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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?

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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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Expert Answers to the 6 Top Questions on How to Start a Business

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The U.S. Small Business Administration recently hosted a Twitter chat on how to start a business. We were among the expert participants including Google Small Business, Constant Contact, IRS Small Business, QuickBooks, SCORE and more, who shared tips and resources on how to take the first steps to entrepreneurship! Below are some highlights from the session.

“How to Start a Business” Chat Questions and Answers

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The Top Rural Small Business Challenges

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Learn about the biggest rural small business challenges along with solutions.

We discuss how to help shape a better future for your town on The BIGG Succees Show, and we are joined by the creators of the 2019 Rural Challenges Survey. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

We’re coming off Small Business Saturday – where the message is to shop small this holiday season to support small business and your local community.

Our guests today are 2 BIGG advocates for rural small business. They’ll share the results of their national survey on the unique challenges these businesses face.

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Become a Celebrity CEO and Watch Your Business Grow

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As a small business owner, you can become a celebrity CEO to gain an advantage over your competition. As your personal brand grows, so will your business. Made possible by FinancialFreedomTool.com

We’re BIGG fans of small business, so we’re happy to be celebrating #SmallBusinessWeek. To kick it off, we talk with Ramon Ray on The BIGG Success Show today.

He writes for Entrepreneur, Inc., Small Business Trends, Business Insider, and more. He joins us today to talk about his latest book, Celebrity CEO: How Entrepreneurs Can Thrive by Building a Community and a Strong Personal Brand*. Here’s a summary of our conversation.

What is a celebrity CEO?

Ramon says that small business owners have the ability to go very narrow and serve a niche market. Few of us are going to be Oprah Winfrey or LeBron James.

But we can all have a narrow lane where we are well known. That’s a celebrity CEO. It’s Ramon’s story. He’s not known to the whole world, but he’s well known in his little market, in his little world, in his small lane

Want to hear what Ramon’s wife said when she learned that the title of his new book was Celebrity CEO? Listen to the show. Simply click on the PLAY button above.

Why does branding even matter?

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