Business Machine 0046 – Lisa Larter

Lisa Larter is a high school drop-out who worked her way up the corporate ladder until her entrepreneurial spirit took over in 2006. Since then, Lisa has built and sold companies and generated millions of dollars in sales. She spends the bulk of her time helping others develop strategies for building profitable businesses. Lisa’s clients have said that she’s a rarity because she understands business strategy, and how to leverage social media by turning connections into paying customers. Mission: Lisa …

Business Machine 0045 – Amanda Goldman-Petri

Today on Business Machine is Amanda Goldman-Petri, founder of MarketLikeANerd.com. Amanda is an internationally renowned “Work Smarter, Not Harder” Online Marketing Coach for entrepreneurs who want to maximize their profits while minimizing the amount of time and effort they put into their business. After overcoming poverty, child abuse, rape, teen pregnancy, and near death, Amanda was able to persevere and create her first $10K month within 4 months at the age of 22. She generated over $150K in her next …

Business Machine 0043 – Elizabeth Dukes

Today on Business Machine we have Elizabeth Dukes. Elizabeth is a partner and executive vice president of iOffice Incorporated. iOffice Inc. has provided innovative facilities, management, and solutions to hundreds of Fortune 1000 incorporations since 1989 and focuses on the marketing sales, customer solution implementation, and ongoing customer satisfaction. Mission: She hopes to deliver software that helps the workspace become a more productive and engaging environment so workers will feel more comfortable moving around within their work environments. Mistake: In …

Business Machine 0036 – Sharon Hadden

Today on our podcast we have Sharon Hadden. Sharon is the Principal Consultant for Social Savvy Consulting Group, LLC, where she assists small businesses and entrepreneurs with public relations, marketing and social media. Mission- To help small businesses run communications as if they were on a big-business scale. Sharon also focuses on strategic planning and training within the company so that she is giving the businesses the proper skills they may use to help themselves succeed within the industry they have …

Kevan Lee

Business Machine #027 – Kevan Lee of Buffer

Today on the Business Machine we have Kevan Lee of Buffer. Buffer is a content marketing, social media tool, that helps entrepreneurs and businesses schedule post for social media. In 10 years, Kevan would like to see Buffer be more personalized for its users. Recommendations Quote: “If you give freely, there will always be more.” Books: Poke the Box by Seth Godin Divine Conspiracy by Dallas Willard Being Mortal by Atul Gawande Contact buffer.com Free plan or 30 day free trial …

Esther Kiss

Business Machine #026 – Esther Kiss of Born To Influence

Esther Kiss is the founder of Born To Influence, a boutique publicity firm specializing in helping experts and personal brands get more publicity, leads and sales. Her clients have been featured on TV, in newspapers, magazines and on some of the top podcasts in the world, resulting in millions of dollars in additional sales. She is also the producer and host of Born To Influence: The Marketing Show, where she interviews highly successful entrepreneurs and NY Times bestselling authors about …

Kim Barrett

Business Machine #020: Kim Barrett of Your Social Voice

Today on Business Machine is Kim Barrett. Founder of Your Social Voice an agency specializing in online marketing and lead generation. Helping small businesses and entrepreneurs generate more engagement leading to more sales.    Mission Helps put profits in business owners pockets by educating business owners on online marketing and successfully generating leads through social engagement. In 10 years, Kim hopes to grow his agency to a 50 million dollar company, educate more people on digital space, and create a …

Nick Kullin

Podcast #016: Nick Kullin

Today on Business Machine is the founder of Second Flight Academy, Nick Kullin. SFA is an eight week, one-on-one academy that helps entrepreneurs revolutionize the way they leverage their online marketing efforts through growth hacking. The SFA began as a spin-off of his previous marketing agency. Mission Help business owners innovate their online marketing efforts while reducing marketing costs. In 10 years, Nick imagines an accelerated program that takes the concept of growth hacking even further for the industry. Learning …

Amanda Washburn

Podcast #004: Amanda Washburn

Today on Business Machine is Amanda Washburn, owner of Rough Draft Solutions, which specializes in creating and articulating content for businesses to bring customer relations to the next level. This includes blogs, proposals and grant writing and website content. Mission To help businesses realize the investment of marketing to create meaningful communication with their audience. Notable Past Mistakes Rough Draft started in March of 2014, so one mistake Amanda notes as a young owner was a lack of an actual …

Tom Stewart

Podcast #002: Tom Stewart

Today on Business Machine is Tom Stewart, who first had thoughts of entrepreneurship with a group of high school friends. Over the last decade, he has provided consultation to 44 organizations in a wide range of industries – the majority of which were new or small companies. Tom has also worked on transition teams for larger organizations, including the State of Michigan, and his efforts have resulted in nearly $7M in new client revenues and 60 new jobs in the Capitol Region. …