Street Survival: Bringing Back Small Business

Emily Washcovik from Yelp and Mike McDerment of FreshBooks spoke at the Survive and Thrive Summit and discussed some hot topics for small business. Hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media, the first two Summits were held earlier in 2020 and the next one will be the spring of 2021. It's...

Why Accountants Are Critical for Small Business Success

Nowadays, technology plays a huge role in being able to run a business. And with so many people managing their businesses from home, these new technology solutions are needed more than ever. Stone DeSouza is the leader of the small business segment for Sage in the US. He was leading the accounting channel for two...

Tips and Tricks You Need to Know About Selling a Business

Selling is tough work. If you're selling a house, that's also tough. Selling a business — that may be the toughest sale there is. It’s a topic not often talked about, and therefore business owners don’t always know where to turn. John Warrilow has been involved in a few startup businesses and claims that he’s...

A Conversation with Lori Greinger from Shark Tank: Ramon Hosts the Verizon Small Business Webinar Series

Ramon Ray got to host the Verizon Small Business Webinar Series with special guest Lori Greinger. You may know her as the warm-blooded shark from the Emmy-winning ABC series, Shark Tank. She's also an inventor with 120 patents and the author of the bestselling book Invent It, Sell It, Bank It! Her passion is...

Ramon’s 2020 Holiday Party: Small Business Advice from Industry Experts

Ramon hosted his 2020 holiday party with some of the best industry experts out there. If you missed the live event, don't worry! You can still take advantage of all the small business advice that was shared throughout the event. Below are some highlights from each expert interview. You can still listen to the...

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Build a Community and the Sales Will Follow: Insights on Product Development

Have you ever turned to YouTube.com to learn a new skill or how to level-up your appearance? You're not alone. Many people turn to this major video publisher to learn better techniques for everyday use. Joseph Andrew, co-founder of BluMaan.com, knew that there were men looking for better hair care products for their needs....

Resilient Leadership: Thriving in the Unknown

Jennifer Maher, David Chang, and Meredith Schmidt spoke at the Survive and Thrive Summit about communication during COVID and how important it is during these challenging times. Hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media, the first two Summits were held earlier in 2020. The next one will be in spring 2021....

Selling More Online: A Conversation All About E-commerce

John Lawson and Jackson Cunningham spoke at the Survive and Thrive Summit and talked all about starting e-commerce. Hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media, the first two Summits were successfully held in 2020. The next one will be in the spring of 2021. Be the first to know when that...

Small Business Trends CEO Talks Productivity During COVID-19

Anita Campbell of Small Business Trends was the keynote speaker at the Survive and Thrive Summit about productivity related to COVID-19. Hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media, the first two Summits were held in April and August of 2020 with the next one coming in Spring 2021. It's free, so...