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DIY Branding for Founders with Wenting Zhang (#105)

Jim is Joined by Wenting Zhang, Founder of Typogram. They chat about the importance of brand and design for startups before getting into some nitty-gritty growth hacks...

Why You Should Build a Community and How April MacLean Scaled The Trends Community (#104)

This week, Jim is joined by the community guru behind Trends and CEO of Wondry April MacLean to have an amazing conversation about the value and tactics involved in bu...

How I Started GrowthHit, How We're Building Startups, & My Interview on Rising Tide (#103)

This week, Jim is featured on the Rising Tide podcast hosted by Kevin Prewett. They chat about starting and developing Growth Hit as well as the various projects from ...

How We Got 1M TikTok Views, Top Marketing Stunts & The $3M Challenge Update (#102)

Jim is joined by Yonathan for the monthly update on the $3M Challenge, insight on getting 1M TikTok Views, and an overview of some of the best Marketing Stunts in rece...

A Startup That's Disrupting the $16B Funeral Industry: Micah Truman (#101)

This week, Jim has an amazing conversation with Micah Truman, CEO of Return Home, a company that is revolutionizing the funeral home industry with the creation of a ne...

100th Episode: Best of IIWST (#100)

This week, we celebrate our 100th episode by sharing 12 of our favorite moments from the show over the past two years!

How to Get on Shark Tank and Scale a DTC Brand (#24)

This week we revisit one of our favorite episodes about how a Shark Tank deal could impact your business! Yve-Car Momperousse talks about her D2C brand and how their S...

How to Make an Irresistible Offer & The $3M Challenge Update for October (#98)

Yonathan returns for the monthly update on the $3M Challenge and also shares his secret to making the perfect activation offer.

VC Secrets with Jenny Fielding (#97)

This week Jim is joined by the Jenny Fielding, a general partner at The Fund with an incredible amount of experience in startup acceleration and venture capital. Jenny...

From Free Work to Global Productized Service & Making the Perfect Video Ad: Nick Lange (#96)

This week, Jim chats with Nick Lange, CEO of Everpost. Nick shares his journey from making wedding videos to pay his way through college to eventually working with the...

Adam Weiler on Building a 100+ Person Agency and "F* You" Money vs. "No thank you" money (#95)

Jim is joined by his good friend and entrepreneurship mentor, Adam Weiler. Adam shares some amazing insights from successes and mistakes he's made during his time as a...

A Productized Service Roundtable with 5 CEOs (#94)

Jim is joined by 4 impressive thought leaders in the productized services space to really break down and demystify this lucrative business sector. Members of the round...

Startup Growing Pains, The Perfect Ad, and Half-Baked Startup Ideas (#93)

Yonathan joins Jim to talk about startup growing pains, Jim shares and amazing encounter with a grungy yet expert salesman, and they endeavor to find the perfect ad.

How We Run Multiple Companies at Once (#92)

This week, Jim is featured on the Do You Even Hustle? podcast. Jim shares how he launched 3 companies with the goal of getting them to $1 million each, and the lesson...

How this Fashion Brand Made Millions by Going All-In on DTC (#91)

Jim is joined by Alessandra Perez-Rubio and Louisa Rechter, founders of the incredibly successful fashion brand Mestiza. They talk about the unique pivot they made dur...

10+ Startup Ideas, Hitting $30k with One Day Design & The $3M Challenge Update (#90)

Jim and Yonathan give an update on the $3M challenge and discuss what to do with blunt feedback. At the 21 minute mark, they get into over 10 half baked startup ideas.

How Tim Stoddart Owns 15+ Companies that Run on Autopilot (#89)

Jim is joined by the incredible Tim Stoddart, agency owner and SEO master, who turned a practice of writing blogs to maintain his sobriety into a multi-million dollar ...

How Privy launched, pivoted, and sold for millions with Ben Jabbawy (#88)

Jim is joined by Ben Jabbawy, Founder and CEO of Privy. They deep dive into the nuts and bolts of how to start and run a Saas company and how you can use things like a...

How to Build a 100 Person Agency From Scratch with Ross Hudgens (#87)

Jim is joined by Ross Hudgens, founder of Siege Media. Ross shares the nitty gritty details about starting and growing an agency from a one man operation to a business...

Running Two Businesses While Working 4 Days a Week with John Doherty (#86)

Jim is joined by John Doherty, an Entrepreneur who runs two successful businesses (Credo & EditorNinja) while only working 4 days a week. They chat about building ...

$40M in 4 Years Building the Apple Store of Cannabis with Meg Sanders (#85)

Jim is joined by Canna Provisions Co-founder Meg Sanders and they chat about how she has been able to create $40M business without traditional marketing channels and o...

Bill Gurley on Running Down Your Dream #IconicReads (#84)

Jim and Yonathan explore another Iconic Read (or in this case watch) as they break down Bill Gurley's filmed speech titled Running Down a Dream.

Validating Startup Ideas, Startup Studios, & Building in Public (#83)

This week, things shake up a bit as Jim is interviewed by Danny Greene of the Top Brand Builders podcast. Jim shares his journey as a founder before getting into the s...

Building BeardBrand From Scratch with Eric Bandholz (#82)

Jim is joined by Beardbrand co-founder Eric Bandholz. Eric shares how he started a successful brand featured on Shark Tank with zero funding on core values such as fre...

How this Private Equity Analyst Acquired Dr. Snip with $0: Shrikesh Majithia (#81)

Jim is joined by Shrikesh Majithia, the CEO of Dr. Snip, one of the largest providers of vasectomies in the United States. Shrikesh shares how he successfully transiti...

What is Blitzscaling and When to Do It with Chris Yeh (#80)

Jim is joined by Chris Yeh, co-author of Blitzscaling, and they dive deep on how and when to implement blitzscaling to your business. They deep dive on specifics as we...

My Ice Bath Experience and We Share the May Numbers on the $3M Challenge (#79)

Jim is joined again by Yonathan to discuss some highs and lows as the team continues to pursue the $3M dollar challenge. Jim also reveals how he might accidentally bec...

Starting a Launchpad Business with Sam Shepler (#78)

Jim is joined by Sam Shepler the CEO of TestimonialHero. Sam and Jim chat about Launchpad businesses and discuss how and why entrepreneurs should seriously consider cr...

How We're Preparing for a Recession with Our Business (#77)

Jim and Yonathan discuss some of the crazy things they've seen in the market recently and discuss strategies for entrepreneurs to not only survive turbulent times, but...

Building a Productized Service with Karl Hughes (#76)

Jim is joined by Draft.dev Founder/CEO Karl Hughes and they dive deep into the nitty gritty of how to bootstrap a business in a niche market, productized services, and...