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Business doesn’t have to be boring. Business anchors Lloyd and Dan Knowlton share a 100% honest view in how to and how not to keep your business afloat. Lloyd and Dan learn about Business trends, business growth & marketing whilst trying to convince each other that they know what they’re doing. May contain nuts. Podcast sponsors: Adobe Express

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United Kingdom

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Business doesn’t have to be boring. Business anchors Lloyd and Dan Knowlton share a 100% honest view in how to and how not to keep your business afloat. Lloyd and Dan learn about Business trends, business growth & marketing whilst trying to convince each other that they know what they’re doing. May contain nuts. Podcast sponsors: Adobe Express

Language:

English


Episodes
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Knowlton Nugget 062 - What's the most fun job in the world? Robbie Knox Answers (E145)

4/15/2024
Dan and Lloyd reflect on a past guest's perspective on business dilemmas. Robbie Knox from the Happy Hour podcast shares his thoughts on choosing between financial success in a dull industry or mediocrity in an enjoyable one. What do you think of this trade-off? Would you rather make money or find enjoyment at work? Full episode - E145: Business Advice From Robbie Knox, Harry Hugo, Chris Kubby & More

Duration:00:05:44

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E168: 6 Marketing Ideas From The Best Campaigns of 2024 (So Far)

4/10/2024
In today's episode, we cover the BEST marketing strategies to help you become a better marketer. From Lidl's cheeky personality approach to data-backed campaigns from McVities. We look into the challenges of originality in advertising, the need to be both relatable AND funny, creating swift responses to viral events and crafting PR-worthy campaigns. The marketing space is constantly changing, and we're here to help you keep up! Try Adobe Express (pod sponsor).

Duration:00:32:18

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Knowlton Nugget 061 - Is Duncan Bannatyne rubbish at sex? (E154)

4/8/2024
Lloyd shares a valuable insight about the dangers of comparing oneself to others, using humorous examples to drive the point home. By highlighting that people often showcase only their best aspects on social media, he encourages listeners to avoid comparing their entire lives to others' highlight reels. Full episode - E154: The Happiness Blueprint: 4 Simple Actions To Make You Happier Today

Duration:00:07:07

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Knowlton Nugget 060 - Would you rather never be able to lie at work or never be able to eat at work? (E145)

4/1/2024
Dan and Lloyd discuss the dilemma of honesty versus sustenance at work, debating whether they'd rather never lie or never eat on the job. They think about how these choices could affect how they communicate and how satisfied they feel professionally. As they talk it through, they reflect on how to stay true to themselves while handling the pressures of work. Full episode - E145: Business Advice From Robbie Knox, Harry Hugo, Chris Kubby & More

Duration:00:04:35

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Knowlton Nugget 058 - Should we KILL AI now? Chris Kubby answers (E145)

3/25/2024
Special guest, Chris Kubby from Cubco joins Dan & Lloyd to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of AI. Chris advocates for deploying a hypothetical kill switch due to concerns about AI's rapid disruption of jobs and society. Are regulatory measures needed to manage the impact of AI? Full episode - E145: Business Advice From Robbie Knox, Harry Hugo, Chris Kubby & More

Duration:00:07:14

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Knowlton Nugget 059 - How to be happy with 'Lloyd's Happiness Lifejackets' analogy (E154)

3/19/2024
Lloyd uses a quirky analogy of a "boat of happiness" to highlight the importance of positive habits in maintaining well-being amidst life's challenges. By envisioning life's stressors as passengers that weigh down the boat, he emphasises the need for "life jackets" in the form of healthy habits like exercise, socialising, and personal development. Full episode - E154: The Happiness Blueprint: 4 Simple Actions To Make You Happier Today

Duration:00:08:22

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Knowlton Nugget 057 - Lloyd ROASTS Dan...Hilarious! (E161)

3/13/2024
Dan & Lloyd discuss Dan's habit of interrupting during the podcast and Lloyd's frustration at Dan's eagerness to speak. They agree to work on smoother transitions and being more aware of when to speak. They discuss the importance of giving each other feedback to improve their podcast and all aspects of the business. Full episode - E161: Skyrocket Your Sales: Discover 5 Techniques That Drove £125K+ In Sales Last Month

Duration:00:04:24

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E167: Profit Multipliers: Simple Strategies for Exponential Business Growth

3/11/2024
Today's episode is filled with game-changing insights (we don't say that lightly)! We talk about the power of TESTING new marketing tactics & platforms like TikTok and LinkedIn Thought Leader Ads. We also reveal strategies to multiply your profits, from leveraging undervalued attention to outsourcing expertise. Plus, learn the power of analysing data and an unbelievably effective strategy we've been testing to win more pitches! Try Adobe Express (pod sponsor).

Duration:00:40:35

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Knowlton Nugget 056 - The unexpected benefits of investing in your health (E154)

3/6/2024
Dan shares how prioritising his health has made him feel much happier. Upgrading his gym membership and abstaining from alcohol were key factors that significantly improved his mental and physical well-being. These lifestyle changes underscore the importance of investing in health over other indulgences, such as drinking. Full episode - E154: The Happiness Blueprint: 4 Simple Actions To Make You Happier Today

Duration:00:04:48

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Knowlton Nugget 055 - What can you do today to make you happier? (E154)

2/28/2024
Lloyd looks back on his dreams from childhood to adulthood, including wanting to go to Disneyland as a child to hoping for financial stability and health in adulthood. This reflection sparks a conversation about how dreams change over time and emphasises the value of celebrating even the smallest successes in life. Full episode - E154: The Happiness Blueprint: 4 Simple Actions To Make You Happier Today

Duration:00:04:38

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Knowlton Nugget 054 - Would you rather earn £250K managing 100 employees OR £50K with 0 employees? (E145)

2/21/2024
Special guest Mark Knowlton (our Dad) answers this classic 'would you rather' question. He shares some insights on balancing career phases, reflecting on the trade-offs between managing a large team for a higher salary and prioritising personal well-being. Full episode - E145: Business Advice From Robbie Knox, Harry Hugo, Chris Kubby & More

Duration:00:07:07

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E166: 5 Marketing Trends That Will Make You A Better Marketer in 2024

2/14/2024
In this episode, we delve into 5 cutting-edge marketing trends, starting with the 'visual, data-backed product comparison' method developed by Prime (SO clever). We also dive into the power of UGC, reactive PR stunts, car crash advertising & how retention rate is the new engagement rate. If you want to pretend you know more about marketing than you actually do, this is the episode for you. Try Adobe Express (pod sponsor).

Duration:00:36:26

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Knowlton Nugget 053 - The Die Hard-Inspired Sandwich Board Marketing Approach (E156)

1/31/2024
In this Nugget, we share a Die Hard-inspired marketing approach that is guaranteed to make your brand stand out & generate PR opportunities. It's radical, but effective! Full episode: 9 Creative Marketing Ideas To Try With Minimal Budget

Duration:00:02:30

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Untitled Episode

1/17/2024
Lloyd and I spill the beans on our business journey. In this episode, we share some hilarious mishaps, like a cheesy Christmas mix-up, and dive into the bumpy ride of 2023. We discuss some of our financial challenges and how we dodged the storm. Lloyd opens up about the stressed he faced from running a business, and we spill the beans on strategies that saved the day – from worst-case scenarios to smart cost-cutting. Join us for an insight into what we have learnt from running a business.

Duration:00:33:06

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E165: Our Biggest F*ck Ups Of 2023 & What We Learnt

1/17/2024
In this episode, Lloyd and Dan discuss their business journey, candidly sharing the setbacks they've encountered and the valuable lessons they've learned along the way. They delve into various financial challenges they faced and the strategies employed to navigate through these difficulties. Lloyd shares personal experiences about the stress of running a business, providing insights into the emotional challenges involved. Dan and Lloyd emphasise the importance of not overlooking data and embracing elements that can streamline life in the long term. By incorporating these considerations into their decision-making process, they've seen a positive impact on their business. Try Adobe Express (pod sponsor).

Duration:00:33:06

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Knowlton Nugget 052 - Are you addicted to alcohol? (E115)

1/10/2024
In this Nugget, we talk openly about our relationship with alcohol, reflecting on how and why we feel a craving to join in when we see someone else enjoying a beer. We discuss the importance for society to recognise the various levels of dependence that many of us, including friends and family, might have towards alcohol. Tune in to our honest conversation about alcohol and the limits we have set ourselves regarding drinking. Full episode: Having Breaks From Alcohol Can Change Your Life (An Honest Review)

Duration:00:04:23

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Knowlton Nugget 051 - The 'Low-Hanging Fruit' Marketing Strategy (E156)

1/3/2024
In this Nugget, we explore the 'Low-Hanging Fruit' Marketing Strategy that you wish you'd tried sooner. If you've got minimal budget, but want to make a dent with your marketing...this strategy is for you! Full episode: 9 Creative Marketing Ideas To Try With Minimal Budget

Duration:00:02:48

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E164: The Perfect Morning Routine For Busy Marketers & Business Owners

12/20/2023
In this episode, Dan & Lloyd discuss the morning routines that have changed their lives. From avoiding the news, to hanging out in a sauna with middle-aged men. This episode really does have it all. If you're looking for small, practical changes you can make to your morning routine that will make you happier, this is a must-listen. Prepare to belly laugh at some of the morning routines Lloyd has tested (wait until you hear about the kissing). Try Adobe Express (pod sponsor).

Duration:00:36:14

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Knowlton Nugget 050 - Optimise Your LinkedIn Like A Dating Profile (E054)

12/13/2023
In this episode we explore how to optimise your LinkedIn profile by drawing parallels with online dating. We emphasise the three core pillars of LinkedIn success: profile, content, and engagement, stressing the importance of profile optimisation akin to setting up a Tinder account, from high-quality photos to compelling header images. Whether you're a LinkedIn novice or pro, listen to the full episode (Episode 54 - Fast Track Your Growth: How To Build Your Personal Brand On LinkedIn) to find out how to revamp your profile and make meaningful connections in the professional world.

Duration:00:03:43

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E163: The Unofficial Guide To 'Business Networking' (From Two Founders That Hate Networking)

11/22/2023
In this episode, Dan and Lloyd share the 'business networking' secrets that have helped grow their video & social media marketing agency, Knowlton, to new heights. From dreading eye-roll-worthy networking breakfasts, to reveling in the world's most exhilarating 'business' events in Ibiza. It's been a rollercoaster. Strap in & learn how Dan & Lloyd 'cracked the code' of business networking that doesn't make you want to claw your eyes out (and helps you grow your business & attract opportunities). Try Adobe Express (pod sponsor).

Duration:00:30:08