About Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel is an experienced journalist, writer, communications professional and social media user.

The money-back-guaranteed way to get attention

Let me begin with an undeniable fact: I’m smarter and more beautiful than most men. Most business owners and executives have a similar level of confidence – although about their company rather than themselves. You see, most business leaders are convinced they offer great customer service. Their customers may not be convinced, but they sure [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Business, Content, Marketing|0 Comments

Stop helping your competition!

You know that annoying rival that keeps pumping out all that content? They’re beating you. Most people don’t do content marketing – which is why most people are falling behind their competition. For those who don’t know, content marketing is a form of corporate journalism. Traditional journalism uses content to attract consumers, who in turn [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|Business, Content, Marketing|0 Comments

Sorry, people, but I’m calling you on your bullshit

If you’ve never visited the Bullshit Generator website, you should do so right now. In a previous post, I explained the five secrets of good writing. By contrast, the Bullshit Generator highlights a common mistake people make when writing emails and reports. For those who don’t know, the Bullshit Generator is a website that brilliantly [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Business, Content, Marketing|0 Comments

The 5 secrets of good writing

So, you think you’re a good writer because you use big words, long sentences and industry jargon? Sorry, but you’re actually a bad writer. Good writers think of their audience and try to keep things simple. Bad writers think of themselves and try to sound profound (something I’ve been guilty of many times). The purpose [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Business, Content, Marketing|0 Comments

Your poor word choices are literally making me sick

Most people have missed a remarkable change that has occurred over the last decade or two. Fortunately, I have not. The change I refer to is this: these days, anyone who gives 100% effort is actually guilty of giving less than 100% effort. Let me explain this paradox. For almost all of human history, anyone [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Business, Content, Marketing|0 Comments

Meet the new me

Some of you know the old me. I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you to the new me. The new Nick is fitter, healthier, more knowledgeable and more successful than the old Nick. Basically, Nick 2.0 is a more efficient and productive version of Nick 1.0. I wish I could say all the [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|Business, Content, Marketing|0 Comments

Agent building ‘massive relationships’ with key owners

One of Australia’s best agents is about to implement a prospecting strategy that he forecasts will boost his income by 20 per cent. Brisbane agent Matt Lancashire, who placed 86th on last year’s Top 100 Agents ranking, told REB he is aiming to increase his GCI from $2 million in 2015 to $2.5 million in 2016. This planned [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|Business, Content, Marketing|0 Comments

Real estate agency scraps IPO

A multi-state group that planned to secure a backdoor listing on the ASX this month has been forced to cancel its plans. Hello Real Estate has backed out of its reverse takeover of Minrex Resources, a publicly listed resources company, in what both parties described as a mutual decision. Hello founder Phil Horan told REB that the IPO had [...]

By | January 19th, 2016|Business, Content, Marketing|0 Comments

The Star Trek future beckons

Real estate is set to undergo massive changes in the way that homes are designed, built, priced and listed, which will force agents to significantly update their skills. Picture the scene: you wake up, grab some breakfast and then jump in your self-driving car for a leisurely trip to work. This fantastical future is a [...]

By | December 7th, 2015|Business, Content, Marketing|0 Comments

Real estate laws on the move

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By | July 2nd, 2015|Business, Content, Marketing|0 Comments