100 episodes

An entrepreneur's guide to help you leverage shiny objects.

Serial Entrepreneur Show Nicole Schmied and Matt Deulley

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

An entrepreneur's guide to help you leverage shiny objects.

    Why Local Marketing Matters with CEO, Alex Nocifera

    Why Local Marketing Matters with CEO, Alex Nocifera

    How many marketing channels do you use in your business? Print? Digital? Community-based?
     
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    Alex Nocifera is the Founder and CEO of LOMA, a software-enabled marketplace of community ambassadors that provides brands with the data, tools, and last-mile talent resources needed to activate local demand anywhere, anytime in the US.
    With a background in venture-backed companies, Alex shares insights on how LOMA helps franchises market better to their local communities and discusses the unique challenges and strategies in the franchise industry.
     
     
    ***Wish someone could look at your business & tell you how to fix it? Mechanics do a tune-up... Doctors give a check-up...Doesn't your business deserve a fix-up? Well, this Sales Fix is for you! Find the link below to learn more! 
     
     
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    Connect with Nicole: Nicole Schmied Linkedin; @Nicole Schmied
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    FREE: Content Strategy Session
    Visit: LOMA
    Email Alex: alex@lomaplatform.com
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    • 24 min
    Avoid Online Business Scams, with Cybersecurity Expert & Educator, Ron Zochalski

    Avoid Online Business Scams, with Cybersecurity Expert & Educator, Ron Zochalski

    Do you know how to protect yourself and business from an online scam?
     
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    Meet Ron Zochalski, CTO and CISO of Lake County, IN Government. He is also an instructor at Indiana University NW — where Nicole, Matt, and even our editor have attended. Ron believes data security is as important as physical security and he’s here to give some quick tips on how to do that!
     
    ***Wish someone could look at your business & tell you how to fix it? Mechanics do a tune-up... Doctors give a check-up...Doesn't your business deserve a fix-up? Well, this Sales Fix is for you! Find the link below to learn more!  
     
    Get Weekly Tools to Build Your Business (for free!): The Entrepreneur's Toolkit
    Connect with Nicole: Nicole Schmied Linkedin; @Nicole Schmied
    Get Your Data-Driven Marketing Strategy: SmartCookie Media
    FREE: Content Strategy Session
    Connect with Ron: LinkedIn
    Visit: The Struggle of Secrecy, Safety, and Security
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    • 17 min
    How to Find Sponsors for Your B2B Podcast with Podcast Queen, Brandy Whalen

    How to Find Sponsors for Your B2B Podcast with Podcast Queen, Brandy Whalen

    Wondering how to find sponsors for your podcast (even if it isn't a popular true crime show)? Same.
     
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    Meet Brandy Whalen. She is a shiny object chaser, a mom, and co-founder of a couple of businesses. Including two of our favorites, Kitcaster and Wildcast.
     
    Kitcaster is a podcast agency where they book entrepreneurs on top ranking podcasts (ahem, they regularly send us guests!). The other is Wildcast where they pair podcasters with sponsors with advertisement opportunities for their niche audience.
     
    In this episode, Brandy talks about how she manages both companies, how podcasting is a great way to bring brand awareness, and how Taylor Swift has inspired her latest idea!
     
     
    ***Wish someone could look at your business & tell you how to fix it? Mechanics do a tune-up...
    Doctors give a check-up...Doesn't your business deserve a fix-up? Well, this Sales Fix is for you!
     
    Get Weekly Tools to Build Your Business (for free!): The Entrepreneur's Toolkit
    Connect with Nicole: Nicole Schmied Linkedin; @Nicole Schmied
    Get Your Data-Driven Marketing Strategy: SmartCookie Media
    FREE: Content Strategy Session
    Email Dear Brandy: Brandy@kitcaster.com
    Monetize Your Podcast: Wildcast
    Get Booked on Podcasts: Kitcaster
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    • 41 min
    Cost-Effective, Energy Solutions For Businesses with Co-Founder Gareth Evans

    Cost-Effective, Energy Solutions For Businesses with Co-Founder Gareth Evans

    Did you know nearly every business in North America is using a 100+ year old, outdated energy system …every time you walk-in, open up, or flip on a light switch??
     
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    While assessing liabilities for U.S. oil and gas companies in Iraq during the Gulf War, Gareth and his team faced nightly mortar attacks. And when a recording was found from an attacker who just wanted to be with his family, it made Gareth realize that "energy is the lifeblood of everything and without it, our lives, business, and economy suffer."
    Today, Gareth is the co-founder of VECKTA. They help businesses discover the optimal mix of onsite energy and grid power to lower energy costs while also implementing a more reliable power source. And even reduce your company's emissions. Their platform can hep you access capital, services, and the equipment you need to finance and deploy onsite power.
     
     
    Wish someone could look at your business & tell you how to fix it? Mechanics do a tune-up...
    Doctors give a check-up...Doesn't your business deserve a fix-up? Well, this Sales Fix is for you!
     
     
    Get Weekly Tools to Build Your Business (for free!): The Entrepreneur's Toolkit
    Connect with Nicole: Nicole Schmied Linkedin; @Nicole Schmied
    Get Your Data-Driven Marketing Strategy: SmartCookie Media
    FREE: Content Strategy Session
    Visit: VECKTA
    Gareth's Podcast: Renewable Rides
    Connect with Gareth: LinkedIn
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    • 41 min
    Attorneys, AI, & Straight Answers, with Taylor Willingham

    Attorneys, AI, & Straight Answers, with Taylor Willingham

    Can you ever get a straight answer from an attorney? Good news: The lawyers in the room today share more than the words “it depends.” Especially when it comes to life planning and real estate.
     
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    Meet Taylor Willingham, serial entrepreneur and an estate planning and probate attorney located in Texas. He owns WG Title, a Commercial Title Company which closes multi-million dollar projects all over the United States.
    Taylor helps his clients in a variety of different ways, including legally reducing their tax payments to a minimum. He helps his clients properly structure their business and pursue every opportunity to reduce their tax obligations.
     
     
    Get Weekly Tools to Build Your Business (for free!): The Entrepreneur's Toolkit
    Connect with Nicole: Nicole Schmied Linkedin; @Nicole Schmied
    Get Your Data-Driven Marketing Strategy: SmartCookie Media
    FREE: Content Strategy Session
    Visit: Taylor Willingham
    Taylor's Book: Will Trust: Do I Need a Will or a Trust?
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    • 37 min
    How AI + Dogs Are Diagnosing Diseases with Founder, Dejan Nenov

    How AI + Dogs Are Diagnosing Diseases with Founder, Dejan Nenov

    Did you know man’s best friend can detect diseases in urine?
     
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    After a day of skiing and watching TV, Dejan and his co-founder learned a dog detected cancer in a patient — just by smelling a urine sample. So they set out to replicate and scale what dogs can do with their noses via AI.
    Dejan Nenov is co-founder of Luventix. They believe their unique urine-based technology will be able to diagnose multiple medical conditions from a single sample, making affordable screening and diagnostics available to people worldwide.​
     
    Get Weekly Tools to Build Your Business (for free!): The Entrepreneur's Toolkit
    Connect with Nicole: Nicole Schmied Linkedin; @Nicole Schmied
    Get Your Data-Driven Marketing Strategy: SmartCookie Media
    FREE: Content Strategy Session
    Watch Video Mentioned: Luventix
    Visit: Luventix; Penaton
    Connect with Dejan: LinkedIn
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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

GreeneAli ,

Amazing hosts to work with!

I am excited and nervous to listen and share this episode with my network - you were such a great host and it was a fun conversation with you and Matt that really helped me think outside the box. One of the most engaging episodes I have been on as a guest in awhile!

Sarahdesign ,

The energy is off the charts!

This podcast is filled to the brim with smart, engaging content that I’m learning SO much from. What I love most though is the energy and entertainment factor that Nicole and Matt bring to the episodes. So fun! Definitely pop this show into your earbuds on your next outing. You won’t be disappointed!

radioestes ,

Great actionable info

Love the show!!

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