225 – Joshua Dorkin: CEO & Founder of BiggerPockets

Josh DorkinJoshua Dorkin is an entrepreneur, web designer, real estate investor, and one-time realtor, founded and launched the largest real estate social site, BiggerPockets in October 2004.

Joshua was not satisfied by the online offerings of other real estate sites he came across so, he decided to build one himself. His vision for the site and its future, has brought thousands of people financial freedom, and his motivation comes from the ability to be able to change people’s lives.

BiggerPockets is a growing community of over 326,000 people, and 8,1600 companies – engaging on our 1.4 million forum posts, 850 articles and 3,900 blogs.

I created this site in 2004 to create a place where investors could learn, network, market and make deals in a safe online environment..

Joshua has been interviewed, quoted, and referenced by top media outlets including: The Los Angeles Times, Newsday, CBS News Radio, The Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, US News & World Report, and more.

Additionally, some of his articles from the BiggerPockets blog can be found syndicated on Reuters, Fox Business News, Chicago Sun-Times, etc..

Joshua’s consistently growing BiggerPockets Podcast is the #1 real estate podcast on iTunes, with an audience of over 100k downloads per week. Bigger Pockets cover170x170

The BiggerPockets Podcast cuts out the hype and BS, and delivers real, actionable advice from active real estate investors and other professionals in the industry. The show isn’t about helping you get rich overnight or about selling you on some course, bootcamp, or guru system; it is about keeping it real . . . nothing more!

BiggerPockets is a free community of 800,000 monthly unique visitors who are like-minded real estate enthusiasts seeking to become better real estate investors.

Whether you are just beginning your journey or have been investing in real estate for years, BiggerPockets.com is your free source of real estate investor education, networking, and dealmaking. The BiggerPockets Podcast, hosted by Josh Dorkin and Brandon Turner, is an extension of that community – bringing you incredible real estate investing training, interviews, tools, and tips each week to help you grow your business and build wealth. You won’t find the latest and greatest self-proclaimed guru here on the BiggerPockets Podcast, but actual real-life, in-the-field real estate investors who are actually living the life they talk about

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