Category Archives: Startup BizCast

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

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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Startup BizCast #73 – Five Tips from ABC (Jim Tracy)

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Note: I’m publishing a day earlier than usual this week, partly because there was no episode last week and partly because of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. This week we have not one piece of advice … but five!   The guest for Startup BizCast’s small business advice segment is Jim Tracy, founder and […]

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Startup BizCast #72 – How and Why of Business Blogging (Steve Mullen)

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A few weeks back I was one of the presenters in two different webinars from PRWeb.   Each of the presentations was about small business marketing, and during each I talked about business blogging.   And … after each I received a number of emails from people who were confused about how to do it. […]

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Startup BizCast #71 – Small Business Government Contracts (Gloria Berthold Larkin)

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Local, state, and federal U.S. government contracts are NOT easy to get.   However, they tend to bring in good money, particularly for small business owners who aren’t used to multi-thousand or million dollar deals.   And, it’s unlikely our government is going to go out of business any time soon — a major consideration […]

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Startup BizCast #70 – News Release SEO (Jiyan Wei)

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This week, I welcome a good friend and guest from the first handful of Startup BizCast episodes.   The topic of the week is SEO for press releases.   More and more people are catching on to the fact that news releases can be used for SEO purposes, but many people don’t know how to […]

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Startup BizCast #69 – Marketing for Franchisees (Sherri Fishman)

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Despite having a bigtime name behind them, businesses like McDonalds, Hair Cuttery, and Century 21 are all small businesses.   They’re franchises, and most of the time they’re owned by someone in your area.   There are challenges inherant to marketing a franchise small business, however, not the least of which is that people don’t […]

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Startup BizCast #68 – Small Business Expense Management (Toffer Grant)

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This week, we’re talking about how to manage the flow of money going out the door, while the poor economy worldwide may be limiting the amount of money that’s coming in the door.   My guest is Toffer Grant, founder and CEO of PEXCard, a company that offers prepaid VISA cards for use by businesses […]

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