56 episodes

Sound Advice is your one-stop shop to make your small business financially successful – in year one and beyond. Whatever you want to know, we will tackle it with a super line-up of entrepreneurial stars. They will share not only how they did it, but how you can do it, too.

Sound Advice: Get year one in business right Sage

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 236 Ratings

Sound Advice is your one-stop shop to make your small business financially successful – in year one and beyond. Whatever you want to know, we will tackle it with a super line-up of entrepreneurial stars. They will share not only how they did it, but how you can do it, too.

    James Mansfield: Start an online business with a single cow

    James Mansfield: Start an online business with a single cow

    The co-founder of Field & Flower gets into the meat of building a top subscription business. From selling direct-to-consumer and finding your Billy Brisket customer, to dealing with sneaky rivals, price setting and learning the art of butchery.

    • 23 min
    Let's Be Honest... 'Investors might be sexist to you' (Zara Nanu)

    Let's Be Honest... 'Investors might be sexist to you' (Zara Nanu)

    Sound Advice is known for truth-telling and our mini-sodes give more insight from our star entrepreneurs. The founder of Gapsquare shares how venture capitalists assumed she was a waitress - when she was there to pitch for £1m.

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    • 4 min
    Rebecca Cole: Side hustle, sell, (sort of sleep), repeat.

    Rebecca Cole: Side hustle, sell, (sort of sleep), repeat.

    Bath bombs, baking and wax melts were among some of Rebecca Cole’s first experiments before she founded a personal safety business, Fearless Keychains. Learn how this one-woman business sold 4,000 keychains and made six figures in just year one. 

    • 25 min
    Let's Be Honest... 'The eureka moment is a myth' (Arthur Kay)

    Let's Be Honest... 'The eureka moment is a myth' (Arthur Kay)

    Sound Advice is known for truth-telling and our mini-sodes give more insight from our star entrepreneurs. The founder of Bio-Bean and Skyroom wants to flip the emphasis on having that first idea, to how you incrementally turn that spark into reality.

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    • 5 min
    Jack Parsons: Make millions from your mistakes

    Jack Parsons: Make millions from your mistakes

    Making multi-million-pound deals on a handshake, failed business ventures and not taking your own advice, Jack Parsons has embraced all of his mistakes while founding The Youth Group— a business now making £10 million.

    • 40 min
    Let's Be Honest... 'Running a business could mean big lows as well as highs' (Autumn Rabbitts)

    Let's Be Honest... 'Running a business could mean big lows as well as highs' (Autumn Rabbitts)

    Sound Advice is known for truth-telling and our mini-sodes give more insight from our star entrepreneurs. The founder of Plumb and Rabbitts candidly describes how she felt like quitting her incredible cake business when she experienced casual racism.  
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    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
236 Ratings

236 Ratings

E Draper ,

5 star

Great informative and light hearted podcast

Nigsdylan ,

Excellent advice

Excellent Podacst with simple sound advice for business progression. I do wonder whether things were quite as simple in heat of the hiatus but the lessons learned are sound and valued advice.

Jelly4toes ,

Mansfield start an online business with a cow

I expected to switch off halfway through like you don’t admit but does happen with a lot of similar podcasts. This was brilliant, very informative, full of good solid advice and motivation. Pleasantly refreshed and inspired after listening to this podcast. Really motivational good pic.me up when in doubt

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