Max Pechersky, co-founder of PromoRepublic. His company focuses on helping marketing freelancers get new ideas and strategies for content marketing. As PromoRepublic continues to grow, the company is stretching its boundaries to provide more products for freelancers.
Favorite Book? – Intercom on Product Management
What CEO do you follow? —
Favorite online tool? — Wunderlist
Do you get 8 hours of sleep? — Almost never.
If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be? — It’s ok if someone doesn’t like me.
Time Stamped Show Notes:
01:20 – Nathan introduces Max
02:05 – The co-founder of PromoRepublic
03:00 – He owns thirty percent of the company
03:20 – It’s a software service that helps with content marketing.
03:45 – Solving the frustrations of marketing freelancers
04:10 – The business was founded at the end of 2013
04:45 – First year total revenue – 30000 euro
05:00 – Now he has 10k in recurring revenue
05:50 – Total customers: 600
06:10 – Customer pricing is about $12 per month
07:00 -- $650000 raised
07:30 – It was a grant and a soft loan.
08:00 – Churn monthly is 8%
08:50 – They had to decide which customers to focus on
09:30 – They moved to freelance marketers
09:50 – It’s about $100 in acquisition cost
10:30 – The average person stays for about a year.
11:14 – Additional revenue streams
11:25 – Social media templates
11:40 – Like stock photos for social media posts
12:00 – Max@PromoRepublic.com
13:30 – The Famous Five
3 Key Points:
Channel your product toward a specific market.
When you start to see success, look for additional revenue streams.
Come up with an idea that solves a fundamental problem.
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.
Toptal – Great for business people to start building their app
Wunderlist – Max’s favorite online tool
Intercom on Product Management – Max’s favorite business book
Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives