Business Ideas

Episode 041: Hire a Book Keeper

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Did you miss us? We sure as f*** missed your smiling faces! So let’s get to it, shall we? Last week’s challenge Your challenge last week was to order your business credit report. Nat and I both ordered our business credit scores and it gave us a case of the sads. Let me explain… First,…

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Episode 040: Get Your Business Credit Report

Welcome back everyone! Are you ready to jump into things? We are! Last week’s challenge we signed up for HARO (Help a Reporter Out) to get ourselves a little free PR by looking for story queries from reporters that we could answer. The process of answering these inquiries, for Natalie, turned out to be a…

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Episode 039: Help a Reporter Out Why Don’tcha!

Howdee-doo dear readers (and listeners)! Did you have a good week! We certainly did! Let’s get right down to it. Did you revisit your business’s purpose? Natalie and myself hit the pavement and thought about our businesses purposes. I struggled mightily with this. What is my why? Not to steal the phrase from Simon Sinek…

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Episode 037: Read a Book

Last week we had a challenge and YOU had a challenge. Did everyone do it? We had a very specific challenge last week. It was to join a local Chamber of Commerce. There are a pair of chambers I attempted to join. One of which never got back to me (still working on that one) and also another chamber (Alta Dena) which I did join. Natalie joined the…

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Episode 036: Chamber of Commerce

Did you do last week’s challenge? If you did, then gosh golly you’re a swell person and a good egg! Last week, we took up the task of sending gifts to our favorite-ist clients ever! Granted, we were SUPER late on the challenge. However, a good gift never goes out of style and they’re appropriate to give any time of the year! I sent out a variety of gifts to my clients over…

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Episode 035: Gift Giving For Your Clients

We’re very, very late… We know. We’re super late with this episode. Dear reader and listener, it’s my fault! I was traveling through the South and, well, I got waylayed by my own sense of notgonnadothethingIshouldbedoing. Life is hard when you’re on the road and admittedly I dropped the ball on you and my Pod-partner…

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Episode 033: End of Year Preparations

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Last week’s challenge: Nourish Yourselves Did you take care of yourself this week? Well, you were supposed to! Nat and I challenged you, our listeners, to take better care of yourself by doing one thing a little bit better than you normally do. Our challenge for you was to be more mindful over what you…

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Episode 029: Create A New Revenue Stream

Last week’s challenge: Volunteer Your Time or Donate to a Good Cause Volunteering. It’s a great public service to donate your time and money to worthy non-profit causes. Nat and I already volunteer our time to a pair of local organizations such as Girl Develop it and also the SBDC (Small Business Development Center). So…

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Episode 028: Giving Back

Last week’s challenge: Get Physical. Natalie goes to FreeCon (Freelance Conference) and Alex grapples with the fact no one wants to hear him talk. Last week’s challenge was all about self-care of the rigorous variety. I re-dedicated myself to a CrossFit gym I joined earlier in the year. I’ve been feeling down and out the…

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Episode 027: Lets Get Physical

Last week’s challenge: Competitor Analysis. Just really quickly, we’re a fan of Katie’s Cupcakes. It’s where I bought Nat’s challenge failure cakes. Last week we challenged you (and ourselves) to do competitor analysis. We each chose three different competitors. Natalie’s analysis noticed that no blog posts were getting published by her competitors, very little social…

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