April 19, 2018

RS129: Humility, Hiring, Trailer Hitches and being “That Guy Who Buys SaaS Apps”: Secrets of JD Graffam’s Success

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RS129: Humility, Hiring, Trailer Hitches and being “That Guy Who Buys SaaS Apps”: Secrets of JD Graffam’s Success
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Show Notes

JD Graffam owns several startups all focused on design and technology. His main business is Simple Focus, which is a web design company that focuses on user experience.

Today, JD chats with Dave and Craig about his businesses, what makes an acquisition appealing, and why humility is so important to success.

Topics:

  • Simple Focus’ customer service mission
  • JD’s success through acquisition
  • The stress of too many Chrome tabs
  • Perks of working at Simple Focus
  • Humility and continuous discovery
  • How to make the right hires
  • How Simple Focus works
  • Why JD acquired certain businesses
  • What makes an app appealing to buyers

 

Resources:

Simple Focus

JD’s Website

JD on Twitter

JD on Medium

JD@SimpleFocus.com

 

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