416 episodes

Welcome to Right About Now with Ryan Alford, a radically different business podcast designed for mass appeal that consistently ranks as a top 10 US Apple Podcast show. Designed to both educate and entertain, Right About Now with Ryan Alford does what few business shows can - make you think and make you smile!

Right About Now is hosted by Ryan Alford, the marketing maven that has helped brands like Verizon, Apple, Lexus, and The NFL develop some of the most recognizable and successful ad campaigns of the last 20 years. Ryan interjects equal parts Southern charm, thoughtful insights, and witty commentary into a style and voice that resonates with listeners.

Ryan interviews celebrities, influential marketers, and entrepreneurs from across the globe while adding insight and recommendations for business owners and marketers - all told through a light-hearted lens that is equal parts entertainment and education.

As the name suggests, Right About Now with Ryan Alford isn't afraid to cross the boundaries of marketing, popular culture, and entertainment. The show features two weekly episode formats released on Tuesdays and Fridays. The Tuesday show is a guest interview while the Friday episode is an entertaining blend of weekly marketing news and banter between Ryan and Chris Hansen, his business partner and friend.

Visit www.RyanIsRight.com to learn more, or follow @rightaboutnowshow and @ryanalford on Instagram.

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    • 5.0 • 552 Ratings

Welcome to Right About Now with Ryan Alford, a radically different business podcast designed for mass appeal that consistently ranks as a top 10 US Apple Podcast show. Designed to both educate and entertain, Right About Now with Ryan Alford does what few business shows can - make you think and make you smile!

Right About Now is hosted by Ryan Alford, the marketing maven that has helped brands like Verizon, Apple, Lexus, and The NFL develop some of the most recognizable and successful ad campaigns of the last 20 years. Ryan interjects equal parts Southern charm, thoughtful insights, and witty commentary into a style and voice that resonates with listeners.

Ryan interviews celebrities, influential marketers, and entrepreneurs from across the globe while adding insight and recommendations for business owners and marketers - all told through a light-hearted lens that is equal parts entertainment and education.

As the name suggests, Right About Now with Ryan Alford isn't afraid to cross the boundaries of marketing, popular culture, and entertainment. The show features two weekly episode formats released on Tuesdays and Fridays. The Tuesday show is a guest interview while the Friday episode is an entertaining blend of weekly marketing news and banter between Ryan and Chris Hansen, his business partner and friend.

Visit www.RyanIsRight.com to learn more, or follow @rightaboutnowshow and @ryanalford on Instagram.

    The Week of April 19 | Bitcoin Down by 7.9% to $61,842

    The Week of April 19 | Bitcoin Down by 7.9% to $61,842

    In this episode of "Right About Now Weekly News," hosts Ryan Alford and Chris Hansen delve into a mix of business and marketing topics. They discuss Ice Cube's unique offer to Caitlin Clark, the innovative use of scent in McDonald's billboards, the unpredictable nature of Bitcoin, Travis Kelce's venture into game show hosting, and Tesla's pause on Cybertruck deliveries due to a design issue. The hosts offer their insights on each subject, blending analysis with conversational commentary, to keep listeners informed and engaged with the latest in business and marketing news.

    • 29 min
    Breaking Down Business | Ken Wentworth a.k.a. Mr. Biz

    Breaking Down Business | Ken Wentworth a.k.a. Mr. Biz

    In this podcast episode, host Ryan and guest Ken Wentworth, a fractional CFO known as Mr. Biz, discuss the importance of strategic financial management for business growth. Ken shares his three pillars of financial success, focusing on cash flow, budgeting, and optimizing margins. He emphasizes the need for businesses to be open to change and willing to implement new strategies for scaling effectively. Ken also highlights the potential for growth during economic downturns and the importance of a positive, opportunity-driven mindset among business owners. His practical advice underscores the value of strong leadership and the readiness to adapt and seize market opportunities.

    • 51 min
    The Week of April 12 | Jeff Bezos's "Billionaire Bunker," Explained

    The Week of April 12 | Jeff Bezos's "Billionaire Bunker," Explained

    Welcome back to "Right About Now" Weekly News podcast! Hosts Ryan Alford and Chris Hansen embark on a captivating journey through a mix of business and current event topics, creating an engaging tapestry of insights and anecdotes. Set within the cozy confines of their new studio, the duo seamlessly transitions from discussing the buzz of activity returning to malls to exploring the impact of Apple's Vision Pro.
    As they delve into the complexities of persistent high inflation in the US, Ryan and Chris offer a balanced perspective, grounded in real-world observations. But it's not all serious business; the hosts inject moments of levity by sharing amusing stories, from a hilarious encounter with a Mexican TV station to witnessing the awe-inspiring beauty of an eclipse.
    Throughout the episode, Ryan and Chris also take a closer look at the challenges and opportunities that come with embracing advanced technology like the Apple Vision Pro. Their conversational style and relatable insights paint a vivid picture of the evolving business landscape, enriching listeners' understanding of its impact on everyday life.

    • 31 min
    How To Make MIllions with Paid Ads | Jason 'Wojo' Wojciechowicz

    How To Make MIllions with Paid Ads | Jason 'Wojo' Wojciechowicz

    Listen in as I engage with the dynamic Jason Wojo, owner of Wojo Media, in a conversation that traverses the landscape of online marketing and scaling businesses. Jason lays bare the truth behind the flashy facades of success in the industry, sharing how consistent effort and a laser focus from a young age can pave the way to genuine achievement. His unique approach to creating multiple customer touchpoints and being a beacon of leadership both within his company and in the broader community is nothing short of inspiring.

    • 33 min
    The Week of April 5 | The World's Celebrity Billionaires 2024

    The Week of April 5 | The World's Celebrity Billionaires 2024

    In this episode of "Right About Now," host Ryan Alford and guest Chris Hanson discuss the evolving media habits of younger audiences, with a focus on the growing popularity of podcasting. They explore the influence of podcasts on traditional media and advertising strategies. The conversation also covers the success of PepsiCo's Flamin' Hot brand, the excitement surrounding the NCAA Final Four, particularly the high ratings for women's basketball games, and the effect of Elon Musk's public image on Tesla's market appeal. The episode is characterized by a mix of humor and analysis, offering a lively take on current trends in media, sports, and consumer behavior.

    • 39 min
    Behind The Name With Co-Founder of College Hunks Hauling Junk | Nick Friedman

    Behind The Name With Co-Founder of College Hunks Hauling Junk | Nick Friedman

    Nick Friedman, the founder of College Hunks Hauling Junk, shares his entrepreneurial journey and the lessons he learned along the way. He emphasizes the importance of risk tolerance and pain tolerance in growing a business. The conversation also highlights the power of bold branding and the impact it can have on standing out in a crowded market. Additionally, Nick discusses the experience of appearing on Shark Tank and the value of promotion and publicity in building a successful business. Nick Friedman, co-founder of College Hunks Hauling Junk, shares insights on promoting and branding opportunities, marketing and branding strategies, taking risks and creative promotion, following passion vs. success, reflecting on achievements and setting new goals, expanding the business and exit plans, maintaining drive and passion, finding happiness and fun, fun projects and upcoming ventures, and the interplay between lead generation and brand awareness.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
552 Ratings

552 Ratings

Holladaytime ,

Great podcast with amazing wisdom sharing!

Ryan hosts and interviews really interesting guests who share great insights and take away actions across all aspects of marketing. Thanks Ryan!!

LeeETW ,

Focusing on what we can use to improve our lives!

I Love how Ryan keeps coming back to “how can we apply this to work in the real world?” Great questions and practical application insights!!!

Shawnmf32 ,

Radcast Brings Real Information

This is without a doubt my favorite business podcast I’ve listened since the MFCEO Project. Ryan brings real value to people and I absolutely recommend this show to anyone looking to grow professionally.

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