Eric Shanfelt left his corporate gig to start Local Marketing Institute. He was tired of seeing bad, scammy, and dangerous advice for small businesses and local marketers. Today he chats with Bart Bradshaw about the best marketing practices and his personal journey.
Today host Bart Bradshaw speaks with Vanessa Quigley, co-founder of Chatbooks. When Vanessa got the idea to start Chatbooks, a consumer tech startup that turns your Instagram feed into scrapbooks, she was a busy mother of seven. But Vanessa and her husband Nate took the leap and have built Chatbooks into a multimillion-dollar company. She is also the host of the MomForce podcast.
Today Bart Bradshaw talks with Alex Eaton the CEO of Community Foundation of Utah. Alex spent a few years working on nonprofits in Zimbabwe before she moved to Utah to work in investments. She missed her nonprofit work and left to become the CFO of the Utah Girl Scouts before joining the Community Foundation of Utah. Alex shares how businesses and business owners can contribute to charities and reap tax benefits. You don’t need to be worth millions to start contributing to nonprofits and charities in an informed way.
Today we’re chatting with Allison Lew, who co-founded Braid and the Sego Awards in addition to running People and Culture at Blip. Allison talks about her years working for local government and what inspired her to start Braid. She shares the importance of supporting women and giving them options and opportunities.
Today we’re branching out into a new industry: film and camera rentals. With us is Mark Hedengren, a former film professor and founder of Red Finch Rental. Mark has his MFA, is an author, and directed the documentary Sundance Skippy. He bought one of the first Red One cameras in Utah and has built a company around renting to budding filmmakers.
In this episode of Built to Stay, Bart sits down with the cofounder of Annmarie Skincare. Kevin Gianni and his wife Annmarie went from personal trainers to YouTubers to successful entrepreneurs. Kevin shares their story, how they started creating their own products, and what they’ve done to built Annmarie Skincare to stay.
In this episode of Built to Stay we interview Cory Pinegar, CEO of CallForce. At 22, Cory and his partner Kasey Henson purchased a small call center from Weave and turned it into CallForce. Cory talks about the early challenges they’ve faced and what they’ve learned over the last 4 years of serving dental offices.
In this episode of Built to Stay, we sit down with Darren Magarro founder of full-service marketing agency DSM. Darren traded his NYC corporate life for an IKEA desk on his porch in 2007. Over the last 13 years, he’s built his agency to stay by focusing on clients first and foremost.
Ilise is a national speaker, 7 time author, and business mentor for creative professionals. Today she shares how builders can improve their marketing, especially if they are freelancers.
In this episode of Built to Stay we interview Chelle Neff. After working as a hairstylist, Chelle started her own salon, Urban Betty, that paid on commissions. Fast forward a decade and there are now 2 locations with 50 employees. Chelle is now working with her husband to build up Weird Homes Tours, an event that takes you inside the most creative homes around the country.