Pacific Business Podcast

Pacific Business Podcast

By Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC
Ruby Fanaika Fa’agau is a business owner talking to other business owners about Pasifika issues, business, and economic development. Her show is based in the United States, but from time to time she talks story with Pasifika leaders in other parts of the world.
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Small businesses are especially vulnerable these days. Yelp is offering a solution. I talk about my concerns for businesses that don’t qualify, and I share funding alternatives they might want to explore. “Pacific Business Podcast” is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
05:55
March 27, 2020
LLC (Limited Liability Company)
Should you file for an LLC? I evaluated whether an internet company owner should file in these states: HI, CA, UT, NV, DE. If you’re wondering if an LLC is right for you, then tune in to this episode. “Pacific Business Podcast” is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
06:20
February 8, 2020
Sole Proprietorship
When should you open a Sole Proprietorship? I evaluated whether this business structure was beneficial to a writer/artist, a repairman, and an internet company owner. If you’re any one of these or similar, then tune in to this episode. “Pacific Business Podcast” is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
04:37
January 31, 2020
Is Taro a Superfood (Product)?
Taro surprisingly offers more benefits than just a delicious taste, satisfied feeling, and food coma😘 Tune into hear about taro’s super food benefits, and call in to share your thoughts: Anchor.FM/Fanaika-Faagau. “Pacific Business Podcast” is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau, LLC. Happy Holidays, and see you in 2020! 🎊
05:35
December 13, 2019
Trademark of Pacific Languages part 1
I tried “poke” and “kava” for the first time when I lived in Hawai’i. In 2018, I was surprised to learn about the Trademark controversies concerning language associated with these products. Tune in to hear my thoughts as a Pacific business owner. Call in to share your thoughts: Anchor.FM/Fanaika-Faagau. “Pacific Business Podcast” is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
04:51
December 7, 2019
Buy Pacific During Holidays
As you holiday shop, please try to support Pacific businesses, products, programs. I share some suggestions. Do you have something to promote? Call in, and your voice message may be published in the next episode. Anchor.FM/Fanaika-Faagau. “Pacific Business Podcast” is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
06:14
December 7, 2019
Family Discounts?
This is a tough topic for business owners especially for giving cultures. But maybe we can make family discounts work for us? Tune in to hear my thoughts, and please call in to share yours. Anchor.FM/Fanaika-Faagau. “Pacific Business Podcast” is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
03:20
November 29, 2019
(2/2) Katalina’s Island Grill
(2/2) Interview with Heleni Pahulu about her family‘s restaurant, Katalina’s Island Grill in Hayward, California. This business is Tongan, Pacific Islander owned and managed.  She shares her experiences and insight into running a restaurant, selling authentic Pacific Islander meals, and the fluctuating costs of pacific goods which impact consumers. “Pacific Business Podcast” show is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
29:33
November 23, 2019
(1/2) Katalina’s Island Grill
(1/2) Interview with Heleni Pahulu about her family‘s restaurant, Katalina’s Island Grill in Hayward, California. This business is Tongan, Pacific Islander owned and managed.  She shares her experiences and insight into running a restaurant, selling authentic Pacific Islander meals, and the fluctuating costs of pacific goods which impact consumers. “Pacific Business Podcast” show is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
32:22
November 23, 2019
Health & Productivity
It’s tempting to sacrifice health as we seek wealth. But we only have one body. I share some tips to balance a sedentary work life. Do you have more to add? Call into: Anchor.FM/Fanaika-Faagau. This episode is brought to you by “Pacific Business Podcast” which is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
02:34
November 22, 2019
Customer Svc Increases Profit
How important is customer service to business? Very! Builds trust which helps customers return which leads to increased profit. I shared tips for Quality Customer Service. Do you have more to add? Call into: Anchor.FM/Fanaika-Faagau. This episode is brought to you by “Pacific Business Podcast” which is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
03:16
November 16, 2019
Networking on Social Media
How do you network on social media? Let’s talk about it. Share your opinion at Anchor.FM/Fanaika-Faagau. I shared my networking experiences as a law school graduate. If you know a pre-law student who is curious about law school, then check out my book “Law School Comic Book 1L” available at Measina Treasures of Samoa. This episode is brought to you by “Pacific Business Podcast” which is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
03:28
November 8, 2019
Overcoming Low Expectations
How do we overcome bias in the community? Let’s talk about it. Share your opinion at Anchor.FM/Fanaika-Faagau. Also, if you are a Pacific Business Owner and would like to be interviewed, then email: FanaikaFaagauConsulting@gmail.com. “Pacific Business Podcast” is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
03:02
October 28, 2019
Buy Pasifika
What is “Buy Pasifika”? It’s a slogan used to encourage the purchase of Pasifika products and services. It’s also a celebration of a Pasifika Business Owners. “Pacific Business Podcast” show is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
02:38
July 12, 2019
Helpful Tips: San Francisco
Helpful tips in different locations. This episode is about helpful tips in San Francisco, CA. “Pacific Business Podcast” show is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
05:59
July 10, 2019
Why do Small Businesses matter?
What is the connection between small businesses and community development? In short, profit and investment. “Pacific Business Podcast” show is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
03:51
July 1, 2019
(2/2) Measina Treasures Of Samoa
(2/2) Interview with Morwenna A. Petaia, owner of Measina Treasures of Samoa. This business is Samoan, Pacific Islander owned and managed.  She shares her experiences and insight as a business owner. “Pacific Business Podcast” show is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
18:02
May 6, 2019
(1/2) Measina Treasures of Samoa
(1/2) Interview with Morwenna A. Petaia, owner of Measina Treasures of Samoa. This business is Samoan, Pacific Islander owned and managed.  She shares her experiences and insight as a business owner. “Pacific Business Podcast” show is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
19:23
May 6, 2019
(2/2) Continental Appliance Co in SF
(2/2) Interview with Nita, co-owner of Continental Appliance Company in San Francisco. This business is Pacific Islander  owned and managed. She shares her experiences and insight as a business owner. “Pacific Business Podcast” show is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
17:00
March 27, 2019
(1/2) Continental Appliance Co in SF
(1/2) Interview with Nita, co-owner of Continental Appliance Company in San Francisco. This business is Pacific Islander  owned and managed. She shares her experiences and insight as a business owner. “Pacific Business Podcast” show is a product of Fanaika Fa’agau Consulting, LLC.
18:22
March 26, 2019