71 episodes

Trench Talk is hosted by award-winning plumber Matt Reynolds based out of Melbourne.

Primarily in interview format, you’ll hear from interesting people including industry insiders, leaders and celebrities who share the critical lessons they feel have helped them carve out a career and master their own trade.

From the unique perspective of a local tradesman, this format is wide as we discuss all things business and self-improvement.

Think tools, tips and strategies from high-level achievers.

Matt is a plumber, not a trained media personality, so if you prioritise action and practicality over polished professionalism, you’ve plugged into the right place.

For further resources and episode information visit www.xrm.com.au/podcast.

Trench Talk with Matt Reynolds Matt Reynolds

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    • 5.0, 2 Ratings

Trench Talk is hosted by award-winning plumber Matt Reynolds based out of Melbourne.

Primarily in interview format, you’ll hear from interesting people including industry insiders, leaders and celebrities who share the critical lessons they feel have helped them carve out a career and master their own trade.

From the unique perspective of a local tradesman, this format is wide as we discuss all things business and self-improvement.

Think tools, tips and strategies from high-level achievers.

Matt is a plumber, not a trained media personality, so if you prioritise action and practicality over polished professionalism, you’ve plugged into the right place.

For further resources and episode information visit www.xrm.com.au/podcast.

    #071: John Vuong | Local SEO Search

    #071: John Vuong | Local SEO Search

    John Vuong the Founder and President of Local SEO Search, an award winning SEO Company out of Toronto, Canada.
    John is a seasoned sales professional and Internet marketer with an exceptional track record helping companies grow their clientele and profits. Through 15 years of experience working with CEOs, business owners, and marketing leaders at some of Canada’s most successful corporations, John developed a deep understanding of local marketing dynamics and consumer behaviour. John’s entrepreneurial spirit and experience working with more than 5,000 local business owners inspired him to start his own company, Local SEO Search, in 2013.
    A graduate of the University of Western Ontario, John earned his Bachelor of Administrative and Commercial Studies (ACS) in 2003. His career began at Yellow Pages Group, where he was among the top 2% of sales representatives across Canada. Now a proud father, John enjoys coaching and mentoring new entrepreneurs, and runs an annual school supply campaign to help deserving young people in elementary and primary grades. Local SEO Search also provides free education to small business owners through live events and their podcast, Local SEO today.
    During this chat, we covered:
    why a solid foundation and sound business is required, before thinking about SEO why becoming a thought leader is so important in online marketing understanding your ideal clients and why your online competition may well be very low how to rank well in Google search keywords and how to use them the Google My Business product and why it so important for businesses website musts that help with online marketing and, as always, much more   
    You can find out more about John at localseosearch.ca.
    If you enjoy Trench Talk, please remember to hit the subscribe button inside your chosen podcast player, more episodes can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
    Enjoy Trench Talk Episode #071 with John Vuong…
     
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    Show notes and links for this episode can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
     
    You can find Matt Reynolds on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and on LinkedIn.

    • 59 min
    #070: Adam Sand | Roofing Business Partner

    #070: Adam Sand | Roofing Business Partner

    Adam Sand of Roofing Business Partner and Sargeants Roofing joined me on the podcast for this episode to discuss his business and several ideas and strategies he's using to navigate the current COVID-19 pandemic period.
    Adam first appeared on Trench Talk for episode #047 which you can find at https://www.xrm.com.au/047-adam-sand-roofing-business-partner/ 
    Find out more about Adam at https://www.roofingbusinesspartner.com
    If you enjoy Trench Talk, please remember to hit the subscribe button inside your chosen podcast player, more episodes can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
    Enjoy Trench Talk Episode #070 with Adam Sand…
     
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    Show notes and links for this episode can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
    You can find Matt Reynolds on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and on LinkedIn.
     

    • 1 hr 6 min
    #069: Judy & Eriks Celmins | Engage4Insights

    #069: Judy & Eriks Celmins | Engage4Insights

    Judy Celmins is the Marketing Director and Eriks Celmins is the CEO of Engage4Insights, a New Zealand based research and innovation company which helps businesses engage with and to better understand their audiences (including their customers and employees) in order to drive better decisions and outcomes.
    Judy is a born marketer who loves building relationships with people and understanding why they buy. She has spent her career experimenting with different techniques to engage with customers, learn more about their unmet needs and how to serve them better. Judy learned the more she could add value, the more engaged they became.
    Eriks background is in radio as an on-air host so his job was too grab the audiences attention quickly and to keep them listening for as long as possible. In the radio business, listeners equals ad revenue and Eriks figured out pretty quickly that engaging with your audience is the best way to get to know them better, and the better you know them, the easier it is to keep them entertained.
    Together, they have formulated a methodology and system to help businesses collect and collate customer and employee insights to help drive better decision making and to fuel innovation.
    Their clients include NZME (New Zealand's premier integrated media company, which trades on the Australian stock exchange), Communications Fiji Limited, and PNG-FM. And have included Austereo, Nova Entertainment, Foxtel, and companies in the UK, Europe and South-East Asia.
    During this chat, we covered:
    why relationship marketing is so important, especially in uncertain times when customers are looking to do business with people they trust (like the current coronavirus pandemic we are all currently working through, we recorded this in April of 2020) building an Insights Story and what that really means using research for better decision-making why getting honest, direct feedback is important in some situations and how it can speed up decision making the tech product Judy and Eriks have built and, as always, much more. You can find out more about Judy and Eriks at engage4insights.com.
    If you enjoy Trench Talk, please remember to hit the subscribe button inside your chosen podcast player, more episodes can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
    Enjoy Trench Talk Episode #069 with Judy & Eriks…
     
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    Show notes and links for this episode can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
    You can find Matt Reynolds on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and on LinkedIn.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    #068: Irwin Hau | Chromatix

    #068: Irwin Hau | Chromatix

    Irwin Hau is the Founder and Director of Chromatix, a web design and conversion agency that specialises in captivating user experiences that drive results utilising human behaviour psychology blended with web technology.
     
    What does that mean you might ask? Irwin and his team are very good at designing and building websites that convert traffic into enquiries, leads, quoting opportunities, bookings, phone calls or whatever the intended goal for your website is.
     
    Their job is to make your website the hardest working and best performing sales person on your team.
     
    From web design to development, Irwin and his team have created over 50 award-winning designs for their clients which include the likes of Bowens Timber, John Sands, Light FM, Energy Networks Australia and Breadtop.
     
    During this chat, we covered:
    design and functionality aspects that make great websites some of the common website mistakes which negatively impact performance the differences between website traffic and conversion (both commonly misunderstood) and how each effects your intended website objectives why it's important to check you website is working properly regularly and some tips to make that easy website budgets including the level of build you can expect to get for your money and, as always, much more   
    You can find out more about Irwin at chromatix.com.au.
     
    If you enjoy Trench Talk, please remember to hit the subscribe button inside your chosen podcast player, more episodes can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
     
    Enjoy Trench Talk Episode #068 with Irwin Hau…
     
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    Show notes and links for this episode can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
     
    You can find Matt Reynolds on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and on LinkedIn.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    #067: Ben Sofowora | bensofowora.com

    #067: Ben Sofowora | bensofowora.com

    Yoga teacher, healer and actor Ben Sofowora joined me on the podcast for this episode to discuss several ideas and strategies he's using to navigate the current COVID-19 pandemic period, from a health and wellbeing perspective.
     
    Ben first appeared on Trench Talk for episode #007 which you can find at https://www.xrm.com.au/007-ben-sofowora/
     
    Find out more about Ben at https://www.bensofowora.com
     
    If you enjoy Trench Talk, please remember to hit the subscribe button inside your chosen podcast player, more episodes can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
     
    Enjoy Trench Talk Episode #067 with Ben Sofowora…
     
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    Show notes and links for this episode can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
     
    You can find Matt Reynolds on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and on LinkedIn.
     

    • 1 hr 16 min
    #066: Ben Walton-Healey | Aqua Blu Plumbing

    #066: Ben Walton-Healey | Aqua Blu Plumbing

    Aqua Blu Plumbing Director Ben Walton-Healey joined me on the podcast for this episode to discuss his business and several ideas and strategies he's using to navigate the current COVID-19 pandemic period.
    Ben first appeared on Trench Talk for episode #017 which you can find at https://www.xrm.com.au/017-ben-walton-healey/
    Find out more about Ben at https://www.aquablu.plumbing
    If you enjoy Trench Talk, please remember to hit the subscribe button inside your chosen podcast player, more episodes can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
    Enjoy Trench Talk Episode #066 with Ben Walton-Healey…
     
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    Show notes and links for this episode can be found at xrm.com.au/podcast.
    You can find Matt Reynolds on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and on LinkedIn.
     

    • 41 min

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