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#1668 How this founder funded his startup by making millions through online poker (Oct 26th, 2018)

Today’s guest is Michael Jackness. He’s a guy who gave up online poker and got into e-commerce.
He did it despite the existence of Amazon.
Michael Jackness is the founder of Terran.com which owns and builds amazing brands and content sites.

Michael Jackness is the founder of Terran.com which owns and builds amazing brands and content sites.


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#1667 How to get predictable revenue and a long-term relationship with your customers (Oct 24th, 2018)

Today’s guest took e-commerce and added a subscription model to it. I’ve always been a fan of subscription because it gives you predictable revenue and a long-term relationship with your customers.
Matthew Gallagher is the founder of Watch Gang, a monthly watch club.
I’m going to ask him how he built this company, about his revenue, and so much more in this interview.

Matthew Gallagher is the founder of Watch Gang, a watch club.


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#1666 The founder who is solving the problem other founders are embarrassed about (Oct 22nd, 2018)

A thing that many entrepreneurs are embarrassed by is the fact that their bookkeeping sucks and they blame themselves.
Well, if you’re not organized, you’re not the only one. It’s an issue I’ve talked about for years. Today’s guest saw the same pain point. But instead of just talking about it, he actually set out to solve it.
Waseem Daher is the founder of Pilot which is an online bookkeeping service.

Waseem Daher is the founder of Pilot which is an online bookkeeping service.


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#1665 Pat Flynn interviews me about my process for interviewing founders (Oct 19th, 2018)

This is not an interview where I ask someone else questions. Instead, Pat Flynn, the founder of Smart Passive Income interviewed me for his podcast.
I thought the questions he asked me about my interview process were interesting so I asked him if I could publish our conversation.
So that’s what I have for you today.

Pat Flynn is the founder of Smart Passive Income, podcasts, tutorials, videos, and other how-to articles on growing your business.


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#1664 One of my most open guests ever returns for another candid conversation (Oct 17th, 2018)

You all know I get personal in my interviews. Well, today’s guest is someone who really opened up with me in private and when I invited him on to talk about his company a few months ago he got really personal about alcoholism, depression and suicide.
We never got around to talking about his company!
He’s back today to do that. John Saddington is the co-Founder of The Iron Yard a coding School and bootcamp which he sold.

John Saddington is the co-Founder of The Iron Yard a coding School and bo...

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#1663 Why you shouldn’t ignore text messaging for lead conversion (Oct 15th, 2018)

If you’ve ever gotten a sales call in the middle of your day from an insurance company, for example, you know that is not an experience you want for your own customers. It’s very disruptive.
Well, today’s guest is an entrepreneur who came up with a solution for that.
Aaron C. Evans is the founder of Drips which uses conversational text messaging to help their clients contact users when it’s convenient for the users.

A.C. Evans is the founder of Drips which uses conversational text messaging to...

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#1662 How to be a CEO that scales from idea to a $100M exit (Oct 12th, 2018)

The people you trust to find out what’s going on with products in the tech industry go to iSuppli for their market research.
I’m proud to have the founder on today. I want to find out how they’ve become such a staple for publications like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. I want to find out how they established such credibility with the media.
Derek Lidow is the Founder of iSuppli which was a market research firm which was sold in 2010 for $100M to IHS.

Derek Lidow is the Founder...

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#1661 This founder combined influencer marketing and subscription boxes into one really cool startup (Oct 10th, 2018)

Sherri Langburt is founder of Babbleboxx which places your products in the hands of heavyweight influencers by delivering customized experiential and contextual marketing campaigns.
I invited her here to talk about how she has built this company.
I want to find out how someone who considers herself to be very shy has reached out and built relationships with so many people and brands.

Sherri Langburt is founder of Babbleboxx which places your products in the hands of heavyweight influencers by ...

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#1660 How does a founder driven by creativity build a profitable company? (Oct 8th, 2018)

Today’s guest is on a mission to bring people together through games all while accepting the fact that we are all connected to our devices.
Alex Fleetwood is the founder of Sensible Object which builds inclusive social games augmented by software.
I invited him here to talk about his ideas and how he turned them into a REAL business.

Alex Fleetwood is the founder of Sensible Object which builds inclusive social games augmented by software.


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#1659 How can a platform modernize an industry like insurance? (Oct 5th, 2018)

My guest, Jennifer Fitzgerald, saw how ancient the insurance space was and knew it didn’t have to be this way.
She had a background in insurance and felt she could modernize this enormous industry.
Well, she’s done it. I want to find out how.
Jennifer Fitzgerald is the co-Founder of Policygenius, a consumer marketplace for insurance.

Jennifer Fitzgerald is the co-Founder of Policygenius, a consumer marketplace for insurance.


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#1658 How Infusionsoft was built (Oct 3rd, 2018)

Infusionsoft started out as a company that was doing just okay. But then I noticed how they started dominating the market and now it feels like they’ve always been there.
In this interview I want to find out how Infusionsoft has gotten as big as it has. I also want to find out how they almost went out of business.
Clate Mask is founder and CEO of Infusionsoft which helps businesses automate their workflow.

Clate Mask is founder and CEO of Infusionsoft which helps businesses automate their work...

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#1657 The $200M company behind device trade-in programs (Oct 1st, 2018)

I used to think if I went to the store to buy a new phone and traded in my old phone that my phone was going back to the manufacturer to be refurbished and resold.
It turns out that is not at all true. Turns out whoever you got your phone from is actually using another company to handle all that.
The man behind that business has created something really amazing that I want to ask him about.
Stephen Wakeling is the founder of Phobio which provides mobile trade-in services for retailers.

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#1656 How to overcome skepticism around your physical product (Sep 28th, 2018)

Today’s guest is the founder of a company that makes sunglasses for kids. My first thought was, “What babies are wearing sunglasses?!”
Turns out a lot of them.
Molly Fienning is a co-founder of Babiators, which makes sunglasses for kids and babies.
I invited her here to find out how big her company is and how she did it.
If you’re in the business of creating physical products, you’ll want to listen to this interview. If you’re creating something that’s different and you expect skepticism, this i...

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#1655 This founder revealed so much that I had to make his interview members-only (Sep 26th, 2018)

After I got my drivers’ license, I remember having to go to the bank to get a roll of quarters every month.
I’d keep it under the arm rest so I could pay the meter when I drove to school. I just accepted this crazy, inconvenient system because who was going to modernize city government?
Today’s guest is the founder of Passport which provides an enterprise software platform for cities, transit agencies, universities and private operators in the parking and transportation industries.

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#1654 How to avoid running out of money in the first year (Sep 24th, 2018)

Today’s guest is Andrew Rogoff. He noticed people were managing employees using spreadsheets and thought, “There has to be a better way.”
But coming up with a software alternative just wasn’t enough to keep the company from running out of money in the beginning.
We’ll find out in this interview what he did to make it work. Andrew Rogoff is the co-founder of Resource Guru, a cloud-based team calendar.

Andrew Rogoff is the co-founder of Resource Guru, a cloud-based team calendar.


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#1653 Case Study: How to build a profitable content platform (with the founder of Carbonmade and Podia) (Sep 21st, 2018)

Today’s guest is all about selling content online.
Spencer Fry is the founder of Podia which allows content creators to sell online courses, memberships and digital downloads.
I know him from Carbonmade. I want to ask him about that and some other questions I know he doesn’t want to answer.

Spencer Fry is the founder of Podia which allows content creators to sell online courses, memberships and digital downloads.


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#1652 Mixergy listener hits big milestone with his company WhatConverts (Sep 19th, 2018)

Today’s guest has been listening for a long time. He wanted to be on Mixergy but not until he hit a certain milestone.
Well, he’s hit that milestone and he’s here to tell us how he did it.
Michael Cooney is the founder of WhatConverts, which gives you one place to track, manage, and report on leads.

Michael Cooney is the founder of WhatConverts, which gives you one place to track, manage, and report on leads.


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#1651 How to start a business during the most stressful period of your life (Sep 17th, 2018)

Today’s guest understood that health records are important to not just the doctor but also the patient.
The problem she noticed is that the entire system is disorganized.
Lauren Cascio is the co-founder of Abartys Health, a centralized data hub allowing medical record portability and universal patient identification.
I want to find out how she started this business in the midst of so many personal issues and how she did it all from Puerto Rico.

Lauren Cascio is the co-founder of Abartys Health...

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#1650 How a corporate soldier left behind a sexy job title to create a content platform (Sep 14th, 2018)

Joining me today is someone who’s built a successful company but how he got there is a little atypical. He was a corporate soldier at MTV and was really proud of his job and the title that came with it. But a mid-life crisis at age 37 caused him to cross over into entrepreneurship.
Shaul Olmert is the co-founder of Playbuzz, a storytelling platform used by publishers.
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#1649 The founder of the $20 camera that’s making a profit (Sep 12th, 2018)

Besides loving entrepreneurship, I also love tech. But when I saw the product created by today’s guest I was skeptical.
Yun Zhang is the co-founder of Wyze Labs which is the creator of the Wyze Cam, wireless smart home camera.
It sells for $20. I couldn’t believe they were able to pull it off. Where’s the profit? I’m going to ask him about that in this interview.

Yun Zhang is the co-founder of Wyze Labs which is the creator of the Wyze Cam, wireless smart home camera.


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