Hosts: Jeremy Marcott and Matt Rouse
Produced by: Matt Rouse and Scott Burson
Announcer and Editor: Daniel Craig
Sponsored by: Hook SEO, your SEO and Web Design Company.
Episode Guide & Show Notes
Episode 32 – LinkedIn Marketing Tips with Elizabeth Borelli
Air Date: 09/09/2019
LinkedIn has a pulse again and is turning into a huge source for driving new business. Elizabeth Borelli joins us to talk about promoting your service offering on LinkedIn by optimizing your profile and then using referral networking strategies to connect with decision-makers and prospective clients.
Episode 31 – Better Than Fine
Air Date: 09/03/2019
This episode is way better than “just fine.” Find out how to take your business out of the friend-zone and into a full-blown love affair with your customers. Stop leaving people with the feeling that their experience with your brand was “fine” and get them raving.
Problem Solvers 3 – How Far Down Does the Facebook Ads Rabbit Hole Go?
Air Date: 09/01/2019
Most business owners understand boosting posts on Facebook but how far down the rabbit hole can you go with Facebook Ad Manager?
Hook SEO Digital Marketing
Episode 30 – Chocolate, Kickstarter, and Food Entrepreneurship with David Gadlin
Air Date: 08/23/2019
Join David, Matt, and Jeremy as they discuss launching a food business, Kickstarter, and the retail apocalypse. We also talk about how to leverage the non-scalable to help you scale later, and finding your place in the market.
Kickstarter is LIVE now: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1536512884/study-of-sweets-over-200-unique-chocolate-bars
Study of Sweets with David Gadlin
Dave’s Meat and Nuts by David Gadlin
Episode 29 – Short Term Rental Management with Corey Tigner
Air Date: 08/19/2019
There is a new kind of property management for investment properties and it’s short term rentals. This isn’t just throwing an ad on Airbnb anymore. Cory with iTrip Vacations is in the house to discuss long term management with short term rentals.
itrip Vacations with Corey Tigner
Episode 28 – Travel Agents Still Exist with Julie Golzarian
Air Date: 08/12/2019
In the age of online travel websites, it turns out Travel Agents haven’t all disappeared and they have some unique value to offer you and your business. We are joined by Julie from All Planned Travel and she has some great travel hacks, time savers, and ways to avoid travel frustrations.
All Planned Trvael with Julie Golzarian
Episode 27 – Getting Your Business Unstuck with Executive Coach Kerry Walls
Air Date: 08/07/2019
We are joined by Business and Executive Coach Kerry Walls from Portland, Maine to talk about the biggest mistakes business owners run into when they are trying to grow their business. we chat about getting your business unstuck, opportunity costs, hiring staff for a growth mindset and running your business from a higher level.
Business & Executive Coaching with Kerry Walls
Episode 26 – Going All-In With Your Personal Brand with Realtor Lauren Goché
Air Date: 07/30/2019
“Watered-down you sucks. Because no one wants watered down anything.”
I know we tell everyone to not talk about politics or religion for your business unless it is your business, but our guest Lauren Goché is joining us to talk about going “all-in” on your personal brand and talking passionately about the things you believe in.
Portland Realtor Lauren Goché
Episode 25 – Professional Organizing with Anne Blumer
Air Date: 07/23/2019
Get your business and your life organized with Anne Blumer who runs the Institute for Professional Organizers and is herself, a professional organizer, author, and speaker. We also dig into some ideas for self-publishing your book.
Institute for Professional Organizers™
Episode 24 – Break Past Your Impostor Syndrome with Kara Radecki
Air Date: 07/15/2019
Put some seat-belts on your insecurities, because this episode is going to help you break through those self-imposed barriers. Also, find out how counseling can help your staff or management employees make your workplace more positive and productive.
An enlightening conversation with Kara Radecki from Ancora Counselling about what Impostor Syndrome is, how to overcome it, and the state of mental health in the entrepreneur, business, and remote worker world we live in.
Episode 23 – Real Estate Investing for the Average Joe with JC Rogauskas
Air Date: 07/08/2019
Today on the Digital Marketing Masters Podcast we’re chatting with JC Rogauskas about how real estate investing isn’t just for rich people and retirement, and how the Average Joe can get involved and start building wealth. We also chat about the difficulty business owners and the self-employed can have with financing property,
American Pacific Mortgage – Hillsboro, Oregon
Episode 22 – Disrupting Negative Customer Expectations With David D’Angelo
Air Date: 07/03/2019
In a lot of industries, such as car dealerships, have a negative experience associated with them before people even walk on the lot. We talk with the guy who we buy all our cars from, David D’Angelo about how he has turned the customer experience up-side-down and made it a fun and efficient way to buy a car.
We talk about negative experiences people have had and how managing customer expectations and creating a customer-centric experience changes the whole game.
“It shouldn’t be hard to buy something you want.”
D’Angelo Auto Sales
Episode 21 – How to Use Photography to Enhance Your Story with Bryan Welsh
Air Date: 06/25/2019
Bryan talks with the whole DMM crew about how to use professional photography to improve your brand story. He has lots of tips on getting a good photographer and how to keep it simple and clean with your photos. Listen to the end to get tips on taking better photos yourself.
Episode 20 – Live Video and YouTube Marketing with Jane Crawford and Michelle De Lude
Air Date: 06/17/2019
Even a couple of years ago, live video wasn’t accessible to the average business owner. Now anyone with a cell phone and an Internet connection can produce video marketing content on demand. We talk about how video algorithms work, what site like YouTube and Facebook are looking for in your video, and walk through a video view advertising formula. Jeremy shares his experience with Facebook Game Streaming, and Matt makes everyone’s brain hurt with too much video marketing information.
Episode 19 – Building Offline Communities with Jane Crawford and Michelle De Lude
Air Date: 06/11/2019
Offline communities can help your business grow, but they can also help us grow as people and support our weaknesses when we need help. Join Jane and Michelle as we have a fun conversation about offline communities and we even get into some talk about discovering services you can combine through business communities that can increase the value of your offerings.
Episode 18 – Priming Your Customers with Michelle De Lude from Destinations Hypnosis
Air Date: 06/03/2019
Join us as we talk about how companies can prime their customers to take action in different situations with Michelle De Lude of Destinations Hypnosis. We also have Josh from Dick’s Auto Group and Adam from New World Industries and our hosts Matt and Jeremy. It’s a party!
Episode 17 – How Community Outreach Can Increase Sales with Adam Michaud and Josh Tompkins
Air Date: 05/28/2019
Join us as we talk to Josh Tompkins from Dicks Auto Group and Adam Michaud from New World Industries as we talk about how community involvement can improve your sales.
Episode 16 – The Story Behind the Brand with Hussein Albaiaty, Founder of Refutees
Air Date: 05/21/2019
An inspirational talk about the hardship and rewards of running your own business. The story and meaning behind what you do and how it can change who you are. We cover everything from racism to motivation in this episode that will get you fired up to grow your business.
Episode 15 – Hiring People With Developmental Disabilities Improves Your Company with Abilities At Work
Air Date: 05/13/2019
We talk about hiring people with developmental disabilities to help diversify your workforce. We talk about job carving and how agencies like Abilities at Work can help their clients and your company. Success stories, how it works, and why you should be considering people with disabilities for your workforce.
Abilities at Work of Oregon.
Episode 14 – Podcasting, Radio, and Voice Tech (part 2) with Seth Krussman of the Money on Tap Podcast
Air Date: 05/07/2019
In Part 2 we are asking questions and speculating about the future of voice tech. But Matt (as usual) stears the self-driving car off track and we get into a discussion about how we are going to build morality into Arificial Intelligence.
Is podcasting the next channel to explode?
Will radio survive?
What about Smart Speakers and other voice tech? Our guest today is Seth Krussman from Brayshaw Financial and the host of Money on Tap, a broadcast radio show and podcast.
Money on Tap Podcast
Episode 13 – Podcasting, Radio, and Voice Tech (part 1) with Seth Krussman of the Money on Tap Podcast
Air Date: 04/29/2019
Part 1 of our two-part series on voice tech, talking about radio and podcasting. We’re talking about the rise of podcasts, voice tech, and building “authority.” Our guest today is Seth Krussman of Brashaw Financial and the host of the Money on Tap Radio Show and Podcast.
Money on Tap Podcast
Episode 12 – Leveraging Education for Lead Generation with Kari Rouse of Bark Cartons
Air Date: 04/23/2019
Are you working IN your business and not ON your business? Learn how educating your clients can be used for lead generation. “The one who teaches earns the right to sell.”
Episode 11 – Elevating the Status of Pet Businesses with Kari Rouse of Bark Cartons
Air Date: 04/15/2019
Kari Rouse is on a mission. To elevate the status of pet-related businesses through professional networking, unique marketing, and helping pet business owners (such as dog groomers, doggy daycare, veterinarians, and dog walkers) use business processes to improve their sales and customer satisfaction.
Episode 10 – Marketing Over Borders with Special Guest Kevin Walters of Costa Rica Investment Properties
Air Date: 04/08/2019
When you are marketing to another country or several countries, things can get complicated. Today we are welcoming back Kevin Walters from Costa Rica Investment Properties to talk about marketing over borders.
Episode 9 – Relationship Marketing with Special Guest Kevin Walters of Costa Rica Investment Properties
Air Date: 04/01/2019
According to Forbes, “Relationship marketing is a strategy designed to foster customer loyalty, interaction and long-term engagement.
Relationship marketing is often used for higher ticket items with a longer sales cycle, such as cars, boats, houses, luxury items, and investment property. Which is why we have Kevin Walters here from Costa Rica Investment Properties.
Episode 8 – Social Media for Small Business with Tracey Hicks of the All Things Real Estate Store
Air Date: 03/31/19
There’s a lot of so called “gurus” out there telling people what to post and when to post it. We’ll separate the truth from the myths and we’ll talk about Shiny Object Syndrome. What it is, and how to avoid it.
Episode 7 – Building Your Brand with Tracey Hicks of the All Things Real Estate Store
Air Date: 03/21/19
Over an hour of amazing marketing strategy from the Digital Marketing Masters guys and Tracey Hicks, owner of the All Things Real Estate Store. And not just for Realtors! Build your brand, market online, get more referrals, lower your cost per lead, increase your lead generation and real tactics you can use.
Episode 6 – Mentoring is a Win-Win-Win
with special guest Ryan Corbridge from Corbridge Law
Air Date: 03/12/19
How mentoring people improves people’s lives, improves the community, helps you give back, and can even improve your bottom line.
Episode 5 – Networking for Business and Lifestyle
with special guest Ryan Corbridge from Corbridge Law
Air Date: 03/02/2019
Business networking isn’t just a great way to grow your business, it’s a fantastic way to level up your lifestyle.
Episode 4 – Four Things Every Website Needs
Air Date: 02/21/2019
Four things every website needs if you want to get leads from your site. Also, ways to build trust, how to prime your visitors to make the decision to contact you, and a lot of talk about plumbers.
Listen to or read Start Saying Yes, by Matthew Rouse.
Episode 3 – How to Conquer the Map Box with Google My Business
Air Date: 02/12/2019
How to beat out competitors using Google My Business and the Map Box / Map Pack at the top of local search results. Learn about NAP Citations and other ways to conquer the map box!
Google My Business
Episode 2 – The Ugly, Ugly State of Customer Service
Air Date: 02/07/2019
Customer service is dying. Let’s make sure you stand out by Saying Yes and setting your customers up to say Yes to buying your product or service.
Listen to or read Start Saying Yes, by Matthew Rouse.
Read Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini
Episode 1 – Removing Bad Reviews and Getting More Positive Reviews for Your Business
Air Date: 01/28/2019
Reviews are big business, and they can be good for your business or bad for your business. Our host, Matt Rouse of Hook SEO Digital Marketing, leads off the podcast with an honest and powerful talk about how to get rid of fake and negative reviews, why you want more positive reviews, and even what to do if you’ve been targeted by review crime.