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On the Terrapin Small Biz Connection podcast and radio show, we don’t just talk with business owners about their creation story and what their business does… we dive deep into what it really takes to own and operate a small business in Northern Michigan.

Life “up north” is unlike any other corner of the globe, and with that comes significant challenges, as well as joys. Tim and Ruthy chat with area business owners about the things their customers may be surprised to learn, how policymakers affect our livelihood, the highs and lows of tourism in the area, and more- and they’re not afraid to ask the tough questions.

Do you run a business in Northern Michigan? Then you’ll love tuning into these frank and open discussions about what it’s really like up here as a business owner.

Listen in every Sunday morning at 8:30am on WTCM NewsTalk 580, or wherever you get your podcasts.

And don’t forget to check out Season One of our show, Team Nerd Tech Show where, over 65 episodes, we delve into all things nerdy and tech!



Episode 8: Kim White, Cherryland Accounting and Tax Services

Tim and Ruthy sit down with Kim White of Cherryland Accounting, in Traverse City, to…

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Episode 7: Mark Ray, CRM Inc.

Ruthy (00:00): Hello and welcome back to this week's episode of Terrapin Small Biz Connection…

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Episode 6: Marsha Minervini

We sat down with Marsha Minervini this week, who is an absolute joy. If you…

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Episode 5: Shawn Zipser, Zeez Managament

This week Ruthy and Tim hang out with Shawn Zipser of Zeez Management in Traverse…

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Episode 4: John Zimmerman, Brightstar Care

Our guest this week is John Zimmerman of Brightstar Care, who has run his in-home…

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Episode 3: Mike Drilling, Windborne Photographic Studio

Our guest this week is Mike Drilling, from Windborne Photographic Studios and a new realtor…

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Episode 2: Tim Brick, Brick Wheels

Our guest this week is Tim Brick, owner of Brick Wheels in Traverse City. Tim’s…

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Season 2, Episode 1: Tim Gillen of Terrapin Networks

Our guest this week is Tim Gillen, of Terrapin Networks. Yes- that Tim! He's taking…

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