Dr Nick Demediuk, AKA Dr Snip has performed over 20,000 vasectomies in Australia. In this entertaining episode with Dr Nick, he shares how he uses clever marketing to attract patients and get noticed in the community; how humour helps to overcome fear; and why helping take away ‘the fear’ helps his business grow. PLUS I share my top 9 considerations for naming a business. Listen up …
It’s funny business time again and a chance for Andrew Griffiths (Australia’s top small business author) to get together with me, Tim Reid (Australia’s top marketing podcaster). In this episode of Funny Business we get into a heavy discussion about tribes and how to grow a healthy one; what to do with feedback; tactic for getting through the gate keeper; a ninja tip for smashing your ‘to do’ list; and some enlightening listener comments. So much to cover … so little time!
Online marketing hasn’t put an end to old school marketing. It never has and it never will. They compliment each other beautifully. You just need to know how to devise and implement a marketing strategy for your small business that makes best use of both. Today’s guest, Carmen Sognonvi of Urban Martial Arts in Brooklyn, is having huge success in this regard. As a result, she’s got a thriving family business, growing a strong list and punching way above her marketing weight!
PLUS I help a listener figure out how he can turn a passion project in to a social enterprise and share two fantastic upcoming events for any small business owner wanting to turbo charge their marketing. Happy days!
In 2009 Dave Stirling lost five businesses in Victoria’s Black Saturday bush fires. Then, after rebuilding, his son was critically injured in a boating accident and was in a coma for months. Dave talks about how he and his wife got back up and running with a new business – Tower Motel in Marysville, a lovely, quite hotel in Melbourne’s gorgeous countryside, and why it was important to them they go back into business.
PLUS I tackle a couple of listener questions about podcasting and share some feedback from a listener who’s made the jump out of corporate and started their won business. Happy days!
Bali-based Sam Stevenson of Pared Handmade Eyewear talks about how she turned her passion into a successful business. In just one year Sam’s unique product and drive has thrown her into a flooded market where she has been able to create a quality, designer brand of sunglasses that she hopes celebrities and fashion icons will be wearing all over the world.
PLUS I announce details of my upcoming Content marketing webinar, I answer a listener question around the importance of marketing strategy and help another listener shake the corporate shackles. Enjoy!
Would you like to know how to create another revenue stream in your business? The Internet may well be your answer. Listen in as martial arts champ Daniel Faggella shares how he closed his Rhode Island gym and in favour of creating online tutorials; the income from which surpassed that of his brick and mortar business in just 15-months!
Cold calling freaks many small business owners. But done right, it’s a great marketing strategy to get generate more enquiry and sales. This week I talk with Jenny Cartwright, cold calling & telesales expert from Telesales Training and we come up with answers to your most pressing cold calling questions to help you get it right. Are you ready to discover how to use cold calling to grow your business?!
What would you do if you were a real estate agent and the government revoked your trademark? Sell the President’s castle, of course! At least, that’s what today’s guest tried to do in what’s shaping up to be a very brave PR stunt. Plus I share some tips on how to be engaging when using social media. Enjoy this episode of Australia’s favourite marketing show.
From how to break through business blockages, to the power of systems, to what to do when the chips are down (really down), to the importance of continual self-improvement, to cold-calling tips. They’re just some of the marketing mysteries uncovered in this episode of The Small Business Big Marketing Show.
My guest today is David Warne – Founder and owner of Sydney Tall Ships.
We start off by talking about how he built a highly successful spit roast business in Sydney, which six years ago, enabled him to buy his first tall ship. Yep, tall ship! It was then that Sydney Tall Ships was born … that todays is a multi-million dollar iconic business.
But it wasn’t all plain sailing. (Excuse the pun ;0)
Find out how Daniel Perry from Handyman Startup uses transparency as a marketing strategy to grow his business and how content marketing and podcasting has helped other tradies with their businesses.
This week I also answer a question from James requesting a marketing checklist to help him get started with his new food distribution business; I give you an update on the Thankyou water brand; and I discuss an email I received from a not-so-happy camper. Then I share some great feedback from a listener who is not a business owner or entrepreneur, but listens to the show to stay current in the marketing arena and for inspiration.