Category Interviews with Experts

Asset-Based Financing for non-bankable companies


In today’s heavily regulated banking market, it has been increasing difficult for small businesses to obtain financing from traditional bank sources.  There are a myriad of reasons for this, including but not limited to: Required level of financing below Banks’ mandated levels Recent operating losses Start-up or early stage operations Rapid growth in revenue Debtor- in […]

Alternative Financing For Your Small Business


…most SBEs go out of business due to a lack of capital. Therefore, having multiple financing solutions is critically important to all small businesses.

Interviews With Experts #7: Stephen Jackson’s Run2LIVE


RUN2LIVE (@RoadDoggz) THIS TIME around we’re doing things a little differently:  This interview has next-to-nothing to do with Social Media.  You can relax. Stephen Jackson was one of the first SBEs to reach out to me through Supplier Connection.  Stephen was also on the council of SBEs I worked with to develop the 2012 Supplier […]

Interviews With Experts #6: Steven Sashen, ABC-TV’s Shark Tank Contestant (PART II)


Read Part I > In mid-February, 2013 Steven Sashen and his wife and partner, Lena, of Xero Shoes were featured on an episode of ABC-TV’s Shark Tank, a reality-business show. As usual, my wife & I were watching, live Tweeting about the action and doing a bit of promotion about my blog entry “How Would […]

Interviews With Experts #6: Steven Sashen, ABC-TV’s Shark Tank Contestant (PART I)


Read Part II > In mid-February, 2013 Steven Sashen and his wife and partner, Lena, of Xero Shoes were featured on an episode of ABC-TV’s Shark Tank, a reality-business show. As usual, my wife & I were watching, live Tweeting about the action and doing a bit of promotion about my blog entry “How Would […]

Would You Tell This Joke?


This past Wednesday evening I interviewed Steven Sashen, CEO of Xero Shoes. Steven and his wife & business partner, Lena, were on an episode of Shark Tank (ABC-TV, Friday nights) & we connected via Twitter (as “geeky” as it sounds, we both Live Tweet about the show while it airs). In honor of Steven’s 1st […]

Interviews With Experts #5: @TweetSmarter


@TWEETSMARTER (@TweetSmarter) WELCOME ONCE AGAIN to Interviews With Experts.  This week I talk with Dave Larson, 1/2 of the Twitter pro duo @TweetSmarter, about some very simple & concrete ways you can use Social Media to your SBE’s advantage–without being a guru-for-the-ages.  Dave was even kind enough to include a list of further readings that cover the […]