Alicia Shaffer is the biggest seller on eCommerce store Etsy. And that’s no mean feat given there’s 1.5 million stores on Etsy! However, the success she’s currently enjoying with Three Bird Nest didn’t come easily – like all successful business owners she’s tasted failure, but chosen to rise from the ashes. This is a marketing masterclass!
Speed skater Steven Bradbury created history in Salt Lake City when he became the first Australian to win a Winter Olympic Gold Medal. Off the back of that, Steve has created a fantastic small business.
His remarkable and unlikely victory was achieved after a spectacular final-lap spill took out his four rivals. Bradbury threw his arms up in disbelief and smiled as he crossed the finish line.
Plus I take you behind-the-scenes of my most successful Facebook post ever. Let’s go!
“Hey Mum, I’m gunna become a garbo!” That’s the start of a phone call today’s guest, Joe Drew of myBins, had to make when he decided to escape the corporate cubicle with his best mate Amos. History now has it that these two young blokes are now cleaning up (#DadJoke) around Sydney’s Northern Beaches. They’ve got plenty of work, have extended their service offering and are even looking to franchise. This is a wonderful of two young blokes having a crack, and making some very smart business and marketing decisions along the way.
Former High Performance Coach at Collingwood Football Club, Mark McKeon, knows a thing or two about performing at your peak. So much so that he’s written the book on it. Titled ‘Get In The Go Zone’, it’s all about maximising the productive hours you have in each day to get the important things done without distraction or excuse. And who doesn’t want a bit of that!
Rowdy McLean avoided becoming a potato farmer and decided to play a bigger game. As a young bloke he worked for Telstra (Australia’s biggest telco) and then resigned at 24 to go in to direct competition to them. And it paid off big time. Ten years later he sold his business for squillions, and now is one of the world’s leading motivational speakers on how to play a bigger game.
Plus I share some key learnings from my recent attendance at Content Marketing World in Sydney.
Celebrity Apprentice judge, Jeffrey Hayzlett was introduced to me by past guest Kirsty Spraggon. “You MUST meet this guy”, were her explicit directions. And she was right . Jeffrey is a straight talking cowboy turned top level executive (ex CMO for Kodak) responsible for a $17 BILLION marketing budget, judge on TV show Celebrity Apprentice alongside Donald Trump, as well as host of his own podcast (gotta love that!) called All Business.
Plus I share some insights about how to generate more business through LinkedIN with Mr LinkedIN himself, UK-based Mark Williams. Yep, it’s another big show. Let’s go!
Jeff Bullas may well be Australia’s leading expert on how businesses can embrace social media marketing. No longer do you, the motivated small business owner, need to view the likes of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIN as evil, bright shiny objects that distract us from getting on with business. Social media marketing can be effective. Can generate leads. Can help you build a tribe. In my fireside chat with Jeff, you’ll discover exactly how this impossibility is actually possible.
Plus I share an exciting idea from long time listener and Forum Member, Ben Mutoli of Geelong Cable Locations. It’s a ripper and is aimed at helping you grow your business. Thanks Ben!
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Imagine pitching your business idea to five hungry sharks, who are either going to rip it apart or throw a whole lot of money your way. Join me and Shark Tank Australia success story, Travis Osborne of Mobile Tyre Shop as we go behind-the-scenes of this compelling TV show.
Plus I share a fail proof way to pitch your business, when anybody asks you that tricky question “So, what do you do?”
Yep, it’s another big show. Let’s get stuck right into episode 228 of Australia’s #1 marketing show. Go!
At the ripe old age of 27, my guest Kirsty Spraggon earned a lazy $1,000,000 in real estate commissions in the sleepy hollow of Perth, Western Australia. In fact, she was ranked in the top 1% of RE/Max agents globally. 121,000 of them. No mean feat! Now, at the wise old age of 32, she hosts a popular YouTube channel called KirstyTV, is a world renowned motivational speaker, recently revealed her deepest, darkest secret on a TEDx stage in Malibu, and is on her way to becoming the next Oprah Winfrey.
Plus I answer a listener question about how to make best use of press releases, and I share some insights in to what’s been a great week for me personally.
Yep, it’s another big show. Let’s get stuck right into episode 227 of Australia’s #1 marketing show. Go!
Do you want to do what you love and love what you do? Would you love to live with passion and purpose? Well today I’m joined by Keith Abraham (AKA Mr Passionate), the world’s leading authority on passionate performance and finding your why. He’s the real deal!
Plus I got seeded with some MuffNuts. Yep, MuffNuts. The donut that thinks it’s a muffin! So I smashed a few down with two of my kids then we do a very serious, in-depth review ;0) Oh, and they come up with some ripper marketing ideas to ensure every young person in Australia knows about them [insert proud Dad blush]
Let’s get stuck right into episode 226 of Australia’s #1 marketing show. Go!