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  • 00:18

    CreditHavins | Social Media Interaction for ROI

    in Business

    In this episode I am going to go through and explain how I handle my social media marketing and through interaction be able to generate a ROI or return on investment. It is important, no matter what your industry, that you take the time to educate your clients and potential clients. This will be a great podcast if you are looking for that extra push going into the new year!

  • 00:46

    Is ROI Really What You Are Looking For?

    in Marketing

    Is ROI Really What You Are Looking For? There’s a lot of talk about return on investment as a marketing metric…but ROI is inherently flawed for campaign-based marketing. A new look at ROI might be just the remedy we need to build a case for content marketing. 


    Everyone needs to show a return on their marketing investment - ultimately - but content strategies often require time and momentum. ROI isn't an overnight metric that you can measure each time you click publish... and more often than not it's a combined metric over a collection of content that you're producing.

  • 00:31

    5 Strategies for Finding Influencers Online

    in Social Networking

    With so many self-professed “gurus” and “experts” online, separating the wheat from the chaff can feel like an overwhelming process. - See more at: http://www.farnorthmedia.com

  • 00:35

    Unspoken Words: Thoughts of the Millennial Generation

    in Entrepreneur

    Today on Unspoken Words Robert Dunn chats with Loren Rochelle co-founder & CEO of NOM! Loren brings extensive experience in the video distribution industry to NOM, and is a leader in the space.


    Before bringing NOM to life, Loren served as the Vice President Accounts at video marketing company, Channel Factory, working directly with clients to build multi-million dollar relationships while ensuring client goals were met. Prior to Channel Factory Loren helped build distribution companies from the ground up such as Giant Media (acquired by AdKnowledge) and Feed Company.


    In Loren’s early Marketing days she worked with RedBlack, a startup specializing in custom E-commerce stores for successful content sites. She lead the marketing team to develop strategies across multiple properties, determining necessary tactics to deliver positive ROI and increase site traffic for retailers.


    Strengths:
    Story-telling. Listening. Building partnerships. Navigating difficult situations. Keeping calm during crisis. Disruptive thinking. Team building, Offering restaurant suggestions. Scrabble. Being the glue.


    Past Clients:
    Red Bull, Mozilla, Adidas, Ford, Nestle, Nissan, Honda, Volkswagen, Toyota, GE, Tanqueray, Maker’s Mark, Beefeater, Logitech, Microsoft, eBay, Intel, Dutch Tourism, Orbitz, Expedia, Air New Zealand, ConAgra, Nestle, Levi Strauss & Co, Pom Wonderful, Summer’s Eve, CLIF Bar, HEAD Tennis, Capital One, Taco Bell, TaylorMade, Kraft and more.


    thisisnom.co

  • 00:50

    Modern Day Troubadour Andrew Landers Finds Sacred in the Ordinary, Fans Respond

    in Indie Music

    Andrew Landers has spent 2 decades playing his narrative in the unsung Americana Folk genre, a colorful brainy singer songwriter who shares the stage with a myriad of national artists. With 11 records to his name, he is the epitome of what a modern day traveling corduroy storytelling troubadour sounds and feels like.              


    Ed Rowell (Author & Speaker) "Andrew is not at all that hard to figure out. He's just a neo-hippy poet musing on theology and sociology from a post-modern perspective. He simply finds the sacred in the ordinary, the humor in the serious, and the tranquil in the noise that surrounds us all." 


    Andrew lives in rainy Olympia WA with 6 amazing kids, 1 pretty wife and a 72 VW Bus. He digs the St. Louis Cardinals and believes the Yankees suck! He's fully convinced that Barney “the purple messiah” is the reason dinosaurs went instinct and has a codependent relationship with his 3 acoustic guitars named CASH, Dylan, and Guthrie.  


    Max Allen Collins (author of "Road To Perdition) "Andrew is the real deal - soulful, unpretentious storyteller who tells it from the heart. His music is as profound as it is entertaining."


    Andrew says it like this: "Music is my compass, it’s how I see the world and long to see it better. The songs that I'm singing every night are the songs that I need — not to learn how to play, but to learn how to live better.”


    A live show with Andrew Landers and or Mainstreet Struggleville is a medicinal musical collide of Shawn Mullins writing style, Tommy Emmanuel’s acoustic guitar prowess, the soulful bluesy influence of Stevie Ray Vaughan, the jam bandy feel of Phish and the feel good vibe of Bob Marley. http://www.andrewlanders.com

  • 00:31

    Tracking Social Media All The Way To The Bank

    in Social Networking

    http://socialmediaedge.com/short-notes-for-december-29-2015/

  • 00:30

    Does Your Company Qualify for the Research and Development Tax Break

    in Technology

     


    Another year is winding down and tax season is just around the corner. It is time to get everyting in order to maximize your potential credit and improve your ROI. Please Join Melissa Bernie on Dec 17th @10:00 A.M and Andy Lane, Partner and Co-Founder of Tri- Merit, a professional services firm specializing in the calculation, documentation, and substanition of R&D tax credits and other specialty tax services for companies of all sizes and across all industries.  


    Some of the discussion topics will include what is R&D Tax break, why mobile technolgy companies are prime candidates, what are the requirments?, Is it retroactive? how does it save money? 


    Who wants a better ROI? this show is for your


     


     

  • 01:01

    Orlando’s Pizzeria & Birreria Ristorante

    in Current Events

    Our guest this morning is Orlando Mule of the new restaurant Orlando’s Pizzeria & Birreria Ristorante located in Redondo Beach.


    From a young age Orlando loved to watch people prepare food.  His Italian grandmother, his mom and the chefs that worked at his family restaurant inspired him and made him eager to start cooking. 


    Orlando’s father was a butcher and owned a family butcher shop/Italian grocery store. Later, he opened two restaurants Orlando le Roi du Sous-Marin and Trattoria del Buon Gustaio. Orlando worked in both establishment’s weekends and summers. 


    After two years of school in a business commerce program at Dawson College, he decided to pursue a managerial position in the restaurant and try out as Chef. 


    Now, with 26 years of experience in the food service, Orlando brings his successful recipes to the South Bay.  As the Chef /owner of Orlando’s Pizzeria & Birreria Ristorante, he is always trying to refine his palette.  He enjoys learning from different cultures and meeting interesting people who have a passion for cooking - this makes it a pleasure to go into work every day.


    So this morning, we’re going to hear how Orlando landed in the South Bay of LA via Canada and Italy. FYI, I’ve already eaten at Orlando’s so I can speak from experience. I also have a reservation for our annual Christmas Lunch with my Italian class.


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    To Find Out More about Jackie Balestra visit


    http://www.SouthbayByJackie.com


    To Find Out More Your Host, Joe Terry visit


    On Facebook at ...


    http://www.Facebook.com/TheSouthBayShow

  • 00:30

    How Are We to Inject Gratitude into the Spiritual Void Thanksgiving Has Become?

    in Spirituality

    How grateful and exicted are turkeys for Thanksgiving to you think? :)... 


    We've rather largely lost our way, bit by bit, with a myopic fascination with food as the defining moment of what now consititues our Thanksgiving haven't we?  


    But, this deficit of heart is beginning to take its toll in the sensibilites of more and more people as they reflect how unfilling this holiday can end up being at the end of the day when our guests can't leave quickly enough after the food has been eaten. 


    I've been in some homes where the feast is more like an in-home fast food feast and in a blink of the eye the cooks are abandoned, the relationship time together goes up in a puff of tail--pipe smoke as the cars speed away to the malls. Anti-climatic, indeed!


    Days of preparation. Feasting. And everyone sticking their face into their cell phones and rushing off to the nearest and biggest sale of their desires for getting something for a deal. And there the chefs and company experience an anticlimatic event. 


    The heart of visiting and sharing our company, stories, and being drifts away from the hearth of our homes and enters the competition for goods. Is that becomeing an unappealing feeling-experience for you... more empty, dissapointing, useless than something to celebrate and something more along the lines of a hefty investment of time with a disproprtionate return (ROI sucks)? 


    When the preparation far outweighs the event, it fails to excite and satisfy in the same deligthful manner. Let's visit a warm hearth together and consider ways we can return our families to a Thanksgiving that feeds our belly and our Souls!


    Join us, Sharon Quinn and Will Gable

  • 00:50

    Community Investor: Planning Your Exit Strategy with Your Property Investment.

    in Real Estate

    On this episode of Community Inventor, host Chrissey Breault and her guest Abhi Golhar, Managing Partner with Summit Crown Partners discuss exit strategies: How and when to turn your property investment. And you'll learn how to get the most out of your next real estate conference. Bottom line, to get your best ROI, do your homework and come prepared.

  • 00:48

    Value-based Integration of Supply Chain Risk Management and Supplier Networks

    in Business

    Today Buyers Meeting Point welcomes two guests:


    Heiko Schwarz is a Founder and Managing Director of riskmethods, a cloud-based supply chain risk management solution focusing primarily on SMEs and large businesses in all industries, which purchase on an international basis.


    Christian Lanng is a Founder and CEO of Tradeshift, a global network and platform that connects 500,000 buyers and suppliers across 190 countries. 


    riskmethods and Tradeshift have recently announced a partnership that integrates Tradeshift’s collaborative commerce with riskmethods’ supply chain risk management. In this conversation we will discuss:



    How the platform approach to technology - and the terminology we use to describe it - opens the door to greater flexibility and added value
    Making sure risk management is an actionable and ongoing effort
    How to have a commerce-oriented mindset when approaching risk


     


    For more information on the riskmethods Tradeshift partnership, click here to read the press release. You can also download a whitepaper 'The ROI of Supply Chain Risk Management.'