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Small Business Talk is a podcast is for business owners and entrepreneurs who want to find a better way to run their businesses without having to spend years doing it the hard way. Discover tips and techniques that you can use to take your business to the next level. Enjoy episodes with our guest experts; along with deeper dives into tools and tips that you can use in your business. The tools and tips these episodes are in easy to follow actionable steps, so you will not want to miss them. Small Business Talk is hosted by Cathy Smith who has run the same Marketing Agency for more than 17 years and helped hundreds of business owners achieve their marketing goals. Learn about building your social media channels, how to get Google to love your website, developing a digital marketing strategy, tools to make your business life easier and much more. Whether you’re a small business owner, seasoned entrepreneur or just beginning your business journey, this show is for you. New episodes every Thursday.

Small Business Talk is a podcast is for business owners and entrepreneurs who want to find a better way to run their businesses without having to spend years doing it the hard way. Discover tips and techniques that you can use to take your business to the next level. Enjoy episodes with our guest experts; along with deeper dives into tools and tips that you can use in your business. The tools and tips these episodes are in easy to follow actionable steps, so you will not want to miss them. Small Business Talk is hosted by Cathy Smith who has run the same Marketing Agency for more than 17 years and helped hundreds of business owners achieve their marketing goals. Learn about building your social media channels, how to get Google to love your website, developing a digital marketing strategy, tools to make your business life easier and much more. Whether you’re a small business owner, seasoned entrepreneur or just beginning your business journey, this show is for you. New episodes every Thursday.
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Australia

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Small Business Talk is a podcast is for business owners and entrepreneurs who want to find a better way to run their businesses without having to spend years doing it the hard way. Discover tips and techniques that you can use to take your business to the next level. Enjoy episodes with our guest experts; along with deeper dives into tools and tips that you can use in your business. The tools and tips these episodes are in easy to follow actionable steps, so you will not want to miss them. Small Business Talk is hosted by Cathy Smith who has run the same Marketing Agency for more than 17 years and helped hundreds of business owners achieve their marketing goals. Learn about building your social media channels, how to get Google to love your website, developing a digital marketing strategy, tools to make your business life easier and much more. Whether you’re a small business owner, seasoned entrepreneur or just beginning your business journey, this show is for you. New episodes every Thursday.

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English

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0409489464


Episodes

Turning a Passion Into A Business

8/14/2019
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Turning a passion into a business, Kerry Ridley from My Little Bookshops tells us about travelling around Western Australia in a vintage caravan selling books. The uniqueness about it is that it is the only mobile / travelling bookshop in Australia. Kerry tells us how she combined 2 passions and turned them into a business. Come on a journey with us. Go to Small Business Talk Episode 29 for the show notes and links.

Duration:00:24:08

028 10 things You Need to Know About Email

8/7/2019
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Email is a necessity in our lives today however there are 10 things you need to know about email. Listen to Small Business Talk Episode 028 and check out the show notes too, for all the details.

Duration:00:12:21

027 It’s Time to Scale Up – How To Engage Virtual Staff

7/31/2019
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Welcome to the Small Business talk podcast today. My guest is Esther Anderson a fellow digital agency owner. Esther also runs a virtual staff agency called SMOFONSE, and today we're going to talk - It’s Time to Scale Up – How To Engage Virtual Staff. Having virtual staff can be both rewarding and challenging. Esther takes us through some common pitfalls and how to prevent them. List to Small Business Talk Podcast Episode 27 for all the details. Enjoy

Duration:00:37:42

026 How To Get More Organic Reach On Facebook - Part 2

7/24/2019
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To get more reach on Facebook you need to do it - be consistent and add content regularly. If you haven't listened to the Small Business Talk Podcast episode 24 to set up your business page correctly go back and start there. In this episode I will give you tips on easy steps you can take to increase your Facebook Business Page's organic reach so listen up. The show notes are at the Small Business Talk Podcast episode 26 if you would like to go and take a look.

Duration:00:10:46

025 How to Write A Business Book That Will Actually Sell

7/17/2019
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Ever thought about writing a business book but didn’t know where to start? Today we're going to talk about how you can write a business book that will actually sell. We know lots of people have books in their heads and not quite sure where to start, and then will somebody actually buy it. How to Write A Business Book That Will Actually Sell, listen to Small Business Talk Episode 025 for all the tips or go to smallbusinesstalk.com.au/025 for the show notes.

Duration:00:32:07

024 How To Get More Organic Reach On Facebook

7/10/2019
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How To Get More Organic Reach On Facebook. Facebook is a wonderful business tool that reaches many people. You can get your message out to people who may not normally see your business. Over the years we have all heard the dome and gloom of how Facebook’s organic reach has decline and its now a “pay to play” platform. Yes and no. Listen to Small Business Talk Podcast Episode 024 to find out more and go to http://smallbusinesstalk.com.au/024 for the Show Notes

Duration:00:10:46

How Impostor Syndrome Could Be Holding Your Business Back

7/3/2019
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Are you sabotaging your own success by listening to your uneducated self-talk? Dr Katrina Alilovic a counselling psychologist. Katrina is eternally curious, she likes her comfort zone but knows that outside the comfort zone is an important place to go for a life well lived. “Imposter syndrome is a fancy way of referring to self-doubt. It is self-doubt on steroids. A complex web of thoughts, beliefs and behaviours that have the sole outcome of keeping your small, unsure and anxious” Katrina...

Duration:00:38:04

022 The Journey So Far and What Went Wrong

6/26/2019
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Like all journey's my podcasting journey while making Small Business Talk has not always been a smooth one. Listen to some of the many mistakes I have made and hopefully, you can learn not to make these on your podcasting journey or just listen and have a laugh. In the end, no one died (although I thought I might once or twice) and the show has gone on. For your listening pleasure here is episode 022 of The Small Business Talk Podcast.

Duration:00:09:42

021 The Importance of Continuing to Build Relationships With Your Existing Customers To Strengthen Your Business

6/19/2019
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The Importance of Continuing to Build Relationships With Your Existing Customers To Strengthen Your Business. "I think it's so important, that we treat our customers with respect and also an obligation-free service, we actually provide service to people, and expect anything return. I find even though I work in sales, I don't think of myself as being a salesperson, I think it's about building a relationship." Tasha White Listen to Small Business Talk Podcast Episode 021 for all Tasha's tips...

Duration:00:26:34

020 Business Goals How to Get Your Business Moving Forward

6/12/2019
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"Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it to be easier, wish you were better" Jim Rohn Can you believe it is almost halfway through the year? Have you made business goals? How are they going? On Small Business Talk Episode 20, wow be have made it this far - 20 episodes - I chat about business goals and what a game changer they can be, listen in and enjoy. For all the full show notes go to https://smallbusinesstalk.com.au/020

Duration:00:12:49

019 Marketing Automation, How to Get Your Marketing More Streamlined - Ray Milidoni

6/5/2019
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This week's Small Business Talk podcast I had the great honour of interviewing my podcast mentor, Ray Milidoni. Ray explained how automation can give us more time and options in our business to create a better user experience. Listen to this week’s full episode of the Small Business Talk Podcast https://smallbusinesstalk.com.au/019 where Ray Milidoni talks about Marketing Automation, How to Get Your Marketing More Streamlined. Enjoy Episode 19.

Duration:00:34:12

018 Is WordPress Safe for My Website

5/29/2019
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Are you wondering whether WordPress is safe for your website? Yes, it is however there are some things you must know, listen and find out more. See the full show notes at http://smallbusinesstalk.com.au/018

Duration:00:10:20

017 Future Proofing your Marketing with SEO – David Pagotto

5/22/2019
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Future Proofing Your Marketing with SEO Today learning about digital marketing, including SEO, Google Ads, Social Media and content marketing is one of the most valuable things for a small business owner to know. Search is becoming more and more relevant and a high organic ranking can be the difference between having a thriving business or one that is not. Listen to this week’s Small Business Talk Podcast https://smallbusinesstalk.com.au/017 to listen to David's tips on how you can win at...

Duration:00:37:23

016 Tips to Drive More Traffic To Your Website That You Can Do Yourself

5/16/2019
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Today we're going to be talking about getting traffic to your website. There's no point having the best website in the world if nobody can find it. Five Things To Get More Traffic To Your Website That You Can Do Yourself. Wouldn't it be great to get more traffic to your website without having to ask somebody else to do it for you? Here are my five tips: Now, we'll go into each one in a bit more later. Go to Small Business Talk Podcast Website for the full show notes and listen now.

Duration:00:12:26

015 Your Business Adventure, Moving Beyond Limiting Self-Belief And Into The Freedom Of Possibilities.

5/8/2019
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Ever felt like business is a bit like conquering a mountain. Meet Lisa Kniebe. Lisa did conqueror a d mountain and on this week’s edition of the Small Business podcast speaks of her experience and lessons learned that may help you in your business. This as an episode not to be missed. Come and find out what Lisa’s biggest takeaways were and how you can apply then too (without having to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro or go to Africa). https://smallbusinesstalk.com.au/015

Duration:00:38:10

014 Is LinkedIn Another Time Waster or a Business Tool

5/1/2019
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Is LinkedIn Another Time Waster or a Business Tool? Today on Small Business Talk Podcast I explain how to start with LinkedIn to use as a business tool. Full show notes are at https://smallbusinesstalk.com.au/014

Duration:00:11:23

013 Dealing With Difficult Customers - David Lawson

4/24/2019
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Dealing With Difficult Customers - David Lawson David says all personalities can be boiled down into 3 main groups. These different personality types is what can cause conflict between customers and our business. Conflicts can be caused by a range of things like: Difference is a good thing because it gives us a variety and balance, however personality difference can also be a culprit when dealing with difficult customers. 3 Different Personality Types There are three different...

Duration:00:28:09

012 Impostor Syndrome What Is It and Do you Have It

4/17/2019
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Impostor Syndrome What Is It and Do You Have It? Impostor Syndrome very common and it is when you feel like you are not good enough to charge for what you are doing no matter what qualifications you have or how many years’ experience you have. Impostor Syndrome can be debilitating and stop people from moving forward and having a successful business. Today on Small Business Talk Podcast I explain what Impostor Syndrome is in more detail and give you some tips to move past it. Full show...

Duration:00:11:35

011 Demystifying Single Touch Payroll - Gemma Heaney

4/10/2019
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Demystifying Single Touch Payroll - Gemma Heaney Hey, I'm so glad you could join us. Welcome to the Small Business Talk Podcast today, we are talking to Gemma Heaney of HBG Tax & Accounting and we're going to be talking about single Touch Payroll. What do small business owners need to know about single touch payroll? The main thing that most businesses need to be aware of is that it is now going to be mandatory for all employers, from the first of July 2019. Listen on and get the full...

Duration:00:18:11