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For those operating a small business and looking for help from a group of business owners. We will talk about some topics hitting business radars and look to make operators more aware in their business.
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12. Discovery calls for your business
In today's express episode I’m going to talk about discovery calls, from a consumer and business owner perspective. If you enjoyed today's episode, we love to hear from you, please leave us a review, don't forget to subscribe and we hope you can tune in next time as we continue to unpack all things business! Here is the episode breakdown: Time  Topic 1.01  What is a discovery call 2.18  Wordpress plugin application 2.50  Get help and explore your options 3.18  Why we should have a discovery call booking system 3.59  What goes into a discovery call 4.30  Time schedule importance 5.23  Asking the caller questions 5.42  It’s not a sleezy sales call 6.05  Having a sales pitch if needed 6.22  Offer to send information via email 6.39  Scheduling the next call or touch base 7.02  Key takeaways How can you find us: BizNation  https://biznation.com.au/ Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/microsmallbusinesssupportgroup/ Kerry @ Zinc Business Solutions  https://zincbusinesssolutions.com.au/ Information contained in this segment should be taken as general advice only and your personal circumstances have not been taken into account. It is recommended that you seek financial advice from a professional who is licensed to do so. If you choose to act upon the general advice shared in this segment you do so at your own risk.
08:52
July 6, 2020
11. Simplifying payroll with Jon from Microkeeper
In today's show, we chat with Jon Arrigo from Microkeeper. In this episode Jon shares with us where Microkeeper began and how it has evolved and is super scalable with businesses using an online platform, giving automation and a simple way of doing all things Payroll. If you enjoyed today's episode, we love to hear from you, please leave us a review, don't forget to subscribe and we hope you can tune in next time as we continue to unpack all things business! Here is the episode breakdown: Time  Topic 1.55  When and where did Microkeeper begin 5.40  What kind of business can use Microkeeper 8.04  How does the onboarding system work 11.26  Skills and files section of Microkeeper 13.42  Rostering, what is the key aspect and why do we need it 17.05  Time off in the system and predicting leave accruals from rostering 18.39  Tracking leave owing from the leave bank 20.15  Benefits to staff and business operators, sharing details 21.00  Employee console options 22.09  Location, role and job settings 22.51  STP (single touch payroll) 28.50  What does Microkeeper not do 30.15  Skills matrix build from a client's request 33.20  Microkeeper summary 34.10  What is Microkeepers newest technology from COVID-19 36.35  COVID-19 takeaway - Yay moments from Corona From today's episode, you can find Jon and Microkeeper: Website: https://microkeeper.com.au/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/microkeeper/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/microkeeper/ How can you find us: BizNation  https://biznation.com.au/ Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/microsmallbusinesssupportgroup/ Kerry @ Zinc Business Solutions  https://zincbusinesssolutions.com.au/ Information contained in this segment should be taken as general advice only and your personal circumstances have not been taken into account. It is recommended that you seek financial advice from a professional who is licensed to do so. If you choose to act upon the general advice shared in this segment you do so at your own risk.
42:30
June 29, 2020
10. What is a business coach with Clare Wood
In today's show, we chat with Clare Wood from herself. Clare chats with us about “the business coach”, what is a business coach, who needs one, and for how long. We also unpack how to find a business coach and finding the right person to work with for your business journey. If you enjoyed today's episode, we love to hear from you, please leave us a review, don't forget to subscribe and we hope you can tune in next time as we continue to unpack all things business! Here is the episode breakdown: Time  Topic 2.18  What is a business coach 3.04  Who should have a business coach 5.05  Different types of business coaches 6.10  Coach areas of specialty 7.40  How do we assess if a coach is right for us 9.05  Finding a coach, the process 9.45  How to work with a coach before committing 10.10  Research a potential coach 11.54  What can we expect out of a business coach 13.30  Examples of clients 16.48  Guaranteeing results, be aware of this point 18.25  How long do we need a business coach for 21.20  Can we change coaches or even have more than 1 coach 22.34  Forming the relationship 23.40  Having no support in your business 25.04  Final tips from Clare 26.52  How to find Clare and BizNation From today's episode, you can find Clare: Podcast: The Clare Wood Podcast Apple: https://apple.co/30y6vB8 Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2MQUlv2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clare_wood_coach/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/clarewoodcoach/ Website: https://clarewood.com.au/ How can you find us: BizNation  https://biznation.com.au/ Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/microsmallbusinesssupportgroup/ Kerry @ Zinc Business Solutions  https://zincbusinesssolutions.com.au/ Information contained in this segment should be taken as general advice only and your personal circumstances have not been taken into account. It is recommended that you seek financial advice from a professional who is licensed to do so. If you choose to act upon the general advice shared in this segment you do so at your own risk.
28:56
June 24, 2020
9. The gift of giving freebies to get more leads
In today's show, we have Adriana explain the strategy behind gaining emails of leads and offering a freebie as a lead magnet for your business. Building your assets in your business and the benefits this can give as well as the “hunting” and “farming” explanation for this marketing strategy. If you enjoyed today's episode, we love to hear from you, please leave us a review, don't forget to subscribe and we hope you can tune in next time as we continue to unpack all things business! Here is the episode breakdown: Time  Topic 2.26  Why do we capture email addresses for our business 4.24  Hunting vs Farming 6.50  How do we get started with a freebie 9.10  Adriana’s examples of free content 10.21  Not giving too much, or should we 12.07  What value this brings 13.50  Discovery calls 15.08  Where to place your freebie 16.21  How much should we reach out 17.22  Email overwhelm, watch your stats 18.30  Leading them to your paid content, courting 20.10  Using the headlines well 20.38  Summary of this topic, key takeaway 21.27  Kerry has the lightbulb moment 22.39  The sales pitch is sometimes too much 23.22  Personal free offer instead 25.23  Make it your own to suit your business From today's episode: You can find Adriana’s Free Resources: Buyers Checklist: http://thepropertysociety.com.au/buyers-checklist Investors Worksheet: http://thepropertysociety.com.au/worksheet You can find many free offerings on the new BizNation platform: Free BizBlog: https://biznation.com.au/business-tips/ Free Directory Listing: https://biznation.com.au/business-directory/submit/ How can you find us: BizNation  https://biznation.com.au/ Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/microsmallbusinesssupportgroup/ Kerry @ Zinc Business Solutions  https://zincbusinesssolutions.com.au/ Adriana @ The Property Society Australia http://www.thepropertysociety.com.au/ Information contained in this segment should be taken as general advice only and your personal circumstances have not been taken into account. It is recommended that you seek financial advice from a professional who is licensed to do so. If you choose to act upon the general advice shared in this segment you do so at your own risk.
26:54
June 22, 2020
8. Stepping into online marketing with Wendy Coombes
In today's show, we chat with Wendy Coombes from The Inbound Marketing Coach. Wendy steps us through some great basic tips to get started on with your online marketing and simple ways small businesses can begin this process without all the tech knowledge we think we might need. If you enjoyed today's episode, we love to hear from you, please leave us a review, don't forget to subscribe and we hope you can tune in next time as we continue to unpack all things business! Here is the episode breakdown: Time  Topic 1.45  Setting goals for online business marketing 4.20  Website visitors, how many visiting, and conversion rates for goals 5.17   Using your ideal client profile to tune into 7.00  Primary ideal clients depending on the business 8.05  What is a lead magnet and how it's used 9.27  Example of an ideal client and lead magnet use 10.37  Ticking the boxes and reverse tick box 11.45  Put yourself in your client's shoes 12.22  Language around the lead magnet 12.45  Using a free offering for gaining lead details 15.00  When to convert the lead 16.25  Demonstrating your expertise, trust-building 17.15  Email marketing is very alive, building the asset 18.25  When to reach out to the audience, when and how frequently 19.55  Where do we get started 21.50  Free tools and no tech skills required 23.00  Free course - “List Building Made Easy” 24.50  Show recap/overview 26.00  COVID-19 takeaways - Yay moments from Corona From today's episode, you can find Wendy: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theinboundmarketingcoach Instagram: @theinboundmarketingcoach For access to Wendy’s free course - List Building Made Easy: https://hubs.ly/H0rgR4q0 How can you find us: BizNation  https://biznation.com.au/ Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/microsmallbusinesssupportgroup/ Kerry @ Zinc Business Solutions  https://zincbusinesssolutions.com.au/ Adriana @ The Property Society Australia http://www.thepropertysociety.com.au/ Information contained in this segment should be taken as general advice only and your personal circumstances have not been taken into account. It is recommended that you seek financial advice from a professional who is licensed to do so. If you choose to act upon the general advice shared in this segment you do so at your own risk.
28:23
June 15, 2020
7. Taking brave steps in business
In today's show we chat about taking brave steps with your business marketing. Stepping out of your comfort zone and delivering those awkward things you're really not that into such as Podcast or Video and how we both stepped through the barriers. If you enjoyed today's episode, we love to hear from you, please leave us a review, don't forget to subscribe and we hope you can tune in next time as we continue to unpack all things business! Here is the episode breakdown: Time  Topic 4.10  Our standing on putting yourself out there in business marketing 6.00  Stepping out of your comfort zone 7.20  Having the knowledge behind you 8.40  Language in your content 9.53  Teach others to find your inner genius 11.00  Base nature behind the content 11.30  Starting in Podcast tip 12.40  Having a broad topic 14.30  Off-topic chatter, we got carried away 18.00  Using platforms to begin - Facebook Group discussion 20.00  Social media organic course Adriana is completing 21.30  Humanising your brand 25.10  Getting started with video, lighting, audio 28.00  Headliner for video snippets 29.00  Where to publish your video, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube 29.50  Tiktok 32.40  Summary of video tips 33.40  COVID-19 takeaways - Yay moments from Corona 35.10  How to find us How can you find us: BizNation  https://biznation.com.au/ Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/microsmallbusinesssupportgroup/ Kerry @ Zinc Business Solutions  https://zincbusinesssolutions.com.au/ Adriana @ The Property Society Australia http://www.thepropertysociety.com.au/ Information contained in this segment should be taken as general advice only and your personal circumstances have not been taken into account. It is recommended that you seek financial advice from a professional who is licensed to do so. If you choose to act upon the general advice shared in this segment you do so at your own risk.
36:23
June 8, 2020
6. First Co-Hosted Show about Pivoting, Launching and Starting out in Business
BizNation Episode# 6 Key Topic: Co-Host Show Pivoting is the business hot topic right now and it was already time to pivot this podcast into something more awesome and also discuss COVID times in business. We chat in this episode about launching during COVID and where to get some new leads for a new or existing business If you enjoyed today's episode, we love to hear from you, please leave us a review, don't forget to subscribe and we hope you can tune in next time as we continue to unpack all things business! Here is the episode breakdown: Time  Topic 2.35  Pivoting in business 10.25  Launching a business during COVID 14.00  Taking the plunge into the property game business 16.35  When is the right time to launch a business 22.05  Where to find leads when you first start out 25.15  Documenting leads and Adriana’s morning routine Helpful links from today’s episode: Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway:  Audible Link https://adbl.co/2ZJSgZm by Susan Jeffers Booktopia Link https://bit.ly/2ZHpZCK Atomic Habits by James Clear:  Audible Link https://adbl.co/2XIcBMm Booktopia Link https://bit.ly/2AbO1eG How can you find us: BizNation  https://biznation.com.au/ Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/microsmallbusinesssupportgroup/ Kerry @ Zinc Business Solutions  https://zincbusinesssolutions.com.au/ Adriana @ The Property Society Australia http://www.thepropertysociety.com.au/ Information contained in this segment should be taken as general advice only and your personal circumstances have not been taken into account. It is recommended that you seek financial advice from a professional who is licensed to do so. If you choose to act upon the general advice shared in this segment you do so at your own risk.
31:07
June 1, 2020
5. What is a property agent - with Adriana Slattery
BizNation Episode# 5 Key Topic: Property Market - You need a Buyers Agent In today's episode, we have the lovely Adrianna Slattery from The Property Society Australia. Adriana is a buyer agent and lives in Wollongong, NSW, and has forged her path from a working background of the Fitness Industry and owning her own fitness center, and now lives the laptop lifestyle with her family of hubby and 2 young boys. This entrepreneur has persisted through the COVID19 times to launch her business with her passion for property and investment. If you enjoyed today's episode, we love to hear from you, please leave us a review, don't forget to subscribe and we hope you can tune in next time as we continue to unpack all things business! Here is the episode breakdown: Time  Topic 1.22  What is a buyer's agent 2.20  What a buyer’s agent does 3.40  Where is the property market now 5.51  Is now the right time to buy 8.50  What effect has COVID had on the property market 11.18  What will interest rates do after COVID19 Helpful links from today’s episode: Guest - Adriana Slattery @ The Property Society Australia http://www.thepropertysociety.com.au/ How can you find us: BizNation  https://biznation.com.au/ Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/microsmallbusinesssupportgroup/ Host - Kerry Zarb @ Zinc Business Solutions https://zincbusinesssolutions.com.au/
17:16
May 25, 2020
4. Knowing your business numbers
Let's unpack this topic in an effort to help those in small businesses find some hints and tips to help them in their business journey. With a connection to the Facebook Group - Micro & Small Business Support, unpacking all we need to know in small business to help those needing guidance and support.
14:27
May 21, 2020
3. Finding Clients for your Business
Let's unpack this topic in an effort to help those in small businesses find some hints and tips to help them in their business journey. With a connection to the Facebook Group - Micro & Small Business Support, unpacking all we need to know in small business to help those needing guidance and support.
08:57
May 14, 2020
2. Building Business Reputation and Testimonials
Let's unpack this topic in an effort to help those in small businesses find some hints and tips to help them in their business journey. With a connection to the Facebook Group - Micro & Small Business Support, unpacking all we need to know in small business to help those needing guidance and support.
07:57
May 10, 2020
1. BizNation Intro Episode
A super quick intro for BizNation podcast for listeners to hear from the founder and host of this new series. With a connection to the Facebook Group - Micro & Small Business Support, unpacking all we need to know in small business to help those needing guidance and support.
05:49
May 10, 2020