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The Startup Junkies podcast is hosted by Jeff Amerine and the team at Startup Junkie. We’ll cover topics ranging from getting started, planning, growing your business, proving your concept, leadership, marketing, exit strategies and so much more. We’ll interview business owners, entrepreneurs, experts and people we think will bring value to our audience. Subscribe, and together we'll take your business to the next level.
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This is the Startup Junkies Podcast. These are the stories of the people that are afflicted with creating the next great products and services that are going to change lives - not just in America, but worldwide. We're going to tell the stories of the next great beer producer, products and apparel makers, and the stories of people that don't accept the status quo and that want to make things better. 

Welcome to the Startup Junkies Podcast.

Mar 23, 2020

In this episode of the Startup Junkies Podcast, Jeff Amerine and Matthew Ward sit down with Bryan Fittin and Loren Lewis to talk about Go Rogue X. Go Rogue X simplifies video marketing for small to medium-sized businesses. From high quality videos to strategic marketing help, they can help a business gain a competitive advantage in their environment. Inside this episode, you will get to hear about what Go Rogue X is about, the reality of work-life balance, and many more exciting topics.

Website:
GoRogueX.com

Contact Bryan Fittin Here and Loren Lewis Here

Mar 16, 2020

In this episode of the Startup Junkies Podcast, Jeff Amerine, Caleb Talley, and Matthew Ward talk to Matt Woolley about his company Designstein. Designstein is a firm who enhances a brand’s presence online and in big box aisles. From initial concept to finished product, Designstein brings a company’s vision to life. Inside the episode, the crew talks to Matt about his past in banking, what led him to Designstein, and what his future goals are for the company.

Our Favorite Quote:
Jeff - "Peter Drucker said that culture eats strategy for breakfast... we like to say that culture is a part of strategy"

Visit Designsteins here
Contact Matt on LinkedIn here

Mar 2, 2020

In this episode of the Startup Junkies Podcast, Jeff Amerine and Caleb Talley talk to Dusty Pruitt about his consulting firm Teaching Traction. In their discussions, you are going to hear about Dusty's background, 6 key components of an organization, and some funny stories along the way. Ladies and gentlemen, this is a must-hear episode!

Our Favorite Quote:

Dusty: "You either die a hero or you live to see yourself become the villain.”

 

Connect with Dusty Pruitt and Teaching Traction

Feb 27, 2020

In this episode of the Startup Junkies Podcast, Jeff Amerine, Haley Allgood, and Caleb Talley sit down with Tracy Lee to talk about her company This Dot. During the show, the crew talks with Tracy about her beginnings in startups, lessons she has learned on the way, and her plans with This Dot. This is an episode you do not want to miss out on!

Connect with Tracy and This Dot: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracyslee/
https://www.thisdot.co/

 

Feb 17, 2020

In this episode of the Startup Junkies Podcast, Jeff Amerine, Haley Allgood, and Caleb Talley sit down with Will Trapp, founder of Gratavid, to talk about the journey he has had with his company. Gratavid helps organizations increase donor retention through personalized videos. Their clients are using Gratavid to share thank you videos, birthday videos, and videos that connect donors with the causes they are supporting. From trigger words to drink cider to cold calling advice, this is an episode you do not want to miss!

Our favorite quotes:

Jeff - "What advice would you give to a first-time entrepreneur?"

Will - "Do it... It will most likely fail... you will learn so much from each one (failure)."

Link to Website: https://gratavid.com/

Connect with Will on LinkedIn

Feb 10, 2020

In this episode of the Startup Junkie Podcast, Jeff Amerine, Caleb Talley, and Haley Allgood sit down with various members of Endeavor Northwest Arkansas. Started 23 years ago, Endeavor has helped 1,800 entrepreneurs build more than 1,100 companies in 34 markets throughout North America, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa. In this session the crew talks with the program about its entrance into NWA, the demand for software developers, and the importance of entrepreneurship.

Our Favorite Quote:
Jeff: "We get to have great conversations with people like you and drink cider on a Tuesday afternoon."

Feb 4, 2020

In this episode of the Startup Junkie Podcast, Jeff Amerine and Haley Allgood sit down with the winners of the Congressional App Challenge, high school students Julian Sanker (Fayetteville) and Lucas Kellar (Springdale). The Congressional App Challenge is a nationwide coding competition which aims to encourage students to pursue STEM education. During the episode, Haley and Jeff talk to the two standout students about their award winning website Crime Map, Python, and future plans.

Our favorite quotes:
Jeff: "What advice would you have for other younger students that might want to try the Congressional App Challenge or get into software development?"
Lucas: "When there is an opportunity, always take it."
Julian: "Just practice... Try, try and try."

Link to Crime Map: https://lkellar.org/maps/

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