Wednesday, May 16, 2012
What is really behind the feel-good facade of Wal-Mart? Chuck Hood joins Jim Blasingame to discuss his disastrous experience as a Wal-Mart vendor and how it bullies vendors and suppliers.
The price war is over and small business lost. Chuck Hood joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how small business can compete against Wal-Mart on quality, value and personal relationships, but not on price.
Entrepreneurship is in America’s DNA. Bill Schley joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why the influence of entrepreneurship on America’s exceptionalism and how the world benefits from it.
Edison said failure is successfully identifying what doesn’t work. Bill Schley joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the essence of entrepreneurship is seeing something that doesn't exist, believing that you can create it, and being willing to take that risk.
Main Street has become the collateral damage of Wall Street. Bill Schley joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how small businesses are squeezed in the regulatory war between Washington and Wall Street.
Try new online marketing ideas in baby steps. Steve Olsher joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to try new web marketing platforms so you can identify what works and what doesn’t.
Don’t let production value be the enemy of production. Steve Olsher joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the SEO practices of long tail, short tail and keywords, plus why you need to add video to your online content.
It's Small Business Week in America. Connie Certusi joins Jim Blasingame to discuss Sage's involvement in National Small Business Week in association with the SBA, including how small business champions are chosen and recognized.
Rebranding can be a difficult, even dangerous endeavor. Connie Certusi joins Jim Blasingame to discuss Sage's recent rebranding strategy and what small business can learn from their experience.
How many automation tools do you use? Connie Certusi joins Jim Blasingame to report on a new survey on how small businesses automate their task, including how to benefit from tools with integrated applications.