Scaling Your Divi Web Design Business Interviews

A collection of all my interviews for the Divi business scaling series!

Check out my upcoming blog series, “Scaling Your Divi Web Design Business,” featured on Elegant Themes’ blog in late January 2018! I’ve interviewed 9 seasoned Divi web designers, from solo entrepreneurs to those running agencies with teams of 20+. Each interview offers practical advice and real-world insights that you can apply right away to boost your Divi Web Design business. Enjoy!


Interview 1/9 with Tim Strifler

Lessons learned on scaling a web design and Divi product business, hiring nationally and abroad and more with Tim Strifler! This one’s packed with great practical advice and inspiration from someone who has built one of the largest Divi products businesses in less than a year’s time!

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Interview 2/9 with Kathy Kroll Romana

“If you’re working more than you’re living, then it’s time to think about Scaling.”

Kathy Kroll Romana talks about how scaling her web design business has helped her live more instead of working non-stop and doing all of the work.

Tools mentioned in interview:

  • For task management: Trello
  • For internal communication: Slack
  • For project management: Basecamp

Interview 3/9 with Andrew Tuzson

Building a 7-figure business, managing a team of 25 and still having a blast. Andrew Tuzson shares how he scaled his web design business to this point in just over 2 years!

Tools mentioned in interview:

  • For task management: Trello
  • For internal communication: Slack
  • For project management: Basecamp

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Interview 4/9 with Tammy Grant

Managing a team of remote workers nationwide comes with challenges but in this interview, Tammy Grant shares how she scaled her business effectively using this method and how she’s striving to free herself up to do the work that she loves to do best!

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Interview 5/9 with David Blackmon

Hiring overseas, managing a global team and more in this awesome, in-depth interview with David Blackmon! In this interview, David talks about how they grew a global team to scale multiple businesses and how they continue to manage their projects, products and more efficiently.

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Interview 6/9 with John Wooten

Remember when Sunday night’s used to suck? John Wooten shares how scaling his Divi web design business has freed himself up to do what he loves best and how he LOVES Sunday nights now as he looks forward to getting the week started.

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Interview 7/9 with Geno Quiroz

How to train “Divi Jedi’s” with a man who needs to introduction in the Divi community, Geno Quiroz! He shares his experience in scaling his business, training others and how all of that allowed him to focus on the work he loves to do.

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Interview 8/9 with Daniel Dye

Want to know what it takes to effectively and consistently manage 12-18 web design projects at a time? Daniel Dye shares with us how they grew their team to manage that many projects and how they stay profitable, meet deadlines and more!

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Interview 9/9 with Sarah Oates

Growing your business one step at a time. Sarah Oates shares her experience, mindset and apprehensions as she’s just begun her scaling journey!

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