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HaliBlab is a show for small businesses in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I'll talk to businesses you may be watching and some you haven't heard of yet. I love to hear stories of local businesses--how they started and where they're going--and of course, how they're leveraging social media. About the Music: Medium Rock by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/

HaliBlab is a show for small businesses in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I'll talk to businesses you may be watching and some you haven't heard of yet. I love to hear stories of local businesses--how they started and where they're going--and of course, how they're leveraging social media. About the Music: Medium Rock by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/
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HaliBlab is a show for small businesses in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I'll talk to businesses you may be watching and some you haven't heard of yet. I love to hear stories of local businesses--how they started and where they're going--and of course, how they're leveraging social media. About the Music: Medium Rock by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/

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Episodes

Ep 17 : Natural Skin Care with Carolyn Crewe

1/18/2019
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Episode 17 of HaliBlab features Carolyn Crewe of Duckish, a local company with a variety of natural skin care and bath products, including my personal favourite lip balm! Hear about how Duckish got started, what they’re working on, and how they use social media. Website: www.duckish.ca IG: www.instagram.com/getduckish FB: www.facebook.com/DuckishNaturalSkinCare Twitter: twitter.com/getduckish Promo for HaliBlab listeners: 20% off your next online Duckish purchase with code...

Duration:00:40:20

Ep 16: Travel and Work Remotely with Amy Schwartz

1/11/2019
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Episode 16 of HaliBlab features Amy Schwartz of Unleash Surf, a company that sets up everything you need to work-from-away in a surf-friendly environment. Her secret-not-secret passion is finding herself at home everywhere: from a 43 ft sailboat en route from Cape-Town to Florida, to the local matriarch’s front lawn on Easter Island, a first-edition VW bus in Argentine Patagonia, a raft on the Karnali river in Nepal, a bike in the Peruvian Amazon, and her hammock-tent on a Mozambique beach,...

Duration:00:40:40

Ep 15: Businesses to Watch with Peter Moreira

1/4/2019
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Episode 15 of HaliBlab features Peter Moreira of Entrevestor. Join us as we chat about the year ahead for startups in the Maritimes and learn about some of the new and exciting businesses to watch this year! Plus learn all about Peter's new book, The Haight. Entrevestor website Entrevestor on Facebook Peter Moreira on Twitter The Haight book on Facebook The Haight book on Instagram Grab my free 7-day course to build your Social Media Strategy https://twirp.ca/free-course/

Duration:00:44:28

Ep 14: Helping Nova Scotians with Disabilities with Easter Seals

12/14/2018
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Episode 14 of HaliBlab features Joanne Bernard from Easter Seals. Their mission is helping Nova Scotians with disabilities seek equality and inclusion, and access to independence and opportunities. Join me to learn more about the programs they operate and how you can support them in their mission this holiday season. Find Easter Seals on . . . Website: www.easterseals.ns.ca Twitter: www.twitter.com/eastersealsns Facebook: www.facebook.com/ESnovascotia Grab my free 7-day course to...

Duration:00:35:10

Ep 13: Creating Prosthetic Limbs from Recycled Caps with Jacob Boudreau

12/7/2018
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Episode 13 of HaliBlab features Jacob Boudreau, a 3D printing enthusiast and Founder & CEO of Kindness3D. This biotech company uses 3D printing technology to create a more elabourate and affordable prosthetic limb. K3D started out as a chapter of E-Nable, a non profit group that uses 3D printing technology and community support to supply the world with free artificial limbs. You can help by donating your plastic pop bottle caps and marijuana container caps. We are planning to have Jacob...

Duration:00:23:04

Ep 12: Website Legal Essentials with Corinne Boudreau

11/30/2018
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Episode 12 of HaliBlab features everyone’s favourite guitar-picking, hockey-playing, lawyer-turned-entrepreneur Corinne Boudreau! We chat about shooting down stereotypes by showing your personal side on social media and the essential legal requirements you should have on your website. Spoiler: Anita admits she has some work to do in that area! Get your freebies from Corinne here, including: Legal Bits for your Online Course Agreement Do I Need to Incorporate? Top 10 Tips to Review...

Duration:00:50:22

Ep 11: Creating Courses & Workshops with Sandra Currie-Samson

11/23/2018
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On this week’s episode of HaliBlab meet someone who trains trainers, Sandra Currie-Samson! She specializes in helping entrepreneurs and subject matter experts build captivating courses. If you’re trying to get a workshop or course off the ground you don’t want to miss out on this interview. Find Sandra on... Website: https://sandracurriesamson.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/SassySolutions Facebook: https://facebook.com/sandracurriesamson1 LinkedIn:...

Duration:00:43:18

Ep 10: Inspiration for the Entrepreneur with Meryl Cook

11/16/2018
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Meryl Cook is an author, journal writer, speaker, and workshop leader. As a contemporary fibre artist and former homeopath, Meryl brings her lifetime of work in the healing arts together with her experience as an artist to help others with their healing journey. Currently, Meryl is the Craft LAIR (Local Artist in Residence) at the Centre for Craft, Nova Scotia. Her story will inspire the entrepreneur in all of us. You can find Meryl on: Twitter: twitter.com/merylacook Facebook:...

Duration:00:48:20

Ep 9: Fighting Period Poverty with Erin Casey and Suzanne Lively

11/9/2018
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Episode 9 of HaliBlab: A Halifax Small Business Podcast with guests Erin Casey of Dignity. Period. and Suzanne Lively of Friendly Divas. As the holiday season approaches, we are focusing more on charities. In this podcast, we chat about what period poverty is, what Erin and Suzanne are accomplishing through their initiatives, and how you can help. Friendly Divas raises awareness and funds for period poverty: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/friendlydivas/ Twitter:...

Duration:00:41:44

Ep 8: Wifi Marketing with Shaun Whynacht

11/2/2018
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Episode 8 of HaliBlab: A Halifax Small Business Podcast with guest Shaun Whynacht of Blue Cow Marketing Inc. We chat about wifi marketing, Zenreach, and other marketing tips. You’ll be amazed at what can be accomplished through offering free wifi at your place of business! FREE Customer Experience Marketing E-Book: https://thecrmguy.ca/ebook Website: http://www.bluecowmarketing.ca Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bluecowmarketing Grab my free 7-day course to build your Social Media...

Duration:00:50:31

Ep 7: Chatting Chat Bots with Janet Chiang

10/26/2018
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Episode 7 of HaliBlab: A Halifax Small Business Podcast with guest Janet Chiang of GoSky AI Digital Marketing, an award-winning chat bot creator based right here in Halifax. Chat bots are the new wave in social media marketing. Freebie: Free messenger bot trend report through Janet's bot: http://m.me/goskyai?ref=Eng Website: https://gosky.ca Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/goskyai/ Article: Cosmetic Startup Sells $250,000+ Per Month with Chatbot: Grab my free course to build your...

Duration:00:41:16

Ep 6: Applying for Post-Secondary Education and Scholarships with Janet MacDonald

10/19/2018
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Episode 6 of HaliBlab: A Halifax Small Business Podcast with guest Janet MacDonald of MycampusGPS Education Consulting. Listen as Janet discusses choosing post-secondary education options and some surprising types of scholarships available for students graduating high school. Grab Janet’s free resources: For students in Grade 12: Grade 12 Checklist https://www.mycampusgps.ca/grade12checklist For students in Grade 11: Grade 11 Success Formula:...

Duration:00:42:56

Ep 5: The Art of Junk with Ginny Sterling Boddie

10/12/2018
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Episode 5 of HaliBlab: A Small Business Podcast with guest Ginny Sterling Boddie of Junkery. This award winning Halifax business was the first junk removal company across Canada to become bullfrogpowered by green fuel! Check out Junkery at www.junkery.com and on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theartofjunk/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheArtofJunk Instagram: www.instagram.com/junkery Grab my free 7-day course to build your Social Media Strategy: https://twirp.ca/free-course/

Duration:00:50:35

Ep 4: Growing a Small Business with David Moore

10/5/2018
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Episode 4 of HaliBlab: A Halifax Small Business Podcast with guest David Moore of Tea North! Learn all about how this small but rapidly growing business started here in Halifax and where it’s going next. Tea North Website: www.teanorth.ca Facebook: www.facebook.com/TeaNorthco Twitter: twitter.com/teanorthco Grab my free 7-day course to build your Social Media Strategy at twirp.ca/free-course.

Duration:00:40:26

Ep 3 How Small Businesses Can Work with Influencers with Jen Naugler

9/28/2018
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Episode 3 of HaliBlab: A Halifax Small Business Podcast with guest Jen Naugler of Simple Local Life. Learn how small businesses can work with influencers/bloggers and all that entails! Links: Jen's Website: www.simplelocallife.com Facebook: facebook.com/Jensimplelocallife Twitter: @JennNaugler Grab my free 7-day course to build your Social Media Strategy at https://twirp.ca/free-course/

Duration:00:40:42

Ep 2 101 Ways to Use Social Media to Do Good with Frances Leary

9/14/2018
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Episode 2 of HaliBlab: A Halifax Small Business Podcast with guest Frances Leary of Wired Flare. We chat about her new book and the #101Days4Good challenge. Can social media have a positive impact on our lives? You bet it can...and we talk about how to do more positive work on social media. Links: Frances’ website: www.francesleary.com Book: 101 Ways to Use Social Media to Do Good Challenge: 101days4good.com Brought to you by Stupid Simple Social Strategy Program: Get Focused. Get...

Duration:00:38:12

Ep. 1: SEO Chat with Michael Macmillan

9/7/2018
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HaliBlab returns! Join host Anita Kirkbride as she learns about the small business community in Halifax and how they use social media to further their business goals. Her first guest is Micheal MacMillan, SEO expert from SEO Brunch. They rant a little about bad SEO companies and practices, and give you a few tips and things to look for if you’re DIYing, or hiring someone to do, your SEO. Check out Michael’s website for more resources on SEO: www.haliblab.seobrunch.com Grab my free...

Duration:00:54:14