Category Archives: Noise Reduction

Rich Dads, Sweepstakes, Bounce Rates + Finding a Mentor [Noise Reduction .71]

Howdy, Folks…

Well, we got past April 1 without too much shenanigans… however, it does mean the first quarter of 2014 is over, gone, never to return!

So, how was the first 1/4 of the year for you? Are you 25% of the way to your goals?

If not, you have a choice to make… you can either change your goals to align with where you are today, or you can change your actions for the remainder of the year.

Which is it going to be?

Now while you decide, make sure you check out this week’s Noise Reduction recommendations.


Games, Floyd Mayweather + A 39.9% List Increaser [Noise Reduction .70]

This week’s edition of Noise Reduction includes:

  • The Game of Motivation with Dr Jason Fox [PreneurCast Ep129]
  • How We Got an 8.5+% Opt-in Rate, a 25.14% Social Share Ratio + Increased Our List by 66.4% With One Simple Bribe
  • A Dr Seuss-Inspired Guide to Twitter
  • The Art & Science of Using Testimonials to Increase Opt-Ins & Conversions
  • Floyd Mayweather’s Publicity Secrets Revealed
  • 12 Ways to Increase Traffic From Google Without Building Links
  • How a Two-Day Side Project Turned Into a Productivity App with 11 Million Users

SPIN Selling, Van Halen and Blogging Tips [Noise Reduction .69]

This week’s edition of Noise Reduction includes:

  • SPIN Selling and the 7 Levers of Business
  • 7 Biggest Lessons Learned While Working With Rich Schefren & Mike Filsaime for 7+ Years
  • Why Did Van Halen Demand People Remove Brown M&Ms?
  • 32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips
  • Pricing Experiments You Might Not Know, But Can Learn From
  • The Athlete’s Foot Chief Executive Reveals How He Notched Up a Record Half-Year Profit
  • The Right & Wrong Way to Ask for a Job or a Mentor

Starting Out, Raising $380K & A Killer SEO Tactic [Noise Reduction .68]

This week’s edition of Noise Reduction includes:

  • Getting Started with Jon Acuff [PreneurCast Ep127]
  • Gmail Adding Prominent ‘Unsubscribe’ Option to Marketing Emails
  • The Savviest Backlinking Method of 2013… That Will Still Work Today
  • The Nordstrom Catalog Experiment of 2004-2006
  • If I Was… Spotify
  • How to Guest Blog Like a Professional
  • Kickstarter Done Right: Raising $100k+ in 24hrs

Noise Reduction .67

This week’s edition of Noise Reduction includes:

  • The 2013 Preneur Marketing Awards [PreneurCast Ep124]
  • How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username
  • From Selling Discarded Golf Balls to $315 Million: The Ruslan Kogan Story
  • The 6 P’s+ 5D’s of Business School
  • State of New York v. Trump University: Trump Wins This Round

Noise Reduction .66

This week’s edition of Noise Reduction includes:

  • The Notecard System: The Key for Remembering, Organizing, and Using Everything You Read
  • The Easiest 15% You’ll Ever Make
  • If I Only Knew Then
  • The Secret of Phil Jackson’s Success
  • It’s Not Enough To Be a Celebrity Brand. Today You Must Be a Guru
  • Watch the Exact Moment Beyonce’s Album Blew Up the Internet
  • Amazing Open-Source Note-Taking System

Noise Reduction .65

This week’s edition of Noise Reduction includes:

  • Fred Smith, FedEx Founder and CEO, Once Gambled $5,000 on Blackjack to Keep Company Alive
  • Summer Book Club [PreneurCast Podcast]
  • Matt Cutts: Duplicate Content Won’t Hurt You, Unless It Is Spammy
  • Dove Canada Uses Photoshop Trojan Horse to Shame Magazines
  • Top 10 Places to Find Free Stock Images for Your WordPress Site
  • 13 Tech CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Favourite Productivity Hacks to Help You Get More Done
  • Aussies — Save Free Range

Noise Reduction .64

This week’s edition of Noise Reduction includes:

  • How an Ipad Helped 350 People Gain 1,000,000 Customers in 11 Months
  • 52-Page Video Gear Guide [Direct Download]
  • PreneurCast 105: Choose Yourself with James Altucher
  • We’ll Match Your Kiva Donations
  • 4 Copywriting Techniques Swiped from Psychology
  • What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know [Contest]
  • Does Luck Matter More Than Skill?
  • New Gmail Tabs — What E-mail Marketers Need to Know and Do

Noise Reduction .63

This week’s edition of Noise Reduction includes:

  • PreneurCast103: Staying Booked Solid withMichael Port
  • Win a Copy of ‘Workflow: Beyond Productivity’ [ENDS IN 2 DAYS]
  • OptimizePress 2.0 — Finally Shipping
  • Stuck for Content Ideas? Check Out This Tool
  • How to Self-Publish a Bestseller: Publishing 3.0
  • Google Algorithm Change History
  • How Rich Are You (Globally)?

Noise Reduction .62

This week’s edition of Noise Reduction includes:

  • 100th PreneurCast Episode LIVE [Thursday]
  • Feedly — The Google Reader Replacement [Setup Guide]
  • 34 Video Marketing Mistakes We’ve All Made
  • Win a Copy of ‘Workflow: Beyond Productivity’ [ENTER NOW]
  • $30 Million With ONLY E-mail
  • Tighten Up Your Gmail Security
  • Don’t Look for Talent, Find People Who Do Things

Pete Williams is an entrepreneur, author, and marketer from Melbourne, Australia.

Before being honored “Australia’s Richard Branson” in media publications all over the continent, Pete was just 21 years old when he sold Australia’s version of Yankee Stadium, The Melbourne Cricket Ground For Under $500! Don’t believe it? You will! Check out the story in the FAQ section (it really is our most asked question).

Since then, he’s done some cool stuff like write the international smash hit ‘How to Turn Your Million-Dollar Idea Into a Reality’ (+ the upcoming ‘It’s Not About the Product‘) and he’s created a bunch of companies including Infiniti Telecommunications, On Hold Advertising, Simply Headsets and Preneur Group.

Lots of other people think he’s pretty good too! He’s been announced as the Global Runner-Up in the JCI Creative Young Entrepreneur Awards for 2009, the Southern Region Finalist in the Ernst & Young 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year, and a member of SmartCompany’s Top 30 Under 30.

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