Ep 034: Applying Community-Building Principles to Grow your Small Business or Nonprofit, with Steve Fredlund

Steve Fredlund is has spent 30 years building communities, whether it is in Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, or around hobbies. Small Small Business is the latest of these communities, connection small business owners, nonprofit leaders, business coaches, and experts from around the world who are committed to seeing each other (and all small businesses) thrive. … Read more.

5 Benefits Of Hosting An Online Community In The Age Of Social Distancing

Written by: Connor DeLaney This article was originally published by Connor DeLaney on August 26, 2020 at https://www.impactplus.com/blog/benefits-of-hosting-online-community-age-of-social-distancing I’d never been a community manager before starting in my current role as a community and events manager back in February.  I always enjoyed helping people, taking part in different conversations, and have what I think is … Read more.

Community Building #2: What is “Community”

In my first article I shared about my whipsaw, zig-zag, seemingly random life and career that led me to the realization that the common thread of my existence was building communities. Today I dig into what I mean when I refer to “Community.” Let me start by describing what I do not mean. I am … Read more.

Community Building #1: My Whipsaw Journey as a Community Builder

My life-long pattern of chasing the shiny new toy has frustrated me… and my family. I have a long track record of seemingly unpredictable decisions, starting the next project before the last is anywhere near completion.  And these transitions have been far from smooth; they were not like a gymnast becoming a dancer or an … Read more.

Ep 001 Steve Fredlund – Welcome to the SSB Podcast

Welcome to the Small Small Business (SSB) Podcast. In this episode, host Steve Fredlund explains what the podcast and SSB Community are all about. In a nutshell, we help SSBs survive & thrive by guiding business owners from chaos to confidence. This is important because SSBs are the lifeblood of our communities; and we need … Read more.