We’ve been asked an embarrassing number of times why it’s been so long since our last podcast, so here’s the short story. It begins with the death of our cat… through selling a house, running three businesses and traveling the country. Join us on our journey!
There’s a process behind creativity, and work, too. Today we talk with a filmmaker and author about how he starts (and finishes!) creative projects, plus more on marketing and building a fan base.
As an entrepreneur you’re always going to be dealing with time issues, namely lack of it. Time sucks come in many forms, from big crises like death or health problems, to small ones like spam or unsolicited emails. But how do you deal with them?
Kate Ahl built a business around being a Pinterest expert for bloggers. We talk about how she started her business and built a loyal customer base, what it takes to succeed in a busy niche and whether the world really needs another Pinterest person.
Marketing automation can help you save time and keep your sales funnel flowing. But there’s a line between automation and acting like a robot. Today we talk about how too much automation and not enough human interaction loses sales.
Does caffeine get you going or just create an illusion productivity? We talk about getting out of the whirlwind, learning to relax and what it takes to be productive. Plus how to tell a better business story and why empathy wins over confrontation.
We talk with this family of tea importers and tea blend mixologists about how they got involved in the tea business, how to brew a great cup and how they get the word out about their products.