Small Business With Steve Strauss Powered By Microsoft

Sinopse

Powered by Microsoft, Small Business with Steve Strauss is an entertaining and informative small business podcast featuring interviews with successful entrepreneurs and business authors. Steve Strauss is the countrys leading small business expert, the author The Small Business Bible, a business columnist for USA TODAY, a small business spokesperson, and a highly sought-after speaker. Learn more at TheSelfEmployed.com.

Episódios

  • How to Create Small Business Facebook Ads - Part One

    How to Create Small Business Facebook Ads - Part One

    08/08/2019 Duração: 19min

    On part one of a two-part episode, we cover how to create Small Business Facebook Ads. They can be so valuable, but what are the best tactics to go about? We'll let you know. In our feature, Steve gives a little bit of history on how search engines really came about.  In our interview, Steve speaks with Andrew Molz. Andrew has been featured by Facebook itself, as an exemplary example of a great manager and creator of ads. He is truly an expert in his field and you won't want to miss this invaluable advice for your Small Business.

  • The Ups and Downs of Entrepreneurship

    The Ups and Downs of Entrepreneurship

    28/06/2019 Duração: 19min

    On this episode, we cover the ups and downs of chasing the dream of being an entrepreneur. As we all know, the path isn't always easy, but the rewards are worth every step of the journey. In our interview, Steve speaks with Mario Pechev. Mario is the author of 126 Steps to Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur: The Entrepreneurship Fad and the Dark Side of Going Solo. He's a wealth of information and you'll come away inspired.

  • Best Devices for your Small Business

    Best Devices for your Small Business

    06/05/2019 Duração: 22min

    Blake Mitchell joins us on the show today. Blake is a Device Evangelist for Microsoft who is going to be discussing what he sees in regards to small business trends. Steve will also discuss e-cleaning and how to digitally detox your life.

  • UPS eFulfillment

    UPS eFulfillment

    07/03/2019 Duração: 18min

    On this episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss, Steve will discuss how to make money online without having a physical product via drop shipping. Then he's joined the co-founder of Tidal New York, Tim Gibb. Tim provides fantastic advice that you can apply to your business as well.

  • Turn your cell phone into a six-figure small business money machine

    Turn your cell phone into a six-figure small business money machine

    23/01/2019 Duração: 27min

    Being an entrepreneur often means working long hours by yourself at a project you love. One great tool that we always have on us is our smartphones. We can use them for virtually any part of our business, from marketing, to replying to customers, to ordering supplies. On today's episode we'll talk about how to turn your cell phone into a six-figure small business money machine! In our feature, Steve will recap his business predictions for 2018 to see what was right and what was wrong. After that, he'll look ahead to 2019 with his big three predictions for small businesses. Then Steve is joined by a truly extraordinary entrepreneur. Chinwe Onyeagoro is CEO of PocketSuite and a gig economy expert. She will give you advice on how you can turn an average smartphone into a tool that help you generate a six-figure income! Don’t forget, you can submit your question for an “Ask An Expert Live” segment by sending an email to [email protected] Subscribe to the Small Business Success RSS Feed to get weekly podc

  • Its a Small Digital World After All

    It's a Small Digital World After All

    20/10/2018 Duração: 16min

    In this episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss, Steve discusses the incredible opportunities that are available online. This is the time of the 'Gig' economy and freelancers are thriving, with the ability to connect with many different clients. It's a small digital world, after all! First, Steve provides nine different ways and sites that you can go to now for some great opportunities. Whether you're a business looking for a quick project, or you are a freelancer looking for a quick gig, you'll find what you're looking for through Steve's suggest sites. Then we are joined by Eric from Xinja. Xinja is an Australian-based company, that is looking to change the way you look at money and do banking. Eric is a great example of how you can take a passion and turn it into a great business.  

  • Ware2Go just made e-commerce a whole lot easier for business

    Ware2Go just made e-commerce a whole lot easier for business

    20/09/2018 Duração: 21min

    E-commerce is great for business, but it also has its challenges. In this episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss, Steve introduces you to Ware2Go from UPS. Ware2Go is an amazing company and product that matches empty warehouse space with business needs. Get warehouse space in a different part of the country and 2-day shipping just got a whole lot easier!   First, Steve explains what Ware2Go is and why he is so excited about it, and then he speaks with Leo Schafer of PR Diamond Products about Leo's experience using Ware2Go. Ware2Go is changing the e-commerce game for B2B commerce, and we bet it can do the same for you.

  • Small Business Branding by UGG and Apple

    Small Business Branding by UGG and Apple

    30/08/2018 Duração: 26min

    This episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss powered by SAP, is all about branding. We all know those iconic brands that seem to transcend business, into everyday culture; Nike, Tide, Kleenex, Levis, etc. It's easy to overlook how important that part is to your business, but how do we grasp the bigger picture when working on our brands? We bring in an expert to day, to help us learn about the incredible small business branding by UGG and Apple.

  • Dream it, then do it

    Dream it, then do it

    08/08/2018 Duração: 20min

    This episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss powered by SAP, is all about turning that dream you have, into a reality. Steve is joined by two very inspiring entrepreneurs, Brandon Reese and Daniel Blum. These two visited South America and loved it so much, they decided to buy a bus, start a podcast, and tour the continent. They had conversations with successful outliers and early adopters, while figuring out how to pay for this incredible adventure. Check out their podcast On The Bus!

  • Creating a Global Brand, One Slice at a Time

    Creating a Global Brand, One Slice at a Time

    19/07/2018 Duração: 17min

    This episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss powered by SAP, features what is needed to take your brand, global. A solid business plan is necessary to scale up your business from start-up, to international success. We have a fantastic interview to help you understand what it takes when you're creating a global brand. The guests this week are an absolute success story. Mod Pizza has used SAP and technology in general, to help them grow from a small startup in Seattle to a pizza house near you. Tara Gambill and Ryan Muller have invaluable advice on what it took for them and how it can apply to you, when creating your own success story.

  • Starting a Small Business for under $100

    Starting a Small Business for under $100

    25/05/2018 Duração: 25min

    This episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss powered by Microsoft, is all about getting your Startup off the ground. In addition to having a great idea, setting up distribution, creating a marketing plan and many other things, it also takes money. We'll help you figure out the secret to starting a Small Business for under $100! Special guest, Chris Guillebeau also joins to provide some incredible insight.

  • Take Your Business From Small to Big

    Take Your Business From Small to Big

    08/03/2018 Duração: 24min

    Having a strategy and goal of where you'd like to take your business, is as important at the day-to-day operations. Do you plan to franchise? How about expand to more locations? Or, would you like to cash in on your hard work and sell your business? In this episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss powered by Microsoft, you will learn about how to take your business from small, to big! Steve brings in some world class experts in this topic, with Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey, the co-Founders of Barefoot Wine. Michael and Bonnie took their company from a laundry room office, to selling to one of the largest wine distributors in the world. From marketing, to strategy, to cost analysis and so much more, they provide a wealth of information that can directly apply to your business. They also provide advice worldwide via The Barefoot Spirit. Don’t forget, you can submit your question for an “Ask An Expert Live” segment by sending an email to [email protected] Subscribe to the Small Business Succes

  • Insider SEO Tips

    Insider SEO Tips

    05/01/2018 Duração: 28min

    Happy New Year! As we start it of with a brand new episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss powered by Microsoft, we want to focus on something that almost every business can do better. SEO! It's important to have a strong presence online, but how do you do it? That's what our expert is here for. Steve interviews Damon Burton, the President and founder of SEO National and UtahSites! How do you optimize articles? What resources are there for Small Businesses to turn to? Damon is the expert on all things SEO and provides information that is a must-listen for any entrepreneur.  Don’t forget, you can submit your question for an “Ask An Expert Live” segment by sending an email to [email protected] Subscribe to the Small Business Success RSS Feed to get weekly podcasts automatically! Or, listen on iTunes!

  • Become Self Employed

    Become Self Employed

    08/12/2017 Duração: 20min

    As we wrap up the year with this episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss powered by Microsoft, we take a look at the ultimate goal of all entrepreneurs; to Become Self Employed! Steve has some great tips on what you should be doing to prepare yourself for this challenging and rewarding, career change. Then Steve interviews someone who truly changed his life. Barbara Winter is the author of Making A Living Without A Job. It’s all about finding what makes you happy and then being successful at that. She also has a wonderful website called Joyfully Jobless, which sees self-employment as “an opportunity to share our unique gifts, passions and eccentricities with others so every citizen proudly creates a one of a kind enterprise that is a perfect fit for them.” Let Barbara change your life, too! Don’t forget, you can submit your question for an “Ask An Expert Live” segment by sending an email to [email protected] Subscribe to the Small Business Success RSS Feed to get weekly podcasts automatically! O

  • Who is Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings!

    Who is Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings!

    27/10/2017 Duração: 22min

    In this episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss powered by Microsoft, we revisit Steve's chat with Jeopardy champion, Ken Jennings! Ken won Jeopardy 74 times in a row and has now teamed up with Bridge by Instructure to provide a free course to help you learn and retain knowledge. In the interview, Ken relays some great insight from his run on Jeopardy and some wonderful tips on how you can better yourself as an entrepreneur. Along the way, you'll also receive some great lessons in how to incorporate lifelong learning, into your business. Don't forget, you can submit your question for an "Ask An Expert Live" segment by sending an email to [email protected] Subscribe to the Small Business Success RSS Feed to get weekly podcasts automatically! Or, listen on iTunes!

  • Why No One Likes Your Content

    Why No One Likes Your Content

    15/09/2017 Duração: 27min

    In this week's Small Business with Steve Strauss powered by Microsoft podcast, we discuss the art of creating content. Getting the right post, noticed by the right people, can seem like an enigma these days. Often times you can end up wondering why no one likes your content. Well today, we have one of the world's foremost experts Emerson Spartz, to share some of the secrets of his viral content success.

  • Annual Summer Small Biz Quiz

    Annual Summer Small Biz Quiz

    18/08/2017 Duração: 12min

    In this episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss powered by Microsoft we bring you our Annual Summer Small Biz Quiz! We love putting this together every year and on this one we tackle...famous businesses. Steve has some fun and interesting trivia for you to enjoy, as you are hopefully relaxing on a break. Enjoy and we'll be back on our regular schedule after Labor Day! Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes to get new episodes every week! Don't forget, you can submit your question for an "Ask An Expert Live" segment by sending an email to [email protected] Subscribe to the Small Business Success RSS Feed to get weekly podcasts automatically! Or, listen on iTunes!

  • Easy Ways To Get The Help You Need

    Easy Ways To Get The Help You Need

    14/07/2017 Duração: 33min

    For today's interview, Steve is joined by one of the foremost experts in Small Business. Kedma Ough is the Director of the Mt. Hood Community College chapter of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The SBDC has chapters all over the country, where they provide experts to overcome any type of obstacle that you could possibly encounter as a business owner. The best part...the advice is free, just like this podcast!

  • Top Summer Small Business Tips

    Top Summer Small Business Tips

    30/06/2017 Duração: 26min

    The special guest on today's episode spoke is with Steve live from Virginia. Ken Yancey is the CEO of SCORE.org, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping out Small Businesses. From getting off the ground, to growing and achieving your goals through education and mentorship, there is something for all entrepreneurs. It's truly an honor to have him on this episode!  

  • DIY PR Made Easy

    DIY PR Made Easy

    09/06/2017 Duração: 28min

    This episode of Small Business with Steve Strauss powered by Microsoft is about Public Relations. Steve holds regular chats on Twitter and that's how he met today's guest. Lyndon Johnson is the founder of a company called COMMS.BAR. The goal of COMMS.BAR is to provide Public Relations and Marketing for Entrepreneurs. He'll give you an education on the different forms of PR, the most common uses for Small Businesses and how you can evaluate what will work best for you.

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