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How To Come Up With A Catchy and Creative Business Name

Micah & Jonathan talk about how to come up with a creative business name and why it’s important to future proof your business name. Will you attract or repel customers from your introduction? The guys also discuss how to get over tech frustrations in your business.

What Is A Greypreneur?

Many older workers in the U.S. who are between the ages of 55-70 are starting small businesses. Micah & Jonathan talk about what a greypreneur is and how you can be successful if you’re starting a business later in life. Also what is proper business texting etiquette? are there rules to the game? The guys discuss.

Episode 022 – Fantastic Failures: General Motors (Government Motors)

Micah and Jonathan talk about how GM failed and what lessons can be learned from their failures. Despite being bailed out by the government there are many lessons small business owners can learn from General Motors. They also give tips on ways to advertise for under $50 if you’re trying to build your business

Episode 021 – Entrepreneur Life: You Have To Be Able To Talk To People To Sell Your Business

Micah & Jonathan talk about why you have to be able to talk to people to sell your business and give 7 tips on how to take your interactions with people to the next level and sell your business. Also what percentage of small business owners do you think have a college degree, the numbers may surprise you?

Episode 20 – Marketing Machine: Got Milk! How To Get Customers To Fill The Basket

Micah & Jonathan discuss how to get customers to want to shop with your small business. How can we employ the marketing psychology of supermarkets in our businesses? If you don’t think you can learn something from supermarkets about marketing….think again!

Episode 019 (REpost) – Big Ideas: Independent vs Employees, Which Is Right For Your Small Business?

In this episodes Big Idea we are talking about the difference between an Employee and an Independent Contractor. You may think you know the difference, but you may have no idea that you’re misclassifying them. Could cost you big $$ or your entire business.

Episode 018: Reasons Why Your Start Up Isn’t Taking Off Like You Thought

Micah & Jonathan talk about reasons your start up isn’t taking off like you thought it would and what you can do about it. We also discuss the mind of the worlds 8 best marketers and what they focus on in marketing. In the fantastic failures, these potato chips that cause GI issues???

Episode: 017 How To Handle New Hires and Overcome Sales Objections

In this episode Micah & Jonathan talk about why it’s important to onboard new employees, even if you only have one. Also how to overcome sales objections and implement them into your sales plan. If you’ve been in business for a few years, Micah and Jonathan talk about recommitting to your “why” in your business. You don’t want to miss Jonathan’s fantastic failure about sears, it’s hysterical.

Episode 016: 7 Signs You May Be A Bad Entrepreneur

Micah & Jonathan have a special guest for this episode. They talk alternatives to being an entrepreneur, how to market to baby boomer demographic and you won’t want to miss the end when they talk about how courage can save your business.

Ep 015: Don’t leave your Job To Start A Business Until You’ve Heard This Episode

Micah & Jonathan talk about how crazy you’d be if you left your job to start a business under certain circumstances. Also how many times is Jonathan going to reach out and touch someone with marketing touch points? A fantastic failure to learn from…the windows phone