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  • Ryan Foland with Tom Bileau: Making an Authentic Impact On and Offline

    Innovator and entrepreneur Tom Bilyeu (https://twitter.com/TomBilyeu) takes Get Notified inside his journey of redefining success from Quest Nutrition (http://www.questnutrition.com/) to his new podcast, Impact Theory (http://impacttheory.libsyn.com/podcast). Learn how to brand your authentic life in order to maximize your long term impact — as there are no shortcuts to real growth, and no substitutions for real connections. This week, Tom lets your host Ryan Foland behind the scenes to find out why “Fulfilment isn’t a full wallet,” but success starts with a healthy mind.

  • Ryan Foland with John Lim: Moving Forward Every Day: Life Lessons Learned Online

    Do you feel paralyzed? Stuck in routine? Get moving forward today by expanding your entrepreneurial mindset with our guest John Lim, as we discuss his passion for inspiring people who are stuck in corporate America to do more with their careers. Though you may know him from his role as Sulu in the newest Star Trek reboot, John Lim is an entrepreneur and public motivational speaker, whose podcast Moving Forward (@bemovingforward) inspires listeners on a weekly basis.

    John interviews entrepreneurs, artists, and leaders who have overcome major obstacles in their lives in order to glean applicable life lessons that inspire his audience to create positive change. In this episode, we talk about lessons John himself has learned by interviewing some of today’s most prominent business thought leaders, including: Jeffrey Hayzlett, Leonard Kim, Jen Grisanti, John Lee Dumas, Academy Award Winning Artist, Doug Drexler, and former NFL Fullback, Obafemi Ayanbadejo. Tune in and “Get Notified.”

  • Ryan Foland with Jesse Rothman and Donald Dabdub : Brewing Beer for Dummies

    Beer. Need I say more? Serving as a cultural focal point since the pyramids of Egypt, I joined the ranks of an ancient tradition in subbing for my fellow radio DJ host on his show “Beer Ambassador.” Joined by my good friends and short notice ‘beer buddies’ Jesse Rothman, and fellow co-worker and home brewer Donald Dabdub, tune into this very special crossover episode of “Get Notified.” Stay till the end of the show for laughs, brewskies, and an out of control gameshow as your host Ryan Foland subs in on “Beer Ambassador.”

  • Ryan Foland with Chris VanDusen: The ABCs of A/B Testing

    Today we take a Grandma Time Out and get to know an exciting new technique called A/B testing that will increase the visibility of your content! Our guest, Chris Van Dusen (@vandusen) is an entrepreneur and CEO of Parcon Media (www.parconmedia.com) — a full service digital media planning and buying agency that focuses on challenger brands and companies in hyper growth mode. By utilizing data to maximize impact, Parcon Media Services sets itself apart with options like conversion rate optimization and customer acquisition strategy, which round out the agency’s data obsessed culture.

    In this episode, Chris takes us through his process with exclusive best practices and practical applications of how you can use A/B testing in order to grow your Facebook and Twitter impact. Have fun finding out with your host, Ryan Foland, how to “funnel” your audience to maximize success, online and off. Tune in and “Get Notified.”

  • Ryan Foland with Nick Nayersina and AJ Taylor : Good ole Fashioned College Hustle

    No matter how complicated it may seem, technology is fundamentally about human connection and communication — which is why in this episode we take a Grandma Time Out and “Get Notified” about a small group of college students who are reminding us that every path to success is not just a strategy, but a story. Listen in as we interview college students Nick Nayersina (http://www.pictaram.com/user/nicknayersina/1688159896) and AJ Taylor about their own audacious enterprise — Audacia (http://audacia-dwit.com/), dedicated to becoming an accessible resource providing career advice and motivation to students across the world. Starting with a passion to inspire their peers to pursue professional excellence, Nick and AJ have since traveled the country, interviewing people in a variety of fields not only about their keys to professional success, but more importantly the failures they did not allow to define their future.
    Tune in and “Get Notified.”

  • Ryan Foland with Jay Peters: Crash Course in Design 101

    Expand your understanding of ‘design’ to ‘Design’ with Jay Peters, the managing director of GROW (https://grow.empdl.com/#Education), a professional education program in the area of design leadership and management. Dedicated to increasing interdisciplinary communication and cooperation, GROW brings together design leaders from across different industries to discuss surprisingly similar challenges — maintaining that no matter the industry, company, or culture, the challenges they face are remarkably similar.

    Learn how to strategize from an entrepreneurial mindset for flexible and efficient problem solving with consumer focused “Design Thinking” — a focus on the feasible. Jay emphasizes that “Design Thinking” is for designers and non-designers alike, as research shows it is not the size of the budget, but the quality of its leadership that ultimately determines success. On this week’s episode, apply “Design Thinking” to your Social Media best practices — so make sure to tune in, and “Get Notified”!

  • Ryan Foland with Leonard Kim, Francis MacAulay, and Nick McArthur: Seize Opportunity Before it is Too Late

    When you’re reading major online publications like Inc., Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fortune, etc., do you ever want to reach out to influencers who are featured to ask for help? Our guests on today’s show did just that. Our guests are two individuals who made the decision to take a chance at opportunity by reaching out to online influencer and personal branding expert Leonard Kim (@MrLeonardKim).

    Meet Francis MacAulay (@FMacaulay3), a 22 year old from the middle of America, and Zach McArthur (@McArthurZa), who recently graduated college in Wisconsin then packed up his car and drove to California seeking opportunity. Both Francis and Zach retell their stories of how they found and reached out to Leonard Kim. A fun and inspiring interview, we learn first hand, how hard work, determination, and a willingness to put yourself in unfamiliar, sometimes uncomfortable positions can help you find success in this crazy world!

    In this episode, we talk about seizing opportunities, the role of Leonard Kim's influence, beatboxing, rapping, and how opportunity shapes all of our lives. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Deep Patel: Multimedia and Social Media

    Deep Patel (@realdeeppatel) joins us on Get Notified to talk about all things multimedia when it comes to Social Media. A young writer and entrepreneur, he is the author of A Paperboy's Fable: The 11 Principles of Success. In the book, he interviewed 15 industry luminaries including professors, entrepreneurs, CEO’s and General David Petraeus.

    In addition, Patel has served as script editor and creative consultant for the comedy She Wants Me (2012), produced by Charlie Sheen. He has also been featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Elite Daily. Patel is currently finishing up his second book, The Gray Veil.

    In this episode, we talk about topics including Gen Z, Social Media scheduling software, and ideal posting frequency. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Heidi Hubbeling: Heart Centered Social Media

    Heart Centered TECH Leadership Awards (heartcenteredtech.com) #HCTLA recognizes people within organizations who lead from the heart. The awards started as a way to acknowledge stand out individuals who take part in using technology to help make this world a better place. Get Notified Host Ryan Foland (AKA DJ GingerMC), was named a 2017 Heart Centered Tech Leader along with 14 others. Today’s guest, Heidi Hubbeling, Director of the Preccelerator® Program was also a Heart Centered Tech Leader, and she will be sharing what she does in the community. Heidi’s experience in professional services marketing, relationship building, business development strategy and entrepreneurship spans 15 years. In this episode, we discuss and learn how Social Media plays a part in leading with your heart! Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Richard Franzi: Leveraging Social Media to Unlock the Power of Peer Groups

    Richard Franzi is our guest on today’s show. He is an executive development expert, author, radio host and keynote speaker. Richard builds CEO Peer Groups for executives leading firms with annual revenues between $5 to $50 million. His work has been featured in many publications such as Forbes and CNBC as well as Orange County publications. As a leading expert on the social learning for business executives, Rick digs into the concept and value of peer influence. In this episode, we discuss specific tips on how to use Social Media to tap into a network that will help you learn and grow. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Kristi Russo, Co-Founder and CEO of Red Letter Resumes: Why the Resume is not Dead

    Ready to take your career to the next level, land the job of your dreams, or just tell your story in a way that doesn’t make you sound like everyone else? Today’s guest Kristi from Red Letter Resumes (www.redletterresumes.com), will be sharing helpful tips on how to craft a brand around your experience and skills so you can have the career you’ve always wanted. We talk about why the resume is not dead, and how Social Media plays its part. If you have ambition, focus and won’t settle for anything less than you deserve, you need to listen to this show. If you just want a paycheck and will settle for the status quo, this episode is not for you. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

    Does your resume pass the 6-second test? Find out here: http://www.redletterresumes.com/6-second-resume-test

  • Ryan Foland with Annalisa Carrillo-Fulk and David Conley: UCI Summer Session Social Media Strategy That Works

    Today we are joined by Annalisa and David from UCI Summer Session. They are hands on when it comes to spreading the word about the various awesome UCI Summer Session programs. Using social media is a big part of how they connect with UCI students and the larger community. We discuss what they do to promote all year long, and we have quest callers who add to the conversation. If you need a pep talk to get motivated about social media, and you want simple tips to get started, this episode is for you. Join us for fun conversation about everything from event promotion to hashtags. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Angie Sarabia and Brenda Flores: Breakdown of Social Media Best Practices

    Are you confused, stressed, or excited by social media? If so, this episode is perfect for you. This show provides a breakdown of best practices for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.
    We are joined by two young social media savvy guests, who are students here at the University of California, Irvine. Guest Angie Sarabia is a social media coordinator herself, who works for the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning. Our next guest Brenda Flores has her very own KUCI show called Meadow on Wednesdays at 12 to 2 PM, where she plays her favorite genre songs and provides analysis of the lyrics, fun facts about the band and more. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Sheri Fink: Marketing Strategies for Authors on Social Media

    Sheri Fink is an inspirational speaker, a #1 best-selling author, an award-winning entrepreneur, and the creator of “The Whimsical World of Sheri Fink” brand. Sheri writes #1 best-seller books that inspire and delight kids of all ages while planting seeds of self-esteem.

    Sheri was named one of CBS Los Angeles’ top three authors in the local area, is the recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award, and was recently named an inspirational beauty by supermodel Cindy Crawford’s “Beauties Give Back” campaign. She was inspired to write Cake in Bed to empower women to be their authentic selves because everyone deserves to have their cake and eat it too. Sheri joined us on the show to talk about

    Best-selling independent author Sheri Fink will share marketing strategies to build awareness of your book and cultivate relationships with your readers. Learn what to do, what not to do, what works, what doesn't, and how to make marketing and social media rewarding so you can have fun doing it and then get back to your writing. Whether you're traditionally published, independently published, or hoping to one day be published, you don't want to miss this insightful, strategy-packed session. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Peter Polydor and Yasmine Tanwidjaja-Pajares: Storytelling Through Social Media

    Storytelling is a big part of social media. Today’s guests are world traveled and have told many stories via social media.

    Peter has built successful companies in eCommerce, web services, and has spent the last several years working in venture capital most recently as Director and Co-Founder of ERGO Capital. In 2014, he founded the Eureka Building, a three-acre startup and tech community based in Irvine, California, designed to foster innovation and house entrepreneurs. Peter sits on the Board of Directors of ecoPHYSI and SugarsGone as well as the advisory board of a number of startups. Further to his work at ERGO, Peter advised the Oxford Seed Fund, is a Charter Member of the Canadian C100, recipient of the Greek 40 Under 40 award, the Power 30 Under 30 award and serves on the Occidental College Board of Governors.

    Yasmine Tanwidjaja-Pajares is a multi-media skilled reporter with foreign language capabilities in German, Spanish and French. Born in London to Spanish and Indonesian parents, she has travelled extensively and spent some of her childhood living in countries, from Germany and Spain to Thailand and Singapore, until returning to London when she was six. She has a passion for storytelling and news reporting. She has grown up in various parts of the world and has worked in communities in desperate poverty. Currently, she is pursuing a career as a TV presenter/ reporter and content creator in Los Angeles.

    We dig into what makes a good story, and how to best communicate online. This episode of Get Notified will help you understand what to do, and not to do when telling your story. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Laura Rubinstein: From personal to a more professional online presence: how to transition your social media strategy for the real world.

    Today’s guest is Coach Laura Rubinstein. She is an award winning Social Media and Marketing Strategist, Certified Hypnotherapist, speaker and bestselling author of the book Social Media Myths BUSTED. She is the President and co-founder of Social Buzz Club and creator of the Savvy Social Media Success System. Laura has developed marketing and branding strategies for more than 1,000 businesses, celebrities, speakers and authors across the globe helping them create more profits and brand popularity. Her profit-generating strategies and popular blog at TransformToday.com make her a highly sought after speaker and consultant. On today’s show we discuss strategy and concepts behind transitioning from personal use of social media, to a more professional use. The interview is full of tips and tricks that will help you understand what to post and what not to post. We are also joined by a surprise guest Valerie Sheppard. Tune in and “Get Notified”!

  • Ryan Foland with Hai Truong and Kevin Drake: How to Write if you are not a Writer

    If you want to learn how to become a content creator, this episode is for you. If you aren’t a writer and want some tips, this is for you. If you are a good writer and want to be great, this is also for you.

    Hai is a writer for TechDay News and The Cove at UCI. As an alumnus of UCI with a degree in English and a co-founder of a local creative agency, Creative Squeeze, Hai's focus is centered on spotlighting events, stories, and startups within the Orange County community. He is passionate about entrepreneurship and has participated in fast-pitch competitions through the UCI Antrepreneur Center and has co-organized local business and startup groups such as 1 Million Cups and Orange County Young Entrepreneurs.

    Kevin is currently a co host of “Sports Matters” sports talk show at Kuci in Irvine as well as part of the production team as a male voice-over actor. Kevin has also launched his own voice-over career in 2014 completing several long form narration projects with the passion and drive to grow his business while gaining experience in animation along with being an active community member for Kuci radio.

    We were happy to have Hai and Kevin join us on Get Notified. On the show, we talk about the importance of content creation for social media strategies. We give tips and tricks for people who might not be comfortable writing. We also share some websites and software resources that will help you in the writing process. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Leonard Szymczak and Daniel England: Online and Offline Strategies to Promote Your Book

    Leonard and Daniel joined us on the show to discuss how and why you should write a book, as well as offline and online strategies to promote it. Tune in and “Get Notified.”
    Leonard Szymczak is a writer, professional speaker, psychotherapist, and writing coach. He has worked both in Australia and America as an educator, writer, and therapist. He is the author of The Roadmap Home: Your GPS to Inner Peace, an Amazon bestseller and the light-hearted novels Cuckoo Forevermore and Kookaburra’s Last Laugh. He has ghostwritten a memoir for a Holocaust survivor and is the co-author with Mari Frank of Fighting for Love: Turn Conflict into Intimacy. He also teaches seminars on writing and has coached many authors get their books into print.
    Daniel England is a UC Irvine, MBA alumni whose focus on environmental entrepreneurship has led him to leading roles in two eco-friendly startups. Convert Coal, his most recent venture, uses a revolutionary process to clean coal that fuels over 40% of the world’s electricity. Daniel speaks Polish, and spends much of his time developing this technology in Poland. Daniel is also the Orange County Chapter President of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization and a former lecturer at Chapman University. He also accomplished rock climber and author of children’s books. He recently published a book titled “Hobo and the Frisbee”.

  • Ryan Foland with Dr. Tracy Carmichael, Jennifer Friend and Nicole Suydam: Non-Profits and Social Media

    Many Non-Profits are using Social Media to reach out to their supporters in new and creative ways. Joining the show today, three powerhouse women who are each leading very worthy causes. From helping child homelessness, feeding those with hunger, and making sure that all children get access to the education they deserve. education In the show we talk about how good online strategy sometimes starts offline. We also dive into why it is so important it is to communicate your story. Join us as we meet and learn from:

    Prior to becoming the CEO of Project Hope Alliance (http://www.projecthopealliance.org/) , Jennifer Friend enjoyed a successful career as a partner at a large law firm. While practicing law, Jennifer found her calling in advocating for and advancing the needs of homeless children and their families in Orange County. In 2013, Jennifer elected to resign from her law firm partnership and accept the invitation to serve as Project Hope Alliance’s CEO. She currently serves as the President-Elect of UCI’s Alumni Association Board of Directors, and on the School of Social Ecology’s Field Study Advisory Board and the Chancellor’s Steering Committee for OC Working Together.

    Nicole Suydam is a non-profit executive with nearly 20 years of management and leadership experience working with local and national organizations dedicated to meeting human service needs. As Chief Executive Officer of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County (http://www.feedoc.org/) since 2012, Nicole is committed to ending hunger in Orange County and engaging the community to support its mission through food donations, philanthropic support, volunteerism and advocacy.

    Tracy Carmichael has spent over a decade conducting educational research and developing equity-centered educational programs that produce opportunities for children to reach their full potential. Tracy’s journey with THINK Together (https://thinktogether.org/) began in 2008, as Manager of Program Evaluation. After completing her doctorate in 2013, Tracy served as Director of Action Research Tracy’s longstanding commitment to the communication of THINK Together’s impact and mission serves as the basis of her current role as Chief Engagement Officer.

    Tune in and Get Notified!

  • Ryan Foland with Zoë Muntaner: Being Compassionate When Using Social Media

    Compassion starts with you. Guest Zoë Muntaner talks with Ryan (AKA DJ GingerMC) about the intersection between Social Media and Compassion. Zoë is the founder of Diversity Matters and Compassion Santa Monica (https://www.facebook.com/compassionateSAMO/). She is also an organizer of the pre-TEDxLA City of Speakers Project (www.cityofspeakers.com). Zoë is a speaker on media and publishing as it relates to the intersectionality of politics, art, education, business, technology, spirituality and diversity. A bilingual Puerto Rican who is an animated, articulate, and a visionary speaker, Zoë engages audiences in how to develop and broadcast their message with change-agents and people who want to make a difference. She is the voice of #diversity and #compassion. Tune in and Get Notified about how you can incorporate compassion into your social media posts!

  • Ryan Foland with Daniel Midson-Short: How to Land A TEDx talk by two speakers who’ve done it

    In this episode, Ryan Foland (aka the GingerMC) and fellow TEDx speaker Daniel Midson-Short (aka the Balding Australian) share some tips and strategies for landing your very first TEDx gig.

    If you're wanting to grow your online influence and presence, public speaking is one of the very best ways to do it. Thanks to the huge impact TED and TEDx events have had around the web, you can leverage this platform to grow interests and buy-in for your own message. Everyday millions of viewers watch TED talks to learn and be inspired, and you too could be a speaker at an upcoming TEDx event.

    Ryan and Daniel recently had three articles published on Inc.com about How to Land a TEDx Talk. Listen and learn some of the must-do actions before, during and after the application process.
    http://www.inc.com/leonard-kim/dont-even-think-about-applying-for-a-tedx-talk-until-you-have-taken-these-6-step.html
    http://www.inc.com/leonard-kim/9-insider-tips-for-nailing-the-tedx-application-process.html
    http://www.inc.com/leonard-kim/increase-your-chances-of-landing-your-first-tedx-talk-with-these-8-hacks.html

    Remember, if you open your mouth, you are a public speaker, so why not leverage your ability to speak into a chance to change the world. Ryan and Daniel will show you how to get started in this episode of Get Notified.

  • Ryan Foland with Ryan Blair and Kumar Arora: When Entrepreneurship Meets Social Media

    Ryan Blair (http://www.ryanblair.com/) is a New York Times bestselling author, self-made multimillionaire, and serial entrepreneur who established his first company when he was twenty-one years old and has since created and actively invested in multiple start-ups. Now at age of 38, he has founded and sold numerous businesses for hundreds of millions of dollars, runs global healthy lifestyle company, ViSalus, and is a venture capitalist.
    Uncensored and raw in his account of growing up in the face of adversity, Blair effectively imparts lessons learned from obstacles he faced and provides a road map for entrepreneurial success. Blair is no ordinary businessman: he’s a master of personal reinvention.

    Kumar Arora (http://kumar-arora.com/) serves as a consultant and advisor for a range of industries. He boasts an impressive roster of clients ranging from Fortune 500s, startups, to celebrities and athletes. Kumar is now in the process of releasing his first book as well as one of the investors on Cleveland Hustles, airing on CNBC.

    Ryan Blair and Kumar join Ryan Foland in discussing how entrepreneurs can effectively leverage Social Media for reinvention and growth. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland and Joseph Haecker: Social Media Engagement Through Selfie Optimization

    “Life is experienced when we’re willing to step outside of our comfort zones.”
    Joseph is the founder and visionary behind Dezignwall (http://www.dezignwall.com/), a Pinterest-like website, for designing commercial spaces. An accomplished custom lighting designer, Joseph understands first-hand the pains and rewards of the commercial design and manufacturing industry. Over the past 14 years, he has served as executive product designer for Solatube International and head of product design for Triton Chandelier and Alger and consulted for more than 3-dozen custom lighting firms. His lighting fixture designs can be found at the world’s top luxury hotels and casinos, as well as commercial and residential projects.

    A seasoned entrepreneur with a head for business, Joseph believes that Dezignwall is an opportunity to give back to the community of professionals he so highly admires for creating awe-inspiring and impactful public environments. Joseph joins us to talk about the art of selfies, and how the right structural designs can help promote businesses through Social Media. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Liz Goodgold: Two Gingers Talking about Bios, Personal Branding and Colors.

    Liz Goodgold is a branding guru, speaker, author, coach, and consultant (http://redfirebranding.com/). This fiery redhead is the author of 3 books: How to Speak Gooder, Red Fire Branding, and DUH! Marketing. She is a monthly contributor to the Dubai-based Brand Knew magazine, San Diego North County Woman, and was also the branding columnist for Entrepreneur magazine reaching over 1.1 million readers each month.

    You can also see her on the TV series Hollywood Scandals dishing the dirt on celebrity brands. Liz has worked for such major clients as Quaker Oats, Times Mirror, and Arco Oil as well as with small business owners and start-ups. Her specialized, one-on-one branding and coaching programs spark new ideas that deliver sure-fire results. Liz joins DJ GingerMC to talk about how to brand yourself the right way, how to build the ultimate bio and how to leverage colors. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Ellen Bell: How Social Media is Influencing History

    Ellen Bell is passionate about local history. She is the author of the book, “Irvine: Images of America” and a member of the Irvine Historical Society, currently serving as president. Bell writes a local travel blog, OC Day Tripper, is a contributing writer for the Orange County Register, and, for several seasons, was known as “The Afternoon Angel,” the name of her fan blog on the OCRegister.com sports page.

    On Wednesday afternoons, she hosts a weekly radio program at KUCI 88.9FM called “Vintage Orange” where she chats with local historians, authors and Orange County pioneers. Ellen Bell joins us to discuss how Social Media is influencing history. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Brett Linkletter: Content Marketing and what it takes to be a Creative Agency

    Brett Linkletter knows that digital marketing is a powerful component of business expansion. Those who market the best lead verticals. If you brand yourself properly, the competition is irrelevant. With this in mind, Brett developed Misfit Media (http://www.misfitmedia.com). Misfit Media is a media management and development company that uses tailored strategies to help businesses establish their social media best practices. The company offers social media management across all platforms to ensure the content produced reaches the targeted audience desired. Brett joins us to talk about the importance of content marketing, the power of storytelling and the experience of building a creative agency. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Peter Buch and Fred Strasser: Influencer Marketing Through Social Media

    Peter is a five-time founder in several industries including fashion, tech, and social media. One of his startups is an app named Swell (http://www.swell.wtf ) , a fun photo sharing app that allows your friends to help you make decisions.The company was founded in 2015 by Peter Buchroithner (CEO), Manfred (Fred) Strasser (COO) and Philipp Holly (CTO). Initially a passion project, it developed into one of the fastest growing startups in Austria. Passionate about sharing their knowledge in bots and influencer marketing, Peter and his business partner Fred share their startup story and discuss how to market to and build a relationship with influencers to get a startup up and running. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Amir Marmar: Using Social Media to Expand Your Online Network

    Amir Marmar is an experienced accounting expert with over 20 years of corporate expertise across various industries. In 2012, he founded JFDI Consultants LLC DBA JFDI Accountants (http://www.jfdiaccountants.com/). By founding JFDI Accountants, Amir hoped to provide entrepreneurs with a more effective, reliable, and personalized alternative to financial services at below market pricing. Today, from California to New York, companies across the U.S. trust JFDI to be their back office. Some of Amir’s accomplishments include guiding clients through successful company exits, finding and recovering clients huge sums of money, finding thieves through forensic accounting, and helping companies maximize their profits. On the show, Amir will be discussing the importance of innovation and passion, the value in caring about your clients, and the usefulness of Social Media in expanding your online network (as wells as a featured, in studio LinkedIn hack).
    Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Jennifer Eden and Dustin Dye: Using Social Media Before you Launch Your Product or Service

    Get Notified is pleased to have Jennifer Eden, founder of Tampon Tribe as our special guest. Tampon Tribe (http://www.tampontribe.com/) is an energetic social impact project. Jennifer shares her vision about how together, we can prevent toxins from entering the Earth and our bodies. She is creating fun and powerful tribe of men and women who want to help provide women with access to certified organic, toxic-free, and affordable tampons. Jennifer is joined by Dustin Dye, startup consultant and membership Guru at Expert DOJO (www.ExpertDOJO.com). Working with Expert DOJO, a high performance center for entrepreneurs that uses their ecosystem of Experts and resources to help startup succeed, Jennifer is building her Social Media footprint prior to the launch of her product line. The conversation includes how to prepare for a crowdfunding campaign and how to leverage Social Media before your product or service is ready. We also get in a fight with Google. Tune in and “Get Notified” to learn and laugh!

  • Ryan Foland with Esosa Agbonwaneten: Leveraging Social Media for Market Research and Growing Users/Customers

    Esosa Agbonwaneten is founder and CEO of Bulletin, a digital planner that helps students keep themselves accountable for their academic deadlines. Bulletin successfully launched its pilot at UC Irvine during the fall of 2015. Agbonwaneten was inspired to start Bulletin because of her own academic experience. As a pre-med student, time was valuable. She yearned for an easier way to manage her schedule, and find information since the traditional means of campus calendars, emails, and flyers made it difficult to discover opportunities that resonated with her. Bulletin’s vision is to empower students with the information they need to succeed in college by personalizing the collegiate calendar for each student. She has appeared on PBS Studio SoCal, and has spoken at UCI, USC, and Cal Poly Pomona. On the show, we discuss how to use social media to not only build brand awareness, but how to leverage it for market research and growing users/customers. Tune in and “Get Notified”.

  • Ryan Foland with Guest Ash Kumra, Creating An Entrepreneurship Movement

    “Get Notified” is proud to to bring entrepreneur rockstar and speaker/author Ash Kumra! Ash Kumra is an award winning entrepreneur, author, public speaker and talk show host recognized twice by the White House as an entrepreneur making an impact. Ash discusses the secrets behind creating a movement that can turn your customers into your best advocates, and how he has applied this strategy to his latest endeavor, Youngry. Youngry is an entrepreneur media company whose mission is to unite the entrepreneurship ecosystem with a democratized platform for entrepreneurship news, original video programming, and e-commerce products. Youngry is doing an unique equity crowdfunding campaign to have supporters of their mission be a part of their movement from the beginning stages. Learn more about this campaign here: www.republic.co/Youngry.

  • Ryan Foland with Bre Seeley and Thais Guimaraes: Woman Empowerment Through Social Media

    Get Notified is proud to announce our upcoming guests. Thais Guimaraes is a women’s
    leadership coach, motivational speaker, spiritual teacher and the co-creator of The AMPLIFY Collective, a movement changing the way women network. After struggling for years with emotional eating, anxiety and several identity crises, she found the key to happiness – worthiness, and set out to support other women rise UP. She believes that the world will be saved by women who decide they are worthy of it. Bri Seeley is passionate about supporting women to live on purpose and BE inspirational women in their lives – everyday. She speaks, writes, and mentors women to connect with their unique passion for life and to build inspirational lives for themselves! Bri is also the founder of The Inspirational Woman Project, a movement which aims to tell the stories of every woman, and the co-founder of The AMPLIFY Collective, an un-networking movement for women. Both women have transformed the lives of hundreds of women worldwide.On this episode of Get Notified, these women will discuss the link between women’s empowerment and social media. Tune in and Get Notified.

  • Ryan Foland with Dean and Vice Provost Michael Dennin: Social Media Bubble Theory

    Professor Michael Dennin is well-known for popularizing science for the public. He is also the Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Education and the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning at the University of California, Irvine. He has taught many online courses on the nature of science, including team teaching a MOOC based on the television program, The Walking Dead. He has appeared on a number of television programs, including Spider-man Tech, Batman Tech, Star Wars Tech, and Ancient Aliens. New to Social Media but excited about learning how to better engage UCI undergraduate students, Professor Dennin is a fun and informative guest. In this Get Notified show we talk about everything from superheroes and Snapchat Hijacking to bubbles and how they relate to Social Media. Tune in and learn more about the amazing resources available to UCI students and experience Professor Dennin’s dynamic personality.

  • Ryan Foland with Dean and Vice Provost Michael Dennin: Social Media Bubble Theory

    Professor Michael Dennin is well-known for popularizing science for the public. He is also the Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Education and the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning at the University of California, Irvine. He has taught many online courses on the nature of science, including team teaching a MOOC based on the television program, The Walking Dead. He has appeared on a number of television programs, including Spider-man Tech, Batman Tech, Star Wars Tech, and Ancient Aliens. New to Social Media but excited about learning how to better engage UCI undergraduate students, Professor Dennin is a fun and informative guest. In this Get Notified show we talk about everything from superheroes and Snapchat Hijacking to bubbles and how they relate to Social Media. Tune in and learn more about the amazing resources available to UCI students and experience Professor Dennin’s dynamic personality.

  • Ryan Foland with Guest Valerie R. Sheppard, Self-Mastery Meets Social Media

    Get Notified is proud to announce our guest: UCI Professor, best-selling author, and communications guru, Valerie R. Sheppard! Valerie is joining the show to give us insight on topics that we’ve never covered before. This new dynamic between business skills and Social Media skills was always an underlying theme but never blatantly discussed until now. As the author of a self-empowerment book and a nominee of the Women In Business Award, Valerie will help us improve our skills in communication as well as help us bridge the gap between self-mastery skills and the skills associated with Social Media. This certainly produced intriguing dialogue. Join us in getting schooled and engaging in innovative discourse in our newest episode. Tune in and Get Notified.

  • Ryan Foland with Kevin Drake and Tom Bindewald: Experts in Social Media Resistance

    If you feel like your feelings about Social Media have yet to be represented on the show, you won’t want to miss the newest episode of Get Notified. For the first time ever, Get Notified has experts in not being Social Media experts in studio! To get a sense of the perspective of someone that is either opposed to, confused by, or a novice of Social Media, we welcomed Kevin Drake and Tom Bindewald to the show. Tom does not feel completely comfortable exploring Social Media; he has trouble gauging the importance of using it. Kevin is not opposed to Social Media but finds the array of Social Media platforms overwhelming. He only has a Facebook account, Linked In, and a website. Our two amazing guests will receive a Social Media therapy session that might just change their minds about Social Media (or at least get them headed in the right direction). Tune in to hear all about our guests’ fears and feelings about the way social media works, how many social media platforms are available, and how to navigate them all without feeling overwhelmed. This is a show that you won’t want to miss. Tune in and Get Notified.

  • Ryan Foland with Shann Dornhecker, Chrystal Fairbanks and Christine Treble for Social Media Power Ball

    We are excited to have two Division of Undergraduate Programs in studio! Chrystal Fairbanks from UCI Study Abroad Center, and Christine Treble from the UCI Campuswide Honors Program will interact with Social Media expert Shann Dornhecker. We will learn from Chrystal and Christine what they are doing to promote their services to UCI students. Then Shann will perform a live Social Media audit, uncovering opportunities for improvement in their systems and methods. The lessons learned can be shared by all of our listeners, as we will take a deep dive into some of the methodologies that companies use to increase engagement online and through Social Media platforms. It is a Social Media Super Ball Lotto, and everyone who listens is a winner! This is a show you DO NOT want to miss. Tune in and Get Notified.

  • Ryan Foland with Shann Dornhecker: How Social Media is like Driving a Car.

    Shann Dornhecker started out programming computers at age 9 on punch cards taught by her grandfather who designed the original computer systems for Boise Cascade. She moved onto taking programming courses on the local college mainframe by age 12. Speaking numerous languages besides having a gift for programming, her skills took her all over the world until age 19 where she was recruited into US Navy, where she served 6 years and upon honorable completion of service, she moved to Los Angeles to work in the entertainment industry enjoying a successful 15 year career before founding Vixere Consulting in 1995. With specialities in SEO, Reputation Management, Social Media Management, and Bridging the Gap between Geek and Human, we spend the whole hour talking about Social Media basics, using the analogy of driving a car! Lots of great lessons for people from beginners to experts! Tune in and Get Notified.

  • Ryan Foland With Jason Fishman: Growth hacking and Digital Strategy for Social Media

    Jason Fishman is SVP of Digital Strategy for DNA (digitalnicheagency.com). Jason is a
    Digital Business Expert with over 10 years of leadership at Creative, Traditional and Digital Agencies working with over 150 client companies. Jason has led in-house Marketing departments for several startups, including a branded entertainment social gaming company where he played a key role in obtaining $3m in Seed Capital. Jason has also worked heavily in Advertising Sales and Product Marketing representing networks of Premium Print Publishers' Mobile/Tablet Apps and running high-impact placements for many Top 100 Advertisers. In this show we will talk about growth based models for building your Social Media and brand. Tune in and Get Notified.

  • Ryan Foland With Jeff Davis. How to Find the Hidden Opportunity in Your Setback.

    Are you dealing with challenges and unwanted events in your life? Want to know how to deal with unexpected setbacks in a better and more efficient way? On today's show we have Jeff Davis, an author, professional speaker, entrepreneur, YouTube creator, philanthropist, and world-renowned traveler. His TEDx talk “How to Fulfill Your Inner Life” is about what to do when life throws you a curveball. Jeff's expertise is in helping audiences around the world get through adversity and tough times. It may not always be easy, but you can find the silver lining in your situation and come out on top. Tune in because you'll want to hear this!

  • Ryan Foland with Rahfeal Gordon, Leo Bottary, and Miguel Dias: How to Achieve Global Greatness, Online and Offline

    We have three amazing guests who discuss the keys to achieving global greatness. Rahfeal Gordon (www.rahgor.com) has come a long way from his hardships of being homeless on the streets of Newark, New Jersey – U.S.A. Now, he is recognized as one of the top international speakers and advisors for world leaders and global entrepreneurs who are impacting humanity. Leo Bottary (www.leobottary.com) is an expert on the power of peer influence for business leaders, and recently coauthored the book, The Power of Peers: How the Company You Keep Drives Leadership Growth & Success with Leon Shapir. Miguel Dias is the founder of CEO World (www.ceoworld.com), a global community of CEOs who come together monthly to collaborate and support each other's success. He believes in “unity in diversity,” bridging the gap between cultures at CEO World while supporting his members to expand internationally. This is a show you do not want to miss. Tune in and Get Notified!

  • Ryan Foland with Jel Cruz Sani and Angie Sarabia: Snapchat 101

    Why has Snapchat become such a groundbreaking social media platform? Why are there over 100 million daily users, and why does the platform have over 5 billion video views per day? This is the topic of today’s Get Notified show. Simply put, our guest Jel Cruz states that Snapchat is like the “modern television” for people ages 13 through 37. Ryan Foland (AKA DJ Ginger MC) and our guests, have fun while they break down everything from how to download the app, to its features, and how to use the platform for entertainment, education, and business. If you love, hate, or are still confused about Snapchat, this show will give you the foundation to feel a bit more confidant about how it works. Tune in and Get Notified.

  • Ryan Foland with Nick Miede and Jason Lankow: Content Marketing 101 Insights from Experts

    On today's show we have two expert guests Nick Miede from Applied Innovation at UCI and Jason Lankow co-founder of Visage and Column Five. We will discuss their thoughts on the value of content marketing, and hear their stories of how they have found success by helping others. Nick runs Social Media for The Cove (@UCICove), the hub of entrepreneurial activity at UCI. Jason works with a high profile list of clients to help them with their online marketing through content marketing and video production. This is a show that you don't want to miss. Tune in and Get Notified.

  • Ryan Foland with Daniel Midson-Short: Public Speaking Tips from a Champion

    Want to know about how to feel confident in front of a group and share your message with the world? Need some tips on how to get people to listen to you?

 Ryan Foland (AKA DJ GingerMC) interviews world champion of public speaking semi finalist Daniel Midson-Short.

 Daniel is an Inspirational Speaker and Writer, Communication Trainer and Three-Time Toastmaster Champion Speaker. He has spoken to audiences in Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia.
 He is ranked in the Top 30 speakers worldwide for Toastmasters International, and is a two-time semi finalist in the World Championships of Public Speaking. In this interview, he shares his top 10 public speaking tips and how they are useful for social media engagement, as well as real life interactions.

  • entrepreneur, inc, forbes, fortune, leonard kim, writer, quota, twitter, facebook, personal branding, brand, influence tree Ryan Foland with Leonard Kim. Get the Most out of Content Marketing

    Want to know about how to tell a story, get the most out of content marketing, and learn some tricks behind utilizing social media? Ryan Foland interviews Social Media influencer Leonard Kim! In mid 2013, Leonard started fooling around on Quora, an online knowledge market. In 6 months, he went from 3 to 3,300 followers, was named a Top Writer, and acquired 2 million views. In the next 2.5 years, he has gained over 100,000 social media followers, has earned over 10 million views on his content, and has been featured in publications like Inc., Entrepreneur, Forbes, etc.

  • Ryan Foland with Adam Fairhead talk about Direct Social Messaging: How to use Social and Email together

    Do you know what Social Messaging is? Not to be confused with Social Networking,
    which is not to be confused with Online Networking. Are you confused yet? Adam Fairhead from www.fairheadcreative.com, will help to clear your confusion and teach you some valuable social media lessons. Adam is a marketing expert from London, now living in Florida, and specializes in turning visitors into customers. “Social networking” is posting tweets, writing on Facebook timelines, posting photos to Instagram, etc. “Online Networking” is communicating with people online, in any capacity. “Social Messaging” is the act of communicating 1-on-1 with other people online, like Twitter’s direct messages, Facebook’s Messenger, WhatsApp, and so on. Together with your host, DJ Ginger MC,on “Get Notified,” we’ll explore a unique corner of Social

  • Ryan Foland with Dana Weiss and Elizabeth Barry. Company Culture and Online Authenticity

    Why company culture is so important and what it has to do with Social Media.
    According to our expert guests on today’s Get Notified radio show, Dana Weiss and Elizabeth Barry, company culture is shared and verified through social channels. Join us as we discuss a breakdown of how to form culture within an organization whether it be a business, university, or program on campus. Our guests deliver the top three reasons that researching company culture is crucial for millennials who are searching for jobs. Did you know that certain social media platforms show the true cultural colors, while others may not? Tune in and “Get Notified” on why you should be concerned with your company’s or school’s culture too!

  • Ryan Foland with Jeff Gillis, Elliot Braund, and David Parker IV. How to use Social Media to Get A Job. Insider look at recruiting and Linkedin

    Are you a recent UCI graduate looking for a job? Are you currently employed but considering a change? For today's show, Ryan Foland has three guests ready to teach you how social media can help you get your dream job. Jeff Gillis is a business intelligence expert who reveals what specific points your resume needs to make it through automated search engines. Elliot Braund, manager of the California office for The Interquest Group (www.interquestgroup.com), a major player in top level international recruitment, joins us live from London to talk about what recruiters look for on social media. We are also joined by a recent college graduate looking for a job, David Parker IV, who has volunteered his LinkedIn profile for a live, on-air audit! Whether you are job hunting or not, the show is going to be packed with lots of valuable insights. Tune in and “Get Notified!”

  • Ryan Foland with Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey – Founders of Barefoot Wine – Communicating Online Like it’s Offline. Special guest Yola Robert

    Have you ever seen a bottle of wine with a foot on it? Chances are, you have, because Barefoot Wine is now one of the most recognized brands in the world. Our guests today are Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey, the founders of the massive wine brand. Friends of DJ GingerMC, Michael and Bonnie share what life was like before Social Media existed and their favorite communication advice — in return, they get advice from millennial Yola Roberts about their Instagram account and Social Media strategy. For a fun and informative hour, tune in and “Get Notified.”

  • Ryan Foland with Brian MacMahon and Tatjana Luethi, with guests Lee Decker and Fast Eddie – Using Social Media to Grow Community.

    There is nothing more powerful than building a supportive community around you. Social Media has changed the way that people gather and communicate. Today’s guests from Expert Dojo (www.expertdojo.com) in Silicon Beach (Santa Monica) talk about how important it is to leverage online connections in a way that supports your goals and your brand. This show is action packed with two surprise guests, making it a total of 5 people all helping you to “Get Notified.”

  • Ryan Foland with Sari Gabbay – Using Social Media to Promote Live Events

    Sari Gabbay is the founder and CEO of U2R1 Media, a Creative Agency that specializes in helping businesses and brands create prosperity through strategy, design and marketing.
    Sari has mastered story creation and visual communication that evokes emotion. We discuss how to leverage Social Media to drive awareness and attendance toward live events. Sari breaks down a step by step process of how to get the best results online to drive people to an offline event. Your host, DJ Ginger MC keeps the questions coming, so that you can learn boatloads of best practices. Tune in and “Get Notified.”

  • Ryan Foland with Ash Kumra and Christopher Kai – Using Social Media to Share and Find Stories Online

    For our first “Get Notified” show, DJ Ginger MC pulled out all of the stops with two great guests who shared their insights on core use of social media. Ash Kumra is a decorated entrepreneur and author who discussed the role of social media as a for authenticity and storytelling. Networking Guru Christopher Kai described how Social Media can help you grow your network and achieve your biggest goals. If you’re looking for inspiration, sit back, tune in, and “Get Notified!”