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SaaS Interviews with CEOs, Startups, Founders

What if you knew data behind the fastest growing SaaS companies today? Each morning join Nathan Latka as he spends 15 minutes interviewing SaaS founders. You'll learn how SaaS CEO's launched their startup and grew it into a business. SaaS Founders range from bootstrapped to funded, MVP to 10,000 customers, pre revenue to pre IPO.
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Jan 29, 2017

Eric Berman: Since graduating from UCST, he’s been a serial entrepreneur and business operator. He grew his first company to 400K and just missed out on going public. He has been a consultant for many other businesses and is now the CEO and founder of Brandetize, a full service, performance-based, marketing agency that partners with thought leaders such as Brian Tracy, Jack Canfield and many others.

Famous Five:

  • Favorite Book? – How to Win Friends and Influence Others
  • What CEO do you follow? –  Gary Vaynerchuk
  • Favorite online tool? — Spark Hire
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— 7 and a half
  • If you could let your 20-year old self, know one thing, what would it be? – “Continue to have an open mind, network as many people as you can and…follow your passions and be humble”

 

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 02:00 – Nathan introduces Eric to the show
  • 02:33 – TheCollegeClub.com was Eric’s first company
    • 02:51 – It grew significantly
    • 03:40 – The stock market crashed just before they become public in 2000
    • 04:25 – They were burning $2M monthly with over 400 employees
  • 05:46 – After the crash, Eric did some consulting
  • 07:00 – They don’t teach life skills in the educational system
  • 07:18 – Eric approached Brian Tracy when Brian was struggling
  • 08:00 – It was 2001, when Eric started working with Brian at no cost
  • 08:16 – Eric shares the difference of Gary Vaynerchuk and Brian Tracy
  • 09:08 – After working with Brian for more than 10 years, gurus are asking Eric if he can work for them
  • 09:20 – Eric had a talk with Brian about him working with other gurus
  • 10:00 – The brands that are going after Brandetize
  • 10:40 – 2015 total revenue is close to $4M and 2016 is close to $5M
  • 10:55 – 28 employees
  • 11:16 – Brandetize doesn’t have a MRR
  • 12:30 – Eric predicts that Brendon Burchard will be the next Tony Robbins
  • 12:56 – Brian Tracy brings the most revenue to Brandetize
  • 13:50 – Eric shares their offer to the brands
  • 16:10 – The Famous Five

 

3 Key Points:

  • Have an open mind, be humble, and follow your passions.
  • Even if you have a significant fall—this does not stop you from coming back.
  • Offering your services for free can help you gain more in the end.

 

Resources Mentioned:

  • Acuity Scheduling – Nathan uses Acuity to schedule his podcast interviews and appointments
  • Drip – Nathan uses Drip’s email automation platform and visual campaign builder to build his sales funnel
  • Toptal – Nathan found his development team using Toptal for his new business Send Later. He was able to keep 100% equity and didn’t have to hire a co-founder due to the quality of Toptal
  • Host Gator – The site Nathan uses to buy his domain names and hosting for the cheapest price possible.
  • Audible – Nathan uses Audible when he’s driving from Austin to San Antonio (1.5-hour drive) to listen to audio books.
  • The Top Inbox  – The site Nathan uses to schedule emails to be sent later, set reminders in inbox, track opens, and follow-up with email sequences
  • Jamf – Jamf helped Nathan keep his Macbook Air 11” secure even when he left it in the airplane’s back seat pocket
  • Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives
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