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Andy Shore

Aspiration: Top Notch Investing for the Middle Class

Sep 01 2015, 03:00 AM by

Heart of Business Andrei Cherney and Aspiration understand the importance of getting an early start with financial planning and investing. With they pay what you want (or can) approach, they're targeting an under-represented corner of the market: millennials. Add to that their approach of donating a dime for every dollar earned by their company, we knew we had to have Andrei on the Heart of Business podcast to talk about Aspiration.

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Andy Shore

Mafioso Masterpieces with Michael Bell

Aug 25 2015, 03:00 AM by

Heart of Business Most portrait artists only have to fear an unhappy client or maybe a bad review on Yelp. Michael Bell is just glad he doesn't sleep with the fishes when his job is done. As a portrait artist his subject matter has included famous mafia types such as the Gotti family. Bell joined us to talk about his famous and infamous clients, as well as how to follow your passion for art as a career and more.

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Andy Shore

Reporting on Edisonda: Talking Research & Design with Hubert Turaj

Aug 18 2015, 03:00 AM by

Heart of Business We were so blown away by the report put together by Edisonda on Mobile Eyetracking in Email Marketing that we knew we had to invite their UX Director, Hubert Turaj, to the Heart of Business podcast to find out more about Edisonda and what went into the report. It was an incredible discussion on what science and research can do for design and we thoroghly enjoyed our conversation. Benchmark Email is proud to have partered with Edisona on this incredible study.

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Andy Shore

Heart of Business Round Table: 4 Reasons Why Email Marketing is a Must for Small Business

Aug 11 2015, 03:00 AM by

Heart of Business We've had nearly 100 incredible guests on the Heart of Business. So many great ones, sometimes it's easy to overlook the incredibly smart and talented people we have here at Benchmark. That's why we started our monthly Round Table. Each month, our CEO Curt Keller, VP of Marketing & Sales Jose Hernandez and Director of Marketing & Sales Daniel Miller will pick a subject to discuss. This month it was a Mashable post called "4 Reasons Why Email Marketing is an Asset for Small Businesses."

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Andy Shore

Indiegogo to Can Can Wonderland

Aug 04 2015, 03:00 AM by

Heart of Business The Can Can Wonderland is an Indiegogo success story with which we were super excited to get a chance to catch up. Their vision for an artistic hub for the Twin Cities community, with a mini golf course designed by various local artists, a bar and more artsy fun. We had a ton of fun chatting with CEO, Firecracker and Ringleader Jennifer Pennington and she had some great advice to offer anyone looking to go the crowdfunding route.

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