After Hours Entrepreneur: From 0 to 6-Figures, a Side Hustlers Guide to Quitting your Job

After Hours Entrepreneur: From 0 to 6-Figures, a Side Hustlers Guide to Quitting your Job

Leave the job you hate. It's time to build a business that gives you freedom. The After Hours Entrepreneur podcast is your guide to building a 6-figure business. You'll receive the tools to turn your side hustle, social media influence, coaching business, consulting practice, and small business into a thriving income stream. Mark Savant shares personal his lessons from leaving a joyless career into building a profitable business from scratch. You'll get actionable advice from the best books in the world. You'll get lessons from business experts on marketing strategy, systems, innovation, leadership, accounting, investing, management, and more. Previous guests include Pat Flynn, Jasmine Star, Evan Carmichael, Rachel Pedersen, David Meltzer, and more. Mark's goal is to help you hit 6 figures doing what you love. He recently left his career of 10+ years to scale his business. You can too. He helps busy professionals grow status, and sales through podcasting. Find out how:


November 28, 2022 47 min

Troy Ericson is the founder of He is an expert in email Marketing and has helped revive email lists for clients all over the world.

Troy Ericson was a college baseball player who suffered an injury that ended his career. He was lost without his passion, but friends steered him to internet marketing as a way to support himself. He found his calling with email marketing.

He started Email Paramedic to help people gro...

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Travis Chappell is the founder of, a website that helps people find great guests to come on their podcast or great podcasts to be a guest on. 

When he was 21 and fresh out of college, he started working towards my first big goal: making a six-figure income. He read books, listened to podcasts, and took courses. With his many attempts and experiences, he realized that clarity is the foundation of attaining a goal. 

Key Tak...

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Do you love "sales" people that pepper you with "yes" questions?

Me neither. I find them annoying. Manipulative even.

So why do sales trainers teach this? Is there a better way?

FBI negotiator Chris Voss, author of Never Split the Difference thinks so.

In this episode, I'm breaking down a KEY sales concept from the book that will help you use the power of NO to get more leads saying YES!

Enjoy the episode?

Let me kno...

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Justin Croxton is the founder, managing partner, and CEO of Propellant Media, a modern digital agency that specializes in geofencing marketing. Geofencing is a type of digital marketing that notifies customers through their mobile devices about local businesses. It accomplishes this through sophisticated technology based on its proximity and digital ad activity. 

Propellant Media has been listed by Inc as one of the fastest-growing ...

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Derek Videll is the founder and CEO of Social Bamboo, a social media marketing company that provides sustainable strategies for businesses to scale on social media platforms.

He launched his business because he wanted to take control of his destiny. He leveraged his experience in sales and his interest in online marketing to launch his company.

In this episode, we really focus on generating leads. Specifically, leveraging social med...

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You’re business is growing, clients are happy, then your partner says, "You don't spend enough time with me."

If you're building a business, this conversation is inevitable. I've gone through it several times!

Wy wife and I used this tactic from James Clears' book Atomic Habits and it works!

This short episode is designed to help you build not only a great business, but a great relationship with the people that...

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Markus Turner, a.k.a. Chart Slayer, is the co-founder of Social Currencies. This black-owned, family business, Social Currencies specializes in systemizing, funding, and scaling businesses. 

In this episode, Markus shares how he redefined himself and found his calling in entrepreneurship.  He explains the importance of communication in business, the benefits of hiring virtual assistants for efficient processes in the company, and ho...

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Blake Hutchison is the CEO of Flippa, an online marketplace where you can buy and sell an online business. 

Today, Blake explains which businesses are popular in the market these days, and the common denominators of successful entrepreneurs.

Blake is a huge proponent of surrounding yourself with the best people. Implementing standard operating procedures will make things easier for your team to work an efficient, replicable process. ...

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Ever feel like everyone's doing it wrong?

Yeah me too. There's a reason for industry best practices, but let's face it, innovation is what fuels business.

There's a reason why Netflix overtook Blockbuster. They challenged the status quo.

In today's brief episode, I'm reading a page from Tim Ferris' 4-Hour Work- Week and giving you a brief exercise to get your juices flowing.

My hope is you're able to set...

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Chris Do is CEO and Chief Strategist of Blind, an 80 Million dollar design business. Chris is also founder of The Futur, an online education platform that aims to teach 1 billion people to make a living doing what they love to do. 

In this episode, Chris shares his experience in starting his businesses. He explains how he overcame challenges by constantly learning from mistakes and finding resources to enhance his skills. He gives a...

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You put in a ton of work, but nobody cares. Nobody pays attention.

It's frustrating.

But look, it doesn't need to be this way. What do great entrepreneurs like Mr. Beast know,  that we don't?

He knows it's all about the hook.

Today, we're taking a quick look at an exercise in Brendan Kane's book Hook Point.

Listen, try this, and start being seen for your genius!

Get Brendan's book here:

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Kristen Corpion founded CORPlaw, a Miami-based law firm, with the mission to help entrepreneurs avoid lawsuits. There are many legal conditions that must be met, and getting it wrong can kill your business!

Kristen’s CORPlaw provides entrepreneurs with convenient, legal backing. From contracts to intellectual property, her firm’s knowledge of employment and business law coincide with their commitment to protect and empower entrepren...

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Ever lose a sale because "your too expensive".

The immediate thought that pops in your head is to lower your price.


100 M Offers by Alex Hormozi is one of my favorite books.

There's a simple exercise from the book that will help you to stop selling the price, and start selling the value.

Ready to get more people saying "YES"!?

This episode is for you.

Alex's book:

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This throwback episode of The After Hours Entrepreneur features Pat Flynn, founder, and creator of Smart Passive Income. This online company helps passionate entrepreneurs and modern-day innovators find connections and build lasting working relationships through a community-driven approach.

Pat encourages entrepreneurs to watch out for evolving trends, take a chance on new opportunities, and set goals for their businesses. Surroundi...

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Sean Cannell has hundreds of millions of video views, but it was an uphill battle. His first videos were his worst. He was nervous, fearful, and anxious.

Now Sean is the founder and CEO of Think Media, a digital company that helps entrepreneurs grow YouTube channels that drive business. He has been featured by Forbes in their “20 Must Watch YouTube Channels That Will Change Your Business.” He has nearly 3 million subscribers across ...
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October 14, 2022 19 min

4 years ago leaving my day job seemed like a fantasy. 

2 months ago, that fantasy became a reality.

Now I've got a profitable business on target to do over 6 figures in revenue.

You. Can. Too.

Today, I'm sharing my framework and best lessons over the past 4 years.

Take these lessons, apply them to your situation, and take action.

I'm looking forward to congratulating you on leaving your job soon.

email me: mark@marksavantm...

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Mari-Liis Vaher believes feedback is the crucial factor to improve your marketing. As the founder of Powerful Marketers, a growing marketing agency that supports entrepreneurs and businesses, she believes that know, like, and trust is the foundation.  

Earning your audience’s trust requires dedication and commitment. There’s nothing better than providing quality services that fit your customers’ needs. One indicator of business succ...

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I've been thinking about how I can be more productive, more focused, more more on task.

This week in the Podcast Savant Pro Group we had an open conversation on the topic.

It was awesome.

So awesome, we agreed it needed to be share on the After Hours Entrepreneur.

Join the group:

Samuel Main:
Brian Drake: https://www.y...

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Momentum is underrated.

Building a successful busines requires taking positive actions repeatedly.. Even when you don't feel like it.

Inevitably your good habits will break down. What next? How do you prevent a downward spiral.

Today, we're reading a page from ATOMIC HABITS by James Cleary about "how to recover quickly when your habits break down.


PS: Email me your weekend strategy for a chance to be featured on the ...

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Roberto Blake has over 560,000 YouTube subs and 36 million views. He’s been featured in Forbes, Business Inside, and Entrepreneur magazine.

As an author, a YouTuber, and a photographer, he teaches creators how to earn profit with their passion. With the internet constantly evolving, creativity is limitless and the ways to monetize your work increase in possibilities. 

Identifying your niche, staying consistent with your craft, and bu...

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