• The God Of LinkedIn Video with Alex Sheridan 
    by Mellonie Francis on January 18, 2024 at 5:00 am

    This guy is a LinkedIn video master. It’s none other than Alex Sheridan. I love Alex’s videos as they’re super creative and engaging.They stand out in a noisy feed so I was curious […]

  • Recruitment Agency Grows BIG using Personal Branding with Robert Hanna
    by Mellonie Francis on January 17, 2024 at 5:00 am

    Over the last four to six months, Rob has captivated my attention with his personal brand.Rob has positioned himself as a thought leader within the legal recruitment space.Very targeted […]

  • 7 Million Using Cold Calling With Dorian Ciavarella
    by Mellonie Francis on January 16, 2024 at 3:53 am

    Dorian is a seasoned entrepreneur who previously scaled a company from scratch to a grand team of 130 and to 7 million ARR solely through cold calling.Whilst scaling companies, he saw how […]

  • Mastering LinkedIn Copywriting with Joe Mckay 
    by Mellonie Francis on July 6, 2023 at 7:05 am

    This episode is a special one as I speak to self-proclaimed ‘nobody’ on LinkedIn, Joe McKay.He’s a LinkedIn ghost-writer who creates success for his clients whilst building a copy […]

  • How To Exit With Mac Lackey 
    by Mellonie Francis on June 29, 2023 at 6:00 am

    I got the opportunity to sit down with the maestro of business exits, Mac Lackey.He’s a legend in the business world, successfully exiting six 7-8-fig businesses in his 25-year career (so […]

  • Lisa Teh’s Serial Founder Story
    by Mellonie Francis on June 22, 2023 at 6:39 am

    I sat down with the super stylish serial entrepreneur, Lisa Teh.She’s a force to be reckoned with in the entrepreneurial world. With an impressive portfolio, including a cutting-edge […]

  • The World Needs A Clean Sweep With Alex Kain
    by Mellonie Francis on June 15, 2023 at 6:00 am

    This sit down sesh was a refreshing deep dive into who we are behind the business. I’ve known Alex Kain for some time and we usually talk software. His company Human Pixel is a software […]

  • Personal Branding Goddess Melanie Borden
    by Mellonie Francis on June 8, 2023 at 6:00 am

    Melanie Borden is a major Linkedin personal brand.I noticed her and just had to find out how this woman was on fire. In this episode, she shared her exceptional journey to 140,000 […]

  • How To Increase Your Leads With Chris Roche
    by Mellonie Francis on June 1, 2023 at 6:00 am

    I love getting into it with another marketing agency owner. This time it was Chris Roche, CEO at Catalyst Consulting.We got stuck into:Why the design of your website should be the last […]

  • Email Marketing Secrets with Will Wang
    by Mellonie Francis on May 25, 2023 at 6:00 am

    Welcoming Will Wang to the podcast stage…He’s the Founder of Growth Labz and the god of using emails to land Fortune 500 companies.I picked his brain, so you can all benefit from his […]

  • How To Grow From Concept To Cash with Rand Fishkin
    by Mellonie Francis on May 19, 2023 at 1:21 am

    I sat down with SEO guru Rand Fishkin, co-founder of MOZ and SparkToro.He’s legendary in the marketing and SEO world.Amassing 400,000 Twitter followers and 139,000 on LinkedIn, and […]

  • How to Use CHATGPT for Linkedin
    by Mellonie Francis on April 25, 2023 at 4:31 am

    In a special edition of our podcast, I was interviewed by Dreamdata’s Laura Erdem.We discussed the power of ChatGPT in marketing and I shared my secrets on how to use ChatGPT for […]

  • Every SaaS Founder Needs To Hear This
    by Mellonie Francis on April 14, 2023 at 5:59 am

    I caught up with Mark Stouse who is a GOD at using Linkedin polls.His polls attract A LOT of attention. His insights caught my attention.In this podcast we dive into Mark’s Linkedin journey […]

  • How to Drive Results on LinkedIn in 2023
    by Mellonie Francis on March 31, 2023 at 4:10 am

    LinkedIn has changed.The algorithm has gotten a lot tougher.That’s why I sat down with the God of LinkedIn Algorithm Richard Van Der Blom to find out “How to Drive Growth on LinkedIn in […]

  • Bootstrapped to $100 Million ARR with Tony Nash
    by Mellonie Francis on March 23, 2023 at 4:59 am

    There are only 5 entrepreneurs in Australia who have hit the type of success Tony Nash, founder of Booktopia has. I mean the guy bootstrapped his company to a $100 million ARR!He is one of […]

  • How to create the Perfect LinkedIn Profile with Dina Calakovic
    by Mellonie Francis on March 17, 2023 at 2:11 am

    Dina Calakovic is a LinkedIn power writer.She’s a master at authority marketing and has quickly grown her following to 64,000 followersIn this episode we get into:How she got into […]

  • The Secret to Winning on LinkedIn with Jasmin Alić
    by Mellonie Francis on March 9, 2023 at 6:26 am

    Jasmin (Jay) Alić is one of the fastest growing LinkedIn Influencers.A teacher, a rapper and a Fortune 500 Copywriter who failed 3 times on LinkedIn, before gaining 70,000 followers in 18 […]

  • How to Bring Humor into LinkedIn with Liam Darmody
    by Mellonie Francis on March 2, 2023 at 7:04 am

    My guest Liam Darmody is a LinkedIn Influencer with 33,000 followers. A proud father, hot sauce aficionado who uses humour to great effect in LinkedIn.His authenticity really comes through […]

  • How to Convert on LinkedIn with Richard Moore
    by Mellonie Francis on February 23, 2023 at 3:55 am

    Want your content to convert? Want people to orbit around your content? Then this episode is for you. Richard Moore is a Linkedin conversion expert (for consultants and coaches)!Here is […]

  • ZERO to 30,000 Followers In 18 months on Linkedin with Rosie Chong
    by Mellonie Francis on February 9, 2023 at 8:43 am

    Want to know how to go from Zero to 37,000 followers?My guest Rosie Chong has gone from 0 to 37,000 followers in 18 months.How does she do it?What’s her strategy?What’s her secret sauce?Is […]

  • How To GO VIRAL, After Viral After Viral on Linkedin with Tasleem Ahmad Fateh
    by Mellonie Francis on January 26, 2023 at 6:00 am

    Want to know the secret behind creating content that goes viral, again and again and again?My guest Tasleem Ahmad Fateh 👽 receives 5000 likes, 700 comments, 60 re-shares on average daily […]

  • Podcasting Secrets with Tom Hunt
    by Mellonie Francis on November 24, 2022 at 8:02 am

    This episode is a bit meta: a podcast about podcasts!I caught up with Tom Hunt, founder of Fame. Tom has essentially perfected the art of podcasting – and his winning format powers […]

  • Partnership Marketing is the NEW BLACK
    by Mellonie Francis on November 17, 2022 at 6:00 am

    Marketing Ad spend going nowhere?Maybe it’s time to consider partnership marketing.If that sounds nebulous and/or complicated – fear not:My guests this week on Innovative Minds have not […]

  • Selling Has Changed
    by Mellonie Francis on November 10, 2022 at 6:00 am

    I know this might sound like an overstatement – but it’s true:This week I caught up with someone who’s completely reinvented the selling process.Anil Menghani won LinkedIn’s first […]

  • I Don’t Have Time
    by Mellonie Francis on November 8, 2022 at 7:33 am

    I’ve proven it, over and over again:Personal branding does NOT take a lot of time.And considering the modest cost, it’s MASSIVELY profitable.Yet, CEOs are STILL sitting on the […]

  • The Multiplier Mindset
    by Mellonie Francis on November 3, 2022 at 6:00 am

    This week, I spoke to Tracy Clark – the life-changing life-coach who unleashes the “multiplier mindset” onto the business world.I was actually a little nervous about this podcast.But I […]

  • Are you ready for LinkedIn ads?
    by Mellonie Francis on November 1, 2022 at 6:00 am

    Most people fail with LinkedIn ads.If you want to be successful with LinkedIn ads, you need to make sure all the pieces are in place before you start running them.In this week’s Aha Moment […]

  • LinkedIn Social Selling
    by Mellonie Francis on October 27, 2022 at 6:00 am

    Linkedin Marketing is tricky: Implementation is delicate. Execution is complex. And measurement is 😵‍Multichannel adds a whole new dimension of tricky, delicate and 😵‍.Our guest […]

  • 1 hour = 20 pieces of content
    by Mellonie Francis on October 25, 2022 at 6:00 am

    Too busy for #content #marketing?Do it in JUST 1 HOUR! 👇It’s true:You can produce 20+ high-quality #LinkedIn pieces in LESS THAN an HOUR!That means:You can post high-impact stuff DAILY – […]

  • Unstoppable Success
    by Mellonie Francis on October 20, 2022 at 6:00 am

    Want to conquer your industry – in just 4 years??Then you NEED to hear this 👇My guest this week on Innovative Minds with Mel Francis is someone who, frankly, I’m honoured to have even […]

  • How to get MORE views on LinkedIn
    by Mellonie Francis on October 13, 2022 at 6:00 am

    On this episode of Aha Moments with Mel, I answer the number 1 question we get asked:How do I get more views on LinkedIn??There are a few things you can do, right now, to 3x your views.And […]

  • Overcome FEAR
    by Mellonie Francis on October 6, 2022 at 6:00 am

    TOP SKILL NEEDED for big-wave surfing? 🏄🌊MINDSET 🧠On this week’s episode, I had the pleasure of meeting a legendary big-wave surfer – and an iconic motivational speaker – @Mark […]

  • How To Go Viral On LinkedIn
    by Mellonie Francis on September 29, 2022 at 7:13 am

    “Will I go viral?” 🦠When someone thinks about #content #marketing, that’s generally their first question.And fair enough! That’s the image of #contentmarketing we’ve all been sold!So […]

  • Landing Pages That Land
    by Mellonie Francis on September 22, 2022 at 7:00 am

    Got a SH1T landing-page? Yeah, same here.It’s not our fault: We just got SH1T ADVICE 👇🏽This week on Innovative Minds with Mel Frances, I speak to @Steven Lewis, Director of […]

  • GOOGLE ADs vs LINKEDIN 🥊
    by Mellonie Francis on September 15, 2022 at 7:00 am

    This week’s episode of Innovative Minds with Mel Francis is a bit different:No guest, just me 🥰We’ve been running a lot of @Google ads this week – and we’ve gathered some really HOT […]

  • Crush it with Video Marketing
    by Mellonie Francis on September 8, 2022 at 7:11 am

    Want better VIDEO content? 🎬This week’s INNOVATIVE MINDS has you covered 👍🏽This week I caught up with @Cliff Coelho from storydriven.videoCliff is a video marketing genius – whose […]

  • Make Love Not Porn ❤️ ‍with Cindy Gallop
    by Mellonie Francis on September 1, 2022 at 7:00 am

    Make Love Not Porn ❤️ ‍Like the idea? You’re gonna LOVE the woman behind it 👇🏼This week, I podcasted with a very special guest: Cindy Gallop, Founder and CEO of Make Love Not […]

  • $6mil raised using LinkedIn with Havard Lillebo
    by Mellonie Francis on August 25, 2022 at 7:01 am

    Want to leverage LinkedIn for fundraising?Then you’ll enjoy my chat with @Håvard Lillebo, on this week’s Innovative Minds podcast.Håvard is a serial #entrepreneur: And a veteran of […]

  • Personal Branding with Belinda Agnew
    by Mellonie Francis on August 19, 2022 at 2:41 am

    This week, I sat down with Belinda Agnew.Belinda is a huge advocate for women in STEM and has reached views up to 2 million Linkedin users with a single post!She is also the director of […]

  • Must Hear LinkedIn Strategies with Andy Foote
    by Mellonie Francis on August 11, 2022 at 9:56 am

    This week’s episode was a real adrenaline rush – I caught up with Linkedin LEGEND Andy Foote!If you know what Andy charges, you’ll cash in by listening!! 🤑🤑🤑Now, I’ve been […]

  • Secrets of Angel Investing with Jed Ng
    by Mellonie Francis on August 8, 2022 at 6:11 am

    This episode Jed Ng, the founder of Angel School and I dive into Angel Investing Syndicates.Jed has a fascinating journey. He built Rakuten RapidAPI – the world’s largest API […]

  • Learning from the Startup Guru with David Kenney
    by Mellonie Francis on July 28, 2022 at 1:59 pm

    This interview was very important and special to me.I had the privilege to have my friend, mentor, advisor, and someone that I’ve gotten to know very well over the years, David Kenney, to […]

  • Media Is Changing Forever with Paul O’Brien
    by Mellonie Francis on July 26, 2022 at 3:34 am

    I had the absolute pleasure of talking with the CEO of MediaTech Ventures, Paul O’Brien and oh boy this conversation was an absolute gem!Paul didn’t just just answer with his own views, […]

  • The Art of Storytelling with Mridula Amin
    by Mellonie Francis on July 19, 2022 at 6:38 am

    This week, I got to interview someone very special to me, Mridula Amin.Her work has been featured by The New York Times, National Geographic, ABC, The Washington Post, The Wall Street […]

  • LinkedIn Ad Strategies with Justin Rowe
    by Mellonie Francis on July 11, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    My friend Justin Rowe & I sat down to reveal all our LinkedIn ad strategies.We discussed1. Ad objective: Engagement vs website conversion? What’s best?2. Creative choice Image vs […]

  • The Future of Email Marketing with Andy Mowat
    by Mellonie Francis on June 29, 2022 at 12:46 pm

    This week I had the pleasure of sitting down with Andy Mowat, CEO of Gated.Gated is a free tool, which reduces the noise in your email by forcing unknown senders to donate to charity. In […]

  • Should The CEO be a Linkedin Influencer?
    by Mellonie Francis on June 23, 2022 at 7:18 am

    This week was special.I brought in my sales and marketing leaders, Paul Niblett & Tharun Sonti to discuss should CEO’s be LinkedIn influencers?As we build out the CEO Influencer product […]

  • The SECRET LinkedIn Lead Gen Weapon with David Chevalier
    by Mellonie Francis on June 17, 2022 at 1:15 am

    I had the privilege to sit down with David Chevalier, Co-Founder & CEO of Leadjet – One of my favourite LinkedIn tools of ALL-TIME.For those that haven’t checked out Leadjet, it’s a […]

  • Making Equity a Piece of Cake with Kim Hansen
    by Mellonie Francis on June 14, 2022 at 5:49 am

    So many founders screw up their CAP table.Often diluting themselves too early. Giving away equity should be a piece of cake. But it’s not. That’s why Kim Hansen, CEO & Co-founder […]

  • Fiverr to $30million ARR with Garrett Mehrguth
    by Mellonie Francis on June 2, 2022 at 7:00 am

    I sat down with Garrett Mehrguth, CEO of Directive Consulting to understand how he went from doing $5 Fiverr gigs to $30million ARR within 7 years. Based out of the USA, Garett has decided […]

  • Impact of AI on Marketing with David Cyrus
    by Mellonie Francis on May 26, 2022 at 7:00 am

    In this fascinating podcast, I talk with David Cyrus, head of marketing at Faethm by Pearson. Faethm is the only SaaS platform trained on billions of data points to make AI-powered job […]

  • CEO Story with Philip Weinman
    by Mellonie Francis on May 19, 2022 at 5:00 am

    This week, I’m super excited about talking to CEO Phillip Weinman. Philip is a serial entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience leading businesses from infancy to public listings […]

  • Youtube vs LinkedIn with Kan Huang
    by Mellonie Francis on May 12, 2022 at 5:45 am

    When I started creating podcasts, I couldn’t wait to bring YouTube marketing expert Kan Huang onto the show.Coming from a Google background, he really knows what’s happening on YouTube […]

  • CEO Story: Mindset, Attitude & Defying Death with Chris Jankulovski
    by Mellonie Francis on May 5, 2022 at 5:05 am

    Chris Jankulovski is an inspiration.He’s lucky to have lived long enough to tell his story,Chris’ life was turned upside down at 19 on learning he’d inherited Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome – a […]