Forbes Riley: The Sales Pitch Business Podcast is the subject of our podcast today and its INFORMATIVE and chock full of USEFULL BUSINESS tips -- Listen, Learn and Let's make $$$$ Forbes Riley: What it Takes to Generate Over $2 Billion in Sales – Episode 52 APRIL 8, 2016 MORE EPISODES Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:31 — 33.5MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | RSS Over $2 billion in sales. Yes, you read that correctly. Today’s guest, Forbes Riley is an amazing woman and one of the most successful infomercial and product saleswomen on the planet. But ironically, she doesn’t like to think of herself as doing “sales.” Instead, she prefers the word “pitching.” It’s an interesting distinction and she and Anthony get into the differences and similarities on this episode. But that’s just the beginning. You’re going to hear Forbes talk about confidence, mindset, what it takes to be successful in sales, and why people with incredible products often fail when it comes to product sales. There’s lots more, so be sure you make the time to listen. Forbes Riley, actress and QVC sales pro on this episode of In The ArenaCLICK TO TWEET From a “typical” childhood to incredible sales success. Forbes Riley grew up in Brooklyn, [...]
My favorite Chocolate Cake Every once in a while you have to indulge! Just try to use the best ingredients, real chocolate and enjoy! Forbes Riley Chocolate Cake Prep time 10 mins Cook Time 35 mins Ingredients butter and flour for coating and dusting the cake pan 3 cups all-purpose flour 3 cups granulated sugar 1½ cups unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tablespoon baking soda 1½ teaspoons baking powder 1½ teaspoons salt 4 large eggs 1½ cups buttermilk 1½ cups warm water ½ cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter three 9-inch cake rounds. Dust with flour and tap out the excess. (see cooking lesson below) Mix together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a stand mixer using a low speed until combined. Add eggs, buttermilk, warm water, oil, and vanilla. Beat on a medium speed until smooth. This should take just a couple of minutes. Divide batter among the three pans. I found that it took just over 3 cups of the batter to divide it evenly. Bake for 30-35 minutes until the cake meets the toothpick test (stick a toothpick in and it comes out clean). [...]
Celebrity Oscar designer and Hollywood Actress A-list Designer, Angela Dean is taking the world by storm with critically-acclaimed designs & a loyal following of Hollywood’s top celebrities. This fashion powerhouse has evolved into one of the hottest names in the music and entertainment industry. Angela Dean is preparing to let the world know that she is indeed building a global empire. After graduating from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Angela went directly into the industry designing for various fashion companies. One job she truly enjoyed was designing lingerie for a well-known boutique in Hollywood that specialized in high-end lingerie and evening gowns for the television and movie industry. In 1987, Angela created the original famous bullet bra bustier that launched Madonna’s outerwear lingerie look. The bustier look created a major fashion trend. Deanzign began in a small boutique in the eighties on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, California where Angela Dean sold her unique but timeless designs to entertainment heavyweights. As the music video craze exploded, requests for her star-worthy creations took off, leading Angela to eventually close the store to provide full custom service to celebrities. Deanzign became a full-service studio to the entertainment industry. Angela Dean’s studio [...]
To learn from other leaders in a space you are in, or to get motivated by celebrities or thought leaders you look up to, or even to ignite your imagination through those non-fiction works is extremely powerful. No matter the read, we all, at one time or another, have used a book to either solve a problem, research a topic, or to escape a certain reality. Books were help you better understand processes in sales and marketing business. They open up opportunities to learn from thought leaders, business experts, and influencers. These 5 books in particular that meant a great deal to my growth, helped to expand my network, and offered instantaneously applicable practicum for my personal and professional ventures. Not only have these five books brought tremendous value, but they are books that I would recommend to anyone looking to improve their business, increase their mindset, and open up new opportunities for themselves as they transition into 2017. Start Me Up: The No-Business-Plan Business Plan Written by small business consultant and CPA Ebong Eka. Throughout this read, Ebong does an exceptional job of breaking down the nuances of starting a business, and offers great information that can be extracted very easily [...]
What a treat to spend time with the most inspirational! About the Dr. Michael Beckwith Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith is the founder of the Agape International Spiritual Center, a trans-denominational spiritual community with a congregation of over 9,000 members. He has appeared on Dr. Oz, The Oprah Show, Larry King Live and in his own PBS Special, The Answer Is You, spreading his message to millions of people. He also participated alongside the *Dalai Lama and other New Thought Ministers in The Synthesis Dialogues. Dr. Beckwith is the creator of the Life Visioning Process, which he teaches all over the globe through his books and seminars. At its core, the process is a way to fully embrace your connection to the divine and let the Universe serve through you. “Michael Beckwith eloquently unfolds the secrets of deep inquiry for spiritual development.” Deepak Chopra “He has inspired me to do so many things. The teachings espoused by Michael Bernard Beckwith and the wisdom he imparts are for everyone, no matter what their circumstances. He welcomes us all into loving ourselves and loving one another. He has inspired me to do so many things.
Forbes Riley, Former Actress Finds A New Role And Spins It Into Millions May 30, 2015 FORBES RILEY One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don’t have to hang on to an old dream that has stopped nurturing us — that there is always time to start a new dream. This week’s story is about a woman who hoped to become a famous actress — and sold health and fitness products for others as a side job. But when her acting career wasn’t getting her the gigs she wanted, she knew it was time to embrace the job she’d been doing all along. Now, the infomercial maven has launched her own product line, and she’s become the star of her fitness empire. -– MarloThomas.com By Lori Weiss Forbes Riley is the billion-dollar woman. Actually, she’s brought in $2.5 billion, if you add up all the products she’s sold on TV. With 180 infomercials on her resume, she’s sold enough health and fitness products to win a place in the Fitness Hall of Fame. “I was an actress,” Forbes explained, “and in [...]
Had a GREAT Ski Trip with my twins - stayed at the Canyons Park City Fun on the slopes -- its cold in January, crisp and alive - we had so much fun! Makenna focused on learning to snowboard, Ryker skied and I babies a bum knee! New Year's Eve 2016 SNOW WARS BEGIN!!
Success in Business 5 amazing clues - because success leave clues yes?! 1. Take a simplistic approach Listing down your tasks doesn’t have to be overwhelming. You don’t need a lot of planning software and apps just to get your work done. In fact, it can be as simple as using a pen and paper. When creating your list, it will be helpful if you can break it down into specific activities. If you’re scheduled to clean your room on a Sunday, you can create sub-tasks, such as making your bed, taking out the curtains and vacuuming the carpet. 2. Get organized If you are the type of person who likes keeping hard copies of your bills, there’s a good chance you can be keeping piles of paper on your work desk or home, too. To make sure these things don’t block your productivity, it’s a good idea to store them in dedicated folder racks and holders. You can create labels for them so you’ll know right away which ones should be prioritized and which needs to be thrown away. Instead of taking a 5-minute break each time you’re starting to feel bored with your tasks, promise yourself уou’ll get a reward after the day’s goal is done. It can [...]
ABOUT INFO@MYLESLEASKFITNESS.COM Welcome to mylesleaskfitness.com I have launched this site to try and help others follow the lifestyle I love its more than just lifting weights and drinking protein shakes its a way of life and one that will improve your life far beyond aesthetics the biggest investment you can make is in your health. Now a little bit about me I am a Level 3 Qualified PT as well as an agency represented model and sponsored athlete. I have been lucky enough to train with some incredible people in the industry from power lifters to rugby players and obtained a wealth of knowledge over my 8 years of gym based training. So whatever your fitness query I am confident that I will be able to help.
Tips to Get Rid of Cellulite: 1. You need to build your collagen structure with amino acids such as prolein and glycein or collagen (consume foods like bone broth) 2. Vitamin C Rich foods like kiwis, tomatoes, bell peppers, broccoli, lemons, etc 3. Sulfur Rich foods 4. Potassium Rich foods 5. Healthy fatty acids, specifically omega-3 fats (foods like wild caught fish)
Submitted by Dr. L. Krudo As a doctor, I use a "whole person approach" when taking care of my patients. By combining the very best hands-on-technique, state of the art physiotherapy procedures, and providing clients with the newest and best fitness programs and natural vitamins and mineral supplements on the market today. My mission is to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health. I first recommend finding an exercise program that is low-impact and effective in promoting core strength, increased flexibility, and improved balance. Below are 5 reasons why I endorse the Forbes Riley SpinGym 1. Weight control Burn Calories through this fun and proven exercise. According to the recent American Council on Exercise study, short interval high calorie burning low impact exercise is proving to be optimal. SpinGyming with the right program will enable you to burn calories and experience a substantial afterburn. Whether your goal is to lose weight or maintain your current figure, the SpinGym System will help you achieve your goals. 2. Muscle tone, core strengthening, as well as increased flexibility and endurance. SpinGym Fitness has developed a low impact workout series full of exercises that promote optimal toning through low impact [...]
Last year's momentous run of director Michael Baumgarten's anti-bullying drama, The Martial Arts Kid, is now paving the way for Traditionz Films's newest contribution to the film front with the new action comedy, Paying Mr. McGetty. Don "The Dragon" Wilson will be returning to the fray along with actor and stuntman R. Marcos Taylor now debuting in a lead role after briefly going toe-to-toe in Baumgarten's previous film. Those of you none too familiar with Taylor can currently spot him in F. Gary Gray's Straight Outta Compton in a winning performance as Suge Knight. Here, from a script by Baumgarten and co-scribe Adam Marsh, Taylor stars as Tyrell, a floundering music producer who wakes up one morning next to a mysterious woman and no recollection of the evening prior, along with a phone call from his girlfriend over an eviction notice, and mobsters looking for him at the behest of a local top crime boss.
THE POWER OF VIDEO MARKETING As someone who has worked in infomercials, live home shopping and commercials for more than 30 years - I know first hand that ideo marketing is the leading way for marketers to influence and engage their target audience. Now, with the explosion the internet its a vital piece of your marketing puzzle. In fact, studies have show that it could make or break the success of your brand. Marketers who use video are more likely to influence their audience in search, on social media, and on their website. Important information! 1.Before reading any text, 60% of site visitors will watch a video if available. 2.One minute of video is worth 1.8 million words. 3.56% of consumers believe if a company has a website, it should have video content. 4.The Average user spends 16 minutes and 49 seconds a month watching online video ads. 5.80% of consumers say a video showing how a product or service works is important when learning about the company. 6.Youtube has become the 2nd largest search engine – bigger than Bing, Yahoo, and AOL combined. 7.Video search results have a 41% higher click-through than plain text results. 8.50% of marketers consider customer testimonials, explainer tutorial [...]
The honor of a Lifetime I spent 8 years working alongside the fitness legend Jack Lalanne and his wife Elaine - what an honor - but to be invited to celebrate his 96th birthday at his home in Morro Bay, California and to have Ryker and Makenna part of this- was beyond words!