Mini Bio

Richard Eastes was still living with his parents when he took a risk and spent his life savings on adopting an internet start-up, VroomVroomVroom. He grew it using online marketing and acts of surprise to exceed customer expectations. It grew to a $20m business.

Richard is available for

  • Teaching your staff to get websites to the top of Google
  • Choosing an SEO company that gets results. http://www.ResultsPlease.com
  • Making your website content look gorgeous http://Grab.Graphics
  • Wowing your audience with talks on unusual topics (see below)

Speaking Topics

Richard speaks on entrepreneurship, travel industry and internet marketing  including:

  • 12 online marketing experiments.
  • How I beat the burden of procrastination.
  • The most underrated business tip in the world is? Surprise!
  • Predictions for the future of the travel industry.
  • 6 things entrepreneurs must do.
  • In-house online marketing VS agencies.

Buy Profitable Websites

When done properly, buying websites can have a higher return than real estate investments and trading shares. Tips for buying profitable websites See for yourself exactly where the current source business is coming from. If it’s Google, look for proof in Google...

No Failures. Only Experiments.

2001-2002 E&I Computers – FAILED Idea: Sell cheap computers I learned that it’s fun to partner with a friend to start a business, but rarely are the dedications and dreams equal and consistent enough to work. I also learned that I set my prices too low...

Ludum Dare Game Jam in Brisbane

I’m competing in Ludum Dare this weekend in Brisbane, starting 9am Saturday morning. If you’re also competing and want to join in, sms or call me on 0419 659 921. Address is Unit 6 218 Bowen Terrace, New Farm. Frank the Fish Rate this game here. I’m...

How to beat procrastination

Set yourself the following rules. Procrastinate as often as you like. Yep! Once you decide to start procrastinating, set a 5 minute timer to go off. After the timer goes off, you can decide to get back to work or reset the timer and procrastinate for another 5...

Hi Mum, I’m on TV!

One thing led to the next last week with a short story I contributed to about beating procrastination. One thing led to the next and I ended up being featured in the Sydney Morning Herald, 2 radio stations and Sunrise on Channel 7. [av_video...

My experiences on outsourcing

This is a list of experiences I’ve had from outsourcing so far. I’ll add more as I think of them Outsourcing on odesk was best for me when I had less than 10 outsourced staff. The advantages over using a BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) were that...