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The Small Business Puzzle Podcast

Helping you market your local business

Interviewing experts on mobile marketing, reputation marketing, podcasting

Let’s talk marketing

We’re Michael and Teresa Blaes

The goal of this weekly podcast is to keep you the business owner up to date on the latest marketing trends in the marketing of your local business. We will be interviewing experts in their field on such topics as mobile marketing, reputation marketing, podcasting, and that’s just a small taste of what we will be covering.

We hope you find enjoyment, and something useful from listening. To your success, the Small business Puzzle team.

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34 Interview with Tania Shipman


Bio: Business solutions expert and Amazon Book Author Tania Shipman has struggled with the concept of a full business solution. Is it filling a void in the market place? Is it automating and creating a hands off system? Or maybe by putting a band-aid over the problem and calling it fixed? Unlike most business experts,…

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33 Interview with Paul Colligan


Bio Paul Colligan helps others leverage technology to improve themselves and broaden their audience with reduced stress and no dramas. He does this with a lifestyle and business designed to answer the challenges and opportunities of this new economy. If you are looking for titles: Husband, Father, YouTube Expert, Director of Content Marketing for…

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32 Interview with Diane Gardner from


Diane Gardner is an expert tax coach, Quilly award recipient, and best-selling author whose proactive planning approach gives clients a leg up on Uncle Sam and helps them dodge the tax bullet. Diane saves small business clients between $5,000 and $50,000 in as little as 60 minutes!

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Listener Reviews


09/11/2017 7:54 AM by Allmenow from United States

I really enjoy your show! You provide lots of excellent advice that I can use everyday in my small biz!

God Show.

09/09/2017 6:44 PM by AJ Jay Jay from United Kingdom

Good show you have here guys!

I Wasn't There But You Made Me Think I Was

09/09/2017 3:46 PM by Angela Brown Oberer from United States

Just listened to your review of Podcast Movement 2017 and what a joy ride. You guys had so much fun that it made me feel like I was right there enjoying it with you.

Cutting edge tips, recources, and methods

09/09/2017 11:06 AM by Paul D Johnson from United States

As host of The God Zone Show podcast and now entering my 7th career in my 8th life decade, I appreciate Michael and Teresa's passions to deliver cutting edge tips, recources, and methods to kick my business and ministry to the next level.

Helpful Tips

09/08/2017 9:12 PM by TChan Games from United States

Got some great tips on launching a product. Minimum Viable Product, test product, and build a tribe.

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