Entrepreneur Exchange

Hosted ByJeff Neuville & Gary Muller

A lively conversation between small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business experts sharing tools and tips to assist new businesses get up and running and existing small business grow and prosper in this challenging economy.

The Entrepreneur Exchange is a lively conversation between small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business experts sharing tools and tips to assist new businesses get up and running and existing small business grow and prosper in this challenging economy. Topics include small business funding issues, economical ways to market and promote your business, and resources available to entrepreneurs. And more!

 

Your Hosts

Jeff Neuville is Director of the Small Business Center at Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, NC, where he works with entrepreneurs and small business owners to assist them in starting and growing businesses.  Jeff spent most of his business career as an Executive with a mid-sized North Carolina apparel manufacturing company before starting his own business to assist companies develop profitability improvement strategies.  In addition to his work with start-ups and small businesses, Jeff is a dedicated fan of his beloved North Carolina Tar Heels, particularly during basketball season.  Connect to Jeff on LinkedIn or on Twitter @jeffneuville.

Gary Muller is the Dean of the School of Workforce Development and the Arts at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC). He has his BA and MBA from Wake Forest University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is also the co-owner of two businesses. The businesses focus on real estate development and investment management. He has over 20 years of business experience in public accounting, franchising of specialty retail snack food shops and manufacturing. The last 12 years have been spent in education at CVCC. Gary is also the SkillsUSA Co-Director for the Challenger and CVCC Chapter. Of course, everyone knows Gary is a diehard Wake Forest Deacon Deacon fan and he bleeds black and gold!!


All Episodes

Entrepreneur Exchange: More Efficiency in 2019!

The Entrepreneur Exchange starts your 2019 with the best apps and software to make your small business more efficient… Todd Lyden, Director of the Bladen Community College Small Business Center, joins hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller to share his Top 10 List of 2019 Small Business Apps. Plus, how do you deal with on-line complaints from customers…like when someone claims they found a worm in their sushi? The Entrepreneur Exchange talks response strategy, plus shares their small businesses of the month. Check it out on this month’s Entrepreneur Exchange!

Entrepreneur Exchange: 6th Annual Business Lessons from the Movies

It’s back… the Entrepreneur Exchange’s 6th annual Business Lessons from the...

Entrepreneur Exchange: Name, Logo & Brand Protection

How do you protect your business name, logo, and brand? This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange explains the trademark process with guest Molly Gross from western NC law firm Patrick, Harper, and Dixon.

Entrepreneur Exchange: The Value of Networking

Many new businesses are ready to go on-line and promote on social media, but they don’t recognize the value of networking to connect to potential customers. Mark Sakatos, a Director/Consultant with BNI the world’s largest business networking and referral organization joins this month’s Entrepreneur Exchange

Entrepreneur Exchange: Googlize Your Business

This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange welcomes Demming Bass with New Marketing Makeover, who explains how to “Googlize” your business so that you can improve your Google ranking and on-line visibility.

Entrepreneur Exchange: Business Efficiency

Let’s make your business more efficient! This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange welcomes Nathaniel Holmes from Small Business Solutions, who shares low-cost and no-cost technology solutions to operate your business more efficiently.

Entrepreneur Exchange: Connecting Start-ups to Suppliers

Looking to start your apparel brand or textile business, but need help In finding a manufacturer? This month’s Entrepreneur Exchange welcomes Tanya Wade from the Carolina Textile District, an organization which connects start-ups to suppliers.

Entrepreneur Exchange: Mailbag Mania 2.0

Time to break out the Entrepreneur Exchange mailbag, as hosts Jeff Neuville and Gary Muller answer questions sent in by listeners.

Entrepreneur Exchange: Pros & Cons of a Virtual Business

Is your business wherever your laptop is located? This month’s Entrepreneur Exchanges explores the pros and cons of a virtual business with entrepreneur Julia Matheson, founder, and owner of Travel Julia’s Way, a travel consulting business that uses blogging, videos, and networking to differentiate itself from the competition.