Making stuff for the internet and sharing what I learn along the way. @vimeography @aceblocks @createinternet
Dave's main product is a Wordpress Plugin, Vimeography.
Rethink what you think you know about growth; it's not necessarily about getting bigger.
Dave's idea of growth is closer to the metal: having better relationships with people.
As an example, Dave set up a chat app on his website that goes directly to his cellphone. Having more authentic relationships turns customers into his sales team.
Are you growing your business because you think you have to? You could probably get a bigger ROI from focusing on what you actually want.
"Growing" could look like:
Impulsive growth can:
Do not skip steps. Think this through. Grow within your means.
Look, The internet is the best business platform ever created. Learn in your bedroom on YouTube, reach the other end of the globe
Keep that ambition in check. First decide what you want to be and build that into the core of your company.
The secret to the best way to scale your company is not a book or an app or a podcast: Being YOU!
I'm sending out a beautiful PDF eBook of notes from every MicroConf 2018 Starter and Growth talk – both Speaker and Attendee. Want a copy?