After the 2008 real estate bubble more and more people are wondering if buying a house is really worth it. Mike gives the pros and cons of both and offers advice and warnings about buying a single family residence.
Mike tells about his plans to give listeners a FREE book. He also talks about the importance of experimentation when it comes to a businesses marketing mix.
Today we hear from Dan, an entrepreneur in Michigan that is wanting to start a party and events planning company. Mike answers his question and gives advice on how to START your business the "bootstrapping way."
Today Mike gives a big announcement on a chance for business owners to get their questions answered! Also, he explains more about standardization of prices and how it can be used in the service industry to generate more loyal customers and a better bottom line.
What are your goals in business? Is your current business/industry going to get you there? If not, you need to plan the steps that will.
Today Mike gives insight for business owners that have seasonal businesses. How do you increase sales during a time that most clients aren't thinking about your product and service? Also, what is the sales pyramid and why is it important when making a marketing plan?
Today Mike shares more info about the new business he is starting called BioShakes.
Today Mike shares one way to get ranked high on Google searches. It's simple, but it works. Content marketing is the name of the game and Mike has a strategy to win the game.
Today, Mike answers the question of one of the listeners. Are how an offline business can go online, build an audience and then generate revenue.
Today we talk about the common misconceptions and business myths surround entrepreneurship.
Today Mike tells you the steps to taking your BIG idea and making it into a BIG business. Its all about execution! Ideas are a dime a dozen!
Today Mike talks about the 10 main obstacles small business owners face... and how to get through them all!
Mike talks about his own entrepreneurial struggles and some of the issues brought up by listeners. Today the main topic, amidst others, is the low valleys that a small business owner goes through.
Want to hire a team to take your business to the next level? Does it seem like you cant take the step? Want to grow, expand, and scale your business?
Mike identifies the barriers that are keeping you back from blowing your business up!
Today Mike digs into his email and finds a question from a podcast listneer. Laurel is trying to start her videogrpahy business and asks for tips and help from Mike. This is not just for those behind cameras! Everyone can learn something here!
Today Mike gives caution to those who WANT to be an entreprneur but never attain their goals. He talkes about how to stop planning and pull the trigger. If you want to go from idea to product, product to scaling a business, listen here!
Today Mike talks about the indicators in your business that prove you need to pivot and change the direction of your company. Mike talks about 3 stages of a business 1.) Expand 2.) Quitting 3.) THE PIVOT. Making the correct pivot will save you from quitting!
In today's special edition Mike tells about an idea he has for a business in the food and tech industry. This is the start of a great adventure and this is the first update. Lots of tips and advice shared today for those that have an idea for a company/business.
The most successful companies in the world are the ones that have create fans and fanatics around their product/service. Mike shares 7 tips on how to keep customers coming back time and time again and then sharing their experiences and referring you to others.
Mike has recently done some self-reflective tests in his MBA class. He shares his results from his tests and tells listeners how they can become better managers, leaders, and entrepreneurs. Build on your strengths and fortify your weaknesses.
Your business will undoubtedly come to times of hardship. Its not a question of IF, but WHEN. Mike shares how to prepare for these tough times when things are going good. Go on the offensive!
What does success mean to you? Monetary, familial, spiritual? That is the question that must be answered before deciding on HOW to get there. Get clear on your destination before you strategize your journey.
Today, Mike shares an audio clip that he sent to a listener of the podcast. Mike shares tips and strategies on how to scale the business and make it more profitable. Just a taste of what the webinar is going to be this THURSDAY!
Mike listened to Michael Gerber's book "The E-Myth" and talks about how it relates to his business. Mike talks about how to get out of the technical aspect of your business and truly becoming the visionary lead as an entrepreneur. He also gives some info about the upcoming LIVE webinar.
Today Mike shows the alternative way to get a business started when cash is tight and you have little startup capital. Start producing content and publsihing it to the masses using social, digital, and other forms of media. Build and audience, become an authority, and monitize later. This has low starup costs but requires more time, energy, and patience.... and could be the most rewarding experience of your life!