Noise Reduction .67

Hey Gang…

One month down, 11 to go!

Dom and I got back on the podcast train this week with our annual awards show, so don’t miss that episode below.




The 2013 Preneur Marketing Awards [PreneurCast Ep124]
For the first episode of the year, we look back and give out ‘the Marketing Oscars‘ to the things that made the most difference in our lives, businesses and projects throughout the year… Follow along and see if you agree that the tools, books, software and more that impacted us also impacted your bottom line.

How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username
Very interesting article on how a guy lost his @N Twitter username to some very clever, yet dodgy thief. Also there are a few practical precautions worth taking, mentioned in the article.

From Selling Discarded Golf Balls to $315 Million: The Ruslan Kogan Story

Great interview with one of Australia’s loudest, yet more introverted entrepreneurs. There was a lot about Ruslan I didn’t know until I read this article by Shane.

The 6 P’s+ 5D’s of Business School
Here is a super short video from a good buddy of mine on Maneesh Sethi’s blog. As Osher puts it: “What if I told you I could teach you the entire first year of business school with two simple acronyms…”

State of New York v. Trump University: Trump Wins This Round
The case where New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued Trump and his namesake business, Trump Entrepreneur Initiative (formerly Trump University), had a judgment this week. For those playing along at home, this whole thing has been a very interesting viewing.


SO WHAT’S NOISE REDUCTION? Well, we all know there is so much crap out there on the web, especially in the business /marketing space — and it’s hard to remove all the noise to find the stuff that’s actually valuable. So we started a really small (almost) weekly e-mail with just a handful of the cool, noteworthy, and important stuff I stumble across each week. This post is one of those editions.

Want to Get These Noise Reductions Direct to Your Inbox? Easy! Just register to download Pete’s book below, and you’ll automatically be added to the newsletter list.

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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