The Web.Search.Social Podcast

Improve your business, marketing & productivity by challenging the status quo.

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Leave behind the blueprints, secrets and “ten steps to success” and join us as we talk about a better way to market and grow your business. Monday episodes feature Ralph and Carol Lynn Rivera sharing marketing ideas, insights and personal experiences. Thursday episodes feature a guest conversation with business owners to explore their successes and challenges so that you can learn from their experiences. We also talk with industry guests about topics relevant to web, search and social marketing. In between we read aloud our current blog articles.

Here are our 5 latest episodes or you can browse all episodes.

Ian Anderson Gray On The Business And Personal Sides Of Conference Speaking

Ian Anderson Gray On The Business And Personal Sides Of Conference Speaking

If you want to be a conference speaker Ian shares insights into the benefits, challenges and drawbacks. He talks about why he decided to speak, why nerves are a good thing and how you may not know you like it until you try it.

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Nadia Bracken Brings The Hotness

Nadia Bracken Brings The Hotness

Today we talk about aggressive, persistent marketing with Ian Anderson Gray. It starts with email marketing and digresses to a conversation about Jehovah’s Witnesses and whether their persistence creates a branding problem for them.

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The Creative Process Is Not All Rainbows And Unicorns

The Creative Process Is Not All Rainbows And Unicorns

There’s a process behind creativity, and work, too. Today we talk with a filmmaker and author about how he starts (and finishes!) creative projects, plus more on marketing and building a fan base.

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Time Sucks, A Yucky Interface And Other Business Conundrums

Time Sucks, A Yucky Interface And Other Business Conundrums

As an entrepreneur you’re always going to be dealing with time issues, namely lack of it. Time sucks come in many forms, from big crises like death or health problems, to small ones like spam or unsolicited emails. But how do you deal with them?

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Warfare Plugins: Saving The World One Share At A Time. A Chat With Dustin Stout And Nick Cardot.

Warfare Plugins: Saving The World One Share At A Time. A Chat With Dustin Stout And Nick Cardot.

When no social sharing plugin met their needs, 3 men set out to develop their own and Warfare Plugins was born. This is how they built a social plugin that beats out the rest when it comes to beauty and functionality and how they service customers.

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Your Hosts

Ralph M. Rivera

Ralph M. Rivera

As a writer, developer and educator, Ralph brings 25 years of experience to the Web.Search.Social Marketing Podcast. He believes that every topic is up for debate and that businesses must be skeptical of conventional wisdom.

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Carol Lynn Rivera

Carol Lynn Rivera

As a writer and marketing strategist, Carol Lynn knows every aspect of marketing from the planning to the execution to the metrics. Her passion is for creating quality content and using it as the cornerstone of all successful marketing.

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Our Guests

Mike Allton

Mike Allton

The Social Media Hat

Episode 107: Put On Your Social Media Hat: When To Post, Automate And Listen

 

Kim Anami

Kim Anami

Kim Anami, Holistic Sex And Relationships Coach

Episode 99: Better Sex Makes For Better Business

 

 

Mike Ash Garden State Fire & Security

Mike Ash

Garden State Fire & Security

Episode 55: Don’t Hire A Web Developer Or Marketing Company Until You Read This

Melanie Kissell Copyeditor

Melanie Kissell

Melanie Kissell Copyeditor

Episode 74: Nix The Rules And Add Some Magic To Your Marketing

Glen Koedding Green Sun Energy Services

Glen Koedding

Green Sun Energy Services

Episode 16: Facebook, Email And Landing Pages: Brought To You By The Power Of The Sun

Katherine Kotaw, Kotaw Content Marketing

Katherine Kotaw

Kotaw Content Marketing

Episode 127: Pit Bulls, Pie And Storytelling For Business

 

 

Anthony Thomas Sticker Mule

Anthony Thomas

Sticker Mule

Episode 108: The Key To Successful Marketing: Happy Customers And… Stickers!

 

 

Mark Traphagen Stone Temple Consulting

Mark Traphagen

Stone Temple Consulting

Episode 143: Google Aliens, Conspiracies And The Truth About SEO

Meg Walker Tandem Literary

Meg Walker

Tandem Literary

Episode 75: How To Market And Promote Your Book Without Being Icky

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