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How a 17-year-old dropped out of high school to “burn his ships” and become an entrepreneur

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Oct 7, 2016
Seventeen minutes of my life were spent looking at the financials of today’s guest before this interview. His story seemed a little too good to be true. His name Chris Kelsey and he’s the founder of Appsitude, an app and web development firm. His revenue for the first also seemed too good...

How Kosta Gara survived an Iranian prison at age 13 and became a multimillionaire by 33

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Sep 7, 2016
I’ve got an interview here that I’m going to be honest with you, I can’t really wrap my head around it. There’s so much going on. I’m not sure what to make of it. Here’s the way that my team put it together here. I ask everyone on my team when they suggest a...

How a founder grew his software by wowing customers with support

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Aug 31, 2016
Back in 2011, I was really struggling to book guests on Mixergy. Part of the struggle was that I was starting to invite so many people to do interviews that I had a hard time of keeping track. If one person said yes to one date and then another person said yes to the exact same date, it would be...

How Ben Kirshner brought meritocracy to digital marketing

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Jul 13, 2016
Because I’ve been doing this for so long, I get recommendations for guests from people who’ve heard about Mixergy, who know about Mixergy’s history who want certain people to be interviewed here. A few months ago I got an email from a guy who said to me, “Andrew, you...

How a founder’s mindset got Quest Nutrition to $400,000,000

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May 13, 2016
Every ten days or so, I get a box of these delivered to the office. It’s Quest Protein bars. Actually, this one I just discovered recently, a chocolate version of the Quest bar. For a long time, I just kind of assumed the company behind it was some big manufacturing company that was maybe...

“How to Become the Leader Your Team is Waiting For”

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May 9, 2016
I get really excited about systems. In fact, we’ve done a series of interviews around systems because frankly I needed it. I needed to organize my company. I just wanted a process. When I was thinking about how to do it, I remembered back to my entrepreneurship class where Professor Craig...

How to use SEO hacks to get proof of concept

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Apr 27, 2016
Joining me today is a Mixergy fan was working at Amazon and had this crazy idea—why not create a product and sell it on Amazon? So he ran a test—which I think is really interesting—and when the test was successful he went for it. He built the business and now Joerg Kundrath is the...

How Jesse Itzler gets his foot into every door (and figures out the rest later)

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Apr 20, 2016
Have you ever met one of these entrepreneurs, the kind of people who, through charisma, confidence, and hutzpah build companies out of nowhere? I feel like the more I read about today’s guest, the more he is that kind of entrepreneur. He just seems to talk his way into building these...

How the guy who retired at age 26 wishes he hadn’t been motivated by money

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Feb 17, 2016
There’s a goal to all this isn’t there? Today’s guest hit that goal. Jon Carder built and sold a company for so much that he was able to retire at age 26. But after three months, he got bored. Bored. Imagine that. Everything we’re working to achieve ends up being boring....

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...
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How to remember names (So you can build better relationships)

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Nov 10, 2015
“A person’s name is to him or her the sweetest and most important sound in any language.”

How to amaze people with big, caring gestures

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Jul 24, 2015
A few weeks ago there was an entrepreneur at my office having a drink with me. One of the things I asked him was...
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How to Connect with Influencers

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Jun 16, 2015
How to reach world-famous Influencers for the price of a postage stamp...
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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.

“Find $30+ billion dollar markets that are still operating in the stone ages” with Mike Russel

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Dec 19, 2014
In 2013 I interviewed an entrepreneur about how he built a $4 million per year cleaning business. Well, his cofounder ended up leaving the business on good terms and started...

How an ex-paratrooper built an $8M/yr translation company

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Dec 12, 2014
You're about to meet an entrepreneur who noticed what his clients needed...

How Jonathan Beekman turned $1k into $2,500,000 with Man Crates

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Sep 24, 2014
This is the story of a founder who made a promise to his wife that he wouldn't spend too much money launching his site...

How big of a business can an entrepreneur build by selling headsets?

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Sep 15, 2014
Mike Faith was having trouble when the headsets he bought weren't working very well. Six weeks later, he started a business selling better headsets...

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