The first 1,000 email subscribers are always the hardest. Especially if you don’t have a product yet. Here’s the scrappy approach we used to get 1,000 people on our email list ahead of launching They Got Acquired.
I’ve sold two businesses. As I build my next one, here’s what I’ll do from the beginning to make it easier to sell later.
This year I sold The Write Life, an online business I’d built mostly as a side project over the last eight years. This post explains why I sold it, what the process was like, and what I’m building next.
Here’s a lesson I’ve learned so many times, one that comes back to me again as I reflect on selling The Write Life: It’s always worth investing in yourself.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned from selling two online businesses, it’s this: Ignore the formulas and multiples the internet tells you to use to value your business.
Just a few months after giving birth to my second child, I was invited to give an on-stage presentation. Could I do it?
Covering news in your niche can be alluring. But if news isn’t your company’s bread and butter, it’s usually smarter to avoid the temptation. Here’s why.