Orlando Squadcast

The Home Squad

Welcome to the Orlando Squadcast - your ultimate guide to everything "City Beautiful" hosted by Mark Raumaker, Jonathan Speagle, and Rob Stack. Join us as we take a deep dive into what makes Orlando unique and special.

Orlando is known for its iconic landmarks and theme parks, but there's so much more to explore in this vibrant city. From the bustling downtown area to the serene nature preserves, there's something for everyone in Orlando. And who better to guide you through it all than the Orlando Squadcast team?

Mark Raumaker, Jonathan Speagle, and Rob Stack are three Orlando locals who know the city inside and out. They're passionate about sharing their love for Orlando with others and showcasing all the amazing things the city has to offer.

Each episode of the Orlando Squadcast is filled with insider tips, fascinating stories, and lively discussions. We cover everything from the latest theme park news to the best restaurants in town, from historic landmarks to up-and-coming neighborhoods.

Whether you're a lifelong resident or a first-time visitor, the Orlando Squadcast is the perfect companion for your Orlando adventure. Tune in to be entertained, informed, and inspired as we explore everything this wonderful city has to offer. Don't miss out on the excitement - join us on the Orlando Squadcast today! read less
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Episodes

28. Sneaker Dreams and Orlando Scenes - News, Updates, and More
11-10-2023
28. Sneaker Dreams and Orlando Scenes - News, Updates, and More
In this episode of the Orlando Squadcast, hosts engage in various captivating topics, from the ins and outs of the ever-evolving real estate scene to the latest sneaker sensations. Stay in the loop with upcoming attractions and the pulse of local events you want to attend. Mark, Jonathan, and Rob share their firsthand experiences at some of Orlando's hidden gems, including thrilling visits to PopStroke and eerie expeditions to the Petrified Forest.Excitingly, they’ll also unveil the plans for Disney's Animal Kingdom, including the thrilling addition of an Indiana Jones-themed land. As you navigate Orlando's bustling streets, they’ll inform you about the ever-expanding I-4 and the newly minted toll lanes.They tackle the notorious challenge of poor cell phone reception in certain pockets of Orlando, offering insights that can be a lifesaver for locals and tourists alike.In a nutshell, The Orlando Squadcast Podcast delivers a captivating blend of entertainment and knowledge, offering an exclusive peek into Orlando's diverse and ever-changing city. Tune in for an adventure that's both informative and a whole lot of fun!Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
27. Theme Park Showdown
04-10-2023
27. Theme Park Showdown
In this episode of the Orlando Squadcast, hosts engage in a lively discussion as they delve into the unique atmosphere, healthy debates, and undeniable allure of the iconic Orlando theme park giants.Join the conversation as they embrace the contrast in the worlds of Disney and Universal and reflect on the specialness and distinctiveness of each, offering their perspectives as former actors as well. From discussing favorite attractions to employee treatment and guest experiences, they leave no stone unturned. Get ready for some surprises, as the host shares their thoughts on upcoming expansions like Universal's game-changing Epic Universe and their travel tips for a perfect Orlando vacation.Tune in as they recount memorable moments, like watching fireworks from a breathtaking hotel room, early Magic Kingdom access, and their jaw-dropping encounter during a performance of Phantom. Find out the latest buzz on Orlando's newest attraction, the immersive wonderland known as Area 15, set to rival even the most imaginative dreams.Don't miss this eye-opening, informative, and sometimes hilarious episode that will leave you craving a magical adventure in the enchanting world of Orlando. It's time to embark on a journey where the excitement never ends! Subscribe now to the Orlando Squadcast and hit that notification bell to be the first to know when each episode drops. Get ready to explore the wonders of Orlando like never before!Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
26. Genie Plus Going Away?! Plus, Moana’s Journey of Water at Epcot and the Hidden Gems of The Enzian Theatre
27-09-2023
26. Genie Plus Going Away?! Plus, Moana’s Journey of Water at Epcot and the Hidden Gems of The Enzian Theatre
In this episode of the Orlando Squadcast, hosts lined up a buffet of captivating topics to keep you on the edge of your seat! They plunge headfirst into the latest theme park buzz, dissecting the potential removal of Genie Plus and express passes and exploring the world of interactive line experiences. Next, the Orlando Squadcast transports you to the enchanting world of Disney's new Moana-inspired world at Epcot, Journey of Water, revealing its immersive features and mind-blowing attractions.And for all you cinema buffs, listen in as Mark, Jonathan, and Rob unveil the hidden treasures of the Enzian Theater and its unique cinematic experience. So, grab your headphones, fasten your seatbelts, and prepare for an episode bursting with theme park updates, entertainment gems, and a dash of nostalgia. Let's dive right in and make some magical memories! 🎉🎙🎆Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
25. The Squadcast Growing up, The Inside Scoop On Everest Place, and Fall Family-Fun Ideas
20-09-2023
25. The Squadcast Growing up, The Inside Scoop On Everest Place, and Fall Family-Fun Ideas
In this episode of the Orlando Squadcast, Mark, Jonathan, and Rob share stories of hilarious mishaps and tough upbringings. They also discuss their experiences living in different parts of the country, from Missouri to Florida, and how perspectives have shifted over time.They explore the incredible Everest Place project, a $1 billion mixed-use development in the heart of Orlando's tourism district. They’ll give you the inside scoop on what to expect from luxurious hotels and residences to water parks and shopping villages.And if you're looking for family-friendly fun, the Orlando Squadcast has you covered! Discover the Amber Brook Farms Festival and the Long and Scott Farms corn maze, offering exciting Fall activities for all ages.Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
24. Exploring Orlando's Shotgun-Style Homes and All The Local’s Guide to Universal’s CityWalk
13-09-2023
24. Exploring Orlando's Shotgun-Style Homes and All The Local’s Guide to Universal’s CityWalk
In this episode of the Orlando Squadcast, hosts explore the world of narrow shotgun-style homes in local neighborhoods, exploring architectural trends and the reasons behind their popularity. They also share their experiences dining at Margaritaville and other unique restaurants and explore the vibrant CityWalk. They provide a comprehensive guide to the Summer Lake neighborhood and Universal CityWalk, offering insider tips on parking perks, ticket requirements, and the best times to enjoy the hotspot.In this episode:Evolving Architecture Of Homes In Orlando: Explore The Unique Architecture And Layout Of Shotgun-Style Homes In Local Neighborhoods, Discussing Their History, Design, And Why They've Become Popular In Orlando.Dining AdventuresA Closer Look At Universal CitywalkSummer Lake Neighborhood GuidePark RecommendationsConnect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
23. High-Speed Adventures and the Odd Need for Shade
06-09-2023
23. High-Speed Adventures and the Odd Need for Shade
This week on Orlando Squadcast, co-hosts, Jonathan, Rob, and Mark, take you on a vibrant journey through the picturesque Clearmont area and the adrenaline-inducing Hidden Media Network's racing track. Experience the thrill of Go Karting Orlando, Universal's Islands of Adventure, and more. We also delve into the lack of canopies in playgrounds and dog parks, sharing our experiences and brainstorming potential solutions.Tune in and engage with us as we don't just talk about Orlando, we live it, love it and share it with you!Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by: The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroup The Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/Download our FREE Buy like a Pro and Sell like a Pro Guides: https://bit.ly/37kJQOv🚨 Subscribe to this channel here: 👇👇👇👇👇👇👇 ✅ https://bit.ly/3uwJ4Wk📲 We have so many people contacting us to help them buy and sell their home and WE LOVE IT! Honestly if you are moving or relocating anywhere in the country, we can make that transition so much easier on you!!Reach out Day/Nights/Weekends whenever you want, we never stop working for you!!Contact the team!📲 Call/Text Direct at 407.228.2353 📲 Email: info@orlandohomesquad.com👨‍💻 Website: https://orlandohomesquad.com/👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇 SUBSCRIBE TO THIS CHANNEL HERE: https://bit.ly/3uwJ4Wk❗️Disclaimer: https://app.termly.io/document/disclaimer/9639db4c-a8cf-48d2-93de-a8fd035726ec
22. Luxury Stays at the Grand Bohemian, Smart Initiatives in Lake Nona, Howl of Scream, and Hidden Tiki Treasures
30-08-2023
22. Luxury Stays at the Grand Bohemian, Smart Initiatives in Lake Nona, Howl of Scream, and Hidden Tiki Treasures
This week on Orlando Squadcast, Mark, Rob, and Jonathan take us on a journey through the vibrant city of Orlando, sharing their experiences at the luxurious Grand Bohemian Hotel, including some serious poolside relaxation and mouthwatering tapas at the rooftop bar. They also explore the possibilities within Lake Nona, a growing community with ambitious, smart initiatives. Discover the hidden gems of Orlando's downtown area, including charming towns like Koe and DeLand. And don't miss out on the treasure map experience and thrilling roller coasters at the Super Amazing Theme Park! In this episode: Hotel Experience and Lake Nona ExplorationDevelopment and Smart Initiatives in Lake NonaUnique Theme Park Experience and "Howl of Scream" EventRevitalization and Downtown AreasPermanent Vacation Tiki Bar and Immersive ExperienceConnect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
21.The Golf Cart Craze: Fad or Lifestyle
23-08-2023
21.The Golf Cart Craze: Fad or Lifestyle
This week on Orlando Squadcast, hosts dive into the fascinating world of golf cart communities and the evolving trend of using golf carts for transportation. We explore popular golf cart hotspots like Winter Garden, Lake Nona, and The Villages, and discuss the impact of this trend on local businesses and daily life. Join us as we hit the streets, document delicious food and hidden gems, and showcase the vibrant culture of Orlando. Plus, we share our excitement for getting more involved in the YouTube community and discuss our plans to create engaging content that helps you uncover all the cool nooks and crannies of this incredible city. In this episode:Golf cart communities in Central FloridaCustomization and subculture in transportationWalkable downtown areasOrlando vs. other cities, what makes it differentThe transportation businessConnect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
19. Crafting Magic Onstage: A Conversation with Rob Lott
09-08-2023
19. Crafting Magic Onstage: A Conversation with Rob Lott
This week on Orlando Squadcast, Rob Lott shares his journey in the entertainment industry, including his role in Disney' and his recent role in opening SeaWorld in Abu Dhabi. He shares his career as a puppeteer, where he created magic onstage for shows like The Lion King and Pocahontas. Rob now leads Blue Trumpet Creative, focusing on coaching, consulting, and creative development. The episode also takes a virtual tour of Orlando's bustling scenes, including the craft beer and food festival at SeaWorld Orlando and the Halloween Horror Nights.In this episode:Craft Beer Festival and Center ExpansionRob's JourneyPerforming at Disney and BeyondCoaching, Consulting, and Creative DevelopmentRob has been a professional performer and director for over twenty years. His teams have created intimate atmosphere shows and spectacle stage productions for large audiences. His passion lies at the intersection of Leadership and Creativity. You can hear his thoughts on Leadership and Creativity on his regularly hosted show, The Leading Creative Podcast, as well as Let’s Talk Soon - The Podcast where he and his sister, Tricia, talk about the latest things they are reading about, writing about, thinking about, and speaking up about. Rob is the Owner and Lead Creative at Blue Trumpet Creative. Specializing in theatrical strategies and approaches to create unforgettable experiences for the audience and the artists. Based in Orlando, FL, Rob’s teams include world-class artists and designers in music, choreography, lighting, audio, pyrotechnics, costuming, set design, animation, and video design.Connect with Rob: https://www.instagram.com/robalott/Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
18. Shot of Moxie: Empowering Growth in Business and Beyond with Angela Robbins
02-08-2023
18. Shot of Moxie: Empowering Growth in Business and Beyond with Angela Robbins
This week on the Squadcast, hosts are joined by Angela Robbins, founder of Moxie Brands, as she discusses her passion for empowering individuals and companies to drive growth. They discuss recreational marijuana use in Florida and federal levels, medical freedom, and a new venture, Shot of Moxie. Angela also shares her writing and photography journey and experience in the print magazine market, sharing insights on growth strategies, delegation, and the power of a strong brand.In this episode:Launching products, strategic partnerships, and brand clarityMedical freedom and access to all available resourcesThe "over and the under" philosophy for business success.Doing internal work and developing growth strategiesThe importance of brand experience and culture.Connect with Angela: https://moxiebrands.com//Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
17. How Voices Can Change a City with Graham Jarrett
26-07-2023
17. How Voices Can Change a City with Graham Jarrett
This week on the Squadcast, Graham Jarrett, a publisher from the Orlando Weekly joins the show. Graham has played a pivotal role in shaping the cultural landscape of Orlando, and we can't wait to delve into his journey and the incredible work he has done. Many more will be covered such as Florida's efforts to bring tech jobs to the central region and their new self-driving testing facility, Suntrax. Plus, we'll touch on the challenges faced by Orlando Weekly, the importance of their work, and their expanding publishing efforts. So sit back, relax, and get ready to explore the exciting world of Orlando with us!In this episode:Florida's efforts to boost the tech industry in central Florida and attract tech jobs.Establishment of Suntrax, a self-driving testing facility, catering to researchers and students at Florida Polytechnic University.Orlando Weekly's mission to provide a voice to the voiceless and the publication's commitment to its purpose despite financial challenges.Lou Gardens' special event, Dinosaurs Now, featuring life-sized dinosaurs, bringing unique experiences to Orlando.Graham Jarrett's significant impact on Orlando as the publisher of Orlando Weekly, through organizing local events and elevating the publication's status.And more…Connect with Graham: https://www.instagram.com/this_insta_graham/Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
16. Empowering Lives and Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence with Michelle Sperzel of Harbor House of Central Florida
19-07-2023
16. Empowering Lives and Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence with Michelle Sperzel of Harbor House of Central Florida
This week on the Squadcast, hosts are joined by Michelle Sperzel from Harbor House of Central Florida, who discusses the organization's empowering approach to restoring power to individuals affected by domestic violence. They prioritize building self-confidence and empowering individuals to take control of their lives. Michelle shares her experience of losing a part of her identity and how she has regained her sense of self. Harbor House aims to help the community respond to and prevent domestic violence through various programs and services. They collaborate with law enforcement, the Department of Children and Family, and schools to promote healthy relationships.Michelle also addresses misconceptions surrounding domestic violence, highlighting that organizations like Harbor House also serve male victims. She shares details about their emergency shelter, extended stay program, and transitional housing, emphasizing the life-changing impact of long-term support and services for survivors.In this episode:Services provided by Harbor House, including assistance with education, career resources, and opening bank accounts.Individual choice and navigation of services, with a focus on building self-confidence and empowerment.Collaboration with law enforcement and agencies to support survivors of domestic violence and promote healthy relationships.Inclusive support for all individuals impacted by domestic violence, including an onsite pet kennel and programs for survivors of domestic violence homicide.Connect with Michelle: https://www.harborhousefl.com/Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
15. Bringing a Taste of Puerto Rico to Orlando with Josiah Candelaria
12-07-2023
15. Bringing a Taste of Puerto Rico to Orlando with Josiah Candelaria
This week on the Squadcast, Josiah Candelaria, founder of Purple Ocean Superfood Bar, shares his journey from Puerto Rico to Central Florida, discussing challenges and the importance of purpose in business and personal life. The conversation also touches on personal stories, including moving back to Orlando for family and college, and the challenges faced by individuals who relocated to the area for job opportunities but lost their jobs. They also touch on planning and marketing, with Candelaria's role as the head of marketing at a young age.In this episode:-Candelaria's vision and drive in bringing a taste of Puerto Rico to Orlando, the founding of Purple Ocean Superfood Bar-The importance of purpose in every action and its impact on business and personal life.-Details about the owner's marketing job at the age of 22 and the opportunities it provided.-Hidden bars and must-visit spots-Details on the food truck businessConnect with Josiah: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/josiahcandelaria/Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
14. Behind The Orlando Bungalower: Meet Brendan O'Connor
05-07-2023
14. Behind The Orlando Bungalower: Meet Brendan O'Connor
This week on the Squadcast, hosts welcome special guest Brendan O'Connor, the renowned editor of Bungalower.com and host on Real Radio 104.1 FM! With over 20 years of experience in service-oriented jobs, Brendan's unique approach will captivate you. Join in various topics, from local events to media platforms. Prepare for a fascinating discussion on the power of Instagram, Facebook, and real radio in reaching diverse audiences, and discover how these platforms can transform engagement and connect people like never before. Don't miss out on Brendan's personal journey, as he shares his experiences working with Bungalower, balancing phone calls and responsibilities, and exciting upcoming projects such as a food column expanding to include travel content and a new TV show. In this episode:The power of different platforms to reach diverse audiencesThe impact of others sharing their content on social mediaBrendan's journey with Bungalower and the importance of community engagementBalancing creativity and responsibilities within rolesThe frustrating experience of setting up a pop-up eventBrendan O’Connor is the Editor of Bungalower.com, host of "Restaurants on the Radar, "co-host of "Bungalower and The Bus" on Real Radio 104.1 FM, co-author of "100 Things to do in Orlando Before You Die," and CFL 100 contributor.Connect with Brendan: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/OrlandoBungalowerLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendanboconnor/Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/
13. Thrills, Mysteries, and Hidden Gems: Orlando's Best-Kept Outdoor Adventures
28-06-2023
13. Thrills, Mysteries, and Hidden Gems: Orlando's Best-Kept Outdoor Adventures
This week on the Squadcast, hosts explore a variety of topics including rental add-ons beyond the base rate, discussing frustrations of paying for unused amenities like gyms, and parking tips. They introduce Hidden Palms Ranch, offering horse riding experiences near Orlando Sanford International Airport for both experienced and beginner riders. Learned about plenty of outdoor adventures, scuba diving, and the competitive “activities” market in Orlando, with even apartment complexes vying to offer top-notch amenities. Throughout the episode, we emphasize community, culture, and the diverse attractions of Central Florida. In this episode:Working Around Unnecessary Amenity FeesOutdoor AdventuresWildlife Present In The Orlando AreaFocus On Discussing The Thriving Culture And Growth Of The CityDifferences Between East And West Coasts, As Well As Central Florida Activities And Attractions.Connect with the hosts:Mark Raumaker: https://www.instagram.com/mark.raumaker/Rob Stack: https://www.instagram.com/orlandorealestate1/Jonathan Speagle: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanspeagle/Orlando Squadcast is powered by The Home Squad: https://orlandohomesquad.com/The Orlando Home Squad is made up of talented and experienced real estate specialists serving the entire Orlando area. As proud members of the Orlando community, The Orlando Home Squad’s mission is to simplify the real estate process for you, serve our community with integrity, and help you achieve your home ownership dreams.This podcast is sponsored by:The Samaritan Group: https://linktr.ee/samaritanmortgagegroupThe Closing City: https://theclosingcity.com/