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Make The Connection With Melanie Borden

Make The Connection With Melanie Borden

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Make the Connection with Melanie Borden, is a weekly podcast featuring a curated network of global business leaders. We will connect you to marketing, business strategies, and trends that you can apply to your business today.
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Episode 14 : Make the Connection with Cyber Security
Join us on our new episode as Dominic and I tackle cyber security today and debunk some of the common cybersecurity myths. What is cyber risk mean to a business? Ransomware and where does that stem from Common cybersecurity myths How to put these controls in place for your business Protect all of your data from theft and damage. Have a better understanding of what's happening with cyber security today and in 2022. Connect with Melanie Borden LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com Connect with our guest Dominic Vogel Facebook: Cyber SC - Home | Facebook Twitter (personal): @domvogel Twitter (company): @cyberdotsc LinkedIn (personal): Dominic Vogel - Founder & Chief Strategist - Cyber.sc | LinkedIn LinkedIn (company): Cyber.SC | LinkedIn Instagram (company): Cyber SC (@cyberdotsc) • Instagram photos and videos
23:09
June 22, 2022
Episode 13: Make the Connection by Connecting the Dots Between Your Team's Offline and Online Brands
Today on Make the Connection with Melanie Borden, Melanie talks with the audience on 3 strategies to help bridge the gap between company and personal brands. We discuss: How to implement a team communication strategy around events, Identifying new opportunities for your team's brand, and Ways to create new areas to become the trusted advisor in your industry Connect with Melanie Borden LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com
13:31
June 18, 2022
Episode 12: Make the Connection by Selling Yourself
Welcome back to The Make the Connection with Melanie Borden. Today we are joined by Corina Burton, Unstoppable Podcast Host & Co-Founder of CPR Construction Cleaning. Corina and talk about social selling in this episode. We cover: How Corina got into B2B sales and marketing, Why Social Selling is imperative for businesses and teams, How an energy exchange can manifest online, Top ways for B2B businesses and their teams to get started on LinkedIn, Plus an announcement from Corina about her own journey into social selling. LinkedIn is the ultimate social platform for farming businesses. Listen in to the conversation with Corina to hear how LinkedIn can help your business grow. Connect with Melanie Borden LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com Connect with our guest Corina Burton Linkedin -  Corina Burton Instagram - corinaburton_ Facebook - Corina Burton Youtube - Unstoppable with Corina Burton
26:03
June 09, 2022
Episode 11: Make the Connection with Risk Mitigation
In this episode, you will learn how marketing and risk mitigation work well together with Tom Kline, Founder of Better Vantage Point. We will be discussing risk mitigation, what it means to a business owner, how risk mitigation and compliance can impact your business, how reviews and marketing are a part of risk mitigation, and actionable strategies to help your business. 05:29 What does risk mitigation mean? 11:18 Internal process recommendations. 15:10 How branding ties into risk mitigation. 17:19 Why is it important for businesses to be compliant. Connect with Melanie Borden LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com Connect with our guest Tom Kline LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/tompkline Website - BetterVantagePoint.com Email - BetterVantagePoint.com
28:30
June 04, 2022
Episode 10: Make the Connection by Being Yourself
Welcome back to Make the Connection with Melanie Borden Podcast. In this episode, Lea Turner and I talked about why being authentic is the key to success on LinkedIn. She also tells us about her own experience building an audience and gives us strategies and tips that you can use right now in your business. Connect with Melanie Borden LinkedIn - Managing Member - Melanie Borden, LLC | LinkedIn Instagram - Melanie Borden (@melaniebordenllc) • Instagram photos and videos Youtube - Melanie Borden - YouTube Twitter - Melanie Borden (@mbordenllc) / Twitter Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com Connect with our guest Lea Turner LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lea-turner/ Website: https://leaturner.co.uk Linktree: https://linktr.ee/leaturner Instagram: https://linktr.ee/leaturner E-mail: info@leaturner.co.uk
25:27
May 28, 2022
Episode 9: Make the Connection by Changing your Mindset
Social media has become so widespread that "social selling" has become popular in recent years. In this episode, Michael Renaud, General Manager of Alan Ram's Proactive Training Solutions and I talked about how important it is to focus and use social selling in your business. 5:19 Promoting and branding yourself 8:01 Keeping your social media private while dealing with your business publicly 10:09 How Michael and I started with the auto industry 11:18 Social Selling 12:23 Biggest challenge clients face in building a social presence 19:20 Most common objections to why people do not have a social following 20:23 The importance of the right mindset for your business Connect with Melanie Borden LinkedIn - Managing Member - Melanie Borden, LLC | LinkedIn Instagram - Melanie Borden (@melaniebordenllc) • Instagram photos and videos Youtube - Melanie Borden - YouTube Twitter - Melanie Borden (@mbordenllc) / Twitter Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com Connect with our guest Michael Renaud LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/michael-renaud-11192758 E-mail - michael@allanram.com Contact number - 917-279-6684
30:40
May 25, 2022
Episode 8: Make the Connection by Creating a Social Network
Episode 8: Make the Connection by Creating a Social Network Welcome back to a new episode of Make the Connection with Melanie Borden. In this episode, Heather Monahan and I talk all about social media and building your own audience. Heather Monahan is a best-selling author, keynote speaker TEDx speaker, and has most recently been appointed to the board of directors at Healthlink Corp. We dig into: 3:00 How a social media presence and your personal brand should transfer from offline to online 8:08 Various social strategies you can use to grow your business online 13:36 The LinkedIn algorithm 16:01 Types of storytelling posts for Social Media 21:15 Analytics platform for LinkedIn Connect with Melanie Borden LinkedIn - Managing Member - Melanie Borden, LLC | LinkedIn Instagram - Melanie Borden (@melaniebordenllc) • Instagram photos and videos Youtube - Melanie Borden - YouTube Twitter - Melanie Borden (@mbordenllc) / Twitter Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com Connect with our guest Heather Monahan Facebook: Heather Monahan Twitter: www.twitter.com/_heathermonahan Instagram: Top 50 Keynote Speaker 2022 (@heathermonahan) • Instagram photos and videos Youtube: Heather Monahan - YouTube LinkedIn: Heather Monahan - Author - HarperCollins Leadership | LinkedIn Website: www.heathermonahan.com
26:18
May 21, 2022
Episode 7: Make the Connection by Disrupting Your Industry
Welcome back to The Make the Connection with Melanie Borden. Our guest for this episode is Amberly Allen, who is the Managing Partner of Dealer Merchant Services and she is here to talk about Disruption. These are the topics covered for this episode: 2:50 How Amberly started her career and journey with the business 6:22 Team supporting Amberly’s business. 7:45  What is a market disrupter? 10:00 Five areas needed for someone if they're looking to disrupt an industry 13:37 How to determine circumstances that would disrupt an industry By definition, a disrupter is a company or piece of technology that changes a market or industry in a big way through innovation. Amberly is going to tell us about her career, how she started shaking up the auto industry, and how the audience can follow in her footsteps. She gives the audience some really well-thought-out tips and takeaways that will make them think differently about how they go to market in their own fields. Connect with Melanie LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com Connect with our guest Amberly Allen LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/amberlyallen Website - dealermerchantservices.com   Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/theamberlyallen/
25:06
May 18, 2022
Episode 6: Make the Connection by Creating In-House Agency Controls
In today's episode of Make the Connection with Melanie Borden, we're going to talk about how to build an in-house marketing department. Because I've created an in-house agency before, and I work with my clients on this as well, I'd like to share my knowledge with you so that you don't have to experience the struggles as I did in reinventing the wheel. I'm happy to share with you things such as: Fundamentals you need for budgeting monthly and annually, Strategies for organizing your marketing department, Titles for hiring your team members, Efficient ways that you can manage your team's marketing projects, How to build a content library and more All of these helped me when I built an in-house agency and I am confident that it will certainly help you too! Connect with Melanie LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com
14:53
May 17, 2022
Episode 5: Make the Connection By Providing Value
Today, PR Leader Parry Headrick and I talk about how bringing value across all forms of media will drive inbound clients. We will talk through his journey to creating his voice online, specifically on the LinkedIn platform strategies and tips for you and your business to do the same, and some key takeaways for the audience to step into their own voice by providing value throughout their media. 5:00 Most common PR Myths 7:01 Benefits of Shield analytics in business 12:05 Why LinkedIn is a good platform for PR 14:51 What PR will look like in 2023-2024 Connect with Melanie Borden LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com Connect with our guest Parry Headrick LinkedIn : linkedin.com/in/parryheadrick Twitter: pheadrick Email: parry@cracklepr.com Website: www.cracklepr.com 
18:59
May 10, 2022
Episode 4: Make the Connection By Solving a Problem in Your Industry
In today's episode of Make the Connection with Melanie Borden, we're discussing social media with Kelly Stumpe. Kelly grew her Instagram following to over 260,000 during the pandemic's peak. She is now accomplishing incredible things with her brand. We dive into topics such as: Strategies for determining the best platform for your business, Building an audience, Connecting with your audience, Influencer space and how to begin incorporating influencers into your business This is a value-packed episode you do not want to miss! Connect with Melanie LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com Connect with our guest Kelly Stumpe Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/the_car_mom/  Website - https://www.thecarmomofficial.com Email - kelly@thecarmomofficial.com
22:35
May 06, 2022
Episode 3: Make the Connection with Referrals
Have you wondered how to get your team excited about getting good reviews consistently from their customers and how reviews can correlate into revenue for your business? In today's episode of Make the Connection with Melanie Borden, we're discussing the importance of reviews and breaking down referral strategies with Bill Reidy the CEO of Thumbs Up. We are going to unpack how to increase reviews, reviews versus endorsements, where the opportunities lie for business owners, best practices, and how to do this profitably. Make sure to stay with us until the end as we give you some great ideas and action steps that you can start using right away in your business. Connect with Melanie Borden LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com Connect with our guest Bill Reidy LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/bill-reidy-thumbs-up Website - https://getathumbsup.com Email - bill@getathumbsup.com
21:29
May 03, 2022
Episode 2: Make the Connection By Creating Community
Welcome to our second episode of the Make the connection with Melanie Borden podcast. Being a part of a community network can unleash the potential in your career. Get to know our guest Eugina Jordan, a self-made immigrant woman, an author, inventor, and speaker. She started her telecom career as a secretary and now is the VP of Marketing of the industry disruptor Parallel Wireless. Join us as we talk about how creating a community helps you to make important connections, give back to people in need, develop a reputation, and expand your business. 4:15 How the ideas of community manifested. 5:17 Turning point in decisions to become a member of a community. 6:40 Importance of having a personal board of advisories in someone's career. 9:42 Recommended steps to formulate someone's own personal board of advisors if they don’t have their own community. 12:00 How important is encouragement in a community? 22:12 Creating balance within yourself and your community. Connect with Melanie LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com Connect with our guest Eugina Jordan LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/euginajordan/ Website - parallelwireless.com Twitter - @EuginaJordan
26:14
April 30, 2022
Episode 1: Make the Connection
Welcome to the very first episode of the Make the Connection with Melanie Borden Podcast. I created my online brand in less than two years and LinkedIn rocketed me to success by allowing me to serve others through my content. In this episode, you will learn what I stand for, where I've come from, and where I'm going. I will also give you tips and strategies that I make to grow my business and connect with people using LinkedIn. Don't forget to subscribe for more monthly marketing strategies! https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/make-the-connection-6889365952950075392/ _______________________________________________________________________ Connect with Melanie Borden LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com
15:13
April 25, 2022
Make the Connection Today
Here's a little background on how Make the Connection with Melanie Borden was born and what you can expect from our episodes. Connect with Melanie Borden LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanieborden Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/melaniebordenllc/ Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MelanieBorden Twitter - https://twitter.com/mbordenllc Email me at melanieborden@melanieborden.com ------- Transcription My name is Melanie Borden and welcome to Make The Connection with Melanie Borden podcast. In early 2020 I had no digital presence and zero social media following. I started transferring the knowledge I have from running a marketing department and an in-house agency to myself and growing six figures on social media on Linkedin. I further establish my digital footprint and brand online by sharing valuable marketing tips and strategies. The goal of Make The Connection with Melanie Borden podcast is to continue that knowledge transfer and bring value directly from my network to help business and executives who are looking to take themselves or their businesses to the next level. Make The Connection with Melanie Borden podcast will be featuring a curative network of global business leaders.
01:13
April 12, 2022