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CBP: Final Episode

5/27/2017
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This is the last episode of the Computer Business Podcast. What?! But we have another, awesome-er show….listen to learn more: This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 00:02:18


CBP 068: Product Recommendation Tips with Shannon Morse

3/7/2017
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Today we have podcaster and tech pundit Shannon Morse of Hak5 and TekThing on the show to talk about how to make the best recommendations to your client. We also talk about where to go to get the best and most reliable info on the tech […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:16:38


CBP 067: Maximizing the Impact of Social Media

2/21/2017
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In this episode Paco and I discuss strategies for maximizing the impact of your social media presence to get more engagement and, ultimately, more clients. Also we answer an email question asking if programming is still a viable career path in the age of cheap […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:32:05


CBP 066: How to Charge Premium Prices

2/7/2017
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Today we have Lisa Hendrickson back on the show to talk about how to position yourself as an expert so you can charge premium prices. We’ll talk about strategies and tips to help you charge top dollar for your services…and get better clients as a […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:13:42


CBP 065: Building Customer Loyalty

1/25/2017
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Today we have Carol Roth on the show. She’s an independent business advisor and brand spokesperson who shares with us the new rules of customer loyalty and how to ensure your customers stick with your brand in this new fast-paced business world. Plus, Paco talks […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:23:25


CBP 064: Wins and Fails from 2016

1/11/2017
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Today we will be taking a look back at 2016 to discuss the progress we made on our goals and then we’ll be revealing our goals for 2017. Where did we fail and what were our big wins? We’ll also reveal some news about what’s […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:07:49


CBP 063: Video Marketing Tips

12/22/2016
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Today we chat about video marketing with Tom Lawrence of Lawrence Systems. Tom has had great success making a name for himself and his company via videos. Learn things like what content works best in videos and how to leverage your videos to get more […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:03:22


CBP 062: Negotiation Techniques

12/7/2016
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Today we have Kwame Christian of the American Negotiation Institute to talk about using negotiation techniques in your business. He’ll talk about how to negotiate higher fees for your services and how you can use these techniques in every aspect of your life. Also Paco will […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:03:59


CBP 061: The Upside of Upselling

11/22/2016
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Today we have two guests for the price of one as we welcome Michael Sherwood and Alex Smith of Malwarebytes on to talk about how to effectively upsell. Learn why the simple act of really listening to your clients can be the key to selling them […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:08:07


CBP 060: Hiring and Firing

11/7/2016
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On this episode I interview Alison Gerlach, also known as the Unapologetic Capitalist, about hiring and firing. In the interview she answers questions like: When is it the right time to hire your first employee? How can you find the best person for the job? […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:12:35


CBP 059: How to Increase Cashflow with Victor Antonio

10/25/2016
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On this episode Paco interviews Victor Antonio of the Sellinger Group and Life or Debt On SpikeTV about how cashflow and sales work hand-in-hand. Plus they discuss importance of knowing your customer and how to quantify your value proposition. We also discuss how Paco is further […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:04:45


CBP 058: Preparing Your Business for the Holidays

10/10/2016
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On this episode we have Dave Walker of BizHive.com to talk about preparing your business for the holiday season. Learn the importance of measuring your past holiday seasons and what types of customers it’s best to market to during this time of year. Plus Paco […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:34:03


CBP 057: Helpful Book Picks to Jump Start Your Computer Business

9/27/2016
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In this episode Paco and I are going to discuss some of our favorite business books. These are books that have helped us grow our businesses and get a better perspective on what it takes to be successful. Plus Paco talks about his search for new […] This is a post from the blog Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy. Visit YFNCG.com for more computer business tips and resources.

Duration: 01:31:57


CBP 056: Increase Authority with Social Media

9/12/2016
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On today’s episode we have an interview with Brittany Bullen of NerdyGirl.co to discuss curating content for social media. You’ll learn if social media is still worth the effort and how to save time and headaches so you can make the most of your social accounts. Plus Paco had a chat with his accountant and we’ll see how close he is to being ready to quit his job and take his computer business full time. And in the toolbox we have a slick service that helps you automate your appointment...

Duration: 01:08:23


CBP 055: Leveraging PR to Work for Your Business

9/1/2016
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On today’s episode we talk with Josh Elledge, who is the founder of upendPR.com, about how to build buzz around your business and yourself. How do you get the attention of local media? How do you become the go-to expert on your local radio and tv stations? Josh shares his secrets in this informative interview. Plus Paco gives us an update on his website and some insights into customer experience. And in the toolbox Paco recommends an affordable remote support tool that’s worth checking...

Duration: 01:04:20


CBP 054: Streamlining Your Business with Process Automation

8/16/2016
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In this episode we talk with Robert Reichner and Troy Anderson from RepairShopr.com about automating the recurring tasks in your business to save time and make your business run more efficiently. Also Paco recaps Channelcon 2016, I talk about a simple project management system that I’m using with my team, And in the toolbox Paco has a free system cleanup tool that gives CCleaner a run for it’s money! All that and much more on this episode of the Computer Business Podcast! CBP 054:...

Duration: 01:11:46


CBP 053: Improving Your Web Presence

8/2/2016
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On today’s episode I’ll be talking about how to improve your web presence. If you’re not getting the kind of results out of your online marketing that you’d like, this is the episode for you. Plus Paco and I recap the Unconvention, Paco talks about how he's preparing for ChannelCon, and I talk about growing my team beyond VA. And in the toolbox we have a gmail extension that will give you the scoop on the people who email you. All that and much more on this episode of the Computer...

Duration: 01:15:40


CBP 052: Computer Business Metrics You Should Be Tracking

7/20/2016
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On today’s episode we have a chat with return guest Bruce Corson of Patient Computer Help for Grownups. He has a great system for tracking different business metrics in a simple spreadsheet. We’ll dive into the different metrics he tracks, why he tracks them, and what works best for him. Also Paco talks about lessons learned from his website transfer and things to keep in mind if you’re going to the Unconvention. I recap some take-aways from a recent business mastermind I attended, and in...

Duration: 01:35:22


CBP 051: How to Unplug from Your Computer Business

7/6/2016
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Today on the 51st episode of the computer business podcast we bring on the Podnutz crew to talk about how to prepare when unplugging from your business to head for an event or vacation. We will be talking about what’s been going on with Paco the past two weeks and in the toolbox we have a service that can provide you a better idea on how your credit is doing for your business. All that and much more on this episode of the Computer Business Podcast! CBP 051: How to Unplug from Your...

Duration: 01:09:21


CBP 050: Our Favorite Episodes

6/24/2016
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Today we celebrate the 50th episode of the computer business podcast by reflecting on our favorite episodes of the past. Plus, we revisit our goals that we set for our business at the beginning of the year. Also, Paco will recap what he learned from a local marketing workshop he attended and in the toolbox we have a service that can provide you a bunch of marketing tools to help you grow your website’s traffic. All that and much more on this episode of the Computer Business Podcast! CBP...

Duration: 01:14:18

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