OFB034 - The Merrymaker Sisters on building their own business and their mission to merrymake over the world!

December 12, 2016

In this episode of the Open for Business podcast we are talking all things “merrymaking”, following your bliss, living a happy and healthy lifestyle and how to build and online business!

 

In this episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Emma and Carla, The Merrymaker Sisters! The sisters are proud bliss followers and magic creators, on a mission to merrymake over the world. They help over 1.5 million people every year live healthier, happier lives with their books, podcast, real food recipes, articles and speaking gigs and even their own app! They love to help people just like you and I add more fun to every day to create a less stressed life! Currently living on the Gold Coast, Australia, if the girls are not working hard at their laptops you’ll spot them at yoga or pilates, walking on the beach or at their local cafe drinking chai and eating raw cake!

Let’s jump straight into the show! Are you ready to become…Open for Business?

 

 

RESOURCES AND LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE:

 

Website Link - The Merrymaker Sisters home online with access to their books, app and recipes!!

 

Add the girls on Facebook!

 

Follow The Merry’s on Instagram!

 

See what the girls are up too behind the scenes on Snapchat!

 

 

MENTIONS:

 

Intro & Outro music thanks to Bensound – bensound.com

 

Voice overs thanks to the Aussie Video Guy, James Tew – jamestew.me  

 

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OFB033 - Scott Parker has a passion for coffee and turned that passion into his very own business!

December 5, 2016

In this episode of the Open for Business podcast we are talking all things coffee, business and following your passion.

Today we have Scott Parker on the show. Scott has worked in the coffee industry for the past 6 years.  He is motivated and determined to turn his passion into a business of his own! Scott spends his time making coffee for the coffee lovers of the Goulburn Valley (Australia), as well as talking about coffee, thinking about coffee, reading about coffee and dreaming of coffee.  You’ll find when you strike up a conversation with Scott, somehow the conversation always leads to coffee.  Scott has travelled overseas to visit coffee farms where he experienced the whole process from plant to cup; from picking the coffee berries to brewing the coffee at the end of the chain.  His latest expedition was to Nepal where the coffee farm had a magnificent view of the Himalayas!

Scott's plans for the future include absorbing and gaining further knowledge of everything coffee, building his business and sharing the joy he has experienced with others who appreciate a well crafted coffee!

Let’s jump straight into the show! Are you ready to become…Open for Business?

 

RESOURCES AND LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE:

Clockworkcoffee.com.au – Visit Scott’s website and check out the full story!

 

Facebook - Give Scott a big thumbs up on Clockwork Coffee’s official page!

 

Instagram – Follow Clockwork_Coffee to get the latest updates!

 

Snapchat – Add Clockworkcoffee to see what Scott is up to behind the scenes!

 

MENTIONS:

Intro & Outro music thanks to Bensound – bensound.com

Voice overs thanks to the Aussie Video Guy, James Tew – jamestew.me  

 

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OFB032 - Paul Ramondo on starting his own business, his passion for digital marketing and his advice for the rest of us!

May 25, 2016

In this episode of the Open for Business podcast we are talking digital marketing with the one and only Paul Ramondo! Paul is based in Perth, Australia and is building both his personal brand and his business, Ramondo Media, with insane results when it comes to all things digital marketing, social media and building a business from his passion!

 

This episode we talk about what Paul did prior to starting his own business, how he took that first step towards doing his own thing and where the business has taken him so far! Plus he shares some of his best tips and tricks for us listening in! 

 

Let’s jump straight into the show! Are you ready to become…Open for Business?

 

RESOURCES AND LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE:

 

Paulramondo.com – Visit the website for everything Digital Marketing!

 

RamondoMedia – Paul’s very own business (website launching soon)

 

Youtube – Have a look at some of Paul’s best work in front of the camera!

 

Snapchat – If your not follow Paul on the Snap, your seriously missing out!

 

Social Media Marketing World

 

MENTIONS:

 

Intro & Outro music thanks to Bensound – bensound.com

 

Voice overs thanks to the Aussie Video Guy, James Tew – jamestew.me  

 

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OFB031 - How to create an MVP for your startup or business…WFT is an MVP?

May 11, 2016

In this episode of the Open for Business podcast we are looking into Step 2 of YOUR 5 STEP BUSINESS BUILDING BLUEPRINT and it’s all about creating your MVP! Are you wondering what the heck an MVP is?

 

MVP stands for Minimum Viable Product and it’s the first form of the product or service that you will offer to your target audience and best mates! This episode goes into more detail on the following points:

 

·       WTF is an MVP?

·       How to create an MVP and know when its ready?

·       What happens to your MVP after you have ‘shipped’ it?

·       What to do next?

 

Let’s jump straight into the show! It’s time to become…Open for Business!

 

RESOURCES AND LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE:

 

My 5 Step Business Building Blueprint – get your copy right now!

 

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries – more great information on MVP’s and starting ‘Lean’!

 

What is an MVP? | Run A Lean Startup Experiment by One Month – Youtube video series

 

The 7 Day Startup by Dan Norris – Resources

 

The 7 Day Startup with Dan Norris - Podcast

 

MENTIONS:

 

Intro & Outro music thanks to Bensound – bensound.com

 

Voice overs thanks to the Aussie Video Guy, James Tew – jamestew.me  

 

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That’s it for this episode! Thank you again and remember you can get in touch with me anytime on Snapchat, Instagram or Twitter via my username - anthonygmurphy or via email anthony(at)openforbusiness(dot)net(dot)au

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OFB030 - Ben Cherrie, the co-founder of SirConrad, shares his story on building his very own App Development company!

May 4, 2016

In this episode of the Open for Business podcast we are talking to Ben Cherrie, the founder of SirConrad.com, a Melbourne based app and website development company for entrepreneurs and fast growing companies! Ben has been super focused in growing his very own business with co-founder, Simon Rahme, and the rest of the impressive team that makes up SirConrad! After having consulted with Fortune 500 companies and having clients such as Nickelodeon, LinkedIn, Vicroads and GE Insurance, the sky really is the limit!

We chat to Ben about how it all started, what’s involved in app development, where the business has taken him and what his plans are for the future!

Let’s jump straight into the show! It’s time to become…Open for Business!

 

TOP LEARNINGS FROM THIS EPISODE:

1.     Learn! Close your knowledge gap to get to where you want to go!

2.     Word hard! It may not be easy but its definitely worth it!

3.     Start when your young! The best time to start was yesterday but today will work also!

 

What was your top learning? Leave a comment below or send me an email!

 

RESOURCES AND LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE:

SirConrad.com.au – Visit the beautifully designed home of SirConrad!

SirConrad Facebook page!

Books recommended by Ben for anyone wanting to create a Startup! 

1.     Steve Blank – The Startup Owner’s Manual

2.     Steve Blank - 4 Steps To The Epiphany

3.     Eric Reis – The Lean Startup

 

MENTIONS:

Intro & Outro music thanks to Bensound – bensound.com

Voice overs thanks to the Aussie Video Guy, James Tew – jamestew.me  

 

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LET’S MAKE THIS GROW!

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Thank you again for joining me again this week. There are so many other podcasts that you could be listening to instead, but you have shared some of your precious time to listen to this episode and I truly appreciate that!  Without you as a listener, the podcast goes nowhere!

That’s it for this episode! Thank you again and remember you can get in touch with me anytime on Snapchat, Instagram or Twitter via my username - anthonygmurphy or via email anthony(at)openforbusiness(dot)net(dot)au

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OFB029 - Spit out your P.I.P.S! It’s the first step in building your own business!

April 26, 2016

In this episode of the Open for Business podcast it’s time for you to spit out your P.I.P.S! You heard me! It is Step 1 in my 5 STEP BUSINESS BUILDING BLUEPRINT! P.I.P.S stands for Passion, Idea, Product or Service! You have to decide on what you are going to build your business around. It might be very clear to you or you might need to put some extra thought into it! Either way this is were we start! I will tell you a little bit more about the 5 Step Blueprint and what you can expect from the upcoming episodes!

 

Like always, if you have any questions or need some one on one assistance, just get in touch with me! I’m here to help! Email me at anthony@openforbusiness.net.au

 

Let’s jump straight into the show! It’s time to become…Open for Business!

 

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FEATURED IN THIS EPISODE:

 1.     Your 5 Step Business Building Blueprint

RESOURCES AND LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE:

 Join the email list to be the first notified of the Blueprint when it goes live! Just CLICK HERE!

 

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That’s it for this episode! Thank you again and remember you can get in touch with me anytime on Twitter @anthonygmurphy or via email anthony(at)openforbusiness(dot)net(dot)au

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OFB028 - Frank Wyatt from Enterprising Partnerships on helping young entrepreneurs and startups build their vision!

April 19, 2016

In this episode of the Open for Business podcast Iwould like to introduce you to Frank Wyatt the managing director ofEnterprising Partnerships, a business providing programs to assist youngentrepreneurs and startups in Victoria, Australia. Frank has been a greatmentor to me over the short period that we have know each other and he helps toprovide me with some of the amazing guests that we have on the podcast! I havea short recording that I did with Frank back in January 2016 and I want toshare this with you to create some context around why you will be hearing a bitmore about Enterprising Partnerships and their programs in future episodes!

 

Let’s jump straight into the show! It’s time to become…Open for Business!

 

VIP’SFEATURED IN THIS EPISODE:

 

1.     FrankWyatt – Enterprising Partnerships

RESOURCESAND LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE:

 

EnterprisingPartnerships

 

GettingDown To Business program for young entrepreneurs

 

iGen –Innovation Generation

 

The Merrymaker Sisters! Futureguests on the show! Check them out!!

 

 

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OFB027 - Got a burning question you need answered? #AskAG is where you need to ask it!

April 11, 2016

In this episode of the Open for Business podcast weare getting stuck into the #AskAG LIVE stream which is a weekly show that Ihost as per of Open for Business, using the Facebook Live platform! It is anawesome platform which anyone can use to start their journey into livestreaming! Perhaps you just want to check it out and see if its right for youor maybe you are ready to harness the power of live streaming and build yourbusiness or brand! If you want to learn more about live streaming then checkoutEpisode 024 where we diving into the world of live streaming across thedifferent platforms available!

This episode is all about the #AskAG live stream whichgoes live Wednesday nights at 8:30pmAEST! It’s a live stream for any one whowants to join and ask any questions you might have around employment, buildinga career, entrepreneurship, small business, startups and DOING YOUR THING! It’sas simple as jumping on the live stream at 8:30pm and dropping your question/sinto the comments section! I will then give you the best answer possibledrawing the knowledge and skills I have gained over the decade I have spentworking in small business and entrepreneurship! 

Let’s jump straight into the show! It’s time to become…Open for Business!


RESOURCESAND LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE:

#AskAG Live – A weekly live stream via Facebook Live to answer all yourburning questions! 

My Youtube channel! – you can see all past episodes of#AskAG Live and please subscribe as well!

FREEPDF DOWNLOAD – 10 Ways To Crush Your Live Streaming! 

Facebook Live

Want tolearn more about live streaming? It’s all here on Episode 024!

 

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LET’SMAKE THIS GROW!

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OFB026 - Shannon took ‘the leap’, started her own business and is now the proud owner of the amazing cafe, One Wild Apple!

April 5, 2016

In this episode of the Open for Business podcast weare lucky enough to have Shannon from One Wild Apple on the show to share herstory on how she turned her passion for hospitality and the desire to have herown business and turned it into a very successful café! 

Shannon tells us exactly how she was able to purchaseher own café, what it takes to run the business day to day and also shares heradvice for anyone else that wants to follow their dreams and DO THEIR THING!One Wild Apple is situated in Benalla, a regional town in Victoria, Australia.Shannon makes sure that there is a daily supply of very tasty homemade food optionsand serves it up with the best coffee in town, complete with a small treat! Itsall about the 1%er’s team! The café and ‘courtyard’ are styled to create a verywelcoming space with lots of character, perfect to enjoy your preferred cup ofcoffee! If anyone is living proof that its possible to buy, start and run a successfulbusiness of your own, its Shannon!

Now let’s jump straight into the show! It’s time tobecome…Open for Business!

 

TOPLEARNINGS FROM THIS EPISODE:

1.    Open a separate bank account todayand start saving a few dollars each week for your “someday         something”.

 2.    Most people don’t take the ‘leap’…thosethat do get to experience how good the ‘upside’ is!

 3.    “If people tell you that yourdreaming too big, don’t listen to them” – Shannon, owner of One Wild Apple!

RESOURCESAND LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE:

One Wild Apple – the website!

Follow OneWild Apple:

Instagram – onewildapple

Facebook– One Wild Apple

Snapchat – onewildapple

Sensory Lab Coffee – the website! 


Leave yourquestions for Shannon or feedback for the show in the comments below or emailto anthony@openforbusiness.net.au


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OFB025 - You have the power to shape your future…and this podcast!

March 29, 2016

In this episode of the Open for Business podcast we have made it to the 6 month mark with Episode 025 and this show is all about YOU!

As we have reached the 6 month mark there is a new goal! The new goal is to continue creating weekly episodes right through to the 1 year mark that provide you with value, entertainment and inspiration to help you grab life by the horns and DO YOUR THING!

In this episode, I am asking my amazing listeners and that includes you, for your feedback, comments and thoughts on what you like, dislike and want to hear on upcoming shows! You have the power to shape your future and the future of this podcast!

Let’s jump straight into the show! It’s time to become…Open for Business!

HIT ME UP WITH YOUR FEEDBACK!

 I need your help to shape the future of the show! You can leave me your feedback or comments which ever way you prefer!

1.     You can subscribe via this link and then leave a comment below this post! 

2.     Hit me up on Snapchat! Add me via my username: anthonygmurphy

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4.     Leave a comment on the Open for Business Facebook page by clicking here!

5.     Email me your feedback and comments to anthony@openforbusiness.net.au

 

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