insights from businesses

In this podcast, Mel Telecican helps you navigate the myriad of ways individuals and business can leverage, productise and monetise knowledge and business data. Mel interviews guests about the obstacles, benefits and results experienced by people who have done it themselves for their own or other’s businesses. Monetising Knowledge the podcast, was born out of a need to discern the best approach to ‘work smarter and not harder’. To do that, Mel speaks with experts in their fields to talk about licensing IP, app development, video marketing for conversion, content marketing, online courses, pricing psychology, affiliate networks, media, podcasting, events/retreats/conferences, membership sites, masterminds, product development, speaking/pitching, webinars, audio books, quiz/diagnostic dev, blogging, vlogging, even software development.

29. Sally Eberhardt: Effective networking

Effective networking with Sally Eberhardt

In this episode, I talk to Sally Eberhardt, author of the book Pain-free Networking for Introverts. We talk about pitching and long-term benefits of networking.


In this episode we cover:

  • Sally’s background and what made her decide to write a book about networking for introverts
  • Sally’s personal daunting feeling and dread of networking as an introvert
  • Key things for people both introverts and non-introverts about networking
  • Determining the right opportunities and events for networking
  • Networking by developing relationships
  • How to deal with people monopolizing your time during networking
  • Managing expectations during a networking function
  • Networking is about giving
  • The importance of having an elevator pitch and Sally’s own pitch
  • Tips to remember about setting yourself up before a networking event
  • Following up and keeping in touch
  • 3Rs – Recognize, Remember, Reward


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28. James Rose: Products and services – from idea to execution

Products and services – from idea to execution

In this episode, I interview James Rose, an engineer who brings ideas to life. We talk about how he successfully created 2 products that went into market, his new business Content Snare, and his experiences.


In this episode we cover:

  • The story of Silver Siphon, how it came to be from idea to selling it to an investment firm in Silicon Valley
  • The process of selling and investment
  • His 2nd business, Content Snare, and the services it offers
  • How the business and its services evolved
  • The launch of Content Snare and how it started
  • Grow Your Web Design Business Community
  • The growth of the business and building their email list
  • How SEO helped their business
  • The challenges they encountered in spreading the word about Content Snare
  • How they plan and their roadmap
  • Tips on pricing products


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