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Business Funsize Podcast

Business Funsize Podcast

By Bertie Cordingley & Debbiedooodah
Join Bertie & Debbie every Friday @ 10:00 am as we go live to discuss the issues that matter most to business owners like you. Once a week, we dissect a new topic and look at how it can be applied to improve your business and your personal development as a business owner. With over 5 decades of combined experience running businesses, we’ve got a lot of information to share.
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Planning for Success in 2022 | Business Funsize Live
In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie talk about 2022 and start planning for success. Plus Debbie share a tool for getting focused on where you want to be and what you need to do to get there! Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's LinkedIn and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
14:56
December 17, 2021
Say Goodbye to 2021 | Business Funsize Live
In this week's episode Debbie and Bertie as we share our top tips to saying goodbye to the year and reviewing our success and failures! Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
14:04
December 10, 2021
Is Print Dead? | Business Funsize Live
In this week's episode Debbie and Bertie discuss if print is dead? Does print advertising still work? Debbie has recently found a couple of flyers on her doormat and is wondering if going back to the old school might be the way to cut through the noise? Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
17:00
December 03, 2021
The Magic of Upselling | Business Funsize Live
In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie as we delve into the magic of upselling! We'll discuss what it is and how to do it effectively! Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
13:23
November 26, 2021
Should You Offer Black Friday Discounts? | Business Funsize Live
In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie talk about Black Friday. Should you get involved? What are the pro's and con's of discounting your products and services for Black Friday? Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's LinkedIn and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
15:06
November 19, 2021
Are You Stopping Customers Buying? | Business Funsize Live
Are you unintentionally pushing your customers away? Many of the things that you do, day after day, could be driving stopping them from buying from you. Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's LinkedIn and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
13:07
November 12, 2021
Dirty Marketing | Business Funsize Live
In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie talk about dirty marketing tactics - expect a bit of ranting! Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
12:15
November 05, 2021
Building a Business You Love | Business Funsize Live
In this week's episode Debbie and Bertie talk about about how to build a business you love. You get to create a business that suits you, but often we end up creating rods for our own backs. So join us as we start to explore what it really means to build a business you love. Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
13:40
October 15, 2021
Creating Great Habits | Business Funsize Live
In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie talk about how to create great habits to grow your business. We all know that habits can be good and bad, so we share what good habits we've created and tips to help you undo those bad habits! Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
17:10
October 08, 2021
How to Delegate | Business Funsize Live
In this week's episode Debbie and Bertie talk about delegation! We share our top tips for delegation (and our mistakes)! Obviously super important if you have a team, but also if you're a solo entrepreneur. Getting help is key - you can't do it all on your own! Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
20:21
October 01, 2021
Fuck Perfection | Business Funsize Live
In this weeks episode, Debbie and Bertie talk about perfection! We're conditioned to get things right, to be perfect, to not make mistakes. But in this week's Business Funsize we're going to say 'Fuck Perfection' and what you should do instead! Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's LinkedIn and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
18:09
September 24, 2021
Focusing Your Attention | Business Funsize Live
In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie talk about focusing our attention! We live in a world that constantly shoves information and distractions at us so we can't think. We have more and more to keep up with, and getting shit done is becoming harder and harder. So how do we keep our focus? Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
15:01
September 17, 2021
Authenticity? What is it good for? | Business Funsize Live
In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie grapple with authenticity. It's been the buzzword of marketers for a while now, but what does it actually mean for your business AND more importantly does anyone actually care? Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
15:49
September 10, 2021
Creating Video for Social Media | Business Funsize Live
Video is massive! Want to promote your business? Pretty much every social media platform is investing heavily in video and promoting those businesses that use these new tools in the newsfeed. There has never been a more important time to get to grips with video! In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie talk about how to create video for social media. Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes Bertiecord https://bertiecord.co.uk/ Debbiedooodah https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ Descript: https://www.descript.com/?lmref=L1tYwQ Canva https://www.canva.com/join/ngs-zdg-njp Krisp https://ref.krisp.ai/u/u2a9184279
17:27
August 13, 2021
Tools to Grow Your Business | Business Funsize Live
In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie talk about the tools we use to grow our business that save us time and money! Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's Linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/get-sh1t-done-club/
23:01
August 06, 2021
Getting to grips with Finances | Business Funsize Live
In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie talk about getting to grips with finances. It's a massive part of your business and not really enough to hand it over to an accountant at the end of every year, you want to have insight into where your money is coming from and where it is going. Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
18:07
July 30, 2021
Reducing Overwhelm | Business Funsize Live
If you google overwhelm there are about 271,000,000 google results, it's the feeling of drowning beneath a huge mass of something - but I don't need to tell you that, you're an entrepreneur!  In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie share our top tips for reducing overwhelm and bringing a bit more calm and pause into your day to day.  Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
19:38
July 23, 2021
Networking | Business Funsize Live
In this weeks episode Debbie and Bertie talk about Networking, love it or hate it? They say your networth is linked to your network - so come and join us as we spill all about networking Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's LinkedIn and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bertiecord/ https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
17:39
July 16, 2021
Email Marketing | Business Funsize Live
Bertie does it every day, Debbie does it once a week - but what is it? Email marketing! In this weeks episode, Debbie and Bertie talk about email as we share the joys, pitfalls and success related to email marketing. How do we do it, what do we send and does it help us grow our business? We'll share all... And we'd love you to share your experiences with us on social media! Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Links: https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
19:03
July 09, 2021
Repurpose Your Content | Business Funsize Live
Don't spend time creating lots of new content, when you can cleverly repurpose your old content! Spend 10 minutes with Bertie & Debbie and leave with loads of ideas of how you can repurpose the content you're already creating and get in front of more people with less effort! Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
15:06
July 02, 2021
Getting Comfortable With Fucking Up | Business Funsize Live
This week Bertie & Debbie talked about getting comfortable with fucking up! A lot of our clients hold themselves back because of fear of failure, so we're going to use these 10 minutes to really dig into what failure means and share our own personal failures. And ask what is failure anyway? We'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments. Recorded Live 10am Live on Friday on Bertie's LinkedIn/Youtube and Debbie's Facebook. 
12:37
June 25, 2021
Using OKRS | Business Funsize Live
Do you know what an OKR is? No, it's not a throwback to the yuppies of the 80's! It's a framework for keeping track of your Objectives and Key Results and it's an awesome tool for helping you set goals. Want to know more? Join Bertie and Debbie in this week's episode as they explore what an OKR is and how it can help you in your business.
12:58
June 18, 2021
Measuring Is The Key To Success | Business Funsize Live
In this week's episode, Bertie and Debbie talk about the things you should be measuring in your business, how you can understand your business numbers and how these things are fundamental to growing your business. You wouldn't diet without having a way of measuring whether it's working or not - so what are the key numbers for your business? Spoiler! It isn't the amount of money you're generating!
19:24
June 11, 2021
Building Relationships | Business Funsize Live
In this week's episode Debbie and Bertie talk about how relationships are super important in businesses. We explore how relationships and strategic partnerships will enable your businesses to grow. We'll be talking about referrals, affiliates and good old fashioned networking. Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
17:23
May 28, 2021
Multiple Revenue Streams | Business Funsize Live
This week, we're talking all about multiple revenue streams! Should have them in your business? Should you have just one? How do you decided what you streams you should have and which ones work best for your business? Join Bertie and Debbie as they share their experiences and tips of multiple revenue streams!
16:00
May 21, 2021
Building a Sales Funnel | Business Funsize Live
Do you have a sales funnel in your business? We all do!  However, is your sales funnel intentional? And have you considered the experience customers have when they're getting to know, like and trust you? Do you know what touchpoints you have? Have you got anything missing from your funnel?  All big questions! Join Bertie and Debbie as they delve into the sales funnel process and share their experiences of setting one up in their businesses. Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes Bertiecord https://bertiecord.co.uk/ Debbiedooodah https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/
15:36
May 14, 2021
Are You Charging Enough? | Business Funsize Live
Last week, Debbie and Bertie discussed the sticky subject of money! And this week they are talking about when to increase your prices and whether you're ready for it? Many people struggle to set prices in the first place, so putting them up can create all sorts of worries. Do you put your prices up with your current customers or just new customers? Do you email everyone to let them know? How much do you put them up by? Listen now for some interesting discussion and top tips about how to manage your pricing in your business. Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes Bertiecord https://bertiecord.co.uk/ Debbiedooodah https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/
16:54
May 07, 2021
Pricing Your Products and Services | Business Funsize Live
In this week's episode, Bertie and Debbie discuss the sometimes sticky subject of how to price your products and services!  They share their good and not-so-good pricing experiences with you and also talk about the advice they give to their clients when it comes to pricing. Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes Bertiecord https://bertiecord.co.uk/ Debbiedooodah https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/
19:35
April 30, 2021
Work Smarter Not Harder | Business Funsize Live
More time is one of the top things that entrepreneurs want alongside more money! Join Bertie and Debbie this week, as they discuss how to work smarter, not harder. They'll share some of the key systems and processes that work for them in their businesses too. Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's Linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/get-sh1t-done-club/
14:33
April 23, 2021
Power of Pause | Business Funsize Live
In this week's episode, Bertie and Debbie are discussing the power of the pause, being bored and taking a break from working! Did you know? In the UK we work longer hours than most of our cousins in Europe but we are one of the least productive countries, so let's explore how can we work smarter not harder. Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's Linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/get-sh1t-done-club/
12:13
April 16, 2021
90 Day Goal Setting | Business Funsize Live
Bertie and Debbie are both fans of setting 90-day goals because the goals can help us to create the focus and motivation to grow our business. They also make sure you're doing the critical work that's going to get you where you want to be.  In this episode, they talk about what types of goals you can create, and then how you can map them out and evidence when you've reached them. Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10am on Bertie's Linkedin and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/get-sh1t-done-club/
12:56
April 02, 2021
Know Your Strengths | Business Funsize Live
Are you being realistic about strengths and weaknesses? It's such good practice to reflect on these no matter where you are in your business.  It's all about being realistic about where you are in business, in your knowledge and want you need to improve upon for business growth!  Join Debbie and Bertie as we share ours and dig deep into how you can examine and define your strengths and weaknesses, and then answer the question what next? We're going live on Bertie's LinkedIn and Debbie's FB on Friday morning at 10am. Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
13:38
March 12, 2021
Having a Curiosity Mindset | Business Funsize Live
Goal setting is great, but can we sometimes get so hung up on the end results we forget to enjoy the journey. So creating a curiosity mindset is key - being open to testing ideas, to failing, to not getting it perfect first time. Is the long-term curiosity mindset that's key. Come and join us as we talk about cultivating your curiosity mindset for success in business! Shownotes https://debbiedooodah.co.uk/ https://bertiecord.co.uk/
14:30
March 05, 2021
Keeping it Real | Business Funsize Live
In this week's episode, Debbie and Bertie are talking about keeping it real.  But what does that really mean?!  Far too often we can lose sight of what is important. Sometimes external pressures can cause us to make decisions for our businesses that are not true to what we believe or our customer's needs. We talk about the importance of checking in with ourself and making sure we keep it real and stay true to our values.
12:11
October 30, 2020
Be Like Marmite | Business Funsize Live
This week we'll be discussing the idea of being like Marmite. "You can't be loved by everybody so stop trying..." Join @bertiecord Live on LinkedIn & @debbiedooodah on Facebook for a 10 Minute Live session answering, your business and marketing questions. Can’t make the live? Get your questions to us in advance and you can look out for the answers in the replay.
11:25
October 16, 2020
Customer Personas | Business Funsize Live
This week on 10@10 Bertie and Debbie will be helping you create your customer personas. We'll be asking questions to help you dig deep into who you want to attract, and giving you suggestions on how to get to know them better, so you can build a stronger, sustainable & happy business.
13:39
October 09, 2020
STEAR statements for customers | Business Funsize Live
This morning Bertie & Debbie talk about using STEAR statements to really dig into your ideal customers - how they're feeling, what they're thinking and what they're doing about their problems! STEAR stands for: SITUATION THOUGHT EMOTION ACTION RESULT This is going to help you get really specific with how you help your clients and help you formulate content and sales pages to really dig into what's going on for them and get those ah ha moments that are so important! Want to join us live next time?
12:30
October 02, 2020
Your Business Vision | Business Funsize Live
Do you have a clear vision for your business? In this first-ever episode of Business Funsize, Debbie and Bertie talk about why having a vision for your is so important to growth and success. We'd love you to share your experiences with us on social media! Debbie and Bertie go live every Friday morning at 10 am on Bertie's LinkedIn and debbiedooodah's Facebook page - feel free to join us and pop any questions in the comments.
12:15
September 25, 2020