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What is it like to become a first-time software founder?

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Mar 19, 2018
We read a lot about entrepreneurs who are building SaaS companies and Ethan is someone who said, “I’m going to jump in and try it out.” Ethan Sigmon is the founder of SocialInsight.io, a software that helps you manage your Instagram marketing. I want to talk to him about what...

The bleeding edge of content creation and promotion

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Feb 19, 2018
You are about to hear from an entrepreneur who is creating the next generation of monsters. Jack Davis is the founder of Crypt TV, which creates monster stories that change culture and bring the world closer together. They’re creating the next generation of monsters. They just happen to be...

I dig deep into DropshipLifestyle

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Nov 8, 2017
A part of me is skeptical that today’s guest is just ANOTHER guy with a website teaching people how to drop ship and get rich quick. But the other part of me knows there’s something I can learn from him. Whether it’s how he’s getting customers, how he communicates his product and his...

How to increase conversions with quizzes

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Oct 2, 2017
Today’s guest is Jeremy Ellens. He is the founder of LeadQuizzes, which helps you generate leads and sales using quizzes. He found a product that he wanted to build and a lot of services companies that try to build products fail, but he succeeded. He actually made it work. This product is...

Selling on Amazon? Don’t miss this interview.

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Aug 23, 2017
A few weeks ago, I interviewed an entrepreneur who sells cups on Amazon. He’s making a killing so I interviewed him to find out how he grew his business. When the interview was done, he shot me an email and said, “Andrew, if you really want you to understand how we know what to sell....

How Roman Kirsch sold Casacanda 9 months after launch and turned around and built an even bigger company with Lesara

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Jul 17, 2017
How Roman Kirsch sold Casacanda 9 months after launch and turned around and built an even bigger company with Lesara. Roman Kirsch is the founder of Lesara, which is an ecommerce site that sells clothes at a deep discount. Roman Krisch created Lesara back in 2013 and within three years had over...

How physical products convert to online continuity membership sales

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Apr 10, 2017
Today’s guest sells things like flashlights but apparently the big revenue doesn’t come from the flashlights but the continuity service he sells afterwards. So, you buy a flashlight and you sign yourself up for some kind of membership where he charges you on a regular basis for content 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...

Have the guts to shut down a good business to build a great business

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Jan 9, 2017
Back in 2010, I interviewed a guy who was a Mixergy fan who had a good idea for a business that was doing well but wasn’t going to do great. So he did the gutsy thing and he scrapped that idea and he started a new company. I invited him to talk about how he did it and the guts involved in...

How a list nerd grew Ranker.com to 27,000,000 monthly visitors

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Jan 6, 2017
I was a jerk to today’s guest years ago. Here’s what happened. About six years ago, Clark Benson came on to do an interview with me and was really excited about this company he had just launched. It was called Ranker, but I didn’t want to talk to you about it. What I wanted to...

How a husband and wife turned proofreading into million dollar idea

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Sep 23, 2016
My focus is tech and software entrepreneurs who have big revenues or big exits. Today I’ve got an entrepreneur who’s not exactly tech, but I read about her story in a Business Insider article that was published about a year ago, how she and her husband were traveling through South...

How Spokeo is taking on Whitepages by bringing social data to people search

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Sep 9, 2016
I remember back in the mid-2000s the VCs and people in the tech community were really excited about the idea that just like Google searches for web pages, there were going to be these new search engines for people.  They were so hopped up about it. That’s the thing that was going to 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...

Exclusive: LessAccounting, the Startup That Challenged QuickBooks, Just Sold

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Jun 6, 2016
Six years ago I interviewed the founder of LessAccounting, which challenged the giant QuickBooks by doing less. It had fewer features, a cleaner designer and less clutter. In an exclusive Mixergy interview, the founders of LessAccounting, Allan Branch & Steven Bristol, are announcing that...

How Dollar Beard Club is hitting $8M in its first 8 months

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May 25, 2016
I was so skeptical of today’s guest’s revenue that I asked him to show me his Stripe data. He did and as you’ll see in this interview, I was SHOCKED when I saw the numbers. Chris Stoikos says he was the kind of guy who always had trouble focusing on one thing. At the time he...

How Russell Brunson solved the biggest challenge of online sales

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May 18, 2016
Today’s guest was selling things online and was really good at it, but he had this problem… It took a long time to make funnels. Frankly, that’s a problem that I have too. Every part of creating a sales experience is challenging. So, he said, “I’m going to build a...

Don’t be afraid to charge: “There is room for paid training and free training to coexist”

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Apr 18, 2016
Today we’re going to find out how today’s guest went from $5,000 a year t0 $500,000 a year. Joey Korenman is the founder of School of Motion, which is dedicated to premium motion design training. We’ll talk about what motion means and we’ll also talk about his upcoming...

How Laura Roeder used her tribe to pivot to $2.5M in just 18 months

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Apr 1, 2016
Joining me today is a repeat guest. Back in 2011 I got an email from Laura Roeder that said, “Hey, Andrew, you should interview me.” I liked how simply she built her business. She showed us how she did social media, how she was willing to do a webinar even if hardly anyone was watching. One...

BetterHelp founder on risking everything to bootstrap

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Mar 30, 2016
Listen to the nerve today’s guest had with his idea. He had this idea that maybe you wouldn’t want to go to a therapist’s office when you have an issue. Maybe in the world today, you don’t want to drive out and sit on a therapist’s couch and just talk, maybe you...

The clever marketing tactics that built the biggest daily deals aggregator in Australia

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Mar 2, 2016
Mixergy is for people who are actually building businesses or going to do it for real. Today, you’re about to meet one of those people. Rob Liu is a Mixergy member I met to get a sense of what he was doing, what he thought of the site and just to get to know him the way that I do with...

Then and now—A never released interview with Sujan Patel

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Feb 29, 2016
I’m here with an apology, not to you, my listener, but to my guest here today. Joining me is a guy who I recorded an interview with four years ago and I didn’t publish it. It was a great interview and I’m so embarrassed that it wasn’t published. In fact, we were going to...

How crippling shyness led to a business helping guys get confidence

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Feb 24, 2016
Joining me today is a guy who, at 25 years old, says he only kissed two girls. Then he read the book “The Game” about the pickup artist world. He started using the things that he’d learned, started teaching his own process. Richard L Ruina is now a dating coach and teaches how...

I sucked at interviewing the founder of Everipedia

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Feb 10, 2016
I wanted to have Mahbod Moghadam on Mixergy because, as one of the founders of Genius, he kept stirring things up and getting a lot of attention for a site that could otherwise be considered a boring annotation company. I wanted to understand how he got so much attention for that startup. I...

How a niche company is bringing guerrilla marketing to crowdfunding

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Jan 20, 2016
Today’s guest runs a marketing company–there are tons of those, a dime a dozen. But he’s got a twist. He’s focused. He’s really specialized. He’s helping people who have crowd funded projects get more funding. So you would only go to him and work with this...

GetApp’s business solution was so good that Google copied it

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Jan 18, 2016
Today’s guest realized that you could create a directory of software that businesses need. You could have ratings and reviews—and business would make buying decisions based on it. That’s it! There’s his business. Christophe Primault started the business in 2010 with a cofounder and 2015...

Sean D’Souza doesn’t want to grow his company!

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Dec 28, 2015
Sean D'Souza is making good money with his site. $500,000 per year. Consistently. Every year. He says he doesn't want more. He's happy. Comfortable. All good, thank you. Are you skeptical? Intrigued? Catch this interview. Trust me.

The ah-ha moments that led to $50,000,000 annual revenue

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Dec 23, 2015
In this interview you'll hear what led to today's guest quitting his job and...

Want to build a digital agency? Watch this interview with Josh Denning

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Nov 30, 2015
When I prepared for and recorded this interview, I thought of the person who is starting a digital agency or already running a digital consulting agency...

How Tinyme hit $5M making personalized toys

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Oct 26, 2015
Today we're going to find out about the company behind those gifts...
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How to create a sales funnel (From SCRATCH)

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Oct 13, 2015
A lot of people try to build a sales funnel like this...

How to launch your startup in seven days

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Oct 12, 2015
Today's guest has been trying to be a successful founder for years. He almost ran out of money and decided to do something drastic...

How a small business can go after a BIG client

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Sep 25, 2015
Justin Christianson knows the challenge of being taken seriously when you’re a small business going after a large client...

How MarketBeat founder gets traffic to convert (20,000 times a month)

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Sep 8, 2015
He's using computer-generated content to crank out thousands of articles a day on financial news...

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...
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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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Generate 200% more traffic (Through referral campaigns)

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Jan 20, 2015
If your business is pulling six figures every month, you have to be on the right track, right?
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How to write better ads (So you get more clicks)

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Dec 9, 2014
Perry Marshall’s client had an ad problem. With a 5% click rate, their ads just weren’t bringing enough business into their mountain climbing school. So Perry started by digging deep...
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How to test a revenue generating program (From scratch)

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Nov 11, 2014
David Bullock sees the same fatal mistake over and over. One of his clients comes up with an idea, and they think...
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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.

How launching the “worst version” of a site led to 40,000,000 monthly users

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May 7, 2014
This is a story of an entrepreneur who took less than six hours to build a site that now attracts 40,000,000...

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...

The details you’ll only care about if you’re really building a business

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Feb 19, 2014
This is the story of how someone took his passion for martial arts and turned it into...

CEO Burnout. Why Moz Might Get a New Leader

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Dec 16, 2013
Part way through the interview, I noticed something in Rand Fishkin's voice, so I asked him...

Fitocracy: Recovering From A Worst-Case Scenario

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Nov 8, 2013
How close have you come to closing your company?

How I, Andrew Warner, Failed With FoundersMix

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Nov 1, 2013
Today we have a role reversal. I'm going to be interviewed about one of my failed sites...
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How to get Facebook traffic (So you can get free customers)

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Aug 19, 2013
Two years ago, Twig the Fairy was doing pretty well. She had 200,000 Facebook fans and her merchandise was selling so quickly that she couldn't keep it in stock...
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How to sell more (By doing less)

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Aug 12, 2013
When Perry Marshall was laid off from his engineering job, he made a career change. “I went into sales,” says Perry...

TFL365: Trading Like A Champion (For A Living)

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Jul 19, 2013
How does a former Mormon bishop build a multi-million dollar business teaching people how to trade currencies and futures?

From Broke MMA Fighter To Profitable Ad-Buying Entrepreneur

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Jul 3, 2013
How did a mixed marshall arts fighter build a profitable business that buys ads for its clients?

Think Traffic: Why Does A Guy Whose Company Got Funded Prefer To Bootstrap?

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Jul 1, 2013
Today's guest is known as a successful blogger, but before that he raised $3 mil for a company that didn't work out as planned...

Champ Entertainment: A Musician’s Guide To Hustling

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Jun 28, 2013
Jamie Lewis built a very profitable business selling beats...

Shoes Of Prey: The Lost Interview

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Jun 26, 2013
I interviewed his co-founder, Jodie Fox, back in 2011, but for some reason...

RedBeacon: From Idea To Acquisition (In Only Three Years)

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Jun 19, 2013
How does an idea on an overseas trip turn into a business that was sold to Home Depot?
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How to master keyword research (So you know which ads to buy)

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Jun 17, 2013
Pop Up Pizza had a website, but no Google juice. But the new catering company couldn’t afford to pay $9-$10 per click...

The Muse: How A Vision Rejected By Investors Reaches Three Million

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Jun 7, 2013
How does a woman who investors dismissed end up building a Web site that reaches three million job seekers?
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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...

Wanderfly: The Surprising Way To Sell A Company

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Apr 10, 2013
How do you sell a company? Check out what today's guest did...
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How to launch products (Products that people actually want)

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Mar 25, 2013
Is a great idea enough? Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs learn the answer to that question the hard way...

Smart Passive Income: Launched Out Of His Parents’ House

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Mar 22, 2013
How does an adult who went back to living with his parents ends up building a profitable blog?

Art Of Manliness: Making A Hobby Profitable

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Mar 18, 2013
How does a hobby turn into a profitable business that teaches men how to be men?
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How to build a sales machine (Without gambling on sales people)

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Feb 18, 2013
If you want to boost your startup's sales, what do you do? The most popular answer seems to be "hire a full-time commissioned field salesperson..."
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How to be somebody online (By taking brand promotion into your own hands)

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Feb 4, 2013
You need to build your brand, but you’re not sure how to do it. It’s probably best to hire a publicist and hand it all over to a pro, right? Not exactly.

3rd Power Outlet: Becoming A Power-Seller

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Dec 21, 2012
John Lawson has sold more things online than I can list, concert tickets, piggy banks, mouse pads, printer ink, etc. You get the idea, but wait till you hear the one thing he did to sell 10,000 bandanas...
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How to get one million monthly visitors (In less than a year)

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Dec 10, 2012
Derek Flanzraich was worried that his business wouldn’t make it...

Greatist: Growing A WordPress Site To 1M Visitors

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Dec 7, 2012
How did a site that was launched on wordpress grow to over 1 million monthly visitors?

Maids In Black: An Entrepreneurial Dilemma (Tech Or Non-Tech?)

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Dec 5, 2012
What would happen if someone who knew & loved tech applied what he knew to an unsexy, non-tech business?

Lookcraft: Optimize The Growth Of Your User Base

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Nov 26, 2012
Jamie Quint is the founder that other entrepreneurs turn to for help getting new users. He formerly ran Secret San Francisco, a group that helped its members find cool things to do in the city, which he sold to MingleNet. His latest startup is...

Whoosh Traffic: Launching A $1M Dollar Company With Birthday Money

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Oct 10, 2012
How does a founder who used her birthday money to launch a company end up selling it for over a million dollars?
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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 find your biz idea (Even if you haven’t found your passion yet)

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Aug 6, 2012
Erica Douglass wanted to start her own business, but she was stuck in a job she hated that barely paid the bills. So she found a profitable idea and eventually sold her business for $1.1 million. It all started with finding the right idea, so we invited her to teach you how to do it.

FlockStocks: Wait Till You See How She Built A Business Selling Feathers. (Yeah, Feathers)

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Jul 16, 2012
Want to learn how to get Google to tell you which product to launch? Today's guest says Google helped her. We'll find out how it can help you too. Also, do you know the dangerous part of running a trend-based business? You probably do, but wait until you hear...
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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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