Each year I post a year in review highlighting the major breakthroughs and things I’m proud of. In the words of Seth Godin I look at what I have shipped. In 2019, I’ve decided to look at what has had the most impact in terms of my business and life in general. 1. Getting engaged Getting engaged to Lou has has been a big personal milestone for me. I’ve found a loving partner ...

What I shipped in 2019

Each year (or at least most years), I share publicly, what I’ve managed to “ship” aka get out the door and share with the world. I share what went well and what didn’t go according to plan and where I’d like to improve. Business 2016 was always going to be a different kind of year for Toby and me at Bluewire because Tobes decided to take a full time contract ...

What I shipped in 2016

With over 100 keynote presentations and dozens of workshops under my belt after 5 years as a professional speaker, I want to share what I’ve learned about being a better speaker and a better paid speaker (and the two don’t necessarily go hand in hand). Each has a specific set of things you must do.  I’ve discovered what has helped break through each level. It’s worth noting I’ve only just ...

How to get paid to speak

Here my reflection of 2014. Business Book: Toby and I published our first book Web Marketing That Works (Wiley 2014).  This has been a goal of ours for many years and it was a proud moment when it came out.  Now of course we need to continue to sell it! Podcast: As part of launching the book we launched a podcast, also called Web Marketing That Works.  It was on the ...

What I shipped in 2014

The goal since day one of our business has been to be able to do the work we love and do it from anywhere we choose. I’ve fortunate enough to have spent the last week working remotely in Bali as a very fun business experiment. On a wave called ‘Jump offs’ in Bali Normally I’d head over with Toby but given the impending birth of his first child, I’ve ventured ...

The Uluwatu surf camp business experiment

I picked up Michelle Bowden’s book How to Present when I realised I’d forgotten to pack a book for my flight to Brisbane. I always love to pick up little tips that I can practice to make my presentations more exciting and keep the audience awake. With the launch of my first book in May, I am booking in plenty of speaking engagements and hosting a few events, so I thought ...

How to present

Adam Franklin

Adam Franklin is the author of Web Marketing That Works.

He is also a popular social media speaker and Marketing Manager of Bluewire Media the web marketing firm he co-founded in 2005 with school mate Toby Jenkins.

Adam is a social media commentator on 2UE and he tweets as @Franklin_Adam. His marketing blog Bluewire Media has been in Australia's 'Top 20 Business Blogs' for 4 years and he is a regular contributor to Startup Smart.

Adam was on Smart Company's 2009 Hot 30 Under 30 and Dynamic Business's 2010 Young Guns lists of young entrepreneurs.

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