We make custom buttons:) have been for 30 years, self taught but a lot of help from friends, reading and real life experience- doing well I might add.
Tell us about yourself?
Never liked to work for somebody else, hated money but hated having non even more. I simply saw the happiest people we those who worked for themselves.
If you could go back in time a year or two, what piece of advice would you give yourself?
go back even more like 10-20 years, now imagine its 20 years from now, what might to say to yourself today?
What problem does your business solve?
Time, money, Fun- hands on and being available especially on the phone. ( I get alot of biz fro client tired of email only places)
What is the inspiration behind your business?
I saw a hole in the market, the rest is history. In general I saw how a lot of places just don’t care. I hated that when I expected great service. I made sure Buttonboy would never be like that.
What is your magic sauce?
That’s a personal question, a secret if you will, but………. I might tell you if we get to know each other a bit better:)
What is the plan for the next 5 years? What do you want to achieve?
Expand or die! okok star trek helped me with that one, but its true. Always plan for the future, after all like the boy scouts say “always be prepared”. You’ll be surprised what I carry in my bag just to be sure biz runs smoothly:)
What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced so far?
Staff, it is so hard to find good people. I do just fine, but you have to work with people who are as good as you or better:)
How do people get involved/buy into your vision?
One word————————————- SEO, thats 1000 words in one