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Imagine you’re dying with a secret. Something you’ve never had the courage to tell your friends or family. Or a last wish – a task you need carried out before you can rest in peace. Now imagine there’s someone who can take care of all that, who has little respect for the living, but will do anything for the dead. Well, there is! He calls himself The Coffin Confessor and you're about to meet him. It’s a kooky and spooky episode 600 of The (13 year-old, award-winning) Small Business Big Marketing podcast.
A little more about Bill Edgar, AKA The Coffin Confessor
A private investigator by trade, Gold Coast based Bill Edgar calls himself The Coffin Confessor, and gets paid handsomely to gatecrash funerals, will readings and wakes. Put simply, he’s a one-of-a-kind professional businessman on a mission to make good on the last requests of his soon-to-be-deceased clients.
Bill’s been many things in his life including the son of one of Australia's most notorious gangsters, a homeless street kid, a maximum security prisoner, a family man, activist, philosopher and much, much more.
In this no-holes-barred chat, you’ll hear how he became The Coffin Confessor, how he gets clients, the weirdest, funniest and most rewarding jobs he’s done, what he charges, how he gets the crowd on his side, along with how he became a best-selling author and the subject of a soon-to-be Hollywood blockbuster.
We kick things off with Bill, AKA The Coffin Confessor, talking about his notorious gangster father …
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