The Small Business Sessions (S5E9): How digital technology has transformed small businesses

The Small Business Sessions (S5E9): How digital technology has transformed small businesses
Dan Martin
Dan MartinDan Martin Content & Events

Posted: Wed 11th Aug 2021

It's time for episode nine in series five of the Small Business Sessions, Enterprise Nation's podcast sponsored by Starling Bank.

This week, we're looking at how digital technology can transform small businesses of all types. Whether you're selling products or services online or looking to reach customers in a physical store, by embracing the latest technology you can drive your business's sales and growth.

Joining journalist Dan Martin to discuss how to digitally transform your business and stay on top of the latest trends are:

  • Sajni Shah, co-head of product at Starling Bank

  • John Hoyle, founder of Sook, a company providing adaptive and fully personalised retail spaces which business owners can rent by the hour

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On this week's Small Business Sessions podcast

Among the subjects discussed on this week's show are:

  • how founders on a limited budget can make the most of digital technologies

  • how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the way small businesses use technology

  • how digital banks like Starling have transformed the way small businesses manage their finances

  • the digital trends small businesses should know about

  • how physical retail stores can integrate digital technology to improve sales

  • why digital and adaptive retail spaces are the future of the high street

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Dan Martin
Dan MartinDan Martin Content & Events
I'm a freelance content creator and event host who helps small businesses and the organisations that support them. I'm also Enterprise Nation's Local Leader for Bristol. I have 19 years of experience as a small business journalist having interviewed hundreds of entrepreneurs from billionaires like Sir Richard Branson to the founders behind brand new start-ups. I've worked for a range of leading small business publications and support groups, most recently as head of content at Enterprise Nation where I was responsible for the prolific output of content on the company's blog and social media. I now freelance for Enterprise Nation including hosting the Small Business sessions podcast. I'm based in Bristol where I run and host regular events with the local small business community in my role as Enterprise Nation's Local Leader for Bristol. I also have strong connections with other major business organisations in the south west region. In total, I've hosted over 100 events including conferences with an audience of hundreds for international brands like Xero and Facebook and live web chats from inside 10 Downing Street. With my partner, I co-run Lifestyle District, a lifestyle blog focused on culture, art, theatre and photography.

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