Zach Nigh from Green Clock, a video and marketing agency

How to Run a Successful Video Marketing Company

Zach Nigh – Green Clock Suppose you start a business that centers around making great videos.  If you are like Zach, you do this because you have a passion for the industry and you love business.  The information age has … Read More

Sara Klemme of Madison Festivals showing off her Mad Running Skills.

How to Run a Non-Profit Event Company

Sara Klemme – Madison Festivals Inc. What do you get when you combine a driven woman with a company that operates a bunch of high profile events for a popular city?  You get growth, change and some wonderful experiences in … Read More

Kayla from Cardbeenie

How to Sell on Amazon

Kayla Storlid – Cardbeenie Kayla is a fantastic entrepreneur.  After selling her first company, she started another company.  This time, she is in the product world, rather than the previous service world.  This is her second time on the Authentic … Read More

tony robbins business coaching

Selling Hope and Fear

I was attending one of those U-rah-rah sessions at a trade show the other day.  You know the kind, because we have all attended them. The one where the overpaid keynote speaker talks about building up your motivation and getting … Read More

Interact Quiz for Building Email Lists

How to Build an Email List the (Almost) Easy Way

In most marketing blogs the mention of utilizing your email list is standard fare.  Some blogs casually mention this, saying things like, “with a typical email list of over 10,000 names, you can expect an open rate of 2,000…” These … Read More

Abe Degnan from Degnan Design Build Remodel

How To Start a Design Build Remodel Company

Abe Degnan – Degan Design Build Remodel Generally speaking, contractors are often good at construction and terrible at most other facets of business.  This goes especially for communication.  Abe Degnan, owner of Degnan Design Build Remodel in Madison, Wisconsin, has … Read More

employee, what employee

Hiring, Employees and Banging Your Head Repeatedly

I’m not sure when it happened.  It may have been my first hire, or it may have been my most recent attempts to hire, once again, for a position with my company.  At some point, and maybe a few others, … Read More

Greg Altman owner of Lucky Dog Daycare

How To Start a Dog Daycare and Boarding Facility

Greg Altman – Lucky Dog Daycare Just about everybody loves dogs.  But if you really, truly want to see a true dog-lover, meet Greg.  Greg owns Lucky Dog Daycare, just outside of Madison, Wisconsin in Sun Prairie.  He has expanded … Read More

Allison Dunn of Deliberate Directions

How To Start a Successful Business Coaching Company

Allison Dunn – Deliberate Directions Suppose you move across the country and decide to use the skillset you have acquired from years of working in all manner of businesses to start an executive and business coaching company.  You know no … Read More

The Hotel Fixer, Jason Salus

How Do You Fix a Failing Hotel

Jason Salus- The Hotel Fixer You cannot help but smile when you are around Jason Salus.  That is because he smiles bigger than anyone else and he is kicking serious butt wherever he lands.  Jason is known in the hotel … Read More