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Online Success Journey
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The Online Success Journey shares the real stories of entrepreneurs who encounter speed bumps and detours, but journey through to find success. This is not your typical podcast, but one that takes a hard look in the rear-view mirror to let you see how successful people overcame obstacles to reach the top.
#376: Aditya Varanasi
Aditya Varanasi never dreamt of being an entrepreneur until he was faced with a choice: take a risk or sink back into Corporate America. Today, he is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Awarity, where they disrupt the advertising industry by making world class marketing more affordable and sustainable for up-and-coming companies. He graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. He spent 14 years at PepsiCo where he pioneered new ways to unlock the power of digital media across a wide range of brands including Cheetos, Cracker Jack, and Lays Stax.
#375: Alan Tarr
Alan Tarr is the Founder and Chief Content Officer of "How To Write Copy" at Write Like A Madman University, and he loves to write. Alan trained at a top-five Madison Avenue ad agency, and has spent over 35 years writing copy for large international corporations (like Nissan) right down to the local bakery. He has created Jingles (Taco Joe’s, Narpro), Jokes for TV (Merv Griffin Show), and Song parodies for MAD Magazine. He has four published and has recorded songs of his own Dozens of TV, Radio, and Print ad campaigns, as well as website and Email campaign content and over 95 published articles all in all. Alan is the guy who has developed and written an online University with 8 copywriting courses and 7 loaded toolboxes containing over 310 individual learning experiences.
#374: Sophie Howard
Sophie Howard has started, scaled, and sold six and seven-figure online businesses. She knows what works when it comes to growing an online business. Sophie is here to help you find freedom with a business that works for your life. Aspiring Entrepreneurs is the home of Sophie Howard. It's a community designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs build a business and a life that serves them. There's no fluff, jet planes or Lamborghinis - just powerful advice and inspiration on all things related to starting and growing a successful online business. Sophie started online with an Amazon business in 2013, which she sold for over $1 million USD in 2015. As well as launching over 1000 products, she has built educational programs teaching thousands of students how to sell Amazon products and self-publish ebooks on Kindle. Sophie has spoken on stages around the world, teaching and inspiring other aspiring entrepreneurs to achieve success. Sophie lives in Wanaka, New Zealand, and juggles her business portfolio with two young children, a horse, and running in the mountains.
#373: Lisa Marie Platske
An award-winning leadership expert in human behavior, Lisa Marie Platske has received accolades from the White House, the United States Small Business Administration, and The International Alliance for Women, recognized as one of the top 100 women making a difference in the world. She left her Federal law enforcement career to be the CEO of an international leadership development company, Upside Thinking, Inc. Lisa Marie delivers presentations worldwide sharing research on how vulnerability and forgiveness are critical to exceptional leadership -- as well as her proven 7-step leadership model centered on connection, positioning, and executive presence. An international best-selling author in 5 countries, Lisa Marie has written or co-authored 7 books. A member of the Forbes Coaches Council and a regular contributor to Forbes.com, she has trained or coached over 100,000 leaders around the globe to make a bigger positive impact on the planet since 2005. She lives on Summit Hills Farm in the Bluegrass Region in KY where she runs her online business without internet access.
#372: Travis Zigler
Dr. Travis Zigler is a recovering optometrist turned ecommerce entrepreneur. He is the founder of Eye Love, whose mission is to heal 1,000,000 dry eye sufferers naturally. Dr. Travis and his wife, Dr. Jenna Zigler, use the profits from Eye Love to fund free clinics in Jamaica and the US through their charity, the Eye Love Cares Foundation. Due to the success of Eye Love, others have asked if Dr. Travis would help them grow their business online, and more specifically with Amazon, which is one of his superpowers. Specializing in Amazon PPC, Dr. Travis and his team help businesses scale their Amazon sales and help increase brand clout.
#371: Mark Willis
Mark Willis is a man on a mission to help you think differently about your money, your economy and your future. After graduating with six figures of student loan debt and discovering a way to turn his debt into real wealth as he watched everybody lose their retirement savings and home equity in 2008, he knew that he needed to find a more predictable way to meet his financial objectives and those of his clients. Mark is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, a THREE TIME #1 Best Selling Author, the Owner of Lake Growth Financial Services, a financial firm in Chicago, Illinois and co-host of the Not Your Average Financial Podcast™. Over the years, he has helped hundreds of his clients take back control of their financial future and build their businesses with proven, tax-efficient financial solutions unknown to most financial gurus. He has become known as “Not Your Average Financial Planner!”
#370: Chase Harmer
Chase Harmer is the founder of Wishes, a fintech app that is changing the transparency of charitable donations made by the consumer. With no formal background in tech, just hard won experience, Chase is a visionary that has created one of the most innovative platforms in charitable giving by providing validation for donated funds through transparency in eCommerce causes, crowdfunding and nonprofits. Chase also founded and exited ProfitPay after his portfolios processed billions and he hustled his way into a $300 Million valuation with PayCertify. He did that all through launching a $100 Million dollar raise in a video sales funnel. Chase has spent most of his time with digital merchants building innovative technology in fintech for entrepreneurs, businesses and now he is entering the field of charitable causes.
#369: Brian Eberman
Brian is currently CEO of Zeenk, an actionable analytics company for e-commerce sellers. Zeenk provides companies with the forecasts, insights, and operating data they need to run their growing business across multiple sales and advertising channels. Brian has been a CEO, CTO, Board Member, and Investor in Technology and AI Companies for the last 20 years. He has run multiple e-commerce companies, data analytics focuses business, and has deep experience in AI and Robotics. Brian holds thirteen patents in Speech Technology, Internet Search, and Robotics along with a Ph.D., M.S., and bachelor’s degrees from MIT.
#368: Patrick Thean
Patrick Thean is an international speaker, CEO coach and serial entrepreneur. He is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. His work has been seen on NBC, CBS, and Fox. Patrick was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 1996 for North Carolina and ever since has been on a mission to help CEOs build great companies and achieve their dreams. With his book Rhythm: How to Achieve Breakthrough Execution and Accelerate Growth , Thean shares a simple system for encouraging teams to execute better and faster. His step-by-step playbook for developing an operating system to run your company successfully was integrated into the curriculum for MIT and has achieved significant company performance evidenced by repeated exponential results. Currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Rhythm Systems, he is focused on helping CEOs and their teams experience breakthroughs to achieve their dreams and goals. Discover how Patrick can help you experience breakthroughs that result in drama-free and explosive success.
#367: Fernando Campos
Fernando is the co-founder of MarketplaceOps, and specializes in scaling CPG brands on Amazon. MarketplaceOps leverages fully integrated technology and proprietary marketing techniques to beat your competition with repeatable strategies. He has generated more than $150mm in revenue for his clients, and sold two businesses in the Amazon space. His companies were ranked in the Inc. 5000 in 2019 & 2020, and in Entrepreneur360 in 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019.
#366: Aaron Anderson
Aaron Anderson has been working in the SEO industry full-time since 2013. While working and consulting for multiple SEO agencies he saw a big demand for high-quality link building services, so he started offering link building services to clients as a freelancer, and that service has since grown into a full-fledged link building agency. He is also the host of the podcast “Let’s Talk Link Building”, which dives into all the different approaches and strategies one might take to build backlinks for their online business.
#365: Kurt Wilkin
As an entrepreneur, Kurt has experience growing, scaling, and exiting high-growth companies and now devotes his time to helping business leaders unlock their own success. Through his roles as the Co-Founder at HireBetter and Managing Partner at Bee Cave Capital, he’s had the opportunity to work with hundreds of entrepreneurs and CEOs—challenging and inspiring them to take their companies to that much hyped “next-level.” Kurt began his career with Ernst & Young, and prior to founding HireBetter, Kurt founded and led The Controller Group (TCG), a professional services An alumnus of the University of Arkansas, Kurt is a Certified Public Accountant and an active member and officer of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). Kurt is passionate about entrepreneurship, is an active angel investor and sits on the boards of several companies and nonprofits. He lives in Austin with his wife and three sons and can usually be found coaching youth sports around town.
#364: David Doerrier
David Doerrier is a Facilitation and Presentation Skills Expert who delivers highly experiential workshops that challenge audiences to leverage the speaking and leadership skills they already possess and incorporate interaction principles that will get any audience to listen, act, and commit to their product, service, or idea! He earned his stripes as a retired U.S. Air Force NCO, Instructional Designer, Trainer, Actor, Radio DJ, Voiceover Artist, award-winning Toastmaster, and professional Santa Claus. David believes that with the right processes, the right instruction, and the right amount of constructive feedback, anyone can easily incorporate effective engagement principles in front of any size/type audience with poise and impact, and be memorable.
#363: Stephanie Clapham
Stephanie Clapham is a passionate and curious quantitative manager, with over a decade of experience in the market research, foresight, and think tank industries. Her primary focus is on quantitative survey design, execution, and analysis, as well as bringing data to life with visualization. Stephanie has worked on projects across a wide range of industries including technology & digital, finance, fashion, beauty, FMCG and more.
#362: Joe Caruso
Joe Caruso is an expert on the individual mind, the collective mind of an organization and how meaning drives our behavior and determines outcomes in all aspects of life. As an author, business advisor and speaker, Joe brings his lifetime of expertise to help organizations and leaders change the way they see themselves-- and in turn, the way they think about markets, products and services. Joe has learned this change in thinking drives new behavior and allows organizations to sharpen focus and reach greater levels of success. After beating cancer, Joe founded Caruso Leadership, a firm dedicated to helping others achieve their goals while enjoying the process. Through the organization, Joe applies the simple, common, timeless human truths to leaders, teams and their employees. Joe is an in-demand keynote speaker worldwide, a syndicated columnist and a sought-after business advisor, and was named one of the 50 Most Influential Minds in Personal Development by Nightingale-Conant.
#361: Kamini Wood
Kamini Wood is the founder and CEO of Live Joy Your Way and the AuthenticMe® RiseUp program. An international best-selling author, Kamini is driven to support people of all ages heal the relationship with themselves and to stop outsourcing their self-worth. Her clients become their own confident, resilient self-leader with healthier relationships. Kamini is a certified life coach, board-certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, holds specialty certifications in Calling in the One® , Conscious Uncoupling®, NewMoney Story®, Body Positivity, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, Breathwork and teen life coaching. Also trained in conscious parenting, Kamini aims to meet her clients where they are, supporting and guiding them on their journey to where they want to be, both personally and professionally.
#360: Libby Rothschild
Libby shows coaches, consultants and entrepreneurs how to scale to a million dollars in annual revenues. She is the CEO of Dietitian Boss, a company that shows registered dietitians how to start and grow their private practice, and has accomplished what only 2-4% of entrepreneurs achieve: hitting the million-dollar milestone in annual revenue. In the shoes of a high-growth entrepreneur her company grew by over 220% from 2019 to 2020, and she currently leads a fully remote team of 7 people who operate from around the world. If you're struggling to get out of the day-to-day operations in your business or your model does not support scale, you need support to manage your cash flow backed by a strategy that you can communicate and hold your team accountable. Libby can show you how to lead your team to reach the profit margins you intend to achieve and create a lifestyle business where you work fewer hours and only do what you love.
#359: Vikas Singal
Vikas Singal, a profound Indian Entrepreneur, a professional SEO Expert and Digital Marketing Strategist who has been working in the Digital Marketing Industry for over 11+ Years. He is always busy, but proficient in managing multiple projects, prioritizing and meeting tight deadlines, analyzing and solving problems in accelerated, high-pressure environments. He is well known for providing invaluable service to all of his clients, helping them accelerate the growth of their business, regardless of the size. Whether their company is a small business, start-up, challenger brand or enterprise, Vikas and his team make growing the business a priority.
#358: Dr. Sas - Sasitorn Sukkasem
Dr. Sas is a life and health coach. She immigrated from Thailand with her family a month shy of turning 12 years old. She overcome many obstacles in life from learning to speak a foreign language to putting herself through college, from losing her home through bankruptcy and divorce to being a single mom of two boys. She is now happily remarried and living an abundant and joyful life. Some people who know her said she is like a phoenix rising from the ashes. Through over 30 years of her career, she has encountered many clients and patients who suffered health and relationship issues that can be remedied with lifestyle adjustment and proper communication. Her passion in life is to demonstrate and inspire women to live the life fill with love & joy, peace & health, abundance & enlightenment. Even in the midst of a recent tragedy of losing one of her sons, she continues to inspire and motivate people to live their best life. Her message to the world is there’s more to living happy and healthy than just popping a pill and putting yourself in a victim mode; life is meant to be fill with love, peace, health, and happiness.
#357: Noemi Beres
Noémi Beres is the Co-Owner of the Podcast Connections podcast booking agency. She helps entrepreneurs and business owners share their knowledge and connect them to quality podcast shows. In addition, Noemi is dedicated to helping experts grow their business with interviews. She started to work in the online marketing field back in 2007. Noemi has a Master’s Degree in Danish Literature and Language; she is a linguist, content creator, and “master organizer.”