Wednesday, November 21, 2007

11/13/07 - "Movers and Shakers" TV on Real Estate

Kevin Price, Show Host, discusses real estate issues with Pam Efferson, Realtor(r) for Exit Complete and Andy Valadez, StealthMarketer/The Marketing Evangelist, of Marketing Dynamics. In this segment, we talk about the "differentiated" Realtor, market trends, use of the web and technology, changes in the Realtor community, and the invention of the new Realtor (i.e., tech savvy, conscierge, maven, networked community leader, community servant, etc.) - Realtor 2.0 (you heard it here first). Get caught up in THE VORTEX!

Catch the episode here: <Realtor 2.0>

11/1/07 LIVE Remote at the "Houston Business Expo" with Steven Kay

Steve Kay of Steven Kay Live,
Tune in M-F on CNN 650 AM in the Houston Market

The "Houston Business Expo" was an amazing sucess. Listen to this live remote with Steven Kay as he interviews Mr. Jim McIngvale of Gallery Furniture, R.D. Yoder, President of Houston Networking News, D-Mars, Deborah Duncan, and John Beddow, Publisher of the Houston Business Journal. Listen to the live broadcast here: <Steven Kay Live> Get caught up in THE VORTEX!

Mr. McIngvale Goes on the Air with Steven Kay

R.D. Yoder, President of
Houston Networking News and
Mr. McIngvale at the "Houston Business Expo"

Pictured left to right: Andy Valadez,
Marketing Dynamics, R.D. Yoder, and
Deborah Duncan

R.D. Yoder, Ghristina Garza, and
Kirbyjon Caldwell

Mayor Bill White Speaks to Business Owners

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

The CEO Show with Sheila Harrison

Sheila Harrison
invites Andy Valadez, President of Marketing Dynamcis on her TV show, "The CEO Show". The live segment aired 11/7 on Phonoscope Business Channel 11. "The CEO Show"airs every Wed. at 10am on Ms. Harrison publishes the Houston Business Guide featuring top companies, their leadership, and contact information. Get caught up in THE VORTEX!

Sheila Harrison Welcomes Our Viewers

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Worlds Fastest Motorcycles by Denis Manning

"Streamline 7" World Record Holder

Marketing Dynamics, a 100% pure Strategic Marketing firm, gets a YouTube video interview with Denis Manning of BUB Racing, Inc., founder and creator of 6 of the 11 fastest motorcycles in the world. Mr. Manning’s team currently holds the world land speed motorcycle with “Stream Liner 7” (pictured above) – a record at 350.884 MPH completed in September of 2006. Special thanks to Meghan Lee of Spin Communications for facilitating this interview in the field. Mr. Manning will make himself available for a special podcast where we discover why he has decided to pursue his dream of creating 7 of the fastest motorcycles in the world. What is the next speed record? Maybe he will disclose in our next interview. Get caught up THE VORTEX!

Meghan Lee and Denis Manning

Interview Courtesy of ThunderBobMan (found on YouTube)

Saturday, November 3, 2007

Pay Your Children to Read Books and Raise Leaders

I recently attended the "Houston Business Expo" here in Houston, where Kirbyjon Caldwell, Jim McIngvale, Deborah Duncah, and Mayor Bill White spoke. Mr. Caldwell talked about one of his friends John Maxwell, a leadership training expert, noted for many successful books and corporate speaking engagments. In Mr. Caldwell's message, he cited Mr. Maxwell - "If you want to raise employees, pay your chidlren to do chores. If you want to raise leaders, pay your children to read books."

So, Kayla (my daughter) and I discussed this and came up with a program where she will get paid to read books. We also have decided on a negotiated price on the value of the book she reads. A $1 book would be very limited writing and many pictures, a $3 book would have more words and fewer photos, and $5 would be a thicker book, with lots of words. We haven't decided on a limit yet (who knows how many books she will want to read now).

Child Entrepreneur Kayla Valadez

Finally, a $10 book is a book that daddy and mommy want her to read that has more reading than she might be used to. In addition, we still want to instill the entrepreneurship spirit in her and other young children (if you have children, we hope you try this). So, we have started an on-line bookstore for all of the books that she reads that are available on for sale. She will be providing her review of each of her books and you and your family can decide if you want to puchase the book. If you have any business ideas for kids, please send them to Get caught up in The VORTEX!

We are paying Kayla $5 to read this book (she decided she wanted to make money (she will be writing a review on her blog when she is done with the book).