6 episodes

Business Fluent is a forum where small businesses can tune in to find out the answers to their business concerns, gather insight from business experts, and discuss how the current environment impacts our communities. This six-episode series is brought to you by the SBDC at LCCC in association with the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce.

Business Fluent SBDC at LCCC & Lorain County Chamber of Commerce

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Business Fluent is a forum where small businesses can tune in to find out the answers to their business concerns, gather insight from business experts, and discuss how the current environment impacts our communities. This six-episode series is brought to you by the SBDC at LCCC in association with the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce.

    Growing Your Business with SEO and Social Media Marketing

    Growing Your Business with SEO and Social Media Marketing

    Building a digital presence is crucial for any business, but just how do we do it? There are so many social media platforms how do you determine which ones are best for your business? In this episode, Tony and Lisa are talking with Lindsay Simms, Predictable Results Marketing, and Chris Shneider, Handshake Digital, on how to optimize your online presence, just which platforms you should be advertising on, and their advice for all businesses both big and small.

    • 37 min
    What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur: A Round Table Discussion

    What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur: A Round Table Discussion

    The decision to move from employee to employer is one of the biggest decisions any entrepreneur can make. In this episode, Tony and Lisa are talking with small business owners from Lorain County. Georgia, Mathias, and Judy all had very different beginnings, but one thing they have in common is a thriving business..... or two. Listen in as we seek out their expertise on starting your own business, how they've survived Covid, and the advice they offer anyone starting out!

    • 33 min
    From Striving to Thriving in the Time of Covid

    From Striving to Thriving in the Time of Covid

    Businesses are beginning to reopen, curfew bans are starting to lift, and things seem to be returning to 'normal,' but how will this continue to affect small businesses? What will they need to do to continue to adapt and innovate as we move forward? In this episode, we look at how businesses need to reimagine as they recover, reorganize, and reignite for long-lasting success.

    • 30 min
    Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and What It Means For You

    Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and What It Means For You

     Lisa and Tony lead us through an engaging conversation on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and what that means for your small business. We are speaking with Renee Ligon and Anthony Richardson about their experiences and their expertise on how to change the face of your business. 

    • 32 min
    The Next Normal with Dr. Marcia Ballinger

    The Next Normal with Dr. Marcia Ballinger

    In this premiere episode, Tony and Lisa are talking to Dr. Marcia Ballinger, the president of Lorain County Community College, about the changing work-force and how industries are adapting. We talk about educational institutions and their ability to keep up with new expectations for virtual learning, new programs for skilled laborers, and what the future of business will look like.

    • 21 min
    Introducing: Business Fluent - Cultivating Companies and Communities

    Introducing: Business Fluent - Cultivating Companies and Communities

    Business Fluent is a forum where small businesses can tune in to find out the answers to their business concerns, gather insight from business experts, and discuss how the current environment impacts our communities. This six-episode series is brought to you by the SBDC at LCCC in association with the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce.

    • 1 min

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