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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

Ken Natori and Joey Gonzalez share these tips for business growth

Support your vendors and share company values

04/05/18 02:32PM

April 8, 2018: Be a spokesperson for your vendors and you should instill values in your executives. Those are the top two tips for growing your business this week. Ken Natori is the president of The Natori Company and Joey Gonzalez is the CEO of Barry’s Bootcamp. watch

Kiip founder Brian Wong on how to get customers to notice your digital ads

How to make money on your digital ad strategy

03/30/18 08:07AM

April 1, 2018: Today’s consumers are inundated with ads, and so, how do you make sure your digital investment is getting noticed? Brian Wong, the founder of Kiip, tells us how to keep your customers interested despite so many distractions. watch

5 tips for fighting stress at your job

5 ways to combat stress at work

03/30/18 08:03AM

April 1, 2018: Stress is real. A recent study shows that the majority of Americans say they’ve experienced high levels of stress or anxiety at work. So, how do you cope? Here are five ways to combat stress at work. watch

Dirty Lemon is using conversational commerce to interact with customers

Dirty Lemon is disrupting distribution

03/30/18 08:01AM

April 1, 2018: Have you ever heard of conversational commerce? If not, pay attention because it’s changing the way consumers shop. Want to know how it works? We followed the company Dirty Lemon, which has ditched traditional distribution methods in the beverage industry and is relying 100% on text messaging. watch

Les McKeown and Carly Strife with the top tips for running a successful business

Hire effectively and prioritize problems

03/30/18 08:01AM

April 1, 2018: Learn how to hire effectively and always prioritize your problems. Those are the top two tips for growth this week. Les McKeown is the founder and CEO of Predictable Success and Carly Strife is the co-founder and COO of Bark. watch

Scott Gerber on the best social media strategy for your business

Should you hire a social media expert?

03/30/18 08:00AM

April 1, 2018: Does your company need to hire a social media expert? If so, which platform is best for your business? Let’s ask the expert. Scott Gerber is the co-founder and CEO of The Community Company. watch

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