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Marketing Bound Podcast

By Laura L Bernhard
The Marketing Bound Podcast focuses on helping service-based entrepreneurs with actionable inbound marketing strategies. Every week, host Laura L. Bernhard chats with a marketing expert to bring you the inbound marketing strategies you can implement right after listening to the episode. Inbound marketing strategies include blogging, podcasting, social media, email nurturing, branding, SEO, landing pages, and more!
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#68: Email Marketing 101: How to Get Started, with Kim DeGracia
Need help getting started with email marketing? This episode is perfect for you. I interviewed Kim DeGracia, and we discuss: The 3 steps to optimize each email The number one thing that helps build rapport with your email list, An example of an email sequence so you can implement it right after this episode How to measure what’s working with your email Email marketing tools to help you get started Tips to get people to open your emails If you need direction on email marketing, this episode is for you! RESOURCES Sign up for the Monthly Marketing Bound Newsletter: https://www.marketingbound.com/newsletter Follow Kim on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/copywithkim/ Check out her website here: https://www.kimdegracia.com/ GUEST BIO Kim DeGracia is a medical copywriter and launch strategist who helps medical professionals launch their health programs & courses with confidence and ease. While she has a PhD in polymer science and engineering, her true passion lies in copywriting. Subscribe to the Marketing Bound Podcast! _______________ Connect with Marketing Bound on Other Channels: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf5_Hn_KPtwLqY7PCH1_TQg Entrepreneur’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/marketingbound Connect with the host, Laura: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thelauralbernhard/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauralbernhard/ Marketing Bound is dedicated to helping service-based entrepreneurs leverage inbound marketing strategies to grow their businesses. Website: https://www.marketingbound.com/
22:38
February 23, 2021
#67: Branding Framework that Elevates Customer Experience, with Antonio Patric Buchanan
Not sure how branding can help your small business? This episode is for you! I interviewed Antonio Patric Buchanan, and he: Describes the difference between marketing and branding; Explains the importance of customer experience in every business; Mentions the emotional drivers that make us fall in love with certain brands; and Reveals a branding framework that you can use to develop your own brand If you want to elevate your customer experience, listen to this episode today! RESOURCES Follow Antonio on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/apbmoxie Follow Antonio on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/apbmoxie/ Follow Antonio on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/apbmoxie/ Check out his website here: https://antonioandparis.com/#2 GUEST BIO Antonio Patric Buchanan has spent his career influencing some of the world’s top brands. His career took off at VMLY&R, Ogilvy, and FCB where he led strategic planning and account management functions on global accounts such as, American Express, Citigroup, Verizon, P&G, Disney, Levis and IBM to name a few. Antonio is now the Co-Ceo and Chief Strategy Officer of the global brand innovation & design firm, Antonio & Paris, with offices in Los Angeles, Paris, Miami, Portland, Manila, and Mexico City. Antonio has been named one of the top creative thinkers by AdAge, named on the top innovative thinkers list for Wallpaper Magazine and one of the top 100 executives on Black Enterprise’s BE 100 list. Subscribe to the Marketing Bound Podcast! _______________ Connect with Marketing Bound on Other Channels: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf5_Hn_KPtwLqY7PCH1_TQg Entrepreneur’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/marketingbound Connect with the host, Laura: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thelauralbernhard/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauralbernhard/ Marketing Bound is dedicated to helping service-based entrepreneurs leverage inbound marketing strategies to grow their businesses. Website: https://www.marketingbound.com/
43:22
February 16, 2021
#66: TikTok can make your Business an Extra $2000 per month, ask Joanne Bartolome
Thinking of leveraging TikTok for your service-based business? This episode is perfect for you. I interviewed Joanne Bartolome, and she reveals exactly what you need to know to get started: The opportunities of building your brand and your business on TikTok; The types of TikTok videos that work for her business The frequency and delivery strategy she uses on the platform She provides tangible tips on how to plan TikTok content; Tells us why you should be on TikTok even as a service-based business; She goes into detail about how to create and deliver content on multiple platforms If you are ready to take on TikTok, listen to this episode! RESOURCES Use code MARKETINGBOUND to get 10% off of https://yoursocialplanner.com/ Free access to work and discount on course with this link: https://empathie.podia.com/?coupon=MARKETINGBOUND Follow Joanne on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/joannejbart/ Check out her website here: www.empathie.ca  GUEST BIO As an introverted brand strategist, online collaborator, and connector, Joanne is the owner of a marketing business in Edmonton with the recent launch of Your Social Planner. She is a conscious leader that lives every day to the fullest while helping business owners craft their unique online story for social media. ⁣ Her first company was founded on the idea that marketing tactics can become overwhelming for business owners. From social media, blogging, content creation, videos, photos and so much more, it can be hard to know where to start. Joanne wanted to help all businesses regardless of their marketing budget, and that is where Your Social Media planner was born.⁣ Subscribe to the Marketing Bound Podcast! _______________ Connect with Marketing Bound on Other Channels: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf5_Hn_KPtwLqY7PCH1_TQg Entrepreneur’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/marketingbound Connect with the host, Laura: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thelauralbernhard/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauralbernhard/ Marketing Bound is dedicated to helping service-based entrepreneurs leverage inbound marketing strategies to grow their businesses. Website: https://www.marketingbound.com/
27:30
February 9, 2021
#65: Best Instagram Trends to Build an Engaged Audience, with Lucas O’Keefe
Not sure about how to build an engaged audience on Instagram in 2021? I interviewed Lucas O’Keefe, and he reveals the trends to focus on in 2021. Here is a summary: Breakdown of the features that help you grow What to do to keep your audience engaged How to leverage other people’s audiences The best metric on Instagram Most powerful feature to sell your services using Instagram If you want to get started on Instagram, listen to this episode! GUEST BIO Lucas O'Keefe is a social media strategist with over 150,000 combined followers across his social media platforms. He helps entrepreneurs build a reputation that gets them known, liked, and trusted by their target audience so they can generate organic leads on social media. He has a complete guide to Instagram Stories with hundreds of prompts to help entrepreneurs show up, form connections, and get leads with Instagram Stories. Get Lucas’ Content Planner for less than a sweater: http://bit.ly/LucasContentPlanner RESOURCES Follow Lucas on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/thelucasokeefe/ Connect with Lucas on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucasokeefe/ Design app Canva: https://www.canva.com/join/dedicated-bauble-tiler Video apps mentioned in the episode: https://mojo.video/ and https://inshot.com/ Subscribe to the Marketing Bound Podcast and share this episode. _______________ Connect with Marketing Bound on Other Channels: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf5_Hn_KPtwLqY7PCH1_TQg Entrepreneur’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/marketingbound Connect with the host, Laura: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thelauralbernhard/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauralbernhard/ Marketing Bound is dedicated to helping service-based entrepreneurs leverage inbound marketing strategies to grow their businesses. Website: https://www.marketingbound.com/
43:58
February 2, 2021
#64: What to do on LinkedIn Every Day, with Richard Moore
Want to know what to do on LinkedIn every day?  This is a part of my interview with Richard Moore, Sales and LinkedIn Coach. The two previous episodes also covered actionable LinkedIn advice. The three episodes really create a masterclass on how to navigate LinkedIn and how to leverage it for your business. I would highly recommend going back to listen to the two previous episodes after this one. In this episode, Richard reveals: Tangible advice that will help you in your day to day on LinkedIn Who you should be connecting to What you should be posting The structure of a post What metrics to pay attention to The importance of building a network RESOURCES Follow Richard on Linkedin here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richardjamesmoore/ Check out Richard’s Course: https://www.udemy.com/user/richard-moore-47/ Subscribe to the Marketing Bound Podcast and share this episode. _______________ Connect with Marketing Bound on Other Channels: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf5_Hn_KPtwLqY7PCH1_TQg Entrepreneur’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/marketingbound Connect with the host, Laura: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thelauralbernhard/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauralbernhard/ Marketing Bound is dedicated to helping service-based entrepreneurs leverage inbound marketing strategies to grow their businesses. Website: https://www.marketingbound.com/
29:21
January 26, 2021
#63: Proven Tactics to Win Business on LinkedIn, with Judi Fox
Need a sustainable LinkedIn strategy that you can keep up with? One where you don’t need to post on your profile? I got you! I interviewed Judi Fox, and she reveals SO MUCH: How to be a rockstar on linkedin without posting on your profile Develop processes on the platform and stick to them How to Increase the number of touchpoints with your potential customers Implement sustainable linkedin strategy The structure of a winning post The psychology you need to think about when creating posts Model after success tip to continued success on Linkedin Why you need to give A LOT of value Why your services are like eating at a 5 star restaurant If you are ready to take on LinkedIn, listen to this episode! EPISODE RESOURCES Follow Judi on Linkedin here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/judiwfox/ Check out her website here: https://www.judifox.com/ Website mentioned in the episode: http://bit.ly/muckrackmention Subscribe to the Marketing Bound Podcast and share this episode. _______________ Connect with Marketing Bound on Other Channels: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf5_Hn_KPtwLqY7PCH1_TQg Entrepreneur’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/marketingbound Connect with the host, Laura: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thelauralbernhard/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauralbernhard/ Marketing Bound is dedicated to helping service-based entrepreneurs leverage inbound marketing strategies to grow their businesses. Website: https://www.marketingbound.com/
53:45
January 19, 2021
#62: Get Customers with LinkedIn Video Content, with Alex B Sheridan
Are you getting low engagement from your Linkedin videos? This week, I interview LinkedIn video expert,  Alex B Sheridan. We discuss: How he broke through the noise on the LinkedIn Mistakes to avoid when posting videos How to tell a story with your video How you know if your videos are reaching the right people How to convert those who are watching your videos into customers Equipment you need to get started So if you want to elevate your video content on LinkedIn, this episode is for you. Subscribe to the Marketing Bound Podcast and share this episode. ________________ Connect with Alex B Sheridan on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexbsheridan/ _______________ Connect with Marketing Bound on Other Channels: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf5_Hn_KPtwLqY7PCH1_TQg Entrepreneur’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/marketingbound Connect with the host, Laura: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thelauralbernhard/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauralbernhard/  Marketing Bound Podcast is dedicated to helping service-based entrepreneurs leverage inbound marketing strategies to grow their businesses. Website: https://www.marketingbound.com/
32:23
January 12, 2021
#61: Get over your own Bullshit + Find opportunities you've been missing, with Jeff Harry
Are you making up excuses for not showing up online? Well, this episode will help you show up for your inbound marketing strategies that you want to implement this year. This week, I interview Jeff Harry. He believes that adults need to rediscover their play. Don’t get put off by the word play. Play means discovering your creativity and following your curiosity to find new opportunities for your business. Jeff provides: Tools on how to get those creative juices flowing How to never have a bad day again Actionable advice to unleash your potential and Actually show up in this world the way you were supposed to If you keep catching yourself making up excuses as to why you can't create a video, or go Live on Instagram or write a blog every week, this episode will help you get over your own BS and find the opportunities you’ve been missing out on. Guest Bio Jeff Harry founded Rediscover Your Play, a consulting service helping people rediscover their play. He believes that giving people permission to be really silly helps them be more productive, learn faster, and love their work. Jeff has worked with Google, Microsoft, Adobe, The NFL, Amazon, and Facebook to infuse play in the corporate culture. He’s been featured in the New York Times, and on CNN to spread his message that adults need to unleash their inner child so we can identify new opportunities for our businesses and show up as our best selves. For more information on working with Jeff, visit https://www.rediscoveryourplay.com/ If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the podcast and share it with your network. ----------- Connect with Marketing Bound on Other Channels: YouTube: Marketing Bound Entrepreneur’s Facebook Group: For Service Providers Connect with the host, Laura: Instagram: @thelauralbernhard   LinkedIn: lauralbernhard  Marketing Bound is dedicated to helping service-based entrepreneurs leverage inbound marketing strategies to grow their businesses.
38:23
January 5, 2021
#60: Most Valuable Lessons from Over 50 Successful Entrepreneurs
Want to know the secrets to success? After interviewing dozens of entrepreneurs, people ask me about the biggest lessons I learned from them. In this episode, I review the top 11 secrets that I think contribute to the success of all entrepreneurs I interviewed. And before you leave, don’t forget to subscribe to The Marketing Bound Podcast. Interviews listed in the order they were mentioned: Marcus Chan’s Interview: http://bit.ly/MarcusChanOnMB Tullio Siragusa’s Interview: http://bit.ly/TullioOnMB Eloïse Gagnon’s Interview: http://bit.ly/EloiseGagnonOnMB May Houri’s Interview: http://bit.ly/MayHouriOnMB Kris Ward’s Interview: https://bit.ly/KrisWardOnMB Christine Teh’s Interview: http://bit.ly/ChristineTehOnMB Kristin Molenaar’s Interview: http://bit.ly/KristinMolenaarOnMB Celia Gercovich’s Interview: http://bit.ly/CeliaGercovichOnMB Jeremy Mura’s Interview: https://bit.ly/JeremyMuraOnMB Maayon Gordon’s Interview: http://bit.ly/MaayanGordonOnMB Richard Moore’s Interview: http://bit.ly/RichardMooreOnMB Glenn Lundy’s Interview: http://bit.ly/GlennLundyOnMB Lea Turner’s Interview: http://bit.ly/LeaTurnerOnMB Alain Guillot’s Interview: http://bit.ly/AlainGuillotOnMB Marie-Pier Hebert’s Interview: http://bit.ly/MariePierHebertOnMB Chris Carpini’s Interview: http://bit.ly/ChrisCarpiniMB Hala Taha’s Interview: http://bit.ly/HalaOnMB The Marketing Bound Facebook Group mentioned: https://www.facebook.com/groups/marketingbound
28:41
December 22, 2020
#59: Top 10 Podcasting Mistakes to AVOID, with Laura L. Bernhard
Before embarking on the podcasting adventure, I highly recommend listening to the top 10 mistakes I made as a podcaster. Avoiding these mistakes will save you time and generate revenue faster. I also make recommendations on what you need to do instead.  Don’t forget to subscribe to The Marketing Bound Podcast for inbound marketing tips every week. And join to Marketing Bound Facebook Group if you have any recommendations for the show: https://www.facebook.com/groups/marketingbound
28:53
December 15, 2020
#58: 15 Reasons to Start a Podcast, with Laura L. Bernhard
If you’re thinking about starting a podcast, this episode will help you make that decision. I go through 15 reasons every entrepreneur should start a podcast and how a podcast has affected me and my business. I mention a lot of resources that I listed below for your convenience. Don’t forget to subscribe to The Marketing Bound Podcast for inbound marketing tips every week. And join to Marketing Bound Facebook Group if you have any recommendations for the show: https://www.facebook.com/groups/marketingbound ___________ Previous Guests Mentioned in this Episode Samantha Kris’ Interview: https://bit.ly/SamanthaKrisOnMB  Samantha Kris’ Bossing Up Book: https://amzn.to/36QBjzM   Mark Metry’s Interview: https://bit.ly/MarkMetryonMB Mark Metry’s Screw Being Shy Book: https://bit.ly/ScrewBeingShy  Kris Ward’s Interview: https://bit.ly/KrisWardOnMB Kris Ward’s book: https://amzn.to/37PG0Ji  Jeremy Mura’s Interview: https://bit.ly/JeremyMuraOnMB Jeremy Mura’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thejeremymura/ Jas Takhar’s Interview: https://bit.ly/JasTakharOnMB Jas Tahkar’s website: https://bit.ly/JasTakharsWebsite Webinar Mentioned 5 Mistakes You Are Making Social Media + How to Fix It Webinar: https://bit.ly/SocialMediaMistakesWebinar Software Mentioned Audacity: https://www.audacityteam.org/ Camtasia: https://bit.ly/CamtasiaMB Otter.ai: https://bit.ly/OtterAIMB Headliner: https://bit.ly/HeadlinerMB Canva: https://bit.ly/CanvaMB
20:57
December 8, 2020
#57: Reasons Entrepreneurs CANNOT Ignore Inbound Marketing and a BIG Announcement
This week, I take on my first full solo episode where I discuss how the No Formula Podcast is becoming the Marketing Bound Podcast. I explain the new purpose of the podcast and what that means for you as an entrepreneur. I also include information about inbound marketing that you don't want to miss.  Here is a breakdown of the topics I review: Why the No Formula Podcast is changing Defining Inbound Marketing Why entrepreneurs should care about Inbound Marketing My vision for the Marketing Bound Podcast What will happen to the episodes of The No Formula Podcast How I came up with the name for The Marketing Bound Podcast How this podcast benefits you as an entrepreneur Definitely share this episode with fellow entrepreneurs and don't forget to subscribe! --------- Join the Marketing Bound Facebook Group here: facebook.com/groups/marketingbound --------- Here are the references mentioned in the episode: https://www.hubspot.com/inbound-marketing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inbound_marketing https://www.optimizely.com/optimization-glossary/inbound-marketing/
18:11
December 1, 2020
#56: Accelerate Business Growth by Optimizing Systems, with Kris Ward
As a marketing strategist for 12 years and the author of Win the Hour, Win the Day, Kris Ward helps entrepreneurs get things done as opposed to just keeping busy. The book reveals her top strategies on how to make sure your business is supporting your life and not the other way around. Kris knows first hand what it’s like to be consumed by tasks and always feeling overwhelmed. So in this episode, we discuss how she changed that. We tells us how to make your processes more efficient and the importance of establishing a routine when discipline doesn’t work. Visit winthehourwintheday.com/outsourcing-playbook for Kris’ new course on how entrepreneurs can outsource work. In the meantime, keep listening to find out why Kris doesn’t think anyone should have a To-Do list.
50:27
November 24, 2020
#55: The Secrets to Overcoming Rejection and Building a Profitable Podcast, with Hala Taha
Hala Taha is the host of the Young and Profiting podcast. With over 1 million downloads across all platforms, YAP is a top 10 Self-Improvement and How-to podcast on Apple Podcasts. In this episode, Hala tells us about her experience in Radio, as a blogger managing 50 people, and her experience in the corporate world as a marketing expert. She recounts several times she was rejected but how that led to her success today. Her story of perseverance left me speechless more than once. You don’t want to miss how she needed to build a thick skin. Plus, she reveals actionable podcasting tips on how to grow a successful podcast. Listen to YAP on Apple Podcasts. In the meantime, keep listening to hear how Hala hung out with Jennifer Lopez and Drake and how she almost got her own show on MTV. Find YAP here: https://youngandprofiting.com/
51:56
November 17, 2020
#54: The Results of Giving Away Free Content, with DojoLIVE host, Tullio Siragusa
I met Tullio Siragusa through LinkedIn and I was on his podcast, The Rant and Grow Podcast. As a Certified Life Coach, the whole premise is about guests opening up and Tullio helping them through any blockers in their life. Tullio is also the Chief Strategy Officer at Encora where he focuses on scaling businesses as opposed to building them. And you’re thinking, well Laura, don’t you interview entrepreneurs. Well, Tullio was an entrepreneur. He started many ventures. However, he realized he had intrapreneurial skills. In this episode, we talk all about entrepreneurship, his experiences, and what he learned along the way. Tullio is also the co-host and producer of DojoLIVE – a daily show about innovators in the tech industry. We talk about creating content and building a community. This episode is super valuable for entrepreneurs as Tullio discusses his biggest mistake as an entrepreneur, how DojoLIVE reaches 145000 people and how he manages all his projects. Checkout DojoLIVE after listening to this episode. In the meantime, you don’t want to miss how you can save time by following Tullio’s productivity strategy called "mini week in a day." Share and subscribe!
48:00
November 10, 2020
#53: Why you're procrastinating and how to overcome it, with Award-winning Leadership Coach, Katie Stoddart
Katie Stoddart changed her whole career path after attending just one hour of a Coaching Seminar. Now, she helps entrepreneurs and executives with business performance. In this episode, Katie reveals tips on achieving high performance including how to measure it, how to approach procrastination, and how to approach overworking. We discuss health, motivation, and techniques on how to stay focused.    Listen to learn about the one thing that can keep you motivated every day.   To get in touch with Katie: https://www.thefocusbee.com/ And get in touch with her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katiestoddart You can also download her 5 Productivity Mistakes here: https://expert-founder-4646.ck.page/c56bfce7f0  Subscribe and share!
38:01
November 3, 2020
#52: The Next Big Ticket Platform, with Ritesh Patel
Ritesh Patel is the co-founder of TicketFairy – an all-in-one solution for event management. This year they reached $100 million in ticket sales. In this episode, Ritesh tells us about the biggest challenges they had to overcome, how they are disrupting the live events industry, and how they grew during the pandemic. Check out ticketfairy.com for your event needs. In the meantime, keep listening to hear how the founder of Twitch fits into this story. Listen and subscribe!
55:29
October 27, 2020
#51: Fabulous and Entertaining, with Glenn Lundy
A story about overcoming adversity. Glenn Lundy talks to me about his depression, homelessness, and his attempt to take his own life.   More importantly, he reveals how he overcame the toughest time in his life and built an empire. Oh, and he manages his empire all while keeping a work-life balance. He has eight kids.  As for the title of this episode, you'll understand:) Don't miss this episode. Share it with everyone! https://www.noformulapodcast.com/ 
01:04:24
October 20, 2020
#50: Mental Health and Business, with Mark Metry
Today we are chatting with Mark Metry, the founder of Growcasts-  a podcast acceleration network. Mark is a young entrepreneur that started multiple successful ventures.  Currently, he is the host of the global top 100 Podcasts called Humans 2.0. He’s also a TEDx Speaker and is featured in Amazon’s Docuseries, The Social Movement. But in this episode, we focus on Mark’s dedication to moving humanity forward. We chat about mental health, how to manage it, and the elements of living a healthy life. Mark and I discuss several topics like technology, purpose, and self-improvement. This raw conversation demonstrates Mark’s curiosity and approach to his everyday life that helps him manage his social anxiety all while successfully managing multiple entrepreneurial projects. Visit markmetry.com to learn more about his story and how you can work with him. In the meantime, continue listening to hear Mark’s formula to success. www.noformulapodcast.com
01:01:42
October 13, 2020
#49: 12 Tips to Grow on LinkedIn, with Richard Moore
I am your host Laura L. Bernhard and today we are chatting with Sales Coach and LinkedIn Course Creator, Richard Moore. Richard had several corporate jobs before pivoting into entrepreneurship. In this episode, he reveals the life-changing moments that led him to redefine his definition of success and ultimately led him on a different career path. Listening to his story can help anyone who is currently in a career transition. Richard then goes into more detail about how he leverages LinkedIn to build a community and grow his coaching business. He mentions several LinkedIn tips including how much time you should be spending on the platform, and how discipline is a big part of your success on LinkedIn.  Personally, I would say that this episode is a mini LinkedIn course. Check out the Basics of Linkedin on udemy here: www.udemy.com/course/basicsoflinkedin In the meantime, keep listening to get tips on how to leverage LinkedIn for your business. https://www.noformulapodcast.com/
01:00:57
October 6, 2020
#48: 5 PR Tips for Founders, with Jessica Barlow
From Art school to advertising agencies to entrepreneurship, there were many pivots in Jessica Barlow’s career. Now, she’s building a business in the healthcare sector and teaches founders and startups how to do their own PR. Jessica’s work has been featured in business insider, refinery29, and even got Barack Obama to say things that she wrote. In this episode, Jessica explains what it’s like to be stuck in an employee’s career. She also reveals how to get your story picked up by media outlets and ultimately get more customers. Visit noagencymethod.com to work with Jessica. In the meantime, hear how you can do your own PR and avoid spending thousands of dollars. https://www.noagencymethod.com/ Listen and Subscribe! www.noformulapodcast.com
01:07:31
September 29, 2020
#47: Top Facebook Ad Tips from Courtney Tarrant
This week, we chat with Courtney Tarrant, the founder of a boutique Facebook Ads Agency for online entrepreneurs. After trying to figure out the right career path, life pushed her into online advertising. In this episode, Courtney shares her wealth of knowledge on Facebook ads including the three things you need to know before launching any Facebook campaign. She takes us through how she creates a Facebook ad, her biggest secret for a successful campaign and how she grows her own business. To work with Courtney, visit https://courtneytarrant.com/apply. In the meantime, keep listening to hear Courtney debunk 3 myths about Facebook ads. Subscribe to The No Formula Podcast! www.noformulapodcast.com
45:16
September 22, 2020
#46: Grow your SaaS Business, with Sarah Boland
We chat with Sarah Boland, Founder and CEO of the LifeLapse App. After film school, Sarah was looking for a creative outlet that would embrace her countless ideas. She started multiple side projects until she focused on the stop-motion video app called Lifelapse. After pitching her idea to Dragon’s Den, she didn’t get any funding or a spike in users on her app. In this episode, Sarah tells us how she got over 1.4 million downloads, her motivation behind starting the app and her advice on how to pitch investors. Try Life Lapse in the app store or visit their Instagram page lifelaspe_app. In the meantime, keep listening to hear Sarah’s tips on how to grow a freemium SaaS business. Try LifeLapse here: https://lifelapse.app.link/3MnLbBJtM9 www.noformulapodcast.com
43:26
September 15, 2020
#45: Only Work 5 Hours a Week, like Kristin Molenaar
We chat with Kristin Molenaar, Founder of yesbossva.com. With the goal of eradicating entrepreneurial stress, her company is a luxury virtual assistant provider. When Kristin hit a financial ceiling within her own business, she realized that the only way to grow was to build a team. We chat about how to hire people, how to empower new hires, and Kristin’s 3 step process to simplify yet grow your business. Connect with Kristin Molenaar on LinkedIn to see how you can scale your business. In the meantime, keep listening to hear Kristin’s definition of entrepreneurship and how she only works 5 hours a week. www.noformulapodcast.com
57:12
September 8, 2020
#44: How To Start a New Business, with Celia Gercovich
Do you have a dream about starting your own business?   Celia Gercovich dreams and then executes.   Here is a list of all the businesses the Australian Entrepreneur started:  1) Eyelashes 2) Subscription Box 3) Dropshipping 4) eCommerce Business 5) Balloon Decorating 4) App 7) Business Coach ( this happened by accident!)   This episode is full of lessons, setbacks and triumphs. Best of all, Celia outline 12 tips to start your own business.  Don't forget to subscribe;)
01:21:32
September 1, 2020
#43: Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry, with Kendall Joshua
We chat with Kendall Joshua, a song-writer, music producer and rapper. Her passion for music started at a young age and at just 19 years old, she’s released her own albums, built a loyal fanbase, produced music and created a brand around her passion and her values. We discuss how she approaches her music career as an entrepreneur. Kendall also reveals how she built her brand and what she would do if she had to restart in the music industry. Check out Kendall @kjtherevolution on Instagram, SoundCloud and Youtube. Subscribe today:) www.noformulapodcast.com
29:33
August 21, 2020
#42: How to Win in Real Estate, with Jas Takhar
For many, real estate is a long term side project. And that makes sense. According to Canadian Real Estate mogul, Jas Takhar, one investment property can change your life.   The co-founder of REC Canada got into real estate by accident. It only piqued his interest when he sold cars to real estate investors while he was working at a dealership. Now, he leads one of the top-performing brokers in the country.  He tells us about his journey and we discuss how to invest in real estate, how to create long-term wealth, and the current state of the real estate market in Toronto. Listen to the REC Experience Podcast and visit RECcanada.ca to learn from Jas. Keep listening to hear Jas' 5 ways to win at real estate. 
56:54
August 18, 2020
#41: How to Pitch Investors, with Laura-Page Hamelin
Laura Page-Hamelin is the Founder of Artebula. The Artebula App gives parents and kids a way to collect, organize and store their artwork, digitally, in the cloud. The company supports the development of critical thinking and innovation in children, through the STEAM education model helping them develop crucial life skills. In this episode, Laura reveals how she got the idea for Artebula and what kickstarted the whole business. She tells us about her business ventures before starting the app and what it’s like to build an app with no marketing budget. Download the Artebula app in the Google Play store. In the meantime, keep listening to hear how the quarantine helped their business and to learn how to pitch your business to investors. Show notes: https://www.noformulapodcast.com/post/how-to-pitch-investors-with-laura-page-hamelin
38:53
August 11, 2020
#40: 6 Tips to Grow Your Business, with Martin Coulombe
In today’s episode, we chat with Martin Coulombe, Founder of Osedea – a custom digital solution provider. Martin found his love for programming when he pitched a new scheduling software to Pepsi. From there, he worked for Proctor & Gamble and then started freelancing. Although the growth of Osedea started off slow, the team went from one employee to 40 employees in 6 years. Martin shares the one factor that could have helped his company grow even faster and the growing pains he had to overcome. Visit osedea.com to learn how you can get a custom web or mobile application. In the meantime, keep listening to hear the six factors that helped Martin grow Osedea. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to subscribe:) Show Notes: https://www.noformulapodcast.com/post/6-ways-to-grow-your-business-with-martin-coulombe 
54:12
August 4, 2020
#39: How to Remove Stress from Your Life, with Raheela James
Raheela James is the blogger of bizmom.com and Family Empowerment Guide. After going back to school to get a Masters in Business administration, with three small kids, her husband, and a household to run, chaos ensued. Her children started complaining, chores were neglected but worst of all, Raheela developed an ulcer. As a result, Raheela turned her life around. She did this by implementing business systems she learned in class into her household. That’s also when she started her blog. In this episode, Raheela reveals the 4 types of clutter, business components in her household, and tips on how to declutter your life. Subscribe and leave a review! www.noformulapodcast.com
39:51
July 28, 2020
#38: How Affiliate Marketing made Erik Bergman Millions
Erik Bergman, co-Founder of Catena Media and founder of great.com. After playing poker for several years, he started affiliate marketing for casinos. Working alongside his childhood friend, Emil, their business exploded. By the time Erik was 28 years old, Catena media was valued at $400 million US dollars. In this episode, Erik reveals some of the setbacks he faced as his business quickly grew.   He tells us about the moment he became a millionaire and how to set goals for ultimate success. Listen to Erik’s podcast called Becoming Great and check out his organization www.great.com that donates 100% of its profits to climate change initiatives. In the meantime, keep listening to hear how he would attack affiliate marketing today and of course, his formula to success. www.noformulapodcast.com
52:39
July 21, 2020
#37: How Lea Turner's Passion Drove Her Success
What is your passion? Can you use it to drive your business? That's what Lea Turner, Founder of Stereo-Type Audio Transcription, did. She knew she wanted to travel the world, so she started transcribing as a side hustle, to get extra cash. After basically working two full-time jobs, she was eventually making more with her side hustle than her full-time job. Then, she hopped on LinkedIn. In less than 6 months, she obtained over 25 000 connections. In this episode, we also chat about her traveling adventures, what it's like owning a transcription business, how she keeps long-term customers, and her experience growing on LinkedIn. Listen to Lea's story and what she learned along the way! https://www.stereo-type.co.uk/ https://www.noformulapodcast.com/
49:39
July 14, 2020
#36: The Mindset to Find Opportunities, with Alain Guillot [BONUS]
Alain Guillot lost his dance studio and photography business due to the pandemic. But that hasn't stopped him from making money. Within two weeks, he taught himself how to build WordPress websites and leverage search engine optimization (SEO). In this episode, Alain explains that entrepreneurs are good at finding opportunities. He goes into more detail about how he finds work opportunities, how he builds his credibility, and how he leverages free online resources. Plus, I get his secret on how he gets amazing guests on the Alain Guillot Podcast.  His web development website here: https://websitedeveloperexpert.com His podcast: https://www.alainguillot.com Show Notes: https://www.noformulapodcast.com/post/how-to-pivot-your-services-as-a-solopreneur 
23:51
July 10, 2020
#35: Create an Online Community, with the Founders of Healthybud
Woof, woof! Pet treat creators Kyle Feigenbaum, Adrien Malka and Dana Ben David reveal how they created Healthybud, healthy pet treats. They discuss the importance of leveraging each other’s skills and the passion that drives their effort. Within one month after launch, they sold 10,000 units and debuted their product in several stores and subscription boxes. But this team is not just about selling a product. Their vision is to create a community of pet parents where education on pet food is easily accessible. You don’t want to miss this. Subscribe to the No Formula Podcast today! www.healthybud.co  www.noformulapodcast.com
01:08:53
July 7, 2020
#34: Creating a New Market, with Marie-Pier Hébert
Ever had an idea for a market that doesn't exist yet? Marie-Pier Hébert started an on-demand babysitting service after working across the globe. No matter where she went, there were never any on-demand babysitting services for guests. So she moved back to Montreal and started Kiid. We discuss the different components of building a startup in a new market, including: How to adapt your target audience Different pricing models Understanding the audiences' needs If you're interested in the beginning phases of a startup, this story is for you. We don't kiid around;) Subscribe and share! www.noformulapodcast.com
39:05
June 30, 2020
#33: The New American Dream, with Marcus Chan
Marcus Chan is the Founder and President of Venli Consulting. Marcus is a self-taught sales guru. He was promoted 10 times in 10 years, broke sales records, and worked for two fortune 500 companies. After 14 years in Corporate America, he started his own business helping salespeople with revenue growth, leadership development, and strategic planning.    In this episode, Marcus reveals the mindset, the perseverance, and the grit it takes to accomplish your goals. He tells us about his structured routine, the characteristics of successful people, and how he has built multiple streams of revenue.   He also redefines the American Dream and even discusses the value of a college degree.  Connect with Marcus Chan on LinkedIn. In the meantime, keep listening to hear Marcus' number one piece of advice for new entrepreneurs.   www.noformulapodcast.com
57:19
June 23, 2020
#32: From Admin to CEO, with Mary Grothe
If you're interested in sales, this episode is for you! Mary Grothe is the founder of SalesBQ - an outsourced revenue operations firm. Serving over 50 companies in the last year, they helped double and even triple revenue for many of their clients. In this episode, we get to hear about Mary Grothe's story from being in an admin role to breaking sales records at a Fortune 1000 company to thriving as a CEO.  Mary opens up about the several challenges she had to overcome. They include not knowing what to charge clients, lack of a recruitment process, not knowing when to say no, burnout, shiny object syndrome, and more! Mary explains what she learned from each challenge. So many golden nuggets in this episode!  Listen and share! www.noformulapodcast.com
59:25
June 16, 2020
#31: Embrace Your Difference, with Brandon Burns
Brandon Burns differentiates himself in the business world with his entertainment side. Although he is the founder of the Enterprise Monkey App, he was also one of the top 30 contestants on Australian Idol and started his own band. In this episode, I have a great chat about sales, differentiators, and goals.   Share and subscribe! www.noformulapodcast.com
41:52
June 10, 2020
#30: Five Leadership Growth Tips, with Beth Armknecht Miller
After helping hundreds of people develop their leadership skills, Beth Armknecht Miller shares some of her tips with us! I ask her about her entrepreneurial journey and how Executive Velocity came to be. Then, we dive into Leadership Growth Tips, including how to ask good questions and how to ask for feedback. Beth also gives insight on how to measure leadership growth and how to self-audit your leadership skills. Regardless of whether you want to grow as a leader, I personally believe this episode is helpful to anyone in a professional setting. My favorite tip she shares is "being comfortable with silence."  Listen & Subscribe! www.noformulapodcast.com
47:16
June 2, 2020
#29: Remove Your Distractions, with Trevor Dunbar
Trevor Dunbar mentors people to experience personal and spiritual growth. His tactic is to schedule wilderness retreats to help them through whatever might be holding them back. Using his 4Ps process, his goal is to send them back to their lives feeling more powerful.  In this episode, Trevor recounts how the 2008 recession turned his life upside down. Before the crash, he was a lieutenant in a fire department, owned a landscape and construction business, and had a lot of investments in real estate. After a business partner turned on him, he lost everything. Trevor tells us all about how he rebuilt his life by working for a valet company and the lessons he learned along the way. Some lessons include how to pivot your life, how to remove distractions from reaching your potential and the importance of building relationships.  So many great lessons in this episode. Be sure to listen and subscribe! www.noformulapodcast.com
45:35
May 27, 2020
#28: May Houri Takes The Cake
May Houri started her baking business almost 10 years ago. It was her side hustle for the first four years until she was let go from her full-time job. She told me that that was the push she needed to take Chocolata Bakery and Sweet Stuff full-time. Throughout her entrepreneurial journey, she's been featured in Pretty My Party, Elegant Wedding, Bride and Groom Canada and received the Fearless Business Owner award and the One Woman Fearless Women's Summit 2018 award. In this episode, she reveals how she differentiates her business, when she started making a profit and how she collaborates with other professionals in the industry.  Listen and subscribe! Show Notes: https://www.noformulapodcast.com/post/may-houri-story-baking-full-time
29:09
May 19, 2020
#27: Popping into the Market, with Devon Sevy
After two years of hard work, Devon realized he wasn't passionate about what he was doing. Within one week, he picked up a new business: Popcorn service for corporate events in Montreal. By focusing on SEO, he got his first client from Google within two months. Now, he also opened up an online e-commerce platform that is thriving in the eSports industry. Devon's entrepreneurial journey has just started but he's come a long way. Continue listening to hear his SEO tips, encouraging stories, and how he differentiated his popcorn business.  www.noformulapodcast.com
53:47
May 14, 2020
#26: Take Off with TikTok - Jayde Vincent and Kyle Kaplanis' Journey
In less than a year, Jayde Vincent grew her TikTok account to 1.5M followers. She is now helping brands grow their presence on the video-sharing app, with the help of her step-dad, Kyle Kaplanis. Hear how they grew her presence and her streams of income with TikTok.  Listen and subscribe! www.noformulapodcast.com
01:04:52
May 6, 2020
#25: Set Yourself Up For Success, with Luis Diaz
After years of starting and building companies, Luis Diaz has quite a few tips for the rest of us. FIVE things to set us up for success: 1) MINDSET, 2) TIMING, 3) MARKET RESEARCH, 4) BEING OPEN TO OPPORTUNITIES, and 5) STRATEGY. He goes into detail about each one. And listen to this episode to hear about the ventures he worked on and why he invested $600,000 into an Animal License Managing Software. Listen and Subscribe! www.noformulapodcast.com
01:04:45
April 28, 2020
#24: Values over Revenue, with Mompreneur, Marina Byezhanova
Marina Byezhanova has two identities: businesswoman and mother. And her happiest moments are when both of her worlds collide. The recruitment expert co-founded Pronexia and InfluenceHR. She was featured in Forbes, Fast Company, and Success Magazine.  In this episode, Marina shares stories about how she immigrated to Canada in her teens; how tough it was to get a job with an unpronounceable last name; and the lessons she's learned in her 10 years of being an entrepreneur. Specifically, she shares the time they had to fire a HUGE client because their values didn't align. And this was at a time when they were growing their business. Definitely, a tough choice, but it helped build their reputation and success.  Listen to hear more from Marina and how she built her personal brand through Linkedin. Subscribe! www.noformulapodcast.com
55:35
April 22, 2020
#23: Overcoming Addiction and Building 6 Streams of Revenue, with Jeremy Mura
 Jeremy Mura is a Graphic Designer from Australia. At the young age of 25, he’s overcome a drug addiction and built six streams of revenue. With help from God and a good support system, he believes his success is the result of a strong mindset and taking action. In this episode, Jeremy exposes the opportunities of creating wealth online, how he leverages them, and how he manages so many projects. He also reveals what source of revenue makes the most money! Subscribe! www.noformulapodcast.com
41:40
April 14, 2020
#22: Being Happy On A Budget, with Christine Teh
Everyone can use financial direction sometimes. Financial Coach, Christine Teh gives us tips on how to financially transition from corporate job to entrepreneur as well as tips on how to get out of debt.  Her mantra, “love money and it will love you,” helps keep an abundance mindset, but she reminds us that money is just a tool. In this interview, Christine reveals how she grew her LinkedIn network to over 25000 people in under 6 months. She tells us about her jump from the corporate world to becoming an entrepreneur. She also gives advice for new entrepreneurs and the methods she chose to grow her business. Visit tehfinancialcoaching.com to work with Christine or connect with her on Linkedin. In the meantime, keep listening to hear why Christine works her hardest in the first two weeks of every month. Subscribe! www.noformulapodcast.com
52:11
April 8, 2020
#21: The Comfort of Radio During The Pandemic
What comforts you during tough times? For many Montrealers, it's listening to a familiar voice on the radio, like Morning Show Host, Terry Di Monte from CHOM 97.7. I interviewed him about how radio is impacted during catastrophes like COVID-19. "[They want] Montrealers speaking to Montrealers about Montreal," Terry said describing how radio brings people together, especially during a crisis.  Terry also reveals how he maintains a balance between being entertaining and being empathetic and stresses the importance of working together to get through this.  Then I asked him, "Do you think the pandemic will have a lasting effect on the city?" He explained that the pandemic will affect the restaurant industry in Montreal. And that, is a huge part of the culture. How do you think the pandemic will affect your city? If you're a radio fan, you don't want to miss this episode.  www.noformulapodcast.com
25:01
April 6, 2020
#20: Boost Your Productivity in Less than 15-minutes [BONUS EPISODE]
What would you do with 5 extra hours a week? Habit development coach, Scott Rust, talks to me about developing good habits to remain productive. As most of us are confined to our homes, this couldn’t have come at a better time. Thanks Scott! So what do we chat about? How to develop discipline How to react when you fall behind on tasks If people should use productivity tools If we should have a reward system (Spoiler Alert: He said yes!) Scott also broke down the Art of Energy Management and how distractions can fall into one of the following: You have control over but it’s not fun You have control over and it is fun You don’t have control over and it’s not fun You don’t have control over but it’s fun Listen to this episode because Scott addresses how you should deal with each one. www.noformulapodcast.com
13:18
April 3, 2020
#19: How to Keep Corporate Family Together while Social Distancing [BONUS EPISODE]
Luis Diaz, a Communication Specialist at Lexington Strategies and Professor of Strategic Communications at McGill University, sheds light on how to keep your corporate family close while social distancing.    As a crisis management specialist, Luis admits that there was no way we could have fully planned for COVID-19. However, there are strategies and tactics to make sure you keep your employees on board.   As soon as the pandemic hit, companies needed to make a plan (how to continue delivering services, how to manage employees, etc).  Then, practice open communication. No one knows what's happening, why lie about it? Being transparent is key.  Lastly, implement guided leadership. Explain the plan and why decisions were made over others.    Luis also explained how to keep employees engaged if the pandemic lasts a long time.   Communication  Purpose  Looking out for one another   At his company, they even incorporated a social aspect (cocktail hour) for the employees. It turned out to be very successful and helpful.    Watch the entire interview to see how Luis Diaz helped the employees he needed to lay off. And his opinion on Wells Fargo insisting their employees go back to work during the pandemic.    Like and Subscribe!   www.noformulapodcast.com
19:06
March 31, 2020
#18: B2B Sales During The Pandemic [BONUS EPISODE]
In this special episode, Jason Bay, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer at Blissful Prospecting discusses B2B Sales Strategies during this tough time.  He reminds us that selling should not stop at this time. However, the concept of providing value to your customers and prospects is more important than ever. How do you do this? He emphasizes that we are all going through a similar situation, so be empathetic. And, talk to your customers. Figure out their current pain points and see how you can help.  During the interview, Jason guides us through how he would approach sales for a service agency as well as a software business. He even identifies the underlying problem as to why people get sales wrong. Definitely worth a listen. Rate & subscribe! www.noformulapodcast.com Reach Jason here: https://blissfulprospecting.com/
17:54
March 28, 2020
#17: COVID-19 from a Nurse's Perspective [BONUS EPISODE]
Oncology Nurse from St-Mary's Hospital in Montreal, Melissa Montuori, is in good spirits despite the chaos surrounding COVID-19.   She reveals that there is, in fact, a shortage of masks, visitor restrictions at the hospital and that there may be another spike in cases.  She describes what it's like to be completely isolated to help protect her family and her patients.   She reminds everyone to please stay home unless you want to donate blood as there is a shortage.     Get more information from Melissa by following her YouTube Channel: youtu.be/2LO9YXVO4vc   Follow her on Instagram @nurse.melll   www.noformulapodcast.com
12:56
March 27, 2020
#16: Marketing during the Pandemic [BONUS EPISODE]
The answer is not to scare everyone into thinking your product will save them from the virus. Shocking! I chat with Salvatore Migliara, Founder of Rul3 Media, Creative Marketing Agency, to understand how to approach marketing during the trying times.  As an entrepreneur himself, he suggests providing as much value to your customers as possible. During this time of uncertainty, showing up for your customers, regardless of the time you put in, will help build credibility and trust. So when everything quiets down, your customers continue using your services.  If the pandemic lasts for several more months, Salvatore believes that marketing will adapt to the terms and regulations of what we are allowed to do. Regardless, it is ideal to maintain and even boost social media content to keep your brand top of mind. To ask questions: https://rul3media.com/ www.noformulapodcast.com Instagram @noformulapodcast Facebook @noformulapodcast Twitter @nfpod
11:14
March 24, 2020
#15: How the Canadian Government is helping during COVID-19
Want to know how the Canadian Government is helping your family and your business? Here is a 10-minute round-up of what you need to know, with CPA, Chartered Accountant, Evan De Poli. Note, regulations, policies, and funds are changing daily. This episode was recorded on March 21, 2020. Some takeaways: 500,000 Canadians applied for employment insurance in the last week. Government seems to be able to help those who are qualified Wage subsidy from the Canadian Government is 10% of salary for a 3 month period. Businesses get up to $25000 On top of that, there is $10 billion to be distributed to small businesses. There is a low-interest rate but can be worth saving your business contact Evan if you need help accessing this) Compensation is available for those who are sick If you need help, accountants are working via telephone For links to everything mentioned in this episode: https://www.ckbw.ca/2020/03/22/need-help-heres-how-to-apply-for-ei-covid-19-related-benefits/ If you need any more information please contact Evan De Poli on LinkedIn.
09:34
March 22, 2020
#14: Tangible Business Advice During COVID-19, with Wendy Maynard [SPECIAL EPISODE]
Wendy Maynard, B2B Strategist, and Marketing Consultant reveals tangible advice on how to carry on from a business perspective, during COVID-19.   What do I ask her?  1- Should businesses close shop until everything settles down? 2- Is it worth chasing government funds while you're trying to get new clients? 3- Should entrepreneurs and small businesses cut costs where they can? 4- Should employers lay off employees? 5- What are some business opportunities at this time? 6- What do you tell business owners who are freaking out?   Ask Wendy more information here: www.businessprofitengine.com Share this information!   www.noformulapodcast.com
12:59
March 20, 2020
#13: We're Coping with COVID-19 Better Than We Think, with Luz Marina Lopez [SPECIAL EPISODE]
Psychotherapist, Luz Marina Lopez from West Palm Beach Florida sheds light on how people are already being affected by the "social distancing" and isolation. She reminds us that we are already great at keeping contact with the people we love with social media. So, although we are physically apart, we are helping each other get through this. We just need to continue helping each other.  She continues to explain that our fear and anxiety are rooted in all our unanswered questions. "What's going to happen to my job?" "How long will this last?" She recommends focusing on things you like to do,  taking advantage of the time to be innovative and collaborating with like-minded individuals to help you solve problems you might be facing.  The need to adapt to change is another reason we are emotionally distraught. Lopez reveals that it's one of the hardest things to do. She suggests focusing on new activities that will take your mind off of what is happening.  Like, rate & subscribe!
10:45
March 18, 2020
#12: How the Coronavirus is affecting the Canadian Real Estate Market [BONUS EPISODE]
Is the novel Coronavirus delaying your search for a new property? Mortgage Broker and Founder of North East Mortgages argues that this is the time to be looking and making offers. As the Canadian market is experiencing a seller's market,  buyers have faced bidding wars in the last few months. However, with the Coronavirus, more people are staying home and delaying investments. So, there are fewer buyers in the market right now. In this bonus episode, Terry Kilakos also warns buyers that once the Coronavirus settles down, the number of buyers in the market will increase drastically. Other key points Terry addresses: The number of foreign investors should remain the same, regardless of the pandemic Businesses will still need to pay for rent, even if business has slowed down The Trudeau government announced that it will help small businesses but no one knows how and when that will pan out Overnight bank rates have dropped over the last week but that doesn't mean rates will drop for end-consumers Terry doesn't believe this shift in remote work will affect renting office space Like, rate and subscribe The No Formula Podcast! What other questions do you have for Terry?
14:38
March 17, 2020
#11: How to get Funding, with The Founders of Zetane
Hear from Guillaume Hervé, Patrick St-Amant, and Jonathan Magoon, Founders of Zetane; an easy way of demonstrating your AI projects.  The founders just received funding of $500,000 to grow their team and get their technology in the public eye. But this didn't happen overnight. Years of hard work and sacrifice led them to where they are today.  Listen to this interview to learn about their journey, how to get funding, how to validate your product and actionable tips for entrepreneurs taking on a new venture. Listen, rate and subscribe! Read the interview here: medium.com/zetane-blog/feasting-on-peanut-butter-in-a-basement-an-interview-with-the-founders-of-zetane-b061feb0019
01:10:55
March 10, 2020
#10: Overcome Obstacles, with Maayan Gordon
Constantly making up excuses not to follow through? This is the story you need to hear. From being homeless to starting many successful ventures, Maayan Gordon is a Social Media Consultant, Speaker, and Glass Blower. With over 1.7 million followers on TikTok, Maayan has built several loyal audiences by always providing emotional value. In this episode, she reveals tips on growing a TikTok account, how she navigated entrepreneurship after dropping out of college, and how her curiosity has opened doors to new opportunities. She also tells us how she is building passive income and how she and her husband literally blew themselves up. Literally.  Listen today!
01:14:08
March 4, 2020
#9: Reach Millions, with Digital Expert, Ryan Sprance
Are you trying to grow an audience? Digital Expert, Influencer and Founder, Ryan Sprance shares his story of how he built audiences of hundreds of thousands of people. It started out as a side hustle, but when his employer found out, he got fired. Now, Ryan reaches 5 million people every single month. He Founded thestylishman.com, and Kaihatsu Media. He is a Founding partner of Awestruck and contributes to Forbes Magazine. We talk about it all in this episode. Listen now to hear about his conversation with Tim Cook, how Gary Vaynerchuck influenced his choices and about some of his failed projects. Subscribe to The No Formula Podcast! www.noformulapodcast.com
01:24:48
February 26, 2020
#8: Importance of Self-Leadership, with Eloïse Gagnon
You have all the wisdom you need within you, according to this week's guest, Eloïse Gagnon. After practicing Tax Law for 15 years, she made the decision to change career paths and started coaching. Eloïse admits that it took over 2000 attempts to realize that her value proposition and goals were not clear enough to land any clients. With perseverance, she redefined her mission statement and narrowed her target audience. It was only then that things started to pick up. Eloïse also tells us about the daily habits she put in place for optimal success. She discusses the importance of being intentional and having gratitude, the role of self-leadership, and several other tips to guide your decision-making process. If you need inspiration or a push in the right direction, you’ll want to listen to this episode. Subscribe to The No Formula Podcast! Visit www.noformulapodcast.com
01:03:33
February 19, 2020
#7: It's Not All Sunshine & Rainbows, with Chris Carpini
Ever feel like you're trying to accomplish someone else’s goals? Meet Chris Carpini, Co-Founder of the Emerging Markets Program. After entering an accelerator program right after university, the pressure to grow the company was intense. Unfortunately, this pressure negatively affected how they were making decisions. On top of that, the other co-founder wanted to leave the business and the government’s no-fly list affected the international-based business that almost led them to bankruptcy. Chris gets candid about the challenges he faced and opens up about what he’s learned along the way. You don’t want to miss this episode. Subscribe to The No Formula Podcast! Visit www.noformulapodcast.com
54:41
February 11, 2020
#6: Build a Million-Dollar Company, with Laura Roeder
How do you make a million dollars in revenue in one year? Laura Roeder, Founder of social media management tool, Edgar, did just that. After many years of managing social media for clients, she realized a gap in the market and launched Edgar. By combining her marketing skills and her email list, Edgar grew very quickly.  We spoke about: Laura's journey to creating meetedgar.com Managing a remote team SaaS companies Why you shouldn't "be nice" in business What she thinks is the biggest mistake entrepreneurs make Subscribe to The No Formula Podcast! Visit www.noformulapodcast.com
49:39
February 5, 2020
#5: Follow Your Mission, with Paul Simard
As an entrepreneur, has a career change ever crossed your mind? It’s possible you may want to consider intrapreneurship. It’s a concept where individuals exhibit entrepreneurial skills in a job where they work for a company. For Paul Simard, he knew his entrepreneurial skills would elicit a positive impact by working for the UN Refugee Agency in Canada. Yes. He put his business on hold to further his mission of bringing people together. His journey led him to utilize his entrepreneurial skills. In other words, intrapreneurship. Contradiction to popular belief, he also addresses how the younger generation should not hyper specialize in any single domain.  If people want to specialize in anything, he thinks it should be learning. Listen to his journey and how he used reverse interviews to guide his path. Subscribe to The No Formula Podcast! Website: https://www.noformulapodcast.com/
44:30
January 29, 2020
#4: Five Myths of Entrepreneurship Debunked, with Samantha Kris
Samantha Kris recently earned the title of Best-Selling author for her book Bossing Up. As a guideline to how she changed her life and became a Success Coach, she reveals personal events and wisdom that got her through her toughest challenges. My favorite part of the book is her perception of Imbalance. Yes, the opposite of work-life balance! She also debunks five myths about entrepreneurship. For example, how entrepreneurs are scared to put their ideas out in the world because they think they need to get it right the first time. Oh, also, I ask her about her experiences bungee jumping, swimming with sharks and sky diving because I just had to know more about that! Subscribe to The No Formula Podcast today!
01:00:26
January 21, 2020
#3: Redefining Mentorship with Mortgage Guru, Terry Kilakos - Part 2
Who is your business mentor? In the second part of Terry Kilakos’ interview, he reveals his definition of a mentor. In contrast to what I believed, Terry Kilakos tells me that you do not need to know a person for them to be a mentor. He looks up to Tony Robbins, Andrew Carnegie, and Napoleon Hill, to name a few. He believes his mom’s words of wisdom encouraged him to build passive income. He also reveals that figuring out what works for you is essential in your success. Listen to the second part of Terry Kilakos’ interview to hear more about how he structures his day and his advice to entrepreneurs. Subscribe to The No Formula Podcast!
41:55
January 14, 2020
#2: Saying YES to More Opportunities with Serial Entrepreneur, Terry Kilakos - Part 1
As a teenager, Terry Kilakos wanted to be a fighter pilot for the Canadian Forces. So, how did he end up as a Serial Entrepreneur working in real estate and financial services? There were certain people that drastically redirected his path. But it was saying yes to opportunities that ultimately led him to find his way.  He said yes to working for the neighborhood pharmacy at 9 years old. He said yes to promoting his business on the radio. He said yes to taking real estate classes when he had no intention of becoming an agent. Listen to the first episode of this two-part interview to see how taking chances paid off for Terry. Subscribe to The No Formula Podcast!
54:19
January 14, 2020
#1: What To Expect From The No Formula Podcast
Welcome! Thank you for stopping by to check out what The No Formula Podcast is all about. In this short episode, I go over what you can expect from The No Formula Podcast, a little bit about me, why I started this podcast, how I came up with the name and how this podcast is different from others.  If you have any questions visit noformulapodcast.com JOIN THE LINKEDIN COMMUNITY: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8846380/ - Laura L Bernhard
12:42
January 14, 2020