business shows on television have grown more popular in recent years. This could be due to the increase in the number of small businesses. Before this growth business shows were only concerned about corporate America and Wall Street. However, small businesses increased. The following is a list of shows that have dealt with small business.
Small Business 2000 Small Business 2000 shows on PBS interview successful entrepreneurs. It emphasizes how these best practices can be used for entrepreneurs who are watching. It also had some recurring items such as marketing of Jeff Slutsky. It was a good show to be a decade before the growth of other shows small businesses.
The Apprentice. The return of Donald Trump’s public consciousness had a strong hand in small business in the first season of the show. After the first period, all subsequent seasons, because the huge success of the exhibition, where the corporate tax focus, except when they had to deal with franchises. Still, it was good to hear from as many participants were entrepreneurs themselves and some quite managed it. Their views came through and many business schools used the exhibition for case studies and discussions.
We Mean Business. We Mean Business played a winner from the first time in Apprentice- Bill Rancic. The show helped independent small business turned a designer make-over (which means that the business was retail business) and new computer systems (Dell was a show sponsor). Bill then helped with operational and marketing support. After the designer make-over and new computers were installed company reopened with a new grand opening.
Shark Tank. The Shark Tank is the latest show. The show has a number of entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs to establish a committee for venture capitalists. These entrepreneurs then try to get investors to invest in their business or their business startup. The exhibition is an excellent description of the difficult questions savvy investors ask plus what they are looking for. It also often serves as a reality check for business owners who may be too emotionally tied to their businesses.
These shows are good examples of general principals companies. There are and have been other shows on the air that explore specific company. It was King Cars which focused on car sales in Las Vegas. Flip this house is about ups and downs of the house flipping real estate business. These are just examples, and surely more will come. Nevertheless, it is good to see more performances of small business as the number of entrepreneurs is growing.