Digital Marketing Entrepreneur Show : Amplify your business with weekly shows featuring digital marketing entrepreneurs and business owners

Digital Marketing Entrepreneur Show : Amplify your business with weekly shows featuring digital marketing entrepreneurs and business owners

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Weekly shows featuring small and solo digital marketing agency owners and entrepreneurs who share their business model story, successes and failures so we can all learn and model success


How to make your email marketing magical, with Rob and Kennedy
Jan 20 • 40 min
Everyone is different and we all want to feel like individuals. With email marketing that can be really hard. We have one big list and everyone gets the same emails. This week on the show my guests are Rob and Kennedy from Response Suite and we’re talking…
Your competition isn’t who you think it is, with David Bain.
Jan 13 • 44 min
There are a lot of things you can do to build your business online. Virtual summits, email marketing, live streaming, podcasting, write a book or a youtube channel. If you try and do it all - you’ll be bad at it all. This week on the podcast my guest is…
Writing great quality content without the pain, with Helen Pollock
Dec 23, 2019 • 51 min
At the very heart of digital marketing is content and for a lot people this presents a challenge. We might be very good at our technical or creative niche but without consistently creating our own new content it’s going to be hard for us to build the kind…
Why great email marketing can save lives, with Tom Kulzer
Dec 16, 2019 • 46 min
This week my guest is Tom Kulzer. Tom founded Aweber at the age of 21 and in this episode he shares his story from 90’s email marketing pioneer right through to the current day. He literally invented the email autoresponder and I think he might be a…
Building an ‘all you can eat’ empire, with Ka Kei Ho
Dec 9, 2019 • 36 min
Ka Kei Ho wanted to build a business he could scale with his girlfriend and Kapa99 was born. There are lots of ways to grow any business and Ka Kei chose not to grow his the same way as everyone else. About Ka Kei Ho Ka Kei Ho is the founder of Kapa99…
Building awareness and your authority through a live event, with BizPaul
Dec 2, 2019 • 38 min
BizPaul, aka Paul Ince runs a digital agency called Like Mind Media - and yeah - they’re pretty good. But that’s not what makes Paul stand out. Paul and his agency decided to market their own business a little differently, hosting a marketing conference…
Serving an audience as a catalyst for growth, with Sagi Schreiber
Nov 25, 2019 • 49 min
Sagi Schreiber is a designer and entrepreneur based in Israel who has embraced the concept of multiple streams of revenue. Where most designers are satisfied by trading time for money Sagi runs events, an online community, online courses and in person…
Building recurring revenue and niching into a graphic design business, with Claire Jenks
Nov 18, 2019 • 35 min
In his 2015 book ‘ the automatic customer’ John Warrillo puts forward that you can create recurring revenue on a subscription basis - no matter what business or industry you’re in. In the graphic design space the some have taken the stack them high and…
Why build to sell could be the worst plan ever, with Mike Morrison
Nov 11, 2019 • 65 min
If you ever heard anyone criticise a “lifestyle” business or saw it as a negative then then you will love this episode. Listen in and find out how a simple idea, well executed can literally change your life. Mike Morrison is co-founder of The Membership…
How we hacked the old web designers business model, with Lyndsay Cambridge & Martin Huntbach
Nov 4, 2019 • 36 min
My guests this week are Martin Huntbach and Lyndsay Cambridge and together they form, not only a couple but the business duo - Jammy Digital. Martin and Lyndsay have taken one of the most traditional elements of the digital marketing mix and shaken it up,…
How knowledge provides the sharpest edge, with Ryan Spracne
Oct 28, 2019 • 35 min
Ryan runs ‘The Stylish Man’ as well as his own specialist digital agency in New Jersey and in this episode we talk about how he got started, what drove him to specialise as he did and how the competitive advantages of niching continue to power the…
How we discovered Atomic power, with Andrew & Pete
Oct 20, 2019 • 39 min
This week on the podcast It’s my pleasure to bring you the notorious Andrew Pickering and Peter Garland. Regular listeners will be very familiar with references to Atomic and Atomicon. Andrew and Pete are the founders of the Atomic and the Atomicon…
The little voice keeping you from your dreams, with Clare Josa
Oct 13, 2019 • 35 min
Clare Josa might not fit the profile of an obvious amplify guest but you’ll very quickly find out why I wanted to have her on the show. If you’re one of the 95% that encounter imposter syndrome on a semi regular basis then get ready for some serious…
Knowing when to adapt or start over again, with Jenny & Greger Hillman
Oct 6, 2019 • 45 min
This week my guests are Greger and Jenny Hillman. Greger and Jenny Hillman are based in Sweden and work with Swedish speaking business owners around the world to help them build and grow their businesses online in a private membership website. Business is…
Are you selling vitamins when your clients want painkillers?, with Rob Da Costa
Sep 29, 2019 • 44 min
Rob Da Costa work with agencies to break through the problem of ‘ if you do what you’ve always done - you’ll get what you always got. This was a fascinating interview and I’m really excited to share it with you. About Rob Rob is a business coach, mentor…
Super tight niching with a product focus, with Mark Asquith
Sep 22, 2019 • 27 min
Mark Asquith from Rebel base media is known around the world as ‘the podcast guy’ in this episode you’re about to find out why and also that this wasn’t also the case. Listen in as Mark takes us on his business journey and what it takes to keep your team…
How to bootstrap a web agency the right way, with Kyle Van Deusen
Sep 15, 2019 • 40 min
Kyle Van Deusen is based in Texas and as you’ll discover - he doesn’t mess about. He’s very quickly built a really successful business and in this episode he generously shares what he’s done and how he’s done it. Kyle is a father of three, a husband, the…
How to embrace imperfection and build a content powerhouse, with Nicole Osborne
Sep 9, 2019 • 36 min
Nicole Osborne runs Lolipop social based in London and in this episode she unpacks her business for me and explains - finally - why I keep seeing her with a giant cardboard David Hasslehoff. About Nicole Originally from Eastern Germany, Nicole Osborne is…
Serving the world with my amazing FOMO powers, with May King Tsang
Sep 1, 2019 • 49 min
May King’s stock in trade is FOMO or the fear of missing out. She crafts FOMO for event organisers such as conferences and events. It sounds like a weird job - and that’s because it is. As you’ll find out, though, for her clients, it’s a super valuable…
How to give your hot content the best chance of success, with Natalie Hailey
Aug 25, 2019 • 39 min
Content marketing is a ton of work. Making it work and being consistent is really hard and the secret to unlocking it sustainably is repurposing. Natalie Hailey runs content & repurposing agency ‘Hot Content’. In this episode she shares her journey and…
Power up your business with better quality clients, with Brent Weaver
Aug 18, 2019 • 43 min
Brent Weaver has built, run and sold digital agencies and now runs UGurus where he works with digital agency owners around the world helping them learn to sell better quality projects. I’ve been following Brent for years so it was a real treat to spend…
How to discover your own ‘in demand’ niche service, with Amy Woods
Aug 11, 2019 • 33 min
This week my guest is Amy Woods from Content 10X. Amy started her business just two years ago and in this episode she shares the story of how that happened, what she’s doing now and her plans for growth. Amy has achieved in a couple of years what other…
How to make influencer marketing work for your agency, with Amy & Caitlin
Aug 4, 2019 • 34 min
Amy Tischler and Caitlin Jenkins run Simply Social in SantaFe New Mexico. When I met them last year I had a feeling they were doing something unusual in their business and I was really keen to dig a little deeper. They really didn’t disappoint. If you…
How to launch a new agency the right way, with Brandon Birkmayer
Jul 28, 2019 • 39 min
Brandon Birkmayer is pretty new to building his own agency business and his personal brand but he’s charging really hard and a great role model for just getting it done. He’s worked in agencies on some really big accounts and in this episode he takes me…
What are you the best in the world at?, with Tom Martin
Jul 21, 2019 • 42 min
What are you the best at - I mean the very best at? This is the question that’s Driven Tom Martin to discover a very specific and profitable niche market for his most valuable and marketable skills. About Tom For the last seven years Tom Martin has been…
Build a powerful personal brand with what makes you angry, with Mike Kim
Jul 14, 2019 • 41 min
“Marketing isn’t about closing a sale - it’s about opening a relationship”. Mike Kim is a podcaster, educator, marketer, coach and a consultant and is also one of the smartest and funniest guys I know. In this episode Mike shares what makes his business…
For a better business, just make better decisions, with Chris Marr
Jul 7, 2019 • 44 min
Chris Marr is the founder the Content Marketing Academy. I’ve been a follower of Chris and a consumer of his content for years so I was really pleased to spend some time getting to know him, his business and most strikingly his, philosophy for life and…
Everything you need to know about LinkedIn Live, with Ian Anderson Gray
Jun 30, 2019 • 39 min
Ian Anderson Gray has triggered my jealousy like nobody else has recently because he’s got early access to Linkedin Live. I’ve been watching his streams and I’m delighted to have him back on the how to tell us what we can expect when it rolls out the the…
Exactly how to grow a strong digital agency, with Jason Swenk
Jun 23, 2019 • 36 min
My guest this week is the agency coaching legend, Jason Swenk. Jason has written the book on, growing and selling digital agencies and now focuses on coaching and advising high growth digital agencies around the world. He shares some fantastic advice so…
The road to success is never a straight line, with Varvara Laylyagina
Jun 16, 2019 • 48 min
Varvara Lyalyagina is a true trailblazer in her native Russia. She’s done an amazing job of building her online business over many years and has pivoted, niched and adapted as her own skills and personal brand have grown. She’s living proof that the best…
How a clean headshot can change your life, with Laura Pearman
Jun 9, 2019 • 40 min
Laura Pearman is a photographer but she’s taken a very interesting route to market and done some really creative things in terms of business model along the way. The digital marketing consultant and entrepreneur spectrum is very broad and Laura shows us,…
How to build, market, monetise and grow the business of you, with Chris Ducker
Jun 2, 2019 • 32 min
This week I’m joined by none other than Chris Ducker. Chris is a very successful guy. He has several businesses, has written two best selling books and runs the UK’s best - I’m saying that - conference for online business owners. In this episode Chris…
Why you need to jump on Linkedin video right now, with David Kilkelly
May 26, 2019 • 40 min
David Kilkelly is an educator turned video strategist turned once more to educator. David has had a fascinating journey and in this episode shares a lot of value about both video and video marketing strategy, but also his particular area of passion…
How to shift beyond local business and reach new markets, with Valerie Morris
May 19, 2019 • 32 min
Valerie Morris runs a small digital agency in rural Colorado and in this episode she takes us on a tour of her business. We get right into the nuts and bolts of what makes a social media marketing business work and how she’s expanded her business from…
How to adapt and tune into your niche for best success, with Colin Gray
May 12, 2019 • 34 min
This week we welcome Colin Gray to the show. Colin was first guy I ever met who actually said the word podcast out loud in a conversation. He got me thinking about podcasting and for that some might think that’s enough to lynch him. Colin has a…
The surprising truth about the Instagram algorithm, with Lauren Davis
May 5, 2019 • 30 min
This week I’m thrilled to welcome my good friend Lauren Davis to the show. Lauren lives in Rockford near Chicago. One of the things I love about Lauren is that she never stands still. She knows exactly what she wants and she executes consistently to…
Reasons you should avoid being a boring me too marketer, with Yva Yorston
Apr 28, 2019 • 41 min
This week I’m speaking to Yva Yorston. Yva is a good friend and of all the digital marketers I know Yva is the one I’d say has tested and adapted the most, reinventing her products and services again and again as she’s learned what works. She offers a…
How to build amazing relationships on a big scale, with Gavin Bell
Apr 21, 2019 • 34 min
This week I’m so excited to bring you Gavin Bell. Gavin is the UK’s leading facebook ads consultant and in this episode he shares his journey with us. Gavin knows a lot about facebook ads as you’d expect but how has he gone about building his business and…
How to beat the big agencies on government contracts, with Zach Jones
Apr 14, 2019 • 32 min
This week I’m speaking to Zach Jones. Zach runs a digital marketing business in Alabama focusing on some really interesting vertical markets. Zach has some great perspectives and if you’ve ever thought that big government contracts were only for big…
Powerful sales pages that connect with the right people, with Laura Robinson
Apr 7, 2019 • 29 min
This week I’m speaking to Laura Robinson. Laura is a copywriter, and in a space where trading time for money is normal she’s done some really neat things to build out her business model to include some other revenue streams. Words are at the heart of…
Being the only guy in the World, with Jason Resnick
Mar 31, 2019 • 38 min
This week I’m really excited to share a conversation I had with Jason resnick. Jason, as you’ll find out, is a really smart guy. He’s built a brilliant client business around some pretty niche skills and he continues to fine tune these skills into vibrant…
To be successful you need to market in the good times, with Chris Huskins
Mar 24, 2019 • 33 min
This week we’re meeting Chris Huskins who runs a digital marketing business which orbits around the central theme of podcasts and podcasting. It’s a very unusual business but when Chris explains what his skills are, how he acquired them are and what he…
Clearing head trash for genuine energy and opportunity, with Alexia Leachman
Mar 17, 2019 • 40 min
This week I’m excited to bring you Alexia Leachman. Alexia runs several businesses and shes done a fantastic job of turning interests and skills into unique businesses and has brought her digital marketing practise to bear on them in order to help them…
( Redux ) Using live video to build relationships and save time , with Ian Anderson Gray
Mar 12, 2019 • 39 min
This week I’ve had a bit of flu so I’m a little late getting this out and if my voice sounds rough - that’s why. This week I’m doing something a little different. Ian Anderson Gray, renowned live video expert, was one of my very first guests and was…
Product sales success and quickly overcome video fears, with Neil “Shoney’ MacLean
Mar 4, 2019 • 36 min
This week I’m speaking to fellow Scot Neil ‘Shoney’ MacLean. I first came across Neil on Instagram and have been captivated by his confident brassy use of video. Neil is a great case study in not letting constraints get in the way. Despite being based in…
How to blog well for your agency and generate new business, with Stephanie Fiteni
Feb 25, 2019 • 36 min
This week I’m speaking with Stephanie Fitenni. Stepahie. Based in Malta she is the co-owner of a traditional agency but inside of that she focuses on blogging and SEO for digital marketing. She’s made some brave decisions and done some clever things…
Creating powerful connections that really convert with video, with Ben Amos
Feb 17, 2019 • 32 min
In this week’s episode I’m speaking ben Amos from Engage Video Marketing. Ben’s business is focused on helping businesses become more comfortable and effective with video marketing - whether they are doing it themselves, supported by his courses, podcast…
The story that powers your business, with Lucy Eckley
Feb 11, 2019 • 32 min
Who are you? Your ability to answer that question with impact and integrity can do more for your personal brand and your businesses than any technology or tactic. In this week’s episode we meet with Lucy Eckley from Build Your Brand Story.. Lucy’s…
Investing in the future with a strong personal brand, with Pete Everitt
Feb 4, 2019 • 39 min
Pete Everitt is co-owner of So.. The Agency. In this episode Pete an I cover topics as broad as personal branding, cash flow and how important it is to not just respond to what clients ask for, but also to ask questions clients don’t even consider. About…
Serving an audience with real value and avoiding ‘done for you’, with Louise Brogan
Jan 27, 2019 • 32 min
I this episode I’m speaking with Louise Brogan from Social Bee. Louise runs Social Bee, an agency focusing on teaching and education around all aspects of social media and content marketing. Louise put in the work early to really understand her audience…
Building a community to serve your ideal clients, with Lee Jackson
Jan 18, 2019 • 31 min
In this week’s episode I’m speaking with Lee Jackson from Angled Crown. Lee’s agency focuses on the build element of Wordpress websites for agencies. Lee’s is a fascinating story of specialisation and in promoting your business in some innovative ways.…
Building a business around being a single platform expert, with Janine Capaldi
Jan 10, 2019 • 35 min
In this weeks episode I meet Janine Capaldi, Co Founder of digital marketing agency Capaldi Marketing. Janine started as a coach and then began consulting; specialising in getting coaches & businesses high value leads and sales on LinkedIn. Janine has one…
Doing Lead Generation for Financial Services Differently, with Alex Curtis
Jan 3, 2019 • 41 min
I this episode I talk to Alex Curtis. Alex is the owner/founder of The Lead Engine a digital lead generation agency that operates in the financial services industry. His team creates lead generation campaigns mainly using pay per click advertising in…
Focusing on clients with a mission, with Katrina Douglas
Dec 20, 2018 • 41 min
In this Episode I speak to Katrina Douglas. Katrina runs her own marketing business in London. Her passion for her vocation shines through and her commitment to working with purpose driven businesses and entrepreneurs keeps her energised.
Building an agency on inbound leads from Youtube, with Philip VanDusen
Dec 13, 2018 • 42 min
Philip runs a design agency near New York and after a long career as a creative director working with the biggest brands in the world he set up his own small agency. Philip generates all of his work through his Youtube channels but identifies as an…
Self leadership & success as an inner game, with Kelly Baader
Dec 7, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode Kelly shares the story of her incredible career which has taken her around the world working for some of the biggest brands in hospitality. Kelly now runs her own successful marketing and coaching business and share her perspective on what…
Creating your own new normal in sales, with Matthew Kimberley
Nov 30, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode we’re joined by Matthew Kimberley. Matthew is a sales trainer and consultant working mostly with ambitious solo business owners and he walks us through some simple things which can quickly change the game for you.
Don’t skip the strategy and keep it simple, with Roger Edwards
Nov 23, 2018 • 45 min
Roger Edwards runs his own marketing consultancy and is a well known speaker at marketing conferences around the world. Roger leads with his message of simplicity in marketing and this resonates powerfully with his own client base who are often in…
The journey from client side to doing your own thing, with Alix Charles
Nov 16, 2018 • 28 min
Alix runs a lean and young PPC agency. Her journey started on the client side, through agency life to finally deciding to launch her own agency. Alex speaks about business development, cold calling and some really helpful insight into PPC.
How and why to niche in a single vertical market, with Joe Burnich
Nov 9, 2018 • 32 min
Joe Burnich runs an agency in Minnesota specialising in websites and digital marketing for floor cleaning companies. This is ‘super niching’ and Joe shares how he did this and the effect this has had on business. Joe also shares how systems and processes…
Using live video to build relationships and save time , with Ian Anderson Gray
Nov 2, 2018 • 40 min
Live video is as powerful as it is scary. Ian Anderson Gray is an internationally known expert in live video for social media, a well known speaker and also runs his own small web agency. In this episode he shares his journey from studying music at…