In two sentences or less, describe your product or service.
Recomazing is Australia’s largest database of recommended tools and services providers for business growth. Recommended by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs.
What has been the company's biggest milestone to date?
Raising over $1.7M across two rounds of funding was awesome. However, collaborating with the following world-leading tech experts to understand the tools and services they recommend takes the cake: Slack, Atlassian, Canva, DropBox, HubSpot, Xero, Academy Xi, Spaceship, Growth Hackers Australia, ShowPo, zipMoney, Airtasker and Web Profits.
What’s your most useful advice for having a productive day?
Focus on being proactive rather than reactive. I use Trello to schedule my day the night prior based on what I want to achieve. I then turn off all notifications from any apps to ensure they don’t distract my focus. Boomerang has a great Gmail integration which pauses incoming email for you until you are ready to answer. It completely removes the temptation to check your email until you are finished your task.
Where do you see the company in 12 months?
In twelve months time, we would have finalised our Series A capital raising round, expanded into numerous international markets and will be cementing our position as the world’s most trusted platform to find the best tools and services for business growth.
Which book has had the most influence on your professional mindset?
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. It's amazing how these principles based on fundamental human behaviour still have 100% relevance in the digital world.
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