Business Fluent

Cultivating Companies and Communities

A forum where small businesses can tune in to find out the answers to their concerns, gather insight from experts, and discuss how the current environment impacts our communities. Brought to you by the SBDC at LCCC in association with the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce.

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Latest Episode

Welcome back for Season 2 of Business Fluent! Hosts Tony Gallo and Lisa Hutson are here to share insights and inspirations from successful entrepreneurs in Northeast Ohio. On today's episode, we sit down with Greg Carlin from PlayCLE to discuss his small-business journey and to hear his expert advice for those looking to get started on a small business of their own.

Business Fluent is Lisa Hutson, Director of the Small Business Development Center at Lorain County Community College, and Anthony Gallo, President of the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce. Our Audio Engineer is Ian Douglas, and our Producer is Noah Foutz. Thanks for listening!

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Growing Your Business with SEO and Social Media Marketing

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Tony and Lisa are talking with Lindsay Simms and Chris Shneider on how to optimize your online presence and which platforms you should be advertising on.
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What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur: A Round Table Discussion

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The decision to move from employee to employer is one of the biggest decisions any entrepreneur can make.
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From Striving to Thriving in the Time of Covid

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In this episode, we look at how businesses need to reimagine as they recover, reorganize, and reignite for long-lasting success.
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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and What It Means For You

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Lisa and Tony lead us through an engaging conversation on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and what that means for your small business.
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The Team

Lisa Hutson

Host
Lisa Hutson is the Director of the SBDC at Lorain County Community College. She is passionate about helping everyone achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.

Anthony Gallo

Host
Anthony (Tony) Gallo aka Mr. Lorain County is President of the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce and dedicated to helping small businesses achieve great things.