Mind the Business Podcast (small business)


There are many things to consider when looking for a business location.  A small business owner must carefully consider various factors in leasing a commercial space.  In this episode, Dennis Wright of SCORE, discusses commercial leasing.


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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 4:10pm PST


A business plan is a necessary roadmap for entrepreneurs and small business owners.   A business with a business plan has a greater chance to succeed than a business without one.  For many entrepreneurs and small business owners, developing a business plan can seem like a daunting task.  Jack McSunas of the Service Corps of Retired Executives or SCORE explains that putting together a business plan is not as overwhelming as it seems.


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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 1:00am PST


Yelp! can be a great online tool to develop a business online profile through customer reviews.  Morgan Remmers, Manager of Local Business Outreach for Yelp!, talks about how businesses can use the various tools Yelp! offers.


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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 12:00am PST


In order to increase their chances of succeeding, small businesses must have a strategic plan.  Jay McDowell of ActionCoach of Orange County, discusses the seven elements of a strategic plan.


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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 8:55am PST


:  For many entrepreneurs and small business owners, getting expert advice on how to start or run a business can be difficult.  Many startups, entrepreneurs and small business owners can turn to the best kept secret in the United States -- the Service Corps of Retired Executives or SCORE.  Dennis Wright -- Assistant District Director of SCORE Orange County, Inland Empire, and Coachella Valley -- explains the services SCORE provides free of charge or at a nominal cost.


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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Gerry Grant, founder of Search-Optimization.com, reveals some tips on marketing via social media sites.

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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 4:05pm PST

Gerry Grant, founder of Search-Optimization, discusses the use of search engine optimization to increase your company's profile.

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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 9:04am PST

On our show we have Sheryl Lynn, Co-owner and executive of Essence Water, Inc. Sheryl is also a marketing guru and business event coordinator. Sheryl shares her 10 best tips for a good marketing plan.  

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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Why do community moderators do what they do? Well, find out in this episode with our guest Ray Wyman. We also talk about what is good content for your google+ post.

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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Gerry Grant is back to reveal how to get started on using Google+ and some of its features that small businesses can use.

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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 12:00am PST