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Ep #22: How to get more visible in your market with Carole Bozkurt

Carole Bozkurt

In episode 22 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had a great time talking with Carole Bozkurt – Founder of The Blueprint Practice. Carole is a visibility strategist, who along with her team, brings a breadth of knowledge and experience of global marketing to small business owners. They offer marketing, training, mentoring and practical strategies to ensure your business is visible in your market place and attracts all the clients you could ever want. I believe every female business owner has the right to be fulfilled and financially rewarded by her …

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Ep #21: Supercharge your business with brand partnerships with Susie Burdekin

Susie Burdekin

In episode 21 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had a great time talking with Susie Burdekin from The Drill Company.  Drill is a fantastic business which works with both individuals and companies, and provides a combination of consulting and business coaching for the various stages of running a business; from foundations for start-ups to building teams, planning change and developing growth strategies and plans. Susie and I talked about how using brand partnerships as a creative marketing device, can help small businesses and micro-entrepreneurs leverage and grow their business. This week’s guest …

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Balancing business and family – how do you do it?

It’s a challenge, no doubt about it. Children can be demanding, unpredictable and all-consuming. Come to think of it, so can a business. If you’re growing a business and a family at the same time, sometimes it feels like there’s just not enough of you to go around. It’s a learning curve for sure, and the more I work with different clients on this, and the more I deal with it in my own experience, the more I find that there is no one-size-fits-all perfect formula for balancing business and …

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Ep #20: Small business SEO with Tom Jeffs

Tom Jeffs Small business SEO & content marketing

In episode 20 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had a great time talking with Tom Jeffs from Lucidica, a fantastic small business IT support company based in London. Tom and I talked a lot about how to get higher up the Google rankings, the importance of content marketing and how to get started, simple tips and tricks to improve your SEO on your website. This week’s guest Tom Jeffs is a technologist and entrepreneur, is the CTO for a number of companies and is the founder of Lucidica …

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Ep #19: Getting your product ideas out into the market with Sam Fountain

Sam Foutain, the inventor of the shewee

In episode 19 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I always love talking with smart business women and Sam Fountain is one of those.  She is the inventor of the Shewee, an amazing product that was born out of frustration and spotting an opportunity in the market. This week’s guest Sam Fountain is an inventor, a mother and a very smart business woman.  Starting from nothing, she has managed to carve out a market and dominate a niche with a very unusual product.  If you’ve not hear of the Shewee before, it’s …

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Ep #18 How to become a game changer with Karen Darby

Karen Darby Serial Entrepreneur

In episode 18 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had a great time speaking with millionaire Karen Darby, Serial Entrepreneur and Pioneer . This week’s guest Karen is the founder of the exciting crowd funding site Crowd Mission which help social and ethical businesses get crowd funding for their new business. It’s a really exciting way to get initial finance for your business… to see how their crowd funding works, check out one of Crowd Mission’s current crowd funding projects Big Blue Cuddle here. At the age of just 22, …

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Ep #17 The 7 F’s to Fine Tune Your Business with Rick Lowe

Rick Lowe

In episode 17 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had a great time speaking with Rick Lowe, a speaker I heard recently talking about the 7 F’s To Fine Tune Your Business. He presented 3 of the F’s and I was hungry to learn more about the rest. So I invited him to come on the show and spill the beans! This week’s guest Rick Lowe is Joint MD at Brands In Limited and MD of Joystick Junkies and has an enviable client list including EA Games, River Island, Next, Topshop and …

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Ep #16 Smart tactics for hiring freelancers – MicroEntrepreneur

microentrepreneur how to hire and work with freelancers

In episode 16 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had a great time speaking with Annabel Kaye. Annabel is a speaker, consultant and trainer with expertise in employment law and structuring profitable relationships in the workplace. This week’s guest Annabel is the Director of Irenicon Ltd. Founded in 1980, Irenicon helps employers make employment law work for them.  ‘We were always a mixed disciplinary practice – something quite revolutionary at the time.’ says Annabel. Over the years Irenicon have worked with some wonderful organisations, pushing the boundaries of how employment law can really be made …

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Ep #15 How to dominate a market with the founders of Jing Massage – MicroEntrepreneur Podcast

meghan mari rachel fairweather jing massage

In episode 15 of Micro Entrepreneur: the magic of thinking small, I had an absolute blast speaking with co-founders, Rachel Fairweather and Meghan Mari of Jing Massage. It’s a double shot of energy as these 2 wonderful ladies have such a strong business model and a powerful business that’s achieved amazing results. And today we’re going to find out how they have been able to dominate their market and give you plenty of tips and advice on how you can too! This week’s guest About Jing Jing was founded in 2003 by directors, Rachel …

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So you want to be a billion dollar brand?

Do you dream of being the biggest name in your industry? Let’s be honest, don’t we all? But creating a successful brand takes time and hard dollar investment and you have to be able to back it up with a great product or service. When you look at successful brands like Apple, how excited do you get about buying the latest iPad or iPhone? How sure are you that the next time you drink Coca-Cola it will taste exactly the same as it did before?  Are you certain, every single …

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