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Go on a behind-the-scenes journey with the CEO and Founder of a well-known, bootstrapped technology company as he gives you a close-up view of the many obstacles he encounters each week and the lessons he learns in overcoming them.

Gavin Hammar launched Sendible, a social media management platform for agencies, from his apartment 10 years ago and since then, the software has been used by tens of thousands of companies worldwide.

Join Gavin as he shares the many business lessons he learns first-hand while building a successful, profitable company.

The Sendible Insider Podcast Gavin Hammar

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Go on a behind-the-scenes journey with the CEO and Founder of a well-known, bootstrapped technology company as he gives you a close-up view of the many obstacles he encounters each week and the lessons he learns in overcoming them.

Gavin Hammar launched Sendible, a social media management platform for agencies, from his apartment 10 years ago and since then, the software has been used by tens of thousands of companies worldwide.

Join Gavin as he shares the many business lessons he learns first-hand while building a successful, profitable company.

    Introducing UNSCALABLE.FM!

    Introducing UNSCALABLE.FM!

    We live in a world where everyone is trying to gain a competitive edge through automation, bots, and AI. But, since launching Sendible 13 years ago, we've discovered that to truly stand out, the best strategy is to focus on the more human things – the "unscalable".  

    So, if you're looking for a fresh perspective on how to be truly memorable in a noisy world, then this is the podcast for you.  

    Join us at https://unscalable.fm for short, actionable, and unscalable tactics that you can use in your business today.  

    Here's what you can expect:


    Anecdotes, mental models, and strategies that are easy for you to adopt, and can provide a high degree of leverage.
    Interviews with other founders who are adopting an "unscalable" approach to building their businesses.
    A behind-the-scenes look at how we're putting these lessons into practice while we get our new venture off the ground.

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    44. The Sendible Exit – A Founder's Acquisition Story

    44. The Sendible Exit – A Founder's Acquisition Story

    In this episode, Gavin and Martine discuss the recent acquisition of Sendible. After finally closing the deal and making it public, Gavin talks about the thought process, negotiation timeline, and addresses some of the questions he's received since the announcement, including what he'll be doing next. 

    Items mentioned in this episode: 


    Gavin's letter to customers - https://www.sendible.com/insights/new-story-starting-for-sendible 
    Gavin's newsletter - https://my.growthmaps.com

    If you have any questions about Sendible or the acquisition, we'd love to hear from you! Send an email to insider@sendible.com


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    • 40 min
    43. You're Making It Too Difficult For Your Customers To Buy From You With Kristian Downer

    43. You're Making It Too Difficult For Your Customers To Buy From You With Kristian Downer

    Kristian Downer is the founder of DowSocial Digital Marketing, based in Peterborough, UK. Gavin serendipitously met Kristian on the way to Social Media Marketing World in 2020 and a year later, invited him onto the show. 

    In this episode, we discuss:


    Why most small businesses fall into the mistake of making it too hard for their clients to buy from them on social media
    Why social media is best told by the people that live and breathe your business
    How Kristian bounced back after losing 95% of his clients
    The importance of building trust when it comes to growing your business
    And much, much more...

    Connect with Kristian:


    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristian-downer/
    Dow Social: https://www.dowsocial.com/contact/ 

    We want to hear from you


    Send an email to insider@sendible.com or leave us a voice message!

    Want to be a guest on the show?


    Grab your spot here: https://www.sendible.com/meetings/gavinhammar/sendible-podcast-interview



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    • 26 min
    42. Do 3rd-Party Social Media Tools Negatively Impact Facebook Engagement?

    42. Do 3rd-Party Social Media Tools Negatively Impact Facebook Engagement?

    "Does using a 3rd-party posting tool like Sendible hurt my brand’s organic reach and engagement on Facebook?" — In this takeover episode, recorded at the end of 2020, Veronika and Ellie from Sendible's Marketing Team answer the million-dollar question that every social media marketer wants the answer to. 

    Following a detailed analysis of almost 60 Facebook Pages (some with more than 6.5 million fans) and over 5000 posts, Veronika and Ellie talk you through their research findings. They also share how you can use these insights to boost the organic reach of your Facebook posts. 

    If you're a social media marketer striving for more engagement, you don't want to miss this one! 

    Read the full article here:

    https://www.sendible.com/insights/3rd-party-social-media-tools-posting-to-facebook

    2021 Social Media Holiday Calendar

    https://www.sendible.com/social-media-holiday-calendar#today

    Connect with us:


    Connect with Veronika on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/socialveronika/
    Connect with Ellie on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eleanor-scott/

    We want to hear from you


    Send an email to insider@sendible.com or leave us a voice message!



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    • 17 min
    41. Why It's Dangerous To Stick To Best Practices

    41. Why It's Dangerous To Stick To Best Practices

    Gavin was recently a guest on the Empathise IT podcast with Mordecai Holtz. It was a great interview where Gavin shared a few of his strong opinions on topics such as:


    Why the fear of remote working is really just a symptom of having the wrong employees
    Why it's dangerous to stick to best practices
    Why Gavin refers to himself as the anti-CEO
    The future of influencer marketing

    Connect with us


    Connect with Gavin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gavinhammar/
    The Empathise IT podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/7tLttj2GxmWHIqz7v98Xj2 

    We want to hear from you


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    • 39 min
    40. The Lessons I Learned In 2020 To Help Me Succeed In 2021 With Park Howell, Neal Schaffer & Ted Prodromou

    40. The Lessons I Learned In 2020 To Help Me Succeed In 2021 With Park Howell, Neal Schaffer & Ted Prodromou

    2020 was a massively challenging year for all of us and 2021 is likely to be another year filled with uncertainty. 

    In this episode, Gavin invited 3 thought leaders to share their biggest personal and business challenges from 2020, their predictions for the year ahead, and their advice for other businesses and marketers as we begin a new year.

    Meet our guests:


    Park Howell is a brand storytelling consultant and host of the hugely popular Business of Story Podcast.  He recently launched the book, Brand Bewitchery: How to Wield the Story Cycle System™ to Craft Spellbinding Stories for Your Brand.
    Neal Schaffer is an influencer marketing expert, keynote speaker, and author of The Age of Influence: The Power of Influencers to Elevate Your Brand
    Ted Prodromou is American's Leading LinkedIn Coach and author of Ultimate Guide to LinkedIn For Business.

    Connect with us:


    Connect with Park: https://www.linkedin.com/in/parkhowell/ 
    Connect with Neal: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nealschaffer/
    Connect with Ted: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tedprodromou/ 
    Connect with Gavin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gavinhammar/


    We want to hear from you


    Send an email to insider@sendible.com or leave us a voice message!



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