Biztalk Texas Podcast

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Sinopsis

Our broadcast will include conversations with business owners and other people working for themselves. Our focus is to share stories about being in and making a success of business. We will try to have fun, and learn a little about being in business.

Episodios

  • 13 Daniel Verdin Interview | Owner of Rise Building Co

    13 Daniel Verdin Interview | Owner of Rise Building Co

    24/10/2017 Duración: 28min

    Daniel Verdin is the founder and owner of Rise Building Co of Austin, Texas.  He talks about the building industry, CNC robotics technology in use for fabrication, and the skills he's learned since starting his business. We talk about Arduino's and Raspberry Pi's being used to create for the building of walls to furniture. He started his business around 2013 after being laid off from the building industry and despite those who told him not to. We talk about Apple iPhones and why people choose them over Android.  Daniel purchased the new Apple AirPods recently and highly recommended them. The interview was interesting and I hope you enjoy the conversation.   Bob Mideke   http://risebuildingco.com  

  • 12 Paul Duran III Interview | Owner of Apache Rifleworks

    12 Paul Duran III Interview | Owner of Apache Rifleworks

    14/07/2017 Duración: 16min

    Paul opened Apache Rifle Works located near Comfort, Texas.  They offer a state of the art shooting range open to the public and law enforcement.  They have license to carry classes and one on one weapon training.  They build and repair firearms and sell quality weapons.  Paul got an interest in firearms as a kid with his Daisy BB gun and has kept an interest since.  The company had their grand opening in 2016 and is open 6 days a week. We talked about the AR-15 and the tendency for some in the news media to not tell the whole story about it.  The weapon has a long history with the military, and many hunters and sport shooters.     I visited the business on July 13th, 2017 and I was happy to do the interview with Paul. You can visit their website at Apache Rifle Works

  • 11 Dr. J David Winningham Interview | Owner of Natives of Texas

    11 Dr. J David Winningham Interview | Owner of Natives of Texas

    21/06/2017 Duración: 22min

    Dr. J David Winningham traveled the world as a rocket scientist.  He has a PHD degree in physics and did research at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio who worked for NASA building satellites to travel to the planets.  He and his wife Betty, started Natives of Texas in 1994 where they grow plants that are native to Texas.  His wife passed away in 2003 after a 30 year battle with cancer and he decided to semi-retire and spend most of his time at the nursery.  The nursery open 7 days a week is located south of Kerrville at 4256 Medina Highway (Highway 16 South).  It has an abundance of plant life and his ranch has some spectacular views of the Texas Hill Country.  If your looking for a unique hill country place to visit and experience, I'd highly recommend you visit. Bob Mideke   Natives Of Texas - Hill Country Native Plants 

  • 10 Morry (Mo) Ogden Interview | Owner of YoMo Music

    10 Morry (Mo) Ogden Interview | Owner of YoMo Music

    24/05/2017 Duración: 17min

    Morry (Mo) Ogden from Bandera owns a music shop in Kerrville, TX - He talks about his 50 years in the music business and some of the familiar names he had worked with.  He started out in California with his dad in the picture business.  His dad a musician and a stunt man, Mo took the same path.  He talks about Hank Williams Sr.'s brother in laws and how he entwined with some famous people.  If you like it, I hope you will share and visit the BizTalk Texas Podcast on iTunes.

  • 09 Katie Martinez Interview

    09 Katie Martinez Interview

    21/05/2017 Duración: 04min

    This interview took place May 16, 2017 at Shipwreck Fish & More in San Antonio, Texas.  Katie Martinez talks about her restaurant in San Antonio and her desire to provide high quality, fresh food for her customers.  Katie had a Mexican restaurant in the past and has opened her new restaurant a couple months ago.  She is an obviously energetic entrepreneur who cares about her work and is working to make another go at restaurant ownership.   Shipwreck Fish and More on Facebook   Shipwreck Fish and More on Google

  • 08 Scott Morris Interview

    08 Scott Morris Interview

    09/05/2017 Duración: 03min

    This interview took place March 24, 2017 at his business Ranger Collision and Custom.  Scott started out working with his dad and has been working on paint and body work for 52 years.   He built a shop between Bandera and Pipe Creek about 11 years ago.  We talk about his 41 Dodge Truck he spent $50 for, which he's spent 35 years working on a bit at a time.  This audio only conversation was for BizTalk Texas.  Thank you, Bob Mideke   Visit our website: BizTalk Texas   Scott Morris's website: Ranger Collision and Custom

  • 07 Dale Groll Interview

    07 Dale Groll Interview

    07/05/2017 Duración: 03min

    This interview took place March 22, 2017 at his business Kustom Karpets.  Dan started out selling flooring tile in 1977 then moved to Kerrville and worked at the Home Center selling carpet and appliances.  In 1989 he moved to Kustom Karpets as an employee and bought the business in 2002.  Bob Mideke   BizTalk Texas   His website: Kustom Karpets Inc 

  • 06 Trent Hensley Interview

    06 Trent Hensley Interview

    05/05/2017 Duración: 07min

    This interview took place September 22, 2016.  Trent Hensley talks about how he got started on cars and his work with Chris Shuler on the car projects they have done.  We talk about his 58 Chevy and the effort it took to compete it.  You can see his car on the Boerne Stage Kustoms website.  His hobbies include building guitars and art.  The recording is in a working shop, so it's not the best.   I hope you enjoy our podcast.  Thanks, Bob Mideke  BizTalkTX http://biztalktx.com You can visit Boerne Stage Kustoms' website http://boernestagekustoms.com

  • 05 Cody Blake Interview at Boerne Stage Kustoms

    05 Cody Blake Interview at Boerne Stage Kustoms

    05/05/2017 Duración: 02min

    This interview took place March 25, 2017  Cody Blake talks about his love for body and paint work on classic cars.  His hobbies include dirt bikes, go-karts, and anything with an engine.  His current project is a 71 Chevy Shortbed C10 which he's modified.  The interview is short but I found it interesting.  I hope you enjoy our podcast.  Thanks, Bob Mideke  BizTalkTX http://biztalktx.com You can visit Boerne Stage Kustoms' website http://boernestagekustoms.com        

  • 04 Dan Nigh Interview

    04 Dan Nigh Interview

    05/05/2017 Duración: 07min

    This interview took place on May 4, 2017 at his ranch.  Dan Nigh owns a ranch near Harper, Texas and raises sheep that are native to England, Wiltshire Horns and Teeswaters.  He talks about sheep, and how they do in the Texas Hill Country, the way weather effects ranching and the ups and downs of the business.  He has a couple websites I will link below. Saddlehorn Ranch  http://www.wiltshirehornsheep.com/ Texas Teeswaters  http://www.texasteeswaters.com/   He also mentions he has a website built by us MySiteAmerica http://mysiteamerica.com

  • 003 Keldon Seeber interview at his shop about restoring cars.

    003 Keldon Seeber interview at his shop about restoring cars.

    03/05/2017 Duración: 10min

    Interview took place at Keldon's shop in Kerrville, Texas on January 6, 2017.  We talk about his passion for quality in the restoration work he does.  The problems of getting work from others who haven't quite done the job correctly and fixing those issues is discussed.  His projects include a 1940 Chevy truck and a 1962 S3 Bentley a hand built car from the Rolls Royce factory in England.  He wants his finished project to be car show ready and be trouble free for years.  I hope you enjoy this conversation.  Thanks, Bob Mideke

  • 002 Sandy Gaitz interview about his business 4D Signworx

    002 Sandy Gaitz interview about his business 4D Signworx

    03/05/2017 Duración: 18min

    This interview was recorded over the phone with Sandy Gaitz of 4D Signworx on March 28, 2017. We talk about how he started making screen printed signs for the real estate business his dad had.  From there he started his company and has been successful at staying profitable even through the toughest of times.  Bob Mideke   https://www.4dsignworx.com/

  • 001 Chris Shuler interview about his business, Boerne Stage Kustoms

    001 Chris Shuler interview about his business, Boerne Stage Kustoms

    02/05/2017 Duración: 15min

    This interview took place at Boerne Stage Kustoms in Center Point, Texas on September 9, 2016.  I ask Chris about his business, his interest in cars and his 61 Falcon Wagon.  We also talk about his crew and Vernon McKean who did the interior work on his Falcon Wagon.  Bob Mideke BizTalk Texas Boerne Stage Kustoms