ITT 076: How to Build a 6-Figure Magazine with Nathan Chan

76 Nathan Chan In The Trenches Podcast Tom Morkes
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nathan-chan-02Nathan Chan is the founder and CEO of Foundr digital magazine. Wanting to personally discover the answers to all his questions about the daily struggles of starting a successful business, Nathan began to interview world-changing entrepreneurs in the hope that he could learn from them. He started Foundr while working a full time job, but the rapid success of the digital magazine led Nathan to quit his day job and double down on Foundr.

In this broadcast, Nathan Chan and I talk about:

  • His background before beginning the magazine.
  • Why he choose to create a digital magazine.
  • The 3 ways he knew it was time to give up his ‘day joy’ to work on the magazine full time.
  • How he was able to ‘find his feet’ after transitioning from part time to full time in the magazine.
  • How he realized the importance of building the Foundr brand.
  • The Goal Pyramid process to decide what to focus on at any given time.
  • How Nathan built the Foundr  team and his insight in hiring people that are a good fit.
  • His advice for those who want to be successful in publishing.
  • How Foundr has been able to secure so many top name interviews.

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