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12/29/2017 Member News
Local Podcast to Implement Cutting-Edge Alexa Daily Briefing Technology

The Business Leadership Series, a popular podcast and radio show hosted by Derek Champagne, located on www.BusinessLeadershipSeries.com, is utilizing Alexa technology to implement daily leadership minute segments. The segments will allow Alexa users to listen to episode highlights and inspirational business leadership content simply by asking Alexa to play their daily flash brief.

Alexa is Amazon’s cloud-based voice service available on tens of millions of devices from Amazon and third-party device manufacturers, according to their website. With Alexa, companies have the ability to build natural voice experiences that offer customers an intuitive way to interact with technology. A collection of tools, application programming interfaces, reference solutions and documentation establishes a simple process for building programs with Alexa. The Business Leadership Series strives to incorporate groundbreaking technology to provide efficient, cutting-edge options to their audience.

“We are always looking for new and innovative ways to share valuable content with our listeners on platforms that are easiest for them to interact with and this allows our show to be part of their daily routine”, shares Derek. “Right now there is a gold rush to be the top content consumed on this new platform and we are near the forefront of this movement that will continue to grow.”

The Business Leadership Series is a popular podcast and radio show broadcast on ESPN regionally, recently celebrating 100 episodes, which hosts entrepreneurs, celebrity personalities, industry leaders and those who offer valuable insight. Guests have included: Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Oates, Former Sacramento Kings owner George Maloof, Michael Levin (Shark Tank, Politico), Nick Friedman (Oprah, Millionaire Matchmaker, Shark Tank), Shuly Oletzky (Huffington Post), Devin Thorpe (Forbes Magazine), Mike Caprari (The Profit), Henry Ho (Field Agent) and many more. As well as available online, episodes of the Business Leadership Series are broadcast weekly on ESPN 99.5 FM radio.

Champagne is a Northwest Arkansas resident, entrepreneur, marketing consultant, and local business owner/CEO of The Artist Evolution (TAE), a thriving marketing agency. Champagne’s book, Don't Buy A Duck: Stop Wasting Money & Only Do Marketing That Works!, became an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Don't Buy A Duck centers on everything from small business marketing to more advanced insight on bigger-budget marketing; the book has examples and strategies to assist marketers at all levels. Champagne has led TAE to work with local, regional and national brands in an array of fields and industries; from small local businesses to publicly-traded brands.

To learn more, visit: www.BusinessLeadershipSeries.com.