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"6 minute Business Breakfast" helps you kick off your entrepreneurial day before you even get out of bed. Replace your alarm clock with 6 minutes of business inspiration, ideas, news and tips. There's short, advice packed, "snack-sized interviews" with entrepreneurs, business news you can use and inspirational thoughts of the day, which our guests have used to overcome their own hurdles. It's 6 minutes to get your day started. Brought to you by a former British national radio news editor and broadcaster. Currently twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays. Lets us know if you'd like to hear more!

Latest Episodes

The dark arts of social media marketing automation - 20Nov18

Would you delve into the dark arts of social media marketing automation to build your business? Do you do it already? The reality is marketing automation has become something that has become so common places that most people just accept it now but the level of marketing automation varies. At a recent event I ended up speaking to someone others label as a blackhat marketer. So what could I learn by talking to someone from the dark side! In this special episode, I discuss what I learnt about marketing automation.

8 MIN2018 NOV 21
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The dark arts of social media marketing automation - 20Nov18

How to feel more alert during 12+ hour business days - Ep17

It's that time of year again where the weather closes in and however motivated we are about our business ideas, it can seem a struggle to stay alert. You could go to the gym but are there other alternatives. In this special episode, I tried one approach but did it work and could it work for you. I take you through a week of experiments and then round up my conclusions. Do you know of techniques to help you stay alert? Let me know. Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

6 MIN2018 NOV 14
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How to feel more alert during 12+ hour business days - Ep17

How to turn your product into a brand story for social media - Ep16

How can you turn your product into a brand story that grabs people's attention on social media? The secret seems to be authenticity, finding stories around your product, playing to your strengths and avoiding using advertising language. We also hear from someone who is trying to market his peanuts business with a story as an example. Show links: Jeshua Douglas - Kaominuts.com Instagram: @kaomipeanuts Twitter: @KaomiNuts News Stories: Employing servicepeople - https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/323015 Pop up shops -https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/oct/28/amazon-fashion-boutique-store-from-click-to-chic Socially conscious businesses - https://www.entrepreneurnews.co.uk/2018/11/10/this-30-year-old-quit-her-dream-job-to-boost-sustainability-across-asia/ Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

7 MIN2018 NOV 12
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How to turn your product into a brand story for social media - Ep16

What size of business is right for you? - Ep15

What size of business should you be building? Should you aim big? Should you aim for something smaller? When you listen to all the gurus they all seems to offer a different ideal to aim for but what would suit you. In this episode we can some straight forward advice. Plus in news you can use, how to remember people's names at business networking events, whether the Facebook newsfeed is still worth focusing on with your social media marketing and whether age is a problem for entrepreneurs. Links to the news stories: Age and entrepreneurship https://www.ft.com/content/94719a68-9cb6-11e8-88de-49c908b1f264 Remembering names https://www.entrepreneur.com/video/322364 Facebook marketing https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46045422 Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

5 MIN2018 NOV 7
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What size of business is right for you? - Ep15

31Oct - Why don't you actually launch your business idea? - Ep14

It's one of the biggest problems for all of us. We come up with a great business but then don't launch it. Sometimes we see others do it and succeed and we find ourselves kicking ourselves. So what is stopping us? What do we need to do to get ourselves to launch our business? In this episode we talk about some of the things you can do. Plus, if you would like to be a digital nomad could this firm help, the danger of fake news about your business and how cannabis sales are creating opportunities for other businesses. Links: Star Miller - ReachForTheStarsAndSmile.com Fake news and business https://www.marketwatch.com/story/fake-news-spreads-more-quickly-on-twitter-than-real-news-2018-03-08?link=sfmw_tw Cannabis story https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/video?clipId=1523940&playlistId=1.4149924&binId=1.810401&playlistPageNum=1&binPageNum=1#_gus&_gucid=&_gup=twitter&_gsc=Qa1Bv6j - Nomad story www.Remoteyear.com - Jeshua Douglas Kaominuts.com - Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa8...

6 MIN2018 OCT 31
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31Oct - Why don't you actually launch your business idea? - Ep14

29Oct - Are "you" holding back your marketing? - Ep13

Is it time to think about your marketing differently? Not in some theoretical way but in the way you think about it in your head. Jeshua Douglas used to view salespeople negatively. It's something many of us do but if we feel that way about sales, it could be holding us back. This episode has one aim, to remove that in you if you are being held back. Plus news you can use with stories about wooden glasses entrepreneurs, colored teeth and living forever! Links: Jeshua Douglas - kaominuts.com Instagram: @kaomipeanuts Twitter: @KaomiNuts Story Links: https://www.retailnews.asia/vietnamese-entrepreneur-makes-glasses-with-wooden-frames/ https://nypost.com/2018/10/24/rainbow-teeth-is-2018s-weirdest-beauty-trend/ https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxvzLNXbnSZZdFvpJvCRlWQKDrpk Be a guest: Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

6 MIN2018 OCT 29
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29Oct - Are "you" holding back your marketing? - Ep13

24Oct - Why a good business idea should always solve pain - Ep12

Good business ideas comes from solving pain, the more personal that pain the more motivated you'll be to solve it for yourself and others and the more painful it is the more money you can probably make. But what does that mean in terms of coming up with business ideas. In today's episode we talk to someone who founded a business based on solving the pain of a shortage of money, we also look at the latest news you can use including the tracking of business emails, autocompletion of emails and why 1 press up could improve your entrepreneurial fitness. Links from the show https://www.wired.com/story/how-email-open-tracking-quietly-took-over-the-web/ https://stephenguise.com/take-the-one-push-up-challenge/ Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

6 MIN2018 OCT 24
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24Oct - Why a good business idea should always solve pain - Ep12

22Oct - Do Instagram bots work? - Ep11

Do Instagram bots help business marketing? If every internet marketer these days seem to be using them should you? In today's episode, we discuss an experiment with Instagram bots. How many followers did we get? Were they genuine followers? Are bots value for money? Are bots even ethical? Plus we talk about the latest SEO news on how to optimise your business website for search engines. Link to Hubspot article mentioned in the show: https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/content-marketing-strategy Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

6 MIN2018 OCT 22
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22Oct - Do Instagram bots work? - Ep11

Should you have a mobile phone app for your business?

Mobile phone apps are changing. They still offer enormous potential to reach your customers directly but the way they work has changed and this is presenting a new opportunity to small businesses who could never have afforded them in the past. The downside is that the mobile app market is saturated now and to stand out you need to try something a bit different but with a bit of thought, that's not that hard. To be a guest on 6 Minute Business Breakfast go to https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2

6 MIN2018 OCT 17
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Should you have a mobile phone app for your business?

How do you ensure you reach the end of your business runway?

Even the best idea can fail before it gets traction. So how do you avoid this? How do you ensure you get to the end of your "business runway" with something that is working. Many of the questions to consider are ones about you yourself. In this episode we ask three of these questions, hear from an investor and entrepreneur as well as get news you can use and a thought for the day. If you would like to be a guest expert on 6 Minute Business Breakfast visit - https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2

6 MIN2018 OCT 15
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How do you ensure you reach the end of your business runway?

Latest Episodes

The dark arts of social media marketing automation - 20Nov18

Would you delve into the dark arts of social media marketing automation to build your business? Do you do it already? The reality is marketing automation has become something that has become so common places that most people just accept it now but the level of marketing automation varies. At a recent event I ended up speaking to someone others label as a blackhat marketer. So what could I learn by talking to someone from the dark side! In this special episode, I discuss what I learnt about marketing automation.

8 MIN2018 NOV 21
Comments
The dark arts of social media marketing automation - 20Nov18

How to feel more alert during 12+ hour business days - Ep17

It's that time of year again where the weather closes in and however motivated we are about our business ideas, it can seem a struggle to stay alert. You could go to the gym but are there other alternatives. In this special episode, I tried one approach but did it work and could it work for you. I take you through a week of experiments and then round up my conclusions. Do you know of techniques to help you stay alert? Let me know. Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

6 MIN2018 NOV 14
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How to feel more alert during 12+ hour business days - Ep17

How to turn your product into a brand story for social media - Ep16

How can you turn your product into a brand story that grabs people's attention on social media? The secret seems to be authenticity, finding stories around your product, playing to your strengths and avoiding using advertising language. We also hear from someone who is trying to market his peanuts business with a story as an example. Show links: Jeshua Douglas - Kaominuts.com Instagram: @kaomipeanuts Twitter: @KaomiNuts News Stories: Employing servicepeople - https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/323015 Pop up shops -https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/oct/28/amazon-fashion-boutique-store-from-click-to-chic Socially conscious businesses - https://www.entrepreneurnews.co.uk/2018/11/10/this-30-year-old-quit-her-dream-job-to-boost-sustainability-across-asia/ Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

7 MIN2018 NOV 12
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How to turn your product into a brand story for social media - Ep16

What size of business is right for you? - Ep15

What size of business should you be building? Should you aim big? Should you aim for something smaller? When you listen to all the gurus they all seems to offer a different ideal to aim for but what would suit you. In this episode we can some straight forward advice. Plus in news you can use, how to remember people's names at business networking events, whether the Facebook newsfeed is still worth focusing on with your social media marketing and whether age is a problem for entrepreneurs. Links to the news stories: Age and entrepreneurship https://www.ft.com/content/94719a68-9cb6-11e8-88de-49c908b1f264 Remembering names https://www.entrepreneur.com/video/322364 Facebook marketing https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-46045422 Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

5 MIN2018 NOV 7
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What size of business is right for you? - Ep15

31Oct - Why don't you actually launch your business idea? - Ep14

It's one of the biggest problems for all of us. We come up with a great business but then don't launch it. Sometimes we see others do it and succeed and we find ourselves kicking ourselves. So what is stopping us? What do we need to do to get ourselves to launch our business? In this episode we talk about some of the things you can do. Plus, if you would like to be a digital nomad could this firm help, the danger of fake news about your business and how cannabis sales are creating opportunities for other businesses. Links: Star Miller - ReachForTheStarsAndSmile.com Fake news and business https://www.marketwatch.com/story/fake-news-spreads-more-quickly-on-twitter-than-real-news-2018-03-08?link=sfmw_tw Cannabis story https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/video?clipId=1523940&playlistId=1.4149924&binId=1.810401&playlistPageNum=1&binPageNum=1#_gus&_gucid=&_gup=twitter&_gsc=Qa1Bv6j - Nomad story www.Remoteyear.com - Jeshua Douglas Kaominuts.com - Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa8...

6 MIN2018 OCT 31
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31Oct - Why don't you actually launch your business idea? - Ep14

29Oct - Are "you" holding back your marketing? - Ep13

Is it time to think about your marketing differently? Not in some theoretical way but in the way you think about it in your head. Jeshua Douglas used to view salespeople negatively. It's something many of us do but if we feel that way about sales, it could be holding us back. This episode has one aim, to remove that in you if you are being held back. Plus news you can use with stories about wooden glasses entrepreneurs, colored teeth and living forever! Links: Jeshua Douglas - kaominuts.com Instagram: @kaomipeanuts Twitter: @KaomiNuts Story Links: https://www.retailnews.asia/vietnamese-entrepreneur-makes-glasses-with-wooden-frames/ https://nypost.com/2018/10/24/rainbow-teeth-is-2018s-weirdest-beauty-trend/ https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxvzLNXbnSZZdFvpJvCRlWQKDrpk Be a guest: Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

6 MIN2018 OCT 29
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29Oct - Are "you" holding back your marketing? - Ep13

24Oct - Why a good business idea should always solve pain - Ep12

Good business ideas comes from solving pain, the more personal that pain the more motivated you'll be to solve it for yourself and others and the more painful it is the more money you can probably make. But what does that mean in terms of coming up with business ideas. In today's episode we talk to someone who founded a business based on solving the pain of a shortage of money, we also look at the latest news you can use including the tracking of business emails, autocompletion of emails and why 1 press up could improve your entrepreneurial fitness. Links from the show https://www.wired.com/story/how-email-open-tracking-quietly-took-over-the-web/ https://stephenguise.com/take-the-one-push-up-challenge/ Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

6 MIN2018 OCT 24
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24Oct - Why a good business idea should always solve pain - Ep12

22Oct - Do Instagram bots work? - Ep11

Do Instagram bots help business marketing? If every internet marketer these days seem to be using them should you? In today's episode, we discuss an experiment with Instagram bots. How many followers did we get? Were they genuine followers? Are bots value for money? Are bots even ethical? Plus we talk about the latest SEO news on how to optimise your business website for search engines. Link to Hubspot article mentioned in the show: https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/content-marketing-strategy Be a Guest: https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2 Twitter: @6minuteBB Instragram: @6businessbreakfast

6 MIN2018 OCT 22
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22Oct - Do Instagram bots work? - Ep11

Should you have a mobile phone app for your business?

Mobile phone apps are changing. They still offer enormous potential to reach your customers directly but the way they work has changed and this is presenting a new opportunity to small businesses who could never have afforded them in the past. The downside is that the mobile app market is saturated now and to stand out you need to try something a bit different but with a bit of thought, that's not that hard. To be a guest on 6 Minute Business Breakfast go to https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2

6 MIN2018 OCT 17
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Should you have a mobile phone app for your business?

How do you ensure you reach the end of your business runway?

Even the best idea can fail before it gets traction. So how do you avoid this? How do you ensure you get to the end of your "business runway" with something that is working. Many of the questions to consider are ones about you yourself. In this episode we ask three of these questions, hear from an investor and entrepreneur as well as get news you can use and a thought for the day. If you would like to be a guest expert on 6 Minute Business Breakfast visit - https://guestsnap.com?rf=U2ZcLMGloHa88ky1ekYRlHfgGyz2

6 MIN2018 OCT 15
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How do you ensure you reach the end of your business runway?
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