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I owe my life to this podcast

By TKellzzz - Jul 23 2019
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I used to binge this show when I was sweeping floors at a wood shop for $10.50/hr. It helped me realize I’ve been an entrepreneur my whole life, and Andrew’s insane interview skills allowed me to see that the most successful businesswomen and men are exactly like me and everyone else. Within 2 years of discovering this podcast, I had created my own service based company, went self employed, and nearly 10x’ed my salary, entirely from what I learned from this podcast, and the books recommended on the show.

Great interviewer!

By YukonP1 - Jul 12 2019
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Andrew isn’t afraid to make his interviewees a little uncomfortable by asking personal questions that we all want the answers to. Great energy and insight!

iTunes Ratings

436 Ratings
Average Ratings
344
39
23
10
20

I owe my life to this podcast

By TKellzzz - Jul 23 2019
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I used to binge this show when I was sweeping floors at a wood shop for $10.50/hr. It helped me realize I’ve been an entrepreneur my whole life, and Andrew’s insane interview skills allowed me to see that the most successful businesswomen and men are exactly like me and everyone else. Within 2 years of discovering this podcast, I had created my own service based company, went self employed, and nearly 10x’ed my salary, entirely from what I learned from this podcast, and the books recommended on the show.

Great interviewer!

By YukonP1 - Jul 12 2019
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Andrew isn’t afraid to make his interviewees a little uncomfortable by asking personal questions that we all want the answers to. Great energy and insight!

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#216 How Clever Entrepreneurs Turned 3 Air Mattresses Into Airbnb, The Site That Makes Any Home A Bed And Breakfast – with Brian and Joe

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The founders of Airbnb are guys who couldn’t make rent a few years ago, but they kept turning desperation into creative solutions. In October 2007, eager to make extra money, they noticed that local hotels were booked up because of a conference. So they pumped up some inflatable mattresses and listed their place online as an “air bed and breakfast.” It was quirky and it worked. That little act of creativity became Airbnb, the (profitable) site that allows anyone to list their extra space for rent. This interview is full of examples of that kind of hustle, like how they created and sold cereal called “Obama O’s.” That idea brought in a much-needed $30,000, but more importantly, it impressed investor Paul Graham of Y Combinator, who backed them. They jumped on that opportunity too, seizing every chance they could find to get Graham’s advice. His mentorship helped their company become profitable. Along the way, they got impressive media hits by crafting interesting stories, improved their design by sleeping in their users’ homes and kept changing their product based on feedback. In this interview, they teach you how they did it.

Brian Chesky & Joe Gebbia are two of the co-founders of Airbnb. (The third co-founder is Nathan Blecharczyk.) Airbnb is a marketplace for renting space. Their open platform accommodates a ‘couch to a castle’, including vacation rentals, bed and breakfast, private rooms, and entire apartments. Travelers typically save money and get a local experience, while hosts have an easy way to earn extra cash and meet new people.

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Jan 28 2010

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#1835 How to build agencies that scale

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Joining me today is Chris Martinez. He is the founder of DUDE. They work with digital agencies to give them the people and processes that will help them make take on more projects and scale profitably. If you’ve got an agency and you want somebody to actually do the work for you because you can scale up yourself, you pay a monthly fee or you hire one of his people and they will do the work for you. Just keep sending the tasks over and they will keep knocking them out for you. I want to find out how he built it up.

Chris Martinez is the co-founder of DUDEAgency.io which works with digital agencies to give them the people and process to help them scale profitably.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Sep 30 2019

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#214 How To Produce Like A Linchpin By Understanding Your Lizard Brain – with Seth Godin

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You listen to my programs because I don’t do the cute “let’s get to know the author” interviews that others are known for. I hunt down information that you can use because I’m passionate about helping you build a business that your great-great-grandkids would admire you for. That’s why I kept digging in this interview. I want you (and me too, frankly) to be able to produce the kind of hits that Seth Godin keeps cranking out, seemingly without breaking a sweat. Not only has Seth created 2 big hit businesses, but he’s a writer who keeps introducing ideas that shape the way people think. In his new book, Linchpin, Seth talks about how to be this prolific. As you’ll hear in my interview, much of it is based on opening up your creativity and learning how to confront your fears, which he says come from your “lizard brain.” Imagine what you could accomplish if you were able to do that. Listen to the full program to find out how.

Seth Godin’s latest book is Linchpin. You can buy it here or see what others say about it on this Squidoo lens. He also writes the world’s most popular marketing blog. And is the founder of Squidoo.

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Jan 25 2010

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#1851 What does it mean to be a lonely entrepreneur?

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Joining me is someone who teaches entrepreneurs how to build their businesses. And I have to be honest with you, I was skeptical. And then I started to read up on his background and I talked to our producer about his background. He had this company that had a mission of helping people stay healthy. And it seems like one of these altruistic missions that actually won’t go anywhere, and it actually did go somewhere. But that’s not the end of the story. We’ll find out what happened in this interview. Michael Dermer is the founder of LonelyEntrepreneur.com, an extensive online learning platform that provides a framework for entrepreneurs to learn what they need to know.

Michael Dermer is the founder of LonelyEntrepreneur.com, an extensive online learning platform that provides a framework for entrepreneurs to learn what they need to know.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Nov 06 2019

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#1417 How Sam Ovens is helping everyday people start their own consulting businesses

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I’ll be honest with you. I felt guilt about an interview that I did years ago with today’s guest. This was back in, let me see here, 2013. I interviewed Sam Ovens about how he built up this consulting business and was teaching people how to do consulting. I thought maybe I got taken for a ride. It was too good to be true. Then I started hearing people who were in his program talk about how big the program is. Then I started hearing more and more people say they were in the program. I realized, “Actually maybe I underestimated the guy.” And the more research I did into it, the more I realized that was true. Then I went hat in hand and said, “Hey, Sam, can I interview you again on Mixergy?” Sam Ovens is the founder of Consulting.com, it offers online training programs to help everyday people start their own consulting businesses.

Sam Ovens is the founder of Consulting.com, it offers online training programs to help everyday people start their own consulting businesses. Sam’s hosting a free webinar which shows you in detail how to start your own consulting business, click here to register for the free training.

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Pipedrive is a sales management tool for small teams with big ambitions. It visualizes one’s sales pipeline and helps to make sure important activities and conversations won’t get dropped. Salespeople really like it because it’s easy to use and intuitive. Managers like it because they don’t need to nag their team to use their CRM. It also sports built-in forecasting, integrations with other software such as Google Apps, MailChimp and Zapier and a powerful API.

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Mar 03 2017

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#1049 How a former lawyer built a multi-million dollar company that teaches social skills – with Jordan Harbinger

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How does a former lawyer build a multi-million dollar company that teaches social skills. Jordan Harbinger is the co-founder of The Art of Charm, a company that teaches confidence and emotional intelligence.

Jordan Harbinger is the co-founder of The Art of Charm, a company that teaches confidence and emotional intelligence, and the host of The Jordan Harbinger Show, which interviews top performers, from legendary musicians to intelligence operatives.

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Lead Pages – Lead Pages took my most successful page and turned it into a product that you can use—which magically converts strangers into leads. So if you want to use the page that I use to collect email addresses, check out AndrewsWelcomeGate.com. It will work on your site no matter what your site is built on. Even if you have no site, you can use this URL to collect email addresses for your business. It’s AndrewsWelcomeGate.com.

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Aug 13 2014

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#1850 How a former sales rep turned some $5 Starbucks gift cards into a powerful direct mail solution for salespeople

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We get a lot of email. We get a lot of online communication. So whenever you get something physical in the mail, it stands out and the person who sent it feels a little bit more real to you. Well, today’s guest realized this a while back and said, “You know what? I’m going to start a company around this.” And it started with just coffee and it moved on to almost anything you can imagine. Kris Rudeegraap is co-founder of Sendoso, a fully integrated direct mail and gifting solution which enables companies to acquire target prospects and retain customers.

Kris Rudeegraap is co-founder of Sendoso, a fully integrated direct mail and gifting solution which enables companies to acquire target prospects and retain customers.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

Outerknown – Outerknown is a new company founded by pro-surfer Kelly Slater. Outerknown has comfortable clothes that still let you look professional. The thing I love about this company is that their clothes make you look like you belong everywhere. Go to Outerknown.com and enter the code “MIXERGY” to get 25% off your entire order.

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Nov 04 2019

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#1836 Building big business off of an existing platform like WordPress

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The idea of plugins for WordPress being a business has been around for a while now. Joining me is an entrepreneur who’s been in this space. He’s got plugins that had been downloaded millions of times, that has generated solid revenue. But he said, “You know, the future is not just letting people have all the ingredients in building a website. I want to give everyone the whole package. I will host a website for them. I will make sure that WordPress works well for them. And I will give them the plugins that they need. And he did it by creating a nice drag-and-drop builder that actually competes with some of the more modern drag-and-drop experiences that have come after WordPress for publishing websites. That is the business model that he created. I invited him here to talk about how he did it.

Armen Saghatelian is the co-Founder of 10Web.io which is an all-in-one WordPress Website Builder.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Oct 02 2019

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#1845 The $8 billion dollar software you’ve never heard of

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A while back I saw a Q&A on CNN with today’s guest, Ryan Smith, where he was asked, “What’s the most important company we’ve never heard of?” His answer was Qualtrics. And I’ve thought about this company several times since I saw that. Well, I finally got an opportunity to interview that founder. Ryan Smith is the co-founder of Qualtrics. A lot of articles describe them as a survey company, but I bet he does not see himself as a survey company. I’m going to ask him how he went from starting this company in his dad’s house back in 2002 and selling it to SAP in 2018.

Ryan Smith is the founder of Qualtrics, an experience management platform.

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ActiveCampaign – Improve your marketing & sales processes by upgrading to an automated platform. Start sending follow-up that adapts to your customers’ behavior so you are sending the perfect message at the perfect time. You’ll have happier customers and higher conversions. See why over 150,000 marketers use ActiveCampaign to create intelligent marketing that gets better results.

If you’re with one of their confusing competitors and you want something new, you owe it to your business to check out ActiveCampaign.

ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Oct 22 2019

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#1856 Case Study: Software as a service powered by humans on the backend

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Joining me today is an entrepreneur whose business is a service. I’m really fascinated by these companies that instead of offering just software as a service, offer real human beings doing work as a service. But they’ve structured it in a way that’s much simpler, more organized, more clear, more transparent than service businesses used to be. Gideon Stein is CEO of Write Label which is the world’s largest on-demand marketplace for short-form content. I invited him here to talk about how he built up his company.

Gideon Stein is CEO of Write Label which is the world’s largest on-demand marketplace for short-form content.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Nov 18 2019

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#1846 How it’s built: a moving and storage company

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Today’s guest is a guy who came to New York to be a musician and ended up falling in love with a woman. But the woman came from a family that was doing really well and he said, “What am I doing here? I’m a schlub. I’ve got to do better.” So he decided to start a company. He started a moving company where, day and night, he was a mover, a schlepper, moving other people’s stuff in an industry where there have been movers forever. He ended up making a name for himself and I couldn’t believe his numbers. Lior Rachmany is the founder of Dumbo Moving and Storage.

Lior Rachmany is the founder of Dumbo Moving and Storage.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Oct 25 2019

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#1852 Systems that help small businesses scale

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Joining me today is a Mixergy listener who has built a company so big that I’m lucky to have him on here. Matt Symes is the founder of Simplicity, a service business that helps organizations get out of their own way and scale. If you’re listening to me and you’re running a company, we’re going to talk about a lot of tactics you can use for your business.

Matt Symes is the founder of Simplicity, a service business that helps organizations get out of their own way and scale.

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HostGator – Ready to take your website to the next level? Whether you’re a first-time blogger or an experienced web pro, HostGator has all the tools you need to create a great-looking website or online store. A wide range of options includes cloud-based web hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated servers. Founded in 2002, HostGator is the perfect web partner for business owners and individuals seeking hands-on support. Visit www.hostgator.com/mixergy to see what HostGator can do for your website.

ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Nov 08 2019

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#1831 Entrepreneurship in a highly regulated industry

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Joining me today is a woman who sold wines in Manhattan. Then she decided to import wine herself. But she ran into a problem. Instead of closing down she figured out how to make things easier for people who wanted to do what she was trying to do. Alexi Cashen is co-founder of Elenteny Imports which provides logistical and administrative back office services for international importing, national compliance and direct-to-trade distribution sales.

Alexi Cashen is co-founder of Elenteny Imports which provides logistical and administrative back office services for international importing, national compliance and direct-to-trade distribution sales.

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Toptal – If you’re having trouble finding developers, Toptal is a network of elite pre-vetted software developers. You tell Toptal what you’re looking for, they search their network for the best people, they test the candidates, and then they present you with only the candidates who meet your individual needs. Once you pick someone you can start work with them the next day. They offer a no-risk trial period. Go to Toptal.com. Get the best of the best right now.

HostGator – Ready to take your website to the next level? Whether you’re a first-time blogger or an experienced web pro, HostGator has all the tools you need to create a great-looking website or online store. A wide range of options includes cloud-based web hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated servers. Founded in 2002, HostGator is the perfect web partner for business owners and individuals seeking hands-on support. Visit www.hostgator.com/mixergy to see what HostGator can do for your website.

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Sep 23 2019

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#401 Reddit Founder: “I Wish I Still Owned Reddit Now” – with Steve Huffman

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Many founders I interviewed on Mixergy told me about how their companies virtually disappeared after they sold them. But 4 years after selling Reddit to Conde Nast, Steve Huffman is so proud of how much its grown that he’d be happy to still own it. I asked him to teach me how he grew his community, why some Y Combinator-backed founders, like him, succeed while others don’t get any traction and why he never resented his co-founder for getting so much attention. I also asked Steve about Hipmunk, the travel site he launched which replaces the spreadsheet-like search results that most travel sites use with a more useful design.

Steve Huffman graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Computer Science in 2005. Immediately after leaving Virginia, he founded reddit.com with his college roommate, Alexis Ohanian.

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Shopify – Remember the interview I did about how the founder of DODOCase sold about $1 mil worth of iPad cases in a few months? He used Shopify. It’s dead simple and very effective.

Grasshopper – Don’t make the mistake of comparing Grasshopper with other phone services. Check out their features and you’ll see why Grasshopper isn’t just a phone number, it’s the virtual phone system that entrepreneurs (like me) love.

Walker Corporate Law – Scott Edward Walker is the lawyer entrepreneurs turn to when they want to raise money or sell their companies, but if you’re just getting started, his firm will help you launch properly. Watch this video to learn about him.

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Oct 20 2010

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#1857 How do you stand up another customer vertical without hurting your first one?

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Joining me is someone I interviewed years ago. His story was so memorable because he was having kids while running a company. That seemed so strange to me back in 2013. Michael Fitzgerald is the founder of Submittable, the world’s leading cloud-based application and submission management platform. He started with publishers but we’re going to find out in this interview how he grew beyond that customer segment.

Michael Fitzgerald is the founder of Submittable, the world’s leading cloud-based application and submission management platform.

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ActiveCampaign – Improve your marketing & sales processes by upgrading to an automated platform. Start sending follow-up that adapts to your customers’ behavior so you are sending the perfect message at the perfect time. You’ll have happier customers and higher conversions. See why over 150,000 marketers use ActiveCampaign to create intelligent marketing that gets better results.

If you’re with one of their confusing competitors and you want something new, you owe it to your business to check out ActiveCampaign.

RingCentral – RingCentral features include call auto-attendant, company directory, call forwarding and handling, multiple extensions, and so much more.  Sign up via ringcentral.com/mixergy or call the # on the page to get full phone and service for $19.99. With this offer, Mixergy listeners don’t pay until 2020.

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Nov 20 2019

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#1839 Shazam: How it was built and sold to Apple in 2018

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I remember when I first got my iPhone, one of the coolest apps to try was called Shazam. With Shazam, if there was music playing somewhere and you wanted to know what song it was, the app would tell you. Back then, I think it would even link you over to buy the song and it was like magic. It showed you the power of the iPhone. Joining me is one of the co-founders of the company Shazam. I wanted to have him here to understand how they came up with the idea, how they built it up, and what it was like when it was sold to Apple.

Philip Inghelbrecht is Founder of Shazam which is one of the most-used apps in the world that was sold to Apple in 2018.

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Toptal – If you’re having trouble finding developers, Toptal is a network of elite pre-vetted software developers. You tell Toptal what you’re looking for, they search their network for the best people, they test the candidates, and then they present you with only the candidates who meet your individual needs. Once you pick someone you can start work with them the next day. They offer a no-risk trial period. Go to Toptal.com. Get the best of the best right now.

ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Oct 09 2019

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#1827 Building a sophisticated Internet of Things company (that can change the world)

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Today’s guest is somebody who was actually trying to create a much simpler business and then ended up with one that was a much bigger vision than he expected. Eric Simone is the founder of ClearBlade, an edge computing software company that enables enterprise to engineer and run secure, real-time scalable Internet of Things applications. Eric is actually working on real problems that in many ways are going to seem less exciting to people but have a bigger impact on the world. I want to talk about how he did it.

Eric Simone is the founder of ClearBlade, an edge computing software company that enables enterprise to engineer and run secure, real-time scalable Internet of Things applications.

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Toptal – If you’re having trouble finding developers, Toptal is a network of elite pre-vetted software developers. You tell Toptal what you’re looking for, they search their network for the best people, they test the candidates, and then they present you with only the candidates who meet your individual needs. Once you pick someone you can start work with them the next day. They offer a no-risk trial period. Go to Toptal.com. Get the best of the best right now.

HostGator – Ready to take your website to the next level? Whether you’re a first-time blogger or an experienced web pro, HostGator has all the tools you need to create a great-looking website or online store. A wide range of options includes cloud-based web hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated servers. Founded in 2002, HostGator is the perfect web partner for business owners and individuals seeking hands-on support. Visit www.hostgator.com/mixergy to see what HostGator can do for your website.

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Sep 16 2019

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#1834 Marathon Series: The co-founder of Skype joins me in Estonia

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Joining me is one of the co-founders of Skype, formerly known as Skyper. Ahti Heinla is, among other things, the co-founder of Kazaa, which I remember as one of the first ways of getting music and movies. I’m excited to have him here but the thing that he’s probably more excited to talk about is the cool little robot that I saw outside the office here at LIFT99. It’s part of his latest company, Starship Technologies. we’ll talk about that and more in this interview.

Ahti Heinla is the cofounder of Skype, which specializes in providing video chat and voice calls.

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Toptal – If you’re having trouble finding developers, Toptal is a network of elite pre-vetted software developers. You tell Toptal what you’re looking for, they search their network for the best people, they test the candidates, and then they present you with only the candidates who meet your individual needs. Once you pick someone you can start work with them the next day. They offer a no-risk trial period. Go to Toptal.com. Get the best of the best right now.

ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Sep 28 2019

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#714 HearAndPlay.com: Turning $70 Into A Multimillion Dollar Instruction Web Site – with Jermaine Griggs

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Update: based on the comments we’re getting, Jermaine sent this PDF about Automation. How does a high school senior from the inner city turn $70 into a multimillion dollar instruction web site? Jermaine Griggs is the founder of HearAndPlay.com, which trains musicians to play by ear, trains them to play by ear with online music lessons and piano video tutorials.

Jermaine Griggs is the founder of HearAndPlay.com, which trains musicians to play by ear, trains them to play by ear with online music lessons and piano video tutorials.

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Walker Corporate Law – Scott Edward Walker is the lawyer entrepreneurs turn to when they want to raise money or sell their companies, but if you’re just getting started, his firm will help you launch properly. Watch this video to learn about him.

Grasshopper – Don’t make the mistake of comparing Grasshopper with other phone services. Check out their features and you’ll see why Grasshopper isn’t just a phone number, it’s the virtual phone system that entrepreneurs (like me) love.

Revolution Productions – Do you have a great product, but people aren’t trying it? You might have too much text on your site. Video, more than text, helps people understand what you’ve created and convinces them to buy it. I recommend you go to Revolution-Productions.com. When you do, talk directly to the founder, Anish Patel, and tell him I sent you. He’ll make sure you have a great video that convinces people to buy your product.

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Apr 23 2012

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#989 Andrew’s process for overcoming entrepreneurial stagnation – with Samantha Alford

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A few weeks ago, Andrew was interviewed about his inner doubt by Samantha Alford of WomeninBusinesspodcast.com. I (Arie Saint) thought it was too good not to share with our audience, so I’m publishing it on Mixergy. Check it out and let’s talk about it in the comments.

Samantha Alford, the founder of the Women in Business Podcast.

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Walker Corporate Law – Scott Edward Walker is the lawyer entrepreneurs turn to when they want to raise money or sell their companies, but if you’re just getting started, his firm will help you launch properly. Watch this video to learn about him.

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Mar 10 2014

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#1863 Marathon Series: Entrepreneurship in South Africa after centuries of apartheid

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I’m excited to talk to today’s guest for a lot of reasons. I’m excited about her background and about how she is inspiring other entrepreneurs. I want to find out what’s possible in entrepreneurship in South Africa and how today’s guest is making it happen. Aisha Pandor is the founder of SweepSouth, where customers can book a home cleaning online.

Aisha Pandor is the founder of SweepSouth, where customers can book a home cleaning online.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Dec 04 2019

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#1862 Catching up with Sachin Duggal post pivot to Builder.ai

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Joining me is a founder who I’ve had on the program before. He’s someone who said, “You know what? Most software apps are the same. If I create software for one company I could probably use it to build the next company and not start from scratch.” He told our producer that he’s so busy that he asked his team to schedule bathroom breaks for him. I want to find out what’s going on with his business today that has him so busy.

Sachin Duggal is the founder of Builder.ai which makes making tailor made software as easy as ordering pizza.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Dec 02 2019

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#1861 Case Study: A virtual assistant company with a niche

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Joining me is Daniel Ramsey. He is the co-founder of MyOutDesk which offers virtual assistants for real estate. Virtual assistant businesses have been around forever—I must have interviewed 100 of them. But what today’s guest did was really different. He found an incredible niche. We’ll talk about how he did it and what his revenue is in this interview.

Daniel Ramsey is the co-founder of MyOutDesk which offers virtual assistants for real estate.

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RingCentral – RingCentral features include call auto-attendant, company directory, call forwarding and handling, multiple extensions, and so much more. Sign up via ringcentral.com/mixergy or call the # on the page to get full phone and service for $19.99. With this offer, Mixergy listeners don’t pay until 2020.

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Nov 29 2019

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#1860 Marathon Series: The Amazon of South Africa

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Every country needs an e-commerce giant. Today’s guest helped create one in South Africa in a very unique way. We’ll talk about how he did it in this interview. Manuel Koser is the co-founder of Zando, an online shopping platform.

Manuel Koser is the founder of Zando, an online shopping platform.

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Toptal – If you’re having trouble finding developers, Toptal is a network of elite pre-vetted software developers. You tell Toptal what you’re looking for, they search their network for the best people, they test the candidates, and then they present you with only the candidates who meet your individual needs. Once you pick someone you can start work with them the next day. They offer a no-risk trial period. Go to Toptal.com. Get the best of the best right now.

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Nov 27 2019

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#1859 How to use free software to sell services

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Joining me is a listener who’s built a business I admire. Bryan Harris is the founder of GrowthTools which coaches online businesses how to grow. He’s been using software in a new way and I want to learn how he’s doing it. I thought he MUST be charging for these products somewhere…but he’s not. We’re going to find out how he’s making money in this interview.

Bryan Harris is the founder of GrowthTools which coaches online businesses how to grow. You can listen to his podcast here.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

Setapp – Setapp for Teams is a leading platform offering over 150 Mac apps in one pack. Get rid of the license fuss and save time for business equipping your team with all the key tools from a single account. Sign up, invite your teammates, and you are all set. Mixergy listeners get an extended 60-day free trial by going to Setapp.com/mixergy

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Nov 25 2019

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#1858 Case Study: Building a massive online learning community

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Joining me is someone who has a massive YouTube following. It’s a hard thing to generate; I want to find out how he did it. I want to learn about the production process that has earned him 1.77M subscribers. Aaron Nace is the founder of PHLEARN which offers the best photography and photoshop tutorials.

Aaron Nace is the founder of PHLEARN which offers the best photography and photoshop tutorials.

Mixergy listeners who use the code mixergy20 will get a 20% discount on their subscription.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

Setapp – Setapp for Teams is a leading platform offering over 150 Mac apps in one pack. Get rid of the license fuss and save time for business equipping your team with all the key tools from a single account. Sign up, invite your teammates, and you are all set. Mixergy listeners get an extended 60-day free trial by going to Setapp.com/mixergy

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Nov 22 2019

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#1857 How do you stand up another customer vertical without hurting your first one?

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Joining me is someone I interviewed years ago. His story was so memorable because he was having kids while running a company. That seemed so strange to me back in 2013. Michael Fitzgerald is the founder of Submittable, the world’s leading cloud-based application and submission management platform. He started with publishers but we’re going to find out in this interview how he grew beyond that customer segment.

Michael Fitzgerald is the founder of Submittable, the world’s leading cloud-based application and submission management platform.

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ActiveCampaign – Improve your marketing & sales processes by upgrading to an automated platform. Start sending follow-up that adapts to your customers’ behavior so you are sending the perfect message at the perfect time. You’ll have happier customers and higher conversions. See why over 150,000 marketers use ActiveCampaign to create intelligent marketing that gets better results.

If you’re with one of their confusing competitors and you want something new, you owe it to your business to check out ActiveCampaign.

RingCentral – RingCentral features include call auto-attendant, company directory, call forwarding and handling, multiple extensions, and so much more.  Sign up via ringcentral.com/mixergy or call the # on the page to get full phone and service for $19.99. With this offer, Mixergy listeners don’t pay until 2020.

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Nov 20 2019

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#1856 Case Study: Software as a service powered by humans on the backend

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Joining me today is an entrepreneur whose business is a service. I’m really fascinated by these companies that instead of offering just software as a service, offer real human beings doing work as a service. But they’ve structured it in a way that’s much simpler, more organized, more clear, more transparent than service businesses used to be. Gideon Stein is CEO of Write Label which is the world’s largest on-demand marketplace for short-form content. I invited him here to talk about how he built up his company.

Gideon Stein is CEO of Write Label which is the world’s largest on-demand marketplace for short-form content.

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HostGator – Ready to take your website to the next level? Whether you’re a first-time blogger or an experienced web pro, HostGator has all the tools you need to create a great-looking website or online store. A wide range of options includes cloud-based web hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated servers. Founded in 2002, HostGator is the perfect web partner for business owners and individuals seeking hands-on support. Visit www.hostgator.com/mixergy to see what HostGator can do for your website.

ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Nov 18 2019

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#1855 The entrepreneur behind Google Voice

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Today’s guest created a company called GrandCentral which sold to Google and became Google Voice. It was his second foray into voice over IP. Before that, he had one of the pioneering companies that he led in voice over IP, called Dialpad. Their mission was to do free web-based phone calls, and they pivoted and adjusted. We’ll talk about how he helped turn that business around and sold it to Yahoo. We’ll also talk about why he founded GrandCentral next and then sold it to Google less than two years later.

Craig Walker is the founder of Google Voice, Dialpad and GrandCentral Communications.

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Setapp – Setapp for Teams is a leading platform offering over 150 Mac apps in one pack. Get rid of the license fuss and save time for business equipping your team with all the key tools from a single account. Sign up, invite your teammates, and you are all set. Mixergy listeners get an extended 60-day free trial by going to Setapp.com/mixergy

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Nov 15 2019

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#1854 How do you create company culture in an international business?

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Joining me is an entrepreneur who tried so many different things. And a lot of them failed. I think most people would just have said, “All right. This isn’t for me.” I don’t know what kept him going. I don’t know why he persisted, but he did persist and he eventually ended up coming up with this company called PhraseApp. Frederik Vollert is the co-founder of Phrase, a translation software.

Frederik Vollert is the co-founder of Phrase App which is a translation software.

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Toptal – If you’re having trouble finding developers, Toptal is a network of elite pre-vetted software developers. You tell Toptal what you’re looking for, they search their network for the best people, they test the candidates, and then they present you with only the candidates who meet your individual needs. Once you pick someone you can start work with them the next day. They offer a no-risk trial period. Go to Toptal.com. Get the best of the best right now.

ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Nov 13 2019

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#1853 Shark Tank Case Study: The online course that’s grown to a $20M Prep Expert

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Shaan Patel is the founder of Prep Expert, an ed-tech company that specializes in online SAT & ACT preparation. I’m going to ask him what it was like to shake hands with Mark Cuban for the first time on national television. I also want to find out what being on Shark Tank meant for his business and how it has exploded since.

Shaan Patel is the founder of Prep Expert, an ed-tech company that specializes in online SAT & ACT preparation.

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Toptal – If you’re having trouble finding developers, Toptal is a network of elite pre-vetted software developers. You tell Toptal what you’re looking for, they search their network for the best people, they test the candidates, and then they present you with only the candidates who meet your individual needs. Once you pick someone you can start work with them the next day. They offer a no-risk trial period. Go to Toptal.com. Get the best of the best right now.

Bubble – You don’t need to be a coder to build software. Bubble is a code-free programming language that lets you build and host web applications without engineers. Anyone who wants to try it right now is going to get 40% discount for the first three months. Go to Bubble.is/mixergy to sign up and start using it immediately.

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Nov 11 2019

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#1852 Systems that help small businesses scale

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Joining me today is a Mixergy listener who has built a company so big that I’m lucky to have him on here. Matt Symes is the founder of Simplicity, a service business that helps organizations get out of their own way and scale. If you’re listening to me and you’re running a company, we’re going to talk about a lot of tactics you can use for your business.

Matt Symes is the founder of Simplicity, a service business that helps organizations get out of their own way and scale.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Nov 08 2019

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#1851 What does it mean to be a lonely entrepreneur?

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Joining me is someone who teaches entrepreneurs how to build their businesses. And I have to be honest with you, I was skeptical. And then I started to read up on his background and I talked to our producer about his background. He had this company that had a mission of helping people stay healthy. And it seems like one of these altruistic missions that actually won’t go anywhere, and it actually did go somewhere. But that’s not the end of the story. We’ll find out what happened in this interview. Michael Dermer is the founder of LonelyEntrepreneur.com, an extensive online learning platform that provides a framework for entrepreneurs to learn what they need to know.

Michael Dermer is the founder of LonelyEntrepreneur.com, an extensive online learning platform that provides a framework for entrepreneurs to learn what they need to know.

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HostGator – Ready to take your website to the next level? Whether you’re a first-time blogger or an experienced web pro, HostGator has all the tools you need to create a great-looking website or online store. A wide range of options includes cloud-based web hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated servers. Founded in 2002, HostGator is the perfect web partner for business owners and individuals seeking hands-on support. Visit www.hostgator.com/mixergy to see what HostGator can do for your website.

ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Nov 06 2019

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#1850 How a former sales rep turned some $5 Starbucks gift cards into a powerful direct mail solution for salespeople

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We get a lot of email. We get a lot of online communication. So whenever you get something physical in the mail, it stands out and the person who sent it feels a little bit more real to you. Well, today’s guest realized this a while back and said, “You know what? I’m going to start a company around this.” And it started with just coffee and it moved on to almost anything you can imagine. Kris Rudeegraap is co-founder of Sendoso, a fully integrated direct mail and gifting solution which enables companies to acquire target prospects and retain customers.

Kris Rudeegraap is co-founder of Sendoso, a fully integrated direct mail and gifting solution which enables companies to acquire target prospects and retain customers.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

Outerknown – Outerknown is a new company founded by pro-surfer Kelly Slater. Outerknown has comfortable clothes that still let you look professional. The thing I love about this company is that their clothes make you look like you belong everywhere. Go to Outerknown.com and enter the code “MIXERGY” to get 25% off your entire order.

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Nov 04 2019

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#1849 Would you take on Google? This founder is doing it (Here’s how)

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Joining me is someone who is taking on Google by offering an alternative. If your interested in how entrepreneurs survive in a world of these giants, I think you’ll find his story valuable. I also like that he’s a product person but not a hardcore developer. He’s not a geek; he actually used to be a drummer. Dominic Joseph is the founder of Captify, which offers a search retargeting service that enables advertisers to focus on users to match their desired audience with inventory. I want to find out how he built this company up to such an impressive business.

Dominic Joseph is the founder of Captify, which offers a search retargeting service that enables advertisers to focus on users to match their desired audience with inventory.

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Toptal – If you’re having trouble finding developers, Toptal is a network of elite pre-vetted software developers. You tell Toptal what you’re looking for, they search their network for the best people, they test the candidates, and then they present you with only the candidates who meet your individual needs. Once you pick someone you can start work with them the next day. They offer a no-risk trial period. Go to Toptal.com. Get the best of the best right now.

Bubble – You don’t need to be a coder to build software. Bubble is a code-free programming language that lets you build and host web applications without engineers. Anyone who wants to try it right now is going to get 40% discount for the first three months. Go to Bubble.is/mixergy to sign up and start using it immediately.

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Nov 01 2019

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#1848 How Compare.com competes as the Kayak for auto insurance

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Joining me is an entrepreneur who created a company called Compare. I feel like he should be really boastful the fact that he got one of the toughest domains out there. Andrew Rose is the founder of Compare.com, a place to compare auto insurance prices. We’re going to find out how he came up with this idea, how he raised money for it, how he got customers, how he actually stood out in a world where Geico spent $1.7 billion in marketing last year.

Andrew Rose is the founder of Compare.com, a place to compare auto insurance prices.

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HostGator – Ready to take your website to the next level? Whether you’re a first-time blogger or an experienced web pro, HostGator has all the tools you need to create a great-looking website or online store. A wide range of options includes cloud-based web hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated servers. Founded in 2002, HostGator is the perfect web partner for business owners and individuals seeking hands-on support. Visit www.hostgator.com/mixergy to see what HostGator can do for your website.

Outerknown – Outerknown is a new company founded by pro-surfer Kelly Slater. Outerknown has comfortable clothes that still let you look professional. The thing I love about this company is that their clothes make you look like you belong everywhere. Go to Outerknown.com and enter the code “MIXERGY” to get 25% off your entire order.

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Oct 30 2019

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#1847 An entrepreneur who is actually changing people’s lives (with a physical product)

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In preparation for this interview, I went into a YouTube rabbit hole, learning about people who struggle with obsessive-compulsive behaviors. What I learned is that some people are really struggling with this stuff. We’ll go into what kinds of problems that I’m talking about but today’s guest created a bracelet that goes on their wrists and actually helps them avoid it. That’s what we’re finding out about today, how she created it, how she turned it into a business, how it’s helping people’s lives, and more importantly, if we’re creating physical products what we can learn from her. Aneela Idnani is the founder of HabitAware, a smart bracelet that uses custom gesture detection and awareness training to help people with unwanted habits. I want to find out how she turned this into a real business.

HabitAware is a smart bracelet that uses custom gesture detection and awareness training to help people with unwanted habits.

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ActiveCampaign – Improve your marketing & sales processes by upgrading to an automated platform. Start sending follow-up that adapts to your customers’ behavior so you are sending the perfect message at the perfect time. You’ll have happier customers and higher conversions. See why over 150,000 marketers use ActiveCampaign to create intelligent marketing that gets better results.

If you’re with one of their confusing competitors and you want something new, you owe it to your business to check out ActiveCampaign.

ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Oct 28 2019

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#1846 How it’s built: a moving and storage company

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Today’s guest is a guy who came to New York to be a musician and ended up falling in love with a woman. But the woman came from a family that was doing really well and he said, “What am I doing here? I’m a schlub. I’ve got to do better.” So he decided to start a company. He started a moving company where, day and night, he was a mover, a schlepper, moving other people’s stuff in an industry where there have been movers forever. He ended up making a name for himself and I couldn’t believe his numbers. Lior Rachmany is the founder of Dumbo Moving and Storage.

Lior Rachmany is the founder of Dumbo Moving and Storage.

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ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Oct 25 2019

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#1845 The $8 billion dollar software you’ve never heard of

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A while back I saw a Q&A on CNN with today’s guest, Ryan Smith, where he was asked, “What’s the most important company we’ve never heard of?” His answer was Qualtrics. And I’ve thought about this company several times since I saw that. Well, I finally got an opportunity to interview that founder. Ryan Smith is the co-founder of Qualtrics. A lot of articles describe them as a survey company, but I bet he does not see himself as a survey company. I’m going to ask him how he went from starting this company in his dad’s house back in 2002 and selling it to SAP in 2018.

Ryan Smith is the founder of Qualtrics, an experience management platform.

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ActiveCampaign – Improve your marketing & sales processes by upgrading to an automated platform. Start sending follow-up that adapts to your customers’ behavior so you are sending the perfect message at the perfect time. You’ll have happier customers and higher conversions. See why over 150,000 marketers use ActiveCampaign to create intelligent marketing that gets better results.

If you’re with one of their confusing competitors and you want something new, you owe it to your business to check out ActiveCampaign.

ClickFunnels – Anyone in my audience who goes to clickfunnels.com/mixergy will get a couple of things that I’m excited about. Number one is a free trial so you can actually try it and use it. Number two, you’ll get the funnels that we created to build our business. Use it as a template which you can improve for your business. Go to ClickFunnels.com/mixergy to get started.

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Oct 22 2019

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#1844 YEC Founder Series: Zen Media

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Joining me is Shama Hyder. She is an entrepreneur who does social media and other earned media for her clients. They also do paid media. I invited her here to find out how she built up her agency, how she got clients, how she’s promoting them using online media. If you are building a business and doing online promotions you’ll want to hear this interview.

Shama Hyder is the founder of Zen Media, a new media communications firm.

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Oct 21 2019

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