Archive for May, 2012

How to build a profitable startup cheaply, even if you only have $100

Posted on May 31, 2012 - 9:00 AM PST

Chris Guillebeau knew most entrepreneurs don’t win million-dollar funding rounds, so he started his business for $100 and wrote a book about how other successful entrepreneurs have done the same. It was all done by building a profitable startup for $100, so we invited him to teach you how to do it.

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How Weebly Quietly Became A Giant Publishing Platform – with David Rusenko

Posted on May 30, 2012 - 9:00 AM PST

How does sticking with the tough times of business lead a founder to build a software company that powers 11M Web sites with 75M monthly visitors?

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How to use the power of habit to lead the life you want

Posted on May 29, 2012 - 9:00 AM PST

Charles Duhigg was frustrated about gaining weight from his afternoon cookie-eating habit, so he re-programmed his behavior and lost 12 pounds. It was all done by controlling habits, so we invited him to teach you how to do it.

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Someone wants to help you take your users from free to paid

Posted on May 28, 2012 - 2:48 PM PST

Are you building a site or app that charges users? Need help? I’m going to interview a few founders who are phenomenal at charging users and I want to ask them about your issues. I’ll do it too. I’m trying to figure out if I’m pushing the paid version of my site too much. So […]

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Master Class:
How to build a profitable startup cheaply
(Even if you only have $100)
Taught by Chris Guillebeau of $100 Startup

Posted on May 28, 2012 - 9:00 AM PST

Report issues here Master Class: $100 Startup About the course leader Chris Guillebeau spent less than $100 to build his business which includes UnconventionalGuides.com, a site that helps people do more about what their excited about. Master Class Toolbox Course Cheat Sheet Recurly.com Stripe.com Transcript Download the transcript here Andrew: This course is about how […]

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Simply Measured: A $2 Million Startup With No Advertising Budget – with Adam Schoenfeld

Posted on May 28, 2012 - 9:00 AM PST

How does a company become $2 million startup, even though it had no advertising budget?

Adam Schoenfeld is the co-founder and CEO of Simply Measured, which helps marketers get social media data and create beautiful, custom reports in Excel and online.

I want to find out about his first version for the company, where he got his first customers, and how he got them to pay even more…

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WhatRunsWhere: The Unfunded Way To Hunt For Customers – with Max Teitelbaum

Posted on May 25, 2012 - 9:00 AM PST

How does a start-up with no funding hunt for customers? And if you’re trying to get new customers or if you’re trying to win back some of the customers that you’ve lost in the past, I want this interview to be the one that’s aimed exactly at you.

To help us do it, we’ve got Max Teitelbaum. You’ve seen him here before. He had one of the most controversial but also one of the most watched interviews here on Mixergy where we’ve talked about how to generate a lot of revenue as…

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How to close like a top 1% sales performer

Posted on May 24, 2012 - 9:00 AM PST

Matt Malone couldn’t make his quota even when he worked overtime at a restaurant, so instead he became a master salesman and has been in the top 1% of Chrysler car sales nationwide for 14 years. It was all done using marketing and sales closing techniques, so we invited him to teach you how to do it.

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Grubwithus: How A Founder Tried EVERYTHING Before Finding His Hit Business – with Eddy Lu

Posted on May 23, 2012 - 9:00 AM PST

How does a founder, who tries everything end up finding his hit business?

In this interview, you’re going to hear about the laundry list of companies that Eddy Lu co-founded with his partner. I want to focus on two of those businesses: A franchise called Beard Papa (which he still owns today and runs passively, apparently at only three hours a month) and Grubwithus, which has one of the most impressive…

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Master Class: How to keep customers longer (test format)

Posted on May 22, 2012 - 5:24 PM PST

Report issues here Update: If your browser is giving you an error, I think it’s because I built this page with a bunch of iframes (from Wufoo & Wistia). –Andrew Warner Master Class: How to keep customers longer Fill out my online form. Fill out my Wufoo form! Fill out my Wufoo form! Fill out […]

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How to systemize your business so everything will run smoothly, even when you’re out of the office

Posted on May 22, 2012 - 9:00 AM PST

After fifteen years of working 100 hours a week on a failing business, Sam Carpenter acted on an epiphany that helped him earn 20 times more while working just 2 hours a week. He did it by systematizing his business, so we’ve invited him to teach you how to do the same with yours.

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How Startup America Is Helping Americans Become More Entrepreneurial – with Scott Case

Posted on May 21, 2012 - 9:00 AM PST

How does the man who helped found Priceline go on to help America become more entrepreneurial?

In the mid-90s, Scott Case was the founding CTO of Priceline, the “Name Your Own Price” company that reached a billion dollars in annual sales in less than 24 months. Currently he’s the CEO of Startup America, which provides…

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