It’s 2017 and “YB2c Live” is Back!

1234It’s 2017 and “YB2C Live” is Back!

“YB2C Live,” a radio show sponsored by our company “Your Business Your Brand Creatively” broadcast its first show on a local radio station the first Saturday in October 2016. “YB2C Live” offers our listeners valuable information about freelancing, entrepreneurship, and the successes and challenges of self-employment in today’s “New Economy.”

The weekly show was very successful and very popular. However, after just six shows, we put it on hiatus in order to make some much needed changes. We promised we would return in January 2017.

Why the hiatus in 2016 and what has changed for 2017? Well, the short answer is that we decided to rebrand the show as a true podcast and sever our relationship with the radio station. There are several reasons for these changes, and we discuss them in the first podcast of 2017, which will be published on Monday, January 23, 2017, at noon Eastern Time.

During this podcast, we discuss at length how “YB2C Live” became a radio show, why we changed it to a podcast, instead, and what is ahead for the show in 2017. We will also let you know about the new schedule for the weekly podcast.

You will definitely want to make sure you get notification of Episode 7 of the “YB2C Live” show, now published as a podcast. Make sure to “Like” our YB2C Live FB page and sign up for newsletter notifications on our YB2C website!

We look forward to you listening to our show!

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YB2C Live Radio Show on Hiatus Until January 2017


iphone_slide1YB2C Live is a new radio show that I debuted just six weeks ago on October 1, 2016. The purpose of YB2C Live is to focus on the issues unique to freelancing and entrepreneurship, especially in Detroit Michigan, with topical weekly shows and interesting guests, both of which add value to the show.

YB2C Live has been hosted on radio station WCHB NewsTalk Radio 1200 AM since its inception, but I am putting the radio show on hiatus starting today and throughout the remainder of 2016. YB2C Live will return in January 2017.

As you may know, YB2C Live is an extension of my 3rd company, Your Business Your Brand Creatively, through which I offer training, branding, marketing, and web design and maintenance services to freelancers, creative and other solo professionals, and very small business owners.

I also have two other businesses: Writing It Right For You (writing and editing for individuals and businesses) and Detroit Ink Publishing (editing, manuscript preparation, and self-publishing). My schedule as a local and national speaker on freelancing and entrepreneurship is also growing, and I am an Evernote Certified Consultant, working with individuals and businesses on effectively integrating the Evernote app into their workflows. Yes, I have a lot going on…Wow!

There are two main reasons why I had to put the radio show on hiatus:

1. Due to scheduled and unscheduled family obligations (including a death in our family), I must re-focus my time throughout the remainder of 2016 in order to balance all of my personal and professional obligations.
2. I am also going to use this time to examine and re-assess the current business model with the WCHB radio show as it relates to YB2C Live as a radio show. Many entrepreneurs understand that business models, which exist to generate revenue for the company and to provide the operational factors that are the foundation of the business, may need to change for several reasons.

YB2C Live will be back in full force in January 2017. Between now and then, there may be some tweaks and changes leading up to the new year—I will keep you posted. So that you stay informed, make sure to:

• “Like” the YB2C Live Facebook Page and
• Follow us on Twitter @yb2c_system

Watch this space! Great things coming in 2017! We love having you with us on this journey!

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