Past Shows

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Just click on the show date to hear the full 2-hour show.

Note: we post the previous week’s show as soon as the recording is available.

 

Bensman Biz Radio Show 6-23-12

Guests:

  • Scott Moloney from Treat Dreams - “the most original and innovative Homemade Ice Cream in Michigan”
  • Jake Sigal from Livio Radio -  Internet Radio Products for your Home and Car
  • Janie Dejaegher from the Woodward Avenue Candy Shop - “Making life sweeter, one day at a time”

 

Bensman Biz Radio Show 6-16-12 (recording not available)

Guests:

  • Scott Lewis from PAN Grill-it.  An innovative Michigan company making products in the USA!
  • R.J. King, Editor of DBusiness -   Detroit’s Premier Business Journal
  • Keith Nagara, Director of Transportation Design & Industrial Design Programs at Lawrence Technological University

 

Bensman Biz Radio Show 6-9-12

Guests:

  • Ted Balowski and Nick Gorga from Hatch Detroit - “ With your great ideas and our support, we will redefine retail in Detroit.”
  • W. David Tarver, Author of  The Proving Ground - “The first book that traces an African American-owned high-technology business from dream to basement startup to multimillion-dollar international success.”
  • April Forbes from The Cakeria - Made from scratch pastries, cookies, cakes and more.

 

Bensman Biz Radio Show 6-2-12 

Guests:

  • Jason Allen: Senior Deputy Director – Dept. of Military & Veterans Affairs, Former State Senator
    discussing Veterans and small business.
  • Nathan Mueller, Staff writer with the Observer & Eccentric & Hometown Weeklies Newspaper Group
    discussing the city of Novi’s plans for a new state fair.
  • Nancy Welber – Attorney who attended the Mackinaw Conference, discussing the conference.

 

Bensman Biz Radio Show 5-26-12  

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Bensman Biz Radio Show 5-19-12 

Guests:

  • Matt Bordeau from Jen’s Gourmet Dressings  shares the story of how this new Michigan business got started and continues to grow.
  • Joe Barbera from Capital 1 Commercial Group talks about why buying a “used” business can be a great opportunity.
  • Melissa Bliss from Paperbacks and Things discusses why her small bookstore can survive despite the online competition.

 

Bensman Biz Radio Show 5-12-12

Guests:

  • Alan Kaniarz of A.K.Services - Full-service custom woodworking, hand crafted furniture, cabinetry doors and more.
  • Sam DiNello and Michael J. Abraham, Jr. of Visor Frames - Celebrate the joy of  your family, friends and pets while on the go.
  • Arnie Goodman from American Standard Roofing Quality roofing, siding, window and seamless gutter installation in Detroit and the Tri-County area

 

Bensman Biz Radio Show 5-5-12 

Guests:

  • Dave Tuzinowski from Detroit Surf Company - Yes, we make surfboards right here in the Motor City!
  • Nikita Santches  from Rock City Pies  – Not your grandma’s pie!  Artisanal pies with adventurous flavor combinations.
  • Jay Schloff from Aidenbaum Schloff and Bloom PLLC talks about legal issues for small business owners

 

Bensman Biz Radio Show 4-28-12  

Guests:

  • Michelle Brown and Yolanda Baston from Taste Love Cupcakes.  2012 Winner of the Food Network Cupcake Wars!
  • Sean Simpson from AutoBike,  a company designing and developing an automatic shifting bicycle.
  • Jackie Kallen,  Boxing manager and promoter, author, motivational speaker.  Ms. Kallen is one of boxing’s first and most successful female managers. Her life was the inspiration for the film Against the Ropes.

 

Bensman Biz Radio Show 4-21-12 

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Bensman Biz Radio Show 4-7-12  

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Bensman Biz Radio Show 3-31-12

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Bensman Biz Radio Show 3-24-12

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