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This podcast is designed to inform consumers about top scams, educate business owners about intuitive ideas and entertain listeners on the newest biz practices.

Decoding Business with BBB Better Business Bureau of San Antonio

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This podcast is designed to inform consumers about top scams, educate business owners about intuitive ideas and entertain listeners on the newest biz practices.

    Clean Growth: Texas Cleaning Pros

    Clean Growth: Texas Cleaning Pros

    Many businesses and consumers are asking more of their janitorial partners, including disinfecting and sanitizing for Coronavirus. Many small businesses were prepared and deployed COVID-specific cleaning services. From new technology to EPA-approved products, many businesses like our guest Texas Cleaning Pros adapted and are thriving.  In this space, there is also the threat of unscrupulous bad actors taking advantage of the situation and cleaning on the surface, but not to a COVID-killing degree. 

    In this series of Decoding Business, Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving the Heart of Texas explores each industries' highlights and challenges, as it applies to small business with a Texas angle.

    Texas Cleaning Pros
    https://www.texascleaningpros.com
    (210) 394-9523 

    • 15 min
    Tapped Out: What is the future for Texas breweries?

    Tapped Out: What is the future for Texas breweries?

    Faced with declining on-premise sales and constant re-openings/closures, the craft brewing industry and its many small operators are witnesses to a tough battle during the pandemic. We talk with Bill Sisoian, President of FreeTail Brewing in San Antonio, Texas. Bill explains what his team is doing to keep the taps flowing, and how other craft beer makers can pivot. 

    In this series of Decoding Business, Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving the Heart of Texas explores each industries' highlights and challenges, as it applies to small business with a Texas angle. 

    • 16 min
    Dealing with Roadblocks: A conversation with April Ancira.

    Dealing with Roadblocks: A conversation with April Ancira.

    In this episode, we sit down with April Ancira, VP of Ancira Enterprises, a chain of auto dealerships in San Antonio and South Texas. As the nation moved through the pandemic, factory shutdowns trickled down to inventory shortages and empty showrooms. Ancira, along with other dealers, navigated through tough summer months with some strategic moves.

    In addition, April is candid about what car buyers like and dislike about the purchase experience and service beyond the sale. Learn how this dealer positions itself with employee buy-in, relationship building and a spirit of generosity.


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    • 41 min
    How Fiesta San Antonio Means Big Dinero for Business

    How Fiesta San Antonio Means Big Dinero for Business

    It's called a Party with a Purpose: Fiesta time in San Antonio equals mega fundraisers, major donations and of course plenty of celebrating the history of San Antonio. We sit down with the 2020 Riverwalk Queen Michelle Bononcini to illustrate the spirit of Fiesta and how her role to promote and protect the river play a major part.

    Michelle is also a Business Development Representative here at Better Business Bureau; no doubt we will get her take on how she helps businesses promote their goods/services through BBB. This is a fun interview!


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    • 21 min
    Real Estate Trends and Scams during COVID-19

    Real Estate Trends and Scams during COVID-19

    We sit down with Cesar Amezcua of CA&CO, a broker/realtor who explains the pulse of San Antonio real estate and how scammers find opportunities in the buying process. 

    We also unveil several tactics for business owners to gleam from realtors on how to scale businesses using their best practices. 


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    • 33 min
    Movers and Shakers: How Square Cow Moovers Keeps Texas on the Move

    Movers and Shakers: How Square Cow Moovers Keeps Texas on the Move

    In many sectors of the country, the moving industry is down 12 to 19% and BBB records over 13,000 complaints yearly on moving companies. We sit down with Wade Lombard of Austin, Texas based Square Cow MOOvers to get his take on the things they are doing to succeed.

    From starting the company in 2008 amidst the recession and mortgage crisis to today with COVID-19, Wade is quick to share how they have grown and why TRUST remains a pillar in their operation. 

    • 22 min

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