Small Business Podcast Lunch With Norm Announces Guests for Upcoming Week

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Popular small business podcast "Lunch With Norm" welcomes three more noted business leaders next week. Norman Farrar created this show to share effective business tools and tips with small businesses operating online.

“Lunch With Norm,” a widely followed small business podcast conceptualized and hosted by Norman Farrar, is pleased to announce that John Hefter, Michal Chapnick and Michael Kurtz will appear on the program next week. Over the last few months, the show has hosted several distinguished personalities from the online business space.

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John Hefter appears on Monday’s show. A person of wide knowledge, Hefter has established himself as a respected figure in numerous business domains, including product development, branding, neuroscience marketing, leadership, business development, acquisitions, and culture building. He is the founder of Thrasio, a business that he started with just a team of four and expanded into a billion-dollar powerhouse with 1,000-plus employees.

On Wednesday, e-commerce entrepreneur Michal Chapnick will be Farrar’s guest. An online seller since 2011, she specializes in maximizing profits through multiple channels, including Amazon, Walmart, eBay, Amazon Canada, and Shopify. Chapnick is also deeply involved in helping others emulate her success by sharing her tried and tested strategies. In 2020, she helped many Amazon sellers increase their sales by selling on Walmart.

Friday’s show features Michael Kurtz. Kurtz graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh with a degree in Industrial Design and has been involved in several creative ventures, including television and video games, marketing for tech startups, creating art for patents and much more. Kurtz has a thorough understanding of how the consumer thinks and specializes in building brands that grab the market’s attention. He has recently created the Designed from Scratch Concepts Education Portal to help small business owners with his highly effective branding strategies.

To receive business tips and tools from the most successful entrepreneurs in the online business space, please tune in to upcoming episodes of “Lunch With Norm.” Listen live on Facebook every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at noon ET or find past episodes on iTunes, Stitcher, Podbean, Spotify, Audible and many other podcasting platforms.

About Norman Farrar

Entrepreneur and businessman Norman “The Beard Guy” Farrar stands at the forefront of the economic mega-machine known as Amazon Marketplace. As a leading expert with over 25 years of product sourcing, development, and branding expertise, Norm is an advisor to many and an inspiration to all.

Throughout his career, he has worked with big brands including Mercedes-Benz, Coca-Cola, Dell, Microsoft, Target, Hershey, 20th Century Fox, Molson’s, Cadbury and a wide variety of emerging businesses that are celebrating sudden escalation in profitability and sales as a result of taking action on his advice and proven methods. | | | | | | |

About John Hefter

As a founder of Thrasio, I have been fortunate to witness our original team of 4 grow into a 1000 person, billion-dollar powerhouse. At work and in life, I am a polymath with unrelenting energy and curiosity. I enjoy regularly deploying my expertise in branding, creative, neuroscience marketing, business development, acquisitions, leadership, culture building, and product development across diverse sets of business domains. If there is a challenge met, I will face it openly with creativity, humor, and persistence. |

About Michal Chapnick

Michal Chapnick is a mom and a full-time e-commerce entrepreneur who has been selling online since 2011. She has been selling on Walmart for three years now. Her specialty is maximizing profits through multi-channel sales—these channels include Amazon, Amazon Canada, eBay, Walmart, and Shopify. Michal is passionate about helping others grow their business by sharing the strategies she has learned. In the past year, she has helped many Amazon sellers to start their selling on Walmart journey and to increase their sales.

With recent changes to the Amazon platform, Michal has found a larger portion of my sales is coming from She has also found a lack of vital information out there that helps sellers maximize their Walmart profits. Michal wants to empower you to reach your sales goals while still having free time to spend with family and friends. |

About Michael Kurtz

When it comes to creative ventures Michael Kurtz has done it all, from television and video games to marketing for tech startups. He’s even worked to create art for patents.

A graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh with a degree in Industrial Design, Michael has studied and understands how the consumer thinks. He’s perfected ways to create your brand so that it grabs the consumer’s attention.

Now he’s bringing his knowledge to help small business owners, especially the ones who are just starting, to understand how great branding works so that their companies will be taken seriously, and look a lot bigger than they are. That’s why he’s created the Designed from Scratch Concepts Education Portal.







About Us: Lunch With Norm is your resource for everything from Amazon, to e-commerce, to digital marketing, to social media, all in the form of a live stream podcast. We aim to arm the small business owner with the latest tools and advice from the experts making waves in the online space. Tune in to our Facebook page each week to have your questions answered live and on air.

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Name: Norman Farrar
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Organization: The Beard Guy
Address: 701 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311, United States
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Name: Norman Farrar
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Organization: The Beard Guy
Address: 701 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311, United States