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Escape Velocity - with Dan Martell on Smash Notes

Escape Velocity - with Dan Martell podcast.

December 28, 2019

When you Escape Velocity, the perfect exit is just around the corner. Learn how to scale, grow and exit with Dan Martell and some of the top SaaS Founders in the business.



Episodes with Smash Notes

If you’re trying to build a SaaS, you’re wasting your time. You should . A team of talented developers, marketers, customer success agents and salespeople… Then that team will build your SaaS. It’s a huge paradigm shift, but it’s damn...

Paid ads… or publicity? Choose. For a bootstrapped startup with little-to-no cash in the bank trying to find their first thousand customers, this question should be a no-brainer. Publicity. PR doesn’t cost. There’s no PPC or ad spend behind...

I have an exclusive interview for you... No matter how far I looked, I haven’t been able to find ANY other interviews anywhere with , Justin Shimoon. He just… doesn’t do them. But for me, he generously opened up about the massive success of...

Freemium? Free trial with a credit card? Or premium only? If you’re asking these questions about your pricing model, then - - you’d already be on the wrong path. Wes Bush is the founder and CEO of and the bestselling author of : How To Build...

Don’t let anyone tell you it’s too late to change your direction. Emily Walsh went from being a ballet dancer… to a lead investor at , a VC firm that has raised $1.2B across 4 funds and recently added another $850M in early 2020. Georgian...

“How many mermaid tails do you think are sold every year globally?” It wasn’t a question I expected to be asked by a SaaS founder. I guessed 50 million. But I was short… by 450 million. Liam Martin, one of my SaaS Academy coaching...

When I launched my company in 2010, I gave a live demo to an audience showing how the service works. It was my Steve Jobs moment. From stage, I demonstrated how Clarity enabled me to call high-profile, successful entrepreneurs and get business...

“Talent is everywhere, opportunity is not”. This is a quote from my latest Escape Velocity Podcast guest, Marvin Liao, formerly a partner at . 500 Startups is a venture capital fund that runs an accelerator in San Francisco and invests in seed...

Your website is polished. Facebook ads retargeting, Google ads pushing your domain to the top of the results page. Traffic trickles through… starting with a sign-up for a free trial. All your PPC ad spend is balancing on a knife’s edge. But...

Back in 2012, when I raised $1.6M in funding for Clarity.fm, I insisted on squeezing more out of my investors. When I put together the final cap table, I made it clear that I also wanted introductions with other investors and businesses on their...

If you want consistent, predictable revenue for your SaaS then there’s one thing you’re going to need to build: Don’t roll your eyes yet… Let me set the record straight. In 2008, when I moved to silicon valley, sales teams were considered...

Here’s a word that either makes you cringe… or sigh with relief: . If you’ve had a bad experience of it, you’ll get that icky feeling of trying to schmooze through fake smiles for business. But if you’ve had a great experience, you’ll...