Gina Tost, a journalist, author of the book Vida Extra, cofounder for Gin App—one on the Top 100 Start Ups of 2015. Listen as Gina shares insights surrounding her marketplace app and how her company creates organic reach in Barcelona.
Favorite Book? – Who by Geoff Smart and Randy Street
What CEO do you follow?— None
What is your favorite online tool?— Twitter & TweetDeck
Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Focus on learning everything because you’ll never know when you can use it
Time Stamped Show Notes:
01:00 – Nathan’s introduction
01:48 – Welcoming Gina to the show
02:02 – All about Gin App
04:20 – Currently working with 350 advertisers and 700 sources
06:35 – Annual revenue for 2015 - $750K
07:40 – Monthly subscription
10:45 – Average invoicing of $1000 monthly
11:29 – “We don’t track cost per signup because, nowadays, everything is organic”
13:25 – More than 10,000 bloggers made money from the app
13:53 – Twitter @Ginapp
15:24 – Famous 5
3 Key Points:
Bloggers are app promoters, not advertisers—never lose sight of that.
When you’re trying to market your business—try and make as much organic as you can.
Keep making money! If you’re making money, you’re making progress!
Host Gator – The site Nathan uses to buy his domain names and hosting for cheapest price possible.
Leadpages – The drag and drop tool Nathan uses to quickly create his webinar landing pages which convert at 35%+
Audible – Nathan uses Audible when he's driving from Austin to San Antonio (1.5 hour drive) to listen to audio books.
Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives
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