What’s Your STAR Purpose? Episode 1:
With over $1.4 billion in sales, Facebook marketing genius Ben Simkin shares his incredible story and his secrets to preeminence and success.
More specifically, in this episode, you discover how a high school dropout from a poor family infrom Brisbane, Australia turned into a Facebook marketing legend and founded two very successful companies: BUSINESSNET.COM.AU in 2005 and THEMASTERMIND.COM.AU
Ben talks about some key attitudes that led to his success:
1. The importance of personal touch: serve, serve, serve!
2. Curiosity and hacking saved a company from total lock-down.
3. The power stories and identity shift prompted him to start his own company at the age of 20.
4. Knowledge is key to doing a good job. The principle of learning and applying it to your business.
5. How direct marketing kept doubling his 1st company for 7 years in a row.
6. The importance of making clients stay with you for a long time and spend more on you (for example, he had a client that spent $60,000 per month for 10 years).
7. His early days of internet marketing with renting e-mail lists and sending a scanned newspaper ads via e-mail, which generated 3 million dollars in sales.
8. The importance of charging a percentage of the results instead of charging a flat fee, preferably from high margin businesses.
9. The early days of Facebook Advertising in 2009 and generating 1 million dollars in sales per month.
10. The importance of referrals.
11. Put in $1 and get out $4 or $10 formula for Facebook advertising and then repeat, repeat, repeat!
12. How to create pre-eminence for your business and create value for your clients before they even transact.
13. The importance of buying and investing in companies and then growing them.
14. The Mastermind: creating an environment for entrepreneurs to connect and share their experiences.
15. The 3 key benefits of joining the Mastermind: entrepreneurial community that has the blueprint for practical things for massive growth; insights about overcoming obstacles and leveraging from other’s experience; friendship and understanding from similar people.
16. 11th of April 2017 NYC, get a preview of the results you can get by joining his 1- months program (95% of the people who joined 3 years ago are still on) www.themastermind.com.au/nyc
17. Get access for 3 days, every 3 months, to this entrepreneurial environment by joining Ben’s Mastermind program.
18. Ben’s advice for those that want to fulfill their purpose in life and business.
And much much more!
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