• 00:32

    Erin Blaskie: Author, Entrepreneur, Digital Strategist

    in Motivation

    Erin Blaskie first got into computers when her dad handed her a Commodore 64. She was six years old. When the Internet became widely available, Erin started an online journal on the platform Open Diary and began sharing her thoughts with the world. She hasn’t stopped over-sharing since.

    In the ten years since starting her first online business, Erin has helped numerous businesses come online, establish their web presence and create community. Erin’s primary expertise is in creating solid systems and processes for businesses but she also leads clients to leverage the power of the Internet to nurture community, create culture and inspire change.

    Erin has worked with companies such as Disney, Post, Kraft, Travelocity, Microsoft Canada, Ford Canada, PepsiCo., 3M, Maple Leaf Canada, Canadian Tire, Alliance Films, Feld Entertainment, The Body Shop, TD Bank and more.

    Erin has been an online video host for Butterscotch.tv (a division of Tucows), co-hosted the Macgasm video podcast, has been involved in small and large-scale social media activations with prestigious public relations firms and has been turned into a video game character in the iPhone / iPad game, “Bar Star.”

    Erin has been quoted in five print books, received numerous business awards, has delivered presentations on local, national and International platforms and has been featured in notable media such as the Wall Street Journal, Mashable, Inc.com, Huffington Post, AMEX Open Forum, Portolio.com, Examiner.com, About.com, Business Insider, Chatelaine, Costco Connection, ABC, CBC, and CTV Morning Live.

    Erin is also the author of four books including her recently released book, "Destiny: A Love Story About A Video Game, Marketing and Story Telling. 

    Website: www.erinblaskie.com

    Twitter: @erinblaskie

  • 00:37

    Best Social Media Gadget Awarded to: Wisestamp by Mashable

    in Marketing

    Introducing Wisestamp! An awesome email marketing app that was awarded the "Best Social Media Gadget" Award in 2009 from Mashable!
    I'm a proud user using it to add my eBay listings directly into every email I send. It creates a unique signature at the bottom of my email inside an outlined box. It pulls in the RSS feed from my eBay store showing an item. (see photo below showing a screenshot from my email)
    It's my pleasure to share this awesome tool with my listeners. Tune in as I am joined with the Co-Founder and Strategist of Marketing  at Wisestamp: Josh Tzvika Avnery.
    Wisestamp is used by over 250,000 users around the world. Check out the site and download your free trial today @ Wisestamp.com
    eBay Sellers can download this FREE app @WisestampForeBaySellers

  • 00:54

    Social Media Success Gone Viral for Your Business: Ted Coine' & Mark Babbitt

    in Marketing

    Co-Founders of Switch & Shift; Ted Coine' (Forbes Top 10 Social Media Power Influencer) and Mark Babbitt (Founder and CEO of YouTurn & Co-Founder of ForwardHeroes.org) join us to share top tips from their best-selling book:  A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive.

    Ted Coiné is a Forbes Top 10 Social Media Power Influencer and an Inc. Top 100 Leadership and Management Expert. This stance at the crossroads of social and leadership put him in a unique perspective to identify the demise of Industrial Age management and the birth of the Social Age.

    Mark Babbitt CEO and Founder of YouTern, named by Mashable as a “Top 5 Online Community for Starting Your Career” and by Forbes in both 2012 and 2013 as a "Top Website for Your Career".

    Mark is also President of SwitchandShift.com, a leadership blog that enables organizations and leaders transition successfully from the Industrial Age to the Social Age, and CMO and co-Founder of ForwardHeroes.org, a non-profit that positions our military veterans for success in the civilian workforce.

    A serial mentor, author, keynote speaker and blogger, Mark has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Mashable. Forbes and Bloomberg News regarding social media's impact on business, leadership in the Social Age, career development, and higher education’s role in preparing emerging talent for the workforce. Mark’s contributions include Huffington Post, IBM's Social Business Insights, SwitchandShift.com, The Muse, Alltop and PRDaily.

    Visit  Website 

    Connect with Deb at: DebScott.com

  • 00:25

    Becoming A Uber Connector With YEC Co-Founder & Entrepreneur Expert Scott Gerber

    in Entertainment

    Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council, an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs,  and author of the book Never Get a “Real” Job. He is also a serial entrepreneur, internationally syndicated columnist, and the host of Founders Forum on Inc.com. Scott has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Bloomberg, Fortune, TIME, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, Reuters, Mashable, BBC, NPR, Forbes, The Daily Beast, CBS News, US News & World Report, Fox News, Inc. and Entrepreneur, and has been honored by NASDAQ and the White House.

    Show Sponsor: DreamItAlive.com is a global community guiding users to create their “dream life” with scientifically proven visualization tools, dreamboards® and personal development content.

  • 00:34

    Charity Miles: There's an App for that! CEO & Founder Gene Gurkoff

    in Current Events

    Gene Gurkoff is the founder of  Charity Miles.   He has personally run more than 38 marathons to raise money and awareness for Parkinson’s research in honor of his grandfather who has the disease.

    A mobile app that helps you earn money for your favorite charity, just by working out!

    The idea for New York City-based Charity Miles came from founder Gene Gurkoff’s love of competing and his passion for supporting important causes. As founder of Team Fox (The Michael J. Fox Foundation), which has raised $20 million since 2006, Gene realized the difficulties of getting corporate sponsors & decided there must be an easier way. Hence, the birth of Charity Miles.  Today, with over 100K active users, Charities now include: The Wounded Warrier Project, Austism Speaks, Stand Up to Cancer, Feed America, Red, Habitat for Humanity, ASPCA and more.   

    Charity Miles has earned SXSW Interactive People’s Choice Award and is one of Mashable’s Top Five Fitness Apps.  

    Join the movement. Invite your friends. Every Mile Matters.  Changing the world is a team sport!

    Get the APP at: CharityMiles.org   App on iTunes  App on Google Play

    Connect with Deb at:  DebScott.com

  • 01:00

    Design for poop? Yes. Let's talk litter boxes and diaper pails.

    in Design

    We're tackling the much under-talked about design dilemma: How do you design for litter boxes and diaper pails? 

    So we're asking the question: When it comes to litter boxes and diaper pails, where do you put the poop without compromising design?

    HGTV designer Genevieve Gorder is sharing her perspective on the unglamorous quandary. Genevieve designs for her new series Genevieve’s Renovation. You can also catch her on Dear Genevieve, HGTV Star, A Hero’s Welcome Home, and hosting HGTV’s White House Christmas Specials. Off air, Genevieve designs for a diverse group of clients and companies ranging from her collection at Capel Rugs, ships with Royal Caribbean, hotels, restaurants, private clients, and her new lifestyle web series A Well Designed Life on ulive.com.

    Married designers and founders of AphroChic, Jeanine Hays & Bryan Mason, are experts at design that embraces culture and the unique admixture of the traditional and the contemporary that helps to define us all. Jeanine and Bryan have been featured on Good Morning America, and in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Washington Post, Elle Decor, EBONY and more.

    Dinah Wulf is the creator of DIYInspired.com, mom to a 3-year-old daughter, and loves to repurpose and decorate. She's contributed to magazines, named one of Mashable’s Moms Full of Inspiring Advice, and partnered with some fabulous brands including Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts, Home Depot and 3M DIY. She's also a part of Martha’s Circle, a network of DIY blogs chosen by Martha Stewart’s Editors.

  • 01:20

    Bert Martinez talks with Tom Hopkins, Ted Coiné, Mark Babbitt

    in Business

    Tom Hopkins carries the standard as a master sales trainer and is recognized as the world’s leading authority on selling techniques and salesmanship.Over 4 million people on five continents have attended Tom’s high-energy live seminars. He is the author of 17 books, including “How to Master the Art of Selling™,” which has sold over 1.6 million copies worldwide. This mega-selling book is considered a must-have reference guide for top selling producers in every field of sales 

    Sheila Kennedy THE Confidence Coach.She did the hard work and filled her tool chest with what she needed to achieve confidence at her core the kind of confidence that delivers better relationships, decision making, health and success in her business.  In her best-selling book, You Had It All Along, 5 Keys to Unlocking the POWER of Confidence at Your Core 

    Josh Rednik President and CEO of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation. DRIF is the fundraising arm for the world-renown Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, which is at the forefront of research to cure diabetes

    Ted Coiné co-founder of Switch and Shift, a leadership community that believes organizations  in order to thrive in the Social Age  must build trust-based relationships, lead with purpose, and enable employees to do work that matters. A noted blogger and speaker, Ted was recently named a Forbes “Top 10 Social Media Power Influencer.”  

    Mark Babbitt CEO and Founder of YouTern, a social community for college students, recent graduates and young professionals that Mashable calls a "Top 5 Online Community for Starting Your Career." A prolific blogger and speaker, he is also President of Switch and Shift and a co-founder of Forward Heroes.org


  • 00:31

    BLT - Business Life Transitions with guest Mark Babbitt

    in Marketing

    This weeks guest is Mark Babbitt.

    Mark Babbitt is CEO of YouTern, a community that enables young talent to become highly employable through experiential education, mentors and contemporary career advice. Mashable calls YouTern a “Top 5 Online Community for Starting Your Career” and Forbes twice named them a “Top Website for Your Career”.
    Mark also serves as President of Switch and Shift, a community that enables clients to thrive in the Social Age by focusing on active listening, engagement and collaboration – and by putting customers and employees first.
    Mark is a keynote speaker, blogger and co-author of A World Gone Social: How Business Must Adapt to Survive with Ted Coine (AMACOM | 9-17-2014).


    Business Life Transitions is a radio show that talks about you and your business.  It will help you understand how to re-invent yourself, your business, and your life.

    Join Brian Basilico & Jan Marino every Monday Morning at 9am CST.

    Brian Basilico

    His best selling book, “It’s Not About You, It’s About Bacon! Relationship Marketing in a Social Media World!” simplifies the way social networking can help you grow your business.

    Recognized as one of the Top 40+ Digital Strategists in Marketing for 2014.

    Jan Marino

    YOU are the product. YOU are valuable. YOU are on a mission and Jan can help guide you become even more successful.  She's the manager of the Linkedin Chicago group (87,000 members) and a business owner-High Gain Companies, Inc.

  • 00:31

    HRExaminer Radio: Josh Tolan

    in Business

    Josh Tolan is the CEO of Spark Hire, a video interviewing solution used by more than 2,000 companies across the globe. Spark Hire launched in 2012 and has been on a fast growth curve ever since. Working with companies in over 40 countries, Josh's goal is to drive worldwide adoption of video interviewing.

    Since Spark Hire’s launch, Josh has become an influential member of the HR and recruiting technology community. He shares his knowledge and thought leadership on recruiting and careers as a contributor on a wide range of outlets including Mashable, FastCompany, CEO.com, The Huffington Post, ERE.net, Recruiter.com, and more.

    Connect with Josh and Spark Hire on Facebook and Twitter.


  • 00:53

    Mobile and Online Dating Advice

    in Romance

    Joining the show is cyber dating expert Julie Spira and online dating expert Joshua Pompey.

    Julie Spira is America’s Top Online Dating Expert and Digital Matchmaker. She was a very early adopter of the Internet and created her first profile 20 years ago. Julie helps singles on the dating scene from college-age to baby boomers navigate online dating to help them find love online with her Irresistible Profiles programs and keep their love alive offline. She’s the author of the bestseller, The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online and ranks as the most influential person in “online dating” and “dating” on social media influence site, Klout. Julie’s dating advice has appeared over 500 times in the media including ABC, CBS, CNET, CNN, E!, FOX, Good Morning America, NPR, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Glamour, Los Angeles Times, Mashable, Men’s Health, New York Times, Woman’s Day, Women’s Health, and USA Today. Her dating advice has appeared on eHarmony, Match.com, PlentyOfFish, and Zoosk. Follow @JulieSpira on Twitter, like her at Facebook.com/CyberDatingExpert, connect with her at Linkedin.com/in/juliespira, and at Google.com/+JulieSpira

     Joshua Pompey is an online dating and relationship expert, helping online daters to succeed with his products and services at a success rate of over 99% since 2009.  For more information about his products and services, as well as free articles and free profile evaluations, men click here (please link men click here to http://jpompey.com/gents).  Women, click here (please link women click here to http://jpompey.com/ladies).

  • 00:34

    HRExaminer Radio: Crystal Miller

    in Business

    Crystal Miller is a strategist with AT&T and has over a decade of recruitment marketing and digital strategy experience. In addition, she has led both the internal HR function for a regional $350MM business and the largest real estate recruiting practice for the leading single-site search firm in the United States.  Miller has worked with start-ups to Fortune 5 companies to create and execute compelling recruitment marketing & employer branding campaigns.  She has been a reliable expert source on the topics of talent attraction, talent acquisition, talent management, and digital strategy for multiple media outlets including CBS, Hanley-Wood, Mashable, and ABC. As an industry leader, she is recognized for expertise in recruitment, recruitment marketing, social media, social communities, talent pipelining, and digital strategic solutions and speaks globally on the same.

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