Today’s guest is a marketing maven leveraging technology to create stable, recurring revenue streams.

She’s an accomplished serial entrepreneur with six- and seven-figure businesses. She co-founded Video Rock Starz and the Stark Raving Entrepreneurs, helping thought leaders monetize their messages.

She co-authored the McGraw-Hill book, “Klout Matters: How to Engage Your Audience, Boost Your Digital Influence, and Raise Your Klout Score (2013)” and has contributed numerous articles to Speaker Magazine, The TowneLaker Magazine, and other publications on the topics of marketing, technology, and influence. 

She is a long-time member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), the CEO of TEDxDupreePark, and the creator and host of TEDxDupreeParkTV.

She’s also been named a Top Marketing Thought Leader over 50 by Brand Quarterly and as a Who’s Who Among Women in eCommerce by WE Magazine.

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In this episode, we discuss:

  • her thoughts on leadership: “Leadership is painting a picture of the future and inviting people to go with you.”
  • Becoming a leader back in fourth grade and seeing the faith people had in her to represent them well.
  • The things she learned while participating in 4-H.
  • How she made her way to Harvard Business School via Georgia Tech.
  • How she was introduced to entrepreneurship and business ownership while working at a consulting firm.
  • How she started a note taking service while in college.
  • Her experience working at Cushman an Wakefield after leaving school and then buying a Century 21 franchise.
  • When she decided that she no longer had the desire to work for other people.
  • How she created a Real Estate magazine to advertise their listings and ended up franchising that concept to other companies.
  • How she turned her desire to connect her community helped her grow her network and her business.
  • How she grew her speaking business.
  • What’s on the horizon for she with all of the new technology coming out like ChatGPT and Web-3.
  • How her free workshops help her nurture and sustain her network.
  • What she’s looking forward to in the year ahead.


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Who is Robbie Samuels? 

🟧 I'm an event design consultant and executive Zoom producer, with a passion for creating engaging and unforgettable experiences. With two decades of experience in the meetings and events industry, I have honed my skills in designing and executing events that leave a lasting impression.

🟧 I have published three books to share my expertise. Collectively they have received over 600 Amazon reviews and reached #1 Best Seller in 29 paid categories in the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia.

“Break Out of Boredom: Low-Tech Solutions for Highly Engaging Zoom Events” has received widespread acclaim. I am thrilled to help presenters and facilitators bring energy and excitement to their virtual events, and I am constantly seeking new ways to innovate and improve.

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🟧 I am passionate about sharing my knowledge and experience with others, and I regularly speak at industry events and offer consulting services to help organizations and speakers achieve success in their own virtual or in-person events. If you're looking for creative solutions and expert guidance for your next event, I would be honored to work with you. Let's make your event one to remember!

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