Ben Mackie

Ben Mackie

I sat across from Gavin (former Australian middleweight champion and founder of the gym) as he said what a journey the next 10 weeks would be for me...

Thursday, 23 February 2017 09:57

How To Beat Your Competitors To The Big Sell...

Let me share with you a tale of two experts, if I may. And (in the process) extinguish this idea that "the early bird catches the worm"...


Thursday, 23 February 2017 09:55

How To Sell, Smile- And Shut Down Spruikers:

I've been feeling real gratitude of late...

When I think of all the things of real value that I have in my life: close family, true friends I can count on, the freedom that this career allows me- I instead see my ongoing challenges as chances:


Thursday, 23 February 2017 09:54

3 Reasons You Should ABSOLUTELY Bother To Blog:

When I say you should be posting a new blog every week to your site and across social media, I already know the two most likely excuses (sorry, "reasons") that you'll give me. Or are you different?

Thursday, 23 February 2017 09:51

How To Convert Your Copy To Cash

Whether you plan to sit down and schedule time to write your own sales copy, or you've reached out and got a professional copywriter on board- make sure you have a clear answer to these 5 questions:


Thursday, 23 February 2017 09:49

8 Steps To Get Red Hot Testimonials

As somebody who specialises in writing for businesses just like yours and professionals just like you, what I'm about to say might come as a shock:


You might not realise it but right now, as your read these words, there are people looking for you

You might not know who they are and that's a pity, because you should. 

Because once you got past the “getting to know you” bit, it could turn into a glowing, mutually beneficial relationship that lasts for years. So why isn't this relationship happening?


Lately, all I’ve been hearing about is Pokemon Go. People wandering around like zombies, staring at their screens- and I’m the uncool one sitting here at my laptop and writing? I feel like I’ve time-travelled back to the late 90’s, the way so many people my age are out to “Catch ‘em all”. It got me thinking about another old craze that I couldn’t get into…


Here's how I overcame something that gave me the "public speaking" jitters- and how you can overcome that leg-trembling, palm-sweating fear of taking the stage by remembering the same principle: