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Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! The Top is FOR YOU IF you are: A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4) STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7) An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1) The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14). Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries. Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at NathanLatka.com/TheTop
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Jan 31, 2016

Ep 161 Tom Hunt, a location independent founder of online marketplace Virtual Valley. Listen as Nathan and Tom talk about the latter’s experience selling men’s leggings and hiring offshore employees.

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Click here to join the top tribe and instantly learn how Nathan made his first $10k at 19 years old: http://nathanlatka.com/startertribelive


Top Entrepreneurs join Nathan Latka daily inspired by, Art of Charm, Pat Flynn, John Dumas, Entrepreneur on Fire, Chalene Johnson, Lewis Howes, School of Greatness, HBR Podcast, the StartUp podcast, Mixergy, Andrew Warner, AskGaryVee, and the great hosts of BiggerPockets!

Bio

Tom Hunt is a TEDx Speaker, Dragons Den “Failure” and Location Independent Founder of Online Marketplace: Virtual Valley (Launching Jan 2016) That Connects Entrepreneurs & Rockstar Virtual Assistants (www.blog.virtualvalley.io).

3 Key Points:

  • Publicity from shows such as Dragon’s Den usually won’t benefit a company directly but can raise publicity for an area of products.
  • Getting press is much easier for a business if it jumps on top of an existing trend.
  • According to Tom, often times it’s more worthwhile to focus on the journey than the result.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:27 – Tom joins the show
  • 01:51 – Tom tells the story of how he started selling men’s leggings.
  • 03:18 – As a part time project, Tom and his partners started selling them online and was able to sell 150 pairs in the first year.
  • 03:50 – Eventually, Tom’s efforts were chronicled in an online article that was shared about 66K times.
  • 04:46 – Tom talks about how he got onto Dragon’s Den, UK’s equivalent of the show Shark Tank.
  • 06:10 – Tom’s revenue since selling men’s leggings was roughly 160K.
  • 07:01 – Tom’s online store saw a big spike in traffic the day after Dragon’s Den. 100 -> 1000.
  • 07:28 – The store got more traffic from the daily mail article because there was a direct link to the site. 
  • 08:00 – The online store is still operational and doesn’t spend any money on paid acquisition. All the advertising is done through social media outlets.
  • 10:10 – Virtual Valley is a service in which people looking to build a team can acquire its members virtually.
  • 11:30 – There’s a 20% service charge for using the platform – Virtual Valley provides advantages such as employer/employee insurance and an online time tracking program that it believes is covered by the fee.
  • 13:14 – Virtual Valley’s services are based in the Philippines.
  • 15:04 – The company’s goal is to have 7K monthly recurring revenue by February. By the end of 2016, 15K per month in recurring revenue.
  • 15:53 – Getting press is much easier if a business can jump on an existing trend.
  • 17:51 – Famous Five

Resources Mentioned:

  • Growth Geeks – The way Nathan hires growth hackers on a per project basis for things like info graphics, blog posts, and other growth projects
  • Daily Mail – Article about men’s leggings
  • @tomhuntio – Tom’s twitter
  • Tom Hunt – Tom’s personal website
  • Meggings – Tom’s e-commerce business
  • Virtual Valley – Tom’s online marketplace
  • The Icarus Deception – Book Tom stands by
  • Sniply – Tom’s favorite online tool

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— The Icarus Deception – by Seth Godin
  • What CEO do you follow?— Nathan Latka
  • What is your favorite online tool?— sniply
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— Yes
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?—Focus more on the journey instead of the result.

Credits

Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 31, 2016

Ep 160 Jenn Scalia, a single mom who started from rock bottom to creating a six-figure business. Listen as Nathan and Jenn talk about how she runs her business coaching entrepreneurs in marketing strategy.

YOUR $100: Remember to subscribe to the show on itunes then text the word "nathan" to 33444 to confirm that you've done it to enter to win $100 every Monday on the show. Do this now. Stop reading this and do it!

Click here to join the top tribe and instantly learn how Nathan made his first $10k at 19 years old: http://nathanlatka.com/startertribelive


Top Entrepreneurs join Nathan Latka daily inspired by, Art of Charm, Pat Flynn, John Dumas, Entrepreneur on Fire, Chalene Johnson, Lewis Howes, School of Greatness, HBR Podcast, the StartUp podcast, Mixergy, Andrew Warner, AskGaryVee, and the great hosts of BiggerPockets!

Bio

Jenn Scalia is a visibility strategist for entrepreneurs who want to make an impact. A self-professed introvert, and single mom, she went from rock bottom to creating a multi six-figure business. She’s known for her tough-love, no-BS style and helping business owners overcome their fears and share their message with the world.

3 Key Points:

  • A useful online tool known as a “Welcome Mat” can increase the number of website opt-ins from visitors.
  • Despite running a successful business, Jenn invests heavily into her education – a prudent practice.
  • It’s important to get smart about money (not just in the traditional sense) - play around with the mindset of finance and what it means to you personally.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:20 – Jenn joins the show
  • 01:27 – Jenn sells business strategy and coaching for entrepreneurs through a paid membership and also in one-on-one sessions.
  • 01:52 – She makes about 50K in revenue per month – sometimes hitting 100K.
  • 02:54 – Most of her revenue comes from one-on-one coaching and mentorship. She also has a membership site that rakes in about 5-6K a month.
  • 03:55 – The sit-down mentorship involves marketing strategy, funnels, email marketing, and social media strategy. Jenn is all about visibility and getting a message out.
  • 05:01 – Jenn has two secrets. She works hard and is relatable.
  • 05:47 – Membership currently costs 30$ a month and it’s going up to 47$ in a year. Every month, members get two master-classes from Jenn and a guest expert. 
  • 06:22 – Membership perks also include a monthly Q&A and a private community (online forum on Facebook).
  • 06:52 – Users stay an average of three months – Jenn offers a trial membership for people who’d like to try it.
  • 07:42 – Jenn’s one-on-one mentorship costs 10K for four months. The price is increasing in January to 15K.
  • 08:20 – Jenn finds her clients through her followers (tribe) and funnel.
  • 09:12 – Jenn and Nathan talk about the usefulness of website ‘welcome mats’ that can increase website opt-ins.
  • 10:22 – Jenn’s biggest expenses are the salaries for her online business manager and virtual assistant for 2K a month (combined) and 4K a month on advertising.
  • 11:40 – Jenn’s spent about 6 figures on her education this year.
  • 12:10 – Nathan and Jenn talk about Todd Herman.
  • 14:14 – Famous Five

Resources Mentioned:

  • Growth Geeks – The way Nathan hires growth hackers on a per project basis for things like info graphics, blog posts, and other growth projects
  • Jenn Scalia – Jenn’s Website
  • Digital Welcome Mats – Increase opt-ins with this online tool
  • Facebook – Jenn’s Facebook
  • LinkedIn – Jenn’s LinkedIn
  • @jennscalia – Jenn’s Twitter
  • Todd Herman – CEO Jenn follows
  • 30/30 – Jenn’s favorite online tool
  • Profit First – Book Jenn stands by

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— Profit First – by Mike Mikalowisk
  • What CEO do you follow?— Todd Herman
  • What is your favorite online tool?— 30/30
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?—Get smart about money – play around with the mindset of finance and what it means to you personally.

Credits

Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 31, 2016

Ep 159 Eric Siu, the CEO of the digital marketing agency Single Grain, which has helped companies such as Salesforce, Yahoo, and Intuit scale their revenues online. Listen as Nathan and Eric talk about how Single Grain went from having negative cash flow to profiting 30K a month.

YOUR $100: Remember to subscribe to the show on itunes then text the word "nathan" to 33444 to confirm that you've done it to enter to win $100 every Monday on the show. Do this now. Stop reading this and do it!

Click here to join the top tribe and instantly learn how Nathan made his first $10k at 19 years old: http://nathanlatka.com/startertribelive


Top Entrepreneurs join Nathan Latka daily inspired by, Art of Charm, Pat Flynn, John Dumas, Entrepreneur on Fire, Chalene Johnson, Lewis Howes, School of Greatness, HBR Podcast, the StartUp podcast, Mixergy, Andrew Warner, AskGaryVee, and the great hosts of BiggerPockets!

Bio

Eric Siu has worked with various startups, non-profit organizations, and co-founded an online marketing agency. He was formerly the Growth lead at Treehouse, an online coding education business and is currently the CEO of Single Grain, a digital marketing agency. Eric has a podcast based on growth hacking at http://growtheverywhere.com/.

3 Key Points:

  • Often it’s beneficial for a business to expand its main money making channel instead of investing in new ones.
  • Previous expertise shouldn’t be underestimated as it can lend itself to current ventures.
  • Watching the numbers of one’s business’s rise and fall is a more involved process and can be more insightful than reading a report.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:12 – Eric joins the show
  • 01:22 – Single Grain is a marketing agency that helps with search engine optimization and paid advertising.
  • 02:08 – Single Grain made 30K in monthly revenue from making nothing eight months ago.
  • 02:29 – Eric was first brought on to help the agency for a 10% stake. Later he bought the other 90% for only two dollars.
  • 03:25 – The company was struggling when Eric bought it out – losing money at negative 27K in net profit despite generating 1.5 million dollars in annual revenue.
  • 04:32 – Eric sat down with the original founder and was able to negotiate owning the entire company by leveraging his expertise.
  • 05:42 – Single Grain also generates money by referring to other agencies for services the company no longer fulfills. (Such as search engine optimization)
  • 06:28 – Eric’s previous expertise hiring marketers allows him to vet agencies and determine their quality of work.
  • 06:53 – Nathan and Eric discuss the latter’s earnings from Single Grain.
  • 07:42 – For his newer business Care Sprout, Eric is delving into the senior living industry.
  • 08:33 – Care Sprout has whittled its lead cost to 60-70$ per individual signing up for services.
  • 10:05 – Nathan and Eric break down how Care Sprout makes money.
  • 11:09 – A lot of businesses tend to neglect their main money making channel in favor of creating new ones.
  • 11:27 – Eric talks about Care Sprout’s current money making channel, phone calls.
  • 12:17 – Care Sprout spends about 30K a month for lead acquisition channels. (420 new leads per month.)
  • 13:02 – Eric likes to look at his company’s numbers personally, but also uses a dashboard tool called Cyfe.
  • 15:27 – Famous Five

Resources Mentioned:

  • Growth Geeks – The way Nathan hires growth hackers on a per project basis for things like info graphics, blog posts, and other growth projects
  • Single Grain – Eric’s current business
  • Care Sprout – Eric’s newer business
  • Cyfe – Dashboard software Eric uses
  • GrowthEverywhere – Eric’s Podcast
  • @ericosiu – Eric’s Twitter
  • LinkedIn – Eric’s LinkedIn
  • Bill Gates – CEO Eric follows
  • Emerson Spartz – CEO Eric follows
  • Nathan Latka – CEO Eric follows
  • TextExpander – Eric’s favorite online tool
  • The Billionaire Who Wasn’t – Book Eric stands by

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— The Billionaire Who Wasn’t – by Conor O’Clery
  • What CEO do you follow?— Bill Gates, Emerson Spartz, Nathan Latka
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Text Expander
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— Yes
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?—Keep going; those who persist will eventually succeed.

Credits

Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 30, 2016

Episode 156

Ep 158 Taylor Peck, the co-founder and editor of isidewith.com, the most popular political information platform in the world. Listen as Nathan and Taylor talk about how iSideWith generates revenue and reaches out to unique visitors. 

YOUR $100: Remember to subscribe to the show on itunes then text the word "nathan" to 33444 to confirm that you've done it to enter to win $100 every Monday on the show. Do this now. Stop reading this and do it!

Click here to join the top tribe and instantly learn how Nathan made his first $10k at 19 years old: http://nathanlatka.com/startertribelive


Top Entrepreneurs join Nathan Latka daily inspired by, Art of Charm, Pat Flynn, John Dumas, Entrepreneur on Fire, Chalene Johnson, Lewis Howes, School of Greatness, HBR Podcast, the StartUp podcast, Mixergy, Andrew Warner, AskGaryVee, and the great hosts of BiggerPockets!

Bio

Taylor Peck is a political analyst and tech marketing consultant. He manages the data, research, and marketing aspects of iSideWith. Having a lifelong interest in politics, he was searching for a way to engage more voters.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:26 – Taylor joins the show
  • 01:39 – iSideWith was created when Taylor and his roommate in college wanted an online outlet to discuss political issues.
  • 03:10 – A lot of political affiliation quizzes are powered by iSideWith.
  • 04:08 – Almost 25 million people have taken the quiz online.
  • 04:47 – During the political season, the website is averaging 3 to 5 million unique visitors a month.
  • 05:59 – The website gets more than 30% of visitors to participate in the quiz which is rare for a software based company.
  • 06:15 – iSideWith makes money through Google AdSense (10K a month).
  • 07:30 – Taylor lives on about 2,250$ a month.
  • 08:59 – The company’s email list is about 3 million people – they’ve made it very easy to sign up by not asking for a lot of personal information.
  • 10:22 – Political candidates will run sponsored ads on the site to collect emails.
  • 11:39 – The campaigns pay to advertise on a CPA basis (cost per action).
  • 12:46 – Taylor’s website generated 10K in revenue in November.
  • 14:10 – iSideWith is starting to reach out to other countries. Many expenses go to translation services and research.
  • 15:14 – Famous Five

3 Key Points:

  • Successful CEO’s like Warren Buffet don’t just make a lot of money, they’re just as good at keeping their expenses low and investing intelligently.
  • iSideWith focuses on growth by developing interactive tools for political candidates instead of generating ad revenue.
  • “Independence isn’t missed until it’s gone.”

Resources Mentioned:

  • Growth Geeks – The way Nathan hires growth hackers on a per project basis for things like info graphics, blog posts, and other growth projects
  • LinkedIn – Taylor’s LinkedIn
  • iSideWith – Taylor’s business
  • David Heinemeier Hansson – CEO Taylor follows
  • Jumpcut – Taylor’s favorite online tool
  • Storming the Magic Kingdom – Book Taylor stands by

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— Storming the Magic Kingdom by John Taylor
  • What CEO do you follow?— David Heinemeier Hansson
  • What is your favorite online tool?— JumpCut
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— Yes
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?—Independence isn’t missed until it’s gone.

Credits

Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 30, 2016

Ep 157 Allison Schaaf, the founder of prepdish.com, an online meal planning service that sends weekly downloadable real food, gluten free, and paleo meal plans. Listen as Nathan and Allison talk about how Prep Dish uses Facebook ads and influencers to acquire customers.

3 Key Points:

  • A great way to acquire new customers is to reach out in places where current customers spend their time. (Blogs, social media, events)
  • Prep Dish has had the most success gaining customers through influencers such as 100 Days of Real Food.
  • For a meal plan service such as Prep Dish, the churn rate varies depending on the time of the year. This can apply to other seasonally dependent services.

Bio

Allison Schaaf is a chef and nutritionist who is also the founder of Prep Dish. She holds a masters in Nutrition Communications from Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:27 – Allison joins the show
  • 02:08 – Prep Dish started as a personal chef company (that still exists) where customers would personally consult Allison for their meal plans.
  • 03:00 – Prep Dish is a monthly prescription service for 14.99$ a month or 99$ a year.
  • 03:26 – As of November, the service has around 1,100 paying customers.
  • 04:48 – The churn rate for Prep Dish depends on the seasons, with January and August being the busiest months of the year.
  • 07:19 – Some customers switch to a yearly plan to save money. Allison’s company sends out emails to ask if they want to switch.
  • 07:50 – Screenshot
  • 08:40 – Allison spent about 5K a month on Facebook ads for four months which generated about 40K in revenue.
  • 10:14 – Nathan talks about Jamie Tardy, a coach Allison worked with.
  • 10:53 – The average monthly subscriber yields 43$.
  • 11:47 – Allison’s found that the best tactic for her business is working with influencers.
  • 12:32 – Allison talks about working with 100 Days of Real Food.
  • 13:35 – Another way Prep Foods reaches people is by surveying their customers where they spend their time online and acquiring new customers from those places.
  • 14:09 – Prep Foods makes about 10K a month.
  • 15:39 – The Famous Five

Resources Mentioned:

  • Growth Geeks – The way Nathan hires growth hackers on a per project basis for things like info graphics, blog posts, and other growth projects
  • Prep Dish – Allison’s business
  • Twitter – Prep Dish Twitter
  • Instagram – Prep Dish Instagram
  • Facebook – Prep Dish Facebook
  • Periscope – Prep Dish Periscope
  • Automatic Customer – Allison’s favorite book
  • Infusionsoft – Allison’s favorite online tools

 

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— Automatic Customer by John Warrillow
  • What CEO do you follow?— Her Husband
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Infusionsoft
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— Yes
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Take it from a nutrition expert, avoid gluten!

Credits

  • Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 30, 2016

Episode 156

Ep 156 features Jonathon Ende, the founder and CEO of Seamless Docs, a next generation e-signature platform that specializes in working with businesses and governments to digitize and automate their pdf and form processes. Listen as Nathan and Jonathon talk about how local governments are using Seamless Doc’s services to modernize cumbersome forms.

YOUR $100: Remember to subscribe to the show on itunes then text the word "nathan" to 33444 to confirm that you've done it to enter to win $100 every Monday on the show. Do this now. Stop reading this and do it!

Click here to join the top tribe and instantly learn how Nathan made his first $10k at 19 years old: http://nathanlatka.com/startertribelive


Top Entrepreneurs join Nathan Latka daily inspired by, Art of Charm, Pat Flynn, John Dumas, Entrepreneur on Fire, Chalene Johnson, Lewis Howes, School of Greatness, HBR Podcast, the StartUp podcast, Mixergy, Andrew Warner, AskGaryVee, and the great hosts of BiggerPockets!

3 Key Points:

  • It’s important for new startups to find their “perfect customer” AKA a target consumer who is in consistent need of a particular service or product.
  • One of the hardest things for an entrepreneur to do is to change people’s existing routines.
  • Account management is an effective way to promote the growth of businesses.

Bio
Jonathon is an experienced CEO passionate about government innovation. He is dedicated to bringing his diverse skill set and applying all his resources to truly changing the way that government works.

He has been honored by the GREAT Tech Awards winning a grant from the British Government and even receiving the award from Prince William and Mayor DeBlasio of NYC. He has also been appointed a NYC Venture Fellow by the NYEDC and the 92Y and won the prestigious NextCity Vanguard Award, the Grand Prize Winner of $100K at TechWeek NYC and winner of Code for America Technology Award for Government Innovation.

He also was a member of the prestigious Entrepreneur Roundtable Accelerator and Code for America Accelerator Program and is a member of the Urban.Us, 1776, and Govtech Fund portfolio and networks.

Jonathon is excited to continue being a trailblazer within the Govtech community. He believes that interacting with your government can be a beautiful experience.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:50 – Jonathon joins the show
  • 01:58 – Seamless Docs takes any existing PDF and turns it into an online ‘smart’ version.
  • 02:40 – The idea is to make cumbersome forms easier to access by converting it from a PDF to a format that can be filled through various digital means.
  • 03:34 – Government agencies and businesses are billed annually using Seamless Docs.
  • 04:14 – Jonathon’s company is gaining clients at a rate of about 1 per day, and over 300 clients use the service right now.
  • 04:39 – Most customers are local governments that pay between 5K to 100K a year for Seamless Doc’s services.
  • 05:56 – Before Seamless Docs, Jonathon found that PDF’s came with various inconveniences.
  • 06:03 – “One of the hardest things for an entrepreneur to do is to change people’s existing processes (routines).”
  • 06:58 – Finding the “perfect customer” is crucial for an entrepreneur.
  • 07:09 – The company struggled when it was first started in 2013.
  • 07:55 – Nathan and Jonathon talk about convertible notes for Seamless Docs.
  • 08:42 – Because Seamless Docs is primarily used by the government, it has a low churn rate. (less than 1%).
  • 09:28 – The average customer pays an average of 17K annually.
  • 10:05 – Seamless docs has been focusing on account management to foster growth.
  • 12:40 – Forms in government are clunky and inconvenient. Jonathon’s services ensure that they’ll be digitalized and a more modern experience.
  • 13:42 – Seamless Docs is predicting 10x growth by next year. 2 million -> 20 million.
  • 15:14 – Famous Five

Resources Mentioned:

  • Growth Geeks – The way Nathan hires growth hackers on a per project basis for things like info graphics, blog posts, and other growth projects
  • LinkedIn – Jonathon’s LinkedIn
  • CrunchBase – Jonathon’s Crunch Base
  • Seamless Docs – Jonathon’s company.
  • Elon Musk – CEO Jonathon is mildly obsessed with
  • Intercom – Jonathon’s favorite online tool
  • The Lean Startup – Book Jonathon stands by

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— The Lean Startup by Eric Ries.
  • What CEO do you follow?— Elon Musk
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Intercom
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No, he’d be lucky to get 6.
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?—Focus.

Credits

Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

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The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

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Jan 29, 2016

Ep 155 features Vincent Harris, the CEO of Harris Media and Chief Digital Strategist for Senator Rand Paul. Listen as Nathan and Vincent discuss the Harris Media’s online services and how it relates to political strategy.

3 Key Points:

  • As media choices become more and more fragmented, it’s become important to observe which online platforms can maximize a politician’s voice. (Reddit, Snapchat, Facebook)
  • Most online funding for political campaigns come through online email solicitations.
  • It pays to have more patience in one’s professional and personal life – and also to stress less about the little things.

Bio
Vincent Harris is CEO of Harris Media and Chief Digital Strategist for Senator Rand Paul. Previously he has worked on the digital side of three Presidential races, having run all online operations for Texas Governor Rick Perry and Speaker Newt Gingrich’s 2012 campaigns. In 2014 Vincent was hired by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to oversee the digital operations for his Likud party’s successful campaign.

Vincent spent over three years working with Ted Cruz, whom many have credited his successful use of the web as part of his incredible underdog win. Under Vincent’s watch, the nationally acclaimed firm, Harris Media, has grown into a successful company with over 20 employees proudly headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Vincent is a strong believer in the power of the internet as a tool to influence the public arena, and his firm’s successes have been noted in numerous publications and news outlets. His expertise stretches from practical application into academia where he is working towards a PhD at the University of Texas and is blessed to be guest faculty at Baylor University.

He was named the youngest “Rising Star” in Politics by Campaigns & Elections Magazine and was recently profiled in Bloomberg, where he was dubbed “The Man Who Invented the Republican Internet.”

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:38 – Vincent joins the show
  • 01:48 – Vincent’s been working in politics since the age of 14, volunteering locally and building websites.
  • 02:50 – At Harris Media, Vincent’s team manages digital communication for his clients by building websites, maintaining social media, and creating videos.
  • 03:45 – As media platforms increase every day, reaching an audience is now dependent on new online trends and websites such as Snapchat and Reddit. Vincent watches these trends to most effectively reach audience members for his clients.
  • 05:19 – Vincent’s firm has found that applications like Heyo are useful for getting emails.
  • 06:13 – Roughly ten percent of Rand Paul’s online fundraising came from his online store which Harris Media maintains.
  • 06:32 – In order to increase sales, Vincent’s firm allowed customers of Rand Paul’s online store to vote on which products they wanted on sale.
  • 07:43 – According to Vincent, most political campaigns raise their money through online email solicitations.
  • 08:30 – Rand Paul’s raised a little south of 10 million dollars through online means in the past 12 months for his campaigns.
  • 09:27 – Harris Media makes money through online services for clients who usually pay them a monthly retainer. The company was started in Vincent’s dorm room in college and currently has about 35 employees.
  • 10:37 – Vincent’s clients pay a range from 4K to 15K a month. The firm has about 15 clients. 11:22 – Although Harris Media is a conservative/libertarian agency – their clients are not necessarily politically affiliated.
  • 12:50 – Vincent talks about a full day live stream for Rand Paul.
  • 15:06 – Vincent believes that Trump is too brash with his political statements.
  • 16:58 – Famous Five

Resources Mentioned:

  • Growth Geeks – The way Nathan hires growth hackers on a per project basis for things like info graphics, blog posts, and other growth projects
  • Too Conservative – Blog Vincent started in High School
  • Harris Media – Vincent’s Website mobile app
  • Wikipedia – More information on Vincent
  • Mark Zuckerberg – CEO Vincent keeps up with
  • Love Works – Book Vincent stands by
  • Over App – One of Vincent’s favorite tools
  • Perfect Video – Another of Vincent’s online tools

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?—Love Works by Joel Manby
  • What CEO do you follow?— Mark Zuckerberg
  • What is your favorite online tool?— OverApp and Perfect Video
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— Most nights, yes.
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?—Be more trusting of God, stress less about the little things. And also to have more patience in his professional and personal life.

Credits

Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

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A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

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Jan 29, 2016

Ep 153 features Mark Gagner, the president of Bridge Equity Group, a company specializing in single family fix and flip project in Northern California. Listen as Nathan and Mark talk about how the latter’s company remodels properties and flips them for profit.

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3 Key Points:

  • Properties that come with challenges such as foundational issues are good targets for remodeling purposes, because they have less competition on the market.
  • Fix and flippers often get their deals through wholesale, but it’s also possible to sustain business through skilled agents.
  • One can fund their business like Mark through various means such as hard money loans, private money loans, and personal savings.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:43 – Mark joins the show
  • 01:52 – Gagner-Toomey Assoc. is a family run business Mark’s been running since 1999.
  • 02:28 – The company trades about 2-4 million in electronic components every month and collects about 2-5% commission.
  • 03:36 – Most of Mark’s resources are applied to his real estate business, Bridge Equity Group.
  • 04:54 – For Mark’s most recent fix-up, his company bought a property for 400K and sold it for around 700K.  The deal made roughly 100K after remodeling costs.
  • 05:38 – Bridge Equity Group remodels kitchens, bathrooms, floors, and windows. They remake the house.
  • 06:30 – The house was found off the MLS (multiple listing service).
  • 07:21 – Mark targets properties that have challenges such as foundation issues. They have less competition and are more easily purchased.
  • 07:41 – The majority of Mark’s deals are found through agents and sometime through wholesale.
  • 08:42 – Bridge Equity Group plans on using direct mail to find buyers and sellers – one of the challenges is finding the right recipients.
  • 09:28 – Many fix and flippers in the Bay area rely on wholesale, but Mark’s found agents who are very efficient at finding opportunities.
  • 10:30 – His agents get bonuses after each project.
  • 11:18 – Mark finances Bridge Equity group through hard money loans, private money loans, and personal savings.
  • 12:16 – For the last deal with the 400K house, Mark puts a portion of his savings into remodeling the house, but not acquiring it.
  • 13:30 – Mark is personally liable for things that don’t get sold, but luckily for him, in Northern California everything gets sold.
  • 16:49 – Famous Five

Resources Mentioned:

  • Growth Geeks – The way Nathan hires growth hackers on a per project basis for things like info graphics, blog posts, and other growth projects
  • Bridge Equity Group – Mark’s company.
  • mgagner@bridgeequitygroup.com – Mark’s email.
  • Gagner-Toomey Assoc. – Mark’s family business
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad – Book Mark stands by
  • Book by Rock Thomas – CEO Mark follows

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
  • What CEO do you follow?— Rock Thomas, author of The Power of Your Identity
  • What is your favorite online tool?— No, not really.
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— To have more of a mindset as an entrepreneur instead of staying in corporate.

 

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A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 28, 2016

Episode 152

Summary:

In Episode #152, Nathan speaks with Nick Sonnenberg, the founder of CalvinApp, a productivity mobile app designed to cut back on the amount of emails and texts sent back and forth when making plans. Listen as Nathan and Nick discuss the latter’s transition from making a seven figure salary to building his new startup.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:47 – Nick joins the show
  • 01:54 – For eight years, Nick used mathematical models and programs on Wall Street to trade stocks in milliseconds.
  • 03:50 – There were many parallels with business and finance with automation that Nick observed as a high frequency trader. 
  • 04:50 – Nick was making seven figures before he decided to do his startup.
  • 05:29 – Like many people, Nick values the ability to work on what he wants whenever he wants.
  • 05:52 – Calvin App is funded by 200K of Nick’s own money and another 200K raised by family and connections.
  • 06:21 – The company is looking to raise around 750K.
  • 07:27 – CalvinApp stores the plans of a user and can compare it to those of another user to efficiently find a time both users are free.
  • 09:33 – Instead of making money, the app’s current focus is to improve and get users.
  • 09:45 – Moving forward, CalvinApp plans to make money through affiliate partnerships with services such as OpenTable and Fandango.
  • 10:08 – Nick discusses a second interesting method with CalvinApp that is further down the road. (integrating into brands)
  • 10:56 – CalvinApp has had about 400-500 downloads since coming out very recently on the app store.
  • 11:35 – Who is Calvin?
  • 13:07 – Famous Five

3 Key Points:

  • As a high frequency trader, Nick observed the benefits of automation not only in finance but also in everyday life.
  • CalvinApp allows a user to store plans and compare it to those of another user to efficiently find a time both users are free.
  • Soft skills such as marketing and web development can be just as important as hard skills such as engineering and math.

Resources Mentioned:

  • Growth Geeks – The way Nathan hires growth hackers on a per project basis for things like info graphics, blog posts, and other growth projects
  • LinkedIn – Nick Sonnenberg’s LinkedIn
  • CalvinApp – Nick’s mobile app
  • Jack Dorsey – CEO Nick keeps up with
  • Less Doing, More Living – Book Nick stands by
  • Slack – One of Nick’s online tools
  • Trello – One of Nick’s online tools
  • Evernote – One of Nick’s online tools

 

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?—Less Doing, More Living by Ari Meisel
  • What CEO do you follow?— Jack Dorsey
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Slack, Trello, Evernote
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?—To get involved with web development and marketing instead of focusing too much on Engineering and Math.

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The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 28, 2016

In Episode #151, Nathan speaks with Evi Meyer, the co-founder and CEO of uMake. In the past, he led design and product management at AutoDesk’s Autocad mobile project. Listen as Jay and Evi talk about how the latter left his job as a project manager in Israel to develop uMake, a 3-D sketching app for mobile platforms.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:26 – Evi joins the show
  • 01:54 – Evi worked on Autocad mobile which is one of the most successful apps available today.
  • 02:10 – uMake is based in both Tel Aviv for engineering and San Francisco for marketing and business.
  • 03:04 – Evi’s team left Autodesk in order to dive into the 3D design market.
  • 03:33 – uMake is the first 3-D sketching app on mobile platform.
  • 04:11 – Founded in April 2014.
  • 04:25 – The founders invested not only their savings in the project but also less palpable resources.
  • 05:50 – On day one, the business had 80K, which converts to 240K Israeli sheqels.
  • 07:11 – Evi made roughly 97K a year as a project manager in Israel.
  • 08:13 – uMake raised 5.2 million in funding (equity) just recently.
  • 08:32 – uMake was part of an Israeli startup accelerator, and Brian McClendon was one of the first to invest in it.
  • 09:35 – Good investors are interested in what you’re doing and can support you.
  • 11:50 – There are currently hundreds of people using uMake.
  • 12:50 – To create a sustainable business on the app store, the product has to generate value for a user every day.
  • 14:50 – The churn rate is difficult to determine because the app’s been on the store for only about a month.
  • 15:40 – Average revenue per user per month is roughly 13-14$.
  • 16:59 – Famous Five

3 Key Points:

  • One of the first of its kind, uMake is a 3D sketch tool for mobile devices used by professionals and hobbyists alike.
  • Good investors not only fund your project but care about the work you do and can support you in other ways like connections and relevant experience.
  • In order to create a sustainable business based on an app, a product has to generate value for a user every day.

Resources Mentioned:

  • Growth Geeks – The way Nathan hires growth hackers on a per project basis for things like info graphics, blog posts, and other growth projects
  • LinkedIn – Evie Meyer’s LinkedIn
  • CrunchBase – Evie Meyer’s Crunch Base
  • uMake – Evie’s 3-D sketching tool for mobile devices.
  • Aaron Levie – CEO Jay keeps up with
  • Trello – Evi’s favorite online tool

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— N/A Evi learns from his life.
  • What CEO do you follow?— Aaron Levie
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Trello
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No.
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?—Be confident. Be who you are and do what you want to do.

 

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A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries. 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 28, 2016

Episode 151

Summary:

In Episode #151, Nathan speaks with Kelvin Lockwood, the leader of the team behind Bundle, which is a mobile application that collects local news based on a user’s location. Listen as Nathan and Kelvin talk about how Bundle plans to reach users and generate revenue through mobile ads.

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3 Key Points:

  • There aren’t many mobile apps that can tell you the local news based on user-location. Facebook can’t because content doesn’t change when traveling.
  • Getting traction for a user base as a mobile app, the bar is set very high.
  • Boosting productivity can be as simple as spending less time on things that are not super meaningful in your life

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:24 – Kelvin joins the show
  • 01:38 – Bundle is a location driven mobile app, as a user moves around the app collects data and news from the surrounding area.
  • 02:18 – Kelvin jumped ship from his account management job for his startup due to pursue his ideas
  • 02:53 – Kelvin made roughly 50-60K a year in his old job.
  • 03:24 – Bundle addresses a problem that isn’t often talked about – where people get their local news.
  • 04:05 – Websites like Facebook generate local news but when traveling it’s not much use.
  • 04:43 – Kelvin describes what a news feed would look like on Bundle in Austin, Texas.
  • 06:32 – Bundle is currently testing in the UK and US. Anyone who wants to try the app, can request for access.
  • 07:03 – Bundle makes money through mobile advertising.
  • 07:47 – Kelvin’s team thinks there are 8 million prospective users in the UK and 24 million in the US.
  • 08:44 – CPM(cost per mille) of 7$.
  • 11:00 – Getting traction for use of mobile app is very high.
  • 12:38 – By around December 2016, Kelvin hopes that the app will have around a million users.
  • 14:04 – Famous Five

Resources Mentioned:

  • Growth Geeks – The way Nathan hires growth hackers on a per project basis for things like info graphics, blog posts, and other growth projects
  • Kelvin Lockwood – LinkedIn
  • Bundle – Kelvin’s mobile news application
  • Bundle – LinkedIn
  • @kelvinlockwood – Kelvin’s Twitter
  • Breeze– Kelvin’s favorite online tool
  • How Google Works – Book Kelvin stands by
  • Bridget Dunlap – CEO Kelvin follows
  • Andrew Strauss’s Books

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Andrew Strauss’ books
  • What CEO do you follow?— Bridget Dunlap
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Breeze
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Block out the distractions and non-meaningful things in your life.

 

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The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 27, 2016

Episode 149.

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The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 27, 2016

Episode 148.

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 27, 2016

Episode 147

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 25, 2016

 

Ep 144 Yanik Silver redefines how businesses is played in the 21st century as the intersection of more profits, more fun and more impact.  Starting with his first million-dollar idea at 3 o’clock in the morning, he has bootstrapped 7 other products and services to the 7-figure mark from scratch without funding, taking on debt or even having a real business plan.  Yanik’s story and businesses have been featured in WIRED, TIME.com, USA Today, SmartMoney.com, MSN Money, Entrepreneur, Fox Business News, WORTH.com and the Wall Street Journal among others.

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3 Key Points:

  1. A business shouldn’t be just about earnings – it should have an aim that affects the world positively.
  2. Self-publishing a book has some upsides like more flexibility and freedom.
  3. Follow your heart when making a choice – it may not be an easy one, but you’ll likely make the right decision.

Episode Notes: 

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:33 – Yanik joins the show
  • 02:18 – Frequently, customers want the fish handed to them, not to be taught how to fish.
  • 03:04 – Yanik got a very early start in entrepreneurship, he was a cold-caller at 16.
  • 03:47 – Printed Salesmanship by Robert Rucksten My first 65 years in advertising by
  • 05:16 – Yanik respects the value of books especially since some authors put their expertise of about a decade in them.
  • 06:42 – About 100K people have read Yanik’s books.
  • 07:26 – Self-publishing gives the author more flexibility with timeline and control.
  • 09:51 – Yanik sometimes disagrees with the use of the words “give back” because it implies guilt, that something should be returned.
  • 10:34 – Yanik talks about Maverick 1000 and its impact fund.
  • 11:23 – One of the topics the group talked about was the decline of bee populations and how entrepreneurship could positively impact the problem.
  • 12:18 – The membership cost for Maverick 1000 is about 1,500$ a month and 10% of it goes into the impact fund, which goes into projects.
  • 13:32 – Maverick 1000 is currently around 125 members – there’s another entrepreneurial group called Maverick Next which is all 25 years and under.
  • 13:55 – The organization has used about 2 million to create some sort of impact on the world.
  • 14:34 – Famous Five

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Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope
  • What CEO do you follow?— Sir Richard Branson
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Trello
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Continue following your heart. It might not make an easy decision but it’ll make the right one.

Resources Mentioned:

 

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Top Entrepreneurs join Nathan Latka daily inspired by, Art of Charm, Pat Flynn, John Dumas, Entrepreneur on Fire, Chalene Johnson, Lewis Howes, School of Greatness, HBR Podcast, the StartUp podcast, Mixergy, Andrew Warner, AskGaryVee, and the great hosts of BiggerPockets!

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 25, 2016

Episode 145 Elijah Montecelli was in debt before he started his business selling hand-tailored Apple watch bands. Nowadays he spends his time honing his craft and developing new products for his company, Montecelli Band & Satchel.

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3 Key Points:

  1. There are a variety of online stores that a vender can utilize such as Ebay, Etsy, and Shopify.
  2. There are two approaches to building a creative product business from the ground up – offering a constant product for a while or making tiers of a variety of products early on.
  3. Getting started earlier is better – don’t wait.

Episode Notes: 

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:26 – Elijah joins the show
  • 02:04 – Elijah sells hand-tailored cuff bands for Apple watches.
  • 02:52 – They’re sold on Montecelli.us
  • 03:47 – At the beginning of August the bands were sold.
  • 05:08 – Elijah sold his first product with Shopify, an online store builder – you can have it up two weeks for free.
  • 06:40 – Elijah chose several different outlets like Ebay and Etsy to see which would bring in the most customers.
  • 07:50 – 70% of Montecelli sales are on Etsy alone – also customers can request specific things through the website.
  • 08:29 – Elijah is currently interested in expanding and creating more types of products.
  • 08:43 – Also he wants his store to have different tiers of products for affordability
  • 09:51 – Elijah’s become so used to making the same thing over and over that he wants to go back into the developmental cycle for a new product.
  • 11:00 – Nathan believes as more jobs become automated that the creative job market will stay resilient because creativity and empathy can’t be emulated by machines.
  • 11:27 – Nathan talks about Ben Uyeda from The Top episode 10, another creative type.
  • 12:02 – Elijah is content making 20-30 sales a month as long as he’s able to develop new products.
  • 14:04 – Five years from now, Elijah hopes that his store will become a more rounded out store.
  • 14:30 – Nathan is a believer in first letting one or two products flourish before branching out.
  • 16:01 – Famous Five

Related: Want to learn how to go from $0-$10k/mo in revenue fast? Join Nathan live on the Starter Tribe Beta free workshop.

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— The Luck Factor by Bryan Tracy
  • What CEO do you follow?— Gary Vaynerchuk
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Facebook Ads/Pixel
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— It depends.
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Elijah wishes he’d gotten started sooner selling his bands.

Resources Mentioned:

Top Entrepreneurs join Nathan Latka daily inspired by, Art of Charm, Pat Flynn, John Dumas, Entrepreneur on Fire, Chalene Johnson, Lewis Howes, School of Greatness, HBR Podcast, the StartUp podcast, Mixergy, Andrew Warner, AskGaryVee, and the great hosts of BiggerPockets!

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 25, 2016

Episode 146 Liz Picarazzi personifies her company’s target customer. She’s spent the last decade juggling a corporate job, motherhood, and marriage, barely having enough time to maintain and improve her family’s biggest investment – their home. Inspired by a book that reminded her how much she loved shop class in middle school, Liz took a leap of faith and started Checklist Homes Services in 2011.

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3 Key Points:

  1. Running a handyman service has a lot of hidden costs like licensing, insurance, and worker’s compensation.
  2. Juggling a corporate job, motherhood, and marriage is hard, but doable.
  3. It’s important to explore what makes you happy and to have a good understanding of how to frequently feel good.

Episode Notes: 

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:38 – Liz joins the show
  • 02:10 – Liz started the business because she was disappointed in outside contractors for home services.
  • 03:50 – Most customers find Checklist through Google search and they can customize their to-do list room by room.
  • 05:00 – Checklist completed 65 jobs in October – the business is run by a local team of dedicated craftsmen.
  • 05:41 – Checklist’s numerous services include TV mounting, AC installations, furniture assembly, painting, and caulking/grouting.
  • 06:55 – The most common service purchased is the “Handyman for a Day” which is between 595 and 725$.
  • 07:41 – Checklist’s craftsmen are benchmarked against those in the same field – they’re paid between 15-35$ an hour depending on their experience.
  • 08:50 – There are a lot of unexpected costs running a handyman service –it needs to be licensed, insured, and take into account worker compensation which is 20% of a craftsman’s payroll.
  • 10:51 – Per 400$ job, Checklist will make a net profit of about 60-75$.
  • 11:21 – Liz has launched a second business related to Checklist – City Bin.
  • 12:23 – Liz was making 6 figures at Bank of America before she started Checklist. (to get an idea of what she was doing before.)
  • 14:39 – Famous Five

Related: Want to learn how to go from $0-$10k/mo in revenue fast? Join Nathan live on the Starter Tribe Beta free workshop.

Famous 5

Resources Mentioned:

Top Entrepreneurs join Nathan Latka daily inspired by, Art of Charm, Pat Flynn, John Dumas, Entrepreneur on Fire, Chalene Johnson, Lewis Howes, School of Greatness, HBR Podcast, the StartUp podcast, Mixergy, Andrew Warner, AskGaryVee, and the great hosts of BiggerPockets!

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 24, 2016

Ep 143 Pam OHara of BatchBook joins Nathan.

Pam O’Hara is the CEO of Batchbook social CRM, which she co-founded in 2006. She is responsible for setting the overall direction and product strategy for the company. As a businesswoman and mother, she is committed to running a company that can adapt to the unique needs of both its employees and its customers in order to foster better organization, increased productivity and more balanced lifestyles.

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3 Key Points:

  1. As a business grows, it gains more sophisticated channels for customer acquisition.
  2. It’s important for small businesses to be able to easily add employees and partners to their online communication networks – and Batchbook does just that.
  3. Learning is a lifelong process, fail hard and fail fast instead of concentrating on getting every little thing right.

Episode Notes:

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:42 – Pam joins the show
  • 02:31–  Small businesses needed an online tool to keep up with their advertisers, customers, and speakers
  • 03:20 – Pam met her lead developer for Batchbook on the playground where their children played
  • 05:20 – Batchbook, an online service offers two pricings, 33$ or 46$ per month billed annually
  • 05:30 – They are a 9-year-old company that is self-funded and has around 20 team members
  • 05:50 – Batchbook is used by tens of thousands of clients – free and paid
  • 06:36 – Batchbook was the first online organizational and sharing service to offer an unlimited user plan
  • 08:19 – They charge by successful relationships that translate into contacts
  • 09:36 – The average business using Batchbook pays 42$ a month
  • 09:51 – Pam looked at things in terms of 10K increments while Batchbook grew
  • 11:00 – For the first 10K in revenue, Pam’s priority was getting Batchbook’s name out through word of mouth and telephone (this was before Facebook was popular)
  • 11:51 – As a business grows, it gains more sophisticated channels for customer acquisition
  • 13:01 – Batchbook uses channels like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for customer acquisition -Targeting a very specific type of customer is usually more successful
  • 13:31 – A big part of Batchbook is its integration with other software products
  • 14:28 – Batchbook’s churn rate is private, but the majority of customer’s will stay into the second month (mostly because of the free 30 day trial)
  • 15:45 – After the second month, Batchbook has over a 95% retention rate
  • 16:13 – Currently Batchbook isn’t seeking outside funding
  • 16:30 – Pam’s team is launching a new standalone product in the first quarter of next year
  • 17:25 – Currently Batchbook is not at break-even due to marketing spend investments
  • 20:07 – Famous Five

Related: Want to learn how to go from $0-$10k/mo in revenue fast? Join Nathan live on the Starter Tribe Beta free workshop.

Famous 5:

  • Favorite Book?— The Upside of Down by Megan McArdle and The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
  • What CEO do you follow?— Chris Schroeder
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Slack
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— Pam gets 1 to 24 hours of sleep every night – highly dependent on her three kids.
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Continue to learn and make mistakes instead of concentrating on doing everything right.

 

Resources Mentioned:

 

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 24, 2016

Ep 142 Kimra Luna joins Nathan.

Kimra Luna is a personal branding and online business strategist who helps freedom-seeking entrepreneurs to stand out, captivate their audiences’ attention and monetize their authentic brands online.

In 2014 and after being on government welfare for over 4½ years, Kimra defied the odds grew her business from zero to $880k in sales in the less than a year.
You can find Kimra on YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest and of course Facebook where she consistently provides advice and guidance to her group The Freedom Hacker’s Mastermind.

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3 Key Points:

  1. Demand for sales on the internet usually grows exponentially right before closing hours.
  2. Growing a community based on Facebook ads and other means can be achieved for less than 2$ per conversion.
  3. For those just starting out, remember to go for it! Don’t hold back.

Episode Notes: 

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:44 – Kimra joins the show
  • 01:54–  Kimra sells a signature program called Be True, Brand You
  • 02:03 – In her first year of business, she made 880K in sales from the program
  • 02:42 – Before the program, Kimra was a health and wellness food blogger
  • 03:31 – Sales page for program not up currently – the program runs for short periods per year
  • 04:00 – Kimra’s website was designed by Diane and Peach – it’s hand drawn
  • 05:17 – Kimra goes over all her expenses for her program (facebook ads, team, copywriting, sales page, brand video, photoshoot)
  • 07:23 – At first, Kimra’s ad revenue was used for previously familiar audiences
  • 08:45 – In February, Kimra’s list was 10K-11K, by end of launch, 12K.
  • 09:19 – Advertising for her webinar is kept below 2 dollars per conversion (people who saw it)
  • 10:48 – Audience members usually purchased a product after watching 4 webinars
  • 11:16 – 1500-2000 members register for each webinar, about half of them show up
  • 11:30 – The webinars are about 90 minutes long and cover a wide variety of topics
  • 12:03 – Kimra doesn’t do sales on the webinar event, but usually the demand is much more massive last minute   
  • 13:07 – Luckily because most of Kimra’s list is in her Facebook community, she doesn’t have to email much
  • 14:03 – The 2K digital course buys into a membership site with videos covering the ins and outs of online marketing – Kimra also answers individual questions from members
  • 16:00 – Kimra grew her group and list simultaneously
  • 18:13 – Famous Five

Related: Want to learn how to go from $0-$10k/mo in revenue fast? Join Nathan live on the Starter Tribe Beta free workshop.

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— Don’t have one
  • What CEO do you follow?— Nope, don’t have one
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Leadpages
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No, she’s got three children. (Whew!)
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Go for it! Don’t hold back. Just go for it.

Resources Mentioned:

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 24, 2016

Ep141 Stig Brodersen holds a master’s degree in Finance, has studied Business Analysis at Harvard University, and he’s the co-founder of the BuffettsBooks.com educational site. During graduate school Stig co-founded a consultancy firm, providing clients with legal and financial advice relating to personal finance. Upon graduation Stig sold his shares in the firm to become a commodities trader in one of Europe’s leading energy trading companies. Now, Stig works as a college professor teaching a variety of courses including financial accounting, investment and economics. Stig also owns the investment company Stig Brodersen Holding.

YOUR $100: Remember to subscribe to the show on itunes then text the word "nathan" to 33444 to confirm that you've done it to enter to win $100 every Monday on the show. Do this now. Stop reading this and do it!

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3 Key Points:

  1. “If you can’t be the person that you really are [in a workplace], you should leave for the sake of everyone.”
  2. “Success is probably the simplest thing in the world. You just have to do the same thing as successful people and then stop doing the same thing that unsuccessful people are doing.”
  3. Being a commodities trader is a strenuous, long hour job that pays a lot of money.

Episode Notes: 

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 02:00 – Stig joins the show
  • 02:27 – “Always be good to other people.” – Easy to say, hard to practice
  • 03:56 – Million monkeys flipping coins, one should be lucky – a Warren Buffet metaphor
  • 04:40 – Stig quit his job as a commodities trader to teach and run a podcast
  • 05:23 – Being a commodities trader involves working very long hours
  • 06:08 – A trader gets a base salary and a bonus which is usually more appealing than the base salary
  • 06:49 – Stig made between 200K and 400K on his base salary as trader
  • 07:25 – As a trader, Stig dealt in energy like stocks. He started in 2011 and quit in 18 months
  • 08:43 – “If you can’t be the person that you really are, you should leave for the sake of everyone.”
  • 09:09 – Luckily, Stig didn’t struggle with paying rent or food in his off period
  • 09:47 – His living expenses per month was a few thousand dollars
  • 10:25 – Something that stuck with Stig: “Success is probably the simplest thing in the world. You just have to do the same thing as successful people and then stop doing the same thing that unsuccessful people are doing.”
  • 11:31 – Nathan and Stig discuss audio equipment
  • 12:46 – Stig makes money in Denmark teaching making 6-7K a month  
  • 13:51 – Stig discusses his podcast and having a co-host
  • 16:41 – Famous Five

Related: Want to learn how to go from $0-$10k/mo in revenue fast? Join Nathan live on the Starter Tribe Beta free workshop.

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— The Snowball – by Warren Buffet
  • What CEO do you follow?— Warren Buffet
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Boomerang
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— Often, but less on the weekends.
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Don’t worry Stig, you won’t be single for the rest of your life.

Resources Mentioned:

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 23, 2016

Ep140 Ryan Moran of Freedom Fast Lane: Financial Freedom, Personal Growth, and Extraordinary Living

Ryan Daniel Moran is one of the most sought after and well respected leaders on entrepreneurship in the marketplace. He is best known for helping businesses develop their million-dollar plan, getting rapid results, and investing the profits for passive income. Ryan is recognized for cutting out the fluff and creating the “fast lane” to results without compromising your lifestyle or being a slave to your business.

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3 Key Points:

  1. ‘Real companies’ that have potential for growth offer products and services that are independently sought by customers. Not just from websites like Amazon.
  2. If you want to have an exit with a cash flow business, you need to build it like to acquire customers and influence the marketplace.
  3. For the younger viewers, you don’t have to do something the way everybody says you should, you can blaze your own path.

Episode Notes: 

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:30 – Ryan joins the show
  • 02:40 – To sell on Amazon, one should focus on ranking high on search keywords
  • 03:25 – ‘Real companies’ offer products and services that are independently sought out by consumers – not just on Amazon
  • 03:41 – Ryan’s team’s total topline revenue in October: 500K
  • 04:06 – Primary expense of being in a products business is usually cost of goods sold (COGS)
  • 04:45 – For Ryan and his team of 6, COGS is around 30% (in the ballpark)
  • 05:40 – Costs include salary, sales, and advertising
  • 07:08 – For publicity, Ryan’s team often sponsors athletes or bloggers
  • 07:54 – Ryan’s primary focus is to scale into new areas and to find new ways to capture customers once they purchase through Amazon
  • 08:42 – Ryan’s team will put things in their packaging in order to direct attention to some of their other products
  • 09:05 – Some examples of what are put in their product shipments
  • 10:18 – Ryan’s team nets just under 50% of their topline revenue of 500K  
  • 11:03 – Ryan and how he sold his yoga products business
  • 13:14 – Selling a cash flow business is possible but not easy   
  • 14:30 – If you want to have an exit with a cash flow business, you need to build it like to acquire customers and influence the marketplace.
  • 16:00 – Details on Ryan’s next conference
  • 17:55 – Famous Five

Related: Want to learn how to go from $0-$10k/mo in revenue fast? Join Nathan live on the Starter Tribe Beta free workshop.

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— Straight-Line Leadership by Dusan Djukich
  • What CEO do you follow?— Glen Beck and Tai Lopez
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Ryan prefers a physical journal (probably black moleskin)
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— Most of the time (unless the baby’s having a particular night)
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Realize that you don’t have to do something the way everybody says it should be done. Blaze your own path.

Resources Mentioned:

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 23, 2016

Ep139 James Marks of WhipLash joins Nathan.

James Marks is the Co-Founder and CEO of Whiplash, a shipping department for e-commerce. He negotiated his first commercial lease when he was 17 and has been building companies ever since.

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3 Key Points:

  1. Whiplash’s success is attributed to being flexible in order to suit their clients’ needs.
  2. There is a balance between profitability and growth that affects your company’s stability and direction.
  3. For those younger starting out, remember to enjoy the journey because the road is long.

Episode Notes: 

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:17 – James joins the show
  • 01:20 – Whiplash is order fulfillment for e-commerce
  • 01:59 – Shipping might seem like a simple industry but it’s surprisingly difficult
  • 02:26 – 330K in revenue in October from carrier fees, handling fees and monthly storage fees
  • 03:26 – About 600 dollars per client per month. 157 clients equate to roughly 100K per month
  • 04:19 – Whiplash’s warehouses rely on an organizational app
  • 05:41 – The company is currently hiring for the sales and engineering departments
  • 06:07 – James attributes his company’s success to being flexible to customer needs
  • 07:11 – James is more concerned about who is investing in his company than the amount of money they are investing
  • 08:36 – Whiplash is content with slower growth if it means stability and being on track
  • 09:02 – The company launched in 2010 as a part time endeavor – became full time in 2013
  • 10:42 – How Whiplash’s development affected equity distribution among its three cofounders  
  • 12:30 – Follow James on twitter and check out his website below
  • 13:48 – Famous Five

Related: Want to learn how to go from $0-$10k/mo in revenue fast? Join Nathan live on the Starter Tribe Beta free workshop.

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— Small Giants by Bo Burningham
  • What CEO do you follow?— Richard Branson
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Voodoo Pad
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— Yes
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— It’s going to be a long road, enjoy the process.

 

Resources Mentioned:

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 23, 2016

Ep138 Mark J. Podolsky (AKA The Land Geek) is widely considered the Country’s most trusted and foremost authority on buying and selling raw, undeveloped land within the United States.  He has been actively investing in Real Estate and Raw Land since 2001, and has completed over 5,000 unique transactions.  Mark’s company, Frontier Equity Properties, LLC, is an A+ rated BBB real estate company.  Mark has achieved this level of success largely due to his core business philosophy – “Happy Customers Guaranteed.”  Mark is the host of one of the top rated podcast in the Investing Category on iTunes aptly title The Best Passive Income Model.  He is also the host of the Land Geek Podcast- Work Smart. Earn More. Learn How.

3 Key Points:

  1. The raw undeveloped land market is an untapped real estate niche that if bought and sold correctly, can generate considerable passive income.
  2. Selling raw undeveloped land doesn’t require rehab, renters, renovations, or rodent control. It can be done from a computer anywhere.
  3. Life is a numbers game. Don’t be fearful and take risks when you can.

Episode Notes: 

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:53 – Mark joins the show
  • 02:39 – Bought 160 acres of raw undeveloped land for 6,200$. Sold for 54,000$
  • 03:14 – Mark’s company sends direct offers to land holders that are accepted at a 3-5% rate
  • 04:21 – Why selling raw land is an ultimate passive income model
  • 04:50 – Specifics on how Mark’s company turns a profit
  • 06:15 – Land investing is an untapped real estate niche that isn’t intuitively profitable (at first!)
  • 07:15 – The business is still dependent on the market
  • 07:37 – 12% consistent annual returns
  • 09:13 – Mark’s total topline revenue in 2014 was over 1 million dollars
  • 09:21 – Mark’s company’s passive income exceeds its fixed expenses – generating over 20K a month
  • 10:26 – Mark’s company’s average ROI is over 1000% on owner financing and 300% on flips
  • 11:21 – Nathan’s post-podcast experiment
  • 11:51 – Buying correctly, the undeveloped land market is a reliable source of income
  • 12:05 – Amazingly most of the work is automated with software for Mark’s company  
  • 13:51 – The Famous Five

Related: Want to learn how to go from $0-$10k/mo in revenue fast? Join Nathan live on the Starter Tribe Beta free workshop.

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— Give and Take by Adam Grant
  • What CEO do you follow?— Elon Musk
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Voxer
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— Yes
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Don’t be fearful, be your authentic self, and understand that life is a numbers game. Take risks when you can.

Resources Mentioned:

 

 

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 23, 2016

Ep 132 Matt Gallant joins Nathan.

Matt Gallant is a serial entrepreneur who’s collected over 7 million leads, scientifically tested well over 10,000 different marketing ideas, generate tens of millions of dollars online and built his dream international lifestyle. Matt currently resides in Panama with his beautiful wife.

YOUR $100: Remember to subscribe to the show on itunes then text the word "nathan" to 33444 to confirm that you've done it to enter to win $100 every Monday on the show. Do this now. Stop reading this and do it!

Click here to join the top tribe and instantly learn how Nathan made his first $10k at 19 years old: http://nathanlatka.com/startertribelive

3 Key Points:

  • Product quality should be a priority
  • Your product has to be unique and stick out
  • Look at what’s wrong with what you’re doing

Episode Notes: 

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:40 – Source of the 7 million leads
  • 02:15 – Matt’s strongest revenue is his supplement company
  • 02:45 – Breakdown of Matt’s company production costs
  • 03:56 – Restocking the supplement company
  • 04:38 – Custom funnels for every affiliate
  • 06:02 – Matt talks about his products’ nature – enzymes and probiotics
  • 06:46 – Matt discusses his expertise in the field of health and supplements
  • 07:57 – Your product has to be unique and stick out
  • 09:09 – Look at what’s wrong with what you’re doing and doing it right
  • 09:38 – www.masszymes.com
  • 11:56 – Revenues per e-mail address
  • 12:02 – Gold Lantern Lead Tracking Software – Infinite Profit Solutions
  • 14:08 – Matt talks about investments outside his online market (real estate)
  • 16:23 — Famous Five
    • 16:25 – Breakthrough Advertising
    • 17:08 – Richard Branson
    • 17:15 – Gold Lantern
    • 17:21 – A big sleeper
    • 17:39 – Learn how to invest right now

Resources Mentioned:

  • www.masszymes.com
  • Gold Lantern Lead Tracking Software – Infinite Profit Solutions
  • Breakthrough Advertising

Famous 5

  • Favorite Book?— Breakthrough Advertising (I’m reading/listening to an underground book all the billionaires recommend called Business Adventures. I got it for free. Click here to get your free audiobook and listen to it during the holidays.)
  • What CEO do you follow?— Richard Branson
  • What is your favorite online tool?— Gold Lantern
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?—I’m a big sleeper
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Learn how to invest right now

 

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

Jan 23, 2016

Ep 133 Amy Porterfield of AmyPorterfield.com joins Nathan.

YOUR $100: Remember to subscribe to the show on itunes then text the word "nathan" to 33444 to confirm that you've done it to enter to win $100 every Monday on the show. Do this now. Stop reading this and do it!

Click here to join the top tribe and instantly learn how Nathan made his first $10k at 19 years old: http://nathanlatka.com/startertribelive

3 Key Points:

  1. Always take opportunities when they come
  2. Don’t put all your eggs (affiliates) in one basket
  3. Communicate with your audience

Episode Notes: 

  • 01:00 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
  • 01:37 – Amy Porterfield’s Podcast #64
  • 01:55 – Amy launched her Profit Lab program
  • 02:47 – Closing the cart
  • 04:03 – A combination of affiliates and cold traffic
  • 04:24 – Picking affiliates
  • 05:48 – The urge of the leader boards
  • 06:46 – Don’t put all your eggs (affiliates) in one basket
  • 07:49 – Amy talks about cold traffic and ads
  • 08:44 – Amy talks about her webinars
  • 10:55 – Communicating with your audience about price increase
  • 12:57 – The power of retargeting
  • 14:43 – Amy Porterfield’s Podcast #64 and Podcast #62
  • 16:16 — Famous Five

Related: Want to learn how to go from $0-$10k/mo in revenue fast? Join Nathan live on the Starter Tribe Beta free workshop.

Famous 5

    • Favorite Book?— Rework
    • What CEO do you follow?— Elon Musk
    • What is your favorite online tool?— Slack
    • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— I do, that’s why I’m so healthy
    • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Every single thing works out how it’s supposed to work out

Resources Mentioned:

 

Listen to The Top if you want to hear from the worlds TOP entrepreneurs on how much they sold last month, how they are selling it, and what they are selling - 7 days a week in 20 minute interviews! Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

The Top is FOR YOU if you are:

A STUDENT who wants to become the CEO of a $10m company in under 24 months (episode #4)

STUCK in the CORPORATE grind and looking to create a $10k/mo side business so you can quit (episode #7)

An influencer or BLOGGER who wants to make $27k/mo in monthly RECURRING revenue to have the life you want and full CONTROL (episode #1)

The Software as a Service (SaaS) entrepreneur who wants to grow to a $100m+ valuation (episode #14).

Your host, Nathan Latka is a 25 year old software entrepreneur who has driven over $4.5 million in revenue and built a 25 person team as he dropped out of school, raised $2.5million from a Forbes Billionaire, and attracted over 10,000 paying customers from 160+ different countries.

 

Oprah gets 60 minutes or more to make her guests comfortable to then ask tough questions. Nathan does it all in less than 15 minutes in this daily podcast that's like an audio version of Pat Flynn's monthly income report. Join the Top Tribe at http://NathanLatka.com/TheTop

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