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The premiere of Season 1 of the Extra/Ordinary Small Business Podcast is here! In this new show, host Angela Giovine interviews successful small business owners about their successes, failures, risks and rewards.

Extra/Ordinary Small Business seeks to elevate the stories of small business owners of all sizes and shapes. The show endeavors to cover a multitude of industries, business sizes, and business ages.  This show was inspired by host Angela Giovine’s decade-long commitment to elevating, supporting and promoting small and local business through her company, Happenings Media. Happenings’ network of websites, which include Bucks Happening,  Montco Happening, and Philly Happening.

VIP LAUNCH EVENT

An exclusive launch event for the new show is being held at Nicole Miller Philadelphia at The Bellevue on Thursday, January 17 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

 Mary K. Dougherty, Owner of Nicole Miller Philadelphia is a Season 1 guest.

Email [email protected] for more information.

Nicole Miller Philadelphia is located at 200 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.

Season 1 Guests

  • Mary K. Dougherty (Nicole Miller Philadelphia)
  • Martin Hoeger (Steam Pub)
  • Jim Worthington (Newtown Athletic Club)
  • J. David Waldman (Rojo’s Roastery)
  • Robin DeLuna (Coldwell Banker Hearthside)
  • Zanya Gissler and Filomena Cook (Zanya Spa Salon)
  • John Fezzuoglio (Owowcow Creamery)
  • Valerie Weber (Dermagrafix)
  • Greg Esterhai (US Hole in One)
  • Steve Gannon (Gannon Insurance Agency)
  • Rakia Reynolds (Skai Blue Media)

We are living through a period in time in which entrepreneurs of a certain type are being worshipped like heroes,” says Angela Giovine, host of the Extra/Ordinary Small Business podcast.  “Startups that receive millions, if not billions, of dollars across multiple rounds of funding, are glorified in the media and on television shows. Often the entrepreneur or the startup is revered for the size of the funding rather than its revenue number or its contribution to the market or to society. To me, this is a mistake. Our country is home to 27.9 million small businesses. These small, local businesses employ neighbors, contribute to the community and provide unique value. And yet, our society often misplaces its admiration, overlooking these small business heroes. Each small business is a unique story of struggle, commitment, and perseverance. I have had the honor and the pleasure of knowing so many of them over my time as a small business owner, and I can’t wait to share these stories.  The time has come to elevate the small business owner.”

“Each small business is a unique story of struggle, commitment, and perseverance. I have had the honor and the pleasure of knowing so many of them over my time as a small business owner, and I can’t wait to share these stories.  The time has come to elevate the small business owner.”

– Angela Giovine, Host of the Extra/Ordinary Small Business Podcast

The first three episodes of Extra/Ordinary Small Business are out now for binge listening pleasure.  After that, a new episode will be released each week.  Lovers of small business stories are encouraged to subscribe now so that they can access new episodes as soon as they are released.

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For more information about the Extra/Ordinary Small Business Podcast, please head to extraordinarysmallbusiness.com

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