Troy Westley Care Monkey - how to market a start-up

182 – How to Market a Start-Up with Ex-Google Manager, Troy Westley

Ever wondered what someone does when they leave Google? And why would you leave Google in the first place?! Troy Westley answers both those questions and a whole lot more in this episode of the Small Business Big Marketing show. Troy’s the founder of CareMonkey, an award-winning app that helps schools and other organisations keep track of health and emergency information.

Nathan Brown CzechPoint101 - pr stunt

A brave PR stunt involving a real estate agent, the Czech Republic’s President and his castle.

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.

The PR Rabbit Hole

PR – something that every small business owner needs to embrace with open arms and become good at it. And it’s something that we never stop learning about, that’s for sure, and the whole “raison d’etre” behind Small Business Big Marketing.

national porridge day

#84 How to start a national day for your brand.

In 2009, muesli and porridge maker Flip Shelton, decided that a National Porridge Day would be a mighty fine way to build both the porridge category in Australia and sell some of her own brand of oatie goodness along the way.

Now starting a national day for anything is no mean feat, however, Flip has done it with aplomb and had some great successes along the way including national (free) media coverage on TV, radio and newspapers. In this fun and revealing chat with Flip, she reveals exactly how and why she did it.

And what her plans are for keeping National Porridge Day run well into the future.