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66: How PowToon Scaled to 10 Million Users with Ilya Spitalnik
6th March 2017 • Can I Pick Your Brain? • Daniel Gefen
00:00:00 01:03:03

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In 2012, four friends met in a cafe to solve a problem: How can you communicate a message without putting your audience to sleep, or driving them to check Facebook under the table during your presentation? The answer seemed simple – how about one of those great animated videos! But working with an animation studio can take weeks and cost thousands of dollars. And so our four friends decided, right then and there, to create a tool that everyone can use when they need their message to make an impact and when they can’t afford to be ignored. PowToon was born.

Powtoon allows users to create powerful animated videos within just 20 minutes without spending a dime

Over 37 million Powtoons have been created and shared around the world!

In fact Every second of every day, a new PowToon is created

Clients range from one man bands to fortune 500 companies including Walmart, Target, Apple, Google and Starbucks among the other 10 million users they have served!

Today I have the honor of picking the brains behind this hugely successful company.

Ilya Spitalnik is a former Banker turned serial entrepreneur and is also the author of the book ‘The Power of Cartoon Marketing’


What you will learn:

  • How to rapidly validate an idea
  • The importance of building a team
  • How to grab attention in a noisy world
  • How to find the key partners for your business
  • The 4 key skills required to produce a successful company
  • How to go from a service based business to a SAAS product
  • How to easily create powerful animated videos in less than 20 minutes
  • … and MUCH MORE

Interesting highlights:

  • Illya has a shelf called ‘One day someone will create this product’
  • Every second of every day a PowToon video is created
  • PowToon has reached over 10 million users

Ilya’s #1 practical advice: 

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