92% of all internet searches happen on Google. Getting to the top of the google rankings for what your customers are searching for can be an incredible boost to your business. But is it even possible to do it? Should we be investing our valuable entrepreneurial energy and time into SEO and climbing the rankings, or should we just be paying for it as Ryan suggested in the last episode? In this episode Henry unpacks what he has learned working as a full time web developer and then on SEO within Rebel Business School for the last 8 years. Let’s get practical with SEO.
If you build it they will come! The movie Field of Dreams and Kevin Costner convinced us that all we have to do is build it. They forgot to add the small print which is “NO ONE will come unless you promote it! This episode is all about promotion, marketing, and getting your message out there.
Does search engine optimization still work? Is hoping to go viral a real strategy? Aren’t paid adverts only for big businesses? You know how much Alan hates spending money on building businesses, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t learn about paid advertising, its strengths and weaknesses, and make a more informed decision. In this episode Ryan Stubblefield, a paid advertising expert, takes you through all he has learned from spending on advertising!
You are just about to launch your product, your service, your business, but have you got the price right? Is the page perfect? Are you ready? Every entrepreneur goes through the period of self-doubt before launch. Expect it, embrace it, and overcome it! Join Jaymie and Alan as they explore confidence, launching, and promotion!
You’ve started your business but how do you get customers? Do you need to spend money on adverts? Facebook marketing? In this episode, Simon and Alan share their 10 favorite free ways to market your business and find new customers. Get a pen and paper, make a list, and start testing them now!
The landing Page. You have got your product, you are ready to go, but before you go promoting it everywhere on social media you need a landing page. Where is all that traffic going to arrive, what will they see, and what are they going to buy.? Listen along as Alan and Jaymie review the Kickstarter landing page, the levels, and the pricing of the Mandi9 Comic Book.
What do you think when I say the words, “Niche marketing” to you? Every entrepreneur fights the idea of niche marketing and finding a clearly defined market. There is a fear there of missing out on sales, and you may find yourself saying, “What do you mean I need to niche? Can’t I just sell to ANYONE?” In this episode KC and Alan work with Jeremy who is launching a new business to uncover his target market and get direction on his marketing.
When you launch a project there is so much to do that it can be overwhelming. How do you know where to start? How do you choose what to focus on? How do you make sure you make progress towards your goals every single day? Alan and Digital Artist Jaymie explore productivity and getting things done.
You’ve launched your business and now you need more customers! You’ve been going for a few years and you need more customers. No matter what stage of business you are in, marketing is the perennial problem that needs tackling. In this episode KC and Alan work to break down the mysterious world of marketing to make it practical and applicable to your business now.
One of the biggest challenges you will face on the entrepreneurial journey is doubt, imposter syndrome, and lack of confidence. These things come up from our past and try and “protect” us from getting rejected by stopping us from ever trying! We have to deal with the doubt and negative spirals to help us make progress. Join us as Jaymie and Alan work through doubt!
When you run your own business there is SO much to do. You need to do the sales, the marketing, and the product development & delivery. In this episode Chris Bello from the Entrepreneur Motivation Podcast shares the bitter lessons he has learned in entrepreneurship from starting his own venture with debt.
Where does the time go? When you take on a mini-experiment to test your business ideas, the word “mini” doesn’t do justice to the scale of the project! You need to think through the idea, create the marketing, work out pricing, market, and sell whilst doing a full time job! In this episode Alan and Jaymie explore where the time vanishes to and how to make more progress whilst avoiding perfectionism!