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Broadcast #6: Pricing a Product

Thank you for tuning in tonight. You can call me Chunky, and I will be your audio host for the evening. Without further ado, let's begin. For tonight's segment, I'll be talking about treacherous prospect of pricing. So, what makes pricing so finicky? I mean, it's easy right? You just price it based on what it's worth. And that is true, to a certain extent. For example, let's look at a car, and oh, I don't know, a radio station.
It's a pretty nice car; nice leather seats, good sound system, built in nav and media, strong mileage, the works. How much does this car cost? Well, the raw materials, the steel, glass, rubber, whatever else, cost, let's say 20k. So the car costs 20k then, right? No, clearly not; you have a box of raw materials, not a finished product. So we have process the materials, to turn them into usable parts. Between the furnaces, the presses, the cutting bits, the drills, and the mills, this costs an extra 30k. Alright, our car is u…
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Broadcast #5: Guest Speaker Brian

Thank you for tuning in tonight. You can call me Chunky, and I will be your audio host for the evening. Without further ado, let's begin. For tonight's segment, I'll be talking about our third guest in the studio, Brian Forth.
Brian Forth is the man behind SiteCrafting; a web design, development, and support solution. SiteCrafting was born our of need that arose out of the blooming growth of the internet; people needed websites, but had no idea how to get one. Enter a 5th grade teacher and his merry band of ..techsperts.. Yeah, I cringed too. Anyhow, Brian started his career as our heroic teacher, educating the younglings about the majesty of the technical side of the internet. They would go home, show their parents what they learned, and brag about their teacher being awesome (I guess). One day a parent like what he saw enough to approach Brian about building a website for him. Brian took the chance, and his newfound client loved the work. When word of Brian's work s…

Broadcast #4: Guest Speaker Robert

Thank you for tuning in tonight. You can call me Chunky, and I will be your audio host for the evening. Without further ado, let's begin. For tonight's segment, I'll talk about Rob Coons of ScoutMilitary fame.
Robert Coons was brought into the studio to talk about his life and experiences as an entrepreneur. Much like Erik, Robert brought a new perspective to the table that I had never considered.
Robert's main claim to fame is ScoutMilitary, his purpose-built app to bring veterans, active duty, and other military personnel military discounts wherever they are. Sounds easy right? There are plenty of discounts, just dump 'em all in an interface with a map, and you're good to go! Well, let's be real; if it were that easy, Robert wouldn't have had to spend four years on the apps testing phases, and still hasn't fully launched yet. So what's really happening? First of all, yeah, it is easy to go and find military discounts at big chains, like retai…

Broadcast #3: Guest Speaker Erik

Thank you for tuning in tonight. You can call me Chunky, and I will be your audio host for the evening. Without further ado, let's begin. For tonight's segment, we talk about our (relatively) recent guest speaker Erik Hanberg.
When Erik came into the studio, we knew he was gonna tell us about like as an entrepreneur. He is a well accomplished one himself, and is in a position to offer his own unique experiences in the field. What he shared with us was a very real-world perspective on how and why to be an entrepreneur, and what it's like to live the life of one. He shared with us a very sobering look into the realities of entrepreneurism, and it opened my eyes to what to expect from such a lifestyle.

The first thing he talked about was how he actually came into being an entrepreneur. His beginnings were humble, starting out of a small theater. When brought on to manage the theater, he saw it needed to be systematized. There was a need for autonomy, and so he sought to fill…

Broadcast #2: The Backup Plan(s)

Thank you for tuning in tonight. You can call me Chunky, and I will be your audio host for the evening. Without further ado, let's begin. The prompt for tonight's segment is "What're your plans for work?"
The first rule anyone should follow in life is Rule #1; Be prepared. It's the most important skill you can learn, and I would be remiss to ignore such golden wisdom. In this segment, I'll go ahead and mention some of the plans I've made to pay the bills.
First and foremost, is the radio. All my life I've loved music, more than anything else. The only thing that can really compete with that is making others happy. The best of these two worlds would be to run my own internet radio station. I get to play music, and have a crowd to please. I've always had a face for radio, and I think I can leverage my taste in music and social skills to pull in some listeners.
But having one plan is not being prepared. My second plan is to go into computer repa…

Good Evening, Ladies and Gentlemen...

Thank you for tuning in tonight. You can call me Chunky, and I will be your audio host for the evening. Without further ado, let's begin. The prompt for tonight's segment is "What do you expect out of this gig?"
Well, I would tell you that is a mighty fine question. The reality is that I volunteered for this station at the behest of a fellow DJ. We were talking one day about how fantastic it would be if we could keep working together after our time at the DubT radio station had come to a close. We came to the conclusion that the best way to do that would be to start our own station. So that leads us to today; here we are in this gig, hoping to turn this far-fetched plan into a bill-paying reality.

But that doesn't really answer the question, does it? What do I want out of this gig? Well, the easy answer is knowledge; when it's all said and done, I want to know how to build and run a station of my very own. But that's a lame answer. What I really want out…