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Amy Baglan on 400% Growth with Content Marketing

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Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Amy Baglan, the Founder and CEO at MeetMindful where she and her team are on a mission to evolve the dating industry. Amy is one of the sharpest CEOs that I’ve spoken with and she has used those talents to grow 400% in the last 12-months, hitting nearly 1 million users. In our chat, we talk about how MeetMindful has used a team of more than...

Luke Swanek on How to Build a Profitable Partnership Program

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Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Luke Swanek, the Co-Founder and VP of Sales at GrowSumo, a startup that makes it easy to launch your own advocate, affiliate or reseller program and start growing your signups, leads, reviews and sales. Getting a steady stream of qualified leads without hiring a sales team sounds amazing and that’s the idea behind partnership programs, but...

Dr. Sherry Walling on Keeping Your S**t Together as an Entrepreneur

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Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Dr. Sherry Walling, a psychologist, podcaster, and the founder whisperer behind ZenFounder. I first came across Dr. Walling’s work at a conference where she spoke about what she calls the Owner’s Dilemma. The dilemma is that with all the freedom you get as an entrepreneur you also have a lot of responsibility, and with how hard it can be to...

Nathan Gotch on SEO That Works in 2018

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  Today, I’m talking with Nathan Gotch, the founder of GotchSEO.com where he helps businesses earn more search traffic through SEO. If you read up on SEO, it seems like everybody is obsessed with links, and for good reason: backlinks have been the biggest factor in getting a page to rank. Nathan is here to say that while links matter, going into 2018 you need to broaden your focus. In our...

Kai Davis on Profitable PR Strategies for the Digital World

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Today, on the Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Kai Davis, a business coach who helps entrepreneurs uncover hidden profits in their business without spending more on marketing. In addition to being a highly regarded coach and author, Kai is also the founder of the public relations agency Double Your Audience, and host of the podcasts “Make Money Online” and “Get More Clients...

Justin McGill on Iterating Your Way to Sales Success

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Today, on The Early-Stage Founder Show, I’m talking with Justin McGill, the Founder and CEO of LeadFuze, automated lead generation software built to help you have more conversations with interested prospects.   In our chat, we’re going to dive into Justin’s decision to bring in a co-founder to help with sales after the company was already off the ground. We discuss when it was clear his...