We’ve launched a podcast!

From Hot Mess to Flamin’ Success features stories, musings and advice to help small businesses own their numbers.

Tune in every second Wednesday for a business podcast, done differently.

Hear from entrepreneurs who have successfully scaled, marketing experts who’ll help you grow (even on a shoestring budget), and small business owners just like you, who talk candidly about their journeys, learnings, and struggles.

Hosted by me, Sharon Crombie, MicroChilli’s CEO & Founder, in season one you can expect raw and honest reflections, a whole new suite of game changing business growth tools, and inspiring lessons from some of the most successful people in the biz.

Episode 1: Advice for developing your pricing strategy

I spoke to Amy Hooke, the Founder of Savvy Bookkeeping about all things pricing, including how to set a small business pricing strategy, increase your pricing, and the difference between product and service-based pricing models.

Take a listen here and subscribe via your favourite podcast app!

Episode 2: Entrepreneur inspo and social media marketing tips

Mira Ciccone, the Founder of The Life of a Virtual Assistant and I chatted about how she transitioned from unemployed (due to a COVID related redundancy) to fully booked within just two weeks after she launched, social media marketing for tips small business, and more.

Take a listen here and subscribe via your favourite podcast app!

Episode 3: Digital marketing best practices, even on a tight budget

Is developing or improving your digital marketing strategy a must right now? Then this episode with Damien Elsing, the Founder of CLCK Media is a must listen.

He shares some great tips around things like the value of consistent email marketing, organic versus paid digital marketing, best practices for using Google Ads, and the power of what he calls ‘content offers.’

Listen in here, and if you like what your hear, why not subscribe for more great insights, tips and tricks for your biz.

Episode 4: The power of pics in small business

Now you might cringe at the thought of getting professional pictures taken for your business, but as the saying goes: ‘a picture speaks a thousand words.’ 

So in episode 4 of the podcast, I quiz Melissa Martin, Founder of Melissa Martin Photography about the importance of visuals for your brand, the key ingredients for the perfect picture, where to use them (and when), and much more!

Take a listen to this episode here.

Episode 5: The value of small business communities

While being an entrepreneur can be super fulfilling, I’ve found it can be a bit of a lonely journey, especially when you’re just starting out or are looking to grow, but don’t know how to go about it.

Fear not! In good news for you, there are lots of great communities and support networks out there for small business owners, including One Roof. In Episode 5 I speak to Frances Goh, Head of Community at One Roof about the organisation, benefits of connecting with likeminded business owners, and much more (spoiler alert: there’s also a discount code listeners of this episode can use if you’d like to join this community!).

Head here to tune in.

Have thoughts or feedback on the podcast, or want to be a guest (or know someone who might be interested?).

Book a quick call in with me here.

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