Making a Marketer
Online Video Mastery with Chuck Moran

Online Video Mastery with Chuck Moran

July 29, 2021

** BONUS EPISODE **

This episode is dedicated to our beloved Elizabeth Glau who was a co-host of this show for the first two seasons. She lost her battle with metastatic breast cancer on July 19th, 2021. She was an incredible soul and was an integral to our success from the start. 💟

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Video content remains HOT. And, many people are still hesitant to create videos. Chuck Moran of Bald Guy Studio and Online Video Mastery has some incredible tips for how to create videos (that don't suck) using your smartphone. This awesome BONUS episode is worth the 30-minutes based on all the tool tips alone. My guess is you'll also want to take Chuck's course because he is just so good.

Take his class! Learn more and use this link for a discount. You'll be creating (or improving) your videos in no time.

Our guest...

  • Chuck Moran 

    As Owner and Chief Bald Guy at Bald Guy Studio, Chuck has over 40 years experience in graphic design and marketing communications, including website design, branding, social media and print design for organizations of many sizes.

    The pandemic brought opportunity. Chuck’s team was hired to create a Zoom training to help artists teach classes online, and he recently developed a workshop to show members of a state association how to create videos with their smartphones. Those projects have now become courses under his new brand, Online Video Mastery..

    A graduate of the University of Virginia, Chuck is a native and resident of Charlottesville, Virginia where he operates his businesses between family activities and walking his dog, Rocky McDuff.

Watch the video of this episode, recorded live: BONUS, Ep. 85

 

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Inclusivity as a Business Advantage with Melissa Majors

Inclusivity as a Business Advantage with Melissa Majors

July 5, 2021

Sometimes you hear someone speak and instantly get the feeling you must know that human! And, they must be a guest on this podcast -- this guest is that person.

We rounded out season four with a deep and truly enlightening conversation about inclusivity in leadership with Melissa Majors!

This discussion shed light on the ties between emotion and actual physical pain, what it means to truly lead with a mind for inclusivity, and the idea that inclusion really does fire up our spirits. 

Melissa has published a book that should be required reading for every human. If you haven't heard her speak, you are in for a treat with this final episode of season four!

Quote from Melissa: “Inclusion is more than a moral obligation - it’s a competitive advantage.”

Her book:
The 7 Simple Habits of Inclusive Leaders
A guilt-free guide on how to boost innovation and performance by involving others equally

Our guest...

  • Melissa Majors, “The Inclusive Leadership Expert” 

    CEO of Melissa Majors Consulting, she is an innovator and optimizer of education, inclusion, & leadership strategies. She has dedicated her career to maximizing the business impact associated with these areas of focus.

    The team at Melissa Majors Consulting has extensive experience and a proven reputation for driving better business outcomes through innovative and inclusive strategic planning. They bring deep expertise in improving profitability and innovation, boosting organizational performance, and optimizing inclusion strategies. Melissa formally studied strategy and innovation at Harvard University.

    Melissa is a crowd-pleasing speaker who masters brain-friendly talks that engage her audiences and spark not just inspiration, but action as well.

    She is featured in publications such as Forbes Magazine, Smart Meetings, The Meeting Professional, NorthStar Meetings Group’s Eventful Podcast, The Event DR, and on the keynote stage at events such as Meeting Professional International’s WEC, The Northwest Event Show, Catalyst Events, Legg Mason’s DEI Conference, and many more.

 

Her book recos:

Check out the LIVE Video if you'd like to watch us chat.

A couple of great blog posts by Melissa:

 

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How a Marketer Turned Tragedy into Triumph - Dorothea Bozicolona-Volpe Comes Full Circle

How a Marketer Turned Tragedy into Triumph - Dorothea Bozicolona-Volpe Comes Full Circle

June 18, 2021

We don't all have a linear career path. Some people crushing the digital marketing space were once elementary school teachers. Others worked to catch bad guys with the government before walking down the road of marketing--the latter is this episode's guest!

Hearing the journey of someone who has had such an interesting career that was ALSO greatly impacted by a personal tragedy will get you thinking.

One of our live viewers of this broadcast said "I was hanging on her every word!" We think you will too.

Our guest...

  • Dorothea Bozicolona-Volpe 

    Dorothéa was born in New York City to French and Italian parents. Her Father’s passing caused her family to move to Europe where she became somewhat of a nomad. She‘s lived in Italy, France, Germany, Japan, Sweden, The Netherlands, and the UK.

    Dorothéa is a strategic digital marketing executive who is fluent in four languages and specializes in developing business through digital, influencer, and social media marketing for the world’s most memorable brands. She teaches marketers and business leaders how to increase value and develop strong relationships between brands and fans.

    There are 4 distinct areas of her business, Social Espionage - eCommerce, Employer & Personal Branding, Enterprise Social Networking, and Marketing Strategy 

    She’s also an avid skateboarder who tweets to relax. 

Her Ted Talk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vjy9X-sXVJg

Her book recos:

Check out the LIVE Video if you'd like to watch us chat.

 

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How to Succeed in Chat Marketing with Kelly Noble Mirabella

How to Succeed in Chat Marketing with Kelly Noble Mirabella

June 6, 2021

Our guest Kelly Noble Mirabella holds a (long-standing) record -- one of her previous Making a Marketer episodes on chatbots (as of writing this) is the most downloaded all-time! When we realized it goes back to season two in 2018, we knew it was time to have her back.

The options we have in marketing to reach our customers and prospects continues to evolve, as does the capabilities chat marketing provides us.

SO much strategy AND tactics covered on this show! AND, Instagram opened up chat automations the day we recorded, so we get a "hot off the presses" update on the capabilities from Kelly. This is one you WILL replay and you'll quote it if you're having trouble convincing clients to bring chat marketing into their digital marketing plans.

She shares several tools too - you gotta listen to learn what they are to get them all!

Our guest...

  • Kelly Noble Mirabella 

    Kelly is an international speaker and sought after Digital marketing educator with more than 14 years of digital marketing experience. With a flair for fun, Kelly brings her unique and engaging style to her Baby Got Bot training videos and Messenger campaigns. As owner of Stellar Media Marketing, Kelly has worked with some of the best brands in the digital space. Partnering and working with companies like AgoraPulse, Kerwin Rae, Bot Tools and Restream.io, Kelly brings the fun, and a great experience to any project. Kelly is known for creating clear and easy to follow tutorials and guides to help people tackle the world of Messenger Marketing and beyond. Kelly is also the Trainer for ManyChat and a Bot Tools Ambassador.

Kelly's Previous Eps.:

Episode 23: AI Chatbots

Episode 16: Live Streaming, along with guest Chris Strub

Her book reco: The YouTube Formula by Derral Eves

Discount time! Kelly's ManyChat PRO Discount code: Kellyfreemonth

 

We are "Making a Marketer"... in all ways. Check out episode 82 -- and please take a minute to subscribe, rate, & review us on iTunes & get each ep. when it drops!

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Social Audio, Events, & Social Media with Troy Sandidge & Dai Macdonald (”Ask Me Anything” Live Show)

Social Audio, Events, & Social Media with Troy Sandidge & Dai Macdonald (”Ask Me Anything” Live Show)

May 17, 2021

It's fun to do "ask me anything" shows from time-to-time, and this is actually the first time (it's the planner in me:) we have done one for this podcast!  Of course, the hot topic right now as every platform is adding an audio element, is social audio. We talk about it on its own and about how it can work with events...

Also - social media has evolved quite a bit. Do you think it has become more challenging to manage? We cover that!

Our guests...

  • Troy Sandidge 

    Troy is a marketing strategist, social media technician, dynamic speaker, interviewer, investor, and Twitter aficionado who has made a name for himself as a provider of crucial marketing-focused inputs that generate effective outputs and designed outcomes for growing SMBs and national multi-billion dollar enterprises.

    ​As a former Vice President of a creative agency and former Chief Strategy Officer of a brand agency, he has served as a strategist for various clients worldwide, helping them reach on average quadruple the return on investment via successful yet simple marketing systems. Troy has a reputation for being proficient at establishing brand identity, expanding brand reach, and increasing profitability through social media, video, and digital marketing strategies that emphasize storytelling using his D.A.R.T. Marketing Methodology™.

  • Dai Macdonald - Social Media Specialist at Shaky's Pizza 

    Dai is a social media, content, writing, and marketing strategy addict who still doesn't believe her job is a real thing. Storytelling is her jam. Whether it's through a blog post, a video or an image -- she loves creating captivating content that doesn't just get the message across, but gets attention.

Troy's book reco: Value Based Selling by Alan Weiss

Dai's book reco: The Hidden Psychology of Social Networks by Joe Federer

 

We are "Making a Marketer"... in all ways. Check out episode 81 -- and please take a minute to subscribe, rate, & review us on iTunes & get each ep. when it drops!

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Captivating Clubhouse with Judi Fox

Captivating Clubhouse with Judi Fox

April 30, 2021

There is HUGE upside to audio media. Here you are, reading about this podcast episode - an audio medium. This is one-way, though, right? One of the beauties of the emerging audio platforms, like Clubhouse*, is that you get to engage with others in a very personal way. You can truly interact with your community - or build one.

We have a "club" in Clubhouse called Making a Marketer! And we want to interact with you - please join us. We're going to do a Clubhouse or two as a follow-up to this episode... Judi Fox even gives YOU some calls to action inside the show.

SO many amazing nuggets about Clubhouse and some LinkedIn too (that IS her jam outside of CH, of course).

*Clubhouse is currently only on iOS, but all of this info can be applied to any audio platform!

Our guest...

  • Judi Fox 

    Judi has generated over 5 million views on LinkedIn in the last two years, and is listed as a Top 10 LinkedIn Coach for 2021 in Yahoo Finance.  She is featured in Inc Magazine, CEO Magazine, VidSummit, Video Marketing World, People of Video, and on several Top 100 Marketing Podcasts. 

    With over 18 years experience in business development and sales, Judi Fox developed the LinkedIn Business Accelerator Method. Clients are implementing this LinkedIn method to achieve more business and over 1 million content views in 90 days.

Judi's book reco: Tipping Point by Malcom Gladwell

 

We are "Making a Marketer"... in all ways. Check out episode 80 -- and please take a minute to subscribe, rate, & review us on iTunes & get each ep. when it drops!

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TikTok: Tops Platform Worldwide with Dennis Wakabayashi

TikTok: Tops Platform Worldwide with Dennis Wakabayashi

April 18, 2021

Is TikTok a silly platform? Yes. Is TikTok primed for true brand awareness? Absolutely. Our guest on this episode talks a lot about how the algorithm works so much better than most of the other social media platforms. 

It's about what TikTok has truly gotten right so far. It IS fun, AND it can be used to drive business! These two things don't have to mutually exclusive.

Check out this super informative episode about how TikTok is emerging as the top social media platform worldwide!

Our guest...

  • Dennis Wakabayashi 

    Dennis is VP of the world’s 7th largest marketing solutions company where he is responsible for the strategy and execution of integrated marketing -- also known as customer experience (CX) for Fortune 500 companies.

    In May 2020 he was named a top CX expert of the decade and ranks among the top 150 CX influencers globally. He regularly hosts/emcees marketing industry events, appears on international podcasts, and is a renowned public speaker, author, and educator. He has more than 50,000 social media followers and is dedicated to empathy, collaboration, and growth for customers and brands.

    Dennis' Business Book Reco: The Experience Maker by Dan Gingiss
    (pre-order for release Sept. 14, 2021)

We recorded this one live! If you'd like to watch it, here it is on YouTube.

 

We are "Making a Marketer"... in all ways. Check out episode 79 -- and please take a minute to subscribe, rate, & review us on iTunes & get each ep. when it drops!

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Purposeful Personal Branding with Brianne Fleming

Purposeful Personal Branding with Brianne Fleming

March 26, 2021

A business brand and a personal brand should be different, right? Distinctive? Wellll, maybe not! Our guest on this episode shares with us how we can be purposeful in our PERSONAL branding - that might be connected to our business too... and for some, it makes perfect sense.

You'll take away some really great insights that will likely make you think about tweaking your own personal brand (by the way, we ALL have one whether it's purposeful or not!).

Our guest...

  • Brianne Fleming - Brand Builder, Marketing Instructor, Pop Culture Writer, Podcast Host & Speaker, and Band Boy Fangirl

    Brianne coaches individuals and brands on how to use the power of content to turn ordinary customers into passionate superfans. The result is a dedicated audience who will grow your business and remain loyal for life!

    Her coaching style isn’t rigid or something you can find out of a textbook. Instead, she finds inspiration and takeaways from music, movies, and moments in popular culture, past and present. She also teaches branding and social media University of Florida.

    Brianne has a podcast called Making the Brand (where she recently had AJ McClean from Backstreet Boys as a guest on her pod!) and a Twitter Chat called #PopChat.


    Brianne's Business Book Reco: Stand Out by Dorie Clark

 

We are "Making a Marketer"... in all ways. Check out episode 78 -- and please take a minute to subscribe, rate, & review us on iTunes & get each ep. when it drops!

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Positive Mindset in Business with Fred Blumenberg

Positive Mindset in Business with Fred Blumenberg

March 13, 2021

We lay some groundwork in the first part of this show, talking through our guest's "why" and how he got to where he is as a positive mindset coach. 

While the word "authentic" has become kind of a buzzword, at times there is no other word, and Fred delivers on setting an authentic and positive example for us!

This is a business-focused podcast, so whether you're in business for yourself or you work for someone else, this ~30-minute show is for you. 

We can all use more positivity, and help finding some direction, no?

Our guest...

  • Fred Blumenberg - Positive Mindset Coach

    Fred is a dad, husband and coach who is well known for his high energy, enthusiasm and positive vibes! Fred believes that everyone deserves to live their best lives NOW by gaining supreme clarity on what they want, understanding their purpose, and being able to find happiness even in the toughest moments. He helps people get out of their own way by using practical tools they can use daily.

    He has created a community of more than 300 people who are solely about one thing: AUTHENTICITY. This is about sharing your vulnerabilities with others online to help facilitate healing, helping and the ability to learn from others.

Fred's book recommendation: The 10 X Rule by Grant Cardone

His podcast: The Authentic Zone

 

We are "Making a Marketer"... in all ways. Check out episode 77 -- and please take a minute to subscribe, rate, & review us on iTunes & get each ep. when it drops!

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Challenges of Communication in Media with Gary J. Nix

Challenges of Communication in Media with Gary J. Nix

February 25, 2021

For the last 75 episodes we've mostly talked strategies and tactics in marketing, but after hearing Gary speak on Clubhouse a few times, it was obvious it would be interesting to get a little philosophical & maybe even sociological on this one.

We break down what "Social Media Marketing" is, its evolution, and discuss the impact of how we communicate (or are communicated to) in digital media these days.

We get deep, y'all!

Our guest...

  • Gary J. Nix - Founder & Chief Strategist at Brandarchist

    Gary is an award-winning brand strategist who earned his stripes as a disruptor, innovator, and predictor in the entertainment, magazine publishing, and marketing industries. Known for merging traditional marketing principles with modern techniques, his expertise & distinct point-of-view in the space has positioned him as a sought after source in the advertising trades, a guest lecturer, and a subject matter expert on ethics, culture, and community as a business necessity.

    Gary's Book Reco's:
    The Invincible Company by Alexander Osterwalder
    Change by Design by Tim Brown

    Megan's Book Reco: It's Not Just Who You Know by Tommy Spaulding


We are "Making a Marketer"... in all ways. Check out episode 76 -- and please take a minute to subscribe, rate, & review us on iTunes & get each ep. when it drops!

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