Coming up with amazeball ideas and doing epic shit – Friday Funnies Episode 20

It’s a competitive environment out there. Thousands of companies spring up every day, competing for the same consumers that your business does. Only truly remarkable stories will shine through. When I’m running a startup and I realise that what we do is not remarkable enough, I’m like: But when I realise all I need to...


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How to build a startup while still doing web consulting

If you’re doing the hard yards as a web consultant, then I know one thing to be true. At some point in the last 12 months, you’ve considered writing an app and doing a startup instead. Am I right? Don’t answer that – lets just agree that I am. The dream is an enticing one....


The real story of meeting with customers – Friday Funnies Episode 18

We just spent a month talking to prospective customers in San Francisco and Las Vegas. It’s a fantastic way to learn more about what people like about your product, but it doesn’t always go as smoothly as planned. When the first ten customers I ask for a meeting say yes, I’m like: When 50% of...


Launching your startup in San Francisco – Friday Funnies Episode 17

I’ve moved over to San Francisco for a month as we prepare to launch Attendly to the world. It’s four weeks of ups, downs, tears, smiles, hustling and grinding. When I book my flights to SF for the launch of my new startup, I’m like: When I get on the flight with two kids under...


Attendly CEO currently in San Francisco – great chance to meet up?

I co-founded Attendly with my business partner late last year, and we will soon be launching it to the world after many months of hard work. To help with that launch and to continue the process of talking to early customers, I have moved to San Francisco for a month. In fact, I am in...