Small Business Startup Essentials

Starting a business with a solid plan is essential for success in today's competitive world. With so many options for everyone to choose from, how will you stand out above the crowd and rise above the noise?

What will be your plan for success?

Listen for a fresh perspective from someone that knows what the struggles are and how to overcome them.

Listen for some motivation and a 'mindset reset' to help you keep moving forward and to have a perspective of expecting success.

Who Is This Podcast For?

If you are thinking about starting, planning or launching a business, but either don't know where to start, need some encouragement or help with the startup process, then you will enjoy this podcast.

Are you planning a second act for your life because of retirement or pending retirement? The small business world is very different than it used to be.

Are you in the middle of a later in life pivot and you need to save a lot of time with your new business launch? Well, listen in and pick the episodes that will help you the most.

What Will You Hear?

We will go over the essential tips and tools you will need to pivot through what are defined as the Dream / Plan / Launch process, which will help you launch your personal brand business from the ground up.

We'll go over topics relating to the '7 Basic Building Blocks' of an online personal brand business:

  1. Vision
  2. Website
  3. Product/Service
  4. Marketing
  5. Email List
  6. Branding
  7. Copywriting

Listen in to the inspiring stories from others that took a bold step out of their comfort zone to pursue their dream of having their own business.

About the Host

Podcast host, Tom Clairmont has been a small business owner for the past 20 years in the United States and has a special focus on providing step by step small business startup coaching, for those that are looking to become a full time or part time entrepreneur. Especially to those making that later in life shift.

Resources to Help You Succeed

Don't forget to check out the free Resources that are available to help you be more profitable, quicker.

Business Startup e-Books

Need to really speed things up? You can download some E-books as well that cover a variety of relevant and helpful small business startup topics.

Join the growing and very popular 'e-Book of the Month Club' to get FREE small business-related, jam-packed e-Books, all from Tom's personal library. You can only get these free by joining the Club! You'll save hundreds of dollars, overall.

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Ep 62: Interview with Shannon Greenwood-Founder, Rebelle Community
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Ep 61 How Small Achievements Lead to Big Success
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Exclusive Content: Course Introduction-The 7 Building Blocks to a Successful Online Business
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Ep 60: The If Only Mindset Trap
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Ep 59: Stop Planning and Start Doing- 3 Steps to Achieving Your Goals
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Ep 58: The Tools We Use
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Ep 57: The 3 Critical Stories You'll Need for Your Business
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Ep 56: Breaking away from conventional thinking when starting your business
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Ep 55: A Missed Opportunity for a Business? 5 Ways to Bounce Back
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Ep 54: What does success look like for your business
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Ep 53: Starting a full time vs part time business
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Ep 52: You have a great business idea: So now what?
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Ep 51: 8 Ways to Know It’s Time to Give Up on Your Business Idea
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Ep 50: Business Model Basics- 4 Types That Can Work For You
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Ep 49: How to connect the dots when the dots keep moving
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Ep 48: How to Define and Develop Your Personal Strengths
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Ep 47: Focus or Failure?
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Ep 46: Branding Expert Mike Kim- Book Launch 'You Are the Brand'
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Ep 45: DIY- Building an Email List
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Ep 44: DIY- 4 Products and Services to Enjoy a Portable Business
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Ep 43: DIY-Getting Started With a WordPress Website
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Ep 42: The Power of a Personality Profile : Building on Your Strengths
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Ep 41: Expanding Your Comfort Zone
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Ep 40: How to Start a Podcast Mini-Course
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Ep 39: Your New Message for Maximum Impact
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Ep 38: Your Personal Story: How It Can Improve Sales
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Ep 37: Taking the Next Step- A New Choice
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Ep 36: Copywriting- Building Block #7- Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business
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EP 35: Personal Branding-Building Block #6- Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business
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EP 34: Marketing Plan-Building Block #5-Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business
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EP 33: The Email List-Building Block #4-Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business
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EP 32: Products and Services-Building Block #3-Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business
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EP 31: Website-Building Block #2-Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business
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EP 30: Vision-Building Block #1-Laying a Strong Foundation to Your Business
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Ep 29: 8 Steps To a Strong Business Launch Using Social Media
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Ep 28: The limiting beliefs that will hurt your success!
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Ep 27: Ghostwriting REVEALED - Emily Crookston, Pocked PhD and how she makes the book writing process heavenly.
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Ep 26: Starting a Business From Zero- 7 Major Building Blocks
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Ep 25: 4 Benefits of Starting a Business Later in Life
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Ep: 24: Three Critical Steps to Gain Clarity for Your New Small Business
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Ep 23: Taking the Boredom Out of Branding- Interview with Sarah Justice from KindaWonderful
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EP 22: The Master of Getting MORE Out of Life- Interview with Jen Groover
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EP 21: From Good to GREAT!- Interview with Website Marketer, John Welch from Skymouse Studios
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EP 20: Interview with Nick Loper from Side Hustle Nation-Freedom from the J.O.B.
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EP 19: The 8 Unbreakable Rules to Small Business Success author and serial entrepreneur, Sean Castrina
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EP 18: Mindset Miracles-Interview with Transformational Coach/Author/Speaker and Podcast Host, Matt Crump
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EP 17: Speak your way to the top!-Interview with Public Speaking Coach, Donna Riccardo
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EP 16: Startup Strategy Success Plan- Interview with Content Marketing Strategist, Kris Hughes
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EP 15: Video Validation-Interview with International Videographer Wesley Dean
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EP 14: Children's Author and Author Coach, builds Kindness App to make huge impact, an Interview with Wendy Gilhula
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EP 13: Changing the world one Daddy at a time- an Interview with Serial Entrepreneur and creator of Daddy Saturday, Justin Batt
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EP 12: Givers Gain with The Generosity Culture-an Interview with Business Development Consultant, April Shprintz
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EP 11: Does Following Your Dream Seem More Like a Nightmare?
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EP 10: Revolutionizing the publishing world- Interview with Juliet Clark from Super Brand Publishing
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EP 9: S.E.L.F. Made Fitness Trainer Interview of Markus Copeland
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EP 8: Small town author produces big time results-Interview of Christine J. Gilbert
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EP 7: From Drinking to Driven and how Kari Schwear helps others kick the drinking habit
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EP 6: Finding Your Zone of Genius
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EP 5: Let's Get to Work
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EP 4: Starting a Business From the Inside Out
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EP 3: What is Your Why?
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EP 2: Don't Do What I Did!
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Premier episode-WELCOME!
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