Next week on the 14th of June Amazon will premiere their new podcast titled This Is Small Business.
The podcast pulls back the curtain on pivotal moments in the journey to success for small business owners across the U.S. Each new episode focuses on the most pressing challenges small business owners have faced, and how they learned from—and conquered—them on their path to scaling up.
Listening to the challenges that other small business owners are going through helps us not feel alone and makes the journey of building a small business even more exciting.– Stefan Miller, Co-founder, Young King Hair Care
Hosted by Amazon podcast producer Andrea Marquez, This Is Small Business is delivered through the unique perspective of a curious millennial trying to figure out what it takes to be a successful business owner. To understand every challenge fully, Marquez will also reach out to industry experts who will offer trend analysis, life lessons, and different points of view. Listeners will hear authentic and diverse stories that highlight what it means to forge your own path in the world of business today.
Small businesses are our customers too, and we remain committed to investing in their success at every stage of their entrepreneurial journey, including through educational resources that meet them where they are, Podcasts offer a unique and powerful opportunity to expand access to education and community, and we’re excited to launch This Is Small Business as a new way to offer entrepreneurs inspiration, education, and connection.– Keri Cusick, director, Amazon’s Small Business Empowerment team
The first season will consist of 12 episodes that address the hottest topics raised by today’s aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. New episodes drop every two weeks. Listeners are sure to relate to the questions guests have struggled with, including knowing when it’s time to lean into your side hustle and scale up, the best ways that a small business can stand out among the competition, and how to attract the right talent.
Each episode concludes with solid, actionable lessons and listeners will have the opportunity to be part of the show by providing feedback, submitting questions, and suggesting topics by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.