136: Started a marketing company in 2011 that initially produced online courses on how to use WordPress to create websites. Pivoted to measurement setups, with average revenue growth of 20% & a total of 9 FTEs for over 10 years. (Chris Mercer) advertising fte 6-10 marketing online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud usa Sep 01, 2021

In this episode, I interview Chris “Mercer” Mercer, co-founder of MeasurementMarketing.io based in Austin, Texas, USA, a marketing and advertising company that helps marketing teams and agencies build measurement marketing systems to increase their sales and produce scalable results....

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134: Launched an email management service in 2017, found incredible growth in just 6 months by managing 10 clients with a profit of $10k/month. By 2020 to early 2021, the company scales up to $50k/month by targeting 15-50 clients. (Yaro Starak) canada email assistants fte 6-10 online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Aug 25, 2021

In this episode, I interview Yaro Starak, the Co-founder at InboxDone, a company that offers email assistants for busy entrepreneurs. This email management service is based in Montreal, Canada, an expert in organizing messages and creating follow-up systems to direct representation of their...

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128: Aged 28 in 1998, developed his own company that specializes in press release services for small-sized businesses, startups & authors. From 40-60 grand in the first year to $6 million annual revenue & around 8 FTEs in 23 years. (Mickie Kennedy) fte 6-10 online podcast sales $5m-$10m aud usa Aug 04, 2021

In this episode, I interview Mickie Kennedy, the Founder and President of eReleases, a traditional press release distribution company based in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States, an expert at helping small businesses, authors, and startups increase their visibility and credibility.

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063: Aged 15, still in high school, started a lawn mowing business, grew to 150 FTE, $10m USD annual sales and sold 18 years later. Then launched ‘the Uber for lawn mowing’ app, now has 200,000 customers, 22 FTE and $20m sales p.a. (Bryan Clayton) fte 100+ online podcast sales $10m-$20m aud usa Dec 16, 2020

In this episode, I interview Bryan Clayton, the Founder, and CEO of GreenPal, a web and mobile app that instantly connects homeowners with home service professionals. Bryan started out in business In 1994 when he was just 15 and while in high school. He started a lawn mowing business and...

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040: Youngest franchisor in Australia at age 27, got to 35 franchisees and sold out after 13 years. Started 6 businesses, travelled the world with the family, started an online business which did $1m in its first 16 months at 65% profit (Tina Tower) australia fte 1-5 online podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud Sep 27, 2020

In this episode, I interview Tina Tower, an Australian businesswoman, entrepreneur, author, world traveler, and high-performance business consultant. In 2014, Tina was the winner of the Australian Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year award and was named by Huffington Post as one of the Top...

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031: Founded in 2010, processed more than $2bn NZD in payroll for SMEs & charities, raised $500k in crowdfunding, grew 5 FTE to 18.5, huge donations to communities and just paid the 1st dividend for a social enterprise in NZ (Christina Bellis) fte 1-5 new zealand online podcast sales <$0.5m aud Jul 25, 2020

In this episode, I interview Christina Bellis, the CEO of Thankyou Payroll. The company was founded in 2010 and to date they’ve processed over two billion pays or 3.5 million payslips to charities and small businesses in New Zealand. From NZD7,000 in year one to now NZD2.7 Million in...

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027: Idea from a sign in a French restaurant, sold his software dev business and coded the 1st version in 2014, aged 29. From 1 FTE to now 22 they have 1,400 restaurants using their unique product in 60 cities across 8 countries (Mat Weir) fte 21-30 new zealand online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jun 28, 2020

In this episode, I interview Mat Weir, a tech entrepreneur and the founder of international table booking service, First Table, the only company in the world focused on helping restaurants get their first customer for the night. Mat got the idea to start the company after seeing a sign in a...

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026: In late 1999, started a developer code sharing website from his bedroom, and 6 months later was acquired by internet.com – a NASDAQ listed company. From 1 to 15 FTE, grew from 3,000 to 3M active users per month to maximise his exit (Mark Fennell) australia fte 11-20 online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jun 21, 2020

In this episode, I interview Mark Fennell who in late 1999, from his bedroom in Sydney, started a developer code-sharing website and the now-defunct, Flash Animation Technology. Three months later, he approached Internet.com, a NASDAQ listed company asking if they would like to buy his one-person...

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020: Aged 24 he grew the team from 4 FTE in 2014 to now 11, sales from $50k to $2.3M AUD per annum with an online 6-month professional boot camp for young people. Participants have climbed from 14 in the first year to now 100+ annually (Cameron Sorsby) fte 11-20 online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud usa May 10, 2020

In this episode, I interview Cameron Sorsby, the CEO at Discover Praxis, an online career boot camp business that offers content, weekly meetups, mentoring, and project-based learning to entrepreneurial young professionals that Cameron started in 2014. Starting off with 14 participants, the boot...

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013: From Quitting His Teaching Job To Market 4WD Accessories Online, Growing the Business And The Business Collapsing, To Pivoting it Again, Starting His Own Online Business, and Turning it into a Multiple Seven Figures Company (Dan Kozaris) australia fte 1-5 online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud tasmania Mar 22, 2020

In this episode, I’ll have a conversation with Dan Kozaris, the owner of KPD44, a successful Australian four-wheel drive (4WD) accessories company. At age 26 in 2008 as the global financial crisis hit, Dan decided to pivot from the safe job of school teacher to become a marketer of...

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011: Doing $30m+ in Sales with 40 Team Members, in 2011 Shut-down a Successful Digital Agency to Back an iPad Idea and Push Through the Hard Transition Times When They Were Down to Their Last Few Dollars in the Bank (James Cuda) australia fte 31-40 online podcast sales $30m-$40m aud tasmania Mar 08, 2020

In this episode, I’ll have a conversation with James Cuda, CEO, Co-Founder and Creative Director of Savage Interactive, the company behind the hugely successful iPad app, Procreate. The multi-award-winning art app is designed to free creatives from their desks and encompasses a powerful...

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010: Starting with $10k savings in 2004, losing it all and almost quitting now has $27m annual sales and 55 team members selling protein powders and other fitness products (Ben Crowley) australia fte 51-100 online podcast sales $20m-$30m aud tasmania Mar 01, 2020

In this episode, I’ll have a conversation with Ben Crowley, the founder of online supplements retailer Bulk Nutrients. While teaching English in Japan, Ben saw a gap in the market with Australian customers paying so much more for protein powders and other fitness products. He...

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006: Grew to 5m customers in 5 years, with 3 Founders to a team of 42 splayed across Australia, USA, Canada, Poland, England and Scotland after raising $3.4m investment (James MacGregor) australia fte 41-50 online podcast sales $5m-$10m aud tasmania Feb 02, 2020

Above a little cafe in Hobart in 2015 James and one of his brothers spent a year testing and arguing about business ideas to pursue. Biteable was one of the first they thought of but being analytical, they wanted to exhaust the list before circling back and getting serious. Six months into it...

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005: Sold for $10m less than 3 years after starting with $1k, their online tea business grew 700% each year thanks to getting into influencer marketing late 2013 before it was big (Tim Polmear) australia fte 11-20 online podcast sales $10m-$20m aud tasmania Jan 26, 2020

In mid-2013, using $1,000 start-up capital, Tim and his wife Bec founded Flat Tummy Tea (FTT). The online-only business sells a tea which helps 18 – 35 year old women reduce bloating. After Bec tried some competing products at the time, none worked and were more aimed at helping weight-loss...

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