Leading expert in internet virility, a New York Times bestselling author, and CEO of Dose and OMG Facts, Emerson Spartz. Listen as how Emerson explains how he started as a 12-year-old and dropped out of middle school to become the CEO of a leading virility content website today.
Favorite Book? – 80 20 Sales and Marketing
What CEO do you follow?— Tony Hsieh
What is your favorite online tool?— Intently
Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Spend way more time developing the skill set
Time Stamped Show Notes:
01:01 – Nathan’s introduction
01:43 – Welcoming Emerson to the show
01:59 – The story behind MuggleNet’s 50 Million views
Looked for ideas
04:29 – Negotiating with writers before Dose
05:25 – 50 content pieces per day for Dose
05:53 – Raised $35M
07:56 – Team size of 50
08:37 – Start of A-B Testing
Headlines and Thumbnails
09:57 – Keppler Technology
11:05 – 1 hour to 1 day execution to distribution
11:47 - $5-10 for testing headlines and thumbnails
14:30 – Behind the article seeding process
15:52 – How Dose makes $$$
17:26 – 15M unique website views
17:38 – www.emersonspartz.com
19:05 – Famous 5
3 Key Points:
You have to be good at recognizing top talent.
When you find talented talent, find a way to add it to your organization.
First obtain a compelling vision, then obtain a compelling pitch.
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.
MuggleNet’s – The Top Harry Potter fan website on the planet
Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives
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