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Episode 4: Keeping Your Brand Promise With David Dodge

By Viktor Nagornyy | Feb 5, 2016
Thrive to Serve Podcast - Episode 4 with David Dodge

David Dodge shares advice and tips on how he runs 3 successful businesses, including his morning ritual, keeping his brand promise, creating culture and engaging customers in the process, and much more. Listen now.

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Episode #3: Profitable From Day One With Mark Conway

By Viktor Nagornyy | Jan 27, 2016
Thrive to Serve Episode 3 - Mark Conway

Mark Conway shares advice on how to run a profitable service business from day one, including tips on hiring employees, getting client referrals, and how personal self-growth results in business growth. Listen now.

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Episode #2: Be of Service to Others With Monica Lowy

By Viktor Nagornyy | Dec 15, 2015
Thrive to Serve Podcast - Episode 2 - Monica Lowy

Monica Lowy shares tips on how to deal with impostor syndrome, why continuing education is important, charging cash instead of insurance and why you should start slow. Listen now.

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“I Have No Time” Is a Lie, Time Is All You Have

By Viktor Nagornyy | Dec 9, 2015
I Have No Time Is an Excuse

When you say “I have no time” you’re lying to yourself, here are 3 strategies to help you manage time and priorities more effectively.

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Episode #1: Fire Your $100,000 Client With Kate Meyers

By Viktor Nagornyy | Dec 1, 2015
Thrive to Serve Podcast - Episode 1 - Kate Meyers

Kate Meyers tells us how to fire $100,000 client, hire employees and differentiate your business from competitors with superior customer service. Listen now.

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Small Business Marketing Automation Done Right With Hatchbuck

By Melissa Alexander | Sep 30, 2015
Small Business Marketing Automation with Hatchbuck

Hatchbuck is a new form of small business marketing automation software that combines many of the tools business owners need into one simple, easy to use interface. Unlike other marketing automation systems which take a long time to set up and use, Hatchbuck is designed to help simplify the process of identifying leads and following…

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How Many Reviews Are Needed to Show Stars on Google

By Viktor Nagornyy | Sep 30, 2014
How Many Reviews Needed to Show Stars in Google

Google will show review stars with either 1 or 2 business reviews. Previous threshold of 5 reviews was dropped, as of February 2017. Learn more here.

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