Brand Ballers - Build a Brand that People Understand

Brand Ballers - Build a Brand that People Understand

By Mike Miello and Carl Kwan
Ready for raw, real-life talk about building your own freelance business? In each episode, we try to provide an honest glimpse into actions we’ve taken to build our freelance career as a web designer and video story teller. Our aim is to make our episodes short and digestible that sparks actions to build up your 1) reputation 2) exposure to clients and 3) productivity. These are the key ingredients to becoming a Brand Baller, which even we haven’t reached. So join us for the ride and let’s grow together.
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Hints of moving in right direction
In this episode, we talk about client reactions that reaffirm that you're heading in the right business direction. We share our experiences from over the week of networking and give some examples. Let us know what you think and thanks again for tuning in.
34:03
April 5, 2019
Should you join a BNI group, premium network group?
There’s a networking group called BNI (Business Networking International) It’s not cheap to join, but Carl did and is sharing his experience. In this episode, Mike asks a bunch of questions to get an idea of how the group works and tries to ask many questions that people would probably be curious of if they’ve never heard of BNI. Let us know what you think and thanks again for tuning in.
35:23
March 29, 2019
Website talk and jeez how many times we say Squarespace
In this episode we talk about websites as we're both changing our websites and fixing other people's websites. Nowadays, there's supported website platforms where you can build a great website and not worry about any technical issues like in the past. We end up talking about one of them, Squarespace, and how much we're digging what they have created. Enjoy the show!
16:56
March 22, 2019
Shortcuts - Productivity forced by baby
This week, we talk about taking shortcuts to get work done faster. Mike had to single daddy during the past week but didn't want his work to be affected. He ends up finding ways to speed up his web design work and feels pretty productive. Carl, the guru that he pretends to be (haha), talks about his own shortcuts to and how it all relates to a sort of personal breakthrough. If you're ready to ball, let's jump into the show!
32:04
March 15, 2019
Naming crisis for our business, not our babies
First off, we're back! The BB is back and we're aiming to share the rawness of our businesses and what we do. We touch upon identity crisis with regard to naming a business, personal branding and the struggles of it along with things we're learned during our process to finding the dream name.
41:15
March 8, 2019
The last episode
The last episode
17:39
March 3, 2019
Warping up
Warping up
17:03
March 3, 2019
Carl
Carl
12:40
March 3, 2019
The hacking experience
The hacking experience
09:22
March 3, 2019
Breaking the rules
Breaking the rules
13:21
March 3, 2019
Mike's first draft of a video script
Mike's first draft of a video script
18:14
March 3, 2019
Using video as a sales tool
Using video as a sales tool
16:26
March 3, 2019
Having 20k followers on YouTube
Having 20k followers on YouTube
18:50
March 3, 2019
Making videos with your phone
Making videos with your phone
14:49
March 3, 2019
Using video to grow your business online
Using video to grow your business online
13:27
March 3, 2019
Recap of our website series
Recap of our website series 
14:01
March 3, 2019
Maintaining good user experiences
Maintaining good user experiences
13:40
March 3, 2019
How good user experience affects your branding
How good user experience affects your branding
14:40
March 3, 2019
Setting up your website like a restaurant
Setting up your website like a restaurant
09:22
March 3, 2019
Who to target with your marketing effort
Who to target with your marketing effort
08:57
March 3, 2019
What is a website
What is a website
14:38
March 3, 2019
Measuring your marketing efforts
Measuring your marketing efforts
17:11
March 3, 2019
Finding a process to produce blog posts
Finding a process to produce blog posts
10:25
March 3, 2019
Tone of voice
Tone of voice
09:32
March 3, 2019
Content form
Content form
10:48
March 3, 2019
Planning your blog
Planning your blog
17:45
March 3, 2019
Blogging for business
Blogging for business
12:02
March 3, 2019
Testimonials to helping your branding
Testimonials to helping your branding
19:58
March 3, 2019
Constructing your product offering
Constructing your product offering
13:24
March 3, 2019
What Makes a Good Website
What Makes a Good Website
21:16
March 1, 2019
SEO vs Content for Websites
SEO vs Content for Websites
19:57
March 1, 2019
Mike rebrands his old brand
Mike rebrands his old brand
18:32
March 1, 2019
Techniques for producing videos
Techniques for producing videos
27:57
March 1, 2019
Storytelling
Storytelling
19:53
March 1, 2019
Initial Outreach
Initial Outreach
20:43
March 1, 2019
Social media for building a personal brand
In this episode we talk about social media
14:54
March 1, 2019
Your Website About Page
Your Website About Page
12:51
February 27, 2019
How to Make Good Explainer Videos
How to Make Good Explainer Videos
15:09
February 27, 2019
Is Marketing For Products vs Services Different?
Latest episode of Brand Ballers - Build a Brand that People Understand
08:26
February 27, 2019
Is Teaching the New Marketing?
Latest episode of Brand Ballers - Build a Brand that People Understand
07:39
February 26, 2019
Taglines, How and Why Make It Good
Latest episode of Brand Ballers - Build a Brand that People Understand
07:39
February 26, 2019
Video equipment that's quality and affordable
Carl is a videographer and in this episode, he shares his tips on what types of video equipment you need to produce quality videos on a modest budget.
13:37
February 25, 2019
Quick websites fixes
Mike is a web designer and in this episode, he shares some quick web design wins you can perform to improve your website immediately. These tips are handy if you just want to update your current website and not jump into a larger re-design activity.
11:42
February 24, 2019
Company Name vs. Using Your Name for Business
Carl and I are split on this, but quite frankly, it's always something that is behind the head of which way is better. We attempt to talk some sense out of this in this episode
11:02
February 24, 2019
Intro Gone Balls
Mike finally convinces Carl to stay up during the stupid late hours of the night to make a podcast. Hurray! Now we're just layout down the roadmap or what we're trying to achieve with our podcast. Let us know if you had a listen. We'd love to say hi!
05:34
February 22, 2019
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