#66 The First Decade
This week marks the 10th year I've been out on my own. It's crazy to think how fast a ten years has passed since I decided to hang a shingle. In fact, I've put up a few. Here's a list of businesses and projects I've launched or bought, and built since November 2008.
- Golf Lesson Advantage Card - This card allowed golfers discounts on golf lessons
- West Hall Media - Strategy, Copywriting and Content Development
- Triad Startups - Directory and resource highlighting talent and startups in the Triad of NC
- Online Brand Camp Podcast - Marketing podcast before podcasting was cool
- Golf Monocle - Real-time marketing tools for golf courses
- Magnetic Ideas - Digital marketing agency
- FanPack - Quarterly subscription box where your favorite celebrities shared their favorite products
- Ketch Statistics - Referral spam filter app for Google Analytics
- SneakerGrab - Flash auctions on Instagram for sneaker heads
- Re:work - Website optimization in 7 days
- Honestly - Marketing, advertising, design and software collaborative (honestly.co)
- Make Good Work Great - Workshop and speaking series focused on collaboration
- LifeBinder - Software for estate professionals to manage and store important information (lifebinder.com)
- What's in Season - Poster for NC Seafood availability (whatsinseason.co)
- Bold Notebooks - Info courses and notebooks for creators (boldnotebooks.com)
- Pttrns. - Design and inspiration resource for mobile UI (pttrns.com)
- Mastering Discovery - A handy guide for website discovery workshops (honestly.podia.com/discovery)
- CrewPay - Contractor payments made simple (paywithcrew.com)
- LOFT - Digital property management (poweredbyloft.com)
You can find more details on a few of these, here. And if you'd like to hear more, just hit reply.
Steve Martin once said, "Persistence is a great substitute for talent."
This, combined with the great fortune of working with amazing collaborators and clients has made the journey rewarding and fun!
Until next time.
P.S. Interesting app to help you delete the accounts you don't use anymore - deseat.me
P.P.S. For any Sherlock fans out there, this looks fun - dearholmes.com
P.P.P.S. Really enjoying this book right now - The Etymologican