#1777 Garrett Mehrguth bootstrapped Directive to $10M/yr in revenue
When the biggest consulting firms in the business wont even let you get your foot in the door, how do you get experience to launch your own firm?
Garrett Mehrguth is the founder of Directive which is a lead generation-based search marketing company for B2B enterprise with a focus on SaaS.
Garrett lived on a food budget of $12 a day, cleaned toilets and bid jobs on Fiverr all the while learning about search and lead generation so he could launch Directive.
#1776 Marathon Series: Rod Bishop's Jayride is the e-commerce marketplace for traveler transportation
Every traveler is different and every trip is different. Theres no one ground transportation solution to fit everyone. Where do you go to find the best solution for you?
Rod Bishop is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Jayride which provides seamless transport experiences for travelers by allowing them to compare and book ground transfers around the world.
#1775 Jason Macek's Dollar Fulfillment disrupts the product fulfillment industry
Companies looking for product fulfillment services can find themselves mired down by all of the fees involved from shipping to service fees. Does it have to be that complicated?
Jason Macek is the Founder of Dollar Fulfillment which offers product fulfillment services for a dollar per order.
Jason has bootstrapped Dollar Fulfillment to almost $10 million a year in revenue.
#1774 How Julian Shaprio's Bell Curve does marketing for some of the best tech companies in San Francisco
How does a marketing agency stand out in the crowd and rise above the noise to work with some of the top names in the tech industry?
Julian Shapiro is the Founder of Bell Curve which is a marketing agency and training program.
Julian uses reverse engineering to determine the patterns that work for specific types of companies in order to develop a growth strategy quickly for the client.
#1773 Trent Dyrsmid's Flowster brings sexy to the SOP
A lot of us have a love-hate relationship with Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents. Who wants to take the time to document every procedure in your company?
Trent Dyrsmid is the Founder of Flowster which automates workflow for companies as a SOP Management Tool.
Trent Dyrsmid created SOPs for his own business and when people started asking for their own, thats when he knew he needed to create his own software and Flowster was born.
#1772 Marathon series: Tim Fung's Airtasker is the TaskRabbit of Australia making $110M in revenue
Finding someone to help you with tasks and errands whether big or small can be challenging. How do you find someone who is reliable?
Tim Fung is Co-Founder and CEO of Airtasker which is a services marketplace allowing people to outsource chores and errands to people in their local community.
After asking a friend to help him move, Tim was inspired to create Airtasker to create a marketplace for people to connect to have tasks done.
#1771 How Legion Beats doubled revenue by selling beats to middle class musicians
What if your dream of making it big doesnt pan out? Do you fold your cards and call it quits?
Gabe Schillinger is the CEO, Producer and Engineer behind Legion Beats which offers quality beats and hooks, mixing and mastering and promo.
Out of desperation when his musical aspirations seemed to hit the skids, Gabe started selling beats online and discovered a whole new breed of middle class musicians.
#1770 How Amy Porterfield does marketing without communicating like a marketer
Developing a marketing strategy that is successful can be a painful and intimidating process. Whats the secret of successful marketing?
Amy Porterfield teaches business owners, educators and entrepreneurs the profitable action steps for building a highly-engaged email list, creating online training courses, and using online marketing strategies to sell with ease.
Amy is making $5M a year in revenue with her Digital Course Academy.
#1769 Max Makeev is fixing video conferencing for the remote employee with Owl Labs
We all know that the video conferencing tools that are out there make video conferencing a painful experience. How do you make video conferencing a helpful, inclusive experience?
Max Makeev is a Co-Founder of Owl Labs which offers a 360-degree smart video conferencing camera.
Max Makeev and his Co-Founder, Mark Schnittman created a 360-degree all-in-one vieo conferencing device that centers virtual conferencing around remote participants.
#1768 How ToutApp went from near-death to being acquired by Marketo
Long before TK Kader sold ToutApp, the company almost died. What sent the company on the downward spiral and how did they recover?
TK Kader is the Founder of the ToutApp which is a sales engagement software platform.
After a board meeting where the members told TK to cut the company down to 15 people, TK refused to accept that ultimatum and ended up with the largest quarter in company history.
#1767 How Krish Subramanian's Chargebee cures the headaches of subscription billing
Figuring out the intricacies of allowing special offers with subscription billing is the stuff nightmares are made of. What do you do if you dont have the time or the coding ability to figure that out?
Krish Subramanian is a Co-Founder and CEO of Chargebee which is a subscription management and billing solutions system.
Krish Subramanian and his three Co-Founders realized the need for simplifying subscription billing and set about solving it with the creation of Chargebee.