How much work goes into organizing a successful meetup? Our guest today is Jon Setzen, creative director at Kandji and former host of CreativeMornings LA. You’ll learn how to handle meetup logistics, why great volunteers are essential, how to set speakers up for success, and more.
Today we talk about marketing yourself, both as a personal brand and at work. Our guest is Shawn “Swyx” Wang, an engineering thought leader and author of “The Coding Career Handbook.” You’ll learn several components of defining your brand, tips on expressing that brand in public, collateral and strategies that will help you at work, and more.
Not having an online platform these days is tantamount to being invisible. But how do you build and leverage it wisely? Today’s guest is Corbett Barr, founder and CEO of Fizzle. You’ll hear his take on social media, privacy, digital selves, platforms vs protocols, email lists, lead magnets, trends, and much more. (more…)Read more
Dribbble has been the inspiration destination for designers for over a decade. How is it evolving to meet modern standards and designer needs? Our guest today is Michael Sacca, VP Product at Dribbble. You’ll hear from Michael about Dribbble’s product vision, designer communities, other popular design platforms, hiring designers, and much more. (more…)Read more
What makes a great live event? What makes a great remote event? Our guest today is Paul Campbell, co-founder and CEO of Tito. The recent crisis nearly threw them out of business, but they didn’t give up and built a new live-streaming platform. You’ll learn about Paul’s journey, what spectacular event experience means for him, and how to navigate the organizational constraints while staying true to your values.Read more
Why do some online communities thrive, and the others fizzle out? What is the secret sauce? Our awesome guest today is Courtland Allen, the founder of Indie Hackers. You’ll learn how to start a community from scratch, choose the right format, handle the mechanics, make it safe, and much more.Read more
What do founders really get out of accelerators? What are the wins and the trade-offs? Our guest today is Nina Stepanov, Associate & Head of Platform at Acceleprise. You’ll get familiar with the industry terms, learn how accelerators work, and how all parties can benefit from such collaboration.Read more
What does it take to build a great community? Let’s learn from the best leaders. Today our special guest is David Sherry, the founder of Death to the Stock Photo. You’ll learn the story of their project, what the difference is between a community and an audience, why you need to get personal with your members, and why technical details don’t matter.Read more
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