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Saratoga, Warren, and Washington County have no shortage of fantastic goods and services to offer! In this podcast, our host Mike Nelson will clue you in on the amazing gems hidden in your very own community!

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Saratoga, Warren, and Washington County have no shortage of fantastic goods and services to offer! In this podcast, our host Mike Nelson will clue you in on the amazing gems hidden in your very own community!

A SARATOGA BUSINESS REPORT & GLENS FALLS TODAY PRODUCTION

    S2E16: Round Two - Elite Fighting Promotions Returns on July 13th!

    S2E16: Round Two - Elite Fighting Promotions Returns on July 13th!

    In this episode, our host Mike Nelson interviews Jay Ingleston and Don "The Soldier's Son" Walton of Elite Fighting Promotions!



    March 30th, 2024's "March to Victory" event was a huge success! Now, Elite Fighting Promotions is returning to Saratoga once again for another stunning show on July 13th! How do they put together such a grand event? What can guests expect? Listen to this episode for the answers to these questions, and much more!



    A SARATOGA BUSINESS REPORT & GLENS FALLS BUSINESS REPORT PRODUCTION



    NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, SaratogaBride.com LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls Business Report, or Five Towers Media.



    00:00 - Opening



    00:21 - CP Ad: Call Performance Industrial Today!



    01:08 - Show Begins: Welcome Back, Jay



    01:40 - Saratoga: Springs NY, Not the Others!



    02:23 - Don “The Soldier’s Son” Walton Returns



    02:58 - Elite Fighting Promotions & DonnyBrooke Fight Promotions: Tag Team



    04:05 - Appealing to Saratoga’s Niche Market



    05:48 - Selling Out the City Center?! Druthers Runs Out of Drinks!



    09:13 - Quality Fights



    09:53 - Weight Classes… Bantamweight is 135 Pounds?!



    11:12 - Mike Fights… Lyme Disease



    13:43 - A Proper, Balanced Fight: How it All Comes Together



    18:14 - The Announcer’s Table



    19:03 - July 13th: After the Track, Come to the Fight!



    20:36 - From Fighters to Promoters: A Quick History of Jay and Don



    23:40 - External Talent Boosts Local Talent



    26:21 - Bars, Buffets, & Brawls



    27:57 - Live Broadcasts and Dad Jokes



    28:45 - Shoutout to the Sponsors!



    30:54 - A Momentous Meeting



    31:46 - Lawyer, Brewer, Brawler: The One and Only Chris Martell



    33:00 - How to Get in Touch: elitefightingpromotions.com



    34:53 - Jay’s Latest Book: Let Me Fall Apart



    37:47 - Closing Remarks



    37:56 - CP Ad: Call Cerrone Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Today!



    38:18 - Closer

    • 38 min
    S2E15: Four Incredible Shows at The Adirondack Theatre Festival

    S2E15: Four Incredible Shows at The Adirondack Theatre Festival

    In this episode, our host Mike Nelson interviews Miriam Weisfeld, the Producing Artistic Director of the Adirondack Theatre Festival!



    The ATF has been producing fantastic original shows for 30 years, and 2024's season will be no exception - whether it's a one-man musical recreating the sinking of the Titanic, an introspective look at perception of an actress throughout her evolving career, or a modern recreation of a classic Hitchcock thriller, this season's shows are some that you won't want to miss!



    Check out the ATF's website at: atfestival.org



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    NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, SaratogaBride.com LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls Business Report, or Five Towers Media.



    00:00 - Opening



    00:21 - CP Ad: Call RASP Inc. Today!



    01:01 - Show Begins: The Adirondack Theatre Festival



    02:15 - Brand New, Original Works!



    03:21 - Glens Falls: The First to See the Best of the Best!



    05:14 - What Makes it a “Festival”



    07:21 - Four Projects for 2024! Starts June 27th!



    08:04 - Where There Is (and Isn’t) Overlap



    09:16 - The 30th Anniversary!



    11:40 - Housing Costs DOUBLED in Just 3 Years! The Post-Pandemic Challenge



    13:49 - The Stories Start Here



    14:50 - The Innovation Never Ends!



    16:19 - The Theatre Meets The Thunder



    18:31 - Bringing Life Back to Glens Falls



    20:58 - The Ticketing Structure… And How it Supports Local Business



    23:39 - Who’s Watching



    25:12 - 13 Suspects… One Actor



    27:00 - Todd vs. The Titanic: Opens June 27th!



    29:00 - Independence Day Sale! INDEPENDENCE24



    29:39 - From Glens Falls to Ithaca



    30:36 - Worth: An Intimate Exhibition



    33:35 - The King’s Wife



    34:40 - Dial M for Murder



    36:20 - How to Get in Touch: atfestival.org



    36:58 - Closing Remarks



    37:19 - CP Ad: Visit The Eden Center Today!



    37:48 - Closer

    • 38 min
    S2E14: The Secrets of Influencer Marketing

    S2E14: The Secrets of Influencer Marketing

    In this episode, our host Mike Nelson interviews Stephanie Poulin, the owner and founder of The Happy Brands Company!



    Marketing has so many facets, it can be difficult to know which route... Stephanie gives us the basics on a new style that's been taking off lately: influencer marketing. What is it exactly? How does it work? Is it right for your business? Listen to this episode, and you might just find out!



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    NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, SaratogaBride.com LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls Business Report, or Five Towers Media.



    00:00 - Opening



    00:21 - CP Ad: Visit The Eden Center for Integrative Care Today!



    00:51 - Show Begins: Try a Bear Maple!



    01:45 - An Introduction to Happy Brands Co.



    03:54 - Influencer Marketing… Still a Campaign!



    07:47 - Choose Your Brand Representative Carefully!



    09:48 - Vetting the Right Influencer



    13:24 - Leveraging Controversy… A Dangerous Game



    18:36 - Is Influencer Marketing the Right Choice for Me?



    24:27 - Micro-Influencers for Small Businesses



    27:43 - Where Do I Start? A Guide Always Helps!



    30:36 - What’s the Best Social Platform?



    34:09 - Social Media: Challenging, but Fun and Rewarding!



    36:38 - How to Get in Touch: @HappyBrandsCo, thehappybrands.co



    37:54 - Closing Remarks



    38:14 - CP Ad: Visit SkyZone Trampoline Park Today!



    38:42 - Closer

    • 39 min
    S2E13: Grow Your Business with the ARCC

    S2E13: Grow Your Business with the ARCC

    In this episode, our host Mike Nelson meets with Tricia Rogers, President of the ARCC!



    Tricia's been the President of the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce for two years now, and the offerings it has for local businesses just keep getting better - between ribbon-cuttings, mixers, educational services, and other resources, the value of the ARCC is just incredible! Listen to this episode to hear more about how they can help you, and your business!



    A SARATOGA BUSINESS REPORT & GLENS FALLS BUSINESS REPORT PRODUCTION



    NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, SaratogaBride.com LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls Business Report, or Five Towers Media.



    00:00 - Opening



    00:21 - CP Ad: Call Thoroughbred Advisors Today!



    01:23 - Show Begins: An Introduction to Tricia Rogers



    03:01 - The Juckett Board Dinner at The Sagamore



    05:14 - The ARCC: What They Can Do for You



    08:16 - Small Team: Big Heart



    09:46 - Why You Should Join the ARCC



    12:37 - A Great Feeling



    13:52 - From Poker to Potato Chips



    14:57 - 42 Ribbon-Cuttings a Year?!



    16:25 - Chamber 1-on-1s: Shoutout to the ARCC Team!



    18:01 - The Best Newsletter Around!



    19:35 - Educational Pieces



    20:32 - Tuesday, June 11th: Triple-Chamber Mixer at The Sagamore! $20 to Sign Up!



    22:43 - Tricia Rogers: Golf Pro



    24:32 - The Rare July Mixer



    25:03 - July 31st: Saratoga Race-Track Day!



    28:09 - The Leadership Adirondack Program



    32:01 - How to Get in Touch: adirondackchamber.org



    32:50 - Closing Remarks



    33:11 - CP Ad: Call RASP Inc. Today!



    33:51 - Closer

    • 34 min
    S2E12: KJ's Barbershop - with Kris Jordan

    S2E12: KJ's Barbershop - with Kris Jordan

    In this episode, our host Mike Nelson interviews Kris Jordan, the master barber and owner of KJ's Barbershop!



    Both his grandfather and father were barbers, but Kris wasn't so sure he wanted to do it himself... All of that changed after a significant event in 2020. What happened? Why did it motivate him to reenter the family trade? You'll have to listen to this episode to find out!



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    NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, SaratogaBride.com LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls TODAY Business Report, or Five Towers Media.



    00:00 - Opening



    00:21 - CP Ad: Call Nourishing Minds Tutoring Today!



    00:51 - Show Begins: The Benefit of the Ice Bath



    03:26 - Old Man Mike



    04:54 - Challenges Lead You Back Home



    06:32 - Work It Out: Shoutout to Zabala!



    08:26 - Nursing is in High Demand… But the Job is Hard



    09:26 - Kris Jordan: Becoming a Master Barber



    12:36 - Location, Location, Location



    13:39 - The Transition is Tough… But Worth It!



    14:29 - The 2020 Crisis: Diagnosing an Uncommon Problem



    18:16 - Another Crisis: Sepsis Looms



    21:30 - No Regrets: Pursue Your Dreams, Do Something Different!



    23:06 - What Does Professional REALLY Mean?



    24:43 - Putting the “Master” in Master Barber



    29:05 - Mike Kelsey?



    29:40 - Cutting Your Own Hair?!



    31:37 - Beard Balms, Butters, Oils… What Works?



    33:03 - Barbershops Making a Comeback!



    36:37 - Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe



    37:49 - Growing the Shop: Leaders Eat Last



    39:57 - How to Get in Touch: kgsbarbershop.com



    41:40 - Facebook Isn’t Where the Action Is



    43:19 - Closing Remarks



    44:43 - CP Ad: Visit SkyZone Trampoline Park Today!

    • 45 min
    S2E11: Real Food for Real People

    S2E11: Real Food for Real People

    In this episode, our host Mike Nelson interviews Stephen Zabala, the nutrition master and founder of Greenfork!



    Being mindful of where your food comes from is more important than ever in our corn syruped, food-dyed modern world... Greenfork beats the supermarket by providing real, nutrient-dense food to clients all around Saratoga. Get the full scoop on Greenfork's approach to nutrition here in this episode!



    A SARATOGA BUSINESS REPORT & GLENS FALLS TODAY BUSINESS REPORT PRODUCTION



    NOTE: The opinions reflected in this podcast are not indicative of the views of Saratoga Business Report, SaratogaBride.com LLC, Saratoga TODAY, Glens Falls TODAY Business Report, or Five Towers Media.



    00:00 - Intro



    00:21 - CP Ad: Call RASP Inc. Today!



    01:00 - Show Begins: What’s New at Greenfork?



    01:53 - That Radio Voice, That Vocal Fry



    02:20 - A Worthwhile Gamble



    03:20 - The Future of Nutrition



    04:38 - Everyone Needs a Jamie



    05:02 - What Makes a Food Nutrient-Dense?



    07:20 - Factory-Farm Food is Filler! Some Scary Information



    09:36 - Pig Farming is Horrific…



    11:14 - Waste Disposal isn’t Always Easy!



    12:40 - Kyle, Where You At?



    14:41 - Jiu Jitsu: Climbing Up the Ranks



    16:02 - Throwback: Check out the Atlas Jiu Jitsu Episode!



    16:24 - The Wilton Mall… Comeback Incoming?



    17:53 - What’s On the Menu?



    20:02 - That USDA Label Costs a LOT of Money!



    21:57 - Keeping Kosher: An Old Tale



    23:11 - The Creative Cook



    25:56 - Burnout is Real: How Mike and Stephen Face Its Challenges



    30:37 - Third Time’s the Charm: The Only Way Out is Through



    32:30 - The Three-Day Turnaround: Order Out of Chaos



    33:24 - East Beats West



    35:11 - Service-Based Business Scaling: Replicating in Mass is Tough!



    37:35 - How You Eat is How You Feel



    40:20 - Protein-Based, Bread-Rejecting Diet: Mike the Localvore



    42:46 - All-Natural, Free-Range, Organic… Mean Nothing. Chemicals Run Deep



    45:51 - Start With the Basics



    47:52 - The Wrong Climate Crisis is Being Focused on!



    49:17 - Family Jiu Jitsu



    50:02 - How to Get in Touch: eatgreenfork.com



    50:47 - Closing Remarks



    51:06 - CP Ad: Call Cerrone Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Today!



    51:28 - Closer

    • 51 min

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