BrumPod

BrumPod

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BrumPod, the podcast for small businesses, by small businesses; discussing the topics that matter to you; including marketing, networking, generating business awareness, as well as covering various business tools & technology. Brought to you by Brummies Networking, the home of free, stripped-back business networking. Produced by Happy Content Co. https://brummies-networking.co.uk https://happycontentco.com Music by Birocratic - birocratic.com


BrumPod013: Our Old Friend GDPR - It Hasn’t Gone Away! PLUS Downtime In Your Business For Good Mental Health
Jul 25 • 24 min
In Episode 13 of BrumPod, we briefly revisit GDPR given some recent themes in the news, and people we’ve come into contact with who are in contravening the regulations - so we wanted to serve a reminder that everyone is liable under GDPR - it applies to…
BrumPod012: Should Your Business Be On Instagram?
Jun 14 • 27 min
Episode 12. Should your business be on Instagram? It’s the fastest growing social network, with it boasting some impressive stats that might make you think seriously about getting your own business on there if you’re not already. We explore some of the…
BrumPod011: What 3 Words could save your life? We discuss a revolution in mapping and addressing
May 22 • 31 min
In this episode we look at British company What3Words, who are revolutionising the way the entire globe is mapped and divided up into accurate universal addresses. With 75% of countries lacking an accurate method of addressing, some having none at all,…
BrumPod010: The changing face of the high street & what it means for businesses. And clean Air Zones; how will it affect you?
Apr 26 • 29 min
In this episode we look at the changing face of the British high st - are bricks and mortar buildings still important to us? How are we using them? How are the high streets evolving with user demand? Big businesses are closing stores, big chain and high…
BrumPod009: ‘Knowing Where To Tap’ - a rough guide to market economics! (The fun way) & the equation Cost vs. Time vs. Value
Apr 2 • 26 min
In today’s episode we look at the equation of Cost vs. Time vs. Value, seeing what is best for you and your wallet. This all came about after replacing a car headlamp bulb last week. I promise you it’s more informative & entertaining that it sounds! We…
BrumPod008: Gayle Kelly from Parkinson’s UK on how she utilises Business Networking for fundraising
Mar 5 • 30 min
A conversation with Gayle Kelly, Regional Fundraiser for Birmingham & Black Country at Parkinson’s UK, on how she utilises business networking in her fundraising and awareness-building efforts. Some really insightful thoughts, well worth a listen to her…
BrumPod007: Mental Health In The Workplace With Special Guest David Andrew
Feb 20 • 36 min
In this episode we focus solely on the topic of mental health in the workplace, with special guest contributor David Andrew, of David Andrew Coaching. Looking at all the ways life & work can affect our mental health; recognising the signs of someone…
BrumPod006: 2019 roundup of important info; and a tool to help small businesses get paid on time!
Jan 25 • 37 min
In this episode we talk about several important bits of info coming up that you should be aware of, dates for your diary in regards to the UK Gov’s ‘Making Tax Digital’ timeline, as well as important updates to employment law, and how Brexit will be…
BrumPod005: How do people treat networking at Christmas? And why do some events work and not others?
Dec 3, 2018 • 30 min
In our last show of 2018, we look at the different ways people treat networking around the festive period. Should we still maintain utter professionalism, or is it ok to be a bit more relaxed? And we look at why some events work, and the reasons others…
BrumPod004: Channel 4 Bypasses Us, Netflix Joins Us; & Is Your Workstation Damaging You?
Nov 12, 2018 • 28 min
We firstly discuss Channel 4’s decision to move their HQ to Leeds instead of Birmingham. Contrast that with Netflix’s decision to start investing in the Midlands by using it as a place to film and produce future original content, plus them investing…
BrumPod003: ‘Making Tax Digital’, the UK government’s new digital initiative - will it work?
Oct 23, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode we talk about the UK government’s digital initiative, ‘Making Tax Digital’, which is designed to make business owners’ lives easier by creating a seamless digital workflow, simplifying the tax and VAT submission process. Those that’ll be…
BrumPod002: 5G To Be Launched In The Midlands, & LinkedIn/Networking Etiquette - what annoys you?
Oct 5, 2018 • 29 min
In our second episode, we discuss the fact that 5G broadband technology is to be piloted & launched in the Midlands, UK. What will that mean for technology generally, and us in business? Also we look at LinkedIn and networking etiquette - what annoys us,…
BrumPod-Ep1: Are Business Cards Dead?, & How To Network
Sep 14, 2018 • 23 min
In BrumPod’s inaugural episode, we discuss the relevance of business cards in today’s technological society; do they still serve a purpose? Also we talk about business networking, and give our top tips as to how you can maximise your results from it.…