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Helping you navigate the road to entrpreneurial success.
Helping you navigate the road to entrpreneurial success.
Interview with Sarah Buxbaum - Celebrate with Sarah
It is our pleasure to talk with Sarah Buxbaum, owner of Celebrate with Sarah! Today we discuss how this busy entrepreneur has built her brand identity on Instagram and how she is branching out into other areas to fulfill her lifelong dreams. Sarah's Links mentioned in episode: Planoly PixiStock SARAH BUXBAUM BIO Sarah is an award winning Business Owner, Philanthropist, Author, and the creator behind Celebrate with Sarah and CWS Hospitality. Her background includes over 15 years of...
Getting Back to Basics With Your Marketing Strategy
You may feel like when it comes to your marketing you're spinning your wheels. It may be time to step back and re-evaluate your strategy. Today, Katrina and Janet talk about how to figure out what's working and what's not and how to get the most bang for your marketing buck.
Notes From The Edge: Working With Less Than Ideal Clients
There are times when we, as entrepreneurs, encounter problem clients. They are the ones that don't want to pay full price, yet want more than you offer your other clients, or no matter what you do are never satisfied. Today Katrina and Janet give a glimpse into some of their less than ideal client stories and offer tips on how to deal with them effectively.
Facebook Ads andthe Small Business Owner
There's been a lot of talk lately about some of the biggest companies pulling their Facebook advertising because of the policies and practices of Facebook. The question is: should small businesses follow suit, or should they take advantage of the situation?
Getting Past the Shiny Object Syndrome
We've all been there: signed up for a course or seminar that promises to help you make millions, platforms that promote ease of use, tech that you just "have" to have to make life easier. The problem is that many times they don't live up to expectations. Today, Katrina and Janet talk about this "shiny object syndrome" and how to truly evaluate whether or not it is a good fit for your business.
Different Ways to Make Money NOW!
Sometimes we hit dry periods in our businesses, where our workload tapers off and we don't have money coming in. There are ways to supplement your income that can pay off in a big way. Today, Katrina and Janet explore 4 of those options: affiliate marketing, membership sites, white labeling and course creation.
Business Mistakes We've Made and How To Avoid Them
When it comes to our businesses, there's always a good chance that we'll make a mistake - or two, or three. Today, Katrina and Janet share some of their missteps as they've grown their businesses and the lessons they've learned.
Masterminds and HowThey Can Grow Your Business
As entrepreneurs, we wear different hats all the time. Sometimes, though, we need some help to take our business to the next level. Mastermind groups can be just the thing to get you there. Today we talk about what a Mastermind group is, the pros and cons of belonging to a Mastermind, and how this group can support you as you build your business.
How to Overcome Isolation
For many entrepreneurs, working alone is a way of life. In this episode, Katrina and Janet talk about the ups and downs of working alone, the isolation it can cause and tips to make sure that you don't isolate too much.
Getting Noticed By The Masses
When it comes to marketing your business, do you feel like you are getting a lot of content out there but don't have a lot to show for all that work? Today we talk about how to not only get the message out but also get noticed and attract new clients with a simple, concise marketing plan.
Why Start A Podcast
Podcasting is a great way to get your message out and attract people to your business. It's a way to show your expertise and for others to "sample" you so that they get an idea of who you are and what they can expect. Today we talk about what's involved in getting your podcast up and running.
The Importance of Video
Video is a great way to connect with your audience. It gives your business a face that allows people to truly get to know, like and trust you. In this episode, we give you tips and trick on how to create the best video for all of your marketing efforts and as a special bonus we talk about how you can take one video and repurpose it in multiple ways.
Marketing Like A Pro With Easy to Use Platforms
There are so many marketing services out there to help with various aspects of marketing your business, it can be overwhelming. It's hard to distinguish between what you really need and the next shiny object that is meant to solve all your marketing needs. In today's episode, we share with you our choices for social media scheduling, email marketing/customer relationship management and simple graphic design/creation. We'll also talk a little bit about branding and why it's so important.
Going Through The Different Stages of Business
On today's episode of Let's Talk About Business, we examine the growing stages (and pains) that small businesses go through as they begin their journey to success.
Social Media Quick and Dirty Tips to Get You Started
Social media is more important today than ever before. On today's episode of Let's Talk About Business, we focus on how to build a simple social media strategy that is easy to implement, what systems to put in place to make your social media marketing easier, and more.
Dealing With OUr New Reality of Working Remotely
With coronavirus stay at home orders in effect, many of us are working from home for the first time. On this episode of Let's Talk About Business, we walk you through some of the technologies that you can use to stay in touch with your clients and continue building your business while you work from home.
When Is It Time to Say "Yes" to That Seminar Promise
We've all been there. The speaker is on stage, they present a compelling offer, and the urge to run - not walk - to the back of the room to sign up is strong. We also know that the majority of people who purchase that new seminar will not finish it or take advantage of everything it offers. On today's episode of Let's Talk About Business, we discuss how to determine whether or not a seminar is right for you BEFORE you buy. All it takes are for you to take a breath and ask yourself a few...
Networking With Integrity
On this episode of Let's Talk About Business, we explore the world of networking - what it is, proper etiquette, how to avoid some of the common mistakes that networkers make, and, most importantly, how to be strategic about your networking activities.
IT Support for Your Equipment: How to Find Support Now and When You Need It
Have you ever started up your computer and seen the blue screen of death? Nothing's working, you have a lot to do, and you can't even get your computer to respond. So what do you do? On today's episode, we talk about how to choose your equipment, get support and make sure your equipment is always up and running.
Systems: How to Find the Right One For Your Business
Choosing the right systems to use for your business can be daunting. There are so many different choices with various bells and whistles that many entrepreneurs don't know where to start. On this episode, we give you a simple checklist that will help you evaluate whether a system is right (or wrong) for your business.