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From Apprentice to Tattoo Artist | Erik Axel Brunt

Posted by Pablo Fuentes on December 19, 2017

When Erik Axel Brunt began his apprenticeship at a tattoo shop, he thought he was only interested in doing body piercings. 

However, once Erik began apprenticing on a weekly basis, he found himself interested in the tattoo art surrounding him. Being around it on a daily basis, Erik began envisioning the tattoos he would eventually create.

Now, Erik works out of Triple Crown Tattoo in Austin, Texas. 

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The Business of Being A Hairstylist | Damien Reyes

Posted by Pablo Fuentes on December 13, 2017

In the break room at his old job, Damien Reyes suddenly found himself in an early midlife crisis. Faced with the dilemma of the future spread out before him, Damien decided to make a change. 

He began his journey at a somewhat unlikely place for a retired truck driver in his late twenties: beauty school. And a few years later, Short Hair Company was born. 

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The Art of Physical Therapy and Holistic Healthcare | Kristy Brandabur

Posted by Pablo Fuentes on December 6, 2017

Kristy Brandabur received her degree in Exercise Science Sports Medicine, taught health and physical education for 11 years, and worked in a variety of fitness and wellness-related fields. 

At Metamorphosis Holistic Wellness Center, Kristi uses a blended technique of physical therapy, mental therapy and holistic approaches like massage and acupuncture. 

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Building Relationships with Business Gifting

Posted by Pablo Fuentes on December 1, 2017

Josh Harcus, chairman at Huify and bestselling author of A Closing Culture, joins us this week for our inaugural Flash Episode of Small Business War Stories. 

This week, we discuss the art of business gifting, the best tactics and the perfect timing to gift your customers. 

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Storytelling as a Documentary Filmmaker | Tommy's TV

Posted by Pablo Fuentes on November 29, 2017

Tommy Talley came home to Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 2011. After working for years in reality television in Los Angeles, Tommy launched and grew his production company, Tommy's TV, into a full production arsenal. 

Tommy's TV produces and creates stunning personalized videos that deliver key messages through the art of storytelling. 

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Starting a Neighborhood Vintage Guitar and Music Store | Avenue N Guitars

Posted by Pablo Fuentes on November 22, 2017

When Phil Angotti and his two guitar-loving coworkers left their jobs at a huge guitar store, they opened their own business in the Wicker Park neighborhood in Chicago. 

Avenue N guitars was founded with an overflowing knowledge and passion for guitars, especially of the vintage variety. 

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Turning an Old Building into a New Opportunity | New Roxy

Posted by Pablo Fuentes on November 15, 2017

The New Roxy in Clarksdale, Mississippi was built in the 1940's but sat vacant for 30 years until a merchant marine from Seattle named Robin Colonas purchased it in 2008.

Robin had been visiting Mississippi off and on for a while, and something about Clarksdale really grabbed a hold of her. 

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Surviving and Thriving with a Video Game Store | Play N Trade

Posted by Pablo Fuentes on November 8, 2017

When Jeff Pearson started his Play N Trade video game store in Lafayette, Louisiana, Play N Trade was a successful franchise with 750 stores nationwide.

A few years later, after the original founder retired, the company went through three CEOs and essentially collapsed.

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The Beauty of the Letterpress | Masterson Letterpress Printing

Posted by Pablo Fuentes on November 1, 2017

Letterpress printing dates back to the 1400s and was the primary method of print until the mid-20th century.

Offset printing took over and now digital printing dominates the print world.

However, recently letterpress has had a revival as an artisan printing form.

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How Overregulation Killed One Entrepreneur's Dream | Squeeze

Posted by Pablo Fuentes on October 25, 2017

The American Dream is closely tied to entrepreneurship. The notion that someone, regardless of their background, can work hard, make a better product or invent something completely new, and become whatever they want, is fundamentally American.

Many businesses fail. But perhaps one of the most frustrating reasons for failure is dealing with excessive regulations.

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