Mind the Business Podcast

 

 For many small businesses, crowdfunding may sometimes be the best alternative to financing a business.  In this episode, crowdfunding expert, Dr. Letitia Wright, explains the basic steps to a successful crowdfunding campaign.

 

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

 

:  For many startups and small businesses, marketing is an important tool.  The problem small businesses owners face is having the budget to market their products and/or services.  John Pietro of SCORE says that you can market your business if you know your target audience, what to say, and the appropriate media.  John should know.  He has over 40 years of marketing experience and worked the "Where's the Beef?" campaign for Wendy's.

 

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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 10:31am PDT

On this episode of "Mind the Business", Eric Hannan, Managing Director of iBank.com, is in studio with us to speak about branding your business. Learn how to use social media, video, and keywords in developing a successful brand.

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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 12:59pm PDT

Join us as we take a listen to one of our popular past episodes, Facebook Marketing with our guest Manny Lopez of Brightside Marketing. Learn how to use Facebook in your next ad campaign and how it can work for you.

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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 4:09pm PDT

Gerry Grant talks about Marketing using Google+

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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 2:26pm PDT

Getting funding to start or expand a business through a bank or other financial institutions can sometimes be difficult for entrepreneurs and small business owners.  For some entrepreneurs, crowdfunding may be their way to get the financing they need.  Crowdfunding expert Sam Mian explains how crowdfunding works and how to execute a successful crowdfunding campaign. Crowdfunding part 2

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

Getting funding to start or expand a business through a bank or other financial institutions can sometimes be difficult for entrepreneurs and small business owners.  For some entrepreneurs, crowdfunding may be their way to get the financing they need.  Crowdfunding expert David Khorram explains how crowdfunding works and how to execute a successful crowdfunding campaign

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

Listen to this episode and find out if Franchising is the best way to start your new buisness. Our guest is Page Nicol, Franchise Specialist from FranNet Southern California. 

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Category:Small Business -- posted at: 1:54pm PDT

 

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 PDT

 

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 PDT