Talking to DBN business owners and learning from their inspiration...

Episode 1: DBN Diversified

In our first podcast interview Melanie Cant from Elm Marketing Solutions talks to Gary Scott from DBN about business before, during and after Covid-19 and what the future looks like for 'Do Business' Network.

Episode 2: Meet the person behind the pencil at Joanne Rowland Art

In our second podcast interview, Melanie Cant from Elm Marketing Solutions talks to Joanne from Joanne Rowland Art.

Episode 3: Ruth at Jacwicks Designs saves the bottom of a national treasure

In this podcast Melanie Cant chats with Ruth Jacobs of Jacwicks Designs about her business, coming up with her business name, developing new products and how she saved the bottom of a national institution from getting damp - hero worship alert!

Episode 4: M stands for Marketing! Melanie chats with Mags Bradshaw of Red Button Marketing & Training Ltd.

In this podcast, Melanie Cant chats with Mags Bradshaw of Red Button Marketing & Training Ltd. Mags discusses different approaches to marketing, her business journey, what makes her business unique and her plans for the future.  And why a TV programme in her childhood inspired her to ask people if they are enjoying themselves . . .

Episode 5: Meet award-winning virtual assistant Rachel Locke

In this podcast, Melanie Cant chats with award-winning Rachel Locke about her early career overseas, working for large corporates in London, the journey that brought her to the north of the UK, establishing her own business as a pioneer VA and the importance of networking.

Episode 6: Selling from the heart! Moira Barnes chats with Melanie about boosting sales confidence.

In this DBN podcast Melanie chats with Moira Barnes about being confident with selling, adapting during Covid, the benefits of networking and celebrating her business birthday with locally sourced birthday cakes!

Episode 7: Duchy stands for Digital. Matthew Glover chats with Melanie Cant about apps and bingo!

In this DBN podcast, Melanie chats with Matthew Glover of Duchy Software about how wanting to know the rugby score led to a business idea, how apps are solving business problems and how a family love for bingo became a great business opportunity in Australia and New Zealand.