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#305: Craig Hewitt (part 2)

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We’re joined again by Craig Hewitt, founder of Podcast Motor and Castos, and co-host of the Rogue Startups podcast. Today we talk to Craig about the location independence that his businesses have afforded him. We talk about his move from the United States to France, some of the logistics behind that move, and what it was like adapting to a new country and culture both personally and professionally. Continue reading

#304: Craig Hewitt (part 1)

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We’re joined today by Craig Hewitt, founder of Podcast Motor and Castos, and co-host of the Rogue Startups podcast. We talk to Craig today about how he got his start in entrepreneurship, take a look at the differences between his productized service and his new SaaS, and compare the advantages and disadvantages of being a technical developer versus hiring out all the programming. Continue reading

#303: You’re Probably Going to Screw it Up

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Today we talk about automation. Charles shares a recent automation-related win. We discuss what types of tasks we automate, and just as importantly what types of tasks we don’t automate. Continue reading

#302: The Deadbeat Returns

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Charles shares a story about a deadbeat client that came back asking for his website to be reactivated. This prompts a discussion about when you should take back clients that never paid, under what circumstances you should take them back, and an aside about Charles’ experience using Stripe as a payment processor. Continue reading

#301: Haggling Over Celery

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In today’s episode we talk about negotiation. Charles shares a recent experience he had in negotiating an advertising deal, we talk about different situations where we have negotiated better prices or deals, different situations that we wouldn’t try to negotiate, and how we handle price negotiations when we are selling rather than buying. Continue reading