Brent Grundy of Flip Out

248 – From idea to a global business in 2.5 years … Flip Out’s Brent Grundy explains how he did it.

An even better title for today’s episode is ‘How to get shi* done’. Today’s guest, Brent Grundy of global trampoline playground franchise Flip Out, turned an idea in to a $40M business in just 2.5 years, employing 800 staff across 13 countries in 34 locations. Oh, and just before that … he was near broke. Listen is an he explains how to move mountains.

Plus I share some emails from other listeners (just like you) who have rolled up their sleeves and are getting their marketing sorted. Big time!

Yep, it’s another big episode to add to The Small Business Big Marketing Show’s archives.


#113 Franchising – Is it for you?

Greg Nathan is a leading franchise consultant in Australia. Prior to starting the Franchise Relationships Institute he ran three successful Brumby’s Bakery franchises. he now consults to both franchisors and franchisees around the world on how to ensure the partnership is both profitable and sustainable for the long term. In this interview we cover plenty of ground including:

– Who should and shouldn’t buy a franchise.
– How do you decide what type of franchise to buy.
– What you get when buying a franchise versus simply starting a small business from scratch.
– The dos and don’ts of successful franchising.
– Which franchises are the most popular at present.
– Plus much more.

I also have a rant about the importance of creating a memorable customer experience.

#46 Noodle Box co-founder, Dave Milne, talks outside the box.

Big Dave Milne, co-founder of Australia’s most successful take away noodle chain, joins us on episode 46 of Small Business Big Marketing. He starts off by sharing how the Noodle Box idea came in to being and then quickly shares with us a fantastic guerrilla marketing tactic they employed at the launch .. and yes, it …

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SBBM #31: How to promote a bricks & mortar business online.

This week we speak with another serial entrepreneur…Dave Jenyns owns Planet 13 (an online and offline clothing store that he describes as the Surf Dive & Ski of the music industry) plus he’s the founder of Melbourne SEO Services and…who specialise in getting you to the top of Google. Dave generously shares with us …

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