Smallbizstories

    • SAME Café — Small Biz Stories, Episode 11

      When Libby and Brad Birky decided to start Colorado’s first pay-what-you-can restaurant, So All May Eat (or SAME) Café — no one thought their idea would work. Now, after ten successful years in business, Libby and Brad share their story on the today’s episode of Small Biz Stories. Listen as they share how they transformed a unique idea into a thriving business.

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    • ARCH Art & Drafting Supply — Small Biz Stories, Episode 12

      When Susie Coliver started ARCH Art & Drafting Supply at 24 years old, she never could have anticipated how her business would evolve over the next 38 years. From skyrocketing rent prices in San Francisco to the rise of digital drafting tools, Susie keeps her store going by facing trends head on and maintaining strong relationships with her customers and staff.

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  • La Provence, Small Biz Stories, Episode 9

    … connect to new and existing customers with email marketing. You can be a marketer, all it takes is Constant Contact. Find out more at ConstantContact.com. The post La Provence, Small Biz Stories, Episode 9 appeared first on Constant Contact Blogs. …

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  • Honey Pot Hill Orchards, Small Biz Stories Episode 8

    … you listening and would love to hear what you think of the show. Your reviews help the show get found so please go to iTunes or Stitcher right now and leave us a review. Small Biz Stories is produced by myself, Dave Charest, Shaun Cronin and Miranda Paquet. You can contact us at podcast@constantcontact.com Small Biz Stories is brought to you…

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  • Rose & Dove Specialty Gift Shop, Small Biz Stories Episode 7

    … and nonprofits connect to new and existing customers with email marketing. Find out more at ConstantContact.com. Kellee: It was nice sort of being in charge of your own destiny. Then again on the flip side, there’s so much pressure in wanting to make it succeed and that always in the back of your head, that chance of failure. I think seeing my father and how…

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  • Danish Country Antiques, Small Biz Stories Episode 6

    … the business looking good both online and in-store. Eric: Yeah. But I think it really is a blend of those mentalities. Right? Having the book smarts and the money smarts and the business smarts to know what needs to get done. But then also, like, rolling up your sleeves and doing … washing the windows when you have five minutes before you do a podcast…

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  • Small Biz Stories, Episode 5: Destaré and Chaibo

    … shares how small businesses have the power to transform Main Street and revitalize communities. Find us on Stitcher. You can also read the transcript below: Small Biz Stories is brought to you by Constant Contact. Constant Contact is committed to helping small businesses and nonprofits connect to new and existing customers with email marketing. Find…

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  • Small Biz Stories, Episode 4: Artists for Humanity

    … Small Biz Stories tells the story of some of the bravest people you’ll ever meet — small business owners. You’ll hear how they got started, their biggest challenges, and their dreams for the future. In episode 4, you’ll meet Jason Talbot, co-founder of Artists for Humanity. Jason will share his views on how to transforming ideas, individuals…

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  • For the Ferret on Crack Who Puts the Cheese in the Bag

    … “Social media?” “More like anti-social media.” “What a waste of time!” I didn’t agree with what Peter was saying. But I could certainly understand it. Like most business owners, Peter is busy — really busy. And sometimes, as Peter puts it, he can feel like a ferret on crack, running from task to task. Perhaps you’ve felt that way too…

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  • Small Biz Stories, Episode 3: Window Designs, Etc.

    … a little bit more about that. So how do you go about just marketing your business in general? Marie: I’m very big on social media. I think that’s where people go, people pick up their phone and they Google it. And I want to be found. I do have a blog. I’m very big into SEO. And I’m on Facebook, I’m on Pinterest, I’m on Twitter a little bit. But we’re…

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  • Small Biz Stories, Episode 2: The Cheese Shop in Concord, Massachusetts

    Small Biz Stories tells the story of some of the bravest people you’ll ever meet — small business owners. You’ll hear how they got started, their biggest challenges, and their dreams for the future. Join us for episode 2, where we visit The Cheese Shop in Concord, Massachusetts. You can also read the transcript below: Small Biz Stories is brought to you by Constant Contact.

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  • 8 Things I Learned During Episode One of Small Biz Stories

    … It has been such an honor to talk with the small business owners in the first season of our new podcast series, Small Biz Stories. Our inspiration for starting this podcast has been to share the stories of small business owners so those of you with similar goals, challenges, and dreams can learn from each other — whether you’re just getting…

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