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Journey to 7 Figures

Entrepreneurship

Journey to 7 Figures is a show about entrepreneurs and the stories behind how they grew their businesses to 7 figures and beyond. We cover the good, the bad, the ugly and the lessons they learned along the way.

Journey to 7 Figures is a show about entrepreneurs and the stories behind how they grew their businesses to 7 figures and beyond. We cover the good, the bad, the ugly and the lessons they learned along the way.

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United States

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Journey to 7 Figures is a show about entrepreneurs and the stories behind how they grew their businesses to 7 figures and beyond. We cover the good, the bad, the ugly and the lessons they learned along the way.

Twitter:

@leadquizzes

Language:

English


Episodes

What Poker Taught Brian Tate to Grow Oats Overnight to $5M -- #40

10/22/2019
Brian Tate, founder and CEO of Oats Overnight, talks about the challenges of running a breakfast business and how his 12 years experience as a professional poker player helped him to grow Oats Overnight to $5M in revenue. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [02:00] How Brian went from poker into the breakfast business and seeing the market opportunity for overnight oats[03:45] The learning it...

Duration:00:34:12

How Its Partner Program Helped Databox Grow to $1.5M -- #039

10/22/2019
Pete Caputa, CEO of Databox, talks about their strategy of creating an ecosystem for agencies to learn about Databox, and how building out a partner program helped Databox grow to $1.5M in annual revenue. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:48] Pete’s experience at HubSpot[05:07] How Pete got involved with Databox[07:45] How Databox started[10:32] Building out the partner program at...

Duration:00:39:27

How Farmgirl Flowers Got to $23.4M in Revenue -- #038

10/22/2019
Christina Stembel entered the $3B online flower industry with no experience and very little money. With a dream to innovate on how business was done, she came up with a unique model that eventually led to Farmgirl Flowers’ $23.4M in revenue last year. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:48] What gave Christina the idea of going into the flower business[03:37] Some of the things that...

Duration:00:43:39

How WebPT Grew Into a Leading PT Software With Over $80M ARR -- #41

6/6/2019
Heidi Jannenga, President and Co-Founder of WebPT, talks about how their cloud-based idea grew into the leading physical therapy software on the market. WebPT did over $80M in revenue last year with a 99% customer retention rate. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:38] How Heidi first came up with the idea for WebPT[06:03] How they saved a tremendous amount of money in building their...

Duration:00:48:15

How 1-800-GOT-JUNK Grew Into a $309M Franchise Business -- #37

1/21/2019
Brian Scudamore, Founder and CEO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? tells the importance of figuring out your values and setting a painted picture for your business. Now, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? has grown to over $309M in revenue with over 250 franchise owners around the world. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:45] How Brian started his business[03:23] How he got his first customers and leveraged the power of free...

Duration:00:41:45

How ProfitWell Grew to Over $10M by Solving Pricing Problems -- #36

1/13/2019
Patrick Campbell, Co-founder and CEO of ProfitWell, talks about how they grew to over $10M in revenue by taking on the role of pricing experts for their clients and revolutionizing how businesses price their products and services through their technology. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:40] How they got the idea for Price Intelligently and what it does[02:46] The pricing problem and how...

Duration:00:44:47

How Hotjar Grew to $16.4M in ARR in Just 4 Years -- #35

1/2/2019
David Darmanin, founder and CEO of Hotjar, talks about how they successfully got people to use their product in its beta phase and eventually monetized it. Find out how they have grown to $16.5M ARR and 21K paying customers in just 4 years. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:30] The origin stories of how they got started with Hotjar[03:50] What Hotjar does and how they marketed it[05:11]...

Duration:00:43:39

How Bobby Edwards Scaled Squatty Potty to $28M in Revenue -- #34

12/20/2018
Squatty Potty’s CEO and co-creator, Bobby Edwards, talks about how Squatty Potty became the talk of the town when it got picked up by Howard Stern, and how their success on Shark Tank and their viral “unicorn video” ultimately led to $28M in revenue. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:38] How they came up with the idea for Squatty Potty[05:12] How they first started manufacturing their...

Duration:00:41:16

How Smart Nora Created $1M in Kickstarter and Preorder Sales -- #33

12/10/2018
Smart Nora is the revolutionary contact-free snoring solution that earned a spot on Oprah’s Favorite Things in 2017. Its CEO and co-founder, Behrouz Hariri, talks about how they raised over $1M in Kickstarter and eventually grew to $8.5M in annual sales. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:32] How Smart Nora came to be[03:17] Smart Nora as a product solution and the product design...

Duration:00:42:35

How Cirrus Insight Grew to 150k Paid Users and $12.8M in Revenue -- #32

11/26/2018
Brandon Bruce co-founded Cirrus Insight, an all-in-one productivity sales platform that connects Gmail and Outlook with Salesforce. Find out how they grew to having over 150,000 paying users across 5,000 companies and gained up to $12.8M in revenue. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:36] How they came up with the idea for Cirrus Insight[04:56] How Brandon knew that his friend was going to be...

Duration:00:50:22

How Jonathan Buford Grew His Craft Brewery to $5.5M

10/30/2018
Jonathan Buford co-founded Arizona Wilderness Brewery without a brewing background and turned it into the #1 rated new brewery in the world in 2013. Listen to this episode to learn how they did it and last year generated $5.5M in revenue. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:24] How Jonathan transitioned from a window cleaning business into the brewery business[06:02] How he learned how to...

Duration:00:45:06

How Serendipit Consulting Grew to $3M with Clients Like Orangetheory Fitness -- #30

10/16/2018
Melissa DiGianfilippo and Alexis Krisay founded marketing agency, Serendipit Consulting, which services clients like Orangetheory Fitness, Dry Bar, and Modern Acupuncture. Learn how they’ve grown it to $3M in sales last year with 28 employees. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:24] How Melissa and Alexis first started Serendipit[03:25] How they knew that they would be good business...

Duration:00:40:26

The 5 Laws of Setting Up a 7-Figure SaaS Business -- #29

10/9/2018
Clay Collins built LeadPages to over $30M in annual revenue with over 40k paying customers. In this interview he shares the 5 laws of building a 7 figure SaaS business from scratch based on the lessons he learned. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:56] How Clay would start Leadpages if he were to do it all over again[06:32] Why creating a content community first is important[09:52] When you...

Duration:00:39:12

How OH Partners Became a $35M/Year Creative Agency -- #28

10/1/2018
Scott Harkey has built OH Partners to $35M in annual revenues. Find out the hiring strategies they used to grow to 120 employees, the pruning process to focus on their best clients, and how they close deals like a $50M contract with the Arizona Lottery. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:30] How Scott and his business partner got started with OH Partners and their vision for the...

Duration:00:46:09

How Sixth Division Went From Broke to $3M in Five Years -- #27

9/24/2018
Learn how Brad Martineau grew his agency, SixthDivision, by focusing on a single marketing channel, how he productized his services and the innovative delivery method that allowed him to charge premium pricing, resulting in $3M in annual revenue. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:20] What led Brad to start SixthDivision[05:10] How they first started getting clients[09:35] What it was like...

Duration:00:45:29

How Snow Teeth Whitening Does Branding with Floyd Mayweather -- #26

9/17/2018
Learn how 25-year-old Josh Elizetxe developed a revolutionary teeth whitening product, branded it by partnering with celebrities like Floyd Mayweather and Rob Gronkowski and how he has grown it to seven figures, on track for $25M this year. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:43] How Josh got interested and involved in the teeth whitening space[04:09] How they got started with their product...

Duration:00:41:54

How Ryan Deiss Grew Digital Marketer to $10M in ARR -- #25

9/10/2018
DigitalMarketer has over 15,000 paying members and half a million subscribers that trust them to learn about digital marketing. Learn how they grew past the $1M and $5M ARR plateaus and how Ryan Deiss’ business model had to change. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for the complete show notes of every podcast episode. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:35] How Ryan got into the traffic conversion space and what it was like back then when he were just starting[07:33] How Ryan...

Duration:00:46:33

How Bodify Became the #4/3000 CoolSculpting Provider -- #24

9/3/2018
Learn how in just three short years, Jessica Stellwagen grew CoolSculpting provider, Bodify, to $2.2M in sales with 40% net profit and just three employees. Even if you don’t have a clinic, there’s lots to learn from their marketing and growth strategies. Visit https://www.leadquizzes.com/podcast for complete show notes of every podcast episode Topics Discussed in this Episode: [03:58] What is CoolSculpting?[04:33] How did they raise the funds to start a CoolSculpting practice?[07:10]...

Duration:00:40:46

How Raj Jana sold 150k products and grew JavaPresse to $2.3M -- #23

6/25/2018
Learn how Raj Jana created JavaPresse, a side hustle selling coffee grinders on Amazon from a business that had 90% refunds in the first two months, to selling 150k products and $2.3M in sales. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:28] What made Raj decide to get into entrepreneurship[07:56] Some of the first steps Raj took to figure out what kind of product he wanted to create[16:00] Raj’s financial situation at the time when he started the company[19:08] How they got to $23,000 in sales...

Duration:00:40:44

How Garrett Moon Built CoSchedule into a 7 Figure SaaS

6/18/2018
In just five years, Garrett Moon has built CoSchedule from 0 to 7 figures in revenue, 9,000 customers, 1.5M monthly page views, and over 350k email subscribers. Listen to this episode to learn exactly how he did it. Topics Discussed in this Episode: [01:31] How Garrett started with his first agency and how far they got before moving forward with CoSchedule[04:37] The idea for CoSchedule and how they decided it was the product to move forward with[10:36] How they focused on getting...

Duration:00:36:54