#144: American Idol Live Tour 2011 (VIP), Royal Wedding, Flipping Websites, Text Message Marketing, and Small Business Marketing Tips with Andrew Lock

By locky|July 10, 2011|HMB Episodes|33 comments

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I’m back! I hope you enjoy this show, it was a fun one to put together, especially after coming back from my travels.

In this episode, who’s your favorite American idol? Scotty McCreery? Lauren Alaina? Pia Toscano? I attended the first show of the 2011 tour, for the top 10 of season 10, as a VIP guest. Follow me backstage as I meet the idols and watch the show.

This episode of “Help!………..My Business Sucks!” is made possible by The Ultimate Internet BootCamp, the new way to build a profitable website from scratch, in just 5 days flat: http://www.makemoneyin5.com

As usual, let me know your opinion about the topics covered in the show to help your small business this week – leave your comment below, it’s really easy to do, no registration required.

Enjoy the show!


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  • locky

    It’s good to be back with this latest episode, I missed you 😉

  • http://www.mygoldntan.com Adam Sand

    Great to see you back Andrew! Seeings how I just bought your webTV show course about 3 weeks ago, its good to see that spite having such success in other areas of your business, the renumeration from Help My Business Sucks seems to still be worth your time and effort. I am re-ignited to get working on that project once again!

    As usual a great episode! See you next month!

  • locky

    Thanks Adam,

    Yes, WebTV is still alive and well as an industry, that’s for sure.


  • http://Centerforinnerhealing.com Ted Robinson

    Hi Andrew,

    It’s great to have you back. I actually was wondering lately about what had happened to you. Just a thought for future reference, please let us know when you’ll be missing in action for awhile and give us a date of your return so we can anticipate seeing you again on a set date. Otherwise, we might think you’ve lost your interest.

    By the way, I bought your course on how to do video shows and now I have a weekly video half hour show entitled “Learning to Live in the Present Moment” which has been well received. Thank you for such a great course.

    Best regards,

  • http://www.onlineshoppingsalesgalore.com/ Sharon

    Very refreshing and giving us small business owner an avenue to get help from you.


  • Laszlo

    Can’t get your new episode on I tune’s

  • Joann Boyce

    Hi Andrew,

    Good to see you again. You are the greatest. I attended the first UIBC in Long Beach and so far have not gotten auto responder to work. Now have someone to help me so hopefully I can take advantage soon. My committed “pack” that attended with me finked out and are doing nothing. I am going to search for any attendees from the Phoenix, AZ area. I want to get a ROI on my investment!!

    I look forward to your future presentations. Loved the Royal Wedding and info re American Idol.

    Joann Boyce

  • http://thehousingmarket.net Dave

    I have been steadily learning from your site and presentations. I was concerned when I didn’t get any new info from you, I’m glad you’re back, and I look forward to your next installment. Now, tell the truth, was your absence a bid to up-sell your presentations to a VIP level?

  • Debbie

    Wonderful to see you back. Great show. And your timing is perfect…was on the fence about signing up with a text messaging service for a new venture of mine. Will definitely check out the suggested BoomText.

    By the way, where are your shoes?! :-)


  • http://www.leaptv.com Isabelle Mercier

    Andrew, glad to hear from you. Great episode this week and congrats on your success with your new Bootcamp Series. Cheers 😉

  • http://www.UtilsForLess.com Paul Bilodeau

    Hi Andrew – nice to have you back, but I find that this week’s episode doesn’t load………the little load circle just keeps spinning and spinning but no Andrew!!

  • Kannan.N

    Great Show..

  • http://www.rsummercamp.com Michaela Chatman (@CampRoadless)

    You look good! Seems like you slimmed down a little! Work it Andrew!

  • http://Lampworkingbeadshop.com Laura Marianovic

    Andrew, in response to the text marketing….
    I think on websites at least it would be great if giving your phone number would be an OPTION and not a MUST only to get the information.
    Continued success!

    A UIBCer 5

  • http://www.perfiles-msn.com/encuentros/ Andrea @ Encuentros

    Really great to see you again!

  • http://www.snowisesports.com marleen

    Yes I know it’s unlock day…
    Still I could not resist after printing my boarding pass to have a quik look at your website.
    Thanks you for all the things you and the team make possible for us to learn this business with laughter and nifty things :-)


  • http://studiokidsart.com Suzanne

    It’s already August! Even though you have been missing from our Wednesday marketing meetings, it has given us a chance to go back over a lot of the older episodes and remind ourselves of earlier lessons.

    We miss you, Andrew and look forward to your new lessons. (Also, we all agree here in the office about T-mobile, missing a chance to integrate their product into the commercial a little more- you would be proud of your marketing students here, as we picked that up right away!)

  • Bruce Brodeen

    Come back, Andrew, come back. ;-P We miss you…though, you certainly are busy, busy, busy! Always a great ‘n wonderful thing….

  • http://www.cuestionariosonline.com Oposiciones

    Nice show, congratulations.

    Best regards.

  • http://www.kingofthecajun.com Ken Groves

    Excellent show! I hope to learn alot. What a great idea to help businesses. Help me my business needs it! We think we have the best product in the nation, but we need to help spicing up the world!

    Continued Success!


  • http://xdwebsolutions.com/ Kesha Brown

    Hey Andrew, this is my first time here and glad I clicked through (from Google)! This show has everything – comedy, entertainment, and of course great marketing tips for us business owners!

    I look forward to watching more shows and sharing your site as a resource to my network as well :-)


  • http://www.helpmybusiness.com Andrew Lock

    Thanks Kesha,

    …and welcome 😉
    I’m glad you like the show.


  • http://ratextermination.org/rat-extermination-in-middle-island/ Violet Anderson

    TY a lot for blogging this, it had been quite helpful and solved the problem tons

  • http://rickcloud.com Rick Cloud

    Hello Andrew, first timer here and all I can say is great job… laughs and knowledge, what else can anyone ask for.


  • http://www.linkedin.com/company/transglobe-property-management-services Evan

    Business is constantly growing and changing, if you don’t keep up you’ll be left behind. Good info!

  • http://google.com Bobby
  • bernd hubl

    nothing new ;(

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    I wish I had known HelpmyBusiness website before… sigh, though my business seems to suck too at least today… :(

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