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Hi, I’m @CBM
Founder
audience.io
3460 Miles
Hustle & Kale
!
Write for
The Next Web
The Daily Beast
Wired UK
!
Formerly
Director of Audi...
Source:	
  DueDil.com,	
  Aug	
  2012	
   -­‐	
  Online	
  startup	
   	
  	
  -­‐	
  Other	
  digital	
  company	
  
R
O
...
!
“What you are on the verge
of," my professor said, "is
just so special, that
conventional wisdom needs
to be checked at ...
Verano in Buenos Aires
NYC 2010
NYC 2011
2012: Part One
“The World is Global, Baby”
2012: Part
Two
business ideas before audience.io
Two Girls One Cupcake.com
Audience.io (Part 1)
AppCider (in Brooklyn)
Proper Juice (in L...
launching audience.io
“The World is Global, Baby”
(Part Two)
audience.io in action
how to build an international brand
Consider audience
!
Consider ecosystem
!
Travel (A lot)
!
Hire likeminded people
!
Con...
while building audience.io, i learned
Strictly Business
!
!
practice what you preach
!
slow down to speed up
!
outsourcing...
while building audience.io, i learned
!
On Relationships
!
your personal relationships will be affected
!
how to do busine...
things i’m still learning
managing personal relationships
!
being the boss
!
focusing: one thing at a time
!
saying no
!
l...
mentorship comes in all forms
business ideas during audience.io
Hustle & Kale
The H&K Smoothie Box
The Fresh Start
“Well-Doing” Conference
Q&A
!
COURTNEY@AUDIENCE.IO
@CBM ON TWITTER
The World is Global, Baby at W Kollective
The World is Global, Baby at W Kollective
The World is Global, Baby at W Kollective
The World is Global, Baby at W Kollective
The World is Global, Baby at W Kollective
The World is Global, Baby at W Kollective
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The World is Global, Baby at W Kollective

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I gave a one-hour presentation last night at the W Kollective mostly about my life and the ups and downs of running a business. There was a lot of REAL TALK! Lots of lady talk too.

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  1. 1. Hi, I’m @CBM
  2. 2. Founder audience.io 3460 Miles Hustle & Kale ! Write for The Next Web The Daily Beast Wired UK ! Formerly Director of Audience Development for General Assembly London East Coast Editor of The Next Web Reporter for Forbes Lifeguard Babysitter
  3. 3. Source:  DueDil.com,  Aug  2012   -­‐  Online  startup      -­‐  Other  digital  company   R O B O T S !
  4. 4. ! “What you are on the verge of," my professor said, "is just so special, that conventional wisdom needs to be checked at the door. Learn to tango, because if not now, then when?"
  5. 5. Verano in Buenos Aires
  6. 6. NYC 2010
  7. 7. NYC 2011
  8. 8. 2012: Part One
  9. 9. “The World is Global, Baby”
  10. 10. 2012: Part Two
  11. 11. business ideas before audience.io Two Girls One Cupcake.com Audience.io (Part 1) AppCider (in Brooklyn) Proper Juice (in London) WineMe (in London) !
  12. 12. launching audience.io
  13. 13. “The World is Global, Baby” (Part Two)
  14. 14. audience.io in action
  15. 15. how to build an international brand Consider audience ! Consider ecosystem ! Travel (A lot) ! Hire likeminded people ! Continue to inspire them ! The new company & the rise of the freelance economy ! Consider technologies !
  16. 16. while building audience.io, i learned Strictly Business ! ! practice what you preach ! slow down to speed up ! outsourcing ! get comfortable talking about money ! work to thrive, not just survive !
  17. 17. while building audience.io, i learned ! On Relationships ! your personal relationships will be affected ! how to do business with friends ! perfecting partnerships (reciprocal energy) ! knowing when to say no (and yes) ! !
  18. 18. things i’m still learning managing personal relationships ! being the boss ! focusing: one thing at a time ! saying no ! listening to my gut ! how to ask for help
  19. 19. mentorship comes in all forms
  20. 20. business ideas during audience.io Hustle & Kale The H&K Smoothie Box The Fresh Start “Well-Doing” Conference
  21. 21. Q&A ! COURTNEY@AUDIENCE.IO @CBM ON TWITTER

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