Do you want to build and grow your network or community?

bobby-gill-marketing-skills6 years ago Simon Zutshi asked me to work with him to create and grow the online media presence of property investors network ‘pin’.

He’d seen me online and knew I was active within various online communities, as well as hosting my own events – in Property, Business and Internet Marketing.

I’d been doing online marketing for a long time and active on Facebook using paid Advertising (since 2008) before a lot of the big corporates were even aware of online marketing.

I’d also helped at and supported many personal development events, from local YES Groups to bigger Tony Robbins UPW events and similar.

As well as booking speakers for events, it was important for me to provide outstanding customer service to attendees as well, as I’d been to too many events where the organisers lacked integrity and each person was just a ‘lead’. Things sometimes do go wrong and we all make mistakes – but when no-one takes actual responsibility for actions, service suffers and so does ‘word of mouth’ (and now social media posts) about your company.

People will remember how you make them feel and if you care enough to provide excellent service, which is more than just ‘good enough’. (Thanks to Graham Hill, Regional Director – Buckinghamshire & Bedfordshire of Shopper Anonymous for that reminder yesterday #FSB)

People are the most important part of any community or business.

Working with pin was a good fit, as one of my biggest values is that people should have a good time and feel valued. I would be able to help create that community online.

When I started with ‘pin’, I took on the task of creating and building the online presence of the property investors network across various online platforms and company websites. This grew from a few meetings to 50+ meetings and I was responsible for maintaining their online presence. Once I’d systemised all this, it became easier to scale and grow the online exposure.
The online marketing was all bootstrapped but has grown to a successful and large presence, had I bigger budget to work with I’d have done an even better job.

I also provided training & support to pin meeting Hosts on how to best use social media effectively, to connect with people and increase exposure for the meetings they ran in their local areas. Another task I took on was to keep on eye on the online reputation of Simon Zutshi, the company and the meetings.

As well as the online social media presence, I supported the Mastermind community by making sure information was easy to find on the forum and help them out with any queries they had, whether it was my ‘department’ or not. Either I’d sort it out myself or find the best person to help them.

All your clients (and team) are important, especially those that have paid for first class support.
This belief is what enabled me to provide the best service I could whilst at pin for many years.

In my spare time (Entrepreneurs don’t take evenings or weekends off, unless they want to take a holiday) I would also support on other events and help other Property education providers, as long as there was no conflict of interest.

After being there for over 5 years, it was time to move on.
So I have now moved to Milton Keynes. Why you ask? Why not?
It is closer and easily accessible to all the places I usually visit, from Birmingham & London being within 1 hour or so drive.  It was also good for a fresh start and to work on some new projects.

I’m now looking for a new challenge.  
Are you in property, personal development or a business related field and want to improve your service and/or reach? 
Or maybe you just want to create a community to share your love or hobby? 
Even if your idea is to start a Nicolas Cage Appreciation Society, get in touch.

If you have a business and no time to do it yourself, then why not give me a call and see how I can help.  My past experience and long-term view will help save you and your team many hours and tens of thousands by setting up things right to start with.
As I did when I advised a new property education startup earlier this month on the best way to set up and move forward.
The digital landscape has changed a lot in the last few years again, so don’t think that trying to copy someone else will help you remain ahead anymore. It’s not just what you see at the front end that counts but how it is managed in the background that matters.

You can find out more and contact me on Facebook , Twitter and LinkedIn

I also prefer to work with people I know, so if this is of interest to you, read the mini-CV below and get back to me if I can help you in any way 😀 👍

[full CV available on request]

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Solutions focused Systems & Operations Freelancer looking to contribute extensive experience towards supporting progressive organisations in optimising their performance. Through increased efficiency by systemising, making things simpler by automating frequent processes, serving clients and having happier customers by meeting their needs and over-delivering on expectations.

My background is in Engineering, Property, Systems, Networking and Training Events and Social Media/Digital Marketing.

Engineering has given me an analytical background and project management skills which come in useful with jobs that require attention to detail and planning.

I have been involved in property investment and education since 2001, learning valuable lessons through boom and bust, and know many of the experts and trainers in the UK.

Attended a lot of personal development, business and entrepreneur seminars and paid for high-end coaching over the last 10 years.

As well as attending these events, I’ve also set-up, organised and hosted networking events, as well as helping out and crewing for many training courses.

Extensive background in social media and online marketing, website design from SEO to funnel creation, including paid marketing and CRM.

I’m more than competent in a lot of fields, although not a self-proclaimed expert or goo-roo. I realise I can always learn more and be better at everything. I’m a polymath (Renaissance man) with curiosity and many hobbies, talents and areas of interest and expertise, therefore I have a wide knowledge base that I can draw on and use in other areas to solve problems and for success.  I can explain what needs to be done in simple language, by removing fluff that some experts use to complicate things to justify their position.  I will listen to your ideas and recommend creative solutions & improvements.  I offer highly professional consulting and honest opinions and feedback, always acting in the client’s best interest.

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So if any of that is of interest, contact me today on Facebook , Twitter  and LinkedIn or call if you’ve got my number and not rung me for a long time anyway. Always happy to meet up and have a chat.

 

Midlands – Internet Marketing, Business, Personal Development and PIN Xmas Dinner

If you live in the Midlands or the North, then you’ll want to
know about these events and share them with your friends.

Also, when you get to the bottom – there’s something in London
and an online opportunity so the rest of the country (and World)
don’t feel left out.

These include learning and spending time with the BEST, including
Joseph McClendon, Simon Zutshi, Andy Phillips and Sohail Khan.

Stratford-upon-Avon, Saturday 13th November 2010
Internet Lead Generation Success with Andy Phillips
This is a 1-day workshop for Businesses and Property Investors
When it comes to Business on the Internet, Andy is the Man! 
http://whizkidz.networkbillionaire.com

Burton upon Trent, Tuesday 16th November 2010
The Laws Of Attraction with Joseph McClendon
Head Trainer and Master Instructor for Tony Robbins. Joseph has
taught millions with his ‘Next Step’ event and has toured the
world with Tony Robbins on the ‘Unleash the Power Within’ seminars.
CALL 01889 881488 NOW for more information and to BOOK
Quote: “Bobby Gill” or “Diane Hughes” for best prices

Birmingham, Friday 19th November 2010
Join us for the Property Investors Network Xmas Dinner and Party
with Simon Zutshi and the top UK experts in property. Not to be
missed! Book NOW: http://pin.networkbillionaire.com

London, Friday 19th November 2010 – The JV Club Mastermind
Hosted by JV Expert Sohail Khan and Mark Nathwani
By invitation only – Limited Guest Places Available:
http://jv.networkbillionaire.com

Want to find out what is happening to the economy?
Learn how to BUY GOLD as a savings plan and protect your wealth
Check out this site: http://gold.networkbillionaire.com

I hope to catch up with you before Christmas.
All the best,
Bobby

How do I host three events in March?

I don’t know how I got into the event’s industry, find the time to organise/promote them or even where I get the energy to be there and help out – but I do know that I am passionate about all the topics being discussed, meeting people AND Making a Difference in a BIG way.

Here’s two fantastic tips for you:  
Find what you really love doing, enjoy talking about and watch work become play 😉
And TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves Miracles!

Events are for property investment, internet marketing and youth coaching.  Please come along and check them out if you are interested and in Huddersfield, Leeds or London on the following dates.

Speakers and hosts are Steve Foley, John Lee, Vincent Wong, Amanda Brown, Dwayne Kerr, Harry Singha, Michelle Cairns, Rachel Leigh, Michelle Pyman, Emmy Yeadon.

All the best,
Bobby


Northern Property Network – THURSDAY 4th March 2010
with John Lee, Vincent Wong and Amanda Brown
Date: Thursday, 04 March 2010Time: 18:30 – 22:30
Location: George Hotel
St Georges Square,
Huddersfield, HD1 6JA
Hosts: Bobby Gill and Steve Foley

To find out more and to book a place, register here:
http://www.northernpropertynetwork.co.uk/?mar10-blog
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March guest speakers are:

Vincent Wong and John Lee
This March we have Wealth Dragons and good friends John Lee and Vincent Wong coming to speak to us about a great new way of investing using Lease Options.
Property millionaires and authors of the first book on Lease Options in the UK, they say you too can become financially secure within 12 months. The secret lies in knowing what strategy to use in any market conditions. If you can afford to buy a TV, you can afford to buy a house and build a multi-million pound portfolio.

Amanda Brown
Also Amanda Brown from PDS – Planning and Development Solutions. Amanda is an Accredited Landlord and has a portfolio of 4-6 bed houses in Leeds that she multi-lets. She will be speaking regarding the proposed changes to the class system with regards to HMO’s (Houses of Multiple Occupancy), and how to reduce your risk now and in considering the purchase of further properties for rent.
PDS also advise landlords on conversion to flats, HMOs, bedsits regarding enforcement / applications / appeals and making the best of their portfolios.

To find out more and to book a place, register here:
http://www.northernpropertynetwork.co.uk/?mar10-blog
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‘Social’ Internet Mastermind – Tuesday 9th March
Networking event with Social Media Q&A session
Date: Tuesday, 09 March 2010Time: 18:30 – 22:00
Location: Pitcher and Piano
200 Bishopsgate,
London, EC2M 4NR
Nearest Tube: Liverpool Street
Map: http://tinyurl.com/yf5s5pu
Hosts: Dwayne Kerr and Bobby Gill

“Who Else Wants To Meet Successful Internet Expert Make Money Online”

– Internet Business Mastermind Networking Event –

Success with the internet is not easy.

For YOU to become a successful full-time internet marketers you must set aside TIME to associate with other successful internet marketers.

You’ll have the chance to question each of our Internet Experts when you attend one of our regular internet networking events held across the country.

Register at this link to attend:
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At This Special Social Networking Event you’ll get a chance to network in a relaxed atmosphere AND…

* A special “How To” nuts and bolts Q & A ask the experts session on using Social Media success strategies.
* You’ll get to rub shoulders with active “UK BASED” internet marketers.
* The chance to share your business ideas with real people who will know how to take it forward.
* Pick up useful tips that could show you the difference between an online success and an online miss.
* Get access to a wide range of JV partners in many online niches.
* Plus much more…

Register here to attend:
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Youth Coaching Skills Programme in Leeds – – Friday 26th March
Presented by Youth Coaching Academy’s Harry Singha – A special day for young people, teachers, parents and coaches.

Date: Friday, 26 March 2010
Time: 09:30 – 17:00
Location: Leeds – TBC
Sponsors:
Michelle Cairns
Bobby Gill
Rachel Leigh
Michelle Pyman
Emmy Yeadon

 

Presenting

The Academy’s Highly Acclaimed One Day Version of The Essential Youth Coaching Skills Programme For FREE!!

That’s Right,You Can Attend This Programme Delivered By Harry Singha Himself, As Our Guest!

The Event is sponsored by a group of Individuals from around the Leeds area. The course retails at £150 per person and we are delighted to announce that we are sponsoring this event. So you get the training and workbooks for FREE and all we ask is you pay £10 to cover the cost of the venue.

We are teachers, parents, youth coaches and local entrepreneurs with one thing in common: We are really passionate about young people and personal development!
If you wish to Increase your confidence and competence to inspire young people to shine even more then this is for YOU

Would you like to improve your existing skill set in relation to:

* Helping young people to learn better
* Communication and engagement with the ‘hard to engage’
* Managing your own state and supporting others to do so

Plus would you like to have simple yet practical tools to use immediately to help others to:

a) Identify what they really want; and then
b) Identify exactly where they are now; and then
c) Create a workable plan to get there!

Register your details here to book and for updates:
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http://www.youthcoachingacademy.com/leeds2010
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Have you heard of life coaching and wondered why it seems only available to celebrities and executives and in the main to adults?

That’s the exact question Harry asked himslef when became one of the UK’s first accredited Life Coaches in 1999, when he commited to a mission of making Life coaching more accessible for young people around the world, by training young people and those who care fro them to become coaches!

Fact there are tens of thousands of trained coaches in the UK now and the research and evidence of its effectiveness is mounting. The DFES and the National College for School Leadership are all acknowledging and promoting the use of coaching within education establishments.

Register your details here to book and for updates:
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http://www.youthcoachingacademy.com/leeds2010
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Simply put coaching is a powerful relationship for supporting an individual/group to bring out the best in themselves.

We are passionate about supporting the personal development of young people in the North of England and beyond.

In our commitment to the above we are delighted to announce the realisation of one of our objectives bringing Harry Singha, Chairman of the International Youth Coaching Academy, the pioneers of Youth Coaching.

Here’s what you will get from The Youth Coaching Academy’s One Day Essential Youth Coaching Skills course:

o Introduction to youth coaching
o How to avoid Learning challenges and a way to support anyone to learn anything
o Emotional resilience – how to change from an undesired to desired state
o How to communicate and engage with the ‘hard to engage’
o Advanced rapport building skills
o Effective Listening and Questioning skills
o How to use a universal coaching model to support anyone to identify a Goal and then identify where they are in relation to it and then take some steps to move towards it.
o How to take any issue and end up with an action and a celebration for dealing with it.

The course offers all participants practical skills to be able to use immediately and confidently.

Register your details here to book and for updates:
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http://www.youthcoachingacademy.com/leeds2010
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Google execs convicted in Italy over abuse video

Bad news for those that upload information and videos to the internet… if internet hosting service providers can be taken to court, how long before they take the free service away from genuine people? Who is to police the web as it promotes freedom of speech – and the imbeciles that abuse it? Well they ruin it for everyone else!
“It attacks the very principles of freedom on which the internet is built.”
And a warning to users, beware! If anything looks like it could upset the majority, the same people will help to convict you.

Google said. “We also worked with the police to help identify the person responsible for uploading it…”

Not to worry though, as in real life – privacy online is a myth, as much as the government, banks, mobile phone providers and Tescos not storing information on you!  Just keep your nose clean and you won’t have anything to worry about.
And remember, don’t invest in hosting companies else you could be liable for the info uploaded by users. Saying “it’s not fair” and asking the lawyers to use “common sense” doesn’t work, as Common Sense died a long time ago… What happened to Common Sense?
“Common sense dictates that only the person who films and uploads a video to a hosting platform could take the steps necessary to protect the privacy and obtain the consent of the people they are filming.”
Bobby
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Three Google bosses were today convicted of violating the privacy of a boy with Down’s syndrome in a ruling that could also affect websites such as YouTube and Facebook.

The men received suspended six-month sentences after the internet giant allowed a video of the teenager being abused to be posted online.

“This is the biggest threat to internet freedom we have seen in Europe,” said MP Tom Watson. “The only people who will support this decision are Silvio Berlusconi and the governments of China and Iran. It effectively breaks the internet in Italy.”

The two prosecutors who brought the case against the US-based firm praised the ruling for protecting personal interest above corporate profit. “We are very satisfied because by means of this trial we have posed a serious problem: that is to say, the protection of human beings, which must prevail over corporate interests,” they said in a statement.

The case stems from an incident in 2006 when four boys in Turin filmed and uploaded a 191-second clip of them bullying a schoolmate with Down’s syndrome. It shows the youths making fun of the boy, before punching and kicking him. One of the attackers then makes a mocking call to Viva Down, an advocacy group for people with Down’s syndrome. The complaint was brought by the charity and the boy’s father.

“The video was totally reprehensible and we took it down within hours of being notified by the Italian police,” Google said. “We also worked with the police to help identify the person responsible for uploading it and she was sentenced to 10 months community service, as were several other classmates.”

The case has potentially vast implications for the future of the internet. Hosting platforms such as Facebook and YouTube argue that they cannot be held responsible for content created by their users until they are informed that something is illegal. The Italian prosecutors contended that Google was negligent in not removing the video sooner.

All of Google’s employees, who were convicted in absentia, denied wrong­doing. It is expected that the company’s lawyers will argue on appeal that the verdict is at odds with an EU directive from 2000 that gave hosting platforms a so-called “safe harbour” from prosecution, so long as they acted promptly to remove illegal content.

In a statement, Google called the outcome of the case “surprising to say the least, since our colleagues had nothing to do with the video in question: they did not make it; they did not upload it, and they have not seen it.

“We are deeply troubled by this conviction for another equally important reason,” it added. “It attacks the very principles of freedom on which the internet is built. Common sense dictates that only the person who films and uploads a video to a hosting platform could take the steps necessary to protect the privacy and obtain the consent of the people they are filming.”

Mr Drummond, who is Google’s chief legal officer, vowed to fight his conviction. He said: “I am outraged by the decision … If individuals like myself and my Google colleagues who had nothing to do with the harassing incident, its filming or its uploading onto Google Video can be held criminally liable solely by virtue of our positions at Google every employee of any internet hosting service faces similar liability.” 

Sources:
www.guardian.co.uk
www.thisislondon.co.uk

Global Internet Seminar – London

As you have already shown an interest in property, business and being financially free, we have negotiated an unbelievable opportunity for you, and it won’t cost you an arm and a leg.

On 2nd – 5th July, 10 of the World Best Internet Legends will be in London to teach you the Secrets of Internet Wealth at the Global Internet Seminar.
2nd July: 7pm – 9pm (for beginners)
3rd – 5th July: 9am – 7pm

So while companies continue to wind up, and people are losing their hard earned money and their jobs, there’s a group of very successful Internet Entrepreneurs who are secretly and quietly laughing their way to the bank & making truckloads of money on the Internet!

I’ve arranged for you to get in to the whole 4-day event for Only £30!

*** Yes you read that right, ONLY £30 for 4 DAYS with the World’s BEST! ***
BOOK NOW and get the Bonuses: www.gis30.networkbillionaire.com

OR You can get the limited Complimentary tickets for FREE (No bonuses included, with these.) You MUST BOOK NOW to get Complimentary seats: www.gis.networkbillionaire.com

That’s for the whole weekend as well, Thursday evening + 3 FULL days

This offer is literally priceless to you. Other people are paying up to £997 for the same event.

Please don’t miss out on some of the finest Internet Education ever created.

So go ahead and grab this irresistible OFFER now while there are still some spaces left – this is going to sell out so quickly.

Click here: www.gis.networkbillionaire.com to book your place and I’ll see you there.

Bobby 🙂

P.S. Hurry this is going to be a ‘sell-out’ – get your massively discounted ticket now, before it’s too late!

BOOK NOW: Global Internet Seminar

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Need More details?

What if we were to grab you by the shirt, force you to sit down in a room the same group of world class internet marketing legends and get them to spill the beans on all their latest profit pulling secrets on how to make money online?

…And to guarantee your success and make sure you can’t fail, give you your own website ready to go, already established in a hot-selling market?

This extraordinary event will let you in on a “quiet money making revolution,” where literally thousands of “ordinary people” are following a simple system for quickly creating amazing cashflow injections of £3,000, £5,000, £10,000 and MORE with clockwork predictability EVERY DAY with the Internet! — and now you can join in the FUN and profits:

Even if… You DISLIKE computers
Even if… You are totally OVERWHELMED by the Internet
Even if… You have Hardly Any TIME to “learn computer stuff”
Even if… You’re admittedly not too motivated, or even just PLAIN LAZY

Meet The Internet Legends Who Don’t Give A Damn About The Current Economic Recession!

STEPHEN PIERCE – “World’s #1 Internet Advocator”
EWEN CHIA – “World’s #1 Super Affiliate”
ADAM GINSBERG – “World’s #1 eBay Trainer”
TOM HUA – “World’s Top Webmaster”
& more…

Early Bird Special Bonuses! Be One Of The First To Book Your Ticket to “Global Internet Seminar” And Get some free bonuses as well!

We don’t just look after you, we REALLY give you value for your money and time.

The Bar at the IBIS is open till late so we can run through the learning each day and who knows, get a JV going as well! Bobby