I’m lazier than most of you.

I read all the articles here on Medium about people preaching content marketing, list building etc..

I didn’t want to spend ad dollars and do content marketing for years to build the list. Like you, I get distracted easy… have no time! So I tried to find a way to buy small companies that already had big lists and I ended up cold emailing a bunch of Chrome Extension owners:

This was process I ran:

— Search chrome web store

— See where the “Last Updated” date was more than 6 months old (good…


This post originally appeared this morning on my blog as part of our daily podcast on iTunes. I feature worlds Top Entrepreneurs in 15 minutes and ask them tough questions like: How much money did you make last month and how?

3 Key Points:

  1. The mortgage industry as it exists today is a dinosaur.
  2. When you use technology to replace middlemen or redundant people you cut costs dramatically — that savings can be passed back the consumer.
  3. We can make this business model and completely remove all the middle men in the transaction

Famous 5:

  • Favorite Book? …


This post originally appeared this morning on my blog as part of our daily podcast on iTunes. I feature worlds Top Entrepreneurs in 15 minutes and ask them tough questions like: How much money did you make last month and how?

In Episode #210, Nathan speaks with Brian Verne, CEO of Phenom, former college baseball player, and native of Cleveland, Ohio. Listen as Nathan and Brian chat about life as a college athlete, and why big time athletic brands are starting to sponsor high school athletes when they once only cared about the pros.

Bio:
CEO of Phenom, 500 Startups…


This story originally appeared in my book club. Since I recently sold the company I launched at 19 years old — we did $5m in sales and raised $2.5m in VC- I’ve shifted my focus to reading a book a day. Join my book club now to see what a 26 year old with one exit under his belt is reading.

There are way too many “wantrepreneurs” in silicon valley raising millions of dollars without a single dollar in sales.

That money should be going to smart thinkers who have revenue, and Traction.

It’s Thursday morning here in Austin and…


This story originally appeared in my book club. Since I recently sold the company I launched at 19 years old — we did $5m in sales and raised $2.5m in VC- I’ve shifted my focus to reading a book a day. Join my book club now to see what a 26 year old with one exit under his belt is reading.

Very few people understand the power of story.

Give me a pile of poop and I’d sell it like this:

Telling you the story of how this poop is actually Alexander the Greats. Alexander had a unique diet that…


In Episode #206, Nathan speaks with Scott Hansbury, CEO of YouStake, a company that gives poker fans the ability to stake their favorite players in real, fully-licensed tournaments. As a 53 year-old entrepreneur and former Sun Microsystems executive, Scott is a goldmine of business insight — listen as he shares those insights with us on today’s show.

Famous 5


This post originally appeared this morning on my blog as part of our daily podcast on iTunes. I feature worlds Top Entrepreneurs in 15 minutes and ask them tough questions like: How much money did you make last month and how?

In Episode #205, Nathan speaks with Andrea Loubier, the CEO of Mailbird, a company that is revolutionizing the way online communication is conducted through email reform. Tune-in to hear Andrea talk about abandoning her humdrum corporate life for her exciting entrepreneurial venture based in Silicon Bali.

Famous 5


This story originally appeared in my book club. Since I recently sold the company I launched at 19 years old — we did $5m in sales and raised $2.5m in VC- I’ve shifted my focus to reading a book a day. Join my book club now to see what a 26 year old with one exit under his belt is reading.

It’s about 1030am here in Austin Texas and I just finished reading the most tactical book I’ve ever read on manufacturing creativity.

The book is called “A Whack on the Side of the Head”, click here to buy on…


This story originally appeared in my book club. Since I recently sold the company I launched at 19 years old — we did $5m in sales and raised $2.5m in VC- I’ve shifted my focus to reading a book a day. Join my book club now to see what a 26 year old with one exit under his belt is reading.

You don’t get what you don’t ask for.

The problem? Many of you are scared to death of being told no, failing.

I just finished reading Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang. …


This story originally appeared in my book club. Since I recently sold the company I launched at 19 years old — we did $5m in sales and raised $2.5m in VC- I’ve shifted my focus to reading a book a day. Join my book club now to see what a 26 year old with one exit under his belt is reading.

I used to hate it when my parents would say: “You can do anything you put your mind to”.

It felt too “fairy”, “up in the clouds”, “sexy one-liner”.

But, as often parents are, they were right. Recently, I…

Nathan Latka

Exited SaaS Founder. WSJ Bestselling Book: Capitalistbook.com. I podcast interview SaaS CEO’s (1000+) http://nathanlatka.com/thetopitunes

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