Featured Interviews

260 – Four successful business women share their marketing & business tips Read More

260 – Four successful business women share their marketing & business tips

Michelle Bridges, Mia Freedman, Naomi Simson & Karen Jacobsen are just some of the amazing and successful business women who I’ve been lucky enough to interview over the past few years. And boy, have they shared some marketing gold.

So, in today’s episode of Australia’s #1 marketing podcast, we take a trip down memory lane to revisit some highlights from these fireside chats.

Enough talk. Let’s do this!

259 – How to create a lifestyle business, with virtual lawyer Sarah Bartholomeusz Read More

259 – How to create a lifestyle business, with virtual lawyer Sarah Bartholomeusz

Ever wondered how to create a lifestyle business? You know, where you swing from a hammock, MacBook on your lap? Well, today’s guest isn’t quite there yet, but she has escaped the cubicle and is running a very cool virtual legal practice.

Plus in today’s episode I share five tips to help a listener identify their passion; and today’s marketing quote is all about the power of just one customer.

Plenty to cover, so let’s get stuck, right in.

258 – How to market your business on a shoestring with Aydin Mirzaee Read More

258 – How to market your business on a shoestring with Aydin Mirzaee

Ever feel constrained by having no dough to spend on marketing? Fear not … today’s guest was in that boat. I stress WAS. He got to the point of spending a million bucks a year on just one marketing channel. Then something very cool happened.

Plus I share some amazing feedback from a recent guest who’s been blown away by the response after appearing on my show; as well as a listener who’s also been blown away by the fantastic experience she had using 99Designs to get a logo she loves.

Yep. Another big show. Let’s do this!

257 – A crazy marketing stunt helped memory coach Tansel Ali build his business Read More

257 – A crazy marketing stunt helped memory coach Tansel Ali build his business

Tansel Ali is the only person in the world to memorise two Yellow Pages directories in 24-days. Not surprisingly, he’s also 3-times Australian Memory Champion, a celebrity memory coach, a bestselling author and sought after speaker.

Plus I give a listener some advice on how to generate more referrals for her kitchen renovation business.

Let’s do this!

256 – How to stay productive in business during a crisis Read More

256 – How to stay productive in business during a crisis

Knowing how to stay productive in business during a crisis can be tough. Join Griffo and I in this episode of ‘Funny Business’ (poorly named, I’d have to say!) where we talk about how to cope when business is anything but funny.

I also tackle a question from a listener about my social media links, I share an amazing result a marketing coaching client of mine has achieved by placing a greater focus his marketing, I give you an update on what’s happening with all things outsourcing and there’s an inspiring marketing quote from none other than Martin Luther King.

Ready? Me too. Let’s do this.

255 – Killer Tips For Outsourcing To The Philippines Read More

255 – Killer Tips For Outsourcing To The Philippines

Tired business owner? Then grab a cuppa and listen in for the next 30-minutes. David Warne is on a mission to show over-worked business owners how to take back control of their life, whilst be ing more productive and profitable. Join us for part 2 of this two-part interview in which we bust the limiting beliefs many business owners have around outsourcing to The Philippines; provide you with some killer tips to ensure your outsourcing journey is a profitable one and talk about David’s Rocking The Boat business tours.

254 – How to increase turn over by 21%, reduce wages by 90% … all in 12-months. Boom! Read More

254 – How to increase turn over by 21%, reduce wages by 90% … all in 12-months. Boom!

In less than 12-months, David Warne (owner of Sydney Tall Ships) has slashed his wages bill by 90% (and it was a decent sized wages bill), increased turn over by 21%, and is now living the la vita loca in The Philippines. Listen in with an open mind and discover how you can do exactly what David’s done.

253 – Banning kids had some unexpected consequences for this restaurant owner. Read More

253 – Banning kids had some unexpected consequences for this restaurant owner.

The chef owner of a restaurant in FNQ has banned children under 7 following an altercation involving a family with a young child who was screaming. The consequences of Liam’s decision have been amazing … and all-in-all very positive. The story has gone viral, he’s been covered by media outlets across Australia, and bookings have increased by multiples. Join me for a fireside chat with Liam, plus I seek my two sons’ opinion on this controversial topic.

252 – For $994 Million You Can Buy A Texas Ranch The Size Of A Small Nation – Join me for a fireside chat with the selling agent! Read More

252 – For $994 Million You Can Buy A Texas Ranch The Size Of A Small Nation – Join me for a fireside chat with the selling agent!

Immediately when I read about this property for sale I needed to speak with the agent responsible for the sale. How did he get the listing and how is he going to market a property worth close to one billion Australian dollars?! All is about to be revealed.

251 – How to cleverly market a retail jewellery store with Xennox Diamonds Karl Schwantes Read More

251 – How to cleverly market a retail jewellery store with Xennox Diamonds Karl Schwantes

When asked “So what do you do?”, today’s guest responds “I make the ladies happy!”

Karl Schwantes is the founder of Brisbane jewellery store Xennox Diamonds, and author of the book Rock Her World, a tome every bloke should buy and adhere to – if he wants to make his lady happy, of course ;0) Karl’s also the winner of last year’s KPI Pitchfest, a competition in which business owners compete to deliver the most compelling pitch for their business. No mean feat.

Plus I have our regular check-in, share an inspiring marketing quote about the importance of having a red hot go and share a wonderful success a listener has had as a result of tuning in to this show and taking massive action.

Let’s do this!