The Business Machine
How to get cheap rooms for Workshops or Training

How to get cheap rooms for Workshops or Training

January 17, 2020

If you run workshops or training or considering going to then finding a venue to cater to you can be costly.

In this podcast, I give you the best ever tip for affordable training rooms that will save you literally $$$

Presentation tips - why you need to be prepared.

Presentation tips - why you need to be prepared.

January 13, 2020

How long does it take to prepare for your presentations? Do you know how to aim it right for your audience?

In this episode, I give an example of how preparing for one presenter went drastically wrong, and how one business coach stunned a teacher with his preparation questions.

3 must have tools for your business

3 must have tools for your business

January 6, 2020

In this episode I will go through the three must-have business tools you can start using NOW, which will save you time, money, retain clients and convert sales.

Implement these today and you will see an immediate change you the way you work and how you work!

App Review - Bonjoro

App Review - Bonjoro

December 19, 2019

Bonjoro is a free app and service available for both Andriod and IoS.

It allows you as a business owner to connect directly with your customers to increase client satisfaction and trust, as well as those in your sales funnel to increase sales conversions. Integration into all the top CRMs, Sales systems, Online stores, and mailing systems, this is the one must have App for your business.

The Hungry Lion vs the Chicken

The Hungry Lion vs the Chicken

December 13, 2019

How two franchises went head to head in a small town and the comical effect it had.

Sometimes you can be competing with those that are not your competition - you waste time, money and energy pursuing something that was never there!

How to sell a Pussy Mirror

How to sell a Pussy Mirror

December 3, 2019

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!

The importance of business transparency

The importance of business transparency

November 29, 2019

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.

Why Facebook friends are NOT your customers

Why Facebook friends are NOT your customers

November 14, 2019

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

The Tea Journey interview

The Tea Journey interview

November 10, 2019

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 //theteajourney.com/ ________ www.businessmachine.co.za

SEO companies - Why you may not need them!

SEO companies - Why you may not need them!

November 6, 2019

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

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