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Starting from Nothing

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How do you start a business when you have no money? No experience? No credibility? Or even no idea? This podcast will show you how. Every week successful entrepreneurs share the strategies of how they built their businesses entirely from scratch. No silver spoons. No magic bullets. No monkey business. Just hustling and using strategies that work. And the best part?

How do you start a business when you have no money? No experience? No credibility? Or even no idea? This podcast will show you how. Every week successful entrepreneurs share the strategies of how they built their businesses entirely from scratch. No silver spoons. No magic bullets. No monkey business. Just hustling and using strategies that work. And the best part?
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Kansas, United States

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How do you start a business when you have no money? No experience? No credibility? Or even no idea? This podcast will show you how. Every week successful entrepreneurs share the strategies of how they built their businesses entirely from scratch. No silver spoons. No magic bullets. No monkey business. Just hustling and using strategies that work. And the best part?

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English


Episodes

SFN237: The Story Engine: Grow Your Business with Content Marketing

12/5/2017
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Kyle Gray is a mentor within The Foundation who helps businesses turn their stories into growth tools. He is also the author of the bestselling book The Story Engine, which has helped thousands of entrepreneurs tell their stories and grow their businesses with content marketing. Kyle developed many of the strategies and systems he uses while working for WP Curve, a startup that grew to 7 figures using content marketing and was recently sold to GoDaddy. Click here to learn more and...

Duration: 00:13:58


SFN236 | Purpose Mapping: The Dirty Little Secret of Every High Achiever

11/28/2017
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Craig Filek is on a mission to map the purpose genome of humanity... for humanity. He is the Executive Director of the Purpose Genome Institute and the creator of a psychological technology for unlocking your potential called Purpose Mapping®. Click here to learn more and read the blog post at TheFoundation.com/podcast. Resources Learn more atPurposeMapping.comTo begin Purpose Mapping for free, visitwww.PurposeMapping.com/andy-drish Production & Development for The Foundation:...

Duration: 00:16:03


SFN235: Ryan Moran’s Road Map to a $100M Business

11/16/2017
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Ryan Moran returns to discuss his plans for building a $100M business. If you’re not familiar with Ryan already, he’s the Founder of both Capitalism.com and Freedom Fast Lane – and, although he’s barely 30-years-old, he recently exited a company for eight figures. Click here to learn more and read the blog post at TheFoundation.com/podcast. Resources Learn more atCapitalism.comListen toFreedom Fast LaneListen toSFN179: Ryan Moran on Entering the Freedom Fast Lane

Duration: 00:43:31


SFN234: Generating $20k MRR (With Just THREE Customers)

11/14/2017
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Torben Anderson was in the corporate rat race for 20 years. Now he’s Founder of Rewired and, after just a few months, he’s generating $20k in monthly recurring revenue (MRR) – with just three customers. Click here to learn more and read the blog post at TheFoundation.com/podcast. Resources Connect with Torben:Rewired.co|LinkedIn

Duration: 00:20:15


SFN233: Scaling from One Customer to $26k MRR in 6 Months

10/31/2017
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Just six months ago, Rufus Casey had one customer for his software product, GrowFlow – fast forward to today and he’s generating $26k in monthly recurring revenue. We dig in and share a case study of every step along the way. Click here to learn more and read the blog post at TheFoundation.com/podcast. Resources Learn more atGetGrowFlow.com

Duration: 00:24:19


SFN232: The Foundation & Future of Internet Marketing

10/24/2017
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Phil MacNevin has over 16 years of experience in design, digital marketing, entrepreneurship training, and leadership, and his unique background has allowed him to work with some of the top people and brands in the industry: His digital marketing agency, LiftMedia, has built and automated marketing funnels for industry experts like Eben Pagan, Jordan Belfort, Christian Mickelsen, Chandler Bolt, and The Foundation. Phil also launched a new podcast, Automate and Convert, where he helps...

Duration: 00:25:31


SFN231: CASE STUDY: A Software Business from Idea Extraction to Sales

10/17/2017
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Sergey Zuev is a Starting From Nothing listener in the Ukraine who started his own software company a little over a year ago, and it is steadily growing and generating more money each month. We’re going to learn exactly what he did, where the idea came from, how he got the first version built, how he’s been marketing and selling it, and what he’s planning to do next. Sergey’s software, GA Connector, connects your sales software with Google Analytics so you can track your website...

Duration: 00:16:01


SFN230: Create Your Own Life: Action Begets Traction - with Jeremy Slate

10/10/2017
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Have you struggled to get heard in the entrepreneurial space? There’s a lot of noise in the space, but Jeremy is the Founder of the Create Your Own Life Podcast and he specializes in helping entrepreneurs share their story and get heard. After the initial success of the podcast, Jeremy partnered with Daniel Gefen to launch Get Featured to help other entrepreneurs get their message out by appearing as guests on the right podcasts. Click here to learn more and read the blog post at...

Duration: 00:25:45


SFN229: Saying HELL YES to an Unconventional Life - with Jules Schroeder

9/26/2017
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Jules Schroeder is the founder of Unconventional Life, a media and experiences company that operates a podcast on the Forbes Under 30 channel, while hosting five-day business accelerators in exotic locations worldwide. Her mission to inspire and empower millennials to live a life by their own design, where their greatest source of happiness is also their source of income. Click here to learn more and read the blog post at TheFoundation.com/podcast. Resources Connect with...

Duration: 00:36:45


SFN228: Case Study: From The Foundation to Sales

9/19/2017
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Since joining The Foundation in January 2017, Eathan Janney has launched a business (Invisible String Software), pre-sold his first webinar, and started generating revenue. We share what he’s done along this journey so that you can skip some of the mistakes he made and leverage the lessons he learned. Click here to learn more and read the blog post at TheFoundation.com/podcast. Resources Connect with Eathan:eathankeyboards@gmail.comRead Eathan’s writing at theFloating Piano...

Duration: 00:23:39


SFN227: How to Grow Your Investments & Leverage Your Time - with Matt Bodnar

8/15/2017
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Matt Bodnar is a partner at early stage investment firm Fresh Hospitality, who are on a mission to help entrepreneurs grow by providing financial and intellectual capital to growing businesses in the food service value chain. He’s also the creator and host of The Science of Success podcast, which is focused on improving decision-making and understanding psychology. Matt’s work earned him a spot on the Forbes “30 Under 30”, called a “Rising Restaurateur Star” by the National Restaurant...

Duration: 00:36:31


SFN226: The SaaS Cheat Code - with Dan Schwartz

8/8/2017
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If you are a non-technical person, you can still start (and grow) a successful software company. Dan Schwartz is the Founder & CEO of InvestorFuse, a bootstrapped SaaS company that just hit $1M in annual revenue. However, Dan isn’t a developer and he hasn’t written any code. Dan also wrote one of The Foundation’s most successful guest blog posts, “The SaaS Cheat Code," and today he’s going to share the cheat code with you. In This Interview I Ask: 1:40 - How did Dan get started,...

Duration: 00:23:49


SFN225: How Entrepreneurs Can Solve Large-Scale Problems - with James Schmatenberger

8/1/2017
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Do you really understand how to address large-scale problems? James Schmachtenberger has a unique education emphasizing the interconnected nature of large-scale problems, and this drives James to approach societal and health challenges with solutions that account for the entirety of a problem, rather than solving for one issue while creating another. This mission recently led James to Founding the Neurohacker Collective, an applied neuroscience company that has assembled some of the...

Duration: 00:39:15


SFN224: How to Leverage the Science of Succeeding with People - with Vanessa Van Edwards

7/27/2017
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Do you know how to captivate people? Today, you’ll find out how science can help make every social interaction more successful. Vanessa Van Edwards is a national best selling author and the lead investigator at her human behavior research lab, ScienceofPeople.com. She is a professional people watcher and her goal is to crack the code of interesting human behavior. She shares her research with audiences around the world, and in her book Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with...

Duration: 00:47:09


SFN223: How to Give Yourself Limitless Job Security - with Caitlin Pyle

7/25/2017
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Don’t listen to self-doubt – anyone can live an abundant life. Caitlin Pyle is an entrepreneur who started out as a freelance proofreader and, just three years ago, had zero knowledge about marketing and product creation. Now Caitlin and her husband Ben (also a Foundation alumni) manage BCP Media, a multi-million dollar media company with multiple blogs and digital products, including the site that started it all, Proofread Anywhere. Caitlin’s life mission is to help hardworking people...

Duration: 00:32:52


SFN222: Overcoming the Trials and Tribulations of Entrepreneurship (and Life)

7/20/2017
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If you are trying to start a business, you’ve probably been through some trials and tribulations along the way… and today we’re talking to someone who triumphed over their year of hell and came out stronger on the other side. Kyle Racki is the CEO of Proposify, a seven-figure software business with $250k MRR after only three years. We discuss the start of his entrepreneurial journey, some of the challenges he had to overcome, and how he is growing Proposify. Click here to learn more...

Duration: 00:42:21


SFN221: How to Bootstrap a Business with a Full-Time Job & Family to Feed

7/18/2017
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We all know starting a business is hard – and it’s even harder when you have a full-time job and a family to feed. Balancing all of these priorities is extremely difficult… but it’s not impossible. Today’s guests, Dean Collura and Eliot Dill, were facing that exact challenge when they started TitleTap. However, they still managed to grow the company from nothing to hundreds of customers and hundreds of thousands dollars of revenue in just a few years. In this episode, they will share...

Duration: 00:40:51


SFN220: Writing, Relationships, & The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - with Mark Manson

7/13/2017
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Entrepreneurs and high achievers often struggle with the simple parts of living a good life, like relationships. Today’s guest, Mark Manson, is the New York Times bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, a blogger, and an internet entrepreneur – plus he’s hilarious, insightful, and wise. We explore how he grows his business as an independent writer, why romance is an overrated aspect of relationships, and his plans for...

Duration: 00:46:01


SFN219: Using Fear as a Compass & Embracing the Energetic Side of Business

7/11/2017
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Raj Jana scaled JavaPresse Coffee Co. to six figures of monthly revenue in just one year, and it’s only picking up steam. Raj is the Founder and Chief Brewing Officer of JavaPresse Coffee Co., a company that creates innovative products that make coffee fun. He JUST left his day job (after working out an incredible deal to receive severance) and is gearing up to invest in the business full-time. Click here to learn more and read the blog post at TheFoundation.com Resources Connect...

Duration: 00:35:33


SFN218: Generating Press & Changing Behaviors - with Maneesh Sethi, Founder & CEO of Pavlok

6/29/2017
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Do you struggle with generating attention when you start a new project? Maneesh Sethi is one of the most eclectic, interesting, and written-about guests we’ve had on the show. He authored an international bestselling book when he was 14, trekked across the world for a Travel Channel show, and created Pavlok – the world’s first wearable that actually changes behavior. Whether he’s becoming a famous DJ in 90 days or hiring a woman from Craigslist to slap him when he uses Facebook, Maneesh...

Duration: 00:42:16

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