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Jasmine Star tells us how to connect with consumers on Instagram

Tips for using Instagram to hook your customers & get them to...

04/19/18 03:40PM

April 22, 2018: Instagram can play a huge part in the success of your business, but what happens if you don’t have a product or service that be photographed easily. Business expert Jasmine Star shares some tips for using the social platform to hook your customers and get them to browse. watch

MVMT is using social media to sell watches directly to consumers

Social influencers can help sales skyrocket

04/19/18 03:40PM

April 22, 2018: A few years ago, using social media for sales and marketing was unfamiliar territory, but today, the tides have turned. The use of social influencers to promote brands is more popular than ever. That’s how the watch company MVMT grew into an $80 million business. They adopted this strategy early in the life of their brand. watch

Patrick McGinnis tells us about investors and growth

Should I grow fast or slow?

04/19/18 03:40PM

April 22, 2018: Should you continue to grow slow with your own money or look at bringing on an investor to grow fast? Let’s ask the expert. Patrick McGinnis is the founder of Dirigo Advisors. watch

Lior Arussy & Phil Town share this advice for business owners

Would Warren Buffett buy your business?

04/19/18 03:38PM

April 22, 2018: You should always take time to think about your next opportunity and run a business that would interest Warren Buffett. These are the top two tips for growing your business this week. Lior Arussy is the founder and president of Strativity Group and investor Phil Town is co-host of “Invested: The Rule Number One Podcast.” watch

“Your Business” & HSN have teamed up for this elevator pitch

HSN elevator pitch: Slick Lizard Designs

04/19/18 03:38PM

April 22, 2018: Lucy Pellegrino says her creation isn’t your ordinary tablet cover. These neoprene sleeves give you 16 different looks in one case. She got the chance to pitch her product to HSN. Let’s find out think if the judges think Lucy is as slick as her product. watch

Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Barack Obama have all worn work uniforms

Do you need a work uniform?

04/13/18 11:20AM

April 15, 2018: Some very famous CEO’s and even a former president have adopted the idea of a work uniform, but does it make sense for everyone? Would we all get more work done if we didn’t have to think about the clothes we were wearing every day? Let’s find out if it’s an idea we should all consider. watch

Alli Webb & Joshua Reeves have this advice for business owners

Consider a partner and do nothing alone

04/13/18 11:18AM

April 15, 2018: Don’t be afraid to partner and you don’t have to do everything alone. Those are the top two tips for growing your business this week. Alli Webb is the founder of Drybar and Joshua Reeves is the co-founder and CEO of Gusto. watch

“Your Business” & HSN have teamed up for this elevator pitch

HSN elevator pitch: Firehouse Coffee

04/13/18 11:15AM

April 15, 2018: Mike Adams realized how much he relied on coffee to stay awake while working crazy shifts as a paramedic. He didn’t like how his coffee tasted, and so, he created his own blends. He got the chance to pitch his product to HSN. Let’s find out think if the judges think Mike’s got something brewing. watch

Bruce Poon Tip talks about replacing HR with a talent development department

Goodbye HR, hello employee development

04/13/18 11:13AM

April 15, 2018: Years ago, the company G Adventures did away with its HR department. There was even a mock funeral to say goodbye. Bruce Poon Tip talks about the benefits of launching an employee development department and the positive effect this decision has had on his company. watch

Can it get lonely being the sole owner of a company?

Should you own a business alone?

04/13/18 11:13AM

April 15, 2018: What are the positives and negatives of owning a business by yourself? Let’s ask the expert. Jessica Johnson-Cope is the president of the Johnson Security Bureau. watch

Peloton is changing how you exercise at home

Peloton is changing how you exercise at home

04/05/18 02:41PM

April 8, 2018: Peloton has built up a core group of passionate users, and the company is now valued at more than one billion dollars. It’s hard to believe that just a few years ago, they heard “no” from almost every investor they met. Now, raising money is no longer a problem including getting funding from NBC’s parent company Comcast. We found... watch

Dippin' Dots CEO Scott Fischer says fun should be your mantra

Learning from the pros: Dippin’ Dots

04/05/18 02:36PM

April 8, 2018: Cookies and cream and rainbow ice are two of the most popular flavors at iconic ice cream brand Dippin’ Dots. After 30 years, the business is reaching more customers at malls, theme parks and stadiums thanks to the leadership of CEO Scott Fischer. We spoke with him in the company’s hometown of Paducah, KY about being a learner and... watch

Your Business and HSN have teamed up for this elevator pitch competition

HSN elevator pitch: The Cupcake Rack

04/05/18 02:34PM

April 8, 2018: Elizabeth Crouch needed a new way to display her desserts, and so she created The Cupcake Rack. She got the chance to pitch her product to the team at HSN for a chance to go on the air to sell it. Let’s find out think if the judges think her idea is sweet enough for TV. watch

John Lee Dumas talks about getting more people to listen to your podcast

Reaching new audiences with your podcast

04/05/18 02:32PM

April 8, 2018: Podcasts are a great way to reach new audiences and connect with both old and new customers. John Lee Dumas, the host of the award-winning “Entrepreneurs on Fire,” shares tips for coming up with solid content and creating a following for your podcast. watch

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Financial journalist, author and entrepreneur JJ Ramberg focuses on issues and opportunities for businesses across the United States. She highlights important matters that affect business leaders, and offers news, guidance, and insider tips to help them optimize growth, get work done and achieve success. Since its inception, the program has profiled hundreds of businesses to highlight how they have overcome challenges while also offering insightful interviews with business experts and... read more

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