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Talking With Experts is a podcast helping you make a greater impact. We're here to support career changers who want to get hired at a startup or start their own podcast. Our experts are here to support you and share how they are building world class businesses.
If you are a startup and are hiring, we want to talk with you. Email talkingwithexpertspod@gmail.com to apply.


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Talking With Experts Podcast Chris Cownden

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Talking With Experts is a podcast helping you make a greater impact. We're here to support career changers who want to get hired at a startup or start their own podcast. Our experts are here to support you and share how they are building world class businesses.
If you are a startup and are hiring, we want to talk with you. Email talkingwithexpertspod@gmail.com to apply.


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    EP57 Ryan Cantor Talks About How To Improve Product Market Fit & Boost Customer Experience

    EP57 Ryan Cantor Talks About How To Improve Product Market Fit & Boost Customer Experience

    Ryan Cantor from Thryv joins me to talk heavily about product market fit, managing customer engagement expectations for a new release of a product and hints at some cool features and concepts that you could use to grow or scale your products as a SaaS company. 
    Thryv has a growing customer engagement of 30%, is a profitable $200M ARR SaaS company that has been running for 6 years with 26% growth YoY.  
    Ryan is an expert worth listening to if you want to improve your product game.
    Connect with Ryan on LinkedIn
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanjcantor/
    Learn more about Thryv
    https://www.thryv.com/

    Executive Producer - Phil Better

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    • 31 min
    EP56 Adil Amarsi Talks About Copywriting For Startups To Attract The Right Kind Of Investors

    EP56 Adil Amarsi Talks About Copywriting For Startups To Attract The Right Kind Of Investors

    Adil Amarsi joins @Talking With Experts Podcast to share how to write copy that is compelling enough to attract all types of investors, what unique opportunities are coming in the future for startups and copywriters and how to use your defeats and victories to create an unlimited amount of content.
    If you want to know how to create massive ROI in your personal and business and you don't know how to position yourself as an expert, then this episode will clarify that for you. Stay to the end and Adil will share his "Ultimate Burger Recipe with Sweet Whiskey" which he goes through with us step by step to nourish your mind and soul.
    Connect with Adil on LinkedIn
    https://linkedin.com/in/adilamarsi
    See you next week.
    Executive Producer Phil Better Inc

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    EP55 Rich White Raises $4.7M from investors like Twitch, Reddit, Zoom & YCombinator

    EP55 Rich White Raises $4.7M from investors like Twitch, Reddit, Zoom & YCombinator

    Today, we invited Rich White to share more about the future of Fathom and his strategy for growth, funding, product, his team and even advice for the bootstrapped startup founder. You'll learn how to use cold emailing the right way, how to gain investors, how to differentiate yourself from your competitors and explore other ways to build your startup through partnerships with marketplaces like AppSumo, Product Hunt and G2.
    Rich is a very hands on CEO and his key piece of advice here is to stay focused on the discipline you are great at for as long as possible and hire your weaknesses.
    Connect with Rich
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/rrwhite/
    Get a free Fathom.Video account
    https://fathom.video/invite/qRCrDQ
    See you next week.


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    • 33 min
    EP54 Shane Monks O'Byrne Talks About Securing Investment For Aikido Finance From His Campervan

    EP54 Shane Monks O'Byrne Talks About Securing Investment For Aikido Finance From His Campervan

    Are you a struggling startup founder that doesn't know how to get investment from VC's? Maybe joining an incubator or YCombinator is an option. For Shane and his team it was and this episode will go over what it took for Shane to gain investment from an unlikely environment, his campervan in the middle of nowhere. With odds stacked against him, he finds Wifi Hotspots to close deals and share his product with the world.
    Shane shares how he is a hands on CEO and why he started Aikido Finance. Enjoy!
    Create a portfolio like a hedge fund inside your own brokerage account.
    https://www.aikido.finance/
    Learn how to build your own campervan
    https://www.thevanconversion.com/
    Connect with Shane Monks O’Byrne
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/shane-monks-o-byrne-530241184
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    • 46 min
    EP53 Mike Audi From TIKI Talks About What You Can Do As A Startup To Gain Users, Investors & Instant Market Validation

    EP53 Mike Audi From TIKI Talks About What You Can Do As A Startup To Gain Users, Investors & Instant Market Validation

    Are you able to choose who uses, sells and buys your data and what are you doing about it if you are not? 
    Mike Audi the Founder and CEO of TIKI. He is on a mission to create an anonymous platform that allows you to control who uses your data, choose who sees it and choose who can buy your data. As scary as it sounds, Facebook was not created to be a social media, community-driven platform, it was created with one thing in mind, Data Manipulation and Exploitation of it users. In a world where data is the main currency, Facebook and the big tech companies control the data and AI world and extract data for profit at the users expense.

    We are in a world where a few people control the masses.
    This episode is where we learn what the real problem is and what we can do as a collective to make a change. And it is in our power now to stand by TIKI and support the mission to get our control back. TIKI are always looking for new investors.
    Mike's advice for Startups that have a strong mission like TIKI
    Make your users your investors and involve them in the process of your growth. If they love your product they will be your biggest supporters for life. Get enough people to became aware of the issue and demand change
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    • 50 min
    EP52 Farzad Rashidi Talks about The Power of Content Promotion & His Bootstrapping Success at Visme & Respona

    EP52 Farzad Rashidi Talks about The Power of Content Promotion & His Bootstrapping Success at Visme & Respona

    Hey budding entrepreneurs, serial founders and content creators!
    It’s Chris Cownden again with Talking With Experts Podcast. We have a great expert lined up for you who was the first marketing hire at Visme.com and has moved up the ranks as the Director of Marketing. In the last few years, Farzad Rashidi has also been building out Respona.com which will we go in to more detail about soon. 
    He’s going to be sharing how Visme and Respona create content that ranks so you can mimic their success. What’s exciting about both Visme and Respona is that they are self-funded and bootstrapped meaning they have no outside investors to rely on for capital and they’ve built a high level of success by excelling in content creation and content promotion.
    Visme has a successful launch on AppSumo in 2017 too!

    Start with your own problem. If you are willing to pay for it, you’ve hit a jackpot.
    Farzad Rashidi covers both technical and practical advice, the history and theory behind it so you can get the full context of why to do something, how to do it and what to do when. We talk about producing quality content, gaining topical authority, link-building, site structure and at the end Farzad shares how you can get access to Visme’s Full Marketing Strategy.
    Watch the full episode on YouTube here.
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    Executive Produced by Phil Better Inc

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    • 57 min

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An Absolute Must for All Entrepreneurs and Experts

Talking with Experts podcast should be an absolute must listen to for all entrepreneurs and experts.

Chris covers a range of topics that entrepreneurs and experts need to be versed on to succeed in today’s highly competitive and crowded environment.

One of the standout interviews for me with the one with Cher Cunningham which focuses on mindset. This is an area that can have the biggest impact as to whether or not one can succeed. Great insights and tips on how to build and harness that growth mindset muscle.

Great job Chris. Look forward to listening to future episodes

Michael Haynes

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Great podcast show

Just recorded an episode with Chris and had a lovely time!

Great for any experts looking to get exposure 🙌🏼