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#1699 Dmitry Dragilev explains how he became such a good marketer that he got on Mixergy TWICE (Jan 14th, 2019)

Today’s guest is someone you might have heard me interview before. Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of Justreachout.io, a software platform that helps entrepreneurs find the right people to pitch by searching keywords, competitors, niches, publications and more.
He’s such a good marketer that he made many pitches to get back on the podcast. And it worked! He made it impossible for me to say ‘no’.
I want to talk about how he does it.

Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of Justreachout.io, a software pl...

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#1698 How a freemium form builder is hitting $5M in revenue (Jan 11th, 2019)

Today’s guest is Florin Cornianu. He is the founder of 123FormBuilder which allows users to create any type of online forms and manage workflows.
I’ve interviewed 100 founders who have created similar software tools. I want to find out how the heck this company is doing so well.

Florin Cornianu is the founder of 123FormBuilder which allows users to create any type of online forms and manage workflows.


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#1697 Former HomeAway CTO on fear of failure as a first-time CEO and founder (Jan 9th, 2019)

Joining me is the former CTO of HomeAway. He left that company and was going to take a year off but he could barely make it 10 months before jumping back to work.
Ross Buhrdorf is now the founder of ZenBusiness, a corporate entity creation and management company.
I invited him here to talk about that business, but also HomeAway.

Ross Buhrdorf is the founder of ZenBusiness, a corporate entity creation and management company.


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#1696 The unglamorous but profitable way to sell on Amazon (Jan 7th, 2019)

When someone first suggested today’s guest to me I said no way. But then I realized the person I was talking to owned a payment processing company and he knew how much money this guy was making.
He has a big following on YouTube and Instagram teaching people how to sell on Amazon but that’s just a side project for him. He has actually created a real business selling on Amazon.
Larry Lubarsky makes six figures selling on Amazon and has a YouTube channel that teaches others how to sell on Amazo...

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#1695 Can you make every possible mistake and still grow a successful business? (Jan 4th, 2019)

Today’s guest is an entrepreneur who had an idea for a gaming business. She and her now husband created it and it didn’t work out.
If you’re building a business and you listen to my interviews, you know this is always a possibility.
But what she did was pivot from B2C to B2B. And it worked!
Jessica Rovello is the co-founder of Arkadium, which provides interactive content to the world’s best known brands and publishers.

Jessica Rovello is the co-founder of Arkadium, which provides interactive con...

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#1694 Lose it! creator on turning an app into a business (Jan 2nd, 2019)

I’ve noticed a trend in among tech entrepreneurs who are obsessed with tracking. They track what they eat.
Well, today I have the founder of an app that many of them are using to do it. Frankly, when I heard about LoseIt, I thought it was like Weight Watchers. It’s not.
Charles Teague is the founder of Lose It, a weight loss app. I invited him here to find out how he built it and how it became a success in such a crowded space.

Charles Teague is the founder of Lose It, a weight loss app.


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#1693 How to be successful when your technology is early (Dec 31st, 2018)

Joining me today is a founder who saw mobile happening back when most people didn’t see how far it could go.
But it was painful for him to see into the future. Arish Ali is the co-founder of Skava, a versatile e-commerce platform for retailers.
He launched it, built it up into a success, sold it and we’ll find out what happened next in this interview.

Arish Ali is the co-founder of Skava, a versatile e-commerce platform for retailers.


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#1692 The $60M marketing channel you’re probably ignoring (Dec 28th, 2018)

Joining me today is an entrepreneur who has a marketing hack that many today wouldn’t even consider. She sends out postcards.
Joy Gendusa is the founder of PostcardMania, a lead generation company that focuses on postcard marketing for SMB’s.
I’m fascinated by this company and wait until you see how big it is.

Joy Gendusa is the Founder of PostcardMania, a lead generation company that focuses on postcard marketing for SMB’s.


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#1691 How to use influencers to build your company (Dec 21st, 2018)

Today’s guest has had such a turbulent life I can’t understand how he’s still smiling.
He did well with real estate then BOOM—he lost it all.
He started over again and got into weed. He got into legal trouble. Had to start from scratch again.
Then he got into makeup of all things and he’s back on top. Dhar Mann is the founder of Liveglam which is a subscription makeup club.

Dhar Mann is the founder of Liveglam which is a subscription makeup club.


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#1690 Can startup methodologies find life in the corporate world? (Dec 19th, 2018)

I’m fascinated by the company today’s guest started.
You know how you see these amazing startup ideas and then you have to go back to your corporate job and there’s no way to execute those ideas in such a legacy environment?
Well that’s the problem his company wants to solve. Steve Glaveski is the co-founder of CollectiveCampus which helps companies adopt the mindset, methodologies and tools to successfully explore new business models and disruptive innovation.

Steve Glaveski is the co-founder o...

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#1689 The app builder who is killing robo calls (Dec 17th, 2018)

Today’s guest had an experience like many people and thought, “Man, these automated phone calls are frustrating!”
They had to be stopped. So he entered a competition to come up with a solution. He won that competition. He built it into a product but then he did something that I cannot understand.
We’ll talk about what he did in this interview.
Ethan Garr is the co-inventor of the RoboKiller app which stops robocalls forever for all landline and mobile phones.

Ethan Garr is the co-inventor of th...

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#1688 How third generation entrepreneur Godard Abel builds a company (Dec 14th, 2018)

Joining me today is a guy who has built three phenomenal companies. Two of them have sold. This guest is so big I don’t even know why he’s on Mixergy to be honest.
Godard Abel is the co-founder & CEO of G2 Crowd and prior founder/CEO BigMachines (now Oracle) and CEO SteelBrick (now Salesforce).
His latest company is one I use personally to check up on interviewees.
I invited him here to find out how he built these companies, two of which led to a combined $700M in acquisitions.

Godard Abel is...

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#1687 An insider look at Mixergy’s pre-interview process (Dec 12th, 2018)

Today I have one of the key members of the Mixergy team, Arie Desormeaux the Mixergy Producer.
I invited her here to talk about how Mixergy operates and our iterative process.
It takes a lot of work and it took us a long time to change the way we worked internally. We’re going to talk about how we did it.

Arie Desormeaux is the Mixergy Producer.


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#1686 How to scale gut-feelings with media buying (Dec 10th, 2018)

Today’s guest has been running his company for five years. It’s huge but still under the radar.
I’m wondering why, so I’ve invited the founder here to talk about it.
Patrick McKenna is the founder of Strike Social which is a global social media advertising company.

Patrick McKenna is the founder of Strike Social which is a global social media advertising company.


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#1685 How to turn your blog into a real business (Dec 7th, 2018)

One of my big challenges is that I have a San Francisco mindset. So when I see a small blog that isn’t in the league of, say, TechCrunch, I really don’t think much of them.
And that was true of Social Media Examiner. I figured it was started by someone young who was trying to figure out blogging.
I was wrong. Michael Stelzner is the founder of Social Media Examiner which helps businesses discover how to best use social media, blogs and podcasts to connect with customers, drive traffic, genera...

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#1684 A former stand-up comic builds a hair care company for children (Dec 5th, 2018)

You guys know I have two kids. Well, it seems like every six months I get a letter from their school telling me their is a lice outbreak. It’s a total pain for a parent.
Today’s guest is an entrepreneur who said she didn’t want parents to just live with that pain. She was going to do something about it.
Risa Barash is the co-founder of Fairy Tales Hair Care, a professional line of hair care for children.

Risa Barash is the co-founder of Fairy Tales Hair Care, a professional line of hair care fo...

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#1683 Founder of Google Docs takes on a big problem (Dec 3rd, 2018)

You may not know Steve Newman, but you probably regularly use the software he created. In 2005 he launched Writely, a pioneer online word processor which sold to Google and became the basis for Google Docs.
At Google he noticed a massive problem. Catch this interview to see what it was and how it led him to found Scalyr, which does log analysis to help DevOps teams solve problems faster.

Steve Newman is the founder of Scalyr which is a blazing fast log management platform for the DevOps front l...

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#1682 How to work through leadership growth pains (through writing) (Nov 30th, 2018)

Today’s guest is Dave Hanley. Dave Hanley is the founder of Tomorrow.me, an app that allows people to create a trust with a free will, and then back it up with just the right amount of insurance.
Prior to Tomorrow, he helped build Shelfari which was acquired by Amazon. He followed that up with success after success.
I invited him here to talk about how a guy who didn’t even want to get into entrepreneurship built this track record of success.

Dave Hanley is the founder of Tomorrow.me, an app tha...

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#1681 How a founder must change as the company grows from startup to IPO (Nov 28th, 2018)

Joining me today is an entrepreneur who was working on a startup during the dot com boom and he was shaped by the foolishness of that era.
Bob Tinker was the founding CEO of MobileIron which helps companies enable their employees to choose the best devices and best apps they want to do their work and he took the company public.
 

Bob Tinker was the co-founder of MobileIron which helps companies enable their employees to choose the best devices and best apps they want to do their work.


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#1680 How SalesHacker founder pulled off profitable conferences (Nov 26th, 2018)

Joining me today is a founder who had a job at Udemy when he heard Gagan Biyani do a Mixergy interview.
Max Altschuler is is today’s guest and I’m freaking fascinated by the business he went on to build after Udemy. He was able to make money off of meet ups. Then he got into running conferences around sales.
Then something happened that totally changed his business. He could have closed the company but that’s not what he did. He found a way to continue to grow it.
We’ll hear the entire story ...

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