Sept. 7, 2022

“It’s Not Ten Thousand Hours, It’s Ten Thousand Iterations”


On this week’s episode, Tim Stoddart (@timstodz) and Ethan Brooks (@damn_ethan) talk about The Newsette, a newsletter that did $40m in 2021 with just 500k subscribers (VERY small for that much revenue – amazing!). They break down the unique model, compare it with other companies, and show you where the opportunity lies. They also break down the super smart hacks that helped Newsette grow their audience without tons of paid marketing. These tips work for any business, so definitely check it out. Last, they discuss Schwarzenegger, consistency, and the habits that create opportunities.

Cool Stuff Mentioned In The Show

  • Randy Wilburn: Founder of Encourage Grow Build and I Am Northwest Arkansas
  • Newsette: The Newsletter that generated $40m+ with just 500k subscribers
  • Wondermind: The Mental Fitness startup that got a $100m valuation and landed $5m from Serena Williams
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger’s autobiography and the importance of sets + reps in everything
  • “It’s not ten-thousand hours, it’s ten-thousand iterations.”

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