Lewis of Bag&Baggage and the Vault Theater about running two connected non-profits, the difference between community and professional theater, and how fundraising happens in the non-profit arts world.
Episode 57 – Email Marketing for Local Business with Elizabeth Case
Air Date: 2/24/2020
Today we’re chatting with Elizabeth Case from Yellowdog Consulting about Email Marketing for Small Businesses and why it’s important. We also talk about the Small Business Entrepreneurs Council, co-working, and her volunteer work with the Office Hours program. You don’t want to miss these small business email strategies.
Digital Marketing Masters Podcast: https://hookseo.com/podcast
Episode 56 – Local Service Business Marketing with Ryan Hanley
Air Date: 2/18/2020
We talk micro-influencer marketing, engagement, the Fyre Festival disaster and some more advanced topics like influencer attribution, marketplaces, and how to interview influencers before you spend money with them.
Matt also shares an advanced advertising trick for brands that he hasn’t shared before.
Shane Barker: https://shanebarker.com/
Digital Marketing Masters Podcast: https://hookseo.com/podcast
Episode 55 – Local Service Business Marketing with Ryan Hanley
Air Date: 2/11/2020
Join us in a spirited discussion with Ryan Hanley, author of Content Warfare, about starting a new service business, specifically, an independent insurance agency. We talk about marketing tactics any service business or entrepreneur can tackle, and then sidetrack into a spirited discussion about political marketing. You won’t want to miss this controversial episode where the crew breaks all the rules.
Episode 54 – Mixing Print Marketing and Networking with Tiffany Larsson
Air Date: 2/3/2020
With the dramatic drop in print and magazines from 2008-2018, Real Producers Portland has survived and thrived by mixing high-end experiences in business networking with their magazine geared toward the top producing real estate agents. We talk with her about the future of mixed media experiences and the future of print and marketing.
Episode 53 – Non-Profit Coworking with Sara Zwicker of HillHub
Air Date: 1/27/2020
With international coworking brands like WeWork running into profitability issues, a new model is emerging in the coworking and startup space. Non-profit coworking and startup incubators. We talk with coworking expert Sara Zwicker from HillHub in Hillsboro, Oregon. And we do some trivia from the show, The Office.
Episode 52 – Getting Organized and Efficient with Allie Gerrie the Savvy Admin
Air Date: 1/14/2020
If you want to scale your business, you need to get organized with systems and strategies that can help you grow. Allie, the Savvy Admin helps us explore ways business leaders and entrepreneurs can prepare themselves to grow beyond their time constraints.
Episode 51 – Best Advice of our First 50 Podcasts
Air Date: 1/14/2020
Jeremy and Matt discuss the best advice from their first 50 podcasts. We had each of them choose three things they learned and why they are important to you and your business!
Episode 50 – Seven Marketing Technologies to Watch For in 2020
Air Date: 1/06/2020
The time, they are a-changin’ and 2020 is no different! Here are three things every business leader should be looking at in 2020 to grow their business and to stay competitive. Plus, a bonus fourth thing that Matt and Jeremy talk about at the end. Let’s start 2020 off right!