The Most Important Focus For a Small Business? EP# 083 - Garry Robinson

marketing podcast strategy Apr 23, 2020

This simple yet often overlooked fact is, if your video business is generating less than $1million per year you are running a marketing business not a video business.  

In this week's episode, I talk to Garry Robinson.  Garry is a marketing consultant & small business coach. He has over 25 years experience as an entrepreneur and business owner in a number of different industries including IT support, corporate consulting, website design, FITNESS, publishing, e-commerce, business coaching and IT training.

 

 

Here's a sneak peek at what you'll hear:

 

  • Garry gives a quickie rundown of his multiple businesses and reveals the single most important business insight he's gleaned from 25 years in business. - 2:05

  • How some businesses succeed despite having lousy products or services. - 2:50

  • A curious "experiment" Garry is performing in the Sunshine Coast. - 3:20

  • Den and Garry talk about the precarious transition of going from freelancer to business owner and...
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What Are Your Coping Mechanisms? Shorty EP #082

anxiety mindset podcast Apr 20, 2020

How are you coping with the lack of control and being couped up?  In today's episode, I share my strategies for staying sane

I'm feeling anxious because there is so much I have no control over and so am implementing some new self-care mechanisms to get me back to full health and energy.

 

 
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How Almost Every Video Business Owner is Selling the Wrong Thing! EP#081- Somi Arian

editing podcast technology Apr 16, 2020
 

Somi Arian is a speaker, entrepreneur and award-winning filmmaker specialising in the impact of technology on the digital native generations.

We return this week to part 2 of our interview where we dig deep into the future of tech and the video industry

 

Here's a sneak peek at what you'll hear:

  • One of the biggest lessons for any business owner to learn from COVID 19 (If this current situation doesn't show you the value of what Den and Somi discuss at 1:25 ... nothing will!)

  • A common trap that befalls many a business owner when growing their business. This is especially true of ambitious business owners. - 2:00

  • What Somi learned while making her documentary that's now saving her business buckets of money. - 2:30

  • A certain "type" of video production business you can't scale. You could try, but you probably better off buying a lottery ticket. - 3:20

  • What type of business model you should consider if you don't want to get your tail kicked by the ever-changing business landscape...
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Video Producers it’s Time to Step Up & Take the Lead - Shorty EP #080

I've asked Video strategist Ben Amos to join me on today's shorty to explain the framework behind the video strategy blueprint.

Now is a perfect time to learn more about 'Video Strategy' and help you understand how this can become an additional service you can offer your clients.

Register for the Free Webinar here: http://www.onlinevideostrategyblueprint.com/denwebinar/

 

 


It's time for the Rise of the Video Strategist

As video producers it’s time for us to step up, to take the lead, and make a real difference for our clients by creating video that works, video that gets results, video that makes sense in our changing digital world and returns on our client's investment.

No longer is it enough for us to be simply good at our craft, master our ability to shoot creatively, craft a story, or communicate a message for our clients.

What are we really being hired for? To just produce a great video? Or to actually deliver a solution to help grow our clients’...

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What Does it Take to Succeed - EP#079 Somi Arian

mindset podcast sucess Apr 09, 2020
 
 

Somi Arian is a speaker, entrepreneur and award-winning filmmaker specialising in the impact of technology on the digital native generations.

She has hosted and spoken at events for clients including the BBC, The Economist, Marie Claire, The Guardian, Amazon, HSBC, Virgin Atlantic, American Express, and many others. Her 2018 documentary The Millennial Disruption has been nominated for a number of international film festival awards, winning the Worldfest Houston Silver Remi award in 2019.

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Here's a sneak peek at what you'll hear:

 

  • Somi talks about her secret to always being on the cutting edge of business. Somi calls it her superpower. (This is a skill everyone in business must learn today, and not learning this skill will leave you a day late and a...
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How to Adapt Your Video Business To Survive & Thrive in The Next 30 days - Shorty EP #078

adapt mentor podcast Apr 07, 2020
 

For many video businesses, this is a time of great distress, yet others are thriving.  
We explore why that is.  Video Business owners who are quick to adapt have pivoted and are pushing ahead despite what's happening out there.

In this week's shorty, I explain how we are adopting a new approach at the Video Business Accelerator Mastermind

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If you have been on the fence about having a mentor and coach we are accepting applications to join our Community - Apply Here

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Why immediately writing down your ideas is a BAD idea, and what to do instead EP#077 - Ben Simkin

marketing mindset podcast Apr 02, 2020
 

Today, we have Ben Simkin in the studio.

Who is Ben Simkin?

Ben Simkin is the founder of BusinessNET, a leading Online Marketing Firm that to-date has increased clients' sales by over $1.45 billion. BusinessNET provide end-to-end marketing and sales services to established companies worldwide.

In other words, Ben Simkin is a very successful and a plenty smart dude.

If you’re wanting to ramp up your productivity and achieve more than you ever thought possible, then listen closely to this episode and prepare to take notes.

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Here's a sneak peek at Den and Ben's chat:

 

  • The "HBU" theory. This is perhaps the greatest (and the most powerful and effective) productivity concept ever invented. This was discovered by a genius economist from the...
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What Financial Stimulus is Available for Covid-19 Affected Video Businesses - Shorty EP #076

covid-19 podcast Mar 31, 2020
 

With everyone affected in some way by the current situation, today's episode is split into 2 parts.  In part1 - What is available from government stimulus packages and Part 2 - What can you do to generate new business at this time?

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Here are some key links to resources in the UK, USA, and Australia.

Australia

(thanks to Mike Rhodes from www.websavvy.com for  assembling this Aus information)

Here's a summary of the govt packages so far that I know of - pls add any others in the thread

WAGES help:

Eligible employees are employees who:
• are currently employed by the eligible employer (including those stood down or re-hired);
• were employed by the employer at 1 March 2020;
• are full-time, part-time, or long-term casuals (a casual...
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How to Look After Your Mental Health in a Time of Crisis - EP#075 Yana Martens

 

I've invited psychologist and video confidence coach back on to the show to help us understand how to manage your mental health during a period in life when many people feel a sense of uncertainty.
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Here's a sneak peek at what you'll hear:

  • Den's impromptu “live webinar” for his clients. This timely training turned out to be incredibly valuable, so much so, Den's decided to keep the webinar video up for the public. (The training covers many ways to roll with the COVID19's punches, and how you can potentially start earning $1,000 per week right now from your home...without using your video camera. - 1:30)

  • The single most important thing you can do right now during this global crisis. (Not only will doing this help you and your family, but it will...
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Could Live Streaming Help Pivot to a New Reality - 'Shorty EP#074

live streaming podcast Mar 24, 2020
 

 

Can live streaming provide an alternative to video production in the short term even with stay at home orders in place? 

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That's what we discussed on our weekly group coaching call inside the Video Business Accelerator today so here's what we are embracing.

Find out how you can be part of the Video Business Accelerator Community.  Now more than ever if you need support and direction we are here to help. 

https://videobusinessaccelerator.com/

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