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Smartbus Social Minds

Smartbus Social Minds

By SocialMedia SmartBus
Welcome to my podcast!
My name is Alicia Withey and I am super passionate about helping businesses and creatives grow through the gifts of Social Media. I'm an advocate of the social aspects of what the Internet can provide and love to learn, inspire and educate in an optimistic fashion.
This podcast will include a range of topics that relate to the online Social arena such as digital marketing, branding, business, technology, self-awareness, coaching, psychology, media, communication, sales, news and everything else in between.
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Episode 17: Launching a Successful Food Product & the Multi- Tasking of a 21st Century Entrepreneur

Smartbus Social Minds

Episode 18: Starting a Cake Business with Hannah Edwards
In is episode I speak with the incredible 'Cake Illusionist' Hannah Edwards! Hannah is an award-winning cake artist who has appeared on national television and in various popular publications because of her amazing cake creations. We discuss everything from building a business In a time of need and how that has impacted Hannah's creativity to the high's and lows of the cake industry. To follow Hannah on her amazing Entrepreneurial journey, you can catch her on Instagram: , Facebook: or through her website:
November 26, 2020
Episode 17: Launching a Successful Food Product & the Multi- Tasking of a 21st Century Entrepreneur
In this episode I chat with the lovely Dominique Woolf of Woolf's Kitchen. We discuss the launching of her new range of Thai-inspired sauces and what inspired her to get into the food business as well as discussing her very busy lifestyle including juggling being a mum of 3 and running two business networking groups in her local area. If you live local to the North London Area then you are lucky enough to be able to pick up a bottle or two of Dominique's brand new sauces! The stockists are: Middle Lane Market, N8 Lyons Restaurant, N8 Harringay Local Store, N8 Butler's Deli, N4 Owen's, N10 Greens of Highgate, N10 Limone Fine Foods, N6 Bekems Food Store, NW11 The Green Basket, E5 Dan and De Carlo, N2 Weino BIB, N1 Alternatively, you can also get hold of the sauces via Or her official website: and receive10% off your order when you sign up to the newsletter! Follow Dominique and Woolf's Kitchen on Social: Instagram: Facebook:
July 23, 2020
Episode 16: Freelancing in the 21st Century and Overcoming Barriers in Your Chosen Carreer
In this episode I chat to Jenny Stallard, of Freelance Feels, a community set up to help, inspire and motivate freelancers on their journey to growth. Jenny is a freelance journalist and Writer who has worked for many popular national newspapers and magazines as well as large digital agencies. We cover many topics including getting work, the emotions associated with being a business owner and freelancer and how to overcome common barriers. Jenny  Jenny Stallard - Lifestyle Journalist - Founder of Freelance Feels "Wellbeing for humans who work for themselves" Follow on Instagram @Freelance_Feels Download all the podcast episodes on Spotify or wherever you get your pods! Sign up to the Freelance Feels Newsletter:
May 24, 2020
Episode 15: Money Mindset, Body Balance, Gender Equality and Resilience in Entrepreneurs
In this episode I chat with money mindset and Social Media Marketing coach, Lizzie Vince. We discuss the mental blocks associated with making money and the correlation that has with gender in the business and working world. Lizzie has a wealth of knowledge in finance, coaching and entrepreneurship and has helped many women and men to uncover their limiting beliefs associated with money. Her coaching has led many to charge more, earn more and work less in their chosen field of work. To follow Lizzie's journey and to get in contact with her you can visit her Instagram page: or Facebook business page:
April 7, 2020
Episode 14: Marketing Online During the CoronaVirus Outbreak and Very Useful Tips for Social
In this episode I surpass discussing the actual Corona Virus and instead, give you some very useful strategies for growing your business online, specifically on Social Media. This applies if you are a business new to the online arena or you have made the transition from face to face interactions to utilising a network through Social and need some help and guidance with marketing and growth strategies. Please share this podcast so that it may help other business owners and marketers to get the best out of marketing their business on Social Media. Also, feel free to check out my business page on Facebook: Smartbus Agency London or my Instagram Page for more useful tips:
March 24, 2020
Episode 13: Creating An Eco-friendly Startup and the Facts About Climate Change with Maya Lingam
In this episode I chat with Maya Lingam, the co-founder of EcoSpot, an early stage startup that helps everyday people measure and reduce their carbon footprint. We chat about all things relating to the negative effects of our carbon footprint on climate change and the positive changes EcoSpot aims to make by helping people live a greener lifestyle everyday. To calculate your carbon footprint with EcoSpot, visit: and to contact Maya you can email her at: or via her LinkedIn profile:
March 4, 2020
Episode 12: Achieving 'Flow' and Expanding Your EQ for Success
In this episode I talk about 'flow' in work and life, an almost zen-like state where where you are are optimally productive in your actions and laser-focused on your results. This can be achieved by expanding your emotional intelligence (EQ) and in this episode I discuss exactly how I was able to do that and how you can too! Please feel free to share this podcast with your network and those you care about as I believe the information can help many many people to thrive in their life and with their work. Enjoy and let me know what you think of the topic!
March 1, 2020
Episode 11: Belief and Confidence as an Entrepreneur with Global business owner Zaf Khan.
In this episode I chat with Zaf Khan, a Lifestyle Entrepreneur, global business owner, speaker and business mentor based in Queensburgh, South Africa. Zaf is an avid teacher of Personal Development concepts and in this episode, we discuss the importance of Belief and Confidence as an Entrepreneur and for anyone who is on the journey of personal growth and self mastery. To learn more about Zaf's business and to get an insight into the stuff he shares on Social Media, you can visit his Instagram page where you can further connect with him:
February 21, 2020
Episode 10: Finding Your Passion and Navigating Your Unique Path
In This episode I chat with Vittoria Veltri who founded 'Pasta 'n Play' a London-based company inspiring young children, teenagers and adults to learn the therapeutic and healthy skill of traditional home cooking and in particular, Italian pasta. Using the old family recipe learned from her 'nonna' Vittoria takes us through what inspired her to set up her business teaching thousands to gain the benefits of this age old skill and the trials she experienced on the way. To learn more about Vittorias business and get an insight into her journey you can visit her Instagram page: or her Facebook page:
February 8, 2020
Episode 9: Procrastination; What is it and how can we overcome it with reward?
In this episode I will be discussing the definition of procrastination, how common it actually is how we can overcome it with a reward for doing so!
February 1, 2020
Episode 8: Living Your Ideal Lifestyle and Capturing Stories Through Video.
In this episode, I chat with Spread Love Have Fun co-founder, Sam Corbett on Living Your Ideal Lifestyle as an Entrepreneur and Capturing Stories Through Video.
January 14, 2020
Episode 7: Digital Presence and Building Your Brand
In this episode, we are joined by Mike Rynart, a Web Consultant, Digital Creator and Speaker with over a decade of experience discussing the importance of digital presence and expressing your brand message as a business owner.
January 12, 2020
Episode 6: Nutrition For Health with Amber Silverman
We kick off the new year of 2020 with a discussion about nutrition with Nutritional Therapist, Amber Silverman and how it relates to all other areas of your life. Check out Ambers Instagram page for more nutritional enlightenment and delicious, simple, healthy recipes:
January 11, 2020
Episode 5: Distractions and Obstacles
As entrepreneurs, we can sometimes get sidetracked into less meaningful tasks. However, with a few repetitive actions, we CAN overcome obstacles and distractions to get clear on what really matters!
January 11, 2020
Episode 4: The Future of Brands with Varsha Amin
In this episode, I chat to Varsha Amin about what it takes to become a self-starter and how we can all benefit from technology as technology users and business owners. You can find out more about Varsha's business through her various Social Media channels or by email: Instagram: Facebook: LinkedIn: Email:
January 10, 2020
Episode 3: The Pursuit of Perfection
In this episode, I discuss the reality of striving for perfection in business and in life and how you can relate these topics to Social Media.
January 9, 2020
Episode 2: People Buy From People
In this episode, I discuss the relationship between brand and customer/audience and the different dimensions when considering the dialogue of your brand message and how this relates to Social Media.
January 9, 2020
Episode 1: The Abolition of Vanity Metrics and Welcome Message
Listen to my first episode where I give a little background info on my passion and purpose as an advocate of Social Media. I also discuss the current state of Social Media Psychology and my views on the latest move from Instagram.
January 9, 2020
January 8, 2020
January 8, 2020