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BrumPod, the podcast for small businesses, by small businesses; discussing the topics that matter to you; including marketing, networking, generating business awareness, as well as covering various business tools & technology. Find us on Twitter, @brumpod.Brought to you by Brummies Networking, the h… read more

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BrumPod018: Brummies Networking's 5th Anniversary! Our Origins & Where We're Going. Plus, How Networking Has Changed With LinkedIn

February 26th, 2020


We're back from hiatus! In this episode we're going a bit self-reflective, talking about how Brummies Networking has recently turned 5yrs old! But as …

BrumPod: Stick with us - Rich explains our absence - We will be back very soon!

January 22nd, 2020


Thanks for sticking with BrumPod - we're really sorry we haven't brought you any episodes lately - Rich moved house mid December, and has been without proper broadband ever since! (The joys of living in the countryside) …

BrumPod017: Should Schools Teach Entrepreneurialism? Learning, Skills and Qualifications As A Freelancer

November 5th, 2019


In Episode17 we discuss an offshoot topic from Episode 16, and look at how the world's attitude has changed over the years from kids growing up and being taught the traditional 'get a degree and then get a job' …

BrumPod016: The Current And Future State Of The Modern Workplace

October 18th, 2019


In this episode we look at the current and future state of the modern workplace, what a 'workplace' even consists of in this technological age. So …

BrumPod015: Apps, Mobile Websites, Smart Technologies and Small Business - How Can They Help You?

September 27th, 2019


Episode 15 sees us talking to our special guest, Doug Ward, from B13 Technology based in Birmingham. Doug is a tech expert who deals with mobile …

BrumPod014: HS2 - A Revolution In Transport For Business, Or A Giant Waste Of Money?

August 28th, 2019


In this episode, we look at HS2, the UK's proposed high speed rail link which aims to run along the spine of the country, connecting up all the major cities. Ideal in theory, but at what cost? 

With budgets spiralling …

BrumPod013: Our Old Friend GDPR - It Hasn't Gone Away! PLUS Downtime In Your Business For Good Mental Health

July 25th, 2019


In Episode 13 of BrumPod, we briefly revisit GDPR given some recent themes in the news, and people we've come into contact with who are in …

BrumPod012: Should Your Business Be On Instagram?

June 14th, 2019


Episode 12. Should your business be on Instagram? It's the fastest growing social network, with it boasting some impressive stats that might make you …

BrumPod011: What 3 Words could save your life? We discuss a revolution in mapping and addressing

May 22nd, 2019


In this episode we look at British company What3Words, who are revolutionising the way the entire globe is mapped and divided up into accurate …

BrumPod010: The changing face of the high street & what it means for businesses. And clean Air Zones; how will it affect you?

April 26th, 2019


In this episode we look at the changing face of the British high st - are bricks and mortar buildings still important to us? How are we using them? …

BrumPod009: 'Knowing Where To Tap' - a rough guide to market economics! (The fun way) & the equation Cost vs. Time vs. Value

April 2nd, 2019


In today's episode we look at the equation of Cost vs. Time vs. Value, seeing what is best for you and your wallet.

This all came about after …

BrumPod008: Gayle Kelly from Parkinson's UK on how she utilises Business Networking for fundraising

March 5th, 2019


A conversation with Gayle Kelly, Regional Fundraiser for Birmingham & Black Country at Parkinson's UK, on how she utilises business networking in her fundraising and awareness-building efforts. Some really …

BrumPod007: Mental Health In The Workplace With Special Guest David Andrew

February 20th, 2019


In this episode we focus solely on the topic of mental health in the workplace, with special guest contributor David Andrew, of David Andrew …

BrumPod006: 2019 roundup of important info; and a tool to help small businesses get paid on time!

January 25th, 2019


In this episode we talk about several important bits of info coming up that you should be aware of, dates for your diary in regards to the UK Gov's …

BrumPod005: How do people treat networking at Christmas? And why do some events work and not others?

December 3rd, 2018


In our last show of 2018, we look at the different ways people treat networking around the festive period. Should we still maintain utter …

BrumPod004: Channel 4 Bypasses Us, Netflix Joins Us; & Is Your Workstation Damaging You?

November 12th, 2018


We firstly discuss Channel 4's decision to move their HQ to Leeds instead of Birmingham. Contrast that with Netflix's decision to start investing in the Midlands by using it as a place to film and produce future …

BrumPod003: 'Making Tax Digital', the UK government's new digital initiative - will it work?

October 23rd, 2018


In this episode we talk about the UK government's digital initiative, 'Making Tax Digital', which is designed to make business owners' lives easier by creating a seamless digital workflow, simplifying the tax and VAT …

BrumPod002: 5G To Be Launched In The Midlands, & LinkedIn/Networking Etiquette - what annoys you?

October 5th, 2018


In our second episode, we discuss the fact that 5G broadband technology is to be piloted & launched in the Midlands, UK. What will that mean for …

BrumPod-Ep1: Are Business Cards Dead?, & How To Network

September 14th, 2018


In BrumPod's inaugural episode, we discuss the relevance of business cards in today's technological society; do they still serve a purpose?
Also we …

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