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Entrepreneurship Uncovered

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Entrepreneurship Uncovered is a podcast for business owners who like to shake things up. We will be bringing interviews with entrepreneurs where we talk about their journeys & best practices. We will also hear from our host, Gabby about her own experiences and advice on building a powerful and innovative practice!

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How Social Media Affects Business

In this interview, we talk with Paul Reyes of Ciao Down! Ciao Down is a pizza and handcrafted Italian soda food truck based out of Tucson, Arizona. The owner, Paul Reyes, sat down and chatted with us about his experiences thus far starting his own business. His motivation behind starting his business was to be able to spend more time with his daughter. What he didn't expect was how much social media affects business. 

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CARES Act Tax Tips and Changes

There are many tax changes from the CARES act you should know about. COVID-19 has affected tax laws, deadlines, and more. 1. Federal tax returns and payments deferred to July 15, 2020. 2. 1st and 2nd quarter estimated tax payment deadlines are moved to July 15, 2020. 3. Postponed IRA and HSA 2019 contribution deadlines extended to July 15, 2020. 4. Take a deduction for up to $300 in charitable contributions without having to itemize deductions starting in 2020. 5. Charitable contributions are not limited by your AGI 6. Net operating losses (NOLS) from 2018-2020 can be carried back five…

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Pricing as a Maker Business

When you are in a maker business, one of the biggest questions you’ll ask is how much do I charge for “x” services/products? One of the hardest parts of being a business owner is understanding your worth! This is especially when you are pricing as a maker business. In the process of choosing your prices and rates, keep in mind that you are not only charging for the product itself and your time to make it. You must also factor in the value of your experience and your knowledge. Pricing as a maker business should avoid the “materials cost x,…

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How Businesses are Pivoting During COVID-19 Closures

Many people have had to completely rework how they run their business in light of COVID-19 closures. Businesses that have remained successful during this time are the ones that are pivoting during COVID-19 closures. We truly believe that in order for any business to be successful, they must be willing and able to shift to changing times. In this episode on pivoting during COVID-19 closures  We hear two businesses we believe did a great job pivoting during COVID-19 closures. Meredith Amadee, who is a wedding and portrait photographer about how stay at home orders have affected her business. She discusses…

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Virtual Business Journey & Working from Home

  In this episode, Gabby talks about our journey to becoming fully virtual & our tips for working from home. Being a virtual business isn’t easy when you first start out, but given the correct tools, it can be much easier. Here are the apps and software we mentioned (and more!) that can help you out in the journey to becoming a virtual business. Video chatting apps: just because you’re a virtual business, doesn’t mean your work together. Google Hangouts is easily accessible through your G-Suite account and you can set up meetings by creating calendar events and inviting others.…

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How Your Business can Survive COVID-19

If you have been worried about how your business can survive COVID-19, this episode is full of ideas. Here are the episode’s show notes where you can find everything we discussed in the episode! Blog post: Our blog post about how your business can navigate financial hardship; this article also includes a free downloadable hardship letter template for you to send to your vendors to negotiate payments. https://modventuresllc.com/fiancial-hardship-business/ Disaster Loans from the SBA: How to apply, and everything you need to know about the loans. https://modventuresllc.com/disaster-loans-covid19/ If you are seeking additional financial assistance, here is another resource: https://www.forbes.com/sites/advisor/2020/03/12/list-of-banks-offering-relief-to-customers-affected-by-coronavirus/#8990f9e3ee3d A resource…

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