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Marketing Mistakes
(And How to Avoid Them) Podcast

Welcome to Marketing Mistakes & How To Avoid Them. I’m Stacy Jones, the founder of influencer marketing and product placement agency Hollywood Branded. We help bring the power of pop culture to brands, and believe that bringing brands, content, celebrities and influencers together makes storytelling more meaningful and impactful. My original podcast series focused on influencer and content marketing strategies, and I now also interview other top experts to share their insights and knowledge on topics which make a direct impact on your business today. I truly understand as an agency owner and brand marketer that it is impossible to be well-versed on every topic and strategy that can improve bottom line results. My goal is to help you avoid making costly mistakes of time, energy or money along the pathway to bettering your brand whether you are doing a DIY approach or hiring an expert to help.

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Measuring and Valuing Product Placement
EP224: Measuring and Valuing Product Placement with Dominic Artzrouni | Concave Brand Tracking

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Dominic Artzrouni, the founder and director of Concave Brand Tracking, a company that tracks a brand’s exposure and impact from product placement in television and film. The two discuss measuring and valuing product placement as well as why it is important for brands to be placed in the right context.


how to market a new travel business
EP223: How to Market a New Travel Business with Yann Barbarroux | Flyion

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Yann Barbarroux, who is the CEO as well as Co-Founder & Head of Analytics of Flyion, a service designed to help travelers get compensated in case of flight delays and cancellations. The two discuss how to market a new travel business, and they dive into the details about bitcoin.


creating content strategy-to-your-brand
EP222: Creating a Content Strategy for Your Brand with Kristin Bryan | The Chef Sisters

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Kristin Bryan, who is the co-founder of The Chef Sisters, a media company focused on creating content for and marketing food and beverage brands, as well as restaurants. The two both the importance of creating a content strategy for your brand, as well as the pros and cons of massively changing career paths.


automation software
EP221: How Marketers Can Use Software Automation with Will Christensen | DataAutomation

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Will Christensen, who is the co-founder of DataAutomation, a company specializing in software automation and integration processes for e-commerce sellers. The two discuss what ways companies can use automation as a way to provide innovate solutions to problems in business and marketing.


EP220: How to Market Using Artificial Intelligence with J Scott Christianson | Trulaske College of Business

In this episode, Stacy sits down with J Scott Christianson, who is an assistant teaching professor of management at University of Missouri’s Trulaske College of Business, where his interests are focused on the impact of technology on society and well-being. The two discuss Scott’s experience as a professor and a business owner, and they dive into just how businesses can use Artificial Intelligence in their marketing practices.


EP219: How to Market in the Hemp and Cannabis Industry with Mike Pachan | Mountain Made

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Mike Pachan, who is the CEO of Mountain Made, a CBD and lifestyle brand in Colorado, as well as the founder of M Pachan Ltd. The two discuss how the hemp and cannabis industry can market themselves within the limited legal options available that are caused by regulations.


EP218: How Your Mindset Drives Success with Kim Ades | Frame of Mind Coaching

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Kim Ades, who is the President and Founder of Frame of Mind Coaching. The two discuss Kim’s unique philosophy on thought mastery, and how she uses this to coach her clients and help them shift their thinking to yield successful results.


Matthew Ferry International Marketing Mistakes (+ How To Avoid Them)
EP217: Quieting Your Mind with Matthew Ferry | Matthew Ferry International

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Matthew Ferry, who is the founder of Matthew Ferry International, as well as an executive life coach, spiritual teacher, and best-selling author. The two discuss why it is important to learn how to quiet your mind in order to maximize your creativity, productivity and success.


Lynne Golodner Marketing Mistakes (+ How To Avoid Them)
EP216: The Importance of Strategic Storytelling with Lynne Golodner | Your People

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Lynne Goldoner, the founder and Chief Creative Officer of Your People, a marketing and public relations company that uses strategic storytelling to help companies and organizations grow. The two discuss how important it is for a company to find its story and purpose in order to help build their brand awareness and grow their bottom line.


looking and sounding like a pro on camera
EP215: Looking and Sounding Like a Pro on Camera with Maria Ngo and Ray DuGray | VegasNET Media

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Maria Ngo and Ray DuGray, who are the hosts and executive producers of the Las Vegas celebrity talk series, THE STRIP LIVE, as well as the founders of VegasNET Media and, where they feature on-camera interviews with influential people from around the world. Together they discuss how you can improve your on-camera presence in order to look and sound like a professional host.


ep214: what brands should know when marketing to parents with lindsay pinchuk | bump club and beyond
EP214: What Brands Should Know When Marketing to Parents with Lindsay Pinchuk | Bump Club and Beyond

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Lindsay Pinchuk, who is the founder of Bump Club and Beyond, a digital platform that creates a community for parents, and connects them to the best products, resources, and information for their families. The two discuss their experience in social media marketing, and Lindsay provides listeners with some helpful tips on how to best market their brands or businesses to parents.


ep213: bare essentials to building a better brand with gary j nix | brandarchist
EP213: Bare Essentials to Building a Better Brand with Gary J Nix | BRANDarchist

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Gary J Nix, who is brand-forward strategist and the founder of BRANDarchist. The two discuss their experiences, as well as what the essential frameworks are for businesses to build a better brand.


ep212: making graphic design more accessible and affordable with jonathan grzybowski | penji
EP212: Making Graphic Design More Accessible and Affordable with Jonathan Grzybowski | Penji

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Jonathan Grzybowski, who is the host of the podcast Blind Entrepreneurship as well as the co-founder of Penji, a platform that gives on-demand access to the top two percent of graphic designers in the world. The two discuss how Johnathan was able to quickly and successfully grow his business, and he touches on how the values and the culture of his company have positively impacted these results.


EP211: Creating Partnerships for Massive Success On Screen with David Norton | Ladder Up

In this episode, Stacy sits down with David Norton, who is the founder of Ladder Up. David has over fourteen years of experience working in the entertainment industry, and during his time, he has helped many television productions find brands to partner with for product placement, integration, sponsorships, and more. The two discuss their experience, and share their perspective on what brands should be doing to create massive success on screen.


ep210: using linkedin to generate better leads with anthony blatner | modern media
EP210: Using LinkedIn to Generate Better Leads with Anthony Blatner | Modern Media

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Anthony Blatner, the founder of Modern Media, where he helps B2B companies generate better leads with LinkedIn Ads. The two discuss how companies can experience explosive growth by using technology and effective marketing techniques.


EP209: The Importance of Developing A Systemized Process with Alison Vidotto | Push! Business Training and Mentoring Group

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Alison Vidotto, the CEO of both Vidotto Group and Push! Business Training and Mentoring Group. The two discuss how systemized process can help small business owners strategically run their business, and just how these tactics, as well as many more, can help them find long-term success.


how to ease self limiting beliefs
EP208: How to Erase Self-Limiting Beliefs with Tanya Romanuk | Your Best Self Career & Life Purpose Coaching

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Tanya Romanuk, the founder of Your Best Self Career & Life Purpose Coaching. The two discuss how Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, PSYCH-K® facilitation, and mindfulness, can all be used as powerful techniques to erase self-limiting beliefs. Tanya talks about her experience, and how these methods have allowed her clients to see success in both their personal and professional pursuits.


EP207: Sharing Your Brand Story with Jude Charles |
EP207: Sharing Your Brand Story with Jude Charles |

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Jude Charles, who is a filmmaker, brand strategist, and speaker, as well as the founder of The two discuss all there is to know about creating branded content, and what three steps you should take to share your own brand story.


ep206: creating a business with economical and personal sustainability with josh patrick | the sustainable business
EP206: Creating a Business with Economical and Personal Sustainability with Josh Patrick | The Sustainable Business

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Josh Patrick, who is a certified Financial Planner, the host of The Sustainable Business Podcast, and the founder of The Sustainable Business­­  a coaching and mentoring company for private business owners.  The two discuss how you can be strategic and create a business you love where not only your work is valued, but you're creating extreme profits.


creating real about real estate investing
EP205: Getting Real About Real Estate Investing with Lane Kawaoka |

In this episode, Stacy sits down with Lane Kawaoka, an engineer and the creator of, which is an online learning resource that focuses on passive real estate investing. The two discuss what steps Lane has taken in becoming an entrepreneur, and in launching his own, successful group coaching and e-course business.


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