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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

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...

CEOs have it tough. It’s not enough to grow your company into healthy profit margins and then coast along “because it’s working”. I know it’s tempting to kick back and pour the martinis, but comfort is a dangerous position to be in.  ...

In 2011, the billionaire co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, started giving $100k to young entrepreneurs under 22. …but only if they would drop out of college. $100k paid to 20 applicants per year without taking any equity at all.  ...

Take everything you think you know about … And get ready to throw it out the window. I mean it. Sales, as a concept, is still dragging a lot of dead weight from old-school sales gurus chanting “ABC – Always Be Closing!”...

When you first came up with a price for your SaaS product, I bet you did one of 3 things: 1. Picked a low number because “you’re just starting out”2. Matched (or beat) a competitor’s price 3. Chose a number based on what you would spend How...

How fast can you scale a software business? 0 – 150 employees in 12 months…? How would you even manage that?! For Elias Torres, the CTO and co-founder of Drift, and … it was easy. Elias is the stuff of legends. He’s a machine. He’s...

I mean… how does that process actually look, end to end, from meeting a buyer to pocketing a 7+ figure paycheck?  isn’t like walking into a store, picking an item off the shelf and approaching the counter. There are valuations,...

Being a venture funded SaaS founder is like walking into a casino to bet all of your employees’ salaries… every single day. Your decision to make one choice over another – bet on red or black – can cost your company millions. A few wrong bets...

Years ago the so-called “secret” to B2B company growth was getting leads.  If you got enough email addresses or phone numbers that you could give to your sales team, you were going to make BANK. Everyone is on LinkedIn, social media...

If I could take all of the BS about “success” and cram it into the single most actionable statement ever, it would be this: I don’t care how cheesy it is… It’s the truth. Print it on a T-shirt. Crochet it on a wall hanging. Hashtag it on...

My latest guest is controversial. If you google ‘Nathan Latka’, you’ll see headlines that call him inspirational… and others that call him a con-man (or use more colorful language). Most CEOs or software founders would fear that kind of...

Pop quiz: Does a  really convert to a growing SaaS? Sure, you get widespread access to potential customers…  But are they just there because it’s free? Or do they end up paying? In the , I sat down with Matthew Bellows, the...