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#2074 New video tools to reach your audience

I do these interviews via video so I’m especially excited about today’s guest because he’s been doing video software for over a decade. Fritz Brumder is the co-founder of Brandlive, a video marketing platform which he exited in 2019. I want to ask him how the brand has iterated over 10 years and about hisContinue reading “#2074 New video tools to reach your audience”


#2072 justreach out

I rarely meet entrepreneurs who are more persistent than today’s guest. Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of JustReachOut, a platform for the DIY PR person who needs additional guidance. He’s just sold the business. I invited him to find out how he found someone to buy JustReachOut, how he structured the sale, and how muchContinue reading “#2072 justreach out”

#2072 $100,000,000+ exit after two years

Joining me is someone whose own mom was disappointed in him. Swapnil Shinde’s mom was an entrepreneur herself and did not want him to quit his job to become an entrepreneur. But he did quit his job and he went on to launch and sell a few companies. We’ll talk about how he did itContinue reading “#2072 $100,000,000+ exit after two years”

#2071 Better task management

Platforms like Slack are so freaking distracting. I think if you’re running your company you need less distraction not more. Well, today’s guest created a more automated task management system and I want to find out how he did it. Max Nalsky is the founder of Pyrus, a team communication tool that helps get thingsContinue reading “#2071 Better task management”

#2070 Creating pop-ups users love

You know those pop-ups you see on websites that are awful and embarrassing to site? Well, joining me today is someone who is responsible for a different kind of pop-up–I’m talking about the ones that are pretty, the ones that make you want to type in your email address. Ben Cahen is the founder ofContinue reading “#2070 Creating pop-ups users love”

#2069 Building in public

Aleksandr Volodarsky is the founder of, a marketplace of vetted offshore engineers. What I love about his story is that he set a public revenue goal and he’s being completely transparent about how he’s building Lemon. We’ll talk about what he’s doing right in this interview. Aleksandr Volodarsky is the founder of, aContinue reading “#2069 Building in public”

#2068 How to deal with setbacks

I love when entrepreneurs talk about their biggest failures. To be an entrepreneur you have to be an optimist and I love learning how optimist deal with setbacks. Today’s guest faced several setbacks and we’re going to find out how he recovered. Todd Palmer is the founder of Extraordinary Advisors which helps leaders and entrepreneurs.Continue reading “#2068 How to deal with setbacks”

#2067 Tax credits your startup might be missing

I met Lloyd Lobo five years ago at a dinnerĀ  and he seemed like a super confident guy. Everything seemed like it was going his way at that time. It wasn’t until I started reading up on him in preparation for this interview that I realized how much he was struggling with his startup. IContinue reading “#2067 Tax credits your startup might be missing”

#2066 Bootstrapped in a basement; sold for $32,000,000

Today I have a guest who I have been talking to for over 10 years as he bootstrapped his company. Francois Arbour is the founder of PremiumBeat, a curated library of royalty-free music for creative professionals. He sold that company to Shutterstock and has gone on to do many other things. I want to knowContinue reading “#2066 Bootstrapped in a basement; sold for $32,000,000”

#2065 Getting paid top dollar for podcast ads

Joining me is a long-time listener and I’m excited to have him on here. He’s created a solution that helps podcasters get top dollar for their ads. If you are a content creator, you’ll want to hear this interview. If you’re a company trying to figure out where to place your ad spend, you’ll wantContinue reading “#2065 Getting paid top dollar for podcast ads”