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Bizboost with Carl Wastie

2020 was meant to be the year of 20-plenty for many new businesses!

The COVID-19 pandemic however has left many small business owners struggling in its wake.

The Flash Drive’s Carl Wastie has made it his mission to uplift businesses using his platform, creativity and influence!

Every weekday at 16:40, Carl Wastie interviews small business owners about their story, and the way they have had to deal with business unusual.

He provides ideas and even brand slogans to inspire company owners and connect consumers to their services.

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Listen below to small businesses featured on BizBoost

Articles

I Love Coffee gets a BizBoost

I Love Coffee gets a BizBoost

Carl chat to Gary Hopkins from I Love Coffee.

Let Yummy Mummy help you with your fresh veggies and meat

Let Yummy Mummy help you with your fresh veggies and meat

Carl spoke to Monique Sher about her business Yummy Mummy.

Get your body in shape with Capefitbox

Get your body in shape with Capefitbox

Carl spoke to Jason from Capefitbox to give them a BizBoost

Adventure awaits you at Cape Extreme

Adventure awaits you at Cape Extreme

Carl spoke to Barry O'Donoghue from Cape Extreme to give them a much needed BizBoost.

A unique craft spirit experience with Dona Distillery

A unique craft spirit experience with Dona Distillery

Carl speaks to Danielle Schoeman from Dona Distillery and gives them a BizBoozt.

Take back control of your food supply with Instant Farm

Take back control of your food supply with Instant Farm

Carl spoke to Zandri Blom from Instant Farm.

The Lodge at Atlantic Beach gets a Bizboost

The Lodge at Atlantic Beach gets a Bizboost

Carl spoke to Chantal Steward from The Lodge at Atlantic Beach.

Explore the Cape with a classic Cobra experience

Explore the Cape with a classic Cobra experience

Carl chats to Matthew from Cobra Experience.

Doggie Bagz ensures your pooch get the treats it deserves

Doggie Bagz ensures your pooch get the treats it deserves

Carl speaks to Nadine from Doggie Bagz

Silent Buddy speaks for you when you can't

Silent Buddy speaks for you when you can't

Carl spoke to Verona Reinders about her potential lifesaving business Silent Buddy

A more convenient way to get new tyres for your car.

A more convenient way to get new tyres for your car.

Carl chats to Ganief from Taylor Tyres - Mobile Tyre Fitment as part of BizBoost

Go Brown gets a BizBoost

Go Brown gets a BizBoost

Carl spoke to Tuane Kirschner from Go Brown Mobile Spray Tanning.

This way to wonderful gets a much needed BizBoost

This way to wonderful gets a much needed BizBoost

Carl chats to the co-owner of This Way to Wonderful, Gert Besselsen

Patchwork Group chats to Carl and gets a BizBoost

Patchwork Group chats to Carl and gets a BizBoost

Patchwork Group is a small startup business based in Still Bay, which is the holding company for 2 brands that were started in lockdown.

Want some yummy cheesecake? Why not call The Cheesecake Checkout

Want some yummy cheesecake? Why not call The Cheesecake Checkout

Another small business gets a much deserved BizBoost from Carl Wastie.

Carl gives Bespoke Brats a BizBoost.

Carl gives Bespoke Brats a BizBoost.

Diana Brogneri started Bespoke Brats as a hobby by making kitten blankets to help pay her vet bills.

The Butcher on Wheels gets a BizBoost

The Butcher on Wheels gets a BizBoost

Carl Wastie speaks to Sameem Effendi, the owner of The Butcher on Wheels.

[Bizboost] Mini Me Parties - a one stop shop for kiddies parties

[Bizboost] Mini Me Parties - a one stop shop for kiddies parties

Carl Wastie chats to Leatitia Atkins, owner of Mini Me Parties.

[Bizboost] Hydroponic microgreens, micro herbs, edible flowers with Little Leaf

[Bizboost] Hydroponic microgreens, micro herbs, edible flowers with Little Leaf

Every weekday on Bizboost, Carl Wastie calls up a small business owner to profile their company on The Flash Drive.

Bizboost | Local handmade home decor and table settings with FAIM Collection

Bizboost | Local handmade home decor and table settings with FAIM Collection

Every weekday on Bizboost, Carl Wastie calls up a small business owner to profile their company on The Flash Drive.

Bizboost | Small destination marketing at The Cape Winelands

Bizboost | Small destination marketing at The Cape Winelands

Every weekday on Bizboost, Carl Wastie calls up a small business owner to profile their company on The Flash Drive.

Bizboost | Classic Spanish Paella and goodies with Gourmet Lab

Bizboost | Classic Spanish Paella and goodies with Gourmet Lab

Every weekday on Bizboost, Carl Wastie calls up a small business owner to profile their company on The Flash Drive.

Bizboost | Enjoy breakfast, delicious lunch and great coffee at Café Du Jean

Bizboost | Enjoy breakfast, delicious lunch and great coffee at Café Du Jean

Every weekday on The Flash Drive, Carl Wastie calls up a small business owner to profile their company on Bizboost.

Bizboost | Planning your wedding? Oh Yay is just for you

Bizboost | Planning your wedding? Oh Yay is just for you

Every weekday on Bizboost, Carl Wastie calls up a small business owner to profile their company on The Flash Drive.

Bizboost | Good coffee, great meals and free wifi at Cafe Paparazzi

Bizboost | Good coffee, great meals and free wifi at Cafe Paparazzi

Every weekday on Bizboost, Carl Wastie calls up a small business owner to profile their company on The Flash Drive.

Bizboost | Scotty Dog Shortbread made with real butter and true Scottish passion

Bizboost | Scotty Dog Shortbread made with real butter and true Scottish passion

Carl Wastie spoke with owner Pearl Gaitskill on The Flash Drive's small business feature, Bizboost.

ICYMI on Bizboost, watch the moment a small business won a bakkie from Kenings

ICYMI on Bizboost, watch the moment a small business won a bakkie from Kenings

Carl Wastie profiled 20 small businesses on Bizboost for the month of October. All 20 local companies stood a chance to win a bakkie and social media package.

Bizboost | Nom crisp, wood-fire pizza at Phat Pants on 3

Bizboost | Nom crisp, wood-fire pizza at Phat Pants on 3

Carl Wastie chats to Co-Owner Megann Reynolds on The Flash Drive's small business feature, Bizboost.

Bizboost | Get a good night's rest with Vanilla Haus

Bizboost | Get a good night's rest with Vanilla Haus

The small business retails in in sleep products, manufactures bespoke furniture and offer added services like curtain making and re-upholstery.

Bizboost | New environmentally friendly burial concept, Capsule Mundi

Bizboost | New environmentally friendly burial concept, Capsule Mundi

Carl Wastie called up Marketing Director, Lorna Scheepers to learn more about the concept.

Bizboost | Say bye-bye to dry lips with 100% natural Lola Potjies

Bizboost | Say bye-bye to dry lips with 100% natural Lola Potjies

21-year-old Lara says that she started making her own beeswax-based lip balms to combat her dry lips.

Bizboost | Sakkie Liefde, designers of jou perfekte sakkie

Bizboost | Sakkie Liefde, designers of jou perfekte sakkie

Carl Wastie calls up Adrian Fray from Sakkie Liefde to learn more about the small business.

Bizboost | Give a little gift with PresentDrop

Bizboost | Give a little gift with PresentDrop

Choose from a number of carefully selected gifts - including locally made and handmade items - and also receive free wrapping and personalized delivery.

Bizboost | Sit back, relax and let The Grocery Guys do your shopping

Bizboost | Sit back, relax and let The Grocery Guys do your shopping

Carl Wastie chats to Founder, Courtney about her on-demand delivery service.

Bizboost | Capture your special moments with Yellow Lenz

Bizboost | Capture your special moments with Yellow Lenz

Carl Wastie chats to Cape Town-based photographer, Jessica Young.

Bizboost | Restore carpets and upholstery with Carpet Clean Queen

Bizboost | Restore carpets and upholstery with Carpet Clean Queen

Based in Blouberg, Carpet Clean Queen specializes in dry carpet cleaning as well as upholstery, car seats and mattress cleaning.

Bizboost | Sweet tooth? Treat yourself at The Whisk Studio

Bizboost | Sweet tooth? Treat yourself at The Whisk Studio

Every weekday on Bizboost, Carl Wastie calls up a small business owner to profile their company on The Flash Drive.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Kiddow

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Kiddow

Carl Wastie interviews small business owners about their story and the way they have had to deal with business unusual.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Koen's Veg

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Koen's Veg

Through BizBoost, Carl Wastie offers small businesses in need of a boost an opportunity to market their company.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Cardamom Kitchen

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Cardamom Kitchen

Through BizBoost, Carl Wastie offers small businesses in need of a boost an opportunity to market their company.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Yes Face Masks

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Yes Face Masks

After losing her salary due to COVID-19 cutbacks, Lisha got creative and opened her own company selling fun and expressive facemasks.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Jig Plumbing & Construction Projects

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Jig Plumbing & Construction Projects

Inspired by her father's own plumbing company, Jenna decided to follow in his footsteps.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Babalust

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Babalust

Babalust is an online registry and shop that offers high-quality baby products sourced from local brands.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Intune Tutoring

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Intune Tutoring

Carl Wastie has made it his mission to help uplift small businesses in need of a boost.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Better You Travel

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Better You Travel

Through BizBoost, Carl Wastie offers small businesses in need of a boost an opportunity to market their company.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - iKanyisa Business Solutions

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - iKanyisa Business Solutions

Carl Wastie has made it his mission to help uplift small businesses in need of a boost.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost -  Canine Compost

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Canine Compost

Canine Compost is a dog waste collection service and disposes of it in an environmentally friendly way by turning into compost.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Sweet Cheeks Makeup Artistry

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Sweet Cheeks Makeup Artistry

Professional make-up service to make you feel gorgeous on your special day!

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Last Night A DJ Saved My Life

Inspired by Brandon Leigh, Craig started a business with the message "Last Night a DJ Saved My Life". The products range from t-shirts, caps, beanies and more.

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Stretch-n-Grow

[LISTEN] The Flash Drive: BizBoost - Stretch-n-Grow

The company specialises in fitness, dance, sports and yoga for children.

BizBoost: Alleviate stress and sore muscles with Dial-a-Massage

BizBoost: Alleviate stress and sore muscles with Dial-a-Massage

Carl Wastie has made it his mission to uplift small businesses on The Flash Drive.