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Building a Website? 7 Things You Need to Think About.

Many people when starting a new site or a redesign make the assumption that a new site will drive new sales. This is rarely true, a new site can help you gain better rankings in google or look better on mobile, it rarely drives new sales without driving additional traffic. We’ve found that asking a […]

My 3 Biggest Takeaways From Running A Successful Software Consultancy

After eight years, I have a pretty good handle on how to run a successful software consultancy. These are my three biggest takeaways. 1. Define success. Someone who has 100 employees and $10 million in annual revenue isn’t inherently more successful than you are. Success is getting what you truly want, not what you think […]

What Does Your Company Actually Do?

You guys are like a web design or marketing company right? I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had to correct someone about what my company does for our clients. If you are anything like me, you tend to over-explain things. We put buzzwords in where they don’t belong, we try to sound smart. […]

Does Anyone Actually Care About Your Product?

I can’t even count how many times I’ve had the conversation with someone about their idea and in almost every conversation I get asked: “So what do you think”.   I used to struggle with the North Dakota nice vs what I really felt. One day I was talking with my wife about some sales […]

Restful Rails API, Just Add Water

I make a habit out of hunting for fun new web applications and services across the interwebs. These applications can be very different but one thing that does not change is the need for them to have a decent API. When I find a service that has a nonexistent, a poorly documented, or an inconsistent […]