Build Your Best Business (general)

Venues are looking for talent and musicians are searching for places to play, but connecting the two isn’t easy! CMO, Will Bragunier joins me at The Harbor Entrepreneur Center in Charleston, South Carolina to share about their startup, JYVE, the challenges of growing a business and taking over a market.

Direct download: EVH.02.05.18.Edited_Show.mp3
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“If you are a city government and care about being accessible to everyone, apps aren't going to cut it for you.” Bratton Riley, Co-Founder and CEO of Citibot joins me at The Harbor Entrepreneur Center in Charleston, South Carolina to share how their system better connects citizens to their local government via text message and social media messenger apps!  

Direct download: EVH.01.29.18.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
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Deciphering ratings can be hard to do and still leaves you with so many options! Co-Founder and CEO, Andy Seavers joins me in Charleston, South Carolina at The Harbor Entrepreneur Center to share how their app, TASTE, curates a list of unbiased, local favorites. Restaurant reviews, social media and AI all come into play for this tech startup of The South!

Direct download: EVH.01.22.18.Edited_Show.mp3
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Some are afraid of failure, others are afraid of success. In this episode, I’m joined by Whitney Mendoza and Natalie Fitzgibbons of Brillar Media. We discuss four telltale signs you are sabotaging your own success and what to do before it impacts you and your business.

Direct download: EVH.01.15.18.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
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Success, goodness… both have different definitions for different entrepreneurs. But Choose Goodness Founder, Tommy Breedlove says we can be happy and make money at the same time. On this week’s podcast, Tommy has tips for the stressed out business owner and shares his inspiring story to gear us up for dominating the new year!

Direct download: EVH.01.08.18.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
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Got a team member who’s crushing their goals and want to promote them to team leader? Such a move takes more than reaching goals… it takes preparation and the right mindset! Amy Balog, Founder and Principal of ConnextionPoint joins me on the podcast to walk us through the difference of managing people vs leading them.

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The road of entrepreneurship can be quite lonely. But Stefanie Diaz, Founder of WOE (Women Only Entrepreneurs) understands the importance of support along the journey and built a community surrounding other female founders along the same path. In this podcast, I talk with Stefanie about her new, events-based venture, geared towards encouraging women and helping them to find and embrace new opportunities!

Direct download: EVH.12.11.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
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Setting up an online shopping cart and attracting customers is more than link embeds. Flugel Consulting’s Gray Anderson joins me for the podcast in Charleston and covers some mistakes you could be making in your own e-commerce business. Along the way, we also talk about how Gray and business partner, Taylor took Flugel from side hustle to full time firm.

 

Direct download: EVH.12.04.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
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In the third edition of our #BYBB in Charleston series, PowerHouse Tech Founder and CEO, Carolyn Finch joins Eric to discuss the diversity issue currently experienced in the tech space. Carolyn details a new type of pipeline, bringing in individuals from different backgrounds and experiences to create “rockstar developers” and lasting tech talent for local companies and how businesses can cultivate a culture of diversity in their own offices.

Direct download: EVH.11.27.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
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Charleston. Atlanta. Nashville. These cities of the South are certainly no Silicon Valley 2.0” nor should they aspire to be. Each location, both North and South, offers different benefits depending on the startup. But one question Harbor Entrepreneur Center Founder, John Osborne says all startups need to answer is: Does the market care as much about your product or service as you do? During this live show from Charleston, South Carolina, Eric and John discuss the benefits of life in the South and what startups need to do to attract investors. 

Direct download: EVH.11.20.17.Edited_Show_audio.mp3
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