Small business strategist Clive Maloney from GetRealAboutBusiness.com brings you The Get Real About Business Podcast.
Learn the best tips, strategies and tactics for starting and growing your business without having to empty your wallet in the process. Discover what's working (and what's not) in marketing right now, how to build your personal brand and how to leverage your networks so you can create a steady stream of high-paying clients.
This podcast shows you how to turn your business into a sales engine that will scale and grow, covering a variety of topics from social media, paid traffic, blogging, email marketing, business networking, telemarketing, affiliate marketing and lots more.
Ultimately, this is about creating freedom in your business through modelling what some of the top marketing experts, entrepreneurs and local businesses are doing right now. Shortcut your learning curve so you have predictable income and growth in your business.
#2.01: How to Start and Grow a Digital Marketing Agency
September 30, 2020 • 63 MIN
TV celebrity, digital marketer and winner of the Best Global Investment Lead Generation Agency, Johny Pach returns to the show to reveal his best tips on starting and growing a digital marketing agency.
#1.59: How to Get Referrals Without Making it Hard Work or Sounding Desperate
March 9, 2020 • 50 MIN
In our first episode of 2020, we take a look at how to start the year strong and then take a masterclass from Steve Gordon in Referral Marketing.
#1.58: Creating Your First (or Most Profitable) Information Product
March 2, 2020 • 49 MIN
Learn how to create information products and use them as lead magnets or paid products, with the UK's most prolific information product creator, Peter Thomson
#1.57: How to Succeed in Business When Others Say You Can't with Brad Burton
January 15, 2020 • 45 MIN
UK's #1 Motivational Speaker, Brad Burton talks about what it takes to be successful in business even if you start out broke and everyone around you thinks you'll never make it.
#1.56: Stop Doing Random Acts of Marketing and Start Researching Your Customers
November 26, 2019 • 49 MIN
Discover the dangers of Random Acts of Marketing and how to combat it. In this podcast, you'll learn how to conduct your own market research which will remove the guesswork and improve your marketing effectiveness.
#55: How to Create a Predictable Income for Your Business Using this 2-Step Framework
October 24, 2019 • 2674 MIN
The best marketing strategies are usually the simplest. Steve Martile embraces this principle with an incredible 2-step framework designed for consultants, coaches and service provider experts.
#54: How to get Super Productive, Improve Your Energy Levels & Performance
October 11, 2019 • 3337 MIN
In this episode, we look at four areas that if improved, will dramatically increase your productivity, performance and energy levels.
#53: Creating and Marketing Online Courses for Passive Income
September 26, 2019 • 3070 MIN
Do you have a process, knowledge or information that will help others solve a problem or meet a need? If so you can create a profitable online course out of it. Tom Libelt and Clive discuss what courses work well, provide a basic format for your online course and factors to consider when marketing it.
#52: Improving Your Content Marketing by Understanding How People Buy
September 12, 2019 • 60 MIN
Kenda McDonald discusses what goes on in the brain when a person makes a purchase decision and how to leverage this information to increase lead generation and lifetime customer value of clients through content marketing.
#50: How to Begin Sales Conversations with Confidence and Ease
August 29, 2019 • 2423 MIN
In this week's episode, Clive Maloney speaks with B2B sales expert Chad Sanderson about how to begin sales conversations that feel natural and authentic. Chad reveals a ValueSelling framework to confidently handle sales conversations that adds value to the customer and differentiates you from your competitors.
#49: How to Scale Your Business to Reach Financial Freedom
August 16, 2019 • 3563 MIN
There are two important numbers in your business. The first is your freedom number and the second is your dream number. Believe it or not, these numbers are achievable as an entrepreneur. It's just about knowing how to go about it.
In this episode, we explore how to create financial freedom in your business by scaling it the right way.
#48: Would You Let Someone Eat for Free at Your Restaurant?
April 29, 2019 • 2212 MIN
Have you ever been asked if it is okay for someone to pick your brains? While it makes sense to share some information for free, if you make your money by selling your expertise at some point you're going to have to say, "No."
In this episode, we explore what to say when people ask to pick your brains.
#47: This is Why You Lack Self-Discipline
April 18, 2019 • 1977 MIN
With the best will in the world, every small business owner can lack self-discipline at times. Often we can put it down to technology or other people: Technology is an issue because we have so many alerts going off all the time from social media,...
#46: If You Were Able to Collaborate with [Insert Dream Connection] What Would That Look Like?
April 4, 2019 • 2996 MIN
Collaborations and joint ventures are a wonderful way to get projects finished at a rapid pace. You get to share the load, pool your talents, ideas and creativity. The result is often an end product that's much better than what any individual could...
#45: The 6 Must-Have Pillars in Marketing and How to Use Them
March 12, 2019 • 3555 MIN
There is no doubt about it, you have plenty of options for marketing your business, but which options are most likely to generate the biggest results? It's difficult, isn't it? One minute everyone says to do the social media thing. The next...
#43: How to Win at Facebook Ads
January 22, 2019 • 2788 MIN
I'm going to show you what's working with advertising on Facebook right now and how to get the most from your campaigns. You're also going to learn how social media strategist Janet E Johnson approaches split testing so you can drive down the cost of your ads.
#42: Using Public Speaking to Build Your Tribe and Your Business
December 11, 2018 • 3260 MIN
Of all the different forms of marketing and communications, public speaking builds the most trust and credibility in the shortest amount of time. Some people love it. Some people hate it. Whatever the case is for you, the chances are you're already...
#41: Employee to Entrepreneur - Making the Shift & Getting Ready for Growth
November 28, 2018 • 3561 MIN
Mindset is everything or so most people seem to say. 25+ years in the personal development world and I'm yet to prove otherwise. But what is the correct mindset when becoming an entrepreneur? Certainly, that mindset is very different from being an...
#40: How to Start a YouTube Channel for Your Business
November 20, 2018 • 3491 MIN
With social video generating 1200% more shares than text and images combined (source: ) it doesn't take a genius to realise that including video in your content marketing strategy is a smart thing to do. Video as ads or to support a...
#39: Dealing with Opportunity: Do It or Ditch It
November 13, 2018 • 1896 MIN
The funny thing about being a small business owner is that opportunity always seems to come knocking. Perhaps it's because we're entrepreneurial by nature and we're alert to the next big thing that will catapult our lives forward. Perhaps it's...
#38: Dealing with Unhappy Customers: Three Essential Ingredients
October 15, 2018 • 2857 MIN
You may not call them ‘customers.’ They may be your clients, service users, patients, subscribers, volunteers, buyers, members, fans, students, colleagues… but they’re all customers by another name. As business owners, understanding our...
#37: A Love Letter to my Listeners - It comes from the heart
June 25, 2018 • 576 MIN
Sometimes things happen that throw you off your game. It makes you question yourself. You get frustrated and before you know it you end up making the whole situation worse. Today's pint-sized episode originated from a message I wanted to share in...
#36: Pick Your Fights - Guide to Winning the Right Business Awards
June 20, 2018 • 3407 MIN
About 75% of the population are influenced by business awards. Of those people, 25% are heavily influenced by business awards and the remainder are moderately influenced by them. There is no doubt then that if you're in a crowded marketplace one of...
#35: Developing High Performance Teams with Andrew Jenkins
June 6, 2018 • 3566 MIN
Vince Lombardi said, "Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” The same can also be said of high-performance teams. They are made,...
#34: They Might Just Pay It! (Throwing Out Your Pricing Strategy)
May 21, 2018 • 3395 MIN
My guest this week is sales expert and business consultant, John Wallace. John has a somewhat different approach to sales. He says that your pricing strategy is a comfort blanket. If you want to increase sales and profits in your business, you should...
#33: Dealing with Burnout - Recognise it, Challenge it, Conquer it!
May 15, 2018 • 2844 MIN
Burnout is a serious issue. If you fail to spot the early warning signs what might start as a persistent feeling of tiredness could soon take a heavy toll on your business, your family and your health. In this episode, we discuss burnout in...
#32: Hiring Your First Apprentice, Intern or Member of Staff
April 30, 2018 • 2459 MIN
My guest Mark Sexton of Essex Work Skills is passionate about young people. He runs a company that works in partnership with schools, colleges and employers to help young people prepare for the world of work. This episode is more of a discussion than...
#31: Getting to Grips with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)
April 13, 2018 • 2757 MIN
With the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) coming into force on 25 May, a lot of people are getting nervous. Businesses who fail to comply face heavy penalties - much higher than the previous Data Protection Act. What are these penalties...
#30: 3 Steps to Defining Your Brand with Nick Crowe
March 26, 2018 • 3576 MIN
My guest today is Nick Crowe from Mainsail Branding. Nick is a startup and rebrand specialist. He's worked for many of the big companies and he really understands what it takes to help a company stand out. If you ever look at your website and wonder...
#29: Turbocharge Your Network Marketing Business
March 19, 2018 • 2813 MIN
One year ago Romacio Fulcher was broke. He is now ranked the number 16 network marketing professional globally. In this episode, I ask him what influenced his phenomenal comeback. Top of Romacio's list for success in network marketing is finding a...
#28: Starting Badly on Social Media
March 16, 2018 • 3544 MIN
It can be tough to know what to post on social media. How much should be promotional? What about personal stuff? What do you share? My guest today is social media expert James Berg. James is author of the book, 104 Social Media Content Ideas to...
#27: How to Get More Website Traffic with the Skyscraper Technique
March 7, 2018 • 3555 MIN
If you run an e-commerce store or rely on website visits for your business, getting people to your website will be high on your priorities. In this episode I speak to Paul Kortman about increasing traffic to your website through an SEO trick called...
#26: Making 2018 a Breakthrough Year for Your Business
January 17, 2018 • 2552 MIN
January is the natural time of year when we all feel like stepping things up. If I could bottle that excitement and the good intentions I would. Unfortunately, these good intentions often mean little when it comes to sustainable results in our...
#25: Developing Your Pinterest Sales Funnel
December 20, 2017 • 3391 MIN
Kathryn Moorhouse describes Pinterest as what might happen if Google and Instagram were to have a baby. I think this sums up pretty well the potential of what Pinterest is as a marketing tool. Pinterest is among the top 10 social media platforms so in...
#24: Strategic Seduction with Steve Lowisz
December 11, 2017 • 2809 MIN
Business expert Steve Lowisz knows all about attracting great clients to your business. In my interview with Steve we take a look at a concept he calls "strategic seduction." Strategic seduction is Steve's six-step process for attracting and...
#23: Getting Leads on Facebook with Internet Marketer, Sam Bailey
December 4, 2017 • 3121 MIN
When Sam Bailey told me how much one of his clients was paying for leads using Facebook ads recently, I just had to get him on the show. A lot of entrepreneurs I speak to have a love/hate relationship with using Facebook for their business. They love...
#22: How to Deliver Powerful Presentations with Dustin Mathews
November 27, 2017 • 2158 MIN
Mentor and coach to the stars, Dustin Mathews is my new go-to guy for the latest best practices around speaking for your business. Right out of school, Dustin helped take a company from $1M to $14M and #35 on Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Private...
#21: How To Grow a 6-Figure Business in a Saturated Market Without Competing On Price
October 31, 2017 • 3330 MIN
Moving to a different country and creating a six-figure business is a massive achievement for anyone, but to do it in a saturated market and still charge top whack prices... that takes some doing! Fortunately, marketer, entrepreneur and language...
#20: Interview with Successful Mortgage Adviser, Tony Baker
August 2, 2017 • 2924 MIN
What's the difference between a mortgage advisor that's constantly scratching around wondering where the next client is coming from and another who has a stream of clients so thick he can barely keep up with the demand? It turns out, while there are...
#19: Starting a Podcast and Why You Should Do it for Your Business
June 30, 2017 • 2689 MIN
What would it be like if you could get in front of hundreds, maybe even thousands of your ideal potential clients every week? That would be worth something to you, right? That's exactly what went through my mind when I started the Get Real About...
#18: 4 Powerful Time Management Techniques You Never Heard Of
June 22, 2017 • 2671 MIN
You'd be forgiven for thinking that the biggest thing anyone ever asks a business coach about is sales or marketing. Those things are pretty high up on the list, yet never come up nearly so frequently as what we can do to be more productive. In...
#17: How to Achieve Anything with Will Polston
June 8, 2017 • 2691 MIN
Without a doubt, psychology and mindset are the biggest factors in whether anyone is successful at whatever they set out to do. Yes, we need the ideas and strategies, but without the correct mindset, it's difficult to see anything through to...
#16: How to Write and Launch a Book with Karen Williams
June 1, 2017 • 2583 MIN
Ever thought about writing a book but not sure where to get started? What about once the book is written? How do you bring that to market and get yourself on the Amazon Best Seller list? In today's show, I get to talk with 5 times author Karen...
#15: Building Your Tribe with Jeff Spires
May 24, 2017 • 3346 MIN
With all the talk about building your tribe, you might be forgiven for thinking it's just the latest fad. Yet our modern day usage of 'tribe' is the perfect description for what most entrepreneurs want to create. That's a steady stream of people who...
#14: Taking the Guesswork Out of Following up on Leads
May 19, 2017 • 2212 MIN
One of the biggest problems in any business is working out where your time is best spent. Since lead generation and sales are perhaps the most critical factor, it makes sense to put in place a system to help you work on the right contacts and...
#13: How to Rock Instagram Like a Pro with Julie Maloney
May 11, 2017 • 2934 MIN
When it comes to social media, Instagram is golden. 6 in 10 online adults have Instagram accounts right now and 8 million registered businesses are using Instagram business profiles. It's also one of the fastest growing social platforms around....
#12: Getting the Lowdown on Inbound Marketing
May 8, 2017 • 1881 MIN
Blog posts, white papers and ebooks are all the rage these days. But is it really worth the effort? The answer is yes, providing you do it right. One-off pieces of content are not likely to help you get traction - whether to gain new clients or...
#11: Developing a Winning Mindset with Gary Price
January 12, 2017 • 2674 MIN
Some people have a knack of making things work for them, while others no matter how bright or how hard they work, seem to keep failing. Without doubt, your attitude affects your altitude. Gary Price will attest to that. In this episode of the Get...
#10: Complete Guide to Starting Your Own Networking Event
December 1, 2016 • 2709 MIN
Have you ever been to a business networking meeting, looked around and thought, I can do an event like that? Starting your own event is possibly one of the best things you can do to raise your business' profile and put you on the map. When you run...
#9: Attitudes to Money: Why the Rich Get Richer & Poor Get Poorer
November 17, 2016 • 2707 MIN
When it comes to money, we all seem to have our level. Some people attract it, and others, no matter how much money they come into, manage to lose it. Despite what some people think, you don't need to be born with a silver spoon in your mouth. ...
#8: Assertiveness in Action: Getting More of What You Want
September 22, 2016 • 2885 MIN
How do you get more of what you want? The key is usually relationships. The better we deal with people, the more influence we have over others and the more control we have in everyday situations. In this episode of the Get Real About Business Podcast...
#7: How to Deal with Sales Objections
September 8, 2016 • 2360 MIN
Dealing with sales objections can be tricky. No matter how great your service or product, they're going to come up and you're going to need to know how to deal with them. In today's episode of the Get Real About Business Podcast we take a look at the...
#6: How to Grow Your Facebook Account & Other Solutions
August 22, 2016 • 2008 MIN
In this episode of the Get Real About Business Podcast we take a look at my most frequently asked questions around Facebook. Learn how to grow your Facebook account, how to put together a content management plan and lots more. I even share a complete...
#5: Networking for Introverts
April 25, 2016 • 1902 MIN
If you ever thought you were too shy to network you couldn't be more wrong. It turns out that even the most introverted people have star qualities that mean networking could be highly profitable for them. In this episode of the Get Real About Business...
#4: How to Write Killer Email Blasts
April 19, 2016 • 1951 MIN
It's all very well having a huge email list of subscribers, but that means nothing unless you're getting engagement and people are reading your emails. This episode explains how to get people to open your emails, which subject lines work well, how to...
#3: Lead Magnets that Grow Your Email List Like Crazy
January 28, 2016 • 1895 MIN
Creating the right lead magnet for your mailing list can be a massive difference to the amount of subscribers you get for your email list. This episode talks about what makes a good freebie, what to do with it and how to go about creating one.
#1: Introduction to the Get Real About Business Podcast
January 6, 2016 • 452 MIN
In this first ever episode, Clive shares what the Get Real About Business Podcast is all about, why he created it and what to expect going forward. Transcript Welcome to episode one of my brand new show The Get Real About Business Podcast! I’m so...