StoneTalk

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StoneTalk Archives

Here are links to all the StoneTalk episodes AND transcripts. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or via RSS.

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Discover SLABlite in StoneTalk Episode 31

In StoneTalk Episode 31, Patrick speaks with Richard Ashoff, Owner of TylerCo. Listen to this episode or read the transcript to discover: SLABlite - a new way of backlighting countertops How having a "wow" factor in your showroom helps sales How a boring stone color...

StoneTalk Episode 29 – Geoffrey Gran

In Episode 29, Patrick speaks with Geoffrey Gran, Owner of The Countertop Factory Midwest Listen to this episode or read the transcript to learn: The 3 C's of Consistency, Communication, and Caring What it means to be a "sales and marketing company that happens to...

StoneTalk Episode 28 – Kyle Carpenter

In Episode 28, Patrick speaks with Kyle Carpenter, founder of SolidSurface.com Listen to this episode or read the transcript to learn: How a business that started for DIYers grew to support fabricators How customers look for construction professionals How fabricators...

StoneTalk Episode 27 – Chuck Russo

In Episode 27, Patrick speaks with Chuck Russo, of BacaSystems.com Listen to this episode or read the transcript to learn: The advantage of using robot saws over other types of automated equipment The benefits of a 2-table system Different approaches to ensuring...

StoneTalk Episode 26 – Karen Rothenberg

In Episode 26, Patrick speaks with Karen Rothenberg, founder of Natural Stone Motif, Inc. Listen to this episode to learn: Why you need to ask your customers questions to determine their lifestyle, wants, and true needs - in order to help them pick the right product...

StoneTalk Episode 25 – Ed Hill

In Episode 25, Patrick speaks with  Ed Hill of Synchronous Solutions Listen to this episode to learn: The concept of “throughput” vs. square feet and how it can positively impact your bottom line In any business process, there is a natural weak link – you must...

StoneTalk Episode 24 – Brian Johnson

In Episode 24, Patrick speaks with Brian Johnson, CEO of Johnson Granite Listen to this episode or read the transcript to learn: When it makes sense to expand into new surface types How to develop commercial business when you're used to retail/wholesale Why designers...