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Mark de Grasse is the President of DigitalMarketer, an eLearning company focused on skill development for professional marketers, marketing agencies, and small business owners. Mark de Grasse is a content strategist focused on integrated, genuine approaches to marketing and management. Mark has been working in content development since the mid-2000’s, creating tens of thousands of articles, graphics, videos, and podcasts over the years.

The Pivot to Print: Mark Stern’s Custom Box Journey from Corporate to Entrepreneur | Ep. 24

In this engaging episode, Mark de Grasse interviews his friend Mark Stern, founder of Custom Box Agency. Stern shares his inspiring journey from a successful but unfulfilling corporate career to becoming an entrepreneur and discovering his passion for creating immersive physical experiences that complement digital marketing campaigns. With candor and wit, Stern recounts how listening to the market and embracing flexibility led him to launch his innovative box experience business, adding tangible elements that elevate customer journeys. This conversation offers an insightful glimpse into the mindset shift required for entrepreneurial success.

TOPICS

  • Mark Stern’s transition from corporate consulting to entrepreneurship
  • The pivotal realization that his corporate path was unsustainable
  • Discovering digital marketing and exploring virtual events
  • Developing the idea for custom box experiences by listening to client needs
  • The power of combining digital and physical for unforgettable customer journeys
  • Leveraging challenges and focus groups to test business concepts
  • The importance of creative freedom and passion in running a business

GUEST INFORMATION:

Mark Stern: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marustern/
Custom Box Agency: https://customboxagency.com/

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AI-Branding Academy: http://aibranding.academy

Daily Mark | Episode 29

4/22/24

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Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2012

Amends the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987 to prohibit funds for the Department of State or the Board from being used to influence public opinion or propagandizing in the United States.

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Daily Mark | Episode 27

4/18/24

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  • AI That Pays Humans

    Payman gives your AI Agents the ability to have access to capital so that they can pay humans for their expertise in completing specialized tasks they need done.

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  • TikTok Update

    Payman the marketplace for AI Agents to Hire Humans.

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Daily Mark | Episode 26

4/17/24

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  • Humane Wearable AI

    It’s a gadget designed for interacting with large language models, not apps, and for talking instead of typing. But it’s not yet entirely clear what you’re supposed to use it for.

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  • Limitless Wearable AI

    At first, Limitless hopes to be a way to prep for and remember the stuff you talk about at work. Eventually, it plans to do much more.

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Podcasting Through Pandemics: Dustin Reichman’s Journey of Transformation | Ep. 23

In this episode of Podcast Mark, Mark de Grasse talks with Dustin Riechman, a seasoned podcaster and digital marketer, who shares his journey from an engineer to a partner in an e-commerce brand, to a podcasting guru. Dustin discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed his shift to podcasting as a major business tool due to the halt of in-person trade shows. His success in podcast guesting led to opportunities in coaching and the development of mastermind experiences focusing on business acceleration through podcasting. Dustin and Mark explore the importance of community in business, the value of transparency, and the interconnectedness of personal and professional life principles.

TOPICS

  • Transition to Podcasting: How Dustin pivoted his business approach during the COVID-19 pandemic by utilizing podcast guesting as a strategic tool.
  • Community Building: Strategies for creating and nurturing communities, emphasizing the role of consistent leadership and shared values.
  • Professional and Personal Synergy: The integration of personal values and professional practices, and how these inform community building and content creation.
  • Framework for Success: The importance of following a systematic approach in business endeavors and podcast guesting, avoiding shortcuts for sustained success.
  • Parenting and Personal Development: Insights on how personal experiences and parenting styles can reflect and enhance professional practices and philosophies.

GUEST INFORMATION:

Dustin Riechmann: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dustinriechmann/
7 Figure Leap: https://7figureleap.com/

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AI-Branding Bootcamp: https://markdegrasse.com/ai-branding-bootcamp-brand-avatar/

Webinar Recording: How to Transform Your Brand w/AI

Check out the recording of the webinar held on 4/15/2024, presented by Mark de Grasse. Get 3 free Custom GPTs to help develop your brand (links below video).

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Daily Mark | Episode 24

4/15/24

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  • Brand Vision Creator

    The Brand Vision Creator is a component of the AI-Branding Framework utilized by the AI-Branding Academy.

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  • Last Chance! AI-Branding Bootcamp

    Learn how to use a variety of AI platforms to generate every aspect of your branding, then learn how to inforce it in every element of your business.

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