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The agency that makes $100m+ a year in profit, The best industry to be an entrepreneur in, The problem with podcasting today, Why Casper, Allbirds and Peloton Are All Struggling, and Liquid death checkmate
March 12, 2024

In episode #2696, we delve into the success story of an agency generating over $100 million in profit. The discussion emphasizes the significance of concentrating on enduring, seemingly “boring” industries like HVAC and water, which boast a steady demand. The conversation also explores the hurdles associated with long-form podcasts and underscores the importance of establishing a distinct angle and brand differentiation.

 

Discover valuable insights from the triumphs and setbacks of companies like Casper, Allbirds, and Peloton. Uncover how crafting a robust brand identity can serve as the ultimate differentiator in the competitive landscape.

 

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TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • (00:00) Today’s topic: The agency that makes $100m+ a year in profit, The best industry to be an entrepreneur in, The problem with podcasting today, Why Casper, Allbirds and Peloton Are All Struggling, and Liquid death checkmate
  • (00:19) Business model of managing influencers on platforms like OnlyFans
  • (01:15) Discussion on the potential profit and team size of the agency
  • (02:15) Importance of focusing on basic needs and industries with longevity
  • (03:23) Example of a billionaire in the water industry
  • (04:07) Success story of a company in the furniture industry
  • (06:42) Problem with excessively long podcasts and the need for focused conversations
  • (07:38) Conclusion and feedback request from the audience
  • (07:37) People going long with podcasts for more listens
  • (08:15) Problem with podcasts is the same guests and contradictions
  • (08:46) Eric’s podcast has been around longer than Neil’s kids
  • (09:19) Having a unique angle is important for podcasts
  • (09:52) Branding is the real moat in business
  • (10:29) Casper, Allbirds, and Peloton’s unit economics broke
  • (11:02) Quality and brand separate companies like Fenty and Jordan shoes
  • (11:54) Casper, Allbirds, and Peloton failed to build community and brand
  • (12:17) Albird’s revenue is tiny compared to Nike
  • (13:15) 23andMe stock down 92% due to lack of recurring business model
  • (14:06) Eric Siu and Neil Patel discuss the success of Liquid Death
  • (14:43) Liquid Death CEO responds to Coca Cola’s ad request
  • (15:26) Eric Siu and Neil Patel discuss the importance of building a brand
  • (16:28) That’s it for today! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe!

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