Elzie Flenard

Your First Podcast. Podcast Town CEO Best Tips To Get You Started.

Podcasting is an important part of getting the word out about your business and building authority. Here's a discussion with the CEO of Podcast Town about podcasting and much more. Smart Hustle Small Business Podcast · Your First Podcast - With Podcast Town CEO Elzie Flenard Elzie Flenard is the CEO of Podcast Town and he...

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How to Fix a Broken Brand: Especially if All of Your Pivoting Still Hasn’t Worked Yet

By Rikki Roehrich, seasoned content creator for various small business brands. It’s no surprise that small businesses went through a lot last year. They have given the impact of public health and safety concerns on the economy. While small businesses were told that the key to survival was to PIVOT, they still haven’t been able...

These 4 Branding Mistakes Can Sink Your Business (And How to Avoid Them)

By Shayne Tilley, Head of Marketing at 99designs by Vistaprint. A brand is a multi-faceted thing - and every business has one, whether you like it or not. It includes everything from the look and feel of your business to how your customers feel about you. Done well, your branding can help you stand out from...

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6 Powerful Strategies for Business Growth [Bonus Tips for Startups]

In 2008, Tyler Jorgenson was not in any position to give out strategies for business growth, as he is now. In fact, he was quite literally in the opposite situation. As the world was dragged down by a crash in the real estate and financial sectors, Tyler owned a real estate company and a mortgage...

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How to Create and Protect Your Brand Identity

According to the Small Business Administration, there are over 30 million small businesses in America. It’s now easier than ever for entrepreneurs to open a business, but that also means there’s some stiff competition. Crafting your brand identity is so important. So, how can you use a personal brand to stand out from the sea...

Personal Brand vs Business Brand – Ramon Demystifies This Most Asked Question

Personal Brand vs Corporate Brand - this is the ONE question I'm asked the most in my travels around the United States (and the world!). Almost every event I speak at people ask me this question. Here's the deal. We know that larger businesses have corporate brands. Coca-Cola, Starbucks, Microsoft! For the most part when...

Mr. Cory’s Cookies – Son and Mom’s Business Spreading Love One Cookie at a Time

We are proud to announce the return of the 13th Annual Smart Hustle Small Business Conference. This year, we will be hosting amazing speakers including the owners of Mr. Cory’s Cookies, Mr. Cory and Cookie Mom! Mr. Cory's Cookies is a NJ based company founded by 6 year old Cory Nieves, aka Mr. Cory. He...

Depression, Branding and more. CapitalOne’s Justin McCullough interviews Entrepreneur Ramon Ray

Justin McCullough, Vice President of eCommerce at CapitalOne interviews entrepreneur and bestselling author Ramon Ray on his journey from depression, branding, getting repeat customers and more. Their discussion touches on: How to overcome entrepreneurial depression. Overcoming big mistakes in business and getting back on track. The power of mentorship and fighting self doubt. Ramon's 3...

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