Yahya Mokhtarzada, co-founder of Truebill. Truebill is a free online tool designed to keep track of all of your monthly subscriptions and find ways to save you money. With so many products requiring a subscription fee, Truebill keeps your bills more organized and paid on time.
Favorite Book? – Onward
What CEO do you follow? — Jeff Bezos
Favorite online tool? — Ahrefs
Do you get 8 hours of sleep? — No chance.
If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be? — Take bigger risks.
Time Stamped Show Notes:
01:10 – Nathan introduces Yahya
1:30 – Truebill keeps track of recurring bills and subscriptions
2:00 – Free for users
2:20 – Looking at transactions and making recommendations
2:50 – Business development deals
3:20 – Launched in January 2016
03:40 – Healthy growth each month
04:00 – Up to $50k/month at the end of the year
04:20 – Saving other people money
04:45 –$1.75 million in capital
05:15 – Agreement for future equity
06:20 – User data
06:40 – Deals with businesses for advertising
07:50 – Introducing users to the products of those businesses
09:00 – Total users signed up are 50000
09:25 – Activation metrics
09:50 – Different options to explore for the future
10:30 – “the low-hanging fruit”
11:10 – blog.truebill.com
13:10 -- The Famous Five
3 Key Points:
Consider taking bigger risks when you can afford to do so.
Focus your business model on helping other people.
Start with “the low-hanging fruit” to get your business going.
Host Gator – The site Nathan uses to buy his domain names and hosting for cheapest price possible.
Freshbooks - The site Nathan uses to manage his invoices and accounts.
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.
Ahrefs – Yahya’s favorite online tool for assistance with SEO.
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