24 Jun, 2020

How to resign from your own company

2020-06-24T13:07:52+01:00June 24th, 2020|Lessons & Advice|

Startup founders are the subject of a very intensive content marketing campaign led by VCs. VC's success come from investing in people that are so focused and determined to succeed, that they give up everything else until they achieve something rare and challenging: a large exit. Their business model relies on finding founders that are

20 Jun, 2020

A simple guide to affiliate marketing

2020-06-20T17:19:52+01:00June 20th, 2020|Lessons & Advice|

Oddly, in the last couple of weeks, I've had 7-8 emails from friends asking for some advice on affiliate marketing. It's weird: I ran Skimlinks for 11 years, and yet as soon as its not mine anymore, people suddenly are curious about the wonders of referral marketing! The thing is, I don't *really* know that

1 Sep, 2019

What sex, tipping and product design have in common

2019-09-01T12:06:51+01:00September 1st, 2019|Random musings|

This is a slightly awkward piece to write, because it is about sex (sorry, mum). But I'm not a sex columnist, I usually write about my travels and starting tech businesses. But it strikes me that there are some really interesting things about how men and women engage in sex together that has some useful

2 Jun, 2019

What I have learnt from my dog

2019-06-02T18:33:19+01:00June 2nd, 2019|Lessons & Advice, Puppy adventures|

Having a dog has been good for me. Better than I could have imagined. Lumi is a great companion: amusing, patient, loving, easy-going. She has made me laugh more in the last 6 months than anything else has. She has grounded me: she has made me want to travel less, restricted my options which has