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Are you a small business owner who likes to think BIG? Then the Big Idea Podcast is for YOU. Every week, Marketing and Business experts John and Jason will provide you with a no BS, ads'free, zero upsell podcast that actually works. John and Jason have built 5 separate six-figure-plus businesses together, and know what it takes to take a small business and make it B-I-G.

Are you a small business owner who likes to think BIG? Then the Big Idea Podcast is for YOU. Every week, Marketing and Business experts John and Jason will provide you with a no BS, ads'free, zero upsell podcast that actually works. John and Jason have built 5 separate six-figure-plus businesses together, and know what it takes to take a small business and make it B-I-G.

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United Kingdom

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Are you a small business owner who likes to think BIG? Then the Big Idea Podcast is for YOU. Every week, Marketing and Business experts John and Jason will provide you with a no BS, ads'free, zero upsell podcast that actually works. John and Jason have built 5 separate six-figure-plus businesses together, and know what it takes to take a small business and make it B-I-G.

Language:

English


Episodes

#ALB73 – The man who keeps people connected….. Tony Smith

1/6/2021
#ALB73 – The man who keeps people connected….. Tony Smith This month’s guest is Tony Smith, Tony served 30 years with Lincolnshire police before enjoying some well-deserved rest in retirement. But it wasn’t long before he started getting restless, and when his son took redundancy and started up his own business a discussion took place. Tony joined his son and together they grew the business that is Genius Technology Solutions which is now over 10 years old. Working with family members can...

Duration:00:53:37

#ALB72 - Christmas Special 2020

12/2/2020
So, the end of 2020 is in sight and I am sure that it will be a welcomed goodbye for a lot of us. But firstly we have the upbeat and uplifting #ALB Christmas Special podcast with John and Jason, which has become a bit of a Christmas tradition, so grab yourself a festive beverage to sip on, sit back and enjoy an hour of John and Jason as they reflect upon 2020, the ups and downs, and their plans for 2021. They discuss their book of the year, word of the year, what they have learnt and how...

Duration:00:55:25

#ALB71- Danny Harris the man with the 6-year plan

11/4/2020
In this months episode, we have our One Percent Club resident Facebook ads expert Danny Harris. If Facebook ads are what you need advice on Danny is the man to go to, when he started working in this industry, he was purely managing Facebook pages for people. There was no advertising involved, times have moved on and now he works much more on the advertising side of things because Facebook pages have changed and Facebook as we all know has evolved. The next stage for Danny, will be to teach...

Duration:00:50:48

#ALB70 - The man who proves "You can have your cake and eat it"

9/30/2020
This months guest is Steve West owner of The Pudding Compartment, (John’s perfect client). Steve makes delicious handcrafted cakes, biscuits, flapjacks, Brownies, sticky, toffee, puddings cookies, scones, you name it, all white labelled for businesses such as Virgin trains and 2016 apprentice winner Alana Spencer. Steve joined the One Percent Club 6 months ago with 3 clear goals, there have been many obstacles that many business owners have faced over the last few months, Steve included...

Duration:00:41:43

#ALB69 - Meet the One Percenters

9/2/2020
#ALB69 – Meet The One Percenters It is September, which means the doors to the One Percent Club are officially open! The One Percent Club is a community of like-minded business owners, looking to grow their business, get more free time, and make more money – without just working harder. One Percenters want to be held accountable, they want focus, and they want structure. They understand that running a business can be lonely at times, and that hanging around with the right people...

Duration:00:33:46

#ALB68 The Ghost of Business Past

8/5/2020
#ALB68 – The Ghost of Business Past This summer special episode is going to take you all on a little trip down memory lane and look at not only what John has done over the last 20 years, but also and maybe most importantly what he has learned. Some of the mistakes that have been made and some of the key takeaways that you can benefit from. 20 Years ago, John was working as a civil servant, he had just bought his first house, he was getting married the following year, life was all good. And...

Duration:01:41:06

#ALB67 - Rupert Bassadone "The Greatest Cadman"

7/1/2020
This episode’s guest is Rupert Bassadone, Rupert spent his early years in the circus, living in trucks and caravans, he missed a lot of school but the circus lifestyle came to an end when it went off to America and never came back, Rupert then moved into the city lifestyle, joined school and settled into a different lifestyle. He is grateful for his early years upbringing as with this backround it was inevitable really that he would go on to work in the events industry. Over the last...

Duration:00:52:09

#ALB66 - John Risby

6/3/2020
Join us with our guest, John Risby, this Thursday for the latest episode of the ALB Podcast. John has worked for himself most of his life, originally a programmer, and later a web developer. He eventually discovered affiliate marketing. Where, like many of us, he made hay whilst the sun, shone, in the early days of ad-words, including a very nice profit from the incredibly annoying, crazy frog ring tone. But behind this lurked a developing problem. And in 2004 John finally accepted, he was...

Duration:00:48:09

#ALB65 - Karlie Somerville

5/6/2020
In this episode we welcome Karlie Somerville aka the queen of green, at the moment she is helping more than 4000 business owners deal with the crisis that coronavirus has brought. Karlie is a two-time former One Percenter and made a guest appearance in John’s last book, "Routine Machine." 3 years ago, Karlie said she was going to get a commercial business premises, a few people told her she wouldn’t be able to do that, but guess what, she did, and the rest as they say is history. Karlie’s...

Duration:00:54:44

BBC Interview 5

4/23/2020

Duration:00:13:36

DON'T BUY MY BOOKS...

4/9/2020
Get them for FREE instead! Today (and EVERY Friday throughout the Coronavirus lockdown) is FREE BOOK FRIDAY - where you can download the Kindle version of BOTH "Big Ideas.. for Small Businesses" AND "Routine Machine" completely FREE. No gimmicks. You'll get the FULL version of BOTH Kindle books for FREE - this Free Book Friday! Tell anyone you know who might want to read either book - THIS FRIDAY (and every Friday for as long as Amazon will let me do it!) will be... FREE BOOK...

Duration:00:08:21

#ALB64 - Paul Burton the man who had Plymouth queuing for cardboard sunglasses

4/1/2020
Paul Burton, was the youngest ever editor of the Plymouth Herald. In this episode, you're going to hear Paul talk about how some cardboard sunglasses persuaded the people of Plymouth to queue around the block to buy a printed newspaper. Paul is also going to talk about the future of printed media, the rise of influencer marketing, and how businesses can write better copy and more effective headlines. Paul started his career in Bristol around the turn of the century. In his own words he...

Duration:01:00:16

How I'm going to 5x my business this year

3/12/2020
Earlier this week, I recorded a video for my One Percent Club members, showing them exactly HOW I'm going to 5x one of my businesses in 2020 - and how they could copy me, and do the same. I've shared that video with you in this bonus podcast episode. By the end of this episode, you'll be able to: Doors are currently open for the March intake of my One Percent Club, where I share more than 250 "1% gains" with you, and coach you through implementing them in YOUR business - you can find out...

Duration:00:09:26

#ALB63 – The man who walked away from a £5 million business

3/4/2020
In this podcast we speak with longstanding One Percent Club member Chris Harris. Chris is a former Royal Marine, unfortunately an injury shortened his time within the Royal Marines. Chris then started his business, working from home with just £300 pounds and threw himself into the world of home fragrance with a well-known American brand. Chris successfully brought this brand to the high streets of Plymouth and Exeter and embarked on a retail whirlwind. But that whirlwind came with a lot of...

Duration:00:55:24

#ALB62 – Natasha Conway, the lady who creates ads that make people buy stuff

2/5/2020
In this podcast, we will be chatting with our guest Natasha Conway, the lady who creates ads that make people buy stuff. Over 5 years Natasha has worked on hundreds of google ad words, Facebook ad accounts and successfully helped business owners and entrepreneurs generate more leads and more sales. Tash runs her own company www.trafficsnap.co.uk and specialises in pay per click which has just celebrated it’s 4 year anniversary. On her ‘About us’ section Tash states “It’s true. I love Google...

Duration:00:55:13

BONUS MINIPOD - Sticky the Stick Insect, stuck on a sticky bun..

1/3/2020
You've heard our daily minipods over the last week or so. You've decided what you're going to change. All you need to do now is START - and KEEP at it. These next 30 days are CRUCIAL if you're going to stick at your new routine(s) like Sticky the Stick Insect, stuck on a sticky bun... Find out how to do that in this bonus minipod episode to celebrate the release of John's brand new audiobook Routine Machine, which is OUT NOW! Plus, discover how you could get the audiobook for FREE...

Duration:00:05:49

BONUS MINIPOD - What are you going to DO?

1/2/2020
Nothing changes until you CHANGE something. Nothing happens until you DO something. Find out what you need to change in this bonus minipod episode to celebrate the release of John's brand new audiobook Routine Machine, which is OUT NOW! Plus, discover how you could get the audiobook for FREE...

Duration:00:06:07

#ALB61 - Probably the least boring book coach in the world

1/1/2020
In this episode we are joined by Colette Mason, book coach and publisher who has helped create over 3000 titles and worked with 13 bestselling authors. Colette has a set of simple effective systems to help you plan, write, edit, format, publish and promote your book. She can help you turn a simple idea into the finished article. Colette helps in her words "Badass business owners rapidly publish a top-notch book without cutting corners". For links to everything we talk about, including the...

Duration:00:51:31

BONUS MINIPOD - Why TODAY is the best day of xmas...

1/1/2020
Want to know why January 2nd is the BEST day of Christmas? Find out in this bonus minipod episode to celebrate the release of John's brand new audiobook Routine Machine, which is OUT NOW! Plus, discover how you could get the audiobook for FREE...

Duration:00:07:37

BONUS MINIPOD - Can a book brainwash you?

12/31/2019
Can a book brainwash you? That's exactly what happened to John in November 2013 - or did it? Find out in this bonus minipod episode to celebrate the release of John's brand new audiobook Routine Machine, which is OUT NOW! Plus, discover how you could get the audiobook for FREE...

Duration:00:07:13