Recently ex-chef turned online entrepreneur Frank Greef shared his incredible journey with us in which he and his brothers started a business in a field they knew nothing about, risking their parents’ livelihood, and then selling it for $180M. As amazing an episode as it was, I was reminded by a long-time listener that Frank and I neglected to cover one very important point. One that if you truly get your head around, your business life will never be the same again. It’s an inspiring episode 659 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
Dive into the world of strategic partnerships on The Small Business Big Marketing Podcast as we explore Unyoked’s journey with co-founder Chris Grant. Discover how their alliance with Matthew McConaughey and Apple epitomises the fusion of nature and business, and learn the secrets behind Unyoked’s success. This is a masterclass in leveraging high-profile collaborations to redefine the escape from modern stressors through the power of the nature. Tune in for inspiration on cultivating impactful partnerships.
Episode 657 of the award-winning Small Business Big Marketing podcast reveals the top SEO secrets of 2024. Harry Sanders, Australia’s foremost SEO specialist, explains how helpful marketing can be your game-changer in the aftermath of Google’s pivotal September update. For small business owners aiming for top Google rankings without splurging on ads, this is an episode you can’t afford to miss!
From the Kardashian’s Doorstep to Aerial Banners: The Unconventional Marketing Genius of Shhh Silk’s Olivia Carr | 656
Who doesn’t love unconventional marketing ideas? Olivia Carr of Shhh Silk does. When it comes to marketing her business, Olivia Carr is all about out-of-the-box-thinking. How out of the box? Like … she flew to LA from Australia, hired a car and drove to the Kardashians house and left them some product! It’s an all-systems-go episode 656 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
Eleven years ago, Frank Greeff was a chef. Ten years ago he started a business with his brothers in a completely unrelated industry. Last year he sold that business for 180 million dollars! But it’s what he risked to achieve that outcome that is truly breathtaking! It’s a not-for-the-faint-hearted episode 655 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
Chatbots, Instagram & Sonic the Hedgehog: The Unconventional Business Wisdom of Beast Gear’s Ben Leonard | 654
Ben Leonard has no business training. In fact, his background is in Ecology. Oh, and he’s a whale and dolphin nerd, who had no interest in fitness, until his mid 20s, when he decided to build a successful online fitness brand called Beast Gear which, in its third year, turned over six million large ones! It’s an unbelievable episode 654 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
Can you believe it’s not even a year since ChatGPT entered our collective consciousness, making AI part of everyday speak?! “How did we ever live without it?” some are saying. Whilst others are openly cursing it. Love it or hate it, AI (in all its forms) is here to stay, so best us business owners do our best to wrap our heads around it. It’s another artificially intelligent episode 653 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
From her parent’s lounge room in 2013, 32 year old Melanie Perkins invented Canva; an online design tool with a mission to empower everyone in the world to design anything and publish anywhere. In 2023, Canva has just been valued at 25.5 billion dollars! It’s a rags to riches episode 652 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
Discovering Your Unique Business Niche: Lessons from the Master of Category Design, Christopher Lochhead | 651
How and why a small business should design a category and own their niche with Christopher Lochhead. If the idea of standing out, for all the right reasons, in your crowded marketplace appeals (and why wouldn’t it?!), then it’s time you became a category pirate! Arrrrrrrrr, it’s episode 651 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
Long time friend of this podcast Steve Sims, AKA the man that can, whose clients include Elton, Elon and Sir Richard, has one piece of proven advice for all of us … Go for stupid. Ignore it and you and your business is destined for a life of mediocrity. Listen to it, and you just may achieve the ridiculous! It’s a strategically stupid episode 650 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
Here’s some B2B sales tips for small business. Afterall, B2B selling can be tricky. Even trickier if you’re selling a complex product or service to an infrequent buyer. Today’s guest is confronted with both these challenges on a daily basis. Poor him, but lucky us as he’s about to share how he does it. It’s a businessy episode 649 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
Old-school marketing strategies. If you’re interested in building a business with rock-solid foundations that’s primed for growth, then you’re in the right place. Not because today’s special guest owns Australia’s largest, family-run stone business; but because he’s doing it in a way that ensures steady, long-term growth that avoids the painful peaks and troughs. It’s a not-so-rocky episode 648 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
AI for small business. Thanks to ChatGPT launching in November 2022, AI (AKA artificial intelligence) is now on the lips of every small business owner. To find out how we can use AI to our advantage, world leading expert Dr Catriona Wallace joins us to share the good, the bad and the downright ugly. It’s a no holes barred, slightly scary, and definitely artificially intelligent episode 647 of The (14 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.