As I celebrate 4 years in business in November of 2019, nothing has come easy. This podcast is dedicated to all the entrepreneurs out there - both who have been in business from 10 days to 10 years. We're talking about all the in's and out's about business, marketing, branding, and our our day-to-day adversities and how we overcome them. The talk will be raw and unedited and with no apologies.
How many impressions does it take now before someone realizes what you do? With our attention spans that of a goldfish these days, you better know this and why brand awareness ads on Facebook are of the utmost importance.
After participating in a webinar last week, a client of mine received some questionable advice. Here's what I have to say about it and why this company should get to familiarize themselves with some of the fundamentals of marketing.
The audio connection is a little choppy at times, but bear with this awesome episode as Brenda Baca gives us an update on her newest project (Midlife Single), her thoughts on today's challenges as a business owner, and what she misses most during these stay-at-home times.
Fellow small business owners, I'm offering a free consultation, with no gimmicks or hooks, to help you with your Facebook Ads. We're all going through the struggle now, the is my way to give back and try to help out our community get through these times. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a time for a consultation.
Dr. Holly Ahner and I talk about her practice, her passion, palliative care, crispy kale and the things we all need to eventually have in place as adults. This was a great conversation with an amazing doctor and equally amazing person.
Every so often, I believe you have to put yourself in a corner and challenge yourself to continue your growth as an entrepreneur and to stay ahead of the competition. Question is, when was the last time you did so?
For this episode, Brenda and I decided to do a very impromptu and unscheduled podcast about just how crazy one's life can be as an entrepreneur. We talk business, about her upcoming project and about ghosting (you'll have to listen to learn why!)
Checking in your ego at the door before you leave the house each morning is a must as a business owner. I used to not be able to do that and I've failed miserably as a result. How about you? Do you let your ego sabotage your success?
So on this episode we touch upon many topics, including how well your attention span is working for or against you. Learn more about Jim's diverse background and how he helps entrepreneurs cope with time management, stress and focusing on what really matters.
As a small business owner, you're not entitled to anyone's business just because you're local. You still need to earn it. I've lost business to large businesses outside the state and I've learned my lesson from it. By all means, I'll go local first, but I'm not tied down to your business if you don't show me I'm welcomed back.
When's the last time you've really gone after your dreams? I mean really gone after your dreams?
Our special guest Mike Baltazar has gone after his dreams and you will be surprised what he's accomplished this past couple years. Not only does he share his story of this dream, but offers his advice for entrepreneurs everywhere.
Andrae and I started our businesses a little over 4 years ago and we've taken vastly different paths - both of which has worked for us. Learn more about his path and, I say this with respect, just how quirky our conversations can be at times.
For this episode, we brought in Tricia Beck of Beck Leadership to discuss the lost art of soft skills, leadership and all the little things that we're missing out on today that can help you get ahead of the game. Tricia also discusses her journey as a solopreneur and offers her advice to fellow business owners.
Are you doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results? Become comfortable in being uncomfortable in 2020 and commit to your goals for the year. And not just for the first few weeks, for the entire year.
What are you up to in public after hours and how can it impact your business if you're up to something that may be seen as unscrupulous? Your brand is on the line if you're making bad decisions after hours as a business owner. This episode delves into this topic and stresses the importance of being aware of your brand 24/7.
Do you "have a guy"? Well, I'll bet my guy is better than yours - in fact, he's a lot Ledbetter than yours. In this episode, meet Don Ledbetter of "We Gotta Guy" and learn why he does what he does and why he should be the only contact you need in your phone when it comes to handymen or general contractors.
Whether you realize yet or not, strategic alliances may be one of your best referral sources as a business owner. I once thought everyone else in my arena was the "competition", but it turns out many other digital marketers have become strong referral sources and pivotal to my success - and, more importantly, together we offer our clients a very complete and excellent service.
What do you do in your "downtime" as an entrepreneur? Whether it's listening to another podcast or reading a book or watching a particular show on TV, there's always information out there to continue to learn more about entrepreneurship and how to run your business. This episode reveals some of what I do and what I've recently learned.
Learn why Renee does what she does and what drives her to succeed. She started her business in Tucson but has since moved to SoCal, but has not missed a beat towards her goal of earning a national audience.
How many people do you know that have never had a real job? Probably not many. If you're an aspiring entrepreneur or one that needs a swift kick in the butt to get going, this two-part podcast is definitely worth your time.
I've know Brenda Baca for about 18 months and I don't know anyone who has the foresight and ability to prepare her business for what's on the horizon as well as she does. Brenda shares her story with us and offers a bit of advice on entrepreneurship and a preview of her next business venture ready to make its debut in 2020!