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This podcast follows the ordinary stories of Entrepreneurs in the Financial Industry who broke false beliefs, built companies, lost everything, and yet found the motivation to persevere in their stillest hour.

The Stillest Hour Paul Sanders

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This podcast follows the ordinary stories of Entrepreneurs in the Financial Industry who broke false beliefs, built companies, lost everything, and yet found the motivation to persevere in their stillest hour.

    Acquiring Financial Educators and Publishers - A Conversation with Ian Rosen

    Acquiring Financial Educators and Publishers - A Conversation with Ian Rosen

    Have a Financial Education or Publishing company? Interested in the details of becoming acquired? Get your answers in today's episode. Ian is the CRO of Magnifi a division of Tifin and has acquired a number of smaller educators and publishers over the past couple years. 
    00:00 | Who is Ian Rosen?05:56 | Why acquire Financial Education Companies? 08:11 | Is it easier to build a product or an audience? 09:28 | Why not start from scratch vs acquiring a Fined/Finpub company10:39 | Why aquire when you can joint venture or strike an affiliate deal? 12:47 | How big of a factor are compliance issues when acquiring a company?17:30 | Did Ian ever consider acquiring companies related to Fintech?19:04 | Psychology behind Ian's ideal partners22:20 | Short list on why an acquisition would be attractive to a Finpub 24:04 | The beauty of financial alchemy "Finpub to Fintech"27:32 | How have current acquisitions gone? What was learned? Plans going forward?30:44 | Does bad aqcuisition matter less if the backend monetization succeeds?34:16 | What types of products are working right now?36:15 | Themes on what marketing works better than others37:28 | Build a Financial Education company without the Guru phase?38:49 | Acquiring companies with established audiences vs faceless companies39:58 | What type of Revenue Multiples do you look to pay companies you aquire42:30 | Lifetime relationships with founders?43:24 | Compensation model for acquired founders? 45:00 | What marketing machine will future partners have access to?46:48 | Amount of control business owners are going to lose49:51 | Ideal company size that Ian plans to acquire50:43 | What Ian wishes to fix at an early stage56:00 | Ian explains "Chateau Fibonacci"57:09 | Ian's advice for business owners who are planning to quit1:00:13 | Ian's recommended book that he read recently

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Conversation with Crypto Analyst - Mark of Bitcoin.live

    Conversation with Crypto Analyst - Mark of Bitcoin.live

    Today we are speaking with Mark of Bitcoin.live. Check out the annotations for easy scrolling. 
    00:00 - 1:44 How did Mark start?01:45 - 03:36 What inspired Mark to get here?3:37 - 05:07 Did Mark get drawn to Bitcoin because of the fast gains?05:08 - 07:25 Secure safe path or try something else?07:26 - 09:31 Personality training is the key?09:32 - 12:13 Why go into altcoins space if Bitcoin is the way?12:14 - 15:22 A way to predict the timing of Bitcoin's adoption?15:23 - 19:24 What keeps Mark in Bitcoin during the "bear markets"?19:25 - 20:13 The logic about buying.20:14 - 23:28 What is fractional reserve banking and how did some of the banks get into trouble?23:29 - 25:21 Mark's opinion on bank bailouts?25:22 - 25:52 Bitcoin taking over the monetary system?25:53 - 29:01 The U.S national debt and the inflation going forward.29:02 - 30:48 The future of Bitcoin live.

    • 30 min
    Conversation with Jeanette Sims Co-founder of Trade Thirsty

    Conversation with Jeanette Sims Co-founder of Trade Thirsty

    Today we are speaking with the Co-Founder of Trade Thirsty Jeanette Sims! Get her backstory, what her company does by listening to this episode.

    • 1 hr
    Talking to Jami Stout Co-Founder of Revenue Tree

    Talking to Jami Stout Co-Founder of Revenue Tree

    Jami: The crowned affiliate queen has been responsible for multimillion dollar launches including a 28 million dollar affiliate launch in the Financial space. She connects financial products, offers and traffic at Revenue Tree. Get her backstory, thoughts on media and finance and where the industry is headed.

    00:00 - 5:55 = How did Jami Start?
    5:56 - 7:46 = Jami's Motivation
    7:47 - 9:14 = How did Jami raise money with small capital
    9:15 - 12:26 = Discussing the intersection between media and finance
    12:27 - 14:15 = Sell the idea, not the product
    14:16 - 18:56 = Rewind - Jami's Journey
    18:57 - 20:44 = What does Revenue Tree do?
    20:45 - 24:00 = Partnering with Offer Economics
    24:01 - 25:19 = What makes a good affiliate launch?
    25:20 - 26:23 = Why get out of bed for Jami?
    26:24 - 27:24 = Causes of burn-out
    27:25 - 30:44 = Identity as an Entrepreneur
    30:45 - 33:22 = Rewind - The Affiliate Queen
    33:23: 39:00 = The maturity of the Financial Industry
    39:01 - 45:23 = Paul's "Why?"
    45:24 - 46:10 = Why currency today is authenticity
    46:11 - 49:56 = Progression of an Entrepreneur
    49:57 - 53:44 = Hiring an employee - Red Flag Edition
    53:45 - 55:02 = The Oregon Trail and What does Jami do on her free time?
    55:03 - 58:55 = What does Paul do in his free time?
    58:56 - 1:00:19 = How the Candle Industry increased profits
    1:00:20 - 1:06:13 = What mistakes financial publisher companies make
    1:06:14 - 1:09:19 = VSL or Webinar?
    1:09:20 - 1:13:22 = How many times to email internal list?
    1:13:23 - 1:16:49 = How much to email your list?
    1:16:50 - 1:18:17 = 1 tactic to increase sales
    1:18:18 - 1:22:12 = Free organic leads?
    1:22:13 - 1:24:49 = What is Offer Economics going to do for Revenue Tree?
    1:24:50 - 1:30:19 = Conversion Audit - What is it?
    1:30:20 - 1:31:53 = Who is somebody on YouTube that Jami wants to be?

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Building a Financial Education Business from Scratch

    Building a Financial Education Business from Scratch

    Follow along as we build Giles business from scratch! Get Funnels, Website, Templates, Strategy and Negotiation tactics by following along: https://offereconomics.com/journey/

    ANNOTATIONS
    00:00 - 04:17 = Where did Giles start?
    04:18 - 05:51 = How long did it take for Giles so start investing
    05:52 - 05:18 = What is the current point of Giles's company?
    05:19 - 07:37 = What is Giles's plan going forward?
    07:38 - 11:55 = Does Giles prefer starting his own fund?
    11:56 - 1:41 = Why is seasonal trading different?
    12:42 - 15:04 = Difference between analysis and sales
    15:05 - 18:28 = Giles's presentation on S&5 500
    18:29 - 24:44 = Giles's experience with past clients
    24:55 - 26:04 = Is there a high margin that Giles can add to his offer?
    26:05 - 28:43 = Finding the perfect balance for the clients to have the largest outcome.
    28:44 - 33:23 = What would be the largest outcome
    33:24 - 37:29 = What's some thing that Giles has wasted a bunch of time on in his life?
    37:30 - 44:10 = What has been Giles's motivation as Christian?

    • 44 min
    Offer Component #9 - Pricing & Pricing Structure

    Offer Component #9 - Pricing & Pricing Structure

    Creating Value Through Price Alone? The $120 Cheesesteak.

    • 11 min

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