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The Business Machine podcast with Mark Howard. Bringing you audio expertise on growing your business, along with tips and tricks that will save you 1000's in dollars in online marketing and showing you how to save time whilst getting paid by those who want your services! www.businessmachine.co.za

The Business Machine podcast with Mark Howard. Bringing you audio expertise on growing your business, along with tips and tricks that will save you 1000's in dollars in online marketing and showing you how to save time whilst getting paid by those who want your services! www.businessmachine.co.za
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South Africa

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The Business Machine podcast with Mark Howard. Bringing you audio expertise on growing your business, along with tips and tricks that will save you 1000's in dollars in online marketing and showing you how to save time whilst getting paid by those who want your services! www.businessmachine.co.za

Language:

English

Contact:

0790966216


Episodes

How to sell a Pussy Mirror

12/3/2019
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Yes, you read that correctly. A recent personal experience for me saw a successful sell an item that has affectionally been called the pussy mirror - and it has nothing to do with cats!

Duration:00:07:15

The importance of business transparency

11/29/2019
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An article in the UK press highlighted a big business decision change carried out by a Nursery school when they changed their menu to a full Vegan menu. This in itself should not have been an issue but not letting ANY of the parents know of the change has had a big backlash As business owners just how transparent are you with your customers? In this podcast, I highlight the issues and problems you as a business owner could be facing.

Duration:00:06:09

Why Facebook friends are NOT your customers

11/14/2019
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How many times have you told "friends" and family on facebook about an idea or business incentive, get tons of response but ZERO sales? In this episode, I explain why this happens and what you need to do to ensure you get sales. ------------------------ www.markhoward.co.za

Duration:00:06:33

The Tea Journey interview

11/10/2019
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The Tea Journey is a fast-growing online business from Cape Town and in this episode, it was my privilege to interview the owner and Founder, Danielle Banfield about her experiences in starting up a company, the challenges she had and the new changes she is bringing on board to take her business to the next level. ________ To find out more about the Tea journey please visit https://theteajourney.com/ ________ www.businessmachine.co.za

Duration:00:05:12

SEO companies - Why you may not need them!

11/6/2019
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SEO companies tend to be expensive and do not guarantee results. Although the major corporations tend to employ full-time SEO engineers, how can a startup or SME get a foothold without paying over the odds? Does Google really need everything that SEO companies tell us it needs or are they blinding us with science? The truth maybe not as it seems and getting higher rankings on Google may not need the use of an SEO company at all! _____ www.businessmachine.co.za

Duration:00:07:09

Top Tips for getting the most from a Business Networking meeting

11/6/2019
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If you have been asked to go to a business networking meeting such as BNI or First Friday, you might be a little lost at what to do. Indeed many experienced networkers are not taking full advantage of the opportunities that are open to them and in this podcast, I give you the top 6 tips to ensure you get the best out of any business networking you attend _______________ www.businessmachine.co.za https://businessmachine.co.za/online-business-courses/presentation-skills-online-training/

Duration:00:07:10

Focusing on the ONE to stop diluting your company

10/27/2019
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Many businesses offer different products and services and some may be outside of their actual core business. The issue is that they tend t start to look like a One-stop-shop fits all and this ends up diluting their core business and people start to question what is it they actually do. The phrase "Jack of all trades, Master of none" bring this way of working into focus

Duration:00:09:31

DIY are you saving money

10/24/2019
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DIY sounds like fun but should you restrict this to your home or extend it into your business as well? The problem is many business owners and especially startups think that doing work that they can pay someone else to do, themselves, will save them money in the long run. The reality is they are actually doing more harm to their business and losing money at the same time!

Duration:00:07:36

How to work your Unsubscribe list

8/3/2019
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Isn't it frustrating? You work hard to manage and grow your mailing list and then you get people unsubscribing. In this episode, I tell you 2 techniques that will convert those unsubscribes back to your list and even turn them into clients.

Duration:00:07:19

Going Cheap maybe costing your business more!

7/28/2019
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In this epsiode, I explain why so many business owners fall down on trying to go cheap on their services and undercutting their competition. Understanding your worth and your value will ensure that you meet your client needs and requirements.

Duration:00:08:48

How to know when clients want to buy from you.

7/28/2019
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In this episode, I take you through one of the simplest techniques that I teach business owners to ensure that not only do they have ht right product BUT their product is what their clients want to buy. All this without even spending any money on making the product or service and ensuring you are hitting the 20% market audience that will buy.

Duration:00:06:02

Client Profiling - Just who is your customer?

7/28/2019
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In this epsiode, I talk about the importance and why you need to profile your clients. By understanding their needs, fears, dreams, and desires, you are able to market directly to them. Many SME's will fall short of doing this simple step and the fact that you need to do this in order to later do advertising, can save you a lot of money and see a quicker ROI

Duration:00:07:49