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  • Cutting Edge Capital — Small Biz Stories, Episode 13

    … What am I doing to make the world a better place? That’s the question that motivated Brian Beckon to leave the corporate world in the hopes of building a more democratic and just economy. As a securities lawyer and Vice President of Cutting Edge Capital, Brian has the knowledge and passion necessary to help entrepreneurs raise funds from both…

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

    … to a result that is likely to give personal, deep personal fulfillment. We appreciate you listening and would love to hear what you think of the show. Please go to iTunes or Stitcher right now and leave us a review. Small Biz Stories is produced by myself and Miranda Paquet with editing by TwentyFourSound. You can contact us at podcast…

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  • 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…

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  • Traci Brown, Body Language Expert – Small Biz Stories, Episode 10

    … Traci Brown is a body language and persuasion expert whose winning mindset propels her business to success. Today, on episode 10 of the Small Biz Stories podcast, Traci shares her best stories — like the time she got a product deal with Kevin Harrington, a Shark from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank — as well as her biggest setbacks. You’ll hear her…

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  • La Provence, Small Biz Stories, Episode 9

    … Dawn Noble is the owner of La Provence in Rockport, Massachusetts. Since taking over the store 10 years ago, Dawn has learned what it takes to be a successful small business owner. Listen as she shares the unexpected way she became a business owner, her biggest challenges and lessons, and her best advice for others looking to start their own…

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  • Honey Pot Hill Orchards, Small Biz Stories Episode 8

    … Andrew and Chelcie Martin are third and fourth generation farmers at Honey Pot Hill Orchards in Stow, Massachusetts. In this episode, they share what it’s like to be part of a family business, how to deal with things that are out of your control, and what it takes to be a successful manager. Small Biz Stories tells the story of some…

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

    … Kellee Twadelle, owner of Rose & Dove Specialty Gift Shop, is proud to own her own business. In this episode, Kellee shares how support from her local business community, quality staff, and loyal customer base keep her business going strong throughout various industry changes and personal challenges. Small Biz Stories tells the story of some…

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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

    … 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 5, you’ll meet Chris Iousa, owner of Destaré martini bar and Chaibo coffee and tea house in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Listen as he shares…

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  • Small Biz Stories, Episode 4: Artists for Humanity

    …, and the greater community. 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 out more at ConstantContact.com. Jason: I could feel it happening…

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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.

    … is important to us, 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 by Constant Contact. Constant Contact is committed to helping small businesses and nonprofits…

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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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