Podcast Episodes - Page 3 of 17 - Screw The Commute

431 – He built 600,000 followers in an offbeat niche: Tom interviews Warren Carlyle

As the co-founder of the Community Leaders Association, Warren Carlyle, a community building strategist who works with purpose driven brands and influencers to build highly engaged online communities. And he's going to really go into depth on the differences in what you may think that is. Now, he's also the founder and CEO of Octonation. It's the largest Octopus fan club, a non-profit organization that inspires conservation of the ocean by teaching the world about octopuses.

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430 – Who’s Your Daddy?: Tom talks GoDaddy

GoDaddy. The things I'm going to talk about are simply my opinion. But if you check around, you'll see that what I say is corroborated, and is pretty much common knowledge among advanced marketers. But let me start off by saying this. Any time you see a company that sells Web services advertising massively on TV. you can pretty much bet the farm, it's designed for people that don't know any better.

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429 – She went from penniless to $500 Million: Tom interviews Victoria Wieck

Victoria Wieck is a highly successful entrepreneur. She went from a penniless immigrant to generating over $500 million dollars in retail sales by turning her passion for jewelry design into profits. She did go to the corporate world, which is kind of cussing on this show, but she got smart and she got out of it and she started a small company so she can spend more time with her family and not be commuting all the time. But she had no money, no mentors and no inside connections.

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428 – $100 Million a year is not to shabby: Tom interviews Jeff Morrill

Jeff Morrill co-founded Planet Subaru. It's nicknamed your undealership. And that was back in 1998. He built it into one of the most successful privately held car dealerships in the United States. And you just type that in, there's articles in all the magazines about this, what he's done with this particular business of his. And so he later started other businesses in automotive, retail, real estate, telecommunications and insurance that generate over a hundred million dollars a year in annual revenue.

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427 – Stay away from Fulfillment by Amazon: Tom talks Amazon FBA

Amazon FBA. Well what is it? It's called Fulfilled by Amazon. This is where you have a physical product, you ship it to Amazon. When someone buys the product, Amazon ships it to them, collects the money, takes out their fees and sends you whatever money is left. And there's lots of courses and lots of people bragging how much they sold by doing this. Now, you got to excuse me for being skeptical.

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426 – He’s got a patent on saving lives: Tom interviews Dr. Jeff Hockings

Dr. J. Murray Hockings, he's Dr. Jeff to me, is the world's number one diabetes reversal doctor. He's a published author with thirty years of experience. He's the CEO, founder of the company Help Your Diabetes with one physical location. But now, twenty eight virtual locations and a world class digital platform and app, and he's given over 400 diabetes presentations in the past 12 years in six countries and has a mission of reversing diabetes in millions of people around the world.

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425 – The most unique magician I know: Tom interviews Dan Chan

Dan Chan has been featured on ABC, Bay Area BackRoads, Radio Disney, The Wall Street Journal and The Hustle. In 2020, Business Insider and CNBC, who's still chasing him around, by the way, both featured him twice. And he's a favorite entertainer among Silicon Valley billionaires. So I'm really thrilled to have Dan Chan here.

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424 – My mistakes will save you a ton of money: Tom talks Paid Traffic Tips

Now if there's one thing for sure that you must do, especially if you are new or relatively inexperienced in paid traffic, is you must obsess. In the early days, I made a horrendous mistake. I put an ad in on Friday. I didn't put in safeguards. I'm not even sure that they existed on the ad platforms in the early days. I got too busy over the weekend to check. By Monday, I owed Google $8000 and I had to pay it. Oh my God. It hurts me to even mention that. But know if it saves you, then I'm doing my job.

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423 – The most interesting tax discussion you will ever hear: Tom interviews Dan Pilla

Dan Pilla is a tax litigation specialists with over forty years of experience helping people and tax professionals solve IRS problems. Now, his research and work started the tax resolution industry. And The Associated Press said that Pilla probably knows more about the IRS than the commissioner of the IRS. I could guarantee that's true because Dan is a real professional and a lot of those people are pencil pushers.

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422 – This guy failed and failed and just wouldn’t quit: Tom interviews Anatoly Spektor

Anatoly Specter is from Eastern Europe, but he moved to Canada at 21 years of age. So he changed his career from business software development and he got a great focus in three years to get a position where he works in some of the world's most successful I.T. companies, earning a six figure salary. But you know what wasn't good enough for him? He says, “I'm tired of working for somebody else”. So he started a side hustle.

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421 – Small changes to your graphics can mean big traffic: Tom talks Image Optimization

Today, we're going to talk about image optimization. And I know that doesn't sound sexy, but this is a very simple way you can improve yourself by being found online. And this is one of the common mistakes people make on their web sites. And it causes them to miss out on an important feature of Google, called image search. I'll tell you what you have to do to easily fix that problem.

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420 – She’s been pitched 20,000 times: Tom interviews Chala Dincoy

Chala Dincoy is the CEO and founder of Repositioner.com. She's a marketing strategist who's helped B2B service providers reposition their marketing message to successfully sell to corporate clients. And she put her time in at 18 years at all these major companies and has heard pitch after pitch after pitch. And that's why she felt the need to to teach people how to do it better.

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419 – Wow! She’s got degrees AND the Entrepreneurial Spirit: Tom interviews Dr. Morissa Schwartz

Dr. Morissa Schwartz is the owner of DrRissysWriting.com. It's a marketing and writing company. And she also has GenZPublishing.org. She's got a doctorate in literature from Drew University and a Master's in Communication. She's been featured in Forbes and MTV. She broke a Guinness World Record for creating the world's longest chain of bracelets, and she's a best selling author. Morissa seeks to inspire others through words and a positive attitude.

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418 – 97 percent profit awaits you: Tom talks Value of Ebooks

What is the value of Ebooks? Tom goes through what it takes and how you can increase your business, plus the WHY of Ebooks. Listen and take good notes!

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417 – From drugs, to a child’s death to Top Consultant: Tom interviews Tracy Brinkmann

Tracy Brinkmann's here and he hit rock bottom using drugs, went through a divorce, a bankruptcy and even the death of an 18 month old daughter. But he went from that to running the planning and marketing departments of some of Corporate America's finest companies and then started his own company, helping driven entrepreneurs and coaches scale their businesses by crystallizing and monetizing their passions. And now he's hosting his podcast focused on driven Dark Horse Entrepreneurs.

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416 – She does 100 things and does them all well: Tom interviews Nadia Holliday

Nadia Holliday, better known as the “Wall Street Chick”, turned realtor in the state of New York, and she's a two time self published author. She's a playwright, a screenwriter and actress, an event host, serial entrepreneur, a financial consultant and a wealth builder. Now, here's a fun fact about Nadya that she'll tell us more about. She's bi lingual and that's Afro Latina. I never heard before. And she originally hailed from Baton Rouge, and you may have previously heard her on the radio.

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415 – Get lightning fast using your cell phone: Tom talks Cell Phone Automation

Tom gives you a whole new bunch of cell phone automation techniques in this episode. NO APPS REQUIRED! These will make you faster, more efficient and tap into your inner techno-wizard! Also, listen to episode 367 for the first part of this series that details which apps to use and why.

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414 – She turned lemons into lemon drops: Tom interviews Kellen Fisher

Kellen Fisher spent more than 17 years as a commercial real estate broker. And finally, at the ripe young age of 55 and in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, she decided to follow her passion. She used covid to redefine herself. She started a company called Cards that Wow. And it's now grown into an international scope.

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413 – Depression and Introversion didn’t stop this high achiever: Tom interviews Jen Amos

Jen Amos is a gold star daughter, a veteran spouse and host of the award winning podcast Holding Down the Fort that highlights the needs and perspectives of career military families. Now she is the community relations director of an award winning business, U.S. Vet Wealth, which she runs with her husband, Scott Tucker.

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412 – The “Relationship Guy” is here: Tom interviews Lindsay Adams

Lindsay Adams is known around the world as the relationships guy. He teaches business owners and salespeople how to get into relationships quickly and how to leverage those relationships to get more business. And he's a best selling author and an accomplished conference speaker. He was recently recognised by the Australian government and awarded the Order of Australia medal. And I understand that he is the only person in the world in his field to get that.

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411 – 20 hours a week is all he works: Tom interviews Josh Tapp

Josh Tapp is the host of the Apple iTunes Top 50 Marketing and Entrepreneurship podcast. He's worked with some of the world's top entrepreneurs, discovering their top business success secrets and he shares them with his audience of raving fans. He's also helped over 500 entrepreneurs to monetize their personal brands through his proprietary Parthenon method.

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410 – His new “Common” book will help you toward “Uncommon Success”: Tom interviews John Lee Dumas

John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of the award winning podcast, Entrepreneurs on Fire. It's got over a million monthly listeners and a seven figure annual revenue. Now, he's spreading entrepreneurial fire on a global scale. This is his first traditionally published book, “The Common Path to Uncommon Success”. And it's available for preorder now at UncommonSuccessbook.com.

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409 – New Strategy for Social Media: Tom talks Social Media Strategy

I want to tell you about a common sense topic. And it's usually right in front of our faces, but I mean, even I've been guilty of ignoring it because it's so frustrating with the rapid pace of change with regard to all the social media outlets. And I'm not talking about new social media openings. That's one thing that's a pain in the neck like TikTok. Is it new or what? But each social media is always coming out with new features all the time.

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408 – Editor in Chief Entrepreneur Magazine: Tom interviews Jason Feifer

Jason Feifer is here with us and let me tell you first why I don't like him. The guy is such a great storyteller, he sucked me into watching or listening to a 42 minute podcast on elevator history. He sucked me in. I couldn't couldn't stop listening to it, but he is the Editor in Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine. And he's the host of the podcast Build for Tomorrow, which I think was the podcast he sucked me in on, which is about the things from history that shaped us and how we can shape the future.

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407 – Content is King: Tom interviews Jeff Herring

Jeff Herring is the creator of Content Creation Nation and Smart Content Income. His students and members discover how to create repurpose profit with all kinds of content. And he's a single dad of two sons, two large dogs. And guess what? All of them are housebroken. How do you like that?

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406 – This small change can increase your followers like crazy: Tom talks Hashtags

Let's talk about hashtags. Boy, you can use these things just about everywhere now, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest, and probably a bunch of other places, too. So let's talk about why you should use them. Well, it helps you target an audience and helps them find you.

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405 – She’s a doctor that writes: Tom interviews Reiko Scott

Reiko Scott is a Japanese American part time author and full time emergency medicine physician. She enjoys connecting the two through narrative medicine, as well as tearing the two apart through speculative fiction. Her first non-fiction book she co-authored with her father, David Merriman Scott, is a Wall Street Journal best seller. It's called Fanocracy.

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404 – Humble beginnings to top media strategist: Tom interviews Burke Allen

Burke Allen is the head of Allen Media Strategies. It's a media marketing, PR and talent management firm with authors, entertainers and interesting subject matter experts as clients. He's a veteran broadcaster and On-Air Talent. He's a former radio station owner and consultant and he's still a West Virginia boy at heart.

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403 – Advanced tips to grow FAST: Tom talks Instagram

I'm going to talk about Instagram and I teach my students what to do. I do it to grab email subscribers, which should be your ultimate goal as well. If you want to wade into the Instagram waters, Tom gives you the tips and tricks to make your efforts as effective as possible.

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402 – He invented a term that’s in the dictionary: Tom interviews David Meerman Scott

David Meerman Scott spotted the real time marketing revolution in its infancy. And I believe it because I've been watching this guy for years and he wrote five books about it, including the new roles of marketing and PR, which is the one I started with, and now it's in its seventh edition. More than 400000 copies sold in English, and it's available in 29 languages from Albanian to Vietnamese.

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