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Episodes of Startup BizCast – A podcast featuring small business tips from small business owners.

Startup BizCast #87 – Re-launch and Social Media Manager Advice

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It’s been a long wait for Episode 87 of Startup BizCast, but that wait is over.  After nine years, I’m publishing all new episodes, starting today.  Startup BizCast began in 2007, and offers advice for owners of small and medium-sized businesses. This episode reintroduces the show and talks about the new direction I’m taking, and […]

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Startup BizCast #86 – How Social Media Changed PR (Steve Mullen)

There has been quite a gap between episodes 85 and 86.   The reasons for that are plentiful, but one of the biggest is that I’ve been doing a lot of speaking engagements that have taken away the time I would normally have spent on this podcast.   For this episode, I wanted to make […]

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Startup BizCast #85 – New Tech for “Old” Jobs (David Marks)

Between hardware like mobile phones and new social media tools, there’s so much new technology coming out every day that it can be hard to keep track.   If you’re able to harness some of these tools, however, it can make your work more profitable and sometimes even easier.   The topic of this episode […]

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Startup BizCast #84 – Small Biz Social Media Review (Steve Mullen)

The social media landscape changes so quickly … almost every day!   The pace of change is so fast, in fact that it’s sometimes hard for professionals to keep up, let alone small business owners who have other things to worry about.   For that reason, in Startup BizCast #84 I decided to revisit the […]

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Startup BizCast #83 – Tax Time in the U.S. (Ryan Thompson)

It’s no April Fools … tax day in the U.S. is rapidly approaching.   That means you’d better be getting to work on your tax returns.   If you’re not, you may need to think about filing for an extension.   Our guest on this episode of Startup BizCast is Ryan Thompson from FileLater, an […]

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Startup BizCast #82 – The Pulse of Entrepreneurship (Chris Benjamin)

After a bit of a long hiatus, Startup BizCast is back with episode 82!   In this show, we take the pulse of entrepreneurship.   How are things going out there?   Our guest is Chris Benjamin from Rogue CFO.   He’s a contract CFO, working with companies that need someone in that position, but […]

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Startup BizCast #81 – Hiring in a Weak Economy (Brad Smart)

It’s tough to hire new employees these days.   It may seem like a strange statement, and it’s not top on the list of concerns of most people, but it’s something to consider.   If you’re one of the small businesses that’s actually thriving in this weak economy, and you put an ad in the […]

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Startup BizCast #80 – Small Business Venture Funding (Robert Ochtel)

Back in the 1990s, all you needed to do if you wanted funding for your business was show up with an interesting company name and slogan … and you’d get all you wanted.   These days … not so much.   With the economy withering, so is the amount of funding available.   To gain […]

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Startup BizCast #79 – Twitter for Small Business Owners (Dave Saunders)

After missing a week of the show … I’m back!   This week we have our promised episode on how small business owners can use Twitter.   I’m a member of the micro-blogging site and use it quite a bit, but I decided to bring in a guest who is even more immersed in the […]

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Startup BizCast #78 – Small Biz Tech from CES 2009 (Ken Colburn)

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This week we welcome back one of our favorite guests.   Ken Colburn from Data Doctors joins us to talk about this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.   Ken was at the show in Las Vegas, covering it not only for his own newsletter but also for CNN!   He gives us the rundown on a […]

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