You invest a lot in your small business both financially and personally. Therefore, you should do your best to protect your investment. That means you can’t be penny wise and dollar foolish. Too many small businesses shy away from professional legal help because of concerns about the costs. Sadly, that decision often costs more down the road than the legal expense would have been early on. Today we’ll be talking about taking the right steps to keep your investment safe — particularly when it comes to Intellectual Property. My guest, Cliff Ennico, discusses key issues regarding copyright protection to keep your assets safe and to keep you from making the costly mistake of infringing on someone else’s copyright.
Julia Rhodes, a middle school teacher, became an inventor who successfully patented, marketed and built a multi-million dollar enterprise which does business with the big boys. Her company, KleenSlate features the one-and-only, hand-held, customizable whiteboard with interchangeable graphic organizers and a snap in marker with eraser cap.
Her story is an inspiration, but also packed with sage advice to help you successfully get your product from the mind to the marketplace.
It’s a simple fact: You may have the best product in the world, but if you can’t sell it then you’ll go out of business. Yet sales is one aspect of business many business owners fear. In this episode, you’ll learn tips and tricks to land the big customers you desire and accelerate your business growth.
My guest expert, Jill Konrath, has had a career defined by her relentless search for fresh sales strategies that actually work in today’s business environment.
She is the author of three bestselling, award-winning books. Her newest book, Agile Selling shows salespeople how to succeed in a constantly changing sales world. SNAP Selling focuses on what it takes to win sales with today’s crazy-busy buyers. And Selling to Big Companies provides step-by-step guidance on setting up meetings with corporate decision makers.
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In this episode of Small Business Secrets with Susan Solovic, guest Ami Kassar, the co-founder of MultiFunding.com, explains how his company helps businesses with the right loan for a small business at the lowest possible rate.
Snoozerpet products was founded in Greenville, South Caroline in 1985. Today it offers the finest quality pet beds and travel products manufactured primarily in the United States. Gary O’Donnell, whose father founded the company, joins THE Small Business Expert to discuss the company’s success and share advice on handing the dynamics of a family-owned firm.
Join THE Small Business Expert, Susan Solovic, in this podcast on legal tips for freelancers is Barbara Weltman. Weltman has been a tax and business attorney since 1977. She has the knowledge entrepreneurs need to get ahead and stay ahead.
Whether she’s writing books on small business taxes, legal issues for business and business finance topics, speaking to corporate groups, teaching and consulting, guesting on popular radio shows, or publishing her Big Ideas for Small Business® newsletter, Barbara isn’t just in the game—She’s ahead of it.
Flip or Flop — a fun HGTV program where a husband and wife team purchase houses to flip and hopefully make a profit. Of course, in real life it’s not as easy as it looks in these one-hour programs. So before you decide to launch your own remodeling business, you will want to heed the advice of my guest, Carol Keough of the Barita Keough Law Firm in Houston, Texas.
Are you a fan of HGTV? I certainly am. I get caught up in all those remodeling programs. It’s amazing what you can do with a little vision.
The popularity of the home remodeling business is resulting in many new businesses popping up around the country. But simply being good with a hammer and a saw isn’t your ticket to success.
I spoke to Chris Chumbley, General Partner with the Dallas-based firm, USI Design and Remodeling. With 18 years of experience, Chris shares sage advice to help you succeed.
In this episode of The Small Business Success Podcast with THE Small Business Expert, Susan Solovic, hear an important story of lessons learned from NYC Subway Line’s Founder Lynne Lambert. Lambert shares insight into the horrific first few days after the hurricane and sheds like on what all small business owners should consider to minimize the affect of a disaster on their businesses.
Also, hear what Summit attendees, Carrie Enders with RE Suspension, and Scott Harris, Catoctin Creek Distillery, have to say about how you can learn and grow your small business by attending the Sage Summit.