The Deep Gripping Reality
By Steven J. Adelmund
TDGR podcast helps Leaders and Business Owners create winning strategies with Leadership lessons, digital marketing, and SEO!
The Deep Gripping Reality Podcast (TDGR) is your place for digital marketing tips, tricks, hacks, personal sales strategies, and great leadership philosophies that stand the test of time. We provide all the insights you could need to be successful in an increasingly digital world! "It's about to get deep!" On all major Social Media Platforms @tdgrpodcast
Brought to you by www.amarketingstrategy.com
The Deep Gripping Reality Podcast (TDGR) is your place for digital marketing tips, tricks, hacks, personal sales strategies, and great leadership philosophies that stand the test of time. We provide all the insights you could need to be successful in an increasingly digital world! "It's about to get deep!" On all major Social Media Platforms @tdgrpodcast
Brought to you by www.amarketingstrategy.com
The Omni-channel Competitive Advantage
In this episode we will explore how to create an omni channel strategy for marketing that will save your company money and give you a lasting competitive advantage. As many companies look to tighten their budget and save money, often it is the marketing department that gets cut or funding gets caught. This approach is not only backwards but also dangerous. When your competitors are cutting they're marketing budget, this is the time To create a blue ocean strategy and increase your budget or realicate funds to Make sure that you are organically marketing better. All this and more on today's episode of the deep gripping reality! It's about to get deep!
May 16, 2022
Why You Love Social Media
Social media mirrors society. From Facebook to Twitter, there are many reasons people and businesses are on each platform and often that differs from one platform to the next! Why are you on the platforms you're on? Why is your Business? Are the reasons the same? Probably not! Understanding what your target audience wants from their Social media experience is the first step to delivering meaningful content that matters. It's about to get deep! Check out https://amarketingstrategy.com for free tools and resources!
May 10, 2022
The Treasure of Luciernaga
In this episode we go a different direction. I remember when I was a kid stories used to have morals. Often there was more than one moral to the story, and it was up to the reader or listener to interpret the story and figure out what the moral was. I feel like somewhere along the line we lost the value of having morals to stories and instead focused on creating stories that connect with people. In today's episode I'll share a story that I made up for my son Having multiple potential morals morals embedded in the story. I invite you to listen with an open mind. What is your take away?
May 03, 2022
The Boutique Competitive Advantage
The term boutique marketing firm is almost an oxymoron. In this episode I explain why doing what you love and doing it for the right reason with your client's best interests in mind is the ultimate competitive advantage. It's about to get deep!
April 26, 2022
Facebook's Targeting Program will Hurt their Metaverse.
A new study from the University of North Carolina sheds light on how Facebook may be wasting 33 percent of your ad spend!
April 19, 2022
The Scientific Marketing Method
Did you know that if you get a bachelor's degree in marketing it is a bachelor of science? It's true! It's not a bachelor of arts, it's not a bachelor of business, and it's not a bachelor of economics. It's a bachelor of science! The reason for this is very simple. Marketing is a science that takes practice and is ever-evolving. In this episode you will learn how to appreciate and understand the science of marketing So that you can apply it to your daily business practices, increase demand, and improve customer relations! It is about to get deep!
April 12, 2022
Putting a Price on Talent
Do you sell a product or service? Do you find yourself struggling to know how much to charge for said product or service? You want to be competitive, you want to be fair. You'll be happy to know you're not the only one that struggles with these questions.. There's a very specific formula to figure out how much to charge. How much is your time worth, what are your expenses, what would it take to cover them, and what percentage profit do you wanna make. Make. Unfortunately, fortunately, when the time comes to negotiate negotiate fees or pay hes or pay, it's not always that easy. In this episode, it's about to get deep.
April 05, 2022
Tales from Telemarketing: Sales Motivation Through Ownership
Let's explore Tales From Telemarketing to retail with stories and leadership techniques that work across industries! It's about to get deep!
March 29, 2022
Professional Lessons from a Personal Perspective of the Past
What if you could hear the voice of a beloved mentor who passed away. What if that voice carried a message with one last valuable lesson?
March 22, 2022
TikTok's Newest Feature is a Game Changer!
Ready to up your content game? Have you been putting off jumping on TikTok? Now is the time and here's your chance!
March 08, 2022
How to Destroy Competition
Learn to identify fake limitations, break free of your comfort zone, and find success like you've never imagined!
March 01, 2022
98.998% of Business Want This.
Time to open some eyes.
February 23, 2022
Growth Hack: What's the Magic Metric??
Do you get frustrated by lack of organic growth on social media? Ever wonder which of the analytics you should be paying attention to? Fear not, TDGR has you covered!
February 08, 2022
Top SEO Tools for 2022
What are my top SEO and digital marketing tools? Tune in to find out!
February 01, 2022
Concerts the Metaverse
From K-Pop to rap and even rock... I checked out concerts in the Metaverse. Is it the future of live entertainment? Tune in to this episode to find out!
January 25, 2022
Nostalgia and the Re-quel
Let's dig deep into the power of personal connection and pop culture! This one's personal, folks! It's about to get deep!
January 18, 2022
Marketing University in 30 Minutes or Less
After 25+ years of Sales, Marketing, and Training experience working with clients, and half a dozen years in Business School, I've learned a few things. I thought I might share my insights and save you thousands of dollars in college tuition and materials costs in a single podcast episode. Today, we'll explore everything you need to know to understand what you need to know about modern marketing for any industry! It's about to get deep! (music: bensound.com, Spotify/Anchor music library. Intro by SteveZarro.com)
January 11, 2022
Talk Nerdy to Me, 2022!
In the first episode of 2022 we dive deep into the various analytics platforms and why they're vital to digital marketing efforts!
January 04, 2022
DON'T JUMP into the Metaverse...
...untill you hear this!
December 28, 2021
I spent 2 weeks in the Metaverses...
Here's what I learned...
December 21, 2021
You'll save thousands with Google's new tool...
Google is all about connecting people with the information of the Internet. The Internet. Marketers who have used the Google suite of business tools have often wished there was a way to reach across all of their platforms with a single ad. Now, there is. With Google's new Performance Max campaigns, you can create an asset pack that will reach YouTube, discovery, search, and more with a single smart ad driven by AI hyper-targeting for max conversion! All this and some bonus unique YouTube insights in today's episode, "It's about to get deep!"
December 14, 2021
Podcasting in the Metaverse (wsg Dr. Chuck Fox of ESi)
Is it possible to have full meetings in the metaverse? Of course! Is it possible to record Podcast episodes with guests in the Metaverse? Absolutely! So who better to help me with that then Dr. Charles Fox of ESi (Https://engsys.com)? Dr. Fox Has been creating virtual reality spaces and experiences since before the metaverse had a name... That's not really fair, the metaverse has only been called the metaverse for a few months now, so more specifically the man has decades of experience making raw data visually accessible and tangible! I was super honored to have my good friend on as a guest as we explore the future of the metaverse together! It's about to get deep!
December 07, 2021
You've counted on me and I've let you down. For that, I apologize.
November 30, 2021
Hello Crypto King!
Burger King's new loyalty program allows allows members to receive actual crypto currency anytime they spend $5 or more! How does it work? Tune in to find out!
November 23, 2021
It's About to Get Deep...
The slogan of this show is "It's about to get deep!" and I end every episode with "...Until next time, dig deep my friends!". Have you ever wondered why? What exactly is a "Deep Gripping Reality"? You're about to change how you question the world around you. Slow down and buckle in, friends because this one really is about to get Deep.
November 16, 2021
When Marketing is so Good it's Scary
The tv series Chucky hooked me through brilliant omni-channel marketing. Here's how it happened.
November 09, 2021
Facebook is SO Meta!
You may have heard that Facebook has changed its name. What does this mean to you? Is it just a name change, or something... bigger? It's about to get deep.
November 02, 2021
The Future of Facebook
With recent whistle-blower accusations, data breaches, calls for tighter data restrictions, and unethical practices coming to light, how can Facebook survive? It's about to get deep!
October 26, 2021
When to Post to Social Media
On today's episode I tackle one of the most frequently asked questions I get. When is the very best time to post on social media? Does it matter? Stay tuned it's about to get deep!
October 19, 2021
Mr. Beast EXPOSED!
I spent hours and hours dissecting the top YouTube's and tiktok's to Figure out how they consistently pump out content that goes viral, every single time. what I figured out will blow your mind! Brought to you by https://amarketingstrategy.com
October 12, 2021
I Made a Podcast Using AI
What if I told you you could type a script, have a computer read it, and within seconds, have the perfect voiceover in any accent you want... for free? Would it sound natural? Real? Could it pass the uncanny valley? Or perhaps would all just be a big waste of time. In this episode of the TDGR Podcast, we let you be the judge. Stay Tuned, it's about to get deep! With massive advancements in AI, text-to-speech technology has vastly improved in recent years. In some cases, to the point that voices produced by computers are virtually indistinguishable from humans. This technology is by no means perfect, but, as I said, it's pretty darn close. So, what does this mean for content creators? As anyone who knows me, has read a past blog post or heard an episode of my podcast knows, I love to test new technologies before I recommend them or their applications to my clients. I'm very much a "practice what you preach" kind of guy. With that in mind, I wanted to test the capabilities and practical applications of the technology by seeing if I could produce a full podcast episode using nothing more than text-to-speech technology. More importantly, I wanted to see if the episode would be something that people would actually listen to, or if the end product would sound like the podcast equivalent of nails on a chalkboard. There are many reasons that someone might want to utilize this kind of technology. Perhaps you're a great writer, but not a big fan of having your voice recorded. You know you need content, but are not sure how to go about creating it. Maybe you need voiceover work for an explainer or marketing video on YouTube. Maybe you'd love to start a podcast, but don't have proper recording equipment and operate on a tight budget. I've often said that many blogs would make great podcast segments or even full episodes! The practical applications for content creation and repurposing content really are endless. I was able to create a true test of the effectiveness of the technology. I wanted to try different AI voices, inflections, accents, and more, and blend them seamlessly into one podcast segment for an episode. In fact, I wanted to make sure the entire episode, with the exception of my professional intro by Steve Zarro, was 100% created with text-to-speech. All of this was done simply by using a free tool at voicegenerator.io. Now, please note that voicegenerator.io is not a sponsor of this episode or my blog. That said, I was able to create an engaging podcast episode, rather quickly, simply by going to the website, typing out my script, and choosing from any one of 13 different English voices provided, and hitting play. Each time I hit play, the segment was temporarily saved into a small "playlist". I then used my phone to record the audio directly from my laptop's speakers. Some of the text samples faired better than others, but overall, I have to say, I was impressed with the application- Especially for being a free tool.
October 05, 2021
Rayban Stories Looks Into the Metaverse
Facebook recently announced a partnership with ray ban to bring a new kind of smart sunglasses to the market. These $299 sunglasses feature two 5 megapixel cameras, a microphone, and speakers allowing the wearer to record short video, take pictures, and receive phone calls, as well as listen to podcasts all without taking their phone out of their pocket! Https://amarketingstrategy.com #rayban #stories #raybanstories #cuttingedge #wearables #tech #jarvis #facebookassistant #smart #smartglasses #technology #metaverse #igtv #marketing #digitalmarketing #predictions
September 28, 2021
Testing New Technologies WSG Aaron (I Had To Say It Podcast)
Do you wish you could connect better? Communicate better? My guest today, Aaron from I Had To Say It Podcast, understands your need to hear others and be heard. He joined me LIVE for this special conversation as we test a new technology for hosting guests called "Backstage by Headliner" that works with the Clubhouse App! Did it work? Tune in to find out! Check out Aaron's show at https://ihadtosayitpodcast.com!
September 21, 2021
How TikTok is Killing Podcasts
New Startling Stats from @tiktok ! 👉35% of TikTok users say they consume less video content from other platforms including TV 👉 46% say they engage with TikTok's content without any other distractions (compared to 37% on other platforms) ⚠️ 41% of #GenerationZ users say they listen to fewer podcasts after joining TikTok 🤑 25% say they've purchased or researched a product advertised on TT. 👑 92% of TikTok users say that after watching a TikTik they take action (engagement: likes, comments, shares, purchases)! Are you on TikTok? Get the tools to Improve your overall social media strategy at https://amarketingstrategy.com/resources #igtv #trends #podcast #insights #socialmediamarketing #news #strategies
September 14, 2021
Big Picture Business Discussion with Dominica Lumazar & Rory Carruthers!
I had the fantastic opportunity to be a guest on The Big Picture Business Podcast! We laughed, we cried, we learned! Their description: On this episode of the Big Picture Business Podcast, we had the amazing opportunity to speak with like-minded entrepreneur and fellow digital marketing enthusiast, Steven Adelmund. Steven helps business leaders, entrepreneurs and solopreneurs create winning digital strategies to map and meet their goals. Steven is also the host of The Deep Gripping Reality podcast, which offers weekly insights, tips, and tricks from the bleeding-edge of digital marketing! Learn why Steven recently left his day job and decided to go out on his own. What it's like to truly work from home, (complete with a few appearances from our fur office mates) and of course we couldn't talk digital marketing trends without discussing what's ahead with the Metaverse! Other topics discussed include: • How to spot digital trends and how to utilize the opportunity • Voice Engine Optimization (VEO) • Long form content guidelines • Metaverse predictions • Dominica’s concern about fast moving technology • Are we turning in to Wally? • What Steven attributes his success to ....and SO much more! Ways to connect with Steven: A Marketing Strategy.com TDGR Podcast Episodes of the Big Picture Business Podcast are also available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/bigpicturebusinesspodcast Be sure to subscribe so that you never miss an episode!
September 07, 2021
Hashing Out Hashtags Strategy
In this episode I cover everything you could ever want to know about Hashtags and how they work to help you reach more people, faster!
August 31, 2021
The Metaverse is Coming to Facebook
Facebook strives to be a place where people can connect and have true memorable experiences. Facebook's mission has always been about building connections that matter. Although Facebook has had its share of controversy, especially when it comes to privacy and spreading negativity and fake news, Facebook is growing and evolving as it shares more transparency about how news feeds are populated and the future of the platform. Big hint: The Metaverse is coming and it's about to get deep!
August 24, 2021
Social Strategy: From Posting to Profit
Does your company post to social media? Do you have a strategy? If not, you're doing it wrong, but it's not too late!
August 17, 2021
The Perfect Growth Hack
If you want to understand the best way to build audience engagement, start with Instagram. The platform is built to force you to provide value first! Also in this episode, YouTube growth tips! (Music by bensound.com, intro by stevezarro.com)
August 10, 2021
Job Market, We Need to Talk...
The job market is in a strange place right now. In fact, all business is in a unique place. The pandemic has forced us all to re-evaluate our employment situations as both companies and their people go from being irreplacable to being replaced overnight. Do you like your job? Do you love your job? Sick of it? Pay attention. Are you an employer? Are you losing people? Want to know why? Pay attention. It's about to get deep! Intro- SteveZarro.com Music- Bensound.com Produced by Adelmund Digital Strategies, amarketingstrategy.com
August 03, 2021
The Rise of A.I. Robo-Writers
AI has been around for a while now and the growth of this technology is nothing short of astounding. Now, with new options for writing ads, blogs, Web pages, and more, do traditional traditional copywriters need to worry about their future career? It's about to get deep!
July 27, 2021
How to Sell a $500K Product
W.I.I.F.M. "What's In It For Me?" It's the one question that every prospect, customer, and consumer asks before making a purchase, right? True, but that's not all. Honestly, the value proposition almost always boils down to how your product or service saves time, money, or solves a problem. That said, the marketing has to go... deeper! When we're talking about selling in a saturated market or one where the competition is already well established, how do you break-in? Tune in to find out! Grab a pen and notebook folks, it's about to get deep! Check out Ranko (one of the case studies mentioned in today's show) at https://rankoeq.com Music by bensound.com Intro by Stevezarro.com The Deep Gripping Reality podcast is brought to you by Adelmund Digital Strategies and www.amarketingstrategy.com
July 20, 2021
2 Stocks I Just Bought and Why
Marketing is a lot like playing the stock market in a lot of ways. In this episode I take a deep dive into How playing the stock market parallels a good marketing strategy, 2 stocks I just picked up and why, and how you can get free shares of stock valued at up to $500 with no strings attached. Grab a notebook, it's about to get deep! (Join Robinhood: https://join.robinhood.com/stevena1369 , Music: bensound.com, intro: http://stevezarro.com ) The Deep Gripping Reality Podcast is brought to you by Adelmund Digital Strategies, https://amarketingstrategy.com
July 13, 2021
3 Big Changes Coming to Your Favorite Platforms
Start July right with some great insights into changes in Instagram, Windows and more! (Music: bensound.com, Intro: Stevezarro.com)
July 06, 2021
A Leap of Faith
Sometimes you have to just believe in yourself and take a leap of faith. You have to jump without a net to see how far you can fly!
June 29, 2021
5 Seconds to Change Your Life
When making a first impression, every second matters. In this episode we'll cover the power of first impressions, great habits, and how 5 seconds can change everything about your life! Grab a notebook and pen for this one, folks! It's about to get deep! (music: bensound.com, intro: stevezarro.com)
June 22, 2021
True Motivation of a Super Dad (with Special Guest Joey Jensen)
What motivates you? For me, it's all about family. Tune in for a great interview with Super Dad Joey Jensen where we discuss shifting priorities, growing up, and being the best Dads we can. It's about to get deep!
June 15, 2021
I'm for Sale, and so are you.
Time is the most finite resource we have. Who do you sell yours to, and why? What's your time worth? What is your value? It's about to get deep.
June 08, 2021
How I Got in to Clubhouse (and How You Can Too)!
Clubhouse is still the most exclusive app on the planet. How did I get in, and how did I get a shoutout from Mr. Beast?! Tune in to find out!
June 01, 2021
Why You Need QR Codes
You know those blocky images on packages and posters? If you haven't noticed them, you're missing out! Here's why!
May 25, 2021
Are the social media and Google Algorithms out to get you? Can they be hacked or beaten? It's time to decipher the mysteries of the all-seeing Algorithms on today's Episode of The Deep Gripping Reality Podcast! #Itsabouttogetdeep (Special Thanks to @Podcastagram_ on Instagram for this week's episode art!)
May 18, 2021
Advice to My Younger Self
"Listen here, you little... you don't know everything!" What would you say to your younger self if you could?
May 11, 2021
Tips from a Reformed Salesman
As a guy with a quarter century of sales and leadership experience, I can tell you, a lot has changed... but fundamentally, many things have stayed the same. Let's get deep now, thank me later! Fair warning: You may want to grab a notebook and writing instrument because class is in session!
May 04, 2021
Facebook is About to Win Big
Imagine having a sound studio in your pocket. Facebook is introducing new updates to both their app and messenger that may allow creators to have just that! From advanced AI that does Speech to text, to actually hosting podcasts through the platform, Facebook is about to offer it all! Want to hear more? Just hit play, it's about to get deep!
April 27, 2021
The Top 3 Marketing Myths
Every day I hear the same "Reasons" that companies don't want to get on social media or invest in SEO. Here are the top 3 myths and why they are wrong! It is about to get deep!
April 20, 2021
What Google's Next Update Means for SEO
Every day Google updates its algorithm up to 8 times. Most are minor changes but roughly once per quarter Google makes Core updates that have the potential to majorly disrupt rankings. The upcoming May 2021 Core Update will focus on web vitals as an official set of ranking factors. What's this mean for SEO? Listen and learn! It's about to get deep! (Intro: Stevezarro.com, music: bensound.com)
April 13, 2021
How I Grow a Target Audience
Businesses are always looking for the best way to provide the highest value to their customers. There comes a time to expand what's been traditionally seen as a target audience. Here's how to do it! (Intro: Stevezarro.com, music: bensound.com)
April 05, 2021
What is an NFT? Non Fungible Tokens Explained!
In this episode we'll talk about the recent $69 million sale of a digital piece of art, The world's first Tweet as an NFT, and what NFTs may mean to you! It's about to get deep! (Music: bensound.com, Intro: Stevezarro.com)
March 23, 2021
Chasing Passions, Killing Boredom, & Crushing COVID-19 (wsg Jason Vajgrt)
Chasing Passions, Killing Boredom, & Crushing COVID-19 (wsg Jason Vajgrt): in this special Stereo Episode I chat with a guy I've known and loved for a quarter of a century as he battles Covid and boredom! It's about to get deep!
March 23, 2021
Heinz, What Have You Done?!
Heinz just rolled out one of the most brilliant marketing campaigns I've ever seen! It's about to get DEEP (into the deepest depths of the darkest corners of the internet)!!! https://twitter.com/heinz_ca/status/1371446084866834433?s=09
March 16, 2021
The Awesome Power of "What If?"
Imagine what could be possible if you were fearless. What could you do? How could you change the world? What if... you can? You should. You will! In this episode we eliminate the fear and imagine the possibilities! It's about to get deep!
March 15, 2021
Leadership & Life Hacks: McDonald's, Poop, & Superman
What do McDonald's, poop, and Superman have to do with Leadership and Life hacks? Tune in to find out! You're not going to want to miss this!
March 09, 2021
My First Business Mentor- a Very Special Episode
In very special episode I dig deep on the influence of my first business mentor, my Grandfather. This one is very personal. Thanks for listening. Also, Special thanks to Brian of Concerts That Made Us! https://linktr.ee/Concertsthatmadeus (music: bensound.com, intro: Stevezarro.com)
March 02, 2021
Complete Instagram Strategy for 2021 (PART 2)
Instagram is one the fastest growing platforms out there, even though it's been around for a long time! There are many features that businesses can take advantage of to help grow their audience and their brand awareness organically. In this episode I take a deep dive into what it takes to set up and efficiently use Instagram as a content marketing tool and revenue generating asset.
February 23, 2021
Stereo App Special: Men's Minds Matter WSG Timothy Matthweson
This episode of the deep gripping reality is brought to you by men's mental health awareness. I was experimenting on the new audio-only social media app stereo when I came across Timothy Matthweson Timothy's mission is to help spread awareness about men's mental health issues across the UK. Trust me when I tell you that this 1st special guest from the stereo app is one to remember! Join me in saying "Men's Minds Matter!"
February 15, 2021
Complete Instagram Content Strategy 2021 Edition (Part 1)
A six-year-old content prodigy kicks off this episode as he weighs in on What's better to post on, IGTV, Reels, or regular posts on Instagram. Do you have a comprehensive Instagram Strategy? You will after this episode! It's about to get deep! For more Insta Insights follow me on Instagram at https://instagram.com/tdgrpodcast
February 08, 2021
Why SEO Beyond Your Website Matters!
Today's Episode covers all the Top SEO Tips You Need to Know for 2021 and beyond! Grab a notebook, you'll need it! Strap in! The facts come fast and so do the valuable insights! (Music: bensound.com, Intro: Stevezarro.com, Outro a gift of Forever Haunted Podcast)
February 02, 2021
How to Add a Shop to Instagram
Are you ready for a step-by-step guide on how to turn your Instagram profile into a revenue machine? Setting up a shop on Instagram has never been easier! In this episode I tell you exactly how to do it.
January 27, 2021
How to Craft a Total Social Strategy in 2021
Do you wish you could Make time to get more out of your social media platforms? Wouldn't it be awesome to be on more social? Who has the time?? You do, and here's how to stop making excuses and start making multi purpose content in 2021!
January 25, 2021
Burgers, Beer, & Betty White
In this special episode of The Deep Gripping Reality, we'll talk about innovation, Intention, and recognize an American icon, Betty White as she celebrates her 99th Birthday! (Special Note- Tuesday's episode is being replaced with this episode. Trust me, Betty White is worth it!) Music by bensound.com, Intro by stevezarro.com
January 17, 2021
Clubhouse: The Audio Only Social Platform
Wanna know about the super exclusive, invite-only social app that is on everyone's mind? I've done extensive research to bust down the doors and am ready to share everything I've learned! It's About to Get Deep! Learn more at twitter.com/joinclubhouse
January 12, 2021
What Your Nose Knows and isn't Telling You!
In this episode I take a look at what your nose knows, what to expect in 2021 in terms of a new social platform called clubhouse, in the importance of perspective and understanding the viewpoints of those around you.
January 05, 2021
Forget Resolutions. MAKE A PLAN!
Sometimes the best plans fall through. The only guaranteed failure is failing to plan. Do you have a quarter-by-quarter plan for 2021? You should! Help is on the way!
December 29, 2020
The Vindication Motivation
I am the kind of person that, if I'm told that I can't do something, I'm going to do everything in my power to prove you wrong. To some extent, this Podcast is proof of that. In today's episode, taken directly from a live stream, I dive into the motivating power of chasing vindication.
December 22, 2020
Avoid False Guru Scams
False gurus suck! You know who I am talking about. These guys who pretend to know everything, when in reality there just scam artists? I hope you are ready, because in this episode things are about to get very real!
December 18, 2020
How Google's Latest Updates Could Kill or Save Your Ranking
In this episode I dig deep on what the latest core updates to the Google algorithm are & what it will mean for traffic to your website! You are not going to want to miss this episode as I break it all down and tell you how to take advantage of what could give you a massive hike in rankings!
December 15, 2020
Unapologetically Unique on Instagram
Welcome to Season 4 of TDGR! In this episode I get really real about "brand" and authenticity. Are YOU your Brand? Sometimes. In my case, yes. What happened when I was asked why my Instagram posts aren't 100% "on brand"? Tune in to find out! It's about to get Deep!
December 08, 2020
I Suck, but You should Listen to Me Anyway.
There is real value in knowing how and when to be humble. The best teachers and the best leaders are those who listen first to understand their audience and then provide feedback. they teach in a format that is conducive to the student learning rather than The easiest way for them to teach. The best way to improve relationships is by asking questions, listening, and then providing solution. All this and more on today's episode!
December 01, 2020
Selling Like a Sir Via Zoom (wsg Alicia Adelmund)
For a special birthday episode, my wife acts as special guest host as we discuss platinum advice for the next generation of Stellar Sellers! Happy Birthday, Ali!
November 29, 2020
The Next Big Thing In Digital Marketing
Micro video content is the future of digital marketing. If you don't believe me, go check out Instagram and you'll find reels. Check out Twitter you'll find fleets. And soon check out YouTube, they've got a micro video content platform there working on internally for 15 second videos! Tune in to find out what to expect! It's about to get deep!
November 24, 2020
Avoiding Instant Impotence
Look, I know it's a weird title. Today's episode is about the cost of instant gratification and how you maybe subconsciously allowing your need for instant gratification to drive your decision-making and ultimately cost you success. This is a short episode for a reason, it gets right to the point and you're not going to want to miss it! It is about to get deep! (Intro by Voice Talent Steve Zarro, stevezarro.com, Intro music by bensound.com)
November 17, 2020
The Wrong Kind of Hustle
In this episode I detail the exact wrong way to use social media for selling! I talked about why it's wrong, and then explain the right way to use social media turn prospects into clients. Now is the time to use social to build up your client base, but you have to do it right!
October 27, 2020
The (SEO) Power of blogging
Blogs are a great way to create long form content that can be used in many many other ways for digital marketing. Sometimes called pillar content, blogs have a vast amount of SEO value. In this episode I am your client questions about the best way to use blogs for maximum SEO impact!
October 20, 2020
Leadership Masterclass with Special Guest Suku Radia, P.I.P.
Today I had the distinct pleasure of hearing a leadership presentation by former CPA, CFO, and CEO Suku Radia. In past episodes I have shared my insights and unique views on leadership and the importance of a leadership mentality. I've talked about mentors and mentorship, but I could never have provided the insight that I was privileged to hear in my MBA class. Special thanks to Mr. Radia for allowing me to share his presentation for this show! If you are an aspiring leader, grab a notebook and a pencil and prepare to take notes!
October 13, 2020
The 411 on SEO
In this episode we share my answers from a LIVE consulting session where a niche client with super unique keywords had great questions about SEO best practices, keyword research, and video implementation! Strap in folks! It's about to get deep! (Music: bensound.com and TDGR intro by stevezarro.com)
October 06, 2020
This episode is chock-full of the latest Facebook best practices and FAQ for a comprehensive digital marketing strategy includes social media! It's about to get deep! Music: bensound.com Intro: stevezarro.com
September 29, 2020
How I Got a Playstation 5 (Pre-order)
Turns out getting a PS5 preorder in time for launch is easier than you might think... but the process can be ugly. Hear how I did it, what a Store Manager had to say about the process and other stories from the literal frontline in today's episode of The Deep Gripping Reality podcast!
September 25, 2020
Are YOU the Toxic Teammate?? WSGs Dane Lang, Julia Zellmer, and Phil Kuhlman
We've all worked on teams. Each team and their interactions are different. Some teams are great! They communicate, collaborate, and work extremely well together. Other teams are so awful that they can be best described with one word: Toxic. It's about to get deep! (Music: bensound.com intro: stevezarro.com)
September 22, 2020
Every Hero has an Origin Story
Where we are in life is a direct reflection of the effort we put forth to get there. It's not about the setbacks, it's about how you overcome them. What's your origin story? Mine's still being written, but here's my story so far, as told by a person who knows me better than I know myself: my wife. Trust me, it's about to get deep! (Music: bensound.com)
September 14, 2020
Can Casinos Survive a Pandemic?
Almost all businesses have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, but possibly none more so than high-touch service industry businesses like casinos and restaurants. Can they survive the economic impact and business changes required or has the damage done to their industries been too deep to recover? Hear my thoughts on this episode of The Deep Gripping Reality! "It's About to get Deep!" Music: Anchor Library and bensound.com Professional Intro: SteveZarro.com
September 07, 2020
How Top YouTube Stars Break the Algorithm (and how you can too!)
Every video content creator's dream is to viral, but what if you could go viral with every single video that you upload? What if there was a secret that the top of YouTubers knew that helps make sure that they stayed on top of the rankings and maximized their video revenue? It turns out the secrets are real, and In this episode, I'll break open the book of secrets and tell you exactly what the top YouTubers have learned the hard way! The strategy is not only very real, it dives deep into just about every aspect of the video. Like all things worth having, it takes a lot of work, but it pays off in a big way! In this episode, you'll... Learn how YouTube decides what to promote Find out what YouTube considers the "Holy Trinity of Data" Learn about the best practices for optimizing your video's metadata ... and much, much more! Are you ready to learn their tips and strategies and take your YouTube game to the top? If so, break out the pen and notebook, the class is in session and it is about to get deep! music: https://bensound.com Intro: https://stevezarro.com Original Blog: https://www.globalreach.com/blog/2020/08/24/how-to-beat-the-youtube-algorithm
August 26, 2020
How To Survive & Recover from a Hurricane... in IOWA
You read that title right. The Derecho that rocked Iowa producing CAT 2 hurricane force winds and caused $3B in damage to corn and soy crops hit my home. Here's the advise I wish I had sooner...
August 16, 2020
How to Grow Your Social Media Audience
In this episode I take a deep dive on the topic of social media content, how to grow a social media audience, and how to convert that audience into failed. It is about to get deep!
August 11, 2020
Zombie Leadership Lessons
Things get super weird in this episode! In this episode I reflect on the book Zeo by Scott Kenmore and the impact it had on my professional career. The zombie mantality can take you far if you're open to it, it's time to get bit! It's about to get deep! (Trying a new sound set up, sorry for the unintentional jump scare...)
July 31, 2020
Getting Found by Google
In this super quick episode, I dig deep on how to improve your chances of being found in a location search on Google! I cover things like meta descriptions, title tags, and Google my business. I even sprinkle in a few YouTube tips just for flavor! This all should give you, dear listener, the recipe for success! It's about to get deep! (Intro: stevezarro.com, music: bensound.com and Anchor sound library)
July 28, 2020
My Top 5 Tips for Virtual Meeting Success
A lot has changed in the last seven months, including how we conduct business that used to be face-to-face. Like it or not, virtual meetings are the new norm. In this episode, I cover my top 5 tips to help you set your next virtual meeting up for success! "It's about to get deep!! " Top 5 Tips Prepare for Tech Success Mind your Environment Virtual Eye Contact: Practice Focusing on your Camera Understand the Power of Body Language Be Mindful of Time, and Tech Lag Need the Top 5 Tips more in-depth though written format for future reference? Check out the Original Blog: Virtual Meetings & the Rise of Zoom (https://www.globalreach.com/blog/2020/07/15/virtual-meetings--the-rise-of-zoom) Other Great Resources: Have a killer podcast and need an amazing Intro? Work with the best! Check out Steve Zarro, Voice Actor at stevezarro.com and be sure to tell him the other Steve from TDGR sent you! ( music: bensound.com and Anchor library)
July 24, 2020
Banksy: The Art of Disruption Marketing
This is super quick episode I reflect on a recent video uploaded by Banksy the street artist, and how artwork inspires thought and evokes emotion, much like marketing should do! It's about to (briefly) get deep! (Music: bensound.com Intro: Stevezarro.com)
July 15, 2020
The Future of Education
In this episode I give my thoughts on distance learning, reopening school, and the coronavirus pandemic! What do Zoom and virtual meetings having store For how we conduct business and education going forward? It is about to get deep! (Music by bensound.com, intro by stevezarro.com)
July 14, 2020
Goals for Personal Improvement
In this episode I discover a list of personal Improvement goals and reminders from 2019. Listen in as I read through it for the first time in a year, and see if I succeeded or utterly failed! It's about to get Deep! (Music=bensound.com) (intro= stevezarro.com)
July 10, 2020
How to Optimize Facebook and Claim Google My Business!
In this episode you get to listen in on a consultation call where I give a client step-by-step advice on how to optimize a Facebook page, claim their Google my business, and the basics of Facebook ads. I even give a prediction on the current climate of Facebook ads and what it means for small businesses it is about to get deep! (Music: bensound.com, Intro stevezarro.com)
July 07, 2020
Farming for The Future with Genie Maybanks of SILT
On this episode of The Deep gripping reality, my guest is Genie Maybanks of sustainable Iowa Land Trust (SILT). SILTs mission of sustainability is near and dear to my heart and today you'll learn why. We discuss marketing, making a podcast, and the changing way we're engaging audiences. Learn more about SILT at https://silt.org (music: http://bensound.com Intro: https://stevezarro.com)
June 30, 2020
The Can't-Miss 100th Episode Extravaganza!
We kick off season 3 with the 100th episode of TDGR Podcast, a new amazingly professional Intro from acclaimed Voice Actor Steve Zarro (http://stevezarro.com), and a ton of surprise guests!! Time to celebrate!! It's about to get deep! Music: https://www.bensound.com/
June 23, 2020
Super short bonus clip my share a thought on why it's critical that those with a voice and the platform use it. Listener discretion is advised.
June 07, 2020
Black Lives Matter: Silence Speaks Volumes
You have no right calling yourself a leader if you choose to remain silent in this unique moment in American history. The world is watching, but more importantly our children and history is watching and will judge our actions and inactions. Now is the time to be a leader!
June 06, 2020
Fear of The Iceberg Obligation
When we discover a problem only about an 8 problem is what we are seeing. So much data is left unevaluated because we assume that we fully understand the situation based on limited information! It's about to get deep!
May 12, 2020
Becoming YouTube Famous with Special Guest Kevin Buckalew of Electric Ease
You can have all the content in the world, but without the right strategy is impossible to build an audience! On Today Show my guest is Kevin Buckalew, co-owner of Electric Ease Electrical Estimating Software. I take him through step-by-step how to optimize his YouTube account, Channel, and videos to grow his audience and build an audience in the process! Grab a notebook and pencil, it's about to get deep! Http://electric-ease.com http://anchor.fm/tdgr
May 05, 2020
The Secrets of Your Inner Voice
We all have it. Most of us ignore it. Your #innervoice can provide insight and direction beyond anything you can imagine... If you just #listen! This episode digs into a bit of the business of listening to the universe, your intuition, and your soul. It's about to get deep! Listen to more episodes on spotify: Http://tinyurl.com/tdgrpodcast
April 21, 2020
Safety Tips from a Nurse
In another episode of tales from isolation, I dive deep into what companies are doing to keep employees and customers safe, how you can stay safe, and the rise of video in the role it will play going forward
April 06, 2020
In this episode I make some predictions about the price of gas, the future in a post pandemic world, and talking about how businesses must adapt and evolve to survive
April 01, 2020
Advertising in the Apocalypse
Covid 19 has changed the way that we work live in play, and it should have changed how ads are being presented. It took over a month, but it finally did. It could change the way that you reach your customers target audience also! Stay tuned!
March 27, 2020
Sam's Club Social Isolation
I know why we are all Panic buying toilet paper. It's been 5 days of social isolation for myself and my family. We're not really in self quarantine, but life has been very interesting. Today my wife and I ventured out to Sam's Club. What happened was interesting to say the least. In today's episode I dive into what social distancing shopping looks like, my predictions of what you should and should not be buying, and what's next. Stay tuned oh, it is about to get deep!
March 21, 2020
How to financially survive the Coronavirus
As coronavirus Sears caused the stock market to crash and people to impulse buy toilet paper, I thought it was a good time for some common sense, some predictions, and some important information on how to survive no matter what industry you're in!
March 16, 2020
What a Great Time to be Alive!
In today's episode I explore why now is the best time in human history to be alive! Stay tuned, it's about to get deep!
March 09, 2020
A quick marketing analogy
A client recently asked me about the difference between marketing and advertising. I've always believed that marketing is a message and advertisement is the delivery method, however recently I came up with what I think is a much more fitting analogy! Enjoy this quick episode of The Deep gripping reality!
March 02, 2020
How to get free stuff!
Who doesn't love free stuff? Is anything really free? The answer is yes, sometimes you can get stuff for free! Rewards program, designed to save you money, inspiring loyalty, and help companies track your purchases to make better offers to you! Some are awesome, some are crap, many are explored here! It's about to get Deep!
February 26, 2020
The "Goat Song" of Truth
This one... well... we need to talk. You're welcome and I'm sorry!
February 22, 2020
So You Want to Start a Podcast? Featuring Dermatology Expert Steven Leon
A client recently reached out to request a conversation about how to know if a podcast was right for him and, if so, how to get started. He was kind enough to let me record the conversation and share his questions with you!
February 17, 2020
Be Inspired. Be The Crazy One.
To the content creators, fellow podcasters, artists, Visionaries, musicians, and everyday Heroes, Thank you. You inspire me! You change the world Just by being you!
February 14, 2020
The Secret Formula to Ultimate Power! This changes everything!☆
☆ATTENTION= (TENSION/TIME)xPAYOFF ☆ After Decades of research, after a professional lifetime searching, I was shown something that changes how I experience EVERYTHING! Thanks to Andrew Davis and his presentation at the American Marketing Association- Iowa chapter's experience 2020 event, I can share the secret to capturing and keeping attention online and in daily interactions! It's about to get VERY deep!
February 12, 2020
Breaking into YouTube and Instagram with RxTatorTot
RxTatorTot is not new to the gaming world, but he is new to the YouTube Live Streaming game. Good thing his cousin is a digital marketing Guru! Lucky you, you get to listen on my sage advice! We cover the basics of video optimization and an awesome idea to create double content across two platforms at once! Strap in, it's about to get deep! Check out RxTatorTot on Youtube! "We're NOT getting a Monkey!" Follow RxTatortot on Instagram!
February 07, 2020
Know Your Audience or Have No Audience
In this episode, I consider what it takes to add value to any interaction. I go in-depth on What it means to understand The needs of the person or people that you are hoping to engage with. It's about to get deep!
February 05, 2020
Corona Virus Concerns
Is the Corona Virus outbreak as serious as the media claims? How will it affect the global economy? We consider these questions and More in today's deep gripping reality podcast!
January 30, 2020
What My 5 Year-old THINKS I Do...
Ever wonder what goes through a Kindergartners mind? I did, so I asked! It was a bit more insightful than I expected! It's about to get deep!
January 28, 2020
For the second episode of the second season, we discuss the idea of entrepreneurship, what makes an entrepreneur, The American Dream, and more! Stay tuned, it's about to get deep!
January 21, 2020
SEASON 2! How to Win Loyalty and Build Influence
Season 2 of The Deep gripping reality starts with a bang! We examine influence, what it takes to keep employees and clients, talk about the Joker movie, and how it all ties together!
January 10, 2020
The END of The Deep Gripping Reality
All good things must come to an end. Even a Phoenix must die to be reborn. It's the circle of life, Simba.
December 16, 2019
ULTIMATE DIGITAL MARKETING INSIGHTS with Philip Kushmaro
It may be Friday the 13th, but you're in luck! This is your ultimate guide to digital marketing! In this episode we tackle so many digital marketing concepts it'll leave your head spinning and wanting more. From SEO to social media platforms, and a peek into the future of digital marketing and social media oh, this episode has it all! Grabbing notebooks, you're going to need it!
December 13, 2019
The REAL Secret...
This may be the most motivational podcast you will ever hear! Sometimes the truth hurts, especially if it's something that you know but you don't want to hear!
December 12, 2019
How to Increase Website Traffic for FREE!
Those of you who are entrepreneurs and small-business owners will find this episode particularly helpful! In today's episode I take a deep dive into search engine optimization to help you boost your website traffic organically. It's a holistic approach that looks beyond simple copywriting hacks, and evaluates your entire web presence and digital marketing strategy!
December 11, 2019
Finding The Mission
The evolution of this show is not something I could have foreseen. It is gone so far beyond a proof-of-concept, but it has evolved into a mission! Thank you for joining me on this journey I can't wait to see what's next! Only one thing is certain, it's about to get deep! Be sure to check out The Poor Man's Gary Vee Content Model here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/poor-mans-gary-vee-content-model-steven-j-adelmund-bs-in-mktg
December 10, 2019
SANTA IS NOT WHO YOU THINK HE IS!
Say It Ain't So! Santa is not who you think he is? Rudolph is Ally to?? Is there anything sacred!? Tune in to find out the hidden history about many things that you love!
December 09, 2019
The MONSTER MENTALITY
Henry Ford once said whether you think you can or you think you can't you're right! The saying was true a hundred years ago when he said it, and the same is true today! Mentality is everything!
December 06, 2019
Stop Undervaluing Your Service!
If you are not psychic, and you shouldn't pretend to be! We all understand the cost isn't a factor in the decision-making process, but we tend to assume that people can't afford our product or service! We need to change that mentality and start assuming that people can't afford not to have our product or service!
December 05, 2019
Ignoring opportunity cost is costing you opportunities! Everything you do is that the expense of something else. Could this be costing you $500 an hour?
December 04, 2019
The Giving Tuesday Special
With so many good and Worthy charitable organizations that could all use donations, how do you know who to give to? In this special giving Tuesday episode, I take a look at different ways to give of yourself I'm giving Tuesday and all year-round! You have more to give than money! It's about to get deep.
December 03, 2019
Cyber Monday Warnings!
On this super quick episode, I wanted to dig deep on what threats loom in the e-commerce world, how to avoid them, and things that I'm grateful for!
December 02, 2019
Black Friday and the Future of Consumer Data
Today I sat down with an expert in human computer communication and consumer data processing to discuss the future of Commerce and customer relations as it relates to data collection.
November 29, 2019
Thankful Thursday special
Happy Thanksgiving! And if you don't celebrate Thanksgiving happy Thursday! Today's episode he's all about productivity hacks so you can spend more time doing the things you're most thankful for!
November 28, 2019
A SWOT Analysis for Self Actualization
In business school we learned about the value of a SWOT analysis when evaluating a company's strengths and weaknesses against competitors. What if we could turn this business concept Inward and look at ourselves and our process towards self-actualization?
November 27, 2019
Beware the Mask
If you want to reach more people, and make genuine connections, perhaps it's time to evaluate yourself and remove your masks. There is nothing more attractive than authenticity.
November 26, 2019
Experience by Design with Lawrence Schau Jr.
KAL Design Co is different. Everything from culture to customer relationship is in a whole new league. Welcome to the world where Design and Psychology meet Business Strategy. Get ready to take your long term plan beyond the next level! It's about to get deep!
November 25, 2019
The Power of a Moment
You can positively change the trajectory of a person's day with a few sincere words. Learn how on today's Deep Gripping Reality!
November 22, 2019
Stealing Secrets to Success?
Every successful company builds off of the ideas of others and fine tunes to make them better. It works great to meet sort term goals but how does it fit into long term strategy?
November 21, 2019
7 Pieces of Content in 60 seconds!
Today's episode is all about maximizing your content output and making sure that it is optimize to reach the greatest audience possible! From Facebook to Instagram 2tiktok and everything in between, it's about to get deep!
November 20, 2019
Facebook for nonprofit organizations
Facebook's can be an awesome tool for nonprofit organizations to organize fundraising efforts and accept donations! This episode is chock-full of all of the newest latest and greatest tips and tricks to maximize donations and is dedicated to all the great nonprofit organizations working hard for the good causes! Thank You For Fighting the good fight.
November 19, 2019
In this episode we take on Instagram Insights to maximize your reach! It's about to get deep!
November 18, 2019
Insta-success on Instagram
I recently attended an event hosted by Facebook and Instagram which gave all of the ins and outs of the latest algorithms and how to be successful as a business on Instagram and Facebook! You're not going want to miss this
November 15, 2019
How to stop losing customers and start growing a business
It's common knowledge that it is far more expensive to earn new customers than it is to retain the ones that we have and grow our business through the relationships that we have established. In this episode I dive deep on what it takes to keep customers happy and how to build a future-proof business
November 14, 2019
Facebook versus LinkedIn and the rules of social media posting
Today I addressed which is better to buy ad space on Facebook or LinkedIn, and then I dive deep on the requirements for posting on social media for the best organic reach! Grab a notebook, this one is full of Juicy social media marketing nuggets!
November 13, 2019
How to optimize for voice search
Everyone uses a voice assistant these days! From the Google Assistant to Siri to Cortana, and Alexa, The Internet of Things is becoming increasingly more a part of our everyday lives. As a result, we are using the voice search capabilities of these digital assistants to help us with everything from planning our meals to maintaining our schedules and everything in between. But as a business oh, how do we ensure that we turn up at the top of the voice search results? It's an important topic, and one that I covered extensively in today's episode!
November 12, 2019
The Gamer Show
Video games are big business! The video game industry makes more than me entertainment and music Industries combined, but not everything is all Wine and Roses in The Gaming Community...
November 11, 2019
Strategic planning Master Class
In today's episode we dive deep into strategic planning, especially politically driven strategic planning, but without the politics? Yes it's possible check it out!
November 09, 2019
This episode tackles Corporate social responsibility, giving back, and how to stay anywhere and eat free while traveling
November 08, 2019
Even the most confident Among Us sometimes suffers with thoughts and feelings of inadequacy. Low self-esteem waves ugly head on even the most successful people at some point. Imposter syndrome is a very real thing it should not be ignored and can be beaten. Also, this episode lets you in on secrets to beating Google!
November 07, 2019
YouTube is the number two biggest search platform on the internet! If you are not on it, then you are missing a massive opportunity to get your message out there. In today's episode I dig deep on how to optimize your YouTube to get your content found!
November 06, 2019
How to TikTok
What is Tik Tok and why does it matter? With inside expertise and research, I break down what Tik Tok is, what it's going to be, why it matters, why it needs to be a part of your social media strategy, and how to make Tick Tock work for you. I did the research so you don't have to!
November 05, 2019
Partners in Love and Business with Trevor Rea Training
Today I have a discussion with a pair of entrepreneurs and co-owners of a hot new company who just so happened to also be engaged! We dive deep into sea trials and benefits of having your life partner be your business partner, social media marketing, digital strategy, division of resources & responsibilities, and social responsibility, and so much more! This was truly a conversation and I'm so glad we get to share it with you!
November 04, 2019
The 4 Cornerstones of Leadership
Today I break 20+ years of leadership experience down to four simple cornerstones. It's about to get deep...
November 01, 2019
In this episode I talked about what it means to be hustling, Hustlers that I respect oh, and the power of working hard to get what you want! Get ready, it's about to get deep!
October 31, 2019
Is Ignorance Bliss?
Are you ignorant? If you answered no, then you're ignorant about being ignorant! You can't know what you don't know until you acknowledge that you don't know everything. In today's show I dig into ignorance, a little bit of Economics, Greek mythology, and a Michael Scott quote! It's about to get deep!
October 30, 2019
SEO Copywriting Tips & Tricks (Every content marketer must know!)
After recently writing a Blog for the company I work for, I decided it would make a great podcast episode. In this episode I dive deep on the 5 tried-and-true things that content writers and copywriters must know for successful word driven content marketing strategy! Basically this is how to write content the close Google and your readers will love.
October 29, 2019
SHUT UP AND LISTEN!
The key to effective communication is listening!
October 28, 2019
Trevor Rea: Dreams Don't Work Until You Do!
On Today Show our special guest is digital personal trainer and entrepreneur Trevor Rea! We discuss the true secrets to business success, shifting Focus, the importance of mental and physical health, and trial-and-error! If you are an entrepreneur or trying to get better at Social Media Marketing in general, grab a notebook, this one is awesome!
October 25, 2019
How to Master Anything!
If you want to get better at anything, there is an exclusive secret you have to know! Tune in to find out!
October 24, 2019
Parenting Career Advice
On today's deep gripping reality I explain what it means to be a home preservation specialist and my kids tell you what kind of a parent I am and as a result what kind of parents they want to be! It's about to get deep!
October 23, 2019
The TOP SECRET Facebook Ad Strategy
In today's episode I'm going to let you in on The Biggest Secrets I know to creating a successful Facebook ad campaign! Stop wasting money on untargeted ads, and up your Facebook add game to the next level!
October 22, 2019
Big Data, Big Risks
In the recent Democratic presidential debates 12 candidates had an opportunity to weigh in on data security and regulations that protects citizens of the United States. It was a lost opportunity. In this episode we talked about the European Union protections known as the gdpr and what it means for business in the United States.
October 21, 2019
Hot Marketing Tips with Wes McDowell
Today's guests, Wes McDowell, is a visionary digital marketing master who shares the secrets of digital marketing for small businesses so that you can maximize your efforts while minimizing your cost!
October 18, 2019
Creating Viral Content
Chasing viral content is like chasing a rainbow. You know it's out there, you can see it, but the farther you travel to catch it the farther away it seems! Video is the key to viral, and in today's episode we explore this concept!
October 17, 2019
The Business of Gaming
Gaming is a bigger industry than the music industry and the film industry combined! With huge tournaments and massive cash prizes the draw to become a professional gamer has never been bigger which means opportunities for Revenue that businesses are just now coming to understand.
October 16, 2019
The Sales Guru
On today's show we did get deep with sales Guru Kim Robinson as we discussed commonalities between door-to-door sales, telemarketing, retail and the overall sales approach. Listening to this episode isn't guaranteed to make you a better salesperson, but it's a damn good start!
October 15, 2019
We all have times when time gets away from us oh, we've all been a victim of the poison that is instant gratification, how we handle time can mean the difference between success and failure!
October 14, 2019
How to make the teamwork Dream Work
Let's talk about teamwork and what it takes to build a not only functional but successful team! After 20 years of leadership experience, I've come up with a few factors I thought you should know!
October 11, 2019
When you do anything, it's at the cost of something else. This is the Opportunity Cost... not to be confused with sunk cost... look, it's about to get deep!
October 10, 2019
TDGR Bonus! Update
Just a quick one to explain some changes to the show and how things are done, Exciting news about guests in future episodes, and the process overall!
October 09, 2019
How to blog when you have no blogging idea what to blog about
Larry Blankenship once again joins the show to discuss how he overcomes writer's block, what's funny, and the art of the pun!
October 08, 2019
SpongeBob SquarePants and the Poor Man's @garyvee Content Model
Let's test out a new introduction to the show for your listening pleasure! My special guest today are SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, and Gary vaynerchuk?? Absolutely!
October 07, 2019
Writing Your Own Story with Larry Blankenship, The Workplace Humorist
You're in for a treat today folks in today's episode I have a special guest by the name of Larry Blankenship! We experiment with guest hosting on anchor, I encouraged him to make a podcast out of his blog, and he explains a little bit about how to be productive with ADHD and more!
October 04, 2019
21 episodes in! If this podcast one adult and be old enough to drink in the United States of America! To celebrate 21st podcast, I'm breaking out one of the most powerful and motivational knowledge bombs I could possibly drop! This is the elite mentality!
October 03, 2019
Customer Service Horrors & Heroes (with Special guest Alicia Adelmund)!
My wife joins me as a special guests as we discuss the horror stories and heroes of customer service at places like Walmart Subway and hotels! You're in for one hilarious ride!
October 02, 2019
Magic, Imagination, & The Art of Manipulation... in Business
In this episode we take a deep dive into the power of magic and suspending people's disbelief to get what you want. Learning to show people only what you want them to see is an effective skill in every aspect of your life, from professional to personal!
October 01, 2019
The 90' be Crazy!
In this nostalgic filled deep diving episode, we take a look at the oddball speculative economy that was a collector's Paradise / hell in the 1990s!
September 30, 2019
The igtv experiment lives on!
Just a quick update about the igtv experiment
September 28, 2019
The no excuses approach to content marketing
Cut the crap get out there and get it done! I know what you're thinking, I don't have time, it's hard, good news I'm here to help!
September 27, 2019
Well, we tried.
In today's special episode I have my first anchor guests! He's a man of commitment, virtue, intelligence, loyalty, and my best friend Jason Vajgrt. We try having an anchor co-host through the app, at separate locations. And, well, it happened...
September 26, 2019
Oh, the Places You'll Go...
In this episode we explore the college and whether or not it's worth it! With student debt going through the roof I dive into what choices I made in an effort to help you make your decision!
September 25, 2019
The IGTV Experiment
As a huge advocates for Content marketing, I am on a mission to figure out the easiest ways to help you create and share content across multiple Platforms in as easy and inexpensive ways as possible! In this episode we dive into a Instagram TV and how to use it to create a piece of pillar content to share across multiple social media. We also have our first voice message, and I announced future guests! You're in for a treat my friends!
September 24, 2019
Understanding The Cultures of Social Media (Part 2 of 2)
If you are a business owner or entrepreneur this may be the most important podcast you ever hear! Instagram, IGTV, Twitter, Google My Business, oh my! In part two of this two-part special episode, we dive deep into for social media platforms that you can't afford to ignore! Plus, my first special guest!
September 23, 2019
Understanding the Cultures of Social Media (Part 1 of 2)
One of the worst things that a marketer can do is supposed to be exact same thing across all of their social media. Each social media has its own culture and its users respond accordingly. Understanding these cultures can be a key to success while misunderstanding them can lead to wasted time and money! In this two-part episode, we dive deep into understanding Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and Google my business
September 23, 2019
Predicting the future!
I'm not totally psychic, but I can see Trends and I think I know what's going on here! This episode will take a look at the future of the entertainment industry and what it means for marketing and how you'll consume content
September 20, 2019
You are Not Alone. You Matter. (This one is deeply personal)
Today's episode is not the Fun Fest that many of my listeners have come to expect. It is however one of the most important podcasts I may ever record. If you or someone you know is struggling with mental illness, depression, or Suicidal Thoughts, please know that you are not alone and help is available.
September 19, 2019
Podcasting: We're Doing it Wrong
Podcasting is a trend that has been on the rise for quite some time and shows no signs of slowing down or stopping anytime soon. Isn't it important to make sure that we're not missing any major opportunities? In today's episode I take a deep dive into the proper way to use podcasts for Content marketing of any subject, business, cause, or anything else that you want to promote!
September 18, 2019
How to deal with Stress and the Importance of an Attitude of Gratitude
So, my buddy Jason Vajgrt is now on Anchor (check out his show "Who's Interviewing Whom") and his first Anchor cast was super inspiring to me! I decided to take a deep dive into gratitude and stress and their unexpected relationship!
September 17, 2019
Dealing with CHAOS
It happens all the time. Life is going great then BOOM! Craziness! Here's how to deal! You're welcome.
September 16, 2019
ADHD... Figuring it all out
In this episode I dive into and what it's like to have adult ADHD, my Lifelong Love of magic, marketing, and freedom of speech! It's a jam-packed episode so strap in and enjoy the ride!
September 15, 2019
Sales Secrets Exposed!
The art of the sale, like any art form, only grows with practice. In today's podcast I dive into the secrets of successful selling in modern times! But don't let the thumbnail fool you, I'm talking about the core driver of being a successful salesperson! Tune in to find out how to take sales to the next level!
September 14, 2019