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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 8

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. Finance Tips With Key Bank and Selling Capital Equipment With Dynamic Machines This week's guests are David Mannarino, president of the Michigan...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 7

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. Restaurant Comeback with Andiamo’s Joe Vicari and 40-Year Entrepreneur Frank Venegas Jr. This week's guests are Joe Vicari, president of Andiamo Restaurant...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 6

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. Construction and Winning RFPs with Ryan Maibach and Financial Business Outlook with Lou Melone This week's guests were Ryan Maibach, president and...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 5

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. Government Contracts and the Future of Movie Theaters This week, guests include Avinash Rachmale, chairman and CEO of LGC Global in Detroit,...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 3

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. KPMG’s Betsy Meter Addresses Back to Work, Jack Aronson Grows Clean Planet Foods In this episode, guests include Betsy Meter and Kevin...
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How to Grow Your Business Podcast: Episode 2

Join DBusiness editor, RJ King, each week as he explores the top Detroit business stories of the week, dives deep into business topics, and interviews influential newsmakers in the “How to Grow Your Business” podcast. PPP with David Provost and Learnings from Peter Karmanos Jr. In this episode, RJ interviews David Provost, chairman of TCF Bank in...
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Why Brick-and-Mortar Startups Need to Strategize Search Rankings Differently

Nowadays, it seems like everyone is an e-commerce entrepreneur. With the explosion of easy-to-use e-commerce platforms, Amazon FBA, Facebook Marketplace and an entire cornucopia of web-based solutions, it might seem like brick-and-mortar startups are an anachronism. This is readily apparent if you look at the way we approach search rankings. E-commerce stores approach search rankings...
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Perform Your Way to Small Business Growth with These 5 Principles

For the second year in a row, our training and consulting company, Performance of a Lifetime, has been recognized as one of the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies in the U.S. What insights can we offer small business owners for how we achieved the double-digit growth that earned us this distinction? What’s working for us, and...
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Are You a Growth Hacker? 3 Characteristics You Need to be a Growth Hacker

There has been a lot of buzz about growth hacking in recent years, yet many business owners are still searching for a growth hacker who can help them grow their business faster. Let’s first understand the term growth hacking: it is the process of experimenting and combining marketing channels with product development to come up with...
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Growing Your Small Business: Six Expert Tips

Businesses of all sizes are constantly looking for ways to expand both their offerings and their reach. For small businesses in particular, growing must often be accomplished on a shoestring budget. Here are six tips from the experts on smart ways to grow your small business. 1. Believe in yourself The power of belief, especially...
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Why Are You in Business?

A long vacation provides a much-needed break, but still affords opportunities to get interesting perspectives on how entrepreneurs view their businesses. We just spent a week with extended family on a beautiful island off the coast of British Columbia. A couple of lessons popped up, despite my desire to just take a break. First: the couple...
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Start & Grow Your Small Business Step By Step

Entrepreneurs absolutely have to be scoreboard watchers. By that I mean you must know the statistics (the score) that are critical to your business. We are maniacs about that here at StartupNation. One of the data points that we pay close attention to is our website analytics. We monitor and chart and graph the number...
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Change of Scenery

I spent last week in Boston, Annapolis, and Washington, DC. While I dreaded spending an entire week out of the office -- and not on vacation -- it turns out it was time very well spent. Among other activities, I went to OnDemand, a major industry trade show. It was fascinating, and I met many...
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People thinking about starting a business are smarter than they think

I am simply amazed at what happens when people have real & productive conversations. It turns out that everybody has something to offer. It's remarkable. This is not a new revelation. It's standard knowledge among small business people that getting out and networking is an extraordinary way to grow customers – good ones. By good...
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How Does Your Garden Grow: Planting Seeds To Grow Your Business

Since I set up shop in my home office, I've noticed that I am adversely affected by the long Michigan winter. Maybe it's because my life plan involves stopping to smell the roses and when there are no roses, I miss them. This year, I'm fighting back before the snow begins to fall. I just...