GE 230: How John Doherty Went from Getting Laid Off to Founding a Successful Subscription-Based Marketplace (podcast)

John Doherty

Hey everyone! In today’s episode, I share the mic with John Doherty, founder and CEO of Credo, a marketplace for those who need an SEO or marketing provider.

Tune in to hear John share the struggles he experienced and lessons learned when he took the big leap from the corporate world to entrepreneurship, how he went from being laid off to building a successful company, how he grew Credo to 14K monthly visitors, and the biggest mistake this naïve first-time entrepreneur made.

Download podcast transcript [PDF] here: How John Doherty Went from Getting Laid Off to Founding a Successful Subscription-Based Marketplace TRANSCRIPT

Time-Stamped Show Notes:

3 Key Points:

  1. If you don’t try, you won’t go anywhere.
  2. Running a business doesn’t mean you should stay in it forever—don’t be surprised when the time comes for you to seek another challenge.
  3. Take advice from your mentors—they’re mentors for a reason.

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About Eric Siu

Eric Siu (@ericosiu) is the CEO at Single Grain, a digital marketing agency that focuses on paid advertising and content marketing. He contributes regularly to Entrepreneur Magazine, Fast Company, Forbes and more.

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