The Marketing Natives

The Marketing Natives

Our weekly podcast aims to simplify marketing and help local business owners navigate their way to success through case studies, proven strategies, and paid traffic. We're Aaron and Christian cofounders of BitBranding, an online marketing agency helping local businesses grow. Listen in every Monday for a new episode.

Episodes

May 4, 2021 11 min

We're not going anywhere, but we are making a shift in the business.

Let me explain...

This is a move that our business has taken and one that we believe only makes sense for our audience so we can provide the most value.

We are moving the podcast into the ecommerce space and are going to be providing a ton of value for online store owners to help them grow and scale their businesses. Which means we can no longer produce episod...

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How to build an ecommerce brand fueled by local support.

Garry is the founder of Farm2Me, their mission is to provide a resource for everyone to be able to afford local food, like our grandparents did, by shopping from local growers and producers at the local-level.

The business started out as a direct to consumer brand, but they saw that real change was needed for the grocery industry and the best way to do that was to focus on wh...

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The only thing in life that is constant is change. The same can be said for us at BitBranding as we are changing things up.

It's been over 200 episodes and almost four years of podcasting to this point, but our goals and business have shifted. We now have a new approach to the way we want to serve our clients and y'all as our listeners.

Don't worry, this move is for the better and we promise to bring this podcast up 10x...

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Picking the right theme for your Shopify store can literally make or break your business.

Seriously, the conversion rate on your website is the most important metric you need to work in your favor.

In this week’s episode we get to talk with Joseph who runs the podcast for Debutify, a powerful Shopify theme that allows customers to use their built-in system and get rid of all the app headache.

What you’re going to learn

  • Where th...

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    Building a successful ecommerce business is tough, but the difference between a great store and one that doesn’t perform really isn’t that different.

    In this episode we’re going to share with you six mistakes most Shopify store owners make and how you can avoid them.

    You’re going to learn

  • What apps give you an unfair advantage

  • Analytics, which ones matter most

  • And the number one factor on whether or not someone will buy from...

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    Podcasting… the future of online authority?

    In this week’s episode we had the pleasure of sitting down with Omar from Nomadables, a Texas based podcasting agency and master of remote work.

    You’re going to learn:

  • How to create countless pieces of content through podcasting

  • The best way to utilize and monetize your podcast

  • And insight into how to use Clubhouse to grow your social reach

  • Check out our Ecomm Accelerator Process free...

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    Making this one mistake could cost you time and money.

    There are a lot of factors that go into making an online business successful, but online advertising is absolutely one of the fastest way for you to accelerate growth.

    In this episode we’re going to cover why boosting Facebook posts is the wrong way to advertise your ecommerce store.

    Check out our Ecomm Accelerator Process free training, a proven system to help frustrated stor...

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    Coffee and Ecommerce lovers!

    We had a great time sitting down with Nik, owner of Bucci Coffee Co.

    Nik started Bucci Coffee from his interest in artisanal food and beverages and their focus is currently on brewing the world’s finest organic specialty cold brew coffee for households and businesses, with mail order distribution anywhere in the United States.

    Christian actually ordered some of the coffee and was blown away with how sm...

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    Social media and in-your-face advertising only shows one side of entrepreneurship and it’s not accurate for most people who run a business.

    Money is needed to grow, scale, and make an impact, but it is only one piece of the puzzle and it should be prioritized as a must-have, but not a stop at nothing metric.

    The new world of entrepreneurship today is focused on something so much bigger than money, they are focused on making the wo...

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    Most people think…. Facebook and Etsy are a great place to sell products online but that might be the worst advice on the internet. Especially for online store owners who want to grow their business.

    But I get it. Everyone says that you can sell on Facebook and Etsy already gets a ton of traffic, So it’s easy to believe.

    Not everyone who sells here makes money

    But let me ask you. But if that were true then everyone who sold their p...

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    TikTok has only continued to catch users attention over the past year and small businesses can now take full advantage of the exposure.

    On today’s episode we are talking with Wash Broz a local small business in North Texas who went viral on TikTok and has now helped scale their business online.

    These guys replaced one of their parents salary all while going to school.

    We’re talking about:

  • How they got started on TikTok

  • The bus...

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    February 15, 2021 15 min

    You’re about to learn how to get more comfortable on camera, which is step number two, Content Creation and messaging of the Sales Accelerator Process and it is incredibly important because most people shy away from making video because it’s ‘scary’

    When they do that they extremely limit themselves from their potential because they know social media prefers video

    That may be exactly what you’re doing right now.

    Don’t worry, we’re g...

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    February 8, 2021 21 min

    Store owners!

    You’re about to learn how to get more repeat customers, which is step number 4 of the Sales Accelerator Process.

    This is incredibly important because most people sell a product to someone one time and then chase the next... and when they do that... they have to spend more time and money than if they focused on their current customers…

    and that may be exactly what you’re doing right now.

    Don’t worry, we’re going to wa...

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    We started this journey back in 2016 and have learned so much along the way.

    In this episode we really want to highlight some of the main takeaways we had over the last five years so that we can help you achieve your goals even faster.

    You’re going to learn about what to do to grow a business quickly, what not to do and a little more insight into who Aaron and Christian from BitBranding are.

    It has been our absolute pleasure to se...

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    This week we set down with the power couple Antoine and Tiffany Green behind Wing Snob, a new wing spot in North Texas. They just have better wings.

  • In this episode we’re talking about starting a franchise. How they did it, what they learned, and some areas they would have changed.

  • The challenge of starting a business literally in the middle of a pandemic

  • How to build a business to stand the test of time

  • And how they are sh...

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    Don’t want to pay a ton of money to drive traffic to your Shopify store?

    Most store owners get frustrated when they are trying to grow their store and learn online advertising.

    Luckily in this episode we are going to break down some simple, free, and easy to implement ways for you to drive more traffic to your store.

    In this episode you’ll learn

  • TikTok and how to leverage it for maximum reach

  • Why you should have a Google my Busi...

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    If you’re a new store owner, then you know that getting traffic to your website can sometimes be a little frustrating.

    Some weeks you get a decent amount of traffic and sales and the next it’s just well, not so good.

    Facebook is one platform if you learn it well can absolutely pay dividends and transform you into the empowered store owner.

    In this episode you’ll learn:

  • What type of content preforms best with FB ads. Images, car...

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    This is probably the only podcast you’ll hear from us that we hope is obsolete quickly after it airs.

    In March of 2020 we were all bombarded and disrupted with a change to our lives and business.

    Some believe that shutting down businesses and locking down is the best way to move forward. We are not here to talk politics, but we are going to talk about is what to do IF there is a second lockdown.

    What you’ll learn today:

  • How to ...

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    This is such a special episode for us, we were able to interview Libby from Libby’s Boutique, one of our very first clients five years ago.

    Over the years Libby’s has transformed and grown into a community staple in her small town, but with the power of social media and online sales she’s been able to impact lives all over the United States.

    If you love American Dream success stories and want to be inspired, you’re going to love ...

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    Instagram dropped it’s own version of TikTok.

    Paying attention to the data after a new feature comes out is a great way to accelerate the growth of your business.

    In this episode you’ll learn

  • The type of content you should be creating with Reels

  • How you can use TikTok as inspiration to create new content on Instagram Reels

  • And why if you are a product based business this can be extremely beneficial for reaching new customers

  • I...

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