The Small Business Express Podcast
By Gary Shouldis
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For online and offline entrepreneurs that want to cut to the chase. Any and every small business topic broken down and massaged into three simple action steps. Join two seasoned small business owners from TheSmallBizExpress.com and experience your AHA! moment today.
||CleanSBX 34: How To Recharge Yourself and Your Business||Feel like you’ve run out of gas, that starting a business is burning you out? Are you finding yourself avoiding the important things that need to get done in your business? If you’re experiencing feelings of self-doubt, burn-out, apathy, laziness,||8/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 33: How To Keep Focused On The Main Thing For Your Business||Ever feel like you’re working your ass off in your business but when you look back, you feel like you still didn’t accomplish much? Maybe your not focusing on the right things. If you own your own business,||7/14/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 32: Advanced Website Strategies To Grow Your Business||Website not driving leads like you thought it would? Maybe you’re focusing on the wrong things. Every business owner dreams of having a website that prints money for their business, one that just keeps sending leads over and over again. Yeah,||7/6/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 31: When Is It Time To Pivot Your Business||Every business owner eventually arrives at a crossroads with their business where they have to make some tough decisions. Things may not be going as planned and you feel like you’re just spinning your wheels.||5/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX29: Evolution Of Your Thing||The itch to become a business owner happens seemingly out of nowhere. You’re standing in line at Wal-Mart. You’re daydreaming in the fast lane on the highway while other (irritated) drivers pass you on the right.||5/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 28: Building Owner Brands||Social media… it is NOT just for your business. In an age of information and CEO celebrity-hood, customers want to know a little something about the owner of your company (RE: you). It doesn’t matter if you’re an offline owner, an online owner,||5/3/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 27: 5 Website Mistakes That Are Killing Your Conversions||When it comes to generating leads and sales for your business, is your website less like Ron Popeil and more like Willy Loman? Well, don’t feel bad if it is, most business websites are setup to fail from the start. Your website does not have you,||4/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 26: Effortless Selling, How To Sell To Today’s Consumer||Selling just isn’t what it used to be. Many business owners miss the good old days of straight forward selling, where you give your canned sales pitch, the customer counters, you give them a small discount and a pat on the back……and boom!||4/20/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 25: How To Make Your Business Standout From The Crowd||You’re rocking out. Building your business. Dreaming. Planning. Dreaming some more. And then it happens. You discover another business doing what you’re doing. Competition happens, sure. But THIS other business is further along than yo||4/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 24: How To Not Let Your Business Get In The Way Of Your Life||Is your business taking over your life? Starting your own business is nothing like working for someone else. When you have a job, you clock in every morning and clock out at the end of the day. Both physically and mentally. With your own business,||4/6/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 23: How To Find The Right Business Partner||The only thing that might be uglier than a divorce is a business partnership gone bad. Business partnerships can be awesome. Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniak, Warren Buffet & Charlie Munger, Mike Monroe & Gary Shouldis and Darryl Hall & John Oats are just a..||3/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 22: Twitter Success In Under 15 Minutes a Day||So much social media, so little time! Many business owners believe that if they can’t do EVERYTHING, they shouldn’t even try to do SOMETHING. Which is why we hunted down small business owner and Twitter expert, Mr. Josh King.||3/22/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 21: How To Validate Your Business Idea||Has anyone ever told you, “you’re so great at (insert skill), you should start a business!” These words, though innocent, have paved the road to more failed business ventures than any recession, depression or economic downturn ever has.||3/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 20: How to Get Customers Coming to YOU||The hardest part of being a business owner is getting people who need you to notice you. And then, once they notice you, getting them to overcome their natural skepticism and buyers remorse to purchase from you.||3/8/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 19: How To Get Started In Ecommerce||Have you always wanted to create an eCommerce store for your business but don’t know where to start? Creating an Ecommerce store, as a stand alone store or to supplement your brick and mortar, can be a great way for a local business to create a much br.||3/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 18 – The Upsell: Getting Your Customers To Buy More Stuff||Congratulations, you made a sale! But what if it meant more than a monetary transaction that ensured your business could stay open for 12 minutes longer? What if, instead of saying “you made a sale,” we instead suggested “you solved a problem.||2/22/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX17 – How To Productize Your Service And Get Paid Faster||Are you a service professional having a hard time getting paid by your customers? Is cash flow always an issue? This is something that plagues many freelancers and service professionals. Getting paid on time.||2/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 16: Cut Down On Administrative Tasks And Focus On Growing Your Business||In the beginning stages of owning a small business, you’re going to be doing everything yourself. Sorry, that’s just the way it is. As the owner, however, there are places where your time is better spent: things that please customers,||2/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 15: Creating A Killer Business Blog||Every business owner has been told by at least a few people that they need to have a blog. They tell them a blog will make you a leader in your field, will drive tons of traffic to your website and will increase revenues 10 times over. Well,||2/6/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSBX 14: How Your Business Can Work With Charities||Serving customers is great. But as business owners we have the opportunity to do even more for causes, communities, and people the world-over. Almost everybody nowadays has a favorite charity (or two, or five) and the question becomes: how can you le.||1/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Fuel for the fire!
As someone who is in the beginning stages of opening their our business I find your podcast informative and inspirational. Love the format, topic choices and guests. Keep killing it!
Great podcast, love the action steps
I have really enjoyed these podcast. Gary and Mike really know what they are talking about. They are helping me take my current business of cake making to the next level. I love the way they break down each podcast into action step at end of each episode.
As a business owner, I found these podcasts extremely helpful. It’s nice to get some easy to understand pointers from someone with experience. Hopefully there will be more to come!
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