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 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The 2020 holiday season is officially underway, and Rich wanted to share the annual Toys & Tech of the Trade holiday gift guide and hopefully give you some gift suggestions for the creators and entrepreneurs in your life, or maybe you’re treating yourself, either way, whether it’s for work or play Toys & Tech of…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade- November 2020 Update

Show Notes Where are the new episodes? In this episode, Rich shares an update on what’s been going on off-air and when fans can expect new episodes of Toys & Tech of the Trade. Be on the lookout for the upcoming Toys & Tech of the Trade Holiday Gift Guide in the coming weeks to…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 41 | Brianna Peters

Toys & Tech of the Trade kicks off the road to episode fifty by welcome podcaster and entrepreneur Brianna Peters to the show this week. Brianna and her husband Matt, are the founders of Gotham Podcast Studio.  Gotham Podcast Studio prides itself on being a full-service podcast production studio that offers creators all bells and…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 40 | Entrepreneurial Depression

Toys & Tech of the Trade marks its 40th episode with some realness as Rich discusses entrepreneurial depression and how the many ways it can take hold. If you’re a creator or entrepreneur struggling with depression because of COVID-19 or other things, know that you are not alone and there are others out there fighting…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 39 | Back To School 2020 Gear Guide

Toys & Tech of the Trade is back to its regular schedule this week after our special episode with Brandon Fassberg from The Avocado Club. We are happy to report that Brandon’s Hottee Aguacatee hot sauce is funded. You can check out the campaign here. This week’s episode, Rich thought it would be a good…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 38 | Hottee Aguacatee

Crowdfunding is changing the game for so many people, and it is creating so many new businesses and opportunities. This week’s guest is leveraging the platform to bring a new avocado-based hot sauce to market. Brandon Fassberg is taking his love of Mexican cuisine, hot sauce, and avocados and built not only a thriving community…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 37 | Nicholas Hinrichsen

Imagine starting a business with a friend and that business changing the car sales game for the better. Now imagine that business being acquired by Carvana and taking an idea between two friends and taking it to the next level. This week’s guest Nicholas Hinrichsen not only did that when it came selling to cars…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 36 | Brenden Kumarasamy

The benefits of being an excellent public speaker are more necessary than you think as our interactions, especially in the current environment, when communications rely less on in-person meetings and more on conversations in front of a camera or behind a microphone. This week’s guest Brenden Kumarasamy shares more on the value of being an…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 35 | Sebastian Burton

When I was growing up, a career in the gaming industry was a pipe dream for many kids unless you had the technical chops in design or got your foot in the door as a tester. A lot has changed, and now there are many different opportunities in the gaming industry. People can create games,…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 34 | Anime Expo Lite

When it comes to conventions, the future is very uncertain with some of your favorite shows skipping 2020 altogether while others are adapting to what many consider the new normal leveraging video conferencing tools to connect with their fans. In this episode, we sit down with returning guest Megan Amo from the Society for the…

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