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B2B Made Simple

By 1ClickAgency.com
If you're a marketer at a B2B SaaS company, then B2B Made Simple is for you.

From the topic of content to metrics, from branding to website strategy, you’ll hear from seasoned marketers that are in the trenches daily.

With multiple episodes released each week, you’ll have a plethora of actionable marketing tips and advice at your fingertips that you’ll want to implement in your company right away.

In addition to our main show, you’ll find episodes from other marketing podcasts we’ve been featured on as well as raw marketing thoughts from Sam Moss.
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#Leadership 23: Three Things You Need to Do to Create a Legacy w/ Brett Frey
Brett Frey has lived under the radar for most of his life. Teachers and society have all told Brett he needed to do this or that, but his soul has told him differently. Brett lists the three things that he has been doing to create a life that leaves a legacy and just happens to build a seven-figure company along the way. Building a legacy happens in a life unnoticed. https://www.linkedin.com/in/brett-frey-6029503a/ https://www.facebook.com/brett.frey.5
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February 24, 2021
108: Three Key Areas Your Marketing Team Needs to Focus w/ Matt Nollman
Matt Nollman, the VP of Marketing at Life Yield joins the podcast.  We talk about three areas your marketing team needs to focus: Authenticity  Content  Analytics You'll learn how to nail down those three and create the foundation your marketing team needs.
22:19
February 22, 2021
#Leadership 22: Three Ways to Create a Better Mindset for 2021 w/ Diana Murphy
On today's episode of the Leadership Series, Tim Croll and Diana Murphy walk through their own challenges when it comes to creating a better mindset and found three things that will help you. Are you ready for the best 2021 and creating your plan for this year?
54:09
February 17, 2021
107: How To Make Your Brand More Personable w/ Virginia Lucett
Virginia Lucett, the VP of Marketing at HammerTech joins the podcast. We talk about why we should stop doubting fun, funny and creative ideas, ways we can integrate a sense of humor into our marketing, how we can test new ideas and much more.
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February 15, 2021
5 Essential Website Updates for 2021 | Sam Moss Interview: The Al Getler Live Show
Your website needs constant attention! There is no better time to reevaluate and make the essential changes required as we towards 2021.
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February 12, 2021
#Leadership 21: 5 Phases to Your Leadership Flywheel
Every leader works through their leadership development on their own path. The framework will be similar, but the path is theirs alone. As you walk your path, great leaders look back to help those that want to grow. Developing your own leadership path is as important as developing leadership skills in those that are in your circle of influence.
23:56
February 10, 2021
106: What a Solid Website Can Do For Your Company w/ Jesus McDonald
Jesus McDonald, the founder and CEO of JRM Web Marketing joins the podcast. We talk the importance of an up-to-date website, how to improve your website, the importance of first impressions and much more.
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February 8, 2021
Website Solutions For B2B Companies You Should Know About | Sam Moss Interview: The Jesus McDonald Experience
In this podcast episode, Jesus McDonald interviewed Sam Moss, who is the co-founder of 1Click Agency, a website development, and design company in Elmira, NY. For over 5 years, Sam and his team have been helping B2B companies by providing WordPress website builds and monthly maintenance. Outside of running his own business, Sam co-hosts a marketing podcast each week called B2B Made Simple where he talks with marketers who are in the trenches every day learning what it takes to run a marketing team. Sam was born in Rochester, NY, and is married to his beautiful wife, Ciara. He also has one daughter, Olive. In addition to his love for marketing, Sam enjoys watching and playing sports, being involved in church, and playing guitar. Questions covered: 1. What inspired you to become an entrepreneur? 2. Why did you choose website solutions? Why not social media marketing, SEO, PPC, or copywriting? 3. When is a good time for someone to consider a website audit? What do you do for website audits? 4. Who is your ideal client? And how can they get in contact with you? 5. Do you have any tips for our listeners? You can also watch the video version of this episode on Jesus McDonald's YouTube channel. For business inquiries please send Jesus McDonald a LinkedIn message.
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February 5, 2021
#Leadership 20: What it Means to "Build Beyond Your Shadow" w/ Vinnie Fisher
Today on the leadership series, Vinnie shares what he has learned through his experiences as a leader. Through these experiences, he has come to learn what to takes to build beyond your shadow. First is understanding which season of leadership you are in. Then comes the ability to grow into your next season. As a leader, you have the ability to teach others how to follow, thus building beyond your shadow. Free Resources: www.fullyaccountable.com/b2bmadesimple Book recommendations: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight Grit by Angela Duckworth
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February 3, 2021
105: Key Strategies B2B Marketers Can Learn from the B2C Space w/ Maria Juan
Maria Juan, the VP of Marketing and Communications at Peerfit joins the podcast. We talk about how there's really no difference between B2B and B2C, why marketers should stop ignoring consumer-based channels, how marketing as if you're talking directly to the end consumer can be a game changer and  much more.
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February 1, 2021
How to Build a Website That Helps Your Company Stand Out | Sam Moss Interview: Marketing with Jamie
Sam helps B2B companies build great websites that help them to stand out online. We discussed: -how to position your website so that your customers actually respond! -how to grow your following on LinkedIn -and THE BIGGEST MISTAKE companies make with their website AND HOW TO FIX IT. show notes: website: https://1clickagency.com/ you can connect with Sam on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ recommended reading: Buliding a StoryBrand, by Donald Miller Marketing Made Simple, by Donald Miller
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January 29, 2021
#Leadership 19: Five Ways to Improve Your Self-Awareness w/ William Brown
We all go through challenges within our life. Our reaction to those challenges will define our future. We cannot ignore the challenge, but rather allow it to lead us into a position that gives us the power to define our future. To become the warrior or king that is needed to be a strong leader. This weeks guest: www.iamwilliambrown.com
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January 27, 2021
104: The Key to Getting Results from Content Marketing w/ Tracy Montour
Tracy Montour, the Director of Marketing at Arbeit joins the podcast. We talk about how to how to develop a point of view as a brand, why we should stop pushing out content that provides no value, inbound vs. outbound and much more.
18:28
January 25, 2021
Website Strategy and Design Tips | Sam Moss Interview: The Marketing & Sales Toolkit
The topic of this episode is website strategy & design tips with Sam Moss, the co-founder of 1Click Agency. Here, we will be discussing the steps to developing your digital strategy to leverage your website to work for you and your company! He'll cover topics ranging from finding your first impressions, using social media to drive web traffic, structuring call-to-actions, and much more. This interview is as applicable to start-ups as it is to established companies, entrepreneurs, and consultants!
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January 22, 2021
#Leadership 18: One Lynchpin to Bring Culture Together w/ Torlando Hakes
Today on the Leadership series, Torlando Hakes, the Director of Business Development at Periodic joins the podcast. Torlando shares the lynchpin in order to invite others into your culture. Brand culture is the one topic that leaders need to pay special attention to and he shares several key elements on how to build this culture. But more importantly, finding that one key lynchpin to hold it all together.
46:07
January 20, 2021
103: The Secret to Your Marketing Team Making Money Without Spending Money w/ Ian Luck
Ian Luck, the VP of Marketing at CustomerGauge and the founder of both Luck Agency and Marketing Strategy, joins the podcast. We talk about how to how marketing teams don't always have to spend money to make money, why we should stop saying the MQL is dead, how to get a referral program started and much more.
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January 18, 2021
Five Most Common Web Design Mistakes | Sam Moss Interview: More Than a Few Words Podcast
Building a website is easy, but building it correctly is not.  In this episode of the More Than a Few Words Podcast, Sam Moss, co-founder of 1Click Agency, shares the five most common web design mistakes.
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January 15, 2021
Building Brand vs. Tracking Attribution - Where Should You Focus? | Sam Moss Raw Thoughts
So many marketers are obsessed with first and last touch attribution. But here’s a thought that might make both irrelevant in marketing.
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January 14, 2021
102: Why Your Marketing Should Be Human-to-Human Instead of B2B w/ Jeremy Miller
Jeremy Miller, the the VP of Marketing at Kennected joins the podcast. We talk about how to how there shouldn't be a divide between B2B and B2C marketing, why it's important to use story telling in our campaigns and much more.
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January 11, 2021
LinkedIn Tip: Your Content Might Be Getting More Eyeballs Than You Think | Sam Moss Raw Thoughts
This was a quick, encouraging story I wanted to share about the content you’re posting online. More people might be seeing it than you realize.
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January 9, 2021
The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Make on Your Website | Sam Moss Interview: Sales & Marketing Over Cocktails Podcast
Day in and day out, Sam Moss, co-founder of 1ClickAgency.com, sees FIVE critical mistakes being made on websites, over and over. Listen to his interview with Allan Langer on what you need to do to see if you are not only making these mistakes, but what you need to do to fix them. Mentioned in this Episode: The 7 Secrets to Selling More By Selling Less 1ClickAgency.com Sam Moss on LinkedIn
26:21
January 8, 2021
101: How to Nail Your Branding in 2021 w/ Kari Hanson
Kari Hanson, the the VP of Marketing at Spiro joins the podcast. We talk about how to execute on branding, examples of other companies doing an amazing job with it, where it should fit in your marketing plan and much more.
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January 4, 2021
A Bittersweet Goodbye to Small Business Made Simple (and hello to a new chapter)
Sam shares what the plans are for the Small Business Made Simple podcast going into 2021. We all know everything eventually comes to an end, but he shares what's on the horizon for the new year and what you can look forward to in the coming weeks.
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December 28, 2020
100: Four Things Your Company Needs to Improve Sales w/ Dale Dupree
Dale Dupree, the founder of the Sales Rebellion joins the podcast. We talk about how to treat your salespeople, what to do with KPIs, how to build a legacy through your sales department and much more. Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
25:08
December 25, 2020
99: A Clear Strategy for Increasing Your Productivity w/ Mark Struczewski
Mark Struczewski, a productivity expert and trainer joins the podcast. We talk about how increase your productivity, stop getting distracted, get way more done in a day and much more. Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
21:09
December 24, 2020
98: How to Know if Demand Gen Will Work for Your Company w/ Donna Chiacchia
Donna Chiacchia, the CEO of Advantage Consulting joins the podcast. We talk about how to make sure you have a clear offer, how to clearly define the problem your company solves and much more. Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
22:59
December 23, 2020
97: How to Build a High-Performing and Growth-Oriented Culture w/ David McGlennen
David McGlennen, President of Impact Leadership Coaching joins the podcast. We talk about what how to define the behaviors that lead to success, how to identify the best practices to impact your culture and much more. Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
17:29
December 22, 2020
96: They Key to Staying Constantly Motivated w/ Jill Sinclair
Jill Sinclair, an executive coach, international keynote and TedX speaker joins the podcast. We talk about what motivation really is, how to stay motivated, a framework to ensure you get the job done and much more. Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
21:34
December 21, 2020
95: The Secret to Going Further Faster as a Leader w/ Bill Flynn
Bill Flynn, a multi-certified growth coach, a Certified Predictive Index Partner, author and international speaker joins the podcast. We talk about what it means to go further faster, why few companies survive, how to fire yourself from day-to-day tasks and much more. Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
22:46
December 18, 2020
94: Four Things You Didn't Know About Team Building w/ Ben Montrose
Ben Montrose, the owner of Rebel Leadership joins the podcast. We talk about how culture can affect operations, how to train yourself out of a job, how we need to start thinking differently and much more. Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
16:00
December 17, 2020
93: Three Ways to Spark Your Creativity w/ Bob Sager
Bob Sager, the Founder of SpearPoint Solutions joins the podcast. We talk about what you can do to make your company more innovative, cool ways to spark your creativity and much more. Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
21:18
December 16, 2020
92: Why Mindset is Crucial as an Entrepreneur w/ Dr. Erik Reis
Dr. Erik Reis, the CEO and founder of SHIFT joins the podcast. We talk about how to have a good mindset as an entrepreneur, daily habits you can implement to improve your mindset, key areas you should focus on every day and much more. Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
21:27
December 15, 2020
91: The Best Ways to Develop Yourself as a Leader w/ Sergey Kiklevich
As leaders, self-development should never stop. When you think you've made it to the top, you'll only start to slide backwards. With that in mind, leadership should be at the forefront of your mind at all times when leading a team. On today's podcast episode the founder and CEO of Gambit Solutions, Sergey Kiklevich, shares four ways you can become a better leader. You can never stop learning so be sure to tune in! Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
29:21
December 14, 2020
90: Four Creative Ways to Make Your Company Stand Out w/ Andrew Venezie
In today's day and age, customer experience is what sets brands apart from their competition. But is your company capitalizing on it to the fullest? Today on the podcast Andrew Venezie, founder of Caelum Financial, shares four ways you can make your organization stand out with great customer experience.  Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
15:38
December 11, 2020
89: Why Leaders Should Let Go of Day-to-Day Operations w/ Elias Vargas
One of the toughest parts of owning a company is letting go of the reigns and empowering your team to run the day-to-day operation of the organization. Today on the podcast Elias Vargas, founder of Specialized Event Team, shares three ways you can start letting go of those reigns as soon as today. Even though it might (will) be tough at first, the growth of your company will go through the roof if you adhere to his advice. Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
15:07
December 10, 2020
#Leadership 17: Ten Ways Numbers Bring Clarity to Leaders w/ Gabe Nelson
Numbers bring clarity. Leaders often skip looking at the details in favor of seeing the big picture or creating their vision for all to see. But numbers are the way to find your clarity for that vision and then the way to make decisions, build your team, and relieve some of the stress. Join Gabe Lewis and Tim Croll today on the Leadership Series. Want more information on Tim Croll? Website LinkedIn Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
43:52
December 9, 2020
88: Five Ways to Get Free Advertising for Your Company w/ Beth Azor
With advertising costs going through the roof, who doesn't appreciate some FREE advertising? Today on the podcast the CEO of Azor Advisory Services, Beth Azor, explains five ways that exceptional customer service actually turns into free marketing for your company. Ready to learn how to implement these tips in your organization? Be sure to listen! Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
24:09
December 8, 2020
87: Three Ways to Have More Freedom as a Business Owner w/ Ciaran Halligan
When you started your company, you probably didn't intend to create a job for yourself for the rest of your life. Instead, you most likely wanted to build something that gave you the freedom to do what your heart desired. Ciaran Halligan, a business and leadership coach, joined us today on the show to share three ways you can have more freedom as a business owner. If you've found yourself stuck in the rut of working in your business instead of on it, this is a must-listen. Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
12:51
December 7, 2020
86: How to Achieve Clarity in Your Company w/ Scott Couchenour
Without clear direction for your organization, you could be drifting aimlessly for years and never grow to you full potential. Today on the show Scott Couchenour, a personal success and leadership coach at Serving Strong Enterprises, walks you through the steps you need follow to achieve clarity in your company today. Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
17:37
December 4, 2020
85: How Your Company Can Stand Out on Social Media w/ Shannon Bowling
Social media has given us the world at our fingertips. Even better than that, it's completely free to use. Yet so many companies are letting it slide to a back burner and don't give it the focus it deserves. Today on the podcast Shannon Bowling, the co-owner of Impact Business Coaching, shares the steps you need to take to have a social media that makes your brand stand head and shoulders above your competition. Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
19:19
December 3, 2020
#Leadership 16: Creating a Foundation for Leadership w/ Alonzo Adams
Now more than ever we need leaders to step up and fill the gaps. Gaps that have become clear in our business, personal life, and family life. It starts with how you show up. Alonzo Adams lays out several steps to take control and step up to the challenge. You have the opportunity to fill the gap that so many have left open. Facebook  Instagram  Linkedin  Twitter  Want more information on Tim Croll? Website LinkedIn Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
39:07
December 2, 2020
84: The Secret to Better Recruiting w/ Jordan Gaspari
Recruiting can be a massive headache for companies. Will the new hire work out? Will they be the right fit? Will they do more harm than good? These are all questions that run through the heads of top-tier management when going through the on-boarding process. Today on the show, Jordan Gaspari helps put those questions to rest by giving us the three best secrets to better recruiting in your organization. Jordan is the founder of Exclusent Talent Solutions and gives you a framework that will be a game changer for your company. Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
15:05
December 1, 2020
83: Three Tips to Ensure Your Company is an Enjoyable Place to Work w/ Ashley Oswald
There's nothing more fulfilling than knowing your employees LOVE working for your company. But how do we achieve that? Ashley Oswald, the founder of both Oswald Digestive Clinic and Flusso Nutrients, joins us on the podcast to discuss three things you can implement right away to ensure your team loves working for your organization! Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
15:45
November 30, 2020
82: How to Hone in Your Focus as a Company w/ Chad Davies
It's incredibly easy to get distracted and chase every single opportunity that comes your company's way. But in the end, it can be your downfall. Without a crystal-clear focus on who your ideal client or customer is, you'll be chasing everyone that comes along.  Today on the show Chad Davies, the CEO of Davies Imaging Group, explains why chasing anyone and everyone detrimental for your organization and gives us three ways to avoid it. This is a must-listen episode for sure! Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
17:07
November 27, 2020
81: The Key to Improving the Performance of Your Company w/ Ryan Waters
When it comes to improving the performance of your company, it starts up front with HR and talent acquisition. Without that foundation, your organization will struggle to function. Today on the podcast Ryan Waters, an Executive Leadership Advisor at his firm The Waters Edge, walks us through the path we need to follow to improve the performance of our company and to ensure healthy growth from day one. Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
24:58
November 26, 2020
#Leadership 15: Closing the Leadership Gap w/ Chris Apple
Your leadership gap starts with an understanding of what Servant Leadership is all about because there's so much confusion around it. Chris Apple will step into how to close the gap for yourself, the gap to define your why, and then the gap to developing your team. There are few other key concepts we cover that are just as valuable as the 3 gaps. Want more information on Tim Croll? Website LinkedIn Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
37:57
November 25, 2020
80: Six Strategies to Building a Memorable Brand w/ David Ramsey
The importance of building a strong brand in today's day and age is undeniable. But where do you even start? Today on the podcast Gator-Gripp.com CMO and Co-Owner, David Ramsey, walks us through six steps to building a rock solid brand. From content to social media, David gives you a plan to start building a brand for your company immediately. Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
25:49
November 24, 2020
79: How to Ensure Phenomenal CX Runs Through Your Entire Company w/ Jay Spok
One of the toughest things in business is to get employees buy-in to customer experience. Outside of top-tier leadership, getting your team to take ownership can be like pulling teeth. But there's good news... it can be done! Today on the show Jay Spok, the CEO of WareMap and President of Agile & Co., shares four ways you can create the buy-in your organization needs. By the end of this episode you'll have a roadmap of how to get phenomenal CX to run from the top of your brand to the very bottom. Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
21:49
November 23, 2020
78: Four Ways to Knock Your Customers' Socks Off w/ Hayley Leviashvili
By now you probably understand the importance of customer experience within a brand. But it's always good to get a fresh perspective on how we can still improve on it. Today on the podcast, Hayley Leviashvili, the founder of GigLaw shares four ways you can enhance the customer experience in your organization. These four tips will help you knock the socks of your clients! Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
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November 20, 2020
77: Why Self-Awareness and EQ is Essential for Growth w/ Larissa Haynes
As leaders, it's incredibly important for us to strive to be better at what we do. First, we need to realize the importance self-awareness and emotional intelligence. And second, we need to understand that it will ultimately help us grow as individuals and skyrocket the success of our organizations. Today on the podcast, Sam is joined by human behavior enthusiast and founder of Quivet Consulting, Larissa Haynes, who shares with us three ways we can become more self-aware and stronger in the area of EQ. Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
22:13
November 19, 2020
#Leadership 14: Four Building Blocks for Growing Your Team's Confidence
The challenge of hiring staff is hiring based on professional skill or hiring based on culture fit. When we hire based on culture we don’t often have the most experienced staff members and thus it leads to a lack of confidence on behalf of the employee. As leader, how job is help build their confidence to make them a better employee, a better person, and allow them to contribute to the greater good of our society. Want more information on Tim Croll? Website LinkedIn  Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
16:03
November 18, 2020
76: How to Ensure Your Company is Managed Well w/ Gary Day
Managing a team isn't always the easiest task and can quickly become a very daunting undertaking to say the least. Today on the podcast, serial entrepreneur Gary Day shares three things you can do to make sure your company is managed the best it can be. He shares why it's important to manage yourself out of a job even if it seems a counterintuitive. Be sure to check it out! Does your company need a website designed? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
18:02
November 17, 2020
75: Why Your Business Should Send Gifts to It's Customers w/ Lucia Robles
Do you understand the importance of a great customer experience, but are of where to start or are unsure of how to implement a system? Today on the podcast, Lucia Robles the owner of Lucia & Co. shares why something as simple as sending a thoughtful gift can knock your customers' socks off. If you're searching for a way to make your business stand out, this episode is a must-listen! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
15:29
November 16, 2020
#Leadership 13: 5 Steps to Becoming a Conscious Leader w/ Jenn Urso
Jenn made a radical change when she realized that there was a gap in leadership from both a personal and professional level. Her journey has created 5 steps that while they are simple, they will take courage to implement. If you are ready to move forward, this podcast will be worth your time. Jenn's Website: https://www.activate-within.com/ Want more information on Tim Croll? Website www.timcroll.com LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/leadmagnet/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
31:05
November 11, 2020
74: 4 Ways to Create a Great Customer Experience in Your Company w/ Ted Simons
Customers are the life blood of any business, but it's easy to forget that when you get caught up in the day-to-day tasks needed to run your company. Today on Small Business Made Simple, Ted Simons, the Founder of Synergy Group Consulting, shares four ways you can revolutionize the customer experience in your company. Not only will your customer LOVE working with you, they will refer you to everyone they know. Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
16:31
November 9, 2020
#Leadership 12: 4 Steps to Creating an Unshakable Culture w/ Ryan Fox
There's no doubt every business will have situations and circumstances that will attempt to shake our business to the very core. Ryan’s life experience has led him to create a mindset that applies directly to building a business. Ryan has chosen to look at his life experiences as learning experiences, a time of teaching to apply directing to you how they build the culture within Outback Gutter Vac. Want more information on Tim Croll? Website www.timcroll.com LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/leadmagnet/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
34:58
November 4, 2020
73: 3 Ways to Improve the Marketing for Your Company w/ Josh Bobrowsky
We all know you'll never grow your business without a steady flow of incoming traffic from your marketing efforts. But is your marketing as good as it could be? Are there areas you could improve? Today on the podcast, serial entrepreneur Josh Bobrowsky gives you three ways to better market your business so your company stands out amongst the noise. Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
13:31
November 2, 2020
#Leadership 11: 8 Components to Strengthening Your Heart
It has been said that “Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” Another saying from King Solomon states “Above, all else, guard your heart, for everything flows from it.” The wisest man ever realized that all our decisions, actions, and words come from the core element, our heart. Your character is held within your heart so how do we protect and guard? How do we grow our character? Here are eight components that create a strong heart. Want more information on Tim Croll? Website www.timcroll.com LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/leadmagnet/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
16:03
October 28, 2020
72: 4 Tips for Managing a Virtual Team w/ Kizzy Dominguez
Now more than ever, learning to work with a remote team is extremely important. When you have the option to go virtual, not only can you cut down on overhead, you can appeal to more employee candidates. Today on the podcast, Kizzy Domninguez, President of K. Parks Consulting, covers four tips you need to implement right away to better manage your virtual team. Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
19:07
October 26, 2020
#Leadership 10: 3 Steps to Building Culture-Driven Employees w/ Megan Johnson
Megan is not just an incredible leader but she is also a mother, business owner, and so much more. We love to see great leaders empowering those around them to become better in all aspects of life. She shares some of her secrets to balancing family and business life. She also gives us three steps to guide and train staff all while balancing the tension between supporting them without micromanaging. Megan's Website: https://www.nakandcompany.com/ Megan's Email: megan@nakandcompany.com Want more information on Tim Croll? Website www.timcroll.com LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/leadmagnet/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
26:41
October 21, 2020
71: 4 Ways to Improve Your Leadership Skills as a Business Owner w/ Kyle Wilz
Your company will only go as far as you're willing to grow? So how do you grow? You start with fine tuning your leadership skills. Today on the podcast, Kyle Wilz touches on four ways you can improve as a leader. Build a strong foundation for your business today by learning to be a strong and healthy leader. Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
16:36
October 19, 2020
#BeCommunityDriven 7: 5 Steps to Becoming a Better Giver
As business owners and entrepreneurs, we should never forget the importance of giving. Yet, sometimes it's a challenge to get started and have the mindset of a giver. Today on the Be Community Driven series, Peter Wallin shares the five steps you need to follow to become a better giver in your community. There's no better time to start than the present!
20:47
October 16, 2020
#Leadership 9: How to Ensure You Don't Neglect Your Family as a Leader w/ Rocky Lalvani
"Rocky is sharing one of the best tips I've heard as a coach," says Tim, host of the Leadership Series. Rocky Lalvani tells us his meaning of “GRRR” and how as a leader/coach it allowed him to have clear communication channels with his kids. We then apply that to our personal and business lives. Want to know what that is? Well listen to the podcast to find out the meaning of “GRRR” Links: http://profitcomesfirst.com/ http://richersoul.com/ https://profitanswerman.libsyn.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-lalvani/ https://twitter.com/rockylalvani Want more information on Tim Croll? Website www.timcroll.com LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/leadmagnet/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
36:32
October 14, 2020
70: The Secret to Gaining Massive Momentum in Your Business w/ Ben Stroup
Many companies lack the guidance and direction they need to steer the ship. You might find yourself struggling with the same thing and are going a number of different directions with no real traction. Today on the show, Ben Stroup, the owner of Velocity Strategy Solutions shares with us a 3-part framework on how to gain massive momentum in your business. Follow along as Ben shares the velocity framework that will kick your company into high gear! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
22:29
October 12, 2020
#Leadership 8: 4 Ways to Find Fresh Motivation
Motivation is illusive. Often I find people that are driven will find motivation for a little while, but then start to trail off as the mundane, everyday consistency is needed. What is motivation? How can we find our own motivation? How do we motivate our employees? Find the answers in this week's podcast. Want more information on Tim Croll? Website LinkedIn Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
18:39
October 7, 2020
69: 5 Reasons Why Your Business Needs to Help People w/ Dan Innarella
It's really easy to get caught up with the features your business offers, but all customers really want to know is how you'll help them - plain and simple. On today's episode of Small Business Made Simple, entrepreneur Dan Innarella talks with Sam about five different ways your business can be more helpful to your customers. If you're looking for a great way to make your company stand out, Dan shares the steps you need to follow to do just that! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
25:40
October 5, 2020
#Leadership 7: 4 Ways to Develop Strong Relationships with Your Team
Leadership is nothing without those that are following! Those that are following, why? If you haven’t stopped to ask yourself these questions, it deserves some attention. Leaders need the support of followers to continue to lead. The way that you gain that support will make the difference between long-term loyal followers and those that experience betrayal and frustration. Book: The Servant by James C. Hunter (1988) Want more information on Tim Croll? Website LinkedIn Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
15:21
September 30, 2020
68: How Adding Value Can Grow Your Business w/ Andres Rodriguez
Everyone throws around the term "just add value." Without knowing the meaning, that vague piece of advice probably goes in one of your ears and out the other. Today on Small Business Made Simple, Andres Rodriguez, the president of Ace Talent Curators gives us three ways you can add value to your business so it will grow. Andres is a successful business owner in Miami, FL and will give you the information you need to add value to your business today! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
19:47
September 28, 2020
#BeCommunityDriven 6: Why Your Business Should Volunteer for a Non-Profit w/ Darlene Ike (Part 2)
Today on the Be Community Driven series, Peter Wallin continues his interview with Meals on Wheels executive director, Darlene Ike. They share why it’s always important for individuals and business owners to volunteer in the community to give back and build better relationships. Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
16:24
September 26, 2020
#Leadership 6: How to Know if You're a True Leader w/ Matt Clark
Have you ever wondered if you're on the right track as a leader? Does doubt creep in and make you wonder if you're doing it right? On today's episode of the Leadership Series, Tim Croll spoke with certified John Maxwell coach, Matt Clark. Matt broke down the fundamental characteristics of what it means to be a leader. Don't miss it! Want more information on Tim Croll? Website LinkedIn Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
29:20
September 23, 2020
67: 3 Ways to Sell More for Your Business w/ Simon Chen
Getting more business boils down to your ability to sell. You can have the best product, customer service, marketing or company culture, but without the ability to sell none of those skills will help you. Today on the Small Business Made Simple podcast, Simon Chen, the owner of Eight Black Transport in Longmont, Colorado, shares three ways you can get better at selling. He breaks down the the points he uses most in his business and shares how you can implement the same in yours.
19:25
September 21, 2020
#Leadership 5: 3 Tips to Create a Healthy Environment for Your Life
As a leader, we often get so focused on controlling the results that we neglect the environment that achieves these results. When you create a healthy environment, you will find that results may take a longer time but will create a change that will be larger than we can imagine. Books: Mindset: the new psychology of success by Carol S. Dweck, Ph. D. 3 Keys to Greatness by Jim Rohn: Link -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-mhdRGmCy0 Link for 5 communication tips podcast: https://anchor.fm/sbms/episodes/Leadership-2-5-Ways-to-Communicate-Your-Message-in-a-Way-Others-Will-Understand-eims73 Want more information on Tim Croll? Website LinkedIn Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
16:10
September 16, 2020
#Leadership 4: How to Harness Your Emotional Energy as a Leader w/ Colleen Linhart
Emotions, why do we ignore them as a leader? Emotions have the power to shift our energy into something that is powerful. You can become a more effective leader when you can harness the power of your emotions. That is if  you are willing to recognize they exist and then embrace them as part of your leadership journey. Contact info: www.colleenlinhart.com (new site launching soon) Colleen (Alig) Linhart on LinkedIn  or: https://www.linkedin.com/in/colleenlinhart/ @colleenlinhart on Instagram or: https://www.instagram.com/colleenlinhart Colleen Linhart Coaching on Facebook or: https://www.facebook.com/ColleenBLinhart Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
25:58
September 9, 2020
66: A Clear Strategy to Implement Systems & Processes in Your Business w/ Brian Peters
When your business gets to a certain size, it can't function properly without systems and processes. Today on the Southern Tier Success Series, Brian Peters, Owner of Peters Supply in Elmira, NY, walks us through the Entrepreneurial Operating System. Brain learned how to systematize his business from reading the book "Traction" and shares how you can do the same today. Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
25:02
September 7, 2020
#Leadership 3: The Secret to Being a Good Leader w/ Brandon Pleshek
Brandon has recently become an overnight Tik Tok star, although he hates the idea of this. For him it is a change in mindset that has set him on a path not just for success but for finding purpose. Success is coming because he shifted his mindset to embrace what he is passionate about. Leadership shows up in your passion and discovering what only you can offer to the world. Want more information on Tim Croll? Website LinkedIn Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
21:26
September 2, 2020
65: Four Ways to Build Trust with Your Customers w/ Zachary Pugh
People buy from businesses they know, like and trust. So what can your business do to help your customers be comfortable with you? Zachary Pugh covers that exact topic on today's episode of Small Business Made Simple.  Zach is the owner of Pugh Self-Protection and Combatives and he joins Sam on the Southern Tier Success series to talk about four ways you can build trust with your customers so they are always comfortable with your business. Be sure to listen! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
16:37
August 31, 2020
#BeCommunityDriven 5: Why Your Business Should Volunteer for a Non-Profit w/ Darlene Ike
Today on the Be Community Driven series, Peter Wallin interviewed Meals on Wheels executive director, Darlene Ike. They share why it’s always important for individuals and business owners to volunteer in the community to give back and build better relationships. Don’t miss it! Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
10:54
August 29, 2020
#Leadership 2: 5 Ways to Communicate Your Message in a Way Others Will Understand
Everyday, when we show up, we must communicate with others. Whether it is a simple transaction or a more complicated training class. Our effectiveness as a leader comes down to your ability to transfer the idea or plan from your mind to another. You have not communicated until there is a change in behavior. So how do we communicate effectively? This podcast we will cover 5 tips to help your communication. Want more information on Tim Croll? Website LinkedIn Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
14:19
August 26, 2020
#Leadership 1: Four Tips to Ensure Your Actions Always Produce Results
Join Tim Croll as he kicks off his brand new series "Leadership" on the Small Business Made Simple Podcast! We will encounter disruptions within our schedules. Sometimes they are due to scheduled events and sometimes they are due to circumstances outside our control. Getting our focus back will require a conscience effort to get our activity to produce the results we are looking for.  Want more information on Tim Croll? Website LinkedIn Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
13:34
August 19, 2020
64: Three Ways to Turn Customers into Friends w/ Joe Steigerwald
One thing that will propel your business is strong relationships with your customers. But how do you do it? Today on the Small Business Made Simple podcast, Joe Steigerwald shares three ways you can turn your customers into friends. Joe and his wife own local restaurant, 1157 North, in Elmira, NY. He explains what true relationships have done for his business and how it can help yours too. Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
15:04
August 18, 2020
#BeCommunityDriven 4: A Step-by-Step Process to Becoming a Community Leader
Being a leader is about using your SKILLS and KNOWLEDGE and taking it to the next level. What have I learned? This is the CORE of my being - I am sharing my GIFT with the world. How did it start for me? Over time people recognized my level of engagement and enthusiasm.  I then got a phone call asking me to go to lunch! Ideas for you to succeed as a leader Be Yourself Know the mission of the org Learn and know bi-laws. Term limits, voting processes Do what you say you’re gonna do - Integrity. Be more concerned with your character than your reputation Surround yourself with people smarter than you - mentors  Former chairs Start on time and follow agenda - Settle disputes quickly, openly and as fairly as possible have clear goals - both for the organization and for yourself Give clearly defined tasks - and target dates to complete Capture success stories - recognize others Identify and secure your successor Have fun! Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
18:54
August 14, 2020
63: Practical Tips for Pricing Your Products w/ Allan Langer
If you're like most businesses, pricing your products or services is equivalent to a shot in the dark. Did you know there are studies done to find out the best way to price what you're offering? Today on the Small Business Made Simple podcast, Allan Langer shares every secret you need to know when it comes to pricing your products and services. Allan is a sales and marketing specialist and will blow your mind with the tips he shares about pricing. Don't miss it! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
25:22
August 3, 2020
#CommunityDriven 3: Four Tips for Successfully Volunteering in Your Community
On today's episode of Be Community Driven, Peter Wallin covers the four key elements to follow when working with a charity or non-profit organization. As business owners, following the Golden Rule by doing unto others as you want to be treated in return will help your business stand head and shoulders above the rest in your community. Start volunteering today! Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
13:14
July 28, 2020
#BeCommunityDriven 2: Why Business Owners Should Volunteer in Their Community
On today's episode of Be Community Driven, Peter shares how he's met so many great people along the way as a business owner that have helped to shape and mold him into the person he is today. Have you wondered if there is a benefit to serving in your community? Peter shares that being a volunteer is a way of life - a way to give back as a business owner and here's how you can do the same. Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
16:15
July 28, 2020
#BeCommunityDriven 1: New Podcast Series w/ Peter Wallin
Community service helps you get out of your comfort zone as a business owner. As the host of this podcast series, it's my hope that you can turn my decades of experience into days of learning so you too can become a giver, volunteer and a leader in your community - to make a difference in the lives of others. What’s holding you back? Put your toe in the water and get out of your comfort zone - grab the microphone and speak up! Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
07:51
July 28, 2020
62: Your Checklist for Great Customer Experiences w/ Lloyd Knecht
If there is one thing customers want its for a business to do what they say and get the job done. These days, there's no getting away with half completed jobs or excuses on why it can't be finished. Your business would be murdered online. So how do we instill in our team to get every job done no matter what? We teach them to complete the mission. Today on the #SouthernTierSuccess series, Lloyd Knecht, the owner of ANC Heating & Air Conditioning in Endicott, NY shares how his company always completes the mission. He walks us through the checklist his team uses for every customer to make sure the job always gets done no matter what. Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
12:50
July 27, 2020
61: Four Strategies for Marketing Your Business on a Budget w/ Lorraine Ball
We are bombarded from every angle with marketing companies telling us they can create content for us to promote our business with. Maybe its a slick new video, a fresh blog post or maybe even a pre-written script to post on social media.  Today on Small Business Made Simple, you will learn how to create marketing material without paying hundreds of dollars per month to a "pro." Believe it or not, your customers will create the content for you.  Want to know how? Be sure to listen to this weeks episode with Lorraine Ball, the Owner of RoundPeg. She shares how you can get creative with user-based content enabling you to market your business without breaking the bank! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
21:39
July 13, 2020
60: Three Ways to Improve Your Company Culture w/ Gina Curcio
We always hear the importance of having a great company culture, but not many people explain how you can get there. On today's episode of the Small Business Made Simple show, Gina Curcio shares three ways you can improve the culture in your business immediately.  Gina owns Curcio Printing which is a commercial printing company in Vestal, NY. She has been an avid business owner for many years and shares exactly what you need to know when it comes to company culture. Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
13:28
July 6, 2020
59: Your Secret Weapon to Creating Teamwork in Your Business w/ Susan Leahy
Does your business feel like a group of people just doing their own thing? Does it feel like your employees are clocking in and clocking out without being part of a greater vision?  Today on Small Business Made Simple, Susan Leahy shares the steps you need to take for your employees to change from a group of people working together to a strong team who is building a successful company.  Susan is the co-founder of Group to TEAM Leadership Solutions, a global training & consulting organization that supports organizations to build a “Culture of TEAM” by empowering the individual. If you're ready for your company to build a culture of team, be sure to listen! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
20:17
June 29, 2020
58: Three Tips to Getting More Customer Referrals w/ Matt Simpson
There isn't anything much better than a customer enjoying the experience they had with your business so much that they want to tell all their friends about your company. Not only is a referral a great lead for your business, those potential customers already arrive with social proof that your business is amazing. What does this mean? They are much more likely to buy!  Today on the Southern Tier Success series, Matt Simpson, a partner at Green Leaf Recycling in Horseheads, NY shares 3 tips to receiving more customer referrals. If you're a business owner, I'm sure you can see how this can grow your company! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
20:34
June 22, 2020
57: How You Can Help Motivate Your Employees w/ Daniel Dixon
Are you struggling to motivate your team? Gamification in the workplace could be just what you need to spark enthusiasm within your business. Today on Small Business Made Simple, Daniel Dixon shares how using competition in your business can skyrocket your team and culture. He gives us great ideas to implement in our own businesses to make work more fun and enjoyable for our teams! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
18:14
June 15, 2020
56: How to Successfully Work with Family Members in Business w/ John Woytowitz
Do you have family members working in business with you? Maybe it is by choice that you're working together or maybe  you weren't really involved in that decision. Either way, if you answered "yes" you have probably had your ups and downs. And that is ok.  On today's episode of Small Business Made Simple, John Woytowitz shares what it's like to work with family in his business Allbrite Pressure Wash. He gives tips and advice on how to keep your family-operated business running smoothly without destroying relationships along the way. If you're working with family members in your business, learn how to master communication and family/work-life balance today. Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
18:06
June 8, 2020
55: How to Have a 5-Star Culture in Your Business w/ Terry Keegan
Is your business struggling to keep the customers you have and get new ones through the door? Your business needs to have a 5-star culture engrained in its DNA.  Today on our new series "Southern Tier Success" Terry Keegan, the owner of Green Roof Technologies in Corning, NY shares the steps you need to take to have that sought after 5-star culture. Your business will stand head and shoulders above your competition and will grow faster than ever! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
16:07
June 1, 2020
54: How to Make More Money While Working Less w/ Sid Graef
Does it feel like as a business owner you are the one doing all the work? Does it feel like you've just created a job for yourself instead of a self-sustaining business? Today on the Small Business Made Simple Podcast, Sid Graef shares how you can implement the 80/20 rule in your business so you can start making more money while working less. Sound too good to be true? It's not! Sid owns both an auto detail shop and a window cleaning business where he has implemented the 80/20 rule and has seen tremendous growth because of it. Be sure to listen! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
25:50
May 18, 2020
53: The Secret to Keeping Better Books in your Business w/ Dan Platta
Having trouble getting useful data and information from your books? Are you struggling with cashflow and wondering how to keep your business running smoothly?  Today on Small Business Made Simple, Dan Platta shares tips you can start implementing in your books to keep them more organized, useful and informative for your business.  Dan the owner of Blue Skies Services in Minneapolis and he shares everything you need to know about bookkeeping and accounting from how much to pay yourself to how to implement systems to stay organized. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
26:54
May 11, 2020
52: How to Unlock the Power of Door-to-Door Sales w/ Jared Skinner
Have you ever had a door-to-door salesman stop by your home to sell you something? Did you see them coming and want to pretend like you weren't home? Unfortunately, salesman that don't have any idea what they are doing have deterred many business owner from going door-to-door selling their services. What about if you found out this technique is EXTREMELY effective if you had some pointers on how to do it right? Today on the podcast, Jared Skinner, the owner of Vue Window Cleaning in Colorado shares the exact process him and his team follow when going door-to-door. And guess what...they've closed millions of dollars worth of business doing this. Find out how you can do the same today! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
38:53
May 4, 2020
51: The Key to Building Incredible Business Relationships w/ John Disselkamp
Customers buy from people they know, like and trust. But how do you get to that point with a customer? Real relationships. Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam spoke with business owner John Disselkamp about what real relationships look like in business. John is the owner of First Class Commercial Cleaning in Louisville, KY and he walks us through relationship building 101 in business. John's business is built on relationships and he shares how you can do the same! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
23:17
April 27, 2020
50: How to Instantly Connect with Anyone You Want to Meet w/ James Carbary
If you are looking for a new, fresh way to network with your ideal customer and grow your business, then you are in the right place. If you aren't using Content-Based Networking in your business, you are missing out and today on the podcast business owner and author James Carbary explains why. James is the owner of Sweet Fish Media and he walks us through the three main steps in his new book “Content-Based Networking” which explain how you can instantly connect with anyone you want to meet. You'll learn how it works, why it is incredible and exactly how you can start implementing it in your business today! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
33:10
April 20, 2020
49: A Step-By-Step Process to Scaling Your Business w/ Tony Grebmeier
Are you stuck doing everything yourself as a business owner? Are you wanting to grow, but you're having trouble sharing responsibilities? Today on Small Business Made Simple, entrepreneurship guru and eight-figure business owner Tony Grebmeier shares the steps you can take today to start getting your business in shape to scale and grow. Tony explains everything you need to know to take your business higher and soaring into success. This is a MUST-LISTEN! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: Tony's Drainers and Drivers Course Tony's Be Fulfilled Journal 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
32:49
April 13, 2020
48: How Team Development Can Ignite Your Business w/ Jeff Furrow
As leaders and business owners we should always be developing ourselves, but an area of development that is often overlooked is the development of our team. Today on Small Business Made Simple, seasoned business owner Jeff Furrow shares why it is important to constantly be developing your team. Jeff owns Wellsboro Automotive in Wellsboro, PA and he teaches HOW you can be developing your staff and employees as well. Be sure to tune in! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
24:57
April 7, 2020
47: How to Have a Tough Conversation with a Team Member w/ AmyK Hutchens
As leaders, tough conversations are inevitable. Whether these conversations entail drawing a boundary with an employee, informing someone you care about that you need them to perform better, or maybe you need to ask a team member to step up to the plate. These conversations are all part of leadership in business and if you don't know how to handle them, you could find yourself in an awkward situation. Today on the podcast, Sam spoke with author, speaker and business owner AmyK Hutchens. AmyK spelled out how you as a business owner and leader can navigate tough conversations with your team so your organization can continue to operate without a hitch if (when) a situation arrises. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
26:03
March 30, 2020
46: Practical Tips to Overcoming Turbulence in Business w/ Brandon Vaughn
Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickagency.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
27:24
March 23, 2020
45: How to Identify Blind Spots in Your Business w/ Mike Dahlke
Is your business running as healthy as it should be? Can you tell if there are underlying issues that can cripple your business down the road? Today on the Small Business Made Simple podcast, Sam sat down with Mike Dahlke to talk about what signs to watch out for in your business if you want to keep it running for years to come. Mike is a seasoned investor and has helped numerous businesses on the brink of bankruptcy turn things around and become thriving companies. Mike shares how you can apply the same principles he used for those companies to your business today! Does your business need a professional website? Visit: www.1clickcloudsites.com Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
27:12
March 16, 2020
44: How to Build Solid Relationships Through Social Media w/ Andy Storch
Have you ever been on the receiving end of a message through social media that the other person was obviously trying to sell you something? The introduction felt fake and shallow right? Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam Moss talked with business owner, speaker, entrepreneur and podcast host Andy Storch about how social media can be used to create real and lasting relationships for your business. Andy shared his approach to building strong and lasting relationships through social media to help grow his business and how you can do the same. Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
30:23
March 9, 2020
43: The Secret to Running a Healthy Business w/ Matt Burr
Handling employee problems and taking care of issues among your staff can be really tough work, but unfortunately it needs to be done if you want your organization to be healthy. Today on the show, Sam spoke with Matt Burr who is the owner of Burr Consulting about how to handle HR issues in your business. From resolving employee conflict to dealing with human resources as a whole, Matt covered it all. Listen today to learn everything you need to know about HR and how to have a healthy company! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
23:59
March 2, 2020
42: The Secret to Closing More Sales in Your Business w/ Patrick Clark
Everyone knows sales are the driving force behind any business because without them our businesses would fail! Unfortunately, sales might not come natural to you as a business owner and you’re always looking for new ways to close the deal. Today on the Small Business Made Simple Podcast, Sam had a conversation with Patrick Clark about how he closes the deal in his business. Patrick is the owner of Precision Pro Wash in Greenville, SC and he shares his exact 18-point process he uses to sell clients in his pressure washing business. Learn how you can master the art of selling in your own business today! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
37:09
February 24, 2020
41: Why You Need to be Investing in Your Team w/ Jeremy Purifoy
An organization is only as strong as the team it is built on, but sometimes that is forgotten when it comes to business. Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam spoke with Jeremy Purifoy about why it is important to invest into your team as a business owner. Jeremy shared real-life examples of how he has done just that in his gym, Journey 333 in Corning, NY. Jeremy has a passion for his team and it has been a major factor in the growth of his new business. Find out today how you can be doing the same thing in your company as well! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
28:19
February 17, 2020
40: How to Use Outsourcing to Scale Your Business w/ Paul Sydlansky
Are you finding yourself doing everything in your business? From bookkeeping to customer service, business owners tend to stretch themselves a little too thin because they would hate to put their "baby" in the hands of someone else. Or maybe you are doing everything yourself because you aren't in a place financially to hire a full-time employee. Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam talked with Paul Sydlansky about the topic of outsourcing and how it is a hidden gem when it comes to scaling and growing your business. Paul is the owner of Lake Road Advisors and shares how outsourcing has substantially reduced his workload as a business owner and how you can do the same in your company. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
22:50
February 10, 2020
39: 3 Steps Every Entrepreneur Needs to Follow to be Successful w/ DJ Morse
Sometimes the life of an entrepreneur and business owner can be hard work and a tough road. If there was a laid out path to follow that could make our journey that much easier. Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam Moss talked with DJ Morse about how the journey of an entrepreneur should unfold. DJ runs his own business in upstate, NY called Preferred Landscaping and shares with us the three main phases of the life of an entrepreneur. This will help you evaluate your journey to make sure you are on track for success in the future! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
17:55
February 3, 2020
38: How to Know You're Living Your Life with Purpose w/ Mike Flynn
Have you ever gotten so caught up in the everyday grind of your business and wondered if this was the true purpose of your life? This week on Small Business Made Simple, Sam had a conversation with author, entrepreneur and business owner Mike Flynn about the four specific areas in your life if you need to master if you want to reach your full potential as a business owner, community member and individual. Mike takes us through each step in depth so you can self-reflect on what might need to be focused on in your life if you want to reach your full potential. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
29:48
January 27, 2020
37: How to Get a 5-Star Google Review from a Customer w/ Bobby Walker
Everyone knows Google reviews and your reputation online can control the destiny of your business. Too poor of a ranking and the customers will trickle in. A rock-solid online reputation however, and your business has the potential to explode. Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam Moss spoke with business owner Bobby Walker about the process his business follows to get a 5-star review on Google. Bobby's business, TRT Pressure Washing and Window Cleaning in Orlando, FL has nearly 450 5-star reviews at the time of this recording. He knows EXACTLY how this can impact your business and he shares how you can accomplish this all on your own! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
40:13
January 20, 2020
36: How to Implement Systems and Processes in Your Business w/ Josh Latimer
Are you looking for a way to take your business to the next level all while taking work off your plate? If you answer is yes, it is time for you to be implementing systems and processes in your business. As a business owner, the more repeatable tasks you can delegate to your team, the more you can stay focused working ON your business instead of working IN your business. Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam Moss talked with entrepreneur and business owner Josh Latimer about how you can be implementing systems and processes in your business. Josh not only shares how this can benefit your business, but how it can benefit your relationships as well! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
31:01
January 13, 2020
35: How to Set Goals for Your Business w/ Dusty Hewit
Today on the Small Business Made Simple podcast, Sam Moss talked with Dusty Hewit who is the owner of Long Run Communications in Corning, NY. Dusty shared how you should be setting goals for your business in 2020 (being it is the beginning of a new year, making sure your business has good goals for the coming months is only appropriate!) As you kick off your new year, learn what steps you need to take to ensure your goals fit your business and are carried out with success! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
26:23
January 6, 2020
34: Why Your Business Needs to Solve a Problem w/ Stuart Sammis
If your business, company or brand isn't solving a problem for your customers what is the point of your business? You may as well pack it up and call it quits because if you aren't solving a problem, no one will buy from you. Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam sat down with Stuart Sammis who owns the Centerway ExecuCenter in Corning, NY to discuss why your business needs to be solving a problem. Additionally, they talk about how you should be communicating and showing your potential customers how you solve that specific issue in their lives. If you're looking to take your marketing to the next level, be sure to listen to this week's podcast episode! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sbmspodcast Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
28:42
December 16, 2019
33: The Four Pillars of Personal Growth w/ Tim Croll (Part 2)
Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam continued his talked with business coach and speaker Tim Croll about the four pillars of personal growth. Tim finished sharing why you need grow spiritually, mentally, socially and physically. He also taught how each pillar ties into the other and why each one is just as important as the other. If you feel like your relationships are suffering and you are getting burnt out at work, this is a MUST LISTEN podcast episode. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
25:32
December 9, 2019
32: The Four Pillars of Personal Growth w/ Tim Croll (Part 1)
Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam talked with business coach and speaker Tim Croll about the four pillars of personal growth. Tim shares why you need grow spiritually, mentally, socially and physically. He also teaches how each pillar ties into the other and why each one is just as important as the other. If you feel like your relationships are suffering and you are getting burnt out at work, this is a MUST LISTEN podcast episode. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
33:20
December 2, 2019
31: Three Steps to Getting More Customers w/ Ted Goldwyn
Does it feel like you always have to scramble to get a new customer? Or that it is just way too hard to get any new people through the doors of your business? Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam talked with Ted Goldwyn about the three steps your business can follow to get more customers that are EXCITED to buy your services and products. Ted is a successful small business owner in upstate New York and thoroughly walks you though each step of the process so you can implement them in your own business today! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
36:41
November 25, 2019
30: How to Create an Incredible Company Culture w/ Larado Bulkley
This week on Small Business Made Simple, Sam had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Larado Bulkley about building a company culture. Larado is the owner of ACS Facility Services in Hornell, NY and has an infectious passion for his customers and employees. He shares why it is important to have core values for your business and later explains how they can give you a strong foundation to build your company culture on. Learn how to establish an incredible company culture in YOUR business on this week's podcast episode! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
25:20
November 18, 2019
29: Why Your Business Should Embrace Change w/ Rod Noel
Too many businesses are just stuck in the past and never want to change or grow. They say things like, "I am comfortable where I am. I don't want to grow my business more." This type of thinking can be absolutely detrimental to your business. Today on Small Business Made Simple, Sam talks with Rod Noel, the owner of Clinical Associates of the Southern Tier, about why staying current with the times and changing when needed can help grow your business. Today, Rod is your guide to making sure your business is constantly growing! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
20:13
November 11, 2019
28: How to Create a Culture of Teamwork w/ Jason Muckey
Is your business running like a well-oiled machine? Not just with your staff and employees, but also with those who interact with your business from the outside? On this week's episode of the Small Business Made Simple podcast Jason Muckey, the owner of Precision Management in Elmira, NY teaches what it means to have a culture of teamwork in your business. It might not be exactly what you think and Jason shares what you need to do to create this type of culture in your business. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
23:39
November 4, 2019
27: How to Set Your Business Apart from the Competition w/ Josh Cassidy
Does it seem like you have competitors on every corner and it is so hard to stand out in the marketplace? Today on the Small Business Made Simple podcast Josh Cassidy, the owner of Railhouse Restaurant in Waverly, NY explains what you should be doing to get your business to stand out. Josh shares ideas you can implement in your business that have helped make his restaurant one of the most popular in the area. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
21:39
October 28, 2019
26: Why Your Business Should Have an Underlying Mission w/ Stuart Baldwin
What gives you the drive you need to continue pushing forward with your business? Is it your family, faith, community, customers, etc? Unfortunately, some business owners can't answer that question because they don't have an underlying mission behind what they do. This week on the Small Business Made Simple podcast Stuart Baldwin, the owner of American Capital shares how you can create a mission for your business that gives you joy to keep moving forward. If you aren't sure why you do what you do, this is a must listen! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
27:41
October 21, 2019
25: How to Build Lasting Relationships with your Customers w/ Jill Drehmer
What kind of relationship do you have with your customers? Is it strictly monetary with no depth? Today on Small Business Made Simple Jill Drehmer shares how you can build a lasting relationship with your customers. Too many business owners see each of their customers as another sale and don't spend time getting to know them on a deeper level. Jill explains how this can hurt your business in the long run and what you can do to start changing it today. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
21:03
October 14, 2019
24: How to Get More Exposure for Your Business w/ Dave Gilbert
Are you struggling to get more people to see your business and what you do? Or are you doing well with business exposure, but are looking for some fresh ideas to implement? On this episode of Small Business Made Simple Sam sits down with Dave Gilbert, the owner of JDog Junk Removal in Elmira, NY to talk about how your business can get more exposure. Dave shares his strategies and what has worked for him over the years to create a thriving business in upstate NY. Learn how you can use social media, word of mouth, online reputation and much, much more to get more exposure for your business. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
29:14
October 7, 2019
23: How to Make Your Business into a Community w/ Heather Maio
Do you want your customers to feel like they are part of a big family when they interact with your business? Building your business into a community boils down to customer service and genuinely caring about your people. This week on the podcast, Sam sat down with Heather Maio, the owner of New York Sport and Fitness, to talk about what you can do to start creating a community within your business. It will take work on your part, but the benefits of a community will positively impact your business for years to come. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
20:31
September 30, 2019
22: How to Have Faithful Customers for Years to Come w/ Nancy Hendrickson
Have you ever done business with a company that makes things cheaply so they can lower their prices and sell more products? Today on the podcast, Nancy Hendrickson, owner of Image Packaging shares why it is important for a business to always provide a quality product and service. You may keep your business afloat for a short while selling a cheaply made product, but if you want to build a business that lasts, you will need to provide quality. When you do, your customers will become your ambassadors and will be faithful customers for years to come. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
18:52
September 23, 2019
21: How to Solidify the Vision for Your Business w/ Dr. Micheal Spencer
Do you know the direction your business is going for the next 10 years? Do you have a plan and a vision to get there? Today on the podcast I have business and executive coach, Dr. Micheal Spencer share why vision is crucial to the success of your business. He explains why your vision needs to be written down and shared with your team so you can always stay focused on your goal. No matter your experience in business - whether you are just starting or have had an established business of 30+ years - this is a MUST LISTEN episode of Small Business Made Simple. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
28:05
September 16, 2019
20: Why You Should Celebrate Your Customers w/ Travis & Cyndy Barnes
Have you ever had someone celebrate you when you had a success? Didn't it feel great?! What about if you did that exact same thing for your customers every time they had a success? Today on Small Business Made Simple, gym owners Travis and Cyndy Barnes of Journey 333 share how you should be celebrating your customers every single chance you get. They explain what celebrating a customer does for the person and what it can do for your business. They teach how you can find celebration points in the lives of your customers so you can highlight them whenever possible. Don't miss this week's podcast episode with Travis and Cyndy Barnes! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
33:25
September 9, 2019
19: How to Make Customer Service the Foundation of Your Business w/ Jeremy Hogan
The marketplace is extremely saturated which can make it tough for a business to stand out amongst its competition. So how can a business make themselves different than everyone else? Today on the podcast, Jeremy Hogan, owner of JH Design in Elmira, NY shares how you can build your business around customer service. Jeremy shares how he uses exceptional customer service to build a foundation for his business and how you can do the same in yours. He also teaches how clear communication within your team can make sure every project gets done properly and on time. Don't miss this week's episode of Small Business Made Simple with Jeremy Hogan! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
22:01
September 2, 2019
18: How to Never Be Overwhelmed About Tax Preparation w/ Lynn Hugg
Tax preparation in August? Why are we even talking about this when tax season isn't until April? This week I had the honor to interview small business owner, Lynn Hugg of Hugg Accounting. Lynn has been working in accounting, book keeping and tax preparation for many years and shares with us how you can get ahead of tax season. She shares a number of great ideas you can implement in your own business so that when tax season really does roll around, you won't be overwhelmed and dread it like 99% of business owners. Do you want to learn how to tackle your tax prep in bite size pieces? Be sure to tune in to this week's episode of Small Business Made Simple with Lynn Hugg.  Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
21:34
August 26, 2019
17: What it Takes to Run a Successful Business w/ Henry Fuksman
If you haven't realized by now that running a business is hard work, then you aren't running a business! All too often small business owners find themselves getting burnt out and just calling it quits. If that feels like you, then this week's podcast episode is for you. This week I interview small business owner, Henry Fuksman of Energy Solutions USA, as he shares the keys to making your business last longer than you ever could've imagined. Henry has been successfully coaching small business owners for years and shares his wisdom and knowledge today on the podcast. If you want to run a thriving business, you NEED to listen to today's episode. Don't miss it! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
29:11
August 19, 2019
16: Setting Your Business Apart with Customer Service w/ Toni Granger
Most small business owners know that customer service is essential to survival, but a small percentage of them actually implement it! On this week's episode, I interview small business owner, Toni Granger of Hatfield Real Estate about how we can use customer service to set our business apart from the competition. Not only does she teach us why customer service is important, but Toni also teaches how to implement it in your business as well!  Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
20:57
August 12, 2019
15: How to Scale Your Business at a Safe Pace w/ Dan Flatt
It has always been an underlying rule of business to grow as fast as possible no matter the cost. But is that actually the safest thing to do? Today on the podcast I interview small business owner, Dan Flatt, about why it is dangerous to grow a business to fast. Dan owns Multi Media Services in Corning, NY and uses his decades of business experience to share how to scale a business at a safe pace. Don't miss it! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
34:03
August 5, 2019
14: How to Get Your Community Behind Your Business w/ John Vogt & Ed Weaver
One of the toughest things to do in business is introduce an innovative idea to a brand new market. It takes a lot of patience, education and marketing to get the community on board with your vision. In today's episode, I spoke with John Vogt and Ed Weaver of the Home Page Network (an online broadcasting station in Tioga county, PA) to talk about the challenges of doing just that. Be sure to tune in as John and Ed take the time to share their wins and mistakes in business over the past few years.  If you have an innovative business idea that you are struggling to get your community on board with, make sure to listen to this week's episode of Small Business Made Simple! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
39:21
July 29, 2019
13: Taking Your Business to the Next Level w/ Peter Wallin
On today's episode, I sat down with Peter Wallin, the owner of Wallin Insurance in Elmira, NY. We discussed the importance of getting out in the community to remain top of mind and to create a network for yourself. We also talked about how to start implementing systems and why they are an important step to growing your business. Lastly, we touched on marketing and what works best today. Enjoy! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
26:08
July 22, 2019
12: What You Should Be Sending To Your Email List
Your email list is one of the most valuable resources you have for your business. All too often we get stuck wondering what we should send to our email list to keep them engaged with us. Or we just get overwhelmed because we can't come up with enough content every week to get out. Today, I talk about some simple, yet effective email topics you can use to send to your email list. Your business growth lies in the strength of your email list so don't miss this episode! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) What You Should Be Sending Your Email List: Regular emails to stay front of mind with your customers Promotions and deals Holiday themed emails Valuable content that relates to your product or service An email sales funnel  Nurture campaign that points to your blog, podcast or video series every week Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provide d by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
19:16
July 15, 2019
11: How To Clarify Your Message
So many business owners don't know how to talk about their business, let alone market their business in a clear, effective way. Today, I take you through the proven StoryBrand framework so you can use the centuries-old method of story telling in your brand. I talk about positioning your customer as the hero in the story and that your brand is there to guide them through their journey to a happy ending. Story telling is one of the best ways to capture attention, so you NEED to be using story when it comes to your business. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) The StoryBrand Framework: A Character  Has a problem  That finds a guide Who gives them a plan And calls them to action  That helps them avoid failure And ends in success Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provide d by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
32:21
July 8, 2019
10: Where Do I Start?
Have you ever wondered where you need to start when it comes to marketing your small business online? Maybe you have been doing it for years and aren't sure you have been keeping up with the times. Or maybe you just want an encouragement that you are already doing things right and that you just need to keep pushing forward! In today's episode, I walk you through the first four steps you need to take when it comes to marketing your small business online. And guess what...it is a lot more simple than you may think! Where Do I Start? Make a social media account and claim your free directory listings  Design a website (free or professionally) Start getting people to join your email list Work on getting great online reviews Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Episode 9: Amy Brennan talks about how to use social media to help promote your business Episode 2: We teach all the tools you need to build up your email list Episode 7: This is where we talk about how to get amazing customer reviews Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
20:19
July 1, 2019
9: How To Promote Your Business Using Social Media w/ Amy Brennan
Today on Small Business Made Simple, I have social media expert, Amy Brennan on the podcast to teach us the best practices when it comes to promoting your small business on social media. Amy is the owner and founder of Custom Geekery in Towanda, PA and has been in the industry for many years. Be sure to listen to this week's episode whether your business is just getting started with social media or if your business has been at it for awhile. Amy has some amazing tips that you can implement no matter where your social media skill levels are! Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
27:49
June 24, 2019
8: Seven Things You Should Never Put On Your Website
We all have our personal preferences when it comes to our websites. What they should look like, what they should say, etc. Today on Small Business Made Simple, I talk about seven things you should NEVER put on your website. Why? Because more website browsers are leaving your website than you may think and committing any of these mistakes definitely doesn't help your cause. Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Episode 7: (teaches about how to get amazing customer reviews) Episode 3: (teaches about call to action buttons on your website) 7 Things You Should Never Put On Your Website: Tons of words More than three customer reviews Pictures that have nothing to do with your business Words that you think are clever, but are actually confusing Too many popups and gadgets  An about page that is all about you  Call to action buttons that are all different Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam1ca/ Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
22:55
June 17, 2019
7: Five Easy Ways To Get An Amazing Customer Review
Everyone knows that consumers evaluate businesses by the number of great online reviews they have.  The million dollar question is how do you get more fantastic reviews online? On today's episode of Small Business Made Simple, I cover five easy steps that you can follow TODAY to start getting your business more online reviews. Don't miss it! -EPISODE NOTES  5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download)  Extreme Ownership (book) - By Jocko Willink & Leif Babin Never Lose a Customer Again (book) - By Joey Coleman The steps to getting great customer reviews: Good customer service Create a customer experience Ask for a review Craft a review yourself with your customers words Ask your customer to post it online Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: search “Sam Moss, Elmira NY” Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
30:43
June 10, 2019
6: How to Avoid Overwhelming Your Website Visitors
Is your website just "good enough?" If yes, we have easy 3 tips you can implement today (all on your own...no, you don't need to be a programer) that will take your website to the next level. On today's episode of Small Business Made Simple, Sam talks about:  Narrowing down your revenue streams  Creating an easy path for your customers to follow Where to put all that pesky content on your website that just HAS to be there (even though you might not want it to be) -EPISODE NOTES 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Take our Detox Challenge (and join the 50% CLUB). Send me a before and after screenshot of the homepage of your website and I might give you and your business a special shoutout on the podcast if you can eliminate 50% of the words or more! Email me at sam@1click.pro or message me on social media to enter. Make sure to sign up for a free website review by emailing or connecting with me over social media. Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: search “Sam Moss, Elmira NY” Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
19:39
June 3, 2019
5: Does Your Website Make You Sound Like a Know-It-All?
Have you ever wanted to put hundreds of words on your website so you could thoroughly explain your product or service? Unfortunately, if you do that you would probably scare off your customers. So what do you do? In this week's episode, we discuss where to put that huge sales pitch you just HAVE to share with your customers. Hint: it is not where you think it is! We also teach you the perfect spot to feature your customer reviews on your website and how to get more email subscribers for your business. -EPISODE NOTES 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Take our Detox Challenge (and join the 50% CLUB). Send me a before and after screenshot of the homepage of your website and I might give you and your business a special shoutout on the podcast if you can eliminate 50% of the words or more! Email me at sam@1click.pro or message me on social media to enter. Make sure to sign up for a free website review by emailing or connecting with me over social media. Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: search “Sam Moss, Elmira NY” Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
27:46
May 27, 2019
4: What to Put on the Homepage of Your Website - Part 2
Do you have people visit your website, then just leave without ever buying anything? You have approximately 5 seconds to capture the attention of a website visitors before they leave for a competitors website. In this week's episode, find out what words you need to write on your website so that customers click your "buy now' button. -EPISODE NOTES 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Take our Detox Challenge (and join the 50% CLUB). Send me a before and after screenshot of the homepage of your website and I might give you and your business a special shoutout on the podcast if you can eliminate 50% of the words or more! Email me at sam@1click.pro or message me on social media to enter. Make sure to sign up for a free website review by emailing or connecting with me over social media. Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: search “Sam Moss, Elmira NY” Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
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May 20, 2019
3: What to Put On the Homepage of Your Website - Part 1
Are you spending tons of money to send people to your website (hoping for a sale), only to find out they just left your website without ever buying? You're not alone.  As businesses owners, we have approximately 5 seconds to capture the attention of our website visitors before they leave for a competitors website. In this week's episode, we cover three important things you need to be implementing on your website if you ever want your potential customers to stay on your longer than 5 seconds. Better yet, they are SUPER easy tips you can do all by yourself, without needing to be a web designer. Don't miss it! -EPISODE NOTES 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) Make sure to sign up for a free website review by emailing or connecting with me over social media. Email me at sam@1click.pro to schedule your one on one call today! Be sure to check out Virtually Real Solutions to get a professional virtual tour of your business. Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: search “Sam Moss, Elmira NY” Instagram: @sammoss5 Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
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May 13, 2019
2: Five Simple Steps to Grow Your Email List
Have you ever wondered how to get qualified leads to subscribe to your email list so you can market to them later without having to pay for advertising? For some businesses it has been months, if not years since they received a new subscription to their email list. This week on the podcast, I talk about the 5 simple steps you can implement today to start getting your business more email subscribers (that are READY TO BUY). Our businesses are always stronger with a solid email list, so don't miss this episode.  -EPISODE NOTES 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download) The five steps to growing your email list (covered more in-depth inside the podcast) Choose the type of lead generator you’d like to offer Decide on a topic Design your lead generator Upload to a landing page or website Promote your lead generator Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: search “Sam Moss, Elmira NY” Instagram: @sammoss5 Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: Canva: for designing your lead generator MailChimp: free email service provider  Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
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May 6, 2019
1: Four Steps to Creating an Effective Elevator Pitch
Have you ever struggled to explain what your business does in a short, meaningful sentence? A lot of times when asked what we do, we give a mundane answer that doesn't resonate with the person we are talking with. What about if you had a quick, easy to remember sentence you could repeat whenever you were asked what your business does? Better yet, what about if that simple sentence was a mini sales pitch that got you new customers for your business? On our flagship episode of the Small Business Made Simple podcast, I give you the 4 simple steps you can follow to create an elevator pitch for your business. At the end, I share all the places you can post your elevator pitch to get as much FREE exposure as possible. Don't miss it! -EPISODE NOTES 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making On Your Website (Free PDF Download)   The four steps to creating your elevator pitch: The person (your customer avatar). The problem they are experiencing as it relates to your product or service. The plan to fix the problem. What there life will look like after you fix their problem. Connect with me on social media. I'd love to hear from you! LinkedIn: search "Sam Moss, Elmira NY" Instagram: @sammoss5 Free Resources Mentioned in Podcast: Canva: for desktop backgrounds and lockscreens  Together by STEAM PHUNK https://soundcloud.com/steamphunk Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Music for Creators https://youtu.be/ya66qIxZQVw
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April 29, 2019