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By: Team Visible
June 26, 2018

Lincoln Pan: How to Find Your Passion  We’ve invited chameleon financial advisor Lincoln Pan to debunk the idea that accountants are boring! Lincoln talks about finding your passion, making your dreams tangible and creating opportunities from nothing.   There is a thing or two we could all learn from Lincoln’s go-getter mindset. Who is Lincoln […]

By: Team Visible
May 23, 2018

The One Thing You Can Do to Amplify Your Business Successful business owners pinpoint the one thing they’d recommend for true advancement in work and in life. Listen Length: 20 minutes Listen on:  Apple Podcast | SoundCloud | Libsyn | Download MP3 As driven individuals, we work hard every day – sometimes all day – doing everything we can […]

By: Team Visible
April 19, 2018

Leon Ruri: This is What Freedom Looks Like Founder of Haka for Life, Leon uses the power of Haka and incredible freedom of expression to turn common suffering into common healing. Hear the story of how Leon’s personal struggles with divorce, drug abuse, and childhood trauma have led him to create this mental health movement […]

By: Team Visible
April 12, 2018

Carmen Braidwood: What can Podcasts Learn from Radio? We’ve invited radio host Carmen Braidwood to explore the intersection between digital and traditional media.  Carmen talks about the great divide, and how she’s jumped it by training podcasters in the art of the broadcast. So listen up Podcasters and YouTubers – There’s a lot we can […]

By: Team Visible
March 29, 2018

Jacob Moffitt: How to Endure as an Entrepreneur Grit, survival, growth, and then success. In that order. Everyone knows you’ve got to work hard to be an entrepreneur, but few are willing to share what the journey really looks like. Hear the true story from Fitness Trainer Jacob Moffitt as he shares the good, the […]

By: Team Visible
March 15, 2018

Paul Ramondo: On Passion, Excitement, and Having an Absolute Blast at Work Paul has *way* too much fun running his business. Take a page from his book and learn how to channel your passion, drive and sense of play into your brand, your business and your relationships through his high-voltage story. Listen   Watch Length: […]

By: Team Visible
March 1, 2018

Dave Clare: Finding your Why – The Power of Purpose in Business Read and listen to Dave’s story about finding purpose – first for himself, and then for countless businesses across the world – in this 16th Episode of the #AmplifyYourBusiness Podcast.     Length: 73 minutes Listen on:  iTunes | SoundCloud | Libsyn | Download MP3   Show […]

By: Team Visible
February 20, 2018

No matter your line of work, your interests, or your hobbies, you can pretty much guarantee that there’s a podcast for it. Whether it’s comedy, crime, or camping that gets your brain ticking, there’s a podcast out there for you. But while many people think of podcasts as an alternative to music or audiobooks – […]

By: Team Visible
February 15, 2018

Ian Aldridge: Building a Business – The Biggest Undertaking of Your Life “Every cell in your body is telling you that this is wrong.” That’s how Ian Aldridge felt – right before making the best decision of his career. Find out how Ian nearly lost his soul at a corporate law firm, only to break […]

By: Matt Hanham
February 13, 2018

Launching the #AmplifyYourBusiness podcast was something that had been on my mind for some time. Listening to so many podcasts from the greats – Gary Vee, Tim Ferriss, Tony Robbins – had inspired me to discover some untold stories of my own. I’ve always had an enormous sense of passion when it comes to speaking […]

By: Team Visible
February 6, 2018

In an era where digital marketing is changing and expanding every day, email marketing still has one of the best returns on investment. A technique that is cheap and effective – that can also be automated?! it seems like the pluses just keep on coming. If you need even more swaying, how about these facts […]

By: Team Visible
February 1, 2018

Sophie Budd: Unlocking Your Permission to Succeed “Who am I to Start a Business?” That’s the question Sophie found herself asking – right before she made a call and said “I need a venue.” Find out how chef and entrepreneur Sophie Budd went from a cook with a dream to a business owner working with […]

By: Team Visible
January 30, 2018

For a lot of users Facebook has become a place of mindless scrolling, bouncing from one auto playing video to the next just to fill time. Essentially, leaving users isolated in their own ‘play pen’ rather than bringing them together. So in a bid to ensure users feel time on the platform is ‘well spent’, […]

By: Team Visible
January 23, 2018

Ever seen a Facebook ad and gone straight ahead and bought the product immediately? In most cases, sales just don’t come that easy from Facebook. Usually the process from initial contact through to final sale has a few more steps to it. Liking a few Facebook posts, downloading a brochure, reading your blogs, watching testimonials […]

By: Team Visible
January 16, 2018

Make no mistake, Australians are spending more online than ever before. Just last year our online sales were forecast to exceed $32 billion – placing us in the top ten worldwide (despite our smaller population). And as our love for online shopping grows, so too does our reliance on social media for inspiration, advice, and […]

By: Team Visible
January 9, 2018

In a time where ads are at every turn, consumers are switching off. Did you know that ad blocking software usage has quadrupled in the past year? Or that the average banner ad click-through rate is 2%? When it comes to targeted ads – it’s becoming more difficult than ever to get results. The thing […]

By: Team Visible
December 19, 2017

Does your website look bad? Does it load slowly? Is it impossible to navigate on mobile? Whether it’s just feeling a bit dated or is way too old to function, you may have a problem. Why? Because customers expect a lot from websites these days. If your site doesn’t quite cut it, there are plenty […]

By: Team Visible
December 12, 2017

Ever missed a sales opportunity? Feels like dropping your ice cream and watching it melt into the sidewalk before you’ve even taken the first bite. Well, you’re not alone. It happens to businesses all the time. In fact, it happens more now than ever! In this digital age, opportunities and leads come from all over […]

By: Team Visible
December 5, 2017

Think of your business. What images come to mind? A building? An office? A website? Or do the feelings you have about your business come first? Maybe the faces of your customers float by? Or the things you do on a daily basis? Now think of how a new customer finds you. What do they […]

By: Team Visible
November 28, 2017

This won’t be the first time, or the last, that you’ll hear this – you need to be on LinkedIn. However, in the past the focus has always been on using LinkedIn as your online resume and job-hunting platform. This view saw LinkedIn build a solid user base of more than 500 million but it […]

By: Team Visible
November 21, 2017

It would appear that Instagram stories were something that everyone wanted, but didn’t know they needed. The tool had 100 million daily active users within just two months of its inception. They’re fun, yes – but can you use Stories to promote your company? For businesses in the digital age, Insta Stories are a fresh […]

By: Team Visible
November 14, 2017

It’s not uncommon for people to ignore basic online safety advice – plenty of us will click on odd looking links out of curiosity, happily risk infecting our computers to find the latest episode of Game of Thrones, enter bank details without a second thought, and use the same password for everything because we’re too […]

By: Team Visible
November 7, 2017

Remember in school when it was all about fitting in? Well in business – it’s all about standing out. Your unique selling point (USP) is what differentiates you from your competitors – in other words, what do you have that no one else does? Having a clear USP is an essential ingredient to any successful […]

By: Team Visible
October 31, 2017

Believe it or not, there’s a growing number of people turning to podcasts for regular news, education, and entertainment. I mean, sure it’s still less than the number people who consume written or visual content online – but it’s growing very fast. And as fast as listeners flock to podcasts, businesses are popping up with […]

By: Team Visible
October 24, 2017

Knowing how and when to focus or ditch particular marketing channels is critical in making the most of your marketing budget, but it isn’t easy. Figuring out what gets you the best return on investment is all about comparing the channels available and taking a good look at what suits you and your needs. So […]

By: Team Visible
October 11, 2017

Communicating with a potential customer is like communicating with a significant other – if you don’t listen, you’re in trouble. Understanding your target audience is the difference between wasting time, and smart business. Think about those people that wave you down in the middle of shopping centres, trying to sell you something. They’ll excitedly exclaim […]

By: Team Visible
October 4, 2017

Companies have brands, products have brands – and so should you. But to build one, you’ll need to focus on personal branding. Personal branding is ‘the ongoing process of establishing a prescribed image or impression in the mind of others about an individual.’ Everyone has a unique personal brand – it’s just about figuring out […]

By: Team Visible
September 26, 2017

A few decades ago a voice-controlled personal assistant that lived inside speakers, Ford cars, Belkin home monitoring systems and Whirlpool washing machines would have been reserved for sci-fi movies. Today, this far-out innovation is a reality – ready to change the way you live and work. Say hello to audio technologies such as the Amazon […]

By: Team Visible
September 12, 2017

The ability to grow your business ‘on autopilot’ has always been one of the biggest draws to digital marketing. Business owners today are time poor, and any chance we can get to save time or automate our work is worth its weight in gold. But as digital marketing advances it also becomes more personal, and […]

By: Team Visible
September 5, 2017

You know they’re out there. Walking around – maybe right under your nose – going about their business as they put up with all those problems you know you can help them solve. They’re practically waiting to buy from you, but they float just beyond your reach. They’re your ideal customers. And finding and connecting […]

By: Team Visible
August 29, 2017

It wasn’t that long ago that Facebook started transforming from a friends-only, just-for-fun platform into one of the world’s best marketing tools for businesses of all shapes and sizes. The businesses that caught on to Facebook’s business potential early were able to connect more personally, serve their customers more completely, and grow much faster as […]

By: Team Visible
August 15, 2017

Unlike large companies, small businesses don’t have an in house marketing department, complete with specialists of every variety and a suite of professional tools. Instead, it’s often up to the business owner and/or a couple of key staff members to juggle marketing activities such as social media, e-newsletters, blogging and design between day-to-day responsibilities. This […]

By: Team Visible
August 10, 2017

Here’s the thing about productivity: it’s hard to get and it’s easy to lose. You can struggle for hours to hit your stride and just when you think you’ve nailed it down, you get tagged in a Facebook video of a goat falling down a slide and you’re right back where you began. Whether you’re […]

By: Team Visible
August 2, 2017

When it comes to making choices that benefit our health, we’re all guilty of occasionally reaching for a Mars Bar instead of a banana. This might not sound like a big issue, but combine constant snacking with irregular sleeping patterns and long hours sitting at your desk or stressing over work, and you might find […]

By: Team Visible
July 27, 2017

You wouldn’t leave a customer alone in your reception…. right? Imagine this: a customer walks through your door. Stepping up to an empty reception desk, they ring the bell…. and nothing happens. They try calling your contact number… no answer. They wait around a few minutes – even knocking on the door behind the desk […]

By: Team Visible
July 18, 2017

Over the last decade, the idea that blogging yields business growth, customer acquisition, and new market penetration has gotten more and more widely accepted. Today, the consensus seems to be that everyone from business owners to solo entrepreneurs to freelance electricians should be doing it. But it’s easy to ask the question – are people […]

By: Team Visible
July 13, 2017

Growing your audience on the ever-popular image sharing app Instagram is getting increasingly more difficult. Thanks to changes to the way Instagram shares your posts, it’s become less “one step forward, two steps back” and more “four followers gained, fifteen followers lost”. It’s aggravating, and it means that growing your Instagram in a way that […]

By: Team Visible
July 6, 2017

Setting goals is easy – achieving them is hard. Take New Year’s Resolutions for example – it takes no work at all to proclaim on January 1st that you’re going to give up drinking. The real challenge comes when your friend offers you a glass of wine at dinner – will you pour a glass […]

By: Team Visible
June 30, 2017

When it comes to podcasting equipment the options are endless. What you go with is largely down to how serious you want to get with your audio recording, how capable you are with handling the technical setup, and mainly how much you have to spend. To start off with, we’d recommend keeping it simple. Why […]

By: Team Visible
May 8, 2017

Visible CEO Matt Hanham talks business growth, Social Media, how to pick your ideal client, and work/life balance with Paul from the Build Live Give Show. Head to buildlivegive.com to listen to the full episode. Matt Hanham was featured on the Build Live Give podcast! We were honoured to be invited in for a chat with Paul Higgins […]

By: Team Visible
February 10, 2017

As we edge closer to the end of February, how are you fairing on those well-intentioned new year’s goals and resolutions? Have you ticked off those tasks? Have you made the tough decisions to move forward? Or have you, like majority of the population, let your big ticket goals take a backseat to the everyday […]

By: Claire Logan
February 3, 2017

It’s a little staggering looking back on my first memories of video compared to where we are now. Growing up Dad used to lug around this bulky old handheld camera to capture birthdays, family holidays, and far too many backyard dance concerts. The footage was nearly always blurry and the sound barely audible, but Dad […]

By: Claire Logan
February 1, 2017

Not sure where to start with Facebook marketing? Struggling to stay on top of the latest tools and tactics? Don’t stress. We’ve scoured the web for the very best advice to have you mastering your Facebook marketing in no time. So no matter your Facebook skill level, we’ve got you covered. Get started on the essential […]

By: Brandon Taylor
April 28, 2016

Facebook now generates an astonishing 8 billion video views a day. As of January 2016, that figure translated into more than 100 million hours of video watched per diem (according to Zuckerberg). Sharing and engagement rates for video are off the charts, the numbers have been growing year over year, and it’s only getting easier […]

By: Team Visible
November 24, 2015

We’ve all seen them. The Facebook or Instagram channels that seem to get tens of thousands of followers overnight. The followers are raving fans of the business, and not only buy again and again, but influence their friends to be customers too. If only you could unlock that secret, it would change everything in your […]

By: Team Visible
September 24, 2015

If you want to do social media marketing right, you already know you have to share good content, and lots of it. This can be daunting to most people. How are you supposed to find and create an endless supply of interesting content? Time is of the essence and as a business owner you probably […]

By: Team Visible
September 24, 2015

Every website you run and would like to be successful in Google should have been added to Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) to make sure you get suggestions, errors and data straight from the horses mouth. Yes you can simply add your website to GWT and forget about it, OR you can be a bit smarter and make […]

By: Team Visible
September 24, 2015

The benefits of blogging Did you know a lot of people still see ‘blogging’ as new web 2.0 fad, although it all started back in 1994 (20 years ago!) and web 2.0 itself has been around since 1999 (15 years old!) and that most companies still leave it by the wayside? If you’re a business […]

By: Team Visible
August 21, 2015

We’ve just published a new slide deck on SlideShare, explaining the basics of SEO and hopefully giving you a little more insight into how exactly Search Engines look at content.

By: Team Visible
February 14, 2015

Some content raises your brand awareness. Some content brings you social media shares. Some content gets you traffic and leads. And some content earns you conversions. All of these factors work together to cultivate that synergy we are always aiming for. Since any one of these won’t make a huge difference to your efforts by […]

By: Team Visible
January 16, 2015

Incoming links (backlinks) are a huge part of the secret sauce that makes websites rank and stick high in Google’s search results pages. In a nutshell, what is really happening is a popularity contest, where search engines will look at who is linking to who and figure out who the popular pages are. Not all […]

By: Team Visible
February 8, 2013

Over the years WordPress has easily become the content management system of choice for loads of reasons; it’s easy to use, simple to update and because of the massive community that actively develops for it, there’s pretty much a plugin for any type of additional features you want. Today, we’re looking at a plugin which […]

By: Team Visible
February 1, 2013

Time after time I keep reading the same questions on website related forums; How to do seo, Where can I learn SEO, I SEOd my site but Google doesn’t see it!, Can you look at my site to see how I did my SEO? Unfortunately with those last titles, more often than not the damage […]