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0A- Podcast hiatus due to caretaking for mother with Alzheimers

Thank you to our listeners. Due to a medical situation, we are taking a break and going on hiatus until further notice. My mother has dementia and is now a victim of the terrible disease of Alzheimers. My 93-year old mother needs care and attention and cannot be left alone for a minute, due to […]


302- When passion becomes a prison – and 3 steps to re-ignite

This episode is a discussion about a blog post from the sites. The author of the blog post is Monica Shah, and the title of the post is: What To Do When Your Passion Has Become Your Prison — Three Steps to Ignite Your Dreams. In addition to the main themes of this blog […]


301- How often for Entrepreneurs to attend Networking Events

Entrepreneurs get all sorts of email, notices and invitations to attend marketing events, sales events and networking events. How often should they attend? In this audio narration of a blog post from Lisa Wells, this question is addressed from a business perspective for Entrepreneurs. This blog post was published at the blog site of Virtual […]


300- Entrepreneurs should own their own dot-com — a case study

We deliver a case study in which we explore the impact to Entrepreneurs, New Media Professionals and Startups when a platform for communication which they have used disappears. The platform is — which the public information described as an “experiment.” However, for 3.9 Million users of this “beta” platform, the impact was a […]


299- Should an Entrepreneur’s learning curve be at the client’s expense?

In this episode of The Struggling Entrepreneur podcast, we narrate a blogpost by Lisa Wells of Virtual Assistant that deals with the question: Should you charge your client for your learning curve? Lisa Wells probes into three questions that entrepreneurs should ask themselves when they are considering the costs and fees of their […]


298- Entrepreneur ROI criteria for exhibiting at industry conference

In this repurposed episode from, we deliver a discussion and interview with Tom Schwab of about his participation as an Entrepreneur as both an attendee and an exhibitor with a booth at a business show / industry conference. The case in point is Podcast Movement, an event that has just finished its third […]


297- Seven timewasters vs. seven money-making tasks

In this episode of The Struggling Entrepreneur, we deliver a very, very brief episode on time-wasters. This content is repurposed from a blogpost at authored by Michele Scism called: The 7 Time Sucks vs. 7 Moneymakers As you will hear in this audio episode, almost all entrepreneurs have a guilty feeling in their conscience […]


296- Raising your Entrepreneur Services rates – pricing strategies

In this brief audio episode of The Struggling Entrepreneur Podcast Show, we deliver an audio narration of a blog post by Lisa R. Wells from the Virtual Assistant Trainer. We focus on this specific aspect of services from a VA to a principal or client or customer, as a great deal of VAs are solo-preneurs. […]


295- Aspiring Entrepreneur builds on New Media Skills- Dean Haycox

The following episode is a repurposed episode from the podcast show called SKILLS IN SCREENCASTS AND PODCASTS. It is very related to the topic of a full-time ambulance personnel aspiring to become a full-time entrepreneur — and how a screencaster became a podcaster and improved his skills in New Media. In this episode, we interview […]


294- How Screencast skills provide 8 different Entrepreneur deliverables

In this episode, we discuss the eight major deliverables that can be incorporated to create effective Screencasts. We also describe some major software programs and tools for creating and editing the screencasts. And finally, we discuss which programs we ourselves use and why, as well as how you can improve your business by being a […]


293- Entrepreneur enters SERVICES business without advertising

In this episode, we deliver an interview with Gary Leland about his new offering of THE PODCAST REPAIRMAN — both from the point of view of the Entrepreneur (i.e., why and how he entered the market of Podcast services), as well as that of the Podcaster. As you will hear in this audio episode, Entrepreneur […]


292 – Entrepreneurs can be killing their business with email

In this episode, we have an audio narration of a blogpost by Michele A. Scism from It is called The 10 Ways You Are Killing Your Business with Email. Understanding the possible pitfalls — and how to avoid them — are critical lessons learned from other entrepreneurs. In this repurposed blog post, Michele Scism […]


291- Opportunity for Entrepreneurs – online video courses

This episode is from a presentation by entrepreneur Lon Naylor of and Also known in the industry as “Mr. LearnCamtasia,” Lon describes how online video training courses and tutorials can be a great opportunity for New Media Professionals — especially for Entrepreneurs who want to get into training videos and tutorials. This content […]


290- Entrepreneur challenge- automated solutions via wizards and templates

In this episode of The Struggling Entrepreneur, we explore how the entrepreneur is under attack from automated systems, wizards, templates and programs that compete with the main revenue stream for the business–and some ways where a different business model can help the small business owner to survive. And NOT A SINGLE PORTION OF THIS PODCAST […]


289- Answer to feedback question- Communication with others

In this episode of The Struggling Entrepreneur, we respond to questions that we have received as feedback to our podcast show — in particular, the question of: How can you communicate effectively with others and be organized? To answer this, we rely on content from another podcast show of premium content (sold from 2008-2012) from […]


288- Entrepreneur dilemma- choose your customer for project engagement

One dilemma for the Entrepreneur is making the decision to engage — or NOT engage — with a prospect and create a customer or client relationship. In this episode of The Struggling Entrepreneur podcast show, we discuss some of the thought processes and analysis points that an aspiring or recently-launched entrepreneur should consider when there […]


287- Top 10 MYTHS of Business Plans for Startups

This is an episode of the Struggling Entrepreneur podcast show. It deals with debunking the top 10 Myths of Business Plans held by Solo-preneurs or startups. It is a full audio narration of a blog post by Terri Zwierzynski of In addition, the premium 13-module training course called Finance for Startups has extensive information […]


286- Conventional wisdom advice vs. I-do-it-MY-way

When you have an entrepreneurial idea (however simple), sometimes you have to follow your instincts instead of going along carte-blanche with conventional wisdom or traditional marketing advice. This episode deals with just this theme — and a case study of the realistic environment. But please be advised: my own situation may be the exception and […]


285- Entrepreneurs need to provide GREAT Customer Service- the CARE model

In this episode, we deliver the audio narration of a blog post by Terri Zwierzynski from her business, It is called “The Customer is Always Right (Especially when you think they aren’t” and the content is complete and unabridged. This post discusses the 4 elements in her CARE Model of Email Customer Service. It […]


284- Thanks to our listeners — Podfading or just a hiatus

In this episode of The Struggling Entrepreneur, we thank our listeners and possibly deliver our “farewells” — for this may present a situation of either a delay or hiatus or possibly podfading. As you will hear in this audio episode, we are taking a small break and will on hiatus for an unknown length of […]