Trailer series 2: Start Your Own Business podcast

Trailer: Why listen to the second series of the Start You Own Business podcast

Following the success of series one of the Start Your Own Business podcast, we're delighted to tell you all about the second series of the podcast. It’s packed with top tips and free advice. So, if you're just starting out on your business journey, this is the podcast for you.

We want to help you to save time, money and make the right decisions when starting and running your new business.

With each episode dedicated to a specific topic, some of the UK leading small-business experts give you their top tips on meeting a variety of essential start-up challenges, including attracting customers, whether you’re using offline marketing methods such as adverts, flyers and leaflets or advertising online.

You can also find out the key dos and don’ts when selling face to face and learn what business expenses sole traders can claim, which could really help to reduce your tax bills. And if you need to recruit and manage staff for the first time, one episode details key employment law facts that every small-business employer should know. Managing stress to help safeguard your own health is crucial when working for yourself. 

You can also learn how to sell via your own website to customers in the UK and overseas and make sure your new business is sustainable and carbon neutral from the best experts of all – those who actually own small businesses. 

About Chloe Thomas

Chloe Thomas is the host of the Start Your Own Business podcast.

In addition to the Start Your Own Business podcast, Chloe also hosts two highly successful podcasts – the multi-award winning eCommerce MasterPlan and the marketing podcast Keep Optimising. She has interviewed hundreds of guests across the two podcasts and is ideally placed to get your burning start-up questions answered by our expert guests.

As well as her podcasts, Chloe is also the author of five eCommerce books including the international best-seller 'eCommerce Marketing: How to Get Traffic that BUYS to Your Website'.

About our sponsor

Thanks to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) for sponsoring the Start Your Own Business podcast.

If you've got a brilliant business idea or you're on your way to start-up success, FSB is here to help you every step of the way. As the leading voice of 5.5 million small business owners and the self-employed, they're helping entrepreneurs like you to achieve your ambitions.

Business life can be tough, but with FSB by your side, you won't have to go it alone. From market-leading business services like 24/7 legal advice and financial expertise, to local networking and a powerful voice heard in governments across the UK, you'll always have support by your side. With FSB's updates on the latest guidance relating to important issues like trade, digital skills, late payments, and sustainability, you'll stay one step ahead.

Find out more about how the Federation of Small Businesses can support you to start, run and grow your business at

What next?

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