Ryan Paugh, a man who builds kick-ass communities for entrepreneurs and Gen Y dreamers. Listen as Nathan asks Ryan about what inspired him to get into community building, how he does it so effectively, and what enticed Forbes to become one of his partners.
Favorite Book? – Lessons in Affluence
What CEO do you follow?—None
What is your favorite online tool?— Slack
Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?—Create early on—don’t wait until you’re in your late 20s
Time Stamped Show Notes:
01:06 – Nathan’s introduction
01:30 – Welcoming Ryan to the show
02:00 – Ryan’s main focus
04:31 – You’ve got to have real people behind the scenes
04:53 – How Ryan drives revenue
06:05 – What it costs to join Founders Society
07:22 –Roughly 500 members
09:15 – Total membership of the Forbes Partnership—it’s in the thousands
09:44 – Forbes gets a cut—that’s why they take the time to support the community
10:55 – These communities are both an online and offline venture
11:53 -- @RyanPaugh
13:49 – Famous 5
3 Key Points:
At the end of the day, you need real people to run your company.
You have access to more communities than you realize—get out there and take advantage of them.
If you’re willing to offer them a monetary cut, you can secure BIG, name-brand partners.
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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