• 00:19

    On Line Advertising

    in Business

    Think online advertising is the next step for your business? Are you already spending money online but aren’t sure if you’re making the right choices? Small business owners have a lot to gain from effective online advertising, and we’re here to discuss how to do it right.


    This week Jarred and Lorraine talk about the  pros and cons of each of the major online advertising players, including social media advertising options. They cover everything from laying out and testing an online advertising budget to determining which ad platform best fits your business and customer groups. If you’re at all considering investing in advertising or want to grow your presence online, you’ll want to hear what our hosts have to say!

  • 00:21

    What's New in Wordpress?

    in Business

    We love Wordpress because there is always something new.  Sure your website inclueds the basics, 


    But maybe there are a few bells and whistles you wish you could add. In this episode, we will talk about simple tips even non-web designers can use to take their websites to the next level.

  • 00:30

    A Beginners Guide to Pay Per Click

    in Entrepreneur

    You may have noticed that Google has been aggressively promoting their Ad Words product recently.  
    If you are trying to figure out where to get started, or even if PPC is right for your business this is is one program you don’t want to miss.
    Join us this week as Tamre Mullins, the newest member of the Roundpeg team shares some basic tips

  • 00:30

    Trade Shows: Before and After

    in Entrepreneur

    MTFW is a production of Roundpeg, where we help small busineAre you gearing up for spring trade shows? Want to make the most out of  your investment? Whether you're planning a booth at a conference or a massive display at a home show, you'll find today's program helpful. Join us as we talk with Shawn Quick Raflik of Fine Promotions about what to do before, during and after your trade show to get the biggest bang for your buck.  
    About Shawn
    With over 14 years experience in strategic marketing and sales, Shawn Quick Raflik works with her clients to help them develop their brand identity. She knows how to make a company stand out in the crowd.sses become big businesses

  • 00:29

    Small Business Numbers, from P&L's to Tax Planning

    in Business

    Now that tax season is over, it’s a good time to look at ways to reduce your tax bill next year. Join us as we chat with Gregory Simons about how you, the small business owner, can get ahead.

  • 00:30

    MTFW: Where is Rainmakers Now?

    in Entrepreneur

     
    Ten years ago, a handful of people started meeting in a bar to discuss how they could work together to grow their individual businesses.  From that humble beginning exchanging business cards, an organization emerged with groups around the globe.
    Rainmakers has grown its networking focus to include group consulting services for small businesses. Nikki Lewallen, our guest this week, is the Executive Director of Rainmakers. She's been a key part in the explosive growth of the company for the past six years. Her passions include public speaking and facilitating, and she's excited to continue to share her marketing and networking passions with us at Roundpeg.
    Nikki will share her input on where Rainmakers is now, how they got there and where they are going.  Tune in with us on Wednesday, 10/17 at 10:30 AM.

  • 00:30

    Funding Local

    in Business

    Talking with entrepreneurs in Indy, I often hear complaints about the lack of local funding in the city. Today's guest Brandon Smith is trying to change that. He is part of a new venture Localstake, which connects investors with companies looking to raise capital. The twist? This Internet-based platform focuses on micro-investments on a local scale.
    About Brandon Smith
    Before starting LocalStake, Brandon was an investment analyst at J.P. Morgan in private banking. While there, he was responsible for investment analysis and risk monitoring for high net worth families, foundations and business owners.

  • 00:30

    Reaching for the Stars

    in Business

    CJ McClanahan believes that fundamentally, every business has the core objective to "deliver goods or services in a fashion that provides an en ever increasing value to the shareholders." Additionally, in a highly competitive, constantly changing marketplace, all businesses must adhere to one additional ideal in order to thrive and effectively adhere to their core objective that is to "provide an exceptional experience for their employee that inspires and enables them to grow and achieve their goals."
    About CJ: CJ began his consulting career as a licensed business coach with Action Coach and was soon recognized as one of the top coaches in the United States. He was named the “Rookie of the Year” and “Coach of the Year” in his territory and was recognized nationally with the “Action Man of the Year” award.
    CJ started reachmore, in September of 2003, 5 days before his son Ian was born all because he was inspired by a book. Send him an email at books@goreachmore.com and he will tell you which book inspired him and also give you a list of his favorite books.

  • 00:30

    MTFW - 5 Million Emails a Month

    in Entrepreneur

     
    Here at Roundpeg, we've been raving about email marketing lately. It's often overlooked because some people don't realize how vital it is in current marketing strategy.
    We are welcoming Jim Cota onto our show this week, president and creative director of Rare Bird, Inc. Rare Bird is an email marketing firm that sends out a staggering 5 million emails per month for their clients.
    Jim clearly knows how to be successful in email marketing. He wants to share with us his tips and strategies using this method. What kinds of titles and subject lines will inspire potential customers to open the message? He's got the answers to all of your questions this week.
    The show with Jim will air live at 10:30AM on July 18th.

  • 00:30

    MTFW: Social Animals

    in Entrepreneur

     
    Social media is a great way to connect with prospects and clients.   It is also a terrific way to share expertise.   Dr. Greg  Magnusson,  owner of Leo's Pet Care in Carmel, Indiana and the  official vet of Roundpeg, uses both his blog and Twitter posts to help keep our pets healthy.
    Join us as we talk with Dr. Greg about how he has incorporated blogging and social media into his business strategy. Of course there will be a little conversation about cats too! Tune in on Wednesday, October 3 at 10:30 am.

  • 00:27

    What's New In Content Management

    in Business

    With changing rules from Google and new technology, keeping your marketing one step ahead of  your competitors is an on going challenge. That's what drove conference organizers John and Linda Coonen to organize the first CMS  Expo in 2008. Their formula: invite the best in the CMS community to showcase what they can do to empower others. Today the event brings together web professionals in businesses, non-profits, education and government unitse big businesses

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