Update on growth and future plans
We are growing like crazy, but I made every mistake in the book. Non-obvious lessons from early hires.
We are in a great place now. Incredible team and all the numbers are going UP! But during 5 years, I've made a bunch of mistakes that delayed our growth. Go ahead, learn from them.
In January we did $337k GMV with a 25% take rate and 54 new clients. Reaching $900k and even $1m looks like no-brainer. Do you think we can hit $1.2m in Q1?
Non-technical founders often struggle to find a co-founder or a CTO-level employee. Pay attention to these five critical qualities when hiring.
To get high-ranking backlinks we've created an industry report. It took us 9 months. To our huge disappointment it brought us only 10 links and 2000 visitors.
I asked a professional copywriter how to get a better conversion on SEO landing page. The founder of a copywriting agency gave great advice in a 15-min video.
In Q1 we will work on preparing our systems for exponential growth.
2020 looked like "nothing special" in terms of growth. But look at the amazing things my team has achieved
Spoiler results - $7,496 per qualified lead.
Chris Bakke advises me on strategy on business models, pricing strategy, client retention, and growing margins.
These 5 steps helped me to hire 100's freelancers for internal jobs and the marketplace before I had a team to do that.
In the last 4 months, we increased our GMV, % of new contracts, saw a surprisingly high churn, and tested a few client acquisition channels.