Michael Perry, owner of Kit, an online marketing software that lets people connect eCommerce sites to different social media platforms. Listen as Nathan and Michael talk about how they started their respective businesses, how they’re using Facebook to target clients today, and why Kit should be so attractive to entrepreneurs.
Favorite Book? – Search Inside Yourself
What CEO do you follow?— Mark Zuckerburg
What is your favorite online tool?— Clara
Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— No
If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?— Nothing f****** matters
Time Stamped Show Notes:
01:15 – Nathan’s introduction
01:43 – Welcoming Michael to the show
01:47 – Defining small business survivalist
02:20 – How Michael currently makes money
02:23 – The idea for Kit
03:37 – How Kit started and how many clients currently working with it
04:32 – No one wants to invest in technology for SMB—But they should!
05:20 – “We didn’t want to be an agency, we wanted to become a software company and create a digital person that can work for SMB owners 24/7”
06:16 – Right now, Kit has about 2000 paying customers
08:22 – People have this misguided notion that everything on the internet should be free—this is simply not the case
09:03 – Acquisition cost per customer is at $21 via Facebook
11:26 – Kit is not a non-profit—it’s all about revenue
11:48 – What revenue number would you love to hit in 2016? -$150,000-$200,000 MRR
12:19 – Hitting those metrics is not an option
13:26 – 99% of the time it’s the people behind the business that make the business GREAT
13:34 – It’s better to have a good team than a good idea
15:05 – @MichaelPerry Michael@kitcrm.com
3 Key Points:
SMB business owners would be wise to invest in technology early—the long-term gains outweigh the upfront expense.
Just because something is on the internet, doesn’t mean that it should be free.
It’s your team—not your ideas, not your products—that make your business great.
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