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Built to Sell Radio is a weekly podcast for business owners. Each week, we ask a recently cashed out entrepreneur why they decided to sell, what they did right and what mistakes they made through the process of exiting their business. Built to Sell Radio is the ultimate insider's guide to approaching the most important financial transaction of your life.
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Now displaying: June, 2021
Jun 25, 2021

In 2011, Jodie Cook started an eponymously named social media agency, JC Social Media. Over the next nine years, Cook built the business up to 16 employees. Then, she decided to sell at the end of 2020 and thought her company could be worth in the 5-7 times EBITDA range.

Jun 18, 2021

Along with three friends, Sebastian Johnston co-founded TheAmazeApp in 2014. The idea was based on a simple idea. Social media influencers could upload a picture of what they were wearing and tag the clothing on TheAmazeApp’s database of e-commerce retailers. Then, when one of their followers purchased the item, TheAmazeApp would receive a commission they shared with the influencer. 

Jun 11, 2021

Eytan Wiener started Quantum Networks as a simple Amazon Reseller of technology gadgets. The business model was basic. Resell a semi-known brand’s product on Amazon, or source a device people wanted in China and resell it on Amazon at a slim margin.

Jun 8, 2021

This past month, we've interviewed four riveting guests on Built to Sell Radio.

John shares the transferable lessons on Built to Sell Intel, a monthly live webinar hosted for our listeners.

In this 1-hour, jam-packed session, we’ll be discussing:

  • How Ben Leonard’s 95% sales channel dependency on Amazon cut Beast Gear’s valuation.
  • The danger in being “too committed to the deal” and how this affected Marc Elkman’s sale of Fresh Meal Plan.
  • How Wes Mathew’s doubled an offer without turning off the acquirer.
  • Mike Agugliaro’s strategy to save his business partner from quitting which helped increase revenue from $700,000 to $32 million.
Jun 4, 2021

Carrie and Dave Kerpen started Likeable Media, a social media agency, in 2006.

The business grew to more than 50 employees when the couple met for their annual partner's retreat. The Kerpens realized their business had blossomed into a big success which they estimated was close to 90% of their net worth. 

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