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Charles Caldwell: Geaux Local (The DOcast)

Charles Caldwell — Sitting on a stack of barley
Charles Caldwell — Sitting on a pallet of barley with the new “Not too Sweet” Watermelon Wheat cans in the background.

Charles Caldwell, from Natchez MS, headed out west to work in a ranch in Colorado where he was exposed to the rise of local craft beers and fell in love. Over the next few years, Charles and childhood friend, William McGehee, started talking (and drinking) a lot of local craft beers, discussing the possibility of making their own. Now, it’s a dream come true and Tin Roof Beer is in over 450 retailers, are set to make over 1 million this year, and their only 3 years old. Continue reading Charles Caldwell: Geaux Local (The DOcast)

Pat Flynn: Do What You Fear (The DOcast)

Pat Flynn — A True Internet Marketer
Pat Flynn — A True Internet Entrepreneur

Pat Flynn is one of the best internet marketers on the planet. He converted a basic blog into passive income after getting fired from his day job.  He started the Smart Passive Income empire with a phenomenal podcast, blogonline videos; launches niche website for fun, and has a best selling book. Unlike many internet entrepreneurs, he doesn’t just teach you about how to make money online, he shows you his monthly income — last month he made $58,412.33 online. He doesn’t sleep — this guy is a machine. Continue reading Pat Flynn: Do What You Fear (The DOcast)

Justin Gold: Growing a Food Startup (The DOcast)

Justin Gold at his peanut butter lab (his office)
Justin Gold at his Peanut Butter Lab (his office)

When Justin was in college, he would make his own organic & natural peanut-butter and store it in the fridge to save up on money. Over time his roommates would eat it all before he got to it, so he simply put his name on the jar to let everyone know who is was for. That just gave them a name to ask for it, then everyone wanted that “Justin’s” peanut butter in that was always in the fridge. Now, Justin’s is a multi-million dollar business that ships their natural nut-butters worldwide. Continue reading Justin Gold: Growing a Food Startup (The DOcast)

Jared Loftus: Shake Them Haters Off (The DOcast)

Jared Loftus getting cozy with the t-shirt business.
Jared Loftus getting cozy with the t-shirt business.

Spotting a trend for an entrepreneur is hard, repeatedly capitalizing on a trend is even harder. Jared Loftus founded Tiger District after LSU’s ’03 SEC Championship game, brought one of the first food trucks (Taco de Paco & Ninja Snowballs) to the area, and launched the first co-working space for entrepreneurs in Baton Rouge, LA. He’s also on the board of C.A.T.S. (Capital Area Transit System), puts together a free art gallery, and raps on his free time. Continue reading Jared Loftus: Shake Them Haters Off (The DOcast)