First of all, how are you and your family doing in these COVID-19 times?
Jesse Brede: We’ve been extremely lucky. Nobody in my family has gotten sick. My wife has a new job, and Lion’s Share is steadily growing.
Tell us about you, your career, how you founded Lion’s Share Digital
Jesse Brede: I founded Lion’s Share Digital in 2013, where we create websites, branding, digital marketing, and SEO for impactful businesses, artists, for-cause organizations, and creative arts companies. I started Lion’s Share because I love helping people and have always wanted to own my own business.
How does Lion’s Share Digital innovate?
Jesse Brede: We are constantly taking courses, studying market trends, and watching our competitors.
How the coronavirus pandemic affects your business, and how are you coping?
Jesse Brede: Because we are creating websites, business is up! Everyone is focusing on improving their online presence. We do 99% of our business online and were already working remotely, so it wasn’t a huge change for us. It was a mental adjustment around being more careful when out in public.
Did you have to make difficult choices, and what are the lessons learned?
Jesse Brede: We’ve been really lucky. We’ve been helping our clients make some difficult choices. In some cases, they’ve had to pause some programs and switch gears.
How do you deal with stress and anxiety, how do you protect yourself and Lion’s Share Digital in the future?
Jesse Brede: Our main tools for stress and anxiety are: meditation, journaling, taking an hour a day to focus on
Who are your competitors? And how do you plan to stay in the game?
Jesse Brede: Our competitors are Austin Web Design agencies and all web agencies around the world. We are focused on building our business by practicing effective communication, stunning designs, and friendly service.
Your final thoughts?
Jesse Brede: We’re excited about the future. It may seem like a dark time right now, but we believe in the innovation and goodness of humans. We will come together and solve the problems of the world.