Jay Baer — How To Explode Your Word of Mouth Marketing with Talk Triggers

When McKenzie and I started Shine Insurance I had very little knowledge of how to run a business and even less about how to sell something.  I had been a teacher for 13 years.  People brought their kids to my classroom and if I bombed, the immediate consequences were pretty limited. I also knew that most people don’t like insurance or insurance agents very much. Along with people in the...

Why Stop at $4,000,000?

Today’s Hosts: Jeremy Goodrich – Owner of Shine Insurance Agency David Quick – Business Coach at Helping Bulls Thrive in China Shops The Crossroads episodes of Scratch Entrepreneur are all about solving a specific growth point for our guest.  David and Jeremy ask probing questions during the first half of the show.  Their goal is to uncover the heart of the growth...

Be Golden Is Empowering Women

 We talk a lot about the concept of ‘building tribes’ on this podcast.  For our purposes, a tribe is a group of customers who love your company, appreciate your product, and feel like a part of something special because, well, they are. There are two primary reasons that the trial metaphor has always worked for me: You must be doing something right if you have a community of...

State of The Pod

Okay, now it’s time to get self-reflective. This week’s episode is all about Scratch Entrepreneur itself– how things stand now and where exactly we’re headed. Jeremy talks about why the podcast exists, how we do it, and where we’re at right now. After that, he talks about what’s coming next. Here’s a quick breakdown: Last week’s conversation with...

The Perfect Iteration of You with Simone & Malcolm Collins

This week we chat with Simone and Malcolm Collins. As you’ll hear during the show, Simone and Malcolm are many things at once: venture capitalists, marketing gurus, entrepreneurs, and authors. And, like so many of us, they’re on a personal and professional journey towards the perfect iteration of themselves. We’ll discuss how Simone and Malcolm’s journey toward their...

Scratch Entrepreneur – The Green Nursery

On this episode we chat with Scott & Abby Noroozi, owners of The Green Nursery. The Green Nursery is a baby boutique with a brick and mortar shop in downtown Bloomington, Indiana and a national renowned online store. What began as a natural herb remedy shop in 2007 has morphed into a baby store with a cult following of cloth diaper aficionados.  Theirs is the story that every entrepreneur...

Scratch Entrepreneur – CoWork Bloomington

Want a Google-like work environment without working for Google? Coworking is your answer. Collaborative workspaces offer tech freelancers, remote employees, and other small business owners a community to foster creativity and grow with.   In this episode, Tyler Henke, founder of Cowork Bloomington, gives us a peek into the coworking world. We’ll explore why collaborative workspaces exist,...

Scratch Entrepreneur – Cardinal Spirits

Have you ever dreamed of starting a business based on something you just love to do? Sure you have. The owners of Cardinal Spirits did too. They loved mixing drinks and their crazy dream was to build a distillery, make hard alcohol, and invent great drinks to mix their vodka, rum, and more into. So they went for it. In this episode of Scratch Entrepreneur, Jeff Wuslich shares how their business...

Scratch Entrepreneur – Jason Wilber

As a life long musician, Jason Wilber has always followed his calling, making great music with great people. In this episode, he’ll share his favorite childhood musicians, how he got into bars at 15, the series of events that led to his role as the guitarist for John Prine, and the challenge he overcame to release his newest solo album “Echoes”. LISTEN HERE: A special thanks to...

Scratch Entrepreneur – King Dough Pizza

King Dough ain’t your Grama’s Pizza Shop.  Adam and Alicia Sweet top one artisan wood-fired pizza after another with a little bit of punk and a whole lot of love.  They craft the finest of pies with locally sourced veggies, hand made dough, and a crispy finish. On this episode they clue us in to the ups and downs of their culinary dream business.  You’ll hear about cooking in...
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