How to Avoid the Pitfalls That Lead to Startup Failure

How To Avoid The Pitfalls That Lead To Startup Failure

My wife and I founded DCGWS back in 2007, with zero budget and an old, run-down PC sitting in the corner of our studio apartment. I would spend all day creating freelance profiles and bidding for projects on websites like GetAFreelancer and WebDesigner123, and spend all night studying HTML, CSS, PHP and JavaScript. Oh, those were the days and I sometimes remember them and start to feel nostalgic and think I miss those days. Stakes were low, risk was low, and yes, the rewards were low. But, I felt on top of the world back then as the one-man show that got it all done – and that’s how things were until February 2012.

Today, things are quite different. In less than 2 years, my one-man show has somehow ballooned into a company of 15 employees. How did that happen, you ask?

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Designer’s Dilemma

Designer’s Dilemma

A writer can write more stories but he’s not sure whether all of his novels or stories will become best sellers. A musician or a songwriter can create songs but not all of it will be classics. A painter can paint thousands of paintings but the percentage of his works to become a masterpiece is still unsure. In photography, a photographer’s first 10,000 pictures are his worst. A graphics artist can design more artworks but the possibility that all of his works will be approve by a client is still unsure. If you do this for a living what will you choose between “Quantity or Quality”? Some may think that it is quantity over quality but others think it is the other way. In my opinion I chose “Quality over quantity”.

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Hello HTML!

Hello HTML!

I’m a social media addict. I do Facebook, online games and lots of internet fun! When I first joined DCGWS, I started as an Office Assistant. I did clerical jobs and data encoding, but I was given an opportunity to try other things and I got myself in the challenging world of web programming.

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