Ian Garlic | From Limos to Homelessness & Back Again

Ian Garlic Smart Business Revolution John Corcoran

Ian Garlic is a video marketing expert and the Founder and CEO of the video marketing agency, Authentic Web.

Ian helps service-based businesses become the authority using video and, in today’s episode, we’re talking about the power of stories; including a few of Ian’s that are so crazy you have to hear them to believe they’re real.

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In this episode we discuss:

  • Ian’s Fantastical Childhood That Involved His Family Owning a Fine Dining Restaurant with a Dolphin Show
  • How Ian’s Family Went from Limo’s and Mansions to Being Homeless on Two Separate Occasions
  • Why Ian’s Not Afraid of Taking Risks or Worried About Failing
  • The Most Important Childhood Lesson Ian Learned That’s Carried over to Entrepreneurship
  • Which Celebrity Bartending Customers Were Nice and Which Ones Were Horrible and What They Taught Him About People in General
  • What Led Ian into Video Marketing
  • The Typical Hang-Ups People Have with Doing Video Marketing
  • Ian’s Take on Ideal Video Lengths
  • Why Ian Doesn’t like the Word “Testimonials”
  • How to Structure Your Client’s Stories in Your Marketing Videos
  • How Your Marketing Video Will Vary Depending on Which Platform It Will Be On
  • Ian’s Prediction for Video in the Coming Years
  • Is Not Doing Video Losing You Referrals?
  • Who Ian Thanks for His Success (Including Tony Grebmeier and Vinnie Fisher)

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