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Run Towards Risk

You’ve thought to yourself on many occasions, “it shouldn’t be this hard to get more customers, my competitors look like they’re killing it”. But the fact is your competitor is taking risks in the market. They’re spending more on the opportunity to gain a customer OR they’re being meaningfully different in the eyes of the … Read more

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Speeding Up Feedback Loops

Years ago I attended a UX Australia conference, and albeit not getting many takeaways from an insufferable bunch of communists, I left with a huge feedback loop nugget from a small business app for photographers. The founder got up on stage and was going on about how he was struggling to find traction with his … Read more

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Annual Reviews

Most smaller businesses don’t think big enough, it’s time to slow down and think about how you performed in the 2 main functions that matter, marketing and innovation. I want you to write down how you performed in the categories, and how you could be better. You have products, but you sell experiences and transformations … Read more

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Growth for the Sake of Growth

I’m tired of businesses throwing around the word ‘growth’ like it means better than a solvent or profitable business. Bellroy were a very profitable business for 8-10 years, but chose to grow into an overseas market, and when they went fast they got venture-backed money to pursue it. Alvey Reels were on the verge of … Read more

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What Should I Sell Online?

I was dumbfounded by this question. What should I be selling online? If you can’t find that out on your own I’d probably recommend my coaching, but not to sound needy I’ll point out what a basic concept to most should be. It comes in 3 forms. Services, products and education. Sure we could argue … Read more

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Overlooking Low Effort Tasks

Customer: Oh that’s easy to do with [X] software, we will just do it internally. Me: If it’s so easy, then why haven’t you done it? My proposals cover objectives, measures and value. This is the combination of improving revenue, reducing costs and emotional contribution. If you are constantly asking me, ‘but what do I … Read more

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Types of Subscriptions for Your E-Commerce Business

As someone who has value-priced for the past decade, learning of Ron Baker (pricing god) deep-diving into subscriptions or what he calls Value-Pricing 2.0 has boggled my mind these past couple of months. Learning about it I’ve come to terms that John Warrillow had cleared up what types we should be focusing on in his … Read more