How did Omar Zenhom go from being broke with fewer than 300 people on his email list to 14,000 paying customers and 1 million attendees in 5 years?
Omar speaks about his journey from 0 to 14,000 customers, launching his podcast The $100 MBA, which won several prestigious awards from iTunes, Forbes, and Fast Company) and the journey of bootstrapping WebinarNinja
The not-so-secret to his success was treating relationships as his biggest asset.
In this podcast, you'll hear about the following:
His early background when he had no traffic or audience
Why he pivoted and launched a 2nd podcast, The $100 MBA
How pain points he experienced with The S100 MBA led to the early idea behind WebinarNinja
Creating the initial MVP for WebinarMBA as a first-time SaaS founder who wasn't a professional developer
The compound effect of building and managing relationships at scale
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