Episodes

S8 E3 – Conor O’Keefe

Today on the Business Brush, Nick talks to one of Minnesota’s fine painters, Conor O’Keefe of O’Keefe Painting in Minneapolis. They chat about how to avoid having the same problem more than twice and how they’ve gone about fixing problems that do arise multiple times.  Check out Conor O’Keefe at OkeefePainting.com.

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S8 E1 – Marketing Under Siege with Bill Nishanian

This season of the Business Brush is starting out heavy. Bill Nishanian is returning to the show to tell Nick about the flurry of fake one-star Google reviews Nash Painting has been getting all year.
He goes into detail about the legal process of defending himself against fabricated bad press, the toll it takes on him, and what he’s doing to overpower the negative reviews with positive ones.

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S7 E9 – Steady Progress with Steph Young

This week on the Business Brush, Steph Young joins Nick. Young is a painter based in Bedford, New Hampshire and the founder of Pro Image Painting. Like it says in the well-produced intro video on its website, Pro Image is “a women owned and operated company” that Young started in 2007 after some shady experiences working for another paint contractor.

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S7 E7 – Painting and Design with Wendy Weller

This week on the Business Brush, Wendy Weller, owner of House of Paint and Design in St. Louis. Weller is not a designer, but she runs her business that blossomed out of a Facebook group called Handyman STL. She needed something to do in addition to being a stay-at-home mom and to round out her family’s income when her late husband wasn’t getting work as a union carpenter. So she found herself doing all kinds of contract work until she found herself painting more and more. Now she painter who offers some design help wrapped up in her services.

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