Eggs is podcast that centers around creativity in all forms. From building businesses, personal projects and constructing brands to crafting music empires, finding social fame, fortune and more—we discuss whatever, whenever, with whomever in search of patterns, expertise, shared experience and knowledge. Along with our guests—usually experts in a field or subject—we drill down to uncover the steps taken and the hurdles crossed in pursuit of excellence, aiding our listeners in chasing down their own dreams and taking their "egg" from coup to table.
Eggs is a show co-hosted by Mike Smith "DJ Ontic", a Seattle, WA based DJ and Ryan Roghaar owner of R2 Media Group, a full-service marketing communications agency based in Salt Lake City, UT and Barcelona, Spain.
Eggs 350: Revolution, Riffs, and Road Stories: Behind the Scenes with Authority Zero's Frontman, Jason Devore
In this episode, Ryan Roghaar and Mike interview Jason Devore, the frontman of Authority Zero. They discuss Jason's background in music, his experiences at music festivals in Mexico, and the impact of meeting his idols. They also talk about the early days of Authority Zero, the recording process of their album Passage in Time, and their journey to signing with Lava Atlantic Records. The conversation covers the band's journey from signing with a record label to shooting music videos, the evolution of their sound, parallel paths with other bands and artists, the theme of revolution in their music, Jason DeVore's solo projects and artwork, and upcoming projects including a charity skate brand.
In this conversation, Jason DeVore discusses his involvement in the skateboarding scene and how it has influenced his life and career. He talks about collaborating with bands and artists to create skateboard decks and how it has been successful in generating interest and participation. DeVore also shares a memorable incident at a music venue where his bass player caused a power outage before their set. The conversation then shifts to the challenges of being on the road with a band and offers insights on managing relationships and maintaining harmony within the group.
Eggs 349: Unlock Media Success: Small Business PR Secrets with Mickie Kennedy
Mickey Kennedy, the founder of eReleases Press Release Distribution, discusses the fundamentals and strategic use of press releases for small businesses. He explains how press releases can be a valuable tool for gaining media coverage and building credibility. Kennedy also highlights the changes in the press release industry and the importance of staying relevant in local media. He provides insights on how small businesses can DIY their PR efforts and offers tips for choosing the right PR platform or service. In this conversation, Mickie Kennedy discusses the key factors to consider when choosing a press release distribution service. He emphasizes the importance of using reputable wires that have a wide reach and are trusted by journalists. Mickie also explains the SEO benefits of press releases, highlighting the value of original articles and links from respected publications. Additionally, he addresses the issue of fraudulent approaches in press release distribution, such as paid placements in Forbes and other magazines. The conversation concludes with Mickie providing his contact information for those interested in learning more about his services.
Eggs 348: Grow your business through sponsorship with Ken Ungar
Hey everyone and welcome back to Eggs Classics. Today's special guest is Ken Ungar. Ken is the President & Founder of CHARGE. A company focused on unlocking the power of sponsorships to enhance the brands and grow the businesses of the C-suite, sales workforce, and nonprofit space alike.
Ken’s clients and collaborators have included Honda, Acura, the Los Angeles Dodgers, Coca-Cola, Disney, and more, in addition to fifty-plus professional athletes in the NFL, NASCAR, and IndyCar.
Here to talk about How can companies cut through the cluttered, oversaturated business marketing landscape, the most important factors to consider when choosing a corporate sponsor, how sponsorships play a role in enhancing the fan experience in sports, art, community events, and so much more. Please join me in welcoming to the show, Ken Ungar.
Eggs 347: Delegate Your Way to Growth: Leverage Tech to Scale your Business with Maddy Martin
This weeks special guest is Maddy Martin. Maddy is the head of growth and education at Smith.ai, which provides integrated phone and web chat services for small-to-medium sized businesses including their virtual receptionist & intake service, live website chat, and Keypad cloud phone system. She has spent the last decade growing tech startups from New York to California, and has expertise in digital marketing, small business communications, lead conversion, email marketing, SEO, and event marketing. Here to talk about all that and so much more, join us in welcoming our guest, Maddy Martin.
Eggs 346: Short-term rental secrets exposed! How I Made $10k a Month with No Experience with J. Massey
This week on Eggs, we have special guest J. Massey. J. is an author, speaker, and coach who teaches those he encounters how to build a short term investment business by way of his amazing rags-to-riches story. On the show, he talked with Ryan and Mike about his experience from nearly living on the streets to developing a multi-million dollar business. He shares great, actionable insights, and goes deep to share with listeners practical information that they can apply in their own lives to build something great in the short-term rental real estate market. We had a wonderful conversation and learned a lot—and you will too. Take a listen, then rate, like, share and subscribe!
Eggs 345: Mastering the Marketing Game - Mike Snyder's Revolutionary Insights on AI, Strategy, and Success
Welcome to Eggs! The Podcast, Episode 345. In today's episode, we're thrilled to have Mike Snyder, the Managing Partner at RSM Marketing, joining us. Get ready to dive deep into the world of marketing, business strategies, and the impact of technology in reshaping the industry. Mike will share his remarkable journey from the Marine Corps to becoming a leader in the marketing realm. We'll explore current trends, the role of AI in marketing, the importance of strategic thinking, and much more. Whether you're a business owner, marketer, or just curious about the latest in the business world, this episode is packed with insights and practical advice.
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Ryan and Mike poor their heart into their show, and it shows. The conversations are genuine, they take the time to explore topics in-depth and actually research their guests. Great resource if you are a CEO, business owner, or creative entrepreneur looking for outside-the-box thinking.
Eggs and the host Ryan and Mike will bring fresh content every episode. I have been impreseed with their insights, communicating topics like business, marketing and the future of work in a straightforward way. You'll get hooked after just one episode! Check it out and subscribe! - Mark Willis