TrueBill Saves You $ On All Those Monthly Subscriptions You Pay

Yahya Mokhtarzada

In Episode #388, Nathan interviews Yahya Mokhtarzada, co-founder of Truebill. Truebill is a free online tool designed to keep track of all of your monthly subscriptions and find ways to save you money. With so many products requiring a subscription fee, Truebill keeps your bills more organized and paid on time.

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Famous 5:

  • Favorite Book? – Onward
  • What CEO do you follow? — Jeff Bezos
  • Favorite online tool? — Ahrefs
  • Do you get 8 hours of sleep? — No chance.
  • If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be? — Take bigger risks.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:10 – Nathan introduces Yahya
  • 1:30 – Truebill keeps track of recurring bills and subscriptions
  • 2:00 – Free for users
  • 2:20 – Looking at transactions and making recommendations
  • 2:50 – Business development deals
  • 3:20 – Launched in January 2016
  • 03:40 – Healthy growth each month
  • 04:00 – Up to $50k/month at the end of the year
  • 04:20 – Saving other people money
  • 04:45 –$1.75 million in capital
    • 05:15 – Agreement for future equity
  • 06:20 – User data
  • 06:40 – Deals with businesses for advertising
    • 07:50 – Introducing users to the products of those businesses
  • 09:00 – Total users signed up are 50000
  • 09:25 – Activation metrics
  • 09:50 – Different options to explore for the future
  • 10:30 – “the low-hanging fruit”
  • 11:10 – truebill.com
  • 13:10 — The Famous Five

3 Key Points:

  1. Consider taking bigger risks when you can afford to do so.
  2. Focus your business model on helping other people.
  3. Start with “the low-hanging fruit” to get your business going.

Resources Mentioned:           

  • Host Gator – The site Nathan uses to buy his domain names and hosting for cheapest price possible.
  • Freshbooks – The site Nathan uses to manage his invoices and accounts.
  • 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.