December 31, 2014

RS001 – Justin McGill on Workado, 24 Hour Launches, and The Importance of Perseverance

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RS001 - Justin McGill on Workado, 24 Hour Launches, and The Importance of Perseverance
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Show Notes

Welcome to Episode 1 of the Rogue Startups Podcast.  Today I sit down for a chat with Justin McGill, founder of Workado.  Workado is a project management SaaS app for digital marketing agencies.  Justin launched Workado just a few months ago and is seeing solid success already, and has some great plans for grown very soon.

Justin’s first experiences in business was in the building of a digital marketing agency, which he took from less than $0 to Seven Figures a year.  Justin is sharing some of his experiences from that time, his work in the world of SaaS, and we talk about what it takes to make that first dollar!

In this episode we talk about how to scrap and hustle for those first customers, how persistence really pays off in sales, outsourcing development of apps, learning how to code, and self publishing on Amazon.

Links to resources we discussed in the episode are:

Workado –  Project Management app for Marketing Agencies

Vellum – writing software that allows easy deployment to Amazon’s Kindle platform

Medium article from Mackenzie Child on programming

Self Made Marketer – Justin’s book about how he built his digital marketing agency from the ground up

RescueTime app – Keeping track of your time on the computer

Odesk – Everyone’s favorite outsourcing service

Steve Scott Site – Everything you ever need to know about Self Publishing with Kindle

Leave a comment below and let us know what you thought of the first show.  This podcast is all about you, and for you, so please do drop us a line.  Justin will be available here to answer questions as well.

 

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