Becoming the King of Creativity

In the first part of this episode, Mark Kinsley talks to Ryan Farris from Mattress King in Oklahoma City.

How does Ryan quarterback creativity and build value in their store offering?

What can you learn about using vivid, self-created terminology that will help you measure your advertising? 

The Mattress King himself opens the cabinet to some crown jewels of sleep shop wisdom. 

Piggybacking on the topic of creativity and overcoming adversity, Dos Marcos dive into a story about the best selling jazz piano album of all-time and how it almost didn’t happen. 

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.  

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Tariff-ied or Happy About the 25% China Duty

A 25% tariff has gone into effect on furniture, mattresses, and many other goods imported from China.

How will this change impact the industry? Dos Marcos dive in. 

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.  

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Case Study: Mattress Hub Navigating a New Way to Advertise

Mattress Hub operates a dozen stores in Kansas. Like many sleep shops, they’re evaluating where to spend advertising dollars and how to approach messaging in their marketplace. 

In this episode, Dos Marcos use Mattress Hub as a case study to discuss the “crack cocaine” of the mattress industry.

How do you balance promotions with branding?

Is building value in purpose, products, and people the path to mattress riches?

Thanks to Ryan Baty and the Mattress Hub team for letting us shine a light on your business in an effort to help others. 

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.  

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Tiger Woods’ Win and Lessons in World Class

Tiger Woods won the 2019 Masters tournament at Augusta National Golf Course.

Mark Quinn was on the front row at the 15th green when Tiger birdied the hole and took the lead. 

What can Tiger teach us about making a comeback?

What are some key takeaways from seeing a world class event like the Masters in person?

Dos Marcos brings you all the action.

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.  

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Pull the dadgum trigger

How does indecision kill your business?

Does action reveal answers?

Dos Marcos dive into the power of pulling the trigger. 

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.  

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How to write like a boss

Great advertising, emails, and Christmas cards all start with crisp writing. 

In this episode, Dos Marcos talk about writing for higher impact.

How does the brain react to verbs? What is a verb with modifying power and how do those words catapult your writing to new levels?

Improve your writing and you will improve your business. 

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Members Greg and Katy Law are living examples of a team taking the Nationwide toolkit and using it to build their business, Sweet Dreams Mattress & Furniture in North Carolina. Check out their Facebook page to see some fun videos and examples of creative thinking. 

Mark Kinsley and Mark Quinn kickoff the episode talking about Nationwide Marketing Group.

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Mattress Firm and Serta Simmons CEOs Resign

Mattress Firm’s CEO Steve Stagner is resigning, while SSB CEO Michale Traub is also leaving Serta Simmons.

How will these departures impact the industry?

Dos Marcos discuss that plus the recent announcement that Mattress One is declaring bankruptcy.

Mark Kinsley and Mark Quinn kickoff the episode talking about Nationwide Marketing Group members Greg and Katy Law.

The couple owns Sweet Dreams in North Carolina. Hear how they’re using Nationwide to grow and thrive in an ever-changing business environment. 

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