So, You’re in Sales? Episode 39 Panel Discussion – A Look Back & A Look Ahead

The format was simple.

3 guests

  1. Former PPAI Chairman of the Board and President of Seattle, WA based Distributor Image Source, Tom Goos
  2. PromoKitchen Chef, PromoCares Board Member and freshly printed Regional Association Council Board of Directors 2019 President + President of service provider PromoCorner, Bill Petrie
  3. The most listened to contributor to the podcast in 2018, American Solutions for Business Vice President of Marketing and Vendor Relations, none other than the TRASA Hall of Famer himself, Dana Zezzo

Panel Discussion

  1. 2018 Industry Highlights
  2. 2018 Industry Lowlights
  3. Biggest Thing You’re Watching
  4. The Thing No One’s Paying Enough Attention To
  5. The Thing We Should Stop Worrying About

Listen in for what turned into a raucous, laugh out loud discussion about the current state of things and whether or not it’s time to turn out the lights on the industry.

So, You’re in Sales? Episode 38 Patrick Black on Promo e-commerce today (and tomorrow)

Patrick Black has been selling promotional products exclusively via the internet for 15 years. Take a listen to hear what the process is like, the pieces of tech Perfect Imprints uses to conduct their work and how you might get started with something similar.

So, You’re in Sales? Episode 37 Paul Bellantone 2018 Year in Review

A kinder and gentler message to the listeners this year from PPAI President Paul Bellantone. In this Episode we contemplate the ways venture capital money will first change the marketplace, discuss the potential effects of tariffs on our industry, look at the ways PPAI has gone on offense for the Promotional Marketing industry with it’s Get in Touch Campaign and the role their newly-released Strategic Foresight report plays with their membership.

So, You’re in Sales? Episode 36 Tom Rauen on Winning at Marketing – Today

The one time Guinness World Record holder for Most Tee-Shirts worn joins me for a discussion about The Celebrity Effect and how his Company’s give-back work has landed them in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, CNN and People Magazine


So, You’re in Sales? Episode 35 Jill Albers on The Pursuit of What’s Next

Industry top sales performer Jill Albers sits down with me for a discussion around her decision to change Companies, the thought processes she used to undergo the change and her advice to others in high-level positions considering something similar.