Just The Tips, with James P. Friel and Dean Holland
By James P. Friel and Dean Holland
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Just The Tips is a business talk show for entrepreneurs and business owners who are tired of listening to the same old stodgy content. Interviewing (and sometimes roasting) top entrepreneurs from around the world, each episode is fun, witty and informative. It's a must listen for anyone wanting to transform their marketing, sales and business while having a laugh instead of falling asleep. We, not so humbly, believe it's the best business and marketing podcast in the world.
||CleanSolve the Problem in Front of You with Stackify’s Matt Watson, Ep. 67||On today’s Just the Tips, we talk with Matt Watson, who had enormous success early in life as co-founder of Vinsolutions, and after selling that company for $150 million, started Stackify to solve the biggest problems he had at Vinsolutions. Matt...||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat if you’re selling to the wrong customer?, Ep. 66||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, I’m in a much better mood, having adjusted to the keto diet, though Dean’s fitness advice could put me back over the edge. But in the meantime, Dean and I dive into something that has come up numerous times...||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArtificial intelligence marketing for small businesses with Magnus Unemyr, Ep. 65||As listeners to Just the Tips know, I am all about systems. You put a system in place and get it running smoothly and you open up hectares of time for high-value work. On today’s episode, we have a guest who puts my love of automation to shame....||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Three False Beliefs Holding Entrepreneurs Back, Ep. 64||Longtime listeners of Just the Tips know that Dean and I are in an epic race to see who can finish their book first. It was a challenge set by Ken Dunn, our guest on episode 44, and as of this recording, there’s no real easy way to put this, I’m...||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow to Not Be a Donkey with Alex Dee, Ep. 63||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, we have a bit of a wildcard, who jumped into the show before I could introduce him, and then served as a Don King-style hype man for Dean and myself. But that’s Alex Dee, a man who brings enormous energy to...||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Early Entrepreneurial Bug, Ep. 62||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I are reunited over the Internet after being together in person for Dean’s wedding! After admitting the entire ceremony was a ruse just to get me to the U.K., Dean and I talk about a little cake...||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKeep the Money You Make with Bradley Gibb, Ep. 61||For all of the many skills an entrepreneur applies to their work and life, often taking care of their financial well-being isn’t one of them. Planning for retirement and making sure you are “financially healthy” can be intimidating to think...||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy You Need to Take a Break, Ep. 60||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I chat about the importance of taking breaks, going on vacation, leaving the grind behind and resetting. This is a really important episode for anyone who is feeling the burnout, or who is eyeing an...||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Internet’s Legal Minefield with Richard Chapo, Ep. 59||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I punch above our weight a bit by having Richard Chapo, a lawyer specializing in internet law for businesses, on the show. Richard is a business lawyer in San Diego who has been practicing for 25 years...||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Tell a Story with Your Marketing with Erik Stafford, Ep. 58||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I welcome one of the best copywriters around, an award-winning designer, and a guy who knows his way around conversion rates and online marketing. Erik Stafford has won several AAF-ADDY Awards and ARDA...||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanForget Funnel Hacking with Shawn Lynam, Ep. 57||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean grants me a new nickname that I actually earned back in the day when I worked in London, The Loud American, but I quiet down a bit to listen to a good friend of mine, Shawn Lynam, tell his story of how he...||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEverything You Know About Conversion is Wrong with Chris Dayley, Ep. 56||Today’s episode of Just the Tips finds me recovering from an accidental 22-mile walk, but that doesn’t stop me from getting excited about our guest, Chris Dayley. Chris is a mastermind at conversion, having done more than 1,000 split tests in his...||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStrengthen the Offer Until They Can't Say No, Ep. 55||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean comes through with the promise of something he teased in an earlier episode, which is a hugely successful marketing strategy that he’s implemented for his own business. In the last episode, Dean said he...||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Coolest Webinar Success Story (Seriously) with Mike Schmidt, Ep. 54||Today’s episode of Just the Tips has me welcoming two guests to the show, one being former co-host Dean Holland whom I have summarily downgraded to recurring guest. The other is a guy who knows a thing or two about digital marketing, the amazing...||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Five Pillars of Your Business, Ep. 53||Today’s episode of Just the Tips is just Dean and me, and it starts off with two interesting premises: 1) I’m nice to Dean and 2) Dean doesn’t like podcasts. What better way to start a podcast off than that? But actually, we use the dull podcast..||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemystifying Cryptocurrency with Brian Keith Noonan, Ep. 52||Today’s episode of Just the Tips dives into a topic that everyone is talking about but few understand: cryptocurrency. Our guest is Brian Keith Noonan, a guy I’ve known for several years as a top marketer, but in the last couple years he’s...||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanResolving Business Relationship Kerfuffles with Stacey Martino, Ep. 51||Today’s episode of Just the Tips is all about a mystery to me: relationships. Unless we’re talking about one’s relationship to spreadsheets, this is basically a foreign subject to me, but Stacey Martino and her husband Paul have been helping...||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeeking Out about Passive Income with Mark Podolsky, Ep. 50||Today’s episode of Just the Tips sets a world record for Quickest Burn on a Podcast with Dean laying into me not ten seconds in, but we right the ship in time to welcome an amazing guest, Mark Podolsky, a man known across the Internet as the Land...||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInfluence Others by Letting Go of Having to Be Right with Bob Burg, Ep. 49||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I welcome someone who has written extensively and authoritatively on the use of influence and persuasion. Bob Burg is the co-author of the Go-Giver, a book that has sold more than 700,000 copies and has...||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHappiness is a Stupid Goal with Brandon Carter, Ep. 48||It is the rare episode of Just the Tips where our guest receives the trumpet fanfare typically reserved for my esteemed British co-host Dean Holland. But if anyone deserves it, it’s Brandon Carter, one of the funniest and most strategic marketers in..||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWarren Buffett and the One-Legged Man, Ep. 47||This week on Just the Tips Dean and I sit down to process an amazing experience I had recently, where I had the opportunity to see Warren Buffett at the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska. I had high expectations for the event,..||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom Homeless to Seven Figures with Akbar Sheikh, Ep. 46||This week on Just the Tips we have a guest who has been through it all. He’s been homeless, and he’s run multiple seven-figure companies, and he’s always found a way to give back. Akbar Sheikh is a best-selling author, speaker and philanthropist..||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGetting into the Feely Stuff with Julie Stoian, Ep. 45||This week on Just the Tips we have a guest who is a very good friend of mine (confirmed by both parties, after Dean questioned whether it was a one-way friendship), who is not only one of the best coaches out there for digital marketing, she also has...||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow to Write a Not-Terrible Book with Ken Dunn, Ep. 44||Our guest on this week’s Just the Tips is a man who spent 14 years in investigative and tactical policing, but that’s not the most interesting thing about him. He also went on to start a company that eventually sold for eight figures, but that is...||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Hot Dogs Explain Content Marketing with Krista Mashore, Ep. 43||This week on Just the Tips we have a guest who has been a client of mine, a friend of mine, and ultimately someone I greatly admire. Krista Mashore is a realtor in Northern California who has sold more than 100 house a year for nearly her entire...||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding Your Ideal Tribe with Natasha and Rich Hazlett, Ep. 42||This episode of Just the Tips talks with two people who have boldly gone where few dare to tread: starting a business together as a married couple. Natasha and Rich Hazlett had very successful corporate careers, Natasha as an attorney, before deciding..||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Road of the Entrepreneur is Paved with Mistakes with Marcos Moura, Ep. 41||You know you’re talking to a real entrepreneur when one of the first things they say is “I’ve made a lot of mistakes.” The journey of the start-up business owner is one paved with mistakes and missteps, but on this week’s episode of Just the..||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDropping (Knowledge) Atom Bombs with Trey Lewellen, Ep. 40||On this week’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I are suffering from a bit of conference withdrawal after hanging out with each other at Funnel Hacking Live in Orlando, Florida. But we’re shaking off the cold sweats to welcome my good friend...||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Dirty Little Secret of Being an Entrepreneur, Ep. 39||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I chat about his talk, “The Ultimate Funnel,” and whether he’d be better off staring silently at the audience for 24 of his 27 minutes on stage, or if he should do his actual presentation. All...||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinger Painting and Forensics with Molly Montgomery, Ep. 38||When you think of fun and happiness, generally the three things that come to mind are family, maybe traveling, and of course, accounting. No? Just us? Well, on today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I welcome somebody who went from being an...||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFlying Solo and Ignoring FOMO, Ep. 37||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I welcome…nobody. We welcome nobody. Because on today’s show, Dean and I are catching up with each other about what’s happening in each other’s businesses, where we’ve been and what we have...||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGreat Customer Experience and Whipped Cream with Sheri Fitts, Ep. 36||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I welcome a true entrepreneur, someone who has been building businesses literally since she was a kid. When she was just 5 or 6 years old, Sheri Fitts looked at the empty glass baby food jars that her...||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Stories Break Through False Beliefs with Steve Larsen, Ep. 35||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I welcome Steve Larsen, a good friend of mine and, to be honest, a man who is more obsessed with funnels than probably anyone on the planet. I had to ask him, out of the gate, how he got that way, and...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeyond Success with Dan Lok, Ep. 34||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean has to step aside for actual royalty as we welcome Dan Lok, the king of high-ticket sales. Dan actually got that nickname when a magazine dubbed him that, but there’s no doubt he earned it. Dan first...||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitStop Networking and Build Genuine Relationships with Scott Gerber, Ep. 33||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I welcome Scott Gerber, a man who has launched incredible projects that have made a huge difference for companies. He’s CEO of The Community Company, an organization that builds and manages...||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrue Leadership with Jeffrey Davidson, Ep. 32||On today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I welcome Jeffrey Davidson, a man who has really become a leader in the leadership space. One of the greatest fears of entrepreneurs and small business owners, spoken or unspoken, is adding to a team (or..||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGood Marketing in One Word with David Asarnow, Ep. 31||We’re so lucky on Just the Tips to always have amazing guests on the show, but today is extra-amazing. Not only is the guest a good friend of mine and someone who’s helped me quite a bit, he’s a big-time award winner. David Asarnow has won more...||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWriting Love Letters to Your Ideal Clients with Chris Cooper, Ep. 30||Today’s guest on Just the Tips has an incredible story of how blogging, and writing, and sharing his ideas took his business out of near-bankruptcy and put him on the map. When Chris Cooper’s CrossFit gym was struggling out of the gate, he got a...||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Art and Science of Hiring with Steve Lowisz, Ep. 29||On today’s episode of Just the Tips Dean and I welcome, entrepreneur, speaker and “people person” Steve Lowisz, to talk about one of the biggest roadblocks for entrepreneurs out there: HR and recruiting. Steve is one of the great, leading-edge...||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Biggest Tips to Dominate 2018, Ep. 28||Today’s episode of Just the Tips is something special for the new year. It’s just Dean and I on this episode, recounting some of the most impactful takeaways we got from the past year in our businesses and our lives. And we look ahead to 2018,...||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitVisionaries: Trust Your Vision with Jaime Cross, Ep. 27||Today’s guest on Just the Tips has done something that, as far as Dean and I know, is nearly impossible: Built a thriving, rapidly expanding business while also raising four boys. Jaime Cross is the founder and CEO of Mighty in Good handcrafted bath..||1/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Entrepreneurs Should Rethink Everything with Damion Lupo, Ep. 26||Today’s episode of Just the Tips couldn’t come at a better time for many entrepreneurs. At a time of the year when we’re reevaluating our lives, what we’re doing, what we think we should be doing instead, it’s the perfect opportunity to...||12/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Truth About Network Marketing with Ray Higdon, Episode 25||Today’s episode of Just the Tips offers something a little different—what some might call a ground-floor opportunity. All you have to do is bring along five of your friends and you’ll get the deal of a lifetime. Just kidding! Actually, Dean and...||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGet a Return on Authenticity with Melinda Wittstock, Ep. 24||In today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I talk with a serial entrepreneur who has such a fascinating and surprising background, you’re going to want to hear everything she has to say. Melinda Wittstock, CEO and founder of social marketing...||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLevel Up Your Speaking Skills with Dustin Mathews, Ep. 23||In today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I talk with a man with his own empire, Dustin Mathews, the founder and CEO of Speaking Empire, about how he conquered his own fear of public speaking, and how you can sharpen your speaking skills. Dustin..||12/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWrite Things that Sell: Sharpen Your Email Copywriting Misty RHN, Ep. 22||In today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I talk with someone who has helped me out tremendously with my business, Misty Mozejko, aka Misty RHN. Misty is a born writer, who grew up writing 17-page letters to her friends and studying it in...||11/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTransform Your Hiring with Nancy Slessenger, Ep. 21||In today’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I take a bit of a departure from the guests we’ve had on so far and get into the nitty-gritty of hiring the right people. So we called up Nancy Slessenger, founder of Vinehouse, an HR and recruitment...||11/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInvesting in Yourself as an Entrepreneur with Trey Lewellen, Ep. 20||On this week’s episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I welcome my good friend Trey Lewellen to the show, and it’s safe to say that you are going to be blown away by the insights he shares. Trey is one of the most generous entrepreneurs out there, and..||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeing an Entrepreneur Couple, with Masa Cemazar and Miguel Montero, Ep. 19||As you know, and as many of our guests on Just the Tips have said before, being a successful entrepreneur is difficult, consuming work. The same could be said about being in a successful relationship. That makes it all the more fascinating that the...||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power of Hiring a Business Coach, with Mike Arce, Ep. 18||When Dean and I invited Mike Arce, founder of Loud Rumor, onto the show, we knew were getting a dynamic guest. And when you have a guest like Mike, you never know where the conversation is going to go. As the founder of Loud Rumor and a leader in...||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Product Launch Plan that Nets Multi-Six Figures in 3 Days, with Jeff Brewer, Ep. 17||These days, you can sell products on Amazon or through your mailing list and either way, will work. But you'll get loads more immediate success if you follow a carefully devised product launch plan. Jeff Brewer has spent the past several years...||10/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSage House Flipping Advice, with Eric and Theresa Sage, Ep. 16||In this episode of Just the Tips, Dean and I become marriage counselors. Well, maybe not exactly. Expert house flippers, Eric and Theresa Sage from Sage Flipping Secrets join us to let us in on 15 years of house flipping secrets. Not only do they...||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeveloping an Online Course That Rocks, with Megan Harrison, Ep.15||You’ve seen them. Maybe you’ve even purchased one yourself. It’s hard to deny the prevalence and power of online courses. They’ve opened up an entirely new and effective way of learning for the digital age. But you may have the idea that only...||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTapping Into Energy to Accelerate Your Business, with Sheevaun Moran, Ep. 14||This episode covers one of those topics that I don’t fully understand but I have to admit impresses me by the results it achieves. Sheevaun Moran is a woman who does something very unique in the business world - she applies what she calls “energy...||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDon’t Confuse Your Business With Your Identity, with Edward Elliott, Ep. 13||When it comes to running your business effectively you want to learn from people who have done it themselves. But you also want to listen carefully to the lessons they’ve learned along the way. That’s what enables you to improve upon their success..||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Quitting Is Not An Option If You Want to Succeed, with Trevor Chapman, Ep. 12||There are people who work hard. And then there are people who work HARD. Trevor Chapman’s story is right next door to unbelievable, except he’s not the kind of guy to exaggerate, so you know this one is solid truth. Trevor schooled Dean and me on...||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitUnleashing Entrepreneurial Creativity and Running 8 Successful Businesses, with Brian Burt, Ep. 11||Entrepreneurial creativity is one of those things that isn’t right when the two words are split apart - like peanut butter and jelly - like Dean Holland and “beard.” Our guest on this episode is a guy who lives out what it means to be a creative..||9/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBringing the Real You Into Your Marketing, No Matter How Scary It Might Be, with Dave Lindenbaum, Ep.10||We hear a ton of talk these days about the power of authenticity. It's a good thing too because it's true. You've got to infuse everything you do with the real you, including your marketing. On this episode of the podcast, Dean and I are talking with...||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTaking On the Book Publishing Industry With High Ticket Books, with Dana Derricks, Ep.9||You are seriously not going to believe what Dana Derricks is doing to the publishing industry. Dana is a skilled copywriter but that's not what makes his current project so amazing. Think about this: There are books we’ve all read that have changed...||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA True Rags to Riches Story in 12 Months Time, with the Queen of Kapow - Liz Benny, Ep.8||Hey there, James P. Friel again and I’m so thankful you’ve joined Dean and me for another episode of Just The Tips. This one is pretty special because it features our crazy friend, the Queen of Kapow, Liz Benny. I really wanted to bring Liz on the..||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWebinar Lead Conversion That Works For Any Industry, with Joel Erway, Ep. 7||Lead conversion. It’s the lifeblood of any business because success isn't possible if you can’t make clients or customers out of those who express interest in your product or service. There are many ways you can go about lead conversion, but one...||8/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow A 10 and 13 Year Old Sold $100K of Trending Products in 9 Months, with Alison Prince, Ep. 6||Hey, James P. Friel here. Alison Prince has two words for you: Trending products. You don’t need to have a shark tank-worthy product idea to be successful online. Don’t believe her? Listen to this episode and she’ll prove it to you. Alison runs...||8/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBridge Marketing Your Way To Amazing Profits, with Arthur Tubman, Ep. 5||You may not even know what the term “bridge marketing” means - but that’s OK. Dean and I have Arthur Tubman on the show to explain it. Arthur is a guy I’ve known for some time who is killing it as an internet marketer - and the way he’s...||8/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrand Consultant Juju Hook on How To Build A Strategic Brand That Rocks, Ep. 4||There are lots of brand consultants out there but none we’ve found that have the knowledge and ability to guide you to your perfect brand like our guest today, Juju Hook. And we’re not just talking about personal brands. In fact, Juju says that...||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to grow an 8 figure business with Facebook Ads, with John Parkes, Ep. 3||When it comes to posting ads on Facebook, you might go a little crazy trying to figure out how to do it all on your own. That’s why Dean and I thought it would be a great idea to have an expert on Facebook ads on the show. John Parkes is a guy...||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow Good Business Tactics Can Kill Your Profitability, with Bryan Bowman, Ep. 2||Welcome back to the best podcast in the world - Just The Tips. In this episode Dean and I chat with our friend Bryan Bowman who’s possibly the most cheerful and sarcasm-killing guy on the planet. He kept Dean and I so focused on his amazing insights..||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe BEST Podcast for Business in the World, Ep. 1||After you hear this inaugural episode of Just The Tips you’re going to realize that it’s time to stop listening to some of the stuff that’s clogging your podcasting app so you can make room for the best podcast for business in the entire world....||7/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Best business podcast ever.
If MBA school were this fun then it might have been worth its ridiculous price tag... actually no, MBA school was definitely a waste of time.
But this podcast isn't.
Hosts James and Dean weave a podcast that is laced with fun, entertainment, humor, AND solid entrepreneurial principles.
Just The Tips is worth it. It leaves you satisfied and not wishing you could get those 30 minutes back.
And, I haven't verified this yet, but host James says that Just The Tips "is arguably the best podcast in the entire world." So you can't go wrong.
Creator of Fiercely Feminine
Feels like your in a room chatting with friends who are droping knowledge bombs that are immediately actionable for you and your business... James and Dean are hilarious and keep manage to keep me AND their guests laughing the entire time!
Fun to listen to while you work
Super cool conversation that is great to listen to while in the office.
Instead of listening to that playlist on spotify you don't care about that won't make you any money, just listen to these guys and pick up some cool, useful knowledge that will help your business. And don't forget to keep a notepad handy to jot down what you like most.
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