107: Nathan Chan | How to Build a Business Using Instagram

Nathan Chan Smart Business Revolution Podcast John Corcoran


Nathan Chan didn’t have any design experience, knew nothing about entrepreneurship, and had poor grammar skills so, naturally, he decided to start a digital magazine.

Nathan wanted to learn all he could about being an entrepreneur so he decided to start Foundr Magazine as a way to publicly document that learning process. By the eighth issue, Sir Richard Branson was on the front cover.

Now, Nathan has created a multi-media company based around the Foundr brand and the incredible success he’s had using Instagram to grow his business.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • Why Nathan Started Foundr Magazine
  • How Nathan Gained a Mentor Through Perseverance
  • How Nathan Gets Big Names for the Magazine
  • How Nathan Found Success on Instagram
  • The Instagram Framework Nathan Used to Gain 340,000+ Followers in Less Than a Year
  • How Nathan uses Instagram to Grow His Email List
  • Who Nathan Thanks for His Success

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Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25 Inner Circle… Rise25 is an exclusive, application-only accountability and group coaching program for professional services entrepreneurs running 6, 7 and 8 figure businesses who want to scale up, and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many.”

Rise25 Inner Circle was founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself… every few months, at 4-star luxury properties, we bring together like-minded entrepreneurs who come from client-serving backgrounds and they want to make the shift from chasing clients to having large groups of clients and buyers chasing them.

What makes these events different from any other events you’ve seen for entrepreneurs is we bring in our “Sherpas” – 8 and 9 figure entrepreneurs who are there the full time, in the retreat room providing feedback. Think of the Sharks from “Shark Tank” except they only give out advice rather than investment.

Then we back up those live in-person retreats with ongoing, regular accountability and group coaching – so you are guaranteed to turn inspiration into action.

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