PreneurCast087: End of Year Awards 2012

It’s the end of another year, and time for Pete and Dom to run down the things that they were most impressed with this year. All the usual categories are covered: Books, Software, Hardware, Podcasts, Services, Courses, Blogs, plus some special mentions.


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Books:
Winner: Trust Me, I’m Lying – Ryan Holiday
Mentions: The 4-Hour Chef – Tim Ferriss
Software/App:
Winner: Evernote – Digital note-taking app
Mentions: MagCast – Digital publishing platform for Apple’s Newsstand
Hardware:
Winner: MacBook Air + Elgato Turbo.264 HD – Great portable media production setup Podcast:
Winner: Freakonomics – Fascinating insights into world economics
Mentions: Mixergy
Course:
Winner: Dan Kennedy – Look Over My Shoulder
Mentions: Accelerated Learning Techniques – Brian Tracy
Also: Profit Hacks
Service:
Winner: Xero.com – Online accounting software solution
Mentions: IFTTT – Automatically trigger events based on online happenings
Blog/Site:
Winner: iwillteachyoutoberich.com – Ramit Sethi’s site
Mentions: tuckermax.me, thriveforward.com, fraserspeirs.com
Event/Show:
Experts Industry Association Event – San Diego

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about-pete
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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