Alltel Podcast: The Small Business Survival Series

The Small Business Survival Series

Series Number: 1Number of Episodes: 4

Listen to the Alltel Australia Small Business Podcast series and learn from a successful entrepreneur who has grown his corporation from a family–run lounge room operation to a national telco. Alltel’s General Manager, Trent Brinsley wants to help your small business.

Preparation

Trent shares his insights on how aspiring entrepreneurs like you can get your business off the ground, lay the groundwork for growth, and successfully thrive to beat the odds.

4:45m

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Planning

Dive deeper into the role of business planning with Trent Brinsley, General Manager at Alltel Australia. With over a decade’s worth of experience helping small businesses, he identifies common roadblocks to launching your product.

4:16m

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Fundamentals

In this episode, Trent Brinsley shares his expertise as Alltel’s General Manager, and highlights the importance of being customer-focused in building the foundation of your business.

5:57m

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Flair

To succeed in business you need to lay solid foundations to allow for growth and expansion. Trent Brinsley, General Manager from Alltel explains how to do just that in this podcast series designed specifically for start-ups and small business.

6:21m

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Archive Series

Get your dose of business tips, communication techniques, and industry news on-the-go. Join the conversation as we look for solutions to the daily challenges of running a business.

5 Communication Mistakes Hurting Your Business

We’ve all been there. You’ve seen productivity drop and the quality of your work suffer because of lapses in communication. But how do you stop making the same mistakes? We’ve got the answers.

4 Ways to Set Business Goals Like a Pro

Setting goals is an important part of any effective business strategy. Goals keep you focused, direct your actions, give you something to aim for, and measure your business success. Get off to a good start by using the following hacks.

Looking Big On a Small Business Budget

Small businesses are known for providing personalised service. But before anything else, SMEs must first get over the hurdle of building credibility. Find out how you can present your business in the best light possible, even on a small business budget.

Tips and Tricks for Running a Successful Online Business

Keeping productivity high while enjoying the perks of flexible work arrangements is a common dilemma for home-based or online businesses. In this podcast, we’ll discover ways to keep your personal and work life separate while building a successful business.

Escaping the Spam Folder: 5 Email Marketing Secrets for Small Business

We all have a love-hate relationship with our emails. It’s great because it’s instant, easy to use, and costs next to nothing. At the same time, most of us get hundreds, if not thousands of emails a month—leaving a majority of it unread. How can you keep your message from getting ignored or worse, moved to the spam folder?

7 Effective Ways to Keep Your Customers from Leaving

The average business loses around 20% of its customers each year. Now, imagine the difference it would make to your bottom line if you were able to slow that loss. In this podcast, we discuss strategies for retaining your customers and more importantly, keeping them happy.

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Switching to Hosted PBX

Tech experts have predicted that this year will continue to see the rise of cloud based services, particularly hosted PBX. But before you sign on with the first provider that gives you a quote, find out the right questions to ask to get the right hosted PBX service for your needs.

6 Tips for Home-Based Start-Up Businesses

For many of us, running our own business is the ultimate dream. We’ll often start working in whatever hours we have available and looking forward to the day when we’ve built a business strong enough that we can quit our day jobs! For those who are ready to take the step and start their own business, here are a few tips and hints to help you along the way.

Residential vs Business Phone Systems

For home based businesses, most people assume that using the existing residential phone system is enough. However, this is a big misconception that can get in the way of your success. To get you on the right track, here are some of the reasons why you shouldn’t fall for this rookie mistake and invest in a hosted PBX system instead.

Why Multitasking Will Get You Nowhere: How you can better manage your workload

In this day and age, being pulled in all directions and doing a million things all at once is something to brag about. However, experts are shattering the misconception that this juggling act is something we should aspire to. In this podcast, we finally debunk the myth of multitasking and give you tips on how to maintain a healthy workload.