Marketing Speak

Stephan Spencer

Tune in to learn the tips, tricks, and new insights that the top players in the digital marketing world are using to grow their brand and business. www.marketingspeak.com

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Josh Greene is the CEO of The Mather Group, a digital agency that solves marketing challenges for companies of all sizes. With over 20 years of experience creating and implementing digital strategies, Josh empowers top brands and individuals to shape their online presence to support their bottom line. It’s important to stay up-to-date with the best tools out there, so your company has exactly what it needs without paying extra for unnecessary features. In today's episode, Josh offers insight into how to get the most out of the latest marketing tools. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/318. 

Nov 24

1 hr 5 min

SEO algorithms are constantly changing, and frankly, Google’s guidelines aren’t stagnant either. So it can be hard to keep up with the latest SEO best practices. What worked well in the past might be working against you now. In today’s episode, Lily Ray talks about specific system-wide errors and how to solve them. She provides insight into Google’s quality guidelines and how to use them to your advantage. We discuss how to rank well in Google News and Google Discover. Lily also gives valuable advice for keyword research, content development, and link building. You’ll get some great tips for updating your SEO tactics and increasing your site traffic. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/317. 

Nov 17

49 min 27 sec

On today’s episode, my guest Lauren Pawell talks about stabilizing and scaling up a business while having marketing assets that quickly react to the markets' feedback. Lauren helps business owners and their teams generate more sales-ready leads online. She focuses on high-impact marketing efforts, so businesses don't waste time or money on tactics that will not drive accurate results. Case in point, she generated over $262,000 in sales for a client using only nine emails. If you’re looking to generate more leads, this Marketing Speak jam-packed session is for you. Tune in. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/316. 

Nov 10

41 min 14 sec

Hosting virtual events broadens your influence leading to a successful marketing funnel. Our guest today shares the flexibility, benefits, and power of virtual events. Liam Austin is the co-founder of Entrepreneurs HQ and a virtual event strategist. He has launched over 15 virtual summits, dozens of short workshops, and many more online events, hosting over 400 speakers while educating 100,000+ business owners through his programs. Liam is also the creator of the Million Dollar Virtual Summit Program, where he partners with select clients to generate seven figures. In this episode, Liam talks about the guides to planning and hosting virtual events to make them lucrative, appealing, and evergreen. He shares its benefits and explains the strategies of building trust and authority, leveraging strategic partners, and growing lists to ultimately enroll people in the programs and courses offered. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/315. 

Nov 3

45 min 37 sec

Are you planning to explore a new path with your business? On today's episode, Yanik Silver redefines business in the 21st century at the intersection of evolutionary growth, impact, and fun. Yanik takes us on his journey from being part of his father's business at a young age to throwing aside convention in pursuit of making an impact on the world. Yanik Silver is the creator of the Cosmic Journal, author of Evolved Enterprise, and the founder of Maverick1000, a global collective of visionary entrepreneurs making a big difference in the world without taking themselves too seriously. This episode will get you excited about the future of entrepreneurship and business. Tune in to Marketing Speak. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/314.

Oct 27

48 min 49 sec

Today's Marketing Speak guest found his niche and started a successful business from a random speaking event. Jason Hennessey is an author, entrepreneur, and internationally recognized SEO thought leader. He's the CEO and Founder of Hennessey Digital, a multimillion-dollar digital marketing agency recognized by Inc. as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. In today's episode, Jason shares the powerful story of how he started working with lawyers without any legal background whatsoever. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/313.

Oct 20

48 min 27 sec

Today’s Marketing Speak episode has a different take on acquiring success in business. Guest Perry Marshall shares the first time he heard from God and how it transformed his life and career tenfold. At present, he has compiled a book of individual stories that show how God gives people business strategies and ideas. Perry Marshall is one of the most expensive business strategists in the world. His reinvention of the Pareto Principle is published in Harvard Business Review, and his Google book laid the foundation for the $100 billion pay-per-click industry. As a man of faith and science, Perry also gives scientific evidence for paranormal occurrences and several book recommendations that will get your wheels turning. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/312.

Oct 13

53 min 28 sec

The key to your success lies in the data. So many successful marketing campaigns and business processes today are data-driven. There's no one better to talk about this today than my guest, Dennis Goedegebuure. He's a growth marketing executive with nearly 20 years of experience working for big brands you know; eBay, PayPal, Fanatics and Airbnb. If you want to know the marketing secrets that brought these Fortune 500 companies to where they are today, don't miss out! Instead, tune in to episode 311 of Marketing Speak. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/311.

Oct 6

59 min 2 sec

Online security and copyright laws will forever be a pressing topic in the Internet world. If your website has been hacked or your IP is stolen, you'd agree with me 100% on how important it is to implement security measures. In this episode, Jonathan Hochman joins me to talk about ways to protect your IP online. Jonathan has two degrees in computer science and has worked as a sales, marketing, and technology consultant for 30 years. In 2010, he founded a successful internet security business, CodeGuard, acquired by Francisco Partners in 2018. Recently, he founded UNS Project to develop novel technology for verifying user identity online. This discussion will show you what your online vulnerabilities are–and how to fix them. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/310.

Sep 29

50 min 18 sec

SEO is an investment, and like any other form of investment, sometimes it can go south. In this episode with Eli Schwartz, we talk about what can go wrong if your approach to SEO doesn't match your business. Eli Schwartz is a growth consultant with over a decade of experience driving successful SEO for leading B2B and B2C companies such as WordPress, Coinbase, Shutterstock, BlueNile, Quora, and Zendesk. He is also the author of Product-Led SEO. In today's episode, Eli gives us the lowdown on product-led SEO–everything from choosing the perfect SEO KPIs to getting the right links to deciding whether or not it's worthwhile to invest in content that aims to rank for specific keywords. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/309.

Sep 22

54 min 52 sec

Video marketing has become quite popular, but it’s a tricky thing to master. These days, people look for authenticity, especially in marketing. In this episode, Ian Garlic shares his tried-and-tested techniques for making great marketing videos. Ian is one of the country’s most sought-out video marketing experts. He’s a best-selling author of three marketing books and the creator of The Garlic Marketing Show. With over 10 marketing courses, he’s helped clients create successful videos for their businesses. Take notes as he shares valuable insights to become an effective video marketer today! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/308.

Sep 15

45 min 50 sec

Copywriting can be a real breeze for people who have natural talent. But it’s also a skill you can learn over time. Today, we hear Lamar Phillips’ origin story, her gift for writing high-quality copy, and how she maintains her performance. Lamar is a copywriter at Mekanism and is part of the team that worked on Jose Cuervo and the Rice-A-Roni commercials and jingle. She’s clearly mastered copywriting given her experience in the field and her proven track record. Prepare to learn more about this skill when you listen to this podcast today. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/307.

Sep 8

31 min 28 sec

Content creation can be profitable for anyone who understands what that really means. But, more than just keywords and the latest releases, you have to find what works for you. Today, Harsh Agrawal shares tips on how to master it as he did. Harsh is behind the award-winning blog, ShoutMeLoud, and cryptocurrency resource platform and community, CoinSutra. Surviving a debilitating accident, he became a full-time blogger and philanthropist. Join us as he lets you in on his best practices and meditation routine for a better life. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/306.

Sep 1

52 min 31 sec

Anybody can start marketing themselves. But how does one become confident and successful? On today’s Marketing Speak, Steve Brossman lets us in on the secrets he’s discovered in the past 20 years of video creation. As a true innovator in sales and marketing, Steve created the Blueprint Conversion System that has helped professionals break through their struggles in selling themselves. In addition, he’s successfully mastered how to create innovative videos and impose influence on potential clients. So tune in and discover all the secrets of marketing that he willingly shares with us today. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/305.

Aug 25

56 min 11 sec

These days, the road to standing out online can be bumpy. But once you find what makes you remarkable to your audience, it eventually smoothens, taking you to where you want to be in no time. Today, Rich Brooks shares a remarkability formula to help remove all the bumps along the way. Rich is digital agency Flyte New Media’s president and has helped brands become remarkable since 1997. He also founded The Agents of Change, an annual conference and weekly podcast focusing on search, social & mobile marketing. In addition, he’s a nationally recognized speaker on entrepreneurship, digital marketing, and social media. Listen to hear his remarkability formula to uncover strategies for your business. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/304.

Aug 18

54 min 12 sec

Technology has been growing at a rapid speed, and the consequences are becoming apparent. There’s more to this industry than just innovation. Our guest today exposes the dark side of digitalization you don’t readily see. Gerry McGovern talks about the effects of the digital world on the environment and the steps we can still take to stop it. As an applauded visionary against climate change, Gerry’s latest book, World Wide Waste, elaborates on the environmental impact of technology. He’s widely known for Top Tasks, a research method he developed to identify what truly matters to people. Prepare to be challenged as he shares ideas and resources on how you can make a difference. Tune in today! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/303.

Aug 11

55 min 16 sec

It’s challenging to create a LinkedIn profile that stands out. You’re up against millions of users and if you’re not doing it right, your profile’s just one of the many that easily gets drowned out. Lucky for us, Jason Osborn explains how you create a profile and connection request that stops the scroll and shares tools to navigate your sales. Starting as a life coach, Jason has been in the industry for 15 years now and has since worked with hundreds of businesses in transforming their LinkedIn marketing strategies. He’s also filled with gratitude despite the many challenges he faces after surviving a plane crash when he was 22. Listen as the CEO of Impact for Leads shares how you can generate tons of leads for your business through LEADS. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/302.

Aug 4

52 min 54 sec

Social media has given everyone a platform to stand out. Unfortunately, this makes it challenging for individuals and brands to set themselves apart from your average user. Brendan Kane shares secrets to how you can build a powerful hook for your social media content. As the Founder and CEO of the Hook Point Agency, Brendan has helped hundreds of individuals and brands with their business and digital strategy. He’s been in the entertainment industry for more than 15 years, assisting people to stand out in an oversaturated market. With his international best-selling book, One Million Followers, and newly released, Hook Point, he shares how to rise above the noise. Tune in today! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/301.

Jul 28

53 min 31 sec

In today's episode, David 'Doc' Searls joins me to talk about the highs and lows of the Internet and how it's changed the world and shapes the future. Doc is an American journalist, columnist, and widely-read blogger. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Linux Journal, a fellow at the Center for Information Technology & Society (CITS) at the University of California, and an alumnus fellow of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. As Doc says, "The internet belongs to us because we invented it." You won't want to miss this fascinating episode about the fight for individual data rights. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/300.

Jul 21

33 min 48 sec

With the variety of its applications, artificial intelligence has proven to be helpful in people’s lives. But it’s unavoidable that some use it for questionable goals. On today’s episode, Joe Youngblood shares what he hopes AI will be used for in the future, the effects of fake news and psychological operations, and tips on protecting yourself as a surfer of the web. Joe is the founder of Joe Youngblood SEO & Digital Agency and an award-winning entrepreneur and futurologist. He’s big in educating people about recent updates on critical tools and websites, like artificial intelligence and Google. He values freedom of speech and shares how to use it on the internet appropriately. If you want to know what the future of AI may look like and how you can be extra cautious on the internet, tune in today! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/299.

Jul 14

57 min 40 sec

By understanding the core principle of empathy, we can authentically apply it in our own lives and effectively use it to be genuine in dealing with our employees and customers as well. On today’s episode, Minter Dial shares what empathy truly means within an organization and how brands can inject it into their culture. Minter is the award-winning author of Heartificial Empathy and The Last Ring Home and is an international professional speaker. He instills the value of empathy in every organization he’s been a part of. In addition, he shares personal stories of how developing kindness made a difference within organizations and how they dealt with their employees and customers. If you want to learn how to develop empathy and use it to make a difference, tune in to today’s episode! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/298.

Jul 7

52 min 33 sec

I’ve been so amazed by the principles behind Pink Sheets, and it has been a game-changer for my life and my business. It’s a powerful tool that can improve how people capture their thinking. Today’s episode with Matt Church explains how this tool came to be and how you can use it to improve your thought process. Not to mention, it’s a free tool that comes with books to explain how you can use and maximize to your advantage. Matt is the founder of Thought Leaders and is a highly respected conference presenter, as he connects and challenges his audiences to be the best version of themselves. He goes through life, experiencing beyond the observable and explainable. He shared his ability to simplify complex concepts by speaking all over the world. Listen to today’s episode if you want to learn how to improve your thought process using Pink Sheets, and how you can expand your knowledge by exploring beyond current practices. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/297.

Jun 30

1 hr 6 min

Only recently have I started believing that nothing is ever random. We’re all carriers of blessings for others and we should be open to the intuitive hits we receive from above. Today’s episode captures just how Wil Reynolds is a form of blessing to the people he works with. Instead of focusing on how he can make more money for himself, he focuses on what he can do to help people because it brings him more joy. Wil has helped several Fortune 500 companies become successful with their SEO strategies through his data-driven approach. He gives himself time to think to create something valuable and focuses more on what fills his bucket. What sets him apart is that he finds more joy in helping people achieve their goals and avoids rushing through life. Tune in to this episode if you want to learn how to find what brings you joy, what fills your bucket, and why you should be open to receiving intuitive hits from above. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/296.

Jun 23

50 min 10 sec

Joe Polish describes today's guest, Jason Fladlien, as one of the top five living marketers on the planet. This episode takes a different turn because instead of highlighting success, we talk about the mistakes people make that shape who they are today. Making mistakes on the path to success is often a vital part of the process. Jason says he has made more than his share. You get it wrong 100 times, and you get it right once—that was his attitude with webinars. On today's episode, we talk about how Jason's spiritual perspective led him on a unique marketing journey where he could position himself to help millions of people with the webinars that he has created. Tune in for an impactful and memorable interview right here on Marketing Speak. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/295.

Jun 16

1 hr 6 min

If you're a fan of the TV show Shark Tank, you probably will have thought how cool it would be to invent a product and sell it globally for millions. In today's Marketing Speak episode, I interviewed a guy who did exactly that. Perry Kaye, aka Perry the Inventor, is here to share his story and a handful of advice on what it takes to develop incredible products that really SELL. Perry has been awarded over 50 US and Foreign Patents, won Good Morning America's Shark Tank Your Life, and was featured on World News Tonight and The Home Shopping Network. His products have been sold all across the globe. Perry wants to change the world by helping other people change the world. So what can you invent, what can you innovate? Tune in for a fun and enlightening show! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/294.

Jun 9

59 min 17 sec

If you're highly familiar with the world of business, you would agree how a single important pitch has the power to change your life. Curating the perfect pitch may produce tons of pressure, but ironically, one of the best pieces of advice is to keep it simple. However, according to Marketing Speak guest Brant Pinvidic, being concise and winning people over with a brief pitch is an incredibly difficult thing to master. Brant is an award-winning film director, veteran television producer, and the #1 bestselling author of The 3-Minute Rule: Say Less to Get More from Any Pitch or Presentation. He has taken the life, business, and storytelling lessons he's developed during his Hollywood career and used them to become one of the most sought-after C-level sales and presentation coaches. On today's episode, we break down the art of how you can whittle away at your proposition to show the true value you're offering. If you are onto your next big pitch, Don't miss out! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/293.

Jun 2

51 min 6 sec

We're going to do things a little differently on today's Marketing Speak episode. In this session, my dear friend James Schramko interviews me about my SEO and marketing journey. I'm not particularly eager to toot my own horn, and it's not something I really do on the Marketing Speak podcast, but I feel like this is the perfect opportunity to give you all an update on what's been going on in what I do and why I do all of it. James and I talk about the intricacies of SEO and my passion for it. You'll know how to get a better understanding of how Google, its algorithms and its humans work. Thanks mainly to James and his masterful interview style, I think you'll enjoy this episode. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/292.

May 26

56 min 9 sec

Businesses worldwide are getting creative in expanding their reach and visibility, which is essential to achieve growth objectives. Learn from today's Marketing Speak guest, Krista Neher, CEO of Boot Camp Digital, the fundamentals and language of digital and social media marketing in growing your business online. Krista has delivered over 1,000 presentations globally and is a leading expert in digital marketing, marketing strategy, social media, personal branding and strategic marketing. She is passionate about helping businesses grow their results by increasing their digital knowledge. In this value-packed episode, Krista discusses clever strategies of social media marketing and how to execute them for the best results. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/291.

May 19

53 min 33 sec

If you are living in the digital world, you definitely know what social media is. You might even be on a few platforms. But have you heard about social selling? According to today's Marketing Speak guest, Brynne Tillman, social selling is the act of building relationships, providing real value, and being a trusted resource to gain more sales. Brynne is the LinkedIn Whisperer and CEO of Social Sales Link. For over a decade, she has been teaching entrepreneurs, sales teams, and business leaders how to leverage LinkedIn for social selling. In this jam-packed episode, Brynne shares the five buckets that all salespeople should focus on when using Linkedin and more awesome tips. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/290.

May 12

42 min 8 sec

"Entrepreneurship is a form of art; it's a form of expression. It lets you be who you want to be, it lets you inspire others to get behind a vision, and it allows you to give back in a way you've never given back before." These are incredibly wise words from a young entrepreneur who is my guest on today's episode. My guest, Tim Denning, is an Aussie blogger who has been writing for the last seven years. His work is most notably shown on LinkedIn and Medium. Tim has also written for many prominent publications, including Business Insider, CNBC, and Entrepreneur.com. Tim's mission in life is to inspire the world through personal development and entrepreneurship. Here he is today on Marketing Speak to share some of his wisdom on leveraging LinkedIn for business success. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/289.

May 5

57 min 45 sec

"Data is more valuable than oil." True words spoken by Swish Goswami, my guest on this Marketing Speak episode. At the age of 23, Swish is the CEO & Founder of Trufan, a LinkedIn Youth Editor, a three-time TEDx speaker, and a United Nations Youth Ambassador. On today's show, Swish and I enjoyed talking about how social media and the internet are becoming the ultimate business and marketing hub for grassroots communities. At the same time, we also let out some truth bombs on how to stay safe, honest, and authentic in a digital world where it's easy to create stories that aren't even well-thought-of or true. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/288.

Apr 28

50 min 57 sec

In 2009, Matt Astifan and a few fellow digital marketers started a local Meetup in Vancouver called Internet Masterminds. Internet Masterminds bloomed into a global community with over 14,000 members, producing live events in cities worldwide. Today Matt is focused on growing his media company Web Friendly®, which documents resources, tips, and strategies for starting and growing your business online. In today's episode, Matt and I enjoyed talking about marketing automation and workflows for content creators that can be real game-changers when it comes to growing a web presence. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/287.

Apr 21

1 hr 4 min

If you're thinking about writing your first book, your next book, or you just recently published a book and want to get more traction on it, today's Marketing Speak episode is made especially for you. My guest, Marji Ross, is a seasoned, successful leader in the publishing industry. She served as president and publisher of Regnery Publishing, the nation's leading publisher of conservative books. In 2020, Marji founded Marji Ross Consulting, dedicated to helping authors communicate more effectively and reach larger audiences. In this episode, Marji shares her insights on how to master your message and reach the right audience and publish your next bestselling work. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/286.

Apr 14

46 min 33 sec

Catching big fish clients may seem like a huge mountain to climb, and it is. But according to today's Marketing Speak guest Lisa Magnuson, sales teams can accomplish their 5x deals when they implement the right strategies correctly. Lisa was an award-winning sales manager and led the charge as a VP of Sales for several Fortune 50 companies. Totaling over 35 years of experience, she has worked with large, medium, and small corporate clients across a broad spectrum of industries. In this episode, we talk about how a sales team can identify competitors, be proactive in blocking those competitors in their tracks, stop them reactively, and the importance of building relationships. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/285.

Apr 7

50 min 57 sec

Is your business buyer-focused? Is your value proposition strategic enough to become a buyer magnet? Find out from the author of The Messaging Playbook: Win Deals with Content and Conversations that Matter herself, Lisa Dennis. Lisa is a global marketing and sales strategist, bestselling author, and consultant. In this Marketing Speak episode, Lisa and I talk about what it means to spark conversation, create long-lasting customer relationships, and leave a mark on the world as a household name. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/284.

Mar 31

48 min 13 sec

Launching and attending virtual workshops and conferences may seem to be the wisest thing for the events industry during this pandemic. Still, according to today's Marketing Speak guest Jim Christian, one major thing is missing- human connection. Jim is the former Director of SEO for Godaddy. He brings a wealth of experience to the table when it comes to all things search. He currently owns a boutique agency in Phoenix focused on helping enterprise-level brands untangle complex problems that evade detection. Jim also runs Advanced Search Summit, a passion project to give back to the community by helping others innovate in the digital marketing space. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/283.

Mar 24

49 min 50 sec

My guest today, Jason Swenk, made me realize that when it comes to running a digital agency efficiently, you want to be Alfred—you don't want to be Batman, and you definitely don't want to be Robin! Jason has literally written the book for growing an agency from nothing to two 8 figure agencies. He is one of the most sought-after advisors to agencies in the world. He teaches an 8-system framework that worked for growing his agency. He’s worked with brands like AT&T, Hitachi, and Lotus Cars. If you're curious about the Alfred, Batman, Robin reference, tune in to this episode. It’s full of knowledge on building, scaling, and even selling your company for millions of dollars. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/282.

Mar 17

45 min 58 sec

Today's guest found success in marketing campaigns through a combination of positive intention, a unique approach, and synchronicity. Jabez LeBret is a seasoned marketer who sold his award-winning agency in 2018 to make an impact in K-12 education. He is a journalist for NBC and Forbes. He has delivered over 1,200 keynote presentations. He focuses on growing teams and building products that make a difference in the world. On today's Marketing Speak, Jabez shares his strategy for preparing guests for a podcast and discusses some of the marketing techniques he's perfected. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/281.

Mar 10

53 min 11 sec

Once you determine where you are winning, you don't have to reinvent things—you simply need to double down on your strengths. On today's Marketing Speak episode with Simon Severino, we talk about these powerful templates—simple, intuitive spreadsheets that allow you to, in effect, draw your own vision of success and map out how to get there. Simon is the CEO of Strategy Sprints, the #1 results-based business coaching firm. His team of Certified Strategy Sprint coaches does only one thing: Double the revenue of SaaS and Service Businesses in 90 days. This episode is a must for anyone who wants to land better clients and gain their time back. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/280.

Mar 3

53 min 42 sec

The relationship between how people use Google search and SEO is an ever-evolving field. As an SEO, one minute, you feel like you've covered everything in the book only to find out there's a new Google update that negates everything you did in an instant. Although challenging and somewhat annoying, it's understandable Google only wants the best for its users. Its main goal is to provide relevant, trustworthy content for all types of searches. In this episode, my guest, Dixon Jones, and I shed more light on topics like E-A-T, disambiguation, inbound links, knowledge graphs, and more. Dixon is a well-known, respected, and award-winning member of the internet marketing community with 20 years of experience in search marketing. He is the CEO and founder of InLinks.net, which is an entity-based SEO tool. He was also formerly the marketing director of Majestic, the largest intelligence database in the world. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/279.  

Feb 24

1 hr

According to the CDC, about 26% of the population has a disability that hinders their use of websites. That is roughly 1.5 billion people who are left behind. As digital entrepreneurs, why care? For starters, it is an untapped market that holds countless possibilities. If anything, the 21st century has taught us it's to be inclusive in everything we do. My guest Shir Ekerling pointed out how this pandemic has gravely affected online learning for people with disabilities. The best time to tackle this issue is yesterday. With the constant shifts in the digital age, accessibility is becoming more and more crucial. Shir is an experienced entrepreneur and software engineer with a history of establishing and scaling SaaS companies. He is the founder of Accessibe, which offers accessibility solutions for all sorts of CMS platforms. If you're looking for ways to cater to a broader demographic, tune in to today's Marketing Speak. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/278.  

Feb 17

52 min 59 sec

To be a better marketer, you’ve got to be someone who knows your audience to their core. A surface-level understanding isn't enough- knowing who they are, what they like and don't, and where they spend most of their time are excellent things to know. In this Marketing Speak episode with the co-founder of SparkToro, Rand Fishkin, we're going to help you better know your audience to give them the best customer experience. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/277.

Feb 10

1 hr 11 min

Being strategic about how you want your site to appear on SERPs is quickly becoming a crucial component in digital marketing campaigns. If you're going to rank higher, you need to make sure bots crawl your site more. On today's Marketing Speak episode, Content Manager at OnCrawl, Rebecca Berbel, shows us the ropes of effective and efficient site crawling strategies. Fascinated by NLP and machine models of language, in particular, and by systems and how they work, Rebecca is never at a loss for technical SEO subjects to get excited about. She believes in evangelizing tech and using data to understand website performance on search engines. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/276.

Feb 3

55 min 26 sec

Most entrepreneurs are considered visionaries. They're the type of people who have got all the big ideas, but sometimes these visions rarely become a reality because of a missing piece: an integrator. Today's guest Justin Breen and I both agree with Dan Sullivan's principle, "who not how." Justin is the Founder/CEO of BrEpic and the author of the No. 1 International Best Selling Book, Epic Business. On today's Marketing Speak, Justin Breen shares his secrets to building your business exponentially. Some great tips are finding what your strengths are through self-assessments, don't try to do everything yourself, and more. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/275.

Jan 27

48 min 17 sec

Scaling a business may only seem likely when the proper systems and processes are in place. To achieve that, it’s imperative to have an excellent manager. In this Marketing Speak episode, Tina Forsyth introduces us to the world of OBMs, also known as Online Business Managers. With the rising popularity of virtual businesses, Tina and I shed light on the importance of hiring an OBM and how they are an excellent asset for the company. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/274.

Jan 20

55 min 48 sec

A great way to start 2021 is to make sure your website is equipped with all the right SEO tools and strategies to improve your rankings. In today's interview, Aleyda Solis joins me as we discuss pruning your website of low-quality content, expanding your presence by creating Google Actions, optimizing your videos on YouTube for better search performance, and more. Aleyda is an International SEO Consultant and founder of Orainti -a highly specialized boutique SEO consultancy. She's also a blogger, speaker, and author. So whether you're an entrepreneur or running a website, this episode is full of smart strategies that can help improve your sales and conversions. Tune in! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/273.

Jan 13

48 min 7 sec

Beyond a memorable tagline or logo, an excellent branding strategy improves a reputation and increases a company's value. Think of companies like McDonald's, Apple, and Volkswagen. Their secret to longevity is keeping their brand remarkable in the marketplace. My guest today, Sasha Strauss has a distinct and direct approach to how brands must be constructed and communicated with. It's the foundation for his brand strategy firm, Innovation Protocol (IP). Sasha teaches from 25 years in brand strategy, having defined brands for leading corporations, philanthropies, faiths, and academic institutions worldwide. So if you're curious about how to create a promising branding strategy, don't miss out on today's Marketing Speak! The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/272.

Jan 6

57 min 43 sec

Today's Marketing Speak guest, Ross Tavendale, is as passionate as I am about SEO as well as biohacking. In today's fast-paced world, it's so easy to get caught up with the notion of workaholism. Stress due to working too much might be early signs of burn out. To prevent busy and highly productive individuals from having health complications because of stress, this interview with Ross provides tons of value. If you can bring out a pen and paper while tuning in, I highly suggest so because there's a bunch of amazing stuff throughout the conversation. Or better yet, download the actionable checklist when you visit the Marketing Speak website. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/271.

Dec 2020

59 min 12 sec

In this day and age of digital and tech, more startups are gearing toward offering services in the field of SaaS, telco, financial services, education- popularly known as B2B companies. In a marketing world that talks a lot more about B2C or Business to Consumer, this episode with Monique de Maio highlights business to business deals. She discusses how companies can benefit from branding, positioning, and messaging to lead generation and content development. Tune in to Marketing Speak for some valuable marketing insight that might help you land your next client. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/270.

Dec 2020

51 min 34 sec

Scaling your business during the pandemic may seem impossible given the economy's unpredictability. However, it's not impossible. In today's Marketing Speak episode, my guest, Russ Ruffino, is here to defy the odds and help the audience quickly scale their business. Russ is the founder and creator of the Clients on Demand system. He's helped thousands of entrepreneurs around the globe sell millions of dollars worth of their products and services. For top-tier business advice on how to start, pivot, or entirely reinvent your company during these times, tune in. The show notes, including the transcript and checklist to this episode, are at marketingspeak.com/269.

Dec 2020

54 min 54 sec