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Small Business Banter

 

Small Business Banter is a 30 minute Radio Program distributed through the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia and available to over 450 community radio stations.

Presented by Michael Kerr from Kerr Capital and David Gregory, CEO of the Small Business Mentoring Service, Small Business Banter seeks to bring together some of the leading lights in the small business space to talk about their experiences and give advice and tips. 

 

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Contact Small Business Banter: [email protected]

Each week, we will publish below the resources mentioned on the program:

 

 

Other Podcasts:

Biz Success Radio by Anthony Turner

Biz Success Radio is totally dedicated to helping business owners become more successful at what they do.

Biz Success Radio is full of interesting 20-30 minute interviews with successful business leaders, short talks from experts in a variety of business related topics AND other business owners like you who are on the journey.

Please direct requests to be interviewed and/or questions about this program to Anthony M Turner via email at [email protected]

 


 

 

S1E26 | Guests: Mick Carr and Matt Goddard

Mick Carr, Director of Vision at Vision Co.

Mick Carr and Mat Goddard founded thevillageco.com to help small businesses access tech that would help them run a better business while also "keeping more money in the village" for the benefit of all in the local community. They share their purpose, and also the extraordinary lengths, they went to get this startup up and running.

 


 

S1E25 | Guests: Mick Hase

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Mick Hase owns 3 businesses. Today we talk to him about SEVENTEENx Events which he founded to drive business to more fully engage with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Mick enlightens us on the 17 UN SDG's and the opportunities ahead for savvy businesses.

 


 

S1:24 | Guests: Rachel Power

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Rachel Power was an experienced entrepreneur who had started successful family businesses. After a round-Australia trip the family decided they were up for another adventure. In rapid time they settled on Tasmania and haven't looked back.

 


 

S1E23 | Guests: Theo Williams

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Theo Williams co-founded localised.com. It was his first business and the mission was to help local communities thrive by more efficiently connecting local buyers & sellers. Theo talks about the start-up journey and keeping business local.

 


 

S1E22 | Guests: Andrea Roberts

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Andrea Roberts, Creative Strategist, tell us how she transforms places & businesses through original ideas and storytelling that moves people. Andrea has worked across Australia and shares her current thinking on the bright future for regional Australia.

 


 

S1E21 | Guests: Mark Harwood

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Mark Harwood the CEO of Captivate Connect which provides telco services. He understands how important telco services are to regional businesses and he shares his tips to help owners deal better with their customers.

 


 

S1E20 | Guests: Dave Strutton

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Dave Strutton at heart was an entrepreneur. He switched successfully from almond farming to owning and running a successful Howards Storage World franchise. Dave shares his wisdom on how he made this major change success for him and his family.

 


 

S1E19 | Guests: Bill Lang

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Bill Lang through Small Business Australia advocates for small business at all 3 levels of Government. Bill understands the importance of small business to the whole Australian economy and he takes us through the work he is doing to make this happen.

 


 

S1E17 | Guests: Tim Hoopman

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Tim Hoopmann, speaker for Beyond Blue, talks about the best ways for small business owners to identify and then deal with mental health issues impacting them, their family and their business.

 


 

S1E16 | Guests: John Hall

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John Hall runs Cactus Country a second generation family business based in Strathmerton, Victoria. The business has grown exponentially over the last couple of years and John talks openly about how the family tackled all the challenges that came with growth.

 


 

S1E15 | Guests: Jo Palmer

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Jo Palmer from Pointer Remote Roles explains what outsourcing is and how it can help small business owners to make more money and create more time. She also explains the options and benefits of outsourcing within Australia.

 


 

S1E14 | Guests: Matt Vitale

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Matt Vitale from Birchal, a leading Australian equity crowd funding platform, talks about how small business owners can use crowd funding as an alternative source of finance.

 


 

S1E13 | Guests: James Grugeon

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James Grugeon's business the The Good Beer Co. was heavily impacted by COVID-19. James talks about how he adapted, found new customers while also supporting the industry, and ultimately repositioned his business to both survive and thrive.

 


 

S1E12 | Guests: Tim Reid

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Tim Reid provides practical tips to smash 3 limiting beliefs holding back marketing success in small business. Tim also explains how owners can quickly and dramatically improve their small business by adopting a 'helpful marketing' approach.

 


 

S1E11 | Guests: Deborah Halpern

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How to be a Creative, and have a business being that Creative. Deborah Halpern is one of Australia’s most celebrated sculptors. Deb and her business mentor Jon Michail explain their approach to making a successful business out of a creative pursuit.

 


 

S1E10 | Guests: Rebecca Domorey

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Rebecca (Bec) Domorev, MD and co-founder, talks about starting and growing Tielka, the business behind Australia's most awarded organic tea

 


 

S1E09 | Guests: Joe Formichella

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Getting the most from your small business banking relationship. We know small businesses rely on banks. So how do you make your banking relationship work better for you in our challenging business environment?

 


 

S1E08 | Guests: Leah Armstrong and Jane Pound

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Successful indigenous businesses create a multiplier effect with far reaching benefits. First Australians Capital's ambition is to empower First Australians to drive their own economic futures by harnessing the strength of our cultural, creative and economic capital.

 


 

S1E07 | Guests: Carly Flecknoe

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Carly Flecknoe made a successful tree-change to Halls Gap, in Victoria. Co-founding her own and working collaboratively with other local small businesses was a big part of success for her and family.

 


 

S1E06 | Guests: Kerry Anderson

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Making your regional or rural community more sustainable with a healthy, local small business eco-system. Business, and especially small business, is central to the ongoing sustainability and vitality of regional and rural communities. Getting it right requires a community-led, and 'whole of community' approach.

 


 

S1E05 | Guests: Joh Lyons

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Is Social Enterprise they key to solving societal problems while creating viable businesses and jobs? Joh Lyons from Gippsland Social Enterprise Collective talks about how Social Enterprise can enable entrepreneurs to solve societal problems while creating sustainable jobs and businesses.

 


 

S1E04 | Guests: Andrew Clements

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The employee ownership model is on the move in Australia. Research shows that when done well employee ownership significantly and positively improves the financial performance of businesses, and that benefits both owners and employees.

 


 

S1E03 | Guests: Rob Pierce

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Intellectual Property isn't just for big companies. IP can make your small business more successful and more valuable.

 


 

S1E02 | Guests: Anthony Turner

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Small business is harder than it has ever been. One disaster after another. Practical tips for surviving from an experienced mentor and past business owner.

 


 

S1E01 | Guests: David Gregory

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Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS) has 180+ experienced mentors available to help small business owners. SBMS CEO, David Gregory provides a rundown on the low cost services offered and how to access them.

 


 

 Links

 

Beyond Blue

Anxiety, depression and suicide prevention.

beyondblue.org.au

 

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health.

 Beyond Blue Mental Health Hotline: 1300 22 4636

 

Small Business Big Marketing - Marketing Podcast - Marketing ...

smallbusinessbigmarketing.com

 

Small business big marketing tips & ideas to help grow your business. Home to the best marketing podcast going around, hosted by marketing speaker Tim Reid.

 

Castaway Studios – Melbourne Podcast Studio

castawaystudios.com.au

 

Located in Collingwood, the heart of Melbourne's central arts district, Castaway Studios provides a doorway the world of podcasting 

Contact Castaway Studios. Call Derek on 0411 728 364.

 

Crowdfunding platform

www.birchal.com/

‎‎Leading Equity Crowdfunding platform connecting Australian brands with investors. Invest in Aussie brands. Highlights: Help Center Available, Financial Services Guide Available.

 

Pointer Remote Roles 

www.pointerremoteroles.com.au

We support business to leverage distributed teams. We empower people to access the career they want, from wherever they live. 

 

Kerr Capital

Michael Kerr | Managing Director  www.kerrcapital.com.au

[email protected]

 M 0416 213 300 Skype kerrcapital 

13/397 Smith Street, Fitzroy Vic 3065 | PO Box 339 Point Lonsdale Vic 3225

SBMS is proudly supported by the Victorian Government & Small Business Victoria