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Wild Business Growth Podcast

Wild Business Growth Podcast

Author: Wild Business Growth Podcast Presented by Hippo Direct - Entrepreneurs and Innovators Unleashing Creativity

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How entrepreneurs and innovators unleash creativity to grow bigger and better businesses. Hear from an exciting new guest every single week who's turning wild ideas into wild growth. Guests include startup founders, product inventors, social media influencers, and much more. Presented by Hippo Direct - Let your business Run Wild! Hosted by digital marketing dude Max Branstetter. Theme Song: Freestyle Percussion Magik - Jungle Tribe - provided by Jamendo
63 Episodes
Stoney deGeyter, the Founder of Pole Position Marketing and VP of Search and Advertising for The Karcher Group, joins the show to share his journey from founding one of the first digital marketing agencies in 1998 to writing time travel novels. Hear how to sell your business, how to perform keyword research, the parallels between digital marketing and time travel, how critiquing movies improves creativity, and the pros and cons of having a unique name. Connect with Stoney on Twitter at @StoneyD and at
Madalyn Sklar, the Twitter Marketing Expert, Digital Marketing Entrepreneur, and Host of the #TwitterSmarter chat and podcast joins the show to share her journey from creating an online music community in 1996 to creating a Twitter chat that generates billions of impressions. Hear how to grow your business through Twitter, how to start a Twitter chat, how to use Twitter lists, her favorite smartphone tricks, and her favorite song to play on guitar. Connect with Madalyn at and on Twitter at @MadalynSklar
Jim Harold, the Host of The Paranormal Podcast and Jim Harold’s Campfire, joins the show to share his spooky journey creating a paranormal podcasting empire that’s resulted in over 40 million downloads and a full-time business. Hear how Jim discovered podcasting back in 2005, why he decided to become The Paranormal Podcast Guy, how to turn your podcast into a business, his favorite spooky stories of all time, and the scariest place on Earth. Connect with Jim at and listen to his podcasts on your favorite podcast-listening destination
Nicole Holland, the Media Coach, Strategist, and Host of The Nicole Holland Show and Fascinating Founders, joins the show to share her powerful journey from Correctional Officer to top expert in podcast guesting and other forms of digital marketing. Hear how her days as Correctional Officer influenced her business career, how to approach podcast hosts when seeking to get on their show, how to foster business relationships, how Nicole structures her life based on happiness, and her incredible visual talent. Connect with Nicole at, on Instagram at @TheNicoleHolland, and her podcast The Nicole Holland Show
Shep Hyken, the Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author, and Chief Amazement Officer of Shepard Presentations, joins the show to share his journey from performing magic as a teenager at the Playboy Club to becoming the award-winning Customer Service and Experience Expert. Hear how magic influenced Shep’s career, the difference between amazing and average customer service, how to reduce friction and be more convenient, creativity lessons Shep learned from Steve Martin and Carlos Santana, and his race to tackle the Rubik’s Cube. Connect with Shep at and on social media at @ShepHyken and @Hyken
Lindsay Pedersen, the Founder of Ironclad Brand Strategy and Bestselling Author of Forging an Ironclad Brand, joins the show to share her journey from studying Psychology to advising top brands such as Starbucks, IMDb, and T-Mobile. Hear how Lindsay started working with such iconic brands, what makes an ironclad brand, how to find your uncommon denominator, why she doesn’t have social media on her phone, and her secret talent when it comes to music. Connect with Lindsay at and her book on Amazon and more
Robert Rose, the Founder and Chief Troublemaker of The Content Advisory and Chief Strategy Advisor of Content Marketing Institute, joins the show to share his journey from aspiring rockstar to marketing rockstar. Hear how to be a troublemaker to improve marketing performance, the most exciting trends in content marketing, the worst forms of marketing, why you should be bored more often, and the creativity lessons Robert learned from John Cleese. Connect with Robert at and
Lisa Ascolese, The Inventress, joins the show to share her journey inventing and helping to invent several hundred products, beginning when she was a child. Hear what makes a good invention, where to come up with the best ideas, how to turn your idea into a business, how to increase your chances of getting on Shark Tank and QVC, and how Lisa built her client list to include Steve Harvey, Dionne Warwick, and Tyrese Gibson, plus connections with the Sharks from Shark Tank. Connect with Lisa at and
Shooki Grasiani, the Co-Founder of South Beach Bubbles, joins the show to share his journey from growing up in Israel to getting families to play outside the old-fashioned way. Hear the aha moment that inspired Shooki to invent South Beach Bubbles, what makes them so different from other bubble companies, why eSports and technology can be viewed as an enemy, how to turn product reviews into product improvements, and the largest bubble he’s ever seen. Connect with Shooki on LinkedIn and South Beach Bubbles at and on social media
Emily Hochman, the Founder and CEO of Wellory, joins the show to share her journey changing the health and wellness industry by setting you up with Certified Health Coaches and personalized nutrition plans. Hear how Emily came up with the idea for Wellory, how it works, what to look for in health coaches, how to handle being alone as an entrepreneur, and how her Art History major inspired her career. Connect with Emily at,, and
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