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Built in a Day Podcast

Built in a Day Podcast

By Joe Mellin
Jevin Maltais and Joe Mellin are two experts in quickly determining if startup ideas are destined for success or abject failure. Now they turn their powers towards your idea! Listeners submit ideas they are working on and in each episode an idea is tested!
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May 03, 2017
Built in a Day – Episode 16 – Digitizing Ergonomics
Can Dr. Kevin Christie take his digitized ergonomic program to the next level for desk workers? We find out on this episode of Built in a Day Podcast. Kevin is a chiropractor running two sports clinics. He also helps corporations improve the health of office workers. Find him on Twitter and at his website.    
April 03, 2017
Built in a Day - Episode 15 - Selling a Service 7 Billion People Need
What service does every person on the planet eventually need? Well, our guests Chris and Ray believe that would be a eulogy writing service.  Come listen to see how they tested their idea in a rapid fashion, then see how they moved forward with the learnings.    
March 27, 2017
Built in a Day - Episode 14 - Selling Mental Superpowers to Athletes
Former basketball star Mike Nichols joined us for a special episode involving athlete superpowers. Mike wanted to help athletes level up by offering mental coaching.  Not every player can dominate physically. So athletic IQ goes a long way.  What kind of response did Mike get? Download this episode to find out.
March 20, 2017
Built in a Day - Episode 13 - Selling Tea Across the World
Russell Smith is a digital nomad with plans to dominate the tea drinking world. So he needed a quick test to check the interest level.   Check out the results on episode 13 of Built in a Day Podcast.
March 11, 2017
Built in a Day - Episode 12 - Cold Calling for Local Leads
This week on Built in a Day we had Taylor Presley on. He's the CEO and President of Wayne Websites. Taylor wanted to test out ways to get customers for his website SEO service. We could all use some more clients right? That's what Taylor figured too. But how could he test the best ways to get clients who wanted more clients themselves...for their own business? Well, you'll have to listen to find out.
December 14, 2016
Built in a Day - Episode 11- Hotel Management Class
We had Amit Arora with us for episode 11 of Built in a Day to discuss his idea of bringing a hotel management course to the market. Amit is an expert in moving up the ladder in the hotel industry and believes he can help others make the jump to general manager as well. But before he spends $500 on advertising the course and weeks completing the content, he wanted to dip his toe into the waters. So Joe and Jevin devise an experiment to get him a little further down the road with his project. Have a listen to see how it turned out and hopefully it will help you with your own testing.    
November 21, 2016
Built in a Day - Ep 10 - Strong Girl Collective
How can an entrepreneur grow a community organically?    Better yet, do so without wasting a ton of time and effort moving in the wrong direction?   This week on Built in a Day we're gonna find out with Julie DenOuden of Strong Girl Collective.   Listen to find out how Julie and her three partners experimented with building a community from the ground up.
November 14, 2016
Built in a Day - Ep 9 -The Selfie Glove
Do people want a selfie glove for roller coasters? Or maybe for other wild activities? That's the million dollar question that we help Scott Tarcy test out on episode 9. Take a listen and see if Scott's hustle has paid off yet.    
November 07, 2016
Episode 8 - Nexcast
August 29, 2016
Built In A Day - Ep. 7 - Boring Subscription Box
Find out if people care about paying for a subscription of the most boring things you can buy... like toilet paper!
June 17, 2016
Built In A Day - Ep. 6 - Finding OnDemand Jobs
This week we work with Jason Lim investigating helping students find jobs in the on-demand economy (Uber, Lyft, Instacart)
June 03, 2016
Built In A Day - Ep. 5 - Kombucha
Tyler Maxey wants to test to see if people will buy a health branded Kombucha drink. He gets on the street of Montreal to interview people.
May 09, 2016
Built in a Day - Ep. 4 - Bid to Let
In this episode we work with Matthew Hirlinger to help validate his business model for an apartment selling platform in the UK. Will landlords want to allow auction pricing on their properties...? Listen to find out :)
May 03, 2016
Built in a Day - Ep. 3 -
In this episode we help Josh Doody, founder of, run a test to determine if paid online advertising is a profitable growth channel for this online video course business.
April 25, 2016
Built in a Day - Episode 2
Welcome to Built in a Day!   Our goal is to help people understand how to test business ideas. For this episode, we validate our own podcast to see if entrepreneurs actually want to come on our show.
March 10, 2016
Built in a Day - Episode 1
Welcome to Built in a Day!   Our goal is to help people understand how to test business ideas. For this episode, we put together a prototype of what a normal episode would look like.  
March 10, 2016