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Mark Baratto has over 15 years of marketing and sales experience specializing in Psychological based Sales & Marketing, Story Creation, and Customer Acquisition. His expertise lies in understanding peopleโ€™s psyche, what motivates them, and the behavioral science behind what drives their actions - using 30 years of tested & proven persuasion principles. He provides proven psychological skills that help his clients capture the attention of their dream customer, turning them into life-long raving fans.

Scott Gerke Talks Mental Health & How He Is Changing The World, One Stranger At A Time

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Scott Gerke, a Key West local that many of you know – or will know real soon. He created the Key West Full Moon Drum Circle, has an event company, is a local DJ, took a stranger on the most epic Key West adventure – and suffers…

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Scott Gerke Talks Mental Health & How He Is Changing The World, One Stranger At A Time

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Scott Gerke, a Key West local that many of you know – or will know real soon. He created the Key West Full Moon Drum Circle, has an event company, is a local DJ, took a stranger on the most epic Key West adventure – and suffers…

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Scott Gerke Talks Mental Health & How He Is Changing The World, One Stranger At A Time

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Scott Gerke, a Key West local that many of you know – or will know real soon. He created the Key West Full Moon Drum Circle, has an event company, is a local DJ, took a stranger on the most epic Key West adventure – and suffers…

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Beards and Brews Barbershop & Bar

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Beards and Brews owner, Eric to discuss how he got the idea, how longs he’s been cutting hair, and how the island locals came together to support him and his new venture. More on Beards and Brews Barbershop & Bar Beards and Brews is the “Premier Barbershop…

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Beards and Brews Barbershop & Bar

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Beards and Brews owner, Eric to discuss how he got the idea, how longs he’s been cutting hair, and how the island locals came together to support him and his new venture. More on Beards and Brews Barbershop & Bar Beards and Brews is the “Premier Barbershop…

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Beards and Brews Barbershop & Bar

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Beards and Brews owner, Eric to discuss how he got the idea, how longs he’s been cutting hair, and how the island locals came together to support him and his new venture. More on Beards and Brews Barbershop & Bar Beards and Brews is the “Premier Barbershop…

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Whiskey Tasting at the Key West Trading Company

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Smuggler Jim (JD Martin) at his Whiskey tai sting room on 627 Eton Street. We talk about the family history behind the Smuggler and well… everything Whiskey ๐Ÿ™‚ More on Key West Trading Company “Purveyors of Fine Whiskies and Spirits” This is the philosophy that our founder…

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Whiskey Tasting at the Key West Trading Company

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Smuggler Jim (JD Martin) at his Whiskey tai sting room on 627 Eton Street. We talk about the family history behind the Smuggler and well… everything Whiskey ๐Ÿ™‚ More on Key West Trading Company “Purveyors of Fine Whiskies and Spirits” This is the philosophy that our founder…

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Whiskey Tasting at the Key West Trading Company

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Smuggler Jim (JD Martin) at his Whiskey tai sting room on 627 Eton Street. We talk about the family history behind the Smuggler and well… everything Whiskey ๐Ÿ™‚ More on Key West Trading Company “Purveyors of Fine Whiskies and Spirits” This is the philosophy that our founder…

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The Jerk Key West

On this episode of the podcast, Mark Baratto sits down with chef and food truck owner of The Jerk Caribbean food, Deon. We talked about how Deon got into the cooking game, how his culinary education mixed with family recipes, created some of the best Caribbean food on island. I should know… I had to…

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The Jerk Key West

On this episode of the podcast, Mark Baratto sits down with chef and food truck owner of The Jerk Caribbean food, Deon. We talked about how Deon got into the cooking game, how his culinary education mixed with family recipes, created some of the best Caribbean food on island. I should know… I had to…

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The Jerk Key West

On this episode of the podcast, Mark Baratto sits down with chef and food truck owner of The Jerk Caribbean food, Deon. We talked about how Deon got into the cooking game, how his culinary education mixed with family recipes, created some of the best Caribbean food on island. I should know… I had to…

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Shots and Giggles Local Bar

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Shots and Giggles owners Steve Kibbe and Hannia Rivera. We talk about how they got into the bar business and why they decided to open this local favorite. More on Shots and Giggles Shots and Giggles is located on the corner of Ann and Greene Street next door…

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Shots and Giggles Local Bar

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Shots and Giggles owners Steve Kibbe and Hannia Rivera. We talk about how they got into the bar business and why they decided to open this local favorite. More on Shots and Giggles Shots and Giggles is located on the corner of Ann and Greene Street next door…

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Shots and Giggles Local Bar

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Shots and Giggles owners Steve Kibbe and Hannia Rivera. We talk about how they got into the bar business and why they decided to open this local favorite. More on Shots and Giggles Shots and Giggles is located on the corner of Ann and Greene Street next door…

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Singing, Songwriting & Festivals with Arlis Albritton

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Singer, songwriter, and all-around cool guy, Arlis Albritton. We talked about his journey and how he got started in music (hint, it was the mailroom), navigating the Nashville writing scene, and how he is expanding his talent into the festival arena, with the St. Augustine Songwriters Festival:…

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Singing, Songwriting & Festivals with Arlis Albritton

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Singer, songwriter, and all-around cool guy, Arlis Albritton. We talked about his journey and how he got started in music (hint, it was the mailroom), navigating the Nashville writing scene, and how he is expanding his talent into the festival arena, with the St. Augustine Songwriters Festival:…

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Singing, Songwriting & Festivals with Arlis Albritton

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Singer, songwriter, and all-around cool guy, Arlis Albritton. We talked about his journey and how he got started in music (hint, it was the mailroom), navigating the Nashville writing scene, and how he is expanding his talent into the festival arena, with the St. Augustine Songwriters Festival:…

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The Secret to Life with Harrison Gallery

In this episode of the Podcast, Mark Baratto sits down with artists Helen and Ben Harrison to talk about their gallery on White Street, but in a surprise turn of events, ended up talking about their life at sea. I think the below quote sums it up – enjoy! “In the 1970s my husband, Ben,…

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The Key West Mermaid Festival

In this episode, Mark Baratto sits down with Head Mermaid, Kristi Ann to talk about how she got the idea for the festival, and how she applied her savvy retail skills into her creation. Save the date: July 1st – 5th 2021 More on the Mermaid Festival The Key West Mermaid Festival is founded by…

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