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Hack the Entrepreneur is a podcast for people looking to develop their entrepreneurial mindset. People who are looking for their next business idea, getting started online, and how to start a business. We understand that starting a business and doing work that matters is not always easy, but it is worth it. From solo entrepreneurs to side hustles, digital nomads to Amazon FBA, we discuss what it takes to be successful with building a SaaS company, affiliate marketing, passive income ideas, coaching and consulting, content marketing, and starting a small business.

Hack the Entrepreneur is a podcast for people looking to develop their entrepreneurial mindset. People who are looking for their next business idea, getting started online, and how to start a business. We understand that starting a business and doing work that matters is not always easy, but it is worth it. From solo entrepreneurs to side hustles, digital nomads to Amazon FBA, we discuss what it takes to be successful with building a SaaS company, affiliate marketing, passive income ideas, coaching and consulting, content marketing, and starting a small business.
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Canada

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Hack the Entrepreneur is a podcast for people looking to develop their entrepreneurial mindset. People who are looking for their next business idea, getting started online, and how to start a business. We understand that starting a business and doing work that matters is not always easy, but it is worth it. From solo entrepreneurs to side hustles, digital nomads to Amazon FBA, we discuss what it takes to be successful with building a SaaS company, affiliate marketing, passive income ideas, coaching and consulting, content marketing, and starting a small business.

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@jonnnastor

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English

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437-922-1452


Episodes

454: Company of One | Paul Jarvis

1/22/2019
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Paul Jarvis is a veteran of the online tech world, and over the years has had such corporate clients as Microsoft, Yahoo, Mercedes-Benz, Warner Music, and even Shaquille O'Neal. Today, he teaches online courses, writes, and runs several software businesses, his latest being a simple and privacy-based website analytics platform called Fathom. Plus, he does all of this from his home on an island on the West Coast of Canada. His latest project is his brand new book Company of One, your...

Duration:00:54:28

453: Solve a Big Pain for a Small Audience | Natalie Nagele

1/7/2019
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To redeem a free $100 LinkedIn ad credit, go to LinkedIn.com/HACK. What if you could run a successful software company with your significant other, have you are your team of 30 people work just 32 hours per week, build houses on the side, and be a loving and caring parent? Natalie Nagele has done just that. For the past 14 years, she has been the co-founder and CEO of Wildbit. Wildbit is the parent software company of Beanstalk, Postmark, Conveyor, and Deploybot which they sold in...

Duration:00:43:23

452: Starting Before You're Ready | Jacqui Ma

12/24/2018
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To put FIN to work for you for free, go to: https://fin.com/hack Jacqui Ma got a business degree and worked in the manufacturing industry for a couple of years, then went back to school to study industrial design. She began her career designing products such as medical equipment and furniture before getting into luggage design –– which then lead to designing all types of bags. Since then she has worked for PUMA and consulted to Amazon Fashion. During all of this, she was living above...

Duration:00:36:38

451: Don't Wait for Permission | Mary Marantz

11/29/2018
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To put FIN to work for you for free, go to: https://fin.com/hack My guest today graduated from Yale Law school, spent some time working at a London law firm before deciding that she wanted to start her own business. During this same time, her husband began taking photos of weddings on the side. That was 12 years ago, and they have scaled from one-off wedding photography to being named top wedding photographers by Profoto. In this conversation we discuss: Now, let's hack... Mary Marantz.

Duration:00:45:05

450: The Only Constant is Change | Ryan Millman

11/19/2018
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Discover.bot a digital space for bot developers and enthusiasts of all skill levels to learn from one another, share stories, and move the conversation forward. New to bots? Get started with their Beginner's Guide. My guest today started his first business in 1999 out of the library in his college. From this original venture and $5000 in startup money, he has built his original idea into Millman Multimedia, the umbrella that encompasses five companies and 350 employees. This is a...

Duration:00:36:17

449: Divide and Conquer Your Business | Jessica Fialkovich

11/12/2018
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Discover.bot's a digital space for bot developers and enthusiasts of all skill levels to learn from one another, share stories, and move the conversation forward. New to bots? Get started with their Beginner's Guide. To redeem a free $100 LinkedIn ad credit, go to LinkedIn.com/hack. That's LinkedIn.com/hack for your free $100 ad credit. My guest today is a small business advocate, mergers and acquisitions expert, and an entrepreneur. Back in 2012, she founded the Wine Education Institute,...

Duration:00:36:24

448: Solve Real Problems For People | Tibor Laczay

11/5/2018
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Discover.bot a digital space for bot developers and enthusiasts of all skill levels to learn from one another, share stories, and move the conversation forward. New to bots? Get started with their Beginner's Guide Tibor Laczay is truly disrupting and transforming an industry fighting to retain its hold on the market -- and losing the battle. In 2003 with his wife and co-founder, they started in their garage with no outside funding of any sort and created what is now Zenni Optical. If you...

Duration:00:32:01

447: Nourish Your Ability to Take Risks | Madeleine Taylor

10/29/2018
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To put FIN to work for you for free, go to: https://fin.com/hack To redeem a free $100 LinkedIn ad credit, go to LinkedIn.com/HACK. My guest today is process-oriented entrepreneur from a small town up here in Ontario. Just over two years ago she was working for a cool startup in Toronto, but became tired of the hustle of the city. To deal with this, she moved to Collingwood, a small ski resort town and began looking for work. Her search introduced her to Jon, who has changed from...

Duration:00:35:46

446: Sell People a Better Version of Themselves | Jon Ferrara

10/25/2018
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To save on your next domain, visit https://Hover.com/hack Jon Ferrara is an entrepreneur and pioneer in customer management software. He is best known as the co-founder of GoldMine Software. Him a a business partner started Goldmine in 1990, grew it to $25 million in annual revenue in 1999 when it was acquired for $83 million. He took a brief retirement before jumping back into building products. He is currently the founder of Nimble, an award-winning social sales, and marketing CRM for...

Duration:00:41:36

445: Step-By-Step SEO: An Interview with Brian Dean

10/15/2018
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Today's sponsor is LinkedIn Marketing Solutions. To redeem a FREE $100 LinkedIn Ad Credit, go to https://linkedin.com/hack Today's guest is an internationally recognized SEO expert who's worked with companies like Disney, Apple, and IBM. His name is Brian Dean, and he is the founder of Backlinko, an SEO blog launched in late 2012. Brian has grown Backlinko from 0 to over 180,000 visitors a month. In short, this guys knows how to get stuff ranked in Google. Here's the story behind the...

Duration:01:12:25

HTE 444: Growing a Comic Convention Business (From a $5k Investment) | Stephen Solomon

10/1/2018
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To save on your next domain, visit Hover After nearly 500 interviews, it's great to have a guest on the show with a business unlike any other guest I've had. My guest today, Stephen Solomon, and a partner got started in business when they bought the now famous Tampa Bay Comic Convention for just $5,000. Today, he is the co-founder of Imaginarium, the company behind the Tampa Bay Indiana, San Francisco, Atlanta, and Michigan Comic Conventions. This conversation took place the week after...

Duration:00:40:36

HTE 443: The Story Behind Driving 7,000,000+ YouTube Views Per Month | Reza Izad

9/24/2018
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LinkedIn Marketing Solutions: Every day, over 500 million professionals engage with content on LinkedIn, and chances are, your future customers are among them! To redeem a free $100 LinkedIn ad credit, go to LinkedIn.com/HACK. Today's guest began his career as a partner at The Collective Management Group, where he helped grow the business into one of the world's largest music management firms. Then in 2011, he moved into the YouTube space as the co-founder of Studio71. As global CEO of...

Duration:00:37:41

HTE 442: Affiliate Marketing (the Best Business Model in the World)

9/17/2018
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Get 15% of your next site, go to WordPress Back in 2010, my guest and a friend started to build guides about online bingo with the goal of ranking them in Google. They spent two years figuring out SEO and affiliate marketing before going full-time in this venture. By 2012 they had reached some significant numbers but they wanted to build something real, "a company with lots of employees," but they had no idea how to do that. Let's just say they figured it out. On the 11th of February...

Duration:00:39:38

HTE 441: Disruptive Advertising (an Inside Look) | Jacob Baadsgaard

9/10/2018
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Grab your next domain at https://hover.com/hack Jacob Baadsgaard began his career at Adobe as a senior digital marketing consultant. While consulting enterprise companies at Adobe for 5 years, he discovers how to use web analytics to make smart marketing decisions. It eventually became apparent that most businesses lacked the resources to do so themselves -- so he started Disruptive Advertising. Since 2012, they've grown the company with the unique and smart approach of developing...

Duration:00:39:52

HTE 440: There’s Nothing Stopping You From Starting | Stanley Meytin

8/27/2018
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Grab your next domain at https://hover.com/hack Go to https://LinkedIn.com/hack to redeem a free $100 LinkedIn ad credit. Stanley Meytin is the founder and Creative Director at True Film Production, a New York City-based video production company that creates videos for businesses and brands all over the world. What started with a first sale for just $300, has grown into a video production company with seven locations across the country from New York to San Francisco. Stanley's story is...

Duration:00:38:10

HTE 439: Building The World's Most Popular Wine Community | Heini Zachariassen

8/20/2018
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Get 15% of your next site, go to WordPress Heini Zachariassen sees himself as an operating entrepreneur who loves building ideas into international businesses. Heini is the founder of Vivino, what began as a simple app for wine lovers has become the world's most popular wine community – just this month celebrating the 100 millionth rating submitted to Vivino by the community. Back in July 2009, when the idea for Vivino was born, there were already 600+ wine apps in the app store -- but...

Duration:00:34:20

HTE 438: Imperfect Courage: You Can't Finish What You Don't Start | Jessica Honegger

8/14/2018
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Grab your next domain at https://hover.com/hack Jessica Honegger is the intrinsically motivated founder and co-ceo of Noonday Collection. Jessica has done everything from midwifery in Bolivia to flipping homes in Austin, TX, and earning herself a Masters in Education. In 2010, a trip to Rwanda became the spark that ignited her to start Noonday Collection, the world’s most successful fair trade jewelry business. Noonday Collection partners with 28 Artisan Businesses in 12 countries, as...

Duration:00:42:26

HTE 437: How to Find Your First Clients (Even With No Money) | Emily Hirsh

8/9/2018
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To get your first domain name name for 10% off go to Hover.com/hack Emily Hirsh has the unique ability of being able to stay super focused on the end goal -- and in the past few years this has enabled her to build an impressive business. Emily started her career as a virtual assistant at a Facebook ad agency and fell in love with the to process of customer acquisition via social media. Today, she is the founder and CEO of Emily Hirsh Inc, a Facebook ad agency that is growing at a super...

Duration:00:37:31

HTE 436: From Side Hustle to Full-Time (In Just Two Years) | Sinikka Rohrer

8/6/2018
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Take advantage of this credit card discount at http://lightstream.com/hack Sinikka Rohrer is lady who knows how to hustle. After two years side hustling as a second shooter -- aka a supporting and helping photographer ad she went full time into her business and created Soul Creations. With sheer will, determination, and as she calls is it "working scrappy.", she has transformed her side hustle into a destination wedding photography company. To get started, she started showing up in her...

Duration:00:33:50

HTE 435: Are You Willing To Pay the Price? | Mike Matthews

7/30/2018
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To put FIN to work for you for free, go to https://fin.com/hack My guest today is the founder and CEO of Muscle For Life and Legion Athletics. Back in 2013, he began writing about fitness and nutrition on MuscleForLife.com, and what started as a blog has transformed into a company growing rapidly with a team of 20 employees and contractors. A year after starting Muscle For Life, and not wanting to promote junk products to his audience, he started up a supplement company called Legion...

Duration:00:45:50