Build Your Best Business

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.

 

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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.

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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. 

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We’re kicking off our #BYBB Charleston series with Reverb Charleston Owner and Director, Ashley Bell! Listen as Ashley shares the inspiration behind opening her unique yoga studio along with the challenges she overcame to do so, including finding the perfect space, managing funding and more.  
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Team and focus. Micah Laughlin, CEO of CanvasIT knows how important these two key elements are to growth and success in business. On this episode of BYBB, Micah shares how knowing when to pivot, when to say no’ and an emphasis on work/life balance for employees helps make them a top-notch outsourced IT firm. 

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When Andrea Young started creating special recipes for her g-tube reliant son, she never knew she would be helping millions of other parents. With help and encouragement from family and friends, Andrea decided to release her recipes and embark on a journey many doctors told her she wouldn’t be able to do. In this episode, Andrea walks us through the book design and release process! 
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We live in an on-demand world. When it comes to searching for a new home, the real estate industry can seem far behind. Broker, Mike Jackson realized a gap from interest to answer and decided to enhance the connection between buyer and agent, connecting the two via instant chat. In this episode, Mike explains the how and why behind HomeChatr. 

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Name, manufacturing, research. All these steps and more often comprise a new product launch. Julie Stein, CEO and Founder of DermaHealth Science joins Eric on the podcast to share her journey of pivoting careers, following her passion, and the trail and error process of creating the right formula. 

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“The biggest misconception about entrepreneurship is that it’s going to be easy.” Allyson Scrutchens, Founder and President at FORWARD Planning joins Eric on the podcast to talk entrepreneurship, particularly the discipline and follow through side and reminds us that, without execution there is no business. 

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$16 billion dollars worth of credit card points go unredeemed each year. But, what if you could use those points for good? That’s the question Charity Charge Founder and CEO, Stephen Garten answered! In this episode, Stephen shares how the credit card works - allowing users to give back to nonprofits of their choice - how the philanthropic industry is changing, and a few tips on marketing! 

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