Growth Think Tank (fka "Leaders in the Trenches")

Entrepreneurship can be a lonely experience at times. For all of us entrepreneurs, this makes sense. We also know that what brought us to the experience entrepreneurship is our inner ‘crazy.’ Not everyone in our lives may understand the path that we are on because it truly is the road less traveled. John is here to tell us that that’s ok! This is just one of the many things we must surrender to as entrepreneurs. Because in our letting of this “stuff” we can clear the path for the BIGGER and the more AMAZING.

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Taking your marketing to the next level will take your quality of clients to the next level. Today’s guest is Jon Loomer, who has taken his experience in social media from big brands like the NBA and American Cancer Society to create a powerful business serving those that want advanced marketing. Discover a unique approach to using remarketing that gave him an unbelievable opt-in rate. Jon shares with you what marketing looks like in 2015.

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The meaning of leadership today is shifting significantly and it’s for the better. Join us on this podcast with Kare Anderson who says that leaders who possess a “WE not ME” mentality have greater impact for the collective. By truly knowing ourselves on a deep level, we can choose others to collaborate with. Leaders often think they’ve got to create impact on their own but according to Kare, this is not so! Lean in to this inspiring episode!

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I’ve spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on my website. I’ve learned what to do and what not to do and my advice is this: Be Tactful. Before you jump into handing over your credit card to the next service promising you leads, I want you to take a step back and get to really know your ideal client. Nothing you do can be effective if you are not drawing in your ideal clients to your website. And you know what else? If you’re not a big fan of marketing, I’ve got good news for you. When you do it right and when you provide real VALUE to your ideal clients, it doesn’t feel like marketing. Lean in for all this and more...

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Are you guessing what and how things are converting on your website? A lot of people do it this way and if you’re one of those people, you really want to lean into this episode. Today’s podcast guest, Dustin Drees tells us why it’s so important to drop the guessing game and determine what the real numbers are for optimal success. Plus, with the technology we’ve got at hand, determining numbers has become an exact science. As always, if you’re not into the numbers and research game, you want to hire someone to do that for you since this is a crucial factor for your business.

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I know you’ve seen lots of entrepreneurs out there killing it online through social media. Are you wondering how you can do it too? Well our guest Andrew Medal today tells us how his company Agent Beta helps entrepreneurs do just that! Digital Marketing is a gigantic field and guess what? It’s growing at a super speed like never before. An entrepreneur, you’ve got tons of tasks you’re juggling, so what are you willing to let go of? Find out why it’s better to hand this off to experts in this field to grow your business without going insane!

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Do you have all the leads you can handle?  Do you have high-quality leads for your business?  Well, usually the answer is - I can use more of those, thank you.  There are many ways to build leads for your business, but one powerful channel that many are not using is Facebook.  Today's guest is Valerie Shoopman, who is a Social Media Expert...but her main focus is Facebook ads.  Listen in to the interview as we discuss how you can focus on your ideal clients and get a steady stream of leads rolling in.

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