Episode 456: The Pulse of Business: Managing Uncertain Times

In this insightful episode of the Business Lunch Podcast, your hosts Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss delve into the ever-relevant topic of managing your business during uncertain times. They discuss crucial aspects such as customer acquisition, pricing strategies, and the significance of maintaining a robust marketing presence even when the going gets tough.

Discover why cutting marketing spend might not be the best idea, especially when it can help you gain a competitive edge. Learn how to prioritize your investments wisely, whether it’s in marketing channels, talented personnel, or enhancing the customer experience.

If you’re looking for actionable strategies to not only survive but thrive in the face of uncertainty, this episode is a must-listen. Tune in now and position your business for success!


” In uncertain times, doubling down on customer acquisition might just be the key to staying ahead of the curve.”

“Pricing strategies should adapt to the market, but don’t sell yourself short. Your product’s value remains constant.”

“Marketing isn’t an expense; it’s an investment, especially during turbulence. It keeps your brand alive.”


  • 00:00: Introduction
  • 01:40: Current Acquisition Landscape
  • 07:45: Preparing For A Resession?
  • 12:36: Is It Time To Raise Prices?
  • 14:48: Financing
  • 21:37: Credit Lines
  • 26:48: Inside Sales
  • 29:25: Cut Marketing Budget
  • 34:10: Preparing For A Downturn 


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