By Nick Loper Note: Click here to download Noah’s tips to help you brainstorm and validate business ideas. Noah Kagan is Chief Sumo and founder of Sumo.com and AppSumo.com, which now do over 8-figures a year. He blogs about his personal and business experiences at OkDork.com, and his new podcast is called Noah Kagan Presents. Noah has built up a number of successful businesses and is always toying with new ideas or looking for the next big business opportunity, so he was the perfect person to brainstorm with. If you’re stuck at the idea generation phase or pulling the trigger on your ideas, this episode is going to give you food for thought. Noah is a master at this stuff and doesn’t sugarcoat anything. And if you already have an idea you’re sitting on, he explains exactly how he validates his own ideas before moving forward and what steps you need to take. Don’t be afraid of failure either. “I’ve never actually met someone who has made money or grown successful businesses that hasn’t had things that didn’t work out,” Noah said. Tune in to hear how Noah comes up with interesting and unique business ideas, how he validates them, and how he splits his time between content creation and marketing. Download the Free PDF Highlight Reel: Click here to download Noah’s tips to help you brainstorm and validate business ideas. Subscribe to The Side Hustle Show on iTunes! Subscribe to The Side Hustle Show on Android! Subscribe to The Side Hustle Show via RSS! Or use the player app above to listen right in your browser. Sponsors: Freshbooks.com – Start your 30-day free trial today! Learn: How Noah brainstorms for new business ideas. How he validates his business ideas with a few simple questions. Why he doesn’t believe in the “praying” blogging strategy. How working for free can spark a new business idea. How to identify and play to your strengths. Why he tells people to “practice rejection.” Noah’s #1 tip for Side Hustle Nation. Links: Sumo.com AppSumo.com OkDork.com Noah Kagan Presents SumoJerky.com | The Sumo Jerky case study Nom Dudes on Facebook EventBrite.com Smartcuts by Shane Snow Ep 226 with Scott Voelker Glee Gum Making Kit (for SumoGum) FreeCallsTo.com Unmistakable Creative The Power of Full Engagement The Smart Business Revolution podcast Trint.com Leoh.io Download the Free PDF Highlight Reel: Click here to download Noah’s tips to help you brainstorm and validate business ideas.