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The Week That Was….

I am going to continue my ego strocking for another post and update you all on the latest round of media my new book is recieveing. My good friend Scott Ginsberg – ‘The Nametag Guy‘ kindly posted a blog about my Selling The ‘G venture and the new book. Check out the blog here. Mike from Melbourne Neighbourhood Radio and I did an interview late last week which is featured on thier curent online radio show here. The same interview is also on the ‘I Love South Melbourne site’ I was also featured in the Herald Suns Fully Frank Section

The profits in the Percentages

Ok, we have all heard the saying “it’s the one percenters that make the difference“… Well as true as it is, it’s not what I am talking about here. I am talking about how percentages affect the pricing of your product. In my book ‘How To Turn Your Million Dollar Idea Into A Reality’ I spend a lot of time talking about pricing and how to calculate a price for your product that will give you the maximum amount of overall profit. I would like to expand on this topic today and throw another theory I have developed into the mix – ‘The

The Best Definition of Direct Mail

Direct Mail expert Gary Halbert says that Direct Mail Advertising is like a small child: It’s totally useless if you give it more than one thing to do at a time.

I Didn’t Know TV Involved Exercise

So bright and early yesterday morning a hire car appeared in my driveway to take me to the MCG for a live interview on the TODAY show with Jessica Rowe. Everything seemed to be going well, except for the rain. Arrived at the G to meet a crew member from Channel 9 and the publicist from Wiley. However, about 15mins prior to my live cross we found ourselves scratching our heads wondering where the camera-man was !! 8 mins to the live cross and still no show… 6 mins…. 5 mins…. Then the phone calls from the studio in Sydney

If anyone is interested I am being interviewed on the TODAY show Thursday morning regarding ‘How To Turn Your Million Dollar Idea Into A Reality’. Make sure you switch to Channel 9 at around 8:15am Thursday November 2 to view an interview between myself and Ross Greenwood. P.S. I am also on 3AW Sunday afternoon at around 4pm with Dennis Walters.

Featured in ‘Million Dollar Mine’

I have been featured in the October, 2006 edition of Robert Allen’s Million Dollar Mine Ezine – the e-newsletter for the New York Times Best-Selling book, The One Minute Millionaire. Robert Allen and his team used my Selling the ‘G venture as a success story. As most of you would know the idea to Sell the MCG came from reading Robet Allen and Mark Victor Hansens great book. Here is an excert from the e-zine: Success Story After reading The One Minute Millionaire at the age of 21, the story of Paul Hartunian and his ‘selling the brooklyn bridge’ venture really was an “AHA” moment for

Agony Ant Article

  In the October/November 2006 edition of Australian Anthill, I wrote a brief editorial response for their Agony Ant section relating to On Hold Advertising. The question I responded to was: “I want to replace my annoying ‘on hold’ music with an on hold message, what should I communicate on it?” If you want to see my response along with other great articles I strongly suggest you pick up a copy of Australian Anthill. There is a great article on ‘How to diagnose a business blunder..before it turns toxic’. Or, you can see my response by clicking on the image to the

I’m A Real Author

Well, it’s finally available. After lots of hard work, yesterday I received a small number of advance copies of my new book ‘How To Turn Your Million Dollar Idea Into A Reality’ from my publisher. In the spirit of Pinocchio’s I’m a real boy “I’m a real author!” The nations next best-seller (wink wink) is being released nationwide through books stores in a few weeks, but if you would like to get your hands on one of the few ‘early editions’ you can do so on my site TODAY ONLY at FREE SHIPPING: Thursday afternoon the online store is going

Accommodation Manager Guide Article

For those who are interested, I recently contributed an article to The Accomodation Managers Guide (AMG, on the power of on hold advertising to the accommodation industry. Check out the article here:

Trade Exchange Spending

In my new book there is a chapter on the power and profits to be made through bartering and trade exchanges. I am a big advocate of becoming a member of a trade exchange, in particular Bartercard, as it gives you exposure to a completely different economy and a powerful way to increase your bottom line. In the latest edition of Bartercard’s monthly magazine B Savvy there is a great article on the use of trade dollars towards phone bills, focusing on M2 Barter Telecoms. M2 Barter Telecoms is one of Bartercards largest members, and is the work of Troy and Adam

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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