Toys & Tech of the Trade

Learn about the gadgets and software that content creators, entrepreneurs and other talented folks on our radar use along with the “toys” that put a smile on their face.

Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 68 | Real Wize Productions

Getting Wise With Stuck In My Mind Podcast’s Wize Rich recently stopped by the Stuck In My Mind Podcast and had a great conversation with Wil Otero, aka Wize, the show’s host. The conversation went so well that Rich wanted to introduce Wize and his work to the Toys & Tech of the Trade audience….

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 67 | Sarah LaValle

Long Island Networkers Spotlight: Sarah LaValle | Simple Sweet Sites This post-Labor Day edition of Toys & Tech of the Trade Rich welcomes Sarah LaValle, owner of Simple Sweet Sites, to the show. Sarah is a web designer and content creator who creates unique white-label websites on the Wix platform. Rich and Sarah discussed her…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 66 | Terri Huggins

Freelance Writing Freedom With Terri Huggins Thanks to Lunchclub for allowing Terri and Rich to connect and deliver a tremendous episode of Toys & Tech of the Trade. Terri Huggins is an award-winning journalist, freelance writer, public speaker, fitness instructor, and entrepreneur. In this episode, she shares her story as a freelance writer and a…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 65 | Nicky Billou

Leveling Up Your Life & Business With Nicky Billou Thanks to Podmatch for connecting us with this week’s guest Nicky Billou. Nicky helps entrepreneurs scale their businesses; experts become thought leaders, and much more. In addition to all those great skills, Nicky is a best-selling author with seven published books and two podcasts. So if…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 64 | Gradient CEO Vince Romanin

Staying Cool With Gradient CEO Vince Romanin This week Rich sits down with Vince Romanin, CEO of Gradient. Gradient is a new company working towards revolutionizing heating and cooling by creating better solutions for the planet. Gradient’s solutions will not only be easier for consumers to install and use but will be a middle ground…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 63 | Tom Marino Show Appearance

Rich Stops By The Tom Marino Show Toys & Tech of the Trade host Rich Butler stops by the Tom Marino show to talk podcasting and share a bit of the RAGE Works origin story. The episode was broadcast live on June 9, 2022, on Long Island News Radio 103.9. You can watch it on…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 62 | Adam Hurd

Long Island Networker’s Adam Hurd We continue to showcase great communities by kicking off the brand new Long Island Networker’s series of episodes. Technically we started the series unofficially with Coach Danny D, but in this week’s episode, we welcome the founder of Long Island Networkers, Adam Hurd. Adam brings a lot of variety to…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 61 | Painted In Blue

The Handcrafted Story Of Painted In Blue w/ Josiesboy In this week’s episode of Toys & Tech Of The Trade, Rich welcomes back Josiesboy. Josiesboy is currently building his brand, Painted In Blue; and shared stories about the brand’s origins and his journey as an artist and offered plenty of actionable advice along the way….

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 60 | Underdog Showcase: Leah Spasova

In this week’s episode of Toys & Tech Of The Trade, Rich sits down with Leah Spasova, CEO of LIFESEXPERTS and Instructor and course creator at Bin Burnout and Thrive. Leah is a psychologist specializing in sex and relationships, educator, entrepreneur, animal activist, content creator, and more. This conversation covered the usual spectrum of topics…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 59 | Networking Is Not A Four Letter Word!

With the specter of COVID-19 in the rearview to an extent, Rich checked out some local networking events organized by the Long Island Networkers. Unlike the usual networking events, these were informative and worth attending because the approach was different from just walking around and exchanging business cards. Rich shares his thoughts on networking and…

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