Today Mike shares how you can increase the value of your business before you sell it. He also shares what to look for when you are wanting to acquire a competitor or another company.
Special announcement today from Mike! Plus we talk about how to design a positioning statement and how to target your audience effectively in your advertising and marketing strategy.
Today Mike takes a question from an entrepreneur that is selling wood chips for smoking BBQ. He gives advice on how to create an online sales channel. Then Mike tells you how to market effectively to the 3 segments of your potential clients.
Today Mike takes a LIVE audio question that was asked via the website. Mike shares how to sell into retail stores and how to price your product so that it actually sells and comes off the shelf.
Do you hate your job, your boss, your paycheck? But do you feel stuck in that career? Have you been thinking about starting your own business? Do you have fear about making the leap? If so, today's show is for you!
Mike answers two questions. One about starting a business in the coaching industry, the other about being a young entrepreneur in a service-based business.
Today Mike tells a listener how they can grow a cleaning business and talks about the importance of profit margins.
Today Mike takes a question from an entrepreneur that has recently started a wood building business. Ash (name of entrepreneur) is making plyometric boxes by hand and wants advice on how to grow.
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!