How do you grow your brand and your network? BUILD RELATIONSHIPS!
This episode's guest is an expert in this very thing and it has translated to great success, including having a podcast “Now Hear This Entertainment” that is a top 2% podcast in the world.
Bruce Wawrzyniak has been promoting for many years.
A cum laude graduate of Medaille College in Buffalo, New York, his background runs the gamut from marketing to broadcasting to public/media relations and promotions. He has served industries such as sports/entertainment, radio/TV (on-air positions in both), and full-service (advertising/public relations) agencies. He also taught a Promotions Techniques course to college juniors and seniors. Bruce has dealt with (and been quoted by) national and international media. Some of his successful story placements include USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and Sports Illustrated, to name just a few. His résumé also includes video work and websites. Plus, he has done numerous speaking engagements from Orlando to Nashville to Washington DC to Las Vegas to Los Angeles and points in between. His work over the years has not only taken him throughout the United States, but, to more than 15 different countries. He is a member of the Social Media Marketing Society and the American Marketing Association and can even be found on IMDb.
“Now Hear This Entertainment” is a weekly podcast featuring interviews with guests who are having success in entertainment – primarily music. A new episode has been delivered on-time, every week since February 2014. The show has gotten listeners from 162 countries around the world and is one of the top two percent most popular shows out of more than 3.1 million podcasts globally. “Now Hear This Entertainment” has had multiple placements in the iTunes Top Ten (Music category) and the show has received two honors and been nominated for three other awards. In late spring of 2021 it was in the “20 Best Entertainment Podcasts of 2021,” as published by Welp Magazine.
Guests on NHTE have ranged from Roy Orbison, Jr. to the keyboard player for Aerosmith to the lead guitar player for Garth Brooks to the drummer for Cheap Trick to the bass player for P!NK to the trumpet player for Billy Joel, plus, five GRAMMY Award winners, a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, a Las Vegas headliner, three Emmy Award winners, and even participants from “American Idol,” “The Voice,” “America’s Got Talent,” and “The X Factor” (including one singer who won “The Voice”). Guests have come from an array of genres and locales (the latter to include twelve different countries).