The Credit Game, how to win and increase your credit score

Credit, a word that makes us cringe and hide. It defines our effectiveness with money, impacts our ability to secure funding, and is used to judge us. Mary McCarthy, the host of The Successful Micropreneur, talks with Benjamin Klekotka of Barrett Mortgage Services about how to play and win the credit game.


Benjamin Klekotka
Barrett Mortgage Services, Inc.
74 E. Olentangy St.
Powell, OH 43065
P (614) 457-5545
F (614) 388-6574
http://www.barrettmortgage.com/
info@barrettmortgage.com

 

The Ups and Downs of Winning a Reality TV Show

Sadaya Lewis owner of Modern Southern Table shares her story of winning a realtiy TV show with host Mary McCarthy. When FoodNetwork calls should you take the chance to appear on the show? What are the true benefits to your business?

 


Sadaya Lewis
Modern Southern Table
Colony Square Mall
3575 Maple Ave.
Zanesville Ohio 43701
P (740)450-1996
http://www.modernsoutherntable.com/

Kasich combines common sense and government

Combining common sense with the government does not always seem realistic. Mary McCarthy host of the Successful Micropreneur interviews Todd Colquitt with the Ohio Lt. Governor’s office on the impact of the Common Sense Initiative developed by Governor John Kasich and Lt. Governor Mary Taylor. The program was launched to provide a platform or voice for small business owners. Is it really working?


Todd Colquitt
Office of Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, ‎Common Sense Initiative Office
Riffe Center, 30th Floor
77 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43215-6117
P (614)466-3396
http://www.governor.ohio.gov
CSIOhio@governor.ohio.gov

Women businesses are leaving $9 Trillion dollars on the table

Mary McCarthy host of the Successful Micropreneur and Sharon DeLay owner of BoldlyGo Career and Human Resource Management, a woman business owner, review the U.S. Women’s Chamber reports findings stating women are losing money due to missed opportunities. Are we really leaving money on the table?


Sharon DeLay
BoldlyGo Career and Human Resource Management
4889 Sinclair Road, Suite 103
Columbus, Ohio 43229
P (614)473-0122
http://www.boldlygohr.com/
sharon.delay@boldlygohr.com

Marketing, one of the great unknowns for many small business owners

Mary McCarthy host of the Successful Micropreneur interviews Susan Fortner, owner of Bowers PR. This week’s conversation centers on how to successfully market your business. Can we take the mystery out of marketing?

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Susan Fortner
Bowers PR
8000 Walton Parkway, Suite 218
New Albany, OH
P(614) 741-5464
http://www.bowerspr.com/
susan@bowerspr.com

The In’s and Out’s of Funding for Small Business

Why is securing funding such a challenge for small business owners? What can we do to position ourselves to receive a yes instead of a no to our funding request? Host Mary McCarthy talks with Jerome Jones with the Small Business Development Center (SDBC) and Leslie Biskner a lender with Cooperative Business Services.


Jerome Jones
Small Business Development Center
939 Goodale Blvd, Suite 208
Columbus, Ohio 43212
P (614)287-5294
http://sbdccolumbus.com/
jjone110@cscc.edu

Leslie Biskner
Cooperative Business Services
5665 N. Hamilton Road, Suite A
Columbus, OH 43230
P (614) 203-8188
http://www.cbscuso.com/
lbiskner@cbscuso.com

Hiring talent is all about thinking outside the box

Mary McCarthy host of The Successful Micropreneur Podcast talks with Sharon DeLay, owner of BoldlyGo Career and Human Resource Management and Caitlin Shaw with Nationwide Employee Benefits. Could using ancillary benefits as a recruitment tool help us compete for quality employees?


Sharon DeLay
BoldlyGo Career and Human Resource Management
4889 Sinclair Road, Suite 103
Columbus, Ohio 43229
P (614)473-0122
http://www.boldlygohr.com/
sharon.delay@boldlygohr.com

Caitlin Shaw
Nationwide Employee Benefits
One Nationwide Plaza
Columbus, OH 43215-2220
P (614)677-8215
https://www.nationwide.com/neb
Shawc22@nationwide.com