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How to Bootstrap a Business to $550K with Only Volunteers (w/ Sam Parr)

Noah Kagan Presents

In today’s episode, I welcome Sam Parr back to the podcast! Sam created the popular newsletter The Hustle, which emails over 1 million people per day. Four years after he built it, he sold it to HubSpot for multi-millions of dollars. Now, he’s the co-host of one of the top business podcasts, My First Million, where he and his co-host Shaan Puri talk all things business ideas and market trends, and interview other entrepreneurs to get the behind-the-scenes scoop on their projects. Search for My First Million wherever you listen to podcasts, and check out Sam Parr on Twitter, at @TheSamParr. If you’ve ever wanted to learn about how to build cool things with cool people, you’ll love this episode! PLUS! My exact course, Monthly1K, which Sam used to help launch and grow The Hustle is now 90% OFF. Get the exact info, tactics, and strategies I shared with Sam and other entrepreneurs to start your own business this year. Stop waiting and wishing and finally get started! We cut the price down to $10 to make sure that we can try to help as many entrepreneurs as possible.  Check out the Monthly1K Course here. Check out Sam Parr’s first episode on the podcast here. Here’s the link to the blog post Sam used to create Hustle Con. And start your own email newsletter with SendFox.com. Full show notes: https://okdork.com/podcast/284

41mins

26 Jan 2023

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#243: Sam Parr – From Jail To $20+ Million By 32

The Danny Miranda Podcast

Sam Parr is the creator of The Hustle – a media company that has sold for tens of millions by the time he turned 32.    In this conversation, we spoke about why Sam was nervous to talk to Ariel Helwani, how he met his wife, some of his spiciest tweets, what he really thinks about psychedelics, how to get rich before your 32nd birthday, and why getting sober was the key that set him free. (0:00) Hasan Minhaj (3:45) Ted Turner (4:37) Sacrifices worth it? (5:44) Anti MBA (first blog) (8:32) Big cities (9:50) Individual sports (11:10) Ariel Helwani (13:13) Cross-country motorcycle trip (16:16) Seeking out new experiences (17:33) How to manifest (19:53) Quitting (20:24) Energy (21:03) Living in Austin/NYC (23:38) Sober (26:45) Almost hired Airbnb (29:03) Chip on shoulder (31:14) Early days of The Hustle (33:33) Copywork (35:28) Hypnotherapy (38:01) Ross Ulbricht (41:20) Crypto (42:50) $10,000,000 by 30 (46:31) Craigslist office (48:50) Manifestation of $20m by 30 (52:49) Online vs. offline balance (53:50) Getting jacked (58:22) Meeting Shaan Puri (1:00:50) Successful people (1:04:19) Sam’s weird habits (1:08:01) Psychedelics (1:11:10) Getting knocked out (1:12:29) Modern cigarettes (1:15:20) Big Restaurant Energy (1:16:30) How Sam met his wife (1:19:11) Successful people (1:23:45) Sam as a criminal (1:25:20) The right spouse (1:30:05) Asking questions (1:32:09) Less is more (1:38:36) USA (1:42:40) 80-year-old Sam’s advice to present-day Sam (1:45:45) Outro - Resources Mentioned https://trycopythat.com/ https://gracesmithtv.com/ American Kingpin by Nick Bilton – https://www.amazon.com/American-Kingpin-Criminal-Mastermind-Behind/dp/0143129023 Instagram post – https://www.instagram.com/p/sRM0m3g9Ul/?hl=en 30 Lessons For Living by Karl Pillemer – https://www.amazon.com/30-Lessons-Living-Advice-Americans/dp/0452298482 - Sam on Twitter – https://twitter.com/thesamparr Sam's Podcast – https://www.mfmpod.com/ -  Continue the conversation with me...   🎙 Podcast: https://podfollow.com/1532160275/view 🐣 Twitter: https://twitter.com/heydannymiranda 📸 Instagram: https://instagram.com/heydannymiranda 🕺 TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@heydannymiranda 🚨 Newsletter: https://dannymiranda.com/tuesday-treasure

1hr 46mins

3 Aug 2022

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Episode 14: The Hustle Founder Sam Parr | How to Hustle

Soul & Science

Is success as seemingly simple as putting one foot in front of the other? Sam Parr, founder of The Hustle, one of the fastest-growing media companies, focusing on millennials, tech and culture, fueled his rise by curiosity, action and googling. Segueing from helping “American Pickers” Mike Wolfe set up a Nashville store to running a hot dog stand to feed the fans, Sam googled how to start an internet business and then did. He moved to Silicon Valley, started and sold a few ventures, then the self-proclaimed nobody started a blog which evolved into The Hustle. Sam’s career proves that hustle manifests success, more than degrees, connections and money. In this episode you’ll learn: Building a business is like writing a hit song About the benefits of a PhD in the school of life: Poor, hungry and driven. Throwing money at a new business can give an artificial sense of success How to hustle to bring your goals to life Thank you, Sam, for joining me. Give it a listen, and fast forward your marketing mind in about 20 minutes. Brought to you by Mekanism.

29mins

27 Jun 2022

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#103: Sam Parr [Asking Questions] – from The Hustle to one of the top podcasts on the planet with My First Million

Creative Elements

Sam Parr is the co-host of My First Million and the founder of The Hustle. My First Million is one of the top business podcasts on the planet, generating more than 1 million downloads per month. The Hustle is a business and tech newsletter that had 1.5 million subscribers when it was acquired by Hubspot in February 2021. We don’t know what the terms of the deal are – Sam has said that he’s taking the number to the grave. But Axios reported that The Hustle was valued at $27 million. In this episode, we talk about the start of The Hustle, how Sam learned copywriting, how he does research, the growth of My First Million, the platforms he sees with the biggest opportunities for creators, and why he’s never been afraid of asking questions. Follow Sam Parr on Twitter Subscribe to My First Million Subscribe to The Hustle Join the Creative Companion Club Subscribe to Creative Companion Follow Jay on Twitter Full transcript and show notes *** SPONSORS View all sponsors and offers *** IF YOU LOVE CREATIVE ELEMENTS Follow Creative Elements on Instagram Subscribe to weekly episode emails Leave me a voicemail Leave a review on Apple Podcasts Leave a rating on Spotify Buy Me A Coffee *** ABOUT JAY CLOUSE Learn more about me Subscribe to Creative Companion Connect with me on Twitter Connect with me on Instagram Join #Tweet100 *** FOR PODCASTERS Enroll in my podcasting workshop Enroll in my course on podcasting, Podcast Like The Pros Learn more about Podpage *** PODGLOMERATE NETWORK This show is a part of the Podglomerate network, a company that produces, distributes, and monetizes podcasts. We encourage you to visit the website and sign up for our newsletter for more information about our shows, launches, and events. For more information on how The Podglomerate treats data, please see our Privacy Policy.  Since you're listening to Creative Elements, we'd like to suggest you also try other Podglomerate shows surrounding entrepreneurship, business, and careers like Rocketship.fm and Freelance to Founder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr

17 May 2022

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How To Make Your First Million, Scaling The Hustle, & 2022 Trends // Sam Parr

Organize Chaos

In this Episode, I’m talking with Sam Parr and this episode's all about how to make your first million. Sam's the founder of The Hustle and Trends.co, which is a newsletter and community of almost 2 million young entrepreneurs and business leaders. He also hosts the Top 25 Podcast, My First Million. So what you're going to love about this is Sam and I dig into his story, but then trends that are going on in today's day and age, and things that he would do if he was trying to build his first million dollar business now in 2022 when we're recording this. Find the show notes and relevant links for this episode here! Watch video highlights on Youtube here. Host: Chris Ronzio Learn more about Trainual, the world's top Business Playbook™ software.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/processmakesperfect/message

40mins

13 May 2022

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From hot dog stand to 8-figure exit: How Sam Parr built and sold The Hustle

They Got Acquired

Sam Parr catapulted to celebrity status within the startup world when he sold a daily newsletter called The Hustle for a reported 8 figures. But how did this down-to-earth guy with no previous media experience build such a valuable company? This episode breaks down that story. You’ll hear exactly how Sam Parr went from being a scrappy college kid with a hot dog stand to one of the leading voices in entrepreneurship.Thanks to this episode’s sponsor, Chicago Partners, a team of financial advisors who specialize in wealth management: https://ChicagoPartnersLLC.comFor more stories like this one, sign up for our newsletter: https://TheyGotAcquired.com/newsletterTo get the full transcript of this episode, go to: https://theygotacquired.com/podcast/sam-parr-the-hustle

39mins

18 Apr 2022

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Growing a Top 25 Business Podcast with Sam Parr

Entrepreneurs on Fire

Sam Parr is the founder of The Hustle & Trends.co — one of America’s fastest-growing media companies with a focus on millennials, tech, and culture (acq. by HubSpot). He’s also the co-host of My First Million — a top 25 business podcast. Top 3 Value Bombs: 1. Figuring out what people have done is truly helpful, but you’ve got to go and get after it. 2. It’s a good habit to create a plan, have a goal, get into the momentum and the habit of hitting your target, and seeing progress. It’s beneficial to life, and makes you feel that you can overcome so many things. 3. It is easier to have money, and to throw money at problems. Check out the greatest hits of 2021 from Sam's podcast - My First Million Sponsors: HubSpot: Learn how to grow better by connecting your people, your customers, and your business at HubSpot.com! Clay Clark: Looking for a business coach who has helped thousands of entrepreneurs increase profitability by an average of 104% annually - all for less money than it would cost to hire a minimum wage employee? And all on a month-to-month basis!? Schedule your free consultation today with Clay Clark at ThrivetimeShow.com/fire! Coda.io: The doc that brings it all together! Get your team all working together on the same page for free at Coda.io/fire!

33mins

31 Mar 2022

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521 How Sam Parr Builds Businesses

Going Deep with Aaron Watson

Sam Parr founded The Hustle, which he eventually sold to Hubspot for tens of millions of dollars. The Hustle was born from a conference he started, called Hustle Con, that showcased non-technical startup founders and their strategies for success. The Hustle ended up garnering an audience of millions of subscribers and was able to operate profitably as a new media startup that was not overburdened by outside capital In this interview, Sam and Aaron discuss the early stages of Sam’s career, his tips for selling, and finding meaning after selling your company. Sign up for a Weekly Email that will Expand Your Mind. Sam Parr’s Challenge; Monday night, make a list of 50 people who you wish you could get in a room with and develop a strategy for reaching out to them consistently. Connect with Sam Parr Linkedin Twitter Instagram The Hustle If you liked this interview, check out this video we made about the Morning Brew. Underwritten by Piper Creative Piper Creative makes creating podcasts, vlogs, and videos easy.  How? Click here and Learn more. We work with Fortune 500s, medium-sized companies, and entrepreneurs. Follow Piper as we grow YouTube Instagram Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Overcast | Spotify

49mins

27 Mar 2022

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2M Monthly Podcast Downloads, Selling to HubSpot, Twitter Growth, and Angel Investing with Sam Parr.

Leveling Up with Eric Siu

In this episode, Eric talks with Sam Parr about getting two million monthly podcast downloads, selling to HubSpot, Twitter growth, and angel investing. Listeners may know Sam from his podcast, My First Million, or as the founder of The Hustle, one of America's fastest-growing media companies, which was recently sold to HubSpot. He also shares his approach to his personal finances, the book that had the biggest impact on him, and what he’s learned from angel investing. To learn more about Sam’s incredible career, along with plenty of podcasting and marketing advice, make sure you tune in today!TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES: [00:20] Today’s topic: 2M Monthly Podcast Downloads, Selling to HubSpot, Twitter Growth, Angel Investing with Sam Parr. [00:20] Introducing today’s guest Sam Parr, Founder of The Hustle.  [01:20] Sam shares his outlook on his personal finances. [04:09] What Sam is best known for and what he’s working on right now. [05:31] Why Sam is choosing to focus on his podcast and some of the things he’s done to grow it. [09:03] The most effective strategies for increasing your monthly downloads.  [10:14] Why you need to allow room for spontaneity in your podcasts. [10:36] The term Billy of the Week and its surprising popularity on Sam’s podcast. [11:37] The Agora newsletter and why it’s such a fascinating topic. [16:14] Sam’s thoughts on Grammarly and the exceptional founder of Toucan.  [17:47] The concept of the commander’s intent and how it shapes the way Sam prepares for podcast episodes. [19:46] How the output of their podcast has shifted. [22:23] How Sam was able to sell The Hustle to HubSpot. [24:55] Sam’s advice on how to work on your podcasting as a craft.  [25:58] What chargeable analytics can teach you about your retention. [29:28] The benefit of being part of HubSpot and how it allows Sam to focus purely on the content. [29:55] Some of the swaps they’ve done with other shows and their positive outcomes. [31:35] The one hack that has had the biggest impact on their downloads.  [33:31] How Sam grew his following on Twitter and why he stopped. [35:08] Why Sam has loved working with HubSpot. [40:46] Sam’s work as an angel investor and what he’s currently interested in. [44:10] Sam’s interest in real estate and how he is investing in it.  [49:22] Sam’s book recommendation: Mastery by Robert Greene. [50:47] Why investing in a high-quality podcasting setup has been so beneficial. [52:44] Why Sam never takes his phone into his bedroom. [53:50] That’s it for today! [53:53] Go to https://marketingschool.io/live to learn more! Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode: The Hustle: https://thehustle.co/ My First Million Podcast: https://www.mfmpod.com/ How to Get Rich: One of the World's Greatest Entrepreneurs Shares His Secrets: https://www.amazon.com/How-Get-Rich-Greatest-Entrepreneurs-ebook/dp/B0017SUYY6 HubSpot: https://www.hubspot.com/ DreamHost: https://www.dreamhost.com/ The Agora: https://theagora.com/ Entrepreneurs on Fire: https://www.eofire.com/ Must read book: Mastery Sam Parr on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theSamParr Sam Parr on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesamparr/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56mins

17 Feb 2022

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2M Monthly Podcast Downloads, Selling to HubSpot, Twitter Growth, and Angel Investing with Sam Parr. #2009

Marketing School - Digital Marketing and Online Marketing Tips

In episode #2009, Eric talks with Sam Parr about getting two million monthly podcast downloads, selling to HubSpot, Twitter growth, and angel investing. Listeners may know Sam from his podcast, My First Million, or as the founder of The Hustle, one of America's fastest-growing media companies, which was recently sold to HubSpot. Tuning in you’ll hear Sam discuss the art of making podcasts, why he’s loved working with HubSpot, and how the concept of The Commander’s Intent has influenced his podcast. He breaks down the top three things that have helped him grow his monthly podcast downloads, like advertising on other podcasts, or being a guest on another show. We also discuss marketing and we unpack how Sam cracked the Twitter code, why he decided it wasn’t worth the effort, and how he uses the platform today. He also shares his approach to his personal finances, the book that had the biggest impact on him, and what he’s learned from angel investing. To learn more about Sam’s incredible career, along with plenty of podcasting and marketing advice, make sure you tune in today! TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES: [00:20] Today’s topic: 2M Monthly Podcast Downloads, Selling to HubSpot, Twitter Growth, Angel Investing with Sam Parr. [00:20] Introducing today’s guest Sam Parr, Founder of The Hustle.  [01:20] Sam shares his outlook on his personal finances. [04:09] What Sam is best known for and what he’s working on right now. [05:31] Why Sam is choosing to focus on his podcast and some of the things he’s done to grow it. [09:03] The most effective strategies for increasing your monthly downloads.  [10:14] Why you need to allow room for spontaneity in your podcasts. [10:36] The term Billy of the Week and its surprising popularity on Sam’s podcast. [11:37] The Agora newsletter and why it’s such a fascinating topic. [16:14] Sam’s thoughts on Grammarly and the exceptional founder of Toucan.  [17:47] The concept of the commander’s intent and how it shapes the way Sam prepares for podcast episodes. [19:46] How the output of their podcast has shifted. [22:23] How Sam was able to sell The Hustle to HubSpot. [24:55] Sam’s advice on how to work on your podcasting as a craft.  [25:58] What chargeable analytics can teach you about your retention. [29:28] The benefit of being part of HubSpot and how it allows Sam to focus purely on the content. [29:55] Some of the swaps they’ve done with other shows and their positive outcomes. [31:35] The one hack that has had the biggest impact on their downloads.  [33:31] How Sam grew his following on Twitter and why he stopped. [35:08] Why Sam has loved working with HubSpot. [40:46] Sam’s work as an angel investor and what he’s currently interested in. [44:10] Sam’s interest in real estate and how he is investing in it.  [49:22] Sam’s book recommendation: Mastery by Robert Greene. [50:47] Why investing in a high-quality podcasting setup has been so beneficial. [52:44] Why Sam never takes his phone into his bedroom. [53:50] That’s it for today! [53:53] Go to https://marketingschool.io/live to learn more!   Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:   The Hustle: https://thehustle.co/ My First Million Podcast: https://www.mfmpod.com/ How to Get Rich: One of the World's Greatest Entrepreneurs Shares His Secrets: https://www.amazon.com/How-Get-Rich-Greatest-Entrepreneurs-ebook/dp/B0017SUYY6 HubSpot: https://www.hubspot.com/ DreamHost: https://www.dreamhost.com/ The Agora: https://theagora.com/ Entrepreneurs on Fire: https://www.eofire.com/ Must read book: Mastery Sam Parr on Twitter: https://twitter.com/theSamParr Sam Parr on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesamparr/   Leave Some Feedback:   What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review.   Connect with Us:    Neilpatel.com Quick Sprout Growth Everywhere Single Grain Twitter @neilpatel Twitter @ericosiu

54mins

17 Feb 2022

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