The Small Business Sessions podcast: How founders can build an engaged and meaningful online community

The Small Business Sessions podcast: How founders can build an engaged and meaningful online community
Dan Martin
Dan MartinDan Martin Content & Events

Posted: Wed 15th Nov 2023

It's time for episode six in season six of the Small Business Sessions, Enterprise Nation's podcast powered by the business.connected online training programme.

Episode six: Daisy Morris, The Selfhood

Joining freelance journalist Dan Martin for the second episode is Daisy Morris, founder of social media consultancy and digital community The Selfhood and author of Community Is Your Currency, a book on how business owners can grow a meaningful online community.

Daisy started her journey in entrepreneurship after being frustrated by the lack of down-to-earth and human advice for those trying to find their way in the world of digital marketing and social media.

In the episode, we discuss the power of community and how founders can build a strong and authentic community around their business.

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On this week's Small Business Sessions podcast

During the show, Daisy shares brilliant advice and insights. Topics discussed include:

  • The definition of community when it comes to small business owners.

  • How small business get started with building a meaningful community.

  • The key steps to growing a community and keeping it meaningful.

  • How business owners know that their community is benefiting their business.

  • How founders can find their story and communicate it to followers, customers and fans.

  • How business owners can stand out on social media.

  • How business owners can decide which social media platforms are best for them.

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Dan Martin
Dan MartinDan Martin Content & Events
I'm a freelance journalist and event host who helps small businesses and the organisations that support them. I'm also Enterprise Nation's news reporter and Bristol Local Leader. I have 20 years of experience as a small business journalist having interviewed hundreds of entrepreneurs from famous names like Sir Richard Branson and Deborah Meaden 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 as the website's news reporter and as the host of 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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