Virus, protests and oh yeah, a Presidential election year.
So, 2020 has been one for the ages. We’ve had the Coronavirus. We’ve had peaceful protests and even riots on our own streets in Columbia, South Carolina. We’ve had dust-storms and lost Kobe. It’s been a challenging year thus far. We’re also looking at a Presidential Election in November with President Donald J. Trump and…Read More
What to expect with wages in America…
By Fran Halloran There is much talk about wages and the fact that they are not rising as fast as our country would like. Let me suggest, that wages are not going to increase anytime soon for one reason and one reason only: Fear As a small business owner and a radio host, I look…Read More
By Dr. Kasie Whitener Host of Start Something, Columbia! and Write on SC. Be Prepared Because Winging It Does Not Make Good Radio I create meticulous show notes for every episode. They include the research I’ve done, the agenda for the show, and the names and bios of the people we’ll interview. I…Read More
5 things every homeowner should inspect at the end of summer
By Ryan Parsons Lets face it, our homes are in a constant battle with the elements. The midlands’ weather throws all sorts of attacks on the exterior of our biggest investment, and the extreme heat and humidity places our heating and air systems under heavy strain. As we look towards a change in season, there…Read More
3 Ways to Add Value Through Marketing
By Dr. Kasie Whitener Some of my favorite marketing buzzwords right now are ‘storytelling’ and ‘community.’ They make what a business does sound less like selling and more like building a tribe. Marketing gurus claim that telling a powerful story will encourage people to become your fans, followers, and community members. And those fans will…Read More
Who voted for the Base Load Review Act back in 2007?
There was NO RECORDED VOTE in the SC Senate—- These House Members voted AGAINST the bill… Robert Brown, Marion Frye, Laurie Funderburk, Chip Limehouse, Jim Merrill and Wallace Scarborough. These House Members voted FOR the bill…. Paul Agnew, Terry Alexander, Karl Allen, Carl Anderson, Jimmy Bales, Nathan Ballentine, Bruce Bannister, Liston Barfield, Eric Bedingfield, Kenny…Read More
So, you want to own a small business?
There are so many challenges and moving parts involved with being a small business owner. I’ll say it up-front. I love it! I love the challenges and I love learning to try and navigate all these moving parts. It’s never the same from one day to the next. The “American Dream” for some is to…Read More
Welcome to the new version of www.makethepointradio.com. Guess this would be version 2.0! A lot to be excited about with the new version…and what you see right now, is just the start. The biggest addition is the one thing so many listeners have asked for—- an archive section so when you miss a key…Read More