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A Podcast Helping Small Business Owners Grow

A Podcast Helping Small Business Owners Grow

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United States

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A Podcast Helping Small Business Owners Grow

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English


Episodes

Growing Your Network through Community Involvement with Vito Peleg

3/31/2020
Vito Peleg runs a very popular WordPress plugin called WP Feedback, but did you know he also runs a community under the same name? In this episode we talk all about the importance of community in growing your business. Now, during this episode we talk a lot about in-person events, and as I record this intro, there aren’t a whole lot of events going on right now. But digital communities are on the rise and they can be just as powerful. Take Vito’s advice to heart because it’s good, and...

Duration:00:44:00

Growing from Freelancer to Agency Owner with Matt Adams

3/24/2020
I’ve known Matt Adams for the better part of a decade - we’ve worked on some interesting projects together, which we’ll reminisce about as we dive into how he’s built an agency out of what started as a freelance career. We talk a lot about something that’s hard for a lot of freelancers to talk about: cashflow. Feast, Famine, and Client Relationships have been themes of this season and they all relate to the same thing: managing your money properly so you can survive as a business. Let’s hear...

Duration:00:52:50

Managing Client Relationships with Nathan Ingram

3/17/2020
Nathan Ingram is a fantastic freelancer, educator, and coach. I met him doing iThemes Webinars and he always manages to ask the right questions and tee up the right talking points. I’m excited to talk to him today about how to manage client relationships. The post Managing Client Relationships with Nathan Ingram appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:57:39

Optimizing Your Time While Running a Business with Erin Flynn

3/10/2020
Erin Flynn is one of my favorite people to talk to. We are in a Master Mind group together and her insight and approach is always appreciated. Today, we’re talking about how she’s managed to build a business around literally working 2-4 hours a day. Recently she tweeted that she worked 1/4 the “normal job” […] The post Optimizing Your Time While Running a Business with Erin Flynn appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:53:29

Using ConvertKit to Drive Business

3/3/2020
Last week, you heard from Angel Marie about the importance of building your list, and how you can use ConvertKit to do it. Today, I decided to pull back the curtain and tell you exactly how I use ConvertKit. Show Notes Get ConvertKit Building Your Mailing List with Angel Marie How to Set Up a […] The post Using ConvertKit to Drive Business appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:20:09

Build Your List Using ConvertKit with Angel Marie

2/25/2020
I’m so excited to be talking to Angel Marie, the Creator Educator over at ConvertKit this week. And we’re talking about one of my favorite topics: building your list. I’ve become a huge proponent of this over the last couple of years, and the contributing factors have been this podcast, my move into products, and […] The post Build Your List Using ConvertKit with Angel Marie appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:44:13

Becoming Location Independent with Ben Collins

2/18/2020
Ben Collins’ story is an interesting one! He went from forensic accountant to creating and selling online courses about Google Sheets – talk about niching down! But we talk about more than that. We also talk about location independence, and what it’s like moving from an office to working from home, with a family. Lots […] The post Becoming Location Independent with Ben Collins appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:50:50

Using Systems to Run a More Efficient Business with Shannon Shaffer

2/11/2020
Shannon Shaffer is the founder of Purple Finch Studios, a small agency she runs in Pennsylvania, and today we’re talking about the systems and automation she put in place to make her and her team more efficient. But more than just her team benefits – her clients get a much more delightful and clear on-boarding […] The post Using Systems to Run a More Efficient Business with Shannon Shaffer appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:42:30

Should You Start a Podcast?

2/4/2020
As tools for podcasting have evolved, the question of, “Can I start a podcast” has changed to, “should I start a podcast?” And importantly, will it help you grow your business? We’re going to talk about all of that and more in today’s episode. We’ll go over why podcasting is getting easier, some of the […] The post Should You Start a Podcast? appeared first on How I Built It.

Growing Your Business Through Podcasting with Matt Medeiros

1/28/2020
Today I’m talking to my good friend Matt Medeiros. We both share a passion for podcasting and content creation in general. On top of talking about getting involved in local businesses, and legacy, we dig deep on putting content out into the world. First you learned about content strategy from Jessica Lawlor. Now you’ll learn […] The post Growing Your Business Through Podcasting with Matt Medeiros appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:41:12

Advice Roundup: Things You Wish You Knew Before You Start Your Business

1/21/2020
If you’ve been freelancing or running a small business for any amount of time, you’ve learned a few things you probably wish you knew from the start. In this episode, I’ve asked a few of my freelancing friends (as well as Twitter), “What’s one thing you wish you knew when you started freelancing?” There’s lots […] The post Advice Roundup: Things You Wish You Knew Before You Start Your Business appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:30:56

Get More Clients Using Content, with Jessica Lawlor

1/14/2020
Jessica Lawlor is a content manager and strategist. Your content plan is integral to your small business, as I’ve learned over the past couple of year. I’m being a lot more intentional this year, and in this episode, Jessica talks about how you can too. We chat about content calendars, answering important questions regarding your […] The post Get More Clients Using Content, with Jessica Lawlor appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:45:12

Preventing the Famine with Jason Resnick

1/7/2020
This year, 2020, the show is going to focus heavily on Freelancers and small business owners. And to kick things off, I’m talking to long time freelancer and educator Jason Resnick. He’s the founder of the Feast community and Live in the Feast podcast, and today he’s going to tell you how to set yourself […] The post Preventing the Famine with Jason Resnick appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:55:35

Forget Resolutions. Here’s My 2020 Yearly Theme

12/26/2019
Lots of people like to make resolutions around the new year. Fresh calendar, fresh start. I’ve gotten away from doing that and instead talking about a yearly theme – an idea I got from the Cortex podcast. In this episode, we’ll talk about my yearly theme, how it affects the show, and how you can […] The post Forget Resolutions. Here’s My 2020 Yearly Theme appeared first on How I Built It.

Getting the Right Audio Gear with Ryan White

12/3/2019
I’m ending this season of How I Built It by geeking out about audio stuff with my guest, Ryan White. He’s the US Product Specialist for Rode Microphones – a company that makes great gear, and who has an increasingly bigger presence in the podcasting space. We talk gear, room acoustics, and more. AND you […] The post Getting the Right Audio Gear with Ryan White appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:43:55

Getting Back to Basics and Blogging with Colin Devroe

11/26/2019
I was excited to reconnect with my friend Colin Devroe on this episode. We met through the WordPress community in Scranton and I just the co-working space he and his business part Kyle created. In this conversation, we get back to basics, and talk blogging. With the ever changing landscape of the web and social […] The post Getting Back to Basics and Blogging with Colin Devroe appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:55:11

The 2019 Gift Guide!

11/21/2019
The 2019 holiday season is here! Many of you are business owners, remote workers, and freelancers – so I thought I’d put together a bonus episode based on my 2 popular gift guides. Here are some great gifts for podcasters, and people who work from home! Show Notes Enter the 1 Million Downloads Celebration Giveaway! […] The post The 2019 Gift Guide! appeared first on How I Built It.

Improving Accessibility for your Events with Svetlana Kouznetsova

11/19/2019
This interview is a little different than most. See, Svetlana Kouznetsova is an accessibility consultant who’s also deaf. Our interview was conducted completely using Google Docs. The voice you’ll hear on this episode is Erin, my wife, who graciously agreed to do Svetlana’s side of the conversation. Svetlana’s story is an interesting one. We talk […] The post Improving Accessibility for your Events with Svetlana Kouznetsova appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:23:22

Exploring VC Funding with Nathan Beckord

11/12/2019
Nathan Beckord is the CEO of Founder Suite, a group of tools to help those seeking venture capital, as well as tools for venture capitalists. We talked all about how he built this after spending a decade helping startups raise their own VC. We also cover how to seek VC funding, and if business plans […] The post Exploring VC Funding with Nathan Beckord appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:45:49

Repurposing Your Content with Jaclyn Schiff

11/5/2019
Jaclyn Schiff made her way onto the show because she’s authentic. She reached out recommending another guest, in a real way. Then, throughout the course of the conversation, we decided she’d also be a good guest for the show! She’s a master of making the most of your content. We talk all about repurposing – […] The post Repurposing Your Content with Jaclyn Schiff appeared first on How I Built It.

Duration:00:45:24