Category Archives: Startup BizCast

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

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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Startup BizCast #77 – Small Biz New Year’s Resolutions for 2009 (Steve Mullen)

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Happy New Year everyone!   Startup BizCast is back from the Christmas and New Year’s break, and ready for action! In this episode, I give a few suggestions for resolutions for this year for small business owners.   More importantly, however, I’d like YOUR input.   What do you think small business owners should resolve […]

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Startup BizCast #76 – Small Business Public Speaking (Rich Hopkins)

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There’s a large portion of the population that would probably rather take a bath in a tub full of those newly-discovered cyanide spitting pink millipedes than speak in front of a room full of people.   Public speaking is one of the top fears out there, but when you’re asked to talk about yourself and […]

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Startup BizCast #75 – Internet Freebies for your Small Business (Ken Colburn)

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Free is good … free is great!   With times as rough as they are for small businesses, we need to save money wherever and whenever possible.   This week on Startup BizCast Ken Colburn from Data Doctors and I run down some of the best FREE resources on the `net for your small business! […]

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Startup BizCast #74 – Your Small Business Website (Steve Mullen)

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This week we tackle small business websites, and what they need.   I go solo to discuss three different types of small biz sites, and the integral parts of each.   Included are the online business card, the online store, and the social media hub.   This is a shorter episode, as I’m slammed trying […]

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