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Ian Brodie
Works at The Rainmaker Academy
Attended Manchester Business School
Lives in Handforth, Cheshire
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Just bought this for my membership site. Hoping I can get it up and running quickly :)
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Just published a detailed case study...
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Just recorded this in the garden!
Super Fast Tip For Coming Up With Ideas for Blogging and Email Marketing
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Just come off a hangout interview with Luke Charlton on the Elite Entrepreneur show http://zagcoaching.com/hangouts/. Luke asked some very smart questions about email marketing, starting from scratch, facebook ads, and a bunch of other stuff.
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The much-asked for results of my Project 10K experiment. They might not be what you expected...
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Thanks Heather. Will be continuing to report as things evolve and I learn more.
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Wise words from Undercover Economist Tim Harford. And very, very applicable to marketing: http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_harford.html. If you're not testing, you're not improving.
Economics writer Tim Harford studies complex systems -- and finds a surprising link among the successful ones: they were built through trial and error. In this sparkling talk from TEDGlobal 2011, he asks us to embrace our randomness and start making better mistakes.
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Just uploaded a new podcast with Dr David Darmanin of hotjar where he shares tips on using analytics like heatmaps and funnel analysis to boost you website sales and conversions.
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Three simple mistakes (with graphical examples) that stop people reading yoru emails
A lot of focus gets put in Email Marketing on subject lines.After all, if no one opens your email, no one is going to take action or buy.But after opening
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Why packaging is vital for service business too (and a look at what arrived in the post this morning) http://www.ianbrodie.com/moreclientstv/packaging/
Why Packaging is Vital for Service Business Too
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Your thoughts? "Free or low cost" marketing sounds great. But there's a real downside I think.
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Yes but....(there's always a but). Most people doing free and low cost marketing aren't testing at all. They're just doing what they think doesn't cost them rather than testing and measuring ROI (and they rarely include the cost of their time)
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Not predictions, timeless principles that will work as well in 2014 as in previous years.
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Help consultants, coaches and other professionals attract and win more clients.
Employment
  • The Rainmaker Academy
    Managing Director, 2007 - present
  • Archstone Consulting
    Director, 2006 - 2007
  • Gemini Consulting/Capgemini
    Principal Consultant, 1994 - 2006
  • ICL
    Designer, 1988 - 1994
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Handforth, Cheshire
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Manchester - Stakeford
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Working with consultants, coaches and other professionals to help them attract and win more clients without the pain and expense of traditional marketing.
Introduction
My job is to help consultants, coaches and other professionals get more clients - fast.

I've been a consultant and coach for 17 years. But I'm far from a natural salesperson. I learnt the hard way that to do the interesting, challenging and rewarding work I wanted to focus on - I would need to learn to market myself.



Over the years I've learned what it takes for even the most reluctant of consultants to become effective at marketing and sales. 



And that's what I teach my clients today: simple, effective ways for them to get more clients.

You can get a free copy of my Pain Free Marketing Blueprint - the straightforward guide to attracting and winning clients at www.ianbrodie.com/moreclients.

Or if you want to chat, you can contact me at www.ianbrodie.com/contact-me.
Bragging rights
Named one of the Top 50 Global Thought Leaders in Marketing and Sales by Top Sales World Magazine, one of the Top 25 Global Influencers in Sales and Sales Management by OpenView Labs, one of the European Social Business Dream Team by Salesforce.com. And my kids love me too.
Education
  • Manchester Business School
    MBA (Distinction), 1992 - 1994
  • University of Manchester
    BSc (Hons) Mathematics, 1985 - 1987
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