November 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27392.mp3   Lori Ruff - Chief Brand Evangelist for ALPFA.org and LinkedIn & Social Media Authority [caption id="attachment_10415" align="alignright" width="150"] Lori Ruff[/caption] Lori Ruff is Chief Brand Evangelist at ALPFA, one of the largest Latino professional organizations in America whose mission is to empower and develop Latino men and women as leaders of character. She is also known as “The LinkedIn Diva” because of her expertise in delivering effective advice and dynamic leadership in social media. She works with entrepreneurs and professionals to utilize social media to reach their target audiences and create networks of all scopes and sizes. Lori is a Forbes "Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers." She is also Top Community Managers and Top 101 Women in eCommerce of 2014, among thousands of other recognition in her field.   Ben Gay III - Legendary Salesman and Sales Trainer at "The Closers" [caption id="attachment_10425" align="alignright" width="150"] Ben Gay III[/caption] Ben Gay III  has more than 40 years of experience in sales, starting his first sales business when he was just 14 years old. By the time he was 26 years of age, he was the President and CEO of the largest Direct Sales Network Marketing Company of the time.  With his "The Closers" sales training seminars, he reaches others in the sales and training world, and he also writes, publishes, and produces a series of books, audios, videos, newsletters, and more for "The Closers." Ben is the founder and current Executive Director of The National Association of Professional Salespeople. And coolest of all, Ben was in a sales competition with Zig Ziglar, and won!    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27388.mp3 Steve Farnsworth - Chief Marketing Officer for the @Steveology Group  [caption id="attachment_10422" align="alignright" width="150"] Steve Farnsworth[/caption] Steve Farnsworth is the Chief Marketing Officer for the @Steveology Group, a content marketing for demand generation agency serving high tech B2B organizations, where he brings over 14 years experience as a senior marketing executive. He works with start-ups and mid- to large-sized companies as they develop strategies for multimedia content marketing to improve inbound leads and brand recognition.  Steve has experience as a moderator for panels and as a speaker or facilitator at events for Google, Intel, Yahoo!, Adobe, Electronic Arts, HP, Wells Fargo, TEDx, and more. He has earned recognition by Forbes as one of the Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers in the world, LinkedIn's Top 25 Social Media Marketing Experts You Need to Know, and Vocus's Top 50 Social Media Influencers on Twitter, just to name a select few of the many.   Tim Wright - European Crowdfunding Expert and Director twintangibles [caption id="attachment_10424" align="alignright" width="150"] Tim Wright[/caption] Tim Wright is the Co-founder and Director of twintangibles, a consultancy that works to provide strategic advice on crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, knowledge management and transfer, collaboration, and the use of social technologies. With years of experience as a consultant, practitioner, and senior manager with numerous international commercial organizations, Tim is a much sought after speaker, presenter, and facilitator for many events. He is also a member of the Scottish Internet Domain Policy Advisory Board.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27383.mp3   Marty Weintraub - Founder & Evangelist, aimClear® Psychographic Online Marketing Agency [caption id="attachment_10419" align="alignright" width="150"] Marty Weintraub[/caption] Marty Weintraub is the Founder of aimClear®, a future-forward digital marketing agency dominant in B2C & B2B psychographic audience display that targets social media and customer acquisition. He leads aimClear's services and agency through writing, speaking, networking, & leading industry studies. For three consecutive years Marty was honored as a "Top 25 Most Influential PPC Expert", and aimClear was named a top workplace in Minnesota by Minnesota Business Magazine. Marty has presents on an international level, appearing before hundreds of search and social media marketing audiences. His books include Killer Facebook Ads: Master Cutting-Edge Facebook Advertising Techniques and The Complete Social Media Community Manager's Guide: Essential Tools and Tactics for Business Success.   Mike Smith - Vice President at Hearst Magazines Digital Media and Author of Targeted: How Technology is Revolutionizing Advertising and the Way Companies Reach Consumers [caption id="attachment_10421" align="alignright" width="150"] Michael Smith[/caption] Mike Smith is the Vice President of Revenue Platforms and Operations at Hearst Magazines Digital Media and the author of TARGETED:  How Technology Is Revolutionizing Advertising And The Way Companies Reach Consumers. In this publication Mike succinctly discusses the development of digital advertising over the past twenty years and draws upon examples of some of the most influential innovators in the field. The book also explores the growth of online and mobile ad sales and real-time bidding. Prior to Hearst Magazines, Mike served as the President of Forbes.com and Chief Digital Officer of Forbes Media.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27362.mp3   Sandra Champlain - Bestselling Author, Motivational Speaker, Podcast Host and Author of We Don't Die: A Skeptic's Discovery of Life After Death [caption id="attachment_10417" align="alignright" width="150"] Sandra Champlain[/caption] Sandra Champlain is the international bestselling author of We Don't Die - A Skeptic's Discovery of Life After Death, which encourages readers to ease the fear of death, move through grief, and make the most of their lives every day. She is extremely passionate about reach people and helping them to live without regrets, in a fun and engaging way. Sandra is also the Chef and Owner of Marion's Hospitality and Ken Coffee & Chocolate Company. This is one of the most interesting and challenging interviews you will ever hear!   Bobby Valentine - CEO & Co-Founder fitRaise   [caption id="attachment_10338" align="alignright" width="150"] Bobby Valentine[/caption] Bobby Valentine is the CEO and Co-Founder of fitRaise, providing services to organizations in their fundraising efforts through pre-event activities, virtual events, and platforms for individuals. Through its peer to peer fundraising platform that helps organizations earn more money from more people, fitRaise continues to grow and be a part of endurance fundraising events for charities of various types. Bobby is also the owner of Hearts and Flowers Primitives, a country-living lifestyle product source.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27359.mp3 Will Scott - Entrepreneur & Leader at Lextech [caption id="attachment_10402" align="alignright" width="150"] Will Scott[/caption] Will Scott is the Managing Director of Lextech where he works to help deliver mobile technology projects to clients. He has years of experience in international business with a focus on technology, which he has used to help Lextech develop some of the most advanced yet intuitive mobile applications in the world. Will is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs, and when he isn't pursuing his work interests, he is active in EO and Rotary International. Some of Lextech's clients include Aetna, Boeing, Bank of America, GE, John Deere, and CDW. You don't get more impressive than that! This interview focuses on building the RIGHT app for your business, not just a me-too product.   Denise Brosseau - Thought Leadership Strategist and Author of Ready to Be a Thought Leader: How to Increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success [caption id="attachment_10416" align="alignright" width="150"] Denise Brosseau[/caption] Denise Brosseau is a thought leadership strategist, speaker, business advisor and author of the book Ready to Be a Thought Leader which was published in January, 2014.

 The Harvard Business Review called her book "a likable, practical book for seasoned executives who have achieved financial success but now want greater influence." As the CEO of Thought Leadership Lab, Denise works with corporations, executives, and groups who want to increase their effective leadership strategies. She has also spoken to audiences at such companies as Microsoft, KPMG, eBay and Bank of America, as well as at leadership conferences and retreats. Denise was also the founding CEO of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) and she grew FWE (now Watermark) into the country’s leading organization for women-led start-ups. In 2012 she was honored as a Champion of Change by the White House and in 2014 she was recognized as one of the Top 100 Women of Influence in Silicon Valley by the SV Business Times.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27356.mp3   Alexandra Watkins - Brand Name Expert and Author of Hello, My Name Is Awesome: How to Create Brand Names That Stick (BK Business) [caption id="attachment_10088" align="alignright" width="192"] Alexandra Watkins[/caption] Alexandra Watkins is a brand name expert and author of Hello, My Name is Awesome: How to Create Brand Names That Stick. She is also the founder of Eat My Words, a creative naming firm that has been featured several times in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, and has clients including Disney, Microsoft, Wrigley, Hasbro, and Del Monte. Alexandra speaks frequently to audiences at MBA programs. And most importantly, she one of our favorite guests of all time!   Al Kaufman - Las Vegas Dice Doc and Gambling Entrepreneur  [caption id="attachment_10401" align="alignright" width="150"] Al Kaufman[/caption] Al Kaufman, also known as Al The Dice Doc, teaches others how to gamble, specializing in craps and black jack. With 45 years of method gambling experience, Al provides his expertise for parties, seminars, entertainment, and group events. While he lives in Las Vegas and operates his unique school less than 5 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, he is willing to travel to other locations in order to reach his clients. He uses a method, not leaving anything to luck!     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27349.mp3   Marvin Weinberger - Owner of Innovation Factory and American Certified [caption id="attachment_10395" align="alignright" width="150"] Marvin Weinberger[/caption] Marvin Weinberger is the Owner of Innovation Factory, where a high-tech approach is taken to providing customers with quality, American made tools. The patented products are made in America and come with a lifetime warranty, and include such features as ergonomically correct handle solutions. Marvin has years of experience as an entrepreneur, developing marketing, strategic planning, and other related skills. Marvin is also the founder of American Certified, a website devoted to selling American made goods. Amazingly, the site offers three million items for purchase!   Larry Isaacson - Tax & Expense Recovery Advisor at Florida Business Advisory, LLC [caption id="attachment_10397" align="alignright" width="150"] Larry Isaacson[/caption] Larry Isaacson is a tax and expense recovery advisor with Florida Business Advisory, LLC where he uses his years of experience to help clients by identifying areas of potential tax and expense recovery savings. With his team, clients have saved more than $300,000,000 by using an industry exclusive software tool. The FBA team is so good that without changing vendors or the way you operate, they either save you money or there’s no fee. Larry brings to Florida Business Advisory years of management consulting where he has developed marketing strategies and management plans for mergers and acquisitions. So Larry asks one question, Are You Next!  ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27336.mp3   Seth Lederman - Founder of Frannexus [caption id="attachment_10391" align="alignright" width="150"] Seth Lederman[/caption] Seth Lederman is the Founder of Frannexus, a franchise acquisition and development company where he coaches and consults other business owners about strategical business development. He is also an author, appearing on 3 of Amazon's Best Seller Lists, and has years of experience as an entrepreneur and consultant in a variety of industries such as healthcare. Seth is recognized by the media as an expert in the field of business development, and he works as an advocate for those in the start-up sector. Today, we talk about the great opportunity that purchasing a franchise can be!   Shindy Chen - Author of The Credit Cleanup Book: Improving Your Credit Score, Your Greatest Financial Asset, Content Editor, Writer [caption id="attachment_10393" align="alignright" width="150"] Shindy Chen[/caption] Shindy Chen is an author, content editor, and writer whose first non-fiction title The Credit Cleanup Book (Praeger) hits shelves October 2014. Shindy's goal for this book is to share her knowledge and reach an audience regarding the latest credit improvement tips, strategies and digital tools available to save money on major loans, and more financial tips and information. She also launched a travel safety site in 2012, Girl Goin Gone, to help women remain informed and travel safely. With a background in both financial services and broadcast and editorial journalism, Shindy is also a content editor, writer, and marketer, writing content for such platforms as technology, travel, and financial service industries.    ...