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Why Franchise

Meet Chris Metzler from The Entrepreneur's Source as we talk about franchising--what it is, what it takes, and why people do it.

Duration: 00:25:12

Chris Elmore & The Entrepreneurial Journey

In this episode, we talk to Chris Elmore of AvidXchange about the entrepreneurial journey, personal branding and more!

Duration: 00:48:36

How Small Businesses Can Grow Their Workforce

In this episode, we talk about what small businesses need to know about developing their workforce with Patrick Graham, the President and CEO of Charlotte Works.

Duration: 00:24:50

Patents and Trademarks and Copyrights, Oh My!

In this episode, Andrew talks to Beth Scarborough, a librarian at UNC Charlotte, about how you can protect your entrepreneurial ideas with patents, copyrights and trademarks.

Duration: 00:27:24

Lo Que Necesita Saber Para empezar Su Nuevo Negocio/What You Need to Know to Start Your Business

Este es nuestro primer Podcast en Español y está dedicado a todos los empresarios que necesitan recursos para comenzar un negocio en Charlotte. Nuestro anfitrión se llama Luis Mata del Departamento de Relaciones Comunitarias de la ciudad de Charlotte y tiene como invitada especial a Rocio Gonzalez, Directora Ejecutiva de la Cámara de Comercio Latinoamericana de Charlotte. ***

Duration: 00:42:36

Cyber Liability: Dealing with Identity Theft, Data Breaches and More

The Internet is a scary place: data breaches, identity theft, network security failures, and more. We're in an age of technology, and these are the realities that face small businesses when they have a real Internet presence. Tune in as we talk to Scott Burns and Ben Moore from BB&T about cyber liability.

Duration: 00:14:00

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Workers' Comp

Here with us again to talk about workers' compensation are Scott Burns and Ben Moore, our friends from BB&T. This is the second part of our conversation with these two. In this episode, we talk about workers compensation. When it comes to the law, what do small business owners need to know about workers compensation?

Duration: 00:17:45

Where to Start for Business Insurance

Scott Burns and Ben Moore, business insurance agents at BB&T in Charlotte, join us for this episode of the B2U Podcast. Part 1 of a three-part series, in this segment we talk about where entrepreneurs should start when it comes to business insurance.

Duration: 00:20:58

How to Find People Who Are Just As Passionate About Your Business As You Are

Today, we have Trisha Ridenour from The Employers Association. She is here to help us walk through the process of finding, hiring, and onboarding employees. By the end of our conversation, you'll have the tools you need to find people who are just as passionate about your business as you are. So, Trisha, thank you for being here with us today.

Duration: 00:23:25

5 Beginners Tips for Posting to Social Media

Hayley Lyons from CGR Creative has some high-level tips for entrepreneurs posting to social media.

Duration: 00:10:25

How to Take Over the World, for Entrepreneurs

How can the Office of International Relations help small businesses take over the world? Alexis Gordon, the International Relations Manager at the City of Charlotte has the answer!

Duration: 00:09:46

Everything You Need to Know About the IESBO Meeting

In this podcast, we meet with Alexis Gordon, the International Relations Manager at the City of Charlotte, to discuss the IESBO meeting. Tune in now!

Duration: 00:09:45

5 Tips for Getting People to Read Your Blogs

Are you posting blogs and wondering why no one's seeing them? Here are 5 tips for making sure your website content is seen and shared.

Duration: 00:06:07

5 Tips for Writing for Web

Struggling to market your business online? Hayley Lyons from CGR Creative offers her 5 best tips for writing for web.

Duration: 00:06:37

How to Think Outside the Bank

What are the financing options outside the bank? Elaine Fairman from BEFCOR has the answer!

Duration: 00:13:22

Setting Expectations Throughout the Loan Process

We've already talked about the paperwork needed to get a loan, as well as the pitfalls or fears of borrowing money. But what about expectations? What can business owners expect throughout this process? Elaine Fairman from BEFCOR has the answers!

Duration: 00:11:31

The Downside to Borrowing Money

Anytime a business is taking on debt, it's a scary proposition. Elaine Fairman from BEFCOR tells us about the pitfalls of borrowing money and how business owners can avoid the pitfalls, or at least manage them if something were to come up.

Duration: 00:09:35

Financing Tips for Small Businesses

As any business owner knows, financing can be one of the hardest parts of starting your own business. From how to access capital to understanding the loans process, business owners have a lot of questions, and Elaine Fairman from BEFCOR has some tips.

Duration: 00:21:56

How to Do Business with the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County (Part 2)

In this episode, we continue a previous conversation with Teresa McDow from the County’s Economic Development Department with the Minority Women and Small Business Enterprise (MWSBE) Program, and Nancy Rosado from the City’s Charlotte Business Inclusion (CBI) Program. If you haven't checked out Part 1 yet, please do at CBRBiz.com.

Duration: 00:11:48

Immigrant Businesses in Charlotte

Alexis Gordon, the International Relations Manager and the Chief of Protocol for the City of Charlotte, discusses the services that Charlotte offers for immigrant businesses, specifically the Immigrant Integration Task Force.
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