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Episodes

  • Techniques for Turning No into Yes
    Techniques for Turning No into Yes
    Duration: 43min | 25/09/2019
  • Outsourcing Success with Curt Zweier of C  C Computer Solutions
    Outsourcing Success with Curt Zweier of C & C Computer Solutions
    Duration: 36min | 18/09/2019

    We often talk about outsourcing with off-shore companies on the Small Business Show. Back in April, we focused on using outsourcing as a resource for delegating and on last weeks episode, Dave shared some of his frustrations about being impatient and expecting perfection when using outsourcing for a project. Today, we’re fortunate to have Curt […] The post Outsourcing Secrets with Curt Zweier of C3S Software – Small Business Show 241 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Employee Loans and Alternative Finance Sources
    Employee Loans and Alternative Finance Sources
    Duration: 41min | 12/09/2019

    Should your Small Business make loans to employees that are in a bind and if so, what policies and procedures do you need to put in place to protect yourself? And creating your own reality is great, but what about the reality of not being able to pay your bills? Join us today for a […] The post Listener Questions about Employee Loans and Alternative Finance Sources – Small Business Show 240 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Adapting to Small Business Cycles
    Adapting to Small Business Cycles
    Duration: 43min | 04/09/2019

    Every Small Business moves through cycles. From Creation, launch, growth and the grind, are you ready to adapt your skill set to each cycle? On this episode of the Small Business Show, we will explore each of these business cycles and more while we highlight the opportunities and pitfalls of each. Join your hosts Dave […] The post Adapting to Business Cycles – Small Business Show 239 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Intentional Tension, The last 10% and When People Quit
    Intentional Tension, The last 10% and When People Quit
    Duration: 54min | 28/08/2019

    What is Intentional Tension and how can you use it to achieve more with your Small Business? Join your hosts Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean for this episode of the Small Business Show to hear why introducing Intentional Tension to your company culture can increase productivity and produce higher quality results. We also discuss why […] The post Intentional Tension and When People Quit! – Small Business Show 238 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Mint Mobile: Chief Marketing Officer Aron North on Small Business Show 237
    Mint Mobile: Chief Marketing Officer Aron North on Small Business Show 237
    Duration: 41min | 22/08/2019

    As regular listeners know, we recently welcomed Mint Mobile on to the show as a sponsor. What they don’t know is before those sponsor spots started, we met with Mint Mobile’s Chief Marketing Officer, Aron North and we were so impressed with the story of Mint and how it began that we have asked Aron […] The post Mint Mobile: Chief Marketing Officer Aron North on Small Business Show 237 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Garry VonMyhr Co-Founder of Tech Defenders
    Interview with Garry VonMyhr Co-Founder of Tech Defenders
    Duration: 43min | 14/08/2019

    Join us today as we welcome Garry VonMyhr, Co-Founder of Tech Defenders, Mobile Defenders and Genius iPhone Repair to discuss his journey starting and running multiple businesses in the mobile electronics space. We all know that mobile devices, phones, laptops, and tablets are critically important in the business and educational markets as well as our […] The post Interview with Garry VonMyhr from Tech Defenders – Small Business Show 236 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Teaching Employee Accountability
    Teaching Employee Accountability
    Duration: 47min | 07/08/2019

    Mastering accountability for yourself is critically important for the success of your Small Business. Now it’s time to teach the same skills to your employees and contractors to create a culture of accountability that will lead to your inevitable success. Part 2 in our series on Accountability, today on the Small Business Show your hosts […] The post Teaching Employee Accountability – Small Business Show 235 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Accountability Leads to Small Business Success
    Accountability Leads to Small Business Success
    Duration: 36min | 31/07/2019

    Have you found the Small Business Show useful? You can give a little love back to the show by leaving a quick review for us. It has a tremendous impact and could be the most powerful thing you do today. Thanks! Being focused on accountability is a powerful way to steer yourself and your Small […] The post Accountability Leads to Success – Small Business Show 234 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Building Customer Loyalty and Encouraging Repeat Buyers
    Building Customer Loyalty and Encouraging Repeat Buyers
    Duration: 39min | 24/07/2019

    For Small Businesses, making the sale is only half the battle. How we handle things after the sale is crucial to developing customer loyalty and encouraging repeat buyers. Today on the Small Business Show, your hosts Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton discuss four after-sale situations where you have a chance to impress your customer, build […] The post Building Customer Loyalty and Repeat Buyers – Small Business Show 233 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Delivering a Minimally Viable Product
    Delivering a Minimally Viable Product
    Duration: 41min | 17/07/2019

    One of the most challenging times when developing a new product or service or when starting a new business is when you are close to being ready to launch. You are at the 80-90% completion point, but you just want to make a few changes, add another feature, run one more test.  This is the […] The post Delivering a Minimally Viable Product – Small Business Show 232 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Rewards Programs, Vetting Potential Partners, and Sexual Harassment
    Rewards Programs, Vetting Potential Partners, and Sexual Harassment
    Duration: 38min | 10/07/2019

    Are you maxing out rewards programs for hotels, airlines and credit card companies for your Small Business? You should be and today on the Small Business Show we share a few examples of why you’re missing out on some big benefits if you ignore these programs. Join your hosts Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton for […] The post Rewards Programs, Vetting Potential Partners, and Sexual Harassment – Small Business Show 231 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Christian Owens Co-Founder of Paddle – Small Business Show 230
    Interview with Christian Owens Co-Founder of Paddle – Small Business Show 230
    Duration: 41min | 02/07/2019

    Continuing with our series on subscription-based businesses, we’ve been fortunate to meet some very smart folks that have started or transitioned to a subscription model for their product or service. This week, we get to learn from a founder that created a business to help others succeed in the software and subscription market. Paddle was […] The post Interview with Christian Owens Co-Founder of Paddle – Small Business Show 230 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Creating a Habit Stack – Small Business Show 229
    Creating a Habit Stack – Small Business Show 229
    Duration: 35min | 26/06/2019

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  • Using a Podcast as a Marketing Tool – Small Business Show 228
    Using a Podcast as a Marketing Tool – Small Business Show 228
    Duration: 28min | 19/06/2019

    Are Podcasts a good marketing tool for your Small Business? Can you connect with your customers on a different level by hosting your own Podcast and if so, how do you get started? Join us today on this episode of the Small Business Show to find out about this topic and more. Podcasts are increasingly […] The post Using a Podcast as a Marketing Tool – Small Business Show 228 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Greg Scown of Smile Software – Small Business Show 227
    Interview with Greg Scown of Smile Software – Small Business Show 227
    Duration: 31min | 12/06/2019

    We constantly talk about maximizing our time on the Small Business Show and how using our time wisely is one of the key aspects of being successful as a Small Business owner. Automating processes and using tools to manage repetitive actions is part of a system to increase your productivity each day. Today, we get […] The post Interview with Greg Scown of Smile Software – Small Business Show 227 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Branding and Naming Strategies with Mike Pile of Uppercase Branding – Small Business Show 226
    Branding and Naming Strategies with Mike Pile of Uppercase Branding – Small Business Show 226
    Duration: 34min | 05/06/2019

    What’s in a name? Everything when it comes to your company or brand! As founders, owners, and stewards of Small Businesses, we all know how important your company or brand name is. Joining us today on the Small Business Show, Mike Pile, Founder of Uppercase Branding discusses his own business as well as sharing tips […] The post Branding and Naming Strategies with Mike Pile of Uppercase Branding – Small Business Show 226 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Positive Influence by Pacing and Leading – Small Business Show 225
    Positive Influence by Pacing and Leading – Small Business Show 225
    Duration: 32min | 29/05/2019

    Using persuasion techniques when working with customers and your employees can help everyone get the results they want. Specifically, using Pacing and Leading can help you build empathy and create a connection between people that then allows you to achieve a positive outcome. “Pacing builds trust because people see you as being the same as […] The post Positive Influence by Pacing and Leading – Small Business Show 225 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Communicating with Customers and Cross Promoting – Small Business Show 224
    Communicating with Customers and Cross Promoting – Small Business Show 224
    Duration: 33min | 22/05/2019

    Being proactive when communicating with your customers helps to build trust and credibility. What happens when your customers find out about bad news before you tell them? Join your hosts Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton for this episode of the Small Business Show to hear a great example of what NOT to do when things […] The post Communicating with Customers and Cross Promoting – Small Business Show 224 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Focusing Your Subconscious to help you succeed – Small Business Show 223
    Focusing Your Subconscious to help you succeed – Small Business Show 223
    Duration: 40min | 15/05/2019

    We all have an inner judge that can help us or hold us back. Our subconscious mind is constantly absorbing information and playing it back to us, sometimes reminding us of our successes, but often replaying our failures and sabotaging our success.  Can we focus the power of our subconscious to help us succeed? Damn […] The post Focusing Your Subconscious to help you succeed – Small Business Show 223 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Overcoming and Finding Opportunities in Procrastination – The Small Business Show 222
    Overcoming and Finding Opportunities in Procrastination – The Small Business Show 222
    Duration: 38min | 08/05/2019

    There’s a procrastinator in all of us. When it comes to Small Business, putting things off can create problems, but it can also create opportunities. Join us today for episode 222 of the Small Business Show to hear how you can overcome this natural tendency and take advantage of the opportunities it creates. Join your […] The post Overcoming and Finding Opportunities in Procrastination – The Small Business Show 222 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Kirk La Sala – Digital Marketing Expert – Small Business Show 221
    Interview with Kirk La Sala – Digital Marketing Expert – Small Business Show 221
    Duration: 47min | 01/05/2019

    Marketing your business online, whether on search engines or social media can be challenging. There are so many platforms, where do you focus most of your energy? How do you measure results and what tactics have the biggest impact with a limited marketing budget? Today on the Small Business Show, we’re going to answer those […] The post Interview with Kirk La Sala – Digital Marketing Expert – Small Business Show 221 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Chris Prefontaine of Smart Real Estate Coach – Small Business Show 220
    Interview with Chris Prefontaine of Smart Real Estate Coach – Small Business Show 220
    Duration: 33min | 24/04/2019

    Continuing our series of shows about Coaching and Mentoring, today we’re joined by Chris Prefontaine, Founder of Smart Real Estate Coach. Chris and his family have been in the Real Estate business for over 25 years and after building 100’s homes and buying and selling over 80 million in properties, Chris decided it was time […] The post Interview with Chris Prefontaine of Smart Real Estate Coach – Small Business Show 220 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Monica Shah, Founder of Revenue Breakthrough – Small Business Show 219
    Interview with Monica Shah, Founder of Revenue Breakthrough – Small Business Show 219
    Duration: 42min | 17/04/2019

    Starting a business, creating revenue streams and building wealth are topics we discuss on the Small Business Show every week. It can often seem like a daunting task: what to start first, where to focus your energy and how to develop a system based approach to achieve what you want. Sometimes having a coach provide […] The post Interview with Monica Shah, Founder of Revenue Breakthrough – Small Business Show 219 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Delegating by Outsourcing, Dispute Resolution, a​​n​d Boomerang Employees – Small Business Show 218
    Delegating by Outsourcing, Dispute Resolution, a​​n​d Boomerang Employees – Small Business Show 218
    Duration: 49min | 10/04/2019

    If you’re a Soloprenuer, there’s no one to delegate to. But, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be delegating tasks outside of your core competency. Join us today for this episode of the Small Business Show as we discuss methods to use outsourcing to delegate so you can win the 10/1000 battle. We discuss outsourcing resources, […] The post Delegating by Outsourcing, Dispute Resolution, a​​n​d Boomerang Employees – Small Business Show 218 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Overcoming Adversity – Bryan O’Connell from Meras Water Solutions – Small Business Show 217
    Overcoming Adversity – Bryan O’Connell from Meras Water Solutions – Small Business Show 217
    Duration: 38min | 03/04/2019

    Having the fortitude to power through adversity is one of the keys to Small Business success. Every guest we’ve had on the Small Business Show has a story (usually more than one) about how getting through rough times has made them a better business owner. What strategies work best when things are not going right? […] The post Overcoming Adversity – Bryan O’Connell from Meras Water Solutions – Small Business Show 217 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Prioritizing, Delegating and Outsourcing – Small Business Show 216
    Prioritizing, Delegating and Outsourcing – Small Business Show 216
    Duration: 38min | 27/03/2019

    We had a great response to our last episode and the concept of keeping a To-Did list. Lots of emails, questions, and comments in the Small Business Support Group. A number of comments were made about the importance of tracking what you DIDN’T do – a To-Didn’t list, if you will. On this episode of […] The post Prioritizing, Delegating and Outsourcing – Small Business Show 216 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • What’s on Your To-Did List? Small Business Show 215
    What’s on Your To-Did List? Small Business Show 215
    Duration: 38min | 20/03/2019

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  • Remote Small Business Management – Interview with Joseph Stewart – Small Business Show 214
    Remote Small Business Management – Interview with Joseph Stewart – Small Business Show 214
    Duration: 41min | 13/03/2019

    Being the owner of a single small business is challenging in itself. Owning multiple, successful businesses that you remotely manage and eventually selling them is something to be proud of. Today we’re joined by a longtime friend and business colleague, Joseph Stewart, former owner the Mac Outlet in Colorado and Felt Pool and Billiards. Listen […] The post Remote Small Business Management – Interview with Joseph Stewart – Small Business Show 214 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Kelan Raph of Optimum Supply Chain
    Interview with Kelan Raph of Optimum Supply Chain
    Duration: 41min | 06/03/2019

    If you’re selling products, logistics is a critical part of the equation and being logistics-smart can mean the difference between making a profit or losing money on a product. Should you be handling your own shipments, using Amazon’s fulfillment services or perhaps a 3rd Party Fulfillment company to get your orders out? We discuss those […] The post Interview with Kelan Raph of Optimum Supply Chain – Small Business Show 213 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Adding Recurring Revenue to your Small Business – Small Business Show 212
    Adding Recurring Revenue to your Small Business – Small Business Show 212
    Duration: 36min | 27/02/2019

    Have you added a recurring income stream to your Small Business? Are you selling subscriptions, service plans or other passive income as part of your business model? Creating a recurring income stream is a powerful way to increase profits as well as creating a more lasting relationship with your customers.  What are some typical recurring […] The post Adding Recurring Revenue to your Small Business – Small Business Show 212 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • What is Aspirational Marketing and How Can You Use it in Your Small Business? – Small Business Show 211
    What is Aspirational Marketing and How Can You Use it in Your Small Business? – Small Business Show 211
    Duration: 32min | 20/02/2019

    We all aspire to greatness. Marketers have used this urge to be a better person, to own the best thing, to achieve the most and to be unique to create iconic brands that we all recognize. Just what is aspirational marketing and is there a way to use to in your Small Business? Aspirational marketing […] The post What is Aspirational Marketing and How Can You Use it in Your Small Business? – Small Business Show 211 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Gilbert Gautereaux of HotelsVillasDirect.com – Small Business Show 210
    Interview with Gilbert Gautereaux of HotelsVillasDirect.com – Small Business Show 210
    Duration: 37min | 13/02/2019

    We often talk about travel being one of the huge benefits of owning a Small Business. Being able to expand your world with travel is certainly a big part of living the Charmed Life of a Small Business owner. Today, we get a chance to talk with someone who’s been on the other side of […] The post Interview with Gilbert Gautereaux of HotelsVillasDirect.com – Small Business Show 210 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Adapting to Business Cycles – Small Business Show 209
    Adapting to Business Cycles – Small Business Show 209
    Duration: 40min | 06/02/2019

    The only constant in business is change. Every Small Business goes through various cycles in its lifetime and you’ll need to learn to adjust your management style, your activities and your attitude to match whatever cycle your are in. How many cycles will you encounter? It really depends on the type of business you are […] The post Adapting to Business Cycles – Small Business Show 209 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Attending Conferences and Trade Shows Like a Pro – Small Business Show 208
    Attending Conferences and Trade Shows Like a Pro – Small Business Show 208
    Duration: 39min | 30/01/2019

    Chances are, you’ll be attending a Conference or Trade Show related to your Small Business at some point. How do you maximize your time and have the best possible experience from attending a Conference or Trade Show? Join us for episode 208 of the Small Business Show to find out! Your hosts Dave Hamilton and […] The post Attending Conferences and Trade Shows Like a Pro – Small Business Show 208 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Nick D’Agnillo of Nexus Property Management – Small Business Show episode 207
    Interview with Nick D’Agnillo of Nexus Property Management – Small Business Show episode 207
    Duration: 35min | 23/01/2019

    When starting a Small Business, there’s a few different ways to go. You can start from scratch on your own, work with a partner to create something new, buy an existing business or purchase a franchise. We’ve talked about the first 3 many times on the show, but not much about buying a franchise, or […] The post Interview with Nick D’Agnillo of Nexus Property Management – Small Business Show episode 207 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Nick Zadrozny of One More Cloud – Small Business Show Episode 206
    Interview with Nick Zadrozny of One More Cloud – Small Business Show Episode 206
    Duration: 42min | 16/01/2019

    We’re fortunate to discover so many diverse skill sets with all of the Small Business owners we get to meet on the Small Business Show. This week we are joined by Nick Zadrozny, founder and CEO of One More Cloud. We’re excited to have Nick as a guest today so he can educate us about […] The post Interview with Nick Zadrozny of One More Cloud – Small Business Show Episode 206 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Confidence is a Key Factor in Success – Small Business Show 205
    Confidence is a Key Factor in Success – Small Business Show 205
    Duration: 31min | 09/01/2019

    Are you a confident Small Business owner? Has showing that confidence helped build your business? Join your hosts Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton today on episode 205 of the Small Business Show to hear learn how your own confidence can inspire confidence in your employees and your customers – leading to more sales and success! […] The post Confidence is a Key Factor in Success – Small Business Show 205 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Cashflow, Crisis and Efficiency – Small Business Show 204
    Small Business Cashflow, Crisis and Efficiency – Small Business Show 204
    Duration: 24min | 02/01/2019

    Text Join us this week as your hosts Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean discuss resolutions for your Small Business, how being productive is a great motivator to propel you forward and how focusing on efficiency can start your New Year off strong. We then jump into a discussion of using Debt as a Catalyst to […] The post Small Business Cashflow, Crisis and Efficiency – Small Business Show 204 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Paul Downs author of Boss Life – Revisiting a Favorite. Small Business Show episode 203
    Paul Downs author of Boss Life – Revisiting a Favorite. Small Business Show episode 203
    Duration: 39min | 26/12/2018

    This week, while Dave and Shannon enjoying spending time with their family and friends for the Christmas holiday, we revisit one of our favorite episodes with Paul Downs, author of Boss Life and Small Business contributor to the New York Times and Forbes. This was a very special episode. If you missed it, you’re going […] The post Paul Downs author of Boss Life – Revisiting a Favorite. Small Business Show episode 203 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Stop Micromanaging and Start Persuading – Small Business Show 202
    Stop Micromanaging and Start Persuading – Small Business Show 202
    Duration: 30min | 19/12/2018

    If you’re a Small Business owner, chances are you like things to be done a certain way – that may be why you don’t work for someone else, doing things their way. This is a powerful trait that can push you to succeed – but, it can also turn you into a micromanager when it […] The post Stop Micromanaging and Start Persuading – Small Business Show 202 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Jeff Anderlite of Baja Llama and Ignite360 – Small Business Show 201
    Interview with Jeff Anderlite of Baja Llama and Ignite360 – Small Business Show 201
    Duration: 34min | 12/12/2018

    Most of us create businesses to support our lifestyle, but there’s some people that live a lifestyle that seems to lend itself to starting businesses. Today we’re going to talk to Jeff Anderlite, a serial business owner that has travelled the world, in what looks like to us, like a pursuit of living a “non-boring” […] The post Interview with Jeff Anderlite of Baja Llama and Ignite360 – Small Business Show 201 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Why Collaboration is the Key to Personal and Small Business Success – Small Business Show 200
    Why Collaboration is the Key to Personal and Small Business Success – Small Business Show 200
    Duration: 42min | 05/12/2018

    Join us today for the 200th episode of the *Award Winning* Small Business Show! We’re thrilled to have been ranked as the #1 Small Business Podcast by Feedspot for 2018 and we couldn’t have done it without our listeners. Your Co-Hosts Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean thank you! Today we are focusing on Collaboration – why […] The post Why Collaboration is the Key to Personal and Small Business Success – Small Business Show 200 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Brian Burke Founder of SellYourMac – Small Business Show 199
    Interview with Brian Burke Founder of SellYourMac – Small Business Show 199
    Duration: 32min | 28/11/2018

    Technology changes quickly and one of the problems we all deal with is finding a home for your old laptop, phone or tablet when you upgrade. How many of us have an old iPhone in a drawer or MacBook sitting on a shelf somewhere? Today we get a chance to learn more about the business […] The post Interview with Brian Burke Founder of SellYourMac – Small Business Show 199 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Show 198 – From the Archives: Gentleman’s Garage on Turo interview
    Small Business Show 198 – From the Archives: Gentleman’s Garage on Turo interview
    21/11/2018

    We hope you are enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends! That’s what Dave and Shannon are doing this week, so we bring you one of our favorite interviews from last year with Gurjit Sing and Kevin Chou from the Gentleman’s Garage, a Turo based Small Business that focuses on renting exotic cars. Enjoy […] The post Small Business Show 198 – From the Archives: Gentleman’s Garage on Turo interview appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Bad Decisions in your Business – How to Avoid and Recover – Small Business Show 197
    Bad Decisions in your Business – How to Avoid and Recover – Small Business Show 197
    Duration: 38min | 14/11/2018

    Let’s face it, not every decision you’ll make for your Small Business is going to be a good one. What can you do to avoid bad decisions in the first place and how can you quickly recover from the ones that slip through? Join us today on episode 197 of the Small Business Show where […] The post Bad Decisions in your Business – How to Avoid and Recover – Small Business Show 197 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Tools for Success – Small Business Show 196
    Small Business Tools for Success – Small Business Show 196
    Duration: 38min | 07/11/2018

    From time to time we discuss the tools we use to run our own Small Businesses and why we couldn’t live without them. Join us today for our second installment of Tools for Small Businesses to hear from your hosts Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton about their favorite business products. We start out with a […] The post Small Business Tools for Success – Small Business Show 196 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Listener Questions: Domains, Lawsuits and Selling Your Business – Small Business Show 195
    Listener Questions: Domains, Lawsuits and Selling Your Business – Small Business Show 195
    Duration: 45min | 31/10/2018

    We love answering listener questions. Not only does it make us feel much smarter than we actually are, it also allows us to connect with our listeners and help them solve problems. Send your questions to be featured on the Small Business Show! On this episode, we hear from Louis with a question about setting […] The post Listener Questions: Domains, Lawsuits and Selling Your Business – Small Business Show 195 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Embracing Change for Small Business Success – Small Business Show 194
    Embracing Change for Small Business Success – Small Business Show 194
    Duration: 35min | 24/10/2018

    Change is coming for you and your Small Business! How you manage change and how you integrate change into your company culture is an important part of your long term success. Join us today for episode 194 of the Small Business Show as we take a deep dive into welcoming and benefiting from change. We […] The post Embracing Change for Small Business Success – Small Business Show 194 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Content Creation and Marketing – Small Business Show Episode 193
    Small Business Content Creation and Marketing – Small Business Show Episode 193
    Duration: 35min | 17/10/2018

    How important is creating content to share with your existing and potential customers to your Small Business success? And what are some of the keys to being successful with a content marketing plan? Join us today for episode 193 of the Small Business Show to hear how your co-hosts Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton have […] The post Small Business Content Creation and Marketing – Small Business Show Episode 193 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Santa Barbara Cider Founder Ben Schroeder – Small Business Show 192
    Interview with Santa Barbara Cider Founder Ben Schroeder – Small Business Show 192
    Duration: 29min | 10/10/2018

    Ever thought of starting a Small Business from your hobby? We often hear about home beer brewers taking the leap and launching a company built around their love of beer, but what about Cider makers? Join us today as we talk with Ben Schroeder, founder of Santa Barbara Cider! Many of us follow our interests […] The post Interview with Santa Barbara Cider Founder Ben Schroeder – Small Business Show 192 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Managing Conflict with Customers and Partners – Small Business Show 191 - The Small Business Show
    Managing Conflict with Customers and Partners – Small Business Show 191 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 37min | 03/10/2018

    What’s the best way to handle conflict when things go wrong with a customer, partner or employee? Join your hosts Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton for this episode of the Small Business Show to hear about their experiences in managing, resolving and de-escalating conflicts that will inevitably try to ruin your day. One of the […] The post Managing Conflict with Customers and Partners – Small Business Show 191 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • What Type of Leadership Leads to Small Business Success? – Small Business Show 190 - The Small Business Show
    What Type of Leadership Leads to Small Business Success? – Small Business Show 190 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 39min | 26/09/2018

    Start a business and you become a leader. Not just for employees, but to your customers, suppliers and other partners. What type of leadership style creates the most successful Small Businesses? Join your hosts Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean today to learn about different leadership styles and why you’ll need more than one type for […] The post What Type of Leadership Leads to Small Business Success? – Small Business Show 190 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Bill Ready Paypal COO Interview, Funds Now and Customer Experience – Small Business Show 189 - The Small Business Show
    Bill Ready Paypal COO Interview, Funds Now and Customer Experience – Small Business Show 189 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 36min | 19/09/2018

    Getting paid might be the most important task for your Small Business. Processing payments quickly for your customers, avoiding fraud and managing your cash are all critical and daily tasks. Today’s guest on the Small Business Show has a wealth of experience in the payments processing business and is currently the COO of PayPal. Bill […] The post Bill Ready Paypal COO Interview, Funds Now and Customer Experience – Small Business Show 189 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Time Management Tips and Tricks for Small Business Owners – Small Business Show 188 - The Small Business Show
    Time Management Tips and Tricks for Small Business Owners – Small Business Show 188 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 34min | 12/09/2018

    Time is arguably our most important asset as Small Business owners. You can’t create more of it, but you can increase your efficiency and hack how you use time each day to make it work in your favor. Today on episode 188 of the Small Business Show, your hosts Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean share […] The post Time Management Tips and Tricks for Small Business Owners – Small Business Show 188 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • The Business of Coffee: Café Rica Founders Interview – Small Business Show 187 - The Small Business Show
    The Business of Coffee: Café Rica Founders Interview – Small Business Show 187 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 28min | 05/09/2018

    Everyone knows that coffee is an important part of every Small Business startup, right? With 400 million cups enjoyed every-single-day in the United States, this seems like a great opportunity for a Small Business. But, how do you get your voice heard in this crowded market? How do you create a niche where you can […] The post The Business of Coffee: Café Rica Founders Interview – Small Business Show 187 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Persistence is Key to Small Business Success – Small Business Show 186 - The Small Business Show
    Persistence is Key to Small Business Success – Small Business Show 186 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 30min | 29/08/2018

    Being persistent is a critical part of making your Small Business succeed. From the very start, you will face obstacles that you’ll have to break through and go around to create something from nothing. Some of these will be mental, some physical and some logistical. Join us today for episode 186 of the Small Business […] The post Persistence is Key to Small Business Success – Small Business Show 186 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • How To Manage Your Cashflow – Small Business Show 185 - The Small Business Show
    How To Manage Your Cashflow – Small Business Show 185 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 37min | 22/08/2018

    What’s more important for your Small Business, profits or cashflow? If you’re a regular listener of the Small Business Show, you know what we think! Join us today as we dig deep into to the importance of managing your available cash and how to get through the inevitable cash-crunch when it hits you. Your co-hosts […] The post How To Manage Your Cashflow – Small Business Show 185 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with James Rolin of Cowboy Cricket Farms – Small Business Show 184 - The Small Business Show
    Small Business Interview with James Rolin of Cowboy Cricket Farms – Small Business Show 184 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 29min | 15/08/2018

    Getting customers to spend their hard earned dollars at your Small Business is tough, right? How about if you had to convince them to eat insects to get those dollars into your bank account? Join us today as we visit with James Rolin of Cowboy Cricket Farms and hear how this Small Business has used […] The post Small Business Interview with James Rolin of Cowboy Cricket Farms – Small Business Show 184 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Moving from Idea to Action – Get Started Today With Your Small Business – Small Business Show 183 - The Small Business Show
    Moving from Idea to Action – Get Started Today With Your Small Business – Small Business Show 183 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 40min | 08/08/2018

    A common misconception is that it’s the great idea that makes a Small Business successful. Join us today on the Small Business Show to hear us dispel that myth and discuss taking Action to propel your business to success. Don’t wait. You’ll hear that message over and over again on this episode of the Small Business […] The post Moving from Idea to Action – Get Started Today With Your Small Business – Small Business Show 183 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Loyalty, Losing Key Employees, and Managing Change at your Small Business – Small Business Show 182 - The Small Business Show
    Loyalty, Losing Key Employees, and Managing Change at your Small Business – Small Business Show 182 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 41min | 01/08/2018

    If you own a Small Business, it’s bound to happen: a long-time employee drops a bomb by telling you they are leaving to take a position at another company. How you react can have a dramatic impact both inside and outside your business. Your actions will send a message to both your employees’ and your […] The post Loyalty, Losing Key Employees, and Managing Change at your Small Business – Small Business Show 182 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Kimanzi Constable: Corporate Consulting and Coaching – Small Business Show 181 - The Small Business Show
    Interview with Kimanzi Constable: Corporate Consulting and Coaching – Small Business Show 181 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 33min | 25/07/2018

    Creating a lifestyle business that funds your Charmed Life is a goal for many Small Business owners. Today on the Small Business Show, we’re joined by Kimanzi Constable, business owner, author, consultant and coach who has created a lifestyle business that we can all learn from. Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton learn how Kimanzi started […] The post Interview with Kimanzi Constable: Corporate Consulting and Coaching – Small Business Show 181 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Are you Focusing on the Right Things for your Small Business? Small Business Show 180 for July 18, 2018 - The Small Business Show
    Are you Focusing on the Right Things for your Small Business? Small Business Show 180 for July 18, 2018 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 27min | 18/07/2018

    Keeping focused while dealing with multiple tasks can be a challenge for any Small Business owner. Join Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean as they discuss how they keep focused on the critical parts of their businesses each day. You’ll also learn about the power of taking a break, how to measure productivity and how keeping […] The post Are you Focusing on the Right Things for your Small Business? Small Business Show 180 for July 18, 2018 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business News Roundup for July 2018- Small Business Show episode 179 - The Small Business Show
    Small Business News Roundup for July 2018- Small Business Show episode 179 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 29min | 11/07/2018

      Join us this week on the Small Business Show for a discussion about current news that could impact your Small Business. Listen in and hear our thoughts about the new Supreme Court ruling regarding online sales tax rules, Amazon’s new Prime delivery business opportunity and our thoughts about mixing your politics with your business. […] The post Small Business News Roundup for July 2018- Small Business Show episode 179 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Winemaker Tony Biagi – Small Business Show 178 - The Small Business Show
    Interview with Winemaker Tony Biagi – Small Business Show 178 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 37min | 04/07/2018

    Join us this week on the Small Business Show for an insightful interview with Winemaker Tony Biagi to hear his story of moving from being employed by wineries to starting his own consulting business and eventually creating his own wine label, Patria. During this episode, you’ll learn about how Tony built his own brand equity […] The post Interview with Winemaker Tony Biagi – Small Business Show 178 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Hiring for your Small Business – Small Business Show episode 177 - The Small Business Show
    Hiring for your Small Business – Small Business Show episode 177 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 36min | 27/06/2018

        Hiring the right person for your Small Business is critically important. Hire wrong and you could be making a very expensive mistake. Join us today on the Small Business Show as we discuss the where, when and how of hiring. Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean have hired hundreds of employees for their businesses […] The post Hiring for your Small Business – Small Business Show episode 177 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Building Trust and Using Referrals to Grow Your Small Business – Bjorn Burnett Interview– Small Business Show 176 - The Small Business Show
    Building Trust and Using Referrals to Grow Your Small Business – Bjorn Burnett Interview– Small Business Show 176 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 30min | 20/06/2018

    As Small Business owners, building and keeping trust with potential and existing customers is critical to our success. Join us today on the Small Business Show for an interview with Bjorn Burnett, a Small Business owner in the insurance and financial planning field. Bjorn has transitioned to a 2nd career in the insurance and finance […] The post Building Trust and Using Referrals to Grow Your Small Business – Bjorn Burnett Interview– Small Business Show 176 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Finding and Keeping Initiative for Your Small Business – Small Business Show 175 - The Small Business Show
    Finding and Keeping Initiative for Your Small Business – Small Business Show 175 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 38min | 13/06/2018

    Getting started with your Small Business can be challenging. Finding the initiative to power through obstacles is a critically important step on your path towards Small Business world domination. Join us today to hear our tips on startup initiative as well as steps to keep initiative going when you get in a slump and how […] The post Finding and Keeping Initiative for Your Small Business – Small Business Show 175 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • How to End a Small Business Partnership – Small Business Show 174 - The Small Business Show
    How to End a Small Business Partnership – Small Business Show 174 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 36min | 06/06/2018

    What happens if your Small Business partnership fails? What is the best way to handle ending a partnership to avoid a major battle and to keep your focus on the continued success of your company? Join us today on the Small Business Show to hear how Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton have ended partnerships without […] The post How to End a Small Business Partnership – Small Business Show 174 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Systems vs. Goals and Complying with GDPR – Small Business Show 173 - The Small Business Show
    Small Business Systems vs. Goals and Complying with GDPR – Small Business Show 173 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 37min | 30/05/2018

          Why are systems more important for your Small Business than goals? Join us today for episode 173 of the Small Business Show to learn more about this awesome technique to accelerate your success. After the systems discussion, we jump into details of the recently enacted GDPR privacy and data management laws enacted […] The post Small Business Systems vs. Goals and Complying with GDPR – Small Business Show 173 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Essential Tools for Small Business Owners – Small Business Show 172 - The Small Business Show
    Essential Tools for Small Business Owners – Small Business Show 172 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 44min | 23/05/2018

    What essential Small Business Tools can you not live without? Join us today on the Small Business Show to hear from Shannon Jean and Dave Hamilton about the hardware, software and more they use to make their businesses run smoothly each day. Check the show notes below for a list of tools we discuss and […] The post Essential Tools for Small Business Owners – Small Business Show 172 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Forging Small Business Relationships with Vendors and Suppliers – Small Business Show 171 - The Small Business Show
    Forging Small Business Relationships with Vendors and Suppliers – Small Business Show 171 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 30min | 16/05/2018

    The strength of your relationships with vendors and suppliers is critically important for the success of your Small Business. What’s the best method and when is the right time for you to start these relationships? Join us on episode 171 of the Small Business Show to hear our tips about this topic and more! Listen […] The post Forging Small Business Relationships with Vendors and Suppliers – Small Business Show 171 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Removing Obstacles to Your Small Business Success – Small Business Show 170 - The Small Business Show
    Removing Obstacles to Your Small Business Success – Small Business Show 170 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 29min | 09/05/2018

    Should you cut corners to speed up starting a new business? If so, what corners can you safely cut that won’t create problems for you in the future? Join us today on the Small Business Show to get our take on what you should cut and what you should not! We start this episode off […] The post Removing Obstacles to Your Small Business Success – Small Business Show 170 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • The Power of Saying NO – Small Business Show 169 - The Small Business Show
    The Power of Saying NO – Small Business Show 169 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 37min | 02/05/2018

    Longtime listeners know that we believe that saying Yes more can help your personal brand and your business, but is there a point where saying No becomes more important? We think there is, and that part of your own Success Cycle is knowing when to say No and how it impacts your Small Business. Join […] The post The Power of Saying NO – Small Business Show 169 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Powering Through the Daily Grind of Running Your Small Business – Small Business Show 168 - The Small Business Show
    Powering Through the Daily Grind of Running Your Small Business – Small Business Show 168 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 46min | 25/04/2018

    Running your Small Business is not always glamorous and full of inspiration. There’s going to be days (weeks, months) that you have to resign yourself to slogging through the muck, solving what may seem like insurmountable problems, all the while keeping yourself and your team motivated to make it through the day. On this episode […] The post Powering Through the Daily Grind of Running Your Small Business – Small Business Show 168 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Enriching Your Life Beyond Profits With Your Small Business – Small Business Show 167 - The Small Business Show
    Enriching Your Life Beyond Profits With Your Small Business – Small Business Show 167 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 30min | 18/04/2018

    What’s the secret to living a Charmed Life and using your Small Businesses as fuel to create it? Join us today on the Small Business Show to learn how Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean have founded a multitude of Small Businesses over their lifetimes to bring them much more than profits. We’ve mentioned the Charmed […] The post Enriching Your Life Beyond Profits With Your Small Business – Small Business Show 167 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • How Much Risk is Right for Your Small Business? Episode 166 of the Small Business Show - The Small Business Show
    How Much Risk is Right for Your Small Business? Episode 166 of the Small Business Show - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 34min | 11/04/2018

    Is all business risk bad? Searching for “small business risk” online and you’ll find most articles and resources are focused on minimizing or avoiding risk. Listen in to today’s episode of the Small Business Show to hear why we believe that taking risks is part of the “secret sauce” of business success. Without risk, you’re […] The post How Much Risk is Right for Your Small Business? Episode 166 of the Small Business Show appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Setting Customer Expectations and Empowering Employees to Solve Problems – Small Business Show 165 - The Small Business Show
    Setting Customer Expectations and Empowering Employees to Solve Problems – Small Business Show 165 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 44min | 04/04/2018

    Ever been frustrated when you’re waiting for a service provider to show up or a product to arrive and they/it are late? Today we turn the tables and discuss this problem as it relates to your Small Business performance and the importance of setting, then meeting (ideally exceeding!) your customers expectations. It’s time for episode […] The post Setting Customer Expectations and Empowering Employees to Solve Problems – Small Business Show 165 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Mediation Tips, Tricks and Advice from Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean – Small Business Show 164 - The Small Business Show
    Small Business Mediation Tips, Tricks and Advice from Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean – Small Business Show 164 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 49min | 27/03/2018

    When there’s a disagreement with a customer, supplier or someone else, what is the best way to resolve the problem while keeping your Small Business running strong? Have you been sued or are you contemplating suing someone? Join us today on the Small Business Show where we discuss Alternative Dispute Resolution methods like Arbitration and […] The post Small Business Mediation Tips, Tricks and Advice from Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean – Small Business Show 164 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with Caitlin Corkill of Paq-Source Packaging and Logistics – Small Business Show #163 - The Small Business Show
    Small Business Interview with Caitlin Corkill of Paq-Source Packaging and Logistics – Small Business Show #163 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 26min | 21/03/2018

    If your business includes shipping products, having a strong relationship with a packaging and logistics company is critically important – In our experience, you can “leak” a tremendous amount of your cash out through your packaging and shipping costs. To talk more about the importance of this topic, we’re thrilled to have Caitlin Corkill with […] The post Small Business Interview with Caitlin Corkill of Paq-Source Packaging and Logistics – Small Business Show #163 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Search Engine Strategies for your Small Business – Small Business Show 162 - The Small Business Show
    Search Engine Strategies for your Small Business – Small Business Show 162 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 35min | 14/03/2018

    What does it take for your Small Business to rank high on search engines when customers are looking for your products or services? Should you be allocating most of your ad budget to search, or are there better methods for your particular business to connect with customers? Join us on this episode of the Small […] The post Search Engine Strategies for your Small Business – Small Business Show 162 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Tax Tips for Filing your Tax Returns – Small Business Show 161 - The Small Business Show
    Small Business Tax Tips for Filing your Tax Returns – Small Business Show 161 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 32min | 07/03/2018

    With just about a week to go before tax filings are due for LLC and S-Corp Small Businesses, it’s time to discuss what to do when your NOT ready to file and the repercussions of missing a tax filing deadline. Join us for episode 161 of the Small Business Show as we dive back into […] The post Small Business Tax Tips for Filing your Tax Returns – Small Business Show 161 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Optimizing your Small Business for Near Me Searches – Small Business Show #160 - The Small Business Show
    Optimizing your Small Business for Near Me Searches – Small Business Show #160 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 36min | 28/02/2018

    Does your Small Business rank high for “Near Me” searches on Google, Siri and Bing? Join us on this episode of the Small Business Show for tips and tricks to be sure you are optimizing your website, your address and your business map records to steer more customers to your location. Local search is a […] The post Optimizing your Small Business for Near Me Searches – Small Business Show #160 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Website Feedback, Simplifying Your Message, Acquisition Deal Sponsors and more: Small Business Show 159 - The Small Business Show
    Website Feedback, Simplifying Your Message, Acquisition Deal Sponsors and more: Small Business Show 159 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 40min | 22/02/2018

    Does your website communicate in ways that potential customers can quickly grasp your story, what your services or your product line are? How do you simplify your message to capture the short attention span and should you rely on your Terms and Conditions to “protect” you from your customers? If your Small Business is getting […] The post Website Feedback, Simplifying Your Message, Acquisition Deal Sponsors and more: Small Business Show 159 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Mihir Shah, CEO of Drobo – Small Business Show 158 - The Small Business Show
    Interview with Mihir Shah, CEO of Drobo – Small Business Show 158 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 36min | 14/02/2018

    Are you ready to be acquired? Is your Small Business in a position to deal with a larger company that is interested in buying you for your products, your technology or your service revenue? Join us today on the Small Business Show to hear from an expert in mergers and acquisitions, Mihir Shah, CEO of […] The post Interview with Mihir Shah, CEO of Drobo – Small Business Show 158 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Corey Gauteraux from G4 Design House – Small Business Show 157 - The Small Business Show
    Interview with Corey Gauteraux from G4 Design House – Small Business Show 157 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 30min | 07/02/2018

    Need help with your Small Business Online presence? How about branding, marketing, search engine optimization and the overall look and feel of your company website? Listen in to today’s episode of the Small Business Show to hear how Corey Gauteraux of G4 Design House created a company to help Small Businesses prosper online. G4 Design […] The post Interview with Corey Gauteraux from G4 Design House – Small Business Show 157 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Attending Conferences, Referred Trust, Pricing Tactics and More– Small Business Show 156 - The Small Business Show
    Attending Conferences, Referred Trust, Pricing Tactics and More– Small Business Show 156 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 40min | 31/01/2018

    It’s time for a Grab Bag episode of the Small Business Show! Tips and short topics that Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean have been waiting for an open episode to share with you. Join us today while we talk about: Why attending conferences and business events can have a huge positive impact on your Small […] The post Attending Conferences, Referred Trust, Pricing Tactics and More– Small Business Show 156 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Keeping Your Online Business Legal – Interview with Attorney Richard Chapo – Small Business Show 155 - The Small Business Show
    Keeping Your Online Business Legal – Interview with Attorney Richard Chapo – Small Business Show 155 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 36min | 24/01/2018

    Have an online business? Want to know how to protect yourself against copyright claims, privacy policy litigation and more? Join us today on the Small Business Show as we talk with Richard Chapo, an attorney that specializes in internet businesses, small and large. Richard has been practicing law for over 24-years with a current specialty […] The post Keeping Your Online Business Legal – Interview with Attorney Richard Chapo – Small Business Show 155 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Leveling the Playing Field in Employment with Ladan Davia from Beeya.com – Small Business Show 154 - The Small Business Show
    Leveling the Playing Field in Employment with Ladan Davia from Beeya.com – Small Business Show 154 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 29min | 17/01/2018

    The very essence of business success is all about finding a solution to a problem. When Ladan Davia was searching for employment, she found the process of using online employment websites frustrating and the results less than useful. Like any good Entrepreneur, Ladan founded Beeya.com to make things right. Recently, Dave and Shannon spoke with […] The post Leveling the Playing Field in Employment with Ladan Davia from Beeya.com – Small Business Show 154 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • How will the 2018 Tax Reforms Impact Your Small Business? Small Business Show Episode 153 - The Small Business Show
    How will the 2018 Tax Reforms Impact Your Small Business? Small Business Show Episode 153 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 34min | 09/01/2018

    We’re starting a brand new business year with a brand new tax reform act that will impact your Small Business. Get yourself ready by listening in to this episode of the Small Business Show! On the Small Business Show, we believe that you are a better steward of your money than the government, especially when […] The post How will the 2018 Tax Reforms Impact Your Small Business? Small Business Show Episode 153 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Consulting as a Small Business – What you need to know – Small Business Show 152 - The Small Business Show
    Consulting as a Small Business – What you need to know – Small Business Show 152 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 39min | 05/01/2018

    Everyone is an expert…at something. Listen to this episode of the Small Business Show for tips about using your expertise to start a consulting Small Business that can help you transition from an employee to an employer. Listener James B. asks some great questions about starting his technical support consultant business and Dave and Shannon […] The post Consulting as a Small Business – What you need to know – Small Business Show 152 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • The Small Business 2017 Year in Review – Small Business Show 151 - The Small Business Show
    The Small Business 2017 Year in Review – Small Business Show 151 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 36min | 27/12/2017

    Join us for our last episode of 2017 where we share Small Business tips from our favorite shows of the past year. Dave and Shannon both have their favorite guests, topics and advice from episodes of the Small Business Show that aired during the year. We hope you’ve been able to live a Charmed Life […] The post The Small Business 2017 Year in Review – Small Business Show 151 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • First Year Small Business End of Year Checklist – Small Business Show 150 - The Small Business Show
    First Year Small Business End of Year Checklist – Small Business Show 150 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 35min | 20/12/2017

    It’s your first year in business and with just a couple of weeks left in the year, what tasks should you be working on? Join Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean for this episode of the Small Business show that is dedicated to helping new Small Business owners close out their first year of business. Listen […] The post First Year Small Business End of Year Checklist – Small Business Show 150 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • The Entrepreneur Ethos – Interview with Jarie Bolander and Mihir Shah – Small Business Show 149 - The Small Business Show
    The Entrepreneur Ethos – Interview with Jarie Bolander and Mihir Shah – Small Business Show 149 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 41min | 13/12/2017

    Timing plays a critical role in the success of your business. When you launch your products, when you hire new employees, and in the case of Jarie Bolander, when you publish your book. Join us this week on the Small Business Show as we meet Jarie to discuss his new book,The Entrepreneur Ethos along with his […] The post The Entrepreneur Ethos – Interview with Jarie Bolander and Mihir Shah – Small Business Show 149 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • End of Year Small Business Tasks to Complete – Small Business Show 148 - The Small Business Show
    End of Year Small Business Tasks to Complete – Small Business Show 148 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 32min | 06/12/2017

    It’s that time of year! With just a few weeks left before the end of the year, there are some important tasks to take care of for your Small Business. Join us on episode 148 of the Small Business Show to hear our take on what you should be doing before the New Year starts! […] The post End of Year Small Business Tasks to Complete – Small Business Show 148 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Finding the Best Location for your Small Business – Small Business Show 147 - The Small Business Show
    Finding the Best Location for your Small Business – Small Business Show 147 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 38min | 29/11/2017

    Location, location, location. You’ve heard it before – but there’s much more to picking the right spot for your Small Business than just the location. Join Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean on this episode of the Small Business Show to hear their experiences and tips for choosing the right place. Listen and and hear about […] The post Finding the Best Location for your Small Business – Small Business Show 147 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Employee Benefits – Maximize Impact and Minimize Cost – Small Business Show 146 - The Small Business Show
    Small Business Employee Benefits – Maximize Impact and Minimize Cost – Small Business Show 146 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 38min | 22/11/2017

    How important are the benefits that you offer to your employees? Are they valued more than cash? And how do you keep your benefit expenses down while maximizing the impact to your employees? Join us on episode 146 of the Small Business Show for all this and more! Benefits, beyond salaries and wages can have […] The post Small Business Employee Benefits – Maximize Impact and Minimize Cost – Small Business Show 146 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • What to do When Your Small Business gets Sued – Small Business Show 145 - The Small Business Show
    What to do When Your Small Business gets Sued – Small Business Show 145 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 32min | 15/11/2017

    Many Small Business owners would agree, it’s not “if” but “when”. Will you have someone file a frivolous lawsuit against your company, or perhaps have a disagreement with a supplier that winds up in court. Or maybe a disgruntled employee feels like they were mistreated and they want to be compensated. No matter how it […] The post What to do When Your Small Business gets Sued – Small Business Show 145 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • How to Handle Layoffs, Firings and Exits from your Small Business – Small Business Show 144 - The Small Business Show
    How to Handle Layoffs, Firings and Exits from your Small Business – Small Business Show 144 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 37min | 08/11/2017

    When the time comes to let an employee go, what are some best practices to keep your Small Business running smoothly during the transition? Should you worry about how it will impact other employees? Are there rules about how you go about firing someone in your state? Should you apologize to the person you are […] The post How to Handle Layoffs, Firings and Exits from your Small Business – Small Business Show 144 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Podcasts as a Small Business – Sponsors and Where to Invest for the Biggest Impact – Small Business Show 143 - The Small Business Show
    Podcasts as a Small Business – Sponsors and Where to Invest for the Biggest Impact – Small Business Show 143 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 28min | 02/11/2017

    When is it time to turn a labor of love into a real Small Business? And what pitfalls do you have to watch out for during the process? Dave and Shannon try to answer those questions and more on episode 143 of the Small Business Show! Join us today as we discuss why we do […] The post Podcasts as a Small Business – Sponsors and Where to Invest for the Biggest Impact – Small Business Show 143 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Tips for Choosing an Online Bank and How to Get Paid on Time – Small Business Show Episode 142 - The Small Business Show
    Tips for Choosing an Online Bank and How to Get Paid on Time – Small Business Show Episode 142 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 32min | 25/10/2017

    Ever have problems getting paid by your clients in a timely manner? We’ve all been there – that’s why it’s worth joining us today on the Small Business Show for tips and tricks that can improve your cash-flow by getting you paid on-time and in full. Oh, and there’s also another rant from Shannon about […] The post Tips for Choosing an Online Bank and How to Get Paid on Time – Small Business Show Episode 142 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Building a Rental Car Small Business on the Turo Platform – Small Business Show 141 - The Small Business Show
    Building a Rental Car Small Business on the Turo Platform – Small Business Show 141 - The Small Business Show
    Duration: 29min | 19/10/2017

    Ever dream of driving an exotic sports car? How about having a dozen of them parked in your garage, all being paid for by your rental customers? This week Shannon and Dave meet two entrepreneurs who have built a fast-growing and successful Small Business using the Turo car rental platform. If you’ve ever dreamed of […] The post Building a Rental Car Small Business on the Turo Platform – Small Business Show 141 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Contracts and Getting Paid on Time – Small Business Show 140 - Small Business Show
    Small Business Contracts and Getting Paid on Time – Small Business Show 140 - Small Business Show
    Duration: 31min | 11/10/2017

    Ever been surprised by the small print in a contract that you signed for your Small Business? Join us today for episode 140 of the Small Business Show for tips on how to respond when companies try slip egregious terms and conditions into their contracts, how to shut down automatic bank withdrawals by using the […] The post Small Business Contracts and Getting Paid on Time – Small Business Show 140 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Phone Systems – PBX, VOIP and Mobile – Small Business Show 139 - Small Business Show
    Small Business Phone Systems – PBX, VOIP and Mobile – Small Business Show 139 - Small Business Show
    Duration: 29min | 05/10/2017

    What’s the best Small Business phone system? Join Dave and Shannon today on episode 139 of the Small Business Show to hear about options ranging from pricey PBX systems, to Voice Over IP services like Phone.com, RingCentral and Grasshopper. During the discussion, Shannon spends some time pointing out how critical your phone auto-attendant can be […] The post Small Business Phone Systems – PBX, VOIP and Mobile – Small Business Show 139 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Mistakes to Avoid and Tips about Small Business Financial Statements – Small Business Show 138
    Mistakes to Avoid and Tips about Small Business Financial Statements – Small Business Show 138
    Duration: 21min | 28/09/2017

    How important is it to understand and review your Small Business Balance Sheet, Profit and Lose Statement and Cash Flow Statement and how often should you be doing it? Join us today on episode 138 of the Small Business Show for our thoughts on these issues and more! Your financial statements are a window into […] The post Mistakes to Avoid and Tips about Small Business Financial Statements – Small Business Show 138 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Website Names and the Exciting World of Credit Card Merchant Processing – Small Business Show 137
    Small Business Website Names and the Exciting World of Credit Card Merchant Processing – Small Business Show 137
    Duration: 25min | 20/09/2017

    Should you be worried about only using a .COM domain name for your Small Business? How do you deal with coming up with a domain name if your Small Business name is not available as a .COM web address? Join us for episode 137 of the Small Business Show to find out what longtime, serial […] The post Small Business Website Names and the Exciting World of Credit Card Merchant Processing – Small Business Show 137 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Why You Should be Attending Small Business Conferences and Let’s Get Vulnerable – Small Business Show 136
    Why You Should be Attending Small Business Conferences and Let’s Get Vulnerable – Small Business Show 136
    Duration: 39min | 13/09/2017

    Do you take the time out to attend Small Business conferences and trade shows? Would you like to make some powerful connections, meet some great people and renew your energy? Listen in to episode 136 of the Small Business Show to find out how you can have all this and more! Shannon just returned from […] The post Why You Should be Attending Small Business Conferences and Let’s Get Vulnerable – Small Business Show 136 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Tips for Running Your Small Business from Home – Small Business Show 135
    Tips for Running Your Small Business from Home – Small Business Show 135
    Duration: 32min | 06/09/2017

    Do you run your Small Business from your home? Are you tempted to wear sweatpants everyday and move your desk close to the refrigerator for convenience? Join us today on the Small Business Show to get some great tips on how to stay motivated and disciplined while working from home. Long-time home office Small Business […] The post Tips for Running Your Small Business from Home – Small Business Show 135 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Show Interview with Cory Fosket and Doug Butcher of Tanglefree Waterfowl – Small Business Show 134
    Small Business Show Interview with Cory Fosket and Doug Butcher of Tanglefree Waterfowl – Small Business Show 134
    Duration: 30min | 30/08/2017

    What’s the best way to build your companies brand and create fans that are passionate about your products? Cory Fosket and Doug Butcher took a company focused on a single product line and expanded it over the last 13-years into a trusted brand for waterfowl hunters and outdoor enthusiasts. Along the way, they’ve learned about […] The post Small Business Show Interview with Cory Fosket and Doug Butcher of Tanglefree Waterfowl – Small Business Show 134 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Tips for Naming Your Small Business + Listener Questions – Small Business Show 133
    Tips for Naming Your Small Business + Listener Questions – Small Business Show 133
    Duration: 30min | 23/08/2017

    What’s the best method for naming your Small Business? Go with your instincts, listen to friends and family or use an online tool? Listen to this episode of the Small Business Show for tips to come up with a great name for your business and avoid some common mistakes with the help from our friends […] The post Tips for Naming Your Small Business + Listener Questions – Small Business Show 133 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Employee, Self-Employed or Entrepreneur – who makes the best partners? Small Business Show 132
    Employee, Self-Employed or Entrepreneur – who makes the best partners? Small Business Show 132
    Duration: 37min | 16/08/2017

    Do you know the signs that tell if a person is an Employee, Self-Employed or an Entrepreneur? Join Dave and Shannon for this episode of the Small Business Show to find out! During today’s episode, we get to spend time dissecting personality types so you can understand who would make a good employee vs. who […] The post Employee, Self-Employed or Entrepreneur – who makes the best partners? Small Business Show 132 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Being Productive at Conferences, selling on eBay and Motivation vs. Discipline – Small Business Show Episode 131
    Being Productive at Conferences, selling on eBay and Motivation vs. Discipline – Small Business Show Episode 131
    Duration: 34min | 09/08/2017

    What’s the best way to find real value in attending Trade Shows, Conferences and Workshops? Do you sit in the back row and head right back to the hotel after the event? You can probably guess what your Small Business Show co-hosts would say about that. Join us for this episode to discuss maximizing your […] The post Being Productive at Conferences, selling on eBay and Motivation vs. Discipline – Small Business Show Episode 131 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Brittany Alwerud from Handlr Business Management – Small Business Show Episode 130
    Brittany Alwerud from Handlr Business Management – Small Business Show Episode 130
    Duration: 29min | 02/08/2017

    Could you make the leap from dog walker / poop-picker-upper to creating a software platform for service related Small Businesses? Well, Britt Alwerud did just that, creating the Handlr Business Management suite of tools to help manage your employees or contractors, communicate with customers, generate reports and perhaps most importantly, get paid on time! Join […] The post Brittany Alwerud from Handlr Business Management – Small Business Show Episode 130 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • The Business of Podcasting – Small Business Show Episode 129
    The Business of Podcasting – Small Business Show Episode 129
    Duration: 35min | 26/07/2017

    Are you making a living with your Podcast? We need to talk. Join us today on the Small Business Show and learn about the business of podcasting. Specifically, what’s happening in the world of Podcast advertising, what are sponsors looking for and how is success being measured. Dave shares his expertise about how a typical […] The post The Business of Podcasting – Small Business Show Episode 129 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Selling Your Small Business – Interview with Abbi Vakil of U-Socket– Small Business Show 128
    Selling Your Small Business – Interview with Abbi Vakil of U-Socket– Small Business Show 128
    Duration: 32min | 19/07/2017

    What is the most important thing to remember when selling your business? Today on the Small Business Show, we continue our discussion about selling your business with advice from Abbi Vakil, inventor of the U-Socket USB wall plug. Listen in to hear us discuss cash-flow vs. profits and which is most important and what do […] The post Selling Your Small Business – Interview with Abbi Vakil of U-Socket– Small Business Show 128 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Thinking of selling your Small Business? Don’t miss this episode of the Small Business Show – SBS 127
    Thinking of selling your Small Business? Don’t miss this episode of the Small Business Show – SBS 127
    Duration: 38min | 12/07/2017

    What happens when you realize that you’re NOT the best owner for your Small Business? Join us today for episode 127 of the Small Business Show to hear the story from one of your co-hosts that made just such a discovery after 13-years of being at the helm of TechRestore. Dave and Shannon discuss how […] The post Thinking of selling your Small Business? Don’t miss this episode of the Small Business Show – SBS 127 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • How to keep your Small Business from joining the 50% of companies that fail within 5-years. Small Business Show episode 126
    How to keep your Small Business from joining the 50% of companies that fail within 5-years. Small Business Show episode 126
    Duration: 37min | 05/07/2017

    Longtime listeners of the Small Business Show know that we embrace optimism with a passion. However, today we’re talking about failure. Specifically, why Small Businesses fail and how to avoid it. Dave and Shannon jump right into today’s Small Business Show with a discussion of your ROE, or Return on Energy for projects within your […] The post How to keep your Small Business from joining the 50% of companies that fail within 5-years. Small Business Show episode 126 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with co-founders of GrowpoVR and GoVRed – Small Business Show episode 125
    Small Business Interview with co-founders of GrowpoVR and GoVRed – Small Business Show episode 125
    Duration: 29min | 28/06/2017

    Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are popular buzzwords we read and hear about a lot these days. Much of it sounds like it “will be” great someday, but what about Small Businesses that are in the VR/AR space and creating businesses TODAY? Joining us for episode 125 of the Small Business Show is Chase Dittmer […] The post Small Business Interview with co-founders of GrowpoVR and GoVRed – Small Business Show episode 125 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Paul Disselkoen of the Paypal Small Merchant Advisory Board – Small Business Show 124
    Interview with Paul Disselkoen of the Paypal Small Merchant Advisory Board – Small Business Show 124
    Duration: 25min | 21/06/2017

    You know the name, you’ve accepted the payment method. But, did you know that Paypal has a team of people focused solely on Small Business advocacy and public policy? Joining us today on the Small Business Show is Paul Disselkoen, Paypal Public Relations Specialist. Paul is charged with getting the voices of Small Business owners heard […] The post Interview with Paul Disselkoen of the Paypal Small Merchant Advisory Board – Small Business Show 124 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Show Interview with Ryan Stewman, Founder of HardcoreCloser.com – Small Business Show episode 123
    Small Business Show Interview with Ryan Stewman, Founder of HardcoreCloser.com – Small Business Show episode 123
    Duration: 29min | 14/06/2017

    Are you a Closer? On the Small Business Show, we often say that all business owners are in the Customer Service business – but, we’re also in the Sales business. Wether you’re selling a product or service, you’ve got to sell to make your business grow. This week on the Small Business Show, you’ll get […] The post Small Business Show Interview with Ryan Stewman, Founder of HardcoreCloser.com – Small Business Show episode 123 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Selling Your Small Business and Developing Multiple Revenue Streams – Kyle Baccus of KCTool Revisits – Small Business Show 122
    Selling Your Small Business and Developing Multiple Revenue Streams – Kyle Baccus of KCTool Revisits – Small Business Show 122
    Duration: 37min | 07/06/2017

    What’s your Exit Strategy? You have one, right? That’s the question a business mentor asked of Kyle Baccus a few years ago that led to the eventual sale of one of his businesses. Today on the Small Business Show, Kyle joins us for a second guest spot to discuss the sale and to spend some time […] The post Selling Your Small Business and Developing Multiple Revenue Streams – Kyle Baccus of KCTool Revisits – Small Business Show 122 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Delegating more in your Small Business, learning to say no and surviving the $15 minimum wage increase – Small Business Show 121
    Delegating more in your Small Business, learning to say no and surviving the $15 minimum wage increase – Small Business Show 121
    Duration: 31min | 31/05/2017

    Stop for a moment. Think about your day. Are you doing work that should be delegated to your employees or contract workers? Small Business owner Robert is feeling overwhelmed and looking for tips to save time and increase his profits at the end of each month. Would you be surprised to hear that your Small […] The post Delegating more in your Small Business, learning to say no and surviving the $15 minimum wage increase – Small Business Show 121 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Answers to your Small Business questions – Small Business Show 120
    Answers to your Small Business questions – Small Business Show 120
    Duration: 23min | 24/05/2017

    You’ve got questions about your Small Business and we’re here to help! Join Shannon and Dave today on the Small Business Show to hear their thoughts on setting up data sharing for a virtual office and the pros and cons of freelancers vs a business partner that has the skill set you are missing. If you […] The post Answers to your Small Business questions – Small Business Show 120 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview: JobRack Founder Neil Napier on Outsourcing – Small Business Show 119
    Small Business Interview: JobRack Founder Neil Napier on Outsourcing – Small Business Show 119
    Duration: 30min | 17/05/2017

    Have you used outsourced talent for specific tasks in your Small Business? Ever run into quality problems? We thought so. Neil Napier ran into so many problems outsourcing that he realized there was a business opportunity to minimize headaches and increase the quality of the talent pool and thus, JobRack was born! Listen in to episode 119 […] The post Small Business Interview: JobRack Founder Neil Napier on Outsourcing – Small Business Show 119 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • How to change the conversation when solving customer service problems in your Small Business – Small Business Show 118
    How to change the conversation when solving customer service problems in your Small Business – Small Business Show 118
    Duration: 18min | 10/05/2017

    It’s as simple as it is powerful. If we were using clickbait headlines, this one would read: This One Tip Will Make Your Customers Love You! But, since we don’t do that stuff on the Small Business Show, join us this week as we dive in deeper to the Two Tokens concept of Customer Service, as […] The post How to change the conversation when solving customer service problems in your Small Business – Small Business Show 118 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with David Denning Co-Founder of Jumpanzee – Small Business Show 117
    Small Business Interview with David Denning Co-Founder of Jumpanzee – Small Business Show 117
    Duration: 31min | 03/05/2017

    Can you work from anywhere? Is your dream to create a business that can be managed from Thailand, Europe, Florida and anywhere in-between? If so, you need to meet the folks from Jumpanzee. Join us on episode 117 of the Small Business Show! After spending years working for Ginormous Corp, David Denning and his wife […] The post Small Business Interview with David Denning Co-Founder of Jumpanzee – Small Business Show 117 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with Lance Lewsader of Bolt NWA – Small Business Show 116
    Small Business Interview with Lance Lewsader of Bolt NWA – Small Business Show 116
    Duration: 25min | 26/04/2017

    We’re strong proponents of finding something you love to do and creating a business around it. Lance Lewsader had such a great time getting out of an escape room attraction a couple of years ago that he decided to create his own and Bolt NWA was born! Bolt NWA is an Escape Room Experience where […] The post Small Business Interview with Lance Lewsader of Bolt NWA – Small Business Show 116 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Using Video to Promote Your Small Business – Adam Rahn from Droi Media – Small Business Show 115
    Using Video to Promote Your Small Business – Adam Rahn from Droi Media – Small Business Show 115
    Duration: 29min | 19/04/2017

    Are you using video to market your Small Business? What problems does it solve and how about problems it can create? Join us today on the Small Business Show where we meet Adam Rahn of Droi Media to find answers to these questions and learn about Adam’s journey from freelancer to Small Business owner. Adam shares […] The post Using Video to Promote Your Small Business – Adam Rahn from Droi Media – Small Business Show 115 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Human Resource Interview with Kelly Loudermilk of BuildHR – Small Business Show 114
    Small Business Human Resource Interview with Kelly Loudermilk of BuildHR – Small Business Show 114
    Duration: 29min | 12/04/2017

    Have you been trained in Human Resource management? Things like legal hiring practices, at-will employment, harassment policies and employee manual development? We didn’t think so. HR issues can plague small businesses of all sizes, especially once you hit the magic 50-employee number that activates all kinds of regulations and requirements. You need some help! Today […] The post Small Business Human Resource Interview with Kelly Loudermilk of BuildHR – Small Business Show 114 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Developing a Small Business Revenue Stack and being told when you are wrong – Small Business Show 113
    Developing a Small Business Revenue Stack and being told when you are wrong – Small Business Show 113
    Duration: 23min | 05/04/2017

    In your Small Business, do you value being told when you are wrong? Would you like to have a Revenue Stack that generates cash from multiple sources? Do you know what the Scotty Principle is? Join us on Episode 113 of the Small Business Show for these topics and more! We all love it when […] The post Developing a Small Business Revenue Stack and being told when you are wrong – Small Business Show 113 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with Justin Sisley of Digidern Bookkeeping – Small Business Show 112
    Small Business Interview with Justin Sisley of Digidern Bookkeeping – Small Business Show 112
    Duration: 32min | 29/03/2017

    We often ask our guests on the Small Business Show to tell us about their biggest mistake in business, as well as what advice they would have given themselves if they could go back to when they were just getting started. A very common response: Better accounting, better bookkeeping! On today’s episode, we are thrilled […] The post Small Business Interview with Justin Sisley of Digidern Bookkeeping – Small Business Show 112 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Dave Launches Apple Market Forum, Partnerships and Embracing Apprehension –  Small Business Show 111
    Dave Launches Apple Market Forum, Partnerships and Embracing Apprehension –  Small Business Show 111
    Duration: 27min | 22/03/2017

    Today on the Small Business Show, we discuss the launch of the Apple Market Forum, Dave’s new business venture with longtime colleague, Paul Kent. Shannon gets a chance to quiz Dave about the impetus for starting AMF and some of the juicy details behind the concept for the event that will be held this summer […] The post Dave Launches Apple Market Forum, Partnerships and Embracing Apprehension –  Small Business Show 111 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with Mike Pile of Uppercase Branding – Small Business Show Episode 110
    Small Business Interview with Mike Pile of Uppercase Branding – Small Business Show Episode 110
    Duration: 33min | 15/03/2017

    What’s in a name? Everything when it comes to your company or brand! As founders, owners and stewards of Small Businesses, we all know how important your company or brand name is. Joining us today on the Small Business Show, Mike Pile, Founder of Uppercase Branding discusses his own business as well as sharing tips […] The post Small Business Interview with Mike Pile of Uppercase Branding – Small Business Show Episode 110 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with Bob LeVitus – Managing Distractions and Being Disciplined for Success – Small Business Show episode 109
    Small Business Interview with Bob LeVitus – Managing Distractions and Being Disciplined for Success – Small Business Show episode 109
    Duration: 34min | 09/03/2017

    We began episode 109 of the Small Business Show with a plan to chat with Bob LeVitus about his new book, Working Smarter for Mac Users. We talked about the book of course, but we also covered a treasure of information about being a “Solopreneuer” for 20+ years and how creating discipline techniques can be a […] The post Small Business Interview with Bob LeVitus – Managing Distractions and Being Disciplined for Success – Small Business Show episode 109 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Effective Problem Solving with Your Customers and Suppliers – Small Business Show 108
    Effective Problem Solving with Your Customers and Suppliers – Small Business Show 108
    Duration: 30min | 01/03/2017

    Problems – we all work on solving them every-single-day. Maybe the solution to a problem is the entire reason for your business to exist in the first place? Today on episode 108 of the Small Business Show, join Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean as they focus on problem solving for your Small Business. Here’s some of […] The post Effective Problem Solving with Your Customers and Suppliers – Small Business Show 108 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with Sara Beznicki of A Gilded Leaf – Small Business Show 107
    Small Business Interview with Sara Beznicki of A Gilded Leaf – Small Business Show 107
    Duration: 23min | 22/02/2017

    What if you were tasked with taking a thriving brick and mortar business with an established clientele and transitioning it to an ecommerce business selling a completely different product line to a new demographic? How would you handle the stress of trying to keep existing customers happy while attracting new customers to grow the business? Sara […] The post Small Business Interview with Sara Beznicki of A Gilded Leaf – Small Business Show 107 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Evil Multitasking or Powerful Spotlighting to Manage Your Time – Small Business Show 106
    Evil Multitasking or Powerful Spotlighting to Manage Your Time – Small Business Show 106
    Duration: 30min | 16/02/2017

    How many tasks are you “managing” at one time? How effective are you while doing those things and how does multitasking impact your creativity? Join us this week on episode 106 of the Small Business Show and find out how your hosts deal with the urge to instantly respond to Slack posts and Messages. Dave brings […] The post Evil Multitasking or Powerful Spotlighting to Manage Your Time – Small Business Show 106 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Planning for failure? Use the Pre-Mortem technique to test your project or business concept– Small Business Show 105
    Planning for failure? Use the Pre-Mortem technique to test your project or business concept– Small Business Show 105
    Duration: 30min | 08/02/2017

    The thought of even pretending to fail is anathema to your hosts on the Small Business Show. However, Dave came across the concept of the Pre-Mortem and the guys go all-in today to see how it works. “A pre-mortem — also known as a premortem — is a managerial strategy in which a manager imagines […] The post Planning for failure? Use the Pre-Mortem technique to test your project or business concept– Small Business Show 105 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with David Oliva of RD Appliance Service – Small Business Show 104
    Small Business Interview with David Oliva of RD Appliance Service – Small Business Show 104
    Duration: 32min | 01/02/2017

    If you had the choice, would you continue the traditions of a multi-generational business that provided decades of support for those that came before you? Or would you turn things upside down and commit to growing the business and challenging yourself (and your company) to embrace new technology, new customers and a new workforce? If […] The post Small Business Interview with David Oliva of RD Appliance Service – Small Business Show 104 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with Jay Gentile of BoosterBots – Small Business Show Episode 103
    Small Business Interview with Jay Gentile of BoosterBots – Small Business Show Episode 103
    Duration: 30min | 26/01/2017

    Jay Gentile has a passion for saving time, his clients as well as his own! What began as a mobile product repair business, led to SEO and web design and finally into application development and the BoosterBots family of marketing apps. Join us today on the Small Business Show and learn how Jay made the transition […] The post Small Business Interview with Jay Gentile of BoosterBots – Small Business Show Episode 103 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Interview with Tyler Merritt from Field Harmony – Small Business Show Episode 102
    Small Business Interview with Tyler Merritt from Field Harmony – Small Business Show Episode 102
    Duration: 33min | 19/01/2017

    When Tyler Merritt noticed that his good friend was running a growing appliance repair business with no software to track accounting, schedules or workers, he did what good friends do: he offered to help build a customized application for the business. The guys spent about a year putting together the app and since they figured […] The post Small Business Interview with Tyler Merritt from Field Harmony – Small Business Show Episode 102 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Managing and Stewarding a 4th Generation Small Business – Rick Stuart from Listo Corp – Small Business Show 101
    Managing and Stewarding a 4th Generation Small Business – Rick Stuart from Listo Corp – Small Business Show 101
    Duration: 35min | 11/01/2017

    What’s more difficult? Starting up a new company or taking over and changing the culture of a 4th generation small business? Join us today on the Small Business Show with our guest Rick Stuart from Listo, a company founded in 1921! How would you handle taking over and managing employees that have known you since […] The post Managing and Stewarding a 4th Generation Small Business – Rick Stuart from Listo Corp – Small Business Show 101 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Show Advice and How-to Year in Review – Small Business Show 100
    Small Business Show Advice and How-to Year in Review – Small Business Show 100
    Duration: 27min | 04/01/2017

    Welcome to the 100th episode of the Small Business Show! As they begin 2017, Dave and Shannon take a look back at some of the highlights from last year in the advice and how-to categories. Your hosts revisit tips and tricks from 8 of their favorite episodes and wrap up the show with a reminder about […] The post Small Business Show Advice and How-to Year in Review – Small Business Show 100 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • The Best Small Business Owner Interviews of 2016 –  Small Business Show 99
    The Best Small Business Owner Interviews of 2016 –  Small Business Show 99
    Duration: 38min | 28/12/2016

    As we wrap up 2016 with our last Small Business Show episode of the year, Dave and Shannon take a look back at some of the highlights of their favorite interviews from the past 12-months. Join us today we we revisit some of these moments that stuck with us! Chapters/Timestamps: 00:00:00 Small Business Show #99 […] The post The Best Small Business Owner Interviews of 2016 –  Small Business Show 99 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Politics and Your Small Business – Should you mix them? – Small Business Show episode 98
    Politics and Your Small Business – Should you mix them? – Small Business Show episode 98
    Duration: 26min | 21/12/2016

    What would happen if a favorite business that you visit often suddenly began introducing political comments in the mix of their marketing or posting political signs in their store. Would you respect their right to do so, even if you disagreed with their politics? Join Dave and Shannon on episode 98 of the Small Business […] The post Politics and Your Small Business – Should you mix them? – Small Business Show episode 98 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • What happens when a small business owner doesn’t solve problems and lets employees down? – Small Business Show 97
    What happens when a small business owner doesn’t solve problems and lets employees down? – Small Business Show 97
    Duration: 30min | 15/12/2016

    As Small Business owners, we have a duty to uphold. That duty, to our employees, partners, suppliers and service providers is to communicate in a timely manner and pay our bills on time, among other things. What happens when we fail at this? Well, that depends on how you handle the situation. Join Dave and […] The post What happens when a small business owner doesn’t solve problems and lets employees down? – Small Business Show 97 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Do Your Employees Job to Gain Some Valuable Insight – Small Business Show 96
    Do Your Employees Job to Gain Some Valuable Insight – Small Business Show 96
    Duration: 26min | 07/12/2016

    Think you can do it better? The jobs at your company, that is. Do you remember when you did every job at your business? If it’s been awhile since that time, join us today on the Small Business Show as we discuss how this “job swap” can energize you, allow you to reconnect with employees […] The post Do Your Employees Job to Gain Some Valuable Insight – Small Business Show 96 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Interview with Steve Baines of Forcivity – Small Business Show 95
    Interview with Steve Baines of Forcivity – Small Business Show 95
    Duration: 28min | 30/11/2016

    Join us today on the Small Business Show to listen in on our conversation with Steve Baines, Co-Founder of Forcivity, a software development firm focused on simplifying how you access your data in cloud based applications like SalesForce. Steve’s years of experience working with data as both a consultant and previous business owner led him […] The post Interview with Steve Baines of Forcivity – Small Business Show 95 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Find Success Working With Your Spouse in your Small Business – Small Business Show Episode 94
    Find Success Working With Your Spouse in your Small Business – Small Business Show Episode 94
    Duration: 23min | 23/11/2016

    One of the most trusted people in your life can be a huge help with your Small Business success – your spouse! But, there’s some important details to work out to insure success when working together. In this episode of the Small Business Show, Dave and Shannon share their experiences working with their spouses and […] The post Find Success Working With Your Spouse in your Small Business – Small Business Show Episode 94 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Fighting Complacency and Regaining your Small Business Edge – Small Business Show 93
    Fighting Complacency and Regaining your Small Business Edge – Small Business Show 93
    Duration: 24min | 16/11/2016

    Has your Small Business lost it’s edge? Has your past success enabled people to slow down the pace of work? How do you beat back complacency and invigorate your team to take on new challenges and grow your Small Business? Maybe hiring a consultant will do the trick – someone to evaluate your team from the […] The post Fighting Complacency and Regaining your Small Business Edge – Small Business Show 93 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Social Media Small Business Success, Finding Suppliers and Delighting Your Customers – Small Business Show Episode 92
    Social Media Small Business Success, Finding Suppliers and Delighting Your Customers – Small Business Show Episode 92
    Duration: 26min | 09/11/2016

    Welcome to episode 92 of the Small Business Show! On today’s show, we spend some time getting updated on Shannon’s social media business experiment that he started back in June. The goal was to start a new business solely using social media and selling apps on an iPhone. No computer and no website. So, how’s […] The post Social Media Small Business Success, Finding Suppliers and Delighting Your Customers – Small Business Show Episode 92 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Using Google Trends for your Small Business Content and easier ways to Get Things Done – Small Business Show 91
    Using Google Trends for your Small Business Content and easier ways to Get Things Done – Small Business Show 91
    Duration: 35min | 02/11/2016

    How do you find topics for your Small Business blog and social media posts? Would you like to be able to tie in your content with what people are already searching for online? Sounds pretty cool, but maybe expensive? Yes, and no. It is cool and it’s free! Dave and Shannon get the Small Business […] The post Using Google Trends for your Small Business Content and easier ways to Get Things Done – Small Business Show 91 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Prioritizing Family and Keeping a Positive Outlook as a Small Business Owner – Small Business Show episode 90
    Prioritizing Family and Keeping a Positive Outlook as a Small Business Owner – Small Business Show episode 90
    Duration: 26min | 26/10/2016

    You’ve heard us talk about the flexibility vs. freedom of being a Small Business owner many times on the Small Business Show. But what if you actually did have the freedom? Freedom as in “I just sold my business, and now what?” kind of freedom? Our guest last week, Harald Sinow talked about taking a […] The post Prioritizing Family and Keeping a Positive Outlook as a Small Business Owner – Small Business Show episode 90 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Transitioning from Worker to Teacher – Small Business Interview with Harald Sinow of MacStation and Creo Development : SBS 89
    Transitioning from Worker to Teacher – Small Business Interview with Harald Sinow of MacStation and Creo Development : SBS 89
    Duration: 32min | 20/10/2016

    How easy was it for you to make the transition from doing the day-to-day work in your Small Business to teaching others to do it so you could focus on the business? Harald Sinow, co-founder of MacStation in Vancouver, realized that he needed to change his focus from being the best worker to being the best […] The post Transitioning from Worker to Teacher – Small Business Interview with Harald Sinow of MacStation and Creo Development : SBS 89 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Empowering Employees and Effective Customer Communication – Small Business Show Episode 88
    Empowering Employees and Effective Customer Communication – Small Business Show Episode 88
    Duration: 35min | 12/10/2016

    Are you involved in every decision that your employees make? Would you like to grow your business, decrease headaches and free up some much needed time? We thought so. Today on the Small Business Show, Dave and Shannon discuss how “not to be in charge” all the time and empowering your employees to make the […] The post Empowering Employees and Effective Customer Communication – Small Business Show Episode 88 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Building a Facebook Small Business Group – Small Business Show episode 87
    Building a Facebook Small Business Group – Small Business Show episode 87
    Duration: 26min | 05/10/2016

    On this episode of the Small Business Show, Dave and Shannon talk about the development of the Small Business Facebook Group, what went wrong at the beginning and what is going right with the Group after making some (much needed!) changes. We discuss how Small Business owners are using the new group to get critical feedback on […] The post Building a Facebook Small Business Group – Small Business Show episode 87 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Politics vs. Bureaucracy and how both impact your Small Business – Small Business Show 86
    Politics vs. Bureaucracy and how both impact your Small Business – Small Business Show 86
    Duration: 32min | 28/09/2016

    As we all enjoy the Political Theatre that is our current Presidential Election, Dave and Shannon decide to focus this week’s topic on Politics and how it can (and will) impact your Small Business. Join us as we discuss Dave’s “crazy theory of politics”, looking at the “why” instead of just the “who” when hearing […] The post Politics vs. Bureaucracy and how both impact your Small Business – Small Business Show 86 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Turning Small Business Mistakes Into Profitable Opportunities –  SBS 85
    Turning Small Business Mistakes Into Profitable Opportunities –  SBS 85
    Duration: 33min | 21/09/2016

      As Small Business owners, when posting to public social media, what are some things you should look out for? What comments could come back (maybe years later) to cause you headaches, legal problems and money? Dave and Shannon discuss some examples of what NOT to post on social media and that leads into a […] The post Turning Small Business Mistakes Into Profitable Opportunities –  SBS 85 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Boss Life Author Follow-up, the benefits of being unemployable
    Boss Life Author Follow-up, the benefits of being unemployable
    Duration: 24min | 14/09/2016

    Welcome to episode 84 of the Small Business Show! Join us this week as we spend some time following up with our recent interview with Small Business owner, NYTimes.com blogger and author, Paul Downs. Dave and Shannon then jump into a discussion about being “patently unemployable” and how identifying yourself as such can give a […] The post Boss Life Author Follow-up, the benefits of being unemployable appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Paul Downs, author of Boss Life and NYT Small Business Blogger Interview – SBS 83
    Paul Downs, author of Boss Life and NYT Small Business Blogger Interview – SBS 83
    Duration: 35min | 07/09/2016

    How prepared are you for the challenges of running your small business? What energizes you to make it through tough times and just how transparent are you (and should you be) to your employees and everyone else that you discuss your business with?  If you felt like your business was about to shut down, could you imagine […] The post Paul Downs, author of Boss Life and NYT Small Business Blogger Interview – SBS 83 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Adjusting Your Sleep Schedule, Recognizing Your Expertise and Planned Obsolescence – Small Business Show 82
    Adjusting Your Sleep Schedule, Recognizing Your Expertise and Planned Obsolescence – Small Business Show 82
    Duration: 30min | 31/08/2016

    As Small Business owners, we’re always hustling and sleep can often be a casualty of the “up late, up early” workflow. What do you do when your brain just won’t shut down long enough to get some much needed sleep? Listener Elias asks Dave and Shannon for advice about disconnecting enough to fall asleep. Their […] The post Adjusting Your Sleep Schedule, Recognizing Your Expertise and Planned Obsolescence – Small Business Show 82 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Staying Healthy While Running Your Small Business – Small Business Show Episode 81
    Staying Healthy While Running Your Small Business – Small Business Show Episode 81
    Duration: 39min | 25/08/2016

    How to you stay healthy and keep your energy level up while you are hustling to make your Small Business a success? Join Dave and Shannon for episode 81 of the Small Business Show to hear about how these two have managed while starting and growing multiple small businesses. Before we jump into health and […] The post Staying Healthy While Running Your Small Business – Small Business Show Episode 81 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Failure, Success, a Business in Your Pocket and New Books! Small Business Show episode 80
    Failure, Success, a Business in Your Pocket and New Books! Small Business Show episode 80
    Duration: 30min | 17/08/2016

    Join us today for episode 80 of the Small Business Show where we spend some time discussing our recent interview with Greg Mercer of JungleScout! Dave and Shannon both agree that Greg is a “career escape artist” and has created a unique business to take advantage of missing data and support in the Amazon FBA […] The post Failure, Success, a Business in Your Pocket and New Books! Small Business Show episode 80 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Escaping Employment – Small Business Interview with Greg Mercer of JungleScout
    Escaping Employment – Small Business Interview with Greg Mercer of JungleScout
    Duration: 29min | 10/08/2016

    Today on the Small Business show we are joined by Greg Mercer of JungleScout! Greg shares his story of “escaping employment” to become a small business owner, first by selling wholesale products on Amazon, then developing private labeled goods to distinguish his company with quality products and customer service. Along the way, Greg realized that […] The post Escaping Employment – Small Business Interview with Greg Mercer of JungleScout appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Rock Stars, Wish Lists and Making Your Own Reality – SBS 78
    Small Business Rock Stars, Wish Lists and Making Your Own Reality – SBS 78
    Duration: 25min | 03/08/2016

    Join us for this week’s edition of the Small Business Show! Dave and Shannon spend some time going over their interview with Tim Cote of Commonwealth Foreign Exchange from the last episode and then quickly jump into some of their core beliefs about how to succeed with your Small Business: Convince yourself (lie if you […] The post Small Business Rock Stars, Wish Lists and Making Your Own Reality – SBS 78 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Show Interview: Tim Cote from Commonwealth Foreign Exchange
    Small Business Show Interview: Tim Cote from Commonwealth Foreign Exchange
    Duration: 33min | 27/07/2016

    How many business ideas have come from a group of people sitting around over a few beers? Must be thousands, maybe millions, right? But when you look beyond the idea stage and see how many of those folks actually executed on one of those ideas, the numbers drop exponentially. This week on the Small Business […] The post Small Business Show Interview: Tim Cote from Commonwealth Foreign Exchange appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Community Banks, Social Media Small Business and Finding Suppliers – SBS 76
    Community Banks, Social Media Small Business and Finding Suppliers – SBS 76
    Duration: 36min | 20/07/2016

    Welcome to episode 76 of the Small Business Show! This week, Dave is back from Europe and shares some time saving strategies that are good for travel as well as in your daily business. We then get an update from Shannon about his social media business experiment (spoiler alert: it’s working!) and we spend a […] The post Community Banks, Social Media Small Business and Finding Suppliers – SBS 76 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Starting a new Small Business using Social Media – SBS 75
    Starting a new Small Business using Social Media – SBS 75
    Duration: 28min | 13/07/2016

    On this week’s episode of the Small Business Show, one of our hosts is starting a new business. But, there’s a twist! They have vowed to do things completely different than they have in the past by focusing solely on social media for promotion and to sell their products only using apps on their phone. […] The post Starting a new Small Business using Social Media – SBS 75 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Managing Customer Expectations for your Small Business – SBS 74
    Managing Customer Expectations for your Small Business – SBS 74
    Duration: 31min | 06/07/2016

    It’s time for a Rant! Specifically, Small Business Show co-host Shannon Jean has had it with a new bank that does a poor job of managing customer expectations. After Dave calms Shannon down, we dig deeper into ways to manage your customers expectations so you can be a hero to your clients as well as your employees. […] The post Managing Customer Expectations for your Small Business – SBS 74 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Remind Yourself of your Successes – Small Business Show 73
    Remind Yourself of your Successes – Small Business Show 73
    Duration: 26min | 29/06/2016

    How often are you getting patted on the back as a Small Business owner? Not enough, we know. On episode 73 of the Small Business Show, Dave and Shannon discuss developing a “Success List” that you can refer to when things get tough (because they always do), to remind yourself of just how awesome you […] The post Remind Yourself of your Successes – Small Business Show 73 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Authenticity and Small Business Success with John Moran from Vaya Island – SBS 72
    Authenticity and Small Business Success with John Moran from Vaya Island – SBS 72
    Duration: 24min | 22/06/2016

    What’s your small business story? Do you promote your geographic location as a strength? Do you promote your authenticity? How do you find the influencers to help you grow your Instagram presence? Join us for episode 72 of the Small Business Show to find the answers to these questions and more! John Moran from Vaya Island joins […] The post Authenticity and Small Business Success with John Moran from Vaya Island – SBS 72 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Technology – Hardware and Software For your Small Business – SBS 71
    Small Business Technology – Hardware and Software For your Small Business – SBS 71
    Duration: 37min | 15/06/2016

    What technology products and services does your Small Business need to succeed? Computers, phones, software and more – essential tools for starting and running your business.  Join Dave and Shannon on episode 71 of the Small Business Show to learn more! For the first time, both of your hosts are on the West Coast, recording […] The post Small Business Technology – Hardware and Software For your Small Business – SBS 71 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • The Impact of Change on You and Your Small Business – SBS 70
    The Impact of Change on You and Your Small Business – SBS 70
    Duration: 32min | 08/06/2016

    Welcome to Episode 70 of the Small Business Show! This week we do a quick follow up on Facebook advertising with comments from Dave about ads for the Gig Gab podcast and their interview with Jan Hammer. You’ll hear about some inexpensive ways to get started with Facebook ads and how to keep tweaking your […] The post The Impact of Change on You and Your Small Business – SBS 70 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Part 2 of the Small Business IRS Show – SBS 69
    Part 2 of the Small Business IRS Show – SBS 69
    Duration: 35min | 02/06/2016

    Join us this week for episode 69 of the Small Business Show! Dave and Shannon talk about Dave’s new business venture and then they jump right into part 2 of their series of tips about managing the tricky relationship that your business has with the IRS. Things like the importance of putting a human element […] The post Part 2 of the Small Business IRS Show – SBS 69 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • The IRS Show – How you and your business should interact with the IRS – SBS 68
    The IRS Show – How you and your business should interact with the IRS – SBS 68
    Duration: 35min | 25/05/2016

    This week on the Small Business Show, we start off by revisiting the concept of not setting financial goals for your business, but rather, developing systems that you can continually achieve success with and adjust for mistakes over time. Dave and Shannon have been using this concept for years, but it took Scott Adams book, How […] The post The IRS Show – How you and your business should interact with the IRS – SBS 68 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Salaried vs Hourly Employees, Facebook ads and more! – SBS 67
    Salaried vs Hourly Employees, Facebook ads and more! – SBS 67
    Duration: 35min | 18/05/2016

    Do you compartmentalize your business? How do you keep things in perspective when solving problems? We discuss the importance of AMF (always moving forward!) when tackling problems with your small business as well as setting up triggers to help keep you accountable. We then move into a discussion of the new Federal Overtime rules that hike […] The post Salaried vs Hourly Employees, Facebook ads and more! – SBS 67 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Highs and Lows. Overcoming Adversity and Powering Through Problems – SBS 66
    Small Business Highs and Lows. Overcoming Adversity and Powering Through Problems – SBS 66
    Duration: 28min | 11/05/2016

    Does everything always go right with your small business? We didn’t think so. Dave and Shannon have had a bad week and no amount of their patented optimistic self-delusion will get them through without spending some time on the Small Business Show sharing their stories and talking through ways to keep yourself and your team […] The post Small Business Highs and Lows. Overcoming Adversity and Powering Through Problems – SBS 66 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Planning for the Worst and Scott Adams Book – SBS 65
    Small Business Planning for the Worst and Scott Adams Book – SBS 65
    Duration: 37min | 05/05/2016

    What happens to your well thought-out Small Business plans if you become incapacitated? Who steps in to handle the myriad of details that you take care of each day. Dave and Shannon have discussed the more formal ways to setup a succession plan, such as disability insurance and Key Man policies, but what about the […] The post Small Business Planning for the Worst and Scott Adams Book – SBS 65 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Crazy Ideas vs. Managing Your Time and Naysayers – SBS 64
    Crazy Ideas vs. Managing Your Time and Naysayers – SBS 64
    Duration: 34min | 27/04/2016

    Ever have a crazy idea? Of course you have. Exploring those ideas can be the thing that leads to the next business opportunity. And that next business opportunity might eventually be the thing that puts food on your table. You need to pay attention to those crazy ideas, but you also need to learn how to […] The post Crazy Ideas vs. Managing Your Time and Naysayers – SBS 64 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Managing the Growth of your Business with Bryan O’Connell of Meras Engineering – SBS 63
    Managing the Growth of your Business with Bryan O’Connell of Meras Engineering – SBS 63
    Duration: 35min | 20/04/2016

    Any growth for your small business is good and the faster the better, right? Bryan O’Connell, co-founder of Meras Engineering would disagree! Bryan joins us today on the Small Business Show to talk about managing growth, choosing business partners, finding an advisory group that holds you accountable and more. We also discuss the value of an […] The post Managing the Growth of your Business with Bryan O’Connell of Meras Engineering – SBS 63 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Optimizing your Small Business  Your Time: Kelan Raph of Grand Canal Solutions – SBS 62
    Optimizing your Small Business & Your Time: Kelan Raph of Grand Canal Solutions – SBS 62
    Duration: 30min | 13/04/2016

    Kelan Raph has built a career helping people get their products from point A to point B. With his current venture, Grand Canal Solutions, he and his team have developed Optimize, a service that automatically identifies enhancements and optimizations to your product shipments, warehousing and more. Kelan talks to Shannon and Dave about blending partnerships with […] The post Optimizing your Small Business & Your Time: Kelan Raph of Grand Canal Solutions – SBS 62 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • When and How to Sell Your Small Business – Seapoint Business Advisors – SBS 61
    When and How to Sell Your Small Business – Seapoint Business Advisors – SBS 61
    Duration: 43min | 06/04/2016

    Ever thought about selling your business? We thought so! Bob Grewal  of Seapoint Business Advisors sells businesses for a living, and he deals with all kinds of issues you haven’t even considered yet. Recasting financials, dealing with your employees, reducing the perception of risk and distributing revenue are all things you’ll have to deal with and […] The post When and How to Sell Your Small Business – Seapoint Business Advisors – SBS 61 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Middleman – thriving in the internet age? – SBS 60
    Small Business Middleman – thriving in the internet age? – SBS 60
    Duration: 33min | 30/03/2016

    In 1995 it was predicted that the Internet would kill “the middleman.” Here we are a couple decades later and not only are middlemen still in business, they’re the norm. In fact, as Dave and Shannon discover, everyone is a middleman, even if only for themslves, and that’s OK. Add in a dash about the Gig […] The post Small Business Middleman – thriving in the internet age? – SBS 60 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Would a $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage Impact Your Small Business? – SBS 59
    Would a $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage Impact Your Small Business? – SBS 59
    Duration: 34min | 23/03/2016

    Shannon and Dave put on their kevlar vests – and tinfoil hats – and tackle the topic of a rising minimum wage as it relates to small business. Do you hire entry level employees or summer workers? Who will benefit from this? Who will get special exemptions with the government? How will it work? These are […] The post Would a $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage Impact Your Small Business? – SBS 59 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Jason Snell from Six Colors: From Magazine Editor to Small Business Publisher– SBS 58
    Jason Snell from Six Colors: From Magazine Editor to Small Business Publisher– SBS 58
    Duration: 51min | 16/03/2016

    Long-time technology journalist Jason Snell spent 17 years writing, editing and managing teams at Macworld magazine before leaving that behind to start his own small business publishing company, SixColors.com. Along the way, Jason also created and managed various Podcasts like The Incomparable, TV Talk Machine, and Upgrade. Jason joins Shannon and Dave to talk about the experience of moving […] The post Jason Snell from Six Colors: From Magazine Editor to Small Business Publisher– SBS 58 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Using Slack to manage your Small Business Team and More – SBS 57
    Using Slack to manage your Small Business Team and More – SBS 57
    Duration: 29min | 09/03/2016

    Shannon and Dave have both run virtual (or semi-virtual) companies for decades and have used all manner of electronic communication tools to keep their various teams in sync. These days they both make use of Slack (among other tools) to organize their lives and make teams feel like teams. Hear them talk about all the […] The post Using Slack to manage your Small Business Team and More – SBS 57 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Paul Goodman  PuraVida Bracelets Execution on an Idea – SBS 56
    Paul Goodman & PuraVida Bracelets Execution on an Idea – SBS 56
    Duration: 23min | 02/03/2016

    Ever sit on the beach and have a great idea? Paul Goodman and his business partner did, bought 400 bracelets from cart vendors, traveled home and PuraVida bracelets was born! They sold their first batch, ordered more, started and now they sell 50-100 thousand bracelets each week. Paul tells Shannon and Dave about all kinds of […] The post Paul Goodman & PuraVida Bracelets Execution on an Idea – SBS 56 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Customer Reviews – Managing the positive and negative – SBS 55
    Small Business Customer Reviews – Managing the positive and negative – SBS 55
    Duration: 34min | 24/02/2016

    Episode 55 means it’s a perfect time to discuss what your two favorite business geeks have learned from watching Sammy Hagar over the years. You might be surprised to hear the revelations that Shannon and Dave have. Then it’s on to reviews. Every business gets reviews, even those that don’t think they do (someday Dave will […] The post Small Business Customer Reviews – Managing the positive and negative – SBS 55 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Dave and Shannon Interview Each Other – Small Business Show 54
    Dave and Shannon Interview Each Other – Small Business Show 54
    Duration: 34min | 17/02/2016

    Your two favorite business geeks are about to celebrate their one year anniversary of podcasting together and to celebrate … they interview each other. Hear Dave and Shannon ask one another about their starts, their stops, their transitions and more! The post Dave and Shannon Interview Each Other – Small Business Show 54 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business and your personal privacy, how to set prices and more – SBS 53
    Small Business and your personal privacy, how to set prices and more – SBS 53
    Duration: 38min | 10/02/2016

    It’s mailbag day today! Shannon and Dave answer two of your questions this week, the first is about crafting your public persona. No one is better equipped to represent your business than you are, and that means you have to get comfortable putting yourself out there, too. But you don’t have to put everything online […] The post Small Business and your personal privacy, how to set prices and more – SBS 53 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Grow Your Small Business, Executive Summaries and the Beer Test! – SBS 52
    Grow Your Small Business, Executive Summaries and the Beer Test! – SBS 52
    Duration: 35min | 03/02/2016

    Today’s small business show takes us through some of the bigger-picture stuff you can do to grow your small business. What would it take to grow your business to be ten times its size? What would you change if you were running your business like you intended to sell it? If you had to write an […] The post Grow Your Small Business, Executive Summaries and the Beer Test! – SBS 52 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • How Small Business Competes for Employees with Well Funded Startups – SBS 51
    How Small Business Competes for Employees with Well Funded Startups – SBS 51
    Duration: 27min | 27/01/2016

    Shannon and Dave talk about the impact that small business owners feel when competing for employees with new, well-funded startups (aka those that can hire people their cash flow doesn’t afford!). Shannon found a great article about how on-demand businesses have created a new era of entrepreneurship — and how attractive that is to employees that want […] The post How Small Business Competes for Employees with Well Funded Startups – SBS 51 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Luxury Small Business Success Story: Justluxe.com – SBS 50
    Luxury Small Business Success Story: Justluxe.com – SBS 50
    Duration: 31min | 20/01/2016

    Rob Gautereaux started JustLuxe.com in 2004 as a site with product articles and classified ads. Within 2 years he realized there was better value to the JustLuxe readers – and JustLuxe themselves – if they were a true publication business. Since then JustLuxe has grown significantly by creating their own great content and partnering with […] The post Luxury Small Business Success Story: Justluxe.com – SBS 50 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Naming Your Business and Credit Card Rewards – Small Business Show 49
    Naming Your Business and Credit Card Rewards – Small Business Show 49
    Duration: 37min | 13/01/2016

    Shannon and Dave dig in today, talking about naming your business (and theirs!) as well as reward credit cards. How do you go about picking a good name for a business and what message does it send to your customers? Your favorite business geeks are also rewards credit card geeks that love earning points and perks […] The post Naming Your Business and Credit Card Rewards – Small Business Show 49 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • The Small Business Cash Flow Show – SBS 48
    The Small Business Cash Flow Show – SBS 48
    Duration: 27min | 06/01/2016

    Cash is king. You hear it all the time, but have you ever sat down and thought about what it means for your small business? Your two favorite business geeks have and they share their thoughts about how to manage – and even get – cash the right way. Profits are great, but cash is […] The post The Small Business Cash Flow Show – SBS 48 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Motivating and Pleasing Your Employees – SBS 47
    Motivating and Pleasing Your Employees – SBS 47
    Duration: 26min | 30/12/2015

    While cash might be king, your employees are queen… and this is one of those cases where the queen needs to win. Shannon and Dave talk about what it takes to not only motivate your employees, but also to keep your team happy. Starting with a discussion about salespeople, the value of quotas is challenged… […] The post Motivating and Pleasing Your Employees – SBS 47 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Tips from 5 Happiness Webmaster – SBS 46
    Small Business Tips from 5 Happiness Webmaster – SBS 46
    Duration: 42min | 23/12/2015

    Bruce Linde is the quintessential service provider, always looking to do whatever he can to support his clients. In fact, he even considers the websites he builds for his clients to serve them after he’s finished; the goal being to have the site “turn interest into a client.” Bruce wryly shares the many stories and lessons […] The post Small Business Tips from 5 Happiness Webmaster – SBS 46 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Marketing Stories – Part 2 – Small Business Show 45
    Small Business Marketing Stories – Part 2 – Small Business Show 45
    Duration: 43min | 16/12/2015

    This week on the Small Business Show, we continue the discussion about small business marketing with Shannon and Dave talking about the value of marketing via social media as well as offline marketing. Strategies for authenticity are the core, including specific discussions about Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, offline marketing and more! The post Small Business Marketing Stories – Part 2 – Small Business Show 45 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Small Business Marketing – Our Stories. Part 1 – SBS 44
    Small Business Marketing – Our Stories. Part 1 – SBS 44
    Duration: 39min | 11/12/2015

    Shannon and Dave share their own thoughts about marketing as it relates to their businesses. In Part 1 of the Small Business Marketing show, advertising is a focus with discussions about pay per click, display ads, podcasts and reviews. What marketing methods have worked for you? Share your story with us in the comments below […] The post Small Business Marketing – Our Stories. Part 1 – SBS 44 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

  • Kickstarter, the Value of Ideas and Taxes – Small Business Show Episode 43
    Kickstarter, the Value of Ideas and Taxes – Small Business Show Episode 43
    Duration: 38min | 02/12/2015

    Ever had a million-dollar idea? Shannon and Dave discuss what that actually means and the realities behind bringing an idea to fruition. Kickstarter is a big part of that discussion, from both good and bad angles. But first, your two business geeks share a little tax talk about what you should be doing now to be sure […] The post Kickstarter, the Value of Ideas and Taxes – Small Business Show Episode 43 appeared first on The Small Business Show.

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