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A 2020 Recap Of My Marketing Company (Year 1)

Year one of going full-time with my own marketing company has come to an end. It’s been an incredible experience so far and it’s not slowing down anytime soon!

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How It Started

Last October I had just graduated from Lambda School and I had the option to join Font Awesome as a software developer. Unfortunately, something happened that delayed me from joining their team for another month. Instead of looking for another job the Font Awesome team still offered me enough work to hold me over.

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Most Valuable Lesson From The Start

There’s no question about what the biggest takeaway was for me from starting my company until now. It’s that networking is the most important thing when starting pretty much any company. You’ll want mentors, people to ask questions to, people who also do what you do, and a lot of other people who might use your services in the future. Friends are always important while running a company.

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How It’s Going

It’s been going strong for the past five or six months now. I can’t complain! While there is still a hindrance from the pandemic it’s not as bad as it was in the previous months.

Merger

Something that’s been thrown around for the past few months with my partners is the idea of merging our three separate companies into one to allow us to grow better. I love the idea because hiring someone as a solo entrepreneur is difficult. Having the three of us working together will allow me to spend a smaller amount to hire someone.

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Wrapping It Up

This could be the start of something amazing!…or it could be a total flop. Who knows, honestly. I wouldn’t be doing it if I didn’t think there was some great potential in it but only time will tell.

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Knowledge is everything. Software Engineer, Coach, Writer. Helms Media Founder. Much love.

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