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Do You Need Industry Experience to Start a Business?

business people meeting with blog post title do you need industry experience

Is industry experience helpful or harmful to budding entrepreneurs? We share three reasons it can help and two times when it can hurt.

On The BIGG Success Show, we discuss whether or not industry experience is necessary when starting a business. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

“Stick to what you know.” You’ve probably heard that phrase before. But does it apply to entrepreneurs?

You probably won’t be surprised to hear that it’s less risky to start a business in a field in which you have experience. But it necessary?

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Selfless Marketing

Ironically, selfless marketing often benefits the giver as much as the receiver. We share an example of this phenomenon from the COVID-19 pandemic.

We discussed a living example of selfless marketing on The BIGG Success Show.  You can watch or listen to the interview by clicking the players above. Here’s a summary of our discussion.

Our mission at BIGG success is to help good people have more money so they can do more good. And today, we bring you a Good News Story.

You’ve seen it in the movie The Miracle on 34th Street*. Macy’s Santa sent the mother of a son who wanted a fire truck to the competition, because Macy’s was sold out.

Sounds great for Hollywood. But that can’t possibly work in the real world. Right?

Our guest says differently. JJ Williams is the Director of Operations at Kiona Vineyards. On the winery’s blog, he recommended his customers buy from one of his local competitors.

Why selfless marketing? Why steer customers to your competition?

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Pivot Don’t Panic

Pivot Don't Panic featurnig Dan Peterson with FlipSwitch Social Media

Pivot don’t panic tells a tale. Some small businesses are pivoting. Others are panicking. What causes them to react in these two different ways?

On The BIGG Success Show, we talk with Dan Peterson – entrepreneur, business consultant, and owner of FlipSwitch Social Media, a digital marketing agency that serves businesses spanning dozens of industries across the U.S. Their Pivot Don’t Panic campaign (#PivotDontPanic) spotlights businesses who are successfully adapting to a new business environment. Dan shares the lessons to be learned with us today. Here’s a snapshot of our conversation…

What businesses are thriving during the pandemic?

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Is It Unpatriotic to Take Paycheck Protection Program Money?

image of flags with the question is it unpatriotic to take paycheck protection program money?

The Paycheck Protection Program promises aid for small businesses in need. But some business owners wonder if it’s unpatriotic to take the money.

On The BIGG Success Show, we discuss the question underlying certain questions we’ve had, from a number of our clients, about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Some wonder: Is it unpatriotic to participate in this program? Here’s a summary of that discussion.

Business owners – we are an independent lot, are we not? Well, that’s why the idea of taking money from the government is like fingers on a chalkboard to some of them.

Some entrepreneurs think that taking government money through something like the Paycheck Protection Program is unpatriotic.

So is it unpatriotic?

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3 Ways to Endure Tough Times

Man rolling large wheel uphill with the blog title 2 ways to endure tough times

When tough times bring stress and anxiety, use these three attitudes to improve your mindset and take on the challenge.

Tough times, stress, anxiety, financial worries, how do you deal with it? Hear us discuss three attitudes that will help on The BIGG Success Show Here’s a summary of that discussion.

During tough times, especially tough economic times, business owners and individuals feel a LOT of anxiety over things like incoming bills and meeting payroll. To add to that you’ve got all this uncertainty…one day the stock market’s way up, the next it’s way down.

There’s a lot of things you can do in tough times – especially tough economic times – but there’s a few that we’re going to zero in on today that will help you persevere in any tough situation.

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