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The accidental $250B trampoline park company

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May 16, 2018
When I looked at the list of upcoming guests for this month and I saw that we had someone who ran a trampoline business I said, “Trampoline?” It turns out this is a story of a guy who created something in the real world that works like businesses have always worked, except much...

How a Tinder Hack inspired a networking startup for women

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May 8, 2018
Today’s guest started out as a reporter when a Tinder hack led to a business idea for connecting women. She’s a pro at getting media attention and I want to learn how she does it. Pamela Newenham is the cofounder of GirlCrew, a platform for women to make new friends.

How to do your own PR right

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Jan 24, 2018
I’ve noticed a problem, as today’s guest will tell you from his own experience, that most entrepreneurs are really crappy at getting PR. I’m shocked to hear him say it because I’ve known him for years and years and years. He’s got such a good touch and still he says...

How Flux Chargers got traction

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Dec 8, 2017
When I work remotely I don’t like bringing my laptop; I prefer to work on my phone. But my biggest problem with using my phone is that it would kill my battery so fast. I was constantly upgrading to the latest phone and I STILL couldn’t do more than 4-5 hours of work with it. Well, last...

What didn’t kill Colin Hodge made him stronger

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Jun 30, 2017
In 2013 Colin Hodge was one of the most written about startup founders, because of his company’s suggestive name, Bang with Friends, and because of his masterful use of PR. Then Zynga sued him. Apple banned his app. And he had to lay off everyone on his team. This is the story of how he...

How a direct-to-customer brand competes with Amazon

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Apr 24, 2017
Ecommerce and direct to customer opportunities have made it possible for companies to build things and sell things we couldn’t have done before the earliest days of the Internet. That’s why I’m excited to bring on today’s guest. Josh Meyer founded a men’s brand, a...

Elite Daily acquired this week. Founder is on Mixergy now.

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Apr 17, 2017
How do you make a real business out of content? I can see how it can help advance a mission but as far as a real business, it seems like software is better way to go. So I’m always shocked when I hear someone has built a successful media company. Today’s guest is Gerard Adams. In 2011 he...

A conversation with Noah Kagan

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Mar 27, 2017
Today I have my friend here whose company I really admire and whose company has become ubiquitous. I remember when Noah Kagan first created a tool for Sumo I was excited and put it on my site. But I didn’t like it and I didn’t tell him why. But he continued to build the business and I want...

How Diego Saez Gil built a smart luggage company into a multi-million dollar company

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Mar 6, 2017
Imagine you’re a venture capitalist looking at investments all day long and this guy from Argentina walks into your office and says, “I’ve got this great idea. It’s luggage.” Luggage? Really? Well, if you continued that conversation–and didn’t run...

How Nick Gray created a $1M business by hacking museum tours

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Feb 24, 2017
I hate to admit it, but I hesitated when someone suggested today’s guest. And you’ll see why when I tell you what he does. Today’s guest is Nick Gray. He is the founder of Museum Hack, which encourages people to explore museums in a new way. I get how that would be fun but I wasn’t sure...

Shark Tank’s Daymond John

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Feb 17, 2017
Joining me is Daymond John. He’s one of the stars of Shark Tank, the incredibly popular show where entrepreneurs try to raise money from him and other investors. I heard of Daymond back when I worked for my dad’s store as kid in Brooklynn. One day this guy walked into the store wearing a...

Why Alex Osenenko thinks your service business is scalable

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Sep 28, 2016
A while back I got an email from today’s guest, who said, “Hi Andrew. I’m listening to your July 25th interview with Glenn Elliott and I can’t help but write you this note. One of the first things that Glenn said was the digital marketing company that he founded trapped...

How a killer Kickstarter campaign and a “Shark Tank” appearance got BetterBack to $3M in year ONE

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Sep 12, 2016
You might remember hearing about an app years ago called Everest. It was an app for ambitious people and I kept hearing about it. It was designed to give driven people a way to set big goals for themselves and achieve it. Peter Thiel–Peter freaking Thiel–invested in the company and...

How an Italian startup is helping brands connect with influencers

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Jun 27, 2016
I was talking to one of my customers recently and I said, “How are you getting your customers?” He and his cofounder had a line of makeup. I said, “How do you compete in the makeup space? Where are you getting your customers?” And he said Instagram. I said, “So,...
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How to get your product into the hands of a celebrity

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May 17, 2016
If Oprah talks about a book, the author is instantly famous. Their book will fly off the shelves faster than it can be printed. And we have the same thing in the startup world, too. Only...

Techniques for rapid growth

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May 11, 2016
The person who you’re about to meet is someone who I got to know at a dinner recently. A past Mixergy interviewee put a dinner together of people who were doing growth for companies. And as I talked to today’s guest, I realized he’s really interesting. He’s got this...

How a guy used hardcore couponing to build a lifestyle biz

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Apr 29, 2016
When I met today’s guest on a podcasting cruise, he told me, “Andrew, I did this thing where I built up a business getting a lot of press.” I was curious. How does a guy that I’ve never heard of get so much press? After he told me I said, “Dude, you’ve got...

#AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media and Self-Awareness

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Mar 9, 2016
I think most people know him, but just in case, today’s guest is Gary Vaynerchuk. He is the founder of the digital social agency, VaynerMedia. They work with brands like Spotify, Mountain Dew and Budweiser. They help those brands with creative social media campaigns, ad buying and so much...

How to get your product into celebrity hands (and recover from every possible mistake)

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Feb 8, 2016
As I read the bio for today’s guest, I thought, “Wait, is she really going to talk about that?” It was a bio full of incredible accomplishments but also disasters that most people don’t want to talk about outside of dinner at my house or a scotch night. Sarah Shaw is the...

How Pascal Pilon revolutionized the music mastering industry

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Jan 22, 2016
Today, I’ve got an interview with an entrepreneur who, as much research as I’ve done, I don’t feel I understand it enough, and I had no idea this was even a need. Meanwhile, today’s guest is throwing everything into this business, building it up and it’s going well. I want to know...

How Alex Ikonn used YouTube to build a 7 figure business

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Dec 7, 2015
In this interview, we are going to break free from misconceptions...

The marketing techniques behind the success of Electric Styles

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Oct 19, 2015
Joining me is a Mixergy fan who wondered what would happen if he took everything he knew about online marketing and...

How to survive a breakup with your business partner

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Sep 14, 2015
Today's guest is a guy who I got to know here at Mixergy headquarters when our producer, Jeremy Weisz, put together a mastermind...

Why a profitable company (with millions of users) really needs PR

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Aug 24, 2015
One of the most exciting things about Mixergy is featuring entrepreneurs of big businesses that, frankly, I hadn't heard of and that I bet you...

How to use the media to grow your business

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Aug 7, 2015
Andreea Ayers is the founder of Tees for Change, a t-shirt company which she built through media...

Is Timothy Sykes a millionaire douchebag?

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Mar 25, 2015
That's what Businessweek called him, but name-calling isn't what Mixergy is about...

How successful marketing turned a musician into the founder of InsiderMusicBusiness

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Mar 23, 2015
Joining me is a musician who built a business by teaching what he himself needed to learn...

How an intrapreneur bounced back from failure

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Mar 20, 2015
This is the story of a failed INTRApreneur who bounced back by starting a digital agency. I invited today's guest on because he knows how to get clients...
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Connect with influencers (To accelerate your startup’s growth)

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Feb 3, 2015
There are people who can help you build your business stronger and faster than you could ever build it on your own. But how do you connect with them? In her Mixergy course, Selena shows you how to accelerate your startup's growth by connecting with influencers.
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How to get featured in publications (Like TechCrunch)

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Jan 27, 2015
For many startup founders, getting featured on a site like TechCrunch is their white whale. It’s not easy, but if you can manage to do it, it can skyrocket your traffic, credibility, and most importantly, sales...
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How to launch a profitable YouTube campaign

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Jan 13, 2015
Eric Siu’s client was running out of cash. So Eric learned how to create a profitable YouTube campaign. He tested everything. He even made a $50,000 mistake in the process. But the campaign was a huge success. In his Mixergy course, Eric shows you how to set up your first profitable YouTube ad campaign...

How to overcome the imposter syndrome and build a 6-figure consulting business, with Noah Fleming

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Jan 12, 2015
Joining me today is a founder who built a thriving consulting company. I invited him to tell his story, so you can learn how to do it yourself...

How Aaron Agius built an affiliate marketing company into a $90K/Mo machine

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Dec 22, 2014
This is the story of how a guy who was bored by his work built a profitable marketing company...

Why you shouldn’t give up on an idea just because it’s being done

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Dec 15, 2014
Have you ever had an idea and gave up on it because someone else was already doing it? That's what happened to Joshua Parkinson...
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How to buy ads (And increase ROI with social advertising)

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Sep 16, 2014
Before Justin Brooke became an expert at ad buying, he was flipping burgers at Wendy’s. One year later, Justin went to work for himself. “I spent the last money that I had on advertising, and I had a six-figure online income stream by the end of the year...”
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How to grow your email list (Even if you don’t have an audience yet)

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Aug 12, 2014
In his Mixergy course, Jon shows you how to use blogging to grow your email list...
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How to get traffic from content (So you can generate free leads)

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Jun 10, 2014
In his course, Neil will explain why you should create content on other sites, even if you don't have time to create content for yourself. He'll also show you how to riff off of popular sites and put content into a visual format to make it easier to understand.

Membership Series: How to create a membership site for Internet marketing

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Mar 28, 2014
After talking to the audience, I think there are a few people who want to build membership sites and improve them. Even those of you who...

How a stay-at-home mom monetized her YouTube channel

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Feb 26, 2014
This is the story of a stay-at-home mom who built a profitable business by...
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How to launch top-ranking products online (Even if you’re intimidated by iOS, Kindle Store, and Google Play)

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Dec 17, 2013
Abel shows you how to top the iOS App Store, Google Play, and the Kindle store...
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Marketing for small businesses (Using a step-by-step marketing system)

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Dec 3, 2013
Most business owners face the same marketing question: How can I get new customers tomorrow?
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How to get traffic through content marketing (Even if you’re a rookie)

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Apr 22, 2013
Leo Widrich was batting zero...

Ajax Union: Snap Out Of Entrepreneurial Depression

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Apr 19, 2013
Do you need customers? Well, the first story in this interview reveals the kind of tactic that entrepreneurs don't feel comfortable revealing outside of Mixergy interviews...
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How to kickstart your PR (Even if you’ve never been mentioned in the media)

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Apr 15, 2013
John Van Den Nieuwenhuizen was getting some real traction. So what was the problem?

iAcquire: A Back-to-Back Interview For Back-to-Back Successes

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Jan 25, 2013
In 1998, after searching for their business idea, Joe Griffin and his father hit on an idea...
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How to create viral content (Even if you don’t know how to be controversial)

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Nov 26, 2012
Zeke Camusio had a client with a problem. His client sold nails. In a search for more SEO traffic, the client started blogging about nails. And that's where the problem started....
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How to get your copywriting to sell for you (Even if you hate writing)

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Oct 22, 2012
Beachway Treatment Centers was losing $20,000 a month for every empty bed in their addiction treatment facility. So Joanna Wiebe made a few changes to their copy that increased their conversion rate by 26%....
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How to get more links to your site (Especially if you don’t buy into SEO)

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Aug 27, 2012
Zeke Camusio says that unless you do this one thing, “you’re not going to rank for anything.” Zeke, author of The Internet Marketing Bible and the founder of the Outsourcing Company, says the top 200 SEO experts in the world agree: you must do this to rank at the top of Google searches. It’s so important it...
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How to turn your content into a product (So you can say goodbye to ads)

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Jul 23, 2012
Susan Su saw the drawbacks to selling ad space, so instead she turned content into a product that got featured on CNBC. It was all done by creating an information product, so we invited her to teach you how to do it.

How Can You Manipulate The Media To Promote Your Self-Interest?

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Jul 20, 2012
If you catch no other part of this interview, make sure you hear today's guest confess to vandalizing billboards. If you want publicity, you'll see why that story is important to you...
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How to create a powerful Web TV show (Even if you’re as awkward on camera as Andrew) 

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Jul 2, 2012
Andrew Lock suffered a setback when iTunes inexplicably deleted his account just as his business show was starting to get traction, but he kept making awesome videos and went on to gain a weekly audience of more than 110,000. It was all done by producing a web TV show, so we invited him to teach you how to do it.

Single Grain: From Getting Screwed Over To Building A Successful Company

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Jun 27, 2012
Have you ever heard of those Internet marketers who are just so freaking rabid about getting traffic? You wonder to yourself, how do they do it and how do I get traffic? Well, I've got one of them here today. I'm going to grill him and find out...
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How to get traffic and sales through Pinterest (So you won’t get left behind)

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Jun 25, 2012
Melanie Duncan struggled to get consistent traffic for her personalized home décor business, so she marketed her products on Pinterest and her traffic shot through the roof. It was all done by increasing traffic and sales with Pinterest, so we invited her to teach you how to do it.

Return On Influence: The Revolutionary Power of Klout, Social Scoring, and Influence Marketing

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Jun 18, 2012
How do you use influence marketing to increase sales? Mark Schaefer is the author of Return on Influence. In this program you'll see how to get influence online. You'll also hear how to attract more customers by showing that you already have a lot of customers...

The Outsourcing Company: A Mixergy Member Returns After His Business Skyrockets

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Jun 13, 2012
I got a phone call from a Mixergy Premium Member who said to me, "Mixergy made a huge impact on my business." Then he told me how it helped skyrocket his business to over $1 million in sales, so I invited him here to do an interview...
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How to keep customers longer (Even if you have to turn a few away)

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May 14, 2012
Marie Forleo lost $64,000 in revenue after one-fifth of her clients asked for refunds, so she learned how to keep more customers, lowering the refund rate to 2.97% and increasing revenue three times over to $1.36 million. It was all done using customer service and marketing techniques, so we invited her to teach you how to do it.

Mashable: How To Grow A Blog Into A Popular Brand

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Apr 30, 2012
How does content build one of the web's most popular brands? As a writer and then as Editor-at-Large of Mashable, Ben Parr helped turn the site from a little blog into the tech world's most popular news source, so I invited him to hear how it happened.
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How to rank on page 1 of Google (Even if you’ve never heard of Black Hat SEO)

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Apr 23, 2012
Brian Horn saw that his client would miss out on millions in sales if he didn’t have a high search ranking, so he used SEO to skyrocket his ranking and generate $6 million in leads. It was all done using SEO tactics to improve search rankings, so we invited him to teach you how to do it.
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The stunning way to get publicity for your app so it sells (Even if you don’t know jack about marketing.)

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Mar 20, 2012
After failing to monetize his blog, Andreas Kambanis launched an app that got featured by Apple and appeared generated online and offline press and earned a few thousand dollars within 30 days. It was all done using his tactics for a successful mobile app launch, so we invited him to teach you how to do it.
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How to generate $3.3 million from blogging (By the man who did it last year.)

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Mar 13, 2012
After starting a blog with a small number of daily readers, Timothy Sykes scaled it to generate $3.3 million in revenue in 2011. It was all done with profitable blogging tactics, so we invited him to teach you how to do it.

The Ultimate Webinar Marketing Guide

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Mar 7, 2012
How do you use webinars to drive sales? Lewis Howes does it. He is the author of the Ultimate Webinar Marketing Guide. The book that teaches you how to connect with your audience, build your list and use webinars to sell. I interviewed Lewis a few months ago and he happened to mention...
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How to have a profitable launch (even if you’ve never sold anything online before)

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Jan 29, 2012
It’s led by Sean Malarkey the founder of Inspired Media, the company that does training for proven marketers.
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How to get customers from Facebook (even if you hate social media and refuse to buy ads)

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Jan 26, 2012
After getting fired from his rec center job, Nathan Latka built a $400,000 software business. It was done by networking on Facebook, so we invited him to teach you how to do it too, in Mixergy’s Facebook marketing course.

[NSFW] This Is How “Hate Marketing” Makes $3.5 Million/Year

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Jan 23, 2012
You know all those impolitic things you're dying to say but hold back because they might hurt someone's feelings or prevent you from making some business deal? Timothy Sykes says them...loudly...with a sly grin.

The New Relationship Marketing: How To Build A Large, Loyal, Profitable Network Using The Social Web

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Jan 10, 2012
How do you use social media as a business tool, instead of a forum for empty chatter? Mari Smith was called one of the Top 10 Social Media Influencers by Forbes Magazine. She's the author of The New Relationship Marketing: How to...

He’s Making How Much With His Passion For Fitness?

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Jan 9, 2012
How does a single guy in his 20s generate over 1/2 million dollars in annual revenue by helping moms get fit? Dustin Maher is America's Trainer to Moms. He helps them get into shape through his DVDs, in-person bootcamps and his new book, Fit Moms for Life. I invited him to talk about how he built a business around his love of fitness. I'm also curious about how he gets on T.V. so much...

AllFacebook: Creating A Blog Worth Millions

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Jan 4, 2012
How does a blog get sold for millions? Nick O'Neill cofounded AllFacebook.com, a blog that covered the growing Facebook ecosystem. He sold it less than 2 years later to...
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Profitable Ad Buying

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Dec 7, 2011
It’s led by Max Teitelbaum. He’s the co-founder of WhatRunsWhere which help customers buy display media more intelligently and profitably for their campaigns.

Spartz Media: Check Out How Big This Harry Potter Fan’s Business Got

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Dec 7, 2011
How does a Harry Potter fan build a profitable network of web sites that get 140 million page views per month? Emerson Spartz is the founder of Spartz Media, a network of web sites making it easy to create and share content so others can learn, laugh, and feel inspired. The network started when he launched...

Grapevine PR’s Founder Shows You How To Get PR

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Dec 6, 2011
What you'll get in this interview are Steven Le Vine steps for getting PR. When I realized that Steven was just an intern when he built grapevine pr in his spare time, I figured he'd be the perfect person to teach someone as busy as you how to get some publicity for your company.

Surprise: Treehouse Already Has A Run Rate Of $1.7 Million

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Nov 17, 2011
You'll see in Ryan Carson's face how shocked he was to reveal his revenue, but I promise this interview is about more than numbers. You'll get a DETAILED break-down of how an entrepreneur creates a company that changes lives and grows revenue. Did you see last week's launch of Treehouse, the innovative educational site that teaches programming? Basically, ...

How To Use Videos To Get High-Quality Traffic

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Nov 16, 2011
How are marketers using video to get high-quality traffic? Turns out YouTube is the second biggest search engine, after Google. And just as, years ago, marketers built businesses on the back of Google's massive growth, today many are growing with YouTube. I invited the founder of Video Traffic Academy here to teach us how he does it.

Jellyfish Art: Getting Ridiculous Press With A $0 PR Budget

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Nov 10, 2011
How much revenue would you expect a founder to generate if he sold jellyfish online? Alex Andon, founder of Jellyfish Art, is here to say that his company did $250,000 in its first year by selling aquariums with jellyfish. I invited him to tell you how he did it, including...

How To Win Customers By Doing Good Things For Them

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Oct 27, 2011
How can your business attract raving fans by having real, human interactions? Jonathan Kay has been the Ambassador of Buzz at Grasshopper, where he helped Grasshopper get mentioned in the media over 500 times and build thousands of relationships with customers. He recently created...
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PR for Startups

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Oct 24, 2011
Stella Fayman got poor results from three different PR firms, so she decided she’d build a solid reputation on a tighter budget and got exposure on sites like Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Business Insider. It was all done using scrappy and creative PR techniques, so we invited her to teach you how to do it.

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