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Call to Action Podcast

Call to Action Podcast

By CTAMarketing
The Call to Action podcast is dedicated to inspiring, educating, and informing entrepreneurs and self-starters on tech and tips related to navigating this ever-changing world. In the podcast, you will learn about everything from the ups and downs of entrepreneurship, to self-care. Basically, practical information to help us on our journey!

I also research and report on marketing campaigns, mobile apps, QR Codes and other related topics and report them using podcasts and blogs. If you have an idea that you think would be great for me to share, contact me at
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Ep 2 - Creative Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

Call to Action Podcast

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Call to Action Podcast

Ep 35 Fireside Chat with Ethan McCaffrey
Ethan McCaffrey is a writer who has published several books over the recent past. He has always had a passion for science fiction and detective stories, among many other interests. His writing is crisp and inventive, with a well-developed sense of character development. He is also a musician with four album releases: three as part of Audiot Savant, and one solo under the name Phaedrus Rising. Twitter: @WriteEthan Website:
February 25, 2021
The Love Mentalist – Have a Little Faith in Us
This is a special episode of the Call to Action Podcast! I have three guests on today’s show! During the Fireside Chat, I will be joined by author, Shenae Chase, aka, “The Love Mentalist”, authors and musicians Drew, aka  A.C. Merkel and Ethan, aka Write.Ethan.Write!  Join us for a fun and engaging episode and learn about a unique collaboration that the guests have done that has never been done before! Learn more at
February 10, 2021
Ep 33 Awesome tool for creating graphics for Small Biz
In this episode, I share some information on a really cool app that is great for creating your promotional graphics - Canva!  Oh!  And it is the 1st Birthday of the new Call to Action Podcast!
October 17, 2020
Ep 32 Small Biz Tip -Ways to Increase Your Mobile App Downloads
In this episode, I am going to share some information on ways to increase your mobile app downloads! This is for all of the small businesses, retail, restaurants, boutique shops…all of you! Learn more at
October 1, 2020
Ep 31 Fireside Chat with Obasi David of OffWorld Tales
Obasi David is from Nigeria and is a man of various skills! He is an illustrator, graphic designer, somewhat counselor, network & systems engineer, a writer & an Entrepreneur that runs a small IT solution company. He also runs a blog called, OffWorld Tales and is a published author! Listen in as he shares what inspired him to write, how he markets his blog, as well how he is able to blend genres when writing!
August 26, 2020
Ep 30 Fireside Chat with Okon Ukeme Cornelius Dominic
Okon Ukeme Cornelius Dominic is a published author and he resides in Lagos, Nigeria. Okon has a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and has published a three volume poems collection:  The Assent Ascent of the Soul,  The Fountain of the Soul and  Ride with Me Till the Moon Fades.   His future works include some novels and nonfiction philosophy books which are to be published soon. He is a Word chef who cooks and bakes words into delicious or yummy poetry. His pen name was poeticnovelist but now he bears the name WordChef_baker.  Listen in as he shares information about how he started writing poetry as well as some really good advice for upcoming or aspiring writers! Learn more at
August 12, 2020
Ep 29 Fireside Chat with Author York Campbell aka PoeticEarthling
York Campbell is a published author and host of Poetic Earthlings, a short story audio drama Podcast. He was born in Jamaica but currently lives in Ottawa Canada. Listen in as York shares what inspired him to start his podcast, advice for other podcasters, as well as his very unique superpowers!
July 29, 2020
EP 28 Fireside Chat with Author James JC Kelly
James “JC” Kelly is the author of “Nemo’s World” which is a part of the Anthology, “20,000 Leagues Remembered”. He was born and raised in Southside Chicago and served 8 years in the Marine Corps including tours in Afghanistan and Iraq after September 11th. James says the geek in him is happy to say that he has fifteen years in the field of information Technology. James “JC” Kelly has been writing stories since his young fingers learned how to hold a pencil and tablets were fantasy devices unique to Star Trek The Next Generation!  He is happily married and a proud father.  As a father to five children, he wants to weave together stories enriched by his life’s experience and cast women in a powerful light. Doing so, he seeks to give his daughters and others, male or female, dynamic examples of heroines who change the world. Listen in as he shares experiences from his childhood that inspired him to write, his experience in the US Marines and helpful information for aspiring writers.
July 15, 2020
Ep 27 - Fireside Chat with Growclass Founder, Sarah Stockdale
Listen as Sarah shares her superpower as well as helpful information for entrepreneurs! Learn more at
July 1, 2020
CTA Podcast Ep 26 - Touchless Content
Learn how to provide content to consumers using hands-free techniques!
June 26, 2020
June 18, 2020
June 18, 2020
Ep 25 - Marketing with Consumers in Mind
This is a must listen!
June 7, 2020
Ep 24 - Tips for Working from Home
Learn some helpful tips to stay organized and mentally healthy while working from home!
April 25, 2020
Episode 23 How to Promote your Business with Animated Gifs
This is something that you can do that is fun and it can be done on your smart phone!  Listen to the podcast to learn more!
March 21, 2020
EP 22 - Fireside Chat with Author HL Nida
Thank you for tuning in to Episode 22 of the Call the Action podcast! Today’s episode is a Fireside Chat and our guest for the Fireside Chat is HL Nida. H.L. Nida was born in Northern Virginia and has lived up and down the Southern part of the East Coast of the United States. She's an avid reader and enjoys writing Contemporary Romance novels. H.L. Nida is the author of The Arrested Series and her books are published under Adin Publishing. Listen in as she shares what inspires her as well as some helpful tips for writers!
March 11, 2020
Episode 21 - Wellness Self-care for Entrepreneurs
Being an entrepreneur, or even working your 9 to 5 can cause some stress!  Learn some ways to identify and manage it in this podcast!
March 5, 2020
Fireside Chat with self-development blogger David Wizman
David Wizman is from  Toronto, Canada. In essence, his mission statement is to Improve lives, so everything he does, from professional work to projects of  passion, are in support of that foundation mission.  When David is not  working on his project of passion, he work's professionally in the  [legal] medicinal cannabis industry, competes in power-lifting on a national level, as well as invest in the markets.
February 26, 2020
Fireside Chat with McGee Mathews
McGee Mathews is the author of women loving women romance and is drawn to blue-collar gals with sass. A Jill of all trades, master of none, McGee has a B.S. in biology and has worked in numerous, underpaid, overworked positions including automotive engineering, facilities maintenance, and teaching. She currently writes full time. McGee and her wife live South Carolina.
February 20, 2020
Ep 18 Call to Action Merch and other Useful Information
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February 13, 2020
Fireside Chat with Author Matthew John Benecke
Matthew John Benecke is a speculative fiction writer originally from Brooklyn, New York. His interests outside of writing include playing and writing music on guitar and piano, photography and photo editing, and coaching his children’s youth sports teams. With his wife Heather, he has travelled to all fifty United States and their capitals, as well as nearly a dozen Canadian provinces. Listen in as he shares some very helpful information for writers!
February 5, 2020
Creative Marketing Campaign Ideas for Your Small Business Part 2
Learn 21 Creative Marketing Campaign Ideas for Your Small Business!  This is part 2 of a 2-part series.
January 30, 2020
Creative Marketing Campaign Ideas for Your Small Business
Learn 21 Creative Marketing Campaign Ideas for Your Small Business!  This is part I of a 2-part series.  
January 23, 2020
Learn how you can win $500k with Sabra's QR Code and the Super Bowl!
Learn how you can win $500k with Sabra's QR Code and the Super Bowl!
January 16, 2020
Audible Challenge 2020
Learn how to get a $20 Amazon Credit just by listening to books from Audible!
January 9, 2020
Is Social Media the New Search Engine?
More and more people are turning to social media to get information on companies and products...even customer service!  Listen in as I share tips for making your brand or business stand out from the social media chatter to get noticed!
January 2, 2020
Episode 11 Tips for Starting Your Blog
Learn four tips for starting your blog!   Visit for more information including searching for your very own domain or website name!
December 26, 2019
My Favorite Tools for My Blog and Podcast
In this episode, I am going to share 3 of my favorite "tools" that I use for my blog and podcast!
December 19, 2019
Episode 9 - A Fireside Chat with the Love Mentalist
Shenae Chase is the author of “The Love Mentalist”, and she believes that finding your someone special is possible if we can imagine the possibilities of “what if’s.” Shenae is also a body language expert who uses her talents when profiling people looking for love. Listen in to see what the Love Mentalist has to say about body language, being an independent author, and what inspires her!
December 12, 2019
Episode 8 - Fireside Chat with Author TT Banks!
This is episode 8 of the Call to Action Podcast! We are doing something new today and it is the first of the fireside chat series that I will have on this podcast! Today’s guest for the fireside chat is TT Banks! TT Banks is a newly, self-published author in the LGBTQ fiction category, selling over a thousand copies of her debut novel, Breaking Protocol. She recently published her second novel in the collection, Post-Mortem, and is currently working on her third. Listen in as she shares her superpowers, what inspires her and some helpful tips on what it takes to self publish your book!
December 4, 2019
Twitter's Hidden QR Code Reader
Learn how to use Twitter's hidden QR Code reader!  I will also show you how to increase your Twitter followers! Learn more at
November 28, 2019
Episode 6 QR Codes for Marketing and Promotion
Use QR Codes to offer specials to customers: QR Codes can be used to connect people to content from the offline to the online world! These are great and they are free! Check out this podcast as it has great information on the purpose of QR Codes and more! Free PDF Download here -
November 21, 2019
How to Successfully Do a Giveaway with Social Media
This episode is focused on doing a giveaway via social media. This can be great for promoting your product or business. Depending on your budget, you can do a paid version of the social media giveaway or a free version of it. In this podcast, I am going to cover both! Free PDF Download here -
November 14, 2019
How to Successfully Promote Your Product or Service with Social Media
Learn how to successfully promote your product or service with social media! Get your pen and paper...lots of facts are being given in this podcast! Free PDF Download here -
November 7, 2019
How to Successfully Promote your Business with a Giveaway
This is part 1 of a 4 part series.  Learn how to successfully promote your business with a giveaway! Free PDF Download here - Learn more at
October 30, 2019
Ep 2 - Creative Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses
Learn about some cool marketing campaign ideas for small businesses!  I also have a free download available on my blog at
October 24, 2019
Get to know the host of the Call to Action Podcast
Listen to learn about me as well as what to expect from the Call to Action podcast!
October 16, 2019