The Startup Ideas Pod

Greg Isenberg

This is the startup ideas podcast.

  • 1 hour 22 minutes
    I can't believe he gave away these 9 GENIUS startup ideas

    Join us for an engaging conversation with Cody Schneider, Co-founder of Swell AI, as we explore a wide range of startup ideas and business opportunities. In this episode, we dive into the potential of LinkedIn short-form video agencies, SaaS startup opportunities, and why AI graphic designer can be huge. Cody shares his insights on why building an audience is crucial for any founder's success. Whether you're aiming to launch your first million-dollar business or are curious about cutting-edge entrepreneurial strategies, this episode is packed with actionable advice and inspiration. Don’t miss this essential guide to launching a successful startup!

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    Episode Timestamps: 
    0:00 Intro
    06:17 Startup Idea 1: LinkedIn Short Form Video Agency
    16:34 Startup Idea 2: Automation Agency
    22:52 Startup Idea 3: AI Graphic Designer
    29:32 Startup Idea 4: Newsletter in a Box
    36:12 Startup Idea 5: Youtube Thumbnail Builder/Directory
    45:34 Startup Idea 6: Content as a Service

    50:10 Startup Idea 7: Canva Subtitler

    52:59 Startup Idea 8: Airline Deals Aggregator

    1:00:05 Startup Idea 9: Quickbooks for specific niche

    1:07:47 The Goal of SIP

    1:11:50 The Power of the Internet

    1:16:26 High level Content Strategy

    19 June 2024, 5:16 pm
  • 25 minutes 14 seconds
    4 profitable startup ideas you can launch tomorrow

    Join us for a jam session where I break down several innovative startup ideas from the SIP community. I’ll share my insights on why these ideas are either promising or problematic, and reveal the frameworks and strategies I’d use to grow these businesses. In this episode, learn how to capitalize on the micro weddings trend to build multiple service-based businesses. I also discuss my framework for the future of AI-enabled service businesses and how you can leverage it to build a highly profitable enterprise. Additionally, we dive deep into an innovative approach to building a course business and how to position your SaaS business for success. Discover the evaluation techniques and growth strategies that can help you build your next successful startup. Whether you're aiming to launch your first million-dollar business or are interested in entrepreneurial tactics, this episode is packed with actionable advice and inspiration. Don’t miss this essential guide to launching a thriving startup!

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    Episode Timestamps: 
    0:00 Intro
    02:53 First business: Lead Generation for Wedding Venues
    06:14 Second business: Fractional Wedding Planner
    12:55 Framework: AI-enabled Service based businesses
    15:22 Third business: Niche Credentialing Business
    20:40 Fourth business: UX Analytics SaaS App

    17 June 2024, 2:45 pm
  • 41 minutes 48 seconds
    I can't believe he shared these $1M+/year startup ideas

    Join us for an engaging conversation with serial entrepreneur John Rush as we explore a variety of startup ideas and opportunities centered around directories and Micro-SaaS. In this episode, we delve into the rising indie hacker trend, the power of micro-influencers, and the potential of directories. John shares his proven framework and strategy for validating directories and discusses why micro-influencers are the most underpriced advertising channel in 2024. Whether you're looking to start your first million-dollar business or are curious about entrepreneurial strategies, this episode is packed with actionable advice and inspiration. Don’t miss this essential guide to launching a successful startup!

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    Episode Timestamp: 
    00:00 Intro

    01:44 First business: Micro-SaaS growth/marketing tools

    05:37 Second business: Startup validation as a service

    13:49 The influencer marketing landscape

    23:49 Why directories are underrated

    30:22 Third business: Localized directories

    35:35 Framework for finding/validating directory ideas

    12 June 2024, 1:30 pm
  • 24 minutes 7 seconds
    Startup ideas brainstorm (steal this $100k/month idea)

    Join us for a jam session where I break down several startup ideas from the SIP community. I’ll share my insights on why these ideas are promising or problematic, and reveal the frameworks and strategies I’d use to grow these businesses. In this episode, we explore diverse opportunities, including affiliate websites, loyalty programs, DTC brands, and more. Discover the evaluation techniques and growth strategies that can help you build your next successful startup. Whether you're aiming to launch your first million-dollar business or are interested in entrepreneurial tactics, this episode is packed with actionable advice and inspiration. Don’t miss this essential guide to launching a thriving startup!

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    Episode Timestamps: 

    0:00 Intro
    01:25 First business: Newsletter focused on summarizing scientific journals
    08:38 Second business: Loyalty program for gamers
    11:48 Third business: Carnivore snacks DTC brand
    15:29 Fourth business: Content website for plugs and adaptors
    17:56 Fifth business:  Newsletter focused on QSBS and 83b startups 
    19:41 Sixth business: Fantasy League for real-life physical activities

    10 June 2024, 12:00 pm
  • 42 minutes 23 seconds
    Nostalgia hacking: my favorite money-making hack of 2024

    Join us for an engaging conversation with Jonathan Courtney, Co-Founder and CEO of AJ&Smart, as we explore a variety of startup ideas and opportunities centered around the powerful emotion of nostalgia. In this episode, we dive into the world of video games, collectibles, art, and more. Discover why nostalgia is such a potent tool for entrepreneurs and how you can leverage it to bootstrap successful businesses. We also discuss Palmer Luckey’s innovative company, Modretro, and why its product is a game-changer. Whether you're looking to start your first million-dollar business or are curious about entrepreneurial strategies, this episode is packed with actionable advice and inspiration. Don’t miss this essential guide to launching a successful startup!

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    Episode Timestamps: 

    00:00 Intro

    01:40 Visualizing Nostalgia

    04:54 Palmer Luckey’s Modretro (Gameboy)

    06:56 First business: LAN Parties

    20:11 Framework for applying nostalgia

    25:05 Second business: Millennial Retro Content Creator

    32:33 Third business: High-end Nostalgic Art

    5 June 2024, 1:00 pm
  • 51 minutes 46 seconds
    "The Most Famous Artist" gives away 4 of his best $1M+/year idea

    Join us for an engaging conversation with Matty Mo, “The Most Famous Artist" and founder of Art City, as we explore a variety of startup ideas and opportunities centered around art and virality. In this episode, we dive into mural agencies, art rentals, influencer product partnerships, and even glamping sites. Matty shares his proven framework for creating businesses with inherent viral loops, a powerful method to reduce customer acquisition costs. We also discuss the power of memes, user-generated content, and how entrepreneurs can leverage art to build successful companies and lead more fulfilling lives. Whether you're looking to start your first million-dollar business or are curious about entrepreneurial strategies, this episode is packed with actionable advice and inspiration. Don’t miss this essential guide to launching a successful startup!

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    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/themostfamousartist/
    Art City: https://www.artcity-inc.com

    Episode Timestamps: 
    00:00 Intro

    06:17 First business: Mural Agency

    17:07 Second business: Art Rentals

    26:54 Third business: Viral Art Kits

    33:22 Fourth business: Glamping Site Property Management

    42:01 The vision for Art City

    3 June 2024, 12:00 pm
  • 36 minutes 59 seconds
    This solopreneur made $300M so we gave him an award for it

    Join us for the inaugural Tiny Team Awards with Jonathan Courtney, Co-Founder and CEO of AJ&Smart, as we celebrate tiny teams who have built amazing businesses. In this episode, we explore how these small teams have created products with outsized impact. Learn the tactics and frameworks these teams used to build impactful and worthwhile products. Discover insights from various industries, including consumer goods, software, and media. This episode is packed with actionable advice and inspiration for entrepreneurs and product builders. Don't miss out on these valuable lessons from successful small teams!

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    Episode Timestamps: 
    00:00 Intro
    02:56 First Tiny Team Award: King Flipchart
    12:28 Second Tiny Team Award: Stardew Valley
    15:23 Third Tiny Team Award: A Profound Waste of Time
    19:51 Fourth Tiny Team Award: Carrd
    28:35 Fifth Tiny Team Award: Bobby Fingers


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    29 May 2024, 12:00 pm
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
    I can't believe he gave away these genius 7 profitable startup ideas

    Join us for an engaging conversation with Cody Schneider, Co-founder of Swell AI, as we explore a variety of business ideas and opportunities ideal for first-time entrepreneurs. In this episode, we cover everything from marketing agencies and SaaS startups to talent management agencies. Cody shares his proven framework for taking any business from 0 to 1, providing valuable insights for aspiring founders. Whether you're looking to start your first million-dollar business or just curious about entrepreneurial strategies, this episode is packed with actionable advice and inspiration. Don’t miss this essential guide to launching a successful startup!

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    funnel:https://www.communityempire.co/free-course

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    Episode Timestamp
    00:00 Intro

    02:53 First business: Local only marketing agency

    20:27 Second business:Influencer marketing as a service

    28:40 Third business: Google Ads agency for XYZ

    40:28 Fourth business: Quickbooks app development studio

    46:01 Fifth business: TikTok SEO as a service

    54:35 Sixth business: A&R and talent agency for music artists

    1:04:07 Seventh business: Newsletter acquisition

    27 May 2024, 12:00 pm
  • 41 minutes 57 seconds
    3 startup ideas using data/trends to get you paid featuring Dickie Bush & Nicolas Cole

    Join us for an insightful discussion with Dickie Bush, Co-Founder of Premium Ghostwriting Academy, and Nicolas Cole, Co-Founder of Ship 30 for 30. We discuss how writing entrepreneurs can leverage Chat-GPT and Kindle Unlimited to build a profitable portfolio of books in underserved niches. We'll explore various career paths for writers and share innovative startup ideas to kickstart your success in the writing industry. Don't miss out on this episode packed with valuable tips and strategies for aspiring authors and entrepreneurs!

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    Episode Timestamp
    00:00 Intro
    02:45 First business idea: LitRPG Series
    06:47 Boring Marketing
    13:44 Is GenZ Reading Books?
    17:24 First business idea: LitRPG Series Part 2
    21:18 Partnering with an Operator
    24:39 Writer Career Paths
    27:08 Second business idea: AI-Powered Publishing House
    32:07 Third business idea: Analysis Tools for Niche Marketplaces
    33:25 Framework for Structuring Startup Portfolio
    35:56 Fourth business idea: Trends for X industry

    22 May 2024, 12:00 pm
  • 50 minutes 30 seconds
    How to meet anyone you want

    I’m joined by Jonathan Courtney, Co-Founder and CEO of AJ&Smart, to delve into my proven strategy for meeting anyone. We explore the frameworks and techniques I employ when sending cold DMs, offering you actionable advice on how to effectively use these methods to connect with anyone you wish.

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    Episode Timestamp
    00:00 Intro
    02:00 Greg’s Framework for Meeting Anyone
    07:17 How Jonathan Met NYT Bestselling Author, Jake Knapp
    08:13 Boring Marketing
    09:08 The Canvas Strategy
    12:01 How Greg Met Weezer Frontman, Rivers Cuomo
    15:16 The With or Without You Strategy
    19:35 Part 2 of the Weezer Story
    24:25 The Value-First Mindset
    29:29 Step 1 of Greg’s DM Strategy
    34:29 Step 2 of Greg’s DM Strategy
    36:56 Step 3 of Greg’s DM Strategy
    40:42 Remember to Follow Up

    20 May 2024, 12:00 pm
  • 1 hour 4 minutes
    5 game-changing startup ideas from a life hacking genius

    Join us for an in-depth conversation with Chris Hutchins, an expert life hacker, financial optimizer, and host of the award-winning podcast, All the Hacks. On this episode, Chris shares his proven strategies on how to launch a million-dollar business in just 48 hours. We also explore the emerging trends of affluent consumers and unveil five transformative startup ideas to inspire your next venture.

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    Episode Timestamps

    00:00 First business idea: Premium Tutoring App
    14:36 Second business idea: AI-Powered Service Businesses
    33:06 Chris’s framework for building a million dollar business
    43:30 Chris’s framework for creating media/content
    48:07 Third business idea: Content as a Service for Big Creators
    54:35 Fourth business idea: Bringing enterprise products/services to consumers
    1:01:51 Fifth business idea: Agency for onboarding calls

    15 May 2024, 7:05 pm
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