10 Tools to Help Your Retail Business in 2024 | Episode 188

Creative Shop Talk Podcast Episode 188 | 10 Tools to Help Your Retail Business in 2024

Creative Shop Talk Podcast Episode 188 | 10 Tools to Help Your Retail Business in 2024 | with Retail Coach Wendy Batten
  • Pinterest
  • Facebook

With Retail Coach Wendy Batten

Listen on:  Apple Podcasts |Spotify | Radio Republic | YouTube | PlayerFM | Stitcher | iHeartRadio

Don’t miss joining the Best Retail Year Ever Workshop – our Annual Planning Workshop. Get your goals all on one page and see a better 2024, and jump in before the end of the year and save $200! 

EARLY BIRD PRICING in effect until Dec 31st, 2023!

SAVE $200! YES SAVE $200!

Join here

I am confident that you can find epic success in your retail business – no matter what success looks like for you – by taking the time to adequately plan. I’d love to help and support you through your 2024 planning. Join us in the Inner Circle for access to the workshop and a community of like minded retailers or purchase the Design Your Best Year Workshop on-demand – discounted if you purchase before the end of the year!  Happy Planning!

Episode Summary:

You know I’m all about setting you up for success in 2024 and that includes making your life of running a retail business easier. On Episode 188 of the Creative Shop Talk Podcast, I’m sharing 10 of the top business tools my team and my retailers are using and loving in 10-ish minutes. Throughout the episode, I’ll also share HOW and WHY these tools can help you in your retail business.

The 10 Tools we shared and links : 

  1. Google Workspace: grow up your business
  2. Flodesk for email marketing services
  3. The Planner Pad: the planner for the non-traditional 9-5 worker/entrepreneur
  4. Descript: content creation
  5. When I Work
  6. ThriveCart & ThriveLearn: course creation & check out all at one price
  7. ChatGPT: use for social posts, newsletter, ideas
  8. Canva AI Tools
  9. Libro FM for audiobooks
  10. Voxer

Creative Shop Talk Podcast Episode 188 | 10 Tools to Help Your Retail Business in 2024 | with Retail Coach Wendy Batten
  • Pinterest
  • Facebook

 

Related podcasts we think you’d like:

Episode 187: Make 2024 Your Best Year Ever in Your Retail Shop

Episodes 40-43: Plan Your Best Retail Year Ever Parts 1-4

About Your Host, Wendy Batten:

In case we haven’t met yet, I’m Wendy, a small business coach and founder of The Retailer’s Inner Circle, where I help other independent shop owners learn how to gain the right business skillsets to see more profits, paychecks, and joy as they navigate running their retail business. 

Through online classes, business coaching programs, speaking, and a top-ranked podcast, I’ve helped hundreds of retailers around the globe reclaim their dream and see the success they want from their beautiful shops. My signature private coaching community, The Retailer’s Inner Circle, has helped retailers around the world build their retail business skill sets and confidence. 

I am proud to have been featured in several major publications, including my own business column in What Women Create magazine. I have been privileged to be a guest on top-ranked podcasts and sought-after as a guest speaker and teacher for several brands, associations, and communities that are passionate about the success of independent retailers.

When I’m not coaching, you will find me either DIYing and renovating my very imperfect old crooked cottage by the sea in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Lunenburg, NS, or blogging about our travel and RVing adventures and the weird fun things we get up to in our coastal village. I’d love to invite you to check out one of my free resources for real retailers at https://wendybatten.com/free-resources/

For more support from Wendy:

Retailer’s Inner Circle – Join Wendy inside the best retailer’s community

Wendy’s FREE Resources for shop owners 

Hang out and connect with Wendy on IG 

All of Wendy’s programs and services for shop owners can be found HERE.

Subscribe and Review in iTunes:

Are you subscribed to my podcast? If you’re not, I’d love you to consider it. Subscribing means you won’t miss an episode! Click here to subscribe to iTunes!

If you want to be more of a rock star, I’d love it if you could leave a review over on iTunes as well.  Those reviews help other retailers find my podcast and they’re also fun for me to go in and read. Just click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” and let me know what your favorite part of the podcast is. So grateful for you! Thank you!

WELCOME

Hi there! I'm Wendy Batten, and I'm obsessed with helping independent shop owners like you achieve success.

With over 20 years of experience as a small business owner, I've owned several retail businesses along the way including a cafe, two retail shops, and a studio (and even a tae kwon do studio), learning first-hand the art of juggling all the balls.

I now dedicate my time to coaching hundred of retailers all around the world, sharing my expertise to help them organize their businesses and maximize profits, paychecks, and JOY in their day-to-day lives.

I created the support, programs, and community that I wish I'd had.

Whether you've been in business for years or are just starting out with your brick-and-mortar venture, you've come to the right place.

If you're serious about your business and ready to stop winging it, I'm here to inspire and guide you toward success.

I'm so happy you're here, and I can't wait to support you on your journey to thriving in the world of retail!

SEARCH THIS SITE

FREE DOWNLOADS

Subscribe Now

Subscribe to Creative Shop Talk so you never miss an episode covering the topics most important to creative retailers.

Share Some Love

Click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review”. I may highlight you on an upcoming episode. Make sure you leave your business name, Instagram handle and location so I can give your shop a shoutout. 

Keep on listening …
Coffee Break Chat: Be a Big Deal! | Episode 214

Coffee Break Chat: Be a Big Deal! | Episode 214

Creative Shop Talk Podcast Episode 214 | Coffee Break Chat: Be a Big Deal! With Retail Coach Wendy Batten Listen on:  Apple Podcasts |Spotify | Radio Republic | YouTube | PlayerFM | Stitcher | iHeartRadio In This Episode:  Let’s have a coffee chat around being a big...

read more
Five Areas Retailers Should Focus On in Q3 | Episode 213

Five Areas Retailers Should Focus On in Q3 | Episode 213

Creative Shop Talk Podcast Episode 213 | Five Areas Retailers Should Focus on in Q3 With Retail Coach Wendy Batten Listen on:  Apple Podcasts |Spotify | Radio Republic | YouTube | PlayerFM | Stitcher | iHeartRadio In This Episode:  If your retail shop is in an area...

read more

Join the Conversation!

Thousands of independent shop owners have signed up to receive Wendy’s latest industry news and business help delivered straight to your inbox! Join us!

Weekly emails with news your business needs.

Pin It on Pinterest