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Can a print newsletter be profitable?

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Aug 19, 2016
This interview I’m going to be talking to someone who I’ve been hearing so much about internally at Mixergy, especially from my mentor, who’s a huge fan and a subscriber.

How simplicity helped Joel Holland grow Video Blocks to $20,000,000+

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Jul 11, 2016
Here is an entrepreneur who started shooting video and realizing that he was at a disadvantage… The reason that a lot of video we watch online and on television so interesting is that they have all these different shots. They don’t just start off with a scene. They start off with...

Former Apple Designer Now Works As A Pickle

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Jul 6, 2016
Russ Perry did this interview wearing the pickle costume that he often wears these days. He quit working at Apple because he wanted to spend more time with his daughter. To make money, he started a consulting company, which he hated. That’s when he came up with his big idea, Design Pickle....
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How to grow your audience (Using an Ambassador Program)

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May 3, 2016
  Mixergy Premium members, you know that this is completely different from how I usually create courses for you. I’m sure you’ve noticed: I’m obsessed with the substance of...

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...

LeadPages founder on why you should be embarrassed by your first launch

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Apr 25, 2016
Joining me today is Clay Collins. He’s a guy who, back in 2012, came on to say that listening to Mixergy interviews inspired him to go from creating information products to creating software. At the time he only had two pieces of software that weren’t even connected into a company but he...

How to go from 0 to 75K subscribers in 6 months

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Feb 26, 2016
I’ll let you guys in on a little secret–one of the reasons why I ask great questions here on Mixergy is before I get the guest on, I often ask their friends, I ask their competitors, I ask people in the audience “What do you want to know about this guy? What should I be...
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Create predictable revenue (By adopting the subscription model)

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Oct 27, 2015
In his Mixergy course, John gives you his complete, step-by-step system...

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 SimplerTrading quadrupled membership

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Aug 14, 2015
Joining me is a guy who saw an investor newsletter and said to himself, "I could create and sell something like this..."

How Steve Chou built an auto-responder that was so successful his wife could quit her job

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Aug 3, 2015
Steve Chou runs a site called My Wife Quit Her Job, where he talks about the entrepreneurial story he's gone through...

How Dana Severson built a $100k business in six months for less than $100

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Jun 29, 2015
I don't want to give people the impression that today's guest is now sitting on a beach somewhere and life is easy. He's still in the hunt for bigger business...
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How to Grow your membership

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May 19, 2015
All the software companies are doing it. Companies who make physical products are doing it, too. So are consultants and coaches. Heck, even local small businesses like florists and hairdressers are starting to do this. And it’s what Mixergy is based on...

Why Couchsurfing founder Casey Fenton is unfazed by competitors like Airbnb

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Mar 30, 2015
Imagine in 2003 telling someone that there's a Web site you can use when you travel to find someone who'll let you sleep on their couch. The idea would have seemed absurd to most people, but not today's guest...

How Scribd evolved into a new opportunity by listening to users

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Feb 9, 2015
Last time I did an interview with a cofounder of Scribd, the company was...

How talking to customers can turn a company around

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Jan 28, 2015
Today's guest ran a company that was based on the wrong idea and it wasn't working. Then he did one thing...
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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?

How a 4th grade teacher built a $20K/mo blog

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Sep 29, 2014
This interview is about how a 4th grade teacher who wasn't really into reading blogs ended up building a profitable blog herself...

Danielle Morrill opens up about how she built Mattermark

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Sep 26, 2014
I've been trying to do this interview for a long time because frankly I've been hearing a lot about...

How a Mixergy fan built a profitable e-commerce site

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Sep 10, 2014
Jordan Gal built and sold YCA Shops, a collection of stores that sold niche products like solar lights and hammocks. Today he runs...

How a reluctant entrepreneur gained 500k users and instant profitability

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Aug 25, 2014
Joining me is an entrepreneur who says that he didn't start out wanting to become an entrepreneur but he ended up...

How John Gallagher went from food stamps to building a successful business

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Aug 8, 2014
This interview is part of my series of interviews with entrepreneurs who have...

How a non-tech founder launched an online business selling the simplest product imaginable

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Jul 7, 2014
I'm known for interviewing the founders of cutting edge tech companies, like Dropbox, Airbnb & SendGrid, but today....

How to sell a physical product on a subscription basis

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Jun 25, 2014
In all interviews that I've done, if I talk to an entrepreneur who has a subscription based business, it's almost always a subscription that sells content or software, but...

How to validate your idea by finding your own pain

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Jun 2, 2014
This is the story of a founder who built a profitable company which he sold, and he did it all because he discovered ...

Membership Series: Get Noticed in a Noisy World

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May 28, 2014
This interview is part of my series of conversations with entrepreneurs who built membership sites...

First $10K Series: How Dwight Peters created a lead generation platform for Kickstarter campaign creators

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Apr 14, 2014
How desperate are you to make it? Today's guest is a Mixergy fan who had a failed company and was living on his friend's couch...
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How to grow sales (By using database marketing)

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Apr 1, 2014
Dan shows you how to use database marketing to turn prospects into customers, make existing customers feel special, and find partners to continue bringing value to your best customers...

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...

Membership Series: How to build a membership site right

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Mar 17, 2014
When I decided to build my business and focus my life on membership sites, I knew that if I was going to create content, I'd have to...

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...

FurtherEd: “Going After Professionals Who Have Money And A BIG Need”

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Jul 8, 2013
How does a founder build a multimillion dollar business that sells education online?

Common Craft: Weaning A Business That’s Totally Dependent On Its Founder

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Apr 24, 2013
I want to find out how Lee went from running a business that depended on his voice, time, and presence to...

Allied Business Network: The Disadvantage (And Solution) To Being A “Worrier”

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Apr 15, 2013
How could working for someone else lead to your best business idea?

Dyrand: What Would You Do If Your Employees Turned On You?

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Nov 28, 2012
What would you do if your employees turned on you? Today's guest says it happened to him, and you won't believe what he did next...

Bluefire Poker: Getting (And Keeping) Customers Who Love To Pay For Their Membership

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Sep 12, 2012
You're not well known, but you need star power to get people to pay attention to your product. What do you do? Today's guest found an interesting solution to it that just might apply to you...

KATG: How Does A Podcast Charge For Content That Used To Be Free?

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Mar 5, 2012
In a world that believes that information wants to be free, how does a comedy duo have the nerve to charge?! Chemda is the co-host of Keith and the Girl, a comedy podcast. Five months ago, the show added a paid membership component, which FORCES its fans to pay...

SkillPages: How The Biggest Marketplace You Never Heard Of Was Built

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Feb 27, 2012
How do you build a marketplace - where you need both buyers and sellers to show up at the same time?

Zaarly: How To Get 100,000 Subscribers In 3.5 Months

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Jan 2, 2012
Bo Fishback is the cofounder of Zaarly, a marketplace that changes the way people buy goods and services locally. In this interview you'll learn the story of how Zaarly started right out of the gate, balanced two markets, and got 100,000 subscribers in the first few months.

HelloWallet: 0 to 300,000 Paid Subscribers In 5 Months

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Nov 29, 2011
How does a financial guidance application get over 300,000 paid subscribers? Matt Fellowes is the founder of HelloWallet, which helps workers track and manage their personal finances. It's aim is to be...

Increase Your Conversions. Get Recurring Revenue. Sell Your Business.

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Oct 25, 2011
If you watch any of my hundreds of interviews you know that I usually have one big goal for the interview and then we spend an hour on it. But I can’t do that this time. I’ve got Anne Holland with me, the woman who...
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Maximizing Retention

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Oct 10, 2011
Noah Fleming heard that website members usually leave after just three months, so he learned how to hold onto members long-term and helped more than 500 online marketers improve their membership retention and profits. It was all done by maximizing membership retention, so we invited him to teach you how to do it.

Graph Paper Press: Know When Not To Go Freemium

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Aug 29, 2011
How does a theme maker bootstrap to over $1 million in sales? Joining me is Thad Allender, founder of Graph Paper Press, which develops website designs for creatives using WordPress. I invited him to tell the story of how he built his company.

MapMyFitness: Structuring A Company To Last 30+ Years

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Jul 26, 2011
Robin Thurston has a vision to create a history for MapMyFitness users with the fitness data they've shared over the decades. Here's the story of how he built a revenue model focused on longevity and how he reconciled that model in spite of short sighted competitors popping up and diverting users...
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Building Membership Sites from the Ground Up

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Jun 21, 2011
Daniel Himel knew that membership websites flop if they don’t attract paying members, so he created a popular community and signed 800 members each paying $100 a month. It was all done by building a paid community, so we invited him to teach you how to do it.
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Mixergy How-To Guide: Get Your First 100,000 Email Subscribers

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May 26, 2011
Regular site visitors get this on a "pay with a tweet" basis, but I wanted to make sure you had instant access. Thanks for being a member.

Kajabi: How A Smart Launch Rocketed This Membership Platform

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May 25, 2011
How does a software company go from $0 to $1 million in 5 months? The guys behind Kajabi did it by laying out a clever marketing strategy that...

How Did ZippyKid Do $250k In Its First Year Of WordPress Hosting?

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May 24, 2011
How did Vid Luther get his bootstrapped startup to generate $250,000 within in its first year? By doing anything his customers wanted. Even...
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Mixergy Premium: Membership Sites

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May 19, 2011
Stu McLaren, creator of the hugely successful WishList Member membership software and the founder of a few highly profitable membership sites himself on top of that, shares his strategies and techniques for growing your membership site.

LivingSocial’s Founder: A Multimillion Dollar Hit Is Not Enough

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May 12, 2011
Did you know that Tim O’Shaughnessy ran a startup that did 7-figures a month and he sacrificed it? Before LivingSocial was the popular discount site you see today, it was a successful business that built apps on the Facebook platform. "So," I asked him, "why did you push that business aside?" Because he...

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