The allure of the digital nomad lifestyle is leading to a surge in digital entrepreneurs. Services like social media marketing, web design, and graphic design have become more vital than ever, and they will likely see an uptick of entrants in their respective job markets. But what are the barriers to entry? How do you know if it’s right for you? If you’re a business owner, do you need these services?
To help shed some light on the matter, I spoke to Bianca Nucaro. She’s the co-founder of 705 Creative – a digital services company. We talked about everything from getting started in the industry to adapting your business model to the needs of your customers. If you’re thinking about getting into digital services, you’ll want to hear what she has to say.
01:18 – What is 705 Creative and how did it start?
03:54 – How college projects can turn in to big business opportunities
7:41 – Abandon your plan and embrace change
9:28 – Being a jack of all trades vs being a master of one
12:25 – The digital nomad/entrepreneur lifestyle and its barriers to entry
14:41 – The importance of social media and building connections
17:24 – How to stand out in the crowded field of digital services
21:07 – Social media burnout and how to combat it
25:52 – Using a scheduler to streamline your production process
27:14 – How often do growing brands need to post to social media?
28:33 – Will traditional web designers fall victim to the growth of drag and drop builders?
33:50 – College vs online courses. Which is better for entering the digital services field?
37:35 – How does it take the typical business to turn a profit?
40:34 – Who you want to be vs becoming your customers need you to be
42:32 – Advice for fellow entrepreneurs