The Journey from Startup to Sold Again

The Journey from Startup to Sold Again

The Journey from Startup to Sold Again

By John Jantsch

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Marketing Podcast with Jon Hall

CEO of SwitchbirdIn this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interview Jon Hall, former founder of Grade.us and current founder and CEO of Switchbird.

Grade.us helps businesses thrive in a world where the voice of the customer is everything focusing on helping businesses with reviews.

Switchbird is a software that connects to your business phone and engages voice callers via text to generate more value from every call. A spin-off of PWN Local’s business text messaging product.

Questions I ask Jon Hall:

  • You sold Grade.us – how did that happen?
  • Grade.us is called a Growth company. Have you ever said I’m in over my head?
  • How did it come together – who started the idea of rolling all of the competitors into one entity?
  • Was there a plan for you to leave?
  • Looking back at your career is there anything you’d do differently?
  • How do you use text messaging?
  • How do all these free messaging technologies that are becoming mainstream affect your service?
  • Is there a generational aspect to this tool?

More about Jon Hall:

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