WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 31: Impact Program Entrepreneur Spotlight – Eduardo Rodriguez

JumpStart and WOVU 95.9FM have partnered to bring you JumpStart Fridays, a show focused on supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs in Cleveland. Over the coming weeks, you’ll hear from local business owners, business assistance and funding experts, community organizations and more as we dive into live and honest conversations about entrepreneurship. In this episode, Eduardo Rodriguez, owner and founder of Café Social LatinoAmericano

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Looking For Leads? Technology Can Help

Healthy revenue begins and ends with a predictable sales pipeline. But how do you actually build that pipeline? Fortunately, technology affords businesses several highly effective options for prospecting clients and generating qualified leads. Here are a few tried and true techniques:   Optimize your website for search engines Search engine optimization is a powerful and

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WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 22: Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

JumpStart and WOVU 95.9FM have partnered to bring you JumpStart Fridays, a show focused on supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs in Cleveland. Over the coming weeks, you’ll hear from local business owners, business assistance and funding experts, community organizations and more as we dive into live and honest conversations about entrepreneurship. In episode 22, JumpStart’s Lamont Mackley and

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WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 11: The JumpStart Impact Program with Arleesha Wilson & Shanelle Johnson

JumpStart and WOVU 95.9FM have partnered to bring you JumpStart Fridays, a show focused on supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs in Cleveland. Over the coming weeks, you’ll hear from local business owners, business assistance and funding experts, community organizations and more as we dive into live and honest conversations about entrepreneurship. In episode 11, we catch

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WOVU JumpStart Fridays, Episode 3: Business Growth Collaborative with Michael Elliot and Benjamin Collinger

JumpStart and WOVU 95.9FM have partnered to bring you JumpStart Fridays, a show focused on supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs in Cleveland. Over the coming weeks, you’ll hear from local business owners, business assistance and funding experts, community organizations and more as we dive into live and honest conversations about entrepreneurship. In this episode, Michael Elliot,

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VIDEO: What Comes Next? How COVID-19 is Changing the Future of Entrepreneurship

In the coming months, the economy will begin its long march back from an unprecedented pandemic-induced recession. Some startups and small businesses have shut down during this time while others have been forever changed by the adversity they’ve faced. Yet, some entrepreneurs are finding their future in the new opportunities revealed by this crisis. In

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Video: Making Time for Your Mental Health in an Unhealthy Economy

Life as an entrepreneur is full of stress in the best of times. Add in a global pandemic and a struggling economy and it can be a recipe for depression, substance abuse and a host of other health issues. In this recorded webinar, our panel of advisors and entrepreneurs hold an open and honest conversation

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VIDEO: When To Wind Down Your Business

Whether it’s due to the COVID-19 pandemic or other circumstances, most entrepreneurs will face winding down a business at some point. In fact, more than half of all U.S. small businesses close within five years of launch. In this recorded webinar, our panel of mentors and entrepreneurs discuss how to know when the time is

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VIDEO: Keeping Your Customers Close – Tips for B2C Businesses

The COVID-19 crisis has hit direct-to-consumer businesses especially hard. Many are highly dependent on foot traffic for their sales and those who can rely on e-commerce still face a wall of distraction and new competition. In this recorded webinar, our panel of experts offers guidance to help these B2C businesses stay close to their customers,

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VIDEO: Strengthening Client Relationships at a Distance – Strategies for B2B Companies

B2B (business-to-business) companies face real challenges right now. Not only are they physically separated from their customers, these customers are also dealing with sales, staffing and supply chain disruptions of their own. In this recorded webinar, our panel of experts offers advice to help B2B companies adjust their sales and marketing strategies to keep customer

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VIDEO: Extending the Runway: Financial Decisions to Make Right Now

In times of economic crisis, understanding the financial fundamentals of your business is more important than ever. In this recorded webinar, a virtual panel of CFOs and CPAs offer guidance to help startups and small businesses slow their cash burn and weather this period of uncertainty. If you’d like to ask a question we didn’t

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VIDEO: Renegotiating Contracts In A Crisis

When businesses are struggling to survive, there’s no such thing as a settled contract. In this recorded webinar, we assembled a panel of experts to offer their advice on how to renegotiate contracts during tough economic times, whether you’re a vendor, a customer, or both. If you’d like to ask a question we didn’t address

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