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SmallBizcast

By Mr. Thrive Media
Small Business-It’s a Wonderful Life. It’s also very hard and takes a lot of skill, talent, luck and inspiration. That where SmallBizCast comes in.

We interview the Small Business Warriors who have won some and lost some. People like yourself, whose waking hours are consumed by their business...and some of your sleep time too!

Small Business-It's a Wonderful Life!
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013 - The "Sexual Wellness Product", Daniel Rosenberg, Alora Products

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019 - Practice Your YES | Takiya Coley, TYC Pictures & Post House
This promising start up business owner speaks with business coach and podcast host, Joel Volk, to talk about the creative media world that TYC Picture & Post House aims to dominate! Takiya Coley is an up and coming business owner sparking opportunities to a wide variety of businesses and productions across the country. ----------------- GUEST: Takiya Coley | takiyacoley@yahoo.com | INSTA: @tyc_pictures_and_post HOST: Joel Volk | jv@jovopro.com |  www.smallbizcast.com ----------------- We'd like to thank our sponsor Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show! ----------------- Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
40:26
October 26, 2020
018 - Mastering TikTok | Kayleigh Gall, THELITTLEBUNN
THELITTLEBUNN was a realization of something missing within the stoner community. Kayleigh Gall fixed the problem by providing cute feminine merchandise. Utilizing her talents and her amazing personality, she has been riding the viral wave of TikTok while growing her completely online business! ----------------- GUEST: Kayleigh Gall | TheLittleBunnn@gmail.com | thelittlebunn.com | Etsy: TheLittleBunn  HOST: Joel Volk | jv@jovopro.com |  www.smallbizcast.com ----------------- We'd like to thank our sponsor Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show! ----------------- Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
38:14
October 12, 2020
017 - Mentors and Mentorisms | with Marc Levin and Larry Appell
Long time friends, Marc and Larry, meet up with their ol' pal Joel Volk to talk about the mentors that touched their lives, the "isms" they carry with them to this day, and the life lessons that made their careers and shaped their lives. .  -----------------  GUEST: Marc Levin | Marc@DigitalIgnitionMarketing.com GUEST: Larry Appell | Lawrence.Appell@Gmail.com HOST: Joel Volk | jv@jovopro.com | www.smallbizcast.com  -----------------  We'd like to thank our sponsor Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show!  -----------------  Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
50:37
September 30, 2020
016 - The 3 Keys to Successful Products | Eric Paul Rose, Pinnacle Product Innovation, Inc.
Ever had that billion dollar idea and wondered, "Now What?" Eric Paul  Rose, of Pinnacle Product Innovation is the to go guy that shares the "3  Keys to Successful New Products" along with the behind-the-scene lore  of some of the world’s  most influential products. Give it a listen and share with your colleagues if you like what you hear.  ----------------- GUEST: Eric Paul Rose | eric@ericpaulrose.com | www.ericpaulrose.com HOST: Joel Volk | jv@jovopro.com | www.smallbizcast.com ----------------- We'd like to thank our sponsor Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show! ----------------- Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
42:20
September 14, 2020
015 - Better With Age | Justin Tooley, Broken Earth Winery | Guest Co-Host Cliff Scott, Scott Group
Do you think you could handle the grand scope of business that the wine industry covers? It's not as relaxed as you think. Combine agriculture, science, retail, and customer service and you get only a fraction of the daily routine Justin Tooley of Broken Earth Winery has to tackle. Join Joel Volk and guest co-host Cliff Scott of the Scott Group, as they learn about the mind-boggling industry behind this cherished luxury. ----------------- GUEST: justin@brokenearthwinery.com | www.brokenearthwinery.com CO-HOST: CliffScott@ScottGroupConsulting.com ----------------- We'd like to thank our sponsors Small Business Law Firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show! ----------------- Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
59:10
August 31, 2020
014 - "Declaring Freedom", Tony Coretto
Host, Joel Volk sits with inspiring business mentor and blogger Tony Coretto to discuss the goal that most entrepreneurs overlook; It's not about the money. It's about the freedom! ----------------- CONTACT: tony@declaringfreedom.com | www.declaringfreedom.com ----------------- We'd like to thank our sponsors Small Business Law Firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show! ----------------- Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
52:08
August 17, 2020
013 - The "Sexual Wellness Product", Daniel Rosenberg, Alora Products
Host, Joel Volk, sits with Daniel Rosenberg to discuss the unorthodox (or Orthodox) upbringings of building a business out of ethically constructed BDSM products. Alora is a "Sexual Wellness Product" startup navigating a variety of obstacles while focusing on making the world a better place! ----------------- CONTACT: www.aloraproducts.com | email: daniel@aloraproducts.com ----------------- We'd like to thank our sponsors Small Business Law Firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show!  ----------------- Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
37:33
August 3, 2020
012- How “Mushroom” Is The Game Changer
Shroomeats Owner/Founder, Dissaya and Joel discuss business at the intersection of Food, Culture and Wellness in the world of alternative protein sources and the journey of taking an idea to store shelves!  -----------------  CONTACT: shroomeats.co - **enter "SmallBiz" for the 10% off all purchases | Friendly Foods International | Email: info@friendlyfoodsintl.com  -----------------  We'd like to thank our sponsors, Small Business Law Firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show! Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
28:54
July 20, 2020
011 - The Value of Disruption, Danny Davis, Pearl CBD
Joel Volk's and Danny Davis' chemistry is unparalleled in this exciting fast-paced interview between two entrepreneurs as they discuss the experience of bringing to market original ideas amongst cookie-cutter companies and the lessons that come from good and bad management. ----------------- CONTACT: Pearlcbd.com | offstageholdings.com | Email: danny@offstageholdings.com ----------------- We'd like to thank our sponsors, Small Business Law Firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show! Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
50:11
July 7, 2020
SPECIAL : Saving Nigel! Nancy Fox, Janice Miller, and Steven Geller with host, Joel Volk
Struggling to find clients? Working long hours and wondering why your wallet feels so empty? You might be like Nigel.  Join Executive Coach, Nancy Fox, Attorney, Janice Miller, and CPA, Steven Geller for a in-depth discussion to Save Nigel!. ____________ CONTACT: Nancy Fox | The Business Fox | Nancy@TheBusinessFox.com | TheBusinessFox.com |IG: @TheBusinessFox | YouTube: Nancy Fox Janice Miller | Miller Haga Law Group | JMiller@MillerHaga.com | MillerHaga.com  Steven Geller | Morris + D'Angelo CPA Dudes | Steven@CPADudes.com ____________ We'd like to thank our sponsors, Small Business Law Firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show!  ___________ Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
1:16:21
June 22, 2020
010 - Turning Ideas to Enterprise, Asher Dahan, Block Ransomeware
The journey of taking a good idea and bringing it to market is not an easy one. Joel interviews Asher Dahan of Block Ransomeware and learns how Asher harnessed his passion for problem solving in concert with his military discipline to solve one of the biggest problems in business today. Block Ransomware, LLC is a powerful software and Mr. Dahan sits with host, Joel Volk to elaborate on how he was able to create his success! | CONTACT: email: asher@blockransomware.com, phone: (310) 622 - 8800, url: www.blockransomware.com _______________ We'd like to thank our sponsors, Small Business Law firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show! _______________ Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
52:18
June 8, 2020
009 - The Business Fox, Nancy Fox
Nancy Fox IS The Business Fox. Host, Joel Volk and she discuss her cunning strategies that teach business owners and professionals to stand out and focus on the "RIGHT opportunities."  Nancy’s approach is smart, fascinating, and fun! | CONTACT: Email - Nancy@TheBusinessFox.com/Reinvention , www.TheBusinessFox.com  _______________  We'd like to thank our sponsors, Small Business Law firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show!  _______________  Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
42:49
May 18, 2020
008 - The Hows and Whys of Social Media, Hank and Sharyn Yuloff, Yuloff Creative
Social Media is now more important than ever before. The Yuloffs explain why. Hank and Sharyn sit with Host, Joel Volk, to discuss how even during a quarantine a company can maintain its presence. Joel, Hank and Sharyn cover how to balance personal and professional life while highlighting key moments in their company's career. This episode has a gift! Follow the instructions to win a prize! | Yuloff Creative Contact: (800) 705-4265 | Info@YuloffCreative.com | Sharyn@YuloffCreative.com | Hank@YuloffCreative.com _______________ We'd like to thank our sponsors, coincidentally named, Small  Business Law firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show! _______________ Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
41:33
May 4, 2020
007 - Retail Optimism Based on Good Business Tips, Darren Perlmutter, Healthy Pet
Host,  Joel Volk learns how mainstreet can succeed during the most  challenging times with local retailer, Darren Perlmutter of Healthy Pet. You’ll enjoy the common sense lessons that come from interesting life experiences Joel and Darren share. | CONTACT: (805) 494 - 3524  _______________ We'd like to thank our sponsors, coincidentally named, Small Business Law firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show! _______________ Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com.
36:42
April 20, 2020
006 - Marketing and Branding Expert, Cliff Scott
Cliff Scott, of The Scott Group, sits with Joel Volk to discuss marketing assessment and strategy designed to amplify the experience of the everyday consumer. | CONTACT - Email: CliffScott@ScottGroupConsulting.com _______________ We'd like to thank our sponsors, coincidentally named, Small Business  Law firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show!   _______________ Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further  inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.comCliff Scott sits with Joel Volk to discuss strategies and business assessment designed to create the best experiences for clients and customers.  _______________
55:22
April 6, 2020
005 - Networking Tricks, Do’s and Don’ts with Bill Saleebey and Host, Joel Volk
Noted author and expert, Bill Saleebey shares his expertise in networking with important Do’s and Don’ts as well some fun experiences and anecdotes. The playful banter with our host, Joel Volk is fun and helpful. Dr. William Saleebey has written four books including Connecting: Key Networking Tips for Business and Life, Connecting: Beyond the Name Tag , Sell Yourself, and Study Skills for Success. Bill can be reached at wsaleeb@gmail.com.  _____________________________________  We'd like to thank our sponsors, coincidentally named, Small Business Law firm and Mercury Document Imaging for supporting our show! _________________________________  Thanks to Mr. Thrive Media for producing this show. For further inquiries visit MrThrive.com or Email at Chaz@MrThrive.com 
55:06
March 23, 2020
004 - Making Remote Work WORK Thanks to COVID-19 - Dr. Jeremy Lurey
Small business is hard enough. This new pandemic makes it even harder. Jeremy Lurey of CHIEFEXECcoach Zooms in for an impromptu episode to advise on how to work remotely and some easy tips to optimize the experience.  ___________________________  Small BizCast strives to be a resource to the small business owner. Go to our website at www.SmallBizCast.com to find resources designed to help your business grow.   ___________________________  We'd like to thank Mr. Thrive Media for this spontaneous off-schedule episode during this uncertain time. Oh, and to the Founder and Producer of Mr. Thrive Media, Happy Birthday!  ___________________________  CONTACT: CHIEFEXECcoach | Email: Jeremy@CheifExecCoach.com | Work Phone: (310) 589 - 4612
28:09
March 18, 2020
003 - Renee Noy (WorkWise Law, PC)
Hello fellow employers. You know those labor laws that keep you up at night? Now you can sleep better knowing that my guest Renee Noy of WorkWise Law, PC and I laugh our way through the often crazy laws regarding employment issues. There are many laws to be aware of. Some complex and others a lot simpler than you'd think. Go ahead and give it a listen! Drop us a line with some feedback at www.Smallbizcast.com. _____________________________ We'd like to thank today's sponsor, MERCURY DOCUMENT IMAGING COMPANY.   Mercury Document Imaging provides holistic document management services,  automating office processes, giving you maximum output with   minimum  cost. Mercury Document Imaging Company’s wide range of  services  includes  support, sales and supplies of a variety of  manufacturer’s  brands. Thank you. Shout out to Mr. Thrive Media for producing my show! Check out Founder and Producer Charlie Volk's content at www.MrThrive.com. _____________________________ Renee Noy's Socials: (818) 591 - 6724 | Renee@WorkWiseLaw.com | WorkWiseLaw.com
46:13
March 9, 2020
002 - Michael Weintraub, After Retail
Michael  and I discuss how he transitioned his  brick and mortar dress shop, Dressed Up, into a very successful online  fashion discounter,  AfterRetail.com. Michael’s  passion for making women look and feel beautiful is expressed with his  popular website.  Michael discusses his values and attention to  detail  that are reflected in his business and his life _____________________________ We'd like to thank today's sponsor, MERCURY DOCUMENT IMAGING COMPANY.  Mercury Document Imaging provides holistic document management  services,  automating office processes, giving you maximum output with  minimum  cost. Mercury Document Imaging Company’s wide range of services  includes  support, sales and supplies of a variety of manufacturer’s  brands. Thank you. Shout out to Mr. Thrive Media for producing my show! Check out Founder and Producer Charlie Volk's content at www.MrThrive.com. _____________________________ Michael Weintraub's Socials: www.AfterRetail.com
53:48
February 24, 2020
001 - Welcome to Small Bizcast with Joel Volk / Roland Crane (Vistage Worldwide, Inc.)
Hi I'm Joel Volk and welcome to my new podcast - Small Bizcast, It's a Wonderful Life! Join me in the pursuit of exploring the small business world as I and my entrepreneurial guests explore our experiences in business and issues we face on a day-to-day basis.  _____________________________ Today's guest is Roland Crane from Vistage Worldwide, Inc. We will discuss the importance of association and accountability and how the struggles of the average business owner is a lot more common than you think.  _____________________________ We'd like to thank today's sponsor, MERCURY DOCUMENT IMAGING COMPANY. Mercury Document Imaging provides holistic document management services,  automating office processes, giving you maximum output with minimum  cost. Mercury Document Imaging Company’s wide range of services includes  support, sales and supplies of a variety of manufacturer’s brands. Thank you. Shout out to Mr. Thrive Media for producing my show! Check out Founder and Producer Charlie Volk's content at www.MrThrive.com. _____________________________ Roland Crane's Socials: roland.crane@vistagechair.com
48:50
February 10, 2020