Miked Up Marchev

Miked Up Marchev

Regardless of your desire, industry knowledge or willingness to succeed, as soon as you hang out your “Open For Business” sign you soon realize that there are a few pieces of the puzzle you may have overlooked. If it is true that nothing ever happens until you sell something, it becomes apparent that a little sales training coupled to a few consistent marketing strategies might have been a good idea. It has been proven over time that hit and miss marketing efforts fail to achieve the desired and sought after business objectives. In his Podcast, Mike Marchev will provide ideas, tips, strategies and personal experiences designed to fuel your creative juices and keep you focused on the job at hand. Your success will not come by accident, but by improving your sales and marketing acumen by design and with a purpose. This Podcast is being produced for you.

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Recent Podcasts from Miked Up Marchev

Come On In. My Restrooms Are Clean
November 26th, 2020 | Length 00:08:30

Mike is going to share a true experience with you that underscores the importance of making a good first impression. Although today's example deals with a restroom in a coffee shop, the lesson transcends all industries and most businesses. The first step is to "get them in the door." A second…
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Are You Chasing The Nose of Your Business Enterprise?
November 19th, 2020 | Length 00:05:26

In today's episode, Mike uses his personal experiences with flying airplanes and captaining sailboats as model pictures reminding us of the importance of planning, thinking and preparing for what is to come next. Chasing the nose is a strategy of futility. Getting out in front, and sculpting a "what's next"…
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Do You Want To Pay The Price?
November 12th, 2020 | Length 00:05:37

Mike touches on two important topics today. The first reminds us of the simple 4-step system for accomplishing more. You will soon see that this is not rocket science but the logic behind this 4-step approach will soon have you achieving more in very short order. Mike will also throw a…
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Knowing vs Doing
November 4th, 2020 | Length 00:05:39

In today's episode, Mike reminds his audience that they probably already know everything they need to know in order to succeed. The human short-coming involves forgetting what has worked in the past and continuing to provide the basic tenants to your daily activities. Mike equates our lives to the swinging motion…
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Bubble Group Travel: Today's Opportunity
October 29th, 2020 | Length 00:14:45

In this special episode Mike interviews old time friend and industry magazine editor Jeff Gayduk. Always respected, always candid but honest as the day is long, Jeff shares his personal experiences regarding group travel as it is picking up momentum again. This interview was short, on point and meaningful. Tune…
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Interview
October 22nd, 2020 | Length 00:07:05

Heaven knows there is not a shortage of ways to go to market these days. But perhaps one overlooked, low stress and high return method is the personal interview. In this week's episode Mike shares a recent tip from a professionals speaking coach and suggests that you consider sampling this…
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The Interview As a Marketing Strategy
October 22nd, 2020 | Length 00:07:05

Heaven knows there is not a shortage of ways to go to market these days. But perhaps one overlooked, low stress and high return method is the personal interview. In this week's episode Mike shares a recent tip from a professionals speaking coach and suggests that you consider sampling this…
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Power of Words
October 16th, 2020 | Length 00:08:07

In this week's episode Mike will share his thoughts on the power of words. By simply changing a word, or adding a few more your sincerity and meaningful relationship development can be significantly enhanced. "Luv ya," "No problem," "How ya doing?" "Thanks," and "Yeah" can be improved upon with very…
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Fly vs Screen
October 8th, 2020 | Length 00:07:17

Sometimes shear tenacity and old fashion grit and determination aren't enough to get the job done. Many of today's worthwhile accomplishments come as a result of doing the right things at the right time. "Timing" is as important today as ever. In this episode, Mike will share a true story…
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Three Possible Outcomes With New Acquaintances
October 8th, 2020 | Length 00:05:44

When you meet people for the first time only three outcomes can result. People can feel better having met you. People can feel worse having met you. And people have no feelings one way or the other; you make no impact whatsoever. The obvious strategy for starting new and meaningful…
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People Like People Who Like Them
October 1st, 2020 | Length 00:08:37

There is a natural reciprocal phenomenon that we all have a tendency to like the people who like us. In this episode, Mike shares his experiences with his first girlfriend. His biggest challenge was to find out who she was once he found out he had a girlfriend. Sixty-one years…
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Business Lessons From The Morning Crossword Puzzle
September 24th, 2020 | Length 00:05:31

Some answers come more easily than others.  While many initial unknowns simply require a little more information. In this episode Mike uses his early morning crossword puzzle ritual as a business model you can take to the bank. With no clear explanation at hand, some problems simply require a little…
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Why You?
September 23rd, 2020 | Length 00:04:13

We often assume prospects understand the benefits we bring to the relationship. In most instances, this is simply not the case. A little reflection now and then helps clarify our value in our own minds first. Then, and only then can we present the true picture to prospects. In this…
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The Only Two Types of People You Will Ever Come In Contact With
September 17th, 2020 | Length 00:04:57

There are over 7 billion people on our plant and you and I can segment them into just two categories. In this episode, Mike will share with you his most often repeated message from over 35 years of sharing sales and marketing reminders. This is a deep as Mike gets…
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Three Questions Needing Answers Sooner Rather Than Later
September 11th, 2020 | Length 00:05:54

Meeting people for the first time can either help or hinder future relationships. In this week's episode, Mike will call your attention to the three questions "strangers" will be asking themselves having been introduced to you for the first time. Once you prepare yourself for these three questions you will…
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Drop Your Rock
September 7th, 2020 | Length 00:08:23

Today's podcast has two messages. The first one reminds us of the importance of shedding our useless baggage. Mike refers to this as "Dropping our rocks." We can't afford to put up with any negative behaviors that are not contributing to our success. In Part Two Mike reminds us that more…
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Are You Making a Difference?
September 7th, 2020 | Length 00:04:58

In this episode, Mike puts his heart on his sleeve and shares a moment of realization that came to light during a memorial service of all places. I guess the hidden message here is to live life like you are dying but as long as you are here, why not…
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It All Begins With Digging a Hole
September 4th, 2020 | Length 00:06:18

The analogy of digging a hole in order to find oil is highly pertinent to any industry. There comes a time were the planning must come to a rest and action take its place. In this episode of Mike'd Up Marchev Mike reminds us that sometimes it is wise to…
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The Secret To Your Success: Stop Trying To Sell
September 4th, 2020 | Length 00:04:42

The truth is that nobody likes to be sold. Salespeople over the years have earned a poor reputation described with words like manipulative, aggressive, dishonest, pushy, fast-talking, and self-centered. For us true sales professionals nothing could be further from the truth. Our one and only objective is to help people.…
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Connection
September 10th, 2020 | Length 00:04:38

We oftentimes overlook the obvious. Pursuing opportunities at the expense of focusing on what is important is an error too many entrepreneurs make on a daily basis. Take a moment to reintroduce yourself to clients who may begin feeling that you are taking them for granted. Listen to a major…
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Consistent "Connection" Is The Key
September 4th, 2020 | Length 00:04:38

We oftentimes overlook the obvious. Pursuing opportunities at the expense of focusing on what is important is an error too many entrepreneurs make on a daily basis. Take a moment to reintroduce yourself to clients who may begin feeling that you are taking them for granted. Listen to a major…
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Notre Dame: Take Three
September 10th, 2020 | Length 00:06:57

Today's episode features the effectiveness of "second effort." Listen to how Mike became accepted to the University of Notre Dame with poor SAT scores and low class ranking. After being officially rejected, Mike wrote three letters before receiving a spot in ND's 1968 freshmen class. This is a lesson worth…
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My Notre Dame Story: Three Times a Charm
September 4th, 2020 | Length 00:06:57

Today's episode features the effectiveness of "second effort." Listen to how Mike gained acceptance to the University of Notre Dame with poor SAT scores and a poor class rank. After being officially rejected, Mike wrote three letters before receiving an invitation to join Notre Dames' clas of '71.This is a…
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The "Likeability" Factor
September 4th, 2020 | Length 00:06:21

Service excellence is a given in these competitive times. But competence alone does not ensure a profitable future. Do not sell likeability short. People will continue to gravitate towards those they feel comfortable around. All things being equal, people will do business with people they like. In this week's short reminder…
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Likability
August 31st, 2020 | Length 00:06:21

Service excellence is a given in these competitive times. But competence alone does not ensure a profitable future. Do not sell likability short. People will continue to gravitate towards those they feel comfortable around. All things being equal, people will do business with people they like. In this week's short reminder…
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Three Key Business-Building Percentages
September 4th, 2020 | Length 00:04:44

Once you understand the importance of these three percentages as they relate to establishing business relationships you will be lightyears ahead of your competition. The truth is you will soon be riding these percentages straight to the bank.…
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The Importance of Visibility And The Rule of 7
September 4th, 2020 | Length 00:06:38

It is your responsibility to remain visible in the eyes of your prospects and clients without coming across as being too aggressive, pushy, or manipulative. The Rule of 7 is a good guide to ensure you remain top-of-mind without overdoing it. This simple rule will position you as the go-to…
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The Times Are Changing
September 4th, 2020 | Length 00:04:57

You will be the same person you are a year from now except for the people you hang out with and the books you read. Bobby Dylan sang it in the '60s and it is just as true today. If you don't start swimming you will soon sink like a…
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Eye Contact
August 26th, 2020 | Length 00:08:56

Mike's introductory marketing lesson on the power of eye contact and how you may not be as good at it as you think!…
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Mike Marchev- Meet the Podcasters | Travmarket Media Network
August 24th, 2020 | Length 00:01:06

Introducing Mike Marchev's newest media outlet for his quick, practical business and marketing skills.  Get to know Mike briefly and what to expect from his weekly dose of encouragement and business pointers. …
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Miked Up Marchev

Mike Marchev

Mike Marchev


Mike Marchev chose to take a circuitous route through the first 71-years of his life. His experiences, successes, failures and unwavering sense of humor qualify him as a guy worth listening to. Perhaps of more importance, he is a practicing practitioner you can actually learn something from.

Mike has earned a…

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