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Join Spencer each week for insights from successful startups and their founders to find out what they did right, and what they did wrong.

Join Spencer each week for insights from successful startups and their founders to find out what they did right, and what they did wrong.
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Join Spencer each week for insights from successful startups and their founders to find out what they did right, and what they did wrong.

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Episodes

What Makes Data So Hard To Believe with Patrick Campbell – Episode 80

8/29/2018
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If you run subscription model business that has recurring revenue this is the episode for you. We’re talking with Patrick Campbell, the CEO of www.profitwell.com. Together we talk about how you can create smart growth and truly understand the data in front of you to check your ego at the door. Episode Highlights What holds […]

Duration:00:36:05

How To Get an ROI with LinkedIn Ads with AJ Wilcox – Episode 79

8/9/2018
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Everyone talks about how expensive LinkedIn ads are so they end up skipping the platform and hoping it works organically. AJ Wilcox is going to demystify the cost of LinkedIn ads so you can see how there is a massive ROI on that platform and why it may be the platform of choice to increase […]

Duration:00:34:11

How To Create a Winning Store On Shopify with Jason Miles – Episode 78

7/31/2018
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If you’re trying to find the right niche or product so you can ramp up an ecommerce business this is the episode for you. Today I talk with Jason Miles who is the co-founder of a super successful ecommerce company. He also started a non-profit and is a world-class business educator. How does this guy […]

Duration:00:48:04

Creating a Business That’s Sustainable Beyond Your Lifetime with Kim Butler – Episode 77

5/24/2018
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Kim Butler felt like she needed to create a legacy business that would make an impact on generations of people. She talks about the non-profit she created, why she’s motivated to do this work and how she manages her time and focus to accomplish the work ahead of her. Check out her podcast called The […]

Duration:00:33:59

Former NASA Math Nerd Spots Data Patterns In Video Advertising with Tommie Powers – Episode 76

3/29/2018
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Tommie Powers has an ability to spot complex data patterns in video advertising. He shares the 3 levels of video engagement and how to build conversion conversations that actually work. He’s worked with the 500 Startups incubator which produced CreditKarma, Udemy and Intercom. Episode Highlights Understanding the growth side of video marketing through data How […]

Duration:00:47:51

Business Credit and Cash Flow with Gerri Detweiler of Nav.com – Episode 71

2/22/2018
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As a business owner you know that access to capital is one of the most important things in your business. In fact, access to cash is often the constraint that prevents owners from growing their product line, expanding payroll or increasing ad spend. Today’s guest Gerri Detweiler is the world’s leading expert about business credit […]

Duration:00:58:57

Human Centered Design – Understanding Your Customer with Oscar Chavez – Episode 70

2/15/2018
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Oscar Chavez has a remarkable story about losing 169 lbs, being on The Voice TV show and now running a successful health coaching company. In this interview Oscar and Spencer talk about why understanding your customers language and mindset is so critical and why he’s focused on building a community for his customers. Episode Highlights […]

Duration:00:36:17

Getting Investors to Fund Your Idea with Scott Paul and Austin Emery – Episode 69

2/7/2018
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We all come up with great ideas but only a small fraction of those ideas see light and even less actually get capital behind them. Scott Paul shares his perspective from selling multiple companies and investing in 25 startups. He talks about what he looks for in founders and why it’s more about the person […]

Duration:00:27:27

Profit Hacking with Steve Daar – BGP 41

12/20/2014
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Steve Daar says any business can experience business growth through Profit Hacking by focusing on 3 core areas: Traffic, Conversion, and Economy. The Profit Hacking principles will get you focused on the right KPI’s with the ultimate goal of growing your business and making more money. Make sure you pick up a copy of Steve’s […]

Duration:00:35:25

BGP 040 Peter Sage – Limitless Entrepreneur

12/4/2014
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Peter Sage is truly a limitless serial entrepreneur and has created multiple million dollar companies and continues to coach and inspire entrepreneurs around the world. His latest venture is a multi-billion dollar company in the clean energy space so he has built businesses in many different sizes and verticals. In this episode Peter shares lessons […] The post BGP 040 Peter Sage – Limitless Entrepreneur appeared first on Business Growth Podcast.

Duration:00:40:13

Dan Peña, The 50 Billion Dollar Man – BGP 39

11/26/2014
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Dan Peña is the 50 Billion Dollar Man who mentors high performance people to take quantum leaps with their business. By the end of this interview you will either love Dan Peña or hate him. There is no middle ground. He has no filter. He says things as they need to be said, and has […]

Duration:00:58:11

BGP 039 Dan Peña – 50 Billion Dollar Man

11/26/2014
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Dan Peña is the 50 Billion Dollar Man who mentors high performance people to take quantum leaps with their business. By the end of this interview you will either love Dan Peña or hate him. There is no middle ground. He has no filter. He says things as they need to be said, and has […] The post BGP 039 Dan Peña – 50 Billion Dollar Man appeared first on Business Growth Podcast.

Duration:00:51:27

BGP 038 Matthew Turner – Storytelling In Business

11/22/2014
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In our interview Matt talks about using stories to grow a business, meet new people, develop stronger relationships, and be more interesting. Most people just rattle off facts, but normal people forget the details and only remember the stories… even if you’re one of the weirdos who remembers obscure stats you’ll get something out of […]

Duration:00:34:47

BGP 037 Gary Zaydman – Sales Conversations

10/7/2014
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Gary Zaydman talks about having sales conversations with your prospects and customers that are fun and grow your business. He shares why changing the context of the sales conversation can make you stick out and break through the inbox clutter. One specific thing Gary does is use text messaging at the start of business relationships. […]

BGP 036 Conrad Egusa – Getting Press For Your Startup

9/23/2014
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Conrad Egusa the founder of Publicize.co shares how to get press for your startup and how to get noticed by journalists. He’s been featured in TechCrunch, VentureBeat, and Huffington Post. Say thanks to Conrad and ask him your questions at Publicize.co To get your questions on the show message me on Twitter @spencershaw

BGP 035 Primoz Bozic – Success Systems

9/16/2014
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Primoz Bozic talks about creating systems and success habits. He also shares the process for surrounding yourself with top performers. He wrote a 22 page guide on creating bulletproof habits that you can access on his website www.skyrocketyourproductivity.com/habits it’s definetly worth reading. He also wrote one of the most EPIC posts about how to surround yourself […]

BGP 034 Shane Snow – Smartcuts

9/9/2014
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Shane Snow and I talk about accelerating business growth and use examples from his recent book Smartcuts. In this episode we talk about how he raised $11M in funding for his business Contently. Shane explains why it was easier to raise $11M in funding than raising $100k for his startup. We also talk about how you can […]

BGP 033 – Best of Business Growth Podcast

9/2/2014
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After running the Business Growth Podcast for over a year it was hard to choose the top lessons. Overall these 5 conversations had the greatest impact on me, so they made the cut. I want to thank all the guests who have been on the show. They are all innovative, inspiring and have helped so […]

Duration:00:13:19

BGP 032 Joel Widmer – Productivity Hacks

5/22/2014
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Joel Widmer talks about productivity hacks for entrepreneurs. We speak about the boring things you can do to become more productive as a business owner. He recently put out a course with raving reviews. Check it out here https://www.udemy.com/productivity-hacks/?couponCode=DoBoringWork 0:12 Introduction 1:32 Finding the sweet spot” for productivity 3:06 The myth of naturally productive people 4:55 […]

Duration:00:53:17

BGP 031 Davis Smith – Pledge for Good

5/15/2014
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Davis Smith, the founder of Cotopaxi.com talks about raising millions from VC’s to start his businesses, while maintaining a pledge for good to the world 0:29 – Introduction 1:12 – His first startup Pooltables.com 4:13 – Growing up in Latin America and world traveling 5:30 – Talking about taking risks and stepping into the business full-time […]

Duration:00:53:50