Today on The Rise To The Top: A little change up today on the show. Entrepreneur Mark Bland, creator of The Q Show, is in the house to pick my brain on how to build his audience and monetize his brand. Hope you enjoy the insights and pick up some ideas you can use for your delicious personality-based brand.
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More About Mark:
Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, Mark Bland has been the soul of St. Louis television and in radio for many years. Beginning as an actor in his early youth, Bland graduated high school and went on to Community College in St. Louis, which ultimately led him to his afternoon gig at the schools college radio Station, 89.5 FM, on which he hosted and produced the #1 weekly afternoon talk show, “The Friday Night Drive.”
The show lead to a shot at a local public access TV show in the fall of 1997, where he began to find popularity as the host of “Video Jukebox” (1997), a music video show that featured upcoming artists and interviews with national celebrities.
For more of Mark’s bio, visit his website.
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