The Shawn Campbell Show

The Shawn Campbell Show

By Shawn Campbell
As I celebrate 4 years in business in November of 2019, nothing has come easy. This podcast is dedicated to all the entrepreneurs out there - both who have been in business from 10 days to 10 years. We're talking about all the in's and out's about business, marketing, branding, and our our day-to-day adversities and how we overcome them. The talk will be raw and unedited and with no apologies.
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The Importance of Brand Awareness Campaigns on Facebook
How many impressions does it take now before someone realizes what you do? With our attention spans that of a goldfish these days, you better know this and why brand awareness ads on Facebook are of the utmost importance.
10:08
May 15, 2020
Thoughts on The Last Dance
Have you seen any of this docu-series on ESPN? What are some of your biggest takeaways? Here are a couple of mine.
13:50
May 11, 2020
Not All Advice from the "Experts" Should be Considered
After participating in a webinar last week, a client of mine received some questionable advice. Here's what I have to say about it and why this company should get to familiarize themselves with some of the fundamentals of marketing.
10:06
May 8, 2020
Some Basics for Your Facebook Marketing
Okay, so I gave in and provided some basic Facebook marketing tips ...and one of my lil' secrets. 🙄
09:34
April 30, 2020
Have You Accepted The Challenge?
There are two things you could have been doing this past month. Have you grown or have you given up?
09:20
April 29, 2020
A Great Conversation with Cindy Beving and Greg from Galileo 1632 Properties
In this episode, the three of us talk about the current state of small business and what is foreseen in the near and distant future in the world of entrepreneurship.
24:28
April 24, 2020
Our 1st Happy Hour Episode with Special Guest Michael Marquez
Mike and I discuss a variety of topics, including entrepreneurship, valuing your clientele, and the importance of relationships in business.
55:53
April 24, 2020
Another Very Informative Conversation with Holly Ahner
Holly Ahner is a palliative care consultant and was gracious to share valuable information with us around today's current crisis.
26:55
April 17, 2020
It's Paul Hopman with ScratchBoard University!
A phenomenal conversation with one of my favorite buddies and entrepreneurs, Paul Hopman. Paul discusses growing up in Chicago, life lessons and the importance of art for today's children.
27:31
April 17, 2020
The State of Entrepreneurship & other random thoughts with our first 3-time guest, Brenda Baca!
The audio connection is a little choppy at times, but bear with this awesome episode as Brenda Baca gives us an update on her newest project (Midlife Single), her thoughts on today's challenges as a business owner, and what she misses most during these stay-at-home times.
41:23
April 15, 2020
Take Advantage of the Day
What are you doing to take advantage of this time? Learning something new is critical to move forward and survive today's crisis.
15:09
April 13, 2020
You Still Have it Better Than Most People in this World
Here's a little story of a time I visited Manila. Trust me, as bad as it is now, we still have it better than a lot of people out there.
09:29
April 6, 2020
Are You Adapting to Your New Audience?
What changes will you implement in your marketing strategy as we get through this pandemic?
11:44
April 4, 2020
Time to Get After It
How have you pivoted your business during this tumultuous time?
17:44
April 2, 2020
Facebook Ads assistance offered at no rate!
Fellow small business owners, I'm offering a free consultation, with no gimmicks or hooks, to help you with your Facebook Ads. We're all going through the struggle now, the is my way to give back and try to help out our community get through these times. Email me at shawn@cmgsocislmedia.com to set up a time for a consultation.
23:34
March 18, 2020
A Great Conversation with an Amazing Doctor - Dr. Holly Ahner
Dr. Holly Ahner and I talk about her practice, her passion, palliative care, crispy kale and the things we all need to eventually have in place as adults. This was a great conversation with an amazing doctor and equally amazing person. 
23:54
March 12, 2020
How much can your health and good habits affect your business? For me, a lot.
Stop to think about what you're eating and drinking and how your habits effect your energy levels. Is it helping or hurting your pursuit of the goals you have in business?
09:50
March 9, 2020
On the Road to Tempe : Thoughts About Competition Showing Up at My Events
What would you do if your competition showed up at events you're hosting? Here are my thoughts, but I want to hear from you about this topic as well. Text me at 833 CMG 4968 with your thoughts!
17:30
March 3, 2020
A couple confessions and a challenge to challenge yourself.
Every so often, I believe you have to put yourself in a corner and challenge yourself to continue your growth as an entrepreneur and to stay ahead of the competition. Question is, when was the last time you did so?
12:28
February 26, 2020
Big News! And a few side notes about the week.
Yes, it's been a minute since my last podcast but it hasn't been because I haven't been thinking of you. It's because... well, you have to listen.
11:14
February 20, 2020
The Unpredictable Life as an Entrepreneur w/ Our First Two-Time Guest, Brenda Baca
For this episode, Brenda and I decided to do a very impromptu and unscheduled podcast about just how crazy one's life can be as an entrepreneur. We talk business, about her upcoming project and about ghosting (you'll have to listen to learn why!) 
32:43
February 13, 2020
A Few Easy Tips to Increase Your Brand Awareness
There are probably a few things you're already doing as a business owner that you're not capturing for content on your social media. Here are a few ways you can capitalize on those opportunities.
13:18
February 10, 2020
Are you able to take constructive criticism? It's a must as an entrepreneur that you are.
Checking in your ego at the door before you leave the house each morning is a must as a business owner. I used to not be able to do that and I've failed miserably as a result. How about you? Do you let your ego sabotage your success?
09:41
February 6, 2020
January Observations
This being the last day of the month brings about some observations. Some good, some bad, but all relevant to your business.
09:53
January 31, 2020
The 80/20 Rule
Do you know what the 80/20 Rule is in business? You should know and you should be implementing it in your marketing strategy!
09:39
January 29, 2020
Special Guest: James Grossman from Full Forward Coaching
So on this episode we touch upon many topics, including how well your attention span is working for or against you. Learn more about Jim's diverse background and how he helps entrepreneurs cope with time management, stress and focusing on what really matters. 
22:36
January 24, 2020
Support local business? Yes, if the little things are addressed.
As a small business owner, you're not entitled to anyone's business just because you're local. You still need to earn it. I've lost business to large businesses outside the state and I've learned my lesson from it. By all means, I'll go local first, but I'm not tied down to your business if you don't show me I'm welcomed back.
12:57
January 23, 2020
If You're Looking for a Little Inspiration Today, Here's Your Episode with Special Guest Mike Baltazar
When's the last time you've really gone after your dreams? I mean really gone after your dreams? Our special guest Mike Baltazar has gone after his dreams and you will be surprised what he's accomplished this past couple years. Not only does he share his story of this dream, but offers his advice for entrepreneurs everywhere. 
31:23
January 20, 2020
What can we learn from baseball's recent issues?
As business owners, how can we prevent our competition from cheating us out on earning new business? Listen to this podcast for some ideas on preventive strategies to keep us from this scenario.
12:46
January 16, 2020
Diversification: Can your business withstand a hit?
Being reliant on one product or service can corner your business. By what means can you diversify your business?
09:26
January 14, 2020
With Special Guest Tricia Beck from Beck Leadership
How strong are your leadership and soft skills? Learn how Tricia Beck got her start as an entrepreneur and why she's passionate about teaching us these skills.
27:18
January 13, 2020
Top 10 Qualities of a Successful Entrepreneur
How many of these qualities do you exhibit? These are the 10 most important qualities you can have to ensure your success.
15:46
January 10, 2020
A Tale of Two Entrepreneurs w/ Special Guest Andrae Jones
Andrae and I started our businesses a little over 4 years ago and we've taken vastly different paths - both of which has worked for us. Learn more about his path and, I say this with respect, just how quirky our conversations can be at times. 
29:41
January 9, 2020
How strong are your leadership and soft skills?
For this episode, we brought in Tricia Beck of Beck Leadership to discuss the lost art of soft skills, leadership and all the little things that we're missing out on today that can help you get ahead of the game. Tricia also discusses her journey as a solopreneur and offers her advice to fellow business owners. 
27:18
January 6, 2020
What's in the mix?
What does your complete marketing program look like? Are you on spot or missing a few key components?
16:41
January 6, 2020
What are you doing to be sure you're going to reach your goals for 2020?
We can all say what we're going to do in 2020, but what do you have in place to be sure you hit your goals?
11:06
January 2, 2020
How consistent is your message?
Are you consistent with the presentation of your business and brand? The little things can certainly add up!
13:37
December 30, 2019
Start with a 10% improvement.
How will you reach your goals in 2020? Start by improving everything by 10%.
20:16
December 29, 2019
Your only goal in 2020 should be to get rid of the negative people around you.
Why keep those with a negative attitude around you in 2020? Stay positive, stay focused and stay on track to YOUR goals - not with other people's expectations.
10:13
December 28, 2019
My Dallas Cowboys: In need of their PHD's.
Are you poor, hungry and driven? Then you can find a way to succeed if you take the time to plan ahead and execute.
12:14
December 23, 2019
Be Uncomfortable
Are you doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results? Become comfortable in being uncomfortable in 2020 and commit to your goals for the year. And not just for the first few weeks, for the entire year.
13:33
December 20, 2019
Entrepreneurship: It's a 24/7 thing to take care of your brand, your image and reputation.
What are you up to in public after hours and how can it impact your business if you're up to something that may be seen as unscrupulous? Your brand is on the line if you're making bad decisions after hours as a business owner. This episode delves into this topic and stresses the importance of being aware of your brand 24/7.
15:40
December 17, 2019
Episode 9: Increasing Your Brand Awareness
What's your game plan in 2020 to increase your brand awareness? Listen to this episode to hear what I'm doing and how you can utilize the same strategy for your business.
11:46
December 12, 2019
Episode 8: The Ledbetter Episode
Do you "have a guy"? Well, I'll bet my guy is better than yours - in fact, he's a lot Ledbetter than yours. In this episode, meet Don Ledbetter of "We Gotta Guy" and learn why he does what he does and why he should be the only contact you need in your phone when it comes to handymen or general contractors.
24:47
December 10, 2019
Strategic Alliances: The Pro's and Con's
Whether you realize yet or not, strategic alliances may be one of your best referral sources as a business owner. I once thought everyone else in my arena was the "competition", but it turns out many other digital marketers have become strong referral sources and pivotal to my success - and, more importantly, together we offer our clients a very complete and excellent service. 
17:26
December 5, 2019
Entrepreneurship: It's a 24/7 Thing
What do you do in your "downtime" as an entrepreneur? Whether it's listening to another podcast or reading a book or watching a particular show on TV, there's always information out there to continue to learn more about entrepreneurship and how to run your business. This episode reveals some of what I do and what I've recently learned. 
17:08
December 2, 2019
Episode 5 with Entrepreneur, Renee Bailey
Learn why Renee does what she does and what drives her to succeed. She started her business in Tucson but has since moved to SoCal, but has not missed a beat towards her goal of earning a national audience.
22:35
November 28, 2019
Part II of II with Brian Lawson
We continue our conversation and get a little into another passion of ours - beer. 
37:40
November 21, 2019
Part I of II with Brian Lawson
How many people do you know that have never had a real job? Probably not many. If you're an aspiring entrepreneur or one that needs a swift kick in the butt to get going, this two-part podcast is definitely worth your time. 
35:11
November 21, 2019
Our Very First Guest of The Shawn Campbell Show - Entrepreneur Brenda Baca
I've know Brenda Baca for about 18 months and I don't know anyone who has the foresight and ability to prepare her business for what's on the horizon as well as she does. Brenda shares her story with us and offers a bit of advice on entrepreneurship and a preview of her next business venture ready to make its debut in 2020! 
25:17
November 21, 2019
The Shawn Campbell Show: Trailer Episode
Here's what The Shawn Campbell Show is all about and what you can expect from future episodes. If you're an entrepreneur or someone aspiring to start your own business, this is the podcast for you! 
16:54
November 12, 2019