Episode 142 - How do you define full-time?

 

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Small business owners work a lot of hours, but why? In this episode, Jeff and Kristin will look at how small business owners define full-time and why it might be time for a new definition.

According to SCORE, various polls show that 25 to 39% of small business owners work more than...

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Episode 141 - Is it okay to use Fiverr?

 

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In this episode, we discuss Fiverr, a website where you can purchase tasks for your business. There is some controversy regarding Fiverr. We discuss why you should check out the site if you need work done for your business or possibly even if you are a service provider.

We discuss...

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Episode 140 - Spring cleaning your busy work

 

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When's the last time you actually paid attention to all the crap you do each day, week, or month in your business? Today, we challenge you to do some busy work spring cleaning.

No, we don't mean do some spring cleaning as busy work, but let's clean out that list of busy work that's...

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Episode 139 - Have we overinvested in Facebook?

 

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If you have a business that serves people online in 2018, the chances are you chunks of your business on Facebook. Starting with Ads, we have messenger bots, groups, and pages.  Join Kristin and Jeff as they tackle the question, "Have we built too much of our platforms on...

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Episode 138 - How a virtual assistant can help your business with Michelle Lowery

 

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Kristin and I are excited to talk with Michelle Lowery from michelleloweryva.com about Virtual Assistants and how they can aid your business. So join Kristin and I as we learn more about how to hire and start using virtual assistants in our business.  

What are...

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Episode 137 - 5 things you need to do before every speaking engagement

 

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Getting picked to speak can be exciting and maybe even a bit frightening. We scramble to get it all ready to give the speech of our life. However, it can be easy to forget a few necessary steps to support our events. Join Kristin and Jeff as we talk about the 5 things you need to...

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Episode 136 - How to grow your business without working for free

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As business owners, we often feel the pressure to give away our work for free. For new service providers, it can feel especially tempting.

This idea does make us feel good in the short term, however, they can lead to stress later on when we are desperately trying to get more money...

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Episode 134 - 5 ways you can do better

 

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When we are surrounded by problems it is easy to get frustrated or flounder. Join Kristin and Jeff as they discuss ways you can do things without burnout and the drama that can accompany any changes that we make. 

Also, we would like to give a shout out to Cyn Hendrix...

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Episode 133 - It's time to stop half-assing your social media

 

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Twitter's February 2018 changes threw us a curveball. WHAT!? I cannot just use the same tweets over and over again...ever???Honestly, it has been a while since we have thought much about how we use social media at Small Biz Life. If you follow either of us on Twitter, you will...

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Episode 132 - Are you focusing on the wrong things?

 

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The business cycle can be crazy.  We can work nonstop and it can feel like we are not getting anywhere. Have you ever stopped to ask yourself if you are working on what is important? Join Kristin and Jeff as they explore this important topic.

Many small biz owners...

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