The Small Business Success Podcast, by Infusionsoft

The journey to success in small business is long and difficult—don’t go it alone. Join Infusionsoft co-founders Clate Mask (CEO) and Scott Martineau, two of the most respected names in small business, for an open and real conversation about what it takes to achieve the business growth you’re looking for. They’ll share triumphs, failures, and lessons learned in their 15-year journey from struggling entrepreneurs to executive leaders of a multimillion-dollar software company. Additional entrepreneurs from around the world join the dialogue to share small business tips and business inspiration. This podcast is dedicated to the brave, passionate professionals leading the charge for small business success everywhere in the world.
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Dec 28, 2016

Matt Leitz is a born entrepreneur—he even thought he invented social networking. Clearly he didn’t, but he brings that passion to his role as  President of Clever Investor. He shares with Clate and Scott the struggles his company faced along the way—like losing every customer’s credit card information—as well as the big wins, like helping customers get results and taking a six-week vacation.


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Dec 21, 2016

Abigail Olaya and her husband went from corporate work to owning their own business during the U.S. economic downturn of 2008. They now run Venue at the Grove, a wedding venue and experience in Phoenix, Arizona. Their business journey hasn’t been easy—when Abigail was pregnant with triplets, her one remaining site coordinator resigned a mere month before Abigail’s due date. She talks with Clate and Scott about her founder’s story, how she and her husband leapt from corporate to entrepreneurs, building a team that aligns with company culture, and balancing family and business.

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Dec 14, 2016

All small businesses have the same stages of growth to go through. Which are you in? Click here to download a chart of these different stages so you can follow along as Scott Martineau interviews Clate Mask about the stages of small business success.

Why are these stages important? Because there’s no one-size-fits-all sales or marketing solution for small businesses. The stages of small business success depend on a business’ income and number of employees, and where you are determines what hurdles your business is facing.

What stage are you in? Find out by taking our quiz!

In this episode:

The 7 Deadly Sins of Solopreneurs

The 7 Deadly Sins of New Employers

The 7 Deadly Sins of Steady Operations

The 7 Deadly Sins of 7-figure Businesses

The 7 Deadly Sins of Growth Companies

Check out our e-book "Defining and Achieving Small Business Success” which walks you through the reasoning behind the Stages of Small Business Success.
Dec 7, 2016

Pamela Slim started out as a director at Barclays Global Investors and quit her job to become a consultant and found she was made to be an entrepreneur. Two books and a brand new startup space later, she’s working with small businesses across the nation to help them find their community and develop a local presence.

She talks with Clate Mask and Scott Martineau about how entrepreneurs—especially solo-preneurs—can find all the resources available to them, and finding their watering holes for community and customers.

Check out “Your Game Plan” for insights into how to strategically grow your small business.

Mentioned in this episode:

Escape From Cubicle Nation” by Pamela Slim

Body of Work” by Pamela Slim

If I Ran the Circus” by Dr. Seuss

Conquer the Chaos” by Clate Mask and Scott Martineau

Quiet” by Susan Cain

The Quit Alternative” by Ben Fanning

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