Small Business

Part 1: How To Get to The Top of Google and Yelp

In part 1 of this common cents conversation with Giovanni Francis, we delve into how he started his photography business, what he learned working for a big retailer that he uses in his business and how he had his own fantastic failure

Episode 25: How Smart Do You Have To Be To Be A Successful Business Owner?

In this Episode of the Entrepreneur life Micah & Jonathan discuss how smart you have to be to become successful in business. They also discuss why it’s important to focus on retention marketing with your existing customer base and how to do it.

Should You Enjoy The Small Business Ride? – Quick Hit

In this quick hit, Micah and Jonathan talk about is the ride meant to be enjoyed in the small business journey?

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???