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The Small Business Connection Podcast was created to highlight small businesses from around the world while giving actionable items for our audience of small business owners.

Small Business Connections with Ann Brennan Ann Brennan

    • Marketing
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

The Small Business Connection Podcast was created to highlight small businesses from around the world while giving actionable items for our audience of small business owners.

    Public Relations

    Public Relations

    In this episode of Small Business Connections, Ann talks with Pamela Hart Vines, a communications strategist, filmmaker, and author.
    We discuss:
    -Defining Public Relations
    -The difference between PR, Marketing, Advertising, and Branding
    -Four steps to incorporate a Public Relations strategy for a business: Research, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation.

    • 39 min
    Never Stop Growing

    Never Stop Growing

    In this episode of Small Business Connections, Ann talks about ways to never stop growing and the importance of realizing your time value with software entrepreneur, the founder of Onestop Devshop, Geordie Wardman. They discuss how Geordie transitioned from forest firefighter to entrepreneur, ecommerce, time management, pivoting online and Geordie’s favorite books of business.

    • 34 min
    Does Copy Matter

    Does Copy Matter

    Join us as we talk with copywriter, web designer and podcast host, Liz Theresa about the importance of copy.
    1) What is copy?
    2) Does having good copy matter?
    3) What is more important: a hot looking
    website or great copy?
    4) What makes copy good (and what makes it bad)?
    5) What makes a website effective?

    • 33 min
    Lean Business

    Lean Business

    Join us as Ann talks with Brad Eisenburg, from BELeanBusiness.com. We discuss:
    1) From Mechanical Engineering to Engineering Businesses
    2) Bike Share Company Story - While Still In College
    3) How His Experience in Energy Efficiency Business Helped Him Find a Passion For Helping Small Businesses
    4)How to help small businesses adopt "Lean" strategies and technology to become scalable
    5) How efficiency and automation has allowed clients to remain resilient during the pandemic

    • 33 min
    Only 2 Kinds of Days

    Only 2 Kinds of Days

    In this episode, Nathan Greenberg of Arkside Marketing discusses serial entrepreneurship, his theory of "2 Kinds of Days" and why rules you think are limiting your marketing efforts might actually be the key to creativity. Specializing in regulated industries and he has built his career off of the idea that businesses need marketing partners not vendors.

    • 39 min
    Networking In The Time of COVID

    Networking In The Time of COVID

    In this episode of Small Business Connections, Sarit Arbell of BNI Central Maryland joins Ann to discuss networking in the time of COVID, the benefits of networking for your business, and the added benefit of networking for your mental health.
    BNI- Business Network International is in 74 countries and has over 250,000 members worldwide.

    • 37 min

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JohnFS ,

Excellent information, shared with enthusiasm!

Ann’s enthusiasm for helping her clients comes through, and she brings out the best in her guests.

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