James Tuckerman wrote a new post, Business lessons from Antarctica Part #2: Entrepreneurs are cheaters and take shortcuts 2 weeks, 2 days ago
This is the second article in ‘Business Lessons from Antarctica’. Read the first article here.
“I hated school. I didn’t fit in.”
It was only the first night of the Unstoppables Delegation to Antarctica and […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, Business Lessons from Antarctica Part #1: How to recover from a ‘kick you in the nuts’ 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Jeff Wilson is an Australian professional adventurer.
That means that he does outrageously dangerous things so that ‘indoor types’ (like me) can watch from afar and marvel at the human spirit (while feeling […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, Our most offensive marketing campaign ever. But did it work? 1 month, 2 weeks ago
A little over a week ago, we launched a promotion that polarised subscribers to the newsletter of our premium memberships site, the Not-So-Freaky University.
We ran a competition titled “GO FUCKING BOLD IN […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, What is social proof? What can this dancing lunatic teach you about online marketing? 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Two or three times a year, I run an online marketing masterclass.
Imagine 10 to 15 business builders jammed in a small room learning what it takes to get web traffic, capture leads and compel site visitors to […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, Anthill goes global and causes some serious outrage. (C’mon! What’s in a name? Really!?) 11 months, 2 weeks ago
You may have already caught wind that something major is afoot at Anthill.
Over the past few weeks, we’ve watched 200 Anthillians happily rampage through our new global site, in the interests of BETA […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, Is it just me or is the Australian Government rubbish at supporting entrepreneurs? Check out what they’re doing in Malaysia. 1 year ago
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Dr V. Sivapalan, a Malaysian serial entrepreneur with a deep interest in what factors influence entrepreneurial endeavour (and a strangely elusive first name).
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, The dumbest online stratregy of all? 1 year ago
Two weeks ago, I ran a short survey.
I polled over 200 people interested in my upcoming online marketing masterclass and asked, ‘What is your main online goal for 2014?’
The survey revealed one big, silly […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, Was our Readers’ Choice Award hijacked? (Or was it always going to be a sanctioned exercise in new media manipulation?) 1 year, 3 months ago
Can you remember the winner of TIME magazine’s Most Influential Person poll in 2009?
Was it Barack Obama? Oprah Winfrey? The Dalai Lama?fair
No, it was Moot, the pseudonym of 21-year-old Christopher Poole, a […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, The hidden face of BRW (How ‘remarkable’) 1 year, 3 months ago
We’ve historically given BRW a hard time at Anthill Magazine.
Of course, BRW has always been the incumbent leader in the business magazine space. And it’s in our nature to never let the status quo get too […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, Are you a business builder and have trouble getting your message across? Here’s a pitching technique that will take you six minutes to learn. 1 year, 3 months ago
What is the Gaddie Pitch?
You know how business builders often struggle to quickly explain what they do and end up frustrating (or boring) the people or audiences they desperately want to impress?
The Gaddie […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, How to give good headlines, and create emails that get opened [CHEAT SHEET] 1 year, 3 months ago
If you have a beautifully crafted email with a thoughtless headline, no one will open it. It’s as simple as that.
There are three main strategies for creating email headlines that will get recipients opening […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, Now you can get Hulu in Australia (and Stephen Conroy ain’t gonna like it) 1 year, 5 months ago
I’m not a very technical person. Yes, I appreciate the irony, starting a business about innovation and then crowning myself ‘editor-in-chief’. (I mean, who wouldn’t?) So I apologise if the following post is a tad […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, “How can I make money from social media?” The answer is forehead slappingly simple. 1 year, 5 months ago
This is a question that I am asked daily. (Yup. Every day.)
And when I pose it at a live event, the silence is deafening.
Imagine the sound of crickets chirping, followed by the haunting echo of a coyote […]
James Tuckerman replied to the forum topic Bronwyn from 4T Consulting in the group Seagate Server (Q&A) 1 year, 5 months ago
What’s fantastic about the server is that we use a lot of Apple products for our field staff. Being an environmental services company we have people working in the field constantly. We use Apple products, […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, How to start your own LinkedIn Group [VIDEO] 1 year, 6 months ago
Recently, I was asked to help a client start their own LinkedIn Group. It’s no simple undertaking. LinkedIn is littered with loveless and empty groups. Having pondered the question (for several city blocks before […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, ACADEMY EXCLUSIVE: New skill share program to help with ‘micro’ business headaches 1 year, 7 months ago
Do you need to get something done and you’re having trouble getting started? What’s the obstacle? Are you facing a skills gap? Perhaps it’s a big task, maybe it’s a little task?
Since the advent of the Academy, […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, The only three ways to get media coverage. (Seriously, there are no other, excluding blackmail.) 1 year, 8 months ago
This week, I’ve been resting and recouperating from a fierce flu.
It couldn’t have come at a worse time. My clever, articulate and erudite editor, Jen Storey, is on annual leave, sunning it up somewhere other […]
James Tuckerman wrote a new post, Carl Sagan lives… in a duet with Stephen Hawking? 1 year, 8 months ago
This funny (and strangely catchy) mashup of television footage from Carl Sagan’s Cosmos and Stephen Hawking’s Universe series (with the aid of some masterfully applied Auto-Tune singing technology) was created as […]
James Tuckerman replied to the forum topic Expanding Channels in the group ANTHILL ACADEMY: BUSINESS VALUATION 1 year, 8 months ago
Hi Sharene. It’s a really common question and I might just see if I can find an expert for you (and create another webinar/course, of course).
Two names jump to mind… Fiona Anson and Simone Novella. I […]
James Tuckerman replied to the forum topic What business are you in? Do you actually know? Is it scaleable? in the group ANTHILL ACADEMY: BUSINESS VALUATION 1 year, 8 months ago
Thanks Annemaree. Marc and I had a good chat afterward, as a few people left comments during the webinar asking how to access more training. It’s something that we’re now working on!
Also, when you get your […]