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Disrupting the Health Industry

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In this week’s episode of Beyond the Business Card we talk to Jake Velie, author of Healthy For Life University’s Complete Transformation System. Jake recently joined the team at Gooihealth.

Jake, who has been working in development and consulting in the Medical and Wellness fields for over a decade, shares a wealth of insights into ways in which digital technology is disrupting the health industry.

The focus here isn’t on consumer products; its on the ways big pharma, medical research and health practitioners are beginning to explore what can be done with digital technology.

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How to Build a Video Production Company

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Nick Francis, Casual Films

This week we talk to the multi-award winning co-founder and creative director of Casual Films, Nick Francis.

Nick, who stumbled into a career in corporate film making along with pal Barnaby Cook after university, talks candidly about their early days as part of the DSLR revolution and how Casual has grown to the point where they’ve now opened a US office.

As well as giving an insight into the video production industry, Nick shares how he and Barnaby grew the business and professionalised their sales and development processes.

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Peter J Thomson Talks Funding & Investors

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Peter J Thomson

Digital Brand Strategist and author Peter J. Thomson, who is an advocate of equity crowdfunding & design thinking, guests Beyond the Business Card this week.

On the day he flew off to work with SeedInvest in New York to help startups promote their equity crowdfunding campaigns to investors, Peter, who is the author of Tickle: Digital marketing for tech companies, took time to talk to Bernie J. Mitchell and myself.

On the show we talk about that tricky subject of securing funding and attracting investors if you’re set on developing digital products.

The show’s worth listening to just for Peter’s tip about hashtags!

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and if you love coffee, Peter’s coffee blog will tell you the best places to get a cup of java.

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A Very Scrumptious Business – The Grub Club

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One half of the Grub Club, Olivia Sibony, guests the show to talk about a new business idea that’s got London foodies itching to try a wide range of cuisine, prepared by chefs ranging from talented amateurs to Le Cordon Bleu trained, often in interesting and obscure spaces around London. The Grub Club also acts as a platform for new and aspiring restaurateurs looking to bring their ideas to market.

Olivia talks at length about how she and her business partner, Sid Vijayakumar, got the business up and running with the support of family and friends.

What’s more, on the eve of a crowdsourcing venture, Olivia gives us an insight into the role email, social media and the community have played in driving the Grub Club forward.

Some Grub Club ‘Big Data’ from the last 18 months – Grub Club have:

Worked with 450 venues across London

Worked with over 200 Chefs

Hosted over 1000 Grub Clubs

Served 20,000 people around 80,ooo plates of food

Poured 64,000 glasses of alcohol and broken just 12 glasses!

Seen 12 new romances and had ONLY one power cut!

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Images courtesy of The Grub Club.

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The R in CRM is Relationship

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Jon Ferrara, best known as the co-founder of GoldMine Software Corp, one of the early pioneers in the Sales Force Automation (SFA) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software categories for Small to Medium sized Businesses (SMBs), joins the show this week to talk about Nimble, one of the leading social CRMs out on the market at present.

Taking us in part through his journey from Goldmine, Jon speaks passionately about the changing nature of CRMs and the impact social media has had on the market.

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How to Succeed with a Kickstarter – An interview with Mats Horn

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Episode #4 of Beyond the Business Card sees Ville Edgren, one of our agents of goo, interview Mats Horn about the success of a kickstarter campaign for the world’s smallest mobile phone: Tinitell.

Mats, who lives in Stockholm, Sweden, but was raised in the US, shares the story of how he came up with the idea of the Tinitell: the “iPod Shuffle of mobile phones”. Tinitell is a wearable mobile phone for kids. A wristphone that enables parents to easily keep in touch with their kids.

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Mats Horn



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Networking Online & Offline – An interview with Danny Beyer

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In this episode of Beyond the Business Card Jon talks to Danny Bayer, who works for Kabel Business Services a payroll sales exec specializing in payroll processing.

Danny talks about how he hasn’t had to make a cold call in over eighteen months after discovering how to make LinkedIn, as well as other social media channels, a key part of networking and lead generation.

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Beyond the Business Card


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Welcome to the GooiBiz podcast !

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Welcome to the show that’s that’s dedicated to digital, social and mobile for every small business.

This weekly podcast will be exploring the role of digital in business and how we as business owners need to be aware of innovations, strategies and tactics that we can employ to dramatically impact business.

In this first episode, which we probably should have called Episode #0 instead of #1, we – Jon & Bernie – introduce ourselves and the scope of the podcast.

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