• 00:35

    Popular Myths About Small Business Protection

    in Legal

    There are many scams that are ongoing in the small business asset protection world.  Simply, there is much false information spread about concerning business credit issues and even so-called protection “policies” sold by non-licensed professionals. In this show, Bill and Rick explore both what asset protection means for small businesses, as well as what it should not mean. Once convinced you should employ asset protection tools for your business, and you should, learn how to ensure its proper adaptation to your particular business model and avoid the “oversell” scammers.

  • 00:34

    Avoid Common Small Business Legal Missteps

    in Legal

    <strong>In this show, Bill and Rick not only emphasize the business practices that will distinguish your business from other businesses, but also how to avoid the legal blunders that prevent the prosperity and even survival of your business.</strong>

  • 00:55

    3-4-15 Small Business Success

    in Business

    Today we will hear from Shawn Ely of Edgewater Funds, Frank Fest of REA & Associates and Jason Stevenson of the Hoffman Group. As a business owner, you want to see your business succeed. But sometimes you just need a little help to make that happen.  Edgewater Funds can help with capital investment intended on growing the business and giving the owner room to try new things.  REA & Associates understands the strength of any company is the people and a strong financial plan is only as good as the team. The Hoffman Group leads the charge in innovation in the insurance industry and can help your business in a variety of ways. Tune in today!

  • 01:00

    Business Techniques for Growth

    in Business

    Join me and my guest, Tom Gray, for an engaging conversation about tips and techniques that will help you grow your business. Tom will share information from his book Business Techniques for Growth. Tom Gray helps small business owners save and grow their companies, from planning and financing to marketing, managing people, and operations improvement. He is a management consultant, MBA Professor, and author with several credentials: Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP), Certified Business Development Advisor, and Certified SCORE Mentor. In addition to consulting, Tom teaches MBA courses at Aurora University, Benedictine University, and Concordia University Chicago. He also writes a weekly blog about small business profit improvement techniques, called Business Techniques in Troubled Times.


    Today's show is sponsored by Clarity of Course Sales Training. This supportive digital sales training program (MP3 audio + digital workbook) will take you step-by-step through the sales process and help you create your own powerful sales plan.

  • 00:30

    The Small Business Doctor

    in Business

    Small Business Consultant, Michael Derek Roberts, CEO, ROBERTS CONSULTING & ASSOCIATES, presents a sharp, no-nonsense 30-minute show designed and targeted to meed the needs of small and mediumsized businesses, community groups and organizations. The show includes: Information, How-tos, Business Strategy and Tactics for today's 21st century Small Businesses environment. From start-up to fundraising, staffing, taxes, advertising, marketing and social media - The Small Business Doctor has ALL the answers! Listen and learn RCA's innovative, new-age business techniques called "PowerImpak Strategies!"

  • 00:30

    The Small Business Doctor

    in Business

    Small Business Consultant, Michael Derek Roberts, CEO, ROBERTS CONSULTING & ASSOCIATES, presents a sharp, no-nonsense 30-minute show designed and targeted to meed the needs of small and mediumsized businesses, community groups and organizations. The show includes: Information, How-tos, Business Strategy and Tactics for today's 21st century Small Businesses environment. From start-up to fundraising, staffing, taxes, advertising, marketing and social media - The Small Business Doctor has ALL the answers! Listen and learn RCA's innovative, new-age business techniques called "PowerImpak Strategies!"

  • 00:30

    The Small Business Doctor

    in Business

    Small Business Consultant, Michael Derek Roberts, CEO, ROBERTS CONSULTING & ASSOCIATES, presents a sharp, no-nonsense 30-minute show designed and targeted to meed the needs of small and mediumsized businesses, community groups and organizations. The show includes: Information, How-tos, Business Strategy and Tactics for today's 21st century Small Businesses environment. From start-up to fundraising, staffing, taxes, advertising, marketing and social media - The Small Business Doctor has ALL the answers! Listen and learn RCA's innovative, new-age business techniques called "PowerImpak Strategies!"

  • 01:00

    2-25-15 Corporate Experience Works with Small Business

    in Business

    Corporate and large company experience can go a long way in helping owners establish small businesses. Today we will hear from attorney Mike Matasich on the benefits of working with a large law firm, Delmar Jones of Jonesy's Cleaners on how his GE background helps his dry cleaning business, and Tim Burke of FirstMerit talk about how a larger bank can support small business. 

  • 00:51

    Background Checks; Small Biz Sales Integration: More

    in Business

    Philip Becnel, managing principal, Dinolt Becnel & Wells Investigative Group talks about why background checks prove burdesome to employer and prospective employee withoust guidance regulators/financial incentive.


    Art Suriano CEO of the TSi Company in Teaneck, NJ,  talks about training staff to more effectively combine store and online marketinsg.


    Successful small business leaders, experts, accountants, lawyers and other specialists offer advice, guidance, strategies and suggestions to help small business managers increase profits, add sales, better manage cash flow, improve employee management and streamline operations.


    Read the latest free issue of Small Business Digest magazine. Click Here To Download

  • 00:57

    Answering Client Cost Objections; Small Biz Credit Myths, Super Bowl Ads;

    in Business

    John Oechsle, CEO of Swiftpage discusses what Super Bowl ads can teach small businesses.


    Martin Limbeck, an international sales authority and author of NO Is Short for Next Opportunity: How Top Sales Professionals Think, says next time a client says you're too expensive be ready with a stock phrase to fire back with.  The key is to say it swiftly, clearly, firmly and resoundingly he says.


    Levi King of Creditera talks about debunking SMB credit misconceptions: Access to credit has been identified as a top growth concern for small businesses during the economic recovery. But while this is the case, many small businesses don’t know what they don’t know.


    Successful small business leaders, experts, accountants, lawyers and other specialists offer advice, guidance, strategies and suggestions to help small business managers increase profits, add sales, better manage cash flow, improve employee management and streamline operations.


    Download, read the latest free issue of Small Business Digest magazine. Click Here To Download


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  • 01:00

    Ervin Allen, Director Small Business Center Alamance Community College

    in Business

    The Alamance Community College, Small Business Center is part of the NC statewide Small Business Center Network. Funded through the NC Local Community College System, the Small Business Center’s Mission is to support the viability and growth of existing small business and to foster the creation of sustainable new enterprise. The result enhances economic development in Alamance County. This mission is accomplished by offering high quality support to small business owners and to all who are serious and determined about the creation of new business enterprise Small Business Center. We collaborate with you for small business success today! Looking to increase sales and profits in your business? Wanting to expand your current operations to multiple locations? Considering launching the new enterprise you have wanted to pursue for years? Wondering whether to purchase that existing business now on the market? Contact the Small business Center at Alamance Community college for direction, education and professional counseling.


    The Small Business Center utilizes experts from business and industry as well as educational professionals from around and outside our state to conduct training in our workshops, seminars and speaker events. Whether you need to refresh yourself on accounting basics, understand how social media fits into your overall marketing strategy or, get expert direction on how to commercialize your new technology, our Center can assist you


    The Alamance Community College, Small Business Center
    The Dillingham Center
    1304 Plaza Drive
    Burlington, NC, 27215


     Ervin.Allen@alamancecc.edu  (336) 506-4311   www.alamancecc.edu/sbc


    LaShon Harley  (919) 536-7241   www.durhamtech.edu/sbc

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