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Listenup Show I Mitchell Chadrow talks with startups, entrepreneurs, business owners and others on building startups smarter several times a month! Why Listenup? Whether you’re a student, recent graduate, startup entrepreneur, career professional, an employee in transition or a successful business owner, or recent retiree, I want to help people just like you. I interview successful professionals, business leaders, entrepreneurs and find out the resources, tools, tactics, that they use to execute and implement their own personal and business goals. The guest's personal stories provide a roadmap of actionable and executable steps and a wealth of wisdom to help you achieve your own business, family, and life goals and dreams. These stories also provide solutions, practical advice and tips for everyday problems and issues.Startup now at mitchellchadrow.com
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Apr 29, 2016

Entrepreneurial spouses Bonnie Harvey & Michael Houlihan, Founders of Barefoot Wine IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN:   Entrepreneurial spouses, Bonnie Harvey & Michael Houlihan, Founders of Barefoot Wine.   How Michael Houlihan & Bonnie Harvey sold Barefoot wine to EJ Gallo Winery.  The story of barefoot from inception through its acquisition. They co-authored the New York Times Bestselling Read More ...

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Apr 23, 2016

Startups Smarter Plan Business Estate Legacy Show
Digital assets, family legacy plan, estate plan.


Choice your Business Entity wisely, know how your assets are titled, whether you have probate or non-probate assets whether you need a beneficiary and the importance of keeping your Business Assets from separate from your Personal Assets. Create your legacy family plan start with a Will, POA, Living Will and Trust.

Apr 15, 2016

Career Expert Guru

Harvey Mackay, Founder Mackay Mitchell Envelope Company

 

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN:

 

Career expert guru, Harvey Mackay, Founder of Mackay Mitchell Envelope Company

MackayMitchell Envelope Company has become one of the nation’s largest envelope manufacturing corporations, now creating five billion envelopes per year in three facilities. We’re in the business of providing timely and economical solutions, and our Sales Representatives and Customer Service staff are highly experienced direct mail professionals. We take pride in taking very good care of our clients.
Founded in 1959, Harvey Mackay purchased a small, existing company with twelve employees and a few folding machines. In the ensuing years, the direct mail business flourished, and in 1993, Scott Mitchell joined the company as President and became Harvey’s business partner and CEO in 2001.

Our main facility and corporate headquarters are in Minneapolis, with additional manufacturing plants in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa and Portland, Oregon. As the fifth largest envelope manufacturer in the country, we have over 440 employees and make up to 25 million envelopes per day.

Who is MackayMitchell Envelope Company?

Harvey Mackay founded our company in 1959 when he purchased an insolvent company with twelve employees and a few ancient folding machines.
Harvey is currently the Chairman of the board, as well as a NY Times best selling author.
Now CEO, Scott Mitchell was hired more than a decade ago by Harvey as President and later invested in the company becoming Harvey’s business partner.
The company now has three manufacturing locations and more than 400 employees making up to 25 million envelopes a day.
Harvey Mackay

Harvey founded Mackay Envelope in 1959.
New York Times #1 bestselling author of Swim With the Sharks
His first two books have been named among the top 15 inspirational books of all time.
His books have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 40 languages and distributed in 80 countries
Nationally syndicated columnist
One of America’s most popular and entertaining business speakers
Toastmasters International named him one of the top five speakers in the world.
MackayMitchell Envelope

Scott Mitchell joined Harvey Mackay as President of Mackay Envelope in 1993
In 2000, Scott bought Mackay Envelope from Harvey
Harvey bought a 50% stake in 2007, and together they changed the name to MackayMitchell Envelope to reflect the partnership
Throughout all of these changes, the original mission has endured: To be in business forever.

 

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Apr 7, 2016

Fintech Artificial Intelligence Brett King Cofounder Moven 
Brett King CEO & Founder of Moven, he is a bank technology guru, author of a new book coming out called Augmented life in the smart lane, he is also a Radio Talk Show Host BreakingBanks and Bank technology News called him Innovator of the year Read More ...

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Apr 2, 2016

30 Startup Resources and Tools that can help you in business, family, and life.

BankSmarter check out Show 007 where we interview financial services guru and futurist Brett King.


IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN:

 

1) Resources and Tools to Startup, Launch, Build and Grow Your Business,

2) Resources and Tools to Run Your Household,

3) Resources and Tools to Live Life Smarter and Easier

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

1) Hosting sponsors the startup

2) books / – Guest favorites and Mitchell’s Book Club – Sponsors the Fast Pitch

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4) WordPress – company owned by aAutomattic – web development co valued at 1.16 billion back in May of 2014 domain free limits but trustworthy organization great customer support following up and care
Create a free website or blog – open source

In Episode 003 we spoke with Stephen Warley about uncluttering.
Simplenote which is owned now by WordPress – they say it’s – light clean free – yes yes and yes all true – refreshing – use it everywhere stay organized go back in time instantly search share it a lot of people talk about the other note taking apps I use this every day and it sync with all my devices – keep track of everything

BankSmarter not a bank but works with a founder (check out our Founder) he did respond and trying to schedule for later this month a (nontraditional nonbrick and mortar).

A BankSmarter partners with other fintech and finserv firms some of which are FDIC insured and provide digital accounts and help you manage your debit card tracks spending all in one app .

Digital banking digital ecosystems mobile connect – only charge 10 bucks to close account to expedite shipping or if you need to replace your two free cards per year so for a third 4.99 others they don’t charge for their various services – sending checks right away expedited they charge if needed 1-2 days otherwise free 5-7 business days – card works as debit or whatever terminal MasterCard pay pass

Paying bills , Q&A section really well laid out. Episode 002 we spoke with Pete Hart from MasterCard, Advanta, Verifone had spoken with him about alternatives to the big banks.

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6) Genius scan
(Free) really a scanner in your pocket digitize everything documents collectibles take picture export by email (free) good customer support like signed contracts upload to google drive integration pay for + amazing really the name says it all genius or simply email total unclutter all those receipts & Genius Scan Plus (3 bucks best-spent value for your money) Grizzly Labs – I will be interviewing Bruno in May as he is working on Genius Scan 4 so excited to see the improvements.

7) Logomkr.com – brochures, newsletters, business cards, websites flyers create awesome for free logos text graphics for free in your browser. A huge database just uses their toolbar for shapes/text just save your work and download in high quality it really is that easy and guess what you don’t even need to sign up.

8) Unsplash – there are so many but not all are created equal for free photos the first place to start is here

9) Stay informed in one place – news – Flipboard just go over and explore you will be memorized you can and do create your own flip books and can flip whatever articles you want I am now doing one for my books quotes and apps recommended. &

10) News360 learns what you like to read what you enjoy funded stories for you the best aggregator around web saves time content reading – read what matters to you

Freeconferencecalling.com  – Combine all four for a powerful way to simplify your communication – (call record large conference calls awesome interface to manage ) seminars presentations webinars and

11) google voice one # for everything work home cell anything control what goes through what goes to voice mail listen while someone leaves a message SMS power goes right to your cell if you tell it can reply to text message those it’s kept in Gmail forever you can record your call at start middle of towards end of s call just push star key while talking – caller ID only issue (for a powerful combination hey also own

simple voice box – someone leaves voice mail it’s emailed to you

start meeting studio screen sharing radio wall URL live radio use it for everything

To Banksmarter consider alternatives like Robinhood (trading securities broker dealer) free stock trading don’t pay sign up takes less than 4 minutes let’s say 10 bucks zero commission – believe it three taps and stock is purchased no brick and mortar real time market data get notified updated streamed to your phone

 

Email: unroll.me – after you sign up it will see how many subscriptions you have 177 if you no longer want to subscribe just click button inscribed like magic is gone – you can eve combine all subscriptions you want in one email brilliant that’s why millions use it

Battery doctor extends standby over 100 million android users extend battery life Optimus battery power visually shows you what is happening well

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Website Hosting
Tyler Moore Website development. Website theme – Tessarc 2.
Photos for Website, Graphics
Unsplash, Pixabay, logomkr – So many stock photo websites but not all are created equal start here first. Brochures, newsletters, business cards, websites flyers create awesome for free logos text graphics for free in your browser. A huge database just uses their toolbar for shapes/text just save your work and download in high quality it really is that easy and guess what you don’t even need to sign up.
Canva, Design for social media presentations posters Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter covers posts blog graphics tutorial training materials. Snappa is simple and straightforward pricing. Every account starts on their free plan – no credit card required and you can change plans at any time & Easel.ly.
WordPress – Automatic
Web development company, trustworthy organization, great customer support following up and care. Establish a website, blog – open source.
Audacity –
Free, open source, cross-platform audio software for multi-track recording and editing.
Simplenote – Automatic
WordPress is a sister company. Light clean, refreshing – use it everywhere, the only note app you need. I use this everyday and it sync’s with all my devices – keep track of everything.
Auphonic
Automatic audio post production web service for podcasts, broadcasters, radio shows, movies, screencasts and more
Freeconferencecalling.com; Google+ Hangout on Air: Have a hangout that is streamed publicly in real-time so other people can join. Not to be confused with regular Google+ hangouts that are not public! Google+ Hangouts on Air can also be broadcasted on your Google+ pageW3 Total Cache: WordPress plugin that increases server performance. In other words, this makes your website load faster. Skype: Get a phone number from Skype and forward it to your cellphone. This way you never miss a call from a client even when you are traveling.
Google Voice –
One # for everything work home cell anything control what goes through what goes to voice mail listen while someone leaves a message SMS power goes right to your cell if you tell it can reply to text message those it’s kept in Gmail forever you can record your call at start middle of towards end of a call just push star key while talking – caller ID only issue (for a powerful combinMicrosofty also own. Microsoft has Skype: Get a phone number from Skype and forward it to your cell phone. This way you never miss a call from a client even when you are traveling. Other google products: Google Drive.
Screencast O Matic v Camtasis Studios
Video
Record your screen and send the video links.
Screen recorder and video editor for Windows or Mac.
SEO, backlinks, marketing
Spyfu.com. Google Trends. https://www.google.com/webdesigner/.
Hashtags.org what is trending how to target
for your SEO. Yoast SEO: Free, handy WordPress plugin
to check your blog posts for the right keyword
density and preview posts in organic search results.
There is a lot more to it, but I find this is the
most useful function.
https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/
insights/ways to make your site faster and more mobile-friendly.SEMrush:
Find out what keywords your competitors are
using for their paid search campaigns, among other things.
Buzzsumo analyze what content performs best for any
topic or competitor, find the key influencers to
promote your content. Google Trends: Find out what
the world is talking about on Google and
where those searches are.
Email marketing
Tinyletter a Mailchimp company. Personalize your signup form and share it with your community. Send a link to your landing page, embed the form on your site, or invite readers to subscribe right on Twitter. Send great emails, and watch your readership grow over time.Your readers care what you have to say. Email them updates from your world. Give them behind-the-scenes peeks at your projects and process, or show them your published work. Point them to things you’re reading, watching, and listening to.TinyLetter offers a clean and straightforward writing experience for people who aren’t looking for advanced reporting or features for businesses. Use our editor or send directly from your own email client. And all for free.
Mail Chimp
Inexpensive, feature packed marketing tool.
Business Growth Tools
More than 14 million people and businesses around the world use MailChimp. Their features and integrations allow you to send marketing emails, automated messages, and targeted campaigns. And their detailed reports help you keep improving over time.
MailChimp has been around since 2001. The company started as a side project funded by various web-development jobs. Now they are the world’s leading email marketing platform, and they send more than a billion emails a day. They democratize technology for small businesses, creating innovative products that empower our customers to grow.
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The Lean Startup
Web Application Prototypes
Mobile Roadie: Create a mobile app for your business.
Buffer – Social media sharing made easy.
Genius – the Grizzly Labs
A scanner in your pocket – digitize everything from documents, collectibles just take a picture and export by email. Good customer support. With Sign just sign contracts on your phone then upload to google drive. Unclutter all those receipts & Genius Scan Plus (3 bucks best-spent value for your money). I interviewed the Founder Bruno Virlet on Show 019.
Reddit.com
Find your topic of interest and get more info than you could read in a lifetime.
Yet Another Mail Merge

Create email campaigns with Gmail and Google Sheets. Personalize & track each email sent.
The perfect mail merge tool for Gmail! It’s super easy, just write your email template as a draft in Gmail, with markers that will be replaced by data in your spreadsheet to send personalized emails (use this syntax: {{Column Header}}). You can format your email directly in Gmail and add inline images and attachments. Main features: * See who has opened and clicked links in your email in real time! (read & click receipts tracking with a dashboard – report panel) * Schedule a campaign for a certain day and time * Add different CC / BCC / Attachments to each email (add links to files stored in Google Drive in your sheet and we will upload them as email attachments). * Add different links / images to each email (no need for HTML, you can just use the =HYPERLINK() and =IMAGE() functions in your sheet) * Choose a beautiful pre-designed template instead of creating your draft from scratch if you want to send pretty newsletters displaying your brand logo. * Auto-send emails when users respond to a Google Form (notify one or more email addresses whenever a form is submitted or send an email to an address submitted by the form). * Import contacts data (name, email, phone number,…) from Google Contacts and Salesforce. * Reuse your Gmail aliases. * Available in more than 20 languages (thanks a lot to all the translators!). * Automated check to let you know if you should change something to avoid being blacklisted by spam filters. Free plan: 50 recipients each day. Premium: 400 or 1500 recipients, depending on your Google account (400 for Gmail users, 1500 for Google Apps users). Through our referral program, you can also get more quota, for free, by inviting other people to use this add-on (and the people you invite also get more quota).

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