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Noah Kagan Presents Noah Kagan

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    • 4.8 • 871 Ratings

The #1 podcast for entrepreneurs. Learn proven strategies to start and grow a business, improve productivity, and live a happier life. Hear from top performers in all industries. Guests include entrepreneurs, CEOs, consultants, and more.

    My A/B testing process revealed

    My A/B testing process revealed

     
    📚 Get the NYT bestseller - milliondollarweekend.com - Available Everywhere!
     
    In this episode, Noah takes us behind the scenes of the Million Dollar Weekend book cover journey, revealing the power of A/B testing and data-driven decision-making when choosing everything from the title, image and even the color. 
    All these tests and iterations culminated in the final version that resonates with readers. The episode highlights the commitment to constant testing, asking, and improving to achieve not just good but great results.
    It’s worth thinking about - what can you test and improve in your business today?
     
    In this conversation, you’ll enjoy 3 BIG things:
    How to set up cost effective ad campaigns to identify winning elements of your projects.
    What is the Broken Door Problem?
    How can you stand out from the competition?
     
    Enjoy these 3 things plus a bunch more ear nuggets along the way.

    If you enjoyed this and want to hear some success stories from MDW, go back and listen to our episode with Pat, an incredible business owner, and a beta tester for the book who is now crushing it with his business that’s episode 336 in this feed.
     
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    • 14 min
    Howdy - Bootstrapped to $100 million with Jacqueline Samira

    Howdy - Bootstrapped to $100 million with Jacqueline Samira

    Jacqueline Samira is the Founder and CEO of Howdy.com, the $100 million-valued company shaking up the recruitment space. She shares her remarkable journey. She discusses the challenges and boundaries faced by women entering the business world and emphasizes the power of a solution mindset developed through struggles. 
     
    From setting revenue goals to creating a business model understandable by a child, she reveals the strategies behind her success. The episode also explores her approach to hiring, fostering a positive company culture, and the efficient balance between entrepreneurship and motherhood.
     
    📚 Get the NYT bestseller - milliondollarweekend.com - Available Everywhere!
     
    In this conversation, you’ll enjoy 3 BIG things:
    Solution Mindset: The power of leveraging personal struggles to find innovative solutions and overcome obstacles.
    From Sales to Entrepreneur: Why being good at sales means being good with people and how that can open up many career opportunities.
    Efficiency:  How having limited hours as a mom made her a more efficient entrepreneur, emphasizing the importance of time management and focus in achieving business goals.
     
    Enjoy these 3 plus much more in this episode.
     
    If you enjoyed this and want to hear more behind the scenes of creating this book, go back and listen to our episode with Mackenzie, another incredible business owner, she was on our beta team for the book and is now crushing it with her greetings card business that’s episode 336 in this feed
     
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    • 56 min
    The Million Dollar Weekend Debrief

    The Million Dollar Weekend Debrief

    It’s finally time, the book is out, it’s on the shelves and ready for your beautiful eyes.
    Today we chat post-launch as I give my reflections on the release of my new book, "Million Dollar Weekend," which soared to #16 on Amazon. 
     
    From meticulous preparation for interviews to debriefing both wins and losses, I share insights into the strategies that worked… or didn’t work, almost in real time as we release this book.
     
    📚 It’s not too late, grab your copy now - milliondollarweekend.com
     
    In this conversation, you’ll enjoy 3 BIG things: 
     
    Each Sale Counts: The effectiveness of personalized, one-on-one messaging for sales, prioritizing quality over quantity in building meaningful connections to every sale.
     
    Success Leaves Clues: Drawing inspiration from the success of others, learning from what works well and incorporating those lessons into your own projects.
     
    Enjoy the Journey: The importance of finding satisfaction and joy in the process, celebrating wins, and making deliberate choices that align with personal fulfillment rather than marketing expectations.
     
    If you enjoyed this and want to hear more behind the scenes of Million Dollar Weekend, go back and listen to last week's episode with Jon Youshaeig as he interviews me about the lead up to the launch. That’s  episode 338 in this feed.
     
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    • 34 min
    The Making of a Million Dollar Weekend

    The Making of a Million Dollar Weekend

    Today the roles reverse as Jon Youshaei takes the interviewer's chair to get the scoop on Noah Kagan's new book, 'Million Dollar Weekend.' 
     
    We explore the main goals in crafting the book and devising a marketing plan, including the audacious aim of 1000 reviews on launch and how we built a launch Beta team.
     
    📚 PRE-order for exclusive bonuses - milliondollarweekend.com (1000 available)
     
    In this conversation, you’ll enjoy 3 BIG things: 
    Find a Worthy Market: How to evaluate market trends and identify opportunities for sustainable growth. 
    Simplicity Wins: The power of simplicity by focusing on a single goal—like reaching 1000 reviews.
    The Survey Method: Exploring the value of live engagement, and how to test and iterate based on feedback.
     
    If you enjoyed this and want to hear more behind the scenes of Million Dollar Weekend, go back and listen to last week's episode with Mackenzie (a beta reader of the book), she talks about using the lessons learned in creating her $50,000 a year Greeting Cards business. That’s episode 338 in this feed.
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    • 42 min
    From Corporate to Greetings Cards - Mackenzie's Million Dollar Journey

    From Corporate to Greetings Cards - Mackenzie's Million Dollar Journey

    Today we are chatting with Mackenzie, a former corporate strategist from Apple and Warby Parker, who plans on taking on Hallmark & American Greetings by revolutionizing the greetings card industry through her Shopify store and newsletter. 
     
    As an early reader of "Million Dollar Weekend," Mackenzie unveils the real-life applications of the book's principles. We delve into her revelations, the challenges of starting small, and the triumph of making that crucial first sale. 
     
    📚 PRE-order for exclusive bonuses - milliondollarweekend.com (1000 available)
     
    In this conversation, you’ll enjoy 3 BIG things:
    Embrace the idea that you may never feel ready to start, but the key is to start anyway.
    Play to your strengths in business and do more of what is already working.
    Don't be afraid to be messy in the kitchen of entrepreneurship; the process matters more than appearances.
     
    If you enjoyed this and want to hear more behind the scenes of creating this book, go back and listen to last week's episode where I break down our entire marketing strategy, that’s episode 335 in this feed



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    • 36 min
    The Weekend that Changed Everything: Pat's $24k a Month Story

    The Weekend that Changed Everything: Pat's $24k a Month Story

    Today we chat with Pat, a former YouTube consultant and former head of customer success at Tubics, as he shares his Million Dollar Weekend journey. 
    Uncover the incredible transformation from being the "biggest procrastinator" to validating and setting up an entire business within 48 hours. Pat's experience reveals the power of taking action, overcoming discomfort in sales, 
     
    📚 PRE-order for exclusive bonuses - milliondollarweekend.com (1000 available)
     
    In this conversation, you’ll enjoy 3 BIG things:
    Pivoting his professional experience into a new agency venture.
    Making sales is not evil, and rejection is not a setback but a step forward
    Leaving the safety of a stable income for the unlimited upside potential of entrepreneurship.
     
    If you enjoyed this and want to hear more behind the scenes of creating this book, go back and listen to last week's episode where I break down our entire marketing strategy, that’s episode 335 in this feed



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    • 24 min

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871 Ratings

871 Ratings

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I’m extremely excited to share that I have followed and listed to Noah’s podcast for the last year now. I helped contribute to his book “Million Dollar Weekend” and love hearing how with his help he has transformed the lives of many of us. 🙏

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Noah Brings All the Real

Fun and honest- actionable entrepreneurship advice. My favorite part is the candid and warm honesty. He does monthly free office hours and actually cares about and interacts with his fans/followers. The real deal!

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