How Racing My Cats Got Me Thinking About Online Marketing

As you probably already know, Danny, Robyn, Amanda and I have spent the last week relaxing, recharging and planning for the coming months away up in the great white north outside of Montreal. It was a heck of a week, and I think I can speak for all of us when I say: we’re glad to be back. It wasn’t all fun and naps, of course – we spent a lot of time talking about …

How to Be Successful in Business and the Myth of Big Breaks

So you’ve worked your tail off learning how to be successful in business, but it’s still always a struggle – an uphill battle. And you don’t feel like you’re getting the traction or the attention you deserve. You know that feeling, right? It’s exasperating. And over there is THAT guy who’s getting all the attention and all the breaks. If only you had the same breaks, surely you could have had instant success just like …

Understanding Marketing: 3 Marketing Reality Checks

Do you want to make money online? I do. I know a lot of us do. It’s the dream of earning good money via passive-income and then just writing and blogging about what you love every single day. Now, if you were like me, the start of the journey was really good. The feeling of inspiration was practically overwhelming! I had my idea and I wanted to bring it to the world – and make …

Change Your Business Attitude (And How To Start Being LOVED By The RIGHT People)

Do you try really hard to be liked by everyone; readers, customers, social media fans, your boss, family, friends, neighbours, colleagues, acquaintances, the postman…? If so, you’re behaving like a suck up.. And no one likes suck ups. Ask yourself this: do you really perceive yourself to be worth less than other people? Because that’s how you are coming across. Now, I don’t believe it’s what you really want to be doing even if a …

Hiring Strategies: How Danny Iny Built the Mirasee Team

Long ago in days of yore, a young baker wanted more out of life than flour and dead fruit. She consulted Craigslist, and noticed an ad looking to hire an Entrepreneur’s Assistant. Could this be it? She wondered. Could this be an opportunity to use that third of a business degree, and sadly untapped creativity? It turned out that it was! That was the first time I’d ever seen any mention of Danny Iny – …

On Motivation, Nearly Falling To Your Death, and Why You Should Never Give Up On Yourself

Are you getting the results that you crave? Does it seem like you’re doing everything you’re supposed to do, with little to show for it? Why does it seem like the harder you work, the less you get done? Starting a new business was supposed to be fun, right? And it was, at first. Remember day one? Remember the spark that you felt?  That powerful surge that coursed through your veins with so much energy …

Tim Ferriss On How To Market A Book

Today’s episode of Fireside Chats with Danny Iny, is a special treat: an interview best-selling author Tim Ferriss about his new book, the Four Hour Chef. He and Danny explore marketing, book launches and how to get the most out of your audience. Tim Feriss has previously launched two internationally acclaimed books to resounding success, and he shares the techniques that he considers the most important to planning and executing a successful book launch. Always …

The Ghoulies, Ghosties and Long-Leggedy Beasties That Plague Our Businesses (Fireside Chat with Danny Iny)

Happy Halloween guys and ghouls! I hope you’re all costumed and candied and well ready for this edition of Fireside Chats with Danny Iny, because today, we’re going to be talking about the ghoulies and ghosties and long leggedy beasties of your business: Monster Customers. Monster Customers are something that you never imagine when you’re starting your business, but as you ramp up and gain traction you start to notice that there a tons of …

Three Marketing Systems Every Small Business Marketer Needs

Psst – you over there, with the glazed-over peepers. I know you. You’re frazzled. You have trouble “switching off” at night. You’ve got a nagging sense in the pit of your stomach that you’re on a merry-go-round, and not the fun kind. You, my friend, are on the verge of burnout, and if you don’t get it together soon, you’re headed for the ranks of former entrepreneur-hood. I know this, because it happened to me. …