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Grow A Small Business Podcast

Oct 4, 2022

In this episode, I interview Chad Durfee the Founder, and CEO of Referral Wave based in Tampa, Florida, United States. Chad has set up his own business to help entrepreneurs to undergo customized new age referral systems.

With over 20 years of experience in the car sales industry, Chad has decided to leave the car sales industry to focus on pursuing his career as an entrepreneur. Referral Wave was established in 2018 and has been running for over 4 years. Became a 93% referral revenue with over 10 FTEs.

Chad has said that growing a small business requires stepping away, meditating, and gaining perspective. So he says, “Every single hour, I step outside, and I walk around the building, and I listen to the birds and I look at the clouds, and I do whatever I can to regain perspective.”A 

This Cast Covers:

  • Created the laser-targeted leads method.
  • Helping clients get two to three new leads for every client they bring in the door.
  • Undergoing customized new age referral systems.
  • Doing different techniques from what most people use in their business.
  • Started out at about 7,000 dollars a month and is now approaching almost 3 million gross in a month.
  • Learning how to be impactful with your clients.
  • The importance of security and sustainability in marketing your business.
  • Been in the car sales industry with high ticket sales for over 20 years.
  • Partnered with one of the top 5 Facebook gurus in the world.
  • Became a 95% referral revenue from 7 figures pure referrals.


Additional Resources:




“Success has always a new level, so it is a moving target.” —Chad Durfee

“One of the fastest ways to scale business referrals is to get hedge.” —Chad Durfee

“Marketers need to learn the art of resetting expectations.” —Chad Durfee

“Perfection is impossible without implementation.” —Chad Durfee

“Entrepreneurs need to step away, meditate, and gain perspective again.” —Chad Durfee



Music from “Cold Funk” by Kevin MacLeod License: CC by