Episode 318 – A Day In The Life… The Ups And Downs Of Being Captain Obvious!

I sometimes call myself Captain Obvious. I have to often remind myself and my clients about some simple things that most of us all do but some either forget or ignore. This is especially true when it comes to computers and other electronic devices and keeping them safe and up to date. Here are five…

Episode 314 – Giving Thanks & These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things

This week is Thanksgiving in America. I don’t know about you, but I am thankful for just waking up in the morning. I am also thankful for my wife, dog, house, and running my own company. I* truly get to (for the most part) control my own destiny. I am also thankful for some of the…

Episode 300 – What I Have Learned Over The Last 3 Years And 300 Podcasts

Welcome to episode 300 of The Bacon Podcast. A lot has changed since November 1st, 2014 (the date of the 1st episode). Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media have all changed extensively. The landscape of the internet has morphed quickly into a more complex ecosystem that has to be constantly learned and reimplemented in new ways.…

Episode 298 – 5 Quick Ways To Actively Increase Your Website Traffic

Did you know that the average small business website gets only 300 visitors per month? That’s an average of 10 visits per day! Traffic is the lifeblood of business, but more importantly.. the right traffic matters much more. In this episode, I want to explore 5 techniques that I and my clients have used to increase…

Episode 290 – Do You Have A Wishing Statement Or Mission Statement?

What is the difference between a Wishing Statement and a Mission Statement? Things that get scheduled… GET DONE! Many people have desires and plan to accomplish many things, but they get stalled out by a lack of time management and scheduling. Goal setting is great but, there is a big difference between inaction and in-action!…

Episode 274 – 7 Motivation & Inspiration Books That Will Make You More Money

Reading (or audiobook listening) are fundamental to growing your business. I listen to and read a lot of books, especially over the last 4 years! In years past I was addicted to Nightengale-Conant Audio programs and would spend hundreds of dollars and dozens of hours listening to them over and over! Today I want to share…

Episode 247 – How to Run A Happy Business with JoAnna Brandi

2 years ago JoAnna Brandi learned how to outsmart her happiness setpoint and life hasn’t been the same since. Ignited by the ground-breaking work of her teacher Dr. Martin Seligman, the Founding Father of Applied Positive Psychology – she’s aligned herself with the goal to measurably raise the level of positivity on the planet –…

Episode 224 – Happy 10th Birthday iPhone – How It’s Revolutionized Your Life!

Hard to believe it’s been 10 years since the 1st iPhone was announced. I remembered the excitement, and then in June standing in line to get my hands on that 1st of it’s kind of device. Since then we have all kinds of copycat devices like Samsung, Google, and others that have tried to copy…

Episode 222 – 5 Online Business Marketing Trends To Watch In The Coming Year

Each year, we try to predict what is going to happen in our businesses. Some do business plans and marketing plans but do you spend any time looking at future trends that could affect your business? In this episode, I am going to explore some things that you should pay attention to as this year evolves. These…

Episode 220 – Are You Ready For An Incredible New Year?

The week between Christmas and New Years is often quiet and used as downtime for most business owners. I look at this as one of the most productive times of the year. It helps to close out the last years business and get prepped for the new year. Let’s face it… as soon as the…