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Small Business Startup Essentials

111 EpisodesProduced by Tom Clairmont | Helping First Time Entrepreneurs Succeed OnlineWebsite

Who Is This Podcast For?If you are thinking about starting, planning or launching an online business, but all the online tech makes your head spin, then tune in.If you're not sure that you have what it takes to have your own online business and need some encouragement or advice, come on in.I'll give… read more

111 Episodes | 2020 - 2023

Ep. 112: Interview with John Nemo, LinkedIn Expert

February 5th, 2023


In this episode, I was able to interview a long time LinkedIn favorite of mine, John Nemo.

I first came across John three years ago and was a regular …

Ep. 111: Interview With Danielle Jefferson- Small Business Consultant

January 22nd, 2023


In this episode, we're going to hear from Danielle Jefferson, from Jefferson James Consulting about her transition out of her Corporate job and into …

Ep. 110: Interview with Dennis Geelen-Author of, 'The Accidental Solopreneur'

January 16th, 2023


In this episode, I talk to Dennis Geelen about his journey from working in the Corporate realm to finding himself without a job and creating a new …

Ep. 109: Interview with Michael J. Penney, Business Development Consultant

September 5th, 2022


Friends, today, I have with me someone that I find very interesting that I came across on my favorite platform, LinkedIn. Michael J Penney. Michael J. Penney is a proven, battle tested leader.

Michael is a combat veteran …

Ep. 108: Interview with Marc Miller, Author of Repurpose Your Career

August 7th, 2022


Friends today I have with us Marc Miller, the best selling author of Repurpose Your Career a Practical Guide for the Second Half of Life, Podcast host of the Repurpose your Career Podcast and a huge advocate for …

Ep. 107: How mind mapping can help your business

July 31st, 2022


I came across mind mapping years ago and it’s always helped me to see an overall plan in a great visual way. Always.

If you’re not familiar with mind mapping, what is it?

Well, if you’ve ever drawn out a diagram on a …

Ep. 106: Letting go of the past and moving forward

July 24th, 2022


We all have a past, right? Not something we can forget about or ignore, even if we try. And it’s always a mix of all the ups and downs in life. We’ve probably got more of the downs than we’d like to remember, but, …

Ep. 105: Do Something Now!

July 17th, 2022


Friends, there are times in our lives when we have to make a decision. We can think about stuff all day long and put things off, but eventually…eventually, we somehow come to the point of ‘I’ve had enough of this. …

Ep. 104: What’s Your Unique Selling Point | How Can You Use It to get Clients?

July 10th, 2022


I spend a lot of time on LinkedIn. And I think LI is fantastic.

But I see a lot of people’s profiles that totally miss the mark on the message it …

Ep. 103: The Solopreneur Challenge: What should I focus on?

July 3rd, 2022


You’re Not Alone

If you’re in the planning stages of starting a solopreneur type business, or maybe you already launched one, you’ll more than likely …

Ep.102: Webinars part 2- Are they effective?

June 26th, 2022


In the last episode, I covered the topic of ‘should you create a webinar for your business’. I did an overview of the process and how much is …

Ep.101: Should you create a Webinar for your business?

June 19th, 2022


Webinars seem to be the new rage lately, right? More and more, we’re seeing them pop up all over as a source of providing information by video for a wide spectrum of industries and businesses.

And for good reason, I …

Ep. 100: Book Report: Pivot, by Adam Merkel | MUST READ

June 12th, 2022


I don’t know about you, but there are times in my life when I think I need to make a serious course correction. 

Sometimes it’s about personal things. Sometimes it’s about my business and whether or not to keep going in …

Ep. 99: How to Avoid Chaos in Starting a Personal Brand Business

June 5th, 2022


We live in a time where information and influence comes as easy as breathing. Whatever we want to know or learn about, we can pursue it and either read or watch videos on it. No topic seems to be untapped.

But because we …

Ep. 98: What is a personal brand business?

May 29th, 2022


What Is a Personal Brand?

Well friends, I’m sure that there are a lot of people that already have this personal brand stuff figured out, but there may be some of you listening that need a bit more clarification to what …

Ep. 97: When is the right time to start a business?

May 22nd, 2022


Is there a ‘right’ time to start a business?

Hello again friends, I have a topic here today that is a very popular one for sure. When should you start …

Ep. 96: My Favorite Tools Part 2

May 15th, 2022


If you’ve been listening for awhile, you may have heard in episode 58 titled ‘the tools we use’, I briefly went over some of the software tools I use …

Ep. 95: Getting past imposter syndrome

May 8th, 2022


Imposter syndrome. It can be very real. And it keeps coming up in conversations that I have with people. Feeling like a phony. Feeling like you …

Ep. 94: Are you stuck in learning mode?

May 3rd, 2022


So, you want to finally go forward with starting a business. This is something you’re sure about and you’ve got the confidence and determination to work through the problems and find a way to succeed. 

But you’re finding …

Taking a little break for vacation

April 24th, 2022


Hey friends and loyal listeners. I’ll be taking a 2 week break from the Podcast while I’m on vacation. After almost 100 episodes, I’m still far from finished talking about one of my favorite subjects…helping people get …

Ep. 92: Interview with UK entrepreneur Alexis Kingsbury

April 17th, 2022


In this episode we hear about how Alexis started his entrepreneurial journey and how he initially started as a consultant in a large firm, but …

Ep. 91: Interview with Gina Horkey-Creator of 'The Fully Booked Virtual Assistant' course

April 10th, 2022


Gina started out as a Financial Advisor in 2014 and wondering if she really wanted to do this long term even though she was successful in this role. …

Ep. 90: Why a lot of existing competition should inspire you to compete

April 3rd, 2022


Friends, I just had a thought about competition lately and I was reminded of a conversation I had with a professionally trained and educated photographer a few years ago. She wasn’t practicing her trade, even part time …

Ep. 89: When Reality Sets In

March 27th, 2022


Having the dream

It’s great to have a dream. Right? I think we all have some sort of dream that we’d like to accomplish someday. And having that dream of a better life is always a good thing. Because not everyone can …

Ep. 88: The 7 P's to Profitability (part2)

March 20th, 2022


Welcome back to part 2 of the 7 P’s to profitability. In the first part of this 2 part session, we covered

Personal story, Platform and then positioning. Next, we’ll be going over

1.    Product

2.    Packaging

3.    Pitch …

Ep. 87: The 7 P's to Profitability (part1)

March 13th, 2022


You want to start an online personal brand business. That’s great! I converted my business from offering on site services to other businesses to an online business and I must say, that it’s a lot better to make money …

Ep. 86: What's the one thing you do well?

March 6th, 2022


We go through the workforce doing so many things, right? I mean after a few decades of having different roles we can sort of be really good at a …

Ep. 85: Why You Shouldn’t Start a Podcast

February 27th, 2022


Podcasts seem to be everywhere. Right? They’re being played in the subway, in cafes, in the gym, wherever you go. And you can listen to them everywhere, whenever you want.

I’ve been listening to them for about 15 years… …

Ep 84: Become a person of impact later in life

February 20th, 2022


Have you ever thought of reinventing yourself? Maybe you’ve been in a situation that forced you to do that. Maybe you’re thinking about doing it …

Ep. 83: The hottest thing in social media- do you really need it?

February 14th, 2022


You know, it can get a little overwhelming sometimes when we see everybody around us jumping up and down about the latest social media craze. Not long ago…like just a few months ago, people were actually telling me that …

Ep. 82: Interview with Podcaster and Author, Jeff Brown of Read to Lead Podcast

February 9th, 2022


Jeff talks about his early years an an entrepreneur turning his part time side hustle into a full time business and then started his Podcast, Read to …

Ep. 81: Interview with Martin Barnes-Professional Pitch Coach

January 30th, 2022


Very pleased to have with us today, Martin Barnes, the Startup Pitch Coach.

So, do you have a small business but pitching make you feel anxious at the thought of being the center of attention?

Are you a bit confused about …

Ep. 80: Interview of Intuitive Life Coach Paul William Davis

January 23rd, 2022


Paul Davis is a gifted intuitive personal advisor, an entrepreneur, a best-selling author and an award-winning business growth consultant and speaker.

Ep. 79: Interview with Career Coach, Kaisha McCrea

January 16th, 2022


Kaisha spent decades working up through the ranks of Corporate Management, but then decided the timing was right for her to start her own business.

She saw the need to show people how to do what she did for over 20 …

Ep. 78: Leaving Corporate Finance | Interview With Paige Wilson, Founder of Naborforce

January 9th, 2022


Show Notes

Paige Wilson left the Corporate financial banking realm a number of years ago after her mom passed away. She looked back on her time of trying to take care of her mother while still working and decided to come …

Ep. 77: Entrepreneurial Coach Keith Allen Johns-Get the Life You Always Wanted

January 2nd, 2022


Show Notes

·       His transition from the Corporate Management realm to becoming an Entrepreneur.

·       He initially, really didn’t see himself as a business owner, but came across an article from a business coach that …

Ep. 76: Corporate Engineer Turned Entrepreneur- Interview With Tiya Roberson

December 28th, 2021


Show Notes

Tiya and I talk about a number of topics relating to her transition out of the Corporate life as an Engineer and how she worked through …

Ep. 75: Taking the Leap?- How Solopreneurs go from Zero to Hero

December 19th, 2021


Show Notes

It’s time. It’s finally time to start something new in 2022. You’ve been thinking about this for a while now and you want to make a change in your life.

You’re tired of the status quo and you have a vision of …

Ep 74: 3 Secrets to startup success

December 12th, 2021


Show Notes

Increase Your Chances

Most startups fail after 5 years. Why? Mainly because of cash flow problems. There’s more going out, than coming in. …

Ep 73: Taking Risks Later in Life: 3 things you can do to increase your success

December 5th, 2021


Show Notes

Getting older often means taking fewer risks. It shouldn’t. I’m not saying that we should take up sky diving in our 60s or invest our …

Ep 72: Later in life transition-Interview with Gayla Scrivener of Scrivener Solutions

November 28th, 2021


Show Notes

In this episode, I interview Gayla Scrivener from Scrivener Solutions. Gayla made that 'later in life' transition from the Corporate world …

Ep 71: Lack of Motivation? 5 Things You Can Do to Turn it Around

November 21st, 2021


Show Notes

There are times when we realize that, looking back we see that we really didn’t accomplish much the past year. And now that currently, it’s late November, the end of the year is approaching and I’ve noticed …

Ep 70: How to Sell Digital Products on Gumroad-And Why?

November 14th, 2021


Show Notes

When it comes to having an online business, you have to put together a solid plan of attack when it comes to becoming and staying …

Ep 69: Online Funnel Basics: How to create one for your Website

November 7th, 2021


Show Notes

Hello again friends, and welcome to another episode…a very important episode today…sales funnels.

Well, what is a sales funnel anyway? Well for those of you that already know, please bear with me, I won’t dive …

Ep 68: The Fear of Success | Does This Really Happen?

October 31st, 2021


In the last episode I brought up the topic of ‘The Fear of Failure’. But now, I think the topic to come after that should be… ‘The Fear of Success’. …

Ep 67: Fear of Failure: 5 Things We Can Do to Reduce Startup Fears

October 24th, 2021


Show Notes

Friends, this week I’d like to talk a little about fear and how it can really get in the way of our hopes and dreams and success.

Now we all have fear, and I’m not going to even suggest that I don’t have fears. …

Ep 66: Overcoming obstacles

October 17th, 2021


Show Notes

Hello friends. I’d like to talk a little today about overcoming obstacles. Now, I’ve been around awhile and have experienced a lot of things but I won’t pretend to be a know-it-all in this situation. I’ve been …

Ep 65: What is my calling?

October 10th, 2021


Show Notes

How to Find Your Calling When You Don’t Know What You Want

Some people could go their entire life, or at least a few decades, working in a …

Ep 64: How Do You Get 'There' From 'Here'?

October 3rd, 2021


Show Notes

Getting 'There'

Friends, we see it all the time. The social media world is full of people that either flaunt their success or fake their …

Ep 63: Retirement- Why Start a Business When You're Supposed to Stop?

September 26th, 2021


Do you want to start your own Podcast? Download the FREE E-book I have for you 'Starting a Podcast Mini-Course'.

Need help getting your online business started? Book a call with Tom's Online Calendar

Show Notes

Some people …

Ep 62: Interview with Shannon Greenwood-Founder, Rebelle Community

September 16th, 2021


This week I interview Shannon Greenwood, founder of Rebelle Community.

I really enjoyed hearing Shannon’s inspirational story about how she made a huge life pivot transition and went from burnout to thriving business …

Ep 61 How Small Achievements Lead to Big Success

September 12th, 2021


Friends, if you’ve been listening to this Podcast for awhile, I’m sure you’ve heard me say a number of times that I encourage you to think big and dream big and not to be discouraged… and DON’T GIVE UP, right? And …

Ep 60: The If Only Mindset Trap

September 5th, 2021


Doing Something Different

So many people today feel trapped in dead end jobs that offer no hope for the future. They cling to the illusion of security while subconsciously aware of the reality that, according to the …

Ep 59: Stop Planning and Start Doing- 3 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

August 29th, 2021


Today I’d like to talk a little about the small business planning process and how it can be easy to get caught up in the process and hit a wall. 

Planning to Plan

There's no shortage of big goals or ideas. And most of the …

Ep 58: The Tools We Use- My Personal Best Tools I Use in My Business

August 22nd, 2021


Here is the link for the FREE Guide you can download The Tools We Use.

I mentioned in the last episode that I have a free resource called ‘The Tools …

Ep 57: The 3 Critical Stories You'll Need for Your Business

August 15th, 2021


Whether you’re just thinking about starting your business or even after you’ve launched, I think this episode will be of interest for you today. 

You see, we all need to form relationships with people in the business …

Ep 56: Breaking away from conventional thinking when starting your business

August 8th, 2021


I’ve talked to a number of people throughout the years about starting on online business and some of them were real close to stepping into some major startup landmines. 

And today, I’d like to help you avoid some major …

Ep 55: A Missed Opportunity for a Business? 5 Ways to Bounce Back

August 1st, 2021


For those of us that are over 40…or 50, I’m sure you don’t have to think too long to remember some sort of opportunity you had that you either missed, didn’t recognize right away, or just plain passed up. Maybe you even …

Ep 54: What does success look like for your business

July 25th, 2021


Business success is different for everyone.

Creating a strategy and outlining what success looks like for you gives you a way to measure your success.

The 2 ingredients to the recipe of success are hard work and …

Ep 53: Starting a full time vs part time business

July 18th, 2021


There’s pros and cons to every decision, that’s nothing new. And I’ve done both sides of the coin here in having my business be full time and part …

Ep 52: You have a great business idea: So now what?

July 11th, 2021

It Hits You

You never know where it’ll hit you. You have a great idea for a new business and you’re really excited about it. 

It might happen when you’re walking down the street or when you’re just laying in bed or just …

Ep 51: 8 Ways to Know It’s Time to Give Up on Your Business Idea

July 4th, 2021


Friends, I spend a lot of time creating positive, can-do content that focuses mainly on how and when to start a business. I talk about mindset reset issues and the different types of entrepreneurs…all of that. 

And I’m …

Ep 50: Business Model Basics- 4 Types That Can Work For You

June 27th, 2021


Over the years, I’ve tried my hand at different business models. For the most part, I’ve been successful, but there have been some struggles and ups …

Ep 49: How to connect the dots when the dots keep moving

June 20th, 2021


In today's Internet-driven, mobile phone society, where everyone’s more connected through the Internet, small businesses need to evolve with consumer …

Ep 47: Focus or Failure?

June 6th, 2021


I prefer to focus on a positive mindset and to focus on success. We really don’t need encouragement to dwell on failure. For some reason we seem to gravitate toward the negative thoughts and actions and need to be …

Ep 46: Branding Expert Mike Kim- Book Launch 'You Are the Brand'

May 30th, 2021


In this episode, I interview the Boss of Branding, Mike Kim about his new book ‘You Are The Brand’.

The book gives great insight as to how he has helped people with their personal brand image and how to use that branding …

Ep 45: DIY- Building an Email List

May 23rd, 2021


This week I’d like to talk about how you can build and grow your email list on your quest to have a portable, but profitable business. 

Now for today, …

Ep 44: DIY- 4 Products and Services to Enjoy a Portable Business

May 16th, 2021


Do you want to start your own Podcast? Download the FREE E-book I have for you 'Starting a Podcast Mini-Course'.

Need help getting your online business or Podcast started? Book a call with Tom's Online Calendar

Show Notes

Ep 43: DIY-Getting Started With a WordPress Website

May 9th, 2021


What do you need to build a website?

You’ll need the following three things to start your WordPress site.

• A domain name – this is the name of your …

Ep 42: Who Are You? The Power of a Personality Profile

May 2nd, 2021


This week I’d like to talk about getting to know ourselves better and the benefits of using a personality test so we can focus on our strengths instead of developing our weaknesses.

Because when we focus on our …

Ep 41: Expanding Your Comfort Zone

April 28th, 2021


Do you want to start your own Podcast? Download the FREE E-book I have for you 'Starting a Podcast Mini-Course'.

Need help getting your online business or Podcast started? Book a call with Tom's Online Calendar

Show Notes

Ep 40: How to Start a Podcast Mini-Course

April 25th, 2021


Do you like this Podcast and want to start your own? Download my 'Podcast Startup Mini-Course'.

In episode 39 of the Podcast, I discussed the need to have a platform for your voice and why the option of having a Podcast …

Ep 39: Using Your New Message for Maximum Impact

April 21st, 2021


Gaining Influence

In this episode, I’d like to take your story…your message to another level. Today, I’d like to continue the theme of how you can have a significant influence and impact in people’s lives, and promote …

Ep 38: Your Personal Story: How It Can Improve Sales

April 18th, 2021


Gaps and building bridges

The goal of every business is sales. Without it, the business dies. Plain and simple. You need to sell your products or services one way or another. There are a lot of ways to do this, but …

Ep 37: Taking Your First Step as an Entrepreneur- A New Choice

April 14th, 2021


Making a decision

I mentioned in a much earlier episode that I made a later in life pivot.. a few of them actually and so I sort of know what it’s like to face change and to step out of the comfort zone. 

Now for some, …

Ep 36: Copywriting- Building Block #7- Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business

April 11th, 2021


I’ve found that, over the years, it can be easy to focus on the more tangible parts of a business. The parts that we can see and feel. The parts that we can have a more direct impact on:

• Sales

• Marketing

EP 35: Personal Branding-Building Block #6- Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business

April 7th, 2021


What Is a Personal Brand?

A personal brand is much more than a flashy logo or a color palette. A personal brand goes far beyond having a nice-looking …

EP 34: Marketing Plan-Building Block #5-Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business

April 4th, 2021


Marketing has gone through quite an evolution over the past 20 years or so. With so many businesses transitioning to Internet based products and …

EP 33: The Email List-Building Block #4-Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business

March 31st, 2021


What is an email list?

An email list is a special list of names and email addresses of people who gave you permission to send them updates and promotions from your business.

Many expert marketers say their biggest mistake …

EP 32: Products and Services-Building Block #3-Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business

March 28th, 2021


Before we talk about products and services, we need to talk about sales. You need to sell your stuff. Whatever it is. Products or services, you need sales. Sales is what keeps businesses alive. So what do we do when we …

EP 31: Website-Building Block #2-Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business

March 24th, 2021


5 Components Every Website Should Have

So let’s look at the 5 elements every website should have using basic copy techniques. 

1. Pass the Grunt Test

If …

EP 30: Vision-Building Block #1-Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business

March 21st, 2021


Vision or Dream?

So..What’s the difference between dream and vision? Aren’t they basically the same thing? Dream and vision are not the same thing.

A dream is a more lofty idea you have in your head without a lot of …

Ep 29: 8 Steps To a Strong Business Launch Using Social Media

March 17th, 2021


Social media has evolved quite a bit over the years. Not too long ago, having some sort of social media account was considered to be something …

Ep 28: The limiting beliefs that will hurt your success!

March 14th, 2021


We live in a time where it's very easy to get discouraged and think that only the wealthy can have opportunity and success. We seem to have a knack for dwelling on the negative, not the positive.

We have to be taught to …

Ep 27: Ghostwriting REVEALED - Emily Crookston, Pocket PhD and how she makes the book writing process heavenly.

March 10th, 2021


Emily is a former philosophy professor who left the world of academia and teaching, but found that she could utilize her research skills when she …

Ep. 26: Starting an Online Business From Zero- 7 Core Building Blocks You'll Need to Have

March 7th, 2021


Below are the show notes for this episode on the 7 major building blocks for starting a personal brand business. Are you required to have all 7? No. But I strongly recommend all 7 and use these and more in my business.

Ep 25: 4 Benefits of Starting a Business Later in Life

March 3rd, 2021


Here are just 4 benefits to starting a business later in life, based on my own experience and conversations that I have had with other older …

Ep. 24: Three Critical Steps to Gain Clarity for Your New Small Business

February 27th, 2021


Every day, more people are using the internet to start a side business, full time self employment or create a new revenue stream. There are always …

Ep 23: Taking the Boredom Out of Branding- Interview with Sarah Justice from KindaWonderful

February 18th, 2021


What makes up your brand? What is “branding?” well Sarah talks about what branding is, the strategy behind your brand, and how it influences every part of your business.

She's a Brand Specialist and the creative mind …

EP 22: The Master of Getting MORE Out of Life- Interview with Jen Groover

February 8th, 2021


Episode 22 of the Small Business Startup Essentials podcast with an interview of Jen Groover, personal mindset coach and world class serial entrepreneur-you won't want to miss this one

Jen talks about her new book 'The …

EP 21: From Good to GREAT!- Interview with Website Marketer, John Welch from Skymouse Studios

January 24th, 2021


In this episode, John Welch from Skymouse Studios gives us a peek inside the realm of website marketing, design and function and how other marketing companies just don't come through with what they promise.

Skymouse …

EP 20: Freedom from the J.O.B.-Interview with Nick Loper from Side Hustle Nation

January 9th, 2021


Nick Loper is an author, speaker, side hustle guru that started out with a blog in 2009 promoting ways for people to have a part time business and …

EP 19: Serial Entrepreneur and Author, Sean Castrina

December 31st, 2020


Sean Castrina is a serial entrepreneur, having started more than 20 companies over the last 20 years, and still seeks to launch a new venture annually. He is an investor, teacher and highly-sought-after speaker who …

EP 18: Mindset Miracles-Interview with Transformational Coach/Author/Speaker and Podcast Host, Matt Crump

December 23rd, 2020


Matt Crump, is a author, business coach/consultant, certified empowerment life coach & a purveyor of hope (cancer survivor) ready to meet another …

EP 17: Speak your way to the top!-Interview with Public Speaking Coach, Donna Riccardo

December 11th, 2020


Episode Notes

Donna believes confidence is what is needed to stop playing small and step up into life. Working with entrepreneurs allows her to …

EP 16: Startup Strategy Success Plan- Interview with Content Marketing Strategist, Kris Hughes

December 1st, 2020


Episode 16

In this episode, Kris Hughes tells us how he started as a Content Marketing Strategist and how he learned SEO, website strategy and traffic acquisition and combining these elements to help build your business.

EP 15: Video Validation-Interview with International Videographer Wesley Dean

November 14th, 2020


Episode 15

Wesley Dean is the founder of Intermotion Media. He’s travelled around the world doing promotional work for non-profits and is currently based out of the Washington DC area. 

Listen in on this episode where …

EP 14: Children's Author and Author Coach, builds Kindness App to make huge impact, an Interview with Wendy Gilhula

October 31st, 2020


Wendy Gilhula is an educator, writer, kindness app creator, and best-selling author of the Pika Bunny Learning Series. Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in …

EP 13: Changing the world one Daddy at a time- an Interview with Serial Entrepreneur and creator of Daddy Saturday, Justin Batt

October 23rd, 2020


Episode 13-Interview with Justin Batt-Fatherhood Disruptor | Healthcare Innovator | TEDx Speaker | OCR Athlete

Justin Batt is one of the fortunate …

EP 12: Givers Gain with The Generosity Culture-an Interview with Business Development Consultant, April Shprintz

October 16th, 2020


April Shprintz has spent over two decades driving growth for companies through Generosity. She started her career in the Air Force and went on to specialize in sales, operations, and marketing, supporting Fortune 500 …

EP 11: Does Following Your Dream Seem More Like a Nightmare?

October 11th, 2020


Episode 11 Notes:

Does the task of starting a business seem either vague, or daunting, or expensive, or something that just takes too much time or money?

Does any one…or ALL of these things stop you in your tracks so that …

Ep. 10: Super Brand Publishing Founder- Interview with Juliet Clark

October 8th, 2020


What if you could determine who in your audience is your best client in 180 seconds?

Juliet Clark is a dynamic and sought -after speaker and podcaster …

EP 9: S.E.L.F. Made Fitness Trainer Interview of Markus Copeland

September 29th, 2020


Markus Copeland is from Lynchburg VA and currently has a fitness training business SELF Dreams, in Colonial Heights VA, helping people of all ages …

EP 8: Corporate Banker Turns Into Multi-Book Author-Interview of Christine J. Gilbert

September 24th, 2020


Christine J. Gilbert shares how one book led to another and how she was able to build upon each book to have 2 very different 3 book series for both …

EP 7: Kari Schwear's Corporate Exit Story | Why She Had to Leave

September 19th, 2020


Kari Schwear has spent most of her professional life helping people find the story they want to tell about the choices they make in their lives. For the past two decades, she has helped companies grow by finding new …

EP 6: Finding Your Zone of Genius

September 6th, 2020


Finding Your Zone of Genius

Have you reached your true potential? If not, what is holding you back?

Do you know what your true potential is?

In this …

EP 5: Let's Get to Work

September 1st, 2020


Show Notes


Yes, you’ve finally decided that you want to have your own business doing what you love to do. No matter what others may say or think, this is what you want. You’ve been thinking about this for awhile …

EP 4: Starting a Business From the Inside Out

August 30th, 2020


Show Notes

Some people may be struggling with not only developing your mission, but not even knowing what the mission is supposed to be. But where does the ‘mission’ fit into the bigger picture here of our lives?

I like …

EP 3: What is Your Why?

August 23rd, 2020


Show Notes

As I talk to people about the startup process, I hear a question over and over ‘How do I decide if I should start a business?’

This all …

EP 2: Learn From My Mistakes- 6 Things to Avoid in Your Small Business Launch

August 15th, 2020


Show Notes

We all have those times in our lives that we wish we could take back and do over again, right? Well, that’s how I feel about my startup …

Premier episode-WELCOME!

July 25th, 2020


Well hello, and welcome to the Small Business Startup Essentials Podcast. I’m Tom Clairmont, a small business, personal brand, startup coach and I am honored to have you here today. 

I just wanted to dedicate this first …

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Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
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Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
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Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
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Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens