Friday, September 30, 2022

How to Finance Anything – AKA How to Fund Your Business

Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     June 29, 2022, 4:00 pm
It takes money to make money, right? Whether you are just getting started or you have been in business for years, you are going to need access to capital for your business. So what resources are…

Thursday, September 29, 2022

The SmallBizChat Podcast: How to Boost Your Sales with Internet Marketing with Paul Getter

Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     September 29, 2022, 9:30 am
  Paul Getter, The Internet Marketing Nerd, was broke in 2009, struggling and delivering phone books out of the back of his car. After teaching himself about the power of internet marketing, he…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     September 28, 2022, 4:00 pm
  Your employees are your business’s greatest asset. How can you ensure they your team is energized and excited about the work they do? What methods and policies can you put in place to help…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     July 6, 2022, 4:00 pm
We have talked about the idea of a Revenue Stack a number of times on The Small Business Show. Episode 115 back in 2017 dived deeper into the concept. With the current and future business economy…

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Business Brain is Born and Listener Questions – Business Brain 390

Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     July 27, 2022, 4:00 pm
We have been using the term Business Brain frequently on The Small Business Show since it encapsulates so much of how we want you to think about not just your Small Business but also your life in…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     July 20, 2022, 4:00 pm
This is the second show in our series about hiring right and handling layoffs. Our Business Brain tells us that our employees are the most important asset we have, so we always suggest doing…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     July 13, 2022, 4:11 pm
We are entering an interesting time when it comes to employees. You may be struggling to find enough people to fill certain roles while considering layoffs of others to cut your costs to make it…

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The Business of Music

Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     August 24, 2022, 4:47 pm
Every musician is a small business owner, and this week we have Paul Kent from Gig Gab — The Show for Working Musicians — join us for a crossover episode to dive into how we can apply our business…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     August 17, 2022, 4:00 pm
When you own a business, everything is public. Or at least you should consider that it could be. Your emails, Slack posts, phone calls, and even in-person interactions can be captured and shared with…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     August 10, 2022, 4:09 pm
Join us today on Business Brain as we discuss the pros and cons of including politics in your business and the importance of stepping away and getting some much-needed downtime to help you think and…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     August 3, 2022, 4:46 pm
The Covid-19 lockdowns created headaches for many business owners and created opportunities for others. Gary Arndt, the host of the Everything Everywhere podcast, falls into BOTH of those…

Monday, September 26, 2022

7 Ways to Jump-start Your 2023 Small Business Marketing

Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     September 26, 2022, 9:30 am
We’re heading for the last quarter of the calendar year, and it’s a busy one. Holiday sales can make up a big chunk of your annual revenue as a small business owner! While you’re probably preparing…

Sunday, September 25, 2022

How to Better Manage Your Small Business Finances

Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     September 5, 2022, 9:30 am
Chances are you started your business because you have a passion for a particular product or service…not because you love managing the financial aspect of a business. Yet every business owner must…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     September 1, 2022, 9:30 am
Brynne Tillman is the LinkedIn Whisperer and CEO of Social Sales Link. For over a decade she has been teaching Entrepreneurs, sales teams, and business leaders how to leverage LinkedIn for social…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     August 31, 2022, 4:00 pm
We see more and more automation entering the workforce to take over many blue- and white-collar jobs. One area that we think will always be handled by humans is creative job roles such as designers,…
Small Business - Cisco Blogs     •     August 30, 2022, 3:36 pm
A conversation with Craig Cieplinski, Senior Director of global SMB sales at Cisco How are you seeing SMBs around the world address the need to run more sustainable businesses? Craig Cieplinski:…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     August 29, 2022, 9:30 am
I talk with small business owners every day, and the surprising thing is that although they may operate in different markets and industries, they tend to struggle with the same issues. The problem?…

Saturday, September 24, 2022

What is a Portfolio Life?

Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     September 14, 2022, 4:00 pm
Would you invest all your money in one stock? If the answer is no, why would you invest all your efforts into one company, one side hustle, and one career path? Join us today as we discuss the…

Friday, September 23, 2022

What is Kickstarter?

Small Business Trends     •     September 20, 2022, 10:00 am
Kickstarter is a way to fund a creative project. Its mission is to bring these types of campaigns to life, and create a project with a funding goal and project deadline. Then Kickstarter backers can…
Small Business Trends     •     September 19, 2022, 7:00 pm
The House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Underserved, Agricultural, and Rural Business Development held a hybrid hearing on “Right to Repair and What it Means for Entrepreneurs” on…
Small Business Trends     •     September 19, 2022, 5:30 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has joined forces with Operation HOPE to promote the recently signed Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM). SBA Partners with Operation HOPE to Promote…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     September 15, 2022, 9:30 am
Two of my amazing guests – Brynne Tillman and Michelle Snow – join me at the same time for a fun, lighthearted, rapid-fire round of my favorite business questions. We get their opinions on a few…

Thursday, September 22, 2022

September 2022 #SmallBizChat: How to Be a Better Salesperson and Grow Your Coaching Business

Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     September 22, 2022, 9:30 am
#Smallbizchat Podcast LIVE is a monthly video interview show where small business owners can get answers to their questions. The focus of #Smallbizchat is to end small business failure by helping…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     September 22, 2022, 9:30 am
Today, I’m offering my thoughts and advice on inflation and your small business. I share my take on how you can handle inflation and thrive in the current landscape by doing things such as raising…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     September 21, 2022, 7:00 pm
It’s a grab-bag of topics today on Business Brain! Listen in to hear about the importance of finding a good mentor, why your employees will always share the info you may not expect them to, and an…

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

9 ATM Franchise Opportunities

Small Business Trends     •     September 21, 2022, 10:00 am
Everywhere you turn around it seems you are bumping into an ATM. Not to mention, you can find them in some of the most unlikely places. We’re talking about those drive-thru ATMs at fast food…
Small Business Trends     •     September 20, 2022, 5:30 pm
Home builders’ sentiment shows little optimism about the anticipated traffic from prospective new home buyers for the next six months. In fact, their confidence level in their business is at its…
Small Business Trends     •     September 20, 2022, 4:00 pm
Printable gift tags add a personalized touch to beautifully-wrapped birthday presents. Instead of a generic, forgettable wrapping job with a standard sticker denoting to: and from: details, a…
Small Business Trends     •     September 20, 2022, 2:30 pm
If you work outdoors or in a cold environment, base layer clothing items can help keep you warm. A good base layer insulates without adding bulk, can wick away sweat, and fit the way you want. There…
Small Business Trends     •     September 20, 2022, 11:30 am
This week I’m headed off to Dreamforce, Salesforce’s huge annual user conference, for the first time in three years.  Before the pandemic shut everything down, 170,000 people attended Dreamforce in…

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

10 Best Cybersecurity Training Options

Small Business Trends     •     September 20, 2022, 1:00 pm
With growing cyberattacks on small businesses, it has become imperative for you to get prepared to tackle any unforeseen security incident. And cybersecurity training is the best way to do so. In…

Monday, September 19, 2022

20 Places to Get Christmas Craft Supplies for Your Business

Small Business Trends     •     September 19, 2022, 1:00 pm
Christmas is quickly approaching, and that means it’s time to start thinking about your business’ Christmas crafts before they run out. We’ve got you covered whether you’re looking for ornaments,…
Small Business Trends     •     September 19, 2022, 11:30 am
The Department of Justice recently announced three new Strike Force teams to combat and prevent fraud associated with Covid-19 relief funds. DOJ Creates Strike Force Teams to Investigate PPP Loan,…
Small Business Trends     •     September 19, 2022, 11:30 am
The average retail price for a gallon of gas has reached $3.677 falling by just a little over three cents in the past week, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). Across the nation,…
Small Business Trends     •     September 19, 2022, 10:00 am
If you are like most people, the idea of opening your own business is both exciting and a little daunting. The medical industry is likely to experience continued growth in the coming years. This…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     September 19, 2022, 9:30 am
Pricing is often difficult when you operate a small business, but you must get it right. In this article, I’ll cover this complex topic with some general advice on how to choose a pricing strategy…

Sunday, September 18, 2022

10 Smart Actions That Will Improve Your Business Finances

Small Business Trends     •     September 18, 2022, 1:00 pm
Small businesses have taken a hit over the past few years with pandemic-related supply chain issues and increased inflation. Throughout these challenges, many business owners have been able to pivot…
Small Business Trends     •     September 18, 2022, 10:00 am
The growing pains of starting a business are full of challenges, but they also provide incredible learning opportunities. Whether you want to skip that step or you are a seasoned entrepreneur looking…

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Experts Spill Secrets to Creating a Successful Small Business Website

Small Business Trends     •     September 17, 2022, 1:00 pm
Want to increase the impact of your website? Not only do you need a solid SEO strategy, but you also need clear CTAs to convert visitors into customers. This week, members of the online small…
Small Business Trends     •     September 17, 2022, 10:00 am
Throughout the past few years, there have been many opportunities for businesses to apply for pandemic recovery grants. But many new businesses that can’t demonstrate financial loss during that…
Small Business Trends     •     September 16, 2022, 4:00 pm
Grant opportunities come from public and private organizations and as an applicant, you have to keep an eye out for what is available. This is because there are new grants being offered all time. And…

Friday, September 16, 2022

Egg Prices Still Going Up – Nearly Double Since 2021

Small Business Trends     •     September 16, 2022, 1:00 pm
The price of eggs continues to go up in 2022 – in fact, they’ve almost doubled over the last year – putting a continual strain on the small businesses who need them. Inflation and other causes have…
Small Business Trends     •     September 16, 2022, 11:30 am
This article, "Looking Too Far Into the Future Is Fun But Often Unrealistic" was first published on Small Business Trends
Small Business Trends     •     September 16, 2022, 10:00 am
Buying and selling items is the foundation of many businesses. But what about the items that people don’t need on a continual basis? In these instances, both consumers and business owners can benefit…
Small Business Trends     •     September 15, 2022, 8:30 pm
Loan approval rates are down slightly at Big Banks and Credit Unions, but the loan approval rate continues to slowly rise at small banks and non-bank lenders, according to the Biz2Credit Lending…

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Where to Get a Loan for Your Small Business

Small Business Trends     •     September 15, 2022, 1:00 pm
Do you need a loan for your small business but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone. Many small business owners often have a difficult time securing loan funds from traditional lenders. But…

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Business Writing Course

Small Business Trends     •     September 14, 2022, 2:30 pm
Business Writing is a style of writing that is used in a professional setting to provide the reader with specific information in a clear, concise, and effective manner. Good business writing skills…
Small Business Trends     •     September 14, 2022, 1:00 pm
Introverts are often misunderstood. They get a bad rap for being “shy” or “reserved.” However, introverts can also be some of the most creative and successful people in business. Why? Because they…
Small Business Trends     •     September 14, 2022, 11:30 am
Growing a team isn’t just about finding candidates who claim to fill your needs. It also requires verification of those skills and qualifications. Previously, this process could be complicated and…
Small Business Trends     •     September 14, 2022, 10:00 am
Veterans account for a significant percentage of small business owners in the United States. While there are many programs, and resources available to help veteran-owned businesses, securing a loan…
Small Business Trends     •     September 13, 2022, 7:00 pm
Halloween is an ideal opportunity for businesses to connect with customers in festive, special ways. There are lots of different ways to show your Halloween spirit with various marketing campaigns.…

How to Determine Your Marketing Approach

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