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 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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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 33 | SAGA Action Arts

Toys & Tech of the Trade welcomes actor, entrepreneur, and SAG-AFTRA stunt performer Dylan Hintz to this week’s show. Dylan is the owner and founder of Saga Action Arts. At SAGA Action Arts, Dylan, alongside his colleague Abra utilize stunt-based movements alongside a mix of martial arts to empower their students regardless of their interest…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 32 | Father’s Day 2020 Gift Guide

With Father’s Day around the corner Rich decided to do another audio gift guide for the Toys & Tech of the Trade listeners. On the fence on what to get your dad this year. We hope Rich’s recommendations help solve that problem for you. Editor’s Note: Rich referenced the Apple Airpods 2 but the Airpods…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 31 | Love Is Enough Productions

Toys & Tech of the Trade spotlights a fellow RAGE Works creator this week as Call Me When It’s Over’s Alexis A. McCoy stops by. Guided by the quote, “If entertaining is my passion and changing the world is my goal, why not entertain to change the world?” Alexis applied her background in entertainment and…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 30 | BS’ing With Sean K

Toys & Tech has a ton of great guests on the horizon. In this episode, we sit down with Sean Kneese. Sean is an actor, content creator, and host of the BS’ing with Sean K Podcast.BS’ing with Sean K is an interview series that focuses on providing a platform for people to share opinions not…

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Toys & Tech of the Trade-Episode 29 | Quarantine Q&A

Toys & Tech of the Trade is back after a two-week hiatus. This week’s episode is a special quarantine Q&A plus Rich updates the listeners on why there was no episode two weeks ago. Toys, Tech & Awesome Stuff Mentioned in This Episode Disclaimer: Some of these links are affiliate links which means that if…

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