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#27: Duck Dynasty, A&E and Cracker Barrel: A Case Study [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_Epi_027_Duck-Dynasty-AE-Cracker-Barrel.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Welcome to episode #27 of the Gay Business & Marketing Made Easy Podcast! This episode is going to look at Duck Dynasty, A&E and Cracker Barrel as a case study that you can learn from. I am going to frame up the …

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#26: Storytelling with Kristen Kavanaugh [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_026_Kristen-Kavanaugh.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Welcome to episode #26 of the Gay Business & Marketing Made Easy Podcast! You’ll note that I made a few changes to the podcast artwork to the left here. Rather than calling my interviews ‘Expert Interviews’ I have changed it to ‘Storytelling …

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Is asking someone “So, what’s your disability?” similar to asking “So, are you a lesbian?”

For the few years I have written blog posts that are related to effective communications with the LGBT community (and it’s turned into so much more! I’m not sure all of you are aware that this blog actually started off called “LGBT Questions from a Friend,” and I was answering questions from friends and …

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#025: LGBT Year in Review & Key Lessons in 2013 [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_Episode_025_Year-in-Review-Key-Lessons.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Have a listen to episode #25 of the Gay Business & Marketing Made Easy podcast! Today is a 2013 year in review. We’ll talk about all that happened for LGBT equality in 2013 as well as some of my personal and business …

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#024: Expert Interview with Candice Czubernat [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_Candice_Czubernat_Episode_024.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Have a listen to episode #24 of the Gay Business & Marketing Made Easy Podcast. In this episode  I talk with Candice Czubernat the founder of The Christian Closet. We talk about the intersection of being Christian and LGBT and the struggle …

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#023: What I am Thankful For: Happy Thanksgiving [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/Episode_023_WhatIAmThankfulFor-HappyThanksgiving.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Have a listen to episode #23 of the Gay Business & Marketing Made Easy podcast! Today is a shorter episode than usual as I just want to talk for a few minutes about what I am thankful for this Thanksgiving. I wish …

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What is a "Beard"?

This is a guest post written by Patrick Carland While LGBT rights have never been at a better point than they are now, many gay, lesbian, bisexuality and transgender people still suffer from discrimination, and the unfortunately widespread possibility of rejection from their families or loved ones should their sexuality …

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#022: Expert Interview with Joanne Sprague

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_Episode_022_JoanneSprague-FriendFactor.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Have a listen to episode #22 of the Gay Business & Marketing Made Easy podcast! You’ll hear the story of Joanne Sprague, the Re-Founder & CEO of Friendfactor the “LGBT Rights Organization for Straight Friends.” Listen to the podcast, and sign up …

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#021: Expert Interview with Jodi Savitz [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_Episode_021_Jodi-Savitz.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Have a listen to episode #21 of the Gay Business & Marketing Made Easy podcast! You’ll hear the story of filmmaker, Jodi Savitz. You’ll hear her story as an invisible feminine lesbian and her current documentary project, “Girl on Girl.” Below are …

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The Hour with Jim Pellegrino

Watch my interview on “The Hour with Jim Pellegrino.”  We talk about making the business case for a company to endeavor into marketing their business to the LGBT community. Jim asked some great questions and put me on the spot a few times. I hope you take the time to …

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#020: Expert Interview with Andrea Hays [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_Episode_020_AndreaHays_OE_TGC.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Have a listen to episode #20 of the Gay Business & Marketing Made Easy podcast! You’ll hear a communications related near disaster after I attended a conference last week to speak about just that – avoiding communications disasters! You’ll also hear from …

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#019: Authentic Gay Marketing: Why Authenticity Matters… [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/Episode_19_Authentic_Gay_Marketing.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS After hearing so much chatter about the CEO of Barilla Pasta and his anti-gay remarks, I have my own thoughts on this. I take a different angle than you may expect and share it all in today’s podcast.         …

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#017: Expert Interview with Beverly Winters [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/Episode_017_BeverlyWinters.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS This was a great interview to do with Beverly Winters. She’s an amazing woman with some really concrete wisdom gathered from her eclectic background. I hope you enjoy this episode and please I encourage you to leave a comment below. Below are …

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#016: Expert Interview with Mike & Maria Keiser, Mentalcompass.com [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_016_Mike-Maria-Keiser.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS This was a fun podcast to record. It’s a great conversation between Mike and Maria Keiser, and myself. We have two main takeaways for this conversation. 1) The benefit of having a trusted group of peer advisors. 2) The power of knowing …

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#015: Tables are Turned – Paul Collanton interviews Jenn! [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_015_PaulCollanton_JTG.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS   This is an interview like no other. LGBT blogger and podcaster, Paul Collanton and I sat down and he turned the tables on me and asked me many of the same questions I asked him as part of “30 Days – …

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#014: Expert Interview with Mike Brooks, Nuclear Chowder Marketing [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_Episode014_MikeBrooks.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Listen to this interview with small business internet marketing expert, Mike Brooks. We talk about knowing your target market, the advantages of Facebook and much, much more! Below are the items mentioned in this episode of the podcast: Nuclear Chowder Marketing Nuclear …

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#013: Marriage Equality & Marketing [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_Episode_013.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS In this episode of the Gay Business & Marketing Made Easy Podcast we talk about the implications DOMA, ENDA and Prop 8 all have on your marketing efforts within your business. Marriage Equality is here for many so you’ll learn how to …

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Selisse Berry Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/063013_SelisseBerry.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Selisse Berry of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates San Francisco, California    To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!     Want to see …

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Kevin Letourneau Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_062913_KevinLetourneau.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Kevin Letourneau of Go Out Loud Salem, Massachusetts   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!     Want to see who …

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Dan Nilsen Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/062813_DanNilsen.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS   Storytelling with Dan Nilsen of Bishop-McCann Kansas City, Missouri Links mentioned in the show: Bishop McCann Mid-America Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce – Kansas City Area The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It Good …

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Rony Tennenbaum Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_062713_RonyTennenbaum.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Rony Tennenbaum | Business Owner and Jewelery Designer New York City, New York   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!   …

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Tonie Snell Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_062613_TonieSnell.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Tonie Snell of 925 Hire Cleveland, Ohio Links mentioned in the show: 925 Hire Snitch.name Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland Business News Google Business Products  Knack.it Listen to the episode by clicking the play button below! Would your prefer to …

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Kristen Hickey Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_062513_KristenHickey.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Kristen Hickey of Supplier Diversity Manchester, CT   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!     Want to see who else …

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Victoria Fulkerson Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/062413_VictoriaFulkerson.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Victoria Fulkerson of National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Washington D.C.   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!   Want to see who …

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Deb Prior Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_062313_DebPrior.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Deb Prior of Liberty Tax Hartford, Connecticut Links mentioned in the show: DOMA: Defense of Marriage Act CABO – Connecticut’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce Liberty Tax Facebook Inspired Gardens and Landscapes Facebook page Books Mentioned: The Age Wave: How …

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Paul Collanton III Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_062213_PaulCollanton.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Paul Collanton III of Gay Ambition Blog Denver, Colorado   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!     Want to see …

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Evan Urbania Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_062113_EvanUrbania.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Storytelling with Evan Urbania of ChatterBlast Media Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Links mentioned in the show: ChatterBlast Independence Business Alliance – Greater Philadelphia’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce LGBT Community Centers Directory ChatterBlast twitter.com/TheUrbanian twitter.com/ChatterBlast Listen to the episode by …

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Valerie Clark Interview for "30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders" [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_062013_ValerieClark.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Valerie Clark of the Greater Boston Business Council and Tsipora Consulting Plymouth, MA   Links mentioned in the show: Sadler Financial Greater Boston Business Council 3 Reasons you should never say Homosexual blog post Books Mentioned: Sheryl Sandberg’s book …

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Dennis Velco Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_061913_DennisVelco.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Dennis Velco, Owner of LinkedIn’s largest LGBT Group Columbus, Ohio   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!   Want to see …

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Robin McHaelen Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_061813_RobinMcHaelen.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Robin McHaelen of True Colors Hartford, Connecticut   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!     Want to see who else …

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Matt Skallerud Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_061713_MattSkallerud.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Matt Skallerud of Pink Banana Media New York City, New York Links mentioned in the show: Travel Gay Canada  California Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce  National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce International Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce  …

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Jim Koury Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_061613_JimKoury.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Jim Koury of Diversity Rules Magazine Oneonta, New York   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!     Want to see …

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Sara Calabro Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_061513_SaraCalabro.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Sara Calabro who is a Content Strategist Portland, Oregon   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!     Want to see …

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Trung Tieu Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_061413_TrungTieu.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Trung Tieuof PepsiCo Chicago, Illinois   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!       Want to see who else is …

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Meghan Freed Interview for "30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders" [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_061313_MeghanFreed.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Storytelling with Meghan Freed of Freed Marcroft Law Hartford, Connecticut  Links mentioned in the show: The Colin McEnroe Show, WNPR: Divorce In 2013. Gay people face complications, and cases of collaborative divorce are rising. Steve Jobs Biography Freed Marcroft You can get in touch …

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Liz Cooper Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/061113_LizCooper.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Links mentioned in today’s episode: Corporate Equality Index Buying for Workplace Equality 2013 The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference Human Rights Campaign Listen to the episode by clicking the play button below! Would you prefer to read …

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Brad Sears Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_061013_BradSears.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Brad Sears of The Williams Institute at the UCLA, School of Law Los Angeles, California   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes …

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Jill Nelson Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_060913_JillNelson.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Jill Nelson of the INUS Group Portland, OR | Vancouver, WA Links mentioned in the show: Portland Area Business Association The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It Evolutionaries: Transformational Leadership: The Missing Link …

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Danie Fineman Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_060813_DanieFineman.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Danie Fineman of Keller Williams Realty Hartford, Connecticut Links mentioned in the show: The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results Equality Homes CT GayRealEstate.com Pink Pages GayRealtyNetwork.com Human Rights Campaign What the heck is an LGBT …

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Matt Luginbuhl Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_060713_MattLuginbuhl.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Matt Luginbuhl from the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at Aetna Hartford, Connecticut Links mentioned in the show: Aetna Out & Equal Connecticut Community Marketing Inc. LGBT data points National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) The Williams …

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Dawn Ackerman Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_060613_DawnAckerman.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Storytelling with Dawn Ackerman of Out Smart Office Solutions San Francisco, California/Seattle, Washington Links mentioned in the show: Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (LAGLCC) Golden Gate Business Association (GGBA) EcoToner Office Depot Tier One Supplier Diversity Partner 10th Annual NGLCC …

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Richard Oceguera Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_060513_RichardOceguera.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Richard Oceguera of Richard Oceguera Coaching New York City, New York Links mentioned in the show: Convert your Community to Cash: Monetize your Connections National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce New York Merchant Mart USA Greater New York …

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Tony Ferraiolo Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_060413_TonyFerraiolo.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Tony Ferraiolo of  Tony Ferraiolo Coaching New Haven, Connecticut  Links mentioned in the show: The Genderbread Person What is Cisgender? IPEC Coaching But You Don’t Look Gay… The Dalai Lama’s Book of Wisdom If I’m not lesbianed you can’t …

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Sam McClure Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_060413_SamMcClure.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Sam McClure of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Washington D.C. Links mentioned in the show: National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) NGLCC National Business & Leadership Conference But You Don’t Look Gay… Green Eggs …

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Bree Gotsdiner Interview for "30 days – 30 voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders" [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_060213_BreeGotsdiner.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Bree Gotsdiner of Publicly Related Orlando, Florida   To listen to this audio podcast please click the play button on the left above. Or subscribe to the free podcast in iTunes today!     Want to see who else …

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Jennifer Brown Interview for “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_060113_JenniferBrown.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Expert Interview with Jennifer Brown of Jennifer Brown Consulting New York City, New York Links mentioned in the show: The Manhattan Jazz Transfer National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) NGLCC National Business & Leadership Conference Out & Equal Workplace Advocates …

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#012: A Sneak Peek at "30 Days – 30 Voices…" [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_012_Sneak-Peek.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS In this 12th episode of the Gay Business & Marketing Made Easy Podcast I give you a sneak peek at what to expect from the “30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders” June pride month project.   …

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#011: Diversity & Inclusion and Business Opportunities, Oh My! [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_011_InclusionBusinessOpportunities.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS In this episode of the podcast we talk about the shift from diversity to inclusion. We discuss supplier diversity and the many opportunities it presents for your business. And we talk about multiple ‘wins of the week’ for both my business and several …

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#010: Expert Interview with Justin Nelson, National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_Episode010_Justin_Nelson_NGLCC.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS Listen to Justin Nelson, co-founder of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), share valuable insights on business and equality. I had a chance to talk with him and get his inspiring answers to the set of questions below. Listen …

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#009: Online Marketing Tips & Tricks [Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/jenntgrace/GBM_009_OnlineMarketingTips.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window Subscribe: RSS In this episode of the Gay Business & Marketing Made Easy Podcast I give you an inside look at the upcoming ‘30 Days – 30 Voices – Stories from America’s LGBT Business Leaders’ podcast project that goes live on June 1st! I …

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