In Episode #239 Nathan shares the stage with Joe Fairless, the youngest Vice President of an NYC ad agency, and host of the Best Real Estate Advice Ever Podcast. Listen as Joe shares how he left his executive position to open a website, only to fail and later discover his true knack for real estate.
- Favorite Book? – Crucial Conversations
- What CEO do you follow?— Gary Keller and Jay Papasan
- What is your favorite online tool?— Quotiful
- Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
- If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— It’s okay that things aren’t going exactly how you want them to go
Time Stamped Show Notes:
- 01:05 – Nathan’s introduction
- 01:34 – Nathan welcomes Joe
- 01:47 – Vice president at 29 years old
- 03:00 – “I decided to launch a product without clients and it flopped”
- 04:18 – Knowing when you fail
- 04:52 – Joe on real estate
- 05:57 – Followed blogs like Bigger Pockets, read books like The Complete Guide in Buying and Selling Apartment Building, Commercial Real Estate for Dummies
- 06:42 – Joe’s first deal
- 11:16 – Joe got a business partner after the first deal
- 13:51 – Best Real Estate Advice Ever Podcast
- 14:22 – 120,000 monthly podcast downloads in February 2016
- 15:35 – Production costs $25,000
- 16:39 – joefairless.com
- 18:14 – Famous 5
3 Key Points:
- Do not launch a product without clients.
- When you don’t have any clients, you don’t have a business—never lose sight of that.
- Follow blogs and read books to guide you—learn from others.
- Host Gator – The site Nathan uses to buy his domain names and hosting for cheapest price possible.
- Leadpages – The drag and drop tool Nathan uses to quickly create his webinar landing pages which convert at 35%+
- Audible – Nathan uses Audible when he’s driving from Austin to San Antonio (1.5 hour drive) to listen to audio books.
- Best Real Estate Advice Ever Podcast – Joe’s podcast
- Bigger Pockets – blog Joe Recommends
- Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives
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