Here are some more Inside Secrets from my recent interview with ABC5 TV in Des Moines. Enjoy!
One day I was watching a movie. I bet everyone has seen the movie “Jaws” starring Richard Dreyfuss. There is a scene in the move where they are in a boat and they are chumming for sharks. They are putting blood in the water because they want to catch Jaws. That little trigger gave me […]
I recently had the opportunity to share the secrets of my success with ABC5 TV in Des Moines. If there is one thing I really enjoy, it’s offering insight on what has driven me to find success as an entrepreneur. Enjoy the piece located here and let me know what you think!
I have 12 patents and numerous other products I have chosen not to patent for one reason or another. And what I want to impress upon you is that when inventors and entrepreneurs start talking about their past and all the wonderful things they have done (shouting “Look at me!” all the while) they give […]
Why do so many people let their dreams die unrealized? The biggest reason, I suppose, is the negative, cynical attitudes of other people. Those other people are not enemies… they are friends, and sometimes even family members. Our enemies never bother us greatly; we can usually handle them with little trouble. But our friends, if […]
When you think of great salesmen, who do you think of? Anthony Sullivan? Billy Mays? Willy Loman? (hopefully not that last one.) While there are many amazing salesmen who have come into national recognition, there are countless others still that are creating stupendous pitches in their local communities. Here is one that is probably one […]
Note to editors: Cactus Jack is available for interviews. Please contact him directly at the number or email to the right to schedule an interview. After cutting a deal with a couple of celebrity “Sharks” last season, Ames’ Cactus Jack Barringer will again be featured on the Shark Tank television program, airing at 7 p.m. […]
On the morning of April 9th, 2011, Cactus Jack rang the NASDAQ opening bell alongside the cast of the hit ABC show Shark Tank. Sharks present at the event included Kevin Harrington, Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec, and Kevin O’Leary, as well as several of the entrepreneurs that received funding from the Sharks. To […]
Cactus Jack will bring his bigger-than-life personality to the Big Apple on Monday, April 4 where he will join a group of entrepreneurs in ringing the opening bell at the NASDAQ. Cactus Jack, who has sold millions of dollars worth of merchandise by bringing innovative products to market through home-shopping networks and infomercials, will […]
Cactus Jack is an expert at marketing products and service. About nine years ago, he released a DVD detailing some of his ways to market a product or service (you can view the original commercial for it on YouTube). Now, he’s posted the list of the avenues he uses for effective marketing for free, updated […]