LLL030 @AmyPorterfield: Important Nerd Stuff

Amy Porterfield photo by Lanna Lee Maheux

Amy Porterfield photo by Lanna Lee Maheux

Amy Porterfield photo by Lanna Lee Maheux

In a busy hallway at the Portland Regency Hotel, Amy and Lanna Nerd out about success, being your own boss, family life, and life lessons. Amy tells Lanna about her days of working with Tony Robbins. Lanna explains the Underpants Gnomes to Amy and tells people to be quiet. Have you ever considered a mentorship program? Amy talks about her experiences in Mastermind groups and using coaches and mentors. And she answers 10 questions.

Amy Porterfield

Amy is the co-author of Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies and a Social Media Strategist for entrepreneurs and small businesses. With 12+ years marketing experience, Amy has worked with mega brands like Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, along with Tony Robbins International where she oversaw his content marketing team and collaborated on multiple online marketing campaigns. She currently creates online programs to teach entrepreneurs and small businesses how to leverage social media to gain greater exposure, attract quality leads and turn their fans and followers into loyal customers who are eager to do business with you again and again. You can find out more about her at http://www.amyporterfield.com.

The 411: Amy Porterfield

LLL025 Amanda O’Brien: Maine Connector @amanda_pants

Amanda Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch

Amanda Lounged with LannaLee and Got a Couch

Amanda and Lanna talk about life in Maine, sending dogs to the farm, The Social Media Breakfast Maine, and how social media tools have changed the face of marketing. Does Amanda have a work/life Balance? Amanda talks about her nerdy roots. And she answers 10 questions.

Amanda O’Brien

Amanda O’Brien was raised on Peaks Island, Maine. She went on to the University of New Hampshire, did a little traveling and found herself moving back to Portland, Maine. Amanda is the VP of Marketing at Hall Internet Marketing, the organizer of Social Media Breakfast Maine, on the board for Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine, the Tech Expert for WMTW and guest blogs for a variety of different businesses and products. She is an active person who enjoys running and spending time time with her husband and two dogs.

The 411: Amanda O’Brien

LLL022 @TheRichBrooks Agent of Change: No Capes!

Rich Lounges with LannaLee and gets a couch!

Rich Lounges with LannaLee and gets a couch!

Rich Lounges with LannaLee and gets a couch!

This episode has caché! Join Rich and LannaLee as they get down to business in a lively discussion of life in Maine, entrepreneurship, and zombies. Rich explains how he balances his work and home life – or not. Rich tells us all the dirt about his upcoming conference, Agents of Change. And he answers 10 questions.

Rich Brooks

Rich Brooks is founder and president of flyte new media (http://www.flyte.biz), a web design and marketing firm in Portland, Maine. He is a nationally recognized speaker on entrepreneurship, Internet marketing and social media.

He presents and blogs (http://www.flyteblog.com) on web marketing topics such as social media, search engine optimization, email marketing, blogs and building websites that sell.

He is currently an Expert Blogger at FastCompany.com and a regular contributor at SocialMediaExaminer.com.

He is a founder of The Agents of Change Digital Marketing Conference (http://www.agentsofchangecon.com/), an annual conference on search, social & mobile marketing.

He is the “tech guru” on WCSH Channel 6’s evening news show, 207, and teaches web marketing and social media courses for entrepreneurs at the University of Southern Maine’s Center for Continuing Education.

The 411: The Rich Brooks

LLL017 Greg Daly: This Podcast Starts in Westbrook @DJNoRequest

Greg Lounges with LannaLee and Gets a Couch!

Greg Lounges with LannaLee and Gets a Couch!Greg and Lanna talk about design, Westbrook, and crazy muscle cars. Greg fesses up on his Diorama habit, and describes his inner sanctum. Lanna and Greg find out they both inherited grandparent cars. Greg describes his creative process, and expounds on great design and the importance of kerning. And he answers 10 questions.

For over 20 years, Greg Daly has been successfully communicating to consumers, businesses and peers. He has worked at global ad agencies such as Grey Advertising, as well as small boutique shops in the greater New York area. His abilities led him to Spike TV where he worked on the network’s core branding and in-house advertising. After spearheading the day-to-day leadership of the creative department at Pierce Promotions & Event Marketing, and winning several awards, Greg ventured out on his own to start ‘Brand Royal’ – a branding/marketing/advertising consultancy that focuses on social media marketing the relationship between communities and their brands.

Greg’s background is rich in music and art. After playing trumpet throughout his youth, he studied fine art, illustration, graphic design and advertising at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He brings extensive experience working with a diverse collection of brands . Greg’s passion for all genres of music is infused in everything he does. Known as DJ NoRequest (@DJNoRequest) both on and off Twitter, Greg has spun at SVA, clubs, bars and block parties, and is happy to bring all his skills to the scene in Portland, Maine.

The 411: Greg Daly