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eWebscapes / WebDevStudios :: Small Business Merge

eWebscapes / WebDevStudios :: Small Business Merge

Lisa will share with us the process and outcome of her decision to merge with Web Dev Studios.

Lisa Sabin-Wilson

October 19, 2013

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  1. Yes, There were Lawyers The lawyers helped us spin up

    a new entity and make sense of bringing our various properties and assets under the new WD3, LLC. @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  2. Yes, There were Accountants Accountants helped us navigate tax implications,

    money management and did a lot of paperwork that we needed to sign. @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  3. Yes, there were lots of planning sessions. There might have

    been a few beers involved, too. @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  4. Lisa Sabin- Wilson Sales Department The sales department really stepped

    up on this project to land the contract! Sales @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  5. Lisa Sabin- Wilson Legal Department Our legal department developed a

    great contract and worked with the client to understand it and get it signed. Legal @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  6. Lisa Sabin- Wilson Project Manager Our project manager worked with

    the client throughout the process from initial scoping, throughout the active project phase. Project management @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  7. Lisa Sabin- Wilson Designer Our design department developed the initial

    concepts and build out the PSDs and then did all the front end development (CSS, HTML, WP templates, etc). Front End Design @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  8. Lisa Sabin- Wilson Accountant Our accounting manager kept track of

    payables and made sure the client paid on time in order to keep the project moving forward. client accounts @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  9. Lisa Sabin- Wilson Developer Our developers created custom solutions for

    this client - - custom widgets, plugins and optimization. Back end development @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  10. Wordpress grew. As the platform grew - so did my

    business and my work load. @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  11. ‣ Not enough time in the day. ‣ Opportunities multiplied.

    ‣ Reliability of contractors ‣ Change needed to happen. What I was doing was no longer sustainable. @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  12. ‣ Looked at existing teams. ‣ Debated hiring my own.

    ‣ Evaluated my needs. something needed to give. @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  13. A boat in harbor is safe, but in time its

    bottom will rot out. @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  14. Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s

    where the fruit is. @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  15. ‣ Independence. ‣ Creative Control. ‣ Successful Projects. ‣ Work

    Ethic. ‣ Contributions. ‣ Community. ‣ Humility. ‣ Passion. Things I value @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  16. Lisa and Brad We spent a lot of time together

    over the years @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  17. wd3 Brad Williams Brian Messenlehner Lisa Sabin-Wilson 2013 i could

    not have made a better decision @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13
  18. Judge your success by the degree that you’re enjoying peace,

    health and love. @LisaSabinWilson Friday, October 18, 13