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E120: Scaling Your Business from a Consultative Perspective with Tim Dick

Entrepreneurs Circle

Timothy Dick is a lifelong, seasoned entrepreneur, founder, and CEO that has built multiple successful companies from the ground up. He has helped build industry icons such as Hostgator, which grew from a small company to over 3 million websites hosted during his time there. Currently, Tim is the founder and CEO of Profit Layer. Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation: Struggling with impostor syndrome Tim’s entrepreneurial background in the web hosting and server space Transitioning into a digital agency and consulting space How he navigated scaling Knowing what you want and trusting your gut Why creating content is not for everybody What is Profit Layer? Approaching everything from a consultative perspective Episode Highlights: How to Cope with Impostor Syndrome It helps to talk about it. The more you do it, the easier it gets. Nothing going to be perfect. But if you just show up, it's usually going to work out. Work on your personal development. Scaling Your Business A lot of people are so worried about getting all the details perfect whether they're scaling or even just starting. Different people are going to have a unique set of processes and ways they want to run their business. And if they try to follow something conflicting with what they naturally feel they should do, that's where they run into problems. If you have a pulse on your business, you're going to make fairly good decisions. They're not always going to be accurate or the right thing. But if you figure out what you want and where you want to be, it's going to be much easier to use your gut. And if you don't know what you want and you don't know where you want to get to, then your gut decisions are probably not going to be as good. Figure out what you want and create what you want. Resources Mentioned: www.profitlayer.com Hostgator --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/erikecabral/support

50mins

6 Oct 2020

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Tim Dick Made Six Figures While Still in Middle School

Street Smart Success

The internet is a more egalitarian place to make money than anywhere else. It just doesn’t have the boundaries that brick and mortar has and the upside is unlimited. Today’s guest, for example, was making six figures while he was still in middle school. After this precocious start, Tim Dick engaged in a number of other successful pursuits before founding his current company, VOIPO. VOIPO sells voice-over-IP to over 100,000 mostly residential customers. It’s a great company with steady, recurring revenue that makes Tim big cash every month with very little stress. At the ripe old age of 34, Tim is not only owner of VOIPO, he’s the owner of a digital marketing company, a consultant, and an angel investor in such companies as Postmates, which is being acquired by Uber, Statuspage, Zenefits, and several others. If you have feedback on this episode feel free to email me at roger@streetsmartsuccess.com or go to streetsmartsuccess.com and send me a message.

54mins

21 Aug 2020

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Ep. 099: Tim Dick- Silicon Valley VC on his journey from startup founder to exit & IPO

Entrepreneurs in B2B Sales

Timothy Dick is a Managing Director at Startup Capital Ventures, a venture capital firm focussed on early-stage, capital-efficient companies, that require relatively small amounts of capital to achieve success. In this episode, Tim talks about the influence of his engineering background on his VC career, mentions his investments into the largest public matchmaking service Match.com, shares about the primary investment sectors for Startup Capital Ventures, explains the lifecycle of the fund, reveals the factors that he looks for in startups. Show-notes: http://entrepreneursinb2bsales.com/tim-dick/interviews

25mins

18 May 2020

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EP19: How To Build An Empire With Tim Dick

The Part-Time CEO

“Provide a good price, good service, and keep customers happy, and everything else will fall into place.” - Timothy Dick (27:59 - 28:07)Janelle Lara The Part-Time CEO The fundamentals don’t change. Relationship will always be the ultimate key to building a successful business. Creating genuine relationships with customers is one of the biggest keys to building a business that is successful and sustainable. In today’s world of online marketing, many entrepreneurs are taught that automation is the ultimate goal. We are taught that we don’t need to communicate directly with our customers, and if we have the right systems in place the profits will roll in.While automation can be a valuable tool, it can be detrimental to your business when applied to communication with clients. When direct communication is eliminated, business owners are forced to operate solely on assumptions of the client’s preferences, rather than gaining validation from clients. Feedback is a vital component to make improvements in your company. Companies that achieve massive success take the time to learn about their customer’s needs, create products and services to meet those needs, and provide excellent customer service. “Facebook ads have blown up and a lot of us are scrambling wondering where we should put our money and how we should leverage paid traffic.” - Janelle Lara (2:30 - 2:48) There are some necessary fundamentals that must be in place in every successful business.In order for your business to achieve long-term, sustainable success, you must first build a great product. What you’re offering needs to solve a problem or to add value to your potential customers. Your product needs to have the right market fit, which will vary depending on if you’re serving a small business or a Fortune 500 company. Once you have a viable product, you need to give your customers an excellent experience during all stages of their customer journey. That includes providing fantastic customer service, listening to feedback, and periodically checking in with clients after they’ve made a purchase. Customers don’t expect perfection, but they do value when you make intentional effort to show you care.Sustainability is best achieved through businesses that create repeat purchases. Many entrepreneurs fail to provide the best customer service because they devote most of their energy trying to acquire new customers. Focusing efforts on your customer experience will build relationships that foster trust in your brand. This trust equity will make it more likely for you to receive repeat business.   “Before acquiring customers, the absolute most important thing is to have a solid product that solves a real problem or provides value.” - Timothy Dick (35:02 - 35:14) Before you start marketing your product, you need to make sure that the fundamentals of your business are strong. If you try to scale without them, you won’t be able to sustain the growth, and it will impact your business negatively.With the fundamentals in place, you can start thinking about the best way to market your product or service. Paid traffic is likely to be an essential part of your overall strategy, but there are also other elements of success when it comes to marketing. Three tips for marketing success.Track your marketing efforts as much as possible using analytics software. Google Analytics is a great tool to help you analyze your business’ metrics. You never know which one of your campaigns are bringing you the best results until you look at the data. Knowing what’s working and what’s not will allow you to allocate your resources more effectively.Experiment with running ads on different platforms. Try diversifying with Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn, instead of relying heavily on any one of them. Great marketing is about communicating your offer effectively and building trust with your audience. As long as you can do that, you’ll be successful regardless of which platform you use. Remember, you don’t have to restrict yourself to online marketing. You can build relationships offline through your local Chamber of Commerce groups, or you can reach out to your market through direct mail. The more your potential customers get familiar with you, the more they’ll trust you, increasing the likelihood they’ll buy from you when the time is right. Yes, building an empire requires strategy, effective marketing, and tenacity. However, the strongest empires are built upon the sturdiest foundations. Devote your energy to building the fundamentals of your business, and the growth and success will follow! How to get involved Follow @theparttimeceopodcast on Instagram for special, podcast related updates! For more resources, information on my coaching services, and a whole community of Part-Time CEOs, find me on Facebook at Janelle Lara, my website, or email me at janelle@janellelara.com. Connect with Tim on Facebook, or visit www.profitlayer.com to improve your business marketing. If you liked this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a quick review on iTunes. It would mean the world to hear your feedback and we’d love for you to help us spread the word!

1hr 1min

4 Mar 2019

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TIM DICK

Greater Good Radio – Leaders Inspiring Leaders

Tim Dick - Founder and Vice-chairman of Hawaii Superferry, Principal behind UseHalf.org, and Co-founder of TRUSTe.org The post TIM DICK appeared first on Greater Good Radio - Leaders Inspiring Leaders.

24mins

13 Sep 2008

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TIM DICK

Greater Good Radio - Leaders Inspiring Leaders

Tim Dick - Founder and Vice-chairman of Hawaii Superferry, Principal behind UseHalf.org, and Co-founder of TRUSTe.org The post TIM DICK appeared first on Greater Good Radio - Leaders Inspiring Leaders.

24mins

13 Sep 2008