Welcome to the Startup Junkies Podcast!
This episode is hosted by the usual crew including Jeff Amerine, Caleb Talley and Davis McEntire. The special guest joining this show is Paul Chambers, the co-founder and CEO of Subscription Trade Association. Paul has an extensive expertise in the subscription commerce economy going back to more than two decades. He has been recognized by national and international publications for his work in this space and we loved getting to talk with him!
Tune in today!
(1:11) Introducing Paul Chambers of Subscription Trade Association
(1:41) What is the Subscription Trade Association?
(3:26) Stumbling Into an Idea
(6:06) The Art of Subscription Businesses
(11:54) It all started with selling popcorn!
(17:34) What’s next for SUBTA?
(22:34) Team Building Extraordinaire
(28:04) Advice to his younger self
(30:14) Wrap Up
"We didn't set out to build an event to make millions of dollars just to be a money grab type of scenario. We set out to help find a community and create a community."
(5:30) - Paul Chambers
"By leading with the best intentions and just focusing on growing a business, growing a good business, and doing the right things, the rest tends to follow."
(22:50) - Paul Chambers
"One thing I share with my team is that it's okay to make mistakes as long as we learn from our lessons and don't make those same mistakes again."
(28:26) - Paul Chambers
"I had an entrepreneur tell me one time, you just gotta look yourself in the mirror and not believe your own BS."
(29:56) - Paul Chambers