#152: Money saving tips, How to Expand into New Markets, Hiring Interns, and a Big Marketing Lesson from Chocomize.com

Episode #152 – “Money saving tips, how to expand into new markets, hiring interns, and a big marketing lesson from Chocomize.com

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This episode begins with some creative money saving tips which I think you’ll find amusing.  Then, I cover the topic “how to expand into new markets”, and a resource to help you hire interns.  Finally, there’s a big marketing lesson from Chocomize.com.

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114 Responses

  1. We’re back to the original format in this episode now that I’m back home again from my travels. Let me know which segment you like the best!

    Regards

    Andrew

  2. Hi Andrew, Its good to see one more very nice informative video. Your all marketing ideas and new lessons are must see but I think this one is particularly special for me. All the ideas you included are practical and could help people like me to grow there business. Chocomize is really inspiring for all those who want to create a online business which is different.

  3. Your tips were really helpful (and funny!) thanks a lot!

  4. Maneet kaur says:

    Thank you sooo much Andrew for the useful tips…I am damn sure it will help me in the long run in business as well as in personal front. I really like how you provide all the relevant information and websites name’s. I like the productivity section and chocomize part. thank you… :)

  5. Madan K Suwal says:

    Very good examples of saving money. Yes, I would like to do myself for many things as you have presented.
    Great tips for marketing.
    thank you

  6. Hey Andrew:

    I sell Scottsdale Luxury Homes, and put all of my clients in folders in Google.

    That way I have EVERY correspondence from all the interested parties in one place.

  7. Hello Andrew!

    I am publishing my first Apple iPhone/iPad App on the App Store called Mind Encrypt. I would love to know your ideas on Pre-Announcing an Application for the iPhone market.

    This is a Productivity and Educational App that uses Famous Quotes in history to build a complex password. Remembering your password is a sticky business and most people write it down. This App lets you remember a favorite quote from a list of Authors and creates a numeric password that would be almost impossible to crack.

    I would love to hear your thoughts on marketing this type of app before and after the launch.

    Cheers!

  8. Hi Andrew, it is also one of most useful video i had seen ever for business development, because of your examples and explanations may the point clear & easy to understand the realities. Good info i got about the SAM from this video.

  9. S.loganathan says:

    Hi Andrew,
    Thanks for your wonderful video. This video was really useful and very funny…. Great ideas…

  10. Hi Andrew,
    It is a nice informative video. It is very nice and useful one for all.

  11. Thank you Andrew, this is a very informative video with funny thoughts and great ideas…. Very good examples for money saving…

  12. Hi Andrew, I bet you spend a fortune on Chocolate, I really liked the silly lengths that people go to save some money.

  13. Amazing video. It is very informative and the money saving tips provided are really great.It is a video worth watching for all.

  14. This is a very interesting video. I found the tips very informative and very refreshing.Great ideas for money saving.

  15. S.Sivakumar says:

    I really appreciate your Input.Your expertise in SAM is excellent.The subject customization is an Interesting and practically applicable strategy.It shows the power of knowledge and a positive hope for business.I hope for more essential points from you to make us a great leaders in business.

  16. Hey Andrew, thanks buddy for the useful tips, very informative video, gr8, u rooccck

  17. In this video a lot of very useful tips. hopefully I can use these tips for my business development. thanks u

  18. HARI KRISHNAN R says:

    good presentation

  19. I liked the presenter and the concept of this website. The information and suggestions were easy to understand and follow. I would love to follow this.

  20. sreekumar.t.r says:

    I am really impressed with this video.This type of videos are really informative for peoples who wish to become a buisness man like me.

  21. Gret Video … Very Educational and inspiring too!

  22. Prashnat Wadkar says:

    this site is realy very good, the video is awesome too, its realy very helpful

  23. It is a good informative video. The marketing ideas are exceptionally helpful to understand. The lessons are quite informative to help practically. Overall a great advice series to follow up regularly.

  24. Thanks Andrew for another excellent episode.
    With regards to Chocomize.com, this seems like an extremely creative and well thought out business model. However, I think at the same time they should have “back-end” chocolate related products to sell to existing clients e.g. perhaps a subscription club like “Chocolate of the month” Or “Chocolates from around the World” where members receive a different chocolate each month. As most marketers will know, the main profits from a business come from the back-end.
    Also, I think they need additional streams of income, because their business model could relatively easily be copied by competitors.
    Thanks again Andrew.
    Kind regards
    Mark

  25. Venelin Petkov says:

    Hi Andrew,

    I have watched your video for a very first time and I would like to tell you that it is very good. The information is very helpful and people who are not marketing masters can understand what you want to say. Also, i want to tell you that your video made me interested in the web site chocomize.com, which is very entertaining.

  26. Hi Andrew,
    Very informative and valuable video. Loved the chocomize example. It’s definitely an irresistible offer :)

  27. Good effort taken by you to make people understand how money could be saved easily.
    I liked the fork spoon example very much.
    I liked even the filtering of emails. i too have set up one.

  28. Yes, this was the info that I needed. I will adjust my business to get the most out of it.

  29. Andrew:

    Another GREAT show. Especially the custom
    segment. Looking forwardto the next episode.

    Regards.

    jody

  30. The tips given by you for saving money are really useful. I will also try the same. Thank you very much for sharing.

  31. Hii Andrew!
    Money saving is the most important part of the business. A business which is effective and equally efficient can continue running and growing for ages.
    You provided some quick but nice tips for saving some money. Thanks and keep more ideas coming.

  32. Thanks for the video, Andrew,
    I find these money-saving tips are just inspirational to me.
    Stay tuned, I’ll came back for more valuable advices.

    Petar

  33. Thank you for the video! Interesting and easy to understand and follow ideas and recommendations! I liked your peace of analysis on Chocomize business. I would have a small comment, though – on internships. As your video is offering advices for starting/on-going businesses, maybe you can say a word on educating a responsible businesses as well. What I want to say is that many organizations/businesses would need interns for doing small things for free, but quite often it ends up being a unused opportunity – and, as a result – neither the boss, not the intern are happy. I am a manager myself and I would recommend, before looking for an intern – to design a plan and to think thoroughly over the tasks you are to give to the intern as well as writing down a list of your expectations towards the intern. And one more thing – internships are quite short(in time), therefore be ready to assign enough time and people to “guide”/train/coach the new person. I think such an approach will bring satisfaction to both parties – the intern will gain experience (not only in coffee and copies making) and the boss will have the work done.

  34. ch.sureshkumar says:

    Hi Andrew, thanks for the video. this is the first video i have watched for saving money.this was really useful.

  35. Very informative video with interesting examples. The tips are really innovative.

  36. Hii andrew,
    NICE video helped me a lot in developing and expanding my business.Thank you for such a nice interesting video with examples

  37. Hiii Andrew,
    I appreciate you for such a video. it was really helpful. I am gonna try some of these.

    Thank you

  38. The part about customization is what I tend to agree the most. It’s hard to breakthrough on today’s market with a product that people are long time familiar with. You need to come up with something new and unique that will attract customers interest, making them wanting to try it. Sometimes this tendency to be original can turn out to some really ridiculous solutions but what a heck, if the product sells than it’s worth the risks.

  39. the video is very helpfuk and educated vudeo .thanks for uploding

  40. Sarath chandran says:

    Its good to see one more very nice informative video. Your all marketing ideas and new lessons are must see but I think this one is particularly special for me and good presentation also.

  41. Another great episode…Keep up the incredible work Andrew!

  42. Awesome! Great video Andrew. The video is really understandable by everyone. The picture with the fork is really nice XD

  43. Anything with chocolate is worth watching. Another great episode. Thanks.

  44. I appreciate your work, thank you for that video :)

  45. Thank you Andrew, this is a very informative video and also a great ideas about saving money

  46. Thanks for the tips! I’ll be incorporating some custom orders and email organization into my work! (and I’ll be having one of those chocolate bars)

  47. I am really impressed with this video.This type of videos are really informative for peoples who wish to become a buisness man like me

  48. Good effort taken by you to make people understand how money could be saved easily.
    I liked the fork spoon example very much.
    I liked even the filtering of emails. i too have set up one.

  49. Thank you sooo much Andrew for the useful tips…I am damn sure it will help me in the long run in business as well as in personal front. I really like how you provide all the relevant information and websites name’s. I like the productivity section and chocomize part. thank you

  50. raja saravanan says:

    Andrew, Great efforts , thanks for such an informative video of saying how to save money

  51. Thank you so much for all the tips, very unique, helpful ones. I learnt so many things from this video. Very very nice and easy tips to SAVE MONEY which all of us are dying to do.

  52. Hi Andrew, this is very interesting video.Now a days money saving is very difficult.Inflation spread all over the world saving is a big task.I learned many tips from this video.Very informative and helpful for me.

  53. this educational video is so good for watch and it is useful for childrens and elders .this video is more essential and gives many news. the camera clarity is so good.I am happy to see this
    tank you

  54. Wow. First of all: I thougt it would be a really boring video, but it wasn’t at all. A very nice combination of “comedy” and “business” but still being serious all the time. The quality (video, editing) was amazing! Really professional; could even be a real TV-Show! The host is doing a great job, funny AND informative.
    I think the only thing you can do now is getting even more fame.

  55. Wow its simply amazing. Have a lot of quality information and at times can be of real help to struggling business. O likes the quality of video and the clarity of the topic to be discussed. The host is also great and good work. I can see your business going North wise only.

  56. Stijn Servaes says:

    Another great episode. Like always greatly explained and with a great touch of a great man.

  57. Stijn Servaes says:

    Like always greatly explained and with a great touch of a great man. keep doing these episodes ’cause they are not boring like some other shows

  58. this is a good business video, very useful for my future life.this educational video is so good for watch and it is useful for childrens and elders .must watch all human being this video.

  59. Hi Andrew,
    Great video! Thank you very much for your another wonderful effort.
    In my search for a good marketing program – This video hits it in a positive active way. Through this presentation I got a lot of marketing lessons. The presentation is decorated with examples. I hope it would help me to prosper in my business world.
    The show really enables us to be innovative.

  60. sameer siddiq says:

    Wow what a video. loved it.it really helps people to save the money and get some wonderful tips to
    succeed in the buisnes world in this modern era, even it highlights the creativity. Totally an awesome video to watch, i thought its boring in the beginning but its not at all boring. Charismatic is the word

  61. Every entrepreneur and the persons in the marketing field should watch this video.Very useful and informative………

  62. I have seen many books and presentations online related to the subject. But I would rate this as one best videos which gives good money saving tips. It really helps who see at marketing as career.

  63. Brandon Sponagle says:

    This video was easy to follow and kept my attention with the light humor. I’m now going to take a good look at what items i make money online with and make them more customizable to fans. This was my first time viewing an episode and it definitely did a good job of keeping my attention. When I began looking for strategies to make money on the internet, I found a lot of the information to be a bit dull. This is a cool show, thanks for the tips!

  64. Looks very good, seems its going to benefit me alot.
    Andrew thanks for this helpful and pleasant information.

  65. Andrew,

    I just saw your video and let me tell you, it was informative. The ideas and strategy that are shared in this video are very practical and feasible for a common man like me to grow my business. I even like the simple ideas shared about saving money.
    I would definitely like to share this video with my friends and colleagues.

  66. K.Sathish Kumar says:

    Good Informational video on money saving,it refreshed my mind and thought.

  67. manoj kumar says:

    Looks very good, seems its going to benefit me a lot.Every enterpreneurs should view this video,very useful and informative video

  68. This thing is very interesting.

    i liked it very much. Looking forward for more.

  69. Vandyk Amsden Fernandes says:

    Hi Andrew, This is another quite informative video, this video was easy to follow. I have seen some 5 videos including the Dubai one which I liked very much. Your all marketing ideas and new lessons are very educative to me with respect to internet marketing. All the ideas you included are very much practical and could help me with mu business and expanding it. I liked it very much…

  70. Thank you andrew,You make a great video.I learn a lot from it,this tips are very important specially for me,i just started learning about online opportunities and this money saving tips and trategies to boost my earning ability is very important.I will surely follow and apply this tips for me to grow and become financially free.

  71. Rofel Marco Tuazoj says:

    That was a very business related video Andrew! Keep it up, so that everyone including the young generation will be business minded and save resources in the long run.

  72. To be honest, trying to save money is one of the most problematic things for me. I’m an impulsive buyer: i.e. I just love to go and just buy something I like… and then later realize that I really didn’t need whatever I bought. This video gave me some good ideas on saving that I hope will help me. Thanks!

  73. Hi Andrew,

    Thanks for this week’s Nifty Click! I have already signed up for my free account at internships.com and started my search.

    I have been looking for some part-time help in my business, and this just might do the trick.

    Cheers!

    Pete

  74. Thanks for the info Andrew- My business really do suck i dont know what went wrong couple of years ago things were great. I am unsure what i am doing wrong.

  75. Thanks for good article.i will to try to practice it in my condition.

  76. This thing is very interesting.
    I liked it very much , especially as i have my own business to, so i learned something from here.
    Thank you Andrew !!

  77. hello andrew,
    you video about money saving tips and how to
    expand the market is really good. the real time
    examples you have used to explain made us understand your concept easily. your tips are
    informative and practically applicable.
    your voice and communication is good. finally
    i should say your video is really good.

    thanks,
    venkat.

  78. hello andrew,
    you video about money saving tips and how to
    expand the market is really good. the real time
    examples you have used to explain made us understand your concept easily.

  79. Wow. First of all: I thougt it would be a really boring video, but it wasn’t at all. A very nice combination of “comedy” and “business” but still being serious all the time. The quality (video, editing) was amazing! Really professional; could even be a real TV-Show! The host is doing a great job, funny AND informative.
    I think the only thing you can do now is getting even more fame.

  80. Wow it is great. Have a lot of quality information and at times can be of real help to struggling business. The host is also great and good work. Likes the quality of video and the clarity of the topic to be discussed. It is a great way to help emerging business by giving these small tips about business. The video is easy to understand and very informative.

  81. I really appreciate the efforts put in .The subject customization is an Interesting and practically applicable strategy. Knowledge and a positive hope for business are clearly being reflected. Job well done.

  82. Hello Andrew,

    You are really doing the right way. You have mixed the content well. But the part “Ask Andrew” is the best part all through :)
    Thumbs up man!!!!!!!

  83. giggs manis says:

    I find these money-saving tips are just inspirational to me. That was a very business related video Andrew! Keep it up, so that everyone in the young generation will be business minded and save resources in the long run.

  84. hi andrew,
    you have done a very good job
    you have helped alot thanks
    Job well done.i liked it very much

  85. hi andrew,
    you have done a very good job
    you have helped alot thanks

  86. JINTO SEBASTIAN says:

    THANK YOU FOR GIVING GOOD TIPS… IT IS THE BEST WAY OF SAVING MONEY.

  87. Pretty informative video, well put together and offers useful advice for budding businessman.

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