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How Steven Sashen of Xero Shoes is looking to take on a $200 Billion Dollar Market

After Steven Sashen discovered the joys of barefoot running, he started making his own huaraches running sandals so that he could run unencumbered. One thing led to another, and Steven found himself setting up a footwear company with his wife, Lena. Xero Shoes quickly took off; the company is on track to make $8.5M this …

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How Ryan Grant Makes $5.9M Per Year Selling On Amazon (While Spending Only 10 Hours/Week On His Business)

Ryan Grant of Online Selling Experiment has been selling on Amazon since his college days. This isn’t simply a hobby or a side gig, though; Ryan made $5.9M in 2018 through his Amazon business, and this excludes the additional revenue that he gets from his eBooks, courses, and the coaching sessions that he offers. In …

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How Isaac Oates 271x-ed Justworks’ Revenue In Three Years (Making It The 2nd Fastest Growing Company In North America)

Isaac Oates is the founder and CEO of Justworks, the fastest growing HR technology firm that gives businesses access to big-company benefits, automated payroll, HR tools, and compliance support. In this UpLead Growth Chat, we sat down with Isaac to pick his brain on how he built Justworks up from scratch, and grew its revenue …

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How Cam Adair Built The World’s Largest Support Platform For Game Addicts

Several years back, Cam Adair had dropped out of high school; while his friends were off at college, he was living in his parents’ basement and playing video games for up to 16 hours a day. He was depressed, anxious, and it wasn’t until he sat down and wrote a suicide note that he realized …

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How Alex Birkett grew ConversionXL’s blog to 3 million visits per year

Alex Birkett is HubSpot’s Senior Growth Marketing Manager, and he specializes in the area of user acquisition. Prior to his current stint at HubSpot, Alex worked as a Growth Marketing Manager in ConversionXL, where he grew ConversionXL’s blog to 3 million visits per year. In this UpLead Growth Chat, we sat down with Alex Birkett …

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How Michael Cheng Grew Lumen5 To 200,000 Users Without Spending A Single Cent On Marketing

Michael Cheng is a serial entrepreneur who’s co-founded Sniply, WittyCookie, TEDxSFU, and 15 other ventures. He’s currently focused on his newest company, Lumen5, which is a video creation platform that empowers marketers to create videos using AI. To date, Michael Cheng has grown Lumen5 to 200,000 users – without employing traditional marketing strategies such as …

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How Tyson Quick Went From Sleeping In His Car To Growing Instapage To Potentially Hit $50MM

If you’ve ever built a landing page, chances are, you’ll have used or at least heard of Instapage. The landing page software counts reputable firms such as eBay and Verizon among its clients, and it’s one of the biggest players in its industry. That said, CEO Tyson Quick doesn’t want consumers to think of Instapage …

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Ry Walker is 3x-ing Astronomer.io’s revenue year over year. Here’s his secret sauce.

Back in 2015, Ry Walker founded Astronomer, a data workflow platform that helps organizations automate data pipelines and get more value out of their data. Prior to launching Astronomer, Ry led teams at a number of different companies, including a HR software provider, a job platform for veterans, and a high-growth startup studio. In this …

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How Rand Fishkin Went From $500,000 In Debt To Building Moz Into A $40MM+ Empire

SEO legend, SEO guru, Godfather of SEO – Rand Fishkin has been called all of these things, and more. Rand’s career wasn’t always smooth-sailing, though. At one point in time, he started taking out loans in order to keep his company going, and his debt eventually snowballed to a mind-boggling $500,000. In this UpLead Growth …

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